A Five-Song Playlist, From 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'

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This week, Weekend All Things Considered is broadcasting from NPR West in Southern California. So host Guy Raz checked in with Jason Bentley, host of the influential music program Morning Becomes Eclectic, out of KCRW in Santa Monica.

Bentley played five songs he's been digging lately, including music from new records by Avi Buffalo, Johann Johannsson, Frazey Ford and Delta Spirit. Bentley led off with a cut recorded at KCRW featuring Jose James, a singer fluent in both R&B and jazz.

A Five-Song Playlist, From 'Morning Becomes Eclectic'

Jose James

Jose James

  • Artist: Jose James
  • Song: Love Conversation
  • From: Jose James in Studio on KCRW's 'Morning Becomes Eclectic' - 04/15/2010

This song originally appears on Jose James' album Blackmagic (Brownswood). Click here to purchase it from Amazon.

Click here to purchase Jose James' new album, 'For All We Know,' from Amazon

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Avi Buffalo

  • Artist: Avi Buffalo
  • Song: What's In It For?
  • From: Avi Buffalo
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Johann Johannsson

  • Song: Rainwater
  • From: And in the Endless Pause There Came the Sound of Bees
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Frazey Ford

  • Artist: Frazey Ford
  • Song: Firecracker
  • From: Obadiah

This album will be released Jul. 20.

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Delta Spirit

  • Artist: Delta Spirit
  • Song: Bushwick Blues
  • From: History From Below
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