Roots & Branches 57: Round Trip

This week’s episode of Destination Out is the final hour of the final broadcast of the show that played weekly on WDET for many years and features music from Henry Threadgill, the George Russell Jazz Workshop, Fred Ho, Paul Blackburn, Sonny Rollins, Ornette Coleman, Gunter Hampel, Lafayette Gilchrist, Joeri Kane, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, and the Cecil Taylor Unit.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ROUND TRIP
ROOTS & BRANCHES 57
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, April 11, 2007 [19410]
 
Henry Threadgill: Just the Facts & Pass the Bucket
George Russell Jazz Workshop: Round Johnny Rondo
Fred Ho: The Monkey Strut
Paul Blackburn: Listening to Sonny Rollins at the 5 Spot
Sonny Rollins: There Will Never Be Another You
Ornette Coleman: Round Trip
Gunter Hampel: We Move
Lafayette Gilchrist: Towards the Shining Path
Joeri Kane: Samba del Feugo
Art Ensemble of Chicago: The Key
Cecil Taylor: With (Exit)
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digital aircheck recorded by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair at the 420 Café, Amsterdam, July 13, 2011
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter, Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
 
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with Permission.
 

Roots & Branches 56: Ain’t We Got Fun

This week’s Destination Out program is the first half of the final episode of the series that appeared on WDET-FM in Detroit over many years and presents music by Trixie Smith with Sidney Bechet, Griot Galaxy, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Nancy Wilson, David Murray Big Band with Joel “The Master Whistler” Brandon, Michele Petrucciani, Fats Waller, Gerald Cleaver, Jason Kow Hung, Sun Ra & His Arkestra, Rob Schwimmer, and Muhal Richard Abrams.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
AIN’T WE GOT FUN
ROOTS & BRANCHES 56
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, April 11, 2007 [19396]
 
Trixie Smith: Ain’t We Got Fun
Griot Galaxy: [Unidentified Selection]
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Search for the Reason Why
Nancy Wilson: Color and Light
David Murray Big Band with Joel “The Master Whistler” Brandon: Paul Gonsalves
Michele Petrucciani: Whistling Along
Fats Waller: I Love To Whistle
Gerald Cleaver: Chinese Radio
Jason Kow Hung: Parallel Meditations
Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Love In Outer Space
Rob Schwimmer: Ostinato
Muhal Richard Abrams: Tribute to Julius Hemphill & Don Pullen
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digital airchecks recorded by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair at Studio Oost, Amsterdam, July 13, 2011
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter, Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
 
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with permission.
 

Roots & Branches 55: Space Minds

This week’s episode of Destination Out presents music by Leroy Jenkins with George Lewis, Anthony Davis, and Andrew Cyrille; Dennis Gonzales and Yelled At Eels; Wadada Leo Smith; and the Sun Ra Arkestra from The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
SPACE MINDS
ROOTS & BRANCHES 55
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, March 4, 2007 [19382]
 
Leroy Jenkins: Space Minds New World Survival of America
Dennis Gonzales: The Desert Wind
Yelled At Eels: Document from Leo Smith
Wadada Leo Smith: Procession Of The Great Ancestry
Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Outer Nothingness
Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Dancing In The Sun
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digital airchecks recorded by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter, Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
 
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with permission.
 
 

Roots & Branches 54: Wise Tells


This week’s episode of Destination Out presents music by pianist Pamela Wise and her trio with Takashi Io on bass and Billy Higgins at the drums, performed “live” in the WDET-FM studios on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit, intercut with conversational segments featuring Ms. Wise talking with Kim Heron.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WISE TELLS
ROOTS & BRANCHES 54
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, March 4, 2007 [19368]
 
Pam Wise: Soleto
Pam Wise Conversation with Kim Heron
Pam Wise Trio: Ode to Dorothy [Donegan]
Pam Wise Trio: Blues For Mary Lou [Williams]
Pam Wise Conversation with Kim Heron
Pam Wise Trio: Idlewild, Michigan
Pam Wise Conversation with Kim Heron
Pam Wise Trio: Turnaround
Pam Wise Conversation with Kim Heron
Pam Wise Trio: Kahlil’s Promise
Pam Wise Conversation with Kim Heron
Pam Wise Trio: Wise Tells
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digitally recorded as airchecks by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter, Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
 
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with permission.
 

Roots & Branches 53: The Leap


This week’s episode of Destination Out presents music by the Kuni Sutton Band with Jack Sheldon, the Dave Holland Quintet, Susan Abwell, Jerome Cooper, Aziz Zuhar & Cooper Moore, Matt Wilson, Faruq Z. Bey & Northwoods Improvisors, Bebo Valdez & Frederico Britos, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra from the Ann Arbor Bues & Jazz Festival.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
THE LEAP
ROOTS & BRANCHES 53
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, February 11, 2007 [19354]
 
Kuni Sutton Band with Jack Sheldon: I Want To Be Happy
Dave Holland Quintet: The Leap
Susan Abwell: Don’t Set Sail
Jerome Cooper: The Indonesian
Aziz Zuhar & Cooper Moore: Human Interface
Matt Wilson: Our Prayer > Give Peace A Chance
Faruq Z. Bey & Northwoods Improvisors: Ode To E.R.
Bebo Valdez & Frederico Britos: Bakeef
Sun Ra & His Arkestra: What Planet Is This > Life Is Splendid > Immeasurable > Outer Spaceways Incorporated
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digitally recorded as airchecks by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter, Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
 
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with permission.
 

Roots & Branches 52: Totally Spinning


Destination Out with Kim Heron originated from WDET-FM in Detroit and this week’s episode presents music by Wycliff Gordon & Jay Leonhart, Joe Lovano & Joe Garzone, Conrad Herwig, the Rova Saxophone Quartet, the Ken Vandermark 5, Mark Feldma, Sidney Bechet, Sarah Martin, Matt Wilson, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TOTALLY SPINNING
ROOTS & BRANCHES 52
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, February 4, 2007 [19340]
 
Wycliff Gordon & Jay Leonhart: Eddie Harris (Freedom Jazz Dance)
Joe Lovano & Joe Garzone: Malaya
Conrad Herwig: Seven Steps To Heaven
Rova Saxophone Quartet: Totally Spinning
Ken Vandermark 5: The Cooler
Mark Feldman: What Exit
Sidney Bechet: [Unidentified Selection]
Sidney Bechet: [Unidentified Selection]
Sidney Bechet & Sarah Martin: [Unidentified Selection]
Matt Wilson: Feel The Sway
Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Beyond The Purple Star Zone
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digitally recorded as airchecks by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter, Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
 
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with permission.
 

Roots & Branches 51: Tetragrams


Destination Out with Kim Heron originates from WDET-FM in Detroit and features post-Coltrane jazz recordings and live in-studio performances. Kim was also the editor of the Detroit Metro Times. This week’s episode of Destination Out presents music by Steve Coleman & 5 Elements, Neena Freelon, the Jazz Jamaica All Stars, Don Byron, Andrew Hill, Lee Konitz-Chad Palmor & the Spring String Quartet, the Bang On A Can All Stars, and Roland Kirk.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
TETRAGRAMS
ROOTS & BRANCHES 51
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, January 21, 2007 [19326]
 
Steve Coleman & 5 Elements: Tetragrams—Astrology 1
Neena Freelon: Over Joy
Jazz Jamaica All Stars: War
Jazz Jamaica All Stars: What’s Going On
Don Byron: Reach Out I’ll Be There
Andrew Hill: Pastoral Pittsburgh
Lee Konitz-Chad Palmor & the Spring String Quartet: Struttin’ With Siome Barbecue
Scott Quinnell: Bang On A Can All Stars: Eugene (Part 6)
Roland Kirk: Blue Rol
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digitally recorded as airchecks by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter. Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
 
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with permission.
 

Roots & Branches 50: Another Place


Destination Out with Kim Heron originated from WDET-FM in Detroit and features post-Coltrane jazz recordings and live in-studio performances. Our first episode of Destination Out in the Roots & Branches series presents music by Don Byron, Bunky Green, a tribute to Motown Records by Lonnie Smith, Steve Bernstein’s Millenium Orchestra, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Cassandra Kinley, plus Jessica Williams, and Freddie Hubbard.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
ANOTHER PLACE
ROOTS & BRANCHES 50
Kim Heron, WDET-FM, Detroit, January 21, 2007 [19312]
 
Don Byron: What Does It Take
Bunky Green: Another Place
Bunky Green: Tune X
Lonnie Smith: Trouble Man
Steve Bernstein’s Millenium Orchestra: Signed, Sealed & Delivered
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: My Cherie Amour
Cassandra Kinley: Let’s Get It On
Roland Kirk: My Girl
Jessica Williams: Little Bird Song
Jessica Williams: Serenata
Freddie Hubbard: Caravan
 
A JOINT PRODUCTION
Hosted by W. Kim Heron for Radio Free Amsterdam
Produced by W. Kim Heron at WDET-FM, Detroit
Digitally recorded as airchecks by Joe Peter
Post-production, editing, & annotation by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Special thanks to W. Kim Heron, Joe Peter, Dr. Tim & Steve The Fly
 
© 2007, 2019 W. Kim Heron. Used with permission.