Jazz Lunatique 159: Brilliant Corners

David Kunian is playing another hour’s worth of Thelonious Monk compositions as played by other artists including the Jason Moran Trio, Dizzy Gillespie, Fred Hersch & His Trio, Wadada Leo Smith, Larry Young & Elvin Jones, Chris Spedding, Mark Bingham, Cecil Taylor, Jonathan Batiste, and the Miles Davis Sextet.

 

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BRILLIANT CORNERS

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 159

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 14, 2017 [18028]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Jason Moran Trio: Crepescule With Nellie

Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzy Atmosphere

Fred Hersch & His Trio: Booboo’s Borthday

Wadada Leo Smith: Solo Reflections & Meditations on Monk

Larry Young & Elvin Jones: Monk’s Dream

Chris Spedding: Work

Mark Bingham: Brilliant Corners

Cecil Taylor: Bemsha Swing

Jonathan Batiste: Straight No Chaser

Miles Davis Sextet: Straight No Chaser

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 David Kunian. Used with permission.

 

Ancestor Worship 76: Africa/Brass

At the end of his two-year contract with Atlantic Records—his first as a bandleader in his own right—John Coltrane signed with Creed Taylor at Impulse Records, a brand new contemporary jazz imprint formed by ABC Records, and immediately went into the recording studio with the Quartet, Eric Dolphy and a large orchestra arranged and directed by McCoy Tyner and Dolphy. Actualy their first date, at the Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs NJ on May 23, 1961, was made two days before the Ole Coltrane session for Atlantic on May 25, with the ensemble comprising Freddie Hubbard & Booker Little on trumpets; Jim Buffington, Donald Carrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, and Julius Watkins (French horns); Charles Greenlee & Julian Priester (euphoniums); Bill Barber (tuba); John Coltrane (soprano & tenor saxophones); Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, arranger, conductor); Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone); Garvin Bushell (reeds); McCoy Tyner (piano, arranger); Reggie Workman & Paul Chambers (bass), Elvin Jones (drums); Romulus Franceschini (conductor); and Cal Massey (arranger). They completed the recording on June 7, 1961 with some personnel changes, and we’ll hear the master takes plus an alternative take of the title track to kick off this episode.

 

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AFRICA/BRASS

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 76

John Sinclair, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 8, 2014 [18027]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Orchestra: Africa (first version)

John Coltrane Orchestra: Blues Minor

John Coltrane Orchestra: Greensleeves

John Coltrane Orchestra: The Damned Don’t Cry

John Coltrane Orchestra: Africa

 

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 Steve The Fly

 

© 2014, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Party Train 18: Soul Power

Detroit’s own Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Royal Oak, where she’s playing music in Episode 18 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross, followed by Big Jack Reynolds, The Shirelles & King Curtis, Eldridge Holmes, Cindy Scott, Isaac Clark, James Brown, Ron & Candy, Undisputed Truth, Rhetta Hughes, Sly & The Family Stone, Nina Simone, Tina Turner, Joe Valentine, Titus Turner, Fontella Bass, Shirley Jean & The Relations, Jimmie Bones featuring Jim McCarty, and the Howling Diablos.

 

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SOUL POWER

PARTY TRAIN 18

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, August 18, 2016 [18026]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister >

Big Jack Reynolds: I Had A Little Dog

The Shirelles & King Curtis: Love Is A Swingin’ Thing

Eldridge Holmes: If I Were A Carpenter

Cindy Scott: I’ve Been Loving You

Isaac Clark: Do The Dog Funk

James Brown: Soul Power (Part 1)

Ron & Candy: Plastic Situation

Undisputed Truth: Li’l Red Riding Hood

Rhetta Hughes: Doing It With Her (When It Should Be Me)

Sly & The Family Stone: Love City

Nina Simone: Save Me

Tina Turner: Rock Me Baby

Joe Valentine: Hands On Hands Off

Titus Turner: I Bet You Shut Your Big Mouth Now

Fontella Bass: The Soul Of A Man

Shirley Jean & The Relations: People Make The World A Better Place

Jimmie Bones featuring Jim McCarty: Train Don’t Stop

Howling Diablos: Green Bottle

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2016, 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 33: Crazy Mixed Up World

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 33 features music by Red Prysock, Freddie King, Big Joe Turner, the Buddy Johnson Orchestra, The Moonglows, The Crows, Chris Kenner, Buddy Guy, Little Walter, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Chuck Berry, The Heartbeats, Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf, The Champs, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, and Professor Longhair.

 

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CRAZY MIXED UP WORLD

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 33

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, Summer 1983 [18025]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Freddie King: I’ve Got A Woman

Big Joe Turner: Crawdad Hole

Buddy Johnson Orchestra: Crazy About A Saxophone

The Moonglows: Kiss Me Baby

The Crows: Gee

Chris Kenner: Don’t Make No Noise

Buddy Guy: Strange Strange Feeling

Little Walter: Crazy Mixed Up World

Magic Slim & The Teardrops: Spider In My Stew

Chuck Berry: Oh Carol

The Heartbeats: I Want To Know

Muddy Waters: Lonesome Room Blues

Howling Wolf: Tail Dragger

The Champs: Tequila

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Information Blues

Professor Longhair: Bye Bye Baby

Muddy Waters: Deep Down In My Heart

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown: Gate’s Salty Blues

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

The Soul Lucille Show 127: Mamma, Mamma

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Betty Barney, Hank Ballard & The Midnight Lighters, Bill Withers, Jackie Wilson, Four Mints, Gil Scott Heron, Joe Tex, The Blackbyrds, Charlie Musswelwhite, Sonny Thompson, The Coasters, Clarence Reid, David Newman, The Delfonics, Walter Heath, Herbie Hancock, and Mandrill.

 

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MOMMA MOMMA

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 127

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, January 11, 2018 [18024]

 

Betty Barney: Momma Momma

Hank Ballard & The Midnight Lighters: From The Love Side

Bill Withers: Better Off Dead

Jackie Wilson: Light My Fire

Four Mints: In A Rut

Gil Scott Heron: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Joe Tex: I Gotcha

The Blackbyrds: Do It Fluid

Charlie Musswelwhite: River Hip Mama

Sonny Thompson: Long Gone (Part 2)

The Coasters: Poison Ivy

Clarence Reid: Living Together Is Keeping Us Apart

David Newman: Captain Buckles

The Delfonics: Ready Or Not Here I Come (Can’t Hide From Love)

Walter Heath: Brother (Don’t You Miss Your Mother)

Herbie Hancock: Don’t Hold It In

Mandrill: Bust Loose

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

 

 

Sounds of Blue 123: Everything Is Everything

Bob Putignano is featuring music this week by Deborah Coleman with Sue Foley and Ruth Potvin, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack, and Leon Russell.

 

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EVERYTHING IS EVERYTHING

SOUNDS OF BLUE 123

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, October 24, 2017 [18023]

 

Sue Foley-Deborah Coleman-Ruth Potvin: Talking Loud
Donny Hathaway: Voices Inside (Everything is Everything)
Donny Hathaway: The Ghetto
Roberta Flack featuring Donny Hathaway: You’re My Heaven
Donny Hathaway: Valdez in the Country
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway: You’ve Got a Friend
Leon Russell: A Song for You
Donny Hathaway: What’s Goin’ On
Sue Foley-Deborah Coleman-Ruth Potvin: Down in the Basement

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

Mood Indigo 63: Spirit In The Dark

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Stanley Turrentine, Elias Haslanger, Ernie Andrews, Joel Frahm & Bruce Katz, Stefan Scaggiari, Curtis Amy, the Teodross Avery Quartet, and Tommy Flanagan.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SPIRIT IN THE DARK

MOOD INDIGO 63

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, January 11, 2017 [18022]

 

Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Elias Haslanger: Church on Monday

Ernie Andrews: The Hunt Is On

Joel Frahm & Bruce Katz: Spirit in the Dark

Stefan Scaggiari: Freedom Jazz Dance > I Got Rhythm

Curtis Amy: 24-Hour Blues

Teodross Avery Quartet: In Other Words

Tommy Flanagan: With Malice Toward None

Howard Alden Trio: Snowy Morning Blues

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Beyond The Groove Yard 211: Soulful Shout

George Klein presents a variety of music with gospel & spiritual energy, including selections by Cannonball Adderley, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Johnny Griffin, Donald Byrd, Pierre Dorge, McCollough Sons of Thunder, Wycliffe Gordon, Gene Harris, and Tricia Boutte.

 

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SOULFUL SHOUT

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 211

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, December 8, 2017 [18021]

 

Cannonball Adderley: Things Are Getting Better

Preservation Hall Jazz Band: His Eye is on the Sparrow

Johnny Griffin: Wade in the Water

Donald Byrd: Pentecostal Feeling

Pierre Dorge: Gospel Medley

McCCollough Sons of Thunder: One Day at a Time > Sweet

Wycliffe Gordon: The Deacon’s Moan

Gene Harris: Amazing Grace

Tricia Boutte: Keep Your Hand on the Plough

 

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

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.