Tone Science – 12/30/2012

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Time Song Artist Album
8pm Composition 19 (for 100 Tubas) Anthony Braxton Composition 19 (for 100 Tubas)
  Piano Concerto No. 2 Glenn Gould with Leonard Bernstein and the Columbia Symphony Orchestra Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 / J.S. Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1
  Exosphere Joe Morris, William Parker, Gerald Cleaver Altitude
  Next March Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band Sweet Chicago Suite
  Detour Ahead Bill Evans Trio Waltz for Debby

Barry Marshall-Everitt’s House of Mercy Top 50 List for 2012

House of Mercy radio
Top 50 Records of the Year 2012
presented by Barry Marshall-Everitt
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Most of these can be heard on shows 22nd, 29th December & next Saturdays 5th January
another very wonderful year for music but a very hard year to make a top 50….
This list is in no particular order as they all all great records

The Shovel vs The Howling Bones – Lincoln Durham
Down The River – Malcolm Holcombe
The House Of Mercy – Bex Marshall
The Graceless Age – John Murry
Petunia & The Vipers – Petunia & The Vipers
Revelation Road – Shelby Lynn
The Stone – David Olney
Supernova – Girlyman
Live At Blue Rock – Mary Gauthier
Look Out Mama – Hooray For The Riff Raff
Feeling Mortal – Kris Kristofferson
Signs & Signifiers – J D McPherson
Buddy & Jim – Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
And Still I Rise – Heritage Blues Orchestra
The Grans Slambovians – Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus Of Dreams
God Bless These Crooked Little Songs – J Shogren & Shanghai’d
Tomorrowland – Ryan Bingham
Candy Store Kid – Ian Siegal & The Mississippi Mudbloods
Cabin Fever – Corb Lund
Darlingford – Cara Luft
My Friend Marx – Marc O’Reilly
Nobody’s Fool – Dave Arcari
Two At A Time – The Two Man Gentlemen Band
The Best Of Phil Lee – Phil Lee
The Odessa Tapes – The Flatlanders
Tilt A Whirl – Drew Nelson
Jesse Sings Kinky – Jesse Dayton
Indestructible Machine – Lydia Loveless
Little Victories – Chris Knight
Reunion – Lucy Kaplansky
Hundred Dollar Valentine  – Chris Smither
Radio Hour – Hillfork Noir
Find The One – The Coal Porters
Stars & Satellites – Trampled By Turtles
Outshine The Sun – The Foghorn Stringband
Grandads’s Favorite – Nadine Landry & Stephen ‘ Sammy ‘ Lind
You Gotta Roll – Woody Pines
Live In Holland – Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three
Northern Redemption – The Abrams Brothers
Fire In The Mind – Boz Brozman
Across The Imaginary Divide – Bela Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio
The Road To Berryville – Furnace Mountain
Now’s The Time – Reeb Willms
Dickey Aint Got All Day – Ramdon Canyon Growlers
The Grifters Hymnal – Ray Wylie Hubbard
Hello Cruel World – Gretchen Peters
Harder Than Hammered Hell – Otis Gibbs
Our Lady Of The Tall Tree’s – Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
Dig Me A Hole – The Barker Band
Old Sticks To Scare A Bird – Angie Palmer

all the best  Barry
Barry Marshall-Everitt
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taint town live – 12/30/2012

fri&sat mid-3; mon&fri 9-mid; tues 8-11am

Fontella Bass, I’m Leaving The Choice To You/I Want Everyone To Know (Free) 1972
Jayne Cortez And The Firespitters, I Have Been Searching/Cultural Operations (Taking The Blues Back Home) 1996
Ornette Coleman, Jayne (Ornette Coleman Quintet & Quartet – Too Much, Too Soon!)
David Murray w/Fontella Bass, Don’t Know What I Would Do (Speaking In Tongues) 1997
The Cinematic Orchestra w/Fontella Bass, Evolution (Every Day) 2002
Tim Ries, Jayne (Universal Spirits)
Jayne Cortez And The Firespitters, Nobody Knows A Thing (Taking The Blues Back Home) 1996

Eric Taylor, Nothin’/Game Is Gone (Scuffletown) 2001
Gary Lucas, Jack Johnson / Ghostrider (Level The Playing Field) 1991
Michael Musillami Trio + 4, Iceland (Mettle) 2012

Paolo Fresu & Omar Sosa w/Jacques Morlenbaum, title (Alma) 2012
Pancho Molina & Elias Meister, All My Life (Open For Business) 2012
Joey Baron w/Arthur Blythe, Ron Carter & Bill Frisell, Slow Charleston (We’ll Soon Find Out) 1999
Gerald Cleaver & Uncle June Band, He Said/From a Life of the Same Name (Be It As I See It) 2011
Peter Madsen’s Seven Sins Ensemble, Malicious Love: V. Over Indulgence (Gravity Of Love) 2012

Becca Stevens, There Is A Light That Never Goes Out (Weightless) 2011
Todd Bishop, Feet Music (little played little bird) 2012
Theo Bleckmann, title (Hello Earth!: The Music of Kate Bush) 2012
Lewis Nash, Goodbye (The Highest Mountain) 2011

Gaby Kerpel, Xplicando
Galactic, Bongo Joe/Paint/I Never Called You Crazy (Ruckus) 2003
Mary Halvorson Quintet, Love In Eight Colors (Bending Bridges) 2012
Christian Scott, American’t (Yesterday You Said Tomorrow) 2010
Lucky Thompson, The Hour Of Parting (The Beginning Years)

*time is relative

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House of Mercy – 12/29/2012

House of Mercy radio play list
week starting Saturday 29th December 2012
presented by Barry Marshall-Everitt
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We all wish you a very happy New Year…’s to 2013

Our first session comes from just round the corner here in London…our very own all lady bluegrass band
who have been wowing the clubs for a year or two… The Jolenes are in a party mood and play a bunch of songs from their debut album ‘ The Jolenes ‘

Our second session comes from an old friend of the HoM…he is an Austin musician in residence who hails as a child from Canada…Roots/Blues Storyteller and Poet Mr. Ray Bonneville is on fine form and plays from his Red House Records release ‘ Bad Man’s Blood ‘

We continue this week with records of the year… and announce the ‘live’ album of the year.

Books of the week
Chosen by The Jolenes
Gemma – ‘ Lois On The Loose ‘ by Lois Pryce
‘ Red Tape & White Knuckles ‘ by Lois Pryce
Sara – ‘ Papillion ‘ by Henri Charriere
Lois – ‘ The Boy Who Followed Riplley ‘ by Patricia Highsmith
Angie – ‘ The Fish Rots From The Head ‘ by Bob Garratt

Chosen by Ray Bonneville – ‘ Amerrican Rust ‘ by Philipp Meyer
hour one

Intro – In The Red – Tammy Rogers

I Am The Train – Ian Siegal & The Mississippi Mudbloods – ( Candy Store Kid )
The Road I’m On – Ryan Bingham – ( Tomorrowland )
A Long Line – J Shogren & Shanghai’d – ( God Bless These Crooked Little Songs )

The Grand Slambovians – Gandalf Murphy & The Slambovian Circus Of Dreams – ( The Grand Slambovians )
Clarksdale Moan – Heritage Blues Orchestra – ( And Still I Rise )
Tough Times – Bex Marshall – ( The House Of Mercy )

I Lost My Job – Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale – ( Buddy & Jim )
Signs & Signifiers – J D McPhearson – ( Signs & Signifiers )
Tonight We Ride – The Kenneth Brian Band – ( Welcome To Alabama )

Feeling Mortal – Kris Kristofferson – ( Feeling Mortal )
The Last Of The Hobo Kings – Mary Gauthier – ( Live At Blue Rock ) *** The Live Record Of the Year ***
Ramblin’ Girl – Hooray For The Riff Raff – ( Look Out Mama )

hour two

In session The Jolenes

Wake Up Sinners – The Dirt Daubers – ( Wake Up Sinners )
Badly Bent – J P Harris & The Tough Choices – ( I’ll Keep Calling )
See To See – Girlyman – ( Supernova )

Jerusalem Tomorrow – David Olney – ( The Stone )
Heaven Is Only Days Down The Road – Shelby Lynn – ( Revelation Road )

hour three

In session Ray Bonneville
Breeze Blocks – State Of The Union – ( Rent )

Mercy – Petunia & The Vipers – ( Petunia & the Vipers )
The Ballad Of The Pajama Kid – John Murry – ( The Graceless Age )

Lets Get happy Together – The Two Man Gentlemen Band – ( Two At A Time )

Next week all the rest of the albums of the year + the session of the year.

all the best Barry

Barry Marshall-Everitt
House of Mercy Ltd.
PO Box 49684
London N8 7YH

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+ 44 (0)208 245 1712 office
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taint town live – 12/29/2012

fri&sat mid-3 (eastern); mon&wed 9-mid; tues 8-11am

Peggy Lee, Little Pieces (Invitation) 2012
Claire Daly, Green Chimmneys (Baritone Monk) 2012
Steve Lacy Five, Raps (The Way) 1979
Mike Coykendall, Bye-Bye-Baby-O (The Unbearable Being of Likeness) 2010

George Schuller’s Circle Wide, could this be the year? (listen both ways) 2012
Positive Catastrophe, Lessons Learned from Seafaring Tales: Wolves and Blizzards (Dibrujo, Dibrujo, Dibrujo…) 2012
Manu Katché, Running After Years (Manu Katché) 2012

Ben Holmes Quartet, Moved Like A Ghost (Ben Holmes Quartet) 2012
Sam Rivers-Dave Holland-Barry Altschul, 2nd Set Part 2 (Reunion: Live In New York) 2012
The Whammies, Locomotive (Play the Music of Steve Lacy) 2012

Thomas Chapin, Flip Side (Never Let Me Go: Quartets ’95 & ’96) 2012
Todd Marcus, Wahsouli (Inheritance) 2012
Little Axe, Midnight dream (Hard Grind) 2002
Kenny Wheeler & Brian Dickinson, title (Still Waters) 2005

Jessica Lurie Ensemble, Zasto (Megaphone Heart) 2012
Orrin Evans, TC’s Blues (Flip The Script) 2012
Otis Spann, What’s On Your Worried Mind (Live The Life) 1965
R.L. Burnside, Nightmare Blues (Mississippi Blues) 1984
Lonnie Johnson, New Falling Rain Blues (Complete Recorded Works, Vol:1)
Fred Hersch Trio, Doxy (Alive at the Vanguard) 2012

Laurie Antonioli, Just A Dream (American Dreams) 2010
Brian Groder & Tonino Miano, Wiser Counter Clock (fluiDensity) 2012
Matt Ulery, Shortest Day (By A Little Light) 2012
Jason Palmer, I’m In Love Again (Take A Little Trip – Plays Minnie Riperton) 2012

*time is relative

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An international alliance of independent producers
JazzWeek Internet Station of the Year 2011

PO Box 12376
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Songs on Toast – 12/21/2012


Marquise Quântica 1:36 Norberto Lobo Pata Lenta
Salve regina 4:07 Dominique Visse The Guard on the Battlement
Just A Closer Walk With Thee Chambers Brothers Feelin’ The Blues
Nannao’ 2:38 Mike Mainieri Leucasia
Lavarin 2:30 René Lacaille Patanpo, Musique de l’Ile de la Réunion
I Heard an Angel Singing 2:46 Martha Redbone The Garden of Love: Songs of William Blake
Cmindao Gmerto 2:28 Ensemble Georgika Vol. 1
Missa pro defunctis VII. Lobô, Duarte Masterpieces of Portuguese Polyphony
In The Bleak Midwinter 2:41 Bert Jansch The River Sessions
Nativite en forêt 4:43 Francis Bebey Travail au noir
Glory, Glory Hallelujah 2:26 The Soul Stirrers The Gospel Roots Of Elvis Presley
Conventry Carol 2:45 The King’s Singers Christmas
Kani Voor 2:32 Gevorg Dabaghyan Miniatures
Ave Maria 1:45 Maryasque Joyeux
O sacrum convivium 4:17 Stile Antico Passion & Resurrection
Christmas Carol 2:03 Italian Traditional bagpipe musicians The Bagpipe in Italy
New Years Eve 3:40 Ophelia Hope Ophelia Hope
Sayunéru (Gunjéi) 2:07 Úwarani The Black Caribs Of Belize
Josep i Maria 3:29 Arianna Savall Hirundo Maris – Chants du Sud et du Nord
Amen-Amen 6:20 Foster Manganyi Ndzi Teke Riendzo
New Year’s Eve – 1:56 Booker T. Fontcroze Make Toast, Not War
I’ll Be Home For Christmas 2:13 Charlie Miller Christmas In New Orleans
O Holy Night 6:19 Martha’s Trouble This Christmas
E’en So Lord Jesus 1:28 Joi Radio Chip
Christmas 5:06 The Blue Nile Hats (Deluxe Version)
Christmas Carol 2:17 Italian Traditional bagpipe musicians The Bagpipe in Italy
God’s Highway 3:15 Theresa Andersson Hummingbird, Go!
That’ll Be Him Now 4:00 Peter Blegvad Just Woke Up
Lonesome Jesus 2:44 Glenn Patscha Jefferson Highway
I Just Want To See His Face The Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street
Sarah Sarah – Philip Nicholas Philip Nicholas Belize Garifuna Music
Joseph Lieber, Joseph Mein 2:30 TheTallis Scholars Christmas With the Tallis Scholars
Cos Coté – Last Day of The Year René Lacaille Mapou
Psalm 93 2:48 Abayudaya congregation Music from the Jewish People of Uganda
Just A Closer Walk 4:33 Stefan Grossman Northern Skies, Southern Blues
What A Friend We Have In Jesus The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Funeral For A Friend
New Year’s Resolution 3:19 Otis Redding Otis! The Definitive Otis Redding
Orleans 1:56 David Crosby If I Could Only Remember My Name
People 0:26 Lord Buckley Buckley’s Best

Songs on Toast – 12/14/2012


Transmigration 2:03 Ravi Shankar Original Recordings
Dhun (Folk Airs) 5:56 Ravi Shankar India’s Master Musician
Love You To 3:01 The Beatles Revolver
Raga One – Alap & Jod Ravi Shankar Ragas Varanasi
Raga Jog 28:21 Ravi Shankar The Ravi Shankar Collection: Three Ragas
Kafi-Holi (Spring Festival Of Colours) 7:16 Ravi Shankar India’s Master Musician
Raga Madhu-Kauns 20:57 Ravi Shankar Ragas & talas
Raga Simhendra Madhyamam 10:52 Ravi Shankar Roots Of Drone Rock
Mishara Pilco, In Thumbri Style 10:45 Ravi Shankar India’s Master Musician
Le Mode Ahiri-Lalita 5:39 Ravi Shankar Musiques d’Asie
Reflection 5:03 Ravi Shankar & Ali Akbar Khan Original Recordings

One Man’s Jazz – 12/27/2012

No holiday show would be complete without an hour of excellent jazz from Poland, followed by seductive Indian ragas and konokol weaving its way through the second set, and then capping things off with some very danceable rhythms a la Latino.

Time Song Artist Album
9pm Next Door Wojciech Staroniewicz Hand Made
  Quest For The Truth Maciej Fortuna Quartet Lost Keys
  Sen O Sw. Ptaku Emil Kowalksi Sanktoria
  Variation 1 Tomasz Stanko Quartet Soul Of Things
  Mu7 Pitor Michalowski Close Embrace of the Earth
  U-AU-AU-AA Adam Pieronczyk Trio Live In Berlin
  For The Old Friend Maceij Fortuna Trio Solar Ring
  Lonely Man/Open Letter To Ornette Jacek Smietana The Good Life
  Fauchery Presumption Pawel Kaczmarcyk Audio Feeling Band Complexity In Simplicity
10pm Parakram 1 Rudresh Mahanthappa Samdhi
  Gandhi Bhavani Open Hand
  So What Bob Belden Miles From India
  You Talk Too Much Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition Apti
  Cosmic Waves At West Beach Sandy Evans & Sruthi Laya Cosmic Waves
  Sun King Badal Roy Ashiribad
  The Edge of Pleasure Sandy Evans Trio The Edge of Pleasure
  Journey Home Monsoon Music Monsoon Music
  Raga Egberto Gismonti Sol Do Meio Dia
  Chakradar 1 Dan Weiss Trio Now Yes When
11pm Alfredo's Mood Hilario Duran Killer Tumbao
  Flamenco Sketches Bob Belden Miles Espanol
  El Manicero Part 1 Edward Simon La Bikina
  Oye Como Va Paoli Mejias Mi Tambor
  Maiden Voyage Roberto Occhipinti Trinacria
  ..y Bailaria La Negro Alfredo Rodriguez Sounds of Space
  Jibaro Miguel Zenon Jibaro
  Laberintos David Virelles Motion

RootsWorld Radio #41: a musical elegy

As this rather difficult year ends, I thought I’d offer a musical elegy of a sort, a selection of songs meant to encourage thought and revive hope for the coming year. Join me today at 5 PM.
– Cliff Furnald

Blues Edition – 12/25/2012

Time Song Artist Album
Midnight Christmas Smokey Wilson Round Like an Apple: Big Town Sessions 1977-1978
  It Came Upon a Midnight Clear Butch Thompson Yulestride
  Christmas Eve Blues Blind Lemon Jefferson Classic Sides Disc 3
  Zydeco Christmas C.J. & The Red Hot Louisiana Band Genuine Houserockin' Christmas
  Xmas Baby Riff Ruffin Putumayo Presents: Jazz & Blues Christmas
  Merry Christmas, Baby Robert Nighthawk Masters of the Modern Blues
  Stay a Little Longer, Santa Shemekia Copeland Genuine Houserockin' Christmas
  Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Ray Charles The Spirit of Christmas
  Back Door Santa B.B. King A Christmas Celebration of Hope
  I Pray for Christmas Blind Boys Of Alabama Go Tell It On The Mountain
  Christmas and New Year's Blues Tampa Red The Complete Bluebird Recordings, Vol. 1: 1934-1936 Disc 1
  Good Time Christmas The Soul Of John Black The Soul of Christmas
  Jingle Bells Art Hodes Solos, Vol. 1
  We Wish You a Merry Christmas Harry Allen Christmas in Swingtime