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.

Crossroads 07: Leap Frog

Leslie Keros is playing music tonight by Stanley Turrentine, Miles Davis, the Christian McBride Big Band, Anita O’Day, Ray Bryant, Tal Farlow, Oliver Nelson-King Curtis-Jimmy Forrest, Monty Alexander, Donald Byrd with Yusef Lateef, and Charlie Parker with Dizzy Gillespie & Thelonious Monk.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LEAP FROG
CROSSROADS 07
WHPK-FM, Chicago, March 22, 2012 [LKCR-0007]
 
Stanley Turrentine: Trouble II
Miles Davis: Doxy
Christian McBride Big Band: Bluesin’ in Alphabet City
Anita O’Day: Sweet Georgia Brown
Ray Bryant: Blues Changes
Tal Farlow: Like Someone in Love
Oliver Nelson-King Curtis-Jimmy Forrest: In Passing
Monty Alexander: Slippery
Donald Byrd: Blues
Charlie Parker: Leap Frog
 
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.
 
 
 

Face The Music 40: Like It Ought To Be

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music in this second of eighteen playlists coordinated by the numeral nine, with music by Meade Lux Lewis, Jones & Collins Astoria Hot Eight, Bessie Smith, Gus Cannon & Hosea Woods, Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie Half Pint Jaxon, the Clarence Williams Washboard Band, Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Tiny Parham & his Musicians, the Jelly Roll Morton Trio, Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Eddie Condon & his Band, Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra, the Benny Goodman Sextet, Sonny Stitt & J.J. Johnson, Baron Mingus & his Rhythm, and the Lennie Tristano Sextet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LIKE IT OUGHT TO BE
FACE THE MUSIC 40
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, September 5, 2019 [19567]
 
Meade Lux Lewis: The Blues (Part Two)
Jones & Collins Astoria Hot Eight: Tip Easy Blues
Bessie Smith: I’m Wild About That Thing
Gus Cannon & Hosea Woods: Last Chance Blues
Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie Half Pint Jaxon: Boot It Boy
Clarence Williams Washboard Band: Mississippi Blues
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra: Knockin’ A Jug
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: I Must Have That Man
Tiny Parham & his Musicians: Voodoo
Jelly Roll Morton Trio: That’s Like It Ought To Be
Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band: A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: A Good Man Is Hard to Find
Eddie Condon & his Band: I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jelly Roll
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra: High Society
Benny Goodman Sextet: Rose Room
Sonny Stitt & J.J. Johnson: Blue Mode No.2
Baron Mingus & his Rhythm: Boppin’ in Boston
Lennie Tristano Sextet: Crosscurrent
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by arwulf arwulf for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor
Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
:
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used 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.
 
 

Face The Music 39: I’ve Got That Thing

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music in this first of eighteen playlists coordinated by the numeral nine, with music by William Albright, Fats Waller, The Hokum Boys, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra, Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces, Jelly Roll Morton, Meade Lux Lewis, Jimmy Yancey, Merline Johnson (The Yas Yas Girl) & her Jazz Boysm,, Willie the Lion Smith, Art Tatum, Jay McShann & Band, the Erroll Garner Trio, Lester Young, and the Lennie Tristano Quintet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
I’VE GOT THAT THING
FACE THE MUSIC 39
arwulf arwulf, WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, August 29, 2019 [19563]
 
William Albright: Maple Leaf Rag
Fats Waller: Handful of Keys
The Hokum Boys: Selling That Stuff
King Oliver & his Orchestra: I’ve Got That Thing
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: Sloppy Joe
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra: Dallas Blues
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces: Little Willie Blues
Jelly Roll Morton: Buddy Bolden’s Blues
Meade Lux Lewis: The Blues (Part One)
Jimmy Yancey: The Mellow Blues
Merline Johnson (the Yas Yas Girl) & her Jazz Boys: Nobody Knows How I Feel
Willie the Lion Smith: Stormy Weather
Art TatumL I Cover the Waterfront
Jay McShann & Band: Soft Winds
Erroll Garner Trio: This Can’t Be Love
Lester Young: Ding Dong
Lennie Tristano Quintet Tautology >Subconscious Lee
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by arwulf arwulf for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by arwulf arwulf at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor
Post-production, editing & annotatation by John Sinclar
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
:
© 2019 arwulf arwulf. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 40: Tune Up

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Art Blakey with Sonny Stitt & McCoy Tyner, Dwike Mitchell & Willie Ruff, Richard Williams, John Lewis with Svend Asmussen, and Sonny Rollins.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TUNE UP
THE GROOVE YARD 40
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, March 4, 1990 [19562]
 
Art Blakey with Sonny Stitt & McCoy Tyner: Cafe
Art Blakey with Sonny Stitt & McCoy Tyner: Just Knock On My Door
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 Quandary
John Lewis with Svend Asmussen: Winter Tale
Sonny Rollins: Tune Up
Sonny Rollins: Asiatic Raes
Sonny Rollins: Toot Toot Tootsie
 
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 At Daybreak 40: Birdland

Leslie Keros is playing great sides this week by Charlie Parker, Abbey Lincoln, Ella Fitzgerald, Sonny Clark, the Al Foster Quintet, Conrad Herwig. Miles Davis, and Eric Dolphy. 
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BIRDLAND
JAZZ AT DAYBREAK 40
Leslie Keros, WDCB-FM, Chicago, July 19, 2019 [19551]
 
Charlie Parker: Anthropology
Charlie Parker: Blues for Alice
Abbey Lincoln: Bird Alone
Ella Fitzgerald: Too Darn Hot > Ella’s Twist > Too Darn Hot
Sonny Clark: Cool Strutting
Al Foster Quintet: Cantaloupe Island
Conrad Herwig: The Sorcerer
Miles Davis: So What
Eric Dolphy: Hat And Beard
 
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.