Fly By Night: Baraka’s Dream

Fly By Night: Baraka’s Dream

Steve The Fly dedicates this episode of Fly By Night to the legendary poet Amiri Baraka who passed away in 2014. The set features “bloomdido” (dedicated to Amiri Baraka) and “an oscar for treadwell” by John Sinclair & Steve the Fly, plus cuts from the Matt Wilson Sextet, the Billy Harper Sextet with Amiri Baraka, the Gil Evans Orchestra, Mike Clark, Bird & Diz and Monk himself on piano.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
Steve Pratt, Fly Agaric 23 Studios, Amsterdam, January 28, 2014 [SFBN-0046]

[01] Gil Evans: Straight No Chaser
[02] Matt Wilson Quartet & John Medeski: You Dirty Dog
[03] Billy Harper Sextet w Amiri Baraka: Knowledge Of Self
[04] John Sinclair & Steve Fly: Bloomdido
[05] Billy Harper Sextet with Amiri Baraka: Oh…If Only
[06] John Sinclair & Steve Fly: An Oscar For Treadwell
[07] Gil Evans: Bird Feathers
[08] Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: An Oscar For Treadwell
[09] Mike Clark: Monk’s Dream
[10] Thelonious Monk: Little Rootie Tootie

Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt for Radio Free Amsterdam
Edited & annotated by John Sinclair
Executive Producer: Steve Pratt
Sponsored by Ceres Seeds & The Hempshopper, Amsterdam

© 2014, 2017 Steve Pratt. Used with permission.

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