Beyond The Groove Yard 245: Bluesology

George Klein presents the Modern Jazz Quartet—John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, Connie Kay—from a variety of Atlantic recordings in the 1950s & ‘60s that demonstrate their distinctive blend of classical elements, blues and swing.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

BLUESOLOGY

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 245

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, July 8, 2018 [18498]

 

MJQ: Bluesology

MJQ: Winter Tale

MJQ: The Golden Striker

MJQ: Festival Sketch

MJQ: Bachianas Brasilierias

MJQ: Concorde

MJQ: Pyramid

MJQ: Baseball

MJQ: Walkin’ Stomp

MJQ: Fugue in A Minor

MJQ: Alexander’s Fugue

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 244: The Isle of Orleans

George Klein continues to focus on New Orleans artists playing Afro-Latin-Caribbean music, including Tim Laughlin, the Neville Brothers, Matt Perrine, Tom McDermott & Evan Christopher, Professor Longhair, Dr. John, Jon Cleary, Bonerama, Craig Klein, Los Hombres Calientes, and the Panorama Jazz Band.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE ISLE OF ORLEANS

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 244

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 26, 2018 [18484]

 

Tim Laughlin: The Isle of Orleans

Neville Brothers: Ayiti

Matt Perrine: Muskrat Ramble

Tom McDermott & Evan Christopher: Creole Eyes

Professor Lobghair: Red Beans

Dr. John: Memories of Professor Longhair

Jon Cleary: Zulu Strut

Bonerama: Indian Red

Craig Klein: Redemption Song

Los Hombres Xalientes: New Bus Stop

Panorama Jazz Band: Martinique

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 243: Caribbean Crescent

George Klein presents New Orleans artists performing music with Afro-Latin-Caribbean elements. Musicians include the Panorama Jazz Band, Johnny Vidacovich, Dr. John, the Soul Rebels, Rob Espino, the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, Los Po-Boy-Citos, Kermit Ruffins, and Patrice Fisher.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

CARIBBEAN CRESCENT

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 243

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsuilanti, June 26, 2018 [GKBG-0243]

 

Panorama Jazz Band: Sous les Tropiques

Johnny Vidacovich: New Orleans Mambo

Dr. John: Flaming Sword

Soul Rebels: Let Your Mind Be Freee

Rob Espino: Yo No Se

New Orleans Nightcrawlers: Purple Gazelle

Los Po-Boy-Citos: Danzon Boogaloo

Kermit Ruffins: If I Only Had a Brain

Patrice Fisher & Arpa: Sleeping Angels

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 242: Hip Funk

George Klein presents more of guitarist Grant Green with various pianists, including Kenny Drew, Johnny Acea, Sonny Clark, and Barry Harris, as well as in a trio without a pianist.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

HIP FUNK

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 242

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 17, 2018 [18456]

 

Grant Green: So What

Grant Green: Tico Tico

Grant Green: Hip Funk

Grant Green: I’ll Remember April

Grant Green: Gooden’s Corner

Sonny Red: The Mode

Grant Green: Sunday Mornin’

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 241: The Song Is You

George Klein presents guitarist Grant Green with various pianists including Sonny Clark, McCoy Tyner, Duke Pearson, Herbie Hancock, and Wynton Kelly, as well as in a trio without a pianist.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE SONG IS YOU

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 241

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 17, 2018 [GKBG-0241]

 

Grant Green: The Song is You

Grant Green: Matador

Grant Green: Django

Grant Green: Green With Envy

Grant Green: Go Down Moses

Grant Green: Nancy With the Laughing Face

Hank Mobley: The Best Things in Life are Free

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 240: The Holy Ghost

George Klein presents more recordings by guitarist Grant Green as leader and sideman that include organists Jack McDuff, Larry Young, John Patton, Jimmy Smith, and Freddie Roach.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE HOLY GHOST

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 240

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 8, 2018 [18428]

 

Grant Green: Talking About J.C.

Grant Green: Stella by Starlight

John Patton: The Yodel

Lou Donaldson: The Holy Ghost

Jimmy Smith: Organic Greenery

Freddie Roach: Blues in the Front Room

Jack McDuff: Sanctified Waltz

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 239: Grantstand

George Klein presents guitarist Grant Green as leader and sideman in bands that include organists Baby Face Willette, Don Patterson, Jack McDuff, Larry Young, John Patton, and Gloria Coleman.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

GRANTSTAND

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 239

George Klein, GrooveYard Studio, Ypsilanti, June 8, 2018 [18414]

 

Baby Face Willette: Willow Weep for Me

Don Patterson: Mud Turtle

George Klein Comments

Grant Green: Grantstand

Grant Green: I Wish You Love

John Patton: One Step Ahead

Lou Donaldson: Love Walked In

Gloria Coleman: My Ladies Waltz

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.

 

Beyond The Groove Yard 238: Jazz-A-Samba

George Klein continues to examine variations on the Bossa Nova with Duke Ellington, Vince Guaraldi, Cal Tjader, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Gabor Szabo, Bob Brookmeyer, Charlie Rouse, Ike Quebec, and Jackie McLean.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

JAZZ-A-SAMBA

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 238

George Klein, Groove Yard Studio, Ypsilanti, April 27, 2018 [18400]

 

Vince Guaraldi: Samba de Orpheu

Cal Tjader: Morning

Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis: Jazz-a-Samba

Dizzy Gillespie: And Then She Stopped

Dizzy Gillespie: Pau de Arara

Gabor Szabo: Little Boat

Bob Brookmeyer: Chara Tua Tristeza/Col. Bogey Bossa

Charlie Rouse: In Martinique

Ike Quebec: Blue Samba

Jackie McLean: Jossa Bossa

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein in Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

 

© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.