Caption: Louis Jordan
Louis Jordan 

Celebrating the Birthday of Louis Jordan

From: KCUR
Series: 12th Street Jump
Length: 59:01

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(Air Dates: July 8-14) This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Louis Jordan with our special guest Bryan Redmond. On the funny side, Dr. Pearl prescribes some straight advice for crooked politics and later the Sax Therapist helps a couple from Omaha find their big O. Read the full description.

C834f74c-0_small Public Radio's weekly jazz, blues and comedy jam, 12th STREET JUMP celebrates America's original art form, live! from one of its birthplaces-- 12th Street in Kansas City, where Basie tickled and ivories and Big Joe Turner shouted the blues. Each week, hosts Pearl MacDonald and Pete Weber offer up a lively hour of topical sketch comedy, improvs with the audience and some great live jazz and blues from the 12th STREET JUMP band (musical director Joe Cartwright, along with Tyrone Clark on bass and Mike Warren on drums) and vocalists David Basse and Nedra Dixon. Special guests join the fun every week down at the 12th Street Jump.

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Piece Description

Public Radio's weekly jazz, blues and comedy jam, 12th STREET JUMP celebrates America's original art form, live! from one of its birthplaces-- 12th Street in Kansas City, where Basie tickled and ivories and Big Joe Turner shouted the blues. Each week, hosts Pearl MacDonald and Pete Weber offer up a lively hour of topical sketch comedy, improvs with the audience and some great live jazz and blues from the 12th STREET JUMP band (musical director Joe Cartwright, along with Tyrone Clark on bass and Mike Warren on drums) and vocalists David Basse and Nedra Dixon. Special guests join the fun every week down at the 12th Street Jump.

Timing and Cues

Two 60 second breaks, one at 20:01 and 40:01, with music bed

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

piano intro, then lyric: "Rockin at the Reno Club where Basie kept time..."

OUTRO:

credits, tag line: "where it's always jumping," followed by fadeout at 59:00

Related Website

http://www.12thstreetjump.com