The Feeling of Jazz – Spotlight on Johnny Mercer (Hr-2)

Mar 5, 2017

Johnny Mercer at piano in New York between 1946 and 1948. Mercer was the featured composer on The Feeling of Jazz, program # 97 airing March 5, 2017.
Credit (William Gottlieb 06121)

The Feeling of Jazz, program # 97 airing March 5, 2017 (an encore from September 16, 2012) featured a spotlight on music compositions by music compositions by John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976), an American lyricist songwriter and singer in music presented by Kent Lindquist, while co-host Bill Satterlee presented music by artists like Marty Paich, Benny Carter, Duke Ellington and more. Engineered by Dave Woodworth.

 9 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album, Composer, Time length 1. Mr. Blues, Hank Crawford, CTI The Master Collection, H. Crawford, 6:05 min.2. Early Autumn, Woody Herman Orchestra, Keeper Of The Flame, Johnny Mercer-Ralph Burns, 3:08 min.3. Whee Baby, June Christy, Something Cool, Peggy Lee- Alice Larson, 3:01 min.4. Early Autumn, Woody Herman, Dance Date on Mars, Johnny Mercer-Ralph Burns, 2:52 min.5. Stormy Monday-Blues Foe The Count, Kenny Burrell, 75th Birthday Bash Live!, A. Walker-G. Wilson, 5:52 min.6. Goody Goody, Buddy Rich, Buddy Rich Plays Johnny Mercer, Mercer-Malneck, 3:15 min.7. Undercurrent Blues, Benny Goodman  His Orchestra, Big Band Renaissance, Benny Goodman, 3:04 min.8. Come rain or Coem Shine, Wynton Kelly, Wynton Kelly (1931-1971), Mercer-Arlen, 5:51 min.9. Jeff & Jamie, Dick Katz, The John Lewis Piano (Jazz Piano Int'l), Katz, 3:54 min.10. Day In & Day Out, Terr Gibbs, The Exciting Terry Gibbs Big Band, Mercer-Bloom, 3:05 min.11. Gibraltar, Stanley Turrentine, CTI The Master Collection, F. Hubbard, 10:19 min.