The Motel Swing Happy Hour is a collection of music based on the experiences and recordings of Sue Palmer, her various bands over the years, and her musician friends.
VINYL: The 2nd Shelf
"VINYL: The 2nd Shelf," continues to explore the artists I discovered in my 20s, when cultural changes were happening in many areas: Cannonball Adderley, Archie Shepp, Meg Christian, Gwen Avery, Teresa Trull, The Pointer Sisters, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Charles Lloyd, Joanne Brackeen, and many more.
Due to great new technology, I have rediscovered my vinyl collection from the late '60s, '70s, and early '80s! This first vinyl podcast has become a tribute to a few women who had long and wonderful careers in music: Valaida Snow, Marion McPartland, Una Mae Carlisle, Mary Osborn, Vi Redd, Vi Burnside, Kathy Stobart, Dottie Dodgion, Lynn Milano, Sarah Lawler, and Lil Hardin Armstrong.
Sue's Halloween show features some of San Diego's scariest jazz and blues musicians. WATCH OUT!!!
Conversations with Charles McPherson
"Conversations with Charles McPherson" gives an insight into the artistic process of a living jazz legend, who has known the world class jazz world for over 60 years, remembering Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, and the countless other icons he has played with, while sitting in the San Diego neighborhood of Talmadge and talking with Sue Palmer about his new album JAZZ DANCE SUITES.
MINGUS, the podcast, gives a short overview of the career of the brilliant jazz recordings and compositions of the volatile Charles Mingus, including compositions with other artists, in an era rife with angst.
Paris Cafe tunes, expatriots, and French influenced jazz and blues: France and the USA have had a long and great history of cultural exchanges