The Groove Yard 33: One Finger Snap

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Bud Powell, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Smith, Eric Dolphy, and the Modern Jazz Quartet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ONE FINGER SNAP
THE GROOVE YARD 33
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, February 4, 1990 [19454]
 
Bud Powell; Un Poco Loco
Bud Powell; Over the Rainbow
Bud Powell; Night in Tunisia
Herbie Hancock; Canteloupe Island
Herbie Hancock; One Finger Snap
Jimmy Smith; Organ Grinder Swing
Jimmy Smith; Oh No Babe
Eric Dolphy; 17 West
Eric Dolphy; Sketch of Melba
MJQ; Donny’s Theme
MJQ; The Sheriff
Bud Powell: 52nd Street Theme
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used wth permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 32: Wailing Wall

George Klein presents an hour of the earliest recordings for Prestige Records from 1949 &1950, with sessions by Lennie Tristano and Lee Konitz, J.J. Johnson, Fats Navarro, Sonny Stitt with Bud Powell, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, and Miles Davis.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WAILING WALL
THE GROOVE YARD 32
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 28, 1990 [19440]
 
Lennie Tristano & Lee Konitz: Tautology
Lennie Tristano & Lee Konitz: Retrospection
Lennie Tristano & Lee Konitz: Subconsciouslee
Lennie Tristano & Lee Konitz: Judy
J.J. Johnson & Sonny Stitt: Aftermoon in Paris
J.J. Jphnson & Sonny Stitt: Elmora
J.J. Johnson & Sonny Stitt: Teapot
J.J. Johnson & Sonny Stitt: Blue Mode
Fats Navarro with Don Lanphere: Wailing Wall
Fats Navarro with Don Lanphere: Go
Fats Navarro with Don Lanphere: Infatuation
Fats Navarro with Don Lanphere: Stop
Sonny Stitt & Bud Powell: Fine and Dandy
Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis: Sweet And Lovely
Miles Davis: Dig
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by George Klein for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced & recorded by George Klein at WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti
Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
 
© 2018 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 31: Hawk Eyes

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s Prestige recordings by Coleman Hawkins, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins with John Coltrane, Etta Jones, Gene Ammons, and Miles Davis.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HAWK EYES
THE GROOVE YARD 31
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 28, 1990 [19426]
 
Coleman Hawkins: Stealing the Bean
Coleman Hawkins: Hawk Eyes
Thelonious Monk: Blue Monk
Sonny Rollins & John Coltrane: Tenor Madness
Etta Jones: If You Were Mine
Etta Jones: Fine and Mellow
Gene Ammons: Madhouse
Miles Davis: Green Haze
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard- 30: Passin’ Thru

George Klein presents drummer Chico Hamilton with the original Gerry Mulligan Quartet and as leader of his own bands that include musicians such as Eric Dolphy, Charles Lloyd, and Gabor Szabo.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
PASSIN’ THRU
THE GROOVE YARD 30
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 21, 1990 [19412]
 
Gerry Mulligan: Bernie’s Tune
Gerry Mulligan: Get Happy
Chico Hamilton: Don’s Delight
Chico Hamilton: Gongs East
Chico Hamilton: Don’t Get Lost
Chico Hamilton: Homeward
Chico Hanilton: Passing Thru
Chico Hamilton: Blues Medley
Chico Hamilton: St. Paddy’s Day Parade
Chico Hamilton: Conquistadores
Eric Dolphy: Gazzelloni
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 29: Latin Flight

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Miles Davis, Ray Bryant, Woody Herman with Tito Puente, Billie Holiday, and Lee Morgan.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LATIN FLIGHT
THE GROOVE YARD 29
George Klein,WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 21, 1990 [19398]
 
Miles Davis: On Green Dolphin Street
Miles Davis: Stella by Starlight
Ray Bryant: Blues No. 3
Ray Bryant: Little Susie
Woody Herman & Tito Puente: Latin Flight
Woody Herman & Tito Puente: New Cha Cha
Woody Herman & Tito Puente: Mambo Herd
Billie Holiday: My Man
Billie Holiday: Lover Come Back to Me
Billie Holiday: Stormy Weather
Lee Morgan: The Rajah
Lee Morgan: Hocus Pocus
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 28: I’ll Take Romance

George Klein presents trumpeter & flugelhornist Art Farmer as sideman with Wardell Gray and Gerry Mulligan and as leader of his own bands in the 1950s & ’60s.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
I’LL TAKE ROMANCE
THE GROOVE YARD 28
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 14, 1990 [GKGY-0028]
 
Wardell Gray with Art Farmer: April Skies
Wardell Gray with Art Farmer: Farmer’s Market
Art Farmer: Farmer’s Market
Art Farmer: I’ll Take Romance
Art Farmer: Wisteria
Art Farmer: Forecast
Art Farmer: Nica’s Dream
Art Farmer: Younger Than Springtime
Gerry Mulligan & Art Farmer: Festive Minor
Art Farmer: Blue Bossa
The Jazztet: Killer Joe
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 
 

The Groove Yard 27: See See Rider


George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ’60s recordings by Stan Getz & Gary Burton, Jackie Paris with the Hank Jones Trio, Yusef Lateef, and Wes Montgomery with the Wynton Kelly Trio. 
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SEE SEE RIDER
THE GROOVE YARD 27
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, January 14, 1990 [19370]
 
Stan Getz & Gary Burton: Stan’s Blues
Stan Getz & Gary Burton: Here’s That Rainy Day
Stan Getz & Gary Burton: Grandfather’s Waltz
Jackie Paris with the Hank Jones Trio: Thad’s Blues
Jackie Paris with the Hank Jones Trio: Tonight
Jackie Paris with the Hank Jones Trio: Cinderella
Yusef Lateef: Number 7
Yusef Lateef: See See Rider
Wes Montgomery with the Wynton Kelly Trio: If You Could See Me Now
Wes Montgomery with the Wynton Kelly Trio: Unit 7
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 26: Chitlins Con Carne


George Klein presents guitarist Kenny Burrell with Jimmy Smith, Barry Galbraith, John Coltrane, and as leader of his own bands, including a collaboration with Gil Evans’ orchestra.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
CHITLINS CON CARNE
THE GROOVE YARD 26
George Klein, WEMU-FM. Ypsilanti, January 7, 1990 [19356]
 
Donald Byrd: Star Eyes
Jimmy Smith: All Day Long
Kenny Burrell & Barry Galbraith: It Don’t Mean a Thing
Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane: I Never Knew
Kenny Burrell: Well You Needn’t
Kenny Burrell: Broadway
Kenny Burrell: Saturday Night Blues
Kenny Burrell: Chitlins Con Carne
Kenny Burrell with the Gil Evans Orchestra: Loie
Kenny Burrell with the Gil Evans Orchestra: Greensleeves
 
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
 
© 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.