FACE THE MUSIC 72 – RARITIES & PECULIARITIES

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music featuring Rarities & Peculiarities by Orchestre Belgium, George Gershwin, Clark & McCullough, Alistair Coke, Bing Crosby, Big Eye Louis Nelson, Fats Waller, Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis, Lionel Hampton, Roland Kirk, and a host of unknown artists.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RARITIES & PECULIARITIES

FACE THE MUSIC 72

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Unknown Flexo Disc Orchestra: Unlabeled Test Pressing Medley

Unidentified Swedish Band: At a Georgia Camp Meeting > Cakewalk

Unknown banjoist: Bill Simons

Orchestre, Belgium: Who

Anonymous German Tango Orchestra: Oh Donna Clara

George Gershwin, Clark & McCullough: Strike Up the Band rehearsal sequence > Mademoiselle Song

Alistair Cooke: Keep Smiling at Trouble
Bing Crosby: I Surrender, Dear

Big Eye Louis Nelson DeLisle & Band: Tests

Fats Waller: Organ Tests

Unknown Band: House Blues

Unknown Band: Untitled Boogie

Albert Ammons: Untitled Original

Meade Lux Lewis: Untitled Original
Lionel Hampton: Haven’t Named It Yet

Roland Kirk: Where Monk & Mingus Live > Let’s Call ThIS

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor

Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2012, 2020 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.

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FACE THE MUSIC 71 – RARITIES & PECULIARITIES

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music featuring Rarities & Peculiarities by Orchestre Belgium, George Gershwin, Clark & McCullough, Alistair Coke, Bing Crosby, Big Eye Louis Nelson, Fats Waller, Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis, Lionel Hampton, Roland Kirk, and a host of unknown artists.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RARITIES & PECULIARITIES

FACE THE MUSIC 71

arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 23, 2012 [20285]

Unknown Flexo Disc Orchestra: Unlabeled Test Pressing Medley

Unidentified Swedish Band: At a Georgia Camp Meeting > Cakewalk

Unknown banjoist: Bill Simons

Orchestre, Belgium: Who

Anonymous German Tango Orchestra: Oh Donna Clara

George Gershwin, Clark & McCullough: Strike Up the Band rehearsal sequence > Mademoiselle Song

Alistair Cooke: Keep Smiling at Trouble
Bing Crosby: I Surrender, Dear

Big Eye Louis Nelson DeLisle & Band: Tests

Fats Waller: Organ Tests

Unknown Band: House Blues

Unknown Band: Untitled Boogie

Albert Ammons: Untitled Original

Meade Lux Lewis: Untitled Original
Lionel Hampton: Haven’t Named It Yet

Roland Kirk: Where Monk & Mingus Live > Let’s Call ThIS

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by arwulf arwulf for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor

Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2012, 2020 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.

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FACE THE MUSIC 69 – PIGMENTATIONS

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music featuring compositions and performances of Duke Ellinton from the 1927 to 1967.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

PIGMENTATIONS

FACE THE MUSIC 69

arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, March 5, 2020 [20257]

Duke Ellington: Black Beauty

Duke Ellington: Black & Tan Fantasy

Duke Ellington: Yellow Dog Blues

Duke Ellington: Brown Berries

Duke Ellington: Blue Bubbles

Duke Ellington: Mood Indigo

Duke Ellington: Diminuendo in Blue

Duke Ellington: Crescendo in Blue

Duke Ellington: Work Song: Black

Duke Ellington: Ridin’ on a Blue Note

Duke Ellington: Blue Goose

Duke Ellington: Blue Serge

Duke Ellington: Blue Cellophane

Duke Ellington: My Little Brown Book

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor

Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.

FACE THE MUSIC 67 – FLY MISTER FLY

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music featuring a hour-long face-off between tenor saxophonists Little Johnny Griffin (with Joe Morris & his Orchestra) and Tom Archia (with his All Stars), from recordings made in Chicago between 1946 & 1948.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FLY MISTER FLY
FACE THE MUSIC 67
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Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: Fly Mister Fly
Tom Archia & his All Stars: Jam for Sam
Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: Wilma’s Idea
Tom Archia & his All Stars: Macomba Jump
Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: Out of the Night
Tom Archia & his All Stars: Slumber {Blues at Twilight}
Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: Lowe Groovin’
Tom Archia & his All Stars: Hey Tom Archia
Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: Jump with Me
Tom Archia & his All Stars: McKie’s Jam for Boppers
Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: Mad Moon
Tom Archia & his All Stars: Come Back to Sorrento
Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: Easy Riff
Tom Archia & his All Stars: Bronzeville Swing
Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: The Spider
Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: Bottletop
Tom Archia & his All Stars: Downfall Blues {Whiskey}
Little Johnny Griffin with Joe Morris & his Orchestra: Weasel Walk
Tom Archia & his All Stars with Gene Ammons: The Battle


A JOINT PRODUCTION
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Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor
Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

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FACE THE MUSIC 66 – JOE SIX

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of
great music featuring musicians named Joe including Joe Sullivan, Joe Marsala,
Wild Bill Davison’s Commodores, Joe Turner, Willie the Lion Smith with Joe
Bushkin & George Wettling, Joe Bushkin with Bobby Hackett, Muggsy Spanier, Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton & Ben Webster with Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra, Joe Reichman & his Orchestra, Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang, Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra, Joe “King” Oliver & his Orchestra, Willie the Lion Smith with Joe Bushkin, Jess Stacy & George Wettling, and Joe Crachiola.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JOE SIX
FACE THE MUSIC 66
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Joe Sullivan Trio: If You Can’t Be Good, Be Careful   
Joe Sullivan Trio:Can’t We Get Together? 
Joe Sullivan Trio:Never Heard of Such Stuff 
Joe Sullivan Trio:There’ll Come a Time When You’ll Need Me  
Joe Sullivan & Joe Marsala with Wild Bill Davison’s Commodores: Someday
Sweetheart 
Joe Turner: Salute to the Lion  
Willie the Lion Smith with Joe Bushkin & George Wettling: The Lion and the
Lamb  
Joe Marsala & Band: Soft Lights and Sweet Music
Joe Bushkin with Bobby Hackett: Soft Lights and Sweet Music
Joe Marsala & Band: Chimes Blues  
Joe Bushkin with Muggsy Spanier: Relaxin’ at the Touro
Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton & Ben Webster with Duke Ellington & his Famous
Orchestra: What Am I Here For?   
Joe Reichman & his Orchestra: Moonlight Sonata  
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang” I’ll Never Be The Same  
Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra: Ready for the River
Joe “King” Oliver & his Orchestra: West End Blues 
Willie the Lion Smith with Joe Bushkin, Jess Stacy & George Wettling: Three
Keyboards
Joseph Reinhardt et son Ensemble: Odette
Joe Crachiola: Somewhere Over The Rainbow


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by arwulf arwulf for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor
Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

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FACE THE MUSIC 65 – JOE FIVE

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of
great music featuring songs written or played by men named Joe, including
Barbecue Joe & His Hot Dogs:, Joe King Oliver’s Jazz Band, Joe Smith with Ethel Waters’ Jazz
Masters, the Original Dixieland jazz Band, the New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra, Sidney Bechet &
His New Orleans Feetwarmers, Jimmy Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra, Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton & the New Orleans Blue Five, Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton With Duke Ellington & His Famous Orcheshtra, Jo Jones & Willie The Lion Smith, Joseph Reinnhart et son Ensemble, and Joe Williams with Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JOE FIVE
FACE THE MUSIC 65
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Barbecue Joe & His Hot Dogs: Tin Roof Blues
Joe King Oliver’s Jazz Band: Canal Sreet Blues
Joe Smith with Ethel Waters’ Jazz Masters: Tiger Rag
Original Dixieland jazz Band: Dixie Jass Band One-Step
New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra: Pekin Rag
Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers: Sweetie Dear
Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers: Shag
Jimmy Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra: Four Or Five Times
Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton & the New Orleans Blue Five: My Baby Doesn’t Squawk
Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton With Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: Ko-Ko
Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton With Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: The Mooche
Jo Jones & Willie The Lion Smith: Sweet Sue
Joseph Reinnhart et son Ensemble: Douce Georgette
Joe Williams with Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson: Roll ’Em Pete


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by arwulf arwulf for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclar
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

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FACE THE MUSIC 64 – TUBA THROWDOWN THREE

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of
great music featuring tuba men

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TUBA THROWDOWN THREE
FACE THE MUSIC 64
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Birmingham Breakdown: Mack Shaw with Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra 1926
Immigration Blues: Mack Shaw with Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra 1926
Flock O’Blues: Min Leibrook with Bix Beiderbeck’s Sioux City Six 1924
Big Boy Blues: Unknown tuba wrestler with Ma Rainey 1927
Foolish Man Blues: June Cole with Bessie Smith 1927
Organ Grinder Blues: Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra 1928
Bass Ale Blues: Joe Tarto with the Hottentotts
{Red Nichols’ Five Pennies on the Vocalion label} 1926
Jingles: Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra 1927
Willie the Weeper: Bill Newton with Doc Cook & his 14 Doctors of Syncopation 1927
New St.Louis Blues: Chet Harding with Devine’s Wisconsin Roof Orchestra 1927
Swamp Blues: June Cole with Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra 1927
Kansas City Breakdown: Vernon Page with Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra 1928
Springfield Stomp: Mack Walker with Cecil Scott & his Bright Boys 1929
I Must Have That Man: Joe Tarto with Joe Venuti’s New Yorkers 1928
Squeeze Me: Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra 1928
Freeze Out: Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra 1928
Shake ‘Em Up: Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by arwulf arwulf for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclar
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.