Fly By Night 239: Silver Sunshine

Steve The Fly is basking in the silver sunshine of a beautiful Amsterdam afternoon listening to music & words by Horace Silver, Sun Ra, Amiri Baraka & the Billy Harper Sextet, Charles Mingus, Robert Anton Wilson, Medeski Martin Wood & Cline, Jimi Hendrix, John Sinclair & His Amsterdam Blues Scholars, Steve Fly Agaric 23, and Ken Campbell.

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The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SILVER SUNSHINE

FLY BY NIGHT 239

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, June 28, 2014 [SFBN-0069]

Horace Silver: Senor Blues

Horace Silver: Doodlin’
Sun Ra: The Ridiculous “I” and The Cosmos
Amiri Baraka & the Billy Harper Sextet: Oh…If Only
Charles Mingus: Bird Calls
Robert Anton Wilson: Government Corp.
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Jade
Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin’
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Cinders
Sun Ra: El Is A Sound Of Joy
John Sinclair & His Amsterdam Blues Scholars: learning to walk
Steve Fly Agaric 23: Music for Alan Moore
Ken Campbell: Illuminatus Trilogy
Steve Fly: Lull

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2014, 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 238: Dig On It

Steve The Fly is digging deep this week into an hour of music by Sunnyland Slim, Little Walter, Eddie Bo, Michael Longo, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Screaming Jay Hawkins, The Spaniels, the Gil Evans Orchestra, Sonny Rollins-Dizzy Gillespie-Sonny Stitt, Jimmy McGriff, and King Tubby.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

DIG ON IT

FLY BY NIGHT 238

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, June 26, 2014 [SFBN-0068]

 

Sunnyland Slim: I Done You Wrong

Little Walter: Just Your Fool

Eddie Bo: Hey Mama Here Comes The Preacher

Michael Longo: Samia

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Advice to Medics

Screaming Jay Hawkins: All Night

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: And Otherness

The Spaniels: Baby Its You

Gil Evans: Barry’s Tune

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: China Gates

Sonny Rollins-Dizzy Gillespie-Sonny Stitt: The Eternal Triangle

Jimmy McGriff: Dig On It

King Tubby: Dreadlocks Dub

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2014, 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 237: Let’s Go hang Out At Tesco

Steve The Fly pops into the local supermarket to hear some tunes by Medeski Martin Wood & Nils Cline, Steve Noble & Alan Wilkinson, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra, capped by a few words from the late Ken Campbell.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

LET’S GO HANG OUT AT TESCO

FLY BY NIGHT 237

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, June 25, 2014 [SFBN-0067]

Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Arm & Leg
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Los Blank
Steve Noble & Alan Wilkinson: Let’s Go Hang out at Tesco
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Bonjour Beze
Sun Ra: A Call To All Demons
Sun Ra: We Travel The Spaceways
Medeski Martin Wood & Cline: Looters
Ken Campbell: Hagbard’s Booklet from Illuminatus Trilogy

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Edited & annotated by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

© 2014, 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

Fly By Night 228: Twin Stars Of Thence

Steve The Fly is cooking this week with Lenny Bruce in concert at The Berkley Theatre, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Sonny Rollins, and Miles Davis.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

TWIN STARS OF THENCE

FLY BY NIGHT 228

Steve The Fly, Johanna Studio, Amsterdam Noord, August 31, 2017 [SFBN-0228]

 

[01] Lenny Bruce: The Berkley Concert

[02] Sun Ra: Song No. 1

[03] Sun Ra: Dancing Shadows

[04] Sun Ra: Twin Stars Of Thence

[05] Sonny Rollins: Wonderful! Wonderful!

[06] Miles Davis: Wili

[07] Sun Ra: Saturn

 

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 227: A Brain For The Radio

Steve The Fly is beaming out of a brain for the radio with selections by Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra, John Coltrane, the Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil Taylor, Eric Dolphy, and John Sinclair & Michael Ray.
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

A BRAIN FOR THE RADIO

FLY BY NIGHT 227

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 30, 2017 [SFBN-0227]

[01] Sun Ra And His Myth Science Arkestra: Rocket Number Nine Take Off For The Planet Venus
[02] John Coltrane: Ascension
[03] Art Ensemble Of Chicago: A Brain For The Seine
[04] Ceicil Taylor: Bulbs
[05] Eric Dolphy: Burning Spear
[06] Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra: We Travel The Spaceways
[07] John Sinclair & Michael Ray: Four In One

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

Fly By Night 226: Come Sunday

 

Steve The Fly is mixing it up come Sunday with music by Junior Wells, Snooks Eaglin, Little Walter, Howlin’ Wolf, Eddie Jefferson, Sun Ra & His Solar Myth Arkestra, and Eric Dolphy.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

COME SUNDAY

FLY BY NIGHT 226

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 30, 2017 [SFBN-0226]

[01] Junior Wells: You Don’t Love Me
[02] Snooks Eaglin: Pine Top’s Boogie Woogie
[03] Snooks Eaglin: That Same Old Train
[04] Snooks Eaglin: I Get The Blues When It Rains
[05] Snooks Eaglin: Young Boy Blues
[06] Little Walter: My Babe
[07] Junior Wells: Snatch It Back And Hold It
[08] Howlin’ Wolf: Evil
[09] Eddie Jefferson: Confirmation
[10] Sun Ra & His Solar Myth Arkestra: The Lady With The Golden Stockings
[11] Eddie Jefferson: Lady Be Good
[12] Eric Dolphy: Come Sunday
[13] Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Island In The Sun
A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

 

Fly By Night 225: Son Of Tribe

 

Steve The Fly is playing music this week by The Heliocentrics, Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra, Eddie Jefferson, the Cannonball Adderley Quintet, Tribe, the Art Ensemble Of Chicago, and Peter Thomas.

 

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

SON OF TRIBE

FLY BY NIGHT 225

Steve The Fly, Fly Agaric 23 Studio, Amsterdam, August 29, 2017 [SFBN-0225]

 

[01] The Heliocentrics: Infinite List
[02] Sun Ra & His Myth Science Arkestra: We Travel The Spaceways
[03] Eddie Jefferson: Now’s The Time
[04] Cannonball Adderley Quintet: Sweet Emma
[05] Tribe: Son Of Tribe
[06] Art Ensemble Of Chicago: Rock Out
[07] The Heliocentrics: The Dance
[08] Cannonball Adderley Quintet: The Scavenger
[09] Eddie Jefferson: Red Top
[10] Peter Thomas: Stars And Rockets

A JOINT PRODUCTION

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt

Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

 

© 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.