Jazz Lunatique 189: Freedom Tree

David Kunian is playing music his week by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, John Coltrane, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Lynn Drury, Chris Whitley, Nathaniel Ratliff & The Night Sweats, Calexico, The Balfa Family, Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, Bob Dylan, Christian McBride with Matt Wilson, and Melody Gardeau.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FREEDOM TREE

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 189

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, July 10, 2018 [18448]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Public Enemy: Fight The Power

John Coltrane; One Down, One Up

Dr. Lonnie Smith: Ju Ju

Lynn Drury: Freedom Tree

Chris Whitley: Her Furious Angels

Nathaniel Ratliff & The Night Sweats: Hey Mama

Calexico: Bridge To Nowhere

The Balfa Family: Tu Per Ponyea

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio: It’s All Over Now

Bob Dylan: Just Like Tom Thumb;s Blues

Christian McBride with Matt Wilson: Anywhere And Everywhere People

Melody Gardeau: King of 52nd Street

 

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 188: Orleans Inspiration

David Kunian is commemorating the life & music of the great New Orleans pianist Henry Butler, who just passed away, with music by Henry, the Rebirth Brass Band, Professor Longhair, Taj Mahal & Keb Mo, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Hodges & the Billy Strayhorn Orchestra, Stephen Bernstein’s Hot 9, Ryan Biingham, and Bash & Pop.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ORLEANS INSPIRATION

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 188

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, July 3, 2018 [18434]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Rebirth Brass Band: Radio

Henry Butler: Orleans Inspiration

Professor Longhair: Tipitina

Taj Mahal & Keb Mo: She Knows How To Rock Me

Henry Butler:Blues After Sunset

Louis Armstrong: The Memphis Blues

Louis Armstrong: & Velma Middleton: Hesitation Blues

Johnny Hodges & the Billy Strayhorn Orchestra: Juice Aplenty

Henry Butler & Stephen Bernstein’s Hot 9: The Buddy Bolden Blues:

Henry Butler: Basin Street Blues

Ryan Biingham: Back By The River

Henry Butler: St. Louis Blues

Bash & Pop: Anything Can Happen

 

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 187: Declaration of Independence

David Kunian is celebrating the independence of his ocuntry with his annual reading of the Declaration of Independence accompanied by Jimi Hendrix and Kermit Ruffins, plus tunes by The Last Poets, R+R=Now, Mavis Staples, Public Enemy, and the Rebirth Brass Band.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 187

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, July 3, 2018 [18420]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Jimi Hendrix: Star Spangled Banner

Kermit Ruffins: Star Spangled Banner >

David Kunian Reads The Declaration of Independence

The Last Poets: This Is Madness

R+R=Now: Resting Warrior

Mavis Staples: Little Bit

Public Enemy: The White Man’s Got A God Complex

Rebirth Brass Band: Tuba Luba

Rebirth Brass Band: The Law

Rebirth Brass Band: Don’t Touch That Stereo

 

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 186: Creator Of The Universe

David Kunian is continuing his celebration of the summer solstice with more music from the Sun Ra camp dedicated to the birthday of Kunian’s mom.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 186

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, _June 19, 2018 [18406]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Creator of the Universe

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: That’s How I Feel

The Cosmic Rays: Daddy’s Gonna Tell You No Lie

The Cosmic Rays: Dreaming

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Sunset on the River Nile

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: First There Was Nothing

 

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.

 

Roots & Branches 08: Freedom Suite

Don Paul is celebrating the life & times of New Orleans ciivil rights leader Lolis Edward Elie with music by Clifford Brown and Max Roach, the Thelonious Monk Quartet, The Neville Brothers, Paul Robeson, Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus, Nina Simone, Max Roach & Abbey Lincoln, the Golden Gospel Singers, Mardi Gras Indians, and Mahalia Jackson, plus comments by Lolis Edward Elie, his son Lolis Eric Elie, Eric Ferrulliet, Judge Calvin Johnson, and Mahalia Jackson.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FREEDOM SUITE

ROOTS & BRANCHES 08

Don Paul, Spiritual: New Orleans, April 12, 2018 [18405]

 

Clifford Brown and Max Roach: Joy Spring

Thelonious Monk Quartet: Ruby My Dear

Lolis Eric Elie Comments

Lolis Edward Elie Comments

The Neville Brothers: Sister Rosa

Lolis Eric Elie Comments

Paul Robeson: Going Home

Sonny Rollins: Freedom Suite (Fifth Movement)

Charles Mingus: Open Letter to Duke

Lolis Edward Elie Comments

Ruby Bridges Comments

Nina Simone: Little Liza Jane

Lolis Eric Elie & Lolis Edward Elie Conversation

Max Roach & Abbey Lincoln: Driva Man

Golden Gospel Singers: Oh Freedom

Eric Ferrulliet Comments

Mardi Gras Indians: Indian Red

Judge Calvin Johnson Comments

Mahalia Jackson: I’ve Been ‘Buked And I’ve Been Scorned

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Don Paul for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Don Paul at Sticking Up For Kids in New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Don Paul. Used with permission.

 

Jazz Lunatique 185: A Call For All Demons

David Kunian is celebrating the Summer Solstice with his annual presentation of music by Sun Ra & His Arkestra, this time dedicated to the contemporaneous celebration in Boston of the birthday of Kunian’s mother.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

A CALL FOR ALL DEMONS

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 185

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, _June 19, 2018 [18392]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Space Is The Place

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: A Call For All Demons

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Black Magic

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: I’ll Wait For You

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: New Horizon

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Bassism

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Discipline 33

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Watusa

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: The Creator of the Universe

 

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.

Roots & Branches 07: Jump For Joy

Don Paul is celebrating the life and times of New Orleans civil rights leader Lolis Edward Elie with conversation by Elie and his son, Lolis Eric Elie, and Judge Calvin Johnson, plus musical selections by the American Jazz Quintet, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven, Oscar “Papa” Celestin & the Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, Louis Jordan & His Tympani Five, Ella Fitzgerald & the Ink Spots, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra, and Clifford Brown and Max Roach.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JUMP FOR JOY

ROOTS & BRANCHES 07

Don Paul, Spiritual: New Orleans, April 12, 2018 [18391]

Judge Calvin Johnson Comments

American Jazz Quintet: Capetown

Lolis Eric Elie & Lolis Edward Elie in conversation

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Pedal Up

Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven: Wild Man Blues

Lolis Edward Elie Comments

Oscar “Papa” Celestin and the Original Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra: Give Me Some More

Lolis Eric Elie Comments

Louis Jordan and His Tympani Five: Five Guys Named Moe

Ella Fitzgerald & the Ink Spots: Cow Cow Boogie

Louis Jordan and His Tympani Five: Early In The Morning

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Jump For Joy

Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Black And Brown And Beige

Charlie Parker: Billie’s Bounce

Lolis Edward Elie Comments

Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra: Guarachi Guaro

Clifford Brown and Max Roach: Joy Spring

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Don Paul for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Don Paul at Sticking Up For Kids in New Orleans

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Don Paul. Used with permission.

 

Jazz Lunatique 184: Mixed Emotions

David Kunian is playing music this week in honor of his father’s birthday by Egg Yolk Jubilee, the Either Orchestra, The Replacements, The Butthole Surfers, The Minutemen:, Howling Wolf, Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper, Boozoo Chavis, Jack Teagarden, Willie Nelson, Billie Holiday, Uncle Floyd & Ookie, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MIXED EMOTIONS

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 184

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 12, 2018 [18378]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

The Either Orchestra: Feker Aydeimwey

The Replacements: Androgenous

The Butthole Surfers: Sweat Loaf

The Minutemen: This Ain’t No Picnic

Howling Wolf: Moaning At Midnight

Howling Wolf: The 44 Blues

Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper: Mushroom Maniac

Boozoo Chavis: The Louisiana Blues

Jack Teagarden: Mixed Emotions

Willie Nelson: Moonlight In Vermont

Billie Holiday: Long Gone Blues

Uncle Floyd & Ookie: Shaving Cream

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Island In The Sun > Round Midnight

 

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.