April 4, 2009

SPRINGTIME IN NEW YORK

Wynton Marsalis

This week on A Prairie Home Companion, we're live from The Town Hall in New York City. With special guests, jazz great Wynton Marsalis and his Quintet, and sensational singer Heather Masse. Also with us, The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman, The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon.


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Wynton Marsalis and his trumpet.

Heather Masse

Tim Russell is back with APHC after being out with ankle surgery. Good to have you back!

Wynton makes a cameo appearance in Guy Noir as a street performer.

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    Show Segments
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  • Segment 1
    • 00:00:00 - Logo
    • 00:00:12 - Tishomingo Blues
    • 00:02:45 - I'll Be Your Baby Tonight/Mozambique
    • 00:06:56 - Open script - GK/bass/drums
    • 00:12:10 - "Long Gone Lonesome Blues" - GK/ Heather Masse/Shoe Band
    • 00:15:23 - New York script (with 'April Comes She Will')
    • 00:21:57 - GK intros Wynton Marsalis
    • 00:22:51 - "School Boy" - Wynton Marsalis with His Quintet
    • 00:27:23 - GK talks to Wynton
    • 00:27:46 - SFX/Coffee script
    • 00:32:03 - Powdermilk Biscuit Theme
  • Segment 2
    • 00:34:13 - "It Is What It Is" - GK/Shoe Band
    • 00:37:13 - GK intros Heather Masse
    • 00:38:22 - "Our World" - Heather Masse and Shoe Band
    • 00:41:42 - Guy Noir script
    • 00:56:36 - GK talks with Wynton Marsalis
    • 00:57:57 - "My Jazz, My Soul" - Wynton Marsalis with his Quintet
    • 01:03:31 - Intermission/"Shine" - Guy's All-Star Shoe Band
  • Segment 3
    • 01:06:50 - Greetings
    • 01:10:30 - "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing" - GK/ band
    • 01:14:12 - Therapy script into Bail Out And Boogie/ Fatherhood
    • 01:21:39 - Catchup script
    • 01:25:38 - "Peel Me A Grape" - Heather Masse, Shoes, Wynton Marsalis and Walter Blanding
  • Segment 4
    • 01:30:35 - The News from Lake Wobegon
  • Segment 5
    • 01:46:38 - "How Long Blues" - Pat Donohue, Wynton Marsalis and Walter Blanding
    • 01:50:00 - GK talks about Wynton Marsalis
    • 01:51:33 - "Free to Be" - Wynton Marsalis and his Quintet
    • 01:56:08 - Credits, Ride Ride Ride

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