Tuesday, December 11, 2018



Face the Music 12.13.18 - Seventh Eighths


Ringtail Blues
Wilbur C. Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band 1918


Ostrich Walk
Original Dixieland Jazz Band 1918


Jazz Me Blues
Bert Lown & his Loungers 1928


Chicago High Life
Earl Hines 1928


Fishing Blues
Henry Thomas 1928


I’m Gonna Move to Louisiana
Jim Jackson 1928


Sweet Like a Honey Bee
Wilmoth Houdini 1928


What a Dream
Sidney Bechet & his Orchestra 1938


Light Up
Buster Bailey’s Rhythm Busters 1938


Jumpin’ at the Woodside
Count Basie & his Orchestra 1938


Weary Blues
Tommy Ladnier & his Orchestra 1938


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


The Blue Room
Bud Freeman Trio 1938


If Dreams Come True
Billie Holiday 1938


Hoy Hoy
Cab Calloway 1938


Workshop
James Moody’s Modernists 1948


Ah-Leu-Cha
Charlie Parker All Stars 1948


I Mean You
Thelonious Monk Quartet 1948


Saturday, December 1, 2018




Face the Music 12.06.18 potentials & probabilities:
Sixth Survey Coordinated by the Numeral Eight
Rags, Quadrilles & Reefer Madness


A Bunch of Rags
Vess L. Ossman 1908


At the Darktown Strutter’s Ball
Wilbur C Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band 1918


Bluin’ the Blues
Original Dixieland Jazz Band 1918


What’s the Use of Being Alone?
Dunn’s Original Jazz Hounds 1928


King Porter Stomp
Oh Didn’t He Ramble
Tiger Rag: The Quadrille
Tiger Rag: Fully Swung
Jelly Roll Morton - Library of Congress - 1938


Nothin’
Luckey Roberts 1958


Utter Chaos
Gerry Mulligan Quartet 1958


Weed
Bea Foote 1938


Muggles
Louis Armstrong & his Savoy Ballroom Five 1928


Reefer Head Woman
Jazz Gillum with electric guitarist George Barnes 19938


Running Down My Man
Merline Johnson the Yas Yas Girl 1938


Viper Mad
Noble Sissle’s Swingsters with Sidney Bechet 1938


Feelin’ High and Happy
Hot Lips Page & his Band 1938


Jack, I’m Mellow
Trixie Smith with Sidney Bechet 1938

Friday, November 23, 2018


Face the Music - Fifth Survey of Eights - 11.29.18
2nd 90-minute program 6:30 - 8:00 PM
potentials & probabilities:


Fig Leaf Rag
composed by Scott Joplin in 1908
played by William Albright


Dill Pickles Rag
Chris Chapman 1908


Down at Jasper’s Barbecue
Frankie Half Pint Jaxon 1928


Pig Ankle Strut
Cannon’s Jug Stompers 1928


Stealin’ Apples
Wardell Gray with Benny Goodman’s Sextet 1948


Cornbread
Hal Singer 1948


Swedish Pastry
Wardell Gray with Benny Goodman’s Sextet 1948


Railroad Blues
Luckey Roberts 1958


Weather Bird
Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines 1928


Bugle Call Rag
Cannon’s Jug Stompers 1928


Stealin’, Stealin’
Memphis Jug Band 1928


Cuckoo Blues
Tiny Parham & his Musicians 1928


Tishomingo Blues
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1928


Detroit Bound Blues
Blind Blake 1928


What’ya Want Me To Do?
Blind Willie Dunn’s Gin Bottle Four 1928


Parker’s Mood
Charlie Parker 1948


Chant in the Night
Sidney Bechet & his Orchestra 1938


Countless Blues
Lester Young & Eddie Durham
with the Kansas City Six 1938


Skull Duggery
Hot Lips Page & his Band 1938


Mingus Fingers
Baron Mingus & his Rhythm 1948


Cu-Ba
James Moody’s Modernists 1948


Boperation
Fats Navarro 1948


Tiny’s Blues
Allen Eager with Tadd Dameron’s Band
live at the Royal Roost, NYC 1948


Scamparoo
Suede Jacquet
Sonny Stitt with Russell Jacquet’s All Stars 1948



Friday, November 16, 2018


Face the Music 11.22.18
Fourth Circle of Eights
90 minute program 6:30-8:00
potentials & probabilities


Pineapple Rag
Scott Joplin 1908
played by William Albright


Hot Potatoes
Johnny Dodds, Blind Blake & Jimmy Bertrand 1928


Sugar Foot Strut
Louis Armstrong 1928


Clarinet Marmalade Blues
Original Dixieland Jazz Band 1918


When My Sugar Walks Down The Street
Ivie Anderson with Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra 1938


Hot Biscuits
Jay McShann & the Band That Plays the Blues 1948


Krum Elbow Blues
Johnny Hodges & his Orchestra 1938


In the Gloaming
Fats Waller, his Rhythm & Orchestra 1938


When You’re With Somebody Else
Shilkret’s Rhythmelodists 1928


Lonely Melody
Bix Beiderbecke with Paul Whiteman & his Orchestra 1928


Lazy Daddy
Original Dixieland Jazz Band 1918


Regretful Blues
Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band 1918


Wildflower Rag
Clarence Williams 1928


Uncle Joe, Gimme Mo’
Wilmoth Houdini 1928


Tenor Guitar Stomp
Clifford Hayes’ Louisville Stompers 1928


Stuttering Blues
Tiny Parham & his Musicians 1928


Ol’ Man River
Bix Beiderbecke & his Gang 1928


My Honey’s Lovin’ Arms
Bud Freeman Trio 1938


A-Tisket, A-Tasket
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm 1938


Boogie Woogie Prayer 1&2
Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis & Pete Johnson 1938


Mary’s Idea
Wardell Gray with Benny Goodman’s Sextet 1948


Anthropology
Fats Navarro with Tadd Dameron’s Band 1948


Oh Henry
James Moody’s Modernists 1948