Face The Music 46: Bugs!

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music about bugs, recorded in 2013 with selections from Ralph Sutton with George Wettling, Jaybird Coleman, Bessie Smith, Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band, Buck Washington, Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra, Wingy Manone & his Orchestra, Teddy Hill & his NBC Orchestra, The Mills Brothers, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Roy Eldridge with Anita Love, Wilmoth Houdini, Benny Carter & his Orchestra, Artie Shaw & his Orchestra, and Lester Young.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BUGS!
FACE THE MUSIC 46
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 8, 2013 [19651]
 
Ralph Sutton with George Wettling: Bee’s Knees
Jaybird Coleman: Boll Weevil
Bessie Smith: Mean Old Bedbug Blues
Jim Kweskin Jug Band: Never Swat a Fly
Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band: I Can’t Dance [I Got Ants in My Pants]
Buck Washington: Save the Roach for Me
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra: La Cucaracha
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra: The Mosquito Song
Teddy Hill & his NBC Orchestra: The Love Bug Will Bite You
The Mills Brothers: Glow Worm
Fats Waller: Poor Butterfly
Fats Waller, his Rhythm & Orchestra: Jitterbug Waltz
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: The Spider and the Fly
Roy Eldridge with Anita Love: Ain’t No Flies On Me
Wilmoth Houdini: Sweet Like a Honey Bee
Benny Carter & his Orchestra: Shufflebug Shuffle
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra: The Hornet
Lester Young: June Bug

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Face The Music 45: Iambic Pentameter

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music in this seventh of eighteen playlists coordinated by the numeral nine, as played by Fats Waller, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band, Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces, Albert Ammons, Blind Blake, Lovin’ Sam Theard with Cow Cow Davenport, Tampa Red, Barrelhouse Five Orchestra, Erroll Garner Trio, Charlie Parker with Strings, Art Tatum, Frankie Newton & his Cafe Society Orchestra, the Lester Young Sextet, Hubert Fol et ses Be-Bop Minstrels featuring Kenny Clarke, Lennie Tristano Quintet, and the Metronome All Stars.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
IAMBIC PENTAMETER
FACE THE MUSIC 45
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, October 10, 2019 [19637]

Fats Waller: I’ve Got a Feeling I’m Falling
King Oliver & his Orchestra: Can I Tell You?
Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band: Relaxin’ At The Touro
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces: Take Me to the River
Albert Ammons: Suitcase Blues
Blind Blake: Police Dog Blues
Lovin’ Sam Theard with Cow Cow Davenport & Tampa Red: Hot Dog Man
Barrelhouse Five Orchestra: Mama Stayed Out
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: Squeeze Me
Erroll Garner Trio: The Way You Look Tonight
Charlie Parker with Strings: Just Friends
Art Tatum: Dardanella
Frankie Newton & his Cafe Society Orchestra: Vamp
Lester Young Sextet: Blues ‘n Bells
Hubert Fol et ses Be-Bop Minstrels featuring Kenny Clarke: Iambic Pentameter
Lennie Tristano Quintet: Indiana
Metronome All Stars: Victory Ball

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Face The Music 44: Tempus Fugit

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music in this sixth of eighteen playlists coordinated by the numeral nine, as played by William Albright, Art Tatum, Albert Ammons, Willie the Lion Smith, Fats Waller, Louis Armstrong, Tiny Parham & his Musicians, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces, Frankie Newton & his Orchestra, The Port of Harlem Jazzmen, Billie Holiday, Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra, Count Basie’s Kansas City Seven, Bud Powell Trio, and the Metronome All Stars with Charlie Parker & Lennie Tristano.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TEMPUS FUGIT
FACE THE MUSIC 44
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, October 3, 2019 [19613]
 
William Albright: Euphonic Sounds
Art Tatum: Aunt Hagar’s Blues
Albert Ammons: Chicago in Mind
Willie the Lion Smith: Concentrating
Fats Waller: Sweet Savannah Sue
Louis Armstrong: Sweet Savannah Sue
Tiny Parham & his Musicians: Subway Sobs
King Oliver & his Orchestra: The Trumpet’s Prayer
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces: Sweet and Low Blues
Frankie Newton & his Orchestra: Who?
Frankie Newton & the Port of Harlem Jazzmen: Wearyland Blues
Billie Holiday & Frankie Newton’s Orchestra:  Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra: Body and Soul
Count Basie’s Kansas City Seven: Dickie’s Dream > Lester Leaps In
Bud Powell Trio: Tempus Fugue-it
Metronome All Stars with Charlie Parker & Lennie Tristano: Overtime 

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Face The Music 42: Rollin’

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music in this fourth of eighteen playlists coordinated by the numeral nine, with music by Meade Lux Lewis, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Blind Willie Dunn’s Gin Bottle Four, Speckled Red, Little Hat Jones, Jimmy Yancey, Port of Harlem Jazzmen, Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra, Frankie Newton’s Orchestra with James P. Johnson, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, George Shearing, Count Basie & his Orchestra, Billie Holiday, Lester Young & the Basie band, Earl Hines & his Orchestra, Charlie Parker with Machito & his Orchestra, Lennie Tristano Sextet, and Dexter Gordon & Fats Navarro with Tadd Dameron Orchestra.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ROLLIN’
FACE THE MUSIC 42
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, September 19, 2019 [19595]

Meade Lux Lewis: The Blues (Part Four)
King Oliver & his Orchestra: West End Blues
Blind Willie Dunn’s Gin Bottle Four: Jet Black Blues
Speckled Red: House Dance Blues
Little Hat Jones: Rolled From Side to Side Blues
Jimmy Yancey: Rollin’ the Stone
Port of Harlem Jazzmen: Rocking the Blues
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra: The Duke Steps Out
Frankie Newton’s Orchestra with James P. Johnson: The World is Waiting for the Sunrise
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: You Meet the Nicest People in Your Dreams
George Shearing: Stomp in F
Count Basie & his Orchestra: Twelfth Street Rag
Billie Holiday, Lester Young & the Basie band: You’re a Lucky Guy
Earl Hines & his Orchestra: Grand Terrace Shuffle
Charlie Parker with Machito & his Orchestra: Okiedoke
Lennie Tristano Sextet: Marionette
Dexter Gordon & Fats Navarro with Tadd Dameron Orchestra: Sid’s Delight       
 
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Face The Music 41: Wow!

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music in this third of eighteen playlists coordinated by the numeral nine, with music by William Albright, Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces, the Port of Harlem Jazzmen, Meade Lux Lewis, the Mound City Blue Blowers with Coleman Hawkins, Fats Waller, Johnny Dodds Hot Six, Tiny Parham & his Musicians, James P. Johnson & his Orchestra, Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra, Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra, the John Kirby Sextet, Illinois Jacquet, Lennie Tristano and Miles Davis.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WOW!
FACE THE MUSIC 41
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, September 19, 2019 [19581]
 
William Albright: Original Scott Joplin Rags
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces: Sleepy Time Blues
Port of Harlem Jazzmen: Daybreak Blues
Meade Lux Lewis: The Blues (Part 3)
Mound City Blue Blowers with Coleman Hawkins: One Hour
Fats Waller: Numb Fumbling
Johnny Dodds Hot Six: Pencil Papa
Tiny Parham & his Musicians: Blue Melody Blues No.2
James P. Johnson & his Orchestra: Old Fashioned Love
Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band: Ja-Da
King Oliver & his Orchestra: My Good Man Sam
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra: Doing the Voom Voom
Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra: Let the Punishment Fit the Crime
John Kirby Sextet: Anitra’s Dance
Illinois Jacquet: B-Yot
Lennie Tristano: Wow!
Miles Davis: Freddie The Freeloader
 
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Face The Music 40: Like It Ought To Be

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music in this second of eighteen playlists coordinated by the numeral nine, with music by Meade Lux Lewis, Jones & Collins Astoria Hot Eight, Bessie Smith, Gus Cannon & Hosea Woods, Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie Half Pint Jaxon, the Clarence Williams Washboard Band, Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Tiny Parham & his Musicians, the Jelly Roll Morton Trio, Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Eddie Condon & his Band, Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra, the Benny Goodman Sextet, Sonny Stitt & J.J. Johnson, Baron Mingus & his Rhythm, and the Lennie Tristano Sextet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LIKE IT OUGHT TO BE
FACE THE MUSIC 40
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, September 5, 2019 [19567]
 
Meade Lux Lewis: The Blues (Part Two)
Jones & Collins Astoria Hot Eight: Tip Easy Blues
Bessie Smith: I’m Wild About That Thing
Gus Cannon & Hosea Woods: Last Chance Blues
Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie Half Pint Jaxon: Boot It Boy
Clarence Williams Washboard Band: Mississippi Blues
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra: Knockin’ A Jug
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: I Must Have That Man
Tiny Parham & his Musicians: Voodoo
Jelly Roll Morton Trio: That’s Like It Ought To Be
Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band: A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Eddie Condon & his Band: I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jelly Roll
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra: High Society
Benny Goodman Sextet: Rose Room
Sonny Stitt & J.J. Johnson: Blue Mode No.2
Baron Mingus & his Rhythm: Boppin’ in Boston
Lennie Tristano Sextet: Crosscurrent
 
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Face The Music 39: I’ve Got That Thing

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music in this first of eighteen playlists coordinated by the numeral nine, with music by William Albright, Fats Waller, The Hokum Boys, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra, Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces, Jelly Roll Morton, Meade Lux Lewis, Jimmy Yancey, Merline Johnson (The Yas Yas Girl) & her Jazz Boysm,, Willie the Lion Smith, Art Tatum, Jay McShann & Band, the Erroll Garner Trio, Lester Young, and the Lennie Tristano Quintet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
I’VE GOT THAT THING
FACE THE MUSIC 39
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 29, 2019 [19563]
 
William Albright: Maple Leaf Rag
Fats Waller: Handful of Keys
The Hokum Boys: Selling That Stuff
King Oliver & his Orchestra: I’ve Got That Thing
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: Sloppy Joe
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra: Dallas Blues
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces: Little Willie Blues
Jelly Roll Morton: Buddy Bolden’s Blues
Meade Lux Lewis: The Blues (Part One)
Jimmy Yancey: The Mellow Blues
Merline Johnson (the Yas Yas Girl) & her Jazz Boys: Nobody Knows How I Feel
Willie the Lion Smith: Stormy Weather
Art TatumL I Cover the Waterfront
Jay McShann & Band: Soft Winds
Erroll Garner Trio: This Can’t Be Love
Lester Young: Ding Dong
Lennie Tristano Quintet Tautology >Subconscious Lee
 
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Face The Music 38: Like I Want To Be

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music coming from Roosevelt Sykes, Noah Lewis, Casey Bill Weldon, Bessie Smith with Porter Grainger & Big Charlie Green, Leadbelly, Henry Thomas, Reverend Blind Gary Davis, Cliff Jackson’s Washboard Wanders, George Lewis with Kid Shots Madison, James P. Johnson’s Blue Note Jazzmen, Lester Young Quintet with Count Basie, Edmond Hall’s All Star Quintet with Red Norvo, and Charlie Parker.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LIKE I WANT TO BE
FACE THE MUSIC 38
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 15, 2019 [19539]
 
Roosevelt Sykes: North Gulfport Boogie 
Noah Lewis: Like I Want To Be
Casey Bill Weldon: Talkin’ to Myself
Bessie Smith with Porter Grainger & Big Charlie Green: Empty Bed Blues
Leadbelly: Leaving on the Morning Train Blues
Henry Thomas: Don’t Ease Me In
Reverend Blind Gary Davis: You Got To Go Down
Cliff Jackson’s Washboard Wanderers: Blues in Englewood Cliffs
George Lewis with Kid Shots Madison: Dumaine Street Drag
James P. Johnson’s Blue Note Jazzmen: Easy Rider
Lester Young Quintet with Count Basie: Blue Lester
Edmond Hall’s All Star Quintet with Red Norvo: Blue Interval
Charlie Parker: Yardbird Suite
 
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