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CrossTracks - July 14, 1998

Host: Richard H. Fox
Email:
foxy@foxy.net

No guest today, a show to stretch out and spin music. Instead of preprogramming, it was an improvisational morning, a mix of new music and old favorites, from contemporary singer/songwriters to alt-Country to jazz to blues with a twist of Gaelic. It's what we do on CrossTracks. Setting the tone was a journey into WCUW's jazz vinyl stacks with a eye out for sweet old Pablo recordings. One note, "This One's For Blanton," a Duke Ellington/Ray Brown tribute to Jimmy Blanton, is out on CD. Blanton was Ellington's landmark bassist. Though he died at age 21 , he left a legacy - the vision to elevate and liberate the string bass from accompaniment to solo voice. It's Jazz sprinkled with Classical, but a must if you love the string bass. Next Tuesday, Annie Rapid will be visiting us from Los Angeles. On July 28, Nashville's Nina Adel will grace our studio. August will begin with Boston's own "Queen Of Caffeine" Kerri Powers on August 4th. The following Tuesday, August 11th, Waterbug recording artist and guitar wizard Sam Pacetti will share his music with us. So here's today's CrossTracks mix, an eclectic start to our day here in MetroWorcester.

Artist - Recording - Label
Selections

> 6:00 AM Chamomile Reflections To Start Our Day...
Leora Salo - Remember Me - 3 Sisters Music
Wayfarin' Gypsy Queen
Stringtown Road - Chamomile And Color TV - Encrypted Records
Stringtown Road (Acapella)
Chamomile And Color TV
Katrina Landon - River Voice - Encrypted Records
Save Our Mountains

> 6:10 AM Portraits In Stone, Paper, Brush...
Tom Hampton - Our Mutual Angels - Longview Records
Made Of Stone
Compilation - This Is Boston Not Austin II - Black Wolf/EFR
Ellis Paul: Love Is Too Familiar A Word ***
Ellis Paul - Stories - Philo
Here She Is
John Patitucci - On The Corner - GRP Jazz
Painting

> 6:26 AM View From Different Steps Of Wisdom...
Debbie Davies - Round Every Corner - Shanachie
Sittin' & Crying
Dixie Chicks - Little Ol' Cowgirl - CCR
She'll Find Better Things To Do
SONiA - Almost Chocolate - Philo
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Kat Eggleston - Outside Eden - Waterbug
Outside Eden

> 6:41 AM Drifting, In Search Of...
Eldridge/Gillespie/Peterson/Brown/Roker - Jazz Maturity... Where It's Coming From - Pablo Jazz
Indiana (Back Home Again In)
Robert Earl Keen - No. 2 Live Dinner - Sugar Hill
Gringo Honeymoon
Bill Petterson - Angell Road - Wire Records
Angell Road
The Westerleys - A Blessing And A Curse - Westerley Records
Devil's Got Your Name
Terri Hendrix - Wilory Farm - Tycoon Cowgirl Records
Gravity

> 7:02 AM Some Folks Playin' 'Bout Town...
Myanna - Myanna - VEE/Bridge City Jazz
Maren's Delight
Lui Collins - Stone By Stone - Molly Gamblin Music
Maisha Ni Safi
Dana Robinson - Midnight Salvage - Alcazar Productions
Goodbye MaryJane
Linda Sharar - Demo - Indie
Bob Luciano's House
Pete & Maura Kennedy - River Of Fallen Stars - Green Linnet
River Of Fallen Stars
Garnet Rogers with Doug Long - Summer Lightning - Snow Goose
This Shirt
Brooks Williams - How The Night-Time Sings - Red Guitar Blue Music
Jubilee
Annie Gallup - Courage My Love - PRIME-CD
Anything Is Possible

> 7:28 AM Let's Stretch Out And Drift CrossTracks...
Oscar Peterson & Roy Eldridge - Oscar Peterson & Roy Eldridge - Pablo Jazz
Little Jazz
Tom Jessen's Dimestore Outfit - Redemption - Trailer Records
Another Saturday Night
Beth Lodge-Rigal - Follow Me - Indie
When I Was A Girl
Don Conoscenti - My Brilliant Masterpiece - Cogtone Records
Tumbleweed
Kate Jacobs - Hydrangea - Bar/None Records
Good Doctor
Duke Ellington & Ray Brown - This One's For Blanton - Pablo Jazz
Pitter Panther Patter

> 7:51 AM A Little Local Perspective...
Jim Infantino & Jim's Big Ego - Titanic - Gadfly Records
She's Dead
Dar Williams - End Of The Summer - Razor & Tie
What Do You Hear In These Sounds
Valerie & Walter Crockett - Moonbone - Big Bark Records
This Ain't the '60's No More
Mary Gauthier - Dixie Kitchen - RG Music
Ways Of The World
Tim Mason - Gently, Like Water, Cracking Stone - TM
Joker Lounge ***

> 8:10 AM An Odd Thread, Well This Is CrossTracks...
Sam Pacetti - Solitary Travel - Waterbug
Merrily Kissed the Quaker's Wife
Jack Leahy - Phoenix - Shadowbox/Laughingmuse Productions
If I Were Alive
Alice Di Micele - Demons & Angels - Alice Otter Music
Alligator
Frank Christian - Mister So And So - Palmetto Records
Statesboro Blues
Debbie Diedrich - Ninety Miles Out - West Broadway Music
The Road From Me To You
Chuck Brodsky - Letters In The Dirt - Red House Records
The Ballad Of Eddie Klepp
Various - 'Round Midnight - Milestone Jazz
Bill Evans Trio: 'Round Midnight

> 8:32 AM Next Two Guests, Feature, & One More Monk...
Annie Rapid - Roses And Ash - Dirge Records
Roses And Ash
Nina Adel - The Things That Mama Never Taught Me - Indie
The Things That Mama Never Taught Me
Terri Hendrix - Wilory Farm - Tycoon Cowgirl Records
'You Are The Left Side & I Am The Right' (hidden track)
Various - 'Round Midnight - Milestone Jazz
Miles Davis (w/John Coltrane): 'Round Midnight

> 8:46 AM 'Til Next Week, One For The Road...
Compilation - Big And Strong - SCALA
Lisa Hughes & Ian Farr: On Garie Beach
Erin Benjamin - Erin Benjamin - Baby Hughie Productions
She Is A River
Mad Pudding - Dirt & Stone - Iona Records
The Ploughman's Son
Laura Kemp - Volcano - Rain Water Music
Roses and Hats

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