Fly By Night 331: How High The Moon

Steve The Fly is alternating great sides by Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald in this jazz vocal spectacular from 2015.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HOW HIGH THE MOON
FLY BY NIGHT 331
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 29, 2015 [19574]
 
Billie Holiday: He’s Funny That Way
Ella Fitzgerald: The Dark Town Strutter’s Ball
Ella Fitzgerald: Under The Spell Of The Blues
Ella Fitzgerald: We Can’t Go On This Way
Billie Holiday: Crazy He Calls Me
Ella Fitzgerald: If Dreams Come True
Billie Holiday: Ain’t Nobody’s Business
Billie Holiday: Moanin’ Low
Ella Fitzgerald: How High The Moon
Ella Fitzgerald: I Got A Guy
Billie Holiday: Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
Ella Fitzgerald: Crying My Heart Out
Billie Holiday: Them There Eyes
Ella Fitzgerald: All Or Nothing At All
Ella Fitzgerald: Rock It For Me
Billie Holiday: I Only Have Eyes For You
Billie Holiday: I Wish I Had You
Billie Holiday: Moonlight In Vermont
Billie Holiday: You’re Driving Me Crazy
Billie Holiday: A Fine Romance
Billie Holiday: Stormy Weather
Billie Holiday: I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#124)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2015, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 330: Bags & Trane

Steve The Fly is grooving on the music of Milt Jackson for a third hour from 2015 in Episode 330 with accompanists including John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Wes Montgomery, and Kenny “Pancho” Hagood.

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BAGS & TRANE
FLY BY NIGHT 330
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 29, 2015 [19560]
 
Milt Jackson & John Coltrane: Bags & Trane
Milt Jackson: Inhibitions
Milt Jackson: Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man
Milt Jackson: Blues At Twilight
Milt Jackson: Stonewall
Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery: S.K.J.
Milt Jackson & Thelonious Monk: Mysterioso
Milt Jackson: Tahiti
Milt Jackson with Thelonious Monk & Pancho Hagood: I Should Care
Milt Jackson: Blue Roz
Milt Jackson & Thelonious Monk: Willow Weep For Me
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#123)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2015, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 329: Three Little Words

Steve The Fly offers another solid hour of the music of Milt Jackson from a variety of sources in this recycled Episode 122.

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MOONRAY
FLY BY NIGHT 329
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 29, 2015 [19546]
 
Milt Jackson & John Coltrane: Stairway To The Stars
Milt Jackson: Strollin’
Milt Jackson: Angel Face
Milt Jackson: Lover
Milt Jackson: Jingles
Milt Jackson: The Nearness Of You
Milt Jackson: My Funny Valentine
Milt Jackson & John Coltrane: Three Little Words
Milt Jackson: Sonor
Milt Jackson: The Lady Is a Tramp
Milt Jackson: Moonray
Milt Jackson & John Coltrane: Bags & Trane
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#122)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2015, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 328: On The Scene

Steve The Fly is on the set with an hour of great music from vibraharpist Milt Jackson with a variety of accompanists in this rerun of Episode 121.

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ON THE SCENE
FLY BY NIGHT 328
Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 29, 2015 [19532]
 
Milt Jackson: Ignunt Oil
Milt Jackson: Baggin’ The Blues
Milt Jackson: Blue’s Mood
Milt Jackson: Sometimes I’m Happy
Milt Jackson: Telefunken Blues
Milt Jackson: What’s New
Milt Jackson: Plenty, Plenty Soul
Milt Jackson: Sam Sack
Milt Jackson: All The Things You Are
Milt Jackson: Bags’ Groove
Milt Jackson: On The Scene
Milt Jackson: Evidence
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#121)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2015, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 327: Let’s Go Everywhere

Steve The Fly is still spinning from the Hoxton Hotel in Amsterdam in July 2015 in this recycled Episode 120 featuring double plays by Medeski Martin & Wood, Dr. John, and Howlin’ Wolf plus cuts from The Cadets, Cannonball Adderley, Gil Evans, Herbie Mann, Avishai Cohen, Lightnin’ Hopkins, and Breakestra.

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LET’S GO EVERYWHERE
FLY BY NIGHT 327
Steve The Fly, Hoxton Hotel, Amsterdam, July 26, 2015 [19518]
 
The Cadets: Stranded In The Jungle
Medeski Martin & Wood: Let’s Go Everywhere
Cannonball Adderley: Do Do Do (What Now Is Next)
Gil Evans: Straight No Chaser
Herbie Mann: African Flute
Avishai Cohen: Safety Land
Medeski Martin & Wood: A Go Go
Dr. John: Locked Down
Dr. John: My Indian Red
Howlin’ Wolf: Spoonful
Howlin’ Wolf: Howlin’ For My Darling
Lightnin’ Hopkins: Shaggy Dad
Breakestra: Dark Clouds Rain Soul
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#120)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2015, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 326: Smokin’ Tidbits

Steve The Fly has a second hour of music from the Hoxton Hotel in Amsterdam on a Sunday afternoon in 2015 for your listening & dancing pleasure, recycled from Episode 118 with sides by Eddie Jefferson, Thelonious Monk, Sarah Vaughan, the Wild Magnolia, 4th Coming, Edwards Generation, Erma Franklin, The Mohawks, Arthur Monday, Fred Wesley & Lenny Kravitz, Fats Domino, Clarence “Frogan” Henry, Smiley Lewis, Jimmy McGriff, Babs Gonzales, and The Silhouettes.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SMOKIN’ TIDBITS
FLY BY NIGHT 326
Steve The Fly, Hoxton Hotel, Amsterdam, July 26, 2015 [19504]
 
Eddie Jefferson: So What
Thelonious Monk: Little Rootie Tootie
Sarah Vaughan: Stormy Weather
Wild Magnolia: Handa Wanda
4th Coming: Cruising Down Sunset
Edwards Generation: Smokin’ Tidbits
Erma Franklin: Light My Fire
The Mohawks: The Champ
Arthur Monday: What Goes Around Comes Around
Fred Wesley & Lenny Kravitz: Whole Lotta Loving
Fats Domino: Jambalaya
Clarence “Frogan” Henry: Ain’t Got No Home
Smiley Lewis: I Hear You Knocking
Jimmy McGriff: Ain’t It Funky Now
Babs Gonzales: Dob Bla Bli
The Silhouettes: Get A Job
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#119)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2015, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 325: Kingdom Of Izzness

Steve The Fly is deeply ensconced in the Kingdom of Izzness in this recycled Episode 118, spinning from the Hoxton Hotel in Amsterdam on a Sunday afternoon with cuts by The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn, Fontella Bass, Moondog, Daddy Cleanhead, The Flamingos, Unforscene, DJ Cam, the New Orleans Jazz Vipers, Will Bernard, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Nina Simone, the Miles Davis Sextet, and Dinah Washington.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
KINGDOM OF IZZNESS
FLY BY NIGHT 325
Steve The Fly, Hoxton Hotel, Amsterdam, July 26, 2015 [19490]
 
The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn: Viperation
Fontella Bass: Leave It In The Hands Of Love
Moondog: Heath On The Heather
Daddy Cleanhead: Something’s Going On In My Room
The Flamingos: I Only Have Eyes For You
Unforscene: 78th On 3rd
DJ Cam: Innervisions
New Orleans Jazz Vipers: Digga-Digga-Do
Will Bernard: Blister
Dr. John: Kingdon Of Izzness
Allen Toussaint: Blue Drag
Nina Simone: Funkier Than a Mosquito’s Tweeter
Miles Davis: So What
Dinah Washington: What a Difference A Day Makes
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#118)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2015, 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.
 

Fly By Night 324: Forty Cups Of Coffee

Steve The Fly is jamming at the Hoxton Hotel in Amsterdam on a summer Sunday afternoon in 2015, spinning sides by Jimmy McGriff, Eddie Jefferson, Dave Brubeck, Easy Star All Stars, The Irresistible Force, Blo, John Lee Hooker, Danny Overbea, Ella Fitzgerald, B.B. King, Allen Tew Orchestra, David Axelrod, Dr. John, Dinah Washington, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, and Jimi Hendrix.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
FORTY CUPS OF COFFEE
FLY BY NIGHT 324
Steve The Fly, Hoxton Hotel, Amsterdam, July 26, 2015 [19476]
 
Jimmy McGriff: The Main Squeeze
Eddie Jefferson: Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
Dave Brubeck Quartet: Take Five
Easy Star All Stars: Money (Mad Professor Remix)
The Irresistible Force: Nepalese Bliss (Fila Brazillia mix)
Blo: Chant To Mother Earth
John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen
Danny Overbea: Forty Cups of Coffee
Ella Fitzgerald: Two Litte Men In A Flying Saucer
B.B. King: Every Day (I Have The Blues
Allen Tew Orchestra: Pink Panther
David Axelrod: The Signs (Part 1)
Dr. John: You Might Be Surprised
Dinah Washington: Mad About The Boy
Eddie Jefferson Baby Girl (These Foolish Things)
Walter “Wolfman” Washington: Crescent City Starlight
Jimi Hendrix: Up From The Skies
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam (#117)
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2019 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.