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
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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Face The Music 37: Groovin’ High

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music coming from Richard M. Jones, the Memphis Jug Band, Hammie Nixon, Dick Wellstood & Tommy Benford, the Red Norvo Quintet, Tram Bix & Lang, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Sam Theard with Oscar’s Chicago Swingers, Sidney Bechet’s Blue Note Jazzmen, Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra, the Edmond Hall Swingtet, the Ike Quebec Swingtet, Sir Charles Thompson & his All Stars, the Coleman Hawkins Quartet, and Booker Ervin.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GROOVIN’ HIGH
FACE THE MUSIC 37
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, July 25, 2019 [19515]
 
Richard M. Jones: Jazzing Babies Blues
Memphis Jug Band: Stealing, Stealing
Hammie Nixon: Tapping That Thing
Dick Wellstood & Tommy Benford: Toddling Home
Red Norvo Quintet: Knocking On Wood
Tram, Bix & Lang: Wringing and Twisting
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: Doing the Voom Voom
Sam Theard with Oscar’s Chicago Swingers: I Wonder Who’s Boogieing My Woogie Now
Sidney Bechet’s Blue Note Jazzmen: Running Wild
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra: Wizzing the Wizz
Edmond Hall Swingtet: Steaming and Beaming
Ike Quebec Swingtet: Facing the Face
Sir Charles Thompson & his All Stars: Taking Off
Coleman Hawkins Quartet: Catting at Keynote
Booker Ervin: Grooving High
 
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Face The Music 36: That’s The Way I Do

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music coming from James Dapogny’s Chicago Jazz Band, Jack Teagarden’s Big Eight, the Frank Newton Quintet, Ben Webster with Al Hall’s Quintet, the Sidney Bechet Quartet, the Mezzrow-Bechet Quintet, Charlie Segar, Tampa Red & the Chicago Five, Frank Stokes, Blind Blake, the Johnny Dodds Hot Six, Henry Brown & Lawrence Cook, Walter Roland, Jelly Roll Morton, Dan Burley & Pops Foster, Ollie Shepard, the Charlie Parker All Stars, and Detroit Count.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THAT’S THE WAY I DO
FACE THE MUSIC 36
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, July 11, 2019 [19501]
 
James Dapogny’s Chicago Jazz Band: Blues In My Condition
Jack Teagarden’s Big Eight: Big Eight Blues
Frank Newton Quintet: After Hour Blues
Ben Webster with Al Hall’s Quintet: Blues In My Heart
Sidney Bechet Quartet: My Woman’s Blues
Mezzrow-Bechet Quintet: Bowin’ the Blues {No.2}
Charlie Segar: Cuban Villa Blues
Tampa Red & the Chicago Five: That’s The Way I Do
Frank Stokes: Mr. Crump Don’t Like It
Blind Blake: Detroit Bound Blues
Johnny Dodds Hot Six: Goober Dance
Henry Brown & Lawrence Cook: Stomp ‘Em Down To The Bricks
Walter Roland: Screw Worm
Jelly Roll Morton: Michigan Water Blues
Dan Burley & Pops Foster: Dusty Bottom
Ollie Shepard: Lil’ Liza Jane
Charlie Parker All Stars: Barbados
Detroit Count: Hastings Street Opera
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar
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Face The Music 35: Joe Four Show

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from guys named Joe including Joe Jordan, Joe Herlihy & his Orchestra, Joe Venuti & his Orchestra, Joe Tarto, Joey Nash with Richard Himber’s Ritz Carlton Orchestra, Joseph Reinhardt et son Ensemble, Joe Haymes & his Orchestra, Joe ‘King’ Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band, Gus Cannon as Banjo Joe, Wooden Joe Nicholas, Barbecue Joe & his Hot Dog, Joe Turner & his Fly Cats, and Willie the Lion Smith with Joe Turner.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JOE FOUR SHOW
FACE THE MUSIC 35
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, September 8, 2016 [19487]
 
Reginald R. Robinson: Pekin Rag {by Joe Jordan}
Rick Benjamin: Morocco Blues {by Joe Jordan}
Joe Jordan’s Sharps & Flats: Old Folks Shuffle
Joe Herlihy & his Orchestra: Cornfed
Joe Venuti & his Orchestra: I Want to Ring Bells
Miff mole’s Molers with Joe Tarto: There’ll be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight
Joe Venuti’s New Yorkers with Joe Tarto: I Must Have that Man
Joey Nash with Richard Himber’s Ritz Carlton Orchestra: It’s Psychological
Joseph Reinhardt et son Ensemble: Une peau de reve
Joe Haymes & his Orchestra: Honeysuckle Rose
Joe ‘King’ Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band: Just Gone
Gus Cannon as Banjo Joe: Madison Street Rag
Wooden Joe Nicholas: Eh La Bas
Barbecue Joe & his Hot Dogs: Up the Country Blues
Joe Turner & his Fly Cats: Piney Brown Blues
Joe Turner & Willie the Lion Smith: Doggin’ the Dog
Pleasant Joseph: Wedding Day Blues
Joe Marsala & his band with Adele Girard: Zero Hour
Big Joe Turner: I’m In Sharp When I Hit The Coast
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
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Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar
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Face The Music 34: Three Joe Show

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from guys anmed Joe including Ethel Waters’ Jazz Masters with Joe Smith, Joe ‘King’ Oliver’s Jazz Band, Josie Miles & the Kansas City Five, Bessie Smith with Joe Smith, Barbecue Joe & his Hot Dogs, Joseph Robichaux & his New Orleans Rhythm Boys, Joe Pullum, Jesse “Monkey Joe” Coleman, Wooden Joe Nicholas, Joe Marsala’s Chicagoans, Big Joe (Kansas Joe McCoy) & his Washboard Band, Joe Turner with Art Tatum & his Band, Joseph Reinhardt, the other Joe Turner, Joe Venuti-Eldon Shamblin-Curly Chalker-Jethro Burns, and the BlueBrass Project.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THREE JOE SHOW
FACE THE MUSIC 34
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, September 1, 2016 [AAFM-0034]
 
Ethel Waters’ Jazz Masters with Joe Smith: Pacific Coast Blues
Joe ‘King’ Oliver’s Jazz Band: Camp Meeting Blues
Josie Miles & the Kansas City Five: Sweet Man Joe
Bessie Smith with Joe Smith: Baby Doll
Barbecue Joe & his Hot Dogs: Tar Paper Stomp
Joseph Robichaux & his New Orleans Rhythm Boys: King Kong Stomp
Joe Pullum: Cows, See That Train Comin’
Jesse “Monkey Joe” Coleman: Sweet Patunia Stomp
Wooden Joe Nicholas: Don’t Go Away Nobody
Joe Marsala’s Chicagoans: Wolverine Blues
Big Joe (Kansas Joe McCoy) & his Washboard Band: If You Take Me Back
Joe Turner with Art Tatum & his Band: Rock Me Mama
Joe Turner with Art Tatum & his Band: Lucille
Joseph Reinhardt: Swing ‘42
Joe Turner: Caravan
Joe Venuti, Eldon Shamblin, Curly Chalker & Jethro Burns: Caravan
BlueBrass Project: Hold ‘Em Joe
 
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
 
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 

Face The Music 33: Second Joe Show

arwulf arwulf is offering a second hour of the Joe Show this week at WCBN-FM in Ann Arbor with music by Wilbur Sweatman’s Jazz Band, James P. Johnson, Harry Reser, Josie Miles, Bob Milne, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra featuring Joe Cornell, Cab Calloway & his Orchestra, Stuff Smith & his Onyx Club Boys, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Joe ‘Wingy’ Manone, Slim Gaillard & his Flat Foot Floogie Boys, Hot Lips Page & his Band, Bull Moose Jackson & his Buffalo Bearcats, The Robins, and Joe Houston.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SECOND JOE SHOW
FACE THE MUSIC 33
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 25, 2016 [19459]
 
Wilbur Sweatman’s Jazz Band: Joe Turner Blues
James P. Johnson: Stop It Joe
Harry Reser:  Crazy Jo’
Josie Miles: Sweet Man Joe
Bob Milne: Down at Papa Joe’s
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra featuring Joe Cornell: Accordion Joe
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra: Kickin’ the Gong Around
Stuff Smith & his Onyx Club Boys: Old Joe’s Hittin’ the Jug
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: Whatcha Know Joe?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: That Gets It Mr. Joe
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra: The Gal From Joe’s
Joe ‘Wingy’ Manone: The Mosquito Song
Slim Gaillard & his Flat Foot Floogie Boys: A-Well-A-Take-Em-A-Joe
Hot Lips Page & his Band: Cheetie Bo Joe
Bull Moose Jackson & his Buffalo Bearcats: Hold Em Joe
The Robins: Smokey Joe’s Cafe
Moose Jackson: Nosey Joe
Joe Houston: Joe’s Lament
 
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
 
© 2016, 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.