Updoc 64: The Root: 10/30/09

Opening theme: Blind Willie Johnson: Dark Was the Night: Praise God I’m Satisfied (Shanachie)

1.    Howlin’ Wolf: Runnin’ Shoes; The Howlin’ Wolf Story (film directed by Don McGlynn)
2.    Miles Davis/Gil Evans: Prayer – Oh Doctor Jesus; Porgy and Bess (Columbia)
3.    Marion Williams: How I Got Over; My Soul Looks Back (Shanachie)
4.    Charles Mingus/Booker Ervin: Prayer for Passive Resistance; Passions of a Man – The Complete Atlantic Recordings (Rhino/Atlantic)
5.    Dimi Mint Abba/Khalifa Ould Eide: Waidalal Waidalal: Moorish Music from Mauretania (World Circuit)
6.    Julius Hemphill Sextet: Fat Man; Fat Man and the Hard Blues (Black Saint)
7.    Rev. J.C. Burnett: The Gospel Train is Leaving; La Grande Epoque du Gospel 1932 – 1944 (Chronological Classics)
8.    John Coltrane: Blues to Bechet; The  Heavyweight  Champion  – The  Complete  Atlantic  Recordings (Rhino/Atlantic)
9.    The Harmonizing Four: Motherless Child; And God Will Take Care of You (Vee Jay)
10.     Charlie Johnson’s Paradise Orchestra: The Boy in the Boat; Harlem Big Bands (Timeless Historical)
11.     Robert Johnson: Walkin’ Blues; King of the Delta Blues (Columbia)
12.     Mahalia Jackson: Keep Me, Everybody; La Grande Epoque du Gospel 1932 – 1944 (Chronological Classics)
13.     Archie Shepp: Mama Too Tight [title tune] (Impulse)
14.     Sam Cooke & the Soul Stirrers: We Shall Be Free; Jesus is My Savior (Fuel 2000)
15.     Clifford Jordan Big Band: The Highest Mountain; Down Through the Ages – Live at Condon’s (Fantasy/Milestone)
16.     Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Strange Things Happening Every Day; La Grande Epoque du Gospel 1932 – 1944 (Chronological Classics)
17.     Ornette Coleman: The Legend of Bebop; Beauty is a Rare Thing – The Complete Atlantic Recordings (Rhino//Atlantic)
18.     NeBa Solo: Kenedougou Foly; Kene Balafons (Cobalt/Believe Digital)
19.     Son House: Death Letter Blues; Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: Son House (Columbia/Legacy)
20.     Duke Ellington: Echoes of Harlem [title tune] (Naxos Jazz Legends)
21.     Leonard Bernstein/BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/London Oratory School Schola/Leonard Slatkin: Chichester Psalms II – Psalm 23; Kaddish – Chichester Psalms – Missa Brevis (Chandos)
22.     Sonny Criss/Horace Tapscott: The Black Apostles; Sonny’s Dream – The Birth of the New Cool (Fantasy/Prestige)

Comments are closed.