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Best of Quartet West

Charlie Haden's classic jazz-and-film tribute band, Quartet West, is featured this week on Afterglow, as well as music from Andy Bey, Chet Bakerm and others.

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Album from bassist Charlie Haden’s classic-jazz-and-film tribute band, Quartet West.

This week on Afterglow we’ll feature music from a new anthology of bassist Charlie Haden’s classic-jazz-and-film tribute band, Quartet West, as well as recordings from Andy Bey, Stanley Turrentine, Madeleine Peyroux, Sonny Rollins, Chet Baker, and Nancy Wilson.

Music Heard On This Episode

You and the Girl
Luciana Souza — The New Bossa Nova (Verve, 2007)
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You and the Girl
Luciana Souza — The New Bossa Nova (Verve, 2007)
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Hey Sweet Man
Madeleine Peyroux — Dreamland (Atlantic, 1996)
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Boudoir
Chet Baker — On a Misty Night (Prestige, 1965)
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All Night Long
Nancy Wilson/George Shearing — The Swingin's Mutual! (Capitol, 1960)
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All the Things You Are
Andy Bey — Ain't Necessarily So (12th Street Records, 2007)
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I Had Myself a True Love
Barbara Lea — Barbara Lea (Prestige, 1956)
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Sunny
Stanley Turrentine — The Spoiler (Blue Note, 1966)
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Hello My Lovely
Charlie Haden — Best of Quartet West (Verve, 1992)
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Alone Together
Charlie Haden — Best of Quartet West (Verve, 1994)

Notes: Jo Stafford recording embedded within the song.

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Lonely Town
Charlie Haden — Best of Quartet West (Verve, 1999)

Notes: Shirley Horn on vocals.

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I'm Not in Love
Queen Latifah — Trav'lin' Light (Verve, 2007)

Notes: 10CC song.

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Nice 'n Easy
Frank Sinatra — Classic Sinatra (Capitol Records, 1960)

Notes: Co-written by Lew Spence.

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Stairway to the Stars
Sonny Rollins — Sonny Please (EmArcy, 2007)
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I Had the Craziest Dream
Helen Forrest/Harry James — Complete Helen Forrest With Harry James (Sony Music Special Products, 1942)
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You Don't Know What Love Is
Lee Konitz — You and Lee (Verve, 1959)
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Body and Soul
Charlie Haden — Best of Quartet West (Verve, 1987)
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Always Say Goodbye
Charlie Haden — Best of Quartet West (Verve, 1994)
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Too Close for Comfort
Mal Waldron — Mal/4 (New Jazz/OJC, 1958)
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The Left Hand of God
Charlie Haden — Best of Quartet West (Verve, 1996)
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David Brent Johnson

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, David Brent Johnson moved to Bloomington in 1991. He is an alumnus of Indiana University, and began working with WFIU in 2002. Currently, David serves as jazz producer and systems coordinator at the station. His interests include literature, history, music, writing, and movies.

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