The Groove Yard 48: Off Minor

George Klein presents a feature on pianist McCoy Tyner in conjunction with his Ann Arbor show on April 5, 1990, and the 15th anniversary of Eclipse Jazz, a volunteer student organization at the University of Michigan, with recordings that include two trio sessions on Impulse from 1963 and two Blue Note albums from the mid 1960s with larger groups.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PASSION DANCE
THE GROOVE YARD 48
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 1, 1990 [GKGY-0048]
 
McCoy Tyner: Inception
McCoy Tyner: Blues for Gwen
McCoy Tyner: Effendi
McCoy Tyner: Satin Doll
McCoy Tyner: Blue Monk
McCoy Tyner: Groove Waltz
McCoy Tyner: Passion Dance
McCoy Tyner: Blues on the Corner  
McCoy Tyner: Mode for John
 
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 47: African Cookbook

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Randy Weston with Booker Ervin, Oscar Peterson with Clark Terry, Toots Thielemans with Pepper Adams, Charlie Byrd, Art Farmer, Donald Byrd, and Jackie McLean.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
AFRICAN COOKBOOK
THE GROOVE YARD 47
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, March 11, 1990 [19640]
 
Randy Weston with Booker Ervin: African Cookbook
Randy Weston with Booker Ervin: Portrait of Vivian
Oscar Peterson with Clark Terry: Blues for Smedley
Oscar Peterson with Clark Terry: Incoherent Blues
Jean ”Toots” Thielemans with Pepper Adams: Soul Station
Jean “Toots” Thielemans with Pepper Adams: Fundamental Frequency
Charlie Byrd: Mama I’ll Be Home Someday
Art Farmer & Donald Byrd: The Third
Jackie McLean: Riff Raff
Donald Byrd: Dixie Lee
 
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
 
© 1990, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.

The Groove Yard 46: Humph


George Klein presents Part 1 of a three-part feature on Thelonious Monk, focusing here on Monk’s Blue Note recordings of the late 1940s & early ’50s with Kenny Dorham, Sahib Shihab, Lou Donaldson, Milt Jackson, Art Blakey, and others.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HUMPH
THE GROOVE YARD 46
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, March 4, 1990 [19626]
 
Thelonious Monk: Humph
Thelonious Monk: Evonce
Thelonious Monk: Nice Work if You Can Get It
Thelonious Monk: Nice Work [alternate take]
Thelonious Monk: Ruby My Dear
Thelonious Monk: In Walked Bud
Thelonious Monk: Round Midnight
Thelonious Monk: Evidence
Thelonious Monk: Misterioso
Thelonious Monk: I Mean You
Thelonious Monk: Four in One
Thelonious Monk: Criss Cross
Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser
Thelonious Monk:  Sixteen
Thelonious Monk: Sixteen [alternate take]
Thelonious Monk: Let’s Cool One
Thelonious Monk: Epistrophy
 
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
 
© 1990, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.

The Groove Yard 45: Tune Up

George Klein presents an hour of music from the 1950s & ‘60s with Sonny Stitt & McCoy Tyner with Art Blakey, Dwike Mitchell & Willie Ruff, Richard Williams, John Lewis & Sven Asmudsen, and Sonny Rollins.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TUNE UP
THE GROOVE YARD 45
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, March 4, 1990 [19612]
 
Sonny Stitt & McCoy Tyner with Art Blakey: Cafe
Sonny Stitt & McCoy Tyner with Art Blakey: A Jazz Message
Dwike Mitchell & Willie Ruff: Gypsy In My Soul
Dwike Mitchell & Willie Ruff: When Lights Are Low
Richard Williams: I Can Dream, Can’t I
Richard Williams: Blues In a Quandry
John Lewis & Sven Asmudsen: Winter Tale
Sonny Rollins: Tune Up
Sonny Rollins: Asiatic Rays
Sonny Rollins: Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye
 
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
 
© 1990, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 44: Seven Steps To Heaven

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Miles Davis, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, Hampton Hawes, Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh, and a band with Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie backing singers Rubberlegs Williams and Sarah Vaughan.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SEVEN STEPS TO HEAVEN
THE GROOVE YARD 44
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, March 18, 1990 [19608]
 
Miles Davis: Seven Steps to Heaven
Miles Davis: I Fall in Love Too Easily
Rubberlegs Williams with Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: What’s the Matter Now
Rubberlegs Williams with Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: I Want Every Bit of It
Sarah Vaughan with Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie:
Mean to Me
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: Politely
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: The Egyptian
Hampton Hawes: My Romance
Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh: Ronnie’s Line
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: Blues March
 
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
 
© 1990, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 43: Off Minor

George Klein presents Part 2 of a three-part feature on Thelonious Monk, focused here on Riverside recordings from 1955-61 and featuring a variety of saxophonists, including Ernie Henry, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, Gerry Mulligan, Johnny Griffin, Harold Land, and Charlie Rouse.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
OFF MINOR
THE GROOVE YARD 43
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, March 11, 1990 [19594]
 
Thelonious Monk: It Don’t Mean a Thing
Thelonious Monk: Brilliant Corners
Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane: Trinkle Tinkle
Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane & Coleman Hawkins: Off Minor
Thelonious Monk with Gerry Mulligan: Straight No Chaser
Thelonious Monk with Johnny Griffin: Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk: Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk with Charlie Rouse: I’m Getting Sentimental
 
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
 
© 1990, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 42: African Cookbook

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Randy Weston with Booker Ervin, Oscar Peterson with Clark Terry, Toots Thielemans with Pepper Adams, Charlie Byrd, Art Farmer & Donald Byrd, and Jackie McLean

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
AFRICAN COOKBOOK
THE GROOVE YARD 42
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, March 11, 1990 [19580]
 
Randy Weston with Booker Ervin: African Cookbook
Randy Weston with Booker Ervin: Portrait of Vivian
Oscar Peterson with Clark Terry: Blues for Smedley
Oscar Peterson with Clark Terry: Incoherent Blues
Jean ”Toots” Thielemans with Pepper Adams: Soul Station
Jean “Toots” Thielemans with Pepper Adams: Fundamental Frequency
Charlie Byrd: Mama I’ll Be Home Someday
Art Farmer & Donald Byrd: The Third
Jackie McLean: Riff Raff
 
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
 
© 1990, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
  JAZZ

The Groove Yard 41: Humph

George Klein presents Part 1 of a three-part feature on Thelonious Monk, focusing here on Monk’s Blue Note recordings of the late 1940s & early ’50s with Kenny Dorham, Sahib Shihab, Lou Donaldson, Milt Jackson, Art Blakey, and others.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HUMPH
THE GROOVE YARD 41
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, March 11, 1990 [19566]
 
Thelonious Monk: Humph
Thelonious Monk: Evonce
Thelonious Monk: Nice Work if You Can Get It
Thelonious Monk: Nice Work (alternate take)
Thelonious Monk: Ruby My Dear
Thelonious Monk: In Walked Bud
Thelonious Monk: Round Midnight
Thelonious Monk: Evidence
Thelonious Monk: Misterioso
Thelonious Monk: I Mean You
Thelonious Monk: Four in One
Thelonious Monk: Criss Cross
Thelonious Monk: Straight No Chaser
Thelonious Monk:  Sixteen
Thelonious Monk: Sixteen (alternate take)
Thelonious Monk: Let’s Cool One
Thelonious Monk: Epistrophy
 
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
 
© 1990, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.