Fly By Night 269: Black & Blues

Steve The Fly is winging his way through the blues with selections by Sonny Boy Williamson, Muddy Waters, Snooks Eaglin, Otis Spann, Jay McShann. Willie Dixon, Big Joe Turner with Elmore James, Arthur “Big Boy” Spires. Bukka White. Jimmy Cotton, Magic Sam, and John Sinclair with Afrissippi.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLACK & BLUES

FLY BY NIGHT 269

Steve Pratt, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, September 30, 2014 [18380]

 

Sonny Boy Williamson: The River Rhine
Muddy Waters: They Call Me Muddy Waters
Snooks Eaglin: Pine Top’s Boogie
Otis Spann: Boots And Shoes
Jay Mcshann: Fore Day Rider
Willie Dixon: 29 Ways
Joe Turner with Elmore Jame: TV Mama
Sonny Boy Williamson: The Sky Is Cryin’
Arthur Big Boy Spires: 21 Below Zero
Bukka White: The Atlanta Special
Jimmy Cotton: Dealing With The Devil
Muddy Waters: I jJust Want To Make Love To You
Magic Sam: Stop! You Are Hurting Me
Jay Mcshann: Confessing The Blues
John Sinclair: Fulani Journey

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

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Fly By Night 268: Mellow Bruno

Steve The Fly is calling on the great alto saxophonist Julian “Cannonball” Adderley and his ensembles featuring his brother Nat Adderley on trumpet to provide the music for tonight’s episode of Fly By Night.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MELLOW BRUNO

FLY BY NIGHT 268

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 29, 2014 [18366]

 

Cannonball Adderley: Planet Earth

Cannonball Adderley: Dat Dere

Cannonball Adderley: Them Dirty Blues

Cannonball Adderley: Barefoot Sunday Blues

Cannonball Adderley: Walk Tall

Cannonball Adderley: The Uptown

Cannonball Adderley: Happy Talk

Cannonball Adderley: The Chant

Cannonball Adderley: African Waltz

Cannonball Adderley: A Sleepin’ Bee

Cannonball Adderley: Mellow Bruno

Cannonball Adderely: Goodbye

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

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Fly By Night 267: September Song

Steve The Fly is bringing in September with a lovely program of selections by the great modern jazz trumpet master Clifford Brown, who died at 26 in a car wreck while he was on the road with the Max Roach-Clifford Brown Quintet around this time in 1956.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SEPTEMBER SONG

FLY BY NIGHT 267

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 29, 2014 [18352]

 

Clifford Brown: Autumn in New York

Clifford Brown: April In Paris

Clifford Brown: It Might As Well Be Spring

Clifford Brown: Joy Spring

Clifford Brown: I’ll Remember April

Clifford Brown: Come Rain Or Come Shine

Clifford Brown: Sunset Eyes

Clifford Brown: September Song

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

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Fly By Night 266: Jackirk McLingus

Steve The Fly is mixing it up tonight big time with fantastic sides by Charles Mingus, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Jackie McLean.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JACKIRK MCLINGUS

FLY BY NIGHT 266

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, July 30, 2014 [18338]

 

Charles Mingus: Bedspread

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: E.D

Jackie McLean: Chasin’ the Bird

Charles Mingus: Boppin’ In Boston

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Doin’ the Sixty Eight

Jackie McLean: A Ballad for Doll

Charles Mingus: Blue Moon

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Lady E

Jackie McLean: O.D (Overdose)

Charles Mingus: Miss Bliss

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Boogie Stop Shuffle

Jackie McLean: Let’s Face the Music

Charles Mingus: Shuffle Bass Boogie

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Se E Tarde Me Perdoa

Jackie McLean: Omega

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

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Fly By Night 265: Kirk Regard

Steve The Fly has the great Rahsaan Roland Kirk in the spotlight tonight with selections from his Mercury albums and his Prestige album with Brother Jack McDuff, ending with Kirk’s salute to his former empliyer Charles Mingus.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

KIRK REGARD

FLY BY NIGHT 265

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, July 27, 2014 [18324]

 

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: 3 in 1 Without The Oil
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Triple Threat
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Three for the Festival
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Three for Dizzy
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: I See with My Third Eye
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Time
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: A Stritch in Time
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Stiit’s Tune
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Snap Crackle
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Funk Underneath
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Fly By Night
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Oh Lord Don’t Let Them Drop That Atomic Bomb On Me

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Siteve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

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Fly By Night 264: McLean Spaces

Steve The Fly visits the pulsating musical world of the great alto saxophonist, composer & bandleader Jackie McLean from his recordinsg for Blue Note Records in the 1960s.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

MCLEAN SPACES

FLY BY NIGHT 264

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, July 26, 2014 [18310]

Jackie McLean: Appointment in Ghana
Jackie McLean: Bluesnik
Jackie McLean: Blues Function
Jackie McLean: Five Will Get You Ten
Jackie McLean: Melody for Melonae
Jackie McLean: Music Forever
Jackie McLean: Quadrangle
Jackie McLean: Sundu

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2014, 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

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Fly By Night 263: I See With My Third Eye

Steve The Fly is playing sides in Episode 263 by Clifford Brown, Sonny Rollins, Medeski, Martin & Wood with Nels Cline, King Tubby, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Elle Fitzgerald, Jackie McLean, and John Sinclair with Michael Ray & Steve Fly.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

I SEE WITH MY THIRD EYE

FLY BY NIGHT 263

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, April 30, 2018 [18296]

Clifford Brown: Sandu

Sonny Rollins: Toot, Toot, Tootsie

Medeski, Martin & Wood with Nels Cline: Looters

King Tubby: Dub Incorporated Dub

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: I See With My Third Eye

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Lady E

Elle Fitzgerald: We Can’t Go On This Way

Jackie McLean: Omega

Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Soul Bossa Nova

Sonny Rollins: I’m An Old Cowhand

John Sinclair with Michael Ray & Steve Fly: i mean you

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

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Fly By Night 262: Flight To Mars

Steve The Fly is playing sides this week by John Lee Hooker, Clifford Brown, Milt Jackson & John Coltrane, Sonny Boy Williamson, Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie, Charles Mingus, Billie Holiday, King Tubby, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, and the Matt Wilson Quartet.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FLIGHT TO MARS

FLY BY NIGHT 262

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, April 29, 2018 [18282]

 

John Lee Hooker: Sugar Mama

Clifford Brown: Willow Weep For Me

Milt Jackson & John Coltrane: Be Bop

Sonny Boy Williamson: Eyesight To The Blind

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Leap Frog

Charles Mingus: Mingus Fingers

Billie Holiday: I Only Have Eyes For You

King Tubby: East Of The Sun Dub

Charles Mingus: Tea For Two

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Flight To Mars

Matt Wilson Quartet: You Dirty Dog

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

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