Desert Island Jazz
Rick Ballard (2006)
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Booker Little Booker Little (LP Opening Statement (Time)
# 2 Sonny Criss This Is Criss When Sunny Gets Blue (OJC)
# 3 Herbie Nichols The Complete Blue Note Recordings of Herbie Nichols House Party Starting (Blue Note)
# 4 Dinah Washington The Ultimate Dinah Washington I Could Write a Book (Verve)
# 5 Jimmy Rushing Every Day Evenin' (Vanguard
# 6 Charles Mingus Mingus Plays Piano Myself When I Am Real (Impulse)
# 7 Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster La Rosita (Verve)
# 8 Sidney Bechet and Martial Solal When a Soprano Meets a Piano (LP Embraceable You (Inner City)
         
Book Joan Didion, "The Book of Magical Thinking
         
Luxury Item A spa
Alternate Picks/Not Broadcast
Alt 1 Lucky Thompson Lucky Strikes In a Sentimental Mood (OJC)
Alt 2 Eddie Costa The House of Blue Lights   (Dot)
Alt 3 Carl Perkins Introducing Carl Perkins   (Dootone)
Castaways by date
Steve Adams
30 May
Will Bernard
11 Apr
Barbara Borden
21 Mar
Jim Butler
13 Jun
Ian Carey
21 Feb
Judy Chaikin
17 Jan
Kai Eckhardt
03 Jan
Kimberly Gordon
28 Mar
Bill Holman
28 Feb
Tommy Igoe
07 Mar
  Meklit
27 Jun
  Najee
25 Jul
Alfredo Rodriguez
25 Apr
Dan Sabanovich
02 May
Judy Wexler
04 Apr