Beyond The Groove Yard 226: Bitty Ditty

 

George Klein presents recordings by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams featuring fellow Detroiters Donald Byrd, Bernard McKinney, Kenny Burrell, Hank Jones, Tommy Flanagan, Paul Chambers, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones, and Louis Hayes.

 

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BITTY DITTY

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 226

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, February 27, 2018 [18231]

 

Kenny Clarke: Apothegm

Pepper Adams: You’re My Thrill

Pepper Adams: Like What is This?

Pepper Adans-Donald Byrd: Bitty Ditty

Pepper Adams-Donald Byrd: Day Dream

Lee Morgan: New-Ma

Donald Byrd: Great God

Donald Byrd: Paul’s Pal

Pepper Adams: Verdandi

 

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Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

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Beyond The Groove Yard 225: Black Coffee

George Klein presents recordings by alto saxophonist Sonny Criss, including sessions for Prestige, Xanadu and Muse, and featuring sidemen Walter Davis Jr., Cedar Walton, Tal Farlow, Hampton Hawes, Shelly Manne, Barry Harris, Ray Crawford, and Dolo Coker.

 

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BLACK COFFEE

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 225

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, February 27, 2018 [18217]

 

Sonny Criss: Intermission Riff

Sonny Criss: Black Coffee

Sonny Criss: Wee

Sonny Criss: Sonny’s Dream

Sonny Criss: Willow Weep for Me

Sonny Criss: I’ll Catch the Sun

Sonny Criss: Tin Tin Deo > Saturday Morning

Sonny Criss: All Night Long

Sonny Criss: El Tiante

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

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Beyond The Groove Yard 224: Don’t Stop The Groove

George Klein presents further explorations of music from Detroit and around Michigan, including Celebrando, Dennis Tini, Russ Miller, Mr. B, the Bird of Paradise Orchestra, Lyman Woodard, Pete Siers, Los Gatos, Charles Boles, and the Sun Sounds Orchestra.

 

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DON’T STOP THE GROOVE

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 224

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, February 15, 2018 [18203]

 

Celebrando: Street Dance

Dennis Tini-Russ Miller: Baroque Suite Overture

Mr. B & The Bird of Paradise Orchestra: B’s Boogie Woogie

Lyman Woodard Trio: If I Were a Bell

Pete Siers Quartet: Luny Tune

Lyman Woodard Organization: Don’t Stop the Groove

Los Gatos: Pancho’s Seis por Ocho

Charles Boles Quinter: Cinco y Cinco

Sun Sounds Orchestra: Special Branch

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

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Beyond The Groove Yard 223: I Hear A Rhapsody

George Klein returns to music from Detroit and around Michigan, including tracks by Rick Roe, Paul Keller, Cary Kocher, Regina Carter, Kenn Cox, Donald Walden, Vincent York, Paul Vornhagen, and Betty Carter.

 

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I HEAR A RHAPSODY

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 223

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, February 15, 2018 [18189]

 

Rick Roe-Paul Keller-Gerald Cleaver: The Late Late Show

Paul Keller-Gary Kocher Quartet: Stan Pa

Rick Roe: Night and Day

Regina Carter: For Someone I Love

Kenn Cox-Donald Walden: I Hear a Rhapsody

Vincent York: Just By Us

Paul Vornhagen: El Toro

Betty Carter: I’m Yours You’re Mine

Paul Keller Ensemble: Blues Now

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

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Beyond The Groove Yard 222: Uptownship

George Klein continues his tribute to Hugh Masekela, the recently departed icon of South African jazz, with a survey of his recordings from the 1960s to sessions from the early 2000s, including fellow South African, world, and American musicians in styles ranging from straight ahead jazz to township jive to Afro-beat.

 

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UPTOWNSHIP

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 222

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti MI, ­­­­­­­January 30, 2017 [18175]

 

Hugh Masekela: Sekunjalo

Hugh Masekela: Unohilo

Herb Alpert-Hugh Masekela: She-been

Hugh Masekela: Happy Mama

Hugh Masekela: Marketplace

Hugh Masekela: District Six

Hugh Masekela: Excuse Me Please

Hugh Masekela: Uptownship

Hugh Masekela: Mandela

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

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Beyond The Groove Yard 221: Afro Beat Blues

George Klein remembers Hugh Masekela, the recently departed icon of South African jazz, with a survey of his recordings from his early days to sessions in the early 2000s, including music with fellow South African, world, and American musicians in styles ranging from straight ahead jazz to township jive to Afro-beat.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

AFRO BEAT BLUES

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 221

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti MI, ­­­­­­January 30, 2018 [18161]

 

Father Huddleston Band: Ndenzeni Na

Jazz Epistles: Blues for Hughie

Hugh Masekela: Bajabbula Bobke

Hugh Masekela: Sharpville

Hugh Masekela: Vasco Da Gama

Herb Alpert-Hugh Masekela: African Summer

Hugh Masekela: Afro Beat Blues

Masakela-Semenya-Gwanga: To Get Ourselves Together

Hugh Masekela-Dudu Pukwana: Minawa

Hugh Masekela: Thanayi

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

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Beyond The Groove Yard 220: Groovin’ High

George Klein presents another hour of music by Detroit-area musicians who appeared on the scene after the Golden Age of Detroit jazz in the 1950s & ‘60s. Artists include Vincent York, Marcus Belgrave, Ellen Rove, Doug Horn, Roy Brooks & Artistic Truth, Ursula Walker, Griot Galaxy, the Bird of Paradise Orchestra, and the Paul Keller Orchestra.

 

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GROOVIN’ HIGH

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 220

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, January 19, 2018 [18047]

 

Vincent York: Caribbean Fantasy

Ellen Rowe: Home

Doug Horn: Deb’s Dream

Roy Brooks & Artistic Truth: Dr. Silver

Ursula Walker: Groovin’ High

Griot Galaxy: Fosters

Bird of Paradise Orchestra: Jazz Lady After Dark

Paul Keller Orchestra: One O’Clock Jump

Bird of Paradise Orchestra: Anthem

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

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Beyond The Groove Yard 219: Trance Dance

George Klein presents music by Detroit-area musicians who appeared on the scene after the Golden Age of Detroit jazz in the 1950s & ‘60s. Artists include Straight Ahead, Regina Carter, Kenny Garrett, the Kenn Cox Orquestra, The Contemporary Jazz Quintet, Rick Roe, Paul Vornhagen, Paul Keller, and Mr. B with the Bird of Paradise Orchestra.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TRANCE DANCE

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 219

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, January 19, 2018 [18133]

 

Straight Ahead: Last Night Marion Had a Real Good Dream

Kenny Garrettt: Native Tongue

Regina Carter: Lady Be Good

Kenn Cox Orquestra: Jackie Mac’s Rag

Rick Roe: MSU Shadows

Kenny Cox & the Contemporary Jazz Quintet: Trance Dance

Paul Vornhagen: Memphis Underground

Paul Keller Trio: Just Yu Just Me

Mr. B & Bird of Paradise Orchestra: My Sunday Best

 

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.

 

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