Category Archives: Sunday

Best of 2013

brian keena.  jazz messenger.  monday, 10am-noon.
  • miles davis: live in europe, 1969. columbia-bootleg.
  • eliane elias.  i thought about you.  concord
  • ben sidran.  don’t cry for no hipster.  nardis.
  • john d’earth. on. cosmology.
  • joey defrancesco.  one for rudy. high note.
steve huff.  anything goes. monday. 8-11pm.
  • bill frisell. big sur;  ensemble at kevin eubanks.
  • john hollenbeck – songs i like a  lot;  kate mcgarry never sounded better.
  • ben allison – the stars look very different today;  guitar/banjo craziness… think he has found his ensemble.
  • azul – howard, d’earth, caputo;  improvisational trio great live could see them every week…
  • other mentions – carla bley, ralph towner, charles lloyd, gary burton, john abercrombie.
sean grzegorczyk. anything goes. monday 8-11pm.
  • allison miller.  no morphine, no lillies. royal potato family.
  • ben allison.  the stars look very different today. sonic camera
  • chris potter, the sirens. ecm
  • patricia barber. smash. concord.
  • michael blake.  in the grand scheme of things.  songlines.
  • madeleine peyroux. the blue room.  decca
  • ralph alessi.  baida.  ecm.
  • carla bley. trios. ecm.
  • wayne shorter.  without a net.  blue note.
  • dave douglas.  time travel. greenleaf.
gary funston.  living time.  wednesday  8-11pm.
  • dylan ryan & sand.  sky bleached.  cuneiform: drum, guitar, bass trio blows open the possibilities of format.
  • blue cranes.  swim.  cuneiform: from Portland, OR, saxophones + strings create lush  emotional portraits.
  • ben goldberg. unfold ordinary mind. BAG:  clarinetist explores spectrum of low reeds with nels cline guitar.
  • azul.  howard, d’earth, caputo. espresso. improvisation that inspires and surprises.
  • allison miller. boom tic boom. foxhaven:  great drummer with pianist myra melford + jenny scheinman on violin.
  • nik bartsch.  ronin: live. ecm: Swiss pianist with “Zen Funk” group ronin, bass clarinet stars.
  • darcy james argue.  secret society “Brooklyn Babylon”.  new amsterdam;  ambitious, rich, non-traditional big band.
  • dave holland.  prism.  dare2:  legendary bassist with keyboard master craig taborn + kevin eubanks on guitar.
  • pat metheny x 2.   tap. nonesuch: interpretations of music of john zorn. & the orchestrion project. nonesuch:  compositions for computer controlled instruments, called the Orchestrion.
ann porotti.  all that jazz.  thursday, 10am-noon.
  • blue cranes.  swim.  cuneiform.
  • nik bartsch + ronin.  live.  ecm
  • anoushka shankar.  traces of you.  dgg.
  • cecile mcloren salvant.  womanchild.  mack avenue.
  • joe locke.  lay down my heart.  motema.
  • marc cary.  for the love of abbey.  motema.
  • charles lloyd & jason moran.  hagar’s song.  ecm.
  • dave brubeck & tony bennett.  white house sessions, 1962. columbia
  • next collective w/christian scott.  cover art.  concord.
  • boz scaggs.  memphis.  429 records.
sandy snyder.  wild women get the blues.  thursday, 8-9pm.
  • tedeschi trucks band.  made up mind.  masterworks.
  • kara grainger.  shiver and sign. electrogroove.
  • nanette workman.  just gettin’ started.  bros.
  • lisa biales.  singing in my soul.  big song.
  • maria woodford. bad dog blues. self.

david eisenman.  induced to judder thursday, 9-11pm.

  • the catholics.  yonder.  bugle.
  • ben allison.  the stars look very different today.  sonic camera.
  • charlie hunter + scott amendola. not getting behind is the new getting ahead. self.
  • greyboy allstars.  inland emperor.  knowledge room.
  • robert walter’s 20th congress.  get thy bearings.  royal potato family.
  • john scofield. uberjam deux.  decca.
  • chick corea.  the vigil. stretch.
  • ahmad jamal.  saturday morning.  jazz village.
  • john ginty.  bad news travels. american showplace.
  • dr. lonnie smith.  in the beginning.  pilgrimage.
  • southern hospitality.  easy livin’.  blind pig.
  • charlie musselwhite  juke joint chapel.  henrietta
  • james hunter.  minute by minute.  fantasy
  • boz scaggs.  memphis.  429 records.
  • jimmy vivino + black italians.  13 live. blind pig.
  • johnny rawls.  remembering o.v.  catfood.
  • j.j.grey + mofro.  this river.  alligator.
  • ronnie earl.  just for today.  stony plain.
  • duke robillard.  independently blue.  stony plain.
  • buzzard hollow boys.  yazoo basin folktales & other tone poems.
david lee.  jazz essence.  friday,  10am-noon.
  • preservation hall jazz band.  that’s it!
  • oliver jones with josee aidans.  just for my lady.
  • marc johnson & eliane elias.  swept away.  concord.
  • michael gallant trio.  completely.
  • the new gary burton quartet.  guided tour.
dave rogers.   professor bebop.  friday, 11pm-1am.
  • azul.  improvisation by john d’earth, brian caputo, greg howard.
  • smash.  patricia barber.  concord.
  • fight song.  a tribute to charles mingus.  no bs. brass.
  • get up.  ben harper & charlie musselwhite.
  • nikki hill.  here’s nikki hill.
steve shuman aka ruday palisades.  the groove tube.  saturday , 9-11pm
  • the greyboy allstars.  inland emperor.  knowledge room
  • the rootdowns.  songs with friends.  self.
  • robert walters 20th congress.  get thy bearings.  royal potato family.
  • govt. mule.  shout.
aaron zatcoff aka jazz czar.  jazz mania.  sunday, 10am-noon.
  • wayne shorter.  without a net
  • dave holland.  prism.  dare2
  • dave douglas.  time travel.  greenleaf.
  • john scofield uberjam deux.  ecm
  • pat metheny.  john zorn’s book of angels.
rebecca foster.  in the spirit.  sunday, 9-10am
  • blind boys of alabama.  i’ll find a way.
  • nikki hill.  here’s nikki hill.   self
  • mavis staples.  one true vine.
  • j.j. grey & mofro.  this river.
  • julian fauth.  everybody ought to treat a stranger right.
  • pink martini.  get happy.
  • carline ray.  vocal sides.
  • hod o’brien.  i hear a rhapsody.
  • quiet  fire.  jarjuna.
  • anoushka shankar.  traces of you. dgg.
 joe oddo.  “jus joe”.  jazz sub.
  • sao paulo underground.  beija flors velho e sojo.  cuneiform.
  • christian mcbride.  bass out here. mack avenue.
  • kermit ruffins. we’re partyin’ traditional style.  basin street.
  • houston person.  nice ‘n’ easy. high note.
  • ricardo silveira & vinicius cantuaria.  RSVC. adventure music.
kevin kellam.  jazz announcer emeritus.
  • rudresh mahanthappa. gamak.
  • john zorn.  shir hashirim.
  • harris eisenstadt september trio.  the destructive element.
  • magnus ostrom. searching for jupiter.
  • ches smith &  these arches.  hammered

Walkin’ Blues [Sunday, October 21, 2012]

Complete playlist here.
Merle Travis, “Sixteen Tons” (Western Ranch Party, 1958)

Jazzmania [Sunday, October 21, 2012]

Complete playlist here.

Stan Getz and Chet Baker: Live In Stockholm (1983)

Walkin’ Blues [Sunday, October 14, 2012]

Complete playlist here.

Maybelline” – John Hammond

Jazzmania [Sunday, October 14, 2012]

October 13 Jazz Birthdays: Art Tatum, Pharoah Sanders;
October 14: Garrison Fewell

Complete playlist here.

Pharoah SandersYou’ve Got to Have Freedom / Live at Jazz Cafe London 2011

Jazzmania [Playlist – 07/24/11]

  1. “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free”Billy Taylor Trio – Music Keeps Us Young [Arkadia: 1997]
  2. “Naima”Billy Taylor Trio – Music Keeps Us Young [Arkadia: 1997]
  3. “Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams”Billy Taylor – Ten Fingers – One Voice [Arkadia: 1998]
  4. “All The Things You Are”Billy Taylor & Gerry Mulligan – Live at MCG [MCG Jazz: 2007]
  5. “Nostalgia In Times Square”Charles McPherson – First Flight Out [Arabesque Jazz: 1994]
  6. “Manhattan Nocturne”Charles McPherson – Manhattan Nocturne [Arabesque Jazz: 1998]
  7. “South Rampart Street Parade”The Carnegie Hall Jazz Band/Music Director Jon Faddis – The Carnegie Hall Jazz Band [Blue Note: 1996]
  8. “The Hunters & Gatherers”Jon Faddis – Teranga [Koch Records: 2006]
  9. “The Fibble-Ow Blues”Jon Faddis – Teranga [Koch Records: 2006]
  10. “Spasmodic Movements”James Zollar – Zollar Systems [JZAZ Records: 2009]
  11. “The Prayer of a Happy Housewife”James Zollar – Zollar Systems [JZAZ Records: 2009]
  12. “Folklore”Etienne Charles – Folklore [Etienne Charles: 2009]
  13. “Kaiso”Etienne Charles – Kaiso [Culture Shock Music: 2011]
  14. “Kitch’s Bebop of Calypso”Etienne Charles – Kaiso [Culture Shock Music: 2011]
  15. “Day-o”Monty Alexander – Harlem-Kingston Express Live! [Motema Music: 2011]
  16. “King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown”Monty Alexander – Harlem-Kingston Expres Live! [Motema Music: 2011]

Walkin’ Blues [Playlist – 08/29/10]

  1. “Heifer Dust”Will Ezell
  2. “Mama Don’t Allow No Easy Riders Here”Cow Cow Davenport
  3. “Dead Shrimp Blues”Robert Johnson
  4. “They’re Red Hot”Robert Johnson
  5. “C. C. Rider”Mississippi John Hurt
  6. “High Water Everywhere”Charlie Patton
  7. “Georgia Bound”Blind Lemon Jefferson
  8. “Southern Rag”Blind Blake
  9. “Long Lonesome Blues”Blind Lemon Jefferson
  10. “I’m Alabama Bound, Pt. 1”Jelly Roll Morton
  11. “I’m Alabama Bound, Pt. 2”Jelly Roll Morton
  12. “Low Down Blues (New Orleans Blues)”Jelly Roll Morton
  13. “Statesboro Blues”John Hammond, Jr.
  14. “If You Haven’t Any Hay, Get On Down The Road”Skip James
  15. “Yola My Blues Away”Skip James
  16. “The New Falling Rain Blues”Lonnie Johnson
  17. “Such A Night”Paul Asbell
  18. “Ory’s Creole Trombone”Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five – Red Hot, Vol. 1
  19. “Basin Street Blues”Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five – Red Hot, Vol. 1
  20. “Come On In My Kitchen”Robert Johnson
  21. “Blues For Dixie”Bob Wills and teh Texas Playboys
  22. “Parlor Social Deluxe”Sippie Wallace
  23. “Pay Roll Blues”Lucille Bogan
  24. “Barrel House Flat Blues”Mary Johnson
  25. “Countin’ The Blues”Ma Rainey
  26. “Crazy About You”State Street Boys
  27. “Shrimp Man”Moses Mason
  28. “Levee Camp Moan”Texas Alexander
  29. “Sourwood Mountain”Taylor’s Kentucky Blues

Jazzmania [Playlist – 08/29/10]

Deejays Dusty and Aaron collaborate to present their favorite New Orleans and related musics.

  1. “Steal Away & Nearer My God To Thee”Jelly Roll Morton – The Library of Congress Recordings [Rounder: 1938/1993]
  2. “King Porter Stomp”Jelly Roll Morton – The Library of Congress Recordings [Rounder: 1938/1993]
  3. “Kansas City Stomp-begun & concluded”Jelly Roll Morton – The Library of Congress Recordings [Rounder: 1938/1993]
  4. “(Darktown) Strutter’s Ball”Jelly Roll Morton – The Library of Congress Recordings [Rounder: 1938/1993]
  5. “Maple Leaf Rag”Jelly Roll Morton – The Library of Congress Recordings [Rounder: 1938/1993]
  6. “Low-Down Blues (New Orleans Blues)”Jelly Roll Morton – The Library of Congress Recordings [Rounder: 1938/1993]
  7. “Walkin’ to New Orleans”Fats Domino – Crescent City Soul [Columbia: 1996]
  8. “Bright Mississippi”Allen Toussaint – Bright Mississippi [Nonesuch: 2009]
  9. “Ooh Poo Pah Doo”Jessie Hill – Crescent City Soul [Columbia: 1996]
  10. “Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley”Lee Dorsey – Great Googa Mooga
  11. “Dear Old Southland”Allen Toussaint – Bright Mississippi [Nonesuch: 2009]
  12. “Yes We Can Can”Allen Toussaint – Our New Orleans
  13. “Narration-Louis Armstrong on New Orleans funeral music”Louis Armstrong – Satchmo the Great
  14. “Oh Didn’t He Ramble”Louis Armstrong – Satchmo the Great [Sony: 2000]
  15. “When the Saints Go Marching In”Louis Armstrong – The Essential Louis Armstrong [Sony: 2000]
  16. “Wolverine Blues”Louis Armstrong – The Complete Decca Studio Master Takes
  17. “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New”Louis Armstrong – “Sugar” The Best of The Complete RCA Victor Recordings [Bluebird: 1943-47]
  18. “Turvalon”Allen Toussaint – I Believe To My Soul
  19. “Southern Nights”Allen Toussaint – Southern Nights
  20. “Day Dream”Allen Toussaint – Bright Mississippi [Nonesuch: 2009]
  21. “I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say”Dr. John – Goin’ Back to New Orleans [Warner Bros.: 1992]
  22. “Goin’ Back to New Orleans”Dr. John – Goin’ Back to New Orleans [Warner Bros.: 1992]
  23. “Iko Iko”Dr. John (Mac Rebennack) – The Definitive Pop Collection [ATCO/Rhino: 2006]
  24. “Right Place Wrong Time”Dr. John – The Definitive Pop Collection [2006]
  25. “Bongo Beep”Dirty Dozen Brass Band – My Feet Can’t Fail Me Now [Concord Jazz: 1985]
  26. “What’s Going On”Dirty Dozen Brass Band – What’s Going On [Shout Factory/Sony: 2006]
  27. “What’s Happening Brother”Dirty Dozen Brass Band – What’s Going On [Shout Factory/Sony: 2006]
  28. “Minor Fuller/Ruler Of My Heart”Allen Toussaint

In the Spirit [Playlist – 08/29/10]

  1. “Down By The River”Bunk Johnson’s Original Superior Band – Jazz Vol. 3 New Orleans [Folkways]
  2. “Let the church roll on”Southern University Quartet – Black Vocal Groups Vol. 8 [Document]
  3. “When The Saints Go Marching In”Blind Willie Davis – The Voice Of The Blues -Bottleneck Guitar Master Pieces [Yazoo]
  4. “We Shall Walk Through The Valley”Lead Belly – Take This Hammer [Folkways]
  5. “I Ain’t Gonna Study War No More”Snooks Eaglin – Possum Up A’simmon Tree [Arhoolie]
  6. “12 Gates To The City”Sister Gertrude Morgan – Let’s Make A Record
  7. “I’ll Fly Away”Original Five Blind Boys Of Alabama – Greatest Gospel Gems [Specialty]
  8. “Heaven Bound Train”Jackson Gospel Singers – New Orleans Gospel Quartets 1947-1956 [504 Records]
  9. “I Shall Not Be Moved”New Orleans Chosen Five – New Orleans Gospel Quartets 1947-1956 [504 Records]
  10. “Heavenly Father”Crescent City Gospel Singers – New Orleans Gospel Quartets 1947-1956 [504 Records]
  11. “Didn’t It Rain”Mahalia Jackson – Queen Of Gospel
  12. “Walk Around Heaven All Day”Irma Thomas – Gospel Brunch Classics [Rounder]
  13. “The Lord’s Gonna Fix It”Lynn August – Sauce Piquante [Black Top]
  14. “Hush”Sunpie Barnes & The Louisiana Sunspots – Lick A Hot Skillet [Record Chebasco]
  15. “St. Jude Hymn”Aaron Neville – Midnight At St. Jude’s [Orleans Records]
  16. “Mighty’s Prayer”Mighty Sam McClain – Blues For The Soul [Telarc]
  17. “Down By The Riverside/Amen”Aaron Neville With St. Jude’s Group – Midnight At St. Jude’s [Orleans Records]

Walkin’ Blues [Playlist – 08/22/10]

  1. “Miserere”Jelly Roll Morton
  2. “Mr. Conductor Man”Big Bill Broonzy
  3. “German Blues”Birmingham Jug Band – Ruckus Juice & Chitlins, Vol. 2
  4. “C. C. Pill Blues”Blind Arthur Blake
  5. “Long Lonesome Blues”Blind Lemon Jefferson – Complete Recordings
  6. “Sam Mcgee Stomp”Sam Mcgee – Grand Dad of the Country Guitar Pickers
  7. “Song Of The Range”Jim & Bob – It’s Hotter In Hawaii
  8. “By The Waters of the Minnetonka”Jim & Bob – It’s Hotter In Hawaii
  9. “Mapleleaf Rag”Jelly Roll Morton
  10. “Highway Keys (What’s New is Old Again)”Paul Asbell – Roots and Branches
  11. “Lonesome Blues”Henry Williams & Eddie Anthony – Violin, Sing The Blues for Me
  12. “Hokum Stomp”Big Bill Broonzy – The Young Big Bill Broonzy (1927 – 1933)
  13. “I Hate Myself”The Second Fiddles
  14. “Juanita”The Second Fiddles
  15. “Crow Jane Blues”Carl Martin – Crow Jane Blues
  16. “Worried All The Time”Carl Martin – Crow Jane Blues
  17. “Gambling Bar Room Blues”Jimmy Rodgers – The Very Best Of Jimmie Rodgers
  18. “My Mind Is Ramblin'”John Hammond – Rough & Tough
  19. “C. C. Rider”Lonnie Johnson – The Complete Folkways Recordings
  20. “Big Fat Mama Blues”Tommie Johnson – Canned Heat (1928 – 1929)
  21. “Papa’s On The Housetop”Geoff Muldaur – Rare and Unissued – Collectors Items 1963 – 2008
  22. “Sitting On Top Of The World”Mississippi Shieks – Southern Coubntry Blues, Vol. 2
  23. “Bottleneck Blues”Weaver and Beasley – The Slide Guitar – Bottles Knives and Steel
  24. “Hokum Blues”Dallas String Band – Rags, Breakdowns, Stomps and Blues
  25. “Milk Cow Blues”John Estes – Rags, Breakdowns, Stomps and Blues
  26. “Tap That Thing”Yank Rachel – Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost – JHohn Sebastian and The J Band
  27. “Fare Thee Well”Paul Rischell & Annie Raines – Chasin’ Gus’ Ghost – JHohn Sebastian and The J Band
  28. “Jug Band Special”Whistler’s Jug Band – Ruckus Juice & Chitlins
  29. “If You Haven’t Any Hay, Get On Down That Road”Ernie Hawkins – Blues Advice
  30. “Goin’ Up North to See My Pony Run”Mance Lipscomb – Texas Songster, Vol, 3
  31. “Drunk On The Moon”Rolly Brown – Dog Is My Co-Pilot