THE GROOVE YARD 65 – DEXTERITY

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Jimmy Owens with Kenny Barron, Fred Katz, Steve Lacy, Vince Guaraldi with Bola Sete, and Sonny Stitt.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
DEXTERITY
THE GROOVE YARD 65
George Klein, WEMU-FM., Ypsilanti, May 27, 1990 [GKGY-0065]
Jimmy Owens & Kenny Barron: Peachy
Jimmy Owens & Kenny Barron: The Night We Called it a Day
Fred Katz: Sometimes I’m Happy
Fred Katz: Dexterity
Fred Katz: Feeling the Blues
Steve Lacy: Criss Cross
Steve Lacy: Wee
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete: Moon Ray
Sonny Stitt: Reed And A Half
Sonny Stitt: Lover Man


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 61: Bluesology

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Miles Davis, Les McCann, Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd, Barney Kessel, and Charles Mingus with Booker Ervin.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLUESOLOGY
THE GROOVE YARD 61
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 13, 1990 (20116]
 
Miles Davis: ESP
Miles Davis: Eighty-One
Les McCann: The Truth
Les McCann: The Shampoo
Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd: Tis
Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd: You’re My Thrill
Barney Kessel: Bluesology
Charles Mingus: Better Get Hit in Your Soul
Charles Mingus: Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
 
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, 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 60: Hampton’s Pulpit

George Klein presents a special recording session designed to capture the feeling of a live performance. No outtakes, second takes, editing or playbacks are utilized, and the tunes were presented on LP in the order they were played. Recorded for Contemporary Records, Nov. 12 and into Nov. 13, 1956, and released on 3 LPs titled All Night Session, Volumes 1-3, with Hampton Hawes, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; and Bruz Freeman, drums.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HAMPTON’S PULPIT
THE GROOVE YARD 60
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 6, 1990 [20102]
 
Hampton Hawes: Grooving High
Hampton Hawes: Hampton’s Pulpit
Hampton Hawes: I’ll Remember April
Hampton Hawes: I Should Care
Hampton Hawes: Blue N Boogie
Hampton Hawes: Blues No. 3
Hampton Hawes: Blues No. 4
 
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
 
© 1990, 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 59: Let’s March

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Herbie Mann & Bobby Jaspar, Cal Tjader, and a tribute to tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, who had recently passed.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
LET’S MARCH
THE GROOVE YARD 59
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 6, 1990 [GKGY-0059]
 
Herbie Mann & Bobby Jaspar: Somewhere Else
Herbie Mann & Bobby Jaspar: Let’s March
Dexter Gordon: Numver Four
Dexter Gordon: Suy Califa
Dexter Gordon: Love for Sale
Dexter Gordon: It’s You or No One
Dexter Gordon: Fried Bananas
Cal Tjader: Pantano
Cal Tjader: Tanya
 
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
 
© 1990, 2019 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 
 

The Groove Yard 58: Yes I Can

George Klein presents an hour of music by the great trumpet star Lee Morgan on Blue Note Records in company with Wayne Shorter, Jackie McLean and others.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
YES I CAN
THE GROOVE YARD 58
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, April 22, 1990 [20074]
 
Lee Morgan: Yes I Can, No You Can’t
Lee Morgan: Yesterday
Lee Morgan: Twice Around
Lee Morgan: Portrait of Doll
Lee Morgan: The Joker
Lee Morgan: Seeyora
Lee Morgan: Edda
Lee Morgan: Party Time
Lee Morgan: The Sixth Sense
 
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
 
© 1990, 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

The Groove Yard 61: Bluesology

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Miles Davis, Les McCann, Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd, Barney Kessel, and Charles Mingus with Booker Ervin.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLUESOLOGY
THE GROOVE YARD 61
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 13, 1990 (20116]
 
Miles Davis: ESP
Miles Davis: Eighty-One
Les McCann: The Truth
Les McCann: The Shampoo
Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd: Tis
Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd: You’re My Thrill
Barney Kessel: Bluesology
Charles Mingus: Better Get Hit in Your Soul
Charles Mingus: Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
 
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, 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.
 
 

The Groove Yard 57: Search For The New Land

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Miles Davis, Les McCann, Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd, Barney Kessel, and Charles Mingus.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
BLUESOLOGY
THE GROOVE YARD 57
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 13, 1990 (GKGY-0057]
 
Miles Davis: ESP
Miles Davis: Eighty-One
Les McCann: The Truth
Les McCann: The Shampoo
Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd: Tis
Pepper Adams & Donald Byrd: You’re My Thrill
Barney Kessel: Bluesology
Charles Mingus: Better Get Hit in Your Soul
Charles Mingus: Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
 
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.

The Groove Yard 56: Swing

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SWING HOUSE
THE GROOVE YARD 56
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 6, 1990 [20046]
 
Gerry Mulligan Quartet: Geru
Gerry Mulligan Quartet: Cherry
Gerry Mulligan Quartet: Swing House
Gerry Mulligan Tentette: Westwood Walk
Gerry Mulligan Tentette: Walking Shoes
Gerry Mulligan Quartet: Walking Shoes
Gerry Mulligan Quartet: The Lady Is A Tramp
Gerry Mulligan Quartet: Utter Chaos
Gerry Mulligan & Johnny Hodges: Backbeat
Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk: Decidedly
Gerry Mulligan’s Concert Jazz Band: I’m Gonna Go Fishing
Gerry Mulligan & Art Farmer: Chopin Prelude In E Minor
Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk: Rhythm-A-Ning
 
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
 
© 1990, 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.
 

 
 
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George Klein presents a special recording session designed to capture the feeling of a live performance. No outtakes, second takes, editing or playbacks are utilized, and the tunes were presented on LP in the order they were played. Recorded for Contemporary Records, Nov. 12 and into Nov. 13, 1956, and released on 3 LPs titled All Night Session, Volumes 1-3, with Hampton Hawes, piano; Jim Hall, guitar; Red Mitchell, bass; and Bruz Freeman, drums.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HAMPTON’S PULPIT
THE GROOVE YARD 56
George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, May 6, 1990 [20046]
 
Hampton Hawes: Groovin’ High
Hampton Hawes: Hampton’s Pulpit
Hampton Hawes: I’ll Remember April
Hampton Hawes: I Should Care
Hampton Hawes: Blue N Boogie
Hampton Hawes: Blues No. 3
Hampton Hawes: Blues No. 4