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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For the Week of 2/2/15

Monday, February 2:  Happy Groundhog Day!

5:59am: Guy Monk: "Feelin' Right", from "The Jazz Influence 2."

6:18am: Galactic: "Church", from "Coolin' Off."

6:30am: Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola: "Good Times Roll", from "The Cars."

6:41am: Lemongrass: "The Camera", from "Modern Jazz Cafe, Vol. 9."

6:59am: Steely Dan: "Do It Again", from "Can't Buy A Thrill."

7:07am: Genesis: "Los Endos", from "Trick of the Tail."

7:18am: String Cheese Incident: "Can't Wait Another Day", from "Song In My Head."

7:30am: Shawn Lee: "Hey Ya", from "Hits the Hits."

7:41am: Karaoke version: "Me and My Shadow."

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

7:59am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "Perpetuum Mobile", from "Preludes, Airs, and Yodels."

8:07am: Buddy Rich, Thelonius Monk, Charlie Parker, Curly Russell, and Max Roach: "Bloomdido", from "Bird and Diz."

8:18am: Nortec Collective: "Tengo La Voz", from "Tijuana Sessions, Vol. 3."

8:30am: Gwendolyn Sanford: "Silas On the Porch", from the soundtrack to the TV series "Weeds."

8:41am: Matthew Garrsion: "Told Ya So", from "Shapeshifter."

8:59am: New Mastersounds: "Six Underground", from "Be Yourself."

Tuesday, February 3:

5:59am: Kenny Baron and Dave Holland: "The Oracle", from the album of the same name.

6:07am: Thelonius Monk: "I Mean You", from "The Columbia Years 1962-1968."

6:18am: Will Blades "Miller's Time", from "Field Notes."

6:30am: Cameron Mizell: "Get Out", from "Cameron Mizell."

6:41am: Jason Moran: "Blue Blocks", from "Ten."

6:59am: Stanley Clarke Trio: "Under the Bridge", from "Jazz In the Garden."

7:07am: Buckshot LeFonque (Branford Marsalis): "James Brown Parts 1 and 2", from "Music Evolution."

7:18am: Pharoah Sanders: "Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt", from "Tauhid."

7:30am: ELEW: "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For", from "Rockjazz, Vol. 2."

7:41am: Pink Floyd: "Wish You Were Here", from the album of the same name.

7:50am: Chris Biesterfeldt: "Theme For Basie", from "Phineas."

7:59am: Bob Dylan: "One More Cup Of Coffee", from "Desire."

8:07am: Stanton Moore: "Pot Licker", from "Groove Alchemy."

8:18am: Bill Frisell: "Tired of Waiting For You", from "Guitar In the Space Age."

8:30am: David Murray: "Estimated Prophet", from "Dark Star."

8:41am: Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, and Max Roach: "Fluerette Africaine", from "Money Jungle."

8:59am: Grateful Dead: "Not Fade Away", Live from Binghampton, NY., 11/6/77. *R.I.P Buddy Holly

Wednesday, February 4:

5:59am: Don Ross: "It's Fun Being Lucky", from "Robot Monster."

6:07am: The Waybacks: "Dupree's Diamond Blues", from "Jerry Jams For Rex."

6:18am: Buckethead: "Let It Cool", from "Chicken Noodles II."

6:30am: El Michel's Affair: "C.R.E.A.M.", from the soundtrack to the film "Chef."

6:41am: Victor Wooten: "The Lesson", from "Palmystery."

6:59am: Phish: "David Bowie", from "Junta."

7:07am: Musette Explosion: "Swing 39", from "Introducing Musette Explosion."

7:18am: Mofro: "Blackwater", from the album of the same name.

7:30am: Stanton Moore: "Maple Plank", from "III."

7:41am: Bruce Cockburn: "Foxglove", from "Speechless."

7:50am: Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet: "Medieval Overture", from "Intents and Purposes."

7:59am: Brad Mehldau: "Old Man", from the soundtrack to the film "Space Cowboys."

8:18am: Herbie Hancock: "All Apologies", from "The New Standard."

8:30am: String Cheese Incident: "St. Thomas", Live from Portland, ME., 10/31/2000.

8:41am: Massive Attack: "Exchange", from "Mezzanine."

8:59am: Dead Cat Bounce: "Ictus Blues-Us", from "Lucky By Association."

Friday, February 6:

5:59am: Stanley Clarke Trio: "Take the Coltrane", from "Jazz In the Garden."

6:07am: Kool and the Gang: "Breezes and Soul", from "Kool Jazz."

6:18am: Led Zeppelin: "That's The Way", from "III."

6:30am: Bill Frisell: "Have A Little Faith In Me", from "Have A Little Faith."

6:41am: Jamie Saft: "Minor Soul", from "The New Standard."

6:59am: Jazz Mandolin Project: "Nozani Na", from "The Jazz Mandolin Project."

7:07am: 7 Walkers: "Mr. Okra", from "7 Walkers."

7:18am: DJ Logic: "Bean-E-Man", from "The Anomaly."

7:30am: Perico Hernandez: "Oye Como Va", from the soundtrack to the film "Chef."

7:41am: RJD2: "All For U", from "Magnificent City Instrumentals."

7:50am: Bob Marley: "Stir It Up", from "Legend." *Happy 70th Birthday, Bob Marley...R.I.P.

7:59am: Art Hirahara: "Only Child", from "Libations and Meditations."

8:07am: Yellow Dubmarine: "The Sun King", from "Abbey Dub."

8:18am: Dizzy Gillespie: "Theme From the Cool World", from "The Cool World."

8:30am: Led Zeppelin: "Jennings Farm Blues", from "III (Deluxe Edition)."

8:41am: Beastie Boys: "Groove Holmes", from "Check Your Head."

8:59am: Grateful Dead: "They Love Each Other", Live from Oklahoma City Fairgrounds, 10/19/73.

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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