Face The Music 09: Nobody!

 
arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Bert Williams, the Monarch Jazz Quartet, Alberta Hunter & the Red Onion Jazz Babies, Bessie Smith, Frank Stokes, Al Miller, Blind Willie Johnson, Clara Smith, King Oliver’s Jazz Band, McKenzie & Condon’s Chicagoans, Tampa Red, Mezzrow-Ladnier Quintet, Memphis Minnie, Art Tatum, Count Basie, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, and Taj Mahal.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
NOBODY!
FACE THE MUSIC 09
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, February 8, 2018 [19109]
 
Bert Williams: Nobody
Monarch Jazz Quartet: I Ain’t Got Nobody
Alberta Hunter & the Red Onion Jazz Babies: Nobody Knows the Way I Feel This Morning
Bessie Smith: Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
Frank Stokes: Tain’t Nobody’s Business
Al Miller: It Ain’t Killed Nobody Yet
Blind Willie Johnson: It’s Nobody’s Fault But Mine
Bessie Smith & her Band: Nobody’s Blues But Mine
Clara Smith: I Don’t Love Nobody (So I Don’t Have No Blues)
King Oliver’s Jazz Band: I Ain’t Gonna Tell Nobody
McKenzie & Condon’s Chicagoans: Nobody’s Sweetheart
Tampa Red: Nobody’s Sweetheart
Mezzrow-Ladnier Quintet: I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jelly Roll
Memphis Minnie: Ain’t Nobody Home But Me
Art Tatum: I Ain’t Got Nobody
Count Basie: I Ain’t Got Nobody
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: Tain’t Nobody’s Bizness If I Do
Taj Mahal: Ain’t Nobody’s Business But My Own
 Jerry Buller: Nobody Ever Loved Anybody The Way I Love You
 
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Face The Music 08: Nothing

 
arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Lucky Roberts, The Goofus Five, Paul Whiteman’s Ochestra, Wilton Crawley, Eliza “Christmas” Lee & her Jazz Band, Edith Wilson, Fats Waller & His Rhythm, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra with Jimmy Grissom, Gene Gifford’s Orchestra with Wingy Manone, Loving Sam Theard, Washboard Sam, Al Hibbler with Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Al Hibbler with Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Billie Holiday, Pearl Bailey, and Dick Hyman & Tom Pletcher.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
NOTHING
FACE THE MUSIC 08
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, February 2, 2018 [19095]
        
Luckey Roberts: Nothing
The Goofus Five: Poor Papa, He’s Got Nothing At All
Paul Whiteman’s Ochestra: Nothng But
The Goofus Five: Nothing Does Does Like It Used to Do Do Do
Wilton Crawley: She’s Nothing But Nice
Eliza “Christmas” Lee & her Jazz Band: I Ain’t Giving Nothing Away
Edith Wilson: My Man Is Good For Nothing But Love
Fats Waller & His Rhythm: Good For Nothing But Love
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra with Jimmy Grissom: Nothing, Nothing Baby
Gene Gifford’s Orchestra with Wingy Manone: Nothing But The Blues
Lving Sam Theard: Ain’t Nobody Got Nothing
Washboard Sam: Nothing In Rambling
Al Hibbler with Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: I Ain;t Got Nothing But The Blues
Al Hibbler with Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me
Billie Holiday: All Or Nothing At All
Pearl Bailey: I Got Plenty of Nothng
Dick Hyman & Tom Pletcher: I Got Plenty of Nothng
 
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Face The Music 07: Out On The Towns


arwulf arwulf Is kicking them out on his Face The Music program on WCBN-FM in Ann Arbor with recordings by  Jelly Roll Morton, W.C. Handy’s Memphis Blues Band, Bix Biederbecke & his Rhythm Jugglers, The Cotton Pickers, Rob Cooper:, Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces, the Dixieland Jug Blowers, Dink Johnson, Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra, Slim Gaillard, Dick Jergens & his Orchestra, Jimmy Dorsey’s Orchestra, Illinois Jacquet, Roosvelt Sykes, Big Maceo Merriweather, and Hot Lips Page & his Band.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
OUT ON THE TOWNS
FACE THE MUSIC 07
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, September 6, 2018 [19081]
        
Jelly Roll Morton: The Shreveport Stomp
W.C. Handy’s Memphis Blues Band: St. Louis Blues
Bix Biederbecke & his Rhythm Jugglers: Davenport Blues
The Cotton Pickers: Mishawaka Drag
Rob Cooper: West Dallas Drag
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces: The Boston Scuffle
Dixieland Jug Blowers: Memphis Shake
Dink Johnson: Kansas City Stomp
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra: Harlem Air Shaft
Slim Gaillard: Traveling Blues
Dick Jergens & his Orchestra: Cincinnati Dancing Pig
Jimmy Dorsey’s Orchestra: Dusk In Upper Sandusky
Illinois Jacquet: Illinois Goes To Chicago
Roosvelt Sykes: North Gulfport Boogie
Big Maceo Merriweather: Detroit Jump
Hot Lips Page & his Band: Lafayette
 
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Face The Music 06: Constellation

 
arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music. arwulf says: “Constellation” seems like the natural title for this spread of historic recordings dating from years ending in 8 from 1908 to 1948.”
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CONSTELLATION
FACE THE MUSIC 06
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, December 27, 2018 [19081]
 

Unidentified Banjoist: Bill SimonsFace
Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band Has Anybody Seen My Corrine?
Frankie Half Pint Jaxon with Freddie Keppard & Cow Cow Davenport: Hit Ta Ditty Low Down
Thelma Terry & her Boyfriends: Mama’s Gone, Goodbye
Earl Hines: Fifty Seven Varieties
Duke Ellington: Swampy River
Mississippi John Hurt: Got the Blues, Can’t Be Satisfied
Jelly Roll Morton: The Crave
Hot Lips Page & his Band: Rock It For Me
Merline Johnson, The Yas Yas Girl: Don’t You Make Me High
Harlem Hamfats: Don’t Start No Stuff (And There Won’t Be No Stuff)
Chick Webb & his Orchestra: Who Ya Hunchin’?
Jerry Kruger with Cootie Williams & his Rug Cutters: Ol’ Man River
Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb & his Orchestra: Wacky Dust
Sidney Bechet & his Orchestra: Jungle Drums
Chu Berry’s Little Jazz Ensemble: Sittin’ In
James Moody’s Modernists:Tropicana
Charlie Parker All Stars: Constellation
 
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Face The Music 05: Feelin’ High And Happy


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Vess L. Ossman, Wilbur C Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds, Jelly Roll Morton, Luckey Roberts, the Gerry Mulligan Quartet, Bea Foote, Louis Armstrong & his Savoy Ballroom Five, Jazz Gillum with George Barnes, Merline Johnson, Noble Sissle’s Swingsters with Sidney Bechet, Hot Lips Page & his Band, and Trixie Smith with Sidney Bechet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FEELIN’ HIGH AND HAPPY
FACE THE MUSIC 05
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, December 6, 2018 [19067]
        
Vess L. Ossman: A Bunch of Rags
Wilbur C Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band: At the Darktown Strutter’s Ball
Original Dixieland Jazz Band: Bluin’ the Blues
Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds: What’s the Use of Being Alone?
Jelly Roll Morton: King Porter Stomp
Jelly Roll Morton: Oh Didn’t He Ramble
Jelly Roll Morton: Tiger Rag: The Quadrille
Jelly Roll Morton: Tiger Rag: Fully Swung
Luckey Roberts: Nothing
Gerry Mulligan Quartet: Utter Chaos
Bea Foote: Weed
Louis Armstrong & his Savoy Ballroom Five: Muggles
Jazz Gillum with George Barnes: Reefer Head Woman
Merline Johnson: Running Down My Man
Noble Sissle’s Swingsters with Sidney Bechet: Viper Mad
Hot Lips Page & his Band: Feelin’ High and Happy
Trixie Smith with Sidney Bechet: Jack, I’m Mellow
John Sinclair & the New Orleans Jazz Vipers: If You’se A Viper
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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Face The Music 04: Confirmation

 
arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Wilbur C. Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Bert Lown & his Loungers, Earl Hines, Henry Thomas, Jim Jackson, Wilmoth Houdini, Sidney Bechet & his Orchestra, Buster Bailey’s Rhythm Busters, Count Basie & his Orchestra, Tommy Ladnier & his Orchestra, Lester Young & the Kansas City Six, the Bud Freeman Trio, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, James Moody’s Modernists, the Charlie Parker All Stars, the Thelonious Monk Quartet, and Kenny  Clarke & his 52nd Street Boys.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CONFIRMATION
FACE THE MUSIC 04
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, December 13, 2018 [19053]
        
Wilbur C. Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band: Ringtail Blues
Original Dixieland Jazz Band: Ostrich Walk
Bert Lown & his Loungers: Jazz Me Blues
Earl Hines: Chicago High Life  Henry Thomas: Fishing Blues
Jim Jackson: I’m Gonna Move to Louisiana
Wilmoth Houdini: Sweet Like a Honey Bee
Sidney Bechet & his Orchestra: What a Dream
Buster Bailey’s Rhythm Busters: Light Up
Count Basie & his Orchestra: Jumpin’ at the Woodside
Tommy Ladnier & his Orchestra: Weary Blues
Lester Young & the Kansas City Six: Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
Bud Freeman Trio: The Blue Room
Billie Holiday: If Dreams Come True
Cab Calloway: Hoy Hoy
James Moody’s Modernists: Workshop
Charlie Parker All Stars: Ah-Leu-Cha
Thelonious Monk Quartet: I Mean You
Kenny Clarke & his 52nd Street Boys: Confirmation
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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Face The Music 03: Sizzling The Blues

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Wilbur C Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band, the Memphis Jug Band, the Dixie Four, Sharkey Bonano with Monk Hazel & His Bienville Roof Orchestra, Tiny Parham & his Musicians, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Clarence Williams’ Novelty Four, The Louisiana Sugar Babes, Thelma Terry & Her Boyfriends, Count Basie & His Orchestra, Chu Berry & his Litle Jazz Ensemble, Billie Holiday & Lester Young, the Kansas City Seven, Kenny Clark & his Orchestra, James Moody & his Modernists, Sonny Stitt, and Big Jay McNeely.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SIZZLING THE BLUES

FACE THE MUSIC 03

arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, December 20, 2018 [19039]

        
Wilbur C Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band: Dallas Blues

Memphis Jug Band: The Lindburg Hop

The Dixie Four: The Kentucky Stomp

Sharkey Bonano with Monk Hazel & His Bienville Roof Orchestra: Sizzling The Blues

Tiny Parham & his Musicians: Snake Eyes

Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: Hot And Bothered

Clarence Williams’ Novelty Four: In The Bottle Blues

The Louisiana Sugar Babes: Willow Tree

Thelma Terry & Her Boyfriends: Lady of Havana

The Louisiana Sugar Babes: Persian Rug

Count Basie & His Orchestra: Blue And Sentimental

Chu Berry & his Litle Jazz Ensemble: Body And Soul

Billie Holiday & Lester Young: I’ve Got A Date With A Dream

Kansas City Seven: Paging The Devil

Kenny Clark & his Orchestra: Algerian Cynicism

James Moody & his Modernists: Tin Tin Deo

Sonny Stitt: Bebop Blues

Big Jay McNeely: Deacon’s Hop

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar

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Face The Music 02: Evidence


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Louis Armstrong & His Hot 5, Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, Johnny Dodds Washboard Band, Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra, Cannon’s Jug Stompers, Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers, Bud Freeman Trio, Johnny Hodges, Jay McShann & His Orchestra, Gene Cedric & His Honey Bears, Slim & Slam, Art Tatum & His Continental Rhythm, Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra, Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra, Joe Turner & Pete Johnson, John Lee Hooker, the Sonny Stitt Sextet, and the Thelonious Monk Quartet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
EVIDENCE
FACE THE MUSIC 02
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, November 15, 2018 [19025]
 
Louis Armstrong & his Hot 5: West End Blues
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: Yellow Dog Blues
Johnny Dodds Washboard Band: Bull Fiddle Blues
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra:  Hot Waters Blues
Cannon’s Jug Stompers: Viola Lee Bkues
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers: Mournful Seeenade
Bud Freeman Trio: I Don’t Believe It
Johnny Hodges: Jeep’s Blues
Jay McShaann & his Orchestra: Slow Drag Blues
Gene Cedric & His Honey Bears: The Wail of the Scrompf
Slim & Slam: Flat Feet Floogie
Art Tatum & His Continental Rhythm: Flat Foot Floogie
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra: Bragging In Brass
Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra: King Porter Stomp
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson: Roll ‘Em Pete
John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen
Sonny Stitt Sextet: Red Shoes
Thelonious Monk Quartet: Evidence

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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