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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For the Week of 1/26/15

Monday, January 26:

5:59am: John Zorn: "Sacred Embers", from "Psychomagia."

6:18am: Big Sam's Funky Nation: "Take 5", from "King of the Party."

6:30am: Patricia Barber: "The Beat Goes On", from "Companion."

6:41am: Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola: "Rockin' In Rhythm", from "Duke Ellington."

6:59am: Masa Sumide: "Addicted To Swing", from "The Collection."

7:07am: Rhythm Section: "Suzanne's Jam", from "The Best of Cookin'."

7:18am: Snarky Puppy: "Turned Away", from "We Like It Here."

7:30am: Genesis: "In That Quiet Earth", from "Wind and Wuthering."

7:41am: Russian National Orchestra: "Saint Stephen", from "Dead Symphony No. 6."

7:50am: Michael Haumont: "Andirondacks", from "Ma Guitare."

7:59am: King Curtis: "Take Me Out To the Ballgame", from the soundtrack to the Ken Burns film "Baseball."

8:07am: Lee Ritenour: "Drifting", from "Six String Theory."

8:18am: Yonder Mountain String Band: "Stuck In the Middle With You", Live from the Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY., 11/15/14.

8:30am: Oz Noy: "Cosmic Background", from "Fuzzy."

8:41am: Lettuce: "Slippin' Into Darkness", from "Fly."

8:59am: Damian Erskine: "Costa Del Sol", from "Trios."

Tuesday, January 27:

5:59am: Oscar Peterson: "Winter Wonderland", from "An Oscar Peterson Christmas."

6:07am: Victor Wooten: "It's Alright", from "Sword and Stone."

6:18am: Zane Carney: "Snow", from "Amalgam."

6:30am: Charles Atlas: "Snow Before Us", from the soundtrack to the film "Up In The Air."

6:41am: The North: "Blowin' In the Wind", from "Slow Down...This Isn't the Mainland."

6:50am: Bei Bei and Shawn Lee: "Little Nature", from "Into the Wind."

6:59am: The Doors: "Riders On the Storm", from "The Very Best of The Doors."

7:07am: Jerry Garcia Band: "Mother Nature's Son", Live from Keystone, Berkeley, CA., 12/31/75.

7:18am: New West: "Tin Hat", from the soundtrack to the film "Nebraska."

7:30am: David Grisman: "Winter Wonderland", from "David Grisman's Acoustic Xmas."

7:41am: Antonio Sanchez: "Doors and Distance", from the soundtrack to the film "Birdman."

7:50am: Bob Dylan: "Shelter From the Storm", from "Hard Rain."

7:59am: Bonerama: "It Don't Mean Nothin'", from "Live From New York."

8:18am: Jonny Greenwood: "Amethyst", from the soundtrack to the film "Inherent Vice."

8:30am: Brian Bromberg: "The Wind Cries Mary", from "Bromberg Plays Hendrix."

8:41am: Jazz Is Dead: "Weather Report Suite", from "Laughing Water."

8:59am: Buckethead: "All In the Waiting", from "Electric Tears."

Wednesday, January 28:

5:59am: John Zorn: "The Dream Machine", from "Dreamachines."

6:07am: Russ Barenberg: "The Man In the Hat", from "When At Last."

6:18am: The Bar-Kays: "Humpin'", from "Gotta Groove."

6:30am: Allman Brothers: "Dreams", from "Dreams."

6:41am: Bill Frisell: "Smilin' Jones", from "Bill Frisell with Dave Holland and Elvin Jones."

6:59am: Cosmosquad: "Pugs In Central Park", from "Cosmosquad."

7:07am: Acoustic Alchemy: "One For Shorty", from "Roseland."

7:18am: Alan Evans Trio: "Authoritay", from the single of the same name.

7:30am: Soulive: "Help!", from "Rubber Soulive."

7:41am: RJD2: "Incorporate Anthem", from "In Rare Form: Unreleased Instrumentals."

7:50am: Grateful Dead: "Althea", Live from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY., 5/7/80.

7:59am: DJ Vadim, featuring Jill Green: "Sufferin' Blues", from "Sound Catcher."

8:07am: Vibes Alive: "The Spoken Word", from "Total Acid Jazz and Nu-Soul."

8:18am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "Dirt", from "Preludes, Airs, and Yodels."

8:30am: Merl Saunders and Jerry Garcia: "Lonely Avenue", from "Well Matched: The Best of Merl Saunders and Jerry Garcia."

8:41am: Bad Plus: "Flim", from "These Are the Vistas."

8:59am: Led Zeppelin: "Friends", from "III (Deluxe Edition)."

Thursday, January 29:

5:59am: Morphine: "Bo's Veranda", from "B-Sides and Otherwise."

6:07: Laurence Juber and Preston Reed: "Last Train", from "Groovemasters, Vol. 1."

6:18am: Chris Joss: "The Wait", from "You've Been Spiked."

6:30am: Stanley Clarke: "Pop Virgil", from "Up!"

6:41am: Olli Soikelli: "Cherokee", from "Django Festival."

6:59am: Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet: "Medieval Overture", from "Intents and Purposes."

7:07am: Jesse Cook: "Cafe Mocha", from "Frontiers."

7:18am: Kermit Ruffins: "Sugar", from "Happy Talk."

7:30am: The Real Tuesday Weld: "Return I Will To Old Brazil", from the single of the same name.

7:41am: Art Hirahara: "Only Child", from "Libations and Meditations."

7:50am: Jazz Mandolin Project: "Pokin' Around", from "After Dinner Jams."

7:59am: Jay Lawrence: "You Can't Do That", from "Thermal Strut."

8:07am: Addison Groove Project: "Groove In Green", Live from Higher Ground, Burlington, VT.,  4/3/04.

8:18am: Bill Frisell:  “Messin’ With the Kid”, from “Guitar In the Space Age.”

8:30am: Galactic: “Black-Eyed Pea”, from "Late For the Future."

8:41am: Chris Biesterfeldt: “Harlem Blues”, from "Phineas."

8:59am: Omer avital: "Good Morning", from "New Song."

Friday, January 30:

5:59am: Jeff Coffin: "A Half Sleep", from "Into the Air."

6:18am: Jerry Douglas: "Duke and Cookie", from "Traveler."

6:30am: Soulive: "Drive My Car", from "Rubber Soulive."

6:41am: Black Tie Brass: "The Chicken", from "Black Tie Brass."

6:59am: Medeski, Scofield, Martin, and Wood: "Stovetop", from "Juice."

7:18am: Chris Joss: "Drink Me Hot", from "Superman."

7:30am: Tito Puente: "All Blues", from "The Best of the Concord Years."

7:41am: Black Crowes: "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere", Live from BC Roadshow, NYC., 10/27/13.

7:50am: Chris Biesterfeldt: "Caravan", from "Phineas."

7:59am: Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet: "Black Market", from "Intents and Purposes."

8:18am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "Air A Danser", from "Signs of Life."

8:30am: Lettuce: "Sam Huff's Flying Raging Machine", from "Rage!"

8:59am: Grateful Dead: "They Love Each Other", Live from Toronto, ON., 11/2/77.

A graduate of NYU with a Master's Degree in journalism, Mitch has more than 20 years experience in radio news. He got his start as news director at NYU's college station, and moved on to a news director (and part-time DJ position) for commercial radio station WMVY on Martha's Vineyard. But public radio was where Mitch wanted to be and he eventually moved on to Boston where he worked for six years in a number of different capacities at member station a Senior Producer, Editor, and fill-in co-host of the nationally distributed Here and Now. Mitch has been a guest host of the national NPR sports program "Only A Game". He's also worked as an editor and producer for international news coverage with Monitor Radio in Boston.
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