Face The Music 51: Bird Of Paradise

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a program of bird-themed music by Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines, Waring’s Pennsylvanians, Clarence Williams’ Blue 5, Josephine Baker, Jimmy Lunceford’s Orchestra, Bix Beiderbecke with Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra, Benny Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra, Tiny Parham & His Musicians, Gladys Bentley with Eddie Lang, Frank Stokes, Calvin P. Dixon, Wilbur DeParis & the Rampart Street Ramblers, Bud Freeman & his Windy City 5, Slim Gaillard & Bam Brown, Miles Davis All Stars, Jacquo Benart, and the Duke Ellington Orchestra.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BIRD OF PARADISE
FACE THE MUSIC 51
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 29, 2013 [19721]

Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines: Weather Bird
Waring’s Pennsylvanians: Nashville Nightingale
Clarence Williams’ Blue 5: I’m A Little Blackbird
Josephine Baker: Bye Bye Blackbird
Jimmy Lunceford’s Orchestra: Bird of Paradise
Jimmy Lunceford’s Orchestra: The Pigeon Walk
Bix Beiderbecke with Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra: The Ostrich Walk
Benny Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra: Loose Like A Goose
Tiny Parham & His Musicians: The Cuckoo Blues
Gladys Bentley with Eddie Lang: Wild Geese Blues
Frank Stokes: Chicken You Can Roost Behind The Moon
Calvin P. Dixon: As An Eagle Stirreth Up Her Nest
Wilbur DeParis & the Rampart Street Ramblers: Under the Double Eagle
Bud Freeman & his Windy City 5: The Buzzard
Slim Gaillard & Bam Brown: Chicken Rhythm
Miles Davis All Stars: Chasing The Bird
Jacquo Benart: Island Birds
Duke Ellington Orchestra; Flirty Bird
Duke Ellington Orchestra; Way Early Subtone
 
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Face The Music 50: Be Careful How You Vote

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a proram examining the impending victory of Resident Rump with selections by Martin Mull, Lord Buckley, Fats Waller, Leadbelly, Sunnyland Slim, John Lee Hooker, Bessie Smith:, Eric Burdon & War, Abbey Lincoln & Max Roach, John Coltrane, Jayne Cortez & the Firespitters, John Wayne, William S. Burroughs, Eric Salzman, the Andre Previn Trio, and Duke Ellington-Charles Mingus-Max Roach.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BE CAREFUL HOW YOU VOTE
FACE THE MUSIC 50
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, November 3, 2016 [19697]

Martin Mull: Flexible
Lord Buckley: Governor Slugwell
Fats Waller: Hallelujah! I’m a Bum
Leadbelly: The Bourgeois Blues
Sunnyland Slim: Be Careful How You Vote
John Lee Hooker: Democrat Man
Bessie Smith: Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
John Lee Hooker: This World
Eric Burdon & War: Mother Earth
Abbey Lincoln & Max Roach: Protest
John Coltrane: Alabama
Jayne Cortez & the Firespitters: U.S./Nigerian Relations {They Want The
    Oil But They Don’t Want The People}
John Wayne: Draw You A Picture
William S. Burroughs: Curse Go Back
Eric Salzman: “We Will Make Ourselves Strong With Cheerios!”
Andre Previn Trio: America
Duke Ellington-Charles Mingus-Max Roach: Money Jungle
Jane Cortez & the Firespitters: Economic Love Song: Military Spending,
     Huge Profits and Death

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Face The Music 49: Loose Wig

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with wiggy music by Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra, Thomas Morris’ Past Jazz Masters, James P. Johnson, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Bessie Smith with Louis Armstrong: You’ve Been a Good Old Wagon But You Done Broke Down, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Dinah Washington, Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra, Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra, Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra, Benny Carter & his Orchestra, the Coleman Hawkins Trio, the Lester Young Sextet, the Dizzy Gillespie Sextet, Chick Webb & his Orchestra, and Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LOOSE WIG
FACE THE MUSIC 49
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, January 24, 2013 [19693]

Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra: Wang Wang Blues
Thomas Morris’ Past Jazz Masters:Lonesome Journey Blues
James P. Johnson:Crying for the Carolines
King Oliver & his Orchestra: Frankie and Johnny
Bessie Smith with Louis Armstrong: You’ve Been a Good Old Wagon But You Done Broke Down
Fats Waller & his Rhythm  Some Rainy Day
Billie Holiday: Baby Get Lost
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: Frankie and Johnnie
Dinah Washington: Send Me to the Electric Chair
Johnny Hodges & his Orchest:ra: Things Ain’t What They Used To Be
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra: Just Blues
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra: Uptown Blues
Benny Carter & his Orchestra: Mighty Like the Blues
Coleman Hawkins Trio: Blues Evermore
Lester Young Sextet: S.M. Blues
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet: Good Bait
Chick Webb & his Orchestra: Blue Lou
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra: Loose Wig

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Face The Music 48: Chili Pepper

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with music by Heinz Huppertz Orchester, Billy Mayerl, Art Tatum, Doug Suggs, Fred Longshaw, Original Capitol Orchestra, United States Marine Band, King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band, Johnny Dunn & the Plantation Orchestra, Tiny Parham & his Musicians, Don Redman’s Orchestra, Lena Wilson with Fletcher Henderson, Bessie Smith, Robert “Bob” Robinson with Meade Lux Lewis, Fats Waller & his Rhythm: There’s Honey on the Moon Tonigh
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra, the Lester Young Septet, and the John Kirby Sextet.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CHILI PEPPER
FACE THE MUSIC 48
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 1, 2013 [19679]

Heinz Huppertz Orchester: Punto Arenas
Billy Mayerl: In My Garden: Jasmine > White Heather > Sweet William > Marigold
Art Tatum: Lullabye of the Leaves
Doug Suggs: Sweet Patootie
Fred Longshaw: Chili Pepper
Original Capitol Orchestra: Apple Sauce
United States Marine Band: Maple Leaf Rag
King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band: Weather Bird Rag
Johnny Dunn & the Plantation Orchestra: Silver Rose
Tiny Parham & his Musicians: Golden Lily
Don Redman’s Orchestra: Chant of the Weed
Lena Wilson with Fletcher Henderson: Michigan Water Blues
Bessie Smith: Put It Right Here
Robert “Bob” Robinson with Meade Lux Lewis: I’m Sittin’ On Top of the World
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: There’s Honey on the Moon Tonigh
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra: Stealin’ Apples
Lester Young Septet 1946: It’s Only a Paper Moon
John Kirby Sextet: Royal Garden Blues
John Kirby Sextet: Opus Five

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Face The Music 47: Freilach in Swing

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a celebration of Jewish music this week in a program from 2013. Part of the methodology involved assembling recordings that would have bothered Joe Goebbels: George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, even a team of harmonizing Chassids! Also a nice opportunity to air lots of Ziggy Elman.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FREILACH IN SWING
FACE THE MUSIC 47
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, January 31, 2013 [19665]

Larry Adler: Rhapsody in Blue
Original Dixieland Jazz Band: Palesteena
Waring’s Pennsylvanians: Nashville Nightingale
Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra: Sweet and Low Down
Irving Berlin: What Am I Gonna Do?
Jewish Art Quartet: Zaynin mir Chasidimlach [We Are Hasidim]
Yiddish Swing Orchestra: Bridegroom Special
Benny Goodman: Clarinetitis
Ziggy Elman & his Orchestra: Bublitchki
Ziggy Elman & his Orchestra: Freilach in Swing [And the Angels Sing]
Larry Adler: Cheek to Cheek
Ziggy Elman & his Orchestra: What Used to Was Used to Was (Now It Ain’t)
Ziggy Elman & his Orchestra: Sugar
Ziggy Elman & his Orchestra: You Took Advantage of Me
Ziggy Elman & his Orchestra: 29th and Dearborn
Ziggy Elman & his Orchestra: Let’s Fall In Love
Ziggy Elman & his Orchestra: I’ll Never Be the Same
Ziggy Elman & his Orchestra: Carolina in the Morning
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra: Begin the Beguine

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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

A JOINT PRODUCTION
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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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