Jazz with Bob Perkins

Monday through Thursday, 6 to 9 pm; Sunday 9 am to 1 pm

Lovingly known as “BP with the GM” (Bob Perkins with the Good Music), BP brings you that good music just in time for dinner during your work week, and keeps your Sunday brunch swinging. His selections are like a familiar hug from Jazz Land featuring your favorite standards and vocalists such as Sarah, Ella, and Nat, some Big Band legends including the Duke and the Count, and the giants of the instrumentals like Lee Morgan, Hank Crawford, Miles, and Coltrane. Take a listen to "Ol' BP" as he calls himself...you'll be back again and again.

Take a look at this photo album of Mr. Perkins through the years.

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January 26, 2014

9:06 AM
Maybe September
Artist : Ken Peplowski
Album : Maybe September
Label : Capri Records
9:14 AM
For Heaven Sakes
Artist : Grover Washington Jr. w./ Freddy Cole & Jeanie Bryson
Album : All My Tomorrows
Label : Columbia
9:23 AM
Artist : Paul Smith
Album : Heavy Jazz
Label : Outstanding Records (vinyl)
9:30 AM
Have You Met Miss Jones?
Artist : Steve Davis
Album : Eloquence
Label : JLP Records
9:38 AM
Two For The Road
Artist : Jack Wilkins
Album : Until It's Time
Label : Max Jazz
9:46 AM
I Wanna Be Loved
Artist : Shirley Horn
Album : Close Enough For Love
Label : Verve
9:52 AM
Shiny Stockings
Artist : Dave Bailey Quintet
Album : Two Feet In The Gutter
Label : Epic Records (vinyl)
10:01 AM
Artist : Bill Evans Trio
Album : Live At The Top Of The Gate
Label : Resonance
10:07 AM
Recorda Me
Artist : Phil Moore 3 & The Afro Latin Soultet
Album : Afro Brazil Oba
Label : Tower Records (vinyl)
10:13 AM
Blame It On My Youth
Artist : Walt Weiskopf Quartet
Album : Live
Label : Capri Records
10:21 AM
When I Look In Your Eyes
Artist : Nancy WIlson
Album : Easy
Label : Capitol
10:23 AM
You’ve Changed
Artist : Kurt Rosenwinkel Standards Trio
Album : Reflections
Label : Word Of Mouth
10:29 AM
Step Lightly
Artist : Benny Golson
Album : New York Scene
Label : Contemporary
10:36 AM
Whisper Not
Artist : Dena DeRose
Album : Another World
Label : Sharp Nine Records
10:45 AM
They Say It’s Spring
Artist : Blossom Dearie
Album : Give Him The Ooh-La-La
Label : Verve
10:49 AM
It Might As Well Be Spring
Artist : Red Garland Trio
Album : Rediscovered Masters
Label : Prestige
11:00 AM
Artist : Jackie McLean Quintet
Album : Lights Out
Label : Prestige
11:08 AM
Where Is The Love
Artist : Stephen Scott
Album : Vision Quest
Label : Enja Records
11:16 AM
Ballad Medley
Artist : Stan Getz & Lionel Hampton
Album : Hamp And Getz
Label : Verve
11:25 AM
Garota De Ipanema
Artist : Rosa Passos w./ Ron Carter
Album : Entre Amigos
Label : Chesky Records
11:28 AM
A Felicidade
Artist : Romero Lubambo
Album : Brazilian Essence
Label : SSC Records
11:34 AM
Love You Madly
Artist : Monty Alexander Trio
Album : Reunion In Europe
Label : Concord
11:39 AM
Just Squeeze Me
Artist : Joe Newman w./ Frank Foster
Album : Good 'N Groovy
Label : Prestige Swingsville
11:48 AM
Pick Yourself Up
Artist : Nat Cole w./ George Shearing
Album : Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays
Label : Capitol
11:51 AM
Days Of WIne And Roses
Artist : Denis DiBlasio
Album : View From Pikes
Label : Dreambox Media
12:07 PM
Artist : Don Byas
Album : Don Byas
Label : Blue Star
12:11 PM
Artist : Ahmad Jamal
Album : Blue Moon
Label : Jazz Book Records
12:18 PM
Artist : Chuck Redd
Album : Happy All The Time
Label : Arbors Jazz
12:29 PM
You Must Believe In Spring
Artist : Tony Bennett w./ Bill Evans
Album : The Complete Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Recordings
Label : Fantasy Records
12:33 PM
Joy Spring
Artist : Clifford Brown w./ Max Roach
Album : Alone Together: Best Of The Mercury Years
Label : Mercury
12:43 PM
I Know You Know
Artist : George Cotsirilos
Album : Variations
Label : OA2 Records
12:49 PM
You Better Go Now
Artist : Jimmy Smith w./ Roy Hargrove
Album : Angel Eyes...Ballads And Slow Jams
Label : Verve
12:49 PM
You Better Go Now
Artist : Jimmy Smith w./ Roy Hargrove
Album : Angel Eyes...Ballads And Slow Jams
Label : Verve
12:55 PM
Artist : The Jazztet
Album : Another Git Together
Label : Mercury Records


12:21 pm
Sun April 8, 2012

Bob Perkins Recommends...My Old Flame: Joe Magnarelli & Strings

Even some jazz cognoscenti may not be familiar with the name of Joe Magnarelli...but that's not Joe's fault. He's been playing a heap of trumpet since arriving on New York City's jazz scene some 25 years ago. Sometimes in the often-wacky world of music, and especially in jazz, even the near-great ones escape detection for quite a spell. But on the wings of My Old Flame, his latest CD, Joe's name and fame may take flight - and perhaps soon we'll all know Joe.

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3:38 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

Bob Perkins Recommends...

Best of Lena Horne

Lena Horne lived to be a legend in her own time. She was 92 years old when she departed a little over two years ago. She lived a long time, and in her time, she accomplished much in show business and beyond.

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