Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Face the Music 10.18.18
Avenues & Thoroughfares


Armour Avenue Struggle
Jimmy Blythe 1924


The Gouge of Armour Avenue
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra 1924


Lenox Avenue Blues
Fats Waller pipe organ solo 1926


Fourth Avenue Stomp
Frank Bunch & his Fuzzy Wuzzies 1927


Avenue Strut
Herve Duerson 1929


Indiana Avenue Stomp
Montana Taylor 1929


I’m Slapping Seventh Avenue with the Sole of My Shoe
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1939


Saturday Night on Texas Avenue
Three Fifteen and his Squares 1937


Slumming on Park Avenue
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra 1937


Seventh Avenue
Trummy Young & his All Stars 1945


Summit Ridge Drive
Artie Shaw’s Gramercy Five 1940


Sixth Avenue Express
Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson 1941


Central Avenue Breakdown
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra 1941


Parisian Thoroughfare
Bud Powell 1951


Parisian Thoroughfare
Roland Kirk with the Jaki Byard Experience 1968

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Face the Music 10.11.18: Hitting the Streets III

Dumaine Street Drag
George Lewis with Kid Shots Madison 1944

Gravier Street Blues
Johnny Dodds 1940

Rampart & Gravier Blues
Harlem Hamfats 1937

South Rampart Street Blues
New Orleans Blue Five 1926

Kater Street Rag
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra 1925

On the Sunny Side of the Street
Billie Holiday 1944

Eighteenth & Racine
The Fat Babies 2013

Texas Easy Street Blues
Henry Thomas 1928

Good Old Easy Street
Washboard Sam 1949

Easy Street
Trummy Young with Jimmie Lunceford’s Orchestra 1942

Easy Street
Thelonious Monk 1968

East Thirty Second
Lennie Tristano 1955

Straight Street
John Coltrane 1957



Friday, September 28, 2018

Face the Music 10.04.18
Hitting the Streets II

Decatur Street Blues
Mamie Smith’s Jazz Hounds 1922

Canal Street Blues
King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band 1923

Rampart Street Blues
Lovie Austin & her Blues Serenaders 1925

Perdido Street Blues
New Orleans Wanderers 1926

Beale Street Blues
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers 1927

Philips Street Blues
Nelson’s Paramount Serenaders 1927

Franklin Street Blues
Louis Dumaine’s Jazzola Eight 1927

Decatur Street Tutti
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces 1929

Church Street Sobbin’ Blues
Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang 1929

Hastings Street
Blind Blake & Charlie Spand 1929

State Street Special
Jimmy Yancey 1939

Bond Street
Fats Waller 1939

Biddle Street Blues
Walter Davis 1941

Vine Street Bustle
Pete Johnson Blues Trio 1939

State Street Boogie
Shakin’ Jake Woods

Vine Street Boogie
Jay McShann Trio 1941

South Street Special
Illinois Jacquet 1947

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Face the Music 9.27.18: Hitting the Streets
First Installment: Streets by Number

Thirty Fifth Street Blues
Jelly Roll Morton - Chicago 1924

Twenty First Street Stomp
Henry Brown - Richmond Indiana 1929

Thirty First Street Blues
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra - NYC 1923

Forty Seventh Street Stomp
Jimmy Bertrand’s Washboard Wizards - Chicago 1926

Fifth Street Blues
Cow Cow Davenport - player piano roll 1926

Ninth Street Stomp
Bernice Edwards & Black Boy Shine piano duet
with guitarist Howling Smith - Fort Worth Texas 1935

Twelfth Street Rag
Richard M. Jones - Richmond Indiana 1923

Nineteenth Street Blues
Johnny Dodds & Tiny Parham - Chicago 1927

Eighteenth Street Strut
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra - Kansas City 1925

Fifty Fifth and Broadway
Jack Teagarden & Bobby Hackett - Riverside Plaza Hotel NYC 1957

Twenty Ninth and Dearborn
Richard M. Jones Jazzmen -  Chicago 1944

Fourth and Beale
The Beale Street Boys: Gus Cannon and Hosea Woods - Chicago 1929

Fourth Street Mess Around
Memphis Jug Band - Memphis 1930

Forty Six West Fifty Two
Chu Berry’s Little Jazz Ensemble - NYC 1938

Forty Second Street
Joseph Robichaux & his New Orleans Rhythm Boys - NYC 1933

Forty Seventh Street Jive {composed by Roosevelt Sykes}
Mary Lou Williams with Andy Kirk & his Twelve Clouds of Joy
Mary Lou Williams, piano - June Richmond, vocal - NYC 1941

Fifty Second Street Theme {composed by Thelonious Monk}
Kenny Clarke & his Fifty Second Street Boys - NYC 1946

Riffin’ at Twenty Fourth Street
Illinois Jacquet - NYC 1947






Sunday, September 16, 2018

Face the Music
potentials & probabilities
for broadcast of 9.20.18
Washboards Get Together


Bohunkus Blues
Blythe’s Washboard Band
featuring washboardist W. E. Buddy Burton 1926


My Girl
Chicago Footwarmers
featuring washboardist Warren Baby Dodds 1928


Carolina Bound
Five Harmaniacs 1926


Steppin’ on the Gas
Jimmie O’Bryant’s Washboard Band
featuring washboardist Jasper Taylor 1925


Jasper Taylor Blues
Original Washboard Band
featuring washboardist Jasper Taylor 1928


Mama Stayed Out
Barrel House Five Orchestra
featuring washboardist Floyd Casey 1929


I Won’t Give You None
Jimmy Bertrand’s Washboard Wizards 1929


Jazz It Blues
Alabama Jug Band
featuring washboardist Floyd Casey 1934


Goin’ Nuts
virtuoso washboardist Bruce Johnson
with Duke Ellington’s band
scat vocal by trumpeter Freddy Jenkins 1929


Washboards Get Together
Washboard Serenaders
featuring virtuoso washboardist Bruce Johnson 1932


Every Man For Himself
Washboard Rhythm Kings 1931


Whoop It Up
Clarence Williams Washboard Band
featuring washboardist Floyd Casey 1929


What Will I Do?
Big Joe & his Rhythm
featuring washboardist Amanda Sortier 1941


Don’t ‘Low
Washboard Sam 1936


Diggin’ My Potatoes
Washboard Sam
with saxophonist Buster Bennett 1939


Out With the Wrong Woman
Washboard Sam & his Washboard Band 1936


I Found a New Baby
Cliff Jackson’s Washboard Wanderers
featuring washboardist Floyd Casey 1961


Walk Right In
Gus Cannon
featuring washboardist Milton Roby 1963



Sunday, September 9, 2018

Face the Music 9.13.18
Squeezebox Stomps & Serenades


Let’s Get It
Moten Blues
Boot It
New Goofy Dust Rag
Professor Hot Stuff
Bandbox Shuffle


Buster Moten, accordion with
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra 1929-30


Accordion Joe
Joe “Cornell” Smelser, accordion
With Duke Ellington’s Orchestra 1930


Moi Aussi
Victor Marceau, accordion
Django Reinhardt, banjo
Erardy, whistling 1928


Les Blues de Voyage
Amedee Ardoin 1934


John Hardy
Leadbelly 1943


Squeezin’ the Blues
George Shearing 1939


Matelotte
Gus Viseur 1940


Snake Charmer
Emile Carrara 1941


Alouette
Les Cinq Modernes
Paul Horn, Flute
Pete Jolly, accordion 1960


I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Art Van Damme Quintet 1948


How Low the Earth
Teo Macero Group
Charles Mingus, cello
Lanny Di Jay, accordion 1953


Good to the Last Bop
George Shearing Quintet 1949


Josephine par se ma Femme
Clifton Chenier 1969

Friday, August 31, 2018

Face the Music 9.06.18: Out on the Towns
Pre-Show Playlist of Potentials & Probabilities


Shreveport Stomps
Jelly Roll Morton 1924


St. Louis Blues
W.C.Handy’s Memphis Blues Band 1922

Davenport Blues
Bix Beiderbecke's Rhythm Jugglers 1925


Mishawaka Blues
The Cotton Pickers 1925


West Dallas Drag
Rob Cooper - San Antonio, 1934


Boston Skuffle
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces 1929


Memphis Shake
Johnny Dodds & the Dixieland Jug Blowers 1926


Kansas City Stomp
Dink Johnson 1950


Harlem Air Shaft
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra
broadcasting from Detroit, 1940


Travelin’ Blues
Slim Gaillard 1945


Little Joe From Chicago
Mary Lou Williams 1938


Baltimore Bounce
Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra 1939


Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
Lester Young & the Kansas City Six 1938


Dusk in Upper Sandusky
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra 1938


Cincinnati Dancing Pig
Dick Jurgens & his Orchestra
authentic seven inch juke box 33rpm single, 1950


Illinois Goes to Chicago
Illinois Jacquet 1946


North Gulfport Boogie
Roosevelt Sykes 1962


Detroit Jump
Big Maceo with Tyrell Dixon & Tampa Red 1945