THE GROOVE YARD 74 – ENLIGHTENMENT

George Klein presents an hour of Sun Ra and his Arkestra from the 1950s albums Sun Song, The Sound of Joy, and Jazz In Silhouette.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

ENLIGHTENMENT

THE GROOVE YARD 74

George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 24, 1990 [20300]

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Brainville

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: A Call For All Demons

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Transition

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: El Is The Sound of Joy

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Overtones of China

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Two Tones

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Enlightenment

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Saturn

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Velvet

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Kingdom of Not

Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Portrait of the Living Sky

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 73 – THE CHASE IS ON

George Klein presents an hour of 1950s & ‘60s recordings by Ed Thigpen with Clark Terry & Kenny Burrell, the Mastersounds with Wes Montgomery playing music from Kismet, Charlie Rouse & Paul Quinichette, and Jimmy Smith with the Lalo Schifrin Orchestra. We also visit with WEMU staff at the Frog Island Festival in progress this day.

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THE CHASE IS ON

THE GROOVE YARD 73

George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 24, 1990 [20286]

Ed Thigpen: Celito Lindo

Ed Thigpen: Elbow And Mouth

The Mastersounds with Wes Montgomery: Not Since Ninevah

The Mastersounds with Wes Montgomery: Stranger in Paradise

Frog Island Festival Report

Charlie Rouse & Paul Quinichette: You’re Cheatin’ Yourself

Charlie Rouse & Paul Quinichette: The Chase is On

Jimmy Smith with the Lalo Schifrin Orchestra: St. Louis Blues

Jimmy Smith with the Lalo Schifrin Orchestra: Delon’s Blues

Jimmy Smith: Blue Room

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

© 2020 George Klein. Used with permission.

THE GROOVE YARD 72 – MY OLD FLAME

George Klein presents recordings from saxophonist Frank Morgan, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, and pianist Freddie Redd.

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MY OLD FLAME

THE GROOVE YARD 72

George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, July 1, 1990 [20272]

Frank Morgan: Bernie’s Tune

Frank Morgan: My Old Flame

Frank Morgan: I’ll Remember April

Frank Morgan: Neal’s Blues

Freddie Hubbard: Caravan

Freddie Redd: Time o Smile

Freddie Redd: Who Killed Cock Robin

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 71 – FRIED BANANAS

George Klein presents a live program from the Ann Arbor Taste Festival with music by J.J. Johnson, Kenny Burrrell, Lambert Hendricks & Ross, Dexter Gordon, Charles Mingus, Les McCann, Frank Morgan, John Coltrane, and Miles Davis.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FRIED BANANAS

THE GROOVE YARD 71

George Klein, WEMU-FM, Ypsilanti, June 17, 1990 [20258]

J.J. Johnson: Fatback

Kenny Burrrell: Chitlins Con Carne

Lambert Hendricks & Ross: Home Cooking

Dexter Gordon: Fried Bananas

Charles Mingus: Eat That Chicken

Les McCann: Fish This Week

Frank Morgan: Strollin’

Frank Morgan: Sonar

John Coltrane: The Promise

Miles Davis: Tadd’s Delight

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 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.