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.

Jazz At Daybreak 46: Calling Miss Kadija

­­­Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Nina Simone, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Scott Hamion Quartet, Allan Harris, Richie Cole & Tony Monaco, Louis Smith, and Benny Golson.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
MOOD INDIGO
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 46
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, September 18, 2019 [19621]

Nina Simone: Mood Indigo
Miles Davis: Surrey with the Fringe on Top
Bill Evans: Nardis
Scott Hamilton Quartet: Dance Song
Allan Harris: Waltz for a Rainy Bebop Evening
Richie Cole & Tony Monaco: Indonesian Nights
Louis Smith: Tribute to Brownie
Benny Golson: Brown Immortal

A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.

Jazz At Daybreak 45: Stolen Moments

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Jeff Hamilton, Nicky Parrot, Pat Mallenger & Dan Trudell, Mary Stallings, Dexter Gordon, Bruce Katz, Sam Burhardt, Peter Hand Big Band, and Grachan Moncur III.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STOLEN MOMENTS
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 45
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, August 2, 2019 [19607]
 
Jeff Hamilton: Gina’s Groove
Nicky Parrot: On Broadway
Pat Mallenger & Dan Trudell: Dear James
Mary Stallings: Stolen Moments
Dexter Gordon: The Squirrel
Bruce Katz: It Hurts Me Too
Sam Burhardt: [Unidentified Selection]
Peter Hand Big Band: The Elevator
Grachan Moncur III: When
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.
 
 
 

Jazz At Daybreak 44: Uplifted Heart

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Duke Ellington, Shamie Royston, Alexa Tarantino, Wes Montgomery, Claire Martin & Jim Mullen, Gene Harris, Paul Tynan, Akiko Tsuruga-Jeff Hamilton-Graham Dechter, and the Jeff Hamilton Trio.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
UPLIFTED HEART
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 44
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, August 2, 2019 [19607]
 
Duke Ellington: Blues
Shamie Royston: Uplifted Heart
Alexa Tarantino: Zingaro
Wes Montgomery: Once I Loved
Claire Martin & Jim Mullen: I Could Get Used to This (Bumping)
Gene Harris: There Is No Greater Love
Paul Tynan: Everything I Have”
Akiko Tsuruga-Jeff Hamilton-Graham Dechter: I Remember You”
Jeff Hamilton Trio: Gina’s Groove
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Leslie KUsed with permission.
 
 
 

Jazz At Daybreak 43: Speak No Evil

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Walter Bishop Jr., Paul Tynan, Mark Walker, Nnenna Freelon, Larry Fuller, Ray Brown-Monty Alexander-Russell Malone, Mose Allison, Jackie McLean, and the Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SPEAK NO EVIL
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 43
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, May 17, 2019 [19593]
 
Walter Bishop Jr.: Waltz Zweetie
Paul Tynan: Everything I Have
Mark Walker: Speak No Evil
Nnenna Freelon: Lover Man
Larry Fuller: Lined with a Groove
Ray Brown-Monty Alexander-Russell Malone: One for Hamp
Mose Allison: You Call It Jogging
Jackie McLean: Bluesnik
Charles Mingus Jazz Workshop: What Love
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Leslie KUsed with permission.
 
 
 

Jazz At Daybreak 42: The Happy Blues

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Jackie McLean & John Jenkins, Mary Stallings, Steven Kroon, McCoy Tyner, Gene Ammons, Big Joe Turner with Roomful of Blues, Count Basie, and Allison Miler.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

THE HAPPY BLUES

JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 42

Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, May 17, 2019 [19579]

Jackie McLean & John Jenkins: Alto Madness

Mary Stallings: While We’re Young

Steven Kroon: Mi Lindo Son

McCoy Tyner: Blues for Gwen

Gene Ammons: The Happy Blues

Big Joe Turner with Roomful of Blues: I Know You Love Me

Count Basie & His Orchestra: Contractor’s Blues

Allison Miler: Wichita Falls

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

© 2019 Leslie KUsed with permission.

Jazz At Daybreak 41: This Is For Albert

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Duke Ellington, Jerry Vivino, Dave Stryker, the Becoming Quintet, Mike Lee, Shelly Berg, Dianne Reeves, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, the Dick Conte Trio, and Warren Vache. 
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THIS IS FOR ALBERT
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 41
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, May 17, 2019 [19565]
 
Duke Ellington: Black Beauty
Jerry Vivino: Coming Home Baby
Dave Stryker: Pretzel Logic
Becoming Quintet: I Owe It All To You
Mike Lee: It’s Easy To Remember
Shelly Berg: The Will
Dianne Reeves: We’ll Be Together Again
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers: This Is for Albert
Dick Conte Trio: Gentle Rain/Slow Hot Wind
Warren Vache: Nancy’s Fancy
Jackie McLean & John Jenkins: Alto Madness
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros for WDCB-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.
 

Crossroads 06: Cool Struttin’

Leslie Keros focuses on the blues side of jazz with recordings by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ken Chaney’s Awakening, Taylor Eigsti, Planet D Nonet, Duke Robillard & Herb Ellis, Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes, Coleman Hawkins, King Curtis, Shelley Mann’s Double Piano Jazz Quartet, Art Farmer, and Wes Montgomery.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
COOL STRUTTIN’
CROSSROADS 06
WHPK-FM, Chicago, February 22, 2012 [19557]
 
Ken Chaney’s Awakening: Bronzeville Blues
Taylor Eigsti: Love for Sale
Planet D Nonet: Bue Light Boogie
Duke Robillard & Herb Ellis: Stuffy
Bill Charlap & Renee Rosnes: Chorinho
Coleman Hawkins: El Salon de Gutbucket
King Curtis: Lazy Soul
Shelley Mann’s Double Piano Jazz Quartet: The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Art Farmer: Cool Strutting
Wes Montgomery: Moving Along
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Leslie Keros for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Leslie Keros at WHPK-FM, Chicago
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2012, 2019 Leslie Keros. Used with permission.