The Groove Yard 21: Mysterious Blues


George Klein presents Charles Mingus with Roy Eldridge in 1960 on Candid Records following the Newport Rebel Festival earlier that year. Mingus bandmates Eric Dolphy and Jimmy Knepper are augmented by Eldridge, Tommy Flanagan, and Jo Jones.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MYSTERIOUS BLUES
THE GROOVE YARD 21
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 17, 1989 [19286]
 
Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer: Stolen Moments
Charles Mingus: Mysterious Blues
Charles Mingus: Body and Soul
Charles Mingus: R & R
Charles Mingus: Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
Charles Mingus: Me and You
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1989, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 20: Searching

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Horace Parlan, Etta Jones, Curtis Amy and Paul Bryant, Thelonious Monk, and Clark Terry with Bob Brookmeyer.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SEARCHING

THE GROOVE YARD 20

George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 17, 1989 [19272]

Horace Parlan: Home is Africa

Horace Parlan: A Tune for Richard

Etta Jones: Fine and Mellow

Etta Jones: Don’t Go to Strangers

Curtis Amy & Paul Bryant: Searching

Thelonious Monk: I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart

Thelonious Monk: In My Solitude

Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer: Stolen Moments

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1989, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.

The Groove Yard 19: Footprints

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Wayne Shorter, Stan Getz with Luis Bonfa, Stanley Turrentine & Shirley Scott, Dinah Washington, and Red Garland.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FOOTPRINTS

THE GROOVE YARD 19

George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 10, 1989 [GKGY-0019]

Wayne Shorter: Adam’s Apple

Wayne Shorter: Footprints

Stan Getz & Luis Bonfa: Mania de Maria

Stan Getz & Luis Bonfa: Saudade ven Corendo

Stan Getz & Luis Bonfa: Um Abraco no Getz

Stanley Turrentine & Shirley Scott: Love Letters

Stanley Turrentine & Shirley Scott: Hustlin’

Dinah Washington: A Foggy Day

Red Garland: Will You Still Be Mine

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

© 1989, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.

The Groove Yard 18: The Prophets


George Klein presents trumpeter Kenny Dorham with Charlie Parker and as leader of the Jazz Prophets and other bands, including a collaboration with Jackie McLean.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE PROPHETS
THE GROOVE YARD 18
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 3, 1989 [19244]
 
Charlie Parker: Cheryl
Kenny Dorham & The Jazz Prophets: The Prophets
Kenny Dorham: Stage West
Kenny Dorham: I’m an Old Cowhand
Kenny Dorham & Jackie McLean: San Francisco Beat
Kenny Dorham & Jackie McLean: Us
Kenny Dorham: Trompeta Toccata
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 17: Among Friends


George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by John Coltrane, Art Tatum with Buddy DeFranco, Duke Pearson, George Wallington, and Gerry Mulligan.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
AMONG FRIENDS
THE GROOVE YARD 17
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 3, 1989 [GKGY-0017]
 
John Coltrane: Straight Street
John Coltrane: While My Lady Sleeps
Art Tatum: This Can’t be Love
Art Tatum: Memories of You
Duke Pearson: Amanda
George Wallington: Squeezer’s Breezer
George Wallington: Among Friends
George Wallington: Variations
Gerry Mulligan: Bernie’s Tune
Gerry Mulligan: Walking Shoes
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM,  Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 16: Tricotism


George Klein presents the Oscar Peterson Trio recorded at the London House in Chicago in the early 1960s and released on four different Verve albums.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TRICROTISM
THE ORIGINAL GROOVE YARD 16
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 26, 1989 [19216]
 
Oscar Peterson: Tricrotism
Oscar Peterson: I Love You
Oscar Peterson: Soon
Oscar Peterson: I’ve Never Been in Love Before
Oscar Peterson: Green Dolphin Street  
Oscar Peterson: Woody’n You
Oscar Peterson: Blues for Big Scotia
Oscar Peterson: Diablo
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 15: Seven Come Eleven


George Klein presents 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Dave Brubeck, Nina Simone, Dexter Gordon, Herbie Mann with Sam Most, and the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SEVEN COME ELEVEN
THE GROOVE YARD 15
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 26, 1989
 
Dave Brubeck: Basin St. Blues
Dave Brubeck: Gone With the Wind
Nina Simone: Trouble in Mind
Nina Simone: Gin House Blues
Dexter Gordon: Coppin’ the Haven
Herbie Mann & Sam Most: Just One of Those Things
Herbie Mann & Sam Most: Seven Come Eleven
Maynard Ferguson: Newport Suite
 
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
 
© 1989, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 14: Fast Forward


George Klein presents an hour of the early Prestige recordings by the great Detroit tenor saxophonist Wardell Gray.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GRAYHOUND
THE GROOVE YARD 14
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, November 19, 1989 [GKGY-0014]
 
Wardell Gray: Twisted
Wardell Gray: Easy Living
Wardell Gray: Southside
Wardell Gray: Blue Gray
Wardell Gray: Grayhound
Wardell Gray: Treading
Wardell Gray with Dexter Gordon: Move
Wardell Gray: Farmer’s Market
Wardell Gray: Sweet and Lovely
Wardell Gray: Lover Man
Wardell Gray: The Man I Love
Wardell Gray: Lavonne
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.