Jazz Lunatique 251: If We Only Knew

David Kunian is playing music tonight by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, James Martin including a conversation with David Kunian and selections from his new album, Theo Croaker, Christian Scott Adua Atunde, Burnt Sugar, The Last Poets, Jamie Branch & Fly Or Die, Morphine, and Mark Ribot.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
IF WE ONLY KNEW
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 251
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, September 17 , 2019 [19632]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Public Enemy: Fight The Power
James Martin Conversation with David Kunian
James Martin: Rectify
James Martin Conversation with David Kunian
James Martin: The Young Ambition
Theo Croaker: Portrait of William
Christian Scott Adua Atunde: Song She Never Heard
Burnt Sugar: Ride, Ride, Everybody Get Gentrified
The Last Poets: If We Only Knew
Jamie Branch & Fly Or Die: Theme 02
Morphine; Every Night About 11 O’Clock I Go Out
Mark Ribot: Knock That Statue Down
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Jazz Lunatique 250: Dizzy Atmosphere

David Kunian is offeriing a very eclectic program tonight with music by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Charlie Parker, Harry Belafonte, Alex MacMurray, Funkadelic, Dizzy Gilespie, and Michael Watt.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DIZZY ATMOSPHERE
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 250
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, September 6, 2019 [19618]
 
Johnny Sansone: Poor Man’s Paradise
Charlie Parker: Confirmation
Harry Belafonte: Banana Boat Song
Alex MacMurray: You Got To Be Crazy To Live In This Town
Funkadelic: Can You Get To That
Charlie Parker: Bird of Paradise
Dizzy Gilespie: Dizzy Atmosphere
Charlie Parker: Dewey Square
Michael Watt: Maggot Brain
Funkadelic: Cosmic Slop
Charlie Parker: Scrapple From The Apple
Charlie Parker: Cool Blues
Charlie Parker: Something To remember Me By
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by David Kunian for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by David Kunian at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 David Kunian. Used with permission.
 
 

Jazz Lunatique 248: Busting Loose

David Kunian is offeriing another hour of Decadence Weekend music tonight by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Cameo, Parliament, The Unemployed, Prince, Donna Summer, Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers, The Specials, Yvonne Ellman, and Funkadelic.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BUSTING LOOSE
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 248
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 30, 2019 [19586]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Frankie Goes To Hollywood: Welcome to The Pleasure Dome
Cameo: I Just Want You To Be
Parliament: Flashlight
The Unemployed: The Funky Thing
Prince: Dirty Mind
Donna Summer: Love To Love You Baby
Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers: Busting Loose (Part 1)
The Specials: Maggie’s Form
Yvonne Ellman: If I Can’t Have You
Donna Summer: Let’s Dance
Funkadelic: Free Your Mind And Your Ass Will Follow
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Chuck Siler for Radio Free Amsterdam
Written, produced, recorded, edited & assembled by David Kunian
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 David Kunian. Used with permission.
 
 

Jazz Lunatique 247: Night Fever

David Kunian is offeriing Decadence Weekend music tonight by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, Ricky B, Fishbone, Wilson Pickett, Ohio Players, The Spinners, Rose Royce, The Bee Gees, Liquid Liquid, James White & The Blacksm, LCD Sound System, New Order, and Frankie Goes To Hollywood.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
NIGHT FEVER
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 247
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 30, 2019 [19572]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Public Enemy: Fight The Power
Ricky B: Shake It For Your Hood
Fishbone: Cholly
Wilson Pickett: Land of 1000 Dances
Ohio Players: Love Rollercoaster
The Spinners: Rubber Band Man
Rose Royce: Car Wash
The Bee Gees: Night Fever
Liquid Liquid: Cavern
James White & The Blacks: Almost Black
LCD Sund System: Get Unnocuous
New Order: Perfect Kiss
Frankie Goes To Hollywood: Welcome to The Pleasure Dome
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Chuck Siler for Radio Free Amsterdam
Written, produced, recorded, edited & assembled by David Kunian
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 David Kunian. Used with permission.
 
 

Jazz Lunatique 246: Sanctuary

David Kunian is offeriing a very eclectic program tonight with music by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Shabaka Hutchings & The Comet Is Coming, Morphine, Guns & Roses, Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes, Liz Roscher, Miles Davis, and Abdullah Ibrahim.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SANCTUARY
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 246
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 30, 2019 [19572]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Shabaka Hutchings & The Comet Is Coming: Birth of Creation
Morphine: Five Mile High
Guns & Roses: Bad Apples
Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes: Fine Time
Liz Roscher: Blood of the Lamb
Miles Davis: Sanctuary
Abdullah Ibrahim: Cherry > Broad Joe
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Chuck Siler for Radio Free Amsterdam
Written, produced, recorded, edited & assembled by David Kunian
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 David Kunian. Used with permission.
 
 

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.
 

Jazz Lunatique 245: Ascending Reverence

David Kunian is offeriing a very eclectic program tonight with music by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Michoux’s Melody Makers, The Replacements, Clifton Chenier, The Bingo Show, Little Walter, Mikiah McCraven, Idress Ackamoor & The Pyramids, Sascha Masakowski, Christian Scott Adua Atunde, George Gruntz, Wildflower, and Jamie Branch
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ASCENDING REVERENCE
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 245
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 30, 2019 [19558]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Michoux’s Melody Makers: Coyote sur les Chalmette
The Replacements: Hold My Life
Clifton Chenier: Allons a Grande Coteau
The Bingo Show: New Orleans
Little Walter: I Just Keep Loving Her
Mikiah McCraven: Universal Beings:
Idress Ackamoor & The Pyramids:  Neal Croker
Sascha Masakowski: Ascending Reverence
Christian Scott Adua Atunde: Divine Or Divan
George Gruntz: Ajurbe
Wildflower: Getting Better All The Time
Jamie Branch: The Storm
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Chuck Siler for Radio Free Amsterdam
Written, produced, recorded, edited & assembled by David Kunian
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 David Kunian. Used with permission.
 
 

Jazz Lunatique 244: Dew Drop Inn

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DEW DROP INN
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 244
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, circa 2000 [19544]
 
Producer David Kunian presents a vibrant sound portrait of the legendary Dew Drop Inn and its musical heyday from the 1940s to the end of the 1960s, drawing on the narration of Chuck Siler and oral testimony from Ray Charles, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Dr. John, Earl King and dozens of musical luminaries who made the Dew Drop their home in uptown New Orleans. Plenty of classical Crescent City music too.
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Chuck Siler for Radio Free Amsterdam
Written, produced, recorded, edited & assembled by David Kunian
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2000, 2019 David Kunian. Used with permission.