Beyond The Groove Yard 241: The Song Is You

George Klein presents guitarist Grant Green with various pianists including Sonny Clark, McCoy Tyner, Duke Pearson, Herbie Hancock, and Wynton Kelly, as well as in a trio without a pianist.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE SONG IS YOU

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 241

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 17, 2018 [GKBG-0241]

 

Grant Green: The Song is You

Grant Green: Matador

Grant Green: Django

Grant Green: Green With Envy

Grant Green: Go Down Moses

Grant Green: Nancy With the Laughing Face

Hank Mobley: The Best Things in Life are Free

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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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 240: The Holy Ghost

George Klein presents more recordings by guitarist Grant Green as leader and sideman that include organists Jack McDuff, Larry Young, John Patton, Jimmy Smith, and Freddie Roach.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE HOLY GHOST

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 240

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 8, 2018 [18428]

 

Grant Green: Talking About J.C.

Grant Green: Stella by Starlight

John Patton: The Yodel

Lou Donaldson: The Holy Ghost

Jimmy Smith: Organic Greenery

Freddie Roach: Blues in the Front Room

Jack McDuff: Sanctified Waltz

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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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 239: Grantstand

George Klein presents guitarist Grant Green as leader and sideman in bands that include organists Baby Face Willette, Don Patterson, Jack McDuff, Larry Young, John Patton, and Gloria Coleman.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GRANTSTAND

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 239

George Klein, GrooveYard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 8, 2018 [18414]

 

Baby Face Willette: Willow Weep for Me

Don Patterson: Mud Turtle

George Klein Comments

Grant Green: Grantstand

Grant Green: I Wish You Love

John Patton: One Step Ahead

Lou Donaldson: Love Walked In

Gloria Coleman: My Ladies Waltz

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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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 238: Jazz-A-Samba

George Klein continues to examine variations on the Bossa Nova with Duke Ellington, Vince Guaraldi, Cal Tjader, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Gabor Szabo, Bob Brookmeyer, Charlie Rouse, Ike Quebec, and Jackie McLean.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JAZZ-A-SAMBA

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 238

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, April 27, 2018 [18400]

 

Vince Guaraldi: Samba de Orpheu

Cal Tjader: Morning

Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis: Jazz-a-Samba

Dizzy Gillespie: And Then She Stopped

Dizzy Gillespie: Pau de Arara

Gabor Szabo: Little Boat

Bob Brookmeyer: Chara Tua Tristeza/Col. Bogey Bossa

Charlie Rouse: In Martinique

Ike Quebec: Blue Samba

Jackie McLean: Jossa Bossa

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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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 237: Blue Bossa

George Klein presents adaptations of the Brazilian Bossa Nova by Blue Mitchell, Paul Desmond & Jim Hall, McCoy Tyner, Joe Henderson, Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd, Willis Jackson, Herbie Mann, and Dexter Gordon.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE BOSSA

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 237

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, April 27, 2018 [18386]

 

Blue Mitchell: Samba de Stacy

Paul Desmond & Jim Hall: Samba Cepeda

McCoy Tyner: Once I Loved

Joe Henderson: Blue Bossa

Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd: E Luxo So

Willis Jackson: Cachita

Herbie Mann: You and I

Charlie Byrd: A Salute to Bonfa/Meditation

Dexter Gordon: Manha de Carnival

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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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 236: Stretching Out

George Klein continues a focus on Hammond B-3 organists recorded on Blue Note Records after the historic Jimmy Smith sessions appeared on that label in the mid 1950s. Organists in this episode are Lonnie Smith, Baby Face Willette, Earl Van Dyke, Jack McDuff, and Shirley Scott.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STRETCHIN’ OUT

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 236

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, April 12, 2018 [18372]

 

Lonnie Smith: Think

Lou Donaldson: Alligator Boogaloo

Lonnie Smith: See Saw

Baby Face Willrtte: Face to Face

Lou Donaldson: Here ‘Tis

Baby Face Willette: Stop and Listen

Grant Green: Old Folks

Stanley Turrentine: Love Letters

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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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 235: Signifyin’

George Klein presents Hammond B-3 organ recordings on Blue Note after the historic Jimmy Smith sessions appeared on that label in the mid 1950s. Organists in this episode are Freddie Roach, John Patton, and Larry Young.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SIGNIFYIN’

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 235

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, April 12, 2018 [18358]

 

Freddie Roach: It Ain’t Necessarily So

Freddie Roach: Baby Don’t You Cry

Freddie Roach: Althea Soon

John Pastton: Jakey

Lou Donaldson: Signifyin’

John Patton: Amanda

Larry Young: Softly as in a Morning Sunrise

Grant Green: I’m an Old Cowhand

Larry Young: Major Affair

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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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 234: Skillet

George Klein continues a focus on soulful, funky sessions recorded on Prestige, mostly in the 60’s, featuring Hammond B-3 organ players such as Johnny “Hammond” Smith, Sonny Phillips, Richard “Groove” Holmes, Shirley Scott,, and Don Patterson, and saxophonists such as Rusty Bryant, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Booker Ervin, Houston Person, and Charles McPherson.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SKILLET

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 234

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, April 4, 2018 [18344]

 

Johnny “Hammond” Smith: Gettin’ Up

Johnny “Hammond” Smith: Dirty Apple

Sonny Phillips: Blues in Maude’s Flat

Richard “Groove” Holmes: I’ll Remember April

Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis & Shirley Scott: Skillet

Shirley Scott: There Will Never Be Another You

Don Patterson: Sister Ruth

Don Patterson: Donna Lee

Don Patterson: Just Friends

 

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.