Jazz Profiles playlist for 09/11/2011

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Artist Title Album Label Link
Benny Goodman and his Orchestra 'Deed I Do; Harvard Blues; Flying Home; This Is My Lucky Day; Roll 'Em; Brussels Blues Vol. 3: Big Band in Europe Musicmasters (Classics in Jazz)
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Oh Gee, Oh Joy; You Couldn't Be Cuter Vol. 4: Big Band Recordings Musicmasters (Classics in Jazz)
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Macedonian Lullaby Vol. 1: Never Before Released Musicmasters (Classics in Jazz)
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Cherokee; Boogie-Woogie (J. Rushing vcl) Newport: Live Unreleased Highlights Columbia
Charles Mingus Slop; Gunslinging Bird; Far Wells, Mill Valley; Strollin' Mingus Dynasty Columbia
Charles Mingus Bemoanable Lady Pre-Bird Verve
John Handy III Suggested Line; Problem Too; Blues in the Vernacular In the Vernacular Roulette Birdland
Elvin Jones (d) / Charlie Mariano (as) / Sir Roland Hanna (p) / Richard Davis (b) Dear John C.; Reincarnation of a Love Bird; Ballade Dear John C. Impulse
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Born To Be Blue; Bye Bye Blackbird; Call Me The Fox and the Hounds RCA (French import)
Ray Nance (vln, vcl) / Tiny Grimes (g) / Tommy Lucas (g) / Sir Roland Hanna (p) / Carl Pruitt (b) / Steve Little (d) Body and Soul; Mimi; Oh Happy Day; Jolie Janice Body and Soul Solid State
Thad Jones & Mel Lewis Little Pixie II; A'That's Freedom; Willow Tree Live at the Village Vanguard Solid State
Thad Jones & Mel Lewis Kids Are Pretty People; St. Louis Blues; Say It Softly Monday Night Solid State
Thad Jones & Mel Lewis Thank You New Life Horizon
New York Jazz Quartet Tee Piece; Big Bad Henry Surge Inner City
New York Jazz Quartet Raise a Ruckus In Chicago Beehive
Roland Hanna Trio Time for the Dancers Time for the Dancers Progressive
Roland Hanna I Got it Bad and That Ain't Good; Time Dust Gathered; Perugia Perugia Arista Freedom
Roland Hanna with George Mraz Meeting of the Minds Sir Elf Plus 1 Inner City
Sir Roland Hanna Swing Me No Waltzes Swing Me No Waltzes Storyville
Sir Roland Hanna Colors From A Giant's Kit; Natalie Rosanne Colors From A Giant's Kit IPO

The subject of this day's profile was pianist Sir Roland Hanna (b. Detroit, 1932-d. New Jersey, 2002). We took a sampling from a career that spanned many different contexts and sounds even as his playing never lost its wit, responsiveness, and sophistication.

Leena Mahan programmed the show beginning with Thad Jones & Mel Lewis, "Live at the Village Vanguard."