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October 9, 2010

MICHAEL J. MILES with Kathy Cowan, Al Ehrich, Glenda Zahra Baker, Chris Walz, John Brennan & David Jennings
Live in the Levin Music Performance Studio

Numbers 2-18 a preview of America, 1957 a production by Michael J. Mile

  1. Michael J. Miles: Wachet Auf (Sleepers Awake) (J.S. Bach)
  2. Michael J. Miles and John Brennan reading a retrospective of 1957 with Al Ehrich and David Jennings with bass & drums improvisation and Chris Walz on guitar with a brief blues riff.
  3. Ensemble: Little Darlin' (Maurice Williams)
  4. Kathy Cowan & Glenda Zahra Baker: America (Leonard Bernstein/Steven Sondheim)
  5. Michael J. Miles & ensemble: Maybe Baby (Buddy Holly)
  6. Glenda Zhara Baker: Montgomery Bus speech (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
  7. Glenda Zhara Baker & ensemble: This Little Light of Mine (traditional)
  8. Michael J. Miles & Kathy Cowan: How to Speak Hip (Del Close & John Brent)
  9. Chris Walz: Hey Porter (Johnny Cash)
  10. Michael J. Miles, John Brennan, Glenda Zhara Baker & Chris Walz: HUAC
  11. Glenda Zahra Baker: Old Man River (Jerome Kern)
  12. Chris Walz: Wasn't That A Time (Pete Seeger)
  13. Glenda Zhara Baker: One for My Baby (Johnny Mercer)
  14. Chris Walz: Day O (traditional, arr./adapt. Harry Belafonte)
  15. Chris Walz, Michael J. Miles & ensemble: Glory of Love (instrumental) (William Hill)
  16. Michael J. Miles & ensemble: Whiskey Before Breakfast (instrumental) (traditional)
  17. Ensemble: The cold war, Sputnik, Cat in the Hat
  18. Kathy Cowan & ensemble: Swing on a Star (Jimmy Van Heusen/Johnny Burke)
  19. Michael J. Miles, banjo; Glenda Zhara Baker vocalizing: The Cuckoo (traditional)
  20. Michael J. Miles: Chicago Trilogy: Purple & Blue Movement (Michael Miles

Engineer: Eric Arunas
Host/producer: Rich Warren