2016—01 January Program Guide

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

RADIO FREE AMSTERDAM 2016

 

BLUES, JAZZ & REEFER—KEEPING THE MUSIC ALIVE

Mondays

The John Sinclair Radio Show

Tuesdays

The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree

Wednesdays

Chicago Bound plus Messin’ With The Blues with Leslie Keros

Thursdays

Beyond The Groove Yard with George Klein

Fridays

Fly By Night with Steve The Fly

plus The Soul Lucille Show

Saturdays

Diggin’ The Roots with Tom Morgan

plus Blues From the Red Rooster Lounge with Cary Wolfson

Sundays

Jazz From The Hempshopper with John Sinclair

plus Jazz Lunatique with David Kunian

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Happy New Year, everybody! We’re starting 2016 with our stellar lineup of contributing producers Bruce Pingree, Leslie Keros, George Klein, Steve The Fly, Soul Lucille, Tom Morgan, Cary Wolfson, David Kunian, and John Sinclair, keeping the music alive by filling your ears with blues & jazz and other roots musics from around the United States and the world itself.

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JANUARY 2016 PROGRAM GUIDE

Friday, January 1

HOT TAMALE BABY

FLY BY NIGHT 138

Steve The Fly is examining his recent vinyl acquisitions by the Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band and the second side of their album called Latin Kaleidoscope, plus the Buckwheat Zydeco album called On A Night Like This.

ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 18

Lucille DJ is on the air from Florence, Italy to start the New Year with this replay of Episode 18 from her summer residency in Copenhagen last year, funking it up with cuts by Bettye LaVette, Bobby Rush, the Bob Thiele Emergency, Chocolate Milk, Howard Tate, Clarence Wheeler & The Enforcers, The Commodores, The Impressions, Hugh Masekela, Doug Carn, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Witherspoon, Big John Hamilton, Billy Preston, Horace Silver, and Ann Peebles.

Saturday, January 2

SWING HIGH, SWING LOW

DIGGIN’ THE ROOTS 53

Tom Morgan is Diggin’ The Roots for Radio Free Amsterdam featuring tunes from the glorious year of 1937 in African American popular music by Stephane Grappelli & Django Reinhart, Eddie South, Bill Coleman, Stuff Smith, the Norfolk Jazz Quartet, the Ink Spots, the Five Jinks, the Golden Gate Quartet, The Three Peppers, the Mills Brothers, the Jones Boys Sing Band, Willie “The Lion” Smith & His Cubs, Wingy Manone, Ella Fitzgerald, and Red Norvo.

SPARE RIBS & CHOP STICKS

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 180

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Barbara Carr, Louisiana Red, Nick Moss & The Flip Tops, Roy Rogers, Clarence Dobbins, Richard Ray Farrell & The Spanish Band, Taj Mahal with Los Lobos, Zora Young, and Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Sunday, January 3

IF I WERE A BELL

JAZZ FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 45

Episode 45 of Jazz from the Hempshopper is coming from the Trans-Love Energies Compassion Club in Detroit in the spring of 2011 with another full hour of music by the classic Miles Davis Quintet, recorded in two marathon sessions in May & October 1956 for Prestige Records with John Coltrane on tenor, Red Garland at the piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Philly Joe Jones on drums, released on four Prestige albums titled Cookin’, Relaxin’, Workin’, and Steamin’ wth the Miles Davis Quintet—four of the finest sets of modern jazz pressed in vinyl.

SNEAKIN’ SALLY THROUGH THE ALLEY

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 53

David Kunian is hosting his fall WWOZ Fund Drive show with Andrew Graff riding shotgun, although we’ve managed to keep much mention of the odious drive to a minimum, and they’ve got Brint Anderson and his band in the WWOZ studio to play some selections from their new album, Covered In Earl, a tribute to Earl King, while they mourn the loss that day of the great composer, producer, pianist and singer Allen Toussaint by playing versions of his work by Chris Kenner, the Tin Men, Raymond Lewis, Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, Dr. John, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, and Allen Toussaint himself.

Monday, January 4

HAPPY NEW YEAR

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 634

Episode 634 is coming from my worktable in the comfortable home in Bristol, England of my host Dylan Harding, where I’m in residence this week and next and playing tribute in this episode to the great Yusef Lateef, who passed away during the holiday season two years ago at the age of 93.

Tuesday, January 5

PERCOLATIN’

THE BLUES SHOW 212

Bruce Pingree is playing a lot of music by gutarist & vocalist Debbie Davies in honor of her recent birthday, plus cuts by Rory Block, Ruthie Foster, and Shemekia Copeland with Alvin “Youngblood” Hart.

Wednesday, January 6

CHROMATIC STOMP

CHICAGO BOUND 09

Chicago Blues with Leslie Keros in this 2013 episode featuring Robert Jr. Lockwood, Little Walter Trio, Billy Boy Arnold, Johnny Temple, Hubert Sumlin with Sunnyland Slim & Willie Dixon, Lurrie Bell & Phil Guy, Big Leon Brooks, Fenton Robinson, Billy Flynn, Little Brother Montgomery, L.V. Banks, Eddie C. Campbell, Kokomo Arnold, Johnny “Big Moose” Walker, and Luther Allison.

SWING, BROTHER, SWING

MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 09

Leslie Keros is Messin’ With The Blues in this episode from 2013 with music by Erwin Helfer, Bobby Rush, Larry Williams, Frank Frost with Sam Carr, Ramsey Lewis, Billie Holiday, B.B. King, Danny Gatton & Joey DeFrancesco, Eden Brent, Taj Mahal, Lavelle White, Reginald R. Robinson, Jimmy Witherspoon, Chris Smither, and Count Basie.

Thursday, January 7

COLTRANE LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 62

The John Coltrane Quartet with Coltrane on tenor & soprano saxophones, McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison or Reggie Workman on bass, and Elvin Jones at the drums, plus guests including Eric Dolphy and Garvin Bushell, recorded live for Impulse Records at the Village Vanguard in New York City on November 2-3, 1961.

UPTOWNSHIP

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 63

George Klein focuses on South Africa in Episode 63 featuring trumpeter & flugelhornist Hugh Masekela with South African jazz pioneers Dollar Brand, Kippie Moketsi, Jonas Gwangwa, Dudu Pukwana, Caiphus Semenya, Morris Goldberg, and a variety of American & world musicians over a span of more than 40 years.

Friday, January 8

STEAM

FLY BY NIGHT 139

Steve The Fly is showing off new acquisitions by Earl Hooker, Eddie Jefferson & the Rashied Ali Quintet, Yusef Lateef, Robert Creeley, Babs Gonzalez, Archie Shepp, James “Blood” Ulmer, Ron Whitehead & David Amram, and the Eureka Brass Band.

AFRICAN SLIDE

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 19

Lucille DJ is back on the air from Florence, Italy with this replay of Episode 19 from her residency in Copenhagen last summer, playing her unique mix of soul & super heavy funk by Big Maybelle, Marie Adams, Eugene Blacknell, Rufus Thomas, Don Julian & The Larks, the Oceanliners, Dynamic Tints & Pieces Of Peace, the Ohio Players, Shelley Fisher, Soul Brothers Inc., Joe Tex, Alvin Robinson, Roy Porter, Bill Withers, Esther Marrow, Houston Person, Pearl Dowdell, and Filet Of Soul.

Saturday, January 9

PEACE, BROTHER, PEACE

DIGGIN’ THE ROOTS 54

Tom Morgan is Diggin’ The Roots for Radio Free Amsterdam featuring tunes from the glorious year of 1937 in African American popular music by Willie “The Lion” Smith & His Cubs, Louis Prima, Louis Armstrong, Chick Webb Orchestra with Louis Jordan, Chu Berry, Count Basie & His Orchestra, Midge Williams, Billie Holiday, Bob Crosby & The Bobcats with Connie Boswell, Jimmy Rushing, Fats Waller, Billy Kyle, Henry “Red” Allen, Lil Armstrong, Clarene Williams, Roy Eldridge, and the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

BABY WHERE YOU BEEN

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 181

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Johnny Copeland, Fontella Bass, Jon Cleary, Bob Margolin, Jonn Del Toro Richardson, Pig Meat Peterson, Johnny Otis, Otis Grand, Eddie Boyd with Fleetwood Mac, Juke Boy Bonner, the Ragpicker String Band, Sheryl Warner & the Southside Homewreckers, and Kenny Blue Ray.

Sunday, January 10

OTHER WORLDS

JAZZ FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 46

This is our final episode of Jazz from the Hempshopper from the Trans-Love Energies Compassion Club in Detroit from the spring of 2011. I’m celebrating my daughter Sunny’s birthday today with music from the Red Garland Trio, Samirah Evans, Charles Mingus, Planet D Nonet, four songs by Eddie Jefferson, Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins, John Sinclair & Hollow Bones, and Sun Ra & His Solar Myth Arkestra.

RIDE YOUR PONY

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 54

David Kunian is celebrating the music, life, and achievement of the recently departed New Orleans musical genius, Allen Toussaint, with recordings of Toussaint tunes as performed by James Booker, Lee Dorsey, Trombone Shorty, Jon Cleary, Jessie Hill, and Galactic, plus a great Snooks Eaglin cut and a closing suite of Toussaint features from his Warner Bros. collection. The remarkable thing is that this is a WWOZ Fund Drive show co-hosted with Andrew Graff and we’ve been able to eliminate virtually any mention of this topic from Episode 54. Ugh! Raising funds to pay the salary of Dwayne Brashears and his minions!

Monday, January 11

THE JOHN & SOUL SHOW

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 635

Episode 635 will be a brand new episode of the John & Soul Show with Soul Lucille riding shotgun while I’m visiting her in Florence, Italy for the week. I’ll probably try to learn something and ask her to pick the records for this show.

Tuesday, January 12

BOOGIE CHILLEN

THE BLUES SHOW 213

Bruce Pingree is playing music in Episode 213 from the new Shemeika Copeland album, a tune by Sister Wynona Carr in honor of her recent birthday, and a long birthday salute to the late, great John Lee Hooker of Clarksdale, Cincinnati, Detroit, and Oakland, California.

Wednesday, January 13

REAL THROW DOWN

CHICAGO BOUND 10

Leslie Keros is throwing down with both hands in this episode from 2013 with an hour of music from Chicago by Aaron Moore, Roosevelt Sykes, Jim Brewer, Carl Weathersby, Hound Dog Taylor, Michael Bloomfield, Sam Lay, Art Hodes, Jody Williams, Buster Benton, Arbee Stidham, Bumble Bee Slim, Blind Blake, and Lonnie Brooks.

BLUE ROOTS

MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 10

Leslie Keros is Messin’ with the Blues in this episode from 2013 with music by Erwin Helfer, Arthur Adams, Junior Mance Trio, Clara Smith, Albert Collins, Earl Hooker, Charles Brown & Red Holloway, Illinois Jacquet, Roomful of Blues, Henry Butler, Nightcrawlers, and Little Walter.

Thursday, January 14

SPOKES

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 64

George Klein has his focus on South Africa in Episode 64 with music by saxophonist & pennywhistle master Morris Goldberg with American pianist John Mehegan & a variety of South African musicians including Hugh Masekela, plus Goldberg’s own band Ojoyo.

AFRICAN SUN

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 65

George Klein keeps his focus on South Africa with this series of classic sides by pianist Abdullah Ibrahim (formerly known as Dollar Brand) with his first recording as a member of the Tuxedo Slickers Orchestra, historic sessions with fellow South African jazz pioneers Hugh Masekela, Jonas Gwangwa, Dudu Pukwana and Kippie Mokersi, plus his own band Ekaya and an especially compatible partnership with Carlos Ward.

Friday, January 15

REAL CRAZY

FLY BY NIGHT 140

Steve The Fly presents an hour of the one and only Babs Gonzales from a collection called Jazz & Bebop Singer. Ooh-Bla-Dee!

HARD TO HANDLE

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 20

Lucille DJ is back on the air with this replay of Episode 20 from Copenhagen last summer, spinning soul & super heavy funk with tunes by Gloria Taylor, Monguito Santamaria, Ramsey Lewis, Patti Drew, Sydney Joe Qualls, The Dramatics, The Temptations, Sons Of Slum, The Main Ingredient, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Lonnie Lester, Swamp Dogg, Boscoe, Honey Cone, Lee Dorsey, Harlem River Drive, and Weston Prim & Blacklash.

Saturday, January 16

HARLEM ON A SATURDAY NIGHT

DIGGIN’ THE ROOTS 55

Tom Morgan is Diggin’ The Roots for Radio Free Amsterdam featuring tunes from the glorious year of 1938 in African American popular music by Hot Lips Page, Blue Lu Barker, Adelaide Hall, Fats Waller, Willie “The Lion” Smith, Lil Armstrong, Nat “King” Cole Trio, Johnny Dodds, Jelly Roll Morton, Billy Kyle, Sidney Bechet, Louis Prima, Louis Armstrong, Wingy Manone, and Count Basie & His Orchestra.

TWO TRAINS RUNNING

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 182

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by The Arcades, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, the Ford Blues Band, Mike Bloomfield & Al Kooper, Artie “Blues Boy” White, Linsey Alexander, Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames, Allman Brothers Band, King Ernest, Hound Dog Taylor, Taj Mahal, and Dmitri Resnik.

Sunday, January 17

HARD HEAD

JAZZ FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 47

Jazz from the Hempshopper on the road in 2011 takes us to the Headpress Bunker in London for Episode 47, on our way back to the Hempshopper in Asmsterdam at Singel 10 with music by Jon Thomas, the Lyman Woodard Organization, John Sinclair & His Motor City Blues Scholars, Charles Mingus, Samirah Evans, Eddie Jefferson, Planet D Nonet, Sun Ra & His Omniverse Jet-Set Arkestra “live” at the Detroit Jazz Center 1980, and Brother Jack McDuff.

FREEDOM FOR THE STALLION

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 55

David Kunian is memorializing the late great Allen Toussaint by playing his compositions and productions on artists like Jessie Hill, Devo, Lou Donaldson, Lee Dorsey,  Ernie K-Doe, The Who, Irma Thomas, Elvis Costello, and LaBelle, plus several selections by Allen Toussaint himself and a series of short but illuminating conversations with Toussaint and David Kunian.

Monday, January 18

DETROIT BOOM BOOM

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 636

Episode 636 will be coming from Lille, France where I’ll be performing this weekend as part of a show called Detroit Boom Boom and probably featuring an hour of music from the Motor City in honor of the occasion.

Tuesday, January 19

I’M IN THE MOOD

THE BLUES SHOW 214

Bruce Pingree is playing the blues in honor of the birthdays of John Lee Hooker and trombonist Jack Teagarden, plus cuts by Mighty Sam McClain & Weepin’ Willie and Luther Allison.

Wednesday, January 20

LOOKING UP AT DOWN

CHICAGO BOUND 11

Leslie Keros is bound from Chicago in this episode from 2014 with music by Robert Jr. Lockwood, Mighty Joe Young, Billy Boy Arnold, Rhythm Rockets, Howlin’ Wolf, Big Leon Brooks, Sonny Thompson, Toronzo Cannon, Sonny Boy Williamson, Bobby Saxton, Pinetop Perkins, Junior Parker, Jimmy Rogers, and Dave Specter.

GO AHEAD ON

MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 11

Leslie Keros is Messin’ with the Blues in this episode from 2014 with sides by Erwin Helfer, the Ruff Kutt Blues Band, Finis Tasby, Zachary Harmon, Jason Lee Bruns, Helen Humes & the Buck Clayton Sextet, Dayna Kurtz, Andy T-Nick Nixon Band, David Egan, Anthony Paule Band with Frank Bey, The Claudettes, Jimmy Witherspoon, and the Nightcrawlers.

Thursday, January 21

THE BLESSING LIGHT

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 66

George Klein is keeping the focus on South Africa in Episode 66 and the great pianist Chris McGregor with his first band, The Blue Notes (Mongezi Feza, Nick Moyake, Dudu Pukwana, Johnny Dyani & Louis Moholo), and his later and expanded Brotherhood of Breath, which also included a variety of European musicians.

SCOTCH & WATER

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 67

George Klein is playing a variety of pianists, mostly in trios, in Episode 67, including Barry Harris, Tommy Flanagan, McCoy Tyner, Gene Harris, Nina Simone, Bobby Timmons, Wynton Kelly, Hampton Hawes, and Les McCann.

Friday, January 22

UP THE STEPS

FLY BY NIGHT 141

Steve The Fly has assembled a stupendous compendium of poetry & music for Episode 141 featuring Charles Olson reading from Maximus IV, V, VI, Amiri Baraka with the Dinamitri Jazz Folklore unit and with the Billy Harper Sextet, the great Robert Creeley, and poet-saxophonist Archie Shepp.

LISTEN HERE

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 21

The great Lucille DJ is back on the air with this replay of Episode 21 from her residency in Copenhagen last summer with a killer hour of soul & super heavy funk with tunes by Rudy Lambert, Nina Simone, The Mar-Keys, James Brown, Ernie K-Doe, General Johnson, Don Julian, Dick Jordan, Lou Rawls, Marlena Shaw, Eddie Harris, The Two Things In One, Booker T. & The MG’s, Jimmy Hughes, and Osibisa.

Saturday, January 23

SWING OUT

DIGGIN’ THE ROOTS 56

Tom Morgan is Diggin’ The Roots for Radio Free Amsterdam featuring tunes from the glorious year of 1938 in African American popular music by Count Basie & His Orchestra, Erskine Hawkins, Chick Webb & His Orchestra, the Savoy Sultans, Don Redman, the Ink Spots, the Mills Brothers & Louis Armstrong, the Three Peppers, the Hip Cats, the Golden Gate Quartet, Leo “Scat Man” Watson, Eddie South & His Quintet, Oscar Aleman & Sven Asmussen, Benny Carter’s Orchestra with Django Reinhart, Harlem Hamfats & Rosetta Howard, and the Louis Armstrong ensemble.

CAN YOU HEAR ME?

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 183

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Joe Louis Walker & Otis Grand, Tri-Saxual Soul Champs, Paul Delay Band, Finis Tasby, Little Johnny TayloR, Albert Washington, Snooks Eaglin, Jon Cleary, Rhythmtown Jive, John Mayall, Sheryl Warner & The Southside Homewreckers, THE Ragpicker String Band, and Ronnie Earl.

Sunday, January 24

NOW’S THE TIME

JAZZ FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 48

Jazz from the Hempshopper is finally back at its point of origin in this episode from 2011, the Hempshopper store on the Singel canal in Amsterdam, and we’re celebrating with an hour of music by Charlie Parker “live” from St. Nicholas Arena in Harlem, Storyville in Boston, Massey Hall in Toronto, and Club Kavakos and the Howard Theatre in Washington DC.

IN THE RIGHT PLACE

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 56

David Kunian is continuing to memorialize the late great Allen Toussaint by playing his compositions and productions featuring artists like Dr. John, Raymond Lewis, the Wild Tchoupitoulas, Chris Kenner, Ivan Neville & Dragon Smoke, Trombone Shorty, the Soul Rebels, plus several selections by Allen Toussaint himself and a series of brilliant short conversations between Allen Toussaint and David Kunian.

Monday, January 25

GOODBYE TO ALL THAT

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 637

Episode 637 will be coming from an as yet undisclosed location in Amsterdam—hopefully the Sensi Seeds guest quarters in the Red Light District—as I finish out my stay in Europe for the winter and prepare to head to New Orleans for the Mardi Gras.

Tuesday, January 26

BACK WATER BLUES

THE BLUES SHOW 215

Bruce Pingree is playing music by Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup in honor of his birthday and remembering Hurricane Katrina and its destructive effects with a suite of music by Marcia Ball, Timothea, Mahalia Jackson, Irma Thomas, Billie & DeDe Pierce, Bryan Lee, Dr. John, and a pair of unidentified artists.

Wednesday, January 27

CHICAGO ALL NIGHT

CHICAGO BOUND 12

Leslie Keros has got the blues from Chicago in this episode from 2014 with sides by Robert Jr. Lockwood, Rob Stone, Chris James & Patrick Rynn, Joanne Garrett. Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues, Lafayette Leake, Lowell Fulson, Sonny Boy Williamson, John Littlejohn, Willie Kent, Johnny “Yard Dog” Jones, Matthew Skoller, Willie “Long Time” Smith, and Little Arthur Duncan.

HOMAGE TO ALBERT COLLINS

MESSIN’ WITH THE BLUES 12

Leslie Keros and Dick Shurman have created a stunning tribute to the great Albert Collins with commentary by Shurman—who produced seven of Albert’s albums—and recordings from the beginning to end of his career for labels like Kangaroo Records in 1958, Great Scott Records in 1960, Hall Records circa 1963, Alligator Records in 1978 ff., and illustrative sides with The Dolls, Jimi Hendrix, Big Walter Price, Ike & Tina Turner, Magic Sam, Otis Rush, and Dave Alexander.

Thursday, January 28

FLAMING SWORD

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 68

George Klein is listening to more pianists in Episode 68, mostly in trios, including D.D. Jackson, Michael Wolff, Abdullah Ibrahim, Joe Krown, David Torkanowsky, Dr. John, Thelonious Monk, Red Garland, and Cedar Walton.

ODE TO LIFE

BEYOND THE GROOVE YARD 69

George Klein with still more pianists in Episode 69, mostly in trios, including Oscar Peterson, Horace Silver, Chucho Valdes, Randy Weston, Don Pullen, Horace Parlan, Duke Ellington, Ahmad Jamal, and Danilo Perez.

Friday, January 29

WILD MOMENTS

FLY BY NIGHT 142

Steve The Fly is celebrating the acquisition of an incredible album by the great blues guitarist Earl Hooker, a collection called Wild Moments—Essential Blues, by playing the whole thing except for two cuts that appeared in Fly By Night 139. Yow! Earl Hooker!

JOY AND AFFECTION

THE SOUL LUCILLE SHOW 22

Joy and affection! That’s what we feel when we hear Lucille DJ on the air with this replay of Episode 22 from the heart of Italy with tunes by Bill Doggett, Ted Taylor, Earnest Jackson, Freddie North, Harry Belafonte, Charlie Rich, Irma Thomas, Ripple, Marlena Shaw, Milt Buckner & Hal Singer, and Curtis Mayfield.

Saturday, January 30

JUMP SESSION

DIGGIN’ THE ROOTS 57

Tom Morgan is Diggin’ The Roots for Radio Free Amsterdam featuring tunes from the glorious year of 1939 in African American popular music by Jack Teagarden, Lionel Hampton, Oscar Aleman, Don Redman, Eddie Condon & His Dixieland All Stars, Wingy Manone, Louis Prima & His New Orleans Gang, Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter & His Orchestra, Cab Calloway, Leo “Scat Man” Watson, Billie Holiday, Blue Lu Barker, Lee Wiley, and the Three Peppers.

BOOGIE RAMBLER

RED ROOSTER LOUNGE 184

Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by Philip Walker-Lonnie Brooks-Long John Hunter: Boogie Rambler, Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe, John Campbell, W.C. Clark, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Shemekia Copeland, Little Johnny Taylor, Freddie King, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, Otis Spann, and Sonny Thompson.

Sunday, January 31

GO-GO

JAZZ FROM THE HEMPSHOPPER 49

Episode 49 is beaming out from the the Hempshopper store on the Singel canal in Amsterdam in May 2011 with an hour of “live” music by Miles Davis and his quintet from Philharmonic Hall in New York City on February 12, 1964.

WAY DOWN IN LOUISIANA

JAZZ LUNATIQUE 57

David Kunian is hosting a guest appearance by outstate Louisiana’s Todd Mouton, author of Way Down In Louisiana, accompanied by recordings from Jimbo Mathus, Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Kent Kimbrough, Cllifton Chenier, and Beausoliel.

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