Sunday, January 15, 2017

Face the Music 1.19.17 
Inauguration of the Socipathic Gibbering Twit

Stumbling
Zez Confrey

Was It a Lie?
Gene Rodgers piano solo 1936

Down and Out Blues
Lemuel Fowler player piano roll 1928

You’re Next
Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five 1926

That’s No Bargain
Red Nichols & his Five Pennies 1926

Satanic Blues
Original Dixieland Jazz Band 1919

Hellish Rag
Ma Rainey 1927

What Can You Mach? S’is America
Aaron Lebedoff & Alexander Olshanetski’s Orchestra 1929

Immigration Blues
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1926

Mortgage Blues
Frankie Half Pint Jaxon 1933

Democrat Man
John Lee Hooker 1960

Bourgeois Blues
Leadbelly 1938

Poor But Ambitious - calypso
Wilmoth Houdini 1940

Money is King - calypso
The Tiger 1935

Money, Money, Money
Slim Gaillard 1947

Scufflin’
Ike Quebec All Stars 1945




Friday, January 6, 2017

Face the Music 1.12.17
At Sixes & Sevens II


Down Home Rag
Wilbur Sweatman 1916


Livery Stable Blues
Original Dixieland Jazz Band 1917


No Place Like Home
Bert Williams 1917


Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go
With Friday on Saturday Night?
Ciro’s Club Coon Orchestra 1917


What Did Romie-O Juliet
(When He Climbed Her Balcony?)
Five Harmaniacs 1926


Hot Mustard
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1926


Muskrat Ramble
Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five 1926


Geechee
Fats Waller with Morris’s Hot Babies 1927


How Ya Baby?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937


Was I Drunk?
Georgia White 1936


Onyx Hop
Frankie Newton’s Uptown Serenaders 1937


Boogie Woogie
Jones-Smith, Inc.
(Count Basie small band with
Jimmy Rushing & Lester Young) 1936


Lester’s Be-Bop Boogie
Lester Young 1946


Jumpin’ Jacquet
Illinois Jacquet 1946


Long Tall Dexter
Dexter Gordon 1946


Oop-Bop-Sh’Bam
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 1946


U-Bla-Ba-Du
Machito & his Afro-Cubans
vocal by Graciela Perez c.1948






Friday, December 30, 2016

Face the Music 1.05.17
At Sixes and Sevens: First Survey of
Potentials & Probabilities


Harlem Choc’late Babies On Parade
James P. Johnson player piano roll 1926


Cryin’ For My Used To Be
James P. Johnson & Fats Waller
duo player piano roll 1927


Numbers on the Brain
Elvira Johnson accompanied by the
Birmingham Darktown Strutters 1926


Mr. Jelly Lord
Jelly Roll Morton’s Incomparables 1926


Jungle Blues
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers 1927


I’m Gone Before I Go
Bert Williams 1916


Lovin’s Been Here And Gone To The Mecca Flat
Jimmy Blythe piano solo 1926


Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Ma Rainey 1927


Crescent City Blues
Little Brother Montgomery piano solo 1936


Young Woman’s Blues
Bessie Smith 1926


Willie the Weeper
Frankie Half Pint Jaxon 1927


Shufflin’ Sadie
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra 1927


Soothin’ Syrup Stomp
Fats Waller hot pipe organ solo 1927


Tebo’s Texas Boogie
Hociel Thomas 1946


Boo Hoo
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937


Honeysuckle Rose
Benny Goodman Sextet 1946


That’s Earl, Brother
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 1946






Monday, December 26, 2016

Face the Music 12.29.16 Seventh Sixes 
Ninety Minutes of Music
from 1916, 1926, 1936 & 1946
6:30-7:00 on Mike Perini’s time


If My Baby Cooks As Good As She Looks
The Roving Romeos 1926


Lollypops
Harry Reser 1926


I’m Just Wild About Animal Crackers
Six Jumping Jacks 1926


Any Ice Today, Lady?
Waring’s Pennsylvanians 1926


Brown Sugar
Arkansaw Travelers 1926


Shake
California Ramblers 1926


Hot Coffee
Five Musical Blackbirds 1926


Don’t Give All The Lard Away
Dixieland Jug Blowers 1926


You’re Burnin’ Me Up
Ross Gorman & his Orchestra 1926


7:00 - 8:00


Pastime Rag No.3 - slow drag
Artie Matthews 1916
played by William Bolcom


Ragging the Scales 
Fred Van Eps banjo with orchestra 1916


Boot to Boot
Jesse Stone & his Blues Serenaders 1926


Georgia Grind
Thomas Morris & his Seven Hot Babies 1926


Parlor Social Stomp
Duke Ellington’s Washingtonians 1926


That Creole Band
Albert Wynn’s Gutbucket Five 1926


Up and At ‘Em
California Ramblers 1926


White Ghost Shivers
New Orleans Owls 1926


Tampeekoe
Original Memphis Five 1926


I’m An Old Cowhand
Charlie Barnet’s Orchestra 1936


Running a Temperature
Jimmie Lunceford’s Orchestra 1936


Ben Rides Out
Ben Webster with Pete Johnson & Band 1946


You’ve Got Me Worryin’
Tampa Red 1936


When I Get Low, I Get High
Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb & his Orchestra 1936


Stealin’ Apples
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra 1936


Hey Now, Hey Now
Cab calloway & his Orchestra 1946


Blow Me Down
Esquire All American Award Winners 1946






Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Face the Music 12.22.16: 
Sixth Sixes


St. Louis Tickle
Ossman-Dudley Trio 1906


The Brooklyn - cake walk
Orchestre Pathe Freres 1906


Operatic Rag
Joseph Moskowitz 1916


Off to Buffalo
Original Memphis Five 1926


Masculine Women! Feminine Men!
Merrit Brunies Friar’s Inn Orchestra 1926


A Blues Serenade
Original Memphis Five 1926


Don’t Sing Aloha When I Go
Waring’s Pennsylvanians 1926


When You Were a Girl of Seven
Tampa Red 1936


The Right Somebody To Love
Willie Bryant’s Orchestra 1936


Ya Gotta Know How To Love
Harry Reser & the Clevelanders 1926


Old Folks Shuffle
Joe Jordan’s Sharps & Flats 1926


Crazy Quilt
Chas. Creath’s Jazz-O-Maniacs 1926


Georgia Grind
Duke Ellington’s Washingtonians 1926


Georgia Bo-Bo
Louis Armstrong with Lil’s Hot Shots 1926


Boodle-Am-Shake
Dixieland Jug Blowers 1926


Bearcat Stomp
Savoy Bearcats 1926


Stomp Off, Let’s Go
Erskine Tate’s Vendome Orchestra 1926


Stomp Your Stuff
Ray Miller’s Orchestra 
with clarinetist Voltaire Volly De Faut 1926






Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Face the Music 121516 - Fifth Sixes


Mr. Freddie Blues
Jimmy Blythe 1926


Goin’ Crazy With The Blues
Mamie Smith 1926


It’s Tight, Jim
Preston Jackson’s Uptown Band 1926


Georgia Grind
Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five 1926


Doctor Jazz
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers 1926


Railroad Blues
Luckey Roberts 1946


I Wonder Who’s Boogiein’ My Woogie Now
Oscar’s Chicago Swingers 1936


Moten Swing
Andy Kirk & is Twelve Clouds of Joy 1936


I’ve Found a New Baby
Lester Young Trio 1946


Webb City
Fats Navarro & the Be Bop Boys 1946


Serenade to a Square
Sonny Stitt & the Be Bop Boys 1946


52nd Street Theme
Kenny “Klook” Clarke & his 52nd Street Boys 1946


Birdland Story
Eddie Jefferson with James Moody 1956


Ornithology
Charlie Parker Septet 1946


Epistrophy
Kenny “Klook” Clarke & his 52nd Street Boys 1946







Saturday, December 3, 2016

Face the Music 12.08.16
6:30 to 8:00 PM
Fourth Plateau of Sixes
with prelude on Mike Perini’s time

Sweet Patooty Boogie
Albert Ammons & his Rhythm Kings 1946

She Sells Good Meat
Jimmie Gordon 1936

Old Good Whiskey Blues
Peetie Wheatstraw 1936

The Honeydripper
Sam Montgomery 1936

Adams Apple
Blythe’s Washboard Ragamuffins 1926

Chicken Rhythm
Slim Gaillard 1946

I’m Putting All My Eggs in One Basket
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra 1936

I’m Putting All My Eggs in One Basket
Larry Adler, mouth organ virtuoso 1936

Sunday
Bix Beiderbecke with Jean Goldkette’s Orchestra
vocal by the Keller Sisters & Lynch 1926

Grandpa’s Spells
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers 1926

In a Little Spanish Town
Bunny Berigan & his Boys 1936

Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
Wild Bill Davison & his Commodores 1946

Passionette (composed by Willie the Lion Smith)
Teddy Hill & his NBC Orchestra 1936

One in a Million
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

Kansas City Jive
Hot Lips Page & his Band 1946

Just You, Just Me
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra
tenor sax solo by Jimmy Hamilton 1946

I Want To Be Happy
Lester Young Trio 1946

Rose of the Rio Grande
Ben Webster 1946

They Say It’s Wonderful
Don Byas 1946

The Masquerade is Over
Ike Quebec 1946

She’s Funny That Way
Illinois Jacquet 1946

Throw It Out Your Mind
Una Mae Carlisle 1946

Yardbird Suite
Charlie Parker Septet 1946

Stealing Trash
Fats Navarro & Lockjaw Davis 1946