Mood Indigo 68: Blue Concept

Leslie Keros is playing great music this week by Donald Byrd and Gigi Gryce, the Dave Brubeck Quartet, Billie Holiday, Howard Alden & Andy Brown, Bob Brookmeyer & Bill Evans, the Bill Harris Quintet, Erwin Helfer, and Scott Whitfield.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUE CONCEPT

MOOD INDIGO 68

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, February 8, 2017 [18092]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce: Blue Concept

Dave Brubeck Quartet: Basin Street Blues

Billie Holiday: Travelin’ Light

Howard Alden & Andy Brown: Louisiana

Bob Brookmeyer & Bill Evans: The Way You Look Tonight

Bill Harris Quintet: Bluesy Lucy

Erwin Helfer: The Preacher

Scott Whitfield: B Squad Blues

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

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Mood Indigo 67: Greazzy Blues

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Charles Earland, the Red Holloway Quartet, Curtis Robinson, Michael Dease, the Mike Longo Trio, The Nightcrawlers, The Three Sounds, and Ronnie Earl.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GREAZZY BLUES

MOOD INDIGO 67

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, February 8, 2017 [LKMI- 0067]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Charles Earland: Blues for Rudy

Red Holloway Quartet: Greazzy Blues

Curtis Robinson: Wes and Pat

Michael Dease: The Shade of the Cedar Tree

Mike Longo Trio: Love for Sale

The Nightcrawlers: Bone In

The Three Sounds: A.M. Blues

Ronnie Earl: Churching

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

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Mood Indigo 66: Sunset Eyes

Leslie Keros is playing music in Episode 66 by Stanley Turrentine, The Legacy Band, Reuben Wilson, the Jazz Crusaders, Jessica Williams & Leroy Vinnegar, Paul Chambers, Marcus Printup, John Coltrane, Cyrus Chestnut, Lee Morgan, and Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SUNSET EYES

MOOD INDIGO 66

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, February 1, 2017 [18064]

 

Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

The Legacy Band: Sunset Eyes

Reuben Wilson: Hot Rod

Jazz Crusaders: Scratch

Jessica Williams & Leroy Vinnegar: Mack the Knife

Paul Chambers: Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise

Marcus Printup: Leave Your Name and Number

John Coltrane: Trane’s Blues

Cyrus Chestnut: Sweet Potato Pie and Kool-Aid

Lee Morgan: The Gigolo

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Midriff

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

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Mood Indigo 65: Carolina Shout

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Stanley Turrentine, the Wynton Kelly Trio with Wes Montgomery, Frank Wess, Dick Hyman, Don Wilkerson, Ray Charles, and Kenny Burrell.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CAROLINA SHOUT

MOOD INDIGO 65

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, February 1, 2017 [18050]

 

Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Wynton Kelly Trio with Wes Montgomery: No Blues

Frank Wess: Blues for Ruby

Dick Hyman: Carolina Shout

Don Wilkerson: Camp Meeting

Ray Charles: In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down)

Kenny Burrell: I Never Knew

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

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Mood Indigo 64: Stablemates

Leslie Keros is playing music in Episode 64 by Stanley Turrentine, the Howard Alden Trio, the Hadda Brooks Trio, Joe Turner, Teddy Edwards, Art Farmer, Nicholas Payton, Eric Alexander & Lin Halliday, Sonny Fortune, Terell Stafford, and Carl Allen & Rodney Whitaker.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

STABLEMATES

MOOD INDIGO 64

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, January 11, 2017 [18036]

 

Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Hadda Brooks Trio: Swinging The Boogie

Joe Turner: Blues On Central Avenue

Teddy Edwards: Blues In Teddy’s Flat

Art Farmer: The Happy Blues

Nicholas Payton: I’ll Be Glad When You’re Dead, You Rascal You

Eric Alexander & Lin Halliday: Stablemates

Sonny Fortune: Cal Massey

Terell Stafford: A Two-Per to Fill

Carl Allen & Rodney Whitaker: La Shea’s Walk

Duke Ellington: Warm Valley

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

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Mood Indigo 63: Spirit In The Dark

Leslie Keros is playing music this week by Stanley Turrentine, Elias Haslanger, Ernie Andrews, Joel Frahm & Bruce Katz, Stefan Scaggiari, Curtis Amy, the Teodross Avery Quartet, and Tommy Flanagan.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SPIRIT IN THE DARK

MOOD INDIGO 63

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, January 11, 2017 [18022]

 

Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Elias Haslanger: Church on Monday

Ernie Andrews: The Hunt Is On

Joel Frahm & Bruce Katz: Spirit in the Dark

Stefan Scaggiari: Freedom Jazz Dance > I Got Rhythm

Curtis Amy: 24-Hour Blues

Teodross Avery Quartet: In Other Words

Tommy Flanagan: With Malice Toward None

Howard Alden Trio: Snowy Morning Blues

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

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Mood Indigo 62: New World Comin’ Through

Leslie Keros is playing an hour of New Year’s greetings and resolution blues by Junior Parker, Eric Bibb, the Johnny Otis Orchestra, Dinah Washington, Roy Milton & His Solid Senders, Jimmy Liggins, Larry Garner, Charles Brown, Robben Ford, Bernard Allison, Cephas & Wiggins, Artie “Blues Boy” White, Big Mama Thornton, Aretha Franklin, and Billie Holiday.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NEW WORLD COMIN’ THROUGH

MOOD INDIGO 62

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, January 3, 2015 [18008]

 

Junior Parker: Next Time You See Me

Eric Bibb: New World Comin’ Through

Johnny Otis Orchestra: Happy New Year, Baby

Dinah Washington: Resolution Blues

Roy Milton & His Solid Senders: New Year’s Resolution

Jimmy Liggins: No More Alcohol

Larry Garner: Had to Quit Drinking

Charles Brown: Bad Bad Whiskey

Robben Ford: Ain’t Drinkin’ Beer No More

Bernard Allison: Change Your Way of Living

Cephas and Wiggins: Great Change

Artie “Blues Boy” White: Thangs Got to Change

Big Mama Thornton: Laugh, Laugh, Laugh

Aretha Franklin: The Happy Blues

Billie Holiday: On the Sunny Side of the Street

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

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Mood Indigo 61: New Year’s Resolution

Leslie Keros is spinning anhour’s worth of New Year’s greetings and resolutions from Blind Lemon Jefferson, Lonnie Johnson, Lil’ Ed & Dave Weld, Roosevelt Sykes, Big Mojo Elem, Little Johnny Christian, Big Maceo Merriweather, Big Bill & The Cool Tones, and Otis Rush, with the final four songs saluting late Chicago bluesmen Michael Coleman, Pete Special (the Mellow Fellows), Nick Charles (Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues), and James Wheeler.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

MOOD INDIGO 61

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, January 3, 2015 [LKmI-0061]

 

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Blind Lemon Jefferson: Happy New Year Blues

Lonnie Johnson: Happy New Year Darling

Lil’ Ed & Dave Weld: New Year’s Resolution

Roosevelt Sykes: My Resolution

Big Mojo Elem: New Year’s Resolution

Little Johnny Christian: Ain’t Gonna Worry About Tomorrow

Big Maceo Merriweather: Worried Life Blues

Big Bill & The Cool Tones: Worrying You Off My Mind (Part 1)

Otis Rush: I Won’t Be Worried No More

Michael Coleman: You’re Going to Miss Me

Mellow Fellows: Broad Daylight

Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues: Boom Boom

James Wheeler: Gonna Make Some Changes

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros as Chicago Bound for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

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