The Real Deal with Seth Markow

Saturday and Sundays at 8:00-10:00 PM on HPR-1

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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Ahmad Jamal's Three Strings, "Ahmad's Blues," Legendary OKeh & Epic Recordings (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Ahmad's Blues," Workin' (Prestige/OJC)

Ahmad Jamal Trio, "Love for Sale," Legendary OKeh & Epic Recordings (Columbia)

Cannonball Adderley, "Love for Sale," Somethin' Else (Blue Note)

Miles Davis, "But Not for Me" (take 2), Bags Groove (Prestige/OJC)

Ahmad Jamal, "But Not for Me," At the Pershing: But Not for Me (Chess)

Ahmad Jamal, "There Is No Greater Love," At the Pershing: But Not for Me (Chess)

Ahmad Jamal's Three Strings, "Billy Boy," Legendary OKeh & Epic Recordings (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Billy Boy," Milestones (Columbia)

Ahmad Jamal's Three Strings, "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top," Legendary OKeh & Epic Recordings (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top," Steamin' (Prestige/OJC)

Ahmad Jamal's Three Strings, "Will You Still Be Mine?" Legendary OKeh & Epic Recordings (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Will You Still Be Mine?" Musings of Miles (Prestige/OJC)

Sarah Vaughan, "Just One of Those Things," Sassy Swings the Tivoli (Emarcy)

Sarah Vaughan, "On Green Dolphin Street," Sassy Swings the Tivoli (Emarcy)

Sarah Vaughan, "Over the Rainbow," Sassy Swings the Tivoli (Emarcy)

Sarah Vaughan, "What Is This Thing Called Love," Sassy Swings the Tivoli (Emarcy)

Sarah Vaughan, "Lover Man," Sassy Swings the Tivoli (Emarcy)

Sarah Vaughan, "Sometimes I'm Happy," Sassy Swings the Tivoli (Emarcy)

Sarah Vaughan, "Polka Dots and Moonbeams," Sassy Swings the Tivoli (Emarcy)

Ella Fitzgerald, "Sweet Georgia Brown," Ella in London (Pablo/OJC)

Ella Fitzgerald, "They Can't Take That Away from Me," Ella in London (Pablo/OJC)

Ella Fitzgerald, "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye," Ella in London (Pablo/OJC)

Ella Fitzgerald, "The Man I Love," Ella in London (Pablo/OJC)

Ella Fitzgerald, "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)," Ella in London (Pablo/OJC)

Ella Fitzgerald, "You've Got a Friend," Ella in London (Pablo/OJC)

Ella Fitzgerald, "Lemon Drop," Ella in London (Pablo/OJC)

Zoot Sims/Kenny Drew Quartet, "Flower Waltz," Complete Live Recordings (Gambit)

Zoot Sims/Kenny Drew Quartet, "Come Rain or Come Shine," Complete Live Recordings (Gambit)

Zoot Sims/Kenny Drew Quartet, "Groovin' High," Complete Live Recordings (Gambit)

Zoot Sims/Kenny Drew Quartet, "I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone," Complete Live Recordings (Gambit)

Zoot Sims/Kenny Drew Quartet, "In a Mellow Tone," Complete Live Recordings (Gambit)

Zoot Sims/Kenny Drew Quartet, "I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)," Complete Live Recordings (Gambit)

The Real Deal-Friday June 17 2016 (Sol Ho`opi`i)

Jun 17, 2016

Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio, "Twelfth Street Rag," Master of the Hawaiian Guitar, Vol. 1 (Rounder)

Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio, "I Ain't Got Nobody," Master of the Hawaiian Guitar, Vol. 1 (Rounder)

Bessie Smith, "I Ain't Got Nobody," Complete Recordings, Vol. 2 (Columbia)

Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio, "Stack O'Lee Blues," Master of the Hawaiian Guitar, Vol. 1 (Rounder)

The Washingtonians, "Stack O'Lee Blues," Okeh Ellington (Columbia)

Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Trio, "Hard to Get Gertie," Honolulu to Hollywood (The Old Masters)

The Real Deal-Saturday June 11 2016 (In A Pinch)

Jun 13, 2016

Cannonball Adderley, "Never Will I Marry," And the Poll Winners (Riverside/OJC)

Red Garland, "'S Wonderful," Manteca (Prestige/OJC)

Chet Baker, "Have You Met Miss Jones," Smokin' (Prestige)

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

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

Ben Webster, "In a Mellow Tone," And Associates (Verve)

Herb Ellis & Joe Pass, "Love for Sale," Two for the Road (Pablo/OJC)

The Real Deal-Friday June 10 2016 (Dickie Wells)

Jun 13, 2016

Lloyd Scott & His Orch., "Symphonic Screach," Dickie Wells: 1927-1943 (Classics)

Cecil Scott & His Bright Boys, "Bright Boy Blues," Dickie Wells: 1927-1943 (Classics)

Cecil Scott & His Bright Boys, "In a Corner," Dickie Wells: 1927-1943 (Classics)

Henry Allen, Coleman Hawkins & Their Orch., "I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate," Henry "Red" Allen: 1929-1933 (Classics)

Spike Hughes & His American Orch., "Music at Midnight," 1933 (Retrieval)

Spike Hughes & His American Orch., "Arabesque," 1933 (Retrieval)

The Real Deal - Saturday June 4 2016 (Anthony Braxton)

Jun 4, 2016

Anthony Braxton, "Opus 23B," Complete Arista Recordings (Mosaic)

Anthony Braxton, "You Stepped out of a Dream," Complete Arista Recordings (Mosaic)

Anthony Braxton, "Opus 6C," Complete Arista Recordings (Mosaic)

Anthony Braxton, "Opus 6F," Complete Arista Recordings (Mosaic)

Anthony Braxton, "Opus 40K," Complete Arista Recordings (Mosaic)

Anthony Braxton, "Four in One," Six Monk's Compositions (1987) (Black Saint)

Anthony Braxton, "How Deep Is the Ocean," Eight (+3) Tristano Compositions 1989 (Hat Art)

The Real Deal - Friday June 3 2016 (Jack Wilkins)

Jun 4, 2016

Jack Wilkins, "Red Clay," Windows (Mainstream)

Jack Wilkins, "Falling in Love with Love," Merge (Chiaroscuro)

Bob Brookmeyer Small Band, "Someday My Prince Will Come," Live at Sandy's (Gryphon)

Jack Wilkins, "If I Were a Bell," Call Him Reckless (Musicmasters)

Jack Wilkins, "Carnival (Manha de Carnaval)," Call Him Reckless (Musicmasters)

Mingus Epitaph Rhythm Section, "Funny Blues," Out of the Blue(s): The Session (GM)

Mingus Epitaph Rhythm Section, "Day Dream," Out of the Blue(s): The Session (GM)

Charlie Parker's Reboppers, "Billie's Bounce" (take 3), Complete Savoy and Dial Studio Recordings (Savoy)

Miles Davis All Stars, "Half Nelson," Charlie Parker: Complete Savoy and Dial Studio Recordings (Savoy)

Charlie's Parker's All Stars, "Bird Gets the Worm," Complete Savoy and Dial Studio Recordings (Savoy)

Miles Davis & His Orch., "Godchild," Birth of the Cool (Capitol)

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

Miles Davis, "Tempus Fugit," Vol. 2 (Blue Note)

Miles Davis, "Walkin," Walkin' (Prestige/OJC)

Miles Davis, "Seven Steps to Heaven," Seven Steps to Heaven (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "My Funny Valentine," My Funny Valentine (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "E.S.P.," E.S.P. (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Fall," Nefertiti (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Footprints," Miles Smiles (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Petits Machins (Little Stuff)," Filles de Kilimanjaro (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Miles Runs the Voodoo Down," Bitches Brew (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Right Off" (Part 1), Jack Johnson (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Gondwana" (excerpt), Pangaea (Columbia)

The Real Deal - Saturday May 21 2016 (Fats Waller)

May 21, 2016

Thomas "Fats" Waller, "Your Time Now ('Twill Be Mine After a While)," Low Down Papa (Biograph)

Fats Waller, "Rusty Pail," 1926-1927 (Classics)

Fats Waller, "Handful of Keys," Turn On the Heat: The Fats Waller Piano Solos (Bluebird)

Fats Waller, "Ain't Misbehavin'," Turn On the Heat: The Fats Waller Piano Solos (Bluebird)

Fats Waller, "I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling," Turn On the Heat: The Fats Waller Piano Solos (Bluebird)

Clarence Williams' Blue Five, "Wild Cat Blues," Ken Burns Jazz (Columbia)

Fletcher Henderson & His Orch., "The Henderson Stomp," A Study in Frustration (Columbia)

Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven, "Alligator Crawl," Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings (Columbia)

Fletcher Henderson & His Orch., "Whiteman Stomp," A Study in Frustration (Columbia)

Johnny Dodds' Black Bottom Stompers, "Come On and Stomp, Stomp, Stomp," Definitive Dodds 1926-1927 (Retrieval)

The Louisiana Stompers, "Hop Off," Fletcher Henderson: 1927-1931 (Classics)

The Real Deal-Saturday May 14 2016 (Sidney Bechet)

May 16, 2016

Clarence Williams' Blue Five, "Wild Cat Blues," Ken Burns Jazz (Columbia)

Clarence Williams' Blue Five, "Kansas City Man Blues," Sidney Bechet: Vol. 1 (Masters of Jazz)

Clarence Williams' Blue Five, "Texas Moaner Blues," Ken Burns Jazz (Columbia)

Sippie Wallace, "I'm So Glad I'm Brownskin," Sidney Bechet: Vol. 2 (Masters of Jazz)

Eva Taylor, "Mandy, Make Up Your Mind," Sidney Bechet: Ken Burns Jazz (Columbia)

The New Orleans Footwarmers, "Maple Leaf Rag," The Victor Sessions: Master Takes 1932-43 (Bluebird)

The Real Deal-Friday May 13 2016 (Gil Evans)

May 16, 2016

Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra, "Buster Rides Again," Best of the Big Bands (Columbia)

Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra, "Robbin's Nest," Best of the Big Bands (Columbia)

Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra, "Anthropology," Best of the Big Bands (Columbia)

Miles Davis & His Orch., "Boplicity," The Complete Birth of the Cool (Capitol)

Miles Davis + 19, "Blues for Pablo," Miles Ahead (Columbia)

Miles Davis + 19, "Miles Ahead," Miles Ahead (Columbia)

Gil Evans, "Nobody's Heart," & Ten (Prestige/OJC)

The Real Deal - Saturday May 7 2016 (Michael Formanek)

May 7, 2016

Michael Formanek, "Open Door," Wide Open Spaces (Enja)

Michael Formanek, "Razing Walls," Wide Open Spaces (Enja)

Tim Berne’s Bloodcount, "No Ma’am," Unwound (Screwgun)

Tim Berne’s Bloodcount, "Bloodcount," Unwound (Screwgun)

Michael Formanek, "Osimodo," Am I Bothering You? (Screwgun)

Baikida Carroll, "Velma," Marionettes on a High Wire (OmniTone)

Marty Ehrlich, "Like I Said," Line on Love (Palmetto)

Michael Formanek & Ensemble Kolossus, "Exoskeleton: Prelude," The Distance (ECM)

Miles Davis, "Right Off," A Tribute to Jack Johnson (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Yesternow," A Tribute to Jack Johnson (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "On the Corner/New York Girl/Thinkin' of One Thing and Doin' Another/Vote for Miles," On the Corner (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Black Satin," On the Corner (Columbia)

Miles Davis, "Helen Butte/Mr. Freedom X," On the Corner (Columbia)

Duke Ellington, "Jack the Bear," Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band (Bluebird)

Duke Ellington, "Ko-Ko," Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band (Bluebird)

Duke Ellington, "Conga Brava," Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band (Bluebird)

Duke Ellington, "Cotton Tail," Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band (Bluebird)

Duke Ellington, "In a Mellotone," Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band (Bluebird)

Duke Ellington, "Warm Valley," Never No Lament: The Blanton-Webster Band (Bluebird)

Duke Ellington, "Choo Choo (Gotta Hurry Home)," Duke Ellington: 1924-26 (Classics)

Duke Ellington, "East Saint Louis Toodle-oo," Brunswick Era, Vol. 1 (Decca)

Duke Ellington, "The Creeper," Early Ellington (Decca)

Duke Ellington, "Birmingham Breakdown," Brunswick Era, Vol. 1 (Decca)

Duke Ellington, "Creole Love Call," Early Ellington (1927-1934) (Bluebird)

Duke Ellington, "Black and Tan Fantasy," Early Ellington (1927-1934) (Bluebird)

Duke Ellington, "Black Beauty," OKeh Ellington (Columbia)

Dinah Washington, "No Voot - No Boot," Mellow Mama (Delmark)

Illinois Jacquet, "(I Don't Stand a) Ghost of a Chance," Complete 1945-50 (Mosaic)

Lionel Hampton & His Orch., "Mingus Fingers," Midnight Sun (Decca)

Red Norvo Trio, "Godchild," Modern (Savoy)

Charles Mingus, "Bass-ically Speaking," Jazz at Massey Hall, Vol. 2 (Debut/OJC)

Charles Mingus, "Haitian Fight Song," The Clown (Atlantic)

Charles Mingus, "Back Home Blues," Trio (Blue Note)

Charles Mingus, "I Can't Get Started," Trio (Blue Note)

Charles Mingus, "Pithecanthropus Erectus," Pithecanthropus Erectus (Atlantic)

Charles Mingus, "Reincarnation of a Lovebird," The Clown (Atlantic)

Charles Mingus, "Scenes from the City," A Modern Jazz Symposium of Music and Poetry (Bethlehem)

Charles Mingus, "Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting," Blues and Roots (Atlantic)

Charles Mingus, "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat," Mingus Ah Um (Columbia)

Charles Mingus, "Myself When I Am Real," Mingus Plays Piano (Impulse)

Charles Mingus, "Original Faubus Fables," Presents Charles Mingus (Candid)

The Real Deal-Saturday April 16 2016 (Walt Dickerson)

Apr 16, 2016

Walt Dickerson, "Time," This Is (Prestige/OJC)

Walt Dickerson, "Elizabeth," This Is (Prestige/OJC)

Walt Dickerson, "Why," A Sense of Direction (Prestige/OJC)

Walt Dickerson, "Togetherness," A Sense of Direction (Prestige/OJC)

Walt Dickerson, "You Go to My Head," A Sense of Direction (Prestige/OJC)

Walt Dickerson, "Steppin' Out," Relativity (Prestige/OJC)

Walt Dickerson, "It Ain't Necessarily So," Relativity (Prestige/OJC)

Walt Dickerson, "God Bless the Child," To My Queen (Prestige/OJC)

The Real Deal-Friday April 15 2016 (Bessie Smith)

Apr 16, 2016

Bessie Smith, "Down Hearted Blues," Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra, "Down Hearted Blues," 1923 (Classics)

Bessie Smith, "Gulf Coast Blues," Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Clarence Johnson, "Gulf Coast Blues," Boogie Woogie Blues (Biograph)

Bessie Smith, "Oh Daddy (You Won't Have No Mama at All)," Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Johnny Dodds & Tiny Parham, "Oh Daddy," 1927 (Classics)

Bessie Smith, "Baby Won't You Please Come Home," Complete Recordings, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Carmen McRae, "Skyliner," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

Carmen McRae, "East of the Sun," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

Stan Getz, "East of the Sun," West Coast Jazz (Verve)

Carmen McRae, "Perdido," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

Duke Ellington, "Perdido," Festival Session (Columbia)

Carmen McRae, "Exactly Like You," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

Gene Ammons, "Exactly Like You," Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: The Sixties (Prestige)

Carmen McRae, "I'll See You Again," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

Carmen McRae, "Something to Live For," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

Carmen McRae, "Speak Low," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

Bill Evans, "Speak Low," Portrait in Jazz (Riverside/OJC)

Carmen McRae, "But Beautiful," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

Bill Evans feat. Stan Getz, "But Beautiful," But Beautiful (Milestone)

Carmen McRae, "Midnight Sun," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

Jimmy Smith, "Midnight Sun," A New Sound...A New Star... (Blue Note)

Carmen McRae, "Good Morning Heartache," I'll Be Seeing You (Decca)

The Real Deal - Saturday April 2 2016 (Booker Little)

Apr 2, 2016

Max Roach, "Jodie's Cha-Cha," Deeds Not Words (Riverside/OJC)

Booker Little, "Dungeon Waltz," Booker Little 4 & Max Roach (Blue Note)

Booker Little, "Moonlight Becomes You," Booker Little 4 & Max Roach (Blue Note)

Max Roach, "Old Folks," Award Winning Drummer (Bainbridge/Time)

Frank Strozier, "Waltz of the Demons," Fantastic (Koch/Vee Jay)

Frank Strozier, "Runnin'," Fantastic (Koch/Vee Jay)

Booker Little, "Life's a Little Blue," Booker Little (Bainbridge/Time)

Booker Little, "Minor Sweet," Booker Little (Bainbridge/Time)

The Real Deal - Friday April 1 2016 (Harry Carney)

Apr 2, 2016

Duke Ellington & His Cotton Club Orch., "Harlemania," Jungle Nights in Harlem (Bluebird)

Barney Bigard & His Jazzopators, "Frolic Sam," The Duke's Men: Small Groups, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Teddy Wilson & His Orch., "It's Like Reaching for the Moon," Billie Holiday: The Quintessential, Vol. 2 (Columbia)

Barney Bigard & His Jazzopators, "Caravan," The Duke's Men: Small Groups, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

Cootie Williams & His Rug Cutters, "I Can't Give You Anything but Love," The Duke's Men: Small Groups, Vol. 1 (Columbia)

The Real Deal-Saturday March 26 2016 (Brew Moore)

Mar 28, 2016

Brew Moore Quartet, "Blue Brew," The Kerouac Connection (Giant Steps)

Brew Moore Quartet, "More Brew," The Kerouac Connection (Giant Steps)

Brew Moore Quartet, "No More Brew," The Kerouac Connection (Giant Steps)

Machito & His Afro Cubans, "Vacilando," Brew Moore: The Kerouac Connection (Giant Steps)

Brew Moore All Stars, "Kai's Kid," The Kerouac Connection (Giant Steps)

Machito & His Afro Cubans, "Indianola," Brew Moore: The Kerouac Connection (Giant Steps)

Brew Moore All Stars, "The Mud Bug," The Kerouac Connection (Giant Steps)

Bill Evans Trio, "Conception," New Jazz Conceptions (Riverside/OJC)

Bill Evans Trio, "What Is This Thing Called Love?" Portrait in Jazz (Riverside/OJC)

Bill Evans Trio, "Sweet and Lovely," Explorations (Riverside/OJC)

Paul Motian, "Conception Vessel," Rarum, Vol. 16: Selected Recordings (ECM)

Paul Motian, "Dance," Rarum, Vol. 16: Selected Recordings (ECM)

Keith Jarrett, "Byablue," Byablue (Impulse)

Paul Motian Band, "Fantasm," Psalm (ECM)

Paul Motian Band, "Boomerang," Psalm (ECM)

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