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VPR Morning Edition Music Beds For The Week Of 6/1/15

Monday, June 1:

5:59am: Charles Mingus: "Theme For Lester Young", from "Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus."

6:18am: Matthew Garrsion: "I Told Ya So", from "Shapeshifter."

6:30am: Shawn Lee Ping Pong Orchestra: "Hey Ya", from "Hits the Hits."

6:41am: Jeff Coffin: "A Half Sleep", from "Into the Air."

6:59am: Rock Candy Funk Party: "Root Down", from "We Want Groove."

7:18am: Bill Frisell: "The Big One", from "Big Sur."

7:30am: Soulive: "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", from "Rubber Soulive."

7:41am: Grateful Dead: "Mission In the Rain", Live from the Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ., 6/18/76.

7:50am: Medeski, Scofield, Martin, and Wood: "Stovetop", from "Juice."

7:59am: Brian Hughes: "Cafe Sin Nombre", from "Fast Train To A Quiet Place."

8:18am: Club Des Belugas: "Kissez In Gallop", from "Caviar at 3am."

8:30am: Neil Young and Crazy Horse: "Cortez the Killer", from "Live Rust."

8:41am: Henry Mancini: "As Time Goes By", from "As Time Goes By and Other Classic Love Songs."

8:59am: Jon Brion: "Monday", from the soundtrack to the film "I (heart) Huckabees."

Tuesday, June 2:

5:59am: Matthew Stevens: "Ashes (One)", from "Woodwork."

6:07am Bad Plus: "You Are", from "Never Stop."

6:18am: Victor Wooten: "The Lesson", from "Palmystery."

6:30am: Pink Martini: "Hang On Little Tomato", from the EP of the same name.

6:41am: Perpetual Groove: "Life", from "All This Everything."

6:50am: Big Sam's Funky Nation: "The Way It Is", from "Peace, Love, and Understanding."

6:59am: Phish: "Julius", Live from Noblesville, IN., 8/13/10.

7:07am: John Fahey: "Sunflower River Blues", from "Death Chants, Breakdowns, and Military Waltzes."

7:18am: Otis Grove: "It's All Good", from "Otis Grove."

7:30am: Penguin Cafe Orchestra: "Dirt", from "Signs of Life."

7:41am: Rebirth Brass Band: "I'm Walking", from "Feel Like Funkin' It Up."

7:50am: Funkateers: "Funkafied", from "Inner City Sounds."

7:59am: Buckshot LeFonque (Branford Marsalis): "The Blackwidow Blues", from "Buckshot LeFonque."

8:07am: Neil Stacey: "Cantaloupe Island", from "Reborn On Acoustic Guitar, Vol. 1."

8:18am: Aaron Parks: "Roadside Distraction", from "Invisible Cinema."

8:30am: Lester Young: "Jump Lester Jump", from "The Lester Young Story."

8:41am: Led Zeppelin: "That's the Way", from "III."

8:59am: Jerry Garcia: "Catfish John", from "Reflections."

Wednesday, June 3:

5:59am: Snarky Puppy: "Shofukan", from "We Like It Here."

6:07am: Takuya Kuroda: "Rising Son", from "Rising Son."

6:18am: Ben Flocks: "Boardwalk Boogaloo", from "Battle Mountain."

6:30am: DJ Tonk: "Fly By Morning Light", from "Frequent Flyers."

6:41am: Duke Reid Group: "Soul Style", from "treasure Isle."

6:59am: John Ellis: "All Up In the Aisles", from "Dance Like There's No Tomorrow."

7:18am: Medeski, Martin, and Wood: "Little Walter Rides Again", from "Out Louder."

7:30am: Beastie Boys: "Groove Holmes", from "Check Your Head."

7:41am: Marcus Miller: "Papa Was A Rolling Stone", from "Afrodeezia."

7:50am: Reggie Quinerly: "My Blue Heaven", from "Invictus."

7:59am: String Cheese Incident: "Freedom Hall Jazz Dance", from "Live in Louisville."

8:07am: Kermit Ruffins: "Tipitina", from "#imsoneworleans."

8:18am: Paul Simon: "Amulet", from "So Beautiful or So What."

8:30am: South Austin Jug Band: "Little Wing", from "South Austin Jug Band."

8:41am: Nortec Collective: "Tengo La Voz", from the soundtrack to the series "Weeds."

8:59am: Trombone Shorty: "In the 6th", from "Backatown."

Thursday, June 4:

5:59am: Jason Marsalis: "Blues For Now", from "The 21st Century Trad Band."

6:18am: Musette Explosion: "Swing 39", from "Introducing Musette Explosion."

6:30am: Black Tie Brass: "Oscar the Grouch", from "Black Tie Brass."

6:41am: Lee Ritenour:  "Fat Albert", from "Rhythm Sections."

6:59am: Phish: "Moma Dance", Live from the Greek Theater, Berkeley, CA., 8/6/10.

7:18am: Dave Holland: "A New Day", from "Prism."

7:30am: Addison Groove Project: "People Say", Live from the Funk Box, Baltimore, MD., 11/16/03. 

7:41am: Traffic: "Glad", from "John Barleycorn Must Die."

7:50am: Isaac Hayes: "Theme From Shaft", from the soundtrack to the film "Shaft."

7:59am: Grateful Dead: "Iko Iko", Live from the University of Virginia, 9/14/82.

8:07am: Ripplegroove: "Binger", from "Under the Microscope."

8:18am: Johnny Hammond: "Wild Horses", from  "Wild Horses Rock Steady."

8:30am: Dire Straits: "Sultans of Swing", from "Dire Straits."

8:41am: Beastie Boys: "Ricky's Theme", from "Ill Communication."

8:59am: Modern Groove Syndicate: "Back In the Kitchen (With Terry)", from "Modern Groove Syndicate."

Friday, June 5:

5:59am: Genesis: "After the Ordeal", from "Selling England By the Pound."

6:07am: Wes Montgomery: "Unit 7", from "Smokin' At the Blue Note."

6:18am: Bill Frisell: "Smilin' Jones", from "Bill Frisell with Dave Holland and Elvin Jones."

6:30am: Johnny Jenkins: "I Walk On Guilded Splinters", from "Country Funk, 1969-1975."

6:41am: Kermit Ruffins: "Put Your Best Foot Forward", from "#imsoneworleans."

6:59am: Grateful Dead: "Sugar Magnolia", Live from Boston Music Hall, 6/11/76.

7:07am: New Mastersounds: "The Minx", from "Your Love Is Mine."

7:18am: Stanton Moore: "Maple Plank", from "III."

7:30am: Dave Matthews Band: "What Would You Say", from "Under the Table and Dreaming."

7:41am: Trombone Shorty: "Backatown", from the album of the same name.

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

7:59am: Marcus Johnson: "Come Together", from "This Is How I Rock."

8:07am: Duke Ellington, Max Roach, and Charles Mingus: "REM Blues", from "Money Jungle."

8:18am: Grant Phabao: "A Message To You, Rudy", from the soundtrack to the film "Chef."

8:30am: Phish: "The Mango Song", from "A Picture of Nectar."

8:41am: Jerry Garcia Band: "Run For the Roses", Live from Hartford Civic Center, CT., 9/5/89. 

8:59am: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: "All In", from "Fly."

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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