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.

 

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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.

 

Ancestor Worship 75: Ole Coltrane

Our investigation into the music cut by John Coltrane for Atlantic Records during 1959-1961 takes us tonight to the final Atlantic recoridng sessions of May 25, 1961 where Trane augmented the Quartet of McCoy Tyner (piano) , Reginald Workman (bass) and Elvin Jones (drums) with reedman Eric Dolphy, Art Davis on second bass, and Freddie Hubbard on trumpet. The songs recorded at these sessions are presented here in a different order from which they were cut in the Atlantic Recording Studios, The first two tunes of this episode are the last of the epic Quartet sessions of October 1960. Next: Coltrane on Impulse!

 

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OLE COLTRANE

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 75

John Sinclair, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 6, 2014 [18013]

 

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo

John Coltrane Quartet: The Night Has a Thousand Eyes

John Coltrane Quartet: Equinox

John Coltrane: Ole

John Coltrane: Aisha

John Coltrane: To Her Ladyship

John Coltrane: Dahomey Dance

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Nick Smith & Steve The Fly

 

© 2014, 2018 The John Sinclair Foundation

 

Party Train 17: Pony Time

Detroit’s own Linda Lexy is driving the Party Train all the way from Funky D Studios in Royal Oak, where she’s playing music in Episode 17 starting with her theme song by Tino Gross, followed by Wilson Pickett, Don Covay & The Goodtimers, The 5 Stair Steps, The Marvelettes: I Want A Guy, The United 8, Funkadelic, Duran Jones & The Indications, Dennis Coffey, Barry White, The Contributors of Soul, Dave Hamilton, Big Walter Price, The Johnny Otis Show, The Drifters, Lulu, Tino G, Otis Rush, and Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers.

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PONY TIME

PARTY TRAIN 17

Linda Lexy, Funky D Studios, Detroit, July 31, 2016 [18012]

 

Tino Gross: Little Soul Sister >

Wilson Pickett: Engine No. 9

Don Covay & The Goodtimers: Pony Time

The 5 Stair Steps: The Girl I Love

The Marvelettes: I Want A Guy

The United 8: Getting Uptown To Get Down

Funkadelic: Can You get To That

Durand Jones & The Indications: Tuck And Roll

Dennis Coffey & His Detroit Guitar Band: Taurus

Barry White: It’s Ecstasy

The Contributors of Soul: Do The Yum-Yum Man

Dave Hamilton: Take Care of Your Own Business

Lost Generation: Talking The Teenage Language

Big Walter Price: Pack Fair And Square

The Johnny Otis Show: Willie And The Hand Jive

The Drifters: Ruby Baby

Lulu: Feelin’ All Right

Tino G: Almost Played With The Stooges

Otis Rush: I Can’t Quit You

Hound Dog Taylor: Wild About You Baby

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Linda Lexy for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Linda Lexy & Tino Gross at Funky D Studios, Detroit

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2016, 2018 Linda Lexy. Used with permission.

 

Big City Blues Cruise 32: Squeeze Box Boogie

Martino D’Lorenzo is playing the blues on 45s, 78s and LPs from behind the wheel of the Big City Blues Cruise bus, spinning his classic modern radio programs from the 1980s and 1990s originally aired on WEMU-FM in Ypsilanti MI and now heard every Saturday on Radio Free Amsterdam. Episode 32 features music by Red Prysock, Muddy Waters, Albert Collins, The “5” Royales, The Coasters, Amos Milburn, Jesse Powell, Elmore James, Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns, Art Neville, Guitar Slim, Clifton Chenier, Buddy Guy, Slim Harpo, Professor Longhair, Benny Spellman, Bobby Charles, and Bill Sinegal.

 

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SQUEEZE BOX BOOGIE

BIG CITY BLUES CRUISE 32

Martino D’Lorenzo, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 12, 1983 [18011]

 

Red Prysock: Jumbo

Muddy Waters: Still A Fool

Albert Collins: Frosty

The “5” Royales: What’s That

The Coasters: Wake Me, Shake Me

Amos Milburn: French Fried Potatoes And Ketchup

Jesse Powell: Cool

Elmore James: Fine Little Mama

Elmore James: Dust My Broom

Elmore James: Done Somebody Wrong

Arthur Lee Maye & The Crowns: Ooh Ruba Lee

Art Neville: Ooh Wee Baby

Guitar Slim: You Give Me Nothing But The Blues

Clifton Chenier: Squeeze Box Boogie

Buddy Guy: Stone Crazy

Slim Harpo: Scratch My Back

Professor Longhair: Curly Haired Baby

Benny Spellman: Lipstick Traces

Bobby Charles: No Use Knocking

Bill Singal: Second Line

Red Prysock: Jumbo

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Martino D’Lorenzo for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Martin Gross at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI (#76)

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 1983, 2018 Tino Gross. Used with permission.

 

The Soul Lucille Show 126: Soul Junction

Lucille DJ is on the air from the heart of Italy with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk and a guest spot by John Sinclair with tunes by Bettye Swann, Allen Toussaint, Gil Scott Heron, Family Underground, B.T. Express, The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, Honey Cone, Professor Longhair, Koko Taylor, Li’l Ed & The Blues Imperials, Syl Johnson, The J.B.’s, Ripple, Esther Phillips, Ann Peebles, the Backyard Heavies, and

Pat Lundy.

 

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SOUL JUNCTION

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 126

Lucille DJ, controradio-fm, Florence, Italy, January 4, 2018 [18010]

 

Bettye Swann: The Boy Next Door

Allen Toussaint: She Once Belonged To Me

Gil Scott Heron: Waiting For The Axe To Fall

Family Underground: Superstitious

B.T. Express: Once You Get It

The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band: A Dance, A Kiss And A Song

Honey Cone: Want Ads

Professor Longhair: In The Wee Wee Hours

Koko Taylor: I Got What It Takes

Li’l Ed & The Blues Imperials: Pride And Joy

Syl Johnson: Bustin’ Up Or Bustin’ Out

The J.B.’s: You Can Have Watergate, Just Gimme Some Bucks And I’ll Be Straight

Ripple: This Ain’t No Time To Be Giving Up

Esther Phillips: Home Is Where The Hatred Is

Ann Peebles: I Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody’s Home

Backyard Heavies: Soul Junction

Pat Lundy: He’s The Father Of My Children

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Lucille DJ for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Lucille DJ at controradio-fm, Firenze

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Lucille Mancini. Used with permission.

 

 

Sounds of Blue 122: Red Wine And Moonshine

Bob Putignano is playing music this week by Johnnie Bassett with the Bill Heid Band, The Detroit Blues Masters, Alberta Adams, Mel Brown, Enrico Crivellaro, Corey Dennison, Coco Montoya, and Deborah Coleman with Sue Foley and Ruth Potvin.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RED WINE AND MOONSHINE

SOUNDS OF BLUE 122

Bob Putignano, Sounds of Blue Studio, New York, October 24, 2017 [18009]

Johnnie Bassett with the Bill Heid Band: Party My Blues Away
Bill Heid & the Detroit Blues Masters: I’m Glad She’s Gone
Alberta Adams with Johnnie Bassett: I Want a Man
Mel Brown with Enrico Crivellaro: Red Wine and Moonshine
Mel Brown: Ode to Billie Joe
Mel Brown: Shanty
Corey Dennison: Misti
Coco Montoya: Cool Like That
Coco Montoya: Don’t Go Makin’ Plans
Coco Montoya: Same Old Thing
Sue Foley-Deborah Coleman-Ruth Potvin: Talking Loud

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Bob Putignano for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced by Bob Putignano at Sounds of Blue Studio, New York

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Robert Putignano. Used with permission.

 

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

 

© 2018 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Beyond The Groove Yard 210: Three Bags Full

George Klein presents recordings by pianist Herbie Hancock as leader and sideman on Blue Note in the 1960s, accompanied by Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Dorham, Dexter Gordon, Hank Mobley, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, Grant Green and others.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THREE BAGS FULL

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 210

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, September 26, 2017 [18007]

 

Herbie Hancock: Three Bags Full

Wayne Shorter: Face of the Deep

Kenny Dorham: Sao Paolo

Herbie Hancock: The Pleasure is Mine

Grant Green: Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen

Freddie Hubbard: Hub-Tones

Herbie Hancock: First Trip

Herbie Hancock: Canteloupe Island

 

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.