Beyond The Groove Yard 249: All Night Long

George Klein presents musicians from the Golden Age of Detroit jazz in the 1950s & ‘60s, a set each devoted to Kenny Burrell, Yusef Lateef, and Curtis Fuller, with fellow Detroiters as sidemen including Barry Harris, Tommy Flanagan, Hugh Lawson, Sonny Red, Paul Chambers, Doug Watkins, Elvin Jones, and Louis Hayes.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ALL NIGHT LONG

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 249

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, August 1, 2018 [GK6G-0249]

 

Kenny Burrell: This Time the Dream’s on Me

Kenny Burrell: Lover Man

Kenny Burrell: All Night Long

Yusef Lateef: Blues for the Orient

Yusef Lateef: Stay With Me

Yusef Lateef: Why Do I Love You

Curtis Fuller: Blue Lawson

Curtis Fuller: Stormy Weather

Curtis Fuller: The Breeze and I

 

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.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 248: Reunion Blues

George Klein presents recordings by the Modern Jazz Quartet just before they disbanded in 1974 and during their subsequent reunions in the 1980s and into the 1990s, which marked their extraordinary 40-year association.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

REUNION BLUES

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 248

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, July 19, 2018 [18540]

 

MJQ: Tears for the Children

MJQ: Jazz Ostinato

MJQ: Softly as in a Morning Sunrise

MJQ: Reunion Blues

MJQ: Nature Boy

MJQ: For Ellington

MJQ: That Slavic Smile

MJQ: The Jasmine Tree

MJQ: Monterey Mist

 

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.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 247: Blue Funk

George Klein presents vibraphonist Milt Jakson teamed up with other jazz greats in the 1950s & ‘60s including Ray Charles, Ray Brown, Frank Wess, Bobby Jaspar, Coleman Hawkins, John Coltrane, Wes Montgomery, and Oscar Peterson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE FUNK

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 247

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, July 19, 2018 [18526]

 

Milt Jackson with Ray Charles: Blue Funk

Milt Jackson with Ray Brown: Just for a Thrill

Milt Jackson with Frank Wess: Ghana

Milt Jackson with Wes Montgomery: Sam Sack

Milt Jackson with Coleman Harkins: Sandra’s Blues

Milt Jackson with Ray Charles: Hallelujah I Love Her So

Milt Jackson with Bobby Jaspar: Bags’ New Groove

Milt Jackson with John Coltrane: The Night We Called it a Day

Milt Jackson with Oscar Peterson: Reunion Blues

 

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.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 246: Plenty Plenty Soul

George Klein presents vibraphonist Milt Jackson as leader of various groups in the 1950s & ‘60s with sidemen including Lucky Thompson, Horace Silver, Hank Jones, Jimmy Heath, Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers, and Frank Wess.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

PLENTY PLENTY SOUL

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 246

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, July 8, 2018 [18512]

 

Milt Jackson: Moonray

Milt Jackson: Can’t Help Loving That Man

Milt Jackson: Plenty Plenty Soul

Milt Jackson: Soul in 3/4

Milt Jackson: Opus and Interlude

Milt Jackson: Statement

Milt Jackson: Gerri’s Blues

Milt Jackson: The Midnight Sun Wiill Never Set

Milt Jackson: Poom-a-Loom

 

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.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 245: Bluesology

George Klein presents the Modern Jazz Quartet—John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Connie Kay—from a variety of Atlantic recordings in the 1950s & ‘60s that demonstrate their distinctive blend of classical elements, blues and swing.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUESOLOGY

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 245

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, July 8, 2018 [18498]

 

MJQ: Bluesology

MJQ: Winter Tale

MJQ: The Golden Striker

MJQ: Festival Sketch

MJQ: Bachianas Brasilierias

MJQ: Concorde

MJQ: Pyramid

MJQ: Baseball

MJQ: Walkin’ Stomp

MJQ: Fugue in A Minor

MJQ: Alexander’s Fugue

 

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.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 244: The Isle of Orleans

George Klein continues to focus on New Orleans artists playing Afro-Latin-Caribbean music, including Tim Laughlin, the Neville Brothers, Matt Perrine, Tom McDermott & Evan Christopher, Professor Longhair, Dr. John, Jon Cleary, Bonerama, Craig Klein, Los Hombres Calientes, and the Panorama Jazz Band.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE ISLE OF ORLEANS

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 244

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 26, 2018 [18484]

 

Tim Laughlin: The Isle of Orleans

Neville Brothers: Ayiti

Matt Perrine: Muskrat Ramble

Tom McDermott & Evan Christopher: Creole Eyes

Professor Lobghair: Red Beans

Dr. John: Memories of Professor Longhair

Jon Cleary: Zulu Strut

Bonerama: Indian Red

Craig Klein: Redemption Song

Los Hombres Xalientes: New Bus Stop

Panorama Jazz Band: Martinique

 

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.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 243: Caribbean Crescent

George Klein presents New Orleans artists performing music with Afro-Latin-Caribbean elements. Musicians include the Panorama Jazz Band, Johnny Vidacovich, Dr. John, the Soul Rebels, Rob Espino, the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, Los Po-Boy-Citos, Kermit Ruffins, and Patrice Fisher.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CARIBBEAN CRESCENT

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 243

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsuilanti, June 26, 2018 [GKBG-0243]

 

Panorama Jazz Band: Sous les Tropiques

Johnny Vidacovich: New Orleans Mambo

Dr. John: Flaming Sword

Soul Rebels: Let Your Mind Be Freee

Rob Espino: Yo No Se

New Orleans Nightcrawlers: Purple Gazelle

Los Po-Boy-Citos: Danzon Boogaloo

Kermit Ruffins: If I Only Had a Brain

Patrice Fisher & Arpa: Sleeping Angels

 

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.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 242: Hip Funk

George Klein presents more of guitarist Grant Green with various pianists, including Kenny Drew, Johnny Acea, Sonny Clark, and Barry Harris, as well as in a trio without a pianist.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIP FUNK

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 242

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 17, 2018 [18456]

 

Grant Green: So What

Grant Green: Tico Tico

Grant Green: Hip Funk

Grant Green: I’ll Remember April

Grant Green: Gooden’s Corner

Sonny Red: The Mode

Grant Green: Sunday Mornin’

 

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.