Jazz Lunatique 160: The U.S. Blues

David Kunian is playing music this week by Public Enemy, Andre Williams, Tom Waits, Karma Bank live in the WWOZ studios, Jackie McLean, the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin & the Full Tilt Boogie Band, Alejandro Escovado, the Sex Pistols, and Roger & The Gypsies.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE U.S. BLUES

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 160

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, December 5, 2017 [DKJL-0160]

 

Public Enemy: Fight The Power

Andre Williams: Bait And Switch

Tom Waits: Heart Attack & Vine

David Kunian Conversation with Karma Bank >

Karma Bank: Lake Erie Was Once A Sea

David Kunian Conversation with Karma Bank >

Karma Bank: Peace May You Find It

David Kunian Conversation with Karma Bank

Jackie McLean: Strange Blues

Tom Waits: Shore Leave

Grateful Dead: The U.S. Blues

Janis Joplin & Full Tilt Boogie Band: Move On Over

Alejandro Escovado: Heartbreak Smile

Sex Pistols: God Save The Queen

Roger & The Gypsies: Pass The Hatchet

 

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 159: Brilliant Corners

David Kunian is playing another hour’s worth of Thelonious Monk compositions as played by other artists including the Jason Moran Trio, Dizzy Gillespie, Fred Hersch & His Trio, Wadada Leo Smith, Larry Young & Elvin Jones, Chris Spedding, Mark Bingham, Cecil Taylor, Jonathan Batiste, and the Miles Davis Sextet.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BRILLIANT CORNERS

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 159

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 14, 2017 [18028]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Jason Moran Trio: Crepescule With Nellie

Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzy Atmosphere

Fred Hersch & His Trio: Booboo’s Borthday

Wadada Leo Smith: Solo Reflections & Meditations on Monk

Larry Young & Elvin Jones: Monk’s Dream

Chris Spedding: Work

Mark Bingham: Brilliant Corners

Cecil Taylor: Bemsha Swing

Jonathan Batiste: Straight No Chaser

Miles Davis Sextet: Straight No Chaser

 

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 158: Ask Me Now

David Kunian is playing the music of Thelonious Monkas examined by other musicians including the Miles Davis Quintet, the Jackie Byard Experience with Roland Kirk, Dr. John, the New York Ska Jazz Ensemble, Allen Toussaint, Jonathan Batiste, The Either Orchestra, Steve Lacy, Randy Weston, Medeski Martin & Wood, Charles Neville & Diversity, and the Jason Moran Trio.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ASK ME NOW

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 158

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 14, 2017 [18014]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Miles Davis Quintet: Round Midnight

Jackie Byard Experience with Roland Kirk: Evidence

Dr. John: Bye-Ya

New York Ska Jazz Ensemble: I Mean You

Allen Toussaint: Bright Mississippi

Joanthan Batiste: Green Chimneys

Either Orchestra; Nutty > Ode To Billie Jo

Steve Lacy: Ask Me Now

Randy Weston: Functiona l

Medeski Martin & Wood: Bemsha Swing

Charles Neville & Diversity: Blue Monk

Jason Moran Trio: Crepescule With Nellie

 

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 157: So Long

David Kunian is celebrating the life an dmusic of the late great Fats Domino with this progam of music by Fats and tributes by Art Neville, Mark Broussard, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & Galactic, and Robert Plant, plus cuts from Egg Yolk Jubilee, Burnt Sugar, the J. Geils Band, Megan Brown & Jsosh Caffery, the Lost Bayou Ramblers, the Balfa Famly, Don Bryant, and Lou Reed.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SO LONG

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 157

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 7, 2017 [DKJL-0157]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Burnt Sugar: Black Fros, Black Gold

Art Neville: Please Don’t Leave Me

  1. Geils Band: Just Can’t Stop Me

Mark Broussard: Rising Sun

Megan Brown & Jsosh Caffery: Madame Amalie

Lost Bayou Ramblers: Saybon Turnaround

Balfa Famly: Mumzio Wagon

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & Galactic: So Long

Fats Domino: Going To The River

Don Bryant: A Nickel And A Nail

Robert Plant: Valley Of Tears

Fats Domino: Walking To New Orleans

Fats Domino: Don’t You Know

Fats Domino: I Want To Walk You Home

Fats Domino: When The Saints Go Marching In

Lou Reed: Good Night Ladies

 

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

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 David Kunian. Used with permission.

 

Jazz Lunatique 156: I’m In Love Again

David Kunian is celebrating the life an dmusic of the late great Fats Domino with this progam o fmusic by Fats and tributes by John Lennon, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and Ben Harper & The Skatalites, plus cuts from Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, Charlie Halloran, Sue George, The Roman Jazzmen, Greg Schatz, Frank Perowski, Thelonious Monk, Kermit Ruffins, Sweet Crude, and Christian Scott.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

I’M IN LOVE AGAIN

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 156

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, November 7, 2017 [DKJL-0156]

 

Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons

Public Enemy: Fight The Power

Fats Domino: The Fat Man

John Lennon: Ain’t That A Shame

Fats Domino: Honey Chile

Charlie Halloran: A La Oeuf

Sue George: Queen Bitch

The Roman Jazzmen: I Got Loaded

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: I’m Walking

Fats Domino: Lady Madonna

Greg Schatz: Get Ahold of Yourself

Frank Perowski: Two Bass Hit

Thelonious Monk: Skippy

Fats Domino: I’m In Love Again

Ben Harper & The Skatalites: Be My Guest

Kermit Ruffins: Skokiaan

Sweet Crude: Ils Dan La Mer

Christian Scott: The Cypher

 

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

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 David Kunian. Used with permission.

 

John Sinclair Radio Show 736: Santa’s Second Line

Episode 736 is a special rebroadcast of the first part of John Sinclair’s R&B Christmas Special for the year 2000, just now discovered in a showbx full of cassettes and transferred into the digital domain just in time for the 2017 holidays, with timeless R&B and jazz seasonal music by Louis Armstrong, Milton Batiste, the New Birth Brass Band, Louis Prima, Count Basie & His Orchestra with Joe Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra, Jimmy Rushing, Oscar McLollie & His Honey Jumpers, Eartha Kitt, Gladys Bentley, Mabel Scott, Big John Greer, Babs Gonzales, Don Vappie, Wallace Johnson, and James Andrews.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SANTA’S SECOND LINE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 736

WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, December 17, 2000 [20-01751]

Little Walter: Juke with John Sinclair Intro

Louis Armstrong: ‘Zat You Santa Claus?

Milton Batiste: Big Fat Santa Is Coming To Town

New Birth Brass Band: Santa’s Second Line

Louis Prima: What Will Santa Claus Say?

Count Basie & His Orchestra & Joe Williams: Good Morning Blues

Ella Fitzgerald: Santa Claus Got Stuck In My Chimney

Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra: Boogie Woogie Santa Claus

Louis Armstrong: The Santa Claus Blues

Count Basie & His Orchestra & Jimmy Rushing: Good Morning Blues

Oscar McLollie & His Honey Jumpers: Dig That Crazy Santa Claus

Eartha Kitt: Santa Baby

Gladys Bentley: Jingle Jangle

Mabel Scott: Boogie Woogie Santa Claus

Big John Greer: We Wanna See Santa Do The Mambo

Babs Gonzales: Bebop Santa Claus

Don Vappie: Too Fat For The Chimney

Wallace Johnson: Christmas Comes But Once A Year

James Andrews: Christmas In New Orleans

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Leni & Sunnny Sinclair

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

 

© 2000, 2017 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Jazz Lunatique 155: I Mean You

David Kunian is celebrating the 100th birthday of Thelonious Sphere Monk with a second hour of the pianist’s brilliant composiitons and improvisation from the 1940s, ‘50s and ‘60s in the company of Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Johnny Griffin, Charlie Rouse and numerous of others.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

I MEAN YOU

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 155

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, October 10, 2017 [DKJL-0155]

 

Thelonious Monk: Well You Needn’t

Thelonious Monk: Misterioso

Thelonious Monk: Bright Mississippi

John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars: monk in orbit

Thelonious Monk: Light Blue

Thelonious Monk: Everything Happens To Me

Thelonious Monk: I Mean You

Thelonious Monk: Round About Midnight

Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser

 

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

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 David Kunian. Used with permission.

 

Jazz Lunatique 154: Remember

David Kunian is celebrating the 100th birthday of Thelonious Sphere Monk with an hour of the pianist’s brilliant compositions and improvisations from the 1940s, ‘50s and ‘60s in the company of Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Johnny Griffin, Charlie Rouse and numerous of others.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

REMEMBER

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 154

David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, October 10, 2017 [DKJL-0154]

 

Thelonious Monk: Nutty

Thelonious Monk: Ruby My Dear

Thelonious Monk: Bye-Ya

Thelonious Monk: Friday the 13th

Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Mood

Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Dream

Thelonious Monk: Blue Monk

Thelonious Monk: Remember

Thelonious Monk: Crepuscule With Nellie

Thelonious Monk: Green Chimneys

 

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

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 David Kunian. Used with permission.