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Norah's break of day

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Page added Feb 2, 2017 Updated Feb 9, 2017

14 years after 'Come Away with Me' made her an instant star, Norah Jones returns to the languid jazz feel of that debut with new material.

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The singer-pianist has invited some stellar musicians to join her - including Wayne Shorter, no less - and we'll dip into Day Breaks on this week's show. We'll also explore new albums by US Hammond organ maestro Joey DeFrancesco, Danish pianist Jacob Christoffersen and Sydney's 20th Century Dog.

Tracks in this program

1. ‘Burn’ - Norah Jones
CD: Day Breaks, 2016

2. ‘Project Freedom’ - Joey DeFrancesco & The People
CD: Project Freedom, 2017

3. ‘I Didn’t Know What Time It Was’ - Cyrus Chestnut
CD: A Million Colors in Your Mind, 2015

4. ‘Tail of the Dragon’ - 20th Century Dog
CD: Bone, 2016

5. ‘Being and Becoming, Road to Dakshineswar with Sangeeta’ - Charles Lloyd Quartet
CD: Mirror, 2010

6. ‘Expansions’ - Nigel Kennedy
CD: Blue Note Sessions, 2006

7. ‘Parade’ - Ron Carter
CD: The Golden Striker, 2003

8. ‘I Second That Emotion’ - Claire Daly 
CD: 2648 West Grand Boulevard, 2017

9. ‘The Girl Next Door’ - John Harkins Trio
CD: The Girl Next Door, 2016

10. ‘February’ - Barney McAll
CD: Mooroolbark, 2015

11. ‘Southerly’ - Mike Nock & Laurence Pike
CD: Beginning and End of Knowing, 2015

12. ‘You Don’t Know What Love Is’ - Tony Gould & Peter Petrucci 
CD: From Within, 2002

13. ‘Only Yesterday’ - Jacob Christoffersen 
CD: We Want You, 2016

14. ‘The Space Between’ - Stuart McCallum & Mike Walker 
CD: The Space Between, 2016

15. ‘Day Breaks’ - Norah Jones
CD: Day Breaks, 2016

Presenter: Jessica Nicholas
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Feb 2, 2017. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Feb 5, 2017. 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Artist Biography


Norah Jones (born Geetali Norah Jones Shankar; March 30, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Throughout her career, Jones has won numerous awards and has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide.Billboard named her the top jazz artist of the 2000-2009 decade. She has won nine Grammy Awards and was 60th on Billboard magazine's artists of the 2000-2009 decade chart. In 2002,...

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