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
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, January 30, 2020 [20159]
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

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FACE THE MUSIC 63 – TUBA THROWDOWN THREE

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of
great music featuring tuba men backing up Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club
Orchestra, Bix Beiderbeck’s Sioux City Six, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Clarence
Williams & his Orchestra, The Hottentotts, Doc Cook & his 14 Doctors of
Syncopation, Devine’s Wisconsin Roof Orchestra, Fletcher Henderson & his
Orchestra, Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra, Cecil Scott & his Bright Boys,
and Joe Venuti’s New Yorkers.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TUBA THROWDOWN THREE
FACE THE MUSIC 63
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, January 30, 2020 [20159]
Mack Shaw with Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra: Birmingham Breakdown
Mack Shaw with Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra: Immigration Blu
Min Leibrook with Bix Beiderbeck’s Sioux City Six: Flock O’Blues
Unknown tuba wrestler with Ma Rainey: Big Boy Blues
June Cole with Bessie Smith: Foolish Man Blues
Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra: Organ Grinder Blues
Joe Tarto with the Hottentotts: Bass Ale Blues
Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra: Jingles
Bill Newton with Doc Cook & his 14 Doctors of Syncopation: Willie the Weeper
Chet Harding with Devine’s Wisconsin Roof Orchestra: New St. Louis Blues
June Cole with Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra: Swamp Blues
Vernon Page with Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra: Kansas City Breakdown
Mack Walker with Cecil Scott & his Bright Boys: Springfield Stomp
Joe Tarto with Joe Venuti’s New Yorkers: I Must Have That Man
Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra: Squeeze Me
Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra: Freeze Out
Cyrus St. Clair with Clarence Williams & his Orchestra: Shake ‘Em Up


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 62 – BA WRESTLERS OF THE 1920S—THROWDOWN TWO

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music featuring tuba men anchoring jazz ensembles of the 1920s including Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra, Sonny Clay & his Orchestra, Bix Beiderbecke & the Wolverines, The Cotton Pickers, Tiny Parham & his Musicians, Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers, Cecil Scott & his Bright Boys, Ezra Buzzington’s Rustic Revelers, Charlie Johnson’s Paradise Orchestra, Tiny Parham & his Musicians, Sonny Clay & the Dixie Serenaders, Doc Cook & his Fourteen Doctors of Syncopation, Frank Bunch & his Fuzzy Wuzzies, and Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TUBA WRESTLERS OF THE 1920S—THROWDOWN TWO
FACE THE MUSIC 62
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, January 16, 2020 [20145]
Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra: East St. Louis Toodle-oo
Sonny Clay & his Orchestra: Devil’s Serenade
Bix Beiderbecke & the Wolverines
The Cotton Pickers: Prince of Wails
Tiny Parham & his Musicians: Nervous Tension
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers: Georgia Swing
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers: Load of Cole
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers: Red Hot Pepper
Cecil Scott & his Bright Boys: In a Corner
Ezra Buzzington’s Rustic Revelers: Bass Blues
Charlie Johnson’s Paradise Orchestra: Paradise Wobble
Tiny Parham & his Musicians: Pigs Feet and Slaw
Sonny Clay & the Dixie Serenaders: Cho-King
Tiny Parham & his Musicians: Bombay
Doc Cook & his Fourteen Doctors of Syncopation: Alligator Crawl
Frank Bunch & his Fuzzy Wuzzies: Fourth Avenue Stomp
Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra: Here Comes the Hot Tamale Man
Bix Beiderbecke & the Wolverines: Oh Baby


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Face The Music 60: Lunar Tunes

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from the Bud Freeman Trio, Lotte Lenja, The Versatile Three, Bonzo Dog Band, Buddy Burton, Billie Holiday, Bea Wain, Barbara Sutton Curtis, Art Tatum, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Wardell Gray, Claude Thornhill & his Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie, and the Lester Young Quintet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LUNAR TUNES
FACE THE MUSIC 60
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Bud Freeman Trio: At Sundown
Lotte Lenja: Alabama Song
The Versatile Three: Cuban Moon
Bonzo Dog Band: Tubas in the Moonlight
Buddy Burton: Silvery Moon
Billie Holiday: It’s Like Reaching for the Moon
Bea Wain: Oh, You Crazy Moon
Barbara Sutton Curtis: No Moon At All
Art Tatum: Moonlight on the Ganges
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: Moon Rose
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: The Moon Is Low
Art Tatum: It’s Only a Paper Moon
Wardell Gray: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
Claude Thornhill & his Orchestra: Polka Dots and Moonbeams
Dizzy Gillespie: Blue Moon
Lester Young Quintet: How High the Moon
 
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Face The Music 59: Plain Dirt

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a program of music by  McKinney’s Cotton Pickers, Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band, Sam Wooding’s Chocolate Dandies, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, the John Kirby Sextet, Fats Waller, Moore’s Spiritual Singers, Blind Willie Johnson, Charley Patton, Arthur Crudup, John Lee Hooker, Jim Jackson & Friends, Joe Turner with Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis & Pete Johnson, Paul Howard’s Quality Serenaders, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Albert Ammons, Joe Morris featuring Elmo Hope & Johnny Griffin, Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra with Joe Carroll & Yusef Lateef.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PLAIN DIRT
FACE THE MUSIC 59
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, December 26, 2019 [20103]
 
McKinney’s Cotton Pickers: Plain Dirt
Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band: Bluing the Blues
Sam Wooding’s Chocolate Dandies: Tiger Rag
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: Hold Tight
John Kirby Sextet: The Little Brown Jug
Fats Waller: O Dem Golden Slippers
Moore’s Spiritual Singers: Satan
Blind Willie Johnson: You’ll Need Somebody On Your Bond
Charley Patton: Shake It and Break It {But Don’t Let It Fall Mama}
Arthur Crudup: Shout Sister Shout
John Lee Hooker: 609 Boogie
Jim Jackson & Friends: Jim Jackson’s Jamboree
Joe Turner with Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis & Pete Johnson: Cafe Society Rag
Fats Waller: Piccadilly
Paul Howard’s Quality Serenaders featuring Lionel Hampton: Stuff
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: Tain’t What You Do
Albert Ammons: Changes in Boogie Woogie
Joe Morris featuring Elmo Hope & Johnny Griffin: Portia’s Boogie
Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra with Joe Carroll & Yusef Lateef: Jump Did-Le-Ba

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Face The Music 58: Ridin’ But Walkin’

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a program of music by William Albright, Sidney Bechet & the Port of Harlem Seven, Blind Willie Johnson, Art Tatum, Bud Freeman & Jess Stacy, Fats Waller & his Buddies, Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces, Jelly Roll Morton, Billie Holiday & her Orchestra, Big Joe Turner with Pete Johnson’s Boogie Woogie Boys, Count Basie, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson’s Blues Trio, Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis, and Fats Waller & his Rhythm.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RIDIN’ BUT WALKIN’
FACE THE MUSIC 58
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William Albright: Solace —A Mexican Serenade    
Sidney Bechet & the Port of Harlem Seven: Summertime
Blind Willie Johnson: Let Your Light Shine On Me
Art Tatum: Going Home
Bud Freeman & Jess Stacy: She’s Funny That Way
Fats Waller & his Buddies: Riding But Walking
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces: Weird and Blue
Jelly Roll Morton: Wining Boy Blues
Billie Holiday & her Orchestra: Fine and Mellow
Big Joe Turner with Pete Johnson’s Boogie Woogie Boys: Cherry Red
Count Basie:  Oh! Red
Albert Ammons: Bass Going Crazy
Pete Johnson’s Blues Trio:  Barrelhouse Breakdown
Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis:  Nagasaki
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: Nagasaki
 
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Face The Music 57: A Whole Bag of Nines

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a program of music by the U.S. Marine Band, James Reese Europe’s 369th Infantry Hellfighters Band, Wilbur Sweatman’s Jazz Band, Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards, Frank Stokes, Blind Blake, Six Cylinder Smith, Bertha Chippie Hill, Barrelhouse Five Orchestra with Clarence Williams, The Jones & Collins Astoria Hot Eight, Jelly Roll Morton, King Oliver’s Orchestra, Sidney Bechet’s Blue Note Jazzmen, Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band, Fats Waller & His Rhythm, Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five, Lou Donaldson, and Ted Heath & His Music.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
A WHOLE BAG OF NINES
FACE THE MUSIC 57
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, December 19, 2019 [20075]
 
U.S. Marine Band: Maple Leaf Rag
James Reese Europe’s 369th Infantry Hellfighters Band: That’s Got ’Im
Wilbur Sweatman’s Jazz Band: I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None of This Jelly Roll
Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards: The Tickled Britches Blues
Frank Stokes: Frank Stokes Dream
Blind Blake: Blind Arthur’s Breakdown
Six Cylinder Smith: Pennsylvania Woman Blues
Bertha Chippie Hill: Pratt City Blues
Barrelhouse Five Orchestra with Clarence Williams: Hot Loving
The Jones & Collins Astoria Hot Eight: The Duet Stomp
Jelly Roll Morton: The Seattle Hunch
King Oliver’s Orchestra: The New Orleans Shout
Sidney Bechet’s Blue Note Jazzmen: At The Jazz Band Ball
Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band: What Did I Do To Be So Black And Blue
Fats Waller & His Rhythm: After You’ve Gone (Take 2)
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five: Cole Slaw
Lou Donaldson: Cole Slaw
Ted Heath & His Music: Euphoria
 
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Face The Music 56: The Ostrich Walk

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a program of music by Don Ewell, Muggsy Spanier & the Bucktown Five, Sonny Clay & The Stomping Six, Bix Biederbecke & Frankie Trumbauer, Tom Roberts, the George Lewis Ragtime Band, Dick Hyman, Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra, Alix Combele, Coleman Hawkins All American Four, Lester Young Quartet, Art Tatum Trio, and the Vic Dickenson Septet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE OSTRICH WALK
FACE THE MUSIC 56
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Don Ewell: The Parlor Social
Muggsy Spanier & the Bucktown Five: Buddy’s Habits
Sonny Clay & The Stomping Six: Roaming Around
Bix & Tram: The Ostrich Walk
Tom Roberts: Molasses
George Lewis Ragtime Band: Honeysuckle Rose
Dick Hyman: Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra: All Too Soon
Alix Combele: If I Had You
Coleman Hawkins All American Four: Don’t Blame Me
Lester Young Quartet: Sometimes I’m Happy
Art Tatum Trio: Tea For Two
Vic Dickenson Septet: You Brought A New Kind of Love To Me
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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