Desert Island Jazz
Virginia Mayhew (2005)

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Saxophonist-composer-arranger Virginia Mayhew has been an active participant in the New York jazz scene since 1987. A native of San Francisco, Virginia came to New York to enroll in the New School's Jazz Performance program, and was awarded its Zoot Sims Memorial Scholarship.
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 John Coltrane Giant Steps Giant Steps (Atlantic)
# 2 Billie Holiday Lady in Satin I'm a Fool to Want You (Columbia)
# 3 Count Basie The Atomic Mr Basie Spanky (Roulette)
# 4 Joe Henderson Inner Urge Inner Urge (Blue Note)
# 5 Shirley Horn Here's to Life Here's to Life (Verve)
# 6 Thelonious Monk Plays the Music of Duke Ellington It Don't Mean a Thing (Riverside)
# 7 Cannonball Adderley Cannonball's Bossa Nova Clouds (Capitol)
# 8 Eddie Palmieri Palo Pa' Rumba Palo Pa' Rumba (Fania)
         
Book Seido Black Belt Book
         
Luxury Item A toothbrush, or chocolate
Alternate Picks/Not Broadcast
Alt 1 John Coltrane Blue Train N/A (Blue Note)
Alt 2 Thelonious Monk Alone in San Francisco N/A (Riverside)
Alt 3 Archie Shepp and Dollar Brand Duet N/A (Denon)
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