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

Mitch's Music has moved! After today, if you're looking for that song you heard during Morning Edition check out the Morning Edition program page to find the list of "music beds" Mitch played. If you still have questions (or feedback) send us an email. Thank you!

Monday, June 15:

5:59am: Branford Marsalis: "Bullworth", from "Requiem."

6:07am: McCoy Tyner: "The Greeting", from "The Greeting."

6:18am: Ornette Coleman: "Rambling", from "Change of the Century."

6:30am: Gwendolyn Sanford: "On the Porch", from the soundtrack to the series "Weeds."

6:41am: Stanton Moore: "Put On Your Big People Shoes", from Emphasis (On Parenthesis)."

6:59am: Phish: "Harry Hood", from "Hampton Comes Alive."

7:07am: Billy Martin and Will Blades: "Down By the Riverside."

7:18am: Fred Benedetti: "Fire and Rain", from "Here Comes the Sun: Acoustic Guitar Classics, Vol. 1."

7:30am: Yaziko: "Perfect Body", from "Night Over Rio."

7:41am: R&B Classic Funk Band: "Thank U", from "The Best of 60's R&B Soul."

7:50am: Dirk Quinn: "Over A Girl", from "Dirk Quinn."

7:59am: Kermit Ruffins: "Mexican Special", from "#imsoneworleans."

8:07am: Oz Noy: "Whole Tone Blues", from "Twisted Blues, Vol. 1."

8:18am: Andy Summers: "Ruby, My Dear", from "Green Chimneys."

8:30am: Traffic: "The Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys", from the album of the same name.

8:41am: Galactic: "Church", from "Coolin' Off."

8:59am: Medeski, Scofield, Martin, and Wood: "Juicy", from "Juice."

Tuesday, June 16:

5:59am: Janek Gwizdala: "Mana", from "Live at the Bar 55."

6:07am: Steve Gadd Band: "Watching the River Flow", from "Live at Voce."

6:18am: Cal Tjader: "Tumbao", from "Latino!"

6:30am: Tito Puente: "All Blues", from "The Best of the Concord Years."

6:41am: Lettuce: "Dizzer", from "Rage!"

6:59am: Stanton Moore: "Pot Licker", from "Groove Alchemy."

7:07am: Taykor Haskins: "Clouds Form Below Us", from "Wake Up Call."

7:30am: Modern Groove Syndicate: "Back In the Kitchen (With Terry)", from "Modern Groove Syndicate."

7:41am: Jamie Saft: "Minor Soul", from "The New Standard."

7:50am: Beastie Boys: "Ricky's Theme", from "Ill Communication."

7:59am: Kool and the Gang: "Jungle Jazz", from "Spirit of the Boogie."

8:07am: Pharoah Sanders: "Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt", from "Tauhid."

8:18am: Grateful Dead: "Serengetti", from "Shakedown Street."

8:30am: The String-A-Longs: "Save the Last Dance For Me", from "The Very Best of the String-A-Longs."

8:41am: Henry Butler: "Henry's Boogie", from "Homeland."

8:59am: Sly and Robbie: "Mercy Mercy Mercy", from "Monty Meets Sly and Robbie."

Wednesday, June 17:

5:59am: Justin Hurwitz: "Fletcher's Song In Club", from the soundtrack to the film "Whiplash."

6:07am: Arlen Roth: "Cruisin' Coupe", from "Drive It Home."

6:18am: Jazz Pistols: "Bugs", from "Special Treatment."

6:30am: Stanley Jordan and Kevin Eubanks: "Morning Sun", from "Duets."

6:41am: The Real Tuesday Weld: "Return I Will To Old Brazil", from the EP of the same name.

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

7:07am: Hot Tuna: "Mann's Fate", from "Hot Tuna."

7:18am: Maceo Parker: "Basic Funk 101", from "School's In."

7:30am: Mike Gordon: "Major Minor", from "Inside In."

7:41am: Real Eyes: "Eyes of the World", from "Acoustic Sessions, Vol. 1."

7:50am: Perpetual Groove: "Astro Monkey", from "Sweet Oblivious Antidote."

7:59am: Grateful Dead: "Fire On the Mountain", Live from Assembly Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA., 10/16/77.

8:07am: Charles Mingus: "Summertime", from "Trio."

8:18am: Slightly Stoopid: "Tom and Jerry", from "Closer To the Sun."

8:30am: Eddie Hazel: "California Dreaming", from "Games, Dames, and Guitar Thangs."

8:41am: Musette Explosion: "Swing 39", from "Musette Explosion."

8:59am: Wes Montgomery: "Impressions", from "Smokin' At the Blue Note."

Thursday June 18:

Mitch's music has moved! Check out the Morning Edition program page to find the list of "music beds" Mitch played and if you still have questions (or feedback) send us an email. Thank you!

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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