Face The Music 29: The Joe Show

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a program called The Joe Show featuring sides by Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra, Ethel Waters & her Jazz Masters, Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra, Joe Venuti’s Blue Four, Larry Adler, Wilmoth Houdini & Gerald Clark’s Iere String Band, Coot Grant & Kid Wesley Wilson with Sidney Bechet’s New Orleans Feetwarmers, Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five, Jelly Roll Morton, Carl Wolf’s Orchestra, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Rosetta Crawford & her Hep Cats, Slim & Slam, Mills Blue Rhythm Band, Lester Young & the Kansas City Six, Harlan Leonard & his Rockets, Gene Ammons, and Abbey Lincoln.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE JOE SHOW
FACE THE MUSIC 29
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 18, 2016 [19403]
 
Cook’s Dreamland Orchestra: Scissor Grinder Joe
Ethel Waters & her Jazz Masters: Oh, Joe, Play that Trombone
Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra: King Joe
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four: Four String Joe
Larry Adler: Medley: Love Me Forever > South American Joe
Wilmoth Houdini & Gerald Clark’s Iere String Band: Uncle Jo, Gimme Mo’
Coot Grant & Kid Wesley Wilson with Sidney Bechet’s New Orleans Feetwarmers: Uncle Joe
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five: Run Joe
Jelly Roll Morton: Mister Joe
Carl Wolf’s Orchestra: Joe Turner Blues
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: Sloppy Joe
Rosetta Crawford & her Hep Cats: Stop It, Joe
Slim & Slam: Dopey Joe
Mills Blue Rhythm Band: Kokey Joe
Lester Young & the Kansas City Six: Jo Jo
Harlan Leonard & his Rockets: Hairy Joe Jump {Southern Fried}
Gene Ammons: Happiness is a Thing Called Joe
Abbey Lincoln: Happiness is a Thing Called Joe
 
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
 
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 

Face The Music 27: Don’t Mess With Me


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a dose of great music from Harlem stride pianists James P. Johnson and Fats Waller alternating tunes for an hour with guest appearances from Willie “The Lion” Smith and Art Tatum.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DON’T MESS WITH ME
FACE THE MUSIC 27
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, May 9, 2019 [19375]
 
Willie the Lion Smith: Sneakaway
Fats Waller: Love Me Or Leave Me
James P. Johnson: If Dreams Come True
Fats Waller: I’ve Got a Feeling I’m Falling
James P. Johnson & Fats Waller: Crying For My Used To Be
Fats Waller: Waiting at the End of the Road
James P. Johnson: Gut Stomp
Fats Waller: Valentine Stomp
James P. Johnson: Don’t Mess With Me
Fats Waller: Your Time Now
James P. Johnson: Runnin’ Wild Medley
Fats Waller: Smashing Thirds
James P. Johnson: Boogie Woogie Stride
James P. Johnson: Variations on Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie
Art Tatum: St. Louis Blues
Fats Waller: If You’se A Viper

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
 
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 

Face The Music 26: Stride Piano Marathon


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a stride piano marathon featuring great music in alternating selections from the works of Thomas “Fats” Waller and James P. Johnson.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STRIDE PIANO MARATHON
FACE THE MUSIC 26
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, May 2, 2019 [19361]
 
James P. Johnson: You’ve Got To Be Modernistic
Fats Waller: A Handful of Keys
James P. Johnson: What Is This Thing Called Love
Thomas Waller: Jailhouse Blues
James P. Johnson: Backwater Blues
Fats Waller: Numb Fumbling
James P. Johnson: Arkansas Blues
Fats Waller: Viper’s Drag
James P. Johnson: Aunt Hagar’s Blues
Fats Waller: Sweet Savannah Sue
James P. Johnson: Neil Walk
Fats Waller: African Ripples
James P. Johnson: Jersey Sweet
Fats Waller: Ain’t Misbehaving
James P. Johnson: J.P. Boogie
Fats Waller: Alligator Crawl
 
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
 
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 

Face The Music 25: Harlem Woogie


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a stride piano marathon featuring great music from the works of Thomas “Fats” Waller and James P. Johnson, plus Richard Zimmerman, The Mills Brothers, The Max Morath Quartet, Anna Robinson, Bessie Smith, and the Clarence Williams Blue Five with Sidney Bechet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HARLEM WOOGIE
FACE THE MUSIC 25
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, April 25, 2019 [19347]
 
Richard Zimmerman: A Real Slow Drag
Thomas Waller: Lenox Avenue Blues
James P. Johnson: Snowy Morning Blues
Thomas Waller: Muscle Shoals Blues
Thomas Waller: Birmingham Blues
James P. Johnson: Harlem Strut
Fats Waller: Alligator Crawl
The Mills Brothers: Sweet Sue
The Max Morath Quartet: A Real Slow Drag
Anna Robinson with James P. Johnson & his Orchestra: Hungry Blues
Bessie Smith: Squeeze Me
Thomas Waller: St. Louis Blues
Clarence Williams Blue Five with Sidney Bechet: Wild Cat Blues
James P. Johnson: Black Bottom Stomp
Fats Waller: 18th Street Strut
Fats Waller: Blue Black Bottom Stomp
Anna Robinson with James P. Johnson & his Orchestra: Harlem Woogie
Fats Waller:The Joint Is Jumping
 
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
 
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 

Face The Music 24: Ain’t Gonna Run You Down


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band, Eubie Blake, Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers, Jimmy Blythe, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Clifford Hayes’ Louisville Stompers, River Raisin Ragtime Revue, Big Bill Broonzy, Big Joe Turner & Willie the Lion Smith, Jimmy Yancey, Big Maceo-Ransome Knowling-Tampa Red, Count Basie & his Instrumentalists, Todd Rhodes & his Orchestra, and Cecil Taylor.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
AIN’T GONNA RUN YOU DOWN
FACE THE MUSIC 24
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, April 14, 2016 [AAFM-0024]  

Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band: Rainy Day Blues
Eubie Blake: Good Fellow Blues
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers: Wild Man Blues
Jimmy Blythe: Ain’t Gonna Run You Down
King Oliver & his Orchestra: Frankie and Johnny
Clifford Hayes’ Louisville Stompers: You’re Ticklin’ Me
River Raisin Ragtime Revue: Black and Blue
Big Bill Broonzy: Black, Brown and White
Big Joe Turner : Doggin’ the Dog
with Willie the Lion Smith
Jimmy Yancey: Tell ‘Em About Me
Big Maceo-Ransome Knowling=Tampa Red:County Jail Blues
Count Basie & his Instrumentalists: Basie’s Basement
Todd Rhodes & his Orchestra: Blues for the Red Boy
Cecil Taylor: Things Ain’t What They Used To Be

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
 
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 

Face The Music 23: Questionable Content No. 4

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Ciro’s Club Coon Orchestra, The Five Harmaniacs, Bert Williams with the Charles Adams Prince Orchestra, Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon, Georgia White, Chick Webb & his Orchestra, Jimmie Lunceford’s Orchestra, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Rosa Henderson & Fletcher Henderson, Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe, Ed & Lonnie Young, Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Donovan, and The Animals.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
QUESTIONABLE CONTENT NO. 4
FACE THE MUSIC 23
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, April 24, 2014 [19319] 
 
Ciro’s Club Coon Orchestra: Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go With Friday on Saturday Night?
Five Harmaniacs: What Did Romie-O Juliet When He Climbed Her Balcony?
Bert Williams with the Charles Adams Prince Orchestra: O Death, Where Is Thy Sting?
Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon: Can’t You Wait ‘Til You Get Home?
Georgia White: Was I Drunk?
Chick Webb & his Orchestra: Who Ya Hunchin’?
Jimmie Lunceford’s Orchestra: Ain’t She Sweet?
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis: That Certain Party
Dean Martin: Ain’t That a Kick in the Head?
Rosa Henderson & Fletcher Henderson: How Come You Do Me Like You Do?
Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe Can I Do It For You? (Parts 1 & 2)
Ed & Lonnie Young: Chevrolet
Jim Kweskin Jug Band: Chevrolet
Donovan: Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)
The Animals: Hey Gyp

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
 
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 
 

Face The Music 22: Questionable Content No. 3


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from George Gershwin, the White Star Orchestra, Lillie Delk Christian with Louis Armstrong’s Hot Four, Jack Purvis & his Orchestra, Coleman Hawkins, Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band, Bill Coleman & his Orchestra with Django Reinhardt, Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders, Henry Thoma, Lena Wilson, Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon, Charley Taylor & Ishman Bracey, Wooden Joe Nicholas, Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band, Othar Turner, Washboard Sam, Wingy Manone & his Orchestra, and Nora Lee King with Sammy Price.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
QUESTIONABLE CONTENT NO. 3
FACE THE MUSIC 22
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, April 17, 2014 [AAFM-0022]
        
George Gershwin: When Do We Dance?
White Star Orchestra: Music Hall Waltz Medley
Lillie Delk Christian with Louis Armstrong’s Hot Four: Was It a Dream?
Jack Purvis & his Orchestra: What’s the Use of Cryin’ Baby?
Coleman Hawkins: How Deep is the Ocean?
Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band: What Did I Do to Be So Black and Blue?
Bill Coleman & his Orchestra with Django Reinhardt: Baby Won’t You Please Come Home?
Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders: Honey Where You Been So Long?
Henry Thomas: Honey Won’t You Allow Me One More Chance?
Lena Wilson: What’s Your Price?
Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie Half Pint Jaxon: How Long How Long Blues
Charley Taylor & Ishman Bracey: Where My Shoes At?
Wooden Joe Nicholas: Any Rags?
Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band: Oh Didn’t He Ramble?
Othar Turner: How Many Mo’ Years?
Washboard Sam: Wasn’t He Bad?
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra: Corrine Corrini Where You Been So Long?
Nora Lee King with Sammy Price: Why Don’t You Do Right?
 
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
 
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 

Face The Music 21: Questionable Content No. 3


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from George Gershwin, the White Star Orchestra, Lillie Delk Christian with Louis Armstrong’s Hot Four, Jack Purvis & his Orchestra, Coleman Hawkins, Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band, Bill Coleman & his Orchestra with Django Reinhardt, Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders, Henry Thoma, Lena Wilson, Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon, Charley Taylor & Ishman Bracey, Wooden Joe Nicholas, Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band, Othar Turner, Washboard Sam, Wingy Manone & his Orchestra, and Nora Lee King with Sammy Price.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
QUESTIONABLE CONTENT NO. 3
FACE THE MUSIC 21
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, April 17, 2014 [19291]
        
George Gershwin: When Do We Dance?
White Star Orchestra: Music Hall Waltz Medley
Lillie Delk Christian with Louis Armstrong’s Hot Four: Was It a Dream?
Jack Purvis & his Orchestra: What’s the Use of Cryin’ Baby?
Coleman Hawkins: How Deep is the Ocean?
Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band: What Did I Do to Be So Black and Blue?
Bill Coleman & his Orchestra with Django Reinhardt: Baby Won’t You Please Come Home?
Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders: Honey Where You Been So Long?
Henry Thomas: Honey Won’t You Allow Me One More Chance?
Lena Wilson: What’s Your Price?
Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon: How Long, How Long Blues
Charley Taylor & Ishman Bracey: Where My Shoes At?
Wooden Joe Nicholas: Any Rags?
Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band: Oh, Didn’t He Ramble?
Othar Turner: How Many Mo’ Years?
Washboard Sam: Wasn’t He Bad?
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra: Corrine Corrina, Where You Been So Long?
Nora Lee King with Sammy Price: Why Don’t You Do Right?
 
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
 
© 2014, 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.