Updoc 59: He Means Us: 8/25/09

Opening theme: Art Ensemble of Chicago: Nice Guys [title tune] (ECM)

1.    Thelonious Monk/Gerry Mulligan: I Mean You; Mulligan Meets Monk (Riverside/Original Jazz Classics)
2.    John Cage/Margaret Leng Tan: Daughter of the Lonesome Isle; Daughters of the Lonesome Isle (New Albion)
3.    Alan Hovhaness: To Hiroshige’s Cat; Shalimar – Piano Solos (Celestial Harmonies)
4.    Georgi Ivanovich Gurdjieff/Thomas de Hartmann: Prayer and Despair; The Music of Gurdjieff/de Hartmann (G-H Recordings)
5.    Ingram Marshall/Sarah Cahill: Authentic Presence; Savage Altars (New Albion)
6.    Duke Ellington: The Single Petal of a Rose; The Ellington Suites [The Queen’s Suite]; (Pablo/OJC)
7.    John Cage/Boris Berman: Mysterious Adventure; Music for Prepared Piano, Volume 2 (Naxos American Classics)
8.    Alan Hovhaness: Love Song Vanishing into Sound of Crickets; Shalimar (Celestial Harmonies)
9.    Ravi Coltrane: Ask Me Now; Mad 6 (Eighty-Eights/Columbia)
10.    Thelonious Monk: Little Rootie Tootie; The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall (Riverside/OJC)
11.    Radiohead: In Memory of Harry Patch (WASTE download)
12.    John Zorn/Ilya Kaler/George Taylor/Perrin Yang: Kol Nidre; Jewish String Quartets (Naxos American Classics)
13.    Benjamin Britten/Britten Singers/David Hickox: Chorale After Old French Carol; Britten/Finzi/Holst-Sacred Works (Chandos)
14.    Kim Kashkashian/Komitas/Tigran Mansurian: Oror; Neharót (ECM)
15.    Thelonious Monk: Melancholy Baby; The London Collection (1201)
16.     Thelonious Monk/John Coltrane: I Mean You; Discovery! Live at the Five Spot (Blue Note)

Out theme: Art Ensemble of Chicago: Strawberry Mango; Coming Home Jamaica (WEA/Atlantic)

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