Monthly Archives: November 2010

Straight No Chaser [Playlist – 11/24/10]

1. “Recessional” – WYNTON MARSALIS SEPTET – In This House, On This Morning [Sony: 1994]
2. “Ool-Ya-Koo” – CHARLES MINGUS – Charles Mingus & Friends In Concert [Sony: 1973]
3. “Apprehension” – DON CHERRY w/THE WATTS PROPHETS & VOICES FROM THE STOLEN MOMENTS TV SHOW – Stolen Moments: Red Hot & Cool [GRP: 1994]
4. “Cantaloupe Island” – TAKEO – Voice [Flat Nine Records: 2010]
5. “Lady Day & John Coltrane” – GIL SCOTT-HERON – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised [BMG: 1988]
6. “Just Might Be The One” – VINX – I Love My Job [Pangea: 1992]
7. “Green Al” – BEN ALLISON & MEDICINE WHEEL – Buzz [Palmetto: 2004]
8. “Light Within” – STEVE TURRE – Delicious & Delightful [Highnote Records: 2010]
9. “Title Track” – HENRY THREADGILL – This Brings Us To, Vol.II [Pierce Recordings: 2010]
10. “Ancient Peoples” – PHAROAH SANDERS – Spirits [Meta: 2000]
11. “Calling To The Luminous Beings” – PHAROAH SANDERS – Spirits [Meta: 2000]
12. “Roundhouse” – PHAROAH SANDERS – Spirits [Meta: 2000]
13. “The Call” – RANDY WESTON – African Sunrise [PolyGram: 1955]
14. “Celebration Suite, Pts, I & II” – RETURN TO FOREVER – No Mystery [Polydor: 1975]

Background: Mukti/JOHN McLAUGHLIN-ZAKIR HUSSAIN-“VIKAR” VINAYAKRAM-HARIPRASAD CHAURASIA/Remember Shakti [PolyGram: 1999]////PSA Back: Title Track, Pt. II/LENNY WHITE/Venusian Summer [Nemperor: 1975]


Straight No Chaser [Playlist – 11/10/10]

1. “The Spiritual” – JOHN COLTRANE – The Gentle Side Of John Coltrane [ABC/Impulse: 1974]
*2. “Whipping Boy” – BEN HARPER – Welcome To The Cruel World [Virgin: 1994]
*3. “Roses For My Friends” – BEN HARPER – The Will To Live [Virgin: 1997]
*4. “I Will Always Care” – VINX – The Storyteller [Pangea: 1993]
w/Cassandra Wilson
5. “Mosaic” – T.S. MONK – Higher Ground [Thelonius Records/Hyena: 2003]
6. “The Shop Of Wild Dreams” – THE TIPTONS SAX QUARTET – Laws Of Motion [Zipa!/Spoot Music: 2008]
7. “Land Song” – WILLIAM PARKER/RAINING ON THE MOON – Corn Meal Dance [AUM: 2007]
8. “Dirty Blonde” – THE BAD PLUS – Give [Columbia: 2004]
9. “Durban Poison” – BENJAMIN HERMAN – Blue Sky Blond [Dox/Roach: 2009]
10. “Obstacle Illusion” – TERRI LYNE CARRINGTON – Real Life Story [PolyGram: 1989]
11. “Donkey” – JACO PASTORIUS/PAT METHENY/BRUCE DITMAS/PAUL BLEY – Self-Titled [Improvising Artists: 1976]
12. “Sheltering Storm” – THE TIPTONS SAXOPHONE QUARTET – Strange Flower [Zipa!/Spoot: 2010]
13. “Lopsy Lu” – STANLEY CLARKE – Self-Titled [Nemperor: 1974]

Background: Sometime Ago-La Fiesta/CHICK COREA/Return To Forever [ECM: 1972]////PSA Back: Landera Heights/T.S. MONK/Higher Ground [Thelonious Records/Hyena: 2003]

*First set dedication to Emmet Boaz, WTJU Folk announcer who passed away on the morning of November 6, 2010 in the middle of his broadcast.