2014—02 February Program Guide

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RADIO FREE AMSTERDAM

 

BLUES, JAZZ & REEFER—KEEPING THE MUSIC ALIVE

Mondays

John Sinclair Radio Show

plus Destination Out with Kim Heron

Tuesdays

The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree

plus Chicago Bound or Messin’ with the Blues with Leslie Keros

Wednesdays

Jazz Roots with Tom Morgan

plus Fly By Night with Steve The Fly

Thursdays

Blues Edition with Leslie Keros

plus Blues From the Red Rooster Lounge with Cary Wolfson

Fridays

Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair

plus Back Trackin’ with The Bartender

Saturdays

Toke Time with John Sinclair

plus Sinclair On The Air Archives

Sundays

Caleb Selah Presents The Fuck You Sound

plus John Sinclair Radio Show 2008 Archives

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New Shows: In honor of Black History Month we have added shows from our Vintage Radio Vaults archives on Mondays and the Sinclair On The Air show on Saturdays to complete our Radio Free Amsterdam initial offering of two hours of fresh programming each and every day.

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FEBRUARY 2014 PROGRAM GUIDE

Saturday, February 1

SOUL POWER

TOKE TIME 74

Tonight’s episode probing the creative genius and artistic achievement of Mr. James Brown, The Godfather Of Soul, is drawn from The Singles, Volume 7: 1970-1972 and  Volume 8: 1972-1973, a particularly fertile period in the evolution of the music, and it opens with yet another of his revolutionary 45 rpm singles: “Get Up I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine.”

LET’S JUMP

SINCLAIR ON THE AIR 56

Sinclair On The Air is broadcasting tonight from Café the Zen in Amsterdam and conducting a one-hour teach-in on the tenor saxophone in rhythm & blues with recordings by James Von Streeter, Little Willie Jackson, Herb Hardesty, Eddie Chamblee, Freddie Mitchell, Ray Abrams, Red Prysock, John Sinclair & the Lyman Woodard Organization, Arnette Cobb, “Big Jay” McNeely, Hal “Cornbread” Singer, Frank “Floorshow” Culley, Sam “The Man” Taylor, Earl Bostic, and Maxwell Davis. The Sinclair On The Air show was heard every Saturday night at midnight over Salto Wereld Radio-99.4 FM and Cable 104.6 in Amsterdam during 2010-2011 as a service of Radio Free Amsterdam.

Sunday, February 2

WELCOME TO WRONG

THE FUCK YOU SOUND 81

Caleb Selah & The Lesbian Horse team up again with producer Beefy Mason for an hour of solid dementia from The Fuck You Sound Blackheath Studios in London.

REPTILE HOUSE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW ARCHIVES 228

My work in London in November 2008 introducing my book It’s All Good: A John Sinclair Reader included appearances with Mark Ritsema on guitar and Jair-Rohm Parker Wells on bass before appreciative audiences at Second Layer Records on November 10 and the Rough Trade store on the 11th. Episode 228 is entirely from the stage, mostly from the first night and ending at Rough Trade.

Monday, February 3

ATOMIC TELEPHONE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 534

Episode 534 will be our last show from Amsterdam for several months, coming from the 420 Café with a demented mixture of recordings by Yusef Lateef, James Davis, Maceo & the Macks, Ted Jackson, Dr. John, the Spirit of Memphis Quartet, Slim Gaillard, the Golden Gate Quartet (all three from the album Like An Atom Bomb—Apocalyptic Songs From The Cold War Era), John Sinclair & Pinkeye Orchestra, Bob Marley, and Fela Kuti.

ANOTHER PLACE

VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 86: DESTINATION OUT

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 Vintage Radio Vaults 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.

Tuesday, February 4

GO EASY

THE BLUES SHOW 111

Bruce Pingree is playing plenty blues with a program of piano players and their musical associates this week including recordings by Barrelhouse Annie, Sippie Wallace, Eddie Boyd, Willie Dixon & Memphis Slim, Curtis Jones, Count Basie & His Orchestra with Jimmy Rushing, Earl “Fatha” Hines, Little Brother Montgomery, Eubie Blake, James P. Johnson, Pete Johnson, Willie Mabon, and Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson.

OLD TIME BOOGIE

CHICAGO BOUND 03

Leslie Keros is blasting the blues from the Windy City by Robert Lockwood, Sunnyland Slim, Elmore James, Demetria Taylor, Byther Smith, Artie “Blues Boy” White, John Brim, Carlos Johnson, Curtis Jones, Deitra Farr, Dave Specter & Barkin’ Bill, Jimmy Rogers, and Sonny Boy Williamson.

Wednesday, February 5

KEEP MOVING

JAZZ ROOTS 27

Produced by Tom Morgan at WWOZ-FM in New Orleans, this episode of Jazz Roots features music from James P. Johnson at the piano and by Duke Ellington with His Kentucky Club Orchestra and with His Washingtonians.

NEW SCHOOL FUNK RULE

FLY BY NIGHT 45

Episode 45 of Fly By Night features a selection of snap funk licks from Fly, with a healthy dose of Mike Clark, Rebirth, New Birth Brass Band, James Brown, Eddie Jefferson, the Nightcrawlers and Billy Martin.

Thursday, February 6

BOUNCING WITH BASSETT

CROSSROADS—WHERE JAZZ MEETS BLUES 51

Leslie Keros at the Crossroads of jazz & blues with an hour of music by Stevie Ray Vaughn, Gene Harris & Scott Hamilton, Bruce Katz, Joe Krown-Walter “Wolfman” Washington-Russell Batiste, Johnnie Bassett, Wynton Kelly, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Miles Davis, and Ken Chaney.

SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 81

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Charlie Musselwhite, the Grateful Dead, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Marcia Ball, Sugar Ray Rayford, Melvin Taylor & The Slack Band, Bobby Radcliffe, and Rev. Raven & The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys.

Friday, February 7

COLTRANE PLAYS THE BLUES

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 74

Our investigation into the music cut by John Coltrane for Atlantic Records during 1959-1961 takes us tonight to the last segment of the epic recording sessions of October 21, 24 & 26, 1960 that introduced the classic John Coltrane Quartet with McCoy Tyner (piano) and Elvin Jones (drums)—and in this first incarnation, Steve Davis on bass—plus the modern sound of Trane’s soprano saxophone to the world. The songs recorded at these sessions are presented here in the order in which they were cut in the Atlantic Recording Studios, and the last two tunes from these sessions will be heard in the next episode of Ancestor Worship.

DINNER WITH DRAC

BACK TRACKIN’ WITH THE BARTENDER 23

Tom Morgan is Back Trackin’ with The Bartender at WTJU-FM in Charlottesvile VA with a great Halloween show featuring sides by Zacherly, The Coasters, Afro-Skull, Bobby Bare, Carl Bonifed, Carlos Castell Jr, The Castle Kings, Bert Convey, Chris Kevin, Earl Patterson, Eddie Thomas, the Hollywood Flames, Ivan, The Keystones, Jackie Morningstar, Evans Carroll, The Frantics, The Savoys, Kip Tyler, and a series of Unidentified Artists who deliver the climactic final set.

Saturday, February 8

ANTS IN MY PANTS

TOKE TIME 75

This week’s episode of our elongated investigation into the complete singles of James Brown presents selections from The Singles, Volume 8: 1972-1973 and The Singles, Volume 9: 1973-1975, concluding with James’s post-Watergate classic “Funky President (People It’s Bad).”

HIGH STREET

SINCLAIR ON THE AIR 57

Sinclair On The Air is broadcasting tonight from Café the Zen in Amsterdam with a special dedication to the great Italian deejay Soul Lucille and recordings by Shannon Powell, Yukari from her new album Dreams, the Macpods Live from The Ark, Elmore James, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Reed, Thelonious Monk “live” at The It Club, Eric Mingus & Catherine Sikor, L.B. Scott, Charlie Musselwhite, and the 101 Runners “live” at Tipitina’s from their brand new album New Orleans Funk 101. The Sinclair On The Air show was heard every Saturday night at midnight in 2010-2011 over Salto Wereld Radio-99.4 FM and Cable 104.6 as a service of Radio Free Amsterdam.

Sunday, February 9

CHAIRMAN MAO HAS NEVER SEEN A GREATER SHOW OF RED STRENGTH

THE FUCK YOU SOUND 82

The Fuck You Sound salutes Bill Shankly and recognises him as a true Outhinker. This mix oozes red strength, it is time to skin up, tune in and be counted. The time is now.

MY BUDDY

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW ARCHIVES 229

My work in London in November 2008 introducing my book It’s All Good: A John Sinclair Reader included tonight’s appearance at the Bamalama Poster Shop with Jair-Rohm Parker Wells on bass, joined by local bluesman Gary Lammin on guitar and others for the second portion of the program, which is strictly from the stage throughout.

Monday, February 10

DO WHAT YOU WANNA

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 535

This episode will be coming from Denver, Colorado where I’m exploring the new outpost of marijuana legalization in the United States and playing whatever music I feel like playing.

TETRAGRAMS

VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 87: DESTINATION OUT

Our second episode of Destination Out with Kim Heron presents music by Steve Coleman & 5 Elements, Neena Freelon, the Jazz Jamaica All Stars, Don Byron, Andrew Hill, Lee Konitz-Ohad Palmor & the Spring String Quartet, the Bang On A Can All Stars, and Roland Kirk.

Tuesday, February 11

SOUL COOKING

THE BLUES SHOW 112

Bruce Pingree is playing plenty blues with a program of music this week by T-Bone Walker, Philip Walker, Super Blues and Super Super Blues Bands, Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry, Earl Hooker, Taj Mahal with Howard Johnson & Gravity, Dave Van Ronk, Eddie Boyd, the Staples Singers, and B.B. King.

NASTY ATTITUDE

MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 03

Leslie Keros is mixing it up and Messin’ with the Blues with cuts from Erwin Helfer, Pete Thomas & The Horns-a-Plenty, Karrin Allyson, Rod Piazza, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Peter Cincotti, Ben Webster, Ray Charles, Joe Williams, Albert King, Paul Rishell, Janis Joplin, Corey Ledet, Charles Brown, Memphis Slim, and Mark Hummel.

Wednesday, February 12

JAZZ ME BLUES

JAZZ ROOTS 28

Produced by Tom Morgan at WWOZ-FM in New Orleans, this episode of Jazz Roots features music from Sidney Bechet with Cliff Jackson’s Village Cats, with his Blue Note Jazzmen, with the Mezzrow-Bechet Sextet, and with Art Hodes Hot 5, plus a set from Don Redman & His Orchestra.

BARAKA’S DREAM

FLY BY NIGHT 46

Steve The Fly dedicates this episode of Fly By Night to the legendary poet Amiri Baraka who died in January. 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.

Thursday, February 13

CHAMPAGNE & REEFER

BLUES EDITION 51

Leslie Keros is spinning the good stuff tonight by Big Daddy Kinsey, Magic Slim, Lowell Fulson, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Billy Branch, Mr. B’s Joybox Express Quartet, Ronnie Baker Brooks-Lonnie Brooks-Eddy Clearwater-Willie Kent, and Little Walter.

LITTLE BY LITTLE

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 82

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Susan Tedeschi, Bobby Rush, Hound Dog Taylor, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Robert Ward, Wilson Pickett & The Falcons, Ike & Tina Turner, and Melvin Taylor.

Friday, February 14

OLE COLTRANE

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 75

Our investigation into the music cut by John Coltrane for Atlantic Records during 1959-1961 takes us tonight to the final Atlantic recording sessions of May 25, 1961 where Trane augmented the Quartet of McCoy Tyner (piano) , Reginald Workman (bass) and Elvin Jones (drums) with reedman Eric Dolphy, Art Davis on second bass, and Freddie Hubbard on trumpet. The songs recorded at these sessions are presented here in a different order from which they were cut in the Atlantic Recording Studios, and the first two tunes of this episode are the last of the epic Quartet sessions of October 1960. Next: Coltrane on Impulse!

COUNTRY BRED

BACK TRACKIN’ WITH THE BARTENDER 24

Tom Morgan is Back Trackin’ with The Bartender at WTJU-FM in Charlottesvile VA with great sides by Paul Gayten, Guitar Slim, Boozoo Chavis, Clifton Chenier, Boo Breeding, Clarence “Bon Ton” Garlow, Oscar “Harp” David, Arthur “Guitar” Kelly, Silas Hogan, Henry Gray, Tabby Thomas, W.W. Woodfolk, Marva Wright, Chris Thomas King, and James Booker.

Saturday, February 15

REALITY

TOKE TIME 76

We’re continuing to investigate the best of James Brown’s singles recorded between 1967-1981 with this week’s selections from The Singles, Volume 9: 1973-1975 and The Singles, Volume 10: 1975-1979, all recorded for Polydor Records and appearing here through the courtesy of The Fuck You Sound.

BLOWING A FUSE

SINCLAIR ON THE AIR 58

Sinclair On The Air is beaming out tonight from Café the Zen in Amsterdam with another special dedication to the great Firenze deejay Soul Lucille and featuring a second hour of tenor saxophone gymnastics selected from the 4-disc box set called The Big Horn, with sides by Joe Thomas, Paul Williams, Big Al Sears, Big Jay McNeely, Jimmy Forrest, Eddie Chamblee, Cecil Payne, Karl Johnson, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Joe Houston, Hal “Cornbread” Singer, Sam “The Man” Taylor, Frank “Floorshow” Culley, John Hardee, Lee Allen & Leroy “Batman” Rankin, Red Prysock & Benny Golson, and David Brooks, plus a cut from John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Ralph “Buzzy” Jones featured on the tenor. The Sinclair On The Air show was heard every Saturday night at midnight during 2010-2011 over Salto Wereld Radio-99.4 FM and Cable 104.6 as a service of Radio Free Amsterdam.

AIN’T NOBODY’S BIZNESS

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW ARCHIVES 230

This episode—the fifth program documenting my appearances in London during this week in 2008 in celebration of the release of Headpress 28 and the publication of my new HeadPress book, It’s All Good: A John Sinclair Reader—combines selections from my duet performance with Jair-Rohm Parker Wells on electric bass at Big Green Bookstore in Wood Green on Thursday, November 13, followed by excerpts from a “live” Resonance Radio broadcast out of the Foundry Bar in London on Friday, November 14, again with Jair-Rohm on bass, and closing with a final duet from the Big Green Bookstore the night before.

Monday, February 17

GET OUT OF DENVER

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 536

If all goes well this episode will be coming again from Denver, Colorado, or either from my next stop, New Orleans, where I’ll be broadcasting this show for the next month.

TOTALLY SPINNING

VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 88: DESTINATION OUT

Destination Out with Kim Heron originated from WDET-FM in Detroit with music this week by Wycliff Gordon & Jay Leonhart, Joe Lovano & Joe Garzone, Conrad Herwig, the Rova Saxophone Quartet, the Ken Vandermark 5, Mark Feldman, Sidney Bechet, Sarah Martin, Matt Wilson, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra.

Tuesday, February 18

HIP HUG HER

THE BLUES SHOW 113

Bruce Pingree is playing plenty blues this week with a program of music honoring the birthdays of Booker T. Jones, heard here with his band The MGs, and of Texas bluesmen W.C. Clark and Anson Funderburgh. Anson’s heard here with his band The Rockets featuring original vocalist Darrell Nullisch and his replacement Sammy Myers. the stellar harpman and singer from Jackson, Mississippi.

HOMAGE TO MAGIC SAM

CHICAGO BOUND 04

Leslie Keros with a tribute to Magic Sam on the occasion of the new release Live at the Avant Garde, including interviews with blues producer Dick Shurman, guitarist Billy Flynn, and tenor saxophonist Eddie Shaw.

Wednesday, February 19

MEMORIES OF YOU

JAZZ ROOTS 29

In this episode of Jazz Roots Tom Morgan features music and reminiscences from Willie “The Lion” Smith plus music by the Texas swing band called Boots & His Buddies.

G MAN GOT THE T MAN

FLY BY NIGHT 47

DJ Fly Agaric 23 serves up a mint menu of melodic jazz weirdness featuring Sun Ra, The Fugs, Kenny Cox, Medeski Martin Scofield & Wood, The Meters, Mezz Mezzrow, Cee Pee Johnson band, New York Art Quartet and John Sinclair. Best served with tea and biscuits.

Thursday, February 20

MOHAWK SPECIAL

CROSSROADS—WHERE JAZZ MEETS BLUES 52

Leslie Keros is jamming in Chicago with an hour of music by Stevie Ray Vaughn, Ari Brown, Mike Freeman, Cedar Walton, Donald Byrd, Don Byas, Phil Upchurch, and Lee Morgan.

BLUES IS THE TRUTH

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 83

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Earl Thomas, Hound Dog Taylor, J.B. Huto, Fleetwood Mac, Charlie Musselwhite, Cyrille Neville, Chris James & Patrick Rynn, The Claudettes, Dinah Washington, Louisiana Red, and Dave Van Ronk.

Friday, February 21

AFRICA/BRASS

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 76

At the end of his two-year contract with Atlantic Records—his first as a bandleader on his own—John Coltrane signed with Creed Taylor at Impulse Records, a brand new contemporary jazz imprint formed by ABC Records, and immediately went into the recording studio with the Quartet, Eric Dolphy and a large orchestra arranged and directed by McCoy Tyner and Dolphy. Actually their first date, at the Rudy Van Gelder Studio in Englewood Cliffs NJ on May 23, 1961, was made two days before the Ole Coltrane session for Atlantic on May 25, with the ensemble comprising Freddie Hubbard & Booker Little on trumpets; Jim Buffington, Donald Carrado, Bob Northern, Robert Swisshelm, and Julius Watkins (French horns); Charles Greenlee & Julian Priester (euphoniums); Bill Barber (tuba); John Coltrane (soprano & tenor saxophones); Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute, arranger, conductor); Pat Patrick (baritone saxophone); Garvin Bushell (reeds); McCoy Tyner (piano, arranger); Reggie Workman & Paul Chambers (bass), Elvin Jones (drums); Romulus Franceschini (conductor); and Cal Massey (arranger). They completed the recording on June 7, 1961 with some personnel changes, and we’ll hear the master takes from Impulse AS-6 plus an alternative take of the title track to kick off this episode.

DRINKIN’ & STINKIN’

BACK TRACKIN’ WITH THE BARTENDER 25

Tom Morgan is Back Trackin’ with The Bartender at WTJU-FM in Charlottesvile VA with great sides by Paul Gayten, Marva Wright, Dave “Fat Man” Williams, Boogie Bill Webb, Lonnie Johnson, Katie Webster, Walter “Wolfman’ Washignton, Roosevelt Sykes, Snooks Eaglin, Percy Mayfield, and James Booker.

Saturday, February 22

IT’S TOO FUNKY IN HERE

TOKE TIME 77

This week’s installment of music from the complete singles collection of James Brown is taken from The Singles, Volume 10: 1975-1979 and The Singles, Volume 11: 1979-1981, recordings from the last of his sessions for Polydor Records. What a trip this has been!

A NIGHT AT THE PARADISE THEATRE

SINCLAIR ON THE AIR 59

This episode of Sinclair On The Air from Café the Zen in Amsterdam features a special program from the Radio Free Amsterdam Vintage Radio Vaults, edited from a “live” broadcast from the Paradise Theatre in Detroit on January 7, 1979 as a simulation of the Paradise Theatre entertainment spectaculars of the 1940s & 50s, with Paul Leonard as Master of Ceremonies and music by the Jimmy Wilkins Orchestra with featured acts including tap-dancer Flash Beaver, legendary jazz vocalist Dave Wilborn from the McKinney’s Cotton Pickers, tenor saxophone great Floyd “Candy” Johnson, Paul & Chester Leonard as the Leonard Brothers tap-dance team, vocalist Marla Jackson, alto saxophonist Richie Cole with an all-star quartet anchored by Gene Kee on piano & Roy Brooks on drums, and the headliner, jazz vocalese pioneer Eddie Jefferson. The concert was recorded by John Sinclair for the Jazz Research Institute in Detroit.

Sunday, February 23

TAKE TWO THINGS YOU LOVE…

THE FUCK YOU SOUND 84

…Photograph them… Go to Amsterdam… Get Amsterdamaged… Do them a Special Mix for ’tis their birthdays… Tag subliminal secret codes…Do not fuck with The Fuck You Sound, son -Bill Shankley

LATE LATE BREAKFAST SHOW

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW ARCHIVES 231

The sixth and final episode in a series of programs that documented my appearances in London during the past week in November 2008 combines excerpts from a Resonance Radio broadcast out of the Foundry Bar in London on Friday, November 14 with selections recorded at Waterstones Bookstore later the same day, reading from Headpress 28 and performing poems from my new HeadPress book, It’s All Good: A John Sinclair Reader with Jair-Rohm Parker Wells on electric bass while we finish out a long and fruitful week in London.

Monday, February 24

CARNIVAL TIME

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 537

Beaming out from the heart of Carnival Time in New Orleans, this episode will begin our preparations for our annual Mardi Gras Indian Music Special.

THE LEAP

VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 89: DESTINATION OUT

This week’s episode of Destination Out with Kim Heron 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 Improvisers, Bebo Valdez & Frederico Britos, and Sun Ra & His Arkestra from the Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival.

Tuesday, February 25

DEAL WITH IT

THE BLUES SHOW 114

Bruce Pingree is playing plenty blues again this week with a program of music in honor of the birthdays of Anson Funderburgh (heard here with The Four Jacks), Tab Benoit (heard here with Kenny Neal, with Louisiana LaRoux and with the Voice of the Wetlands), Buckwheat Zydeco, and W.C. Handy.

COOKIN’ IN STYLE

MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 04

Leslie Keros is stirring the pot and Messin’ With The Blues playing music by Johnnie Bassett, James Booker, B.B. King, Freddie King, Shemekia Copeland, Etta James, Johnny Heartsman, Solomon Burke, Chris Cain, Irene Reid, Percy Mayfield, Sam Cooke, and Johnny Adams.

Wednesday, February 26

SENEGALESE STOMP

JAZZ ROOTS 30

In this episode of Jazz Roots Tom Morgan features music from Johnny Wiggs & His New Orleans Music, Eddie Pearson’s Band, Santo Peccarora’s Tailgaters, Armand Hug’s Trio, Emmanuel Sayles’ Silver Leaf Ragtimers, Joe Jordan’s 10 Sharps & Flats, Clarence Williams & The Jazz Kings, and Jelly Roll Morton.

EVOLVING TO DISSOLVING

FLY BY NIGHT 48

Steve The Fly covers the spectrum from evolving to dissolving with a program of selections from Sarah Vaughn, Michael McClure & Ray Manzarak, John Sinclair & Steve Fly.Thelonious Monk, the Gil Evans Orchestra, Dinah Washington, Mike Clark, the Matt Wilson Quartet, Charlie Hunter & Bobby Previte, Rakalam Bob Moses, Amiri Baraka & Dimitri Jazz Folklore, and Ella Fitzgerald.

Thursday, February 27

CADILLAC BLUES

BLUES EDITION 52

Leslie Keros has another episode of Blues Edition on tap with music by Big Daddy Kinsey, Bernard Allison, Demetria Taylor, Carey & Lurrie Bell, Gary Primich & Omar Dykes, Pinetop Perkins, Johnny B. Moore, Johnnie Bassett, Ann Rabson, Vasti Jackson, Hank Crawford, Mighty Joe Young, and Muddy Waters.

THAT’S THE WAY WE ROLL

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 84

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Nikki Hill, Jessie Mae Hemphill, John Mooney & Jimmy Thackery, Nick Gravenites & Friends, Sugaray Rayford, Smokin’ Joe Kubek & B’nois King, Charlie Musselwhite, Elliott Sharp’s Terraplane, Cyrille Neville, and Kenny “Blue” Ray.

Friday, February 28

COLTRANE LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD

ANCESTOR WORSHIP 77

Tonight we go direct to the Village Vanguard in New York City with John Coltrane and his Quartet plus several special guests for a live recording session for Impulse Records on November 1, 1961 and we’ll hear the first sequence of recorded works in the order they were played on stage, with the band comprising John Coltrane (soprano, tenor saxophone); Eric Dolphy (alto saxophone, bass clarinet); McCoy Tyner (piano); Ahmed Abdul-Malik (oud); Reggie Workman and/or Jimmy Garrison (bass); and  Elvin Jones (drums).

FEEL SO GOOD

BACK TRACKIN’ WITH THE BARTENDER 26

Tom Morgan is Back Trackin’ with The Bartender at WTJU-FM in Charlottesvile VA with great sides from New Orleans tonight by Paul Gayten, the Young Tuxedo Brass Band, Walter s”Fats” PIchon, Ceville Venet, Tuts Washington, Tuba Fats, the Storyville Stompers, Treme Brass Band, John Rankin & Tommy Sancton, Tim Laughlin, Tony Parenti, the Storyville String Band, and Tom McDermott.

 

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