Mood Indigo 56: Mainstem


Leslie Keros is mourning the passing of drummer-vocalist Grady Tate and celebrating the birth days of fellow drummers Art Blakey and Billy Higgins with tunes by Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine, Johnny Hodges, Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery, Grady Tate, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Carlos Vega, Lee Morgan, Dinah Washington, and Sherman Irby.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, October 11, 2017 [LKMI-0056]

Shirley Scott & Stanley Turrentine: Trouble No. 2

Johnny Hodges: Mainstem

Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery: Down By The Riverside

Grady Tate: Sack Full of Dreams

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: This Is For Albert

Carlos Vega: A Play For Keeps

Lee Morgan: Totem Pole

Dinah Washington: If I Had You

Sherman Irby: Smile Please

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Blues March


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

Sponsored by Hempshopper & Ceres Seeds, Amsterdam

© 2017 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.