Category Archives: In the Spirit (Sunday AM)

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

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]

In the Spirit [Playlist – 08/22/10]

  1. “Let Us Cheer The Weary Traveler”Kentucky Jubilee Four
  2. “My Soul Looked Back”Pilgrim Jubilee Singers
  3. “I Am A Pilgrim”Mound City Jubilee Quartette
  4. “John The Revelator”Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet
  5. “Jesus Met The Woman At The Well”Pilgrim Travelers
  6. “New Burying Ground”Shelby Gospel Four
  7. “Gospel Train”Wright Brothers Gospel Singers
  8. “Send My Child”Swan Silvertones
  9. “Do You Call That Religion”Kentucky Jubilee Four
  10. “Where Are You Running Sinner”Birmingham Jubilee Singers
  11. “Ezikiel Saw The Wheel”Bryant’s Jubilee Quartetet
  12. “Let Jesus Lead You”Bryant’s Jubilee Quartetet
  13. “Sending Up My Timber”Coleman Brothers
  14. “I Cried Holy”Harmonizing Four
  15. “Let Me Go Home”Soul Stirrers
  16. “Happy In The Service Of The Lord”Spirit Of Memphis
  17. “Let The Church Roll On”Carolinians
  18. “Press Thy Hand”Swan Silvertones
  19. “The Lord Is Coming”Swan Silvertones

In the Spirit [Playlist – 08/15/10]

  1. “Goin’ On To Heaven In the Sanctified Way”Sister Cally Fancy – Gospel Classics Vol. 2 [Document: 1929]
  2. “When You Come Out Of The Wilderness”Fred McDowell And The Hunter’s Chapel Singers Of Como, Miss. – Amazing Grace
  3. “God’s Gonna Cut You Down”Odetta – Absolutely The Best
  4. “Woke Up This Morning”Ruthie Foster – “Hymns”
  5. “One Soul To Save”Eric Bibb – Booker’s Guitar
  6. “Say A Word”The Harmonizing Four
  7. “Many Rivers To Cross/Going Down Jerusalem/Amen”Soweto Gospel Choir – Voices From Heaven
  8. “Precious Memories”Sweet Honey In The Rock – Shout, Sister, Shout: Tribute To Sister Rosetta Tharpe
  9. “Up In Jerusalem”Mahalia Jackson – Queen Of Gospel
  10. “Stop Right Now”Bells Of Joy – Le Gospel
  11. “Calvary”Spirit Of Memphis Qurtet – Le Gospel
  12. “Well, Well–Don’t Worry About Me”Five Gospel Stirrers – Le Gospel
  13. “I’m Willing To Run All The Way”B. B. King – Sings Spirituals
  14. “Death Don’t Have No Mercy”Will Sanders, Ron Small, Marcus Mosely – Sojourners
  15. “Up Above My Head”Maria Muldaur & Tracy Nelson – Shout, Sister, Shout

In the Spirit [Playlist – 08/08/10]

  1. “Wonder Where Is The Gambling Man”Norfolk Jubilee Quartet
  2. “Them Bones”Mitchell’s Christian Singers
  3. “When The Gates Swing Open”Heavenly Gospel Singers
  4. “Noah”Golden Gate Gospel Singers
  5. “Jesus Is A Rock In The Weary Land”Charloteers
  6. “Jubilee”Charloteers
  7. “What Could I Do”Mahalia Jackson
  8. “Each Day”Sister Ernestine Washington
  9. “I’m Sealed”Dorthy Love Coates
  10. “Standing In The Highway”Angelic Gospel Singers
  11. “Jesus Steps Right In”Davis Sisters
  12. “When I Die”Marie Knight
  13. “Sinner Man”Sensational Nightingales
  14. “Go Where I Send Thee”Mitchell’s Christian Singers
  15. “Glory Hallelujah”Birmingham Jubilee Singers
  16. “Yes, We Shall All Meet In Heaven”Coleman Brothers
  17. “Keep Inchin’ Along”Harmonizing Four
  18. “Go Ahead”Swan Silvertones
  19. “I’ll Never Forget”Spirit Of Memphis

In the Spirit [Playlist – 08/01/10]

  1. “You Make Your Troubles So Hard”Sister Minnie Pearl Roberts – Gospel Classics Vol. 2-1927-1935 [Document]
  2. “Jesus Is Getting Us Ready For The Great Day”Luther Magby – Storefront & Streetcorner Gospel [Document]
  3. “Jesus Is My Friend”Washington Phillips – Storefront & Streetcorner Gospel [Document]
  4. “Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down”Sister Fleeta Mitchell & Rev. Willie Mae Eberhart – Art Of Field Recording [Dust To Digital]
  5. “When I Lay My Burden Down”Fred McDowell & The Hunter,S Chapel Singers Of Como, Miss. [Testament]
  6. “Needed Time”Eric Bibb With Harry Manx – Friends [Telarc]
  7. “Morning Train”Campbell Brothers With Katie Jackson – Pass Me Not [Arhoolie]
  8. “Christ Is All”Soul Stirrers
  9. “Oh Lord–Stand By Me”The Original Five Blind Boys Of Alabama
  10. “New Home”Staple Singers
  11. “I’m on My Way to Canaan”Mahalia Jackson
  12. “Move Upstairs”Bessie Griffin
  13. “Run All The Way”Mahalia Jackson
  14. “I’m Willing”The Caravans With Inez Andrews & Albertina Walker
  15. “Jesus Gave Me Water”B.B. King
  16. “Joy In Beulah Land”Harmonizing Four

In the Spirit [Playlist – 07/25/10]

  1. “I’m Bound For Cannan Land”Blue Jay Singers
  2. “Gabriel Blows His Horn”Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet
  3. “Wade In The Water”The Charoteers
  4. “Gideon And The Sword”The Trumpeteers
  5. “Ezekiel Saw The Wheel”Dixioe Hummingbirds
  6. “The Lord’s Prayer”Mahalia Jackson
  7. “My Record Will Be There”Sister Ernestine Washington
  8. “When I Reach My Heavenly Home”Dorthy Love Coates
  9. “Time Is Winding Up”Clara Ward
  10. “Too Close To Heaven”Davis Sisters
  11. “Walk Thru The Valley”Edna Gallmon Cooke
  12. “I Belong To The Band”Marie Knight
  13. “On Calvarys Mountain”Eagle Jubilee Four
  14. “God Called John”Seven Stars Quartet
  15. “Anybody In Heaven That You Know”Spartanburgs Famous Four
  16. “Kneel Down And Pray”Mitchells Christian Singers
  17. “Tone The Bell”Golden Eagle Gospel Singers
  18. “I Cried”Swan Silvertones
  19. “I’m A Rolling”Swan Silvertones

In the Spirit [Playlist – 07/18/10]

  1. “Clanka A Lanka”Blue Jay Singers
  2. “Golden Gates Gospel Train”Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet
  3. “Don’t Rock The Boat”Charloteers
  4. “Milky White Way”Trumpeteers
  5. “Just A Closer Walk With Thee”Dixie Humming Birds
  6. “What Could I Do”Mahalia Jackson
  7. “Each Day”Sister Ernestine Jackson
  8. “Every Day Will Ba A Sunday”Dorthy Love Coates
  9. “Leave It There”Clara Ward
  10. “Jesus Steps Right In”Davis Sisters
  11. “You Better Run”Dorthy Love Coates
  12. “Samson & Delilah”Marie Knight
  13. “When That Trumpet Sounds”Eagle Jubilee Four
  14. “Walking Down The Lonesome Road”Seven Stars Quartet
  15. “Graveyard Is Waiting On For Me”Spartanburg Famous Four
  16. “Walk With Me”Mitchell’s Christian Singers
  17. “Staying On Jesus”Golden Eagle Gospel Singers
  18. “Glory To His Name”Swan Silvertones
  19. “Trouble In My Way”Swan Silvertones

In the Spirit [Playlist – 07/11/10]

  1. “Since Jesus Came into My Heart”Swan Silvertones
  2. “My Heart Keeps Singing”Elder J.E. Burch & Rev. Beumont
  3. “God’s Gonna Separate the Wheat from the Tares”Mahlia Jackson
  4. “Rock My Soul”Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet
  5. “Take the Lord along with you”Prof. Alex Bradford
  6. “Daniel Saw the Stone”Rev. Isaiah Shelton
  7. “Lift Him Up, That’s All”Washington Phillips
  8. “Move, Members, Move”Rosie Hibler and Family
  9. “You’ve got to move”Two Gospel Keys
  10. “You’ve got to move”Blind Boys of Alabama (w Bennie Pete and Carl Le Blanc)
  11. “What He Done for Me”Sister Rosetta Tharpe
  12. “Holy Ghost”Juanita Johnson and Gospel Tones
  13. “Oo, Wee, I’ve got a Right to Praise Him”Rev. Thompson & the Tennessee Full Gospel Church Mass Choir
  14. “Thank You Lord”Alvin Dockett and Blessed
  15. “I’ll be Rested (when the Roll is Called)”Blind Roosevelt Graves and Brother
  16. “Jesus, I’ll Never Forget”Sam Cooke and the Soul Stirrers

In the Spirit [Playlist – 07/04/10]

  1. “Read Your Abc,S”Mississippi Sarah And Daddy Stovepipe
  2. “Do What The Lord Said Do”Sister Minnie Pearl Roberts
  3. “Bye and Bye I’m Going to See the King”Blind Willie Johnson
  4. “Just Got Over At Last”Little Brother Montgomery
  5. “In The Upper Room”Mahalia Jackson
  6. “I Know I’ve Been Changed”Dixie Hummingbirds
  7. “Before This Time Another Year”The Chosen Gospel Singers
  8. “Peace In The Valley”Soul Stirrers
  9. “I Shall Not Be Moved”The Harmonizing Four
  10. “That Old Time Religion”Jimmy Witherspoon
  11. “Get Right With God”Southern Rivivalists Of New Orleans
  12. “Jesus Gave Me Water”B.B. King
  13. “Because He Lives”South Baldwin Gospel Chorus Of Fairhope Ala.
  14. “Sinners Are Welcome”The Manhatten Brothers
  15. “Brother Moses Smote The Water”Sojourners
  16. “Nobody’s Fault But Mine”Joan Osborne W. The Holmes Bros.
  17. “Shout Sister Shout”Maria Muldaur, Marcia Ball, Angela Strehli And Tracy Nelson