Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Potentials & probabilities for Thursday's art fair programme Bayrische Zell played by a gang of tubas with automotive sound effects - Bahnfahrt - played by unidentified German novelty orchestra - George Graham Advertising Plant's Baking Powder, 1896 - CakeWalk played by Swedish regimental band 1899 - Broken Idol played by the California Ramblers - The Lion and Albert recited by Stanley Holloway - Fine Artiste Blues by R Crumb's Cheap Suit Serenaders - Rearranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic - by the Kamikaze Ground Crew - The Match Parade by Billy Mayerl featuring xylophonist Rudy Starita - I'm Gonna Steal You by Frankie Half Pint Jaxon - Mortgage Blues Part 1 by Frankie Half Pint Jaxon - Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out by Clarence Pinetop Smith - Draw You a Picture by John Wayne - Money is King by calypso singer The Tiger - Save the Roach for Me by Buck Washington - T'ain't No Sin by the Marty Grosz-Dick Wellstood Quintet - Gettin' Much Lately? by Fats Waller - Downtown by Petula Clark - Sound effects of breaking plate glass and helicopters - Philip Glass' Strung Out played by Paul Zukofsky
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Monday, July 11, 2016

Face the Music 7.14.16

Harlem Blues
{W.C.Handy 1923}
played by Carl Wolfe’s Orchestra 1999

Chicago Slow Drag
Natty Dominique’s Creole Dance Band
Saber Room, Darbell Springs Hotel
Chicago 1953

Summertime
Sidney Bechet Quintet 1939

The Crave
Jelly Roll Morton piano solo 1938

Mazurk
{Louis Moreau Gottschalk}
Robert De Gaetano 1989

Mystery
The Versatile Four
London, England 1920

Was It a Dream? - waltz
Lillie Delk Christian with
Louis Armstrong’s Hot Four 1928

Farewell Waltz
Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts
Richmond, Indiana 1928

Del Rio Waltz
East Texas Serenaders
Dallas, Texas 1937

La Valse des Yeux Bleu
{Blue Eyes Waltz}
Breaux Freres 
San Antonio, Texas 1934

Waltz Mirage
Zez Confrey player piano roll 1926

Tom Brown’s Saxophone Waltz
played by Dan Levinson’s
Trans-Atlantic Saxtette 2009

Nuages
Django Reinhardt & the
Quintette of the Hot Club de France 1940

Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me
James Moody 1958




Saturday, July 2, 2016

Face the Music 7.07.16 - Waltzing in Eccentricity

Valse Boston - {from the ballet
“Les Millions d‘Arlequin”
or “Harlequinade” - Riccardo Drigo}
Joan Sawyer's Persian Garden Orchestra 1914

Evening Chimes Waltz {Carl Heins}
Herve Duerson piano solo 1929

The Waltz You Saved For Me
{Emil Flindt, , }
George Lewis & Don Ewell 1966

Eccentricity – syncopated waltz {J.P. Johnson}
James P. Johnson player piano roll 1921

Honeymoon Waltz {R.R. Robinson}
Reginald R. Robinson piano solo 1993

Blue Danube {Johann Strauss II}
Ivelee Pat Flowers piano solo
with bass accompaniment 1945

Swaltzing With Faust {Charles Gounod}
Fats Waller piano solo 1939

Inner Space {L. Roberts}
Luckey Roberts piano solo 1958

Jitterbug Waltz {Thomas Waller}
Fats Waller & his Orchestra 1942

The Sheik of Araby {Ted Snyder}
Budapest Ragtime Band 1985

Minute Waltz {Fryderyk Chopin}
John Kirby & his Orchestra 1939

Little Niles {Randy Weston}
Donald Bird & Gigi Gryce
Jazz Lab Orchestra 1957



Face the Music 7.07.16 - Waltzing in Eccentricity

Valse Boston
Joan Sawyer's Persian Garden Orchestra 1914

Evening Chimes Waltz
Herve Duerson piano solo 1929

Waltz You Saved For Me
George Lewis & Don Ewell 1966

Eccentricity
James P. Johnson player piano roll 1921

Honeymoon Waltz
Reginald R. Robinson piano solo 1993

Blue Danube
Ivelee Pat Flowers piano solo
with bass accompaniment 1945

Swaltzing With Faust (Gounod)
Fats Waller piano solo 1939

Inner Space
Luckey Roberts piano solo 1958

Jitterbug Waltz
Fats Waller & his Orchestra 1942

The Sheik of Araby
Budapest Ragtime Band 1985

Minute Waltz (Chopin)
John Kirby & his Orchestra 1939

Little Niles (Randy Weston)
Donald Bird & Gigi Gryce
Jazz Lab Orchestra 1957






Sunday, June 26, 2016

Face the Music 6.30.16 - Black Root II

Beat to the Socks
Eddie Condon's Windy City Seven 1938

Riverside Blues
King Oliver's Jazz Band 1923

Willie the Weeper
Doc Cook & his 14 Doctors of Syncopation 1927

Wasted Life Blues
Bessie Smith & James P. Johnson 1929

Blue Harmony
Clifford Hayes' Louisville Stompers 1928

Have Mercy!
Jimmy Blythe's Owls 1927

Steel String Blues
Tiny Parham & his Musicians 1929

Joy-Mentin'
James P. Johnson Blue Note Jazzmen 1944

That's No Way To Get Along
Robert Wilkins 1929

Pay Day
Mississippi John Hurt 1966

Black Root
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 1971

O Sole Mio
Blind John Davis - Paris, 1952

The Dream
James P. Johnson 1945

Honeysuckle Rose
(a la Bach-Beethoven-Brahms-Waller)
Fats Waller 1941

Things Ain't What They Used To Be
Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra 1941

"C" Blues
Barney Bigard & his Orchestra 1941




Monday, June 20, 2016

Face the Music 6.23.16: Black Root

Nobody Knows You
When You’re Down And Out
Dick Hyman piano solo recorded live
at Chung’s Chinese Restaurant 1985

Winin’ Boy Blues
Leon Redbone 1977

Tin Roof Blues
Jelly Roll Morton player piano roll 1924

Drag ‘Em
Mary Lou Williams piano solo 1930

Crescent City Blues
Little Brother Montgomery piano solo 1936

St. Louis Blues
Fats Waller piano solo 1939

Egyptian Fantasy
Sidney Bechet
& his New Orleans Feetwarmers 1941

Edmond Hall Blues
Edmond Hall Celeste Quartet
With Charlie Christian
Israel Crosby & Meade Lux Lewis 1941

Pagin’ the Devil {take two}
Lester Young & the Kansas City Six
featuring bassist Walter Page 1938

Back to the Land {take one}
Lester Young Trio with
Nat King Cole & Buddy Rich 1946

Parker’s Mood {alternate take}
Charlie Parker All-Stars 1948

Black and Tan Fantasy
Thelonious Monk with
Oscar Pettiford & Kenny Clarke 1955

The Inflated Tear
Roland Kirk 1967

Day Dream
Rahsaan Roland Kirk 1971

Un Poco Loco
Bud Powell with Curly Russell
& Max Roach 1951