Fly By Night 301: Lady Bird


Steve The Fly is making jazz sing in Episode 301 with selections by Mary Lou Williams, Eddie Jefferson, Joe Carroll, and Annie Ross.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LADY BIRD
FLY BY NIGHT 301
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 28, 2015 [19154]
 
Mary Lou Williams: The Can’t Take That Away From Me
Mary Lou Williams: Lady Bird
Mary Lou Williams: For You
Mary Lou Williams: Don’t Blame Me
Mary Lou Williams: Round About Midnight
Mary Lou Williams: Perdido
Mary Lou Williams: Kool Bongo
Mary Lou Williams: Titoros
Eddie Jefferson: Be KInd To Me
Eddie Jefferson: Start Walkin’, Stop Talkin’
Joe Carroll: Pennies From Heaven
Joe Carroll: Two Wrongs Won’t Make A Right]
Joe Carroll: I was In The Mood
Joe Carroll: Got A Penny Benny
Annie Ross: Twisted
Annie Ross: Farmer’s Market
Annie Ross: Annie’s Lament
Annie Ross: Jackie
 
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 300: Body And Soul


Steve The Fly is playing all Eddie Jefferson in Episode 300 including both well-known and obscure selectiions from the early 1950s into the ‘60s and ‘70s.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BODY AND SOUL
FLY BY NIGHT 300
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 28, 2015 [19140]

Eddie Jefferson: Old Shoes
Eddie Jefferson: Strictly Instrumental  
Eddie Jefferson  Workshop
Eddie Jefferson: Disapointed
Eddie Jefferson: Take The ‘A’ Train
Eddie Jefferson: A Night in Tunisia
Eddie Jefferson: Parker’s Mood
Eddie Jefferson: Billie’s Bounce
Eddie Jefferson: Soft and Furry
Eddie Jefferson: Things are Getting Better
Eddie Jefferson: Letter From Home
Eddie Jefferson: Body And Soul (I Feel So Good)
Eddie Jefferson: Body and Soul
Eddie Jefferson: Now’s The Time
Eddie Jefferson: So What
Eddie Jefferson: Filthy McNasty
 
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 299: Where Pathways Meet

 
Steve The Fly is rising to the occasion of the 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 299
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, March 23, 2015 [19126]
 
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, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 298: Function Junction

 
Steve The Fly is playing music in Episode 298 by Lee Dorsey, James Brown, Leaf, Donald Byrd, Ronnie Foster, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Jimmy McGriff.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FUNCTION JUNCTION
FLY BY NIGHT 298
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 29, 2018 [19111]

Lee Dorsey: A Lover Was Born 
Lee Dorsey: Give It Up
James Brown: Make It Funky (Parts 1 & 2)
Leaf: Food Stamp 
Donald Byrd: The Emperor 
Ronnie Foster: Enot 
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: My Feet Can’t Fail Me Now 
Jimmy McGriff: Ain’t It Funky Now. 
Dirty Dozen Brass Band; All Over Now
 
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 297: Bregzit

 
Steve The Fly is playing selections from his own work in poetry & music in Episode 297 with assists from Vicente Pino and Tim Egmond.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BREGZIT 
 FLY BY NIGHT 297
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 29, 2018 [19097]
 
Steve Fly: Brexit
Steve Fly: Brexit Paper
Steve Fly: Brexshit Battleship
Steve Fly: Great Britinn
Steve Fly: Kulture Criminister
Steve Fly: Liars For Hire
Steve Fly: Royal Crest Of Arms
Steve Fly: Shamebridge Analytica
Steve Fly: Westmonster Exshit
Steve Fly: Do Not Disturb Her (World Piss)
Steve Fly: Black Country feat. 
Steve Fly: Ghetto Math (World Piss)
Steve Fly: Post Digital Daydream (For John Trudell)
Steve Fly: Shannon Von Neumann (World Piss)
Steve Fly: Year Of The Pig (2007) featuring Vincente Pino

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to Tim Egmond
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 
 

Fly By Night 296: Function Junction


Steve The Fly is playing music in Episode 296 from The Gordons, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane & Don Cherry, Milt Jackson & John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane, Rahsaan Rolland Kirk, Jackie McLean, and John Sinclair & the Ed Moss Orchestra.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BOP BHAM 
FLY BY NIGHT 296
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 29, 2018 [19083]
 
The Gordons: Bebopper
Charlie Parker: Au Privave
Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser
Bud Powell: Bouncing With Bud
Miles Davis: Half Nelson
Sonny Rollins: Toot, Toot, Tootsie
Charles Mingus: Boogie Stop Shuffle
John Coltrane & Don Cherry: Invisible
Milt Jackson & John Coltrane: Be Bop
Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane: Blue Monk
Rahsaan Rolland Kirk: Where Monk and Mingus Meet
Charlie Parker: Bloomdido
Jackie McLean: Chasing The Bird
John Sinclair & the Ed Moss Orchestra: Ryhthm Inning
 
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 295: Afrobeatnik


Steve The Fly is playing music in Episode 296 from Tony Allen, Bio, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Bo Dollis, Earl King, Fela Kuti, and Walter “Wolfman” Washington.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
AFROBEATNIK 
FLY BY NIGHT 295
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, January 29, 2019 [19069]
 
Tony Allen: Road Safety
Bio: Chant To Mother Earth
Fat Freddy’s Drop: Mother
Tony Allen: No Discrimination
Bo Dollis: Handa Wanda
Earl King: Am I Your Dog
Fela Kuti: Coffin For Head Of State
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Stop And Think
 
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 294: Reefer Toon!


Steve The Fly is playing music in Episode 294 from Dope And Glory (Trikont Records) by Fly including works by Fats Waller, Lorrain Walton, Noble Sissle & His Orchestra, The Harlem Hamfats, Harlan Lattimore, Buck Washington, The Meltone Boys, Nat “King” Cole, the Cee Pee Johnson Band, Barney Bigard Sextet, Buster Bailey’s Rhythm Busters, Chick Webb & His Orchestra, Tampa Red & The Chicago Five, Stuff Smith & His Onyx Club Boys, Mezz Mezzrow, John Sinclair & Steve Fly, and the Planet D Nonet—a good start for our John Sinclair-curated Sensi Museum playlist.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
REEFER TOON!
FLY BY NIGHT 294
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, December 21, 2018 [19055]
 
Fats Waller: Viper’s Drag
Lorrain Walton: If You’se A Viper
Noble Sissle & His Orchestra: Viper Mad
The Harlem Hamfats: Weed Smoker’s Dream
Harlan Lattimor: Reefer Man
Buck Washington: Save The Roach For Me
The Meltone Boys: Mary Jane
Nat King Cole: Hit That Jive Jack
Cee Pee Johnson Band: The G Man Got The T Man
Barney Bigard Sextet; Sweet Marijuana Brown
Buster Bailey’s Rhythm Busters: Light Up
Chick Webb & His Orchestra: When I Get Low I Get High
Tampa Red & The Chicago Five: I’m Gonna’ Get High
Stuff Smith & His Onyx Club Boys: Here Comes The Man With The Jive
Mezz Mezzrow: Sending The Vipers
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Chant Of The Weed
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: Sendin’ The Vipers
John Sinclair & Planet D Nonet: If You’se A Viper
 
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.