Fascinating Rhythms

On Mon from 6:30 am EST to 8:30 am EST
With: Kathy G
Ella and Marilyn


I’ll be playing lots of soulful, jazzy, bluesy stuff – along with whatever else I think will get you (and me!) up and moving on a Monday morning.

You might hear Ella Fitzgerald, Catherine Russell, Stacey Kent, Nina Simone, Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, Sara Bareilles, Dave Frishberg. Blossom Dearie, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Joe Williams, Joao Gilberto, Sheila Jordan, Caro Emerald, Lena Horne, Herbie Hancock, Sarah Vaughan, James Booker, James Brown, Coleman Hawkins, Lambert Hendricks and Ross, Eva Cassidy, Rene Marie, Etta James, Sam Cooke, Melody Gardot, Bobby Short, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole….

What you’ll hear in the Audio Archive links below:

October 16 – Four jazz & blues treasures: Jane Monheit, Diana Krall, Sheila Jordan, and Ernestine Anderson
October 2 & 9
– Another Kathy G favorite — Cecile McLorin Salvant — has just released “Dreams and Daggers,” her fourth album. We’ll be taking two weeks to explore her newest music, and several of the classic jazz artists who inspire her.
September 25 – A look at Dee Dee Bridgewater’s just-released album, “Memphis … Yes, I’m Ready,” plus some Memphis blues, and early Memphis soul
September 18 – Cuts from Lizz Wright’s just-released album, “Grace,” plus tracks from three who inspired her: Nina Simone, Otis Redding, Ray Charles