Fly By Night 286: Roacha-Cha Blakebeats

Steve Fly dips into his wax collection and constructs a hanging garden of jazz drum delights featuring Art Blakey and Max Roach. Featuring songs by Thelonious Monk, Blakey’s Jazz Messangers, and Roach, the Fly spins bare back to back rhythms of the Afro-jazz bop persuasion. Special thanks to John Sinclair.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROACHA-CHA BLAKEBEATS

FLY BY NIGHT 286

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, February 23, 2015 [18610]

 

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Dawn On The Harvest

Art Blakey: The High Priest

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Woody N’ You

Thelonious Monk: Who Knows

Max Roach: Jodie’s Cha-Cha

Thelonious Monk: Skippy

Max Roach: Conversation

Thelonious Monk: Hornin’ In

Buddy Rich vs. Max Roach: Casbah

Max Roach: Larry Larue

Thelonious Monk: Carolina Moon

Buddy Rich vs. Max Roach: Toot, Toot, Tootsie Goodbye

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Sidney Daniels

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 285: Mingus Pepper Sauce

Steve Fly combines cuts from two vinyl albums Pepper Adams Plays The Compositions Of Charles Mingus and Blues And Roots by Charles Mingus.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MINGUS PEPPER SAUCE

FLY BY NIGHT 285

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, February 23, 2015 [18604]

Pepper Adams: Haitian Fight Song

Charles Mingus E’s Flat and Ah’s Flat Too

Pepper Adams: Better Git It In Your Soul

Charles Mingus: Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting

Pepper Adams: Strolling Honeys

Charles Mingus: Cryin’ Blues

Pepper Adams: Carolyn

Charles Mingus: Moanin’

Pepper Adams: Fables of Fabus

Charles Mingus: My Jelly Roll Soul

Pepper Adams: Black Light

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Sidney Daniels

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

The Dr. Doo Wop Show 05: Wild Thing

Dr. Doo Wop has risen from the ashes of the past like a rock & roll phoenix to bring some great music from the Golden Age of American Music as played on Bill Levy’s Friday night programs from the turn of the century for Radio 100 in Amsterdam, starting in Episode 5 with The Troggs, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Lee Andrews & The Hearts, The Falcons, The Four Fellows, The Five Satins, Otis Redding, Bruce Springsteen, The Paradons, Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns, Joe Tex, and The Heartbeats.

 

The john Sinclair Foundation Presents

WILD THING

THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 05

William Levy, Radio 100, Amsterdam, June 25, 1999 [18594]

 

Dr. Doo Wop Theme

The Troggs: Wild Thing

Johnny “Guitar” Watson: Gangster Of Love

Lee Andrews & The Hearts: Glad To Be Here

The Falcons: Juke Hop

The Four Fellows: Angels Say

The Five Satins: You Must Be An Angel

The Falcons: Goddess of Angels

The Four Fellows: Fallen Angels

Otis Redding: Shake

Bruce Springsteen: TV Movie

Lee Andrews & The Hearts: Teardrops

The Paradons: Let’s Start All Over Again

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns: Scald Dog

Joe Tex: Charlie Brown Got Expelled

The Four Fellows: Please Play My Song

The Four Fellows: Please Don’t Deprive Me of Your Love

Goodnight Sweetheart Theme

The Heartbeats: A Thousand Miles Away

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by William Levy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by William Levy at Radio 100, Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Ben Schot

 

© 1999, 2018 William Levy. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 284: Jazz Breaks Sucker

Steve Fly skims the vinyl trenches of his collection for Jazz breaks with a certain swing. Cuts are roasting on rotation and reproduce music by Buddy Rich, David Axelrod, the Upsetters, Dizzy Gillespie, Modern Jazz Group Freiburg, Tyrone Washington, Funkadelic, Billy Cobham, Bobbi Humphrey, The Heliocentrics, Bunk Johnson, Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra, John Handy III, and Wanda Robinson. Listen for the breaks in the jazz and the jazz in the breaks.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JAZZ BREAKS SUCKER

FLY BY NIGHT 284

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 3, 2015 [18590]

 

Buddy Rich: Three Day Sucker

David Axelrod: Urizen

[Upsetters: Popcorn

Dizzy Gilespie: Alligator

Modern Jazz Group Freiburg: Big P

Tyrone Washington: Submission

Funkadelic: One Of Those Funky Things

Billy Cobham: Moon Germs

Bobbi Humphrey: Jasper Country Man

The Heliocentrics: Big Bang Reincarnation

Bunk Johnson: Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra: Two Tones

John Handy III: No Smiles Please

Wanda Robinson: A Possibility (Back Home)

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 283: Where Pathways Meet

Steve The Fly rose to the occasion of the 2015 Easter season with this episode, playing music by Alice Coltrane, Mulatu Astatke, Yusef Lateef, Salah Ragab, Sun Ra & Hi Arkestra, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Thelonious Monk, Trilok Gurtu, and Lenny Bruce.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WHERE PATHWAYS MEET

FLY BY NIGHT 283

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 23, 2015 [18576]

 

Alice Coltrane: Isis and Osiris

Mulatu Astatke: Gubelye

Yusef Lateef: Eastern Market

Salah Ragab: Neveen

Sun Ra: Where Pathways Meet

Mahavishnu Orchestra: Vision Of A Naked Sword

Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Point

Trilok Gurtu: Monk-E-Desh

Lenny Bruce: On Contemporaries

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

The Dr. Doo Wop Show 03: Making Whoopee

Dr. Doo Wop as portrayed by the legendary Bill Levy has risen once more to the fore to bring some great music from the Golden Age of American Music as played on his programs for Radio 100 in Amsterdam from the turn of the 21st century, beaming out across the universe on Radio Free Amsterdam today with The Cleftones, Richie Valens, The Flamingoes, verses by William Shakespeare and more songs by Bing Crosby, The Ink Spots, The Cadets, Oscar McLollie & His Honey Jumpers, The Jesters, Jimmy Durante, Mary Martin, The Mills Brothers, and a apir of bonus tracks by The “5” Royales.

 

The john Sinclair Foundation Presents

MAKIN’ WHOOPEE

THE DR. DOO WOP SHOW 03

William Levy, Radio 100, Amsterdam, March 1999 [18566]

 

Dr. Doo Wop Theme

The Cleftones: Can’t We Be Sweethearts

Dr. Doo Wop Poem

Richie Valens: Donna

The Cleftones: I Love You So

Dr. Doo Wop Poem

The Flamingoes: Til The End Of Time

[Unidentified Artist]: I’ll Say A Prayer

Bing Crosby: Makin’ Whoopee

The Ink Spots: Maybe

The Cadets: Love Bandit

Oscar McLollie & His Honey Jumpers: Hot Bananas

[Unidentified Artist]: Love In My Heart

The Jesters: Uncle Henry’s Basement

Jimmy Durante: Inky Dinky Doo

Helen Merrill: Falling In Love With Love

The Mills Brothers: You Always Hurt The One You Love

Goodnight Sweetheart Theme

The “5” Royales: Dedicated To The One I Love

The “5” Royales: Mohawk Squaw

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by William Levy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by William Levy at Radio 100, Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1999, 2018 William Levy. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 282: Space Capsule

Steve the Fly takes a capsule full of vinyl discs on a trip around the turntable, pushing Sun Ra-inspired music old and new from The Heliocentrics, Young Jazz Rebels, Mark Holder, Don Ralke, Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra, Merging Traffic, Keith Jarrett, and the Art Ensemble of Chicago.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SPACE CAPSULE

FLY BY NIGHT 282

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 3, 2015 [18562]

 

The Heliocentrics: Telepathic Routine

Young Jazz Rebels: The Wind

Mark Holder: Mix Up Cup

The Heliocentrics: Trust The Cosmos (Believe In The Universe)

Don Ralke: Ritual Of The Cobra

Young Jazz Rebels: For Brother Sun Ra

Sun Ra: Springtime Again

The Heliocentrics: The Cavern

Young Jazz Rebels: Slave Riot (Parts 4-6)

Merging Traffic: Mr. Magic

Young Jazz Rebels: Young Day

Sun Ra: Images (Live at the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival)

Keith Jarrett: De Drums

Art Ensemble of Chicago: Rock Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.