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Late Summer (8/27/16)

 

John & Jessica are back at the “deluxe cabin,” doing another radio show, sharing music with their loyal listeners. It’s their last family outing together before Maddie goes away to college, creating a mix of excitement and sadness.

 

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Peggy Lee - The Folks Who Live on the Hill (The Best of Peggy Lee)

Mel Torme - Nobody's Heart (Torme)

Dave Frishberg - A Little Taste (Classics)

Diana Krall - Peel Me a Grape (Love Scenes)

Catherine Russell - Swing! Brother, Swing! (Harlem on My Mind)

Rosemary Clooney - Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Mothers and Daughters)

Jimmy Webb - Time Flies (Ten Easy Pieces Plus Four)

Barbara Walsh - Stop, Time (“Big” 1996 OBC)

Jessica Molaskey & Madeleine Pizzarelli - Little Green (Radio Deluxe exclusive)

Rosemary Clooney - Look to the Rainbow (Mothers and Daughters)

Maynard Ferguson - Birdland (This Is Jazz #16)

 

Marty Paich - New Soft Show (The Picasso of Big Band Jazz)

Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orch. - Hat's Dance (L.A. Treasures Project)

Amanda McBroom - Errol Flynn (Great Cabaret Performances)

George Shearing & Don Thompson - The Things We Did Last Summer (George Shearing at Home)

John Pizzarelli w/The George Shearing Quintet - The Lady's in Love With You (The Rare Delight of You)

Ray Charles - Georgia on My Mind (Anthology)

Johnny Mercer - Memphis in June (Capitol Sings Hoagy Carmichael)

Shirley Horn - Where Do You Start? (Here's to Life)

Nat King Cole - Nature Boy (The Nat King Cole Story)

Dave Frishberg - Do You Miss New York (Live at the Algonquin)

Michael Feinstein - Time Enough for Love (Forever)

Bucky Pizzarelli/New York Swing - Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man (The Music of Jerome Kern)

It’s All Here on Radio Deluxe

 

CHRISTOPHER LOUDON, JAZZ TIMES

 

"Among radio's greatest pleasures is each weekly installment of Radio Deluxe, two hours of great jazz and smart, sassy repartee from John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey, the hippest husband-and-wife team since Louis Prima and Keely Smith."

 

Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli has enjoyed visits by many memorable guests since its first show on December 3, 2005. Regis Philbin dropped by on Christmas weekend; Janis Siegel, of the Manhattan Transfer, brought biscotti; Margaret Whiting broke into a live song about her "Uncle Johnny" Mercer; Liza loved what John and Jessie had done with the apartment; Keely Smith told about being engaged to Frank Sinatra; and Stacey Kent revealed her favorite ski resorts and why none of them are in Holland. Other guests have been Tony Danza, Steve Tyrell, Kenny Rankin, Peter Cincotti, Ann Hampton Callaway, and of course, the members of the John Pizzarelli Quartet, along with daughter Madeline Pizzarelli and her grandfather, Bucky Pizzarelli.