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WPRB Princeton 103.3 FM

Serenade to a Cuckoo

May 26, 2023 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Music

With Jerry Gordon

Serenade to a Cuckoo & Jerry's Room: a two hour jazz show featuring new, modern jazz releases or special jazz features, followed by one hour of non-jazz including pop, r&b, rock, and blues from the forties thru the seventies! You will love it!

5.26.23

two hours of great new modern jazz releases, plus a nod to the birthdays of Marshall Allen and Miles Davis, followed by the Roots of Psychedelia Part III

Serenade to a Cuckoo
12:01 PM
Steve Smith & Vital Information - Un Poco Loco (feat. Manuel Valera & Janek Gwizdala)
Steve Smith & Vital Information Un Poco Loco (feat. Manuel Valera & Janek Gwizdala)
Time Flies (feat. Manuel Valera & Janek Gwizdala) 2023
12:08 PM
London Brew - Miles Chases New Voodoo In The Church (feat. Dan See, Benji B, Nubya Garcia, Martin Terefe, Tom Skinner, Tom Herbert, Dave Okumu, Theon Cross, Shabaka Hutchings, Raven Bush, Nikolaj Torp Larsen & Nick Ramm)
London Brew Miles Chases New Voodoo In The Church (feat. Dan See, Benji B, Nubya Garcia, Martin Terefe, Tom Skinner, Tom Herbert, Dave Okumu, Theon Cross, Shabaka Hutchings, Raven Bush, Nikolaj Torp Larsen & Nick Ramm)
London Brew (feat. Dan See, Benji B, Nubya Garcia, Martin Terefe, Tom Skinner, Tom Herbert, Dave Okumu, Theon Cross, Shabaka Hutchings, Raven Bush, Nikolaj Torp Larsen & Nick Ramm) Concord Jazz 2023
12:18 PM
Henry Threadgill - Mvt 1, Sections 6A-7A
Henry Threadgill Mvt 1, Sections 6A-7A
The Other One
12:18 PM
Joe Lovano, Marilyn Crispell & Carmen Castaldi - Grace Notes
Joe Lovano, Marilyn Crispell & Carmen Castaldi Grace Notes
Our Daily Bread 2023
12:27 PM
John Zorn - Tayy al-Ard
John Zorn Tayy al-Ard
444 Tzadik 2023
12:42 PM
Bela Fleck-Zakir Hussein-Edgar Meyer - Pashto
Bela Fleck-Zakir Hussein-Edgar Meyer Pashto
As We Speak
12:55 PM
Rickie Lee Jones - Nature Boy
Rickie Lee Jones Nature Boy
Pieces of Treasure Modern Recordings 2023
12:55 PM
Steve Turre - Medley: Serenade to a Cuckoo / Bright Moments
Steve Turre Medley: Serenade to a Cuckoo / Bright Moments
The Spirits Up Above HighNote Records 2004
1:29 PM
Chet Baker - Nardis
Chet Baker Nardis
Blue Room: The 1979 Vara Studio Sessions in Holland 2023
1:30 PM
Tim Lin - If I Should Lose You
Tim Lin If I Should Lose You
Empathy
1:30 PM
Wayne Escoffery - Nostalgia in Times Square
Wayne Escoffery Nostalgia in Times Square
Like Minds Smoke Sessions 2023
1:39 PM
Miles Davis - What's Love Got To Do With It
Miles Davis What's Love Got To Do With It
That's What Happened 1982-1985: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7 Columbia/Legacy 2022
1:54 PM
Tyler Mitchell - Enlightenment (feat. Marshall Allen)
Tyler Mitchell Enlightenment (feat. Marshall Allen)
Dancing Shadows (feat. Marshall Allen) Mahakala Music 2022
1:55 PM
Sun Ra & His Arkestra - Enlightenment
Sun Ra & His Arkestra Enlightenment
Nuits de la Fonda
2:02 PM
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Diddy Wah Diddy
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Diddy Wah Diddy
The Legendary A&M Sessions - EP A&M 1984
2:04 PM
The Paupers - Think I Care
The Paupers Think I Care
Magic People
2:08 PM
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition - Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
All Time Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 Geffen* 1992
2:13 PM
The Small Faces - Itchycoo Park
The Small Faces Itchycoo Park
Nuggets II: Original Artyfacts From The British Empire And Beyond, Vol. 1
2:16 PM
Thorinshield - The Best of It (single B-side)
Thorinshield The Best of It (single B-side)
Thorinshield Start Entertainments Limited 2011
2:16 PM
Pink Floyd - Astronomy Domine
Pink Floyd Astronomy Domine
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn Columbia/Legacy 2016
2:21 PM
Moby Grape - Omaha
Moby Grape Omaha
Moby Grape (Bonus Track Version) 1967
2:25 PM
The Chocolate Watch Band - Dark Side Of the Mushroom
The Chocolate Watch Band Dark Side Of the Mushroom
No Way Out
2:26 PM
Spirit - Fresh-Garbage
Spirit Fresh-Garbage
Spirit Ode/Epic/Legacy 1996
2:32 PM
Mandrake Memorial - Dark Lady
Mandrake Memorial Dark Lady
Mandrake Memorial Poppy
2:35 PM
The Lollipop Shoppe - You Must Be A Witch
The Lollipop Shoppe You Must Be A Witch
Just Colour
2:38 PM
Steppenwolf - The Pusher
Steppenwolf The Pusher
Steppenwolf Geffen 2015
2:44 PM
SRC - Onesimpletask
SRC Onesimpletask
Src Capitol Records (CAP) 1968
2:50 PM
Fever Tree - Man Who Paints the Pictures
Fever Tree Man Who Paints the Pictures
Fever Tree Geffen 2010
2:59 PM
Quicksilver Messenger Service - Gold and Silver
Quicksilver Messenger Service Gold and Silver
Quicksilver Messenger Service Capitol Records 1988
Chat is archived.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 11:48:02 AM
Welcome to Serenade to a Cuckoo
Stephen Higgins 12:02:15 PM
Good afternoon Jerry. Missed last week's show, we were in Iceland. Amazing place!
Christine 12:02:16 PM
Hey Jerry!
Patrick Blanco 12:02:35 PM
Greetings Jerry and listeners.In honor of the passing of Bill Sakura.You can call him Jerry You can call him Gordski You can call him JG You can call him Mr.Third Street but you doesnt have to call him Mr.Gordon!!
Christine 12:02:38 PM
Happy Friday to you🌞
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:03:13 PM
Hi Christine! Stephen, how fantastic! Tell us a little if you can while on the chat. Happy for you!
Patrick Blanco 12:03:31 PM
Sorry typo that’s Bill Saluga…..
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:03:49 PM
Yes, but you dasn't call me Johnson!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:04:55 PM
Steve Smith, a great drummer, especially at his age!
Patrick Blanco 12:05:10 PM
Also mourning the passing of Jean Durkee proprietress of a room better than Jerry’s Room. Romper Room.She was the female Mr.Rogers
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:06:01 PM
Whoa, Patrick. You are always informed, I was romping around in my diapers
Stephen Higgins 12:06:50 PM
Iceland is rainy, windy and cold...but what fantastic sites you'll see!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:07:08 PM
Stephen, did you hear any music while you were there?
Patrick Blanco 12:10:02 PM
I can’t believe they are banning booze on Wildwood beach. Now I have to think up another reason not to go there
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:11:55 PM
Banned? Patrick, didn't I read that they just legalized booze on the least likely beach possible, Ocean City?
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:12:52 PM
Christine, are you getting overworked again?
Gautham Kalva 12:13:15 PM
This track London brew is trippy and all I had was a sip of coffee. Good stuff @Jerry
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:13:53 PM
Great Gautham, I REALLY want you to enjoy that coffee!
Christine 12:14:08 PM
Jerry, I wouldn't say overworked, but I am on a meeting right now, so I'm not able to listen. The audacity of these employers!
Stephen Higgins 12:14:16 PM
No. Not really. They do have a punk museum there, but we didn't go...seemed almost an after thought. Also a Rock 'n Roll museum that featured: Bjork, Sigor Russ and Monsters and Men...didn't bother with that one either. We had a 2 yr grand-niece in tow, not sure she would have enjoyed either spot. But we did get to the Viking Museum...aarrrgggghhhh!
Francis 12:14:32 PM
I don't think Ocean City is ruled by the 7th day Adventists anymore, or whoever set it up long ago
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:15:18 PM
Hi Francis, I was shocked to see that headline about drinking permitted! Now I know why!
Stephen Higgins 12:15:43 PM
If ya can't drink on the beach in the Wildwoods...where are all those senior week grads gonna go to pass out? Or do they just go to FLA now?
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:15:59 PM
I don't blame you, Stephen. How many of you were there?
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:16:59 PM
I'm with you, Christine. But this is why they love you
Francis 12:17:09 PM
I'm reading wiki, and there are 32! dry towns still in NJ weird.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:17:54 PM
That's interesting.
Stephen Higgins 12:19:45 PM
Six
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:20:38 PM
Nice Stephen, nice family I'm sure
Stephen Higgins 12:21:29 PM
Yup. Made of PA, CA and Germany. :)
Christine 12:22:47 PM
Interestingly, Collingswood is one of the towns, yet threy recently allowed Devil's Creek Brewing to open on the main street a few years back. And alcohol is allowed in restaurants.
Russell Woessner 12:23:00 PM
Joe Lovano is at the Village Vanguard this week: https://villagevanguard.com/
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:23:38 PM
You've come a long way from the arcades of Philly, Stephen.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:24:09 PM
Thank you for that info, Christine, you are always informed on these matters.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:24:44 PM
Thank you, Russ, wounds like it would be an incredible show to go see!
Stephen Higgins 12:24:54 PM
Ha, ha...still in "the blood" though.
Russell Woessner 12:24:55 PM
Marilyn Crispell will be at Solar Myth in Philly on July 8: https://villagevanguard.com/
Russell Woessner 12:25:49 PM
https://www.arsnovaworkshop.org/programs/marilyn-crispell-mark-dresser-gerry-hemingway-trio/
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:26:28 PM
Russ, I don't know how you get all this info from your phone
Russell Woessner 12:28:18 PM
Jerry, Thanks for the Threadgill. Sounds good!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:30:35 PM
Thank you, Russ
Christine 12:36:13 PM
Thankfully, the meeting is over. Now back to Serenade to a Cuckoo!
Patrick Blanco 12:36:40 PM
I once took a non jazz fan to Miles Davis concert. As Miles played with his back to the crowd my guest started praying in Latin.Thought it was the Mass in Latin.
Patrick Blanco 12:41:12 PM
John Zorn is so good I want to enlist in the Masada.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:41:24 PM
Haha, and Miles was probably dressed appropriately!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:41:45 PM
Don't, Patrick, we need you as a listener!
Patrick Blanco 12:42:04 PM
Imagine the Archbishop telling Miles he didn’t get promoted to Monsignor.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:42:46 PM
There would be hell to pay, Miles potentially could have knocked him out
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:46:11 PM
What a crazy intro to a crazy version of this song
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:48:25 PM
Everybody in your leisure time look up eden ahbez, especiall you Patrick
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 12:48:48 PM
I’m going cuckoo for the crazy serenade! Keep it going, DJ Jerry Gordon!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 12:49:26 PM
‘Nature Boy’ 💙
Russell Woessner 12:49:30 PM
Bela Fleck will be a special guest with Shakti with John McLaughlin & Zakir Hussain at the Keswick Theater in Glenside on August 22: https://www.keswicktheatre.com/events/detail/469985
Christine 12:49:56 PM
There's that theme song! Friday afternoon has officially begun (in the Eastern time zone) 🐦 🎶
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:49:58 PM
Thank you so much, MM. It's you style, especially when we get to Jerry's Room. The story, though, behind Nature Boy is unreal!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 12:51:53 PM
Looking forward to more psychedelia! Cheers!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:53:13 PM
Thanks Russ, Christine.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:53:26 PM
Great MM, you won't be disappointed.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 12:55:11 PM
Speaking of skull and crossbones, I saw the sickest movie of my life yesterday on TV: "X" from 2022. So sick I had to laugh
Russell Woessner 1:09:07 PM
The Fleck/Zakir/Meyer piece was excellent!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:14:10 PM
Russ, the album is spectacular
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 1:14:26 PM
Crazy Mensch 💀
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:15:55 PM
Haha, MM, lived beneath the L outside in the Hollywood Hills!
Incense & Peppermok 1:16:19 PM
wow Marshall Allen is 99
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:17:12 PM
There's more to that story, Yiddish writer claimed he stole the story and Crazy Mensch settled out of court for 25 grand. Not so crazy!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:17:41 PM
Hi Mok, the Miles davis that gets played today is courtesy of you
Anthony B. Creamer III 1:17:50 PM
Who needs to take a university music course when they can simply access WPRB on Fridays at noon to three? So good.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 1:19:03 PM
Bottom of the L would be the best coverage
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:19:12 PM
Thanks, Anthony, sometimes I like to yell. You have been seeing some incredible shows lately. Love the reviews and pictures
Incense & Peppermok 1:19:51 PM
:)
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:26:01 PM
Mok, Jerry's Room today is set to your own personal algorhytms
Incense & Peppermok 1:29:13 PM
I am all ears
Christine 1:33:00 PM
This vibe 💯
Incense & Peppermok 1:39:31 PM
sounds like Miles
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:40:16 PM
It is, sir, and Christine, you are always in the vibe
Christine 1:41:06 PM
...Thanks to your playlist!
Christine 1:42:27 PM
Rest in peace, Tina Turner. 💔 😭
Russell Woessner 1:43:13 PM
Henry Threadgill will be at the Museum of Midern Art in NYC on May 30. The program will open with a tribute performance of Threadgill compositions by pianist David Virelles, bassist Ben Street, and drummer Andrew Cyrille. After a reading of selections from his new autobiography, Threadgill and Edwards will join a discussion of the book. https://www.moma.org/calendar/events/8754
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 1:45:46 PM
TINA TURNER ❤️‍🔥 simply the Best, better than All the rest! 😭
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 1:46:37 PM
MILES DAVIS ❤️
Bud Burroughs 1:48:26 PM
Going to see Marshall Allen and co. tomorrow night!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:49:12 PM
Hi Bud, nice!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:49:44 PM
Have a great time, and thanks, as always, for listening
Bud Burroughs 1:51:31 PM
And I know some "real fans" don't like those later Miles recordings, but I always enjoy them, maybe because they were new and exciting when I was young.
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:52:32 PM
Listen to this Marshall, solo!
Christine 1:52:56 PM
🔥 🔥 🔥
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 1:53:50 PM
Yeah, Bud, people had to catch up and many didn't. Because they were new and exciting!
Russell Woessner 1:57:51 PM
I miss June Tyson!
Incense & Peppermok 2:02:18 PM
glad the office is half empty..im cranking this up!!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:05:40 PM
Haha, you got to!
Incense & Peppermok 2:06:53 PM
im going to be Captain Bongheart when i get home
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:07:44 PM
The children laugh and sing, the neighbors wave as they see you enter your home.
Incense & Peppermok 2:08:30 PM
😂
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 2:09:33 PM
Luv this Epic JAM 🧡
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 2:10:13 PM
My condition is BoNkErS
Incense & Peppermok 2:10:18 PM
yeah this is groovy
Incense & Peppermok 2:10:49 PM
Turn on, tune in, and drop out.
jimboo 2:11:26 PM
Best Big Lebowski sequence ever!
jimboo 2:11:42 PM
A la Busby Berkley
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:13:07 PM
Hey Jimboo, Russ, below in the chat , just sent me a meme of the scene. One of the best movies and sequences ever, and a lot to look at!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:15:40 PM
Bring back the Farfisa!
Russell Woessner 2:16:55 PM
Big Lebowski: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=z92bykaeV4o
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:18:04 PM
Thank you, Russ, can't get too much Big Lebowski!
Christine 2:18:11 PM
💜 💜 💜 🪐
Christine 2:22:30 PM
🐳 🍇
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:23:04 PM
The Queen of the icon, Ms. Christine!
Michael D. Okum 2:40:42 PM
Really Diggin' Today's Show... Excellent Stuff as Usual...Thanks Mr Jerry Gordon!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:44:23 PM
Thank you, Michael, I appreciate that!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:44:50 PM
Stop by more often!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 2:55:10 PM
What about the TOOKUS!?! Oh… “…took us…”!
Christine 2:55:35 PM
Thank you, Jerry! Dang, these past 3 hours just flew...
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:55:44 PM
I can't mention Tookusses here!
stevie p 2:55:44 PM
Been in the car listening. Awesome show! Thanks
Christine 2:56:02 PM
Have a great Friday, everybody & a good weekend!
stevie p 2:56:12 PM
Epic!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:56:14 PM
Thanks Stevie, appreciated.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 2:56:46 PM
Another GEM 💎🎵🎶 to end another TopShelf Show! Many thanks and big cheers and kind regards to you, DJ Jerry Gordon!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:56:54 PM
Christine, thank you, thanks for providing icons and vibrations.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 2:57:07 PM
Cheers to all the Dears, especially those with Big Ears!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:57:25 PM
Very kind of you for a skeleton like yourself! Have a great weekend
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:58:01 PM
Russ, thanks for your concert reporting and musical support.
Christine 2:58:07 PM
Take care MrM 💀, Boo 👻!
Russell Woessner 2:58:19 PM
Thanks, Jerry!
Serenade to a Cuckoo w/Jerry Gordon (host) 2:58:55 PM
Mok, Patrick, and everyone else thanks for listening!