The Feeling of Jazz – Spotlight on Buddy DeFranco

May 23, 2021

The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 423 airing May 23, 2021 featured a spotlight on Italian-American jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco.
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The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 423 airing May 23, 2021 featured a spotlight on Italian-American jazz clarinetist Boniface Ferdinand Leonard "Buddy" DeFranco (February 17, 1923 – December 24, 2014), in music presented by Kent Lindquist. Meanwhile, co-host Al Corns featured other main stream jazz artists like Johnny Varro, Paul Desmond, Cecil Payne and more. Engineered by Dave Woodworth.  

8 p.m. Hour - Music by Title, Artist (Album), Composer, Time length  

1. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off, Buddy DeFranco, The Buddy DeFranco Wailers (Definitive Records 1956), George 7 Ira Gershwin, 5:05 min.2. Just Friends, Johnny Varro Swing 7, Johnny Varro Swing 7 (Arbors 1995), Lewis-Klenner, 4:11 min.3. Fascinating Rhythm, Buddy DeFranco & The Oscar Peterson Quartet, (same as artist) (Verve 1954; Definitive Records), George & Ira Gershwin, 4:54 min.4. Two of a Mind, Paul Desmond-Gerry Mulligan, Two of a Mind (Bluebird 2003), P. Desmond, 5:59 min.5. Benny's Bugle, Buddy DeFranco, Wholly Cats (compilation, Lonehill Jazz), Benny Goodman, 5:55 min.6. The Hymn, Cecil Payne, Performing Charlie Parker Music (Charlie Parker Records 1961), C. Parker, 5:34 min.7. Groove Yard, Buddy DeFranco, Chip Off the Old Bop (Concord, Sept. 1962), Carl Perkins, 4:26 min.8. One Foot in the Gutter, Dave Bailey Sextet, One Foot in the Gutter (Epic 1960), C. Terry, 10:37 min. 

9 p.m. Hour - Music by Title, Artist (Album), Composer, Time length  

1. Joy Spring, Buddy DeFranco, Buddy DeFranco Meet the Oscar Peterson Quartet (sub-tile: Hark) (Pablo Records, April 1985), Clifford Brown, 5:23 min.2. Gravy Waltz, Clark Terry, More (Cameo 1963), Ray Brown, 3:48 min.3. Mine, Buddy DeFranco, Orig. LP: The Artistry of Buddy DeFranco (compilation, Avid, Aug. 1964), George & Ira Gershwin, 6:25 min.4. Cry Me a River, Dexter Gordon, Blows Hot and Cool (Dooto 1955), Arthur Hamilton, 3:45 min.5. A Fine Romance, Buddy DeFranco, The Buddy DeFranco Wailers (Definitive Records 1956), Jerome Kerns-Dorothy Fields, 4:46 min.6. Stan's Dance, Dickie Wells, Bones For the King (Felsted 1958), B. Clayton, 6:22 min.7. Cross Yoir Heart, Buddy DeFranco, Buddy DeFranco Wholly Cats (compilation, Lonehill Jazz), DeSilva-Gensler, 4:48 min.8. A Night at Tony's, Dizzy Gillespie, Greatest Trumpet of Them All (Verve 1957), G. Gryce, 5:06 min.9. Wholly Cats, Buddy DeFranco, Buddy DeFranco Wholly Cats (compilation, Lonehill Jazz), Benny Goodman, 11:45 min.