Jazz Lunatique 242: Papa Funk

David Kunian is playing music in honor o f the recently departed Arthur Neville of the Hawketts, the Meters, the The Neville Brothers, and the Wild Tchoupitoulas—Papa Funk, they called him.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PAPA FUNK
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 242
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 6, 2019 [19516]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Wild Tchoupitoulas: Hey Mama
The Neville Brothers: Brother Jake
Art Neville: Cha Dooky Doo
The Meters: Thinking
The Meters: Groovy Lady
The Meters:Funky Miracle
The Meters: Looky Py Py
The Neville Brothers: Brother John > Iko Iko > Do You Wanna Dance > Day-O
The Neville Brothers: Art
Art Neville: Ooh Wee Baby.
The Neville Brothers: Wildflower
The Neville Brothers: Papa Funk
The Neville Brothers: Can’t Stop The Funk  
 
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 241: Wild Man Blues

David Kunian is playing music by Louis Armstrong in honor of his birthday and by Art Neville in honor of his recent passing.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WILD MAN BLUES
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 241
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 6, 2019 [19502]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
The Neville Brothers: Fly Like An Eagle
Louis Armstrong: The Memphis Blues
Louis Armstrong: Cuban Pete
Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald: Summertime
Louis Armstrong: Potato Head Blues
The Meters: Trick Bag
Louis Armstrong: Wild Man Blues
Louis Armstrong: Got A Lot Of Living To Do
The Meters: People Say
The Neville Brothers: Brother John > Iko Iko
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington: Solitude
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington: C Jam Blues (Duke’s Place)
The Meters: Funky Music
 
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 240: Funky Miracle

David Kunian is playing music by Louis Armstrong in honor of his birthday nd by Art Neville with the Neville Brothers and The Meters in honor of Art’s recent passing.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FUNKY MIRACLE
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 240
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, August 6, 2019 [19488]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Public Enemy: Fight The Power
Louis Armstrong: Skokian
The Neville Brothers: Fire On The Bayou
Louis Armstrong & The All Stars: Back O’ Town Blues
Louis Armstrong & The All Stars: Mahogany Hall Stomp
The Meters: Groovy Lady
The Neville Brothers: Brother Blood
Louis Armstrong & The All Stars: Tin Roof Blues
Louis Armstrong & The All Stars: All That Meat And No Potatoes
The Neville Brothers: Sitting In Limbo
Louis Armstrong & The All Stars: High Society Calypso
The Meters: Funky Miracle
 
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 239: Ring Them Bells

David Kunian is playing music in honor of the recently departed Dr. John and Spencer Bohren, plus tunes by James Booker, Dr. T & The Electric Mayhem, the North Mississippi All Stars, Dr. John & the Blues Brothers Band, and Johnny Jenkins.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
RING THEM BELLS
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 239
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 11, 2019 [19474]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Dr. John: Qualified
James Booker: Classified
Dr. John: Dis Dat & Da Udder
Dr. John: Come On Down To New Orleans
Dr. T & The Electric Mayhem: Can You Picture That
Dr. John: New Island Soiree
Dr. John: Dorothy
Spencer Bohren & The Whippersnappers: A Thousand Dusty Miles
Spencer Bohren: Ring Them Bells
North Mississippi All Stars: Deep Ellum Blues
Dr. John & the Blues Brothers Band: Season of the Witch
Johnny Jenkins: Ton Ton Macoute
Dr. John: Sweet Home New Orleans
 
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 238: Gris Gris

David Kunian is memorializing the late Mac Rebennack this week with his signature tune, a long recording of the Dr. playing piano and talking with producer Jerry Wexler in a recording studio in 1972 that led to their collaboration on the album called Gumbo, plus the Wade—Hurricane Suite that was the Dr.’s musical response to Hurrican Katrina, and capped with a birthday salute to the progranmer’s dad by the Beatles.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
GRIS GRIS
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 238
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 11, 2019 [19460]
 
Dr. John WWOZ ID
Dr. John: Gris Gris Gumbo Ya Ya
Dr. John Plays Piano & Talks with Jerry Wexler at Great Length
The Beatles: Birthday
Dr. John: Wade—Hurricane Suite I: Storm Warning
Dr. John: Wade—Hurricane Suite II: Storm Surge
Dr. John: Wade—Hurricane Suite III: Calm In The Storm
Dr. John: Wade—Hurricane Suite IV: Aftermath
 
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 237: World of Trouble

David Kunian is playing music this week by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Bonerama, Roky Ericson & The 13th Floor Elevators, Kid Eggplant & The Melatons, the Rolling Stones, Todd Snyder, Leila McCallah, Memphis Minnie, The Memphis Jug Band, Tom McDermott, Prince, and Albert Ayler.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WORLD OF TROUBLE
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 237
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 4, 2019 [19446]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Bonerama: When The Levee Breaks
13th Floor Elevators: Reverberation
13th Floor Elevators: You’re Gonna Miss Me
 Kid Eggplant & The Melatons: Kinda Slipping In
Rolling Stones: Satisfaction
Todd Snyder: Just Like Overnight
Leila McCallah: Capitalist Blues
Memphis Minnie: World of Trouble
Memphis Minnie& The Memphis Jug Band : The Meningitis Blues
Tom McDermott: Maple Leaf Rag
Prince: Emancipation
Albert Ayler: Truth Is Marching In
 
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 236: Sign Of The Times

David Kunian is playing a wide spectrum of msic this week by Egg Yolk Jubilee, Public Enemy, Prince, Bobbie Gentry, Chris Whitley, Cedric Burnside, Joe Jackson, Lover Man, Morphine, Eric Dolphy, Jon Cleary, Sting, The Tin Men, and Joshua Redman.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SIGN OF THE TIMES
JAZZ LUNATIQUE 236
David Kunian, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, June 4, 2019 [19432]
 
Egg Yolk Jubilee: A Call For All Demons
Public Enemy: Fight The Power
Prince: Sign of the Times
Bobbie Gentry: Ode To Billie Joe
Chris Whitley: Living With The Law 
Cedric Burnside: Please Tell It Baby
Joe Jackson: Background Music
Lover Man: Mother
Morphine: I’m Free Now
Eric Dolphy: Come Sunday
Jon Cleary: The Frenchmen Street Blues
Sting: I Burn For You
The Tin Men: [Unidentified Selection]
Joshua Redman: The Ocean
 
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.
 

Roots & Branches 58: It’s All Over Now

Bruce Ward is hosting his last Brass Band Jam show as the Duke of Tchoupitoulas at WWOZ-FM in New Orleans with special guest, the pioneering sousaphonist Kirk Joseph and a program of music by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
IT’S ALL OVER NOW
ROOTS & BRANCHES 58
Duke of Tchoupitoulas, WWOZ-FM, New Orleans, 2003 [19424]
 
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Mary, Mary
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Blue Monk
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Bongo Bop
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Caravan
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Do It Fluid
Kirk Joseph Conversation with Duke of Tchoupitoulas
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Night Train
Kirk Joseph Conversation with Duke of Tchoupitoulas
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Voo Doo
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: It’s All Over Now
Duke of Tchoupitoulas Conversation with Kirk Joseph & ID Spot
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Hannibal
Kirk Joseph Conversation with Duke of Tchoupitoulas
Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Freakish
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by Bruce Ward for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by Bruce Ward at WWOZ-FM, New Orleans
Editing, post-production & annotatation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2003, 2019 Bruce Ward. Used with permission.