ANCESTOR WORSHIP 18 – BIRD & DIZ AT TOWN HALL

Ancestor Worship With John Sinclair

Episode 18 from 2012 features a “live” concert by the Dizzy Gillespie & Charlie Parker sextet with Don Byas, Al Haig, Curley Russell, Max Roach, and special guest drummer Big Sid Catlett at Town Hall in New York City on June 22, 1945, introduced by Symphony Sid, and “live” sessions featuring Bird with the Jazz at the Philharmonic All Stars of Norman Granz recorded in 1946 (or either 1947) and 1949. 

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BIRD & DIZ AT TOWN HALL

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 18

John Sinclair, Temple Dragon Temple, Amsterdam, December 21, 2012 [21133]

Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo   

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Intro by Symphony Sid

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Bebop

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: A Night In Tunisia

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Groovin’ High

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Salt Peanuts

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Hot House

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Fifty Second Street Theme

Charlie Parker: Oh, Lady, Be Good!

Charlie Parker: The Closer

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced, recorded, edited & assembled by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Special thanks to Sunny, Celia & Beyonce Sinclair, and Alec 622

©  2012, 2021 1The John Sinclair Foundation

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 885 – HOT HOUSE

Episode 885 is coming once again from the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts where I’m featuring a fifth and final hour of music from Charlie Parker in honor of the 100th aniversary of his birth in Kansas City on August 29, 1920. This hour features music Bird recorded for Norman Granz releases on the Norgran, Mercury & Verve labels in the first half of the 1950s, and several cuts from what’s called “The Greatest Jazz Concert of All Time” at Massey Hall in Toronto with Bird, Dizzy, Bud Powell, Mingus & Max Roach on May 15, 1953. Bird passed away at the age of 34 just two years later, on March 12, 1955. Bird lives!

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HOT HOUSE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 885

Cass Corridor, Detroit, October 7, 2020 [20649]

Yusef Lateef: Happyology

Charlie Parker with the Miles Davis Sextet: Serpent’s Tooth (January 30, 1953)

Charlie Parker: Kim (December 30, 1952)

Charlie Parker: All the Things You Are (May 15, 1953)

Charlie Parker: Hot House (May 15, 1953)

Charlie Parker: Perdido (May 15, 1953)

Charlie Parker: Wee (May 15, 1953)

Charlie Parker: Old Folks (May 25, 1953)

Charlie Parker: In The Still of the Night (May 25, 1953)

Charlie Parker: Chi Chi (July 28, 1953)

Charlie Parker: Now’s the Time (July 28, 1953)

Charlie Parker: They Can’t Take That Away From Me (July 5, 1950)

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam

Program produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 852 – ORNITHOLOGY

Episode 852 is coming for the fourth time from Radio Free Amsterdam’s temporary Detroit headquarters in the Hartford Rehab Clinic where I’m recuperating from open heart surgery on Valentine’s Day and observing the 65 th anniversary of the passing of the great Charlie Parker from our mortal sphere in 1955 as well as the centennial of his birth in Kansas City on August 29, 1920, with an hour of his earliest recordings starting with the Jay McShann Orchstra in 1942 and a survey of his 78 rpm singles for Dial & Savoy Records between 1945 & 1948, culminating with a live reading of “Salt Peanuts” with Dizzy Gillespie from their Carnegie Hall concert in 1947. Bird Lives!

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ORNITHOLOGY
JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 852
Hartford Rehab Clinic, Detroit, March 12, 2020 [20179]
Yusef Lateef: Happyology
Jay McShann Orchestra: Jumping The Blues
Charlie Parker: Ornithology
Charlie Parker: A Night In Tunisia
Charlie Parker: Yardbird Suite
Charlie Parker: Now’s The Time
Charlie Parker: Billie’s Bounce
Charlie Parker: Ko-Ko
Charlie Parker: Buzzy
Charlie Parker: Donna Lee
Charlie Parker: Parker’s Mood
Charlie Parker: Barbados
Charlie Parker: Another Hairdo
Charlie Parker: Bluebird
Charlie Parker: Chasing The Bird
Charlie Parker: This Is Always
Charlie Parker: Scrapple From The Apple
Charlie Parker: Klactoveedsedstene
Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Salt Peanuts


A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by John Sinclair for Radio Free Amsterdam
Program produced, edited, assembled & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2020 The John Sinclair Foundation