Tell Us A Tale Tunes

23 September 2012

In honor of the upcoming 2012 Jazz Fund Drive on WTJU, we played some of our favorite jazz and blues tunes.

Theme: Jazz & Blues

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

When You Wish Upon a Star, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Dave Digs Disney, Columbia Legacy

Give A Little Whistle [Mono Version], The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Dave Digs Disney, Columbia Legacy

Tea For Two, Thelonious Monk, Standards, CBS Records

Nice Work If You Can Get It, Thelonious Monk, Standards, CBS Records

Spider Man, Chris McKhool (Various), Jazz Playground, Putumayo Kids Present

Sing A Song Of Sixpence, Barbara Morrison, Jazz Playground, Putumayo Kids Present

Sur Le Pont d’Avignon, Triocéphale, Jazz Playground, Putumayo Kids Present

A-Tisket, A-Tasket, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

Row Row Your Boat, Dr. John, New Orleans Playground, Putumayo

They All Ask’d For You, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

Everybody Loves My Baby, Asylum Street Spankers, Mommy Says No, Yellow Dog Records

Mumbles, Oscar Peterson Featuring Sonny Terry (Various), Jazz For Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle, and Shake, Verve

Rag Mop, Lionel Hampton (Various), Jazz For Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle, and Shake, Verve

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To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, October 6, 2012.

Autumn Tales…

The Crane Wife, a Japanese tale
Author: Odds Bodkin (retold by)
Illustrator: Gennady Spirin
Publisher: Harcourt Brace; ISBN 0-152-01407-1

Musical Bed: Kohachiro Miyata, Shakukachi Flute

Round Robin
Author: Jack Kent
Illustrator: Jack Kent
Publisher: Prentice-Hall; ISBN 0-137-83332-6

Song: Rockin’ Robin (live on Tell Us A Tale)
Artists: Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang and Tom Proutt

Frederick
Author: Leo Lionni
Illustrator: Leo Lionni
Publisher: Knopf; ISBN 0-394-81040-6

Song: Harvest (live on Tell Us A Tale)
Artists: Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang, Tom Proutt and Gerald Soriano

Bearhead, a Russian Folktale
Author: Eric A. Kimmel (retold by)
Illustrator: Charles Mikolaycak
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-40902-3

Song: The Happy Wanderer
Artist: Bill Staines
CD: The Happy Wanderer

How Chipmunk Got His Stripes, a Native American tale
Author: Joseph Bruchac and James Bruchac (retold by)
Illustrator: Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers; ISBN 0-803-72404-7

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Dessert Dance
Song: Man Gave Names to All the Animals
Artist: Tim O’Brien
CD: Putumayo Kids Presents Sing Along with Putumayo

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