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This Week on Jazz Spectrum 91

August 16, 2014 - The bassist Rodney Whitaker brings to all he does his deep affection for jazz tradition and his finely tuned ear for innovative song forms.  He displays these tastes on his new release, When We Find Ourselves Alone.  The featured song is Cole Porter's "Dream Dancing."

August 23, 2014 - The Mack Avenue Superband, under the musical direction of Rodney Whitaker, dazzled fans at the 2013 Detroit Festival.  Tonight we hear a live recording of the performance.  The featured song is Duke Ellington's "Don't You Know I Care," with lyrics by Mack David.