Roots & Branches 56: Ain’t We Got Fun

This week’s Destination Out program is the first half of the final episode of the series that appeared on WDET-FM in Detroit over many years and presents music by Trixie Smith with Sidney Bechet, Griot Galaxy, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Nancy Wilson, David Murray Big Band with Joel “The Master Whistler” Brandon, Michele Petrucciani, Fats Waller, Gerald Cleaver, Jason Kow Hung, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Rob Schwimmer, and Muhal Richard Abrams.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, April 11, 2007 [19396]
Trixie Smith: Ain’t We Got Fun
Griot Galaxy: [Unidentified Selection]
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Search for the Reason Why
Nancy Wilson: Color and Light
David Murray Big Band with Joel “The Master Whistler” Brandon: Paul Gonsalves
Michele Petrucciani: Whistling Along
Fats Waller: I Love To Whistle
Gerald Cleaver: Chinese Radio
Jason Kow Hung: Parallel Meditations
Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Love In Outer Space
Rob Schwimmer: Ostinato
Muhal Richard Abrams: Tribute to Julius Hemphill & Don Pullen
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digital airchecks recorded by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair at Studio Oost, Amsterdam, July 13, 2011
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter, Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with permission.