Corby's Orbit

Corby's Orbit
Listening in All the High Places illustration by John Kricfalusi

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Playlist For Corby's Orbit Show of 19 February 2021


Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby 

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5:00 Corea Upper-tunities 

Chick Corea (June 12, 1941 – February 9, 2021) ~ Dayride ~ No Mystery / The Ghouls Part i, ii, & iii ~ The Ultimate Adventure

* Michael Freedman ~ May The 4th Be With You ~ Into The  Daybreak NEW RELEASE

Aaron Neville ~ Struttin' On Sunday ~ The Classic Aaron Neville

5:20 Evolutionary Approaches

* Jason Wilson ~ Ready To Be Loved NEW RELEASE

Ernest & Freddie ~ Deep Down In My Heart ~ Trojan Reggae Duets

* Dominique Fils-Aimé ~ We Are Light  ~ Three Little Words NEW RELEASE

* Big Little Lions ~ Enough ~ The Singles NEW RELEASE

* Jeffrey Straker ~ Ready To Be Brave ~ Just Before Sunrise NEW RELEASE

* Ron Hynes  ~ Take A Picture Of This ~ Later That Same Life

* Scott MacKay ~ Stupid Cupid ~ Stupid Cupid NEW RELEASE

* Reggaddiction featuring Kahris ~ Underdog NEW RELEASE

5:55 Alternating Current Events

* Begonia ~ Bus ~ Fear B-Side  NEW RELEASE

* Edwin Raphael ~ Time To Sink ~ Staring At Ceilings EP NEW RELEASE

* Gravely James ~ Atlantis On My Lips ~ From Steve's Shed NEW RELEASE

* Steve Paul Simms ~ No Money Comin' In ~ Ingrid & The Messenger Boy NEW RELEASE for links to spotify, apple, itunes etc. Listen or purchase. For an actual cd, send $15 CAD direct deposit via Include your mailing address.

* G.G. Grit ~ Doubt It / Quiet Years ~ @ Going Global 
Part of the Folk Unlocked Virtual Conference on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time (5:30 p.m. Central Time) along with Al Qahwa and Ruben Beny Es Gurra & the New Tradition.

6:20 Winter-Folkability

* Donné Roberts ~ Blowing In The Wind NEW RELEASE

* Q&A ~ Old School ~ Old School NEW RELEASE

* Suzie Vinnick ~ The Storm ~  Thirty Three Stars

* Julian Taylor Band ~ Never Let The Light Go Dim ~ Avalanche

* Melanie Peterson ~ We Got This ~ We Got This EP NEW RELEASE on at 7:00 tonight

* Jack DeKeyzer ~ Just For The Funk ~ Tribute NEW RELEASE on at 8:30 tonight

* Sue & Dwight ~ One Song ~ Little Child Big World on at 7:30 tonight

* Ariana Gillis ~ Jeremy Woodstock ~ The Maze on at 9:30 tonight

* Kalle Mattson ~ Astronaut ~ Youth

Monday, February 15, 2021

Friends of The Orbit In A Winterfolking Preview On This Friday's Show

Winterfolk will be streamed online this year. 

The musicians who make up the Winterfolk XIX lineup are thrilled to have the opportunity to play and that’ll be evident in the excellent virtual performances presented during the two nights of the festival  

February 19, 20, 2021 7:00 PM – 10 both nights. 

Find your registration link below the schedule.

February 19, 2021
February 20, 2021
Donne Roberts (photo by Leonard Poole)
Melanie Peterson

Mandy Goodhandy
Sue & Dwight

Ken Whiteley
Laura Fernandez
Q & A (Tony Quarrington and Zoey Adams)
Jack de Keyzer


Suzie Vinnick
Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley
Julian Taylor
Ariana Gillis
Register For Winterfolk XIX Here

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Playlist For Corby's Orbit Show of 12 February 2021


Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby 

( Brought to you by Inept Representatives, Insane Senators, and Pusillanimous Servile Servants)

5-7 p.m. Fridays online and at .  

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5:00 Fire Doesn't Sleep

* Ronley Teper ~ New Love  NEW RELEASE 

* Patricia Cano & Louis Simão ~ Morning Twilight ~ The Love & Resistance Sessions NEW RELEASE

* Eliana Cuevas & Equiles Báez  ~ El Curruchá 

NEW RELEASE today, worldwide on ALMA Records

* Jordan Klassen ~ I Want To Move Into Your House ~ Tell Me What To Do NEW RELEASE

Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio ~ Girly Face ~ I Told You So NEW RELEASE

Michael Franti & Spearhead ~ Positive ~ Home

Ananda Project ~ Cascades Of Colour ~ Wamdue Black Radio Mix

* Tonya P. ~ Something's Got To Give ~ Concrete Rose NEW RELEASE 

5:30 A Womp Bomp A Lumop A Wop Bam Beautiful

Reading from The Faber Book Of Pop: H.B. Barnum on Little Richard

Little Richard (Penniman) 5 December 1932 - 9 May 2020 ~ Tutti Frutti / You Keep A-Knockin' Lucille Please Have Mercy On Me / Slippin' & Slidin' Bama Lama Bama Loo / Send Me Some Lovin'

6:00 Bird Flyin' High You Know How I Feel

Charlie Parker ~ The Song Is You ~ The Essential (Verve)

Charlie Parker (Dan The Automator Remix) ~ Perhaps (Someday The Roof Will Get Fixed) ~ Bird Up - The Charlie Parker Remix Project (Savoy)

Richard Gallant Reading Jazz Age Hero from Bird Lives by Ross Russell

Charlie Parker ~ Repetition ~ Charlie Parker With Strings 

Charlie Parker (Quantic Remix) ~ Moose The Mooche ~ Rebop - The Savoy Remixes

Charlie Parker featuring Miles Davis ~ Lover Man ~ The Essential (Verve) 

Ernie Tollar ~ Honeybees ~ NEW COMPOSITION

Bob Cohen Reading The Parker Style from Bird Lives by Ross Russell

Bev Jones Reading The Greatest Jazz Concert Ever from Bird Lives by Ross Russell

Charlie Parker featuring Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, Max Roach & Bud Powell ~ Perdido ~ Jazz At Massey Hall

Josh Redman ~ Moose The Mooche ~ Wish (WB 1993)

Howard Gladstone Reading The Fountainhead Of The New Music from Bird Lives by Ross Russell

6:40  Imbued With The Blues

* The Dead South ~ Black Lung ~ Served Live NEW RELEASE

* The Wanted ~ Rotary Phone ~ Strange Flight NEW RELEASE

* Durham County Poets ~ Still Water ~ Hand Me Down Blues @ Maple Blues Awards Monday 15 February The Maple Blues Awards Go Viral

* C2C feat. Derek Martin ~ Happy ~ TETR4

Hal Ketchum ~ Five O Clock World ~ The Hits

Friday, February 12, 2021

Bright Heights Of Music Suspended By Starlight

Besides our customary trajectory through new releases and conceptual pieces we will salute the music of two significant Black artists who, as Dudley Moore said of Errol Garner: "make one sag with the burden of gratitude" for the beauty of their work.


Saturday, February 6, 2021

Playlist For Corby`s Orbit Show of 5 February with Beny Es Guerra and Jay Cleary

Commissioner of Selection: Paul Corby

( Brought to you by The Contagion Nation, The Plague Leagues & The Immunity Community)

5-7 p.m. Fridays online and at .  

Guests: Ruben Beny Esguerra and Jay Cleary

5:00  New Karma Smells

* Donné Roberts ~ Seheno NEW RELEASE

* Raine Hamilton ~ Brave Land NEW RELEASE

* Chelsa Stewart ~ Just Wanna Love You ~ Forever Your Girl

* Kirk Diamond ~ Let It Be Done NEW RELEASE

* Signe Miranda's Veranda ~ It s Been So Long (Spread Out Our Wings) ~ Heart Wave  NEW RELEASE  Find Signe Miranda at Folk Unlocked with a duo Mon. Feb. 22, 8-9 PM EST ( ) and with her band Signe Miranda's Veranda ( ) Thurs. Feb. 25, 8-9 PM streamed to YouTube from ThatChannel studio in Toronto.

* Maria Dunn ~ Joyful Banner Blazing 
~ Joyful Banner Blazing NEW RELEASE

* Ariel Posen ~ What Are We Doing? ~ Headway NEW RELEASE

Donny Hathaway ~ To Be Young, Gifted and Black ~ The Best Of Donny Hathaway

* Jack Lenz featuring : Amoy Brown & Mark Masri ~ Here Comes Love NEW RELEASE

5:45 Chain & Winch
Interview with 
Ruben Beny Esguerra Re: Wheel It Studios Vol. 2  / Home (Justice "Lyrical Flips" Teneboah, Jonathan "Jonny Vibes" Ribero, Tracey Kayy, Lesisha Williams Palmer, Anton "Txnic" Lewis, Joel "Crvnchy" Kamalando) / Dangerous Weapon (Amarye "YS" Campbell) / Money (Nathan Baya, Tracey Kayy, Jahmeika Reid, Zakisha Brown) / Enemies  (Lesisha Williams Palmer) 
~ Parallel Intersections  NEW RELEASE