THE GROOVE YARD 66 – RIFFTIDE

Beyond The Groove Yard With George Klein

George Klein presents trumpeter Howard McGhee in a variety of significant bebop sessions from the mid-1940s into the early 1960s, recorded mostly on Bethlehem, Savoy, and Contemporary Records.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RIFFTIDE
THE GROOVE YARD 66
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 27, 1990 [20186]
Howard McGhee: Mary Lee
Howard McGhee: Short Life
Howard McGhee: Talk of the Town
Howard McGhee: Belle from Bunnicock
Howard McGhee: Flip Lip
Howard McGhee: The Man I Love
Howard McGhee: How High the Moon
Howard McGhee: Harvest Time
Howard McGhee: Rifftide
Howard McGhee: Oowee But I Do
Howard McGhee: Don’t Blame Me
Howard McGhee: Maggie’s Back in Town
Charlie Parker Quintet: A Night In Tunisia


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

© 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.

THE GROOVE YARD 65 – DEXTERITY

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Jimmy Owens with Kenny Barron, Fred Katz, Steve Lacy, Vince Guaraldi with Bola Sete, and Sonny Stitt.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DEXTERITY
THE GROOVE YARD 65
George Klein, WEMU-FM., Ypsilanti, May 27, 1990 [GKGY-0065]
Jimmy Owens & Kenny Barron: Peachy
Jimmy Owens & Kenny Barron: The Night We Called it a Day
Fred Katz: Sometimes I’m Happy
Fred Katz: Dexterity
Fred Katz: Feeling the Blues
Steve Lacy: Criss Cross
Steve Lacy: Wee
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete: Moon Ray
Sonny Stitt: Reed And A Half
Sonny Stitt: Lover Man


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 64 – SOMETIMES I’M HAPPY

George Klein presents pianist Dave Brubeck and alto saxophonist Paul Desmond in early versions of the Dave Brubeck Quartet, including performances at colleges and impressions of different parts of the world.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SOMETIMES I’M HAPPY
THE GROVE YARD 64
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 20, 1990 [GKGY-0064]
Dave Brubeck: Stardust
Dave Brubeck: I Want to Be Happy
Dave Brubeck: Sometimes I’m Happy
Dave Brubeck: Ode to a Cowboy
Dave Brubeck: The Golden Horn
Dave Brubeck: Wonderful Copenhagen
Dave Brubeck: Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
Dave Brubeck: Tokyo Traffic


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 63 – RAMBLIN’

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Ornette Coleman, Jack Wilson & Roy Ayres, the Modern Jazz Quartet & the All Star Big Band: The Modern Jazz Quartet & the All Star Big Band, Billy Taylor, Leo Wright, and Ahmad Jamal.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RAMBLIN’
THE GROOVE YARD 63
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 3, 1990 [GKGY-0063]
Ornette Coleman: Una Moy Bonita
Ornette Coleman: Rambling
Jack Wilson & Roy Ayres: The Sphinx
Jack Wilson & Roy Ayres: Shosh
Modern Jazz Quartet & the All Star Big Band: The Golden Striker
Modern Jazz Quartet & the All Star Big Band: Ralph’s New Blues
Billy Taylor: A Live One
Billy Taylor: Mambo Inn
Leo Wright: Suddenly The Blues
Ahmad Jamal: Acorn


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, 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.

THE GROOVE YARD 62 – RIFFTIDE

George Klein presents trumpeter Howard McGhee in a variety of significant
bebop sessions from the mid-1940s into the early 1960s, recorded mostly on
Savoy Records.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RIFFTIDE
THE GROOVE YARD 62
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 27, 1990 [GKGY-0062]
Howard McGhee: Mary Lee
Howard McGhee: Short Life
Howard McGhee: Talk of the Town
Howard McGhee: Belle from Bunnicock
Howard McGhee: Flip Lip
Howard McGhee: The Man I Love
Howard McGhee: How High the Moon
Howard McGhee: Harvest Time
Howard McGhee: Rifftide
Howard McGhee: Oowee But I Do
Howard McGhee: Don’t Blame Me
Howard McGhee: Maggie’s Back in Town


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 61: Bluesology

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Miles Davis, Les McCann, Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd, Barney Kessel, and Charles Mingus with Booker Ervin.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLUESOLOGY
THE GROOVE YARD 61
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 13, 1990 (20116]
 
Miles Davis: ESP
Miles Davis: Eighty-One
Les McCann: The Truth
Les McCann: The Shampoo
Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd: Tis
Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd: You’re My Thrill
Barney Kessel: Bluesology
Charles Mingus: Better Get Hit in Your Soul
Charles Mingus: Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
 
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, 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 60: Hampton’s Pulpit

George Klein presents a special recording session designed to capture the feeling of a live performance. No outtakes, second takes, editing or playbacks are utilized, and the tunes were presented on LP in the order they were played. Recorded for Contemporary Records, Nov. 12 and into Nov. 13, 1956, and released on 3 LPs titled All Night Session, Volumes 1-3, with Hampton Hawes, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; and Bruz Freeman, drums.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HAMPTON’S PULPIT
THE GROOVE YARD 60
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 6, 1990 [20102]
 
Hampton Hawes: Grooving High
Hampton Hawes: Hampton’s Pulpit
Hampton Hawes: I’ll Remember April
Hampton Hawes: I Should Care
Hampton Hawes: Blue N Boogie
Hampton Hawes: Blues No. 3
Hampton Hawes: Blues No. 4
 
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, 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 59: Let’s March

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Herbie Mann & Bobby Jaspar, Cal Tjader, and a tribute to tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, who had recently passed.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LET’S MARCH
THE GROOVE YARD 59
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 6, 1990 [GKGY-0059]
 
Herbie Mann & Bobby Jaspar: Somewhere Else
Herbie Mann & Bobby Jaspar: Let’s March
Dexter Gordon: Numver Four
Dexter Gordon: Suy Califa
Dexter Gordon: Love for Sale
Dexter Gordon: It’s You or No One
Dexter Gordon: Fried Bananas
Cal Tjader: Pantano
Cal Tjader: Tanya
 
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.