Roots & Branches 03: Ease Back

Don Paul is talking with the great New Orleans guitarist Leo Nocentelli about his work with the Mters, his family background, jazz guiutarists he admired and studied, and is friend and mentor Smokey Johnson, interspersed with recordings by The Metters, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Johnny Smith, Smokey Johnson, and Grant Green.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

EASE BACK

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Don Paul, Spiritual: New Orleans, April 20, 2016 [18335]

 

The Meters: Hey Pocky Way

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey Hey (Indians Coming)

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey Mama

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

The Meters: Cissy Strut

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

Johnny Smith: Cherokee

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

The Meters: Ain’t No Use

Smokey Johnson: It Ain’t My Fault

The Meters: Ease Back

Leo Nocentelli Conversation with Don Paul

Grant Green: Ease Back

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Don Paul for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Don Paul. Used with permission.

 

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Roots & Branches 02: Use Your Brain

Don Paul is conversing with the great New Orleans saxophonist and educator Kidd Jordan and with Dirty Dozen Brass Band stalwarts Kirk Joseph & Roger Lewis while playing selections by the Kidd Jordan Trio with William Parker & Hamid Drake, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Galactic with the Dirty Dozen and Juvenile, and the Forgotten Souls Brass Band with Kirk Joseph and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

USE YOUR BRAIN

ROOTS & BRANCHES 02

Don Paul, Spiritual: New Orleans, December 2, 2017 [18321]

 

Kidd Jordan-William Parker-Hamid Drake: Living Peace

Kidd Jordan Conversation with Don Paul

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Kidd Jordan’s Second Line

Kidd Jordan Conversation with Don Paul

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Use Your Brain

Kirk Joseph & Roger Lewis Conversation with Don Paul

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Juke

Galactic-Dirty Dozen Brass Band-Juvenile: From The Corner To The Block

Kidd Jordan Conversation with Don Paul

Kidd Jordan-William Parker-Hamid Drake: [Unidentified Selection]

Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Dizzy Gillespie: Oop-Pop-A-Dah

Forgotten Souls Brass Band with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux: Don’t Forget ’Em

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Don Paul for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Don Paul. Used with permission.

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Roots & Branches 01: What’s Going On

 

Don Paul is talking with the great New Orleans musicians Roger Lewis, Kirk Joseph and Kidd Jordan in this first episode of his new series for Radio Free Amsterdam and playing music by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, the Kidd Jordan Trio with William Parker & Hamid Drake, Toots & The Maytals, Van Morrison, The Impressions, Xelia Barbosa, and Cyril Neville.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WHAT’S GOING ON

ROOTS & BRANCHES 01

Don Paul, Spiritual: New Orleans, December 2, 2017 [18307]

 

Theme Music

Toots & The Maytals: Spiritual Healing

Roger Lewis & Kirk Joseph Conversation with Don Paul

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Mari Gras In New Orleans

Roger Lewis & Kirk Joseph Conversation with Don Paul

Dirty Dozen Brass Band: The Flintstones >

Roger Lewis & Kirk Joseph Conversation with Don Paul

Van Morrison: Wherever God Shines His Light

Kirk Joseph & Roger Lewis Conversation with Don Paul

Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Chuck D: What’s Going On

The Impressions: This Is My Country

Xelia Barbosa: Consuelo de Terra

Cyril Neville: This Is My Country

Kidd Jordan Conversation with Don Paul

Kidd Jordan-William Parker-Hamid Drake: Living Peace

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Don Paul for Radio Free Amsterdam

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

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Don Paul. Used with permission.

 

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