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2017 Shows

Sunday, April 16, 2017: Linda May Han Oh

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “You Made Me Funny.” Abbey Lincoln: You Gotta Pay The Band. Verve (1991). Abbey Lincoln – Spoken Word, Vocals Charlie Haden – Bass 
3. “Walking Against Wind” Linda May Han Oh: Walk Against Wind. Biophilia Records (2017). Linda May Han Oh – Acoustic Bass Ben Wendel – Tenor Saxophone  Matthew Stevens – Guitar  Justin Brown – Drums 
4. “Lucid Lullaby” Same as #3 
5. “Firedancer.” Linda May Han Oh: Walk Against Wind. Biophilia Records (2017). Linda May Han Oh – Acoustic Bass Ben Wendel – Tenor Saxophone  Matthew Stevens – Guitar  Justin Brown – Drums Fabian Almazan – Piano 
6. “Forlorn.” (excerpt). Weather Report: Night Passage. CBS (1980) 
7. “Speech Impediment” Same as #3 
8. “Perpluzzle ” Same as #3 
9. “Mother Reason” (excerpt) Same as #3 
10. “Mantis.” Linda May Han Oh: Walk Against Wind. Biophilia Records (2017) Linda May Han Oh – Acoustic Bass Ben Wendel – Tenor Saxophone  Matthew Stevens – Guitar  Justin Brown – Drums Fabian Almazan – Piano Minji Park – Janggu & Kkwaenggwari

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Thicker Than Water.” Linda Oh: Initial Here. Greenleaf Records (2012). Linda May Han Oh – Acoustic Bass Jen Shyu – Vocals  Dayna Stephens – Tenor Saxophone  Fabian Almazan – Piano Rudy Royston – Drums 
2. “H.U.Gs (Historically Underrepresented Groups).” Fabian Almazan: Personalities. Biophilia Records (2011). Fabian Almazan – Piano, Electronics, Effects [Audio Manipulations] Linda May Han Oh – Acoustic Bass Henry Cole – Drums, Guiro 
3. “Sound Prints.” Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas: Sound Prints Live At Monterey Jazz Festival. Blue Note (2015). Joe Lovano – Tenor Saxophone  Dave Douglas – Trumpet Linda Oh – Bass  Joey Baron – Drums Lawrence Fields – Piano 
4. “Before The Music.” Linda Oh Trio: Entry. CD Baby (2008). Linda Oh – Acoustic Bass Ambrose Akinmusire – Trumpet Obed Calvaire – Drums 
5. “Midnight.” Linda May Han Oh: Walk Against Wind. Biophilia Records (2017). Linda May Han Oh – Electric Bass Ben Wendel – Tenor Saxophone  Matthew Stevens – Guitar  Justin Brown – Drums Fabian Almazan – Electric Piano

Sunday, April 2, 2017: Claire Daly

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Together To The Tune of Coltrane’s Equinox.” Sarah Webster Fabio: Together To The Tune of Coltrane’s Equinox. Smithsonian Folkways (2004, originally recorded in 1997)
3. “Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever.” Claire Daly: 2648 West Grand Boulevard: Jazz Interpretations of Classic Motown 45s. Glass Beach Jazz (2017). Claire Daly – Baritone Saxophone / Flute Jerome Harris – Guitar Steve Hudson – Piano  Mary Ann McSweeney – Bass Peter Grant – Drums 
4. “Let’s Cool One.” The Claire Daly Quartet: Baritone Monk. North Coast Brewing Co. (2012) Claire Daly – Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Vocals Steve Hudson – Piano  Mary Ann McSweeney – Bass Peter Grant – Drum 
5. “I Want You Back.”  Same as #3 
6. “What Becomes of the Broken Hearted.”  Same as #3 
7. “The One Who Really Loves You.” Same as #3 
8. “I’ll Be There.” Same as #3 
9. “Heaven Help Us All.” Same as #3
 
[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour
 
1. “Cloud Nine” Same as #3, first hour
2. “Ain’t That Peculiar” Same as #3, first hour
3. “The One Who Really Loves You” Same as #3, first hour
4. “Determined.” Claire Daly: Mary Joyce Project: Nothing To Lose. Daly Bread Records (2011) Claire Daly – Baritone, Saxophone Alto Saxophone, Flute, Composer, Vocals, Producer Peter Grant – Drums Steve Hudson – Piano, Composer, Producer Mary Ann McSweeney – Bass Napoleon Maddox – Human Beatbox
5. “Hunter Gets Captured By The Game” Same as #3, first hour

 

Sunday, March 19, 2017: Nicole Mitchell

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Jazz Woman Me”. Fay Victor: Contact. fayvictormusic.com
3. “Yearning”. Nicole Mitchell’s Ice Crystals: Aquarius. Delmark (2013). Nicole Mitchell – Flute Jason Adasiewicz – Vibraphone Joshua Abrams – Bass Frank Rosaly – Drums
4. “Anderson’s Plan”. Nicole Mitchell’s Sonic Projections: The Secret Escapades of Velvet Anderson. RogueArt (2013). Nicole Mitchell – Flute Craig Taborn – Piano, Wurlitzer David Boykin – Tenor Saxophone Chad Taylor – Drums, Acoustic Guitar
5. “Real Blue”. Maia: Introducing Maia. Orchard (2001). Maia – Keyboards, Primary Artist, Vibraphone, Vocals, Background Vocals Featured as Niki Mitchell – Flute, Vocals Regina Perkins – Congas, Vocals Aquilla Sadalla – Bass Clarinet, Djun-Djun Shanta – Bass, Maracas Mbira, Vocals
6. “The Heroic Rescue”. Nicole Mitchell’s Sonic Projections: The Secret Escapades of Velvet Anderson. RogueArt (2013). Nicole Mitchell – Flute Craig Taborn – Piano, Wurlitzer David Boykin – Tenor Saxophone Chad Taylor – Drums, Acoustic Guitar
7. “Episodes of an Obscure Life”. Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble: Vision Quest. Dreamtime Records (2001). Nicole Mitchell – Flute Savior Faire – Violin Edith Yokley – Violin Darius Savage – Bass David Boykin – Tenor Saxophone Hamid Drake – Percussion Avreenayl Ra – Percussion

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Towards Excellence”. Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble & Ensemble Laborintus: Moments of Fatherhood. RogueArt (2016). Nicole Mitchell – Flutes Renèe Baker – Violin David Boykin – Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet Aruán Ortiz – Piano Hèléne Brechand – Harp Cèsar Carcopino – Drums, Vibraphone Benjamin Duboc – Double Bass Sylvain Kassap – Clarinets Anaïs Moreau – Cello
2. “Arc of O – Part IV”. Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble & an_Arche New Music Ensemble: Arc of O. Verve (1990). Nicole Mitchell – Flutes, Vocals, Electronic Samples, Composition, Conduction Renèe Baker – Violin Mwata Bowden – Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Clarinet David Boykin – Tenor Saxophone  Along with the an_Arche New Music Ensemble
3. “Egoes War”. Nicole Mitchell: Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds. FPE Records (May 2017). Nicole Mitchell – Flute, Electronics avery r young: vocals Kojiro Umezaki: Shakuhachi Renée Baker – Violin Tomeka Reid – Cello, Banjo Alex Wing – Electric Guitar, Oud Tatsu Aoki – Bass, Shamisen, Taiko Jovia Armstrong – Percussion
4. “The Ooli Moves”. Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble: Intergalactic Beings. FPE Records (2014). Nicole Mitchell – Flute, Composition Mankwe Ndosi – Vocals David Boykin – Tenor Sax, Bass Clarinet David Young – Trumpet Renée Baker – Violin Tomeka Reid – Cello Jeff Parker – Electric Guitar Joshua Abrams – Bass  Avreenayl Ra – Percussion Marcus Evans – Drums
 

Sunday, March 5, 2017: Abbey Lincoln Membership Special

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Avec Le Temps”. Abbey Lincoln: A Turtle’s Dream. Verve (1995) Abbey Lincoln – Vocals, Words and Music Pat Metheny – Guitar Charlie Haden – Bass Victor Lewis – Drums
3. Journalist and Political Prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal
4. Writer and Professor Mark Anthony Neal
5. “The Music Is The Magic”. Abbey Lincoln: Abbey Sings Abbey. Verve (2007) Abbey Lincoln – Vocals, Words and Music Larry Campbell – Acoustic/Electric Guitar, National Resonator Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar, Mandolin Scott Colley – Bass Shawn Pelton – Drums Gil Goldstein – Accordion  Dave Eggar – Cello
6. Latasha N. Nevada Diggs
7. Farah Jasmine Griffin
8. “Africa”. Abbey Lincoln: People In Me. Verve (Originally recorded in 1973/1993) Abbey Lincoln – Vocals, Words  Dave Liebman – Soprano Saxophone, Flute Kunimitsu Inaba – Bass Al Foster – Drums  James Mtume – Congas Hiromasa Suzuki – Piano

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “The World Is Falling Down”. Abbey Lincoln: The World Is Falling Down. Verve (1990) Abbey Lincoln – Vocals Clark Terry – Trumpet Jackie McLean – Alto Saxophone Alain Jean-Marie – Piano Charlie Haden – Bass Billy Higgins – Drums Ron Carter – Arrangements
2. Jayne Cortez
3. “Straight Ahead”. Abbey Lincoln: Straight Ahead. Verve (1965)
Abbey Lincoln – Vocals Booker Little – Trumpet Julian Priester – Trombone Eric Dolphy – Reeds Colman Hawkins – Tenor Saxophone  Walter Benton – Tenor Saxophone  Mal Waldron – Piano Art Davis – Bass Max Roach – Drums
4. Charlie Haden
5. “First Song”. Abbey Lincoln: The World Is Falling Down. Verve (1990) Abbey Lincoln – Vocals Clark Terry – Trumpet Jackie McLean – Alto Saxophone Alain Jean-Marie – Piano Charlie Haden – Bass Billy Higgins – Drums Ron Carter – Arrangements
6. Carl Hancock Rux
7. Sonia Sanchez
8. “Long As You’re Living” (Excerpt). Abbey Lincoln: Abbey Is Blue. Riverside (1959) Abbey Lincoln – Vocals Tommy Turrentine – Trumpet Julian Priester – Trombone Stanley Turrentine – Tenor Saxophone  Bobby Boswell – Bass Max Roach – Drums

 

Sunday, February 19, 2017: Jon Else: True South: Henry Hampton and Eyes on the Prize

 

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Eyes on the Prize.”  Ben Brody – Arrangement (benbrodymusic.com)  PitchBlak Brass Band Eyes on the Prize @ 30 Celebration at Joe’s Pub February 6, 2017
3. “We’ll Never Turn Back.” SNCC Freedom Singers (Led by Emory Harris): Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs 1960-1966. Smithsonian Folkways (1997)
4. “Go Tell It On The Mountain. SNCC Freedom Singers (Led by Emory Harris): Voices of the Civil Rights Movement: Black American Freedom Songs 1960-1966. Smithsonian Folkways (1997)
5. “Tender Warriors.”  Max Roach: Percussion Bitter Sweet. Impulse (1962) Charles Mingus – Bass Booker Little – Trumpet Julian Priester – Trombone Eric Dolphy – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet and Flute Clifford Jordan – Tenor Saxophone  Mal Waldron – Piano Art Davis – Bass Max Roach – Drums Carlos “Potato” Valdes – Conga  Carlos “Totico” Eugenio – Cowbell
6. “Alright” (Kendrick Lamar). PitchBlak Brass Band TJ Robinson – Arrangement (tjrmusik.com) Eyes on the Prize @ 30 Celebration at Joe’s Pub February 6, 2017
7. “Tender Warriors.”  Max Roach: Percussion Bitter Sweet. Impulse (1962) Charles Mingus – Bass Booker Little – Trumpet Julian Priester – Trombone Eric Dolphy – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet and Flute Clifford Jordan – Tenor Saxophone  Mal Waldron – Piano Art Davis – Bass Max Roach – Drums/Vocals Carlos “Potato” Valdes – Conga  Carlos “Totico” Eugenio – Cowbell
8. “Original Fabus Fables.” Charles Mingus: Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus.  Candid Records (1960) Charles Mingus – Bass Eric Dolphy – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet Danny Richmond – Drums/Vocals Ted Curson – Trumpet
[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Garvey’s Ghost.” Max Roach: Percussion Bitter Sweet. Impulse (1962)  Abbey Lincoln – Vocals Booker Little – Trumpet Julian Priester – Trombone Eric Dolphy – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet and Flute Clifford Jordan – Tenor Saxophone  Mal Waldron – Piano Art Davis – Bass Max Roach – Drums Carlos “Potato” Valdes – Conga  Carlos “Totico” Eugenio – Cowbell
2. “Old Jim Crow.” Nina Simone: Nina Simone In Concert. Philips (1964). Nina Simone – Vocals, Piano, Arranger Rudy Stevenson – Guitar Lisle Atkinson – Bass Bobby Hamilton – Drums
3. “This Is My Country” (single). The Impressions. (Curtis Mayfield, Sam Godden, Fred Cash) Curtom (1969)
4. “Forty Acres and a Mule.” Oscar Brown Jr.: Mr. Oscar Brown Jr. Goes To Washington. Verve (1965)
5. “Back Back.” Archie Shepp: Kwanza. Impulse (1974)
6. “Freedom Got A Shotgun.” Eyes on the Prize. excerpt from DVD (Part 7)
7. “Land of 1,000 Dances.” Wilson Pickett: A Man and a Half: The Best of Wilson Pickett. Rhino Atlantic (1992 / Originally released in 1966)
8. “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing.” Kim Weston: Black Power: Music of a Revolution. Shout! Factory (2004 / Originally released on Stax 1973)
9. “My People…Hold On” (Excerpt). Eddie Kendricks: Black Power: Music of a Revolution. Shout! Factory (2004 / Originally released on Tamla/Motown 1972)

 

Sunday, February 5, 2017: Lisa Fischer

 

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Send The Message of Love.” Lisa Fischer: So Intense. Elektra (1991)
3. “Map to the Treasure.” Billy Childs (Featuring Lisa Fischer): Map to the Treasure: Reimaging Laura Nyro. Sony Masterworks (2014). Lisa Fischer – Vocal  Billy Childs – Piano, Wurlitzer Dean Parks – Guitar Carol Robbins – Harp Scott Colley – Bass Brian Blade – Drums Mark Robertson – Violin Alyssa Park – Violin Luke Maurer – Viola Vanessa Freebaim-Smith – Cello Jay Bellerose – Percussion
4. “Sure on This Shining Light.” Lisa Fischer: 20 Feet From Stardom. (Music From The Motion Picture). Columbia (2013)
5. “Lean On Me.” Darlene Love: 20 Feet From Stardom. (Music From The Motion Picture) Columbia (2013) Lisa Fischer, Joe Lowry, Judith Hill – Background Vocal
6. “Under Me.” Bob James: Restless. Warner Bros. Records (1994). Luther Vandross, Lisa Fischer – Background Vocal

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Stop To Love.” Luther Vandross: Give Me The Reason. Epic (1986). Features Lisa Fischer – Background Vocal
2. “Mandela Smiles.” Steven Kroon: In My Path (En Mi Camino) . Kroontune Records (2010).  Features Lisa Fischer – Background Vocal
3. “How Can I Ease The Pain.” Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton. YouTube.com. Audio from the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis, MN, March 2016
4. “Middle East.” Ofra Haza: Desert Wind Sire. (1989) Features Lisa Fischer – Background Vocal
5. “Heart and Soul.” Yo Yo Ma/The Silk Road Ensemble: Sing Me Home. Sony Masterworks (2016)
6. “Stairway To Love.” George Benson: Irreplaceable. Verve Records (2004)
7. “Gimme Shelter.” The Rolling Stones: Live Licks. EMI‎ (2004)

 

Sunday, January 22, 2017: Melvin Gibbs

 

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

 

2016 Shows

 

Sunday, December 25, 2016: Francisco Mora Catlett

 

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Mandela’s Muse.” Francisco Mora Catlett: AfroHORN – At The Edge of the Spiral. ACCE Records (2015)
3. “Olodo.” Francisco Mora Catlett: AfroHORN – Rare Metal. ACCE Records (2013)
4. “Immortal Being.” Sun Ra and His Omniverse Jet-Set Arkestra: Beyond The Purple Star Zone: Detroit Jazz Center 1980. Saturn Records (Originally released in 1981/2006–Art Yard reissue compilation)
5. “Saints of Congo Square.” Francisco Mora Catlett: Outerzone. Premiere Cru (2007)
6. “The Spirit of the Blues.” Francisco Mora Catlett: AfroHORN – At The Edge of the Spiral. ACCE Records (2015)
7. ” Beyond The Purple Star Zone” Sun Ra and His Omniverse Jet-Set Arkestra Beyond The Purple Star Zone Detroit Jazz Center 1980 Saturn Records (Originally released in 1981/2006–Art Yard reissue compilation)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “The Ark and The Ankh.” Sun Ra and Henry Dumas in Conversation at Slug’s Saloon, NYC, in 1966. Ikef (2001)
2. “A Quite Place.” Max Roach (with M’Boom): To The Max! . Blue Moon (1991)
3. “Bug In The Bassbin.” Innerzone Orchestra. 12″ Single. Multiple releases (1996)
4. “Revelation” (Written by Doug Carn). The Detroit Experiment: The Detroit Experiment. Rope a Dope (2002)
5. “Suny.” Francisco Mora Catlett: Outerzone. Premiere Cru (2007)
6. “Afra Jum.” Francisco Mora Catlett: Mora!. ACCE Records (Originally released in 1986/2012–Shout Productions reissue compilation)

 

Sunday, December 11, 2016: David Virelles

 

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Text”. David Virelles: Antenna. ECM (2016).
3. “Binary”. David Virelles: Antenna. ECM (2016).
4. “El Títan de Bronce”. David Virelles: Antenna. ECM (2016).
5. “Rubakua”. David Virelles: Antenna. ECM (2016).
6. “Threshold”. David Virelles: Antenna. ECM (2016).
7. “Water, Bird Headed Mistress”. David Virelles: Antenna. ECM (2016). David Virelles – Acoustic Piano, Hammond B3 Organ, Various Electric Pianos, Programming, Samples Alexander Overington – Electronics, Samples, Cello Henry Threadgill – Alto Saxophone (“Water, Bird Headed Mistress”) Román Diaz – Vocals (“Threshold”) Marcus Gilmore – Drums (“Threshold” and “El Títan de Bronce”), MPC (“Rubakua”) Rafiq Bhatia – Guitar (“Threshold” and “El Títan de Bronce”) Mauricio Herrera – Percussion (“Rubakua”) Los Seres (“Text” and “Binary”)
8. “Labertinos” David Virelles Motion Justin Time (2007) David Virelles – Piano, Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer, Chanting Luis Deniz – Alto Saxophone Devon Henderson – Bass Ethan Ardelli – Drums Jose Aquiles – Composer, Father
9. “Oni” 10. “Faces” Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet Wislawa ECM (2013) Tomasz Stanko – Trumpet David Virelles – Piano Thomas Morgan – Bass Gerald Cleaver – Drums

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Alma de Santiago” Jane Bunnett Alma de Santiago Blue Note (2001) Personnel includes: Jane Bunnett – Flute, Soprano Saxophone Larry Cramer – Trumpet, Flugelhorn David Virelles – Piano (“Alma de Santiago” video on Suga’ site with Inaudis Paisan Mallet thanks to Jane Bunnett.)
2. “Black Is The Color” (Arranged by David Virelles) Jane Bunnett featuring the Penderecki String Quartet Red Dragonfly Blue Note (2001) Personnel includes: Jane Bunnett – Soprano Saxophone Larry Cramer – Trumpet, Flugelhorn David Virelles – Piano Kieran Overs – Acoustic Bass Mark McLean – Drums
3. “Antillais (A Quintin Bandera)” David Virelles Mboko ECM (2014) David Virelles – Piano Thomas Morgan, Robert Hurst – Bass Marcus Gilmore – Drums Román Diáz – Four-Drum Blankomeko Kit
4. “Part Three” (Excerpt) Henry Threadgill’s Ensemble Double Up Old Locks and Irregular Verbs ECM (2016) Henry Threadgill – Composer David Virelles, Jason Moran – Piano
5. “Our Birthright” David Virelles Continuum PI Recordings (2012) David Virelles – Piano, Harmonium, Pump Organ, Wurlitzer Organ Ben Street – Acoustic Bass Andrew Cyrille – Drums, Percussion Román Filiú – Alto/Tenor Saxophone Mark Turner – Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet Jonathan Finlayson – Trumpet
6. “El Títan de Bronce” David Virelles Antenna ECM (2016) David Virelles – Acoustic Piano, Hammond B3 Organ, Various Electric Pianos, Programming, Samples Alexander Overington – Electronics, Samples, Cello Henry Threadgill – Alto Saxophone (“Water, Bird Headed Mistress”) Román Diaz – Vocals (“Threshold”) Marcus Gilmore – Drums (“Threshold” and “El Títan de Bronce”), MPC (“Rubakua”) Rafiq Bhatia – Guitar (“Threshold” and “El Títan de Bronce”) Mauricio Herrera – Percussion (“Rubakua”) Los Seres (“Text” and “Binary”)

 

Sunday, November 27, 2016: Dave Holland

 

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Walkin’ The Walk” (by Dave Holland). Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Louke, Eric Harland: Aziza. Dare2Records (2016). Dave Holland – Bass; Chris Potter – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone;  Lionel Louke – Guitar; Eric Harland – Drums
3. “Secret Garden”. Dave Holland Quintet: Critical Mass . Dare2Records (2006). Dave Holland – Double Bass; Nate Smith – Drums; Chris Potter – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone; Robin Eubanks – Trombone; Steve Nelson – Vibraphone, Marimba, Tambourine
4. “Summer 15” (by Chris Potter). Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Louke, Eric Harland: Aziza. Dare2Records (2016). Dave Holland – Bass; Chris Potter – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone;  Lionel Louke – Guitar; Eric Harland – Drums
5. “All or Nothing at All”. Betty Carter: Feed the Fire. Verve (1994). Betty Carter – Lead Vocal; Dave Holland – Bass
6. “Aziza Dance” (by Lionel Louke). Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Louke, Eric Harland: Aziza. Dare2Records (2016). Dave Holland – Bass; Chris Potter – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone; Lionel Louke – Guitar; Eric Harland – Drums

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “The Whirling Dervish” (by Dave Holland). Dave Holland and Pepe Habichuela: Hands. Dare2Records (2010) Dave Holland – Bass; Pepe Habichuela – Guitar
2. “Aquila” (by Eric Harland). Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Louke, Eric Harland: Aziza. Dare2Records (2016). Dave Holland – Bass; Chris Potter – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone; Lionel Louke – Guitar; Eric Harland – Drums
3. “Free Space”. Jeanne Lee: Natural Affinities. Emarcy/Sunnyside (2003). Jeanne Lee – Lead Vocal; Dave Holland – Bass
4. “Finding The Light” (by Dave Holland). Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Lionel Louke, Eric Harland: Aziza. Dare2Records (2016). Dave Holland – Bass; Chris Potter – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone; Lionel Louke – Guitar; Eric Harland – Drums

 

Sunday, September 18, 2016: Ibrahim Maalouf

 

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Movement II.” Ibrahim Maalouf: Kalthoum (Alf Leila Wa Leila) . Mi’ster Productions (2015). Ibrahim Maalouf – Trumpet Mark Turner – Saxophone  Frank Woeste – Piano  Larry Grenadier – Double Bass Clarence Penn – Drums
3. “Turkish Bath.” The Don Ellis Orchestra: Electric Bath. Columbia Records (1967). Don Ellis – Trumpet
4. “Priére” Nassim Maalouf Les Virtuoses Improvisations Orientales Artistes arabes associés (1994). Nassim Maalouf – Solo Trumpet
5. “Overture I.” Ibrahim Maalouf: Kalthoum (Alf Leila Wa Leila) . Mi’ster Productions (2015). Ibrahim Maalouf – Trumpet  Mark Turner – Saxophone  Frank Woeste – Piano  Larry Grenadier – Double Bass Clarence Penn – Drums
6. “Movement IV.” Ibrahim Maalouf: Kalthoum (Alf Leila Wa Leila) . Mi’ster Productions (2015). Ibrahim Maalouf – Trumpet  Mark Turner – Saxophone  Frank Woeste – Piano  Larry Grenadier – Double Bass Clarence Penn – Drums
7. “Overture II.” Ibrahim Maalouf: Kalthoum (Alf Leila Wa Leila) . Mi’ster Productions (2015). Ibrahim Maalouf – Trumpet  Mark Turner – Saxophone  Frank Woeste – Piano  Larry Grenadier – Double Bass Clarence Penn – Drums

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Free Spirit.” Ibrahim Maalouf: Red & Black Light. Mi’ster Productions (2015) Ibrahim Maalouf – Trumpet Eric Legnini – Keyboards François Delporte – Guitar  Stephane Galland – Drums
2. “Run The World (Girls).” Ibrahim Maalouf: Red & Black Light. Mi’ster Productions (2015) Ibrahim Maalouf – Trumpet Eric Legnini – Keyboards François Delporte – Guitar  Stephane Galland – Drums
3. “Generique.” Miles Davis: Ascenseur pour l’échafaud. (Lift to the Scaffold / Elevator to the Gallows) Fontana / Phonogram Records (1958) Miles Davis – Trumpet  Barney Wilen – Tenor Saxophone  René Urtreger – Piano Pierre Michelot – Bas s Kenny Clarke – Drums
4. “Doubts 2.” Ibrahim Maalouf: Wind. Mi’ster Productions (2012) Ibrahim Maalouf – Trumpet  Mark Turner – Saxophone  Frank Woeste – Piano  Larry Grenadier – Double Bass Clarence Penn – Drums
5. “Gabriel’s Message.”  Sting: If On A Winter’s Night. Deutsche Grammophon / UMG(2009) Cyro Baptista – Percussion Ibrahim Maalouf – Trumpet
6. “Anywhere On This Road.”  Lhasa: The Living Road. Les Disques Audiogramme (2003). Lhasa De Sela – Songwriter / Vocalist François Lalonde – Drums, Percussion, Marimba, Vibraphone, Glockenspiel, Bass Olivier Langevin – Guitar Ibrahim Maalouf – Trumpet
7. “InPRESSI.”  Ibrahim Maalouf: Illusions. Harmonia Mundi / Mi’ster Productions (2013) Ibrahim Maalouf – Composer, Arranger, Trumpet
8. “Jamais quandi il faut.”  Ibrahim Maalouf & Oxmo Puccino: Au pay d’Alice. Mi’ster Productions (2014). Oxmo Puccino – Lyrics / Vocals Ibrahim Maalouf – Composer, Arranger, Trumpet
9. “Paris.”  Ibrahim Maalouf: Yves Saint Laurent (Original Soundtrack) Idol Records (2014).
Ibrahim Maalouf – Composer/Trumpet

 

Sunday, September 4, 2016: Richard Bona

 

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Muntula Moto”. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano: Heritage. Qwest Records (2016) Richard Bona – Vocals, Bass and other instruments; Osmany Paredes – Piano; Luisito Quintero – Timbales; Roberto Quintero – Congas, Percussion; Dennis Hernandez – Trumpet; Ludwig Afonso – Drums; Rey David Alejandre – Trombone
3. “Jokoh Jokoh”. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano: Heritage. Qwest Records (2016) Richard Bona – Vocals, Bass and other instruments Osmany Paredes – Piano Luisito Quintero – Timbales Roberto Quintero – Congas, Percussion Dennis Hernandez – Trumpet Ludwig Afonso – Drums Rey David Alejandre – Trombone
4. “Cubaneando”. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano: Heritage. Qwest Records (2016) Richard Bona – Vocals, Bass and other instruments Osmany Paredes – Piano Luisito Quintero – Timbales Roberto Quintero – Congas, Percussion Dennis Hernandez – Trumpet Ludwig Afonso – Drums Rey David Alejandre – Trombone
5. “Dipita”. Richard Bona: Scenes From My Life. Columbia (1999). Richard Bona – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards; Jean-Michel Pilc – Piano; Omar Hakim – Drums
6. “Na Mala Nde”. Richard Bona: Scenes From My Life. Columbia (1999). Richard Bona – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Percussion; Etienne Stadwijk – Keyboards; Stephan Vera – Drums
7. “Portrait of Tracy”. Jaco Pastorius: Jaco Pastorius. Columbia (1983). Jaco Pastorius – Electric Bass (Solo)
8. “Jaco Speaks”. Jaco Pastorius Big Band: Word of Mouth Revisited. Heads Up International (2003) Richard Bona – Featured Bassist
9. “Punk Jazz”. Jaco Pastorius Big Band: Word of Mouth Revisited. Heads Up International (2003) Richard Bona – Featured Bassist
10. “Mantanga”. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano: Heritage. Qwest Records (2016) Richard Bona – Vocals, Bass and other instruments Osmany Paredes – Piano Luisito Quintero – Timbales Roberto Quintero – Congas, Percussion Dennis Hernandez – Trumpet Ludwig Afonso – Drums Rey David Alejandre – Trombone
11. “Language”. Mike Stern: Who Let The Cats Out. Heads Up International (2006). Mike Stern – Guitar; Richard Bona – Vocals, Bass

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Bisso Baba (Always Together)”. Richard Bona: Reverence. Columbia (2001). Richard Bona – Vocals, Guitars, Keyboard, Bass, Percussion; James A. Hynes – Trumpet; Michael Eugene Davis – Trombone; Aaron Heick – Alto & Tenor Saxophone; Oz Noy – Wah Guitar; Etienne Stadwick – Keyboards; Vinnie Colaiuta – Acoustic & Electric Guitar
2. “Tower of Silence”. Joe Zawinul: Faces & Places. ESC Records (2002) Joe Zawinul – Keyboards, Vocoder Richard Bona – Bass Amit Chatterjee – Vocals Zakir Hussain – Tablas Paco Sery – Drums, Percussion Etienne Mbappe – Bass Dean Brown – Guitar Bobby Malach – Saxophone Kitty Winter – Background Vocals
3. “A Place In The World”. Pat Metheny Group: Speaking of Now. Warner Brothers Records (2002). Pat Metheny – Acoustic, Electric & Synth Guitars; Lyle Mays – Acoustic Piano, Keyboards; Steve Rodby – Acoustic Bass; Richard Bona – Vocals; Cuong Vu – Trumpet, Vocals; Antonio Sanchez – Drums
4. “Bird Over The Ocean” . Morley: Seen. Polydor Records (2008). Morley – Vocals; Richard Bona –Bass; Rocky Bryant – Drums
5. “Oncoming Horizons”. Mino Cinelu: Mino Cinelu. Blue Thumb Records (1999). Mino Cinelu – Percussion, Acoustic Guitar, Flute & practically everything else; Richard Bona – Electric Bass, Backing Vocals; Mitch Stein – Acoustic & Electric Guitar
6. “Bilongo”. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano: Heritage. Qwest Records (2016) Richard Bona – Vocals, Bass and other instruments Osmany Paredes – Piano Luisito Quintero – Timbales Roberto Quintero – Congas, Percussion Dennis Hernandez – Trumpet Ludwig Afonso – Drums Rey David Alejandre – Trombone
7. “Aka Lingala Té”. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano: Heritage. Qwest Records (2016) Richard Bona – Vocals, Bass and other instruments Osmany Paredes – Piano Luisito Quintero – Timbales Roberto Quintero – Congas, Percussion Dennis Hernandez – Trumpet Ludwig Afonso – Drums Rey David Alejandre – Trombone
8. “Kwa Singa”. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano: Heritage. Qwest Records (2016) Richard Bona – Vocals, Bass and other instruments Osmany Paredes – Piano Luisito Quintero – Timbales Roberto Quintero – Congas, Percussion Dennis Hernandez – Trumpet Ludwig Afonso – Drums Rey David Alejandre – Trombone
9. “Kivu”. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano: Heritage. Qwest Records (2016) Richard Bona – Vocals, Bass and other instruments Osmany Paredes – Piano Luisito Quintero – Timbales Roberto Quintero – Congas, Percussion Dennis Hernandez – Trumpet Ludwig Afonso – Drums Rey David Alejandre – Trombone

 

Sunday, August 21, 2016: Connie Crothers Memorial

 

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “To Be Continued”  Connie Crothers, Bill Payne Conversations New Artist Records (2007) Connie Crothers – Piano Bill Payne – Clarinet
3. “Lennie’s Scene” Connie Crothers Perception Steeplechase (1974) Connie Crothers – Piano Jackie McLean – Alto Saxophone  Joe Solomon – Bass Roger Mancuso – Drums
4. “Requiem” Lennie Tristano Lennie Tristano Atlantic (1956) Lennie Tristano – Solo Piano
5. “G Minor Complex” Lennie Tristano The New Tristano Atlantic (1962) Lennie Tristano – Solo Piano
6. “In A Sentimental Mood” Connie Crothers, Jessica Jones Live at the Freight New Artist Records (2013) Connie Crothers – Piano Jessica Jones – Tenor Saxophone
7. “Three-Way” Connie Crothers Perception Steeplechase (1974) Connie Crothers – Piano Jackie McLean – Alto Saxophone  Joe Solomon – Bass Roger Mancuso – Drums

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

8. Mary Osborne YouTube.com video Art Ford’s Jazz Party (1958)
9. “Creepin’ In” Max Roach, Connie Crothers Swish New Artist Records (1982) Max Roach – Drums Connie Crothers – Piano
10. “Deep Friendship” Jemeel Moondoc, Connie Crothers Two Relative Pitch Records (2013) Jemeel Moondoc – Alto Saxophone Connie Crothers – Piano
11. “DeTune” Flip Barnes Quartet Audio from Flip Barnes’ Personal Archives (2016)
Video also available via Facebook

 

Sunday, August 7, 2016: Will Calhoun

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Street Priest”. Shannon Jackson & The Decoding Society: Street Priest. Moers Music (1981) Ronald Shannon Jackson – Drums/Arrangements; Melvin Gibbs, Reverend Bruce Johnson – Electric Bass; Vernon Reid – Electric Guitar; Lee Rozie, Zane Massey – Saxophone; Ronald Shannon Jackson, Zane Massey – Flute
3. “Three Card Molly”. Will Calhoun: Native Lands. Half Note (2005). Will Calhoun – Drums; Antoine Roney – Soprano Saxophone; John Benitez – Bass
4. “Echoes of Elvin”. (Solo) Will Calhoun: Native Lands. Half Note (2005). Will Calhoun – Drums/Composer
5. “Sarmastah”. Will Calhoun: Celebrating Elvin Jones. Motema (2016) Will Calhoun – Drums; Christian McBride – Bass; Antoine Roney – Tenor & Soprano Saxophone; Carlos McKinney – Piano; Keyon Harrold – Trumpet
6. “Shinjitsu”. Will Calhoun: Celebrating Elvin Jones. Motema (2016) Will Calhoun – Drums; Christian McBride – Bass; Antoine Roney – Tenor & Soprano Saxophone; Carlos McKinney – Piano; Keyon Harrold – Trumpet
7. “Elvin Guitar Blues”. Elvin Jones & Richard Davis: Heavy Sounds. Impulse (1967) Elvin Jones – Guitar Intro/Drums; Frank Foster – Tenor Saxophone; Richard Davis – Bass; Billy Greene – Piano
8. “EJ Blues”. Will Calhoun: Celebrating Elvin Jones. Motema (2016) Will Calhoun – Drums; Christian McBride – Bass; Antoine Roney – Tenor & Soprano Saxophone; Carlos McKinney – Piano; Keyon Harrold – Trumpet

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Harmonique”. Will Calhoun: Celebrating Elvin Jones. Motema (2016) Will Calhoun – Drums; Christian McBride – Bass; Antoine Roney – Tenor & Soprano Saxophone; Carlos McKinney – Piano; Keyon Harrold – Trumpet
2. “Whew”. Will Calhoun: Celebrating Elvin Jones. Motema (2016) Will Calhoun – Drums; Christian McBride – Bass; Antoine Roney – Tenor & Soprano Saxophone; Carlos McKinney – Piano; Keyon Harrold – Trumpet
3. “Diame”. Doudou N’diaye Rose: Djabote. Real World (1994)
4. “Doll of the Bride”. (Excerpt) Will Calhoun: Celebrating Elvin Jones. Motema (2016). Will Calhoun – Drums; Doudou N’diaye Rose and Five Group Drummers – Sabar; Christian McBride – Bass; Antoine Roney – Tenor & Soprano Saxophone; Carlos McKinney – Piano; Keyon Harrold – Trumpet
5. “Destiny”. Will Calhoun: Celebrating Elvin Jones. Motema (2016). Will Calhoun – Drums; Jan Hammer – Keyboards; Christian McBride – Bass; Antoine Roney – Tenor & Soprano Saxophone; Keyon Harrold – Trumpet

 

Sunday, July 10, 2016: Minu Cinelu

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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Oncoming Horizons”. Mino Cinelu: Mino Cinelu. Blue Thumb Records (1999)
3. “Moon Dance” (Solo). Kenny Barron & Minu Cinelu Swamp Sally. Verve (1996)
4. “Night Illusion”. Gong: Gazeuse!. Virgin (1976)
5. “Papaloko”. Toto Bissainthe (featuring Marie-Claude Benoit, Mariann Mathéus): Chante Haiti. Arion (1977)
6. “What It Is”. Miles Davis: Decoy. Columbia (1984)
7. “U’ n I’”. Miles Davis: Star People. Columbia (1983)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Jean-Pierre”. Miles Davis: We Want Miles. Columbia (1982)
2. “Confians”. Weather Report: Sportin’ Life. Columbia (1985)
3. “Jungle Stuff”. Weather Report: This Is This. Columbia (1986)
4. “Saidas E Bandeiras”. Andy Bey: Tuesdays in Chinatown. 12th Street Records (2001)
5. “Swamp Sally”. Kenny Barron & Minu Cinelu: Swamp Sally. Verve (1996)
6. “Why Not” (Solo). Mino Cinelu: Mino Cinelu. Blue Thumb Records (1999)

Sunday, June 26, 2016: Andrew Cyrille, Part 2
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Tales (8 Whisps)”. Cecil Taylor: Unit Structures. Blue Note (1966). Cecil Taylor – Piano, Bells; Andrew Cyrille – Drums; Eddie Stevens, Jr. – Trumpet; Jimmy Lyons – Alto Saxophone; Makanda Ken McIntyre – Alto Saxophone, Oboe, Bass Clarinet; Henry Grimes, Alan Silva – Bass
3. “Space Spy”. Grachan Moncur III: New Africa. BYG (1969). Grachan Moncur III – Trombone Andrew Cyrille – Drums Dave Burrell – Piano Alan Silva – Bass Roscoe Mitchell – Alto Saxophone, Piccolo Flute
4. “Premonitions”. Jimmy Lyons: Other Afternoons. BYG (1970). Jimmy Lyons – Alto Saxophone Andrew Cyrille – Drums Lester Bowie – Trumpet Alan Silva – Bass
5. “Rims and Things”. Andrew Cyrille: What About?. BYG (1969). Andrew Cyrille – Drums, Percussion
6. “Some Sun”. Andrew Cyrille: The Loop. Ictus (1978).  Andrew Cyrille – Steel Pan/Drum
7. “Cosmic Funk”. Lonnie Liston Smith: Cosmic Funk. Flying Dutchman (1974). Lonnie Liston Smith – Electric Piano, Percussion Donald Smith –Piano, Flute George Barron – Soprano Saxophone, Flute, Percussion Al Anderson – Electric Bass Art Gore – Drums Lawrence Killian – Conga, Percussion Andrew Cyrille, Doug Hammon, Ron Bridgewater – Percussion

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

8. “Special People”. Andrew Cyrille: Special People. Soul Note (1981). Andrew Cyrille – Drums Nick De Geronimo – Bass David S. Ware – Tenor Saxophone Ted Daniels – Trumpet, Flugelhorn
9. “Nuba I”. Andrew Cyrille, Jeanne Lee, Jimmy Lyons: Nuba. Black Saint (1979). Andrew Cyrille – Drums; Jeanne Lee – Voice, Poetry; Jimmy Lyons – Alto Saxophone
10. “Gazzeloni”. Trio 3 + Geri Allen: At This Time. Intakt (2009). Andrew Cyrille – Drums; Oliver Lake – Alto Saxophone; Reggie Workman – Bass; Geri Allen – Piano
11. “Fabula”. The Reggie Workman Ensemble: Synthesis. Leo Records (1994). Reggie Workman – Bass; Andrew Cyrille – Drums; Marilyn Crispell – Piano; Oliver Lake – Reeds
12. “Ode To The Living Tree”. Andrew Cyrille Quintet: Ode To The Living Tree. Evidence (1997). Andrew Cyrille – Drums; Oliver Lake – Alto Saxophone; Fred Hopkins – Bass; Adegoke Steve Colson – Piano; David Murray – Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet

Sunday, May 15, 2016: Miles and Me — Quincy and Margaret Troupe
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Black Satin”. Miles Davis: On The Corner. Columbia (1972)
3. “Swing Spring”. Miles Davis and The Modern Giants: Miles Davis. Prestige (1956)
4. “Water Babies”. Miles Davis: Water Babies. Columbia (1968)
5. “Phone Call/Street Scenes”. Miles Davis: You’re Under Arrest. Columbia (1985)
6. “Miles Runs The Voodoo Down”. Miles Davis: Quintet Live in Europe 1969, The Bootleg Series, Vol. 2. Sony (2013)
7. “Seven Steps to Heaven”. Miles Davis: Seven Steps to Heaven. Columbia (1963)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Don’t Lose Your Mind”. Miles Davis: Tutu. Columbia (1986)
2. “Eighty-One”. Miles Davis: ESP. Columbia (1965)
3. “The Pan Piper”. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain. Columbia (1960)
4. “What It Is”. Miles Davis: Decoy. Columbia (1984)
5. “Honky Tonk”. Miles Davis: Get Up With It. Columbia (1974)
6. “Prelude (Part Two)”. Miles Davis: Agartha. Columbia (1976)

Sunday, May 1, 2016: Riza and Marcus Printup
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “En Route”.  Marcus Printup: Young Bloods. Steeplechase (2016)
3. “The Bird’s Song” (single). Riza Printup. RiMarcable Notes (2016)
4. “Nocturnal Traces”. Marcus Printup: Nocturnal Traces. Blue Note (1998)
5. “The Sun Is Gonna Shine”. Wynton Marsalis: Blood on the Fields. Columbia (1997)
6. “Things To Come”. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: Live in Cuba. Blue Engine Records/Relativity (2015)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

7. “Pawky”. Dorothy Ashby: Hip Harp. Prestige (1958). Dorothy Ashby – Harp; Frank Wess – Flute ; Herman Wright – Bass; Arthur Taylor –Drums
8. “Blue Bossa”. Marcus Printup: A Time For Love. Steeplechase (2011). Marcus Printup – Trumpet, Flugelhorn; Riza Printup – Harp; Kengo Nakamura – Drums
9. “Coda”. Kenny Werner: No Beginning, No End. Half Note (2010). Kenny Werner – Piano; Riza (Hequibal) Printup – Harp; Sean Statser – Principal Percussion
10. “Rebirth”. Marcus Printup: Desire. Steeplechase (2013). Marcus Printup – Trumpet; Riza Printup – Harp, Composer; Ben Williams –Bass ; EJ Strickland – Drums
11. “Good Morning Heartache”. Diane Schuur: Music Is My Life. Atlantic (1999) Diane Schuur – Vocals ; Marcus Printup – Trumpet ; Ira Napis – Trombone; Nino Tempo – Tenor Saxophone; Dean Parks – Guitar; Alan Broadbent – Piano; Chuck Berghofer – Bass; John Guerin – Drums
12. “The Bishop”. Marcus Printup: Young Bloods. Steeplechase (2016). Marcus Printup – Trumpet; Patrick Bartley – Alto Saxophone; Coleman Hughes – Trombone; Allyn Johnson – Piano; Dezron Douglas – Bass; Ulysees Owens – Drums

Sunday, January 10, 2016: James “Blood” Ulmer
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Dialogue On Violence”. Jayne Cortez: Borders of Disorderly Time. Bola Press (2003). Jayne Cortez – Voice; Denardo Coleman – Drums; Alex Harding – Baritone Saxophone (Solo); Frank Lowe – Tenor Saxophone (Solo); Charnett Moffett – Bass; Bern Nix – Guitar; James Blood Ulmer –Guitar (Solo)
3. “Take My Music Back To The Church”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Birthright.Hyena Records (2005). James “Blood” Ulmer – Solo Guitar
4. ” Let’s Talk About Jesus”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Bad Blood in the City: The Piety Street Sessions. Hyena Records (2007) . James “Blood” Ulmer – Vocals, Guitar; Vernon Reid – Producer, Electric and Acoustic Guitar ; Charlie Burnham – Electric Fiddle, Mandolin; Leon Gruenbaum – Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano, Organ [Hammond B-3], Keyboards [Samchillian], Mellotron, Clarinet; David Barnes – Harmonica ; Mark Peterson – Electric Bass, Double/Upright Acoustic Bass ; Aubrey Dayle – Drums, Percussion [Assorted]
5. “I Believe In You”. James “Blood” Ulmer: In And Out. In + Out Records (2009). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar; Mark Peterson – Electric Bass, Double/Upright Acoustic Bass; Aubrey Dayle – Drums
6. “Revelation March”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Tales of Captain Black. Disk Union / DIW Columbia (Japan) (1996, Originally recorded in 1978). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar; Ornette Coleman – Tenor Saxophone; Jamaaladeen Tacuma – Electric Bass; Denardo Coleman – Drums
7. “Swings & Things”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Odyssey. Columbia (1996, Originally recorded in 1983). James “Blood” Ulmer –Guitar, Vocals ; Warren Benbow – Drums;Charlie Burnham – Violin
8. “In Time”. Music Revelation Ensemble: In The Name of…. Disk Union / DIW Columbia (Japan) (1994). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar; Sam Rivers – Soprano Saxophone; Cornell W. Rochester – Drums
Amin Ali – Electric Bass
9. “Abundance”. Music Revelation Ensemble: In The Name of…. Disk Union / DIW Columbia (Japan) (1994). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar; Arthur Blythe – Alto Saxophone; Cornell W. Rochester – Drums; Amin Ali – Electric Bass

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Revealing”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Revealing. In + Out Records (1990, Originally recorded in 1977). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar; George Adams – Tenor Saxophone; Cecil McBee – Bass
2. “Spoonful”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Memphis Blood – The Sun Sessions. Hyena Records (2003, Originally recorded in 2001). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar, Vocals; Vernon Reid – Producer, Guitar; Charlie Burnham – Electric Fiddle, Slide Mandolin; Rick Steff – Organ [Wurlitzer], Organ [Hammond B-3], Accordion; David Barnes – Harmonica; Mark Peterson – Bass; Aubrey Dayle – Drums
3. “Arena”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Harmolodic Guitar With Strings. Disk Union / DIW Columbia (Japan) (1993). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar, Vocals; Quartette Indigo; Akua Dixon Turre – Cello; Ron Lawrence – Viola; Gayle Dixon – First Violin; John Blake – Second Violin
4. “Theme From Captain Black”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Tales of Captain Black. Disk Union / DIW Columbia (Japan) (1996, Originally recorded in 1978). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar; Ornette Coleman –Tenor Saxophone; Jamaaladeen Tacuma – Electric Bass; Denardo Coleman – Drums
5. “White Man’s Jail”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Birthright. Hyena Records (2005). James “Blood” Ulmer – Solo Guitar
6. “Geechee Joe”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Birthright. Hyena Records (2005). James “Blood” Ulmer – Solo Guitar
7. “To Lazy To Work, Too Nervous To Steal”. James “Blood” Ulmer: Memphis Blood – The Sun Sessions. Hyena Records (2003, Originally recorded in 2001). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar, Vocals; Vernon Reid – Producer, Guitar; Charlie Burnham – Electric Fiddle, Slide Mandolin; Rick Steff – Organ [Wurlitzer], Organ [Hammond B-3], Accordion; David Barnes – Harmonica; Mark Peterson – Bass; Aubrey Dayle – Drums
8. “My Most Favorite Thing” James “Blood” Ulmer: Birthright. Hyena Records (2005). James “Blood” Ulmer – Solo Guitar
9. “Song Number One”. Phalanx: Original Phalanx. Disk Union / DIW Columbia (Japan) (1987). James “Blood” Ulmer – Guitar; George Adams – Tenor Saxophone; Sirone – Bass; Rashied Ali – Drums

Sunday, December 27, 2015: Julian Lage
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Missouri”. Julian Lage: World’s Fair. Modern Lore (2015). Julian Lage – Solo Guitar
3. “Stealthiness”. Fred Hersch and Julian Lage: Free Flying. Palmetto (2013). Fred Hersch – Piano; Julian Lage – Guitar
4. “Jules at Eight” (Film Excerpt). Mark Becker – Director. Meteor Films (1996)
5. “The Informant”. Julian Lage: Sounding Point. Emarcy (2009). Julian Lage – Guitar; Bela Fleck – Banjo
6. “Tour One”. Julian Lage: Sounding Point. Emarcy (2009). Julian Lage – Guitar; Taylor Eigsti – Piano
7. “Racy”. Nels Cline and Julian Lage: Room. Mack Avenue (2014). Julian Lage – Acoustic, Electric Guitar (left channel); Nels Cline – Acoustic, Electric Guitar (right channel)
8. “Stone Cross”. Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge: Avalon. Modern Lore (2014). Julian Lage – Guitar ; Chris Eldridge – Guitar, Voice
9. “Old Souls”. David Grisman: Dawg Duos. Acoustic Disc (1999). David Grisman – Mandolin, Mandola; Julian Lage – Guitar
10. “Clarity”. Next Generation: Next Generation. Concord Music (2005). Gary Burton – Composer, Vibraphone; Julian Lage – Guitar; Vadim Neselovskyi – Piano; James Williams – Drums; Luques Curtis – Bass

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Sunday’s Uncle”. The New Gary Burton Quartet: Guided Tour. Mack Avenue Records (2013). Gary Burton – Vibraphone; Julian Lage – Composer, Guitar; Antonio Sanchez – Drums; Scott Coley – Bass; Gary Burton – Vocals, Trumpet, Producer
2. “233 Butler”. Julian Lage Group: Gladwell. Emarcy (2011). Julian Lage – Guitar ; Jorge Roeder – Acoustic Bass; Aristides Rivas – Cello; Tupac Mantilla – Drums, Percussion; Dan Blake – Tenor Saxophone, Melodica
3. “Telegram”. Julian Lage Group: Gladwell. Emarcy (2011). Julian Lage – Guitar ; Jorge Roeder – Acoustic Bass; Aristides Rivas – Cello; Tupac Mantilla – Drums, Percussion; Dan Blake – Tenor Saxophone, Melodica
4. “Day and Age”. Julian Lage: World’s Fair. Modern Lore (2015). Julian Lage – Solo Guitar
5. “Gardens”. Julian Lage: World’s Fair. Modern Lore (2015). Julian Lage – Solo Guitar
6. “Red Prairie Dawn”. Julian Lage: World’s Fair. Modern Lore (2015). Julian Lage – Solo Guitar
7. “Century”. Julian Lage: World’s Fair. Modern Lore (2015). Julian Lage – Solo Guitar
8. “Peru”. Julian Lage: World’s Fair. Modern Lore (2015). Julian Lage – Solo Guitar
9. “Ryland”. Julian Lage: World’s Fair. Modern Lore (2015). Julian Lage – Solo Guitar
10. “Margaret” (inspired by Lage’s singer-songwriter friend Margaret Glaspy). Julian Lage Group: Gladwell. Emarcy (2011). Julian Lage – Guitar ; Jorge Roeder – Acoustic Bass; Aristides Rivas – Cello; Tupac Mantilla – Drums, Percussion; Dan Blake – Tenor Saxophone, Melodica
11. “Where or When”. Julian Lage: World’s Fair. Modern Lore (2015). Julian Lage – Solo Guitar

Sunday, November 29, 2015: Gary Burton
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “One, Two, 1-2-3-4”. Gary Burton: Duster. RCA (1967). Gary Burton – Composer, Vibraphone; Larry Coryell – Guitar; Roy Haynes – Drums; Steve Swallow – Bass
3. “General Mojo Laid Plan”. Gary Burton Quartet: Very Touchy. Studio Songs (Originally recorded in 1969/1996 import).Gary Burton – Composer, Vibraphone; David Pritchard – Guitar; Steve Swallow – Bass; Billy Goodwin – Drums
4. “Riot-Chous”. Hank Garland: Move! The Guitar Artistry of Hank Garland. Sundazed (Originally recorded in 1959-60/2001 reissue). Hank Garland – Guitar,Gary Burton – Vibraphone
5. “Like Minds”. Gary Burton, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Roy Haynes, Dave Holland: Like Minds. Concord Records (1998). Gary Burton – Composer, Vibraphone; Chick Corea – Piano; Pat Metheny – Guitar; Roy Haynes – Drums ; Dave Holland – Bass
6. “Walter L.”. Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez: Quartet Live. Concord Music (2009). Gary Burton – Composer, Vibraphone; Pat Metheny – Guitar; Steve Swallow – Bass; Antonio Sanchez – Drums

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Clarity”. Next Generation: Next Generation. Concord Music (2005). Gary Burton – Composer, Vibraphone; Julian Lage – Guitar; Vadim Neselovskyi – Piano; James Williams – Drums; Luques Curtis – Bass
2. “Etude”. The New Gary Burton Quartet: Common Ground. Mack Avenue Records (2011). Gary Burton – Vibraphone; Julian Lage – Composer, Guitar; Antonio Sanchez – Drums; Scott Coley – Bass
3. “Over The Rainbow”. George Shearing: The Definitive George Shearing. Verve Records (Originally recorded in 1963/2002 compilation). George Shearing – Piano; Gary Burton – Vibraphone; Ron Anthony – Guitar; Gene Cherico – Bass ; Vernel Fournier – Drums
4. “Here’s That Rainy Day”. Stan Getz: Getz Au Go Go. Verve (1964)
5. “So Many Things”. Gary Burton : New Vibe Man In Town. RCA (1961). Gary Burton – Vibraphone; Gene Cherico – Bass; Joe Morello – Drums
6. “Señor Mouse “. Chick Corea and Gary Burton: Crystal Silence. ECM (1973). Chick Corea – Piano; Gary Burton – Vibraphone
7. “Remembering Tano”. The New Gary Burton Quartet: Guided Tour. Mack Avenue Records (2013). Gary Burton – Vibraphone; Julian Lage – Composer, Guitar; Antonio Sanchez – Drums; Scott Coley – Bass; Gary Burton – Vocals, Trumpet, Producer

Sunday, September 20, 2015: AACM at 50
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Humility In The Light Of Creature”. Kalaprusha Maurice McIntyre: Humility In The Light Of Creature. Delmark (1969). Kalaprusha Maurice McIntyre – Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet, Bells, Tambourine, Bike Horn; Malachi Favors – Bass; Mchaka Uba – Bass; Thurman Barker – Drums; Ajaramu – Drums
3. “Ornette”. Roscoe Mitchell: Sound. Delmark (1966). Roscoe Mitchell – Alto Saxophone, Clarinet, Recorder, etc.; Lester Bowie – Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Harmonica; Lester Lashley – Trombone, Cello; Maurice McIntyre – Tenor Saxophone; Malachi Favors – Bass; Alvin Fielder – Drums
4. “The Imaginary Suite-Charon”. George Lewis & Douglas Ewart: Jila – Save Mon. – The Imaginary Suite. Black Saint (1979). Douglas Ewart – Bass Clarinet; George Lewis – Electronically Modified Trombone, Electronics
5. “3/4’s of 4/4”. Amina Claudine Myers: Song for Mother E. Leo Records (1980). Amina Claudine Myers – Piano, Organ, Voice; Pheeroan Aklaff – Drums, Gong, Vocals
6. “Little Fox Run”. Joseph Jarman: Song For. Delmark (1966). Joseph Jarman – Alto Saxophone, Recitation; Bill Brimfield – Trumpet; Fred Anderson – Tenor Saxophone; Christopher Gaddy – Piano, Marimba; Charles Clark – Bass; Steve McCall – Drums
7. “UniChange”. Muhal Richard Abrams: Spihumonesty. Black Saint (1980). Muhal Richard Abrams – Composer, Piano, Synthesizer; Jay Clayton – Voice; Leonard Jones – Bass; George Lewis – Trombone, Sousaphone, Synthesizer; Roscoe Mitchell – Alto Saxophone, Flute; Amina Myers – Piano, Electric Piano, Organ; Yousef Yancey – Thermin

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Cluster For Many Worlds”. Muhal Richard Abrams: Blues Forever. Black Saint (1981). Muhal Richard Abrams – Conductor, Composer, Piano ; Baikida Carroll – Trumpet, Flugelhorn; Craig Harris – Trombone; Wallace Leroy McMillan – Baritone Saxophone, Flute; Jimmy Vass – Alto Saxophone, Flute; Eugene Ghee – Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet; Vincent Chancey – French Horn; Howard Johnson – Tuba, Baritone Saxophone; Jean-Paul Bourelly – Guitar; Michael Logan – Bass; Andrew Cyrille – Drums
2. “New Frankiphone Blues”. Phillip Cohran and the Artistic Heritage Ensemble: Phillip Cohran and the Artistic Heritage Ensemble. Kelan Zulu Records (1967). Ensemble includes: Kelan Phillip Cohran – Coronet, Frankiphone, Violin Uke; Pete Cosey – Guitar; Master Henry Gibson – Conga, Timbales; Louis Satterfield – Bass and Trombone
3. “Detroit Red”. Phillip Cohran and the Artistic Heritage Ensemble: The Malcolm X Memorial (A Tribute in Music). Zulu Records (1970). Ensemble includes: Kelan Phillip Cohran – Composer, Arranger, Coronet ; Pete Cosey – Guitar; Master Henry Gibson – Congas; Louis Satterfield – Bass
4. “Lateen”. Adegoke Steve Colson & Unity Troupe: Triumph!. Silver Sphinx (1980). Adegoke Steve Colson – Piano, Vocals, Alto Saxophone, Oboe; Iqua Colson – Vocals; Reggie Willis – Bass; Dushun Mosley – Drums; Wallace McMillan – Flute, Tenor & Baritone Saxophone; Douglas Ewart & Joseph Jarman – Baritone Saxophone (other selections)

Sunday, August 23, 2015: Lizz Wright
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “The New Game”. Lizz Wright: Freedom & Surrender. Concord (2015)
3. “Freedom”. Lizz Wright: Freedom & Surrender. Concord (2015)
4. “Surrender”. Lizz Wright: Freedom & Surrender. Concord (2015)
5. “Jericho”. Lizz Wright: Joni: A Portrait in Song – A 70th Birthday Happening. (Live at Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada; June 18-19, 2013) Unreleased (2013)
6. “River Man”. Lizz Wright: Freedom & Surrender. Concord (2015)
7. “River Man”. Nick Drake: Five Leaves Left. Island (1969)
8. “Lean In”. Lizz Wright: Freedom & Surrender. Concord (2015)
9. “Nautilus”. Bob James: One. CTI (1974)
10. “The Assignment Sequence”. Nina Simone: Black Gold. RCA Victor (1970)
11. “Here and Now”. Lizz Wright: Freedom & Surrender. Concord (2015)
12. “Right Where You Are”. Lizz Wright: Freedom & Surrender. Concord (2015)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1 “Old Man”. Lizz Wright: Dreaming Wide Awake. Verve (2005)
2. “Salt”. Lizz Wright: Salt. Verve (2003)
3. “Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly”. Lizz Wright: Salt. Verve (2003)
4. “Hit The Ground”. Lizz Wright: Dreaming Wide Awake. Verve (2005)
5. “This Is”. Lizz Wright: The Orchard. Verve (2008)
6. “Sweeping Through The City”. Lizz Wright: Fellowship. Verve (2010)
7. “God Specializes”. Lizz Wright: Fellowship. Verve (2010)
8. “Oya”. Lizz Wright: Fellowship. Verve (2010)
9. “Fool’s Gold”. Joe Sample: The Pecan Tree. Verve (2002)

Sunday, August 23, 2015: Alexis P. Suter
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “The Show”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: The Alexis P. Suter Band: Live at the Midnight Ramble. Levon Helm Studios (2007)
3. “25 Years”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: Love The Way You Roll. American Showplace Music (2014)
4. “Ride Ride”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: The Alexis P. Suter Band: Live at the Midnight Ramble. Levon Helm Studios (2007)
5. “Sweeping Through The City”. Lavender Light: Light In The House. LavLight Records (2001)
6. “Slam Me Baby”. (Spen & Thommy Reprise Thommy Davis & Alexis P. Suter Band: Slam Me Baby. (EP) Going All Out Records (2011)
7. “Pretty Good Love”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: Just Another Fool. Hipbone Records (2008)
8. “John The Revelator”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: Two Sides. Hipbone Records (2011)
9. “Political Song”. Alexis P. Suter: Shuga Fix. Hipbone Records (2004)
10. “Love”. Alexis P. Suter: Shuga Fix. Hipbone Records (2004)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “High Times”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: Just Another Fool. Hipbone Records (2008)
2. “Another Fool”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: Just Another Fool. Hipbone Records (2008)
3 “Love The Way You Roll”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: Love The Way You Roll. American Showplace Music (2014)
4. “Anything”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: Love The Way You Roll. American Showplace Music (2014)
5. “Big Mama”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: Love The Way You Roll. American Showplace Music (2014)
6. “Built For Comfort”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: The Alexis P. Suter Band: Live at the Midnight Ramble. Levon Helm Studios (2007)
7. “Precious Lord”. The Alexis P. Suter Band: The Alexis P. Suter Band: Live at the Midnight Ramble. Levon Helm Studios (2007)

Sunday, July 26, 2015: Kurt Elling
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “The Uncertainty of the Poet”. Kurt Elling: Man In The Air. Blue Note (2003)
3. “The Tangled Road”. Kurt Elling: Passion World. Concord (2015)
4. “Bonita Cuba”. Kurt Elling: Passion World. Concord (2015)
5. “Voce Já Foi Á Bahia”. Kurt Elling: Passion World. Concord (2015)
6. “Close Your Eyes”. Kurt Elling: Passion World. Concord (2015)
7. “The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing”. Kurt Elling: This Time It’s Love. Blue Note (1995)
8. “Nature Boy” Kurt Elling: The Messenger. Blue Note (1998)
9. “Lil’ Darling” Kurt Elling: Flirting With Twilight. Blue Note (1997)
10. “The Waking” Kurt Elling: Nightmoves. Concord (2007)
11. “Nature Boy”. John Coltrane: The John Coltrane Quartet Plays. Impulse (1965)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “I Like The Sunrise” Nightmoves. Concord (2007)
2. “Minuano” Kurt Elling Man In The Air. Blue Note (2003)
3. “After The Door” Kurt Elling: Passion World. Concord (2015)
4. “Resolution” Kurt Elling Man In The Air. Blue Note (2003)
5. “Ana’s Way”. Jimmy Greene: Beautiful Life. Mack Avenue (2014)
6. “Where The Streets Have No Name” Kurt Elling: Passion World. Concord (2015)
7. “Come Fly With Me”. Kurt Elling: 1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project. Concord (2012)

Sunday, July 12, 2015: Nina Simone Tribute
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”. Nina Simone: The Soul of Nina Simone. Sony/BMG (2005)
3. “I Put A Spell On You”. Nina Simone: I Put A Spell On You. Phillips (1965)
4. “Obeah Woman”. Nina Simone: It Is Finished. RCA/BMG (1974)
5. “Four Women”. Nina Simone: Wild Is The Wind. RCA/BMG (1965)
6. “Mississippi Goddam”. Nina Simone: Nina Simone In Concert. Phillips (1964)
7. “Revolution”. Nina Simone: To Love Somebody. Phillips (1969)
8. “To Be Young, Gifted & Black”. Nina Simone: Nina Simone: Anthology. RCA (1969) / BMG (2003)
9. “Jelly Roll” (previously unreleased). Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967–1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998–RCA–BMG compilation)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Ain’t Got No – I Got Life”. Nina Simone: Black Gold. RCA (1969)
2. “Com’ By Here – Good Lord”. Nina Simone: It Is Finished. RCA/BMG (1974)
3. “Let It Be”. Nina Simone: Nina Simone: It Is Finished. RCA/BMG (1974)
4 “In The Morning”. Nina Simone: Nuff Said. RCA (1968)
5. “Funkier Than A Mosquito’s Tweeter”. Nina Simone: It Is Finished. RCA/BMG (1974))
6. “Baltimore”. Nina Simone: Baltimore. CTI (1978)
7. “Why: The King Of Love Is Dead”. Nina Simone Tell it Like it is: Rarities and Unreleased Recordings: 1967-1973. BMG (2008)

Sunday, June 28, 2015: Vision Festival 20
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Civilization Day”. Ornette Coleman: The Complete Science Fiction Sessions. CamJazz (2015). Ornette Coleman – Alto Saxophone, Don Cherry – Pocket Trumpet, Charlie Haden – Bass, Billy Higgins – Drums
3. “In Our Style” (written by Lawrence “Butch” Morris). David Murray/Jack DeJohnette: In Our Style. DIW (1986). David Murray – Tenor Saxophone/Bass Clarinet, Jack DeJohnette – Drums/Piano, Fred Hopkins – Bass
4. “Watch”. Charles Gayle Quartet: Daily Bread. Black Saint (1998). Charles Gayle – Tenor Saxophone, Wilber Morris – Bass, Michael Wimberly – Drums, William Parker – Cello, Piano (other selections)
5. “Don’t Buy The Line”. Amiri Baraka: Real Song. Enja Records (1995)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Industria”. Joseph Daley: Portraits: Wind, Thunder and Love. JoDaMusic (2014). Joseph Daley – Composer/Conductor; Curtis Stewart (Concertmaster), Mazz Swift, Jason Hwang, Skye Steele – Violin 1; Charles Burnham, Elektra Curtis (Soloist), Jessie Montgomery, Sarah Bernstein – Violin 2; Nick Revel, Janina Norpoth, Trevor New, Nora Krohn – Viola; Akua Dixon, Marika Hughes, Amanda Gookin, Rubin Kodheli – Cello; Ken Filiano, Benjamin Brown – Bass; Onaje Allan Gumbs – Keyboards; Warren Smith –Soloist/Percussion
2. “Where Pathways Meet”. Sun Ra: Lanquidity. Evidence/Philly Jazz (1978). Includes Sun Ra – Piano, Marshall Allen – Alto Saxophone /Oboe/Flute, Danny Ray Thompson – Baritone Saxophone/Flute
3. “Steaming Up The Road”. Muhal Richard Abrams: Song For All. Black Saint (1997). Brad Jones – Bass, Reggie Nicholson – Drums, Muhal Richard Abrams – Piano, Synthesizer, Composer, Aaron Stewart – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Craig Harris – Trombone, Eddie Allen – Trumpet, Bryan Carrott – Vibraphone, Percussion
4. “Dancing Inside of Soul”. Douglas Ewart: Songs Of Sunlife. Inside The Didjeridu. Innova Recordings (2003). Douglas Ewart – Didgeridoo, Rainstick, Flute [Roar Flutes], Adam Lane – Double Bass
5. “Jila”. George Lewis/Douglas Ewart: Jila – Save ! Mon. – The Imaginary Suite. Black Saint (1979). Douglas Ewart – Flute/Composer, George Lewis – Tenor Trombone

Sunday, June 14, 2015: Antonio Sanchez
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Grids and Patterns”. Antonio Sanchez: The Meridian Suite. CamJazz (2015). Antonio Sanchez – Drums/Keyboards/Vocal, Seamus Blake – Tenor Saxophone/EWI (Electronic Wind Interface), John Escreet – Piano/Fender Rhodes, Matt Brewer – Acoustic & Electric Bass, Thana Alexa – Voice
3. “Ode To Heroes”. Thana Alexa: Ode To Heroes. Harmonia Mundi/Jazz Village (2014). Antonio Sanchez – Drums/Co-Producer
4. “Suite for The Americas, Part 2”. Danilo Perez: Motherhood. Verve (2000). Danilo Perez – Piano/Fender Rhodes, Carlos Henriquez – Acoustic Bass, Antonio Sanchez – Drums, Regina Carter – Violin, Luciana Souza – Vocals, Chris Potter – Soprano Saxophone, Luisito Quintero – Congas
5. “It Will Be Better (Once People Get Here)”. Antonio Sanchez: Live In New York at Jazz Standard. CamJazz (2010). Antonio Sanchez – Drums, Scott Colley – Bass, Miguel Zenón – Alto Saxophone, David Sanchez – Tenor Saxophone

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Arena (Sand)”. Antonio Sanchez: Migration. CamJazz (2007). Antonio Sanchez – Drums, Chris Potter – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone, David Sanchez – Tenor Saxophone, Scott Colley – Bass, Pat Metheny – Guitar
2. “Roony & Vinski”. Antonio Sanchez: Three Times Three. CamJazz (2015). Antonio Sanchez – Drums, John Scofield – Guitar, Christian McBride – Bass
3. “Internal War”. Antonio Sanchez: Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). Milan (2014). Antonio Sanchez – Drums
4. “Channels of Energy”. Antonio Sanchez: The Meridian Suite. CamJazz (2015). Antonio Sanchez – Drums/Keyboards/Vocal, Seamus Blake – Tenor Saxophone/EWI (Electronic Wind Interface), John Escreet – Piano/Fender Rhodes, Matt Brewer – Acoustic & Electric Bass, Thana Alexa – Voice

Sunday, April 19, 2015: Vijay Iyer
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Diptych”. Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff. ECM (2015). Vijay Iyer – Piano, Stephan Crump – Bass, Marcus Gilmore – Drums
3. “Hood”. Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff. ECM (2015). Vijay Iyer – Piano, Stephan Crump – Bass, Marcus Gilmore – Drums
4. “Countdown”. Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff. ECM (2015). Vijay Iyer – Piano, Stephan Crump – Bass, Marcus Gilmore – Drums
5. “Star of a Story”. George Benson: Give Me The Night. Warner Bros. (1990)
6. “Star of a Story”. Vijay Iyer Trio: Accelarando. Act (2012). Vijay Iyer – Piano, Stephan Crump – Bass, Marcus Gilmore – Drums
7. “Break Stuff”. Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff. ECM (2015). Vijay Iyer – Piano, Stephan Crump – Bass, Marcus Gilmore – Drums

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Heathens – Jackie-ing”. Amiri & Amina Baraka: The Shani Project. Brown Sound International (2004)
2. “Relativist’s Waltz”. Vijay Iyer: Memorphilia. Elektra (1989). Vijay Iyer – Piano, Steve Coleman – Alto Saxophone, Jeff Brock – Bass, Brad Hargreaves – Drums
3. “Suite for Travon (and Thousands More)”. Trio 3 + Vijay Iyer: Wiring. Intakt (2014). Oliver Lake – Alto Saxophone, Vijay Iyer – Piano, Reggie Workman – Bass, Andrew Cyrille – Drums
4. “Costume”. Vijay Iyer & Mike Ladd: Holding It Down – The Veterans’ Dreams Project. PI Recordings (2013)
5. “Three Lotto Stories” (featuring Latasha Diggs). Vijay Iyer & Mike Ladd: In What Language. PI Recordings (2003)
6. “Aftermath”. Vijay Iyer: Tragicomic. Sunnyside (2008). Vijay Iyer – Piano, Rudresh Mahanthappa – Alto Saxophone, Stephan Crump – Bass, Marcus Gilmore – Drums
7. “Sometimes”. Fay Victor: Darker Than Blue. Timeless (2001). Fay Victor – Vocals, Vijay Iyer – Piano, Anton Goudsmit – Guitar, John Herbert – Bass, Marc Mommaas – Tenor Saxophone, Steve Haas – Drums.
8. “Starlings”. Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff. ECM (2015). Vijay Iyer – Piano, Stephan Crump – Bass, Marcus Gilmore – Drums.

Sunday, January 11, 2015: Marc Ribot
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “The Wizard”. Marc Ribot Trio: Live at the Village Vanguard. PI Recordings (2014)
3. “Masters of the Internet”. Ceramic Dog: Your Turn. Northern Spy (2013)
4. “Requiem for a Revolution”. Marc Ribot: Silent Movies. PI Recordings (2010)
5. “Yanvalloux”. Marc Ribot: Marc Ribot Plays Solo Guitar Works of Franz Casseus. Crepuscule (2000)
6. “Shortly After Takeoff”. Marc Ribot: Rootless Cosmopolitan.. Antilles (1990)
7. “Rich Woman”. Robert Plant and Allison Kraus: Raising Sand. Rounder (2007)
8. “Bob the Bob”. The Lounge Lizards: Voice of Chunk. Largarto Productions (1989)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Os Outros Romanticos”. Caetano Veloso: Estrangeiro. Elektra (1989)
2. “There’s a Paddle”. “GP”. James Carter: Layin’ In The Cut. Atlantic (2000)
3. “I’ll Pray For You”. The Jazz Passengers featuring DK Dyson: In Love. Windham Hill/High Street Records (1994)
4. “Yatzar”. Electric Mazada (John Zorn project): At The Mountain of Madness. Tzadik (2008)
5. “Aquí Como Allá”. Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos: (The Prosthetic Cubans). Atlantic (1998)

Sunday, January 11, 2014: Geri Allen
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Melchezedik”. Geri Allen: Timeless Portraits and Dreams. Telarc (2006)
3. “The Eye of the Hurricane”. Herbie Hancock: Maiden Voyage. Blue Note (1965)
4. “Feed The Fire”. Betty Carter: Feed The Fire. Verve (1994)
[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Timeless Portraits and Dreams”. Geri Allen: Timeless Portraits and Dreams. Telarc (2006)
2. “Delilah”. Bobby Hutcherson: Skyline. Bobby Hutcherson-Marimba, Geri Allen-Piano, Christian McBride-Bass, Al Foster-Drums. Verve (1999)
3. “Pretty Girl/The Starcrossed Lovers”. Andy Bey: Shades of Bey. Andy Bey-Vocals Geri Allen-Piano Evidence Records (1998)
4 “Stardust/Memories of You”. Betty Carter: Dropping Things. Betty Carter-Vocals Geri Allen-Piano Verve (1990)
5. “I Have A Dream”. Geri Allen: Timeless Portraits and Dreams. Telarc (2006)
6. “It’s About That Time”. Miles Davis: Evolution of the Groove. (includes Geri Allen, Carlos Santana, Olu Dara and Victor Bailey) Sony (2007)
7. “Dancing Mystic Poets At Midnight (Refraction III)”. Geri Allen: Flying Toward The Sound. (A Solo Piano Excurision Inspired by Cecil Taylor, McCoy Tyner and Herbie Hancock) Motema (2013)

Sunday, December 28, 2014: David Murray
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “French Kiss for Valerie”. David Murray Infinity Quartet featuring Macy Gray & Gregory Porter: Be My Monster Love. Motema (2013)
3. “Santa Barbara and Crenshaw Follies”. David Murray Octet: Home. Black Saint (1982)
4. “Morning Song”. David Murray Quartet: Morning Song. Black Saint (1984)
5. “Mbizo”. The Clarinet Summit: Southern Belles. Black Saint (1987)
6. “Sweet Lovely”. Clarinet Summit: In Concert at the Public Theater, Vol. I & II. India Navigation (1991)
7. “Shout Song”. Wildflowers: Loft Jazz New York 1976. David Murray – Tenor Saxophone; Olu Dara – Trumpet, Flugelhorn; Fred Hopkins – Bass ; Stanley Crouch – Drums . Douglas Records (2004, originally recorded in 1976)
8. “Wailers”. Amiri Baraka, David Murray, Steve McCall: Life Is A Killer (Compilation). Giorno Poetry Systems (1982)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Class Struggle In Music I”. Amiri Baraka, David Murray, Steve McCall: New Music – New Poetry. India Navigation (1982)
2. “Jasvan” . David Murray Octet: Ming. Black Saint (1980)
3. “About The Children” David Murray Infinity Quartet featuring Macy Gray & Gregory Porter: Be My Monster Love. Motema (2013)
4. “Ming”. World Saxophone Quartet: Revue. Black Saint (1982)
5. “Black Nat”. David Murray Cuban Ensemble: Plays Nat King Cole (en Español). Motema (2011)

Sunday, December 14, 2014: Oliver Lake
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “6 & 3”. Oliver Lake Organ Quartet: What I Heard. Passin’ Thru Records (2014)
3. “Sing Song”. Frederick “Freddie” Washington, Jr: Lilac, Vol. 1. Passin’ Thru Records (1999)
4. “Hasan”. Oliver Lake: Holding Together. Black Saint (1976)
5. “Zaki”. Oliver Lake: Edge-ing. Black Saint (1994)
6. “Cotton IV”. Oliver Lake Quintet: Prophet. Black Saint (1981)
7. “Smile”. Makanda Ken McIntyre: A New Beginning. Passin’ Thru Records (2001)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Stock”. World Saxophone Quartet: The New Chapter: The 25th Anniversary. Justin Time Records (2001)
2. Max Roach & M’Boom & World Saxophone Quartet: The Grand Collaboration Live at Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1981. Not Released.
3. “Fast Life”. Max Roach & M’Boom & World Saxophone Quartet: The Grand Collaboration Live at Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1981. Not Released.
4. “Shave”. Trio 3 and Vijay Iyer: Wiring. Intakt (2014)
5. “Human Voice”. Oliver Lake Organ Quartet: What I Heard. Passin’ Thru Records (2014)
6. “Human Voice”. Oliver Lake Quintet: What I Heard. Black Saint (1981)
7. “Tse’lane”. Oliver Lake: Ntu: Point From Which Creation Begins. Freedom Records (1971) [CD, Universal Sound, 2013.]
8. “Stressed Out (Björk’s Married to the Mob Mix)”. A Tribe Called Quest: CD Single, Jive Records (1996)
9. “The Anchor Song”. Björk: Debut. 1993
10: “The Whole World”. Oliver Lake Big Band: Wheels. Passin’ Thru Records (2013)

Sunday, November 30, 2014: Joe Daley, Part 2
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Industria”. Joseph Daley: Wind, Thunder, and Love. Joda Music (2014)
3. “Shadrack-Portrait of Bill Cole”. Joseph Daley: Wind, Thunder, and Love. Joda Music (2014)
4. “It is Not Other People’s Good Wishes Which Make One Rich, But One’s Destiny”. Joseph Daley: Duets + Solos, Vol. 2. Boxholder Records (2000)
5. “Whispercussion: Five Portraits of Warren Smith” (Movement 3). Joseph Daley: Wind, Thunder, and Love. Joda Music (2014)
6. “You Know”. Bill Cole’s Untempered Ensemble: Politics: Tribute to Jayne Cortez. Bill Cole (2013)
7. “It’s Getting Harder to Survive”. Howard Johnson and Gravity feat. Taj Mahal: Right Now. Verve/Motor Music (1997)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Nkosi Sikelei Afrika”. Charlie Haden and the Liberation Music Orchestra: Dreamkeeper. Blue Note (1991)
2. “”Goin’ Home”. Charlie Haden and the Liberation Music Orchestra: Not in Our Name. Verve (2005)
“In Two Years”. Hazmat Modine: Cicada. Barbés Records (2011)’
“That’s How You Jazz”. Jelly’s Last Jam Soundtrack. Mercury (1992)
“Shockwave”. Sam Rivers: Waves. Tomato Records (1978)

Sunday, November 16, 2014: Joe Daley, Part 1
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Appointment In Ghana”. Howard Johnson & Gravity: Gravity!!!. Blue Note (1996)
3 “Little Wing”. The Gil Evans Orchestra: Plays The Music of Jimi Hendrix. RCA/BMG (1975)
4.”You’re Going to Need Somebody on Your Bond”. Taj Mahal: The Real Thing. CBS Records (1972)
5. “Mambo New”. Monguito Santamaria: Hey Sister. Fania (1968)
6. “Bill Dixon Sketch”. Joseph Daley: The Seven Heavenly Sins. JoDaMusic (2013)
7. “Ira (Anger)”. Joseph Daley and Earth Tones Ensemble: The Seven Deadly Sins. JoDaMusic (2010)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Doretha and the Blues”. Joseph Daley: Portraits: Wind, Thunder and Love. JoDaMusic (2014)
2. “Billy Bang Sketch”. Joseph Daley: The Seven Heavenly Sins. JoDaMusic (2013)
3. “Wispercussion/Five Portraits of Warren Smith/Movement 5”. Joseph Daley: Portraits: Wind, Thunder and Love. JoDaMusic (2014)
4. “Wispercussion/Five Portraits of Warren Smith/Movement 2”. Joseph Daley: Portraits: Wind, Thunder and Love. JoDaMusic (2014)
5. “Industria”. Joseph Daley: Portraits: Wind, Thunder and Love. JoDaMusic (2014)

Sunday, October 5, 2014: The Legacy of Cal Massey with Salim Washington
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “These Are Soulful Days.” Cal Massey: Blues to Coltrane. Candid Records, 1961. (CD: Candid Records, 2008)
3. “Bakai.” John Coltrane: Coltrane/Prestige. Prestige Records, 1957.
4. “Message From Trane.” Zane Massey: Brass Knuckles. Delmark Records, 1993.
5. “The Damned Don’t Cry.” John Coltrane: Africa Brass. Impulse! Records, 1961. (CD: Verve/Impulse! Records, 2008)
6. “Good Bye Sweet Pops.” Archie Shepp: Attica Blues. Impulse! Records, 1972. (CD: Universal/Impulse! Records, 2014)
7. “Quiet Dawn.” (Salim Washington, solo) Fred Ho and Quincy Soul Present: The Music of Cal Massey: A Tribute. Mutable Music, 2011.
8. “A Prayer.” Archie Shepp: The Cry of My People. Impulse! Records, 1972. CD: Universal/Impulse! Records, 2014)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Babylon.” Fred Ho and Quincy Soul Present: The Music of Cal Massey: A Tribute. Mutable Music, 2011.
2. “The Cry of My People.” Lee Morgan: The Sixth Sense. Blue Note Records, 1968.
3. “Father and Son.” Freddie Hubbard: Here to Stay. Blue Note Records, 1962. (CD: Blue Note Records, 2014.)
4. “Things Have Got to Change (Part 1).” Archie Shepp: Things Have Got to Change. Impulse! Records, 1971. (CD: Universal/Impulse! Records, 2008)
5. “Blues to Coltrane.” Cal Massey: Blues to Coltrane. Candid Records, 1961. (CD: Candid Records, 2008)
6. “Cal Massey.” Clifford Jordan Quartet: Glass Bead Games. Strata East Records, 1974. (CD: CD Baby, 2006.)

Sunday, September 21, 2014: Joe Sample Memorial
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Adventures in Paradise.” Minnie Ripperton: Adventures in Paradise. Capitol Records, 1975. (CD: Capitol Records, 2014)
3. “Fool’s Gold”. Joe Sample (featuring Lizz Wright– vocals): The Pecan Tree. PRA Records, 2008. (Verve Records, 2002)
4. “Rural Renewal.” The Crusaders/Eric Clapton: Rural Renewal. PRA Records, 2008. (PRA/Verve, 2003)
5. “Carmel.” Joe Sample: Carmel. Universal Distribution, 2007. (GRP Records, 1979)
6. “Soul Shadows.” Bill Withers and the Crusaders: Soul Shadows. Connoisseur Records, 1995.
7. “Rosemary.” Clifton Chenier: Clifton Sings the Blues. Arhoolie Records, 2004 (1993).
8. “Creole Joe.” Joe Sample and the Creole Joe Band: The Creole Joe Band. PRA Records, 2013.
9. “Put it Where You Want it.” The Crusaders: The Very best of the Crusaders. Blue Thumb Records, 2003 (and numerous compilations). (Blue Thumb, 1972)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Never had it So Good.” The Jazz Crusaders: Lighthouse ’68. Blue Note, 2004. (Pacific Jazz, 1968)
2. “Freedom Sound.” The Jazz Crusaders: Freedom Sound. Hallmark, 2013. (1961)
3. “Feeling Good.” Randy Crawford and Joe Sample: Feeling Good. PRA Records, 2007.
4. “Third World Man.” Steely Dan: Gaucho. Universal, 2009. (MCA, 1984)
5. “Street Life.” Randy Crawford/ The Crusaders: Street Life. Blue Thumb (CD), 1996 (and numerous compilations). (1979).

Sunday, September 14, 2014: Steve Kroon
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation).

2. “I Know You Do”. Steven Kroon: On the #1. Kroonatune, 2014.

3. “Corre Niña”. Opa: Goldenwings. Milestone Records, 1976.

4. “Piparapara”. Dom Um Romao: Hotmosphere. Pablo Records, 1976.

5. “The Night I Fell in Love”. Luther Vandross: The Night I Fell in Love . Sony/Epic, 1985.

6. “La Mesha”. Stephen Scott: The Beautiful Thing . Verve, 1997.

7. “Caminando”. Ron Carter: When Skies Are Grey . Blue Note, 2000.

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”. Steve Kroon: Without a Doubt (Sin Duda). Kroonatune Records, 2011.

2. “The Wind” (feat. Jon Lucien). Steve Kroon: In My Path (En Mi Camino). Kroonatune Records, 2010.

3. “Señor Kroon”. Steve Kroon: Señor Kroon . Kroonatune Records, 2002.

4. “On the #1”. Steven Kroon: On the #1. Kroonatune, 2014.

12. “Camel Rise”. Steven Kroon: On the #1. Kroonatune, 2014.

13. “As Time Goes By”. Steven Kroon: On the #1. Kroonatune, 2014.

Sunday, September 7, 2014: Abiodun Oyewole
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “A Poem”. Abiodun Oyewole: #Gratitude. Forthcoming in 2014.

3. “Niggers Are Scared of Revolution”. The Last Poets: The Last Poets. Douglas Records, 1970. (CD release, Fuel 2000/Varese)

4. “When the Revolution Comes”. The Last Poets: The Last Poets. Douglas Records, 1970. (CD release, Fuel 2000/Varese)

5. “Two Little Boys”. The Last Poets: The Last Poets. Douglas Records, 1970. (CD release, Fuel 2000/Varese)

6. “Precious Energy”. Gary Bartz Quintet, Leon Thomas, Eddie Henderson: Precious Energy: Live at Ethell’s. Mapleshade, 2007.

7. “Take the A Train”. Leon Thomas: Spirits Known and Unknown. Bluebird, 2002. (Originally on Flying Dutchman, 1969.)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “New York, New York”. The Last Poets: The Last Poets. Douglas Records, 1970. (CD release, Fuel 2000/Varese)

2. “Sobobade”. Abiodun Oyewole: Love Has No Season. No commercial Release.

3. “We Have Come”. Express Brass Band: We Have Come. Trikont, 2013.

4. “The Sound of Music”. Jon Lucien: By Request. Shanachie, 1999.

Sunday, August 24, 2014: Larry Ridley
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Walkin’”. Freddie Hubbard: The Night of the Cookers: Live at Club La Marchal. Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan – Trumpets; Larry Ridley – Bass; James Spaulding – Alto Saxophone, Flute; Harold Mabern – Piano; Pete La Roca – Drums; Big Black – Conga. Blue Note, 1965. [Blue Note CD, 2006.]

3. “Indiana Avenue”. Larry Ridley: Sum of the Parts. Larry Ridley – Bass; Sonny Fortune – Alto Saxophone; Cornell DuPree – Guitar; Onaje Allan Gumbs – Piano; Grady Tate – Drums. Strata-East, 1975.

4. “The Sphinx”. Ornette Coleman: Lenox Jazz School Concert: August 29, 1959. Ornette Coleman – Alto Saxophone; Don Cherry – Pocket Trumpet; Kent McGarity – Trombone; Steve Kuhn – Piano; Larry Ridley – Bass; Barry Greenspan – Drums. 1959. [Free Factory CD, 2009.]

5. “Hub Cap”. Freddie Hubbard: Hub Cap. Freddie Hubbard – Trumpets; Julian Priester – Trombone; Jimmy Heath – Tenor Saxophone; Cedar Walton – Piano; Larry Ridley – Bass; Philly Joe Jones – Drums. Blue Note, 1961.

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Cornbread” Lee Morgan: Cornbread. Lee Morgan – Trumpet Jackie McLean – Alto Saxophone Hank Mobley – Tenor Saxophone Herbie Hancock – Piano Larry Ridley – Bass Billy Higgins – Drums Blue Note (1965)

2. “Honeydew”. Roy Haynes & Booker Ervin: Cracklin’. Roy Haynes – Drums Booker Ervin – Tenor Saxophone Ronnie Mathews – Piano Larry Ridley – Bass Prestige (1963)

3. “The Jody Grind”. Horace Silver: The Jody Grind. Woody Shaw – Trumpet; James Spaulding – Alto Saxophone, Flute; Tyrone Washington – Tenor Saxophone; Horace Silver – Piano; Larry Ridley – Bass; Roger Humphries – Drums. Blue Note (1966)

4. “Riff Raff”. Jackie McLean: Destination Out. Jackie McLean – Alto Saxophone; Grachan Moncur III – Trombone; Bobby Hutcherson – Vibes; Larry Ridley – Bass; Roy Haynes – Drums. Blue Note (1963)

5. “Ypso Factor”. Larry Ridley & The Jazz Legacy Ensemble: Live at Rutgers University. Larry Ridley – Bass; Ed Stoute – Piano; Doug Miller – Tenor Saxophone; Virgil Jones – Trumpet; Charli Persip – Drums; Jann Parker – Vocals (on other recordings). CD Baby/Stata-East (1989)

Sunday, August 17, 2014: Nikki Giovanni
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Ego Tripping”. Nikki Giovanni & the New York Community Choir: Truth is on its Way. Collectables Records, 1993. [Original release: Right On Records, 1976.]

3. “Easy to Love”. Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the Cole Porter Songbook [Vol. 2]. Verve/Polygram, 1990. [Original release: Verve/Polygram, 1956.]

4. “Africa II – He’s Sweet I Know”. Nikki Giovanni: Like a Ripple on a Pond. Collectables, 1993. [Original release: Niktom, 1973.]

5. “Compared to What”. Roberta Flack: First Take. Atlantic, 1995. [Original release: Atlantic, 1975.]

6. “All Eyes on U (For Tupac Shakur)”. Nikki Giovanni: The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection. Caedmon, 2002.

7. “Never Gonna Stop”. Linda Clifford: Here’s My Love. Curtom, 1979.

8. “All Eyes On Me”. Tupac Shakur: All Eyez On Me. Interscope/Death Row, 1996.

9. “Nikki Rosa”. Nikki Giovanni & the New York Community Choir: Truth is on its Way. Collectables Records, 1993. [Original release: Right On Records, 1976.]

10. “Poinciana”. Ahmad Jamal Trio: Ahmad Jamal At The Pershing – But Not For Me. Argo Records (1958)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

1. “That’s It”. Amanda Ambrose: Laughing. Beegee Records (1973)

2. “Commentary – Edna Lewis”. Nikki Giovanni: The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection. Caedmon (2002)

3. “The Only True Lovers Are Chefs or Happy Birthday, Edna Lewis” Nikki Giovanni: The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection. Caedmon (2002)

4. “I Want To Talk About You”. John Coltrane: Soultrane. John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone; Red Garland – Piano; Paul Chambers – Bass; Arthur Taylor – Drum. Prestige Records (1958)

5. “But Not For Me”. Ahmad Jamal Trio: Ahmad Jamal At The Pershing – But Not For Me. Ahmad Jamal – Piano; Israel Crosby – Bass; Vernell Fournier. Argo Records (1958)

6. “This Door Swings Both Ways”. Amanda Ambrose: Laughing. Beegee Records (1973)

7. “Poem For A Lady Whose Voice I Like”. Nikki Giovanni: The Way I Feel. Collectables (Originally recorded in 1975/1995 reissue)

8. “When I Die” Nikki Giovanni: The Way I Feel. Collectables (Originally recorded in 1975/1995 reissue)

9. “All Blues”. Miles Davis Quintet: Kind Of Blue. Miles Davis – Trumpet; Julian “Cannonball” Adderlery – Alto Saxophone; John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone; Bill Evans – Piano; Jimmy Cobb – Drums. Columbia (Originally recorded in 1959/1997 remastered)

Sunday, August 10, 2014: Party Music with Author Rickey Vincent
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Walk Tall”. Cannonball Adderley: Black & Proud, Vol. 2. (Originally released on Country Preacher: “Live” at Operation Breadbasket – 1967). Cannonball Adderley – Alto Saxophone; Nat Adderley – Cornet; Joe Zawinul – Piano, Electric Piano (Composer); Roy McCurdy – Drums; David Axelrod – Producer. Trikont (2002)

3. “Say It Loud, I’m Black And I’m Proud”. James Brown: Black Power: Music Of A Revolution. (Originally released on Say It Loud, I’m Black And I’m Proud – 1969). Shout! Factory (2004)

4. “Seize The Time”. Elaine Brown: Seize the Time. Horace Tapscott, Piano, Arranger. Vault, 1969.

5. “No More”. The Lumpen: B Side of “Free Bobby Now”. Courtesy of Rickey Vincent, Not Available

6. “Power To The People”. The Lumpen. Live at Merritt College (11/10/70). Courtesy of Rickey Vincent, Not Available

7. “Blues For Brother George Jackson”. Archie Shepp: Attica Blues. Archie Shepp – Tenor and Soprano Saxophones; Clifford Thornton – Cornet; Roy Burrows, Charles McGhee, Michael Ridley – Trumpet; Cal Massey – Flugelhorn; Charles Greenlee, Charles Stephens, Kiane Zawadi – Trombone; Hakim Jami – Euphonium; Clarence White – Alto Saxophone; Marion Brown – Alto Saxophone, Flute, Bamboo Flute, Percussion; Roland Alexander, Billy Robinson – Tenor Saxophone; James Ware – Baritone Saxophone; John Blake, Leroy Jenkins, Lakshinarayana Shankar – Violin; Ronald Lipscomb, Calo Scott – Cello; Dave Burrell – Electric Piano; Walter Davis Jr. – Electric Piano, Piano; Cornell Dupree – Guitar; Jimmy Garrison, Gerald Jemmott, Roland Wilson – Bass; Ollie Anderson, Nene DeFense, Juma Sultan – Percussion; Beaver Harris, Billy Higgins – Drums; Joshie Armstead, Henry Hull Waheeda Massey, Albertine Roberson, Joe Lee Wilson – Vocal; Bartholomew Gray, William Kunstler – Narrator; RoMas – Arranger; Romulus Franceschini – Conductor. Impulse Records (1972)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “The Lumpen Theme”. The Lumpen. Live at Merritt College (11/10/70). Courtesy of Rickey Vincent, Not Available

2. “People Get Ready”. The Lumpen. Live at Merritt College (11/10/70). Courtesy of Rickey Vincent, Not Available

3. “For Freedom”. The Lumpen. Live at Merritt College (11/10/70). Courtesy of Rickey Vincent, Not Available

4. “Free Bobby Now”. The Lumpen: Listen Whitey!: The Sounds of Black Power 1967-1974. Light In The Attic Records (2012)

5. “Ol’ Pig Nixon”. The Lumpen. Live at Merritt College (11/10/70). Courtesy of Rickey Vincent, Not Available

6. “Revolution Is The Only Solution”. The Lumpen. Live at Merritt College (11/10/70). Courtesy of Rickey Vincent, Not Available

7. “Beautiful Brother Of Mine”. Curtis Mayfield: Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions: The Anthology 1961-1977 (Originally on Roots – 1972). MCA Records (1992)

Sunday, July 20, 2014: Charlie Haden Memorial
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Hour 1

1) “Today I Am A Man”. Charlie Haden Quartet West: Sophisticated Ladies (Decca Records-2011). Charlie Haden- bass, Ernie Watts-tenor sax, Alan Broadbent-piano, Rodney Green-drums

2) “Old Haden Family Show”. Charlie Haden: Rambling Boy: Family & Friends (Decca Records-2008). Haden Family (featuring 2-yr old Cowboy Charlie)

3) “‘Round About Midnight”. Miles Davis: Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants (Prestige-1958). Miles Davis-trumpet, John Coltrane-tenor sax, Red Garland-piano, Paul Chambers-bass, Philly Joe Jones-drums

4) “Eventually”. Ornette Coleman: The Shape of Things to Come (Atlantic). Ornette Coleman- alto sax, Don Cherry-cornet, Charlie Haden-bass, Billy Higgins-drums

5) “Free Jazz, Part 2”. Ornette Coleman Double Quartet: Free Jazz: A Collection Improvisation by the Ornette Coleman Double Quartet (Atlantic-1966). Don Cherry-pocket trumpet, Freddie Hubbard-trumpet, Eric Dolphy-bass clarinet, Ornette Coleman-alto sax, Charlie Haden, Scott LaFaro-bass, Ed Blackwell, Billy Higgins-drums

6) “The Empty Foxhole”. Ornette Coleman: The Empty Foxhole (Blue Note-1966). Ornette Coleman-alto sax-trumpet & violin, Charlie Haden-bass, Ornette Denardo Coleman-drums

7) “Lisbon Stomp”. Keith Jarrett: Life Between the Exit Signs (Atlantic-1967). Keith Jarrett-piano, Charlie Haden-bass, Paul Motian-drums

8) “The Blessing”. John Coltrane & Don Cherry: The Avant Garde (Atlantic-1966). John Coltrane-tenor/soprano sax, Don Cherry-cornet, Charlie Haden-bass, Ed Blackwell-drums

9) “This Train”. Alice Coltrane: Translinear Light (Impulse-2004). Alice Coltrane-organ (Wurlitzer), piano, synthesizer, Ravi Coltrane-percussion soprano/tenor sax, Charlie Haden-bass, Jack DeJohnette-drums, Producer/Mixed by Ravi Coltrane, Arranged by Alice Coltrane

10) “Song X”. Pat Metheny / Ornette Coleman: Song X (Geffen Records-1993). Ornette Coleman-alto sax, Charlie Haden-Bass, Denardo Coleman-drums, Jack DeJohnette-drums, Pat Metheny-guitar, guitar (synth),

11) “Waltz for Ruth (Haden)”. Pat Metheny & Charlie Haden: Beyond the Missouri Sky (Verve-1997). Charlie Haden-bass, Pat Metheny-acoustic guitar, all other instruments

12) “Not In Our Name” (Haden). Liberation Music Orchestra (Verve-2005). Charlie Haden-bass, Matt Wilson-drums, Ahnee Sharon Freeman-french horn, Steve Cardenas-guitar, Clara Bley-piano, Chris Cheek and Tony Malaby-tenor sax, Curtis Fowlkes-trombone, Michael Rodriguez, Seneca Black-trumpet, Joe Daley-tuba, Produced by Charlie Haden, Ruth Cameron and Carla Bley, Arranged by Carla Bley

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1) “Song for Che” (Haden). Liberation Music Orchestra: Liberation Music Orchestra (Impulse-1973). Charlie Haden-bass, Perry Robinson-clarinet, Don Cherry-cornet, flute (Indian wood and bamboo), Bob Northern-french Horn/percussion (hand wood blocks, bells)/crow call/whistle (military), Sam Brown-guitar, percussion (thumb piano), Paul Motian-percussion, Clara Bley-percussion (tambourine), Gato Barbieri-tenor sax/clarinet, Dewey Redman-alto/tenor sax, Roswell Rudd-trombone, Michael Mantler-trumpet, Howard Johnson-tuba, Arranged by Carla Bley

2) “In The Moment” (Haden). There It Is (Verve-Recorded in 1989/Released in 2003). Charlie Haden-double bass, Al Foster-drums, Joe Henderson-sax

3) “Dolphy’s Dance”. Etudes (Soul Note-1988). Charlie Haden-bass, Geri Allen-piano, Paul Motian-drums

4) “Ill Wind/featuring Norah Jones”. Charlie Haden Quartet West: Sophisticated Ladies (Decca Records-2011). Charlie Haden- bass, Ernie Watts-tenor sax, Alan Broadbent-piano, Rodney Green-drums

5) “Let’s Call It a Day/featuring Ruth Cameron”. Charlie Haden Quartet West: Sophisticated Ladies (Decca Records-2011)
Charlie Haden- bass, Ernie Watts-tenor sax, Alan Broadbent-piano, Rodney Green-drums

6) “Body & Soul”. Ruth Cameron: Roadhouse. (Verve-2000). Charlie Haden-producer/bass, Brad Mehldau-piano, Laurence Marable-drums

7) “First Song” (Haden). Abbey Lincoln: The World is Falling Down (1990-Verve). Abbey Lincoln-voice, Clark Terry-trumpet, fluegelhorn, Jackie McLean-alto sax, Alain Jean-Marie-piano, Charlie Haden-bass, Ron Carter-arrangements

8) “Single Girl, Married Girl”. Rambling Boy: Family & Friends (Decca Records-2008). The Haden Triplets (Petra, Rachel and Tanya – Mrs. Jack Black). Charlie Haden-bass, Jerry Douglas-dobro, Sam Bush-mandolin, Stuart Duncan-fiddle, Bryan Sutton-guitar, Buddy Greene-harmonica

9) “Down By the Salley”. Rambling Boy: Family & Friends (Decca Records-2008). Ruth Cameron. Arranged by Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden-bass, Pat Metheny-guitar (solo), Jerry Douglas-dobro, Ricky Skaggs-mandolin, Stuart Duncan-fiddle, Bryan Sutton-guitar

10) “Oh Shenandoah”. Rambling Boy: Family & Friends (Decca Records-2008). Charlie Haden (voice); Pat Metheny-guitar (solo), Jerry Douglas-dobro, Stuart Duncan-fiddle, Russ Barenberg-guitar

Sunday, July 13, 2014: Bobby Sanabria live, Part 2.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Elegba: Guardian of the Crossroads”. Bobby Sanabria & Acensión: ¡New York City Ache!. Eddie Rodriguez – Akpwon (lead vocal) ; Eddie Rodriguez, Hiram Remón, Bobby Sanabria – Ankori (vocal chorus) ; Bobby Sanabria – Guataca, Shekeres. Flying Fish (1993)

3. “Let There Be Swing”. Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra: ¡Qué Viva Harlem!. Bobby Sanabria – Conductor, Additional Arrangements, Solo Timbales. Solos:
Patrick Bartley – Soprano Saxophone; Leo Pellegrino – Baritone Saxophone; Arthur Vint – Drums; Matthew Gonzalez – Bongo. Jazzheads (2014)

4. “The French Connection” . Bobby Sanabria Big Band: Multiverse. Bobby Sanabria – Additional Arrangements. Solos:; Enrique Haneine – Piano ; Danny Rivera – Electric Baritone; Saxophone; Shareef Clayton – Trumpet w/ plunger; Jeff Lederer – Tenor Saxophone; Chris Washburne – Dijeridoo (Yidaki). Jazzheads (2012)

5. “Tanga”. Mario Bauza: Legendary Mambo King & His Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra. Bobby Sanabria – Drums . Solos: Marcus Persiani – Piano; Victor Paz – Trumpet. Messidor (1992)

6. “Speak No Evil”. Bobby Sanabria Big Band: Multiverse. Solos: Bobby Sanabria – Bongo; Peter Branin – Tenor Saxophone; La Bruja – Rap. Jazzheads (2012)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “The Cross Bronx Expressway”. David Gonzalez and the Poetic License Band : City of Dreams. David Gonzalez – Poems, Guitar and Vocals; Bobby Sanabria – Drums and Background Vocals; John DiMartino – Piano and Keyboards; Boris Kozlov – Electric and Acoustic Bass. Laughinghorse Records (2002)

2. “Urban Music”. Sekou Sundiata: longstoryshort. Sekou Sundiata – Spoken Vocal & Background Vocal; Bobby Sanabria – Percussion. Righteous Babe Records (2000)

3. “Tanga: Rumba-Afro-Cubana”. Mambo All-Stars: The Mambo Kings: Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture. Bobby Sanabria – Drums . Solos: Victor Paz, Charlie Sepulveda –Trumpet; Pablo Calogero – Baritone Saxophone; Bobby Porcelli – Alto Saxophone. Elektra Records (1992)

4. “El Aché De Sanabria En Moderación”. Bobby Sanabria: Big Band Urban Folktales. Solos: Kevin Bryan – Trumpet; Shareef Clayton – Trumpet w/ plunger; David De Jesus – Soprano Saxophone; Bobby Sanabria – Caja (Conga w/ stick), marimba; Ricardo Pons – Vocal Prayer for Obatala. Jazzheads (2007)

5. “Mambo Beat”. Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra. Bobby Sanabria – Conductor, Solo Timbales; Solos: Michael Sherman – Baritone Saxophone; Paul Stodolka, Blake Martin, Justin Walter, Anthony Stanko – Trumpet; Norman Edwards – Drums. Jazzheads (2011)

6. “Oh Shenandoah”. Rambling Boy: Family & Friends (Decca Records-2008). Charlie Haden (voice); Pat Metheny-guitar (solo), Jerry Douglas-dobro, Stuart Duncan-fiddle, Russ Barenberg-guitar

Sunday, July 6, 2014: Bobby Sanabria, Part 1.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Oclupaco”. Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra: ¡Qué Viva Harlem! Bobby Sanabria – Conductor, Vocal; Solos:; St. Clair Simmons – Trombone; Graeme Norris – Tenor Saxophone; Benny Benack – Trumpet. Jazzheads (2014)

3. “Fever”. Ray Barretto & New Word Spirit: Trancedance. Ray Barretto – Congas; James Moody – Alto Saxophone; Bobby Sanabria – Percussion; Gregg August – Bass; John Bailey – Trumpet
Vince Cherico – Drums; John Di Martino – Piano; Adam Kolker – Soprano and Tenor Saxophone. Circular Moves (2000)

4. “Days Gone By In Broken English”. Sekou Sundiata: The Blue Oneness of Dreams. Sekou Sundiata – Spoken Vocal & Background Vocal; Bobby Sanabria – Various Percussion; Douglas Booth – Keyboards & Background Vocals; Konrad Adderly – Bass; Jorge Sylvester – Soprano Saxophone. Mouth Almighty / Mercury Records (1997)

5. “Llegue / I’ve Arrived”. Bobby Sanabria & Acensión: ¡New York City Ache! Bobby Sanabria – Drums, Timbales, Vibra Harp, Congas, Bongo & Bell; Donald Nicks – Bass ; John Di Martino – Piano; Gene Jefferson – Alto Saxophone; Hamid Drake – Drums, Frame Drum; Jay Rodriguez – Flute & Tenor Sax; Lewis Kahn – Trombone; Lewis Kahn, Eddie Bobé, Gene Jefferson, Jay Rodriguez, Tatyana Calzado, Hiram Remón – Vocals. Flying Fish (1993)

6. “Mambo Infierno”. Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra: ¡Qué Viva Harlem! Bobby Sanabria – Conductor . Jazzheads (2014)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Token”. Jorge Sylvester : MusiCollage. Jorge Sylvester – Alto & Soprano Saxophone; Bobby Sanabria – Percussion; Claudio Roditi – Trumpet & Flugelhorn; Gene Jackson – Drums; Monte Croft – Vibraphone; Santi Debriano – Bass; Marvin Sewell – Guitar. Postcards (1996)

2. “Zimbabwe”. Mongo Santamaria And His Latin-Jazz Orchestra: Free Spirit (Espiritu Libre). Mongo Santamaria – Congas; Bobby Sanabria – Drums; Eddie Resto – Bass; Bob Quarantas – Piano; Pablo Rosario – Bongo; Tony Hinson – Flute, Tenor and Soprano Saxophones
Sam Furnace, Tony Hinson – Flute, Baritone and Alto Saxophones; Eddie J. Allen – Trumpet & Flugelhorn. M.I.L. Multimedia (1985)

3. “The Sweeter The Lovin’, The Darker The Rue”. Ben Lapidus: Ochossi Blues. Ben Lapidus – Guitar, Cuban Tres, Puerto Rican Cuatro; Bobby Sanabria – Drums ; Bobby Harden – Vocals ; Jared Gold – Organ; Aaron Weistrop – Guitar; Paul Carlon – Baritone & Tenor Saxophone
Greg Glassman – Trumpet; Elizabeth Prascoia – Trombone. Soon to be released – Previewed on Suga’

4. “Rainbow People”. Larry Harlow: Live at Birdland. Larry Harlow – Keyboards; Bobby Sanabria – Drums; Chembo Corniel – Congas, Percussion; Eddie “Gua Gua” Rivera – Bass; Mac Gollehon – Trumpet; Ronnie Cuber – Flute & Baritone Saxophone (Guest). Latin Cool Records / Orchard (2002)

Sunday, June 22, 2014: Hamid Drake.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Aduna” Abdoulaye N’Diaye: Taoue. Abdoulaye N’Diaye – Alto, Soprano, Tenor Saxophone; Hamid Drake – Drums. Justin Time (2003)

3. “Mamamaneh”. Mandingo Griot Society: Mandingo Griot Society. Joseph Thomas – Fender, Top Bass, Shakers, Vocals; Hamid Drake – Trap Drums, Tabla, Bells, Shakers, Vocals; Jali Foday Musa Suso – Cora, Lead Vocals, Desungan, Shakers; Adam Rudolph – Congas, Bongos, Timbales, Djembe, Shekere, Bells, Shakers, Vocals. Flying Fish (1979)

4. “Musubalanto”. Mandingo Griot Society: Mandingo Griot Society. Joseph Thomas – Fender, Top Bass, Shakers, Vocals; Hamid Drake – Trap Drums, Tabla, Bells, Shakers, Vocals; Jali Foday Musa Suso – Cora, Lead Vocals, Desungan, Shakers; Adam Rudolph – Congas, Bongos, Timbales, Djembe, Shekere, Bells, Shakers, Vocals. Flying Fish (1979)

5. “For Brother Thompson”. Fred Anderson and Hamid Drake: From The River To The Ocean. Fred Anderson – Tenor Saxophone; Hamid Drake – Drums, Frame Drum; Josh Abrams – Bass, Guimbri; Jeff Parker – Guitar. Thrill Jockey (2007)

6. “Lama Khyenno”. Fred Anderson and Hamid Drake: Back Together Again. Fred Anderson – Tenor Saxophone; Hamid Drake – Drums, Frame Drum, Vocals. Thrill Jockey (2004)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Banished”. David Murray’s Black Saint Quartet: Live In Berlin. David Murray – Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet; Hamid Drake – Drums; Jaribu Shahid – Bass; Lafayette Gilchrist – Piano. Jazzwerkstatt (2010)

2. “Take Us Home”. Hamid Drake and Bindu Bindu: Reggaeology. Hamid Drake – Drums; Napoleon Maddox – Beat Box; Jeff Parker – Bass; Jeff Albert – Hammond B3, Trombone; Jeb Bishop – Trombone; Josh Abrams – Double Bass, Guimbri. Rogue Art (2010)

3. “Never Run But Go, Part 4”. Peter Brotzmann, William Parker, Hamid Drake: Never Too late But Always Too Early. Peter Brotzmann – Alto Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Tarogato; William Parker – Double Bass, Doussn’gouni; Hamid Drake – Drums. Eremite (2003)

4. “Gufela”. Gigi with Material: Mesgana Ethiopia (Live in Kems, Austria). M.O.D. Technologies (2010)

5. “Ancient Peoples”. Pharoah Sanders, Adam Rudolph, Hamid Drake: Spirits. Pharoah Sanders – Wood Flute, Hinedewho, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals; Adam Rudolph – Bamboo Flute, Bendir (Frame Drum), Congas, Djembe, Gong, Overtone, Percus, Thumb Piano, Talking Drum, Udu; Hamid Drake – Def, Drums, Bendir (Frame Drum), Tabla, Vocals. META Records (2000)

Sunday, June 15, 2014: J.T. Lewis.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Adapted”. Harriet Tubman: I Am A Man. J.T. Lewis – Drums ; Melvin Gibbs – Guitar; Brandon Ross – Bass. Knitting Factory (1998)

3. “There Goes The Neighborhood”. Harriet Tubman: Treasure Hunt for the Prototype. J.T. Lewis – Drums ; Melvin Gibbs – Guitar; Brandon Ross – Bass. Sunnyside Communications (2011)

4. “Where I Stand”. Harriet Tubman: I Am A Man. J.T. Lewis – Drums ; Melvin Gibbs – Guitar; Brandon Ross – Bass. Knitting Factory Works (1998)

5. “You Send Me”. Roy Ayers: You Send Me. Roy Ayers – Tenor Saxophone; Carla Vaughan – Lead and Background Vocals; J.T. Lewis – Drums ; Phillip Woo – Electric Piano; William Allen – Bass; Chano O’Ferral – Congas; Kermit Moore – String Contractor. Verve (1978)

6. “Still Got The Blues”. Stanley Jordan: Cornucopia. Stanley Jordan – Guitar; J.T. Lewis – Drums; Bernard Wright – Keyboards; Yossi Fine – Bass. Blue Note (1989)

7. “Resting on the Road”. Don Cherry: Sacred Common Ground. Don Cherry – Piano; J.T. Lewis – Drums; Carlos Ward – Alto Saxophone; Santi Debriano – Bass; Mor Thiam – Percussion; Joseph Bowie – Trombone. Blue Note (1995)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Ascension”. Harriet Tubman Double Trio: Ascension. J.T. Lewis – Drums ; Melvin Gibbs – Guitar; Brandon Ross – Bass; Ron Miles – Trumpet ; DJ Logic – Turntables ; DJ Singe –Turntables . Sunnyside Communications (2011)

2. “Of Passage”. Harriet Tubman: Treasure Hunt for the Prototype. J.T. Lewis – Drums; Melvin Gibbs – Guitar; Brandon Ross – Bass. Sunnyside Communications (2011)

3. “Canto por Odudua” (feat. Pedrito Martinez and Pete Cosey). Melvin Gibbs’ Elevated Entity: Ancients Speak. Livewire Music (2009)

Sunday, June 8, 2014: Vision Festival 19.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “March of April”. Charles Gayle Trio: Streets. Northern Spy (2012)

3. “Shout Merrily” (music under bio segment). Charles Gayle Quartet: Daily Bread. Charles Gayle – Tenor Saxophone; Wilber Morris – Bass; Michael Wimberly – Drums ; William Parker – Cello, Piano (other selections). Black Saint (1998)

4. “Yokes”. Charles Gayle with Sunny Murray and William Parker: Kingdom Come. Charles Gayle – Tenor Saxophone; William Parker – Acoustic Bass; Sunny Murray – Drums . Knitting Factory Works (1994)

5. “Watch. ”Charles Gayle Quartet: Daily Bread. Charles Gayle – Tenor Saxophone; Wilber Morris – Bass; Michael Wimberly – Drums ; William Parker – Cello, Piano (other selections). Black Saint (1998)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Part C”. Charles Gayle / William Parker / Rashied Ali: Touchin’ on Trane. Charles Gayle – Tenor Saxophone; William Parker – Acoustic Bass; Rashied Ali – Drums. FMP/Free Music Production (1993)

2. “Straight Ahead Steps”. By Any Means: Live at Crescendo (Recorded at Vision Festival 11 – 2006, New York). Rashied Ali – Drums; Charles Gayle – Alto Saxophone; William Parker – Acoustic Bass. Ayler Records (2008)

3. “Don’t Buy The Line”. Amiri Baraka’s Blue Ark featuring Halim Sulliman: Real Song. Enja (1995)

4. “Aten and Amama”. The Roy Campbell Ensemble: Akhenaten Suite (Recorded at Vision Festival 12 – 2007, New York). Roy Campbell – Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Recorder and Arghul; Billy Bang – Violin; Bryan Carrott – Vibraharp; Hilliard Greene – Bass; Zen Matsuura – Drums. Arts for Arts, Inc / AUM Fidelity (2007)

Sunday, May 4, 2014: Sun Ra at 100.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Along Came Ra”. Sun Ra & His Arkestra: Lost Arkestra Part. I. Kindred Spirits / Art Yard (Originally recorded in 1978/2010 reissue)

3. “On The Blue Side” (music under bio segment). Sun Ra and His Solar Arkestra: Bad & Beautiful. Sun Ra – Piano; Marshall Allen – Alto Saxophone, Flute, Percussion; John Gilmore – Tenor Saxophone, Percussion; Pat Patrick – Baritone Saxophone, Percussion; Ronnie Boykins – Bass; Tommy Hunter – Drums . El Saturn (Originally released in 1961/1992 Evidence reissue)

4. “Sleeping Beauty”. Sun Ra And His Intergalactic Myth Science Solar Arkestra: Sleeping Beauty. Sun Ra – Piano, Electric Piano, Organ, Vocals; Marshall Allen – Alto Saxophone, Flute ; John Gilmore – Tenor Saxophone, Percussion, Vocals; Knoel Scott – Alto and Baritone Saxophone, Percussion; Danny Ray Thompson – Baritone Saxophone, Flute, Percussion; Hutch Jones – Alto and Tenor Saxophone; Eloe Omoe – Bass Clarinet, Flute, Percussion; Richard Williams, Steve Clark – Electric Bass; Vincent Chancey – French Horn; Curt Pulliam, Walter Miller – Trumpet; Michael Ray – Trumpet, Vocals; Damon Choice, Harry Wilson – Vibraphone; Eddie Thomas, Reg McDonald – Drums ; Luqman Ali – Drums; Atakatune – Percussion; June Tyson, Rhonda Blount – Vocals. El Saturn (Originally released in 1979/2008 Kindred Spirits/Art Yard reissue)

5. “Interplantary Music”. Sun Ra and His Solar Arkestra: We Travel The Spaceways . Sun Ra – Piano, Cosmic Tone Organ; Phil Cohran – Trumpet, Space Harp, Percussion; Marshall Allen – Alto Saxophone, Bells, Flying Saucer, Percussion; John Gilmore – Tenor Saxophone, Cosmic Bells, Percussion; Pat Patrick – Baritone Saxophone, Percussion; Ronnie Boykins – Bass
Robert Barry – Drums, Percussion; Edward Skinner – Percussion. El Saturn (Originally released in 1960/1992 Evidence reissue)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Stardust From Tomorrow”. Sun Ra Arkestra: Mayan Temples. Sun Ra – Piano, Synthesizer; Marshall Allen – Alto Saxophone, Flute ; Michael Ray – Trumpet, Vocals; Ahmed Abdullah – Trumpet, Vocals; Knoel Scott – Alto Saxophone ; John Gilmore – Tenor Saxophone, Timbales; Tyrone Hill – Trombone; James Jackson – Bassoon, African Drums; June Tyson – Vocal; Jothan Callins – Bass, Electric Bass; Clifford Barbaro – Drums; Earl “Buster” Smith – Drums; Ron McBee – Congas and Percussion; Jorge Silvas – Percussion; Elson Nascimento – Surdo Percussion. Black Saint (1990)

2. “The Shadow World”. Sun Ra: Sun Ra featuring Pharoah Sanders and Black Harold (Recorded at Judson Hall, New York). Sun Ra – Piano, Celeste; Pharoah Sanders – Tenor Saxophone; Black Harold (Harold Murray) – Flute, Log Drum; Al Evans – Trombone; Teddy Nance – Trumpet; Marshall Allen – Alto Saxophone ; Pat Patrick – Baritone Saxophone ; Alan Silva, Ronnie Boykins – Bass; Cliff Jarvis, Jimmhi Johnson – Drums; Art Jenkins – Space Voice. El Saturn (Originally released in 1964/2009 ESP Disk reissue)

3. “Horoscope”. Sun Ra and His Arkestra: Jazz In Sihoulette. Le Sun Ra – Piano; Marshall Allen, James Spaulding – Alto Saxophone, Flute ; Pat Patrick, Charles Davis – Baritone Saxophone ; John Gilmore – Tenor Saxophone; Julian Preister – Trombone; Hobart Dotson – Trumpet ; Ronnie Boykins – Bass; Robert Barry – Percussion . El Saturn (Originally released in 1958/1991 Evidence reissue)

4. “Star Time”. Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra: The Nubians Of Plutonia. Sun Ra – Electric Piano; James Spaulding – Alto Saxophone; Charles Davis,Pat Patrick – Baritone Saxophone; John Gilmore – Tenor Saxophone; Marshall Allen – Alto Saxophone
James Herndon – Timbales; Ronnie Boykins – Bass; Nate Pryor – Trombone; Robert Barry – Drums. El Saturn (Originally recorded in 1956/released in 1966/1993 Evidence reissue)

5. “Friendly Galaxy”. Sun Ra: Media Dreams. Sun Ra – Piano, Organ, Moog Synthesizer, Rhythm Machine, Vocals; John Gilmore – Tenor Saxophone, Drums, Vocals
Luqman Ali – Drums, Vocals; Michael Ray – Trumpet, Vocals. Art Yard (Originally recorded in 1978/2008 reissue)

6. “Spontaneous Simplicity”. Sun Ra And His Myth-Science Arkestra: The Nubians Of Plutonia. Sun Ra – Electric Piano. El Saturn (Originally recorded in 1956/released in 1966/2014 iTunes reissue)

Sunday, April 20, 2014: Jesus Papoleto Meléndez.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Anacaona”. Cheo Feliciano: Constelacion de Estrellas: Fania Platino, Vol. 2. Fania (!996).

3. “Letter From Home”. Eddie Jefferson: Letter From Home. Original Jazz Classics/Riverside (1992).

4. “So What”. Eddie Jefferson: Body and Soul Original Jazz Classics Records (1989).

5. “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)”. Eddie Jefferson: Things Are Getting Better. Muse Records (1996).

6. “Take 5”. Brubeck Brothers Quartet: Second Nature. Blue Forest Records. 2001.

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

1. “Hey Yo! Yo Soy!”. Jesus Papoleto Meléndez.

2. “Bitches Brew”. Eddie Jefferson: Things Are Getting Better. Muse Records (1996).

3. “Enlightenment”. Sun Ra Arkestra: Jazz in Silhouette (Images and Forecasts of Tomorrow). Evidence (1991).

4. “Puerto Rico/ Adoración”. Fania All Stars: Live in Puerto Rico, June 11, 1994. Fania (2012).

Sunday, April 13, 2014: Amiri Baraka.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Nightmare Bush’it World, All I Do”. Amina & Amiri Baraka: The Shani Project. Amiri Baraka – Poetry; Rahman Herbie Morgan – Tenor Saxophone; Dwight West – Vocals; Brian Smith – Bass; Vijay Iyer – Piano. Brown Sound International Records (2003).

3. “Thandiwa”. Grachan Moncur III: Some Other Stuff. Grachan Moncur III –Trombone; Wayne Shorter – Tenor Saxophone; Herbie Hancock – Piano; Cecil McBee – Bass; Tony Williams – Drums. Blue Note (1964)

4. “Straits of Blagellan”. Alan Shorter: Orgasm. Alan Shorter – Flugelhorn; Gato Barberi – Tenor Saxophone; Reggie Johnson – Bass; Rashied Ali – Drums. Verve (1968)

5. “Being Colored, Chazz”. Amina & Amiri Baraka: The Shani Project. Amina Baraka – Poetry; Rahman Herbie Morgan – Tenor Saxophone; Dwight West – Vocals; Brian Smith – Bass; Vijay Iyer – Piano. Brown Sound International Records (2003).

6. “Evidence”. Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers/Thelonious Monk: Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk. Art Blakey – Drums; Thelonious Monk – Piano; Johnny Griffin – Tenor Saxophone ; Bill Hardman – Trumpet; Spanky DeBrest – Bass. Atlantic (1958)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

7. “Alabama”. John Coltrane: Live at Birdland. John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone; McCoy Tyner – Piano; Jimmy Garrison – Bass; Elvin Jones – Drums. Impulse (1962)

8. “Original Fabus Fables”. Charles Mingus: Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus. Charles Mingus – Bass; Eric Dolphy – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet; Danny Richmond – Drums/Vocals; Ted Curson – Trumpet. Candid Records (1960)

9. “Something In The Way of Things”. The Roots: Phrenology. MCA Records (2002)

10. “Trouble In Mind”. Nina Simone: Live In Newport. Nina Simone – Piano/Vocals; Chris White – Bass; Bobby Hamilton – Drums ; Al Schackman – Guitar. Colpix (1960)

11. “Somebody Blew Up America”. Amiri Baraka: Media Sanctuary Video (YouTube, 2009)

12. “I’m Beginning To See The Light”. Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington: The Great Summit: The Master Takes (2-CD set). Louis Armstrong – Trumpet, Vocals; Duke Ellington – Piano; Trummy Young – Trombone; Barney Bigard – Clarinet ; Mort Herbert – Bass; Danny Barcelona – Drums. Roulette Jazz (1961)

13. “Black Unity”. Pharoah Sanders: Black Unity. Pharoah Sanders – Tenor Saxophone, Balaphone; Hannibal Marvin Peterson – Trumpet, Vocals; Carlos Garnett – Tenor Saxophone; Joe Bonner – Piano; Cecil McBee, Stanley Clarke – Bass; Norman Connors, Billy Hart – Drums; Lawrence Killian – Congas, Talking Drums, Balaphone. Impulse (1971)

Sunday, April 6, 2014: Dr. Arnold Rampersad on the Jazz Poetry of Langston Hughes.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “I’ve Known Rivers” with Introduction. Langston Hughes: The TeachingBooks.net Blog

3. “I’ve Known Rivers”.Gary Bartz Ntu Troop: I’ve Known Rivers and Other Bodies. Gary Bartz – Soprano and Alto Saxophones/Vocals; Hubert Eaves – Electric and Acoustic Piano; Stafford James – Electric and Acoustic Bass; Howard King – Drums. Prestige (1973)

4. “The Beginning/Blues”. Langston Hughes: The Story of Jazz. Smithsonian Folkways (Originally recorded in 1954/2007 Reissue)

5. “I’m Not Rough”. Louis Armstrong: The 25 Greatest Hot Fives & Hot Sevens. United States of Distribution (Originally recorded in 1929/2010 Compilation)

6. “The Weary Blues”. Langston Hughes with Leonard Feather’s All-Star Sextet: Harlem In Vogue: The Poetry & Jazz of Langston Hughes. Red Allen – Trumpet; Vic Dickenson – Trombone; Sam “The Man” Taylor – Tenor Saxophone/Clarinet; Al Williams – Piano; Milt Hinton – Bass; Osie Johnson – Drums. Fingertips Records (Originally recorded in 1958/2011)

7. “Mood Indigo”. Duke Ellington/Coleman Hawkins: Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins. Duke Ellington – Piano; Coleman Hawkins – Tenor Saxophone; Ray Nance – Coronet/Violin; Lawrence Brown – Trombone; Harry Carney – Baritone Saxophone/Bass Clarinet; Aaron Bell – Bass; Sam Woodyard – Drums. Impulse (Originally recorded in 1962/1995)

8. “Feet Live Their Own Life”. Langston Hughes: Harlem In Vogue: The Poetry & Jazz of Langston Hughes. Fingertips Records (Originally recorded in 1958/2011)

9. “In Memory of”. Randy Weston: Highlife. Colpix (1963)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

10. “Second Movement: African Lady” (co-written by Langston Hughes). Randy Weston: Uhuru Afrika. Roulette (1960)

11. “Do Nothing ‘Til You Hear From Me”. Randy Weston Trio plus Cecil Payne: With These Hands. Randy Weston – Piano; Cecil Payne – Baritone Saxophone; Ahmed Abdul-Malik – Bass; Wilbert Hogan – Drums. Riverside (1956)

12. & 13. “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” (Excerpts). Text by Langston Hughes/Music by Dr. Ron McCurdy. YouTube video

14. “Note on The Commercial Theater”. Langston Hughes with Leonard Feather’s All-Star Sextet: Harlem In Vogue: The Poetry & Jazz of Langston Hughes. Red Allen – Trumpet; Vic Dickenson – Trombone; Sam “The Man” Taylor – Tenor Saxophone/Clarinet; Al Williams – Piano; Milt Hinton – Bass; Osie Johnson – Drums. Fingertips Records (Originally recorded in 1958/2011)

15. “I, Too”. Langston Hughes: The Voice of Langston Hughes. Smithsonian Folkways (Originally recorded in 1963/1995)

16. “A Foggy Day”. Charles Mingus: Pithecanthropus Erectus. Charles Mingus – Bass; Jackie McLean – Alto Saxophones; J.R. Monterose – Tenor Saxophones; Mal Waldron – Piano; Willie Jones – Drums

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014: Jana Herzen and Motéma Records.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Lengua De Obbara”. The Pedrito Martinez Group: The Pedrito Martinez Group. Pedrito Martinez – Percussion, Lead Vocals; Wynton Marsalis – Guest Trumpet; Ariacne Trujillo – Piano, Lead Vocals; Alvaro Benavides – Electric Bass, Background Vocals; Jhair Sala –Percussion, Background Vocals. Motema (2013)

3. “(Re)Evolution”. M1, Brian Jackson, The New Midnight Band: Kentyah Presents Evolutionary Minded -Furthering The Legacy Of Gil Scott-Heron. John Coltrane – Soprano Saxophone; McCoy Tyner – Piano; Reggie Workman – Bass; Elvin Jones – Drums. Motema (2013)

4. “Confrontation”. Babatunde Lea: Soul Pools. Babatunde Lea – Drums; Frank Lacy – Trombone; Hilton Ruiz – Piano; Mario Rivera – Tenor Saxophone; John Benitez – Bass. Motema (2003)

5. “Recognition”. Rufus Reid: Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project. Motema (2013)

6. “Truth”. Charnett Moffett: The Bridge: Solo Bass Works. Charnett Moffett – Bass, Acoustic Guitar. Motema (2013)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

7. “Spain (I Remember)”. Jana Herzen: Passion of a Lonely Heart. Jana Herzen –Guitar, Vocals; Charnett Moffett – Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass. Motema (2012)

8. “Maceo”. Lakecia Benjamin: Retox. Lakecia Benjamin – Alto & Soprano Saxophone, All arrangements; Solomon Dorsey – Bass; Jesse Fischer – Keys, Organ; Shelton Gardner – Guitar; Jonathan Powell – Flugelhorn; Nick Roseboro – Trumpet; Andre Murchinson – Trombone; Joe Blaxx – Drums. Motema (2012)

9. “The Smart Set”. Geri Allen: Grand River Crossings: Motown and Motor City Inspirations. Geri Allen – Piano. Marcus Belgrave – Trumpet. Motema (2013)

10. “Empty Bed Blues”. Roberta Donnay and the Prohibition Mob Band: A Little Sugar. Roberta Donnay– Vocals; John R. Burr – Piano; Sam Bevan – Bass; Michael Barsimanto – Drums; Rich Armstrong – Trumpet, Coronet; Sheldon Brown – Saxophones, Clarinet, Flute; Wayne Wallace – Trombone. Motema (2012)

11. “Waltz Betty Waltz”. Marc Cary Focus Trio: Four Directions. Marc Cary – Piano
Sameer Gupta – Drums; Burnis Earl Travis II (Rashaan Carter on others) – Acoustic Bass. Motema (2013)

12. “Bling Bling”. Gregory Porter: Be Good Motema (2012)

Sunday, March 16th, 2014: Deborah Gordon of the Village Vanguard.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Backstairs”. Dexter Gordon: Homecoming: Live at the Village Vanguard. Dexter Gordon – Tenor Saxophone; Woody Shaw – Trumpet; Ronnie Matthews – Piano; Stafford James – Bass; Louis Hayes – Drums. Columbia (1977/Complete Columbia Box Set – 2011)

3. “Softly As In A Morning Sunrise”. John Coltrane: Live at the Village Vanguard: The Master Takes. John Coltrane – Soprano Saxophone; McCoy Tyner – Piano; Reggie Workman – Bass; Elvin Jones – Drums. Impulse (Originally recorded in 1961/1997– Impulse reissue)

4. “Hackensack”. Thelonius Monk Quartet: The Last Concerts: Lincoln Center – 1975 / Village Vanguard: – 1972 (2-CD set). Thelonious Monk – Piano; Paul Jeffrey – Tenor Saxophone; Dave Holland – Bass; T.S. Monk – Drums . Fresh Sound (1972)

5. “Swing”

6. “Ballet at the Village Vortex”. Rosalind Russell & Cast: Wonderful Town (Music: Leonard Bernstein – Words & Lyrics: Betty Comden & Adolph Green). Decca (Originally recorded in 1953/2001 reissue)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

7. “The Vanguard”. Bill Frisell: East/West. (CD 1: West – Yoshi’s, Oakland / CD 2: East – Village Vanguard, NY) Bill Frisell – Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Loops; Kenny Wollesen – Drums, Percussion; Tony Scherr – Bass, Acoustic Guitar. Nonesuch (2005)

8. “Las Cucarachas Entran”. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra: Monday Night Live At The Village Vanguard. Planet Arts (2008)

9. “Old Devil Moon”. Sonny Rollins: A Night at the Village Vanguard. Sonny Rollins – Tenor Saxophone; Wilbur Ware – Bass; Elvin Jones – Drums. Blue Note (Originally recorded in 1957/1999 reissue)

10. “Waltz For Debby”. Bill Evans Trio: The Village Vanguard Sessions. Bill Evans – Piano; Scott LaFaro – Bass; Paul Motian – Drums. Essential Jazz Classics (Originally recorded in 1961/2012 reissue)

1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

Sunday, March 9th, 2014: Catherine Russell.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Bring It Back”. Catherine Russell: Bring It Back. Harmonia Mundi / Jazz Village (2014)

3. “November”. Catherine Russell: Inside This Heart Of Mine. World Village (2010)

4. “You Got Me Voodoo’d”. Louis Armstrong: The Chronogical Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra – 1939-1940. Luis Russell – Piano, Arranger. Decca (Originally recorded in 1939/1991–Classics compilation)

5. “The New Call of the Freaks” (written by Paul Barbarin – the band’s theme). Luis Russell & His Orchestra: Saratoga Swing. Luis Russell – Piano; Henry “Red” Allen, Bill Coleman – Trumpet; J.C. Higginbotham – Trombone; Albert Nicholas – Clarinet, Alto Saxophone; Charlie Holmes – Clarinet, Alto Saxophone; Teddy Hill – Tenor Saxophone; Wil Johnson – Banjo, Guitar
Pops Foster – Bass; Paul Barbarin – Drums. Okeh (Originally recorded in 1929/Sanctuary Records compilation – 2007)

6. “One”

7. “Our Father”. Mary Lou Williams: Mary Lou’s Mass. Mary Lou Williams –Piano; Carline Ray – Bass, Lead Vocal; Leon Atkinson – Guitar; Al Harewood – Drums; David Amram – Flute; Eileen Gilbert, Randy Peyton, Christine Spencer – Backing Vocals. (Originally recorded in 1970/Smithsonian Folkways reissue – 2003)

8. “Lazarus”. Carline Ray: Vocal Sides (Produced by Catherine Russell). Carlcat Records via CD Baby (2013)

9. “He’s All I Need”. Catherine Russell (duet w/ Carline Ray): Strictly Romancin’. World Village (2012)

10. “The Last Mall”. Steely Dan: Everything Must Go. Catherine Russell. – Backing Vocals. Reprise (2003)

11. “Blue Memories” (Written by Catherine Russell & Paul Kahn). Catherine Russell: Cat. World Village (2006)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the Bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

12. “I Cover The Waterfront”. Catherine Russell: Bring It Back. Harmonia Mundi / Jazz Village (2014)

13. “Under The Spell Of The Blues”. Catherine Russell: Strictly Romancin’. World Village (2012)

14. “Luci” (Written by Catherine Russell). Catherine Russell: Sentimental Streak. World Village (2008)

15. “Hot Gets A Little Cold” (Written by Catherine Russell). Cyndi Lauper: Sisters Of Avalon. Catherine Russell. – Backing Vocals. Epic (1997)

16. “A Feather’s Not a Bird”. Rosanne Cash: The River & The Thread. Catherine Russell, Amy Helm, Curtis King, John James, Tabitha Fair, Tawatha Agee – Backing Vocals Rosanne Cash – Lead Vocals; John Leventhal – Guitar, Bass, Percussion, Organ, String Arrangement; David Mansfield – Violin, Viola. Blue Note (2014)

17. “Darktown Strutter’s Ball”

18. “Lucille”. Catherine Russell: Bring It Back. Harmonia Mundi / Jazz Village (2014)

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014: Rhonda Hamilton Carvin.
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1st Hour

2. “Four Women”. Nina Simone: Let It All Out. Nina Simone – Vocal/Piano; Rudy Stephenson – Guitar; Bobby Hamilton – Drums; Lisle Atkinson – Bass. Phillips (1965)

3. “The Swinger’s Jump”. Duke Ellington: Blues In Orbit. Columbia (1959)

4. “Take The Coltrane “. Duke Ellington & John Coltrane: Duke Ellington & John Coltrane. John Coltrane – Soprano and Tenor Saxophone; Duke Ellington – Piano; Jimmy Garrison – Bass; Elvin Jones – Drums. Impulse (1962)

5. “Blue Skies “. Dinah Washington – Vocals: After Hours with Miss D. Dinah Washington; Clark Terry – Trumpet; Rick Henderson – Alto Saxophone; Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis – Tenor Saxophone; Junior Mance – Piano; Keter Betts – Bass; Max Roach – Drums. EmArcy (1954)

6. “Picture This”. Billy Taylor: It’s A Matter of Pride. Billy Taylor – Composer, Pianist, Producer; Christian McBride – Bass; Marvin “Smitty” Smith – Drums ; Ray Mantilla – Congas. GRP (1993)

7. “Return to Paradise”. Shirley Horn: Here’s to Life. Shirley Horn – Vocals, Piano; Charles Ables – Bass; Steve Williams – Drums; Johnny Mandel – Producer, Arranger. Verve (1992)

8. “Let’s Do It”. Rene Marie: I Wanna Be Evil: with Love to Eartha Kitt. Rene Marie – Vocals; Kevin Bales – Piano; Elias Bailey – Bass; Quentin Baxter – Drums; Wycliffe Gordon –Trombone. Motema (2013)

9. “Red Clay”. Freddie Hubbard: Red Clay. Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet; Herbie Hancock – Piano; Ron Carter – Bass; Lenny White – Drums; Joe Henderson – Saxophone . CTI (1970)

[“Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Warner Bros. (1989). Background music for the On the bandstand segment.]

2nd Hour

10. “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight”. Nancy Wilson: Come Get To This. Nancy Wilson –Vocals. Capitol (Originally recorded in 1975/2011–soulmusic.com records reissue)

11. “The James Bond Theme”. Count Basie Orchestra featuring Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis: Basie Meets Bond. Capitol (1965)

12. “I’m Beginning To See The Light”. Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass: Sophisticated Lady. Fantasy (Originally recorded in 1983/2001–Pablo Records reissue)

13. “Hub Cap”. Freddie Hubbard: Hub Cap. Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet; Julian Preister – Trombone; Jimmy Heath – Tenor Saxophone; Cedar Walton – Piano; Larry Ridley – Bass; Philly Joe Jones – Drums. Blue Note (1961)

14. “Dr. Too Much”. Michael Carvin: Lost and Found Project 2065. Michael Carvin – Drums; Antoine Roney – Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet; Jansen Cinco – Bass. Michael Carvin Production Co. (2010)

13. “Leebop”. Lee Morgan: The Sixth Sense. Lee Morgan – Trumpet; Frank Mitchell – Tenor Saxophone; Harold Mabern – Piano; Mickey Bass – Bass; Billy Higgins – Drums. Blue Note (Originally recorded in 1968/2004–reissue)

Sunday, February 16, 2014: Amiri Baraka and Jayne Cortez.
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*Artists with an asterisk recorded live at the Cortez/Baraka tribute at NYU: not commercially released.

1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “The X is Black (Spike Lie)”. Amiri Baraka: The United States of Poetry. Polygram (1996)

3. “As If You Knew”. Jayne Cortez & The Firespitters Band: As If You Knew: Live In Concert. (Compilation of performances selected from the Vision Festival 2007, 2010 and Syracuse University 2009). Jayne Cortez – Poety/Voice; Denardo Coleman – Drums; Al MacDowell – Bass; Bern Nix – Guitar; Alex Harding – Baritone Saxophone; TK Blue – Alto Saxophone; Bill Cole – Indian Shenai, Chinese Sona. Bola Press (2011)

*Sandra Maria Esteves

4. “Wise/ Whys/ Y’s”. Amiri Baraka: Power of Spoken Word, Volume 3 (DVD). WORD: The Poetry DVD Series (www.wordthedvd.com)

*Askia Muhammad Toure

5. “Equinox”. John Coltrane: Coltrane’s Sound. John Coltrane – Soprano and Tenor Saxophone; Steve Davis – Bass; Elvin Jones – Drums; McCoy Tyner – Piano. Atlantic (1964)

*Ras Baraka
*Arthur Pfister aka Professor ARTURO (Linston Smith – Trumpet)
*Marvin X (Henry Grimes – Bass)

6. “Politics: What’s Your Take” (written by Denardo Coleman). Untempered Ensemble: Politics: Tribute to Jayne Cortez (Recorded live at the Brecht Forum / May 2013). Bill Cole – Australian didgeridoo, Indian nagaswarm, Chinese sona, Korean piri
Warren Smith – Drums, Percussion; Joseph Daley – Euphonium; Shanyna Dulberger – Bass; Ras Moshe – Saxophone, Flute; Althea Sully Cole – Kora, Voice; Lisette Santiago – Bata, Cajon, Percussion, Voice . Bill Cole (2013)

2nd Hour

*Marvin X (Henry Grimes – Bass)
*Haki Madhubuti

7. “Sweet and Lovely”. Gerry Mulligan/Thelonius Monk: Mulligan Meets Monk. Gerry Mulligan – Baritone Saxophone; Thelonius Monk – Piano ; Wilbur Ware – Bass; Shadow Wilson – Drums. Riverside (1957)

8. “Find Your Own Voice”. Jayne Cortez & The Firespitters: Cheerful and Optimistic. Jayne Cortez – Poety/Voice; Denardo Coleman – Drums; Al MacDowell – Bass; Bern Nix – Guitar; Frank Lowe – Tenor Saxophone; James Carter – Baritone Saxophone. Bola Press (1994)

*Quincy Troupe

9. “Something In The Way of Things”. The Roots: Phrenology. MCA Records (2002)

*Felipe Luciano

10. “Maintain Control”. Jayne Cortez & The Firespitters: Poetry & Music: Women In (E)Motion Festival. Jayne Cortez – Poetry/Voice; Denardo Coleman – Drums; Al MacDowell – Bass; Bern Nix – Guitar; Charles Moffett Jr. – Tenor Saxophone. Radio Bremen (1992)

*Linton Kwesi Johnson
*Rashidah Ismaili AbuBakr (MC and closing comments)

11. “Misterioso”. Thelonius Monk: The Blue Note Years: The Best of Thelonius Monk. Thelonius Monk – Piano ; Milt Jackson – Vibes; John Simmons – Bass; Shadow Wilson – Drums. Blue Note (1991 compilation/Originally recorded in 1948)

Sunday, February 2, 2014: Alex Blake.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Break Out”. Don Pullen & Sam Rivers: Capricorn Rising. Don Pullen – Piano; Sam Rivers – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone, Flute; Alex Blake – Bass; Bobby Battle – Drums and Tambourine. Black Saint (1975)

3. “Total Eclipse”. Billy Cobham: Total Eclipse. Billy Cobham – Drums; Alex Blake – Bass; John Abercrombie – Electric & Ovation Guitars; Mike Brecker – Flute, Tenor and Soprano Saxophones; Randy Brecker – Trumpet & Flugelhorn; Glenn Ferris – Tenor & Bass Trombones; Milcho Leviev – Keyboards. Atlantic Records/Wounded Bird Records (Originally recorded in 1974/2000 reissue)

4. “Thinking of You”. Billy Cobham: A Funky Thide of Sings. Billy Cobham – Drums; Alex Blake – Bass; John Scofield – Guitar; Mike Brecker – Saxophone; Randy Brecker – Trumpet; Glenn Ferris – Trombone; Milcho Leviev – Keyboards. Atlantic Records (1975/1998 reissue)

5. “Latin Soul Drive Is Here” (“Progresso Del Alma Latina”)

6. “Black & Blues” (“Negro y Azules”). Chollo Rivera & The Latin Soul Drive: By Chollo. Chollo Rivera – Leader, Timbales; Alex (Alejandro) Blake – Bass; Irving Wynn – Bongos, Cowbell; Johnny Berdeguer – Congas; Kenny Hamilton – Piano
Curtis Fowkles – Trombone; Lenny Rogers – Trombone; Gregory Calhoun – Trumpet; Billy Scruggs – Vocals [English]; Israel (Happy) Perez – Vocals [Latin]. Cotique (1969)

7. “Save The Children”. Pharaoh Sanders: Save The Children. Pharoah Sanders – Tenor and Soprano Saxophone, Double Reed, Bells, Percussion, Voice; William Henderson – Piano, Harmonium; Bernie Worrell – Organ, Electric Piano, Synthesizers
Tony Cedras – Harmonium; Jeff Bova – Synthesizers and Programming; Alex Blake – Acoustic Bass; Zakir Hussain – Tablas, Wooden Box, Mbira, Voice; Trilok Gurtu – Drums, Tablas, Percussion; Abdou Mboup – Talking Drum, Voice; Abiodun Oyewole – Voice; Asante – Voice. Verve (1998)

8. “Now Is The Time”. The Alex Blake Quintet featuring Pharaoh Sanders: Now Is The Time: Live at the Knitting Factory. Alex Blake – Acoustic Bass; Pharoah Sanders – Tenor Saxophone; John Hicks – Piano ; Victor Jones – Drums; Neil Clark – Percussion. Bubble Core (2000)

9. “Why Not! (Manhattan Carnival)”. The Manhattan Transfer: Bodies And Souls. Alan Paul, Cheryl Bentyne, Janis Siegel, Tim Hauser – Voices; Alex Blake – Bass; Art Rodriguez – Drums; Wayne Johnson – Guitar; Bill Reichenbach, Charlie Loper, Chuck Findley, Gary Grant, Gary Herbig, Larry Williams – Horns; Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion. Atlantic (1983)

10. “Shaker Song”. The Manhattan Transfer: Live. Alan Paul, Cheryl Bentyne, Janis Siegel, Tim Hauser – Voices; Alex Blake – Bass; Wayne Johnson – Guitar; Don Roberts – Reeds; Buddy Williams – Drums. Atlantic (1987)

11. “African Sunrise”. Randy Weston: The Storyteller. Randy Weston – Piano; Alex Blake – Bass; T.K. Blue (Talib Kibwe) – Saxophone, Flute; Neil Clarke – Percussion; Benny Powell – Trombone ; Lewis Nash – Drums. Motema (2010)

12. “Killing Time”. Natural Essence: In Search of Happiness. Alex Blake – Bass. Fantasy (1974)

13. “The Call”. Randy Weston: The Spirit of Our Ancestors. Randy Weston – Piano; Alex Blake & Jamil Nasser – Bass; Idrees Sulieman – Trumpet; T.K. Blue (Talib Kibwe) – Alto Saxophone ; Billy Harper & Dewey Redman – Tenor Saxophone; Benny Powell – Trombone ; Idris Muhammad – Drums; Big Black – Percussion. Motema (2010)

14. “Mystery of Love”. The Alex Blake Quintet featuring Pharaoh Sanders: Now Is The Time: Live at the Knitting Factory. Alex Blake – Acoustic Bass; Pharoah Sanders – Tenor Saxophone; John Hicks – Piano ; Victor Jones – Drums; Neil Clark – Percussion. Bubble Core (2000)

Sunday, January 19, 2014: Steve Turre.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Daylight”. Steve Turre: The Bones of Art. Steve Turre – Trombone, Robin Eubanks – Trombone, Kuumba Frank Lacy –Trombone, Steve Davis – Trombone, Xavier Davis – Fender Rhodes/Piano, Peter Washington – Bass, Willie Jones III – Drums, Pedro Martinez – Percussion, Highnote (2013)

3. “The Morning Side of Love”. Chico Hamilton: Peregrinations. Chico Hamilton – Drums, Steve Turre – Bass, Abdullah –Congas, Bongos, Percussion; Arnie Lawrence – Alto Saxophone; Arthur Blythe – Horn, Multiple Reeds; Barry Finnerty, Joe Beck –Guitar; Jerry Peters – Keyboards; Blue Note (1975)

4. “Hooch” . Chico Hamilton: Peregrinations. Chico Hamilton – Congas, Drums; Steve Turre – Bass; Abdullah – Percussion; Arthur Blythe – Horn, Multiple Reeds; Will Connell – Alto Saxophone; Rodney Jones – Guitar. Blue Note (1976)

5. “Ray’s Collard Greens” . Steve Turre: In The Spur Of The Moment. Steve Turre – Trombone, Shells; Ray Charles – Piano; Peter Washington – Bass; Peter Turre – Drums. Telarc (2000)

6. “Dorthaan’s Walk”. Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Boogie-Woogie String Along For Real. Rahsaan Roland Kirk – Tenor, Saxophone/Producer, Steve Turre – Trombone, Eddie Preston – Trumpet, Kenneth Harris – Flute, William S. Fischer – Electric Piano, Sammy Price – Piano, Jimmy Buffington – French Horn; Charles Fambrough, Eugene Moye, Jonathan Abramowitz – Cello; Julien Barber, Linda Lawrence, Selwart Clarke – Viola; Doreen Callender, Harold Kohon, Kathryn Kienke, Regis Iandiorio, Sanford Allen, Tony Posk, Yoko Matsuo – Violin; Philip Bowler – Bass; Sonny Brown – Drums. Warner Bros. (1978)

7. “Fantasy in D”. Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: Anthenagin. Art Blakey – Drums; Steve Turre – Trombone; Woody Shaw – Trumpet; Carter Jefferson – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone; Cedar Walton – Piano, Electric Piano; Mickey Bass – Bass; Tony Waters – Congas. Prestige (1973)

8. “Katrina Ballerina”. Woody Shaw: The Moontrane. Woody Shaw – Trumpet; Steve Turre – Trombone; Azar Lawrence – Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone; Onaje Allen Gumbs – Piano, Electric Piano; Cecil McBee – Bass; Victor Lewis – Drums; Tony Waters – Congas. Muse Records (1995)

2nd Hour

9. “Exploration”. Steve Turre: Sanctified Shells. Andy Gonzalez – Bass; Kimati Dinizulu – Bass Drum; Steve Turre – Bells; Milton Cardona – Claves; Reynaldo Jorge, Robin Eubanks, Steve Turre – Conch [Shells]; Milton Cardona – Congas; Kimati Dinizulu – Djembe; Herlin Riley – Drums; Reynaldo Jorge – Maracas; Kimati Dinizulu, Milton Cardona – Percussion; Steve Turre – Percussion [Llama Hooves]; Kimati Dinizulu – Percussion [Sankofa Akyene]; Steve Turre – Shaker; Milton Cardona – Shekere [Shakere]. Antilles (1993)

10. “Coming Back To Jamaica”. Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy: I Only Have Eyes For You. Lester Bowie, Bruce Purse, Malachi Thompson, Stanton Davis – Trumpet; Steve Turre – Trombone; Bob Stewart – Tuba; Stanton Davis – Flugelhorn; Vincent; Chancey – French Horn; Phillip Wilson – Drums. ECM (1985)

11. “Steve’s Blues”. Steve Turre: Steve Turre. Steve Turre – Trombone (mute solo), Shells; J.J. Johnson – Trombone (open solo) ; Jon Faddis – Trumpet; Robin Eubanks, Frank Lacy, Jimmy Bosch – Trombone, Shells; Reynaldo Jorge, Robin Eubanks, Steve Turre – Conch [Shells]; Stephen Scott – Piano; Douglas Purviance – Bass Trombone; Andy Gonzalez – Bass; Milton Cardona – Conga; Victor Lewis – Drums. Verve (1997)

Sunday, January 5, 2014: Yusef Lateef Memorial Show.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “When.” Duet featuring Yusef Lateef and Adam Rudolph. Recorded live in April 2013. (Presently unreleased.)

3. “Look On Your Right Side.” Yusef Lateef: Autophysiophychic. (1978-CTI) Art Farmer-Flugelhorn; Cliff Carter-Keyboards; Eric Gale-Electric Guitar; Gary King or Alex Blake-Bass; Jim Madison-Drums; Sue Evans-Percussion; Yusef Lateef-Soprano Sax, Tenor Sax, Flute, Shahnai, Vocal

4. “Sea Breeze.” Yusef Lateef: Cry-Tender (1959-Prestige) Lonnie Hillyer-Trumpet; Hugh Lawson-Piano; Herman Wright-Bass; Frank Gant-Drums; Yusef Lateef-Tenor Sax, Flute, Oboe

5. “The Beginning.” Yusef Lateef: Jazz Moods. (1957-Savoy Jazz) Ernie Farrow-Bass; Curtis Fuller-Trombone; Louis Hayes-Drums; Hugh Lawson-Piano; Yusef Lateef- Flute, Tenor Sax, Scraper, Argol

6. “Love Theme From Spartacus.” Yusef Lateef: Eastern Sounds (1961- Prestige) Barry Harris-Piano; Ernie Farrow-Bass, Rabat; Lex Humphries-Drums; Yusef Lateef- Flute, Oboe, Tenor Sax

7. “Jump Did Le Ba.” (1945). Dizzy Gillespie: The Jazz Biography. (2005) Dizzy Gillespie-Trumpet; Yusef Lateef-Tenor Sax

8. “Eastern Market.” Yusef Lateef: Yusef Lateef’s Detroit. (1969-Atlantic) Eric Gale-Electric Guitar; Yusef Lateef- Flute, Tenor Sax; Cecil McBee-Bass; Chuck Rainey-Electric Bass; Norman Pride or Ray Baretto-Conga; Albert “Tootie” Heath-Percussion; Bernard Purdie or Roy Brooks Jr.-Drums; Curtis Fuller-Trombone; String Quartet-Gene Orloff, Selwart Clarke, Emanuel Greene and Kermit Moore; William Fischer-Conductor

9. “Nubian Lady.” Yusef Lateef: The Gentle Giant. (1972-Atlantic/2008-Wounded Bird Records reissue) Ray Bryant & Kenneth Barron-Pianos/Electric Pianos; Sam Jones & Bob Cunningham-basses; Bill Salter-Electric Bass; Kuumba “Tootie” Heath-Drums; Ladzi Cammara-African Percussion

10. “De l’aube a midisur la mer.”

11. “2nd Movement-Transmutation.” Yusef Lateef: The African American Epic Suite for Quintet and Orchestra (1994-Act) Yusef Lateef-Tenor Sax, Germanic Flute, Alto Flute, Algaita, Sannie, Bamboo Flutes, Indian Temple Flute and Moan Flute; Eternal Wind/Adam Rudolph-Hand Drums, Tabla, Didjiridoo, Kalngu (talking drum), Udu Clay Drums, Bells, Cymbals, Gongs, Whistles, Small Percussion; Ralph Jones-Tenor and Soprano Saxs, Flute, Hichiriki, Bass, Clarinet, Bamboo Flutes; Federico Ramos-Acoustic and Electrical Guitars, Gimbre; Charles Moore-Flugelhorn, Shofar, Dumbek, Conch Shells; Cologne Radio Orchestra Directed by David de Villiers

12. “Yusef.” (written by Barry Harris) Donald Byrd: First Flight. (1990-Delmark Records originally recorded in 1965) Donald Byrd-Trumpet; Yusef Lateef-Tenor Sax; Barry Harris-Piano; Bernard McKinney-Euphonium; Alvin Jackson-Bass; Frank Gant-Drums

13. “Plum Blossom” Yusef Lateef: Eastern Sounds. (1961- Prestige) Barry Harris-Trombone; Ernie Farrow-Bass, Rabat; Lex Humphries-Drums; Yusef Lateef- Flute, Oboe, Tenor Sax

14. “I’ll Always Be In Love With You” Yusef Lateef: Psychicemotus. (1965-Impulse) Yusef Lateef-Flute, Bamboo Flute, Chinese Wind Flute, Tenor Sax, Tambourine; George Arvanitas-Piano; Reggie Workman-Bass; James Black-Drums, Indian Bell, Percussion

15. “Iqbal” Yusef Lateef: The Centaur and the Phoenix. (1960-Riverside) Yusef Lateef – Tenor Sax, Oboe, Flute, Argol; Clark Terry and Richard Williams-Trumpets; Curtis Fuller-Trombone; Tate Houston-Baritone Sax; Josea Taylor-Bassoon; Joe Zawinul-Piano; Ben Tucker-Bass; Lex Humphries-Drums

16. “Mellow Buno” Cannonball Adderley: Jazz Workshop Revisited. (1963- Landmark) Cannonball Adderley-Alto Sax; Nat Adderley-Cornet; Louis Hayes-Drums; Sam Jones-Bass; Yusef Lateef Flute, Oboe, Saxophone, Multiple Reeds

17. “Before Dawn”. Yusef Lateef: Yusef Lateef at Cranbrook. (2009-Cherry Red Records/Recorded in 1957) Yusef Lateef-Tenor Sax, Flute, Argol; Curtis Fuller-Trombone; Hugh Lawson-Piano, Celete; Ernie Farrow-Bass; Louis Hayes-Drums

18. “Fourth Movement”. (Presto) Yusef Lateef: Yusef Lateef’s Little Symphony. (1970-Flying Dutchman/Bluebird) Yusef Lateef Flute, Drums, Alto Flute, Soprano Flute, Soprano Sax, Tenor Sax, Sitar, Producer, Tenor Flute, Gourd, Water Drums, Casio, Ensoniq Mirage, Kalangu, Shannie

19. “Like It Is”. Yusef Lateef: The Blue Yusef Lateef (1968-Atlantic). Yusef Lateef Tenor Sax, Flute, Pneumatic Flute, Bamboo Flute, Shannie, Tamboura, Taiwan Koto & Scratcher; Sonny Red-Alto Sax; Blue Mitchell-Trumpet; Buddy Lucas-Harmonica; Kenny Burrell-Guitar; Hugh Lawson-Piano; Cecil McBee-Bass; Bob Cranshaw-Fender Bass; Roy Brooks-Drums

Sunday, December 15, 2013: Nelson Mandela and the South African Freedom Struggle.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Stimela”. Hugh Masekela: Hope. Triloka Records (2002)

3. “Ndodemnyama (Beware Verwoerd)” Miriam Makeba: Africa. Novus (Originally recorded in 1965 from “An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba/1991-Novus-BMG compilation)

4. “Kilimanjaro”. Miriam Makeba: Africa. Novus (Originally recorded in 1965 from “An Evening with Belafonte/Makeba/1991-Novus-BMG compilation)

5. “Introduction: Uhuru Kwanza”. Randy Weston: Uhuru Africa. Roulette (1960)

6. “First Movement: Uhuru Kwanza”. Randy Weston: Uhuru Africa. Roulette (1960)

7. “The Damned Don’t Cry”. John Coltrane: The Complete Africa/ Brass Sessions. Impulse Records (1990)

2nd Hour

8. “Winnie Mandela Beloved Heroine”. Sathima Bea Benjamin: Love Light. Ricky Ford – Tenor Saxophone, Larry Willis – Piano, Buster Williams – Bass, Billy Higgins – Drums, Enja (1991)

9. “Solitude”. Sathima Bea Benjamin: A Morning in Paris. Abdullah Ibrahim – Piano, Johnny Gertze – Bass, Makaya Ntshoko – Drums (Originally recorded in 1965/1997-Enja)

10. “Tears For Johannesburg”. Max Roach: We Insist! Freedom Now Suite. Max Roach – Drums, Abbey Lincoln – Vocal, Booker Little – Trumpet, Julian Priester – Trombone, Walter Benton, Coleman Hawkins – Tenor Saxophone, James Schenck – Bass, Michael Olatunji – Congas, Ray Mantilla, Tomas DuVall – Percussion, Candid Records (1960)

11. “Boogie Stop Shuffle”. The Blue Notes: Ian Huntley’s reel-to-reel collection. Performance at Wits University on 22nd March 1963. Chris McGregor – Piano, Elijah Nkwanyana – Trumpet (and also a little baritone sax), Dudu Pukwana – Alto Saxophone, Martin Ngijima – Bass, Not certain of the drummer, but believed to be Early Mabuza

12. “New Africa” (written by Grachan Moncur III). Archie Shepp: Kwanza. Impulse (1974). Archie Shepp – Tenor & Soprano Saxophone, Vocal; Jimmy Owens – Trumpet; Grachan Moncur III – Trombone; Charles Davis – Alto Saxophone; Wilbur Ware – Bass; Beaver Harris – Drums

13. “Full Nelson”. Miles Davis: Tutu. Miles Davis – Trumpet, Marcus Miller – All other instruments. Warner Bros. (1986)

Sunday, December 15, 2013: Pat Metheny.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Lookin’ Up”. Jim Hall and Pat Metheny: Jim Hall and Pat Metheny.

3. “Question and Answer”. Pat Metheny, Dave Holland, Roy Haynes: Question and Answer.

4. “Don’t Forget”.

5. “Lone Jack”. Trio 99-00.

6. “Yolanda You learn”. Pat Metheny Group: First Circle.

7. “Watercolors”. Pat Metheny Group: Watercolors.

8. “Ozark”. Pat Metheny Group: As Falls Wichita So Falls Wichita Falls.

9. “Follow me”. Pat Metheny Group: Imaginary Day.

10. “As Falls Wichita So Falls Wichita Falls”. Pat Metheny Group: As Falls Wichita So Falls Wichita Falls.

11. “Waltz for Ruth”. Charlie Haden and Pat Metheny: Beyond the Missouri Sky.

12. “Jaco”. Pat Metheny Group: Pat Metheny Group. ECM, 1991.

13. “So May it Secretly Begin”. Pat Metheny Group: Still Life (Talking). Geffen, 1990.

14. “Should’ve Been”. Abbey Lincoln. A Turtle’s Dream. Verve, 1994.

15. “Sky and Sea (Blue and Green)”. Cassandra Wilson: <a href=”Letter From Home. Geffen, 1989.” target=”_blank”>Traveling Miles. Blue Note, 1999.

16. “Vera Cruz”. Milton Nascimento: Angelus. Warner Bros. 1994.

17. “Have You Heard”: Pat Metheny Group: Letter From Home. Geffen, 1989.

18. “Slip Away: Pat Metheny Group: Letter From Home. Geffen, 1989.

19. “The Falcon”. Pat Metheny Group: The Falcon and the Snowman. (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

20. “Song X”. Pat Metheny and Ornette Coleman: Song X.

21. “I Can See Your House From Here”. John Scofield and Pat Metheny: I Can See Your House From Here.

Sunday, December 8, 2013: Bob James.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Here We Go Again”. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince: He’s The DJ, I’m The Rapper. Jive Records (1988)

3. “Jazz Is My Religion”. DJ Rob Swift AKA Robert Aguilar (formerly of the X-Ecutioners) w/ Bob James and David McMurray Myx/Built From Skratch presents Turntable Jazz Swift’s MySpace page (2008)

4. “Quest” (written by Bob James). The Bob James Trio: Bold Conceptions. Bob James – Piano, Ron Brooks – Bass, Bob Pozar – Drums. Mercury Records (1962)

5. “I Never Told You”. Quincy Jones: Walking In Space. Bob James – Arranger, Electric Piano. A&M/CTI (1969)

6. “Nautilus”. Bob James: One. CTI (1974)

7. “Feel Like Making Love”. Roberta Flack: Feel Like Making Love. Atlantic Records (1975)

8. “Feel Like Making Love”. Bob James: One. CTI (1974)

9. “Follow The Leader”. Eric B. & Rakim: Follow The Leader. UNI Records/MCA (1990)

10. “Let The Rhythm Hit ‘Em”. Eric B. & Rakim: Let The Rhythm Hit ‘Em. MCA Records (1990)

11. “Farandole (L’Arlesienne Suite #2)”

12. “Take Me To The Mardi Gras”. Bob James: Two. CTI (1974)

13. “Westchester Lady”. Bob James: Three. CTI (1976)

14. “Tappan Zee”. Bob James: Four. CTI (1976)

15. “Angela (Theme From ‘Taxi’)”. Bob James: Touchdown. CTI (1978)

16. “Vengeance Is Mine”. Gospel Gangstas: Gang Affiliated. Holy Terra (1996)

17. “How About You”. Oscar Peterson Trio: A Jazz Odyssey (compilation). Oscar Peterson – Piano, Herb Ellis– Guitar, Ray Brown – Bass. Verve (2002, originally recorded in 1957)

18. “Look-Alike”. Bob James: Lucky Seven. CTI (1979)

19. “Kari”. Bob James & Earl Klugh: One on One. Bob James – Piano, Earl Klugh – Guitar. CTI (1979)

Sunday, November 17, 2013: Eartha Kitt Tribute with Renè Marie.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Angelitos Negros”. Eartha Kitt: C’est Si Bon: Original 1952-1954 Recordings. Naxos Nostalgia, 2005.

3. “I Want to Be Evil”. Eartha Kitt: I Want to Be Evil. Phantom Import, 2004.

4. “I Wanna Be Evil”. Renè Marie: I Wanna Be Evil. Motema Music, 2013.

5. “Oh John Please Don’t Kiss Me”. Eartha Kitt: I Want to Be Evil. Phantom Import, 2004.

6. “I’d Rather Be Burned as a Witch”. Renè Marie: I Wanna Be Evil. Motema Music, 2013.

7. “Come On a My House”. Renè Marie: I Wanna Be Evil. Motema Music, 2013.

8. “Let’s Do It”. Renè Marie: I Wanna Be Evil. Motema Music, 2013.

9. “Weekend”. Renè Marie: I Wanna Be Evil. Motema Music, 2013.

10. “African Lullaby”. Eartha Kitt: C’est Si Bon: Original 1952-1954 Recordings. Naxos Nostalgia, 2005.

11. “My Heart’s Desire”. Eartha Kitt:

2nd Hour

12. “Abraham, Martin, and John”. Eartha Kitt:

13. “Timbuktu Commercial”. Eartha Kitt:

14. “Where Is My Man”. Eartha Kitt: Where is My Man. Scorpio, 1986.

15. “Uska Dara/ Turkish Tale”. Eartha Kitt: C’est Si Bon: Original 1952-1954 Recordings. Naxos Nostalgia, 2005.

16. “St. Louis Blues”. Eartha Kitt: I Want to Be Evil. Phantom Import, 2004.

17. “Careless Love”. Eartha Kitt:

18. “C’est Si Bon”. Renè Marie: I Wanna Be Evil. Motema Music, 2013.

Sunday, November 10, 2013: Rene McLean.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

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3. “Rites of Passage”. Jackie McLean Quintet (featuring Rene McLean): Rites of Passage. Triloka Records, 1991.

4. “Star Dancer”. Jackie McLean and the Cosmic Brotherhood (featuring Rene McLean): New York Calling.

Sunday, November 3, 2013: Black Power Music with Pat Thomas.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “How Long Has ‘Trane Been Gone”. Jayne Cortez: Celebrations and Solitudes.

3. “Compared to What”. Les McCann and Eddie Harris: Swiss Movement.

4. “Damn ‘Nam (Ain’t Goin’ to Vietnam)”. Leon Thomas: Spirits Known and Unknown.

5. “Freedom Day”. Max Roach: We Insist! Freedom Now Suite.

6. “Who Will Survive America”. Amiri Baraka: Listen Whitey!. Light in the Attic Records, 2013. (Originally Released on Jihad Records)

7. “Tim Leary”. Eldridge Cleaver: Listen Whitey!. Light in the Attic Records, 2013.

8. “Ego Tripping”. Nikki Giovanni: The Truth is On its Way. Collectables Records.

8. “Nation Time”. Amiri Baraka: It’s Nation Time!.

9. “The Meeting Place”. Wanda Robinson:

10. “Dem Niggers Ain’t Playing”. Watts Prophets: Listen Whitey!. Light in the Attic Records, 2013.

11. “We Must Love Black People”. Watts Prophets:

12. “Die Nigger”. The Last Poets: Listen Whitey!. Light in the Attic Records, 2013.

13. “Drinking”. Gary Bartz and Ntu Troop:

14. “Celestial”. Andy Bey:

15. “Tell Me Why (The King of Love is Dead)”. Nina Simone:

Sunday, September 22, 2013: Kenny Garrett.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Detroit”. Kenny Garrett: Seeds from the Underground. Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Piano, Producer, Written-By, Arranger; Nat Reeves – Bass; Ronald Bruner – Drums; Rudy Bird – Percussion; Benito Gonzalez – Piano; Nedelka Prescod – Vocals. Mack Avenue (2012)

3. “Wiggins”. Kenny Garrett: Seeds from the Underground. Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Piano, Producer, Written-By, Arranger; Nat Reeves – Bass; Ronald Bruner – Drums; Rudy Bird – Percussion; Benito Gonzalez – Piano. Mack Avenue (2012)

4. “Just a Ballad for Woody”. Freddie Hubbard/Woody Shaw: Double Take. Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet, Fluegelhorn; Woody Shaw – Trumpet; Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Flute; Cecil McBee – Bass; Carl Allen – Drums. Blue Note (1985)

5. “Reedus Dance”. Kenny Garrett Introducing Kenny Garrett. Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone; Woody Shaw – Trumpet, Fluegelhorn; Mulgrew Miller – Piano; Nat Reeves – Bass; Tony Reedus – Drums. Criss Cross (1985)

6. “Conversations with Hutcherson”. Kenny Garrett: Simply Said. Kenny Garrett – Alto & Soprano Saxophone, Sopranino; Nat Reeves – Acoustic Bass; Chris Dave – Drums; Bashiri Johnson – Percussion. Warner Bros. (1999)

7. “Who’s Got You”. Bobby Hutcherson: Skyline. Bobby Hutcherson – Vibes, Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Geri Allen – Piano, Christian McBride – Bass, Al Foster – Drums. Verve (1999)

8. “Amandla”. Miles Davis: Amandla. Miles Davis – Trumpet Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Marcus Miller – Bass, Keyboards
Omar Hakim – Drums, Bashiri Johnson, Don Alias – Percussion, Joe Sample – Piano. Warner Bros. (1989)

9. “Intro to Africa”. Kenny Garrett: Sketches of MD: Live at the Iridium featuring Pharoah Sanders. Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Organ, Synthesizer; Pharoah Sanders -Tenor Saxophone, Vocals; Nat Reeves – Bass; Benito Gonzalez – Piano. Mack Avenue (2008)

10. “Kiss Me Kate – So In Love”. Cedar Walton: Cedar Walton Plays Featuring Ron Carter and Billy Higgins. Cedar Walton – Piano, Don Sickler – Trumpet, Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Lou Orensteen – Trombone, Ron Carter – Bass, Billy Higgins – Drums. Delos International (1987)

11. “Pushing the World Away”. Kenny Garrett: Pushing the World Away. Kenny Garrett – Soprano Saxophone, Chant; Rudy Bird – Cymbals and Gong; Corcoran Holt – Bass; Vernell Brown – Piano; Mark Whitfield, Jr – Drums. Mack Avenue (2013)

12. “Your Country-Ness”. Kenny Garrett African Exchange Student. Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Elvin Jones – Drums, Mulgrew Miller – Piano. Atlantic Jazz (1990)

13. “That’s It”. Kenny Garrett: Pushing the World Away. Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Rudy Bird – Percussion, Benito Gonzalez – Piano, Corcoran Holt – Bass, Marcus Baylor – Drums. Mack Avenue (2013)

14. “Homma San”. Kenny Garrett: Pushing the World Away. Kenny Garrett – Alto Saxophone, Rudy Bird – Percussion, Benito Gonzalez – Piano , Corcoran Holt – Bass, Marcus Baylor – Drums, Jean Baylor – Vocals. Mack Avenue (2013)

Sunday, September 8, 2013: Michele Rosewoman.
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “In Praise of Spiritual Guides (Eggun)”. Michele Rosewoman: Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba (Produced by Michele Rosewoman and guitarist Liberty Ellman). Freddie Hendrix – Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Oliver Lake – Soprano & Alto Saxophones/Flute, Mike Lee – Tenor Saxophone, Vincent Gardner – Trombone, Howard Johnson – Baritone Saxophone/Tuba), Michele Rosewoman – Piano/Vocals, Yunior Terry – Bass, Adam Cruz – Drums, Pedrito Martinez – Lead Vocals/Bata/Congas, Roman Diaz / Abraham Rodriguez / Daniel Carbonell – Bata/Congas/Vocals. Advance Dance Disques (2013).

3. “Divine Passage (Eleggua)”Michele Rosewoman: Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba (Produced by Michele Rosewoman and guitarist Liberty Ellman). Advance Dance Disques (2013)

4. “You Send Me”. Michele Rosewoman and Ed Kelly Duo Pianos – YouTube video

5. “Natural Light (Obatala)”. Michele Rosewoman: Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba (Produced by Michele Rosewoman and guitarist Liberty Ellman). Advance Dance Disques (2013)

6. ” El Guapo – “. Los Kimy: El Songo. Kim Records (1974)

7. “Yaa-Woman Born On Thursday”. Billy Bang Quintet: Rainbow Gladiator. Billy Bang – Violin, Charles Tyler – Alto Saxophone/Baritone Saxophone, Michele Rosewoman – Piano, Wilber Morris – Bass, Dennis Charles – Drums. Soul Note (1981)

8. “Newton Baby”. Michele Rosewoman Quartet: The Source. Michele Rosewoman – Piano, Baikida Carroll – Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Roberto Miranda – Acoustic Bass, Pheeroan akLaff – Drums. Soul Note (1984)

9. “Where Water Meets Sky (Yemaya)”. Michele Rosewoman: Michele Rosewoman’s New Yor-Uba (Produced by Michele Rosewoman and guitarist Liberty Ellman). Chanell Crichlow – Additional Tuba. Advance Dance Disques (2013).

Sunday, August 18, 2013: Michael Carvin
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Nails (To Michael Carvin)” (written by Roditi). Michael Carvin: Each One, Teach One (Produced by Houston Person and Michael Carvin). Michael Carvin – Drums, Antoine Roney – Tenor Saxophone, Claudio Roditi – Trumpet and Composer, Carlton Holmes – Piano, David Williams – Bass. Muse Records (1994)

3. “This Guy’s In Love With You” (including Intro). Hampton Hawes: This Guy’s In Love With You. Hampton Hawes – Piano, Henry Franklin – Bass, Michael Carvin – Drums, One Media Publishing (Originally recorded in 1971 on Live in Montreux/2010 reissue)

4. “Intrepid Fox”. Audio excerpt from Freddie Hubbard: Live in France 1973 DVD. Michael Carvin – Drum Solo, Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet, Junior Cook-Tenor – Sax, George Cables – Electric Piano, Kent Brinkley – Bass. Mosaic (2012)

2nd Hour

1. “The Camel” (written by Carvin). Michael Carvin: The Camel. Michael Carvin – Drums, Cecil Bridgewater – Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Sonny Fortune – Alto/Soprano Saxophone, Ron Burton – Piano, Calvin Hill – Bass. Steeplechase (1975)

2. “Down In The Bottom”. Jackie McLean and Michael Carvin: Antiquity. Jackie McLean – Alto Saxophone, Michael Carvin – Drums.
Steeplechase (1974)

3. “Peace”. Doug Carn / Lonnie Liston Smith: Infant Eyes / Expansions. Lonnie Smith – Organ, Michael Carvin – Drums. Black Jazz (1974) / Flying Dutchman (1975)

4. “A Night In Tunisia”. Michael Carvin: Marsalis Music Honors Series: Michael Carvin. Michael Carvin – Drums, Dezron Douglas – Bass, Carlton Holmes– Piano, Marcus Strickland – Alto and Tenor Saxophone. Marsalis Music/Rounder Records (2006)

5. “Yo! Ho Chi Minh Is In The House”. Billy Bang: Vietnam: The Aftermath. Billy Bang – Violin, Ted Daniel – Trumpet, Frank Lowe – Tenor Saxophone, Sonny Fortune – Flute, John Hicks – Piano, Curtis Lundy – Bass, Ron Brown – Percussion, Michael Carvin – Drums. Justin Time Records (2001)

6. “Reconcilation 2”. Billy Bang: Vietnam: Reflections. Billy Bang – Violin, Ted Daniel – Trumpet, James Spaulding – Alto Saxophone/Flute, Henry Threadgill – Flute, John Hicks – Piano, Curtis Lundy – Bass, Ron Brown – Percussion, Nhan Thnh Ngo – Dan Tranh, Michael Carvin – Drums. Justin Time Records (2005)

Sunday, August 4, 2013: Dr. Lonnie Smith
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Dapper Dan”. Dr. Lonnie Smith: The Healer: Live and In Person with Jonathan Kreisberg & Jamire Williams. Dr. Lonnie Smith – Organ, Jonathan Kreisberg – Guitar, Jamire Williams – Drums. Pilgrimage Records (2012)

3. “Clockwise” (written by Benson). George Benson: It’s Uptown with the George Benson Quartet. George Benson – Guitar, Ron Cuber – Baritone Saxophone, Jimmy Lovelace – Drums, Lonnie Smith – Organ. Columbia (1966)

4. “Lonnie’s Blues” (written by Smith). Lonnie Smith: Finger Lickin’ Good. George Benson – Guitar, King Curtis – Tenor Saxophone, Ron Cuber – Baritone Saxophone, Jimmy Lovelace – Drums, Lonnie Smith – Organ. Columbia (1967)

5. “Aw Shucks” (written by Smith). Lou Donaldson: Alligator Bogaloo. Lou Donaldson – Alto Saxophone, Lonnie Smith – Organ, George Benson – Guitar, Melvin Lastie Sr. – Cornet, Leo Morris (Idris Muhammad) – Drums. Blue Note (1967)

6. “Slouchin” (written by Smith). Lonnie Smith: Think. Lonnie Smith – Organ, Lee Morgan – Trumpet, David “Fathead” Newman – Tenor Saxophone, Melvin Sparks – Guitar, Henry “Pucho” Brown – Timbales, Willie Bivins, Norberto Apellaniz – Congas, Percussion, Marion Brooks – Drums. Blue Note (1968)

7. “Turning Point” (written by Smith). Lonnie Smith: Turning Point. Lonnie Smith – Organ, Lee Morgan – Trumpet, Julian Priester – Trombone, Bennie Maupin – Tenor Saxophone, Melvin Sparks – Guitar, Idris Muhammad – Drums. Blue Note (1969)

2nd Hour

8. “Showman’s Boogaloo”. Akiko Tsuruga: Sakura. Akiko Tsuruga – Hammond Organ, Bob DeVos – Guitar, Rudy Petschauer – Drums, Jerry Weldon – Tenor Sax. American Showplace (2012)

9. “Tropicalia” (written by Smith). Dr. Lonnie Smith: Boogaloo to Beck. Lonnie Smith – Organ, David “Fathead” Newman – Tenor Saxophone, Doug Munro – Guitar, LaFrae Sci – Drums. Scufflin’ Records (2003)

10. “Spiral” (written by Smith). Dr. Lonnie Smith: Spiral. Dr. Lonnie Smith – Organ, Jonathan Kreisberg – Guitar, Jamire Williams – Drums
Palmetto Records (2010)

11. “Spinnin’ Wheel”. Lonnie Smith: Drives. Dr. Lonnie Smith – Organ, Ron Cuber – Baritone Saxophone, Larry McGee – Guitar, Joe Dukes – Drums. Blue Note (1970)

12. “Falling In Love” (written by Smith). Dr. Lonnie Smith’s “In the Beginning” Octet. In The Beginning. Dr. Lonnie Smith – Hammond B3 Organ, Andy Gravish – Trumpet, Ian Hendrickson Smith – Alto Saxophone
John Ellis – Tenor Saxophone, Jason Marshall – Baritone Saxophone, Ed Cherry – Guitar, Johnathan Blake – Drums, Khalil Kwame Bell – Percussion
Pilgrimage Records (Later in 2013)

Sunday, July 14, 2013: Jeff “Tain” Watts
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Don’t Shoot Me.” Take 6: Do The Right Thing (Soundtrack). Motown Records (1989)
3. “Two Blocks from the Edge.” Danish Radio Big Band featuring Jeff “Tain” Watts (Forthcoming). Dark Key Music (2013)
4. “Naima’s Love Song.” Betty Carter: It’s Not About The Melody. Verve Records (1992)
5. “The Dark Keys.” Branford Marsalis: The Dark Keys. Columbia (1996)
6. “Doctone.” Branford Marsalis: Requiem. Columbia (1999) 5 & 6 reissued on 2004 compilation “Branford Marsalis: The Steep Anthology”
7. “Family.” Jeff “Tain” Watts: Family. James Genus – bass, David, Kikoski – piano, Jeff “Tain” Watts – drums, Steve Wilson – alto/soprano sax. Dark Key Music (2011)

2nd Hour

1. “The Impaler.” Danish Radio Big Band featuring Jeff “Tain” Watts
(Forthcoming). Dark Key Music (2013)
2. “107 Steps.” Jeff “Tain” Watts: Detained at the Blue Note. Jeff “Tain” Watts – drums, Kenny Garrett – alto saxophone, Marcus Strickland – tenor saxophone, Dave Kikoski – piano, synthesizer, David, Gilmore – guitar, Eric Revis – double bass. Half Note Records (2004)
3. “Daize.” Laura Kahle: Circular. Laura Kahle – pocket trumpet & compositions, Orlando le Fleming – upright bass, Jeff “Tain” Watts – drums & percussion, Yosvany Terry – alto sax, JD Allen – tenor sax, Dark Key Music (2011).
4. “Mo’ Better Blues.” Branford Marsalis: Mo’Better Blues. Branford Marsalis – tenor and soprano sax, Kenny Kirkland – piano, Robert Hurst – bass, Jeff “Tain” Watts – drums, Terence Blanchard – trumpet. Columbia Records (1990)
4. “Return of the Jitney Man.” Danish Radio Big Band featuring Jeff “Tain” Watts: (Forthcoming). composed by Jeff Watts, arranged by Laura Kahle. Dark Key Music (2013)

Sunday, June 23, 2013: Roy Ayers
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “You Want Poems.” Jessica Care Moore: You Want Poems. Forthcoming June 2013 on iTunes.
3. “E. Funk.” Roy Ayers: King of the Vibes. AFI-CD Records, 2011.
4. “Kilo.” Jack Wilson Quartet featuring Roy Ayers: Ramblin’. Vault Records, 1966.
5. “Bells and Horns.” Curtis Amy: Way Down. 1962.
6. “Memphis Underground.” Herbie Mann: Memphis Underground. Atlantic Records, 1969.
7. “Daddy Bug.” Roy Ayers: Daddy Bug. Collectables Records, 1999. (Originally Atlantic Records, 1969)
8. “Fire Weaver.” Roy Ayers Ubiquity: He’s Coming. Verve Records, 2009.
9. “Ricardo’s Dilemma.” Roy Ayers: West Coast Vibes. Blue Note Records, 2010. (1963)

2nd Hour

1. “Hummin’.” Roy Ayers: Ubiquity. Verve Records, 2009.
2. “Time and Space.” Roy Ayers Ubiquity: A Tear to a Smile. Polydor Records, 2003. (1975)
3. “My Life.” Mary J. Blige: My Life. Geffen, 2007. (1994)
4. “Everybody Loves the Sunshine.” Roy Ayers Ubiquity: Everybody Loves the Sunshine. Polydor, 1976.
5. “Running Away.” Roy Ayers Ubiquity: Lifeline. Verve Records, 2007. (Originally on Polydor, 1977)
6. “In the Mood.” Talib Kweli: Eardrum.
7. “Coffy is the Color.” Coffy: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Universal Records, 2001 (1973 Universal)

Sunday, June 9, 2013: Joe Sample
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1st Hour

1. “The Survivor.” Joe Sample (Featuring Phyllis Hyman– vocals): Oasis. MCA Jazz, 2003. (Released 1985).
2. “Fool’s Gold”. Joe Sample (featuring Lizz Wright– vocals): The Pecan Tree. PRA Records, 2008. (Verve Records, 2002)
3. “Rural Renewal.” The Crusaders/Eric Clapton: Rural Renewal. PRA Records, 2008. (PRA/Verve, 2003)
4. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
5. “Carmel.” Joe Sample: Carmel. Universal Distribution, 2007. (GRP Records, 1979)
7. “Soul Shadows.” Bill Withers and the Crusaders: Soul Shadows.
8. “Rosemary.” Clifton Chenier: Clifton Sings the Blues. Arhoolie Records, 2004 (1993).
9. “Creole Joe.” The Creole Joe Band: Not released yet.
10. “Put it Where You Want it.” The Crusaders: The Very best of the Crusaders. Blue Thumb Records, 2003 (and numerous compilations). (Blue Thumb, 1972)

2nd Hour

1. “Never had it So Good.” The Jazz Crusaders: Lighthouse ’68. Blue Note, 2004. (Pacific Jazz, 1968)
2. “Freedom Sound.” The Jazz Crusaders: Freedom Sound. Hallmark, 2013. (1961)
3. “Feeling Good.” Randy Crawford and Joe Sample: Feeling Good. PRA Records, 2007.
4. “Third World Man.” Steely Dan: Gaucho. Universal, 2009. (MCA, 1984)
5. “Street Life.” Randy Crawford/ The Crusaders: Street Life. Blue Thumb (CD), 1996 (and numerous compilations). (1979).

Sunday, May 5, 2013: Will Calhoun
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Brother Will.” Will Calhoun: Life in This World. Motema Records, 2013.
3. “Africa’s Afternoon.” Will Calhoun Quintet: Live at the Blue Note. Half Note Records, 2000.
4. “King Tut Strut.” Will Calhoun: Life in This World. Motema Records, 2013.
5. “Naked.” Will Calhoun: Native Lands. Half Note Records, 2005/ CD/DVD on Enja Records, 2009.

2nd Hour

6. “East.” Will Calhoun: Native Lands. Half Note Records, 2005/ CD/DVD on Enja Records, 2009.
7. “Cult of Personality.” Living Colour: Vivid. BMG/Sony, 2002.
8. “Dorita.” Will Calhoun: Life in This World. Motema Records, 2013.
9. “Afrique Kan’e.” Will Calhoun: Life in This World. Motema Records, 2013.
10. “Love for Sale.” Will Calhoun: Life in This World. Motema Records, 2013.

Sunday, December 13, 2012: Jayne Cortez
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1. “Hello Everybody”. Jayne Cortez & the Firespitters: Cheerful & Optimistic. (Bola Press). Jayne Cortez-voice, Denardo Coleman-drums, Talib Kibwe-Alto Sax, Al MacDowell-Bass, Bern Nix-Guitar
2. “Samba is Power”. Jayne Cortez & the Firespitters: Cheerful & Optimistic. (Bola Press). Jayne Cortez-voice, Denardo Coleman-drums, Talib Kibwe-Alto Sax, Al MacDowell-Bass, Bern Nix-Guitar, Epizo Banguoura-Djembe, Salieu Suso-Kora, Sarjo Kuyateh-Kora
3. “Stompin at The Savoy”. Ella Fitzgerald: The Wonderful World of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.
4. “Takin’ The Blues Back Home”. Jayne Cortez & the Firespitters: Takin’ The Blues Back Home (Verve) Jayne Cortez-voice, Denardo Coleman-drums, Talib Kibwe-Alto Sax, Al MacDowell-Bass, Bern Nix and Carl Weatherby-Guitar, Frank Lowe-Tenor Sax
5. “They Call Me Big Mama”. Big Mama Thorton: Hound Dog. (The Peacock Recordings-1992)
6. “Ball and Chain”. Big Mama Thorton: Sassy Mama (Just A Memory Records-2005)
7. “Jayne”. Ornette Coleman: Something Else! The Music of Ornette Coleman (Contemporary-1958) Ornette Coleman-Alto Sax, Don Cherry-Trumpet, Walter Norris-Piano, Don Payne-Bass, Billy Higgins-Drums
8. “Ogun’s Friend”. Jayne Cortez: Unsubmissive Blues (Bola Press-1979) Jayne Cortez(poet), Denardo Coleman(drums), Joe Daley(tuba), Bern Nix(guitar) Producer: Jayne Cortez
9. “U.S. Nigerian Relations” . Jayne Cortez and the Firespitters: There It Is (Bola Press-1982) Jayne Cortez (voice), Abraham Adzinyah (conga), Bill Cole (shenai, flute, muzette, korean sona), Denardo Coleman (drums), Farel Johnson Jr. (bongo, bell, conga), Charles Moffett Jr. (tenor saxophone), Bern Nix (guitar), Jamaaladeen Tacuma (electric bass)
10. “Maybe”. Jayne Cortez and the Firespitters: Find Your Own Voice (Bola Press-2006) / Everywhere Drums (Bola Press-1990)
Jayne Cortez (voice), Edward Blackwell-Drums, Frank Lowe-Tenor Sax, Bern Nix-Guitar, Charles Moffett Jr.-Tenor Sax, Al MacDowell-Bass, Denardo Coleman-Drums, Bill Cole-Korean Hojok, Abraham K. Adzinyah-Percussionist
11. “I See Chano Pozo”. Jayne Cortez and the Firespitters: There It Is (Bola Press-1982) Jayne Cortez (voice), Abraham Adzinyah (conga), Bill Cole (shenai, flute, muzette, korean sona), Denardo Coleman (drums), Farel Johnson Jr. (bongo, bell, conga), Charles Moffett Jr. (tenor saxophone), Bern Nix (guitar), Jamaaladeen Tacuma (electric bass)
12. “Find Your Own Voice”. Jayne Cortez and The Firespitters. Cheerful & Optimistic. (Bola Press). Jayne Cortez-voice, Denardo Coleman-drums, Frank Lowe-Tenor Sax, Al MacDowell-Bass, Bern Nix-Guitar, James Carter- Baritone Sax
13. “About Flyin’ Home”. Jayne Cortez and the Firespitters: Borders of Disorderly Time (Bola Press-2003) Jayne Cortez-Voice, Denardo Coleman-drums, Frank Lowe-Tenor Sax, Al MacDowell-Bass, Bern Nix-Guitar, Sam Furnace- Alto Sax, Alex Harding-Baritone Sax, James Blood Ulmer-Guitar
14. “If The Drum Is A Woman”. There It Is (Bola Press-1982) Jayne Cortez (voice), Abraham Adzinyah (conga), Bill Cole (shenai, flute, muzette, korean sona), Denardo Coleman (drums), Farel Johnson Jr. (bongo, bell, conga), Charles Moffett Jr. (tenor saxophone), Bern Nix (guitar), Jamaaladeen Tacuma (electric bass)

Sunday, December 9, 2012: John Medeski
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.

2. “Wonton”. Medeski Martin & Wood: Radiolarians III. Indirecto Records (2009)

3. “Sugar Craft”. Medeski Martin & Wood: Combustication. Blue Note Records (1998)

4. “Where Have You Been?”. Medeski Martin & Wood: Uninvisible. Blue Note Records (2002)

5. “Slam’s Mishap”. James Carter, John Medeski, Christian McBride, Adam Rogers, Joey Baron: Heaven on Earth. Half Note Records (2009)

6. “Syeeda’s Song Flute”. Medeski Martin & Wood: It’s A Jungle In Here. Rykodisc (1993)

7. “Come Back Baby”. Johnny Winter: Roots. Megaforce Records (2011)

8. “Bemsha Swing-Lively Up Yourself”. Medeski Martin & Wood: It’s A Jungle In Here. Rykodisc (1993)

9. “Uncle Chubb”. Medeski Martin & Wood: Notes From The Underground. Indirecto Records (2004)

10. “Nostalgia In Times Square”. Medeski Martin & Wood: Free Magic: Live. Indirecto Records (2012)

11. “A Go Go”. Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood: In Case The World Changes Its Mind. Indirecto Records (2011)

12. “Shapeshifter”. Ben Tyree (BT3): re:Vision. Sonic Architechtures (2010)

13. “Aqui Como Alla”. Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Positizos: The Prosthetic Cubans. Atlantic Records (1996)

14. “Between Two Worlds”. John Zorn: Nova Express. Atlantic Records (1996)

Sunday, November 4, 2012: Onaje Allan Gumbs
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Dare to Dream”. Onaje Allan Gumbs: Dare to Dream. MCA Records (1991)

3. “Remember Their Innocence”. Onaje Allan Gumbs: Remember Their Innocence. Ejano Music (2005)
4. “It Sho Do Feel Good, Did Ya Hear Me?”. Onaje Allan Gumbs: Onaje. Steeplechase (1976)

5. “Peter Gunn”. Henry Mancini: Henry Mancini Greatest Hits (Compilation). RCA/BMG (2006)

6. “Mr. Lucky”. Henry Mancini: Henry Mancini Greatest Hits (Compilation). RCA/BMG (2006)

7. The Farmer’s Daughter TV Theme

8. “The Fishin’ Pond”. Onaje Allan Gumbs: Sack Full of Dreams. Showplace/Allegro (2006)

9. “Sunshine of Dreams”. Onaje Allan Gumbs: Remember Their Innocence. Ejano Music (2005)

2nd Hour

10. “What Is It”. Betty Carter: The Betty Carter Album. Bet-Car/Verve Records (1976)

11. “Dark of Light”. Norman Connors: Dark of Light. Cobblestone. (1973)

12. “Rosewood”. Woody Shaw: Rosewood. Columbia (1978)

13. “Betcha By Golly Wow”. Norman Connors (featuring Phyllis Hyman): The Classic Balladry of Phyllis Hyman (Compilation).
RCA/BMG (1996)

14. “The Answer Is You”. Phyllis Hyman: The Classic Balladry of Phyllis Hyman (Compilation). RCA/BMG (1996)

15. “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind)”. Norman Connors: Eternity. Right-Stuff/Capitol (2000)

16. “I Don’t Like You”. Kyra Gaunt: Be A True Revolution. Kyraocity Records (2007)

17. “Prelude to Dumas”. Onaje Allan Gumbs: A one-man production about writer Alexander Dumas. Unreleased (2012)

18. “Have My Fortune Read When I Was 5 Years Old”. Onaje Allan Gumbs: A one-man production about writer Alexander Dumas. Unreleased (2012)

19. “Hot Dawgit” (written by Charles Stepney). Onaje Allan Gumbs: Just Like Yesterday. Cheetah Records (2010)

Sunday, September 16, 2012: Miles Davis and Gil Evans “Still Ahead”
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. RCA/BMG (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga’ in My Bowl theme song.
2. “New Rhumba”. Miles Davis: Miles Ahead. Columbia (1957)
3. “Springville”. Miles Davis: Miles Ahead. Columbia (1957)
4. “Miles Ahead”. Miles Davis: Miles Ahead. Columbia (1957)
5. “Blues For Pablo”. Miles Davis: Miles Ahead. Columbia (1957)
6. “Summertime”. Miles Davis: Porgy and Bess. Columbia (1958)
7. “Gone”: Miles Davis: Porgy and Bess. Columbia (1958)
8. “It Ain’t Necessarily So”. Miles Davis: Porgy and Bess. Columbia (1958)

2nd Hour

9. “Lament”. Miles Davis: Miles Ahead. Columbia (1957)
10. “The Meaning of the Blues”. Miles Davis: Miles Ahead. Columbia (1957)
11. “I Don’t Want To Be Kissed”. Miles Davis: Miles Ahead. Columbia (1957)
12. “Will O’ The Wisp”. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain. Columbia (1959)
13. “Concierto De Aranjuez”: Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain. Columbia (1959)
14. “The Pan Piper”. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain. Columbia (1959)
15. “Sesta”. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain. Columbia (1959)
16. “Solea”. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain. Columbia (1959)
17. “There’s A Boat That’s Leaving Soon For New York”. Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain. Columbia (1959)

Sunday, September 2, 2012: Now Dig This: Black Art in LA/ Horace Tapscott
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1st Hour

1. “Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation). Suga in My Bowl theme song.
2. “Niger’s Theme”. Horace Tapscott Quintet: The Giant is Awakened. Flying Dutchman Records: FDS 107. Recorded April 1, 1969. Arthur Blythe (as); Horace Tapscott (p); David Bryant (b); Walter Savage Jr (b); Everett Brown Jr.(d)
3. “Seize the Time”. Elaine Brown: Seize the Time. Horace Tapscott, piano and arranger. Vault, 1969.

2nd Hour

4. “Village Dance” (S. Mateen). Horace Tapscott/ The Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra: Live at the IUCC.. Nimbus West Records, 1979. (Re-released on Flight 17 in 2003.)
5. “Clarisse” (J.Sharps). Horace Tapscott/ The Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra: Flight 17. Nimbus West Records, 2003.
6. “The Dark Tree” (H.Tapscott). Horace Tapscott Quintet: The Giant is Awakened. Flying Dutchman Records: FDS 107. 1969.
7. “Coltrane Medley” (J.Coltrane). Horace Tapscott/ The Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra: Flight 17. Nimbus West Records, 2003. Includes Linda Hill and Adele Sebastian, Vocals.
8. “Akirfa” (L.Robertson). Horace Tapscott in New York. Interplay, 1979. Horace Tapscott, piano, Art Davis, bass. Roy Haynes, drums.
9. “Lately’s Solo” (H.Tapscott). Horace Tapscott Sextet: Dial “B” For Barbara. Nimbus West, Los Angeles, 1981

Sunday, July 8, 2012: Christian McBride on Jazz Fusion
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1st Hour

1. “Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation)
2. “You Know When You Get There”. The Herbie Hancock Sextet: Mwandishi / Mwandishi: Herbie Hancock The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings (Warner Records – Originally recorded in 1971/1994)
Mwandishi/Herbie Hancock-Fender Rhodes-Piano, Mchezaji/Buster Williams-Bass, Jabali/Billy Hart-Drums, Mganga/Eddie Henderson-Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Mwile/Benny Maupin-Bass Clarinet/Alto Flute, Pepo Mtoto/Julian Priester-Trombone
3. “Stratus” (written by Billy Cobham). Billy Cobham: Spectrum (Atlantic Records-1973). Billy Cobham-Drums/Percussion, Tommy Bolin-Guitar, Jan Hammer-Electric and Acoustic Piano/Moog Synthesizer, Lee Sklar-Bass
4. “Technicolor Nightmare”. Christian McBride Band: Vertical Vision (Warner Bros. Records-2003). Christian McBride-Acoustic and Electric Basses, Ron Blake-Tenor and Soprano Saxophones/Flute, Geoffrey Keezer-Piano/Keyboards, Terreon Gully-Drums, David Gilmore-Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Danny Sadownick-Percussion
5. “Tell Me A Bedtime Story” . Herbie Hancock: Originally on Fat Albert Rotunda / Mwandishi: Herbie Hancock The Complete Warner Bros. Recordings. (Warner Records – Originally recorded in 1970/1994) Herbie Hancock-Fender Rhodes-Piano, Joe Henderson-Alto Flute/Tenor Saxophone, Johnny Coles-Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Garnett Brown-Trombone, Kuumba/Albert “Tootie” Heath-Drums, Buster Williams-Acoustic Bass/Electric Bass
6. “Hidden Shadows “. Herbie Hancock: Originally on Sextant / The Essential Herbie Hancock (Columbia Records/Sony BMG – Originally released in 1973/2006). Sextant / The Essential Herbie Hancock Mwandishi/Herbie Hancock-Fender Rhodes/Hand Clap, Mchezaji/Buster Williams-Acoustic Bass, Jabali/Billy Hart-Drums, Mganga/Eddie Henderson-Trumpet, Mwile/Benny Maupin-Soprano Saxophone, Pepo Mtoto/Julian Priester-Alto Trombone, Patrick Gleason-Random Resonator with FUNDI ARP 2600 Synthesizer
7. “Aja”. Christian McBride Band: Sci-Fi (Verve Records-2000). Christian McBride-Acoustic Bass/Fender Rhodes, Ron Blake-Tenor Saxophone, Shedrick Mitchell-Piano, Rodney Green-Drums, David Gilmore-Electric Guitar

2nd Hour

8. “Aja”. Steely Dan: Aja (MCA Records-1977). Steve Gadd-Drums, Bass-Chuck Rainey, Larry Carlton/Walter Becker/Denny Dias-Guitars, Joe Sample-Electric Piano, Michael Omartian-Piano, Victor Feldman-Percussion, Donald Fagen-Synthesizers/Police Whistle, Wayne Shorter-Tenor Saxophone, Donald Fagen/Tim Schmit-Backing Vocals
9. “Via Mwandishi”. Christian McBride Band: Sci-Fi (Verve Records-1982). Christian McBride-Acoustic Bass, Ron Blake-Tenor Saxophone, Shedrick Mitchell-Fender Rhodes, Rodney Green-Drums, David Gilmore-Electric Guitar, 
James Carter-Bass Clarinet
10. “Butterfly Dreams” (written by Stanley Clarke). Flora Purim: Butterfly Dreams (Milestone Records-1973). Flora Purim-Vocals, Joe Henderson-Tenor Saxophone/Flute, George Duke-Clavinet/Electric Piano/Piano/Synthesizer, Stanley Clarke-Acoustic Bass/Electric Bass, Airto Moreira-Drums/Percussion, Ernie Hood-Zither
11. “Raju” (written by John McLaughlin). Five Peace Band: Five Peace Band Live (Concord Records-2006). Chick Corea-Piano/Keyboards, John McLaughlin-Guitar, Kenny Garrett-Saxophone, Christian McBride-Acoustic & Electric Basses, Vinne Colaiuta-Drums
12. “500 Mile High” (written by Chick Corea)*. Return To Forever Featuring Chick Corea: Light As A Feather (Polydor Records-1973). Flora Purim-Vocals, Chick Corea-Keyboards/Electric Piano, Stanley Clarke-Bass, Airto Moreira-Drums, Joe Farrell-Soprano Saxophone/Tenor Saxophone/Flute
13. “Birds of Fire” . The Mahavishnu Orchestra: Birds of Fire (Columbia Records-1973). John McLaughlin-Guitar, Jerry Goodman-Violin, Jan Hammer-Keyboards, Rick Laird-Bass, Billy Cobham-Drums
14. “A Remark You Made” (written by Joe Zawinul). Weather Report: Heavy Weather Feather (Columbia Records-1977). Joe Zawinul-Rhodes Piano, ARP 2600, Oberheim Polyphonic, Wayne Shorter-Tenor Saxophone, Jaco Pastorius-Bass, Alex Acuña-Drums
15. “Actual Proof” (written by Herbie Hancock). Herbie Hancock: Thrust (Columbia Records-1974). Herbie Hancock-Fender Rhodes, Hohner D-6 Clavinet/ARP Odyssey Synthesizer/ARP Soloist Synthesizer/ARP 2600 Synthesizer/ARP String Synthesizer,Bennie Maupin-Soprano & Tenor Saxophone, Saxello, Bass Clarinet/Alto Flute, Paul Jackson-Electric Bass, Mike Clark-Drums, Bill Summers-Percussion
16. “There Comes A Time”. Spectrum Road: Spectrum Road (Palmetto Records-2012). Cindy Blackman Santana-Drums and Vocals, Jack Bruce-Bass and Vocals, Vernon Reid-Guitar, John Medeski-Organ and Mellotron

Sunday, June 3, 2012: Betty Carter
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972 (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation)

2. “Nation Time. Joe McPhee”: Joe McPhee & Survival Unit II at WBAI’s Free Music Store, 10/30/1971 (Hat Hut Records-1996). Joe McPhee-Trumpet/Tenor Saxophone, Clifford Thornton-Baritone Saxophone/Cornet, Byron Morris-Soprano & Alto Saxophone, Mike Kull-Piano, Harold E. Smith-Drums

3. “Jazz (Ain’t Nothin But Soul)”. Esperanza Spalding (featuring Joe Lovano): Radio Music Society (Heads Up Records-2012). Donald Byrd-Trumpet, Yusef Lateef-Tenor Saxophone, Barry Harris-Piano, Bernard McKinney-Euphonium, Alvin Jackson-Bass, Frank Gant-Drums

4. “Jazz (Ain’t Nothin But Soul)”. Betty Carter: I Can’t Help It 1972 (Originally recorded in 1960/1992-GRP/Verve Records). Orchestra arranged and conducted by Richard Wess

5. “Social Call”. Betty Carter: Social Call (Originally recorded in 1956/1996-GRP/ Columbia Legacy reissue-1961). Betty Carter-Vocals, Bernie Glow/Nick Travis/Conte Candoli-Trumpets, Urbie Green/Jimmy Cleveland-Trombones, Sam Markowitz/Al Cohn/Seldon Powell/Danny Banks-Saxophones/Reeds, Hank Jones-Piano, Milt-Hilton-Bass, Osie Johnson-Drums, Gigi Gryce-Arranger/Conductor

6. “Open The Door”. Betty Carter: Inside Betty Carter (Originally recorded in 1964/Capitol Jazz reissue-1993). Betty Carter-Vocals, Harold Maybern-Piano, Bob Cranshaw-Bass, Roy McCurdy-Drums

7. “Make It Last”. Betty Carter: Out There with Betty Carter (Jazzbeat-1958). Betty Carter-Vocals, Ray Copeland-Trumpet, Melba Liston-Trombone, Jerome Richardson-Tenor Saxophone/Flute/Bassoon, Wynton Kelly-Piano, Peck Morrison-Bass, Specs Wright-Drums

8. “Stolen Moments”. Carmen McRae and Betty Carter: The Carmen McRae and Betty Carter Duets (Verve-1996). Carmen McRae and Betty Carter-Vocals, Eric Gunnison-Piano, Jim Hughart-Bass, Winard Harper-Drums

9. “Sophisticated Lady”. Carmen McRae and Betty Carter: The Carmen McRae and Betty Carter Duets (Verve-1996). Carmen McRae and Betty Carter-Vocals, Eric Gunnison-Piano, Jim Hughart-Bass, Winard Harper-Drums

10. “Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye”. Ray Charles and Betty Carter: Ray Charles and Betty Carter (Originally recorded on ABC Paramount-1961/Rhino reissue-1998). Ray Charles-Vocals / Piano, Betty Carter-Vocals, Pete Pittman-Guitar, Edgar Willis-Bass, Mel Lewis Drums, The Jack Halloran Singers-Backing Vocals, Additional personnel unknown

11. “Sounds”. Betty Carter: The Betty Carter Album (Betcar/Verve Records-1976). Betty Carter-All Vocals, Danny Mixon-Piano, Buster Williams-Bass, Louis Hayes-Drums

2nd Hour

12. “Theme from ‘Dr. Kildaire’ (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight)”. Betty Carter:`Round Midnight (Originally released on Atco-1963/Atlantic Records reissue-1992). Betty Carter-Vocals, Oliver Nelson-Arranger & Contractor, Phil Woods-Alto Saxophone/Clarinet, Danny Bank-Baritone Saxophone/Bass Clarinet, Bob Ashton-Tenor Saxophone, Joe Newman-Trumpet, Jimmy Cleveland-Trombone, Lloyd Mayers-Piano, Richard Davis-Bass, Ed Shaughnessy-Drums

13. “With No Words”. Betty Carter: Whatever Happened To Love? (Verve Records-1982). Betty Carter-Vocals, Khalid Moss-Piano, Curtis Lundy-Bass, Lewis Nash-Drums

14. “East of the Sun”. Betty Carter: I’m Yours, You’re Mine (Verve Records-1996). Betty Carter-Vocals, Andre Hayward-Trombone, Mark Shim- Tenor Saxophone, Xavier Davis- Piano, Curtis Lundy-Bass, Gregory Hutchinson-Drums

15. “Droppin’ Things”. Betty Carter: Droppin’ Things-Live (Verve Records-1990). Betty Carter-Vocals, Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet, Craig Handy-Tenor Saxophone, Marc Cary-Piano, Tarus Mateen-Bass, Gregory Hutchinson-Drums

16. “Love Notes”. Betty Carter: Feed The Fire (Verve Records-1994-Written by Mark Zubek & Betty Carter). Betty Carter-Vocals, Geri Allen-Piano, Dave Holland-Bass, Jack DeJohnette-Drums

17. “Tight”. Betty Carter: Sounds–The Betty Carter Album (Betcar/Verve Records-1976). Betty Carter-All Vocals, Danny Mixon-Piano, Buster Williams-Bass, Louis Hayes-Drums

Sunday, April 22 2012: Barry Harris
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone: The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation)
2. “April In Paris”. Thad Jones: The Magnificent Thad Jones. (Blue Note Records-1956). Thad Jones-Trumpet, Barry Harris-Piano, Percy Heath-Bass, Max Roach-Drums
3. “Yusef”. (Written by Barry Harris). Donald Byrd: First Flight. (Originally recorded in 1955/Delmark Records reissue-1990). Donald Byrd-Trumpet, Yusef Lateef-Tenor Saxophone, Barry Harris-Piano, Bernard McKinney-Euphonium, Alvin Jackson-Bass, Frank Gant-Drums
4. “I Need You” (Written by Barry Harris). Louis Hayes: Louis Hayes (Vee-Jay-1960). Louis Hayes-Drums, Nat Adderley-Cornet, Yusef Lateef-Tenor, Barry Harris-Piano, Sam Jones-Bass
5. “Love Theme From The Robe”. Yusef Lateef. Eastern Sounds (Prestige Records-1961). Yusef Lateef-Tenor Saxophone/Oboe/Flute, Barry Harris-Piano, Ernie Farrow-Bass, Les Humphries-Drums
6. “Love Theme From Spartacus”. Yusef Lateef: Eastern Sounds (Prestige Records-1961). Yusef Lateef-Tenor Saxophone/Oboe/Flute, Barry Harris-Piano, Ernie Farrow-Bass, Les Humphries-Drums
7. “Bluesy”. Barry Harris Trio. Breakin’ It Up (Jazzbeat-1958). Barry Harris-Piano, William Austin-Bass, Frank Gant-Drums
8. “A Minor Sax”. Sonny Stitt: Burnin’ (Jazzbeat-1958). Sonny Stitt-Alto and Tenor Saxophone, Barry Harris-Piano, William Austin-Bass, Frank Gant-Drums

2nd Hour

9. “Luminesence”. Barry Harris Sextet: Luminesence (Prestige Records-1967-Arranged by Barry Harris)
Barry Harris-Piano, Pepper Adams-Baritone Saxophone, Junior Cook-Tenor Saxophone, Slide Hampton-Trombone, Bob Cranshaw-Bass, Lenny McBrowne-Drums
10. “Bish Bash Bosh”. Barry Harris Trio: Chasin’ The Bird (Prestige Records-1962). Barry Harris-Piano, Bob Cranshaw-Bass, Clifford Jarvis-Drums
11. “Parker’s Mood”. Charlie Parker: Bird-Original Soundtrack (Columbia Records-1988). Charlie Parker-Alto Saxophone, Barry Harris-Piano, Chuck Berghofer-Bass, John Guerin-Drums
12. “Nascimento”. Barry Harris Trio: Live in Rennes (Plus Loin Music-2011). Barry Harris-Piano, Mathias Allamane-Bass, Philippe Soirat-Drums
13. “Bull’s Eye”. Barry Harris Sextet: Bull’s Eye (Prestige Records-1968-Arranged by Barry Harris). Barry Harris-Piano, Paul Chambers-Bass, Billy Higgins-Drums, Kenny Dorham-Trumpet, Charles McPherson-Tenor Saxophone, Pepper Adams-Baritone Saxophone

Sunday 1/15/2012: Paris Blues Revisited
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1st Hour

1. “I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl”. Nina Simone. The Very Best of Nina Simone: Sugar In My Bowl 1967-1972. (Originally recorded in 1967/1998-RCA-BMG compilation)
2. “Paris Blues”. Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong Paris Blues
3. “Good Morning Heartache”. Dee Dee Bridgewater Eleanora Fagan (1915-1959): To Billie With Love. Dee Dee Bridgewater-Vocals, Edsel Gomez-Piano, Christian McBride-Bass, Lewis Nash-Drums,
James Carter-Bass Clarinet.
4. “Introduction to Wild Man Blues”. Louis Armstrong. Satchmo: A Musical Autobiography. (Verve-2001 Box Set). Louis Armstrong Speaking
5. “Potato Head Blues”. Louis Armstrong Satchmo: A Musical Autobiography. Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Trummy Young-Trombone, Edmond Hall-Clarinet, Billy Kyle-Piano, George Barnes-Guitar, Squire Gersh-Bass, Barrett Deems-Drums.
6. “Night Life”. Mary Lou Williams Story of Mary Lou Williams. Mary Lou Williams-Solo Piano.
7. “Clean Pickin'”. Mary Lou Williams & Her Trio. Mary Lou Williams 1930-1941. (Originally recorded in 1936/Acrobat Music-1988).Mary Lou Williams-Piano, Booker Collins-Bass, Ben Thigpen-Drums.
8. “Introduction to Weary Blues”. Louis Armstrong Satchmo: A Musical Autobiography. (Verve-2001 Box Set). Louis Armstrong Speaking.
9. “Weary Blues”. Louis Armstrong Satchmo: A Musical Autobiography. (Verve-2001 Box Set). Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Trummy Young-Trombone, Edmond Hall-Clarinet, Billy Kyle-Piano, George Barnes-Guitar, Squire Gersh-Bass, Barrett Deems-Drums.
10.”Solitude”. Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington. The Great Summit | The Master Takes (Originally recorded in 1961/Roulette Jazz-2000 Box Set). Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Duke Ellington-Piano, Trummy Young-Trombone, Barney Bigard-Clairnet, Mort Herbert-Bass, Danny Barcelona-Drums.
11. “Autumnal Suite”. Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong Paris Blues (MCA-1961).
12. “Bird Jungle”. Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong Paris Blues (MCA-1961).
13. “Paris Stairs”. Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong Paris Blues (MCA-1961).
14. “Battle Royal”. Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong Paris Blues (MCA-1961).
15. “Anatomy of a Murder”. Duke Ellington. Anatomy of a Murder Soundtrack (Originally released in 1959/Columbia Legacy-1991).

2nd Hour

16. “Changin’ The Blues”. Earl “Fatha” Hines & Jimmy Rushing Blues and Things (NewWorld Records-1967). Earl Hines-Piano, Budd Johnson-Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Bill Pemberton-Bass, Oliver Jackson-Drums, Jimmy Rushing-Vocals (Not on this recording).
17. “Taurus”. Mary Lou Williams Zodiac Suite (Originally recorded in 1945-Asch/1975-Smithsonian Folkways Recordings reissue).
Mary Lou-Piano.
18. “I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm”. Billie Holiday Billie Holiday: The Ultimate Collection (Originally recorded in 1955 on Verve/Universal Music-2005 Box Set). Billie Holiday-Vocals, Charlie Shavers-Trumpet, Tony Scott-Clairnet, Budd Johnson-Tenor Sax, Billy Taylor-Piano, Billy Bauer-Guitar, Leonard Gaskin-Bass, Cozy Cole-Drums, Leroy Lovett-Musical Director.
19. “Eventually”. Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come (Atlantic-1959). Ornette Coleman- Alto Sax, Don Cherry-Cornet, Charlie Haden-Bass, Billy Higgins-Drums.
20. “Black & Tan Fantasy”. Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington The Great Summit | The Master Takes (Originally recorded in 1961/Roulette Jazz-2000 Box Set). Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Duke Ellington-Piano, Trummy Young-Trombone, Barney Bigard-Clairnet, Mort Herbert-Bass, Danny Barcelona-Drums.
21. “Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me”. Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington The Great Summit | The Master Takes (Originally recorded in 1961/Roulette Jazz-2000 Box Set). Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Duke Ellington-Piano, Trummy Young-Trombone, Barney Bigard-Clairnet, Mort Herbert-Bass, Danny Barcelona-Drums
22. “Wild Man Moore”. Duke Ellington Paris Blues-Soundtrack (MCA-1961).
23. “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)”. Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington The Great Summit | The Master Takes (Originally recorded in 1961/Roulette Jazz-2000 Box Set)
Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Duke Ellington-Piano, Trummy Young-Trombone, Barney Bigard-Clairnet, Mort Herbert-Bass, Danny Barcelona-Drums.
24. “Sea Breeze”. (Published by Laerteas Music Company /Written by “Rommie” Bearden, Larry Douglas, and Fred Norman) Billy Eckstine
Recording courtesy of Suga’ guest Diedra Harris Kelley (Originally released in 1959)
25. “The Beautiful American”. The Great Summit | The Master Takes (Originally recorded in 1961/Roulette Jazz-2000 Box Set)
Louis Armstrong-Trumpet, Duke Ellington-Piano, Trummy Young-Trombone, Barney Bigard-Clairnet, Mort Herbert-Bass, Danny Barcelona-Drums.

Sunday January 1, 2012: Creed Taylor
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1st Hour

1) “Mister Magic” (Co-written by Ralph MacDonald and William Salter). 
Grover Washington, Jr.
 Mister Magic (Kudu/Motown Records/MoJazz-1975). 
Grover Washington, Jr.-Tenor/Alto/Soprano Saxophone, Bob James-Piano/Electric Piano/Arranger/Conductor, Harvey Mason-Drums, Gary King-Bass, Eric Gale-Guitar, Trumpet/Flugelhorn-Jon Faddis & Marvin Stamm, Phil Bodner-Baritone Saxophone, Jerry Dodgion-Tenor Saxophone, String Section
2) “A Touch of Jazz
”. DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. Rock the House (Jive-1987)
3) “A.D.A.M.”. 
X-Clan
. Xodus (Polydor Records-1992)
4) “Big Sur Suite”. 
Johnny Hammond. 
Higher Ground (Kudu Records-1973-Arranged and Conducted by Bob James). 
Includes: Johnny Hammond-Organ, Bob James-Electric Piano, Ron Carter-Bass, Jack DeJohnette-Drums, George Benson-Guitar, Hank Crawford-Alto Saxophone
5) “A Nigga Witta Gun”. 
Dr. Dre
. The Chronic (Death Row-1992)
6) “Check it Out” (featuring Mary J. Blige). 
Grand Puba
. Reel to Reel (Elektra Records-1992)
7) “Beats to the Rhyme
”. Run DMC
. Tougher Than Leather (Profile-1988)
8) “Crab Apple
”. Idris Muhammad. 
Turn This Mutha Out (Kudu Records-1977). 
Includes: Idris Muhammad-Drums, Michael Brecker-Tenor Saxophone, Hiram Bullock-Guitar, Cliff Carter-Keyboards, Wilber Bascomb-Bass, Jeremy Steig-Flute
9) “One Mint Julep” (Arranged by Quincy Jones)
. Ray Charles. 
Genius + Soul = Jazz (Impulse Records-1961/Reissued on Rhino Records-1997 along with 
“My Kind of Jazz”). 
Ray Charles-Organ
10) “Also Sprach Zarathustra
”. Deodato
. Prelude (CTI Records-1972)
. Includes: Eumir Deodato-Electric Piano, John Tropea-Guitar Solo, Stanley Clarke-Electric Bass, Billy Cobham-Drums, Airto Moreira-Percussion, 
Ray Barreto-Congas, String Section
11) “King of New York
”. Fun Lovin’ Criminals. 
Come Find Yourself (Capitol Records-1996)
12) “I’m Late, I’m Late” (45 rpm issue)
. Stan Getz. 
Focus (Verve Records-1961). 
Stan Getz-Tenor Saxophone, Roy Haynes-Drums
13) “Desafinado”. 
Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd. 
Jazz Samba (Verve Records-1963)
. Stan Getz-Tenor Saxophone, Charlie Byrd-Guitar, Keter Betts-Bass, Gene Byrd-Bass & Guitar, Buddy Deppenschmidt & Bill Reichenbach-Drums
14) “Garota de Ipanema/Girl from Ipanema
”. Stan Getz & João Gilberto
. Getz/Gilberto (Verve Records-1963)
. Stan Getz-Tenor Saxophone, João Gilberto-Vocal & Guitar, Antonio Carlos Jobim-Piano, Tommy Williams- Bass, Milton Banana-Percussion, Astrud Gilberto-Vocal

2nd Hour

15) “Girou Girou” (Round ‘n’ Round)
. Milton Nascimento. Courage (CTI Records-1969)
. Includes: Milton Nascimento-Vocal, Herbie Hancock-Piano, Eumir-Deodato-Organ, Jose Marino-Bass, Joao Palma-Drums, Airto Moreira-Percussion, 
Hubert Laws-Flute
16) “A Day in the Life”. 
Wes Montgomery. 
A Day in the Life (CTI Records-1967)
. Includes: Wes Montgomery-Guitar, Herbie Hancock-Piano, Ron Carter-Bass, Grady Tate-Drums, Ray Barreto-Percussion, Woodwind and String Section
17) “Road Song
”. Wes Montgomery
. Road Song (CTI Records-1969)
. Includes: Wes Montgomery-Guitar, Hank Jones & Herbie Hancock-Piano, Richard Davis-Bass, String Section
18) “Cherry Red
”. CTI All Stars (featuring Esther Phillips). CTI Summer Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl (CTI Records-1972)
. Esther Phillips-Vocal, Eumir Deodato/Johnny Hammond/Bob James-Keyboards, 
Ron Carter-Bass, Jack DeJohnette-Drums, George Benson-Guitar, Airto Moreira-Percussion, 
Hank Crawford/Joe Farrell/Grover Washington, Jr.-Saxophones, Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet, Hubert Laws-Flute, Milt Jackson-Vibes
19) “Home Is Where The Hatred Is”. 
Esther Phillips. 
Esther Phillips: Home Is Where The Hatred Is (The Kudu Years 1971-1977)
. From a Whisper to a Scream (Originally released Kudu Records-1972)
20) “Come Widdit” (12” vinyl). 
Ahmad Ras Kass & Saafir 
(Priority Records-1995)
21) “People Make the World Go Round
”. CTI All Stars (featuring Freddie Hubbard). 
CTI Summer Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl (CTI Records-1972)
. Eumir Deodato/Johnny Hammond/Bob James-Keyboards, Ron Carter-Bass, 
Jack DeJohnette-Drums, George Benson-Guitar, Airto Moreira-Percussion, 
Hank Crawford/Joe Farrell/Grover Washington, Jr.-Saxophones, Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet, Hubert Laws-Flute, Milt Jackson-Vibes
22) “Take Me to the Mardi Gras” (Produced by Creed Taylor). 
Bob James. Two (Tappan Zee-1975)
. Includes: Bob James-Arranger/Clavinet/Conductor/Organ/Electric Piano, Ralph MacDonald-Percussion, Gary King-Bass,
Eric Gale-Guitar, Steve Gadd-Drums
23) “The Punisher”. 
Eric B. and Rakim
. Don’t Sweat The Technique (MCA-1992)
24) “Freelance”. 
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 5. 
The Source (Collectors’ Choice Music -1986)
25) “Nuttin’ But Love”.
 Heavy D and the Boys. 
Nuttin’ But Love (Uptown/MCA Records-1994)
26) “Nautilus” (Produced by Creed Taylor). 
Bob James.
 One (Tappan Zee-1974). 
Includes line up similar to #22

Sunday December 11, 2011: Christian McBride
You can hear this entire show on our Audio Archives page.

1st Hour

1. “A Taste of Honey”. 
Christian McBride Big Band
. The Good Feeling (Mack Avenue Records-2011). 
Melissa Walker-Vocals, Christian McBride-Bass, Todd Bashore-Alto Saxophone/Flute, Xavier Davis-Piano, Ulysses Owens Jr.-Drums
2. “It’s Your Thing” (featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater)
. Christian McBride, 
Conversations with Christian (Mack Avenue Records-2011)
. Christian McBride-Bass, Dee Dee Bridgewater-Vocals
3. “Just The Two of Us
”. The Philadelphia Experiment, 
The Philadelphia Experiment (ropeadope Records)
. Christian McBride-Bass
4. “Lesson #4
”. The Philadelphia Experiment, 
The Philadelphia Experiment (ropeadope Records). 
Christian McBride-Bass, Uri Caine-Keyboards, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson-Drums
5. “When It’s Sleepy Time Down South”. 
Betty Carter, It’s Not About The Melody (Verve-1992)
. Betty Carter-Vocals, Christian McBride-Bass, Mulgrew Miller-Piano, Lewis Nash-Drums

2nd Hour

6. “EGAD”. (written by Christian McBride)
. Freddie Hubbard
, Freddie Hubbard: Live at Fat Tuesday’s (MusicMasters Records-1992). 
Freddie Hubbard -Trumpet, Christian McBride-Bass, Benny Green-Piano, Javon Jackson-Tenor Saxophone, Tony Reedus-Drums
7. “In A Hurry” (written by Christian McBride)
. Christian McBride, 
Getting’ Into It (Verve-1995). 
Christian McBride-Bass, Roy Hargrove-Trumpet, Joshua Redman-Tenor Saxophone, Steve Turre-Trombone, Cyrus Chestnut-Piano, Lewis Nash-Drums
8. “Brother Mister” (written by Christian McBride)
. Christian McBride Big Band
, The Good Feeling (Mack Avenue Records-2011)
. Christian McBride-Bass, etc.
9. “Brother Mister
”. Christian McBride and Inside Straight
, Kind of Brown (Mack Avenue Records-2009)
. Christian McBride-Bass, Victor Lewis-Drums, Eric Scott Reed-Piano, Steve Wilson-Sax, Warren Wolf, Jr.-Vibes
10. “Alone Together” (featuring Hank Jones on piano). 
Christian McBride, Conversations with Christian (Mack Avenue Records-2011). 
Christian McBride-Bass
11. “Spiritual” (featuring Dr. Billy Taylor on piano)
. Christian McBride, Conversations with Christian (Mack Avenue Records-2011)
. Christian McBride-Bass
12. “In a Mellow Tone”. 
Ray Brown
, Walk On-previously unreleased Ray Brown recordings on Disc 2 (Telarc-2003). 
Ray Brown-Bass in the left channel, Christian McBride-Bass in the right channel
13. “Look On The Bright Side
”. Harold Mabern, 
The Leading Man (Columbia Records-1995). 
Harold Mabern-Piano, Christian McBride-Bass, Jack DeJohnette-Drums
14. “Day Trip”. 
Pat Metheny w/Christian McBride and Antonio Sanchez, 
Day Trip (Nonesuch Records-2008). 
Pat Metheny-Guitars, Christian McBride-Bass, Antonio Sanchez-Drums

Sunday November 13, 2011: Dexter Gordon
You can hear this entire show on our Audio Archives page.

1st Hour

1) Cheese Cake (written by Dexter Gordon)
 Dexter Gordon
 GO! (Blue Note Records-1962). 
Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, Sonny Clark-Piano, Butch Warren-Bass, Billy Higgins-Drums
2) “Scrapple from the Apple
” Dexter Gordon. 
Our Man in Paris (Blue Note Records-1963). 
Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, Bud Powell- Piano, Pierre Michelot-Bass, Kenny Clarke-Drums
3) “Fenja” (written by Dexter Gordon). 
Dexter Gordon, 
Homecoming: Live at the Village Vanguard (Columbia Records-1977). 
Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, Woody Shaw- Trumpet, Ronnie Mathews-Piano, Stafford James-Bass, Louis Hayes-Drums
4) “LTD” (written by Dexter Gordon). 
Dexter Gordon
, Manhattan Symphonie (Columbia Records-1978). 
Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, George Cables-Piano, Rufus Reid-Bass, Eddie Gladden-Drums
5) “Fried Bananas” (written by Dexter Gordon). 
Dexter Gordon, 
Sophisticated Giant (Columbia Records Records-1977). 
Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, Frank Wess-Alto Saxophone/Flute/Piccolo, Woody Shaw- Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Benny Bailey-Lead Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Slide Hampton-Trombone, Wayne Andre-Trombone, Howard Johnson-Baritone Saxophone, Bobby Hutcherson-Vibes, George Cables-Piano, Rufus Reid-Bass, 
Victor Lewis-Drums

2nd Hour

6) “Introduction/Blues Up and Down/Introduction
”. Dexter Gordon 
Live at Carnegie Hall (Columbia Records-1978)
. Dexter Gordon- Tenor Saxophone, Johnny Griffin-Tenor Saxophone, George Cables-Piano, Rufus Reid-Bass, Eddie Gladden-Drums
7) “Project S” (Written and arranged by Jimmy Heath). 
Dexter Gordon
, Bonus Tracks/Originally released on Havana Jam 2 (Columbia Records-1979). 
Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, Stan Getz-Tenor Saxophone, Jimmy Heath-Tenor Saxophone, Arthur Blythe-Alto Saxophone, Cedar Walton-Piano, Percy Heath-Bass, Tony Williams-Drums, Hubert Laws-Flute, Woody Shaw-Trumpet, Bobby Hutcherson-Vibes, Willie Bobo-Percussion
8) “Gotham City” (written by Dexter Gordon). 
Dexter Gordon, 
Gotham City (Columbia Records-1981). 
Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, Woody Shaw-Trumpet, George Benson-Guitar, Cedar Walton-Piano, Percy Heath-Bass, Art Blakey-Drums
9) “Rhythm-A-Ning”. 
Dexter Gordon, 
Round Midnight-Soundtrack (Columbia Records-1977)
. Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet, Cedar Walton-Piano, Ron Carter-Bass, Tony Williams-Drums
10) “Tanya” (written by Dexter Gordon)
. Dexter Gordon
, One Flight Up (Blue Note Records-1964)
. Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, Donald Byrd-Trumpet, Kenny Drew-Piano, Neils-Henning Orsted Pedersen-Bass, Art Taylor-Drums

Sunday November 6, 2011: Woody Shaw
You can hear this entire show on our Audio Archives page.

1st Hour

1) Stepping Stone
Woody Shaw
Stepping Stone: Live at the Village Vanguard (Columbia Records-1977)
Woody Shaw-Coronet/Flugelhorn, Carter Jefferson-Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Onaje Allan Gumbs-Piano, Clint Houston-Bass, Victor Lewis-Drums

2) United
Woody Shaw
United (Columbia Records-1981)
Woody Shaw-Coronet/Flugelhorn, Steve Turre-Trombone, Mulgrew Miller-Piano, Stafford James-Bass, Tony Reedus-Drums, Gary Bartz-Alto Saxophone

3) Cassandranite
Woody Shaw
Cassandranite (Muse Records-1989 / Originally recorded in 1965)
Woody Shaw-Trumpet, Joe Henderson-Tenor Saxophone, Larry Young-Piano, Ron Carter-Bass, Joe Chambers-Drums

4) Iron Man
Eric Dolphy
Iron Man (Douglas-1969)
Eric Dolphy-Reed Instruments, Woody Shaw-Trumpet, Eddie Kahn-Bass, J.C. Moses-Drums, Prince Lasha-Flute, Bobby Hutcherson-Vibraphone

5) The Cape Verdean Blues
Horace Silver
The Cape Verdean Blues (Blue Note-1965)
Woody Shaw-Trumpet, Joe Henderson-Tenor Saxophone, Horace Silver-Piano, Bob Cranshaw-Bass, Roger Humphries-Drums

6) Love: For The One You Can’t (written by Woody Shaw)
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Anthenagin (Prestige Records-1973)
Art Blakey-Drums, Woody Shaw-Trumpet, Mickey Bass-Bass, Tony Waters-Congas, Cedar Walton-Electric Piano/Piano, Carter Jefferson-Tenor Saxophone,
Steve Turre-Trombone

2nd Hour
7) Theme for Maxine
Benny Golson
Time Speaks (Timeless Records-1985)
Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw-Trumpets, Benny Golson-Tenor Saxophone, Kenny Barron-Piano, Cecil McBee-Bass, Ben Riley-Drums

8) The Moontrane
Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw
The Eternal Triangle (Blue Note-1988)
Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet (left channel), Woody Shaw-Trumpet (right channel), Kenny Garrett-Tenor Saxophone, Mulgrew Miller-Piano, Ray Drummond-Bass,
Carl Allen-Drums

9) Rosewood (written by Woody Shaw)
Bobby Hutcherson
Cirrus (Blue Note-1974)
Bobby Hutchedrson-Vibraphone, Woody Shaw-Trumpet, Harold Land/Manny Boyd-Tenor Saxophone & Flute, Bill Henderson-Piano/Electric Piano,
Ray Drummond-Bass, Larry Hancock-Drums, Kenneth Nash-Percussion

10) Rosewood
Woody Shaw
Rosewood (Columbia Records-1977)
Woody Shaw-Coronet/Flugelhorn, Carter Jefferson-Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Joe Henderson-Tenor Saxophone, Steve Turre-Trombone,
Clint Houston-Bass, Victor Lewis-Drums

11) In Case You Haven’t Heard (written by Woody Shaw)
Dexter Gordon
Homecoming: Live at the Village Vanguard (Columbia Records-1977)
Dexter Gordon-Tenor Saxophone, Woody Shaw- Trumpet, Ronnie Mathews-Piano, Stafford James-Bass, Louis Hayes-Drums

12) Ginseng People
Woody Shaw
For Sure! (Columbia Records-1980)
Woody Shaw-Coronet/Flugelhorn, Curtis Fuller-Trombone, Judi Singh-Vocals, Carter Jefferson-Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Larry Willis-Piano,
Clint Houston-Bass, Victor Lewis-Drums

Sunday July 10, 2011: Bobbi Humphrey
You can hear this entire show on our Audio Archives page.

Hour 1

1) “Sugar”. Bobbi Humphrey. Live at Montreux (1974-Blue Note)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute, Kevin Toney=Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Piano, Barney Perry-Guitar, Henry Franklin-Bass, Keith Killgo-Drums

2) “Introduction / The Bird”. Arthur Fiedler and Boston Pops Orchestra
Classics for Children: Peter and the Wolf (1990-RCA)

3) “Smiling Faces Sometimes”. Bobbi Humphrey. Dig This (1972-Blue Note)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute

4) “Sidewinder”. Bobbi Humphrey. Flute-In (1971-Blue Note)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute, George Duvivier-bass, Ray Armando-congas, Idris Muhammad=drums, Gordon Edwards-electric bass, Hank Jones=piano/electric piano, Billy Harper-tenor sax, Lee Morgan-trumpet, George Devens-vibraphone/marimba/percussion

5) “In What Direction Are You Headed”. Lee Morgan. The Last Session (1971-Blue Note)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute, Jymie Merritt-electric bass, Reggie Workman=acoustic bass, Freddie Waits-drums, Harold Mabern- Piano/Electric Piano, Billy Harper-tenor sax, Grachan Moncur III- Trombone, Lee Morgan-trumpet, flugelhorn

6) “The Good Life”. Bobbi Humphrey. The Good Life (1979-Epic)c
Bobbi Humphrey-flute, Produced by William Eaton, Co-Produced and mixed by Ralph MacDonald

Hour 2

7) “Home-Made Jam”. Bobbi Humphrey. Freestyle (1978= Epic)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute, Stevie Wonder-harmonica

8) “No Way”. Bobbi Humphrey. No Way 12” EP (1982-Mercury)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute, Stevie Wonder-harmonica

9) “Another Star”. Stevie Wonder. Songs In The Key Of Life (1976-Motown)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute, Stevie Wonder-harmonica

10) “My Little Girl”. Bobbi Humphrey. Satin Doll (1974-Blue Note)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute

11) “Satin Doll”. Bobbi Humphrey. Satin Doll (1974-Blue Note)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute

12) “Harlem River Drive”. Bobbi Humphrey. Blacks & Blues (1973-Blue Note)
Bobbi Humphrey-flute

13) “Miss Thing”. Hubert Laws. The Laws of Jazz (1965=Atlantic)
Hubert Laws-flute, Armando (Chick) Corea-piano, Richard Davis- bass, Bobby Thomas-drums

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April 10, 2011: Charlie Haden/ Ruth Cameron
You can hear this entire show on our Audio Archives page.

Hour 1

1) Today I Am A Man
Charlie Haden Quartet West
Sophisticated Ladies (Decca Records-2011)
Charlie Haden- bass, Ernie Watts-tenor sax, Alan Broadbent-piano, Rodney Green-drums

2) Old Haden Family Show
Charlie Haden
Rambling Boy: Family & Friends (Decca Records-2008)
Haden Family (featuring 2-yr old Cowboy Charlie)

3) ‘Round About Midnight
Miles Davis
Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants (Prestige-1958)
Miles Davis-trumpet, John Coltrane-tenor sax, Red Garland-piano, Paul Chambers-bass, Philly Joe Jones-drums

4) Eventually
Ornette Coleman
The Shape of Things to Come (Atlantic)
Ornette Coleman- alto sax, Don Cherry-cornet, Charlie Haden-bass, Billy Higgins-drums

5) Free Jazz, Part 2
Ornette Coleman Double Quartet
Free Jazz: A Collection Improvisation by the (Atlantic-1966)
Don Cherry-pocket trumpet, Freddie Hubbard-trumpet, Eric Dolphy-bass clarinet, Ornette Coleman-alto sax, Charlie Haden, Scott LaFaro-bass, Ed Blackwell, Billy Higgins-drums

6) The Empty Foxhole
Ornette Coleman
The Empty Foxhole (Blue Note-1966)
Ornette Coleman-alto sax-trumpet & violin, Charlie Haden-bass, Ornette Denardo Coleman-drums

7) Lisbon Stomp
Keith Jarrett
Life Between the Exit Signs (Atlantic-1967)
Keith Jarrett-piano, Charlie Haden-bass, Paul Motian-drums

8) The Blessing
John Coltrane & Don Cherry
The Avant Garde (Atlantic-1966)
John Coltrane-tenor/soprano sax, Don Cherry-cornet, Charlie Haden-bass, Ed Blackwell-drums

9) This Train
Alice Coltrane

Translinear Light (Impulse-2004)
Alice Coltrane-organ (Wurlitzer), piano, synthesizer, Ravi Coltrane-percussion soprano/tenor sax, Charlie Haden-bass, Jack DeJohnette-drums, Producer/Mixed by Ravi Coltrane, Arranged by Alice Coltrane

10) Song X
Pat Metheny / Ornette Coleman
Song X (Geffen Records-1993)
Ornette Coleman-alto sax, Charlie Haden-Bass, Denardo Coleman-drums, Jack DeJohnette-drums, Pat Metheny-guitar, guitar (synth),

11) Waltz for Ruth (Haden)
Pat Metheny & Charlie Haden
Beyond the Missouri Sky (Verve-1997)
Charlie Haden-bass, Pat Metheny-acoustic guitar, all other instruments

12) Not In Our Name (Haden)
Liberation Music Orchestra (Verve-2005)
Charlie Haden-bass, Matt Wilson-drums, Ahnee Sharon Freeman-french horn, Steve Cardenas-guitar, Clara Bley-piano, Chris Cheek and Tony Malaby-tenor sax, Curtis Fowlkes-trombone, Michael Rodriguez, Seneca Black-trumpet, Joe Daley-tuba, Produced by Charlie Haden, Ruth Cameron and Carla Bley, Arranged by Carla Bley

Hour 2

13) Song for Che (Haden)
Liberation Music Orchestra
Liberation Music Orchestra (Impulse-1973)
Charlie Haden-bass, Perry Robinson-clarinet, Don Cherry-cornet, flute (Indian wood and bamboo), Bob Northern-french Horn/percussion (hand wood blocks, bells)/crow call/whistle (military), Sam Brown-guitar, percussion (thumb piano), Paul Motian-percussion, Clara Bley-percussion (tambourine), Gato Barbieri-tenor sax/clarinet, Dewey Redman-alto/tenor sax, Roswell Rudd-trombone, Michael Mantler-trumpet, Howard Johnson-tuba, Arranged by Carla Bley

14) In The Moment (Haden)
There It Is (Verve-Recorded in 1989/Released in 2003)
Charlie Haden-double bass, Al Foster-drums, Joe Henderson-sax

15) Dolphy’s Dance
Etudes (Soul Note-1988)
Charlie Haden-bass, Geri Allen-piano, Paul Motian-drums

16) Ill Wind/featuring Norah Jones
Charlie Haden Quartet West
Sophisticated Ladies (Decca Records-2011)
Charlie Haden- bass, Ernie Watts-tenor sax, Alan Broadbent-piano, Rodney Green-drums

17) Let’s Call It a Day/featuring Ruth Cameron
Charlie Haden Quartet West
Sophisticated Ladies (Decca Records-2011)
Charlie Haden- bass, Ernie Watts-tenor sax, Alan Broadbent-piano, Rodney Green-drums

18) Body & Soul
Ruth Cameron
Roadhouse (Verve-2000)
Charlie Haden-producer/bass, Brad Mehldau-piano, Laurence Marable-drums

19) First Song (Haden)
Abbey Lincoln
The World is Falling Down (1990-Verve)
Abbey Lincoln-voice, Clark Terry-trumpet, fluegelhorn, Jackie McLean-alto sax, Alain Jean-Marie-piano, Charlie Haden-bass, Ron Carter-arrangements

20) Single Girl, Married Girl
Rambling Boy: Family & Friends (Decca Records-2008)
The Haden Triplets (Petra, Rachel and Tanya – Mrs. Jack Black)
Charlie Haden-bass, Jerry Douglas-dobro, Sam Bush-mandolin, Stuart Duncan-fiddle, Bryan Sutton-guitar, Buddy Greene-harmonica

21) Down By the Salley
Rambling Boy: Family & Friends (Decca Records-2008)
Ruth Cameron
Arranged by Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden-bass, Pat Metheny-guitar (solo), Jerry Douglas-dobro, Ricky Skaggs-mandolin, Stuart Duncan-fiddle, Bryan Sutton-guitar

22) Oh Shenandoah
Rambling Boy: Family & Friends (Decca Records-2008)
Charlie Haden (voice)
Pat Metheny-guitar (solo), Jerry Douglas-dobro, Stuart Duncan-fiddle, Russ Barenberg-guitar

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