Fly By Night 314: Out Of This World


Steve The Fly is spinning deep sides by Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, and Lester Young.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
OUT OF THIS WORLD
FLY BY NIGHT 314
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, May 29, 2019 [19336]
 
Miles Davis: Prince Of Darkness
Charles Mingus: Crying Blues
John Coltrane: Out Of This World
Thelonious Monk: Four In One
Charlie Parker: Hot House
Sonny Rollins: Asiatic Raes
Lester Young: A Ghost Of A Chance
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 
 

Fly By Night 313: I’ll Remember April


Steve The Fly is playing great music this week by Eddie Jefferson, Ella Fitzgerald, Kenny ‘Pancho’ Hagood, Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, The Swingers, Sun Ra, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, and Louis Armstrong.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
I’LL REMEMBER APRIL
FLY BY NIGHT 313
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, May 22, 2019 [19322]
 
Eddie Jefferson: Parker’s Mood
Ella Fitzgerald: April In Paris
Kenny ‘Pancho’ Hagood: I’ll Remember April
Miles Davis: I’ll Remember April
Thelonious Monk: Honeysuckle Rose
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Can’t We Be Friends
The Swingers: Love Makes The World Go Round
Kenny ‘Pancho’ Hagood: But Beautiful
Eddie Jefferson: Soft And Furry
Sun Ra: I’m So Glad You Love Me
John Coltrane: What’s New?
Thelonious Monk: Played Twice
Louis Armstrong: La Vie En Rose
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 
 

Fly By Night 312: Jazz For The Reverend


Steve The Fly is playing Jazz for the Reverend with sides by the Mezzrow-Bechet Quintet, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald, Kenny ‘Pancho’ Hagood, and Eddie Jefferson.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JAZZ FOR THE REVEREND
FLY BY NIGHT 312
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, May 22, 2019 [19308]
 
Mezzrow Bechet Quintet: I’m Speaking My Mind
Louis Armstrong: Dear Old Southland
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Stars Fell On Alabama
Lester Young: Pennies From Heaven
Charlie Parker: Bloomdido
Sun Ra & His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: Door To The Cosmos
Miles Davis: All Blues
John Coltrane: Naima
Ella Fitzgerald: Little Jazz
Kenny ‘Pancho’ Hagood: Let There Be Love
Louis Armstrong: After You’re Gone
Louis Armstrong: Blues For Yesterday
Eddie Jefferson: Body And Soul
Louis Armstrong: Blueberry Hill
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 
 

Fly By Night 311: Leap Frog


Steve The Fly is showcasing the verse & music of John Sinclair accompanied by Mark Ritsema, various editions of his Blues Scholars from New Orleans & Detroit, the Pinkeye Orchestra, and Beatnik Youth.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LEAP FROG
FLY BY NIGHT 311
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, April 27, 2019 [19284]
 
John Sinclair: Leapfrog 
John Sinclair: The Blues Thing
John Sinclair & Mark Ritsema: In Walked Bud
John Sinclair & his Blues Scholars: The Wolf Is At Your Door 
John Sinclair & his Blues Scholars: Chicago Bound
John Sinclair & Beatnik Youth: Red Dress (Ruby My Dear)
John Sinclair & his Blues Scholars: Nutty
John Sinclair & his Blues Scholars: The Screamers
John Sinclair & the Pinkeye Orchestra: bloomdido > ruby my dear > humph
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 
 

Fly By Night 310: Triphocal


Steve The Fly presents a splendid program of jazz vocalese by King Pleasure, Eddie Jefferson, and Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, plus cuts from Sonny Stitt, Sun Ra, Dizzy Gillespie, and Billie Holiday.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TRIPHOCAL
FLY BY NIGHT 310
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, June 28, 2015 [19270]
 
King Pleasure featuring Annie Ross: Red Top
Eddie Jefferson: Red Top
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: Now’s The Time
Eddie Jefferson: Now’s The Time
Sonny Stitt: Ko Ko
Eddie Jefferson: Parker’s Mood
King Pleasure: Parker’s Mood
Sun Ra: Dreaming
Sonny Stitt: My Blue Heaven 
King Pleasure: Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid
Dizzy Gilespie: When It’s Sleepy Time Down South
Billie Holiday: Always
Lambert Hendriks & Ross: Babe’s Blues
King Pleasure: I’m Gone
Eddie Jefferson: Lady be Good
 
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, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 309: King Ornette

Steve The Fly is alternating selections by B.B King and Ornette Coleman in a tribute to their distinctive genius evidenced in their music while here on Earth.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

KING ORNETTE

FLY BY NIGHT 309

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, June 28, 2015 [19256]

B.B King: We Can’t Agree

Ornette Coleman: Ballad

B.B King: Ghetto Woman

Ornette Coleman: Silence

B.B King: Blue Shadows

Ornette Coleman: Happy Fool

B.B King: Alexis Boogie

Ornette Coleman: Falling Star

B.B King: The Power of The Blues

Ornette Coleman: Dough Nuts

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, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

Fly By Night 308: Bohemia After Dark

Steve The Fly is mixing up a heady brew of music from Bohemia after dark in Episode 115 featuring Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown, Albert King, Sonny Boy Williamson III, Eddie Boyd, Howlin’ Wolf, Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown, Lowell Fulson, Willie Dixon, Sun Ra, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Stitt, and Miles Davis with Charlie Parker & Sonny Rollins on tenors.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BOHEMIA AFTER DARK

FLY BY NIGHT 308

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, June 28, 2015 [19242]

Clarence Gatemouth Brown: The Drifter

Albert King: Murder

Sonny Boy Williamson III: You Killing Me

Eddie Boyd: Third Degree

Howling Wolf: Evil

Clarence Gatemouth Brown: Please, Mr. Nixon

Lowell Fulson: Do Me Right 

Albert King: Searching For A Woman

Willie Dixon: Crazy For My Baby

Sun Ra: I’m So Glad You Love Me

Thelonious Monk: Just A Glance At Love

Sonny Stitt: Woody N’ You

Miles Davis: Compulsion

Sonny Stitt: Bohemia After Dark

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, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

Fly By Night 307: Bird Calls


Steve The Fly is basking in the silver sunshine of a beautiful Amsterdam afternoon listening to music & words by Horace Silver, Sun Ra, Amiri Baraka & the Billy Harper Sextet, Charles Mingus, Robert Anton Wilson, Medeski Martin Wood & Cline, Jimi Hendrix, John Sinclair & His Amsterdam Blues Scholars, Steve Fly Agaric 23, and Ken Campbell.
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The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BIRD CALLS
FLY BY NIGHT 307
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, June 28, 2014 [19238]

Horace Silver: Senor Blues
Horace Silver: Doodlin’
Sun Ra: The Ridiculous “I” and The Cosmos
Amiri Baraka & the Billy Harper Sextet: Oh…If Only
Charles Mingus: Bird Calls
Robert Anton Wilson: Government Corp.
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Jade
Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Cinders
Sun Ra: El Is A Sound Of Joy
John Sinclair & His Amsterdam Blues Scholars: learning to walk
Steve Fly Agaric 23: Music for Alan Moore
Ken Campbell: Illuminatus Trilogy
Steve Fly: Lull
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Edited & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam
 
© 2014, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.