Jazz Lunatique 175: Spirit Vessels

David Kunian is hosting the great New Orleans poet Dennis Formento reading from his new book Spirit Vessels and featuring sides by The Honeydrippers, Carlos Santana & The Isley Brothers, Orgone, Tom Waits, Aerosmith, Charlie Parker, George Lewis, and Allen Toussaint.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SPIRIT VESSELS

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 175

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, April 3, 2017 [18252]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

David Kunian Conversation with Dennis Formento

The Honeydrippers: Impeaching The President

Carlos Santana & The Isley Brothers: Total Destruction Of Your Mind

Orgone: Cosmic Slop

Dennis Formento Conversation with David Kunian

Dennis Formento: Spirit Vessels

Dennis Formento: In Memory Of James Black

Tom Waits: Sixteen Shells From A 30.06

Aerosmith: One Way Street

Dennis Formento: Patricia Said

Dennis Formento: The Abandoned Garden

Charlie Parker: Max Is Making Wax

George Lewis: Thrift City

George Lewis: Magnetic Ear

George Lewis: Climax Rag

Allen Toussaint: Epyptian Fantasy

 

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.

 

Jazz Lunatique 174: Naked On The Floor

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NAKED ON THE FLOOR

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 174

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 2006 [18238]

 

In The Jonathan Freilich Radio Documentary Producer David Kunian looks into the life and music of the very much alive New Orleans-based guitarist, composer and multiple bandleader Jonathan Freilich, incorporating conversations with friends & fellow musicians along with musical excerpts from the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars, the Naked Orchestra, Naked on the Floor and other creative manifestations of Freilich’s musical genius.

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, written, recorded, edited & assembled by David Kunian

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2006, 2018 David Kunian. Used with permission.

 

Jazz Lunatique 173: The Gospel According To Al Green

David Kunian is visiting Al Green in full flight from the pulpit of his church in Memphis as recorded by Robert Mugge for his film The Gospel According To Al Green, set up by Cecil Taylor and finished with an Al Green 45 from Hi Records.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO AL GREEN

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 173

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 27, 2018 [18224]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Cecil Taylor: Toth

Al Green: The Gospel According To Al Green

Al Green: Full Of Fire

 

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.

 

Jazz Lunatique 172: Rova Ascension

David Kunian is playing his annual Easter standard, the John Coltrane composition “Ascension,” this time as performed by the Rova Saxophone Quartet & Orchestra, preceded by cuts from Tom McDermott and Galactic with The Soul Rebels.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROVA ASCENSION

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 172

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 27, 2018 [18210]

 

Galactic with Soul Rebels: Bo Money

Tom McDermott: Song of Bernado

Rova Saxophone Quartet & Orchestra: Ascension

 

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.

 

Jazz Lunatique 171: My Gifts

David Kunian is playing extended works for the WWOZ Fund Drive by Pharaoh Sanders & Leon Thomas, the Peter Brontzman Octet, the Velvet Underground, and Albert Ayler.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MY GIFTS

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 171

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 13, 2018 [18196]

 

Pharaoh Sanders: Isafo Zam

Peter Brontzman Octet: Machine Gun

Velvet Underground: Sister Ray

Albert Ayler: Truth Is Marching In

 

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.

 

Jazz Lunatique 170: Let Me Do My Thing

David Kunian returns to the WWOZ airwaves after a 3-week suspension to bring us a long conversation with art theater maker/producer John Greene and tunes by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, James Brown, Husker Du, T-Model Ford, the Rebirth Brass Band, Tom Waits, Amadee Ardoin, Pharaoh Sanders with Leon Thomas, and a couple of unidentified artists.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET ME DO MY THING

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 170

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, March 13, 2018 [18182]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

[Unidentified Selection]

[Unidentified Artist]: Night People

Public Enemy: Fight The Power

James Brown: Get Up Offa That Thing

Husker Du: New Day Rising

T-Model Ford: Nothing Gets Me Down

Rebirth Brass Band: Let Me Do My Thing

David Kunian Conversation with John Greene

Tom Waits: Shore Leave

Amadee Ardoin: [Unidentified Selection]

Amadee Ardoin: [Unidentified Selection]

David Kunian Conversation with John Greene

Pharaoh Sanders: Isafo Zam

 

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.

 

Jazz Lunatique 169: It’s That Time

David Kunian is celebrating the dying moments of Mardi Gras 2018 by playing music from The 7-9ers, King James & The Special Men, Guitar Lightning Lee, the 9th Ward Marching Band, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Big Chief Juan Pardo & Golden Comanche, Professor Longhair, Dr. John, the Happy Talk Band, and one unidentified artist.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

IT’S THAT TIME

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 169

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 13, 2018 [18168]

 

The 7-9ers: Dead And Gone

King James & The Special Men: 9th Ward Blues

Guitar Lightning Lee: Happy Mardi Gras

9th Ward Marching Band: Mardi Gras

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Shoo Fly

9th Ward Marching Band: All Aboard

Wild Magnolias: Handa Wanda

[Unidentified Artist]:: King Zulu, Whatcha Gonna Do

Big Chief Juan Pardo & Golden Comanche: It’s That Time

9th Ward Marching Band: Mardi Gras

Professor Longhair: Big Chief

Dr. John: All On A Mardi Gras Day

Happy Talk Band: Ash Wednesday

 

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.

 

Jazz Lunatique 168: Go To The Mardi Gras

David Kunian is celebrating Mardi Gras at the end of the day wih music by Professor Longhair, Dr. John, The Bingo Show, Al Johnson, Anders Osborne & Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters, Danny Barker & His Creole Cats, The Hawketts, the Wild Magnolias, theWild Tchoupitoulas, the 9th Ward Marching Band, the Rebirth Brass Band & Big Chief Black Feather, the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, and Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GO TO THE MARDI GRAS

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 168

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, February 13, 2018 [18154]

 

Professor Longhair: Go To The Mardi Gras

Dr. John: Iko Iko

The Bingo Show: New Orleans

Al Johnson: Carnival Time

Anders Osborne & Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: I’m The Big Big Chief

Sugar Boy & The Cane Cutters: Jock-A-Mo

Danny Barker & His Creole Cats: Jackamo Feendo Hey

The Hawketts: Mardi Gras Mambo

Wild Magnolias: Smoke My Peace Pipe

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Indians, Here Dey Come

9th Ward Marching Band: Mardi Gras

Rebirth Brass Band & Big Chief Black Feather: Let’s Go Get ’Em

New Orleans Nightcrawlers: Tchfuncta

Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers: Do The Fat Tuesday

 

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.