The Groove Yard 24: Jay Jay’s Blues


George Klein presents early recordings by trombonist J.J. Johnson with Miles Davis, Milt Jackson, as leader of his own bands, and in various collaborations with fellow trombonist Kai Winding.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
JAY JAY’S BLUES
THE GROOVE YARD 24
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 31, 1989 [19328]
 
Miles Davis, Chance It
J.J. Johnson with Milt Jackson: Jay Jay’s Blues
J & K Trombone Octet: Night in Tunisia
J & K Trombone Octet: Piece for Two Tromboniums
J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding: Lover Come Back to Me
J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding: True Blue Tromboniums
J.J. Johnson: Gone With the Wind
J.J. Johnson: Hello Young Lovers
J.J. Johnson: Mohawk
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 23: Turkish Coffee

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Dexter Gordon, Ray Bryant, Conte Candoli’s All Stars featuring Buddy Collette, Herbie Mann, and Oliver Nelson with Eric Dolphy.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TURKISH COFFEE
THE GROOVE YARD 23
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 31, 1989 [19314]
 
Dexter Gordon: Love for Sale
Dexter Gordon: Cheesecake
Ray Bryant: Bags Groove
Ray Bryant: Walking
Conte Candoli & Buddy Collette: Mugging the Minor
Conte Candoli & Buddy Collette: Mambo Diane
Herbie Mann: Turkish Coffee
Herbie Mann: Uskudar
Oliver Nelson with Eric Dolphy: Screaming the Blues
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 22: Turkish Coffee


George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Dexter Gordon, Ray Bryant, Conte Candoli’s All Stars featuring Buddy Collette, Herbie Mann, and Oliver Nelson with Eric Dolphy.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TURKISH COFFEE
THE GROOVE YARD 22
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 31, 1989 [19300]
 
Dexter Gordon: Love for Sale
Dexter Gordon: Cheesecake
Ray Bryant: Bags Groove
Ray Bryant: Walkin’
Conte Candoli-Buddy Collette: Mugging the Minor
Conte Candoli-Buddy Collette: Mambo Diane
Herbie Mann: Turkish Coffee
Herbie Mann: Uskudar
Oliver Nelson with Eric Dolphy: Screaming the Blues
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 21: Mysterious Blues


George Klein presents Charles Mingus with Roy Eldridge in 1960 on Candid Records following the Newport Rebel Festival earlier that year. Mingus bandmates Eric Dolphy and Jimmy Knepper are augmented by Eldridge, Tommy Flanagan, and Jo Jones.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MYSTERIOUS BLUES
THE GROOVE YARD 21
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 17, 1989 [19286]
 
Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer: Stolen Moments
Charles Mingus: Mysterious Blues
Charles Mingus: Body and Soul
Charles Mingus: R & R
Charles Mingus: Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
Charles Mingus: Me and You
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 1989, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 20: Searching

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Horace Parlan, Etta Jones, Curtis Amy and Paul Bryant, Thelonious Monk, and Clark Terry with Bob Brookmeyer.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SEARCHING

THE GROOVE YARD 20

George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 17, 1989 [19272]

Horace Parlan: Home is Africa

Horace Parlan: A Tune for Richard

Etta Jones: Fine and Mellow

Etta Jones: Don’t Go to Strangers

Curtis Amy & Paul Bryant: Searching

Thelonious Monk: I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart

Thelonious Monk: In My Solitude

Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer: Stolen Moments

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti MI

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 1989, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.

The Groove Yard 19: Footprints

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Wayne Shorter, Stan Getz with Luis Bonfa, Stanley Turrentine & Shirley Scott, Dinah Washington, and Red Garland.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FOOTPRINTS

THE GROOVE YARD 19

George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 10, 1989 [GKGY-0019]

Wayne Shorter: Adam’s Apple

Wayne Shorter: Footprints

Stan Getz & Luis Bonfa: Mania de Maria

Stan Getz & Luis Bonfa: Saudade ven Corendo

Stan Getz & Luis Bonfa: Um Abraco no Getz

Stanley Turrentine & Shirley Scott: Love Letters

Stanley Turrentine & Shirley Scott: Hustlin’

Dinah Washington: A Foggy Day

Red Garland: Will You Still Be Mine

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

© 1989, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.

The Groove Yard 18: The Prophets


George Klein presents trumpeter Kenny Dorham with Charlie Parker and as leader of the Jazz Prophets and other bands, including a collaboration with Jackie McLean.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE PROPHETS
THE GROOVE YARD 18
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 3, 1989 [19244]
 
Charlie Parker: Cheryl
Kenny Dorham & The Jazz Prophets: The Prophets
Kenny Dorham: Stage West
Kenny Dorham: I’m an Old Cowhand
Kenny Dorham & Jackie McLean: San Francisco Beat
Kenny Dorham & Jackie McLean: Us
Kenny Dorham: Trompeta Toccata
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 17: Among Friends


George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by John Coltrane, Art Tatum with Buddy DeFranco, Duke Pearson, George Wallington, and Gerry Mulligan.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
AMONG FRIENDS
THE GROOVE YARD 17
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, December 3, 1989 [GKGY-0017]
 
John Coltrane: Straight Street
John Coltrane: While My Lady Sleeps
Art Tatum: This Can’t be Love
Art Tatum: Memories of You
Duke Pearson: Amanda
George Wallington: Squeezer’s Breezer
George Wallington: Among Friends
George Wallington: Variations
Gerry Mulligan: Bernie’s Tune
Gerry Mulligan: Walking Shoes
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM,  Ypsilanti MI
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.