Monday, October 16, 2017

Face the Music 10.19.17: 
Remarkable Records from 1927 

Willie the Weeper
Louis Armstrong & his Hot Seven

Jazzin’ Babies Blues
Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards

Shake Em Up
Clarence Williams & his Orchestra

Stomp Time Blues
Jasper Taylor & his State Street Boys

St. Louis Blues
Nashville Jazzers

Preachin’ the Blues
Bessie Smith & James P. Johnson

New Jelly Roll Blues
Peg Leg Howell & his Gang

Guitar Rag
Sylvester Weaver

Jonestown Blues
Gus Cannon billed as Banjo Joe

Wild Man Blues
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers

Snag It
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra

New Orleans Lowdown
Duke Ellington & his Kentucky Club Orchestra

Happy Hour Blues
Lloyd Scott & his Orchestra

Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra with Bix Beiderbecke

Eddie’s Twister
Eddie Lang & Arthur Schutt

Alabama Stomp
Red Nichols & his Five Pennies

A Good Man is Hard to Find
The Red Heads


Sunday, October 8, 2017

Face the Music 10.12.17
Queer Notions

Tricky Fingers
Eubie Blake

Old Man Mose
Gold Washboard Band
at the Stodola Club, Warsaw Poland

Hey! Stop That Dancin’ Up There
Harry the Hipster Gibson

Old Yazoo
Hot Lips Page at Minton’s Playhouse

Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller - Freedom’s People broadcast

Queer Notions
Limehouse Blues
King Porter Stomp
Take the ‘A’ Train
Lightnin’
Sun Ra & his Arkestra

C-M = B05 - 7
Anthony Braxton in Berlin, Germany

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Face the Music 10.05.17: Good Bait

Tea for Two
Hot Lips Page, Donald Lambert & Herbie Fields
house party location recording 1940

On the Sunny Side of the Street
Frankie Newton & his Orchestra
Cafe Society, Greenwich Village NYC 1939

Under the Double Eagle
Wilbur de Paris & the Rampart Street Ramblers
at Jimmy Ryan’s on West 52nd Street, NYC, c.1955-58

Honeysuckle Rose
Ralph Sutton & Friends, Hamburg Germany 1999

Five O’Clock Drag
Perdido
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra
Hotel Sherman, Chicago 1942

Frenesi
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra
broadcast transcription 1941

Dark Eyes
Charlie Ventura band at the Three Deuces, NYC 1947

Indiana
Don Byas, Thelonious Monk & Kenny ‘Klook’ Clarke
Minton’s Playhouse, Harlem NYC 1941

Good Bait
Fats Navarro with the Tadd Dameron band
Royal Roost NYC 1948

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Face the Music 9.28.17: “Rifftide”

Potato Head Blues
River Raisin Ragtime Revue
live at Greenfield Village
Dearborn, Michigan 2011

Gallis Pole
Leadbelly live at a private party,
Minneapolis Minnesota 1948

Low Down Dog
Joe Turner & Pete Johnson
live at Cafe Society
Greenwich Village, NYC 1939

Honeysuckle Rose
George Lewis Ragtime Jazzband of New Orleans
live at Beverly Cavern, Hollywood 1953

Honeysuckle Rose
Frankie Newton & his Orchestra
live at Cafe Society
Greenwich Village, NYC 1939

Harlem Air Shaft
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra
live broadcast from Eastwood Gardens,
Detroit 1940

Scoops Carry’s Merry
Wardell Gray with Earl Hines & his Orchestra
Jubilee broadcast, Hollywood 1944

Rifftide
Coleman Hawkins
live at the Apollo Theater 1950

Stuffy
Sir Charles Thompson
live at the Jazz Showcase, Chicago 2000

Flyin’ Home
Arnett Cobb & Tiny Grimes
live in Paris 1974

Waka Jawaka
NDR Big Band
live at the Moers Festival, Germany 2004

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Face the Music 9.21.17

More Rhythm
Lonnie Johnson live
at the Boulevard Lounge, Chicago 1941

Caravan
Art Tatum radio broadcast 1940

Rockin’ in Rhythm
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra
Antibes Jazz Festival 1966

Roll ‘Em
Meade Lux Lewis with
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra
radio broadcast 1939

One O’Clock Jump
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra
radio broadcast 1937

I’ve Found a New Baby
Jay McShann & his Orchestra
with Charlie Parker
radio broadcast
Wichita, Kansas 1940

Variations on Honeysuckle Rose
& Body and Soul
Charlie Parker
private recording, Kansas City 1940

Honeysuckle Rose
Dexter Gordon, Don Byas, Ben Webster, Herbie Fields,
Stuff Smith, Duke Ellington et al 
8 minute jam in an unknown club 1945

Lady Be Good
Fats Navarro, Tadd Dameron, Allan Eager,
Curley Russell, Kenny Clarke
Royal Roost NYC 1948

Out of Nowhere
Charlie Parker at the Open Door NYC 1953

My Melancholy Baby
Lennie Tristano Quartet
live in the Sing Song Room,
Confucius Restaurant, NYC 1955


Monday, September 11, 2017

Face the Music 9.14.17
Vintage Live Jams III

Charleston Rag
Eubie Blake - live performance

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down
and Write Myself a Letter
Fats Waller - live performance

A.T.F.W.Y.O.U.
Jaki Byard in Germany

Tea for Two
Bud Powell Trio at Birdland 1950

Cocktails for Two
Charles Mingus Quintet in Minneapolis 1965

Doodlin’
Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra at Newport 1957

All the Things You C Sharp
Charles Mingus at the Bohemia

Almost Like Being in Love
Lester Young at the Royal Roost

Serenade in Vout
Slim Gaillard at Birdland
featuring extroverted saxophonist Lockjaw Davis