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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For the Week of 2/9/15

Monday, February 9:

5:59am: Takuya Kuroda: "Rising Son", from "Rising Son."

6:18am: John Zorn: "The Nameless God", from "Psychomagia."

6:30am: McCoy Tyner: "Walk Spirit, Talk Spirit", from "Enlightenment."

6:41am: The Dragons of Eden: "Future Evolution", from "Dragons of Eden."

6:59am: Oz Noy: "Cissy Strut", from "Twisted Blues, Vol. 1."

7:07am: Ryan Miller: "Hairy Arms", from the soundtrack to the film "Safety Not Guaranteed."

7:18am: Bill Parsons: "She Blinded Me With Science", from "Special Delivery."

7:30am: Regina Carter: "See See Rider", from "Southern Comfort."

7:41am: DJ Dimi: "Trippin'", from "Zen Lounge."

7:50am: Kermit Ruffins: "If I Only Had A Brain", from "Happy Talk."

7:59am: String Cheese Incident: "Dudley's Kitchen", from "A String Cheese Incident."

8:18am: Carlos Santana: "Jingo", from "Santana."

8:30am: John Scofield: "Camelus", from "Uberjam Deux."

8:41am: Thomas Dolby: "She Blinded Me With Science", from "The Golden Age of Wireless."

8:59am: Soulive: "Day Tripper", from "Rubber Soulive."

Tuesday, February 10:

5:59am: Nostalgia '77: "Sad Thing", from "One-Offs, Remixes, and B-Sides."

6:07am: Spirit Jazz Project: "Providence", from "Square Peg."

6:18am: Mongo Santamaria: "Cold Sweat", from "Greatest Hits."

6:30am: Medeski, Martin, and Wood: "Acht O'Clock Rock", from "Red Hot + Indigo."

6:41am: ELEW: "Sweet Home Alabama", from "Rockjazz, Vol. 2."

6:50am: Organissimo: "Play Nice", from "This Is the Place"

6:59am: Bill Frisell: "Turn Turn Turn", from "Guitar In the Space Age."

7:07am: David Ornette Cherry: "Garage", from "Organic Express: Back To the Electronic Garage."

7:18am: The Scott Law Reunion Band: "Make Up Your Mind", Live from The Goodfoot Lounge, Portland, OR., 2/7/12.

7:30am: Will Patton Ensemble: "6th Street Runaround", from the album of the same name.

7:41am: Helm and Heik: "Magnum, P.I.", from "2 Glorreiche 7."

7:50am: Cosmosquad: "Pugs In Central Park", from "Cosmosquad."

7:59am: The String-A-Longs: "Save the Last Dance For Me", from "The Very Best of The String-A-Longs."

8:07am: Lettuce: "Dizzer", from "Rage!"

8:18am: David Holmes: "I Turn Off Camera 3", from the soundtrack to the film "Ocean's 12."

8:30am: Buckshot LeFonque (Branford Marsalis): "The Blackwidow Blues", from "Buckshot LeFonque."

8:41am: Grateful Dead: “Candyman”, from “Dave’s Picks, Vol. 13, Live at Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA., 2/24/74."

8:59am: String Cheese Incident: "Coal Train Jam", Live from Berkeley, CA., 10/26/02.

Wednesday, February 11:

5:59am: McCoy Tyner: "Contemplation", from "Guitars."

6:18am: Branford Marsalis: "Mo Better Blues", from the soundtrack to the film "Mo Better Blues."

6:30am: Galactic: "Church", from "Coolin' Off."

6:41am: Cameron Mizell: "Fearless", from "Life Is Loud."

6:59am: Chris Biesterfeldt: "Harlem Blues", from "Phineas."

7:07am: Bad Plus: "And Here We Test Our Powers of Observation", from "Give."

7:18am: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: "Rebel Rousing", from "Fly."

7:30am: Simon James: "A Good Year For the Roses", from "Ultimate Acoustic."

7:41am: Eric Reed: "Monk's Mood", from "The Baddest Monk."

7:50am: Jason Marsalis: "Blues For Now", from "The 21st Century Trad Band."

7:59am: Arlen Roth: "Cruisin' Coupe", from "Drive It Home."

8:07am: Jazz Pistols: "Bugs", from "Special Treatment."

8:18am: Hot Tuna: "John's Other", from "First Pull Up, Then Pull Down."

8:30am: Bill Frisell: "Keep Your Eyes Open", from "Big Sur."

8:41am: Addison Groove Project: "Gepetto", from "Wicked Live."

8:59am: Nir Felder: "Bandits", from "Golden Age."

Thursday, February 12:

5:59am: Stanley Jordan: "Walking the Dog", from "Friends."

6:07am: Mocean Worker: "Jive Jive Jive", from "Candygram For Mowo!"

6:18am: ELEW: "People Are Strange", from "Jazzrock, Vol. 2."

6:30am: Jesse Cook: "The Ocean", from "The Blue Guitar Sessions."

6:41am: Herb Alpert: "Love Potion #9", from "Classics, Vol. 1."

6:59am: Phish: "Boogie On Reggae Woman" Live from Miami, FL., 12/30/09.

7:07am: Chuck Loeb: "Rikki Don't Lose That Number", from "Presence."

7:18am: Vibes Alive: "Mantra", from "Total Acid Jazz and Nu-Soul."

7:30am: Cameron Mizell: "Get Out", from "Cameron Mizell."

7:41am: Brian Bromberg: "Love Shack", from "It Is What It Is."

7:50am: Grateful Dead: "Here Comes Sunshine", Live from Cleveland Public Hall, 12/6/73.

7:59am: The Woedoggies: "Adios Banquito", from "Sorrytown."

8:07am: O'Teil and the Peacemakers: "Butter Biscuit", from "Love Of A Lifetime."

8:18am: Gwendolyn Sanford: "On the Porch", from the soundtrack to the TV series "Weeds."

8:30am: Tord Gustavsen: "Blessed Feet", from "Being There."

8:31:30am: John Abercrombie: "And I Love Her", from "Come Together: A Guitar Tribute To the Beatles."

8:41am: Stanton Moore Trio: "Wissions of Vu", from "Emphasis."

8:59am: Umphrey's McGee: "Fame", Live from Bear Creek Music and Arts Festival, Live Oak, FL.,   11/14/14.

Friday, February 13: Happy Almost Valentine's Day/Friday the 13th!

5:59am: Claudio Ragazzi: "The Kiss", from the soundtrack to the film "Next Stop Wonderland."

6:07am: Yellow Dubmarine: "Something", from "Abbey Dub."

6:18am: Pink Martini: "Hang On Little Tomato", from the EP of the same name.

6:30am: Leo Kottke: "All I Have To Do Is Dream", from "6 and 12 String Guitar."

6:41am: Ramsey Lewis: "My Funny Valentine", from "Classics Chill."

6:59am: Pete Huttlinger: "Superstition", from "Fingerpicking Wonder: The Music of Stevie Wonder."

7:07am: David Grisman and Martin Taylor: "It Had To Be You", from "Acoustic Disc-100% Handmade Music Volume III."

7:18am: Simon James: "A Good Year For the Roses", from "Ultimate Acoustic."

7:30am: The Big Wu: "Could You Be Loved?", Live from the Cabooze, Minneapolis, MN., 11/27/14.

7:50am: Jerry Garcia Band: "How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You", from "Garcia Live, Vol. 2, Greek Theater, Berkeley, CA., 8/5/90."

7:59am: Hot 8 Brass Band: "Sexual Healing", from "Rock With the Hot 8."

8:07am Marcus Johnson: "Come Together", from "This Is How I Rock."

8:18am: Big Head Todd and The Monsters: "Bittersweet", from "Sister Sweetly."

8:30am: John Abercrombie: "And I Love Her", from "Come Together: A Guitar Tribute To the Beatles."

8:41am: Joe Alterman: "How Deep Is Your Love?", from "Georgia Sunset."

8:59am: Barry Bostwick: "Dammit Janet", from the soundtrack to "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."

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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