The Real Deal with Seth Markow

Weekends 8:00-10:00 PM on HPR-2

Join host Seth Markow, Friday and Saturday from 8 to 10 p.m. as he presents the entire historical and stylistic spectrum of jazz in a lucid, entertaining and informative manner. The birthdays of great jazz artists are often celebrated with musical biographies.

New jazz releases are frequently played, as are classic live recordings. Listeners' requests are welcome

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Local Shows
11:41 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Saturday February 28 2015 - Dexter Gordon

Billy Eckstine & His Orch., "Lonesome Lover Blues," Legendary Big Band (Savoy)

Dexter Gordon, "Long Tall Dexter," Settin' the Pace (Savoy)

Dexter Gordon, "Dexter Digs In," Settin' the Pace (Savoy)

Dexter Gordon, "Blues Bikini (All Men Are Cremated Equal)," Complete Savoy
and Dial Master Takes (Definitive)

Dexter Gordon, "The Chase," Complete Savoy and Dial Master Takes (Definitive)

Dexter Gordon, "Confirmation," Daddy Plays the Horn (Bethlehem)

Dexter Gordon, "I Was Doing All Right," Doin' Allright (Blue Note)

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Local Shows
11:37 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Friday February 27 2015 - Mildred Bailey & Leo Watson

Mildred Bailey & Her Swing Band, "Someday Sweetheart," Complete Columbia Recordings (Mosaic)

Mildred Bailey & Her Alley Cats, "Honeysuckle Rose," Rockin' Chair Lady (1931-1950) (Decca)

Mildred Bailey & Her Alley Cats, "Willow Tree," Rockin' Chair Lady (1931-1950) (Decca)

Mildred Bailey & Her Alley Cats, "Squeeze Me," Rockin' Chair Lady (1931-1950) (Decca)

Red Norvo & His Orch., "Smoke Dreams," Mildred Bailey: Complete Columbia Recordings (Mosaic)

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Local Shows
9:16 am
Sat February 21, 2015

Saturday February 21 2015 - Tadd Dameron

Harlan Leonard & His Rockets, "Rock and Ride," 1940 (Classics)

Billy Eckstine & His Orch., "I Want to Talk About You," Legendary Big Band (Savoy)

Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, "Hot House," Odyssey (Savoy)

Georgie Auld & His Orch., "A Hundred Years from Today," Vol. 2: With Sarah Vaughan (Musicraft)

Billy Eckstine & His Orch., "Cool Breeze," Legendary Big Band (Savoy)

Sarah Vaughan & Orch. directed by Tadd Dameron, "If You Could See Me Now," 1944-1946 (Classics)

Dizzy Gillespie & His Orch., "Our Delight," Odyssey (Savoy)

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Local Shows
9:14 am
Sat February 21, 2015

Friday February 20 2015 - Recent Releases

Eddie Henderson, "Morning Song," Collective Portrait (Smoke Sessions)

Eddie Henderson, "First Light," Collective Portrait (Smoke Sessions)

Orrin Evans, "Devil Eyes," Liberation Blues (Smoke Sessions)

Orrin Evans, "Juanita," Liberation Blues (Smoke Sessions)

Kenny Wheeler, "Jigsaw," Songs for Quintet (ECM)

Kenny Wheeler, "The Long Waiting," Songs for Quintet (ECM)

Kenny Wheeler, "Canter No. 1," Songs for Quintet (ECM)

Lucas Pino, "The Fox," No Net Nonet (Origin)

Lucas Pino, "Strange Breakfast," No Net Nonet (Origin)

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Local Shows
8:55 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Saturday February 14 2015 - Valentine

Art Tatum, "Isn't It Romantic," Group Masterpieces, Vol. 6 (Pablo)

McCoy Tyner & Stephane Grappelli, "I Didn't Know What Time It Was," One on One (Milestone)

Sarah Vaughan, "I Didn't Know What Time It Was," Crazy and Mixed Up (Pablo)

Warne Marsh, "The Nearness of You," A Ballad Album (Criss Cross)

Gerry Mulligan, "My Funny Valentine," Original Quartet with Chet Baker (Pacific Jazz)

Ella Fitzgerald, "My Funny Valentine," Rodgers & Hart Songbook, Vol. 2 (Verve)

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Local Shows
8:48 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Friday February 13 2015 - Wardell Gray

Earl Hines & His Orch., "Let's Get Started," 1945-1947 (Classics)

Wardell Gray Quartet, "Dell's Bells" (take 4), One for Prez (1201 Music/Black Lion)

Wardell Gray Quartet, "The Man I Love" (take 3), One for Prez (1201 Music/Black Lion)

Wardell Gray Quartet, "One for Prez," One for Prez (1201 Music/Black Lion)

Charlie Parker's New Stars, "Relaxin' at Camarillo" (take A), Complete Savoy and Dial Studio Recordings (Savoy)

Gene Norman's Just Jazz, "Sweet Georgia Brown," Wardell Gray: Way Out Wardell (Crown)

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Local Shows
10:23 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Saturday February 7 2015 - Ray Crawford & Grant Green Live '72

Ahmad Jamal, "Billy Boy," Legendary Okeh and Epic Recordings (Epic)

Ahmad Jamal, "New Rhumba," Chamber Music of the New Jazz (Argo)

Ahmad Jamal, "A Foggy Day," Chamber Music of the New Jazz (Argo)

Gil Evans Orch., "Joy Spring," Great Jazz Standards (Pacific Jazz)

Ray Crawford, "I Knew Prez," Smooth Groove (Candid)

Gil Evans Orch., "La Nevada," Great Jazz Standards (Pacific Jazz)

Ray Crawford, "Impossible," Smooth Groove (Candid)

Sonny Criss, "This Is for Benny," Criss Craft (Savoy)

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Local Shows
10:20 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Friday February 6 - Miles Davis Live 1960

Miles Davis, "Dear Old Stockholm," Vol. 1 (Blue Note)

Miles Davis, "So What," In Stockholm 1960 Complete (Dragon)

Miles Davis, "On Green Dolphin Street," In Stockholm 1960 Complete (Dragon)

Miles Davis, "All Blues/The Theme," In Stockholm 1960 Complete (Dragon)

Wynton Kelly, "Ill Wind," Piano (Riverside/OJC)

Miles Davis, "John Coltrane Interview," In Stockholm 1960 Complete (Dragon)

Miles Davis, "So What," In Stockholm 1960 Complete (Dragon)

Miles Davis, "Fran-Dance," In Stockholm 1960 Complete (Dragon)

Local Shows
8:31 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Saturday January 31 2015 - Bobby Hackett

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "You're Gonna See a Lot of Me," Billie Holiday: The Quintessential, Vol. 7 (Columbia)

Bobby Hackett & His Orch., "Poor Butterfly," 1938-1940 (Classics)

Bobby Hackett & His Orch., "Doin' the New Low-down," 1938-1940 (Classics)

Bobby Hackett & His Orch., "Embraceable You," 1938-1940 (Classics)

Bobby Hackett & His Orch., "Ja-Da," 1938-1940 (Classics)

Bobby Hackett & His Orch., "After I Say I'm Sorry," 1938-1940 (Classics)

Glenn Miller & His Orch., "A String of Pearls," Pure Gold (RCA)

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Local Shows
8:30 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Friday January 30 - Roy Eldridge

Gene Krupa's Swing Band, "Swing Is Here," Swing! Greatest Hits (RCA Victor)

Fletcher Henderson & His Orch., "Blue Lou," A Study in Frustration (Columbia)

Fletcher Henderson & His Orch., "Jangled Nerves," 1934-1937 (Classics)

Roy Eldridge & His Orch., "Florida Stomp," 1935-1940 (Classics)

Roy Eldridge & His Orch., "After You've Gone," 1935-1940 (Classics)

Chu Berry & His Little Jazz Ensemble, "Sittin' In" (#2), Complete Commodore Jazz Recordings, Vol. 1 (Mosaic)

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