Ancestor Worship 58: Strong Man

 

Episode 58 continues our investigation into the music of tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins on Riverside Records: The Sound of Sonny, recorded June 19, 1957 with Sonny Clark, Paul Chambers, & Roy Haynes, and That’s Him! with Abbey Lincoln, recorded October 28, 1957 with Sonny Rollins, Kenny Dorham, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers & Max Roach; plus Sonny Rollins Plays on the Leonard Feather label, recorded November 4, 1957 with Jimmy Cleveland, Gil Coggins, Wendell Marshall & Kenny Dennis.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STRONG MAN

ANCESTOR WORSHIP WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 58

Above Sensi Seed Bank, Amsterdam, September 11, 2013 [JSAW-0058]

 

[01] Opening Theme: Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

[02] Sonny Rollins: Funky Hotel Blues

[03] Sonny Rollins: Mangoes

[04] Sonny Rollins: It Could Happen To You

[05] Sonny Rollins: Cutie

[06] Abbey Lincoln: Strong Man

[07] Abbey Lincoln: I Must Have That Man

[08] Abbey Lincoln: Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe

[09] Abbey Lincoln: Don’t Explain

[10] Sonny Rollins: Sonnymoon For Two

[11] Sonny Rollins: Toot Toot Tootsie

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Mark Ritsema & Steve The Fly

Sponsored by The Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2013, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

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Beyond The Groove Yard 193: Bat’s Blues

 

George Klein presents recordings by clarinetist Alvin Batiste, who combined New Orleans roots with an advanced modern approach. He is heard with fellow modernists Ellis Marsalis, Harold Battiste & Ed Blackwell in the American Jazz Quintet, as a sideman with Henry Butler, and as leader of several sessions on the India Navigation, Columbia, and Marsalis Music record labels.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BAT’S BLUES

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 193

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, July 12, 2017 [GKBG-0193]

 

[01] George Klein Intro & Opening Comments

[02] American Jazz Quintet: Stephanie

[03] Alvin Batiste: The Kheri Hebs

[04] Alvin Batiste: Picou

[05] Alvin Batiste: Ode to Bechet

[06] Alvin Batiste: Bat’s Blues

[07] American Jazz Quintet: Imp n’ Perry

[08] Henry Butler: Swinging at the Palace

[09] Alvin Batiste: Bumps

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 George Klein. Used with permission.

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