Fly By Night 287: Unfunky UFO

Steve The Fly is flying the friendly skies in Epiode 9287with selections from Robert Anton Wilson, Parliament, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, James Brown, The Meters, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

UNFUNKY UFO

FLY BY NIGHT 287

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 29, 2015 [18632]

 

Robert Anton Wilson: On Finnegans Wake

Parliament: Unfunky UFO

Miles Davis: Nine (Part 1) (‘Ife’)

John Coltrane: Impressions

Thelonious Monk: In Walked Bud

Charles Mingus: Open Letter To Duke

James Brown: I’ve Gotta Move

The Meters: Same Old Thing

Sun Ra Arkestra: Circe

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 286: Roacha-Cha Blakebeats

Steve Fly dips into his wax collection and constructs a hanging garden of jazz drum delights featuring Art Blakey and Max Roach. Featuring songs by Thelonious Monk, Blakey’s Jazz Messangers, and Roach, the Fly spins bare back to back rhythms of the Afro-jazz bop persuasion. Special thanks to John Sinclair.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROACHA-CHA BLAKEBEATS

FLY BY NIGHT 286

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, February 23, 2015 [18610]

 

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Dawn On The Harvest

Art Blakey: The High Priest

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Woody N’ You

Thelonious Monk: Who Knows

Max Roach: Jodie’s Cha-Cha

Thelonious Monk: Skippy

Max Roach: Conversation

Thelonious Monk: Hornin’ In

Buddy Rich vs. Max Roach: Casbah

Max Roach: Larry Larue

Thelonious Monk: Carolina Moon

Buddy Rich vs. Max Roach: Toot, Toot, Tootsie Goodbye

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Sidney Daniels

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 286: Roacha-Cha Blakebeats

Steve Fly dips into his wax collection and constructs a hanging garden of jazz drum delights featuring Art Blakey and Max Roach. Featuring songs by Thelonious Monk, Blakey’s Jazz Messangers, and Roach, the Fly spins bare back to back rhythms of the Afro-jazz bop persuasion. Special thanks to John Sinclair.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ROACHA-CHA BLAKEBEATS

FLY BY NIGHT 286

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, February 23, 2015 [18610]

 

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Dawn On The Harvest

Art Blakey: The High Priest

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Woody N’ You

Thelonious Monk: Who Knows

Max Roach: Jodie’s Cha-Cha

Thelonious Monk: Skippy

Max Roach: Conversation

Thelonious Monk: Hornin’ In

Buddy Rich vs. Max Roach: Casbah

Max Roach: Larry Larue

Thelonious Monk: Carolina Moon

Buddy Rich vs. Max Roach: Toot, Toot, Tootsie Goodbye

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Sidney Daniels

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 285: Mingus Pepper Sauce

Steve Fly combines cuts from two vinyl albums Pepper Adams Plays The Compositions Of Charles Mingus and Blues And Roots by Charles Mingus.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MINGUS PEPPER SAUCE

FLY BY NIGHT 285

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, February 23, 2015 [18604]

Pepper Adams: Haitian Fight Song

Charles Mingus E’s Flat and Ah’s Flat Too

Pepper Adams: Better Git It In Your Soul

Charles Mingus: Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting

Pepper Adams: Strolling Honeys

Charles Mingus: Cryin’ Blues

Pepper Adams: Carolyn

Charles Mingus: Moanin’

Pepper Adams: Fables of Fabus

Charles Mingus: My Jelly Roll Soul

Pepper Adams: Black Light

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Sidney Daniels

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 284: Jazz Breaks Sucker

Steve Fly skims the vinyl trenches of his collection for Jazz breaks with a certain swing. Cuts are roasting on rotation and reproduce music by Buddy Rich, David Axelrod, the Upsetters, Dizzy Gillespie, Modern Jazz Group Freiburg, Tyrone Washington, Funkadelic, Billy Cobham, Bobbi Humphrey, The Heliocentrics, Bunk Johnson, Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra, John Handy III, and Wanda Robinson. Listen for the breaks in the jazz and the jazz in the breaks.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JAZZ BREAKS SUCKER

FLY BY NIGHT 284

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 3, 2015 [18590]

 

Buddy Rich: Three Day Sucker

David Axelrod: Urizen

[Upsetters: Popcorn

Dizzy Gilespie: Alligator

Modern Jazz Group Freiburg: Big P

Tyrone Washington: Submission

Funkadelic: One Of Those Funky Things

Billy Cobham: Moon Germs

Bobbi Humphrey: Jasper Country Man

The Heliocentrics: Big Bang Reincarnation

Bunk Johnson: Just A Closer Walk With Thee

Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra: Two Tones

John Handy III: No Smiles Please

Wanda Robinson: A Possibility (Back Home)

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 283: Where Pathways Meet

Steve The Fly rose to the occasion of the 2015 Easter season with this episode, playing music by Alice Coltrane, Mulatu Astatke, Yusef Lateef, Salah Ragab, Sun Ra & Hi Arkestra, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Thelonious Monk, Trilok Gurtu, and Lenny Bruce.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

WHERE PATHWAYS MEET

FLY BY NIGHT 283

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 23, 2015 [18576]

 

Alice Coltrane: Isis and Osiris

Mulatu Astatke: Gubelye

Yusef Lateef: Eastern Market

Salah Ragab: Neveen

Sun Ra: Where Pathways Meet

Mahavishnu Orchestra: Vision Of A Naked Sword

Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Point

Trilok Gurtu: Monk-E-Desh

Lenny Bruce: On Contemporaries

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 282: Space Capsule

Steve the Fly takes a capsule full of vinyl discs on a trip around the turntable, pushing Sun Ra-inspired music old and new from The Heliocentrics, Young Jazz Rebels, Mark Holder, Don Ralke, Sun Ra & His Solar Arkestra, Merging Traffic, Keith Jarrett, and the Art Ensemble of Chicago.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SPACE CAPSULE

FLY BY NIGHT 282

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 3, 2015 [18562]

 

The Heliocentrics: Telepathic Routine

Young Jazz Rebels: The Wind

Mark Holder: Mix Up Cup

The Heliocentrics: Trust The Cosmos (Believe In The Universe)

Don Ralke: Ritual Of The Cobra

Young Jazz Rebels: For Brother Sun Ra

Sun Ra: Springtime Again

The Heliocentrics: The Cavern

Young Jazz Rebels: Slave Riot (Parts 4-6)

Merging Traffic: Mr. Magic

Young Jazz Rebels: Young Day

Sun Ra: Images (Live at the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival)

Keith Jarrett: De Drums

Art Ensemble of Chicago: Rock Out

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2015, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 281: Kick Out The Jams

Steve The Fly presents music in honor of the 50th anniversary of the first MC5 album recorded “live” at the Grande Ballroom in Detroit, including several versions of “Kick Out The Jams” by the MC5, Rage Against The Machine, Deep Street Soul, Bad Brains, Blue Oyster Cult, and Monster Magnet, plus some other MC5 tunes, the Illuminatus Trilogy, the Motor City Blues Scholars, and John Sinclair with Michael Ray and Steve The Fly.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

KICK OUT THE JAMS 

FLY BY NIGHT 281

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, September 28, 2018 [18548]

 

MC5: Kick Out The Jams

Rage Against The Machine: Kick Out The Jams

Deep Street Soul: Kick Out The Jams

Bad Brains: Kick Out The Jams

Blue Oyster Cul: Kick Out The Jams

Monster Magnet: Kick Out The Jams

MC5: Gotta Keep Moving

DKT/ MC5: Motor City Is Burning

DKT/ MC5 with John Sinclair: Black To Comm

Ken Campbell & Chris Fairbank: Illuminatus Trilogy

John Sinclair & His Motor City Blues Scholars: Nutty

John Sinclair-Michael Ray-Steve The Fly: These Foolish Things

Thelonious Monk: These Foolish Things

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

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