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Nellie McKay on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts

5th Apr 11 (Tue) Leave a comment

Nellie McKay stopped by for a NPR Tiny Desk Concert with Bob Boilen / All Songs Considered

http://www.npr.org/2011/04/04/135019502/nellie-mckay-tiny-desk-concert

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Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert

21st Jul 09 (Tue) Leave a comment

Dave Douglas & Brass Ecstasy released Spirit Moves earlier this year, and it is fantastic… one of the best releases of the year so far.  It’s out now on Greenleaf Music (Dave’s label).

Well, yesterday (7/20), their recent Tiny Desk Concert (a great feature on NPR) was posted as streaming video and as part of the NPR: Live Concerts from All Songs Considered Podcast.  From the article… Afterward, I heard a colleague who works elsewhere in the building rave, “I don’t know anything about jazz, but that was amazing!” See, the mere mention of jazz may scare off many, but when you see experts performing as ebulliently as these folks did, it’s hard to remain unmoved.

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Setlist (17:54)

  • “Spirit Moves” (Douglas)
  • “This Love Affair” (Wainwright)
  • “Twilight of the Dogs” (Douglas)

Personnel

  • Dave Douglas, trumpet
  • Luis Bonilla, trombone
  • Vincent Chancey, French horn
  • Marcus Rojas, tuba
  • Nasheet Waits, drums

~Dan – np: Jónsi & AlexRiceboy Sleeps

more Nellie McKay

27th Jul 08 (Sun) 1 comment

Here’s a video from TEDtalks with Nellie McKay singing “Mother of Pearl” and “If I Only Had You”…

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/nellie_mckay…

You can also download the video and audio.  Check the links in that page (multiple file formats, plus podcast links).  The audio version is over 19-minutes and includes more content

  1. The In Crowd  (a serious song in a cute voice)
  2. Dog Song
  3. Mother of Pearl
  4. If I Only Had You
  5. “Goodbye”   (guessing on title)
  6. Clonie
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