Desert Island Jazz
Madeline Eastman (2003)

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Even before jazz vocalists sang their way back to the top of the heap in the 1990s, Madeline Eastman had established herself as a singular talent, capable of reshaping the art on her own terms in the new millennium. A thrilling live performer, Eastman takes her audiences on unpredictable musical journeys, embracing listeners in the radiant warmth of her personality, dazzling them with her vocal charm, breaking them up with her sharp wit, and inspiring silent awe with breathless readings of tender ballads.
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Carmen McRae Carmen McRae (LP) Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most (Mainstream)
# 2 Mark Murphy Bop for Kerouac Parker's Mood (Muse)
# 3 Miles Davis Filles de Kilimanjaro Filles de Kilimanjaro (Columbia)
# 4 Lambert, Hendricks and Ross Everybody's Boppin' Bijou (Columbia)
# 5 James Brown JB40: 40th Anniversary Collection I Feel Good (Polydor)
# 6 Ivan Lins 2 em 1 Quadras de Roda (EMI)
# 7 Thelonious Monk Solo Monk Dinah (Columbia)
# 8 Carmen McRae with Cal Tjader Heat Wave Upside Down (Flor de Lis) (Concord)
Book e.e. cummings, "Complete Poems, 1904-1962"
Luxury Item A computer with e-mail access
Alternate Picks/Not Broadcast
Alt 1 Irene Kral with Alan Broadbent Where Is Love? Never Let Me Go (Candid)
Alt 2 Nana Caymmi with CÚsar Camargo Mariano Voz e Suor Isso e Aquilo (EMI)
Alt 3 Maria Callas The Voice of the Century N/A (Globo/EMI)
Alt 4 King Pleasure King Pleasure (Archive of Folk and Jazz Music) N/A (Everest Records)
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