Jazz Worldwide 060: 10 November 2014

Song Title Artist Album Title Composer Name Record Label
Speak Low Delfeayo Marsalis The Last Southern Gentlemen Kurt Weill Troubadour Jass
Trouble Man Frank Kimbrough Quartet Frank Kimbrough Quartet Kurt Weill Palmetto
My Ship Keith Jarrett and Charlie Haden Last Dance Kurt Weill ECM
My Romance Delfeayo Marsalis The Last Southern Gentlemen Richard Rodgers Troubadour Jass
With a Song in My Heart Cascada de Flores Radio Flor Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart Ita Records
My Favorite Things Grant Green with Sonny Clark The Complete Blue Note Recordings Richard Rodgers-Oscar Hammerstein Mosaic
Surrey with the Fringe on Top Bill O’Connell and the Latin Jazz All-Stars Zócalo Richard Rodgers-Oscar Hammerstein Savant Records
Blue Moon Ahmad Jamal Blue Moon Richard Rodgers-Lorenz Hart Jazz Village
Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street Delfeayo Marsalis The Last Southern Gentlemen Joe Raposo Troubadour Jass
Kudzu Frank Kimbrough Quartet Frank Kimbrough Quartet Frank Kimbrough Palmetto
Autumn Leaves Delfeayo Marsalis The Last Southern Gentlemen Joseph Kosma Troubadour Jass
What I Can Never Say Ezra Weiss Sextet Before You Know It [Bonus] Ezra Weiss Roark Records
Gratitude Oran Etkin Gathering Light Oran Etkin Motema
New Middle East Omer Avital New Song Omer Avital Motema
All Blues Mostly Other People Do the Killing Blue Miles Davis Hot Cup
Ma-Ma FC Ballaké Sissoko & Vincent Segal Chamber Music Ballaké Sissoko Six Degrees

A Big Man Dancing

This week Howling’ gets a lesson in tributes, questions the best name in the blues and wonders how to carry an ironing board home. Confused? Well even if you listen you still will be-  but you will hear an hour of the best blues ‘n roots on the net.

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Lead Belly – “Second Bbest name in the blues”

A Good Woman Is Hard To Find Hop Wilson Deep Feeling VIDEO
I’m Tired Of Your Jive Sam Myers Coming From The Old School VIDEO
Living In My Own World Keith Scott Universal Blues VIDEO
Hard Time Killing Floor Blues Rory Block Hard Luck Child: A Tribute To Skip James VIDEO
How Long C.W. Stoneking Gon’ Boogaloo VIDEO
Keen & Peachy Ian Siegal The Picnic Sessions VIDEO
Goin’ Country Luther Dickinson Rock ‘n Roll Blues VIDEO
Ain’t Nobody’s Business Ironing Board Sam Ironing Board Sam And The Sticks VIDEO
It’s All Over Now Dave Ray Legacy VIDEO
Alberta Lead Belly It’s Always You, Vol. 10 VIDEO
The Gallis Pole William Elliott Whitmore Hiram And Hudie (A Double Tribute To Hank Williams, Sr. And Leadbelly) VIDEO
Don’t Bring No Friend Blue Charlie Deep Feeling VIDEO
Gotta Wake Up Fenton Robinson Somebody Loan Me A Dime VIDEO
Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams Dr John w Blind Boys Of Alabama Ske-Dat-De-Dat…The Spirit Of Satch VIDEO

Rafi Zabor’s Updoc, Fri 11/7 & Tues 11/11

I wonder what it must be like to record a gobsmacking masterpiece version of Embraceable You and then tell the man you’d like to do another take. Well, you’d have to be Charlie Parker I guess, with a little phrase running through your head. Or maybe Bird had the idea handy, had been thinking about it, time to give it a try. This week’s Updoc—8PM on Friday and noon next Tuesday, 125th Street time—opens with the ‘lesser’ masterpiece version and then waxes philosophical through a saxophone set featuring Ornette Coleman (on the same tune); Stephen Riley; Dave Liebman in a blazing duet with Bob Moses; Julius Hemphill; and Arthur Blythe playing Monk. Then our contemplation switches to one of Leonard Bernstein’s finest early scores—for violin, strings and percussion—based on Plato’s Symposium on the varieties of Love: I found the Bernstein/Kremer version floridly overexpressed and made a date with Hillary Hahn when she was only twenty, chaperoned by David Zinman and some guys from Baltimore. After that, a jawdropping Sonny Rollins trio from Paris in 1965 can’t get started but knows three little words, and once you’ve cranked your jaw back into place and retrieved your eyeballs from the far side of the room, philosophy recommends a Mozart piano concerto to calm you back to a cast of mind in which you can contemplate all the varieties of Love now echoing in your soul. Murray from the Bronx delivers. Perahia, I mean. That’s him now, ringing you like a bell.

Songs on Toast – 10/31/2014

Club Goin Up On A Tuesday I Love Makonnen I Love Makonnen (EP)
Word up 4:39 Willis Word Up EP
Huckleberry Finn 3:28 The Darling Sins Pan
Burn 1:41 She Keeps Bees Dig On
My Cliche 4:51 Lambchop The Woodwind Years
Tell It Like It Is 3:13 Otis Redding & Carla Thomas King & Queen
Laban 3:29 Djessou Mory Kanté River Strings – Maninka Guitar
Resemblances 4:34 Arto Lindsay Prize
Butterfly Blues 3:44 Pieta Brown Mercury
Lovina 3:10 Maria Kalaniemi Ahma
Chase the blues away 5:14 Tim Buckley Blue Afternoon
Troubador Song 3:46 David Blue Nice Baby & The Angel
I’ll Never Know 3:13 Tweedy Sukierae
Higgs Boson Blues 8:46 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Live from KCRW
Angie’s Song 3:29 Doug Seegers Going Down To The River
Going Down To The River 4:14 Doug Seegers Going Down To The River
Hurtful Things 3:48 Emily Duff Song Demos
No One’s Little Girl 4:30 The Raincoats Moving
Feelin (Feat. Spinn & Taso) 4:31 Dj Rashad Double Cup
Doa Jeupe 3:04 East Coast Orchestra The Very Best of Hugh Tracey
Nao Acorde o Nenem 4:11 Moreno Veloso Coisa Boa
We’re Going Wrong 3:30 Cream I Feel Free:
Come On Over 2:52 Royal Blood Royal Blood
Don’t Let Your Right Hand Know Koerner, Ray & Glover The Return of Koerner, Ray & Glover
What They Say 2:44 Chris Smither Still On The Levee
Hanna Montana 3:25 Migos Young Rich Niggas
Na Dinding Fatty 9:43 Karantamba Ndigal (Sangomar, Thiès 1984)
De Cara A La Pared 4:16 Lhasa Blue Sueños
We’ll Meet Again 1:34 Peter Sellers A Celebration Of Sellers

Tone Science – 11/03/2014

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Time Song Artist Album
Midnight Golden Surf II / Drag The River Pere Ubu Carnival of Souls
 
  Our Yoni Kretzmer, Pascal Niggenkemper, Weasel Walter ProtestMusic
  Lake Michigan Wadada Leo Smith The Great Lakes Suites
 
  Meaning Joe Morris Quartet Balance
  No Nonsense / Approaching The Minimal With Spray Guns X Blank X No Nonsense / Approaching The Minimal With Spray Guns
  Trio Improvisation Peter Kowald, Gunter baby Sommer, Wadada Leo Smith Discography
 
  Three Sunbeams Moniek Darge Sounds of Sacred Places
  Into - Second Selg (2012) / Ró (2013) Anna Thorvaldsdottir Aerial
 
  The Gothic Dances Phillip Corner Satie Slowly
  Threadsuns For String Quartet: I Ha-Yang Kim Threadsuns

Jazz Worldwide 059: 3 November 2014

Title Artist Album Composer Label
Lord Give Me Wings Ezra Weiss Sextet Before You Know It [bonus tracks] Ezra Weiss Roark Records
Family Song Ezra Weiss Sextet Before You Know It [bonus tracks] Ezra Weiss Roark Records
Before You Know It Ezra Weiss Sextet Before You Know It Ezra Weiss Roark Records
Gambang Suling Oran Etkin Gathering Light Oran Etkin Motema
Shirim Ad Kan Oran Etkin Gathering Light Traditional Motema
Flamenco Sketches Mostly Other People Do the Killing Blue Miles Davis Hot Cup Records
Yemen Suite Omer Avital New Song Omer Avital Motema
Le Silence de l’Exode 1 Yom Le Silence de l’Exode Yom Buda Musique
The Maze New York Standards Quartet The New Straight Ahead Herbie Hancock Whirlwind
Alphabet Town Toby Koenigsberg Trio Drift Elliott Smith Ninjazz Records
Llegó Eliana Cuevas Espejo Eliana Cuevas Alma
La Chuparrosa Cascada de Flores Radio Flor Traditional Mexican Ita Records
Nanã Sonzeira Brasil Bam Bam Bam Moacir Santos Brownswood
Useless Landscapes Rotem Sivan Trio For Emotional Use Only Antonio Carlos Jobim Fresh Sound
Ganga Zumbi Charlie Dennard From Brazil to New Orleans Sergio Santos-Paulo Cesar Pinheiro www.charliedennard.com
Zingaro New York Standards Quartet The New Straight Ahead Antonio Carlos Jobim-Chico Buarque Whirlwind
Sonho de Maria Duduka Da Fonseca Trio New Samba Jazz Directions Marcos Valle-Paulo Sergio Valle Zoho
Triste de Quem Cristina Braga Samba Jazz and Love Moacir Santos-Vinicius de Moraes Enja

Another Happy Accident

This week Howling’s got gypsies on the porch, some big women and one of his first crushes! Obviously Taint’s t he place to be for an hour of mayhem not to mention some of the finest blues ‘n roots on the net.

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Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown – “pre Stetson and pipe!”

Dirty Work At The Crossroads Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown Boogie Uproar VIDEO
Baby Right Now Andy T – Nick Nixon Band Livin’ It Up VIDEO
I Wanna See My Baby Chicken Shack O.K.Ken? VIDEO
The Last Dance Kris Dollimore No Ghosts In This House VIDEO
Preaching Blues Dave Ferra Ain’t No Hand Me Down VIDEO
Ocean of Tears Big Maybelle I Smell A Rat VIDEO
I Must See Jesus Sister Marie Knight Blood of the Lamb VIDEO
Rent My Room Bex Marshall The House Of Mercy VIDEO
Strong Woman Ian Siegal Candy Store Kid VIDEO
Gone Fishin’ Bex Marshall The House Of Mercy VIDEO
61 Highway Brooks Williams The Time I Spend With You VIDEO
It’s Time For Lovin’ To Be Done Eddie Kirkland Deep Feeling VIDEO
Aint No Fool Ross Connor Aint No Fool
Chain Gang Kent Duchaine & Leadbessie Broke & Lonely, Hungry & Homeless VIDEO
Tin Pan Alley Homesick James & Snooky Pryor The Big Bear Sessions VIDEO
Natural Anthem Kirk Fletcher Burning Blues “Live” VIDEO
Spiritual Johnny Cash American Recordings II: Unchained VIDEO