Thursday, December 31, 2015

"Strut Your Jones"
Eighteenth and Final Fusillade of Fives
1/31/15 - starting early as portions of
Mike Perini's ingestible/digestible
programme, Pandora's Lunchbox
Potentials & Probabilities to include:

Dough Nuts
Ornette Coleman Trio 1965

Salsa Caliente
Meridian Brothers

Tack Tack Tack
Nu Kanns Det Battre
(Thank You, Thank You, Thank You,
Now It Feels Better)
Povel Ramel 1945

Vitamin A
Big Joe Williams 1945

At The Fat Man's
Charlie Shavers with
Tommy Dorsey's Orchestra 1945

Apple Honey
Woody Herman's Orchestra 1945

Don Byas Quartet 1945
Byas a Drink

Strut Your Jones
Original Dixie Rag Pickers 1925

Three J Blues
O'Bryant's Washboard Wonders 1925

Fizz Water
Eubie Blake player piano roll 1915

examples of racist Tin Pan Alley chaff:

If the Man in the Moon Were a Coon (1905)
Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven

Inky Blinky Winky Chinky Chinatown
sung by Chick Bullock with
Vic Berton's Orchestra 1935

Down Among the Sheltering Palms 1915
Eddie Condon & his Orchestra

Camel Walk
The Hottentotts 1925

Never Mo'
Bert Williams 1915

I Ain't Talkin'
Pearl Bailey 1945

You Took Advantage of Me
Cliff Jackson piano solo 1945

Functionizin' &
I Got Rhythm
Fats Waller & his Rhythm - December 1935

Chicago Breakdown
Big Maceo 1945

Mellow Pot Blues
Buster Bennett 1945

Novachord Boogie
Slim Gaillard 1945

Congo Blues
Red Norvo's Selected Sextet
with Slam, Bird & Diz 1945

Show Eyes
James Moody & his Orchestra 1955

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

12-24-15 from 6-8 PM
Seventeeth Fenestration of Fives

Louis Moreau Gottschalk 1845

Indoor Sports
Bert Williams 1915

You're the Top
Decca All-Star Revue 1935

I've Got My Fingers Crossed &
I'm Livin' in a Great Big Way
Fats Waller, Bill Robinson
& casts of the motion pictures
King of Burlesque & 
Hooray for Love 1935

Bon Ton Cakewalk 1915
Luckey Roberts

Butter Scotch
Willy White 1925

If Love Came Wrapped in Cellophane
RudyVallee & the Boswell Sisters 1935

Bread and Jam
Jack Miranda & his Meanderers 1935

In a Little Gypsy Tea Room
Bob Howard & his Orchestra 1935

Steak and Potatoes
Willie Bryant & his Orchestra 1935

Where Can I Find a Cherry
for My Banana Split?
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra 1935

Chicken Croquettes
Leo Scat Watson 1945

Ribs and Hot Sauce
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra 1945

Everybody Works But Father 1905/Father's Day
Groucho Marx

I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight
Frank Banta 1925

Yes Sir, That's My Baby
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks 1925

Lonesome and Sorry
Vic Berton & his Orchestra 1935

Maryland, My Maryland
Bunk Johnson's Brass Band 1945

Minor Swoon
Sidney Bechet & Mezz Mezzrow 1945

Sweet Georgia Brown
guitarists Albert Harris,
Ivor Maraints, George Elliott,
Joe Young & Don Stutely 1935

Creole Lullabye
The Carnival Three 1945

Sextette from Donizetti's
Lucia di Lammermoor 1835
Fats Waller

Billie's Blues/All of Me
Billie Holiday live at the
Apollo Theater 1945

Cheek to Cheek 1935
Guy Van Duser

Cheek to Cheek 1935
Billie Holiday

Stompin' at the Savoy
Gene Krupa Trio with
Charlie Ventura live
at Town Hall 1945

James Moody with
Eddie Jefferson 1955

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Face the Music
WCBN FM 12.17.15
Sixteenth Swath or Swatch of Fives

Sob Sister Sadie
Original Memphis Five 1925

Trombone Blues
Duke Ellington's Washingtonians 1925

The Joys
Jimmy O'Bryant's 
Washboard Wonders 1925

Got No Time
The Little Ramblers 1925

In Your Green Hat
The University Six 1925

Say! Who Is That Baby Doll?
Ipana Troubadours 1925

Melancholy Lou
Howard Lanin's Ben Franklin
Dance Orchestra 1925

Alabamy Bound
Sam Wooding's Orchestra
in Berlin 1925

Keep Smiling At Trouble
California Ramblers 1925

Makin' Whoopee
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra 1935

Blind Man's Buff
Arthur Young & his Youngsters 1935

Toledo Shuffle
Bernard Addison & his Rhythm 1935

Facts  And Figures
Chick Webb & his Orchestra 1935

Bugle Breaks
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1945

Hot Lips Page
& the Apollo Theater House Band 1945

Love Me Or Leave Me
Billy Eckstine's Orchestra 1945

Johnny Come Lately/Jumpin' Punkins
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra
live in Indiana 1945

Monday, December 7, 2015

Face the Music 12.10.15
Fifteenth Fives
including 6 numbers
composed, published
or recorded in 1915

Alabama Jubilee
{George L. Cobb & Jack Yellen 1915}
R.Crumb’s Cheap Suit Serenaders 1976

Bert Williams
monologue with orchestra 1915

Shy And Sly {Luckey Roberts 1915}
Luckey Roberts piano solo 1946

Ragging The Scale {Edward Claypoole 1915}
Fred Van Eps - banjo with orchestra 1916

Who Takes Care Of The Caretaker’s Daughter
While The Caretaker’s Busy Taking Care?
{Chick Endor 1925}
The Happiness Boys with Harry Reser 1925

Raggin’ The Scale {Edward Claypoole 1915}
Venuti-Lang Blue Five 1933

In My Merry Oldsmobile
{Gus Edwards & Vincent P. Bryan 1905}
Bix Beiderbecke with Jean Goldkette’s Orchestra 1927

Desdemona {Maceo Pinkard 1925}
University Six aka Golden Gate Orchestra
aka California Ramblers 1925

Cleopatra Rag
{Joseph Lamb 1915}
New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra

My Gal Sal {Paul Dresser 1905}/Runnin’ Wild
Guy Van Duser & Billy Novick 1979

Listen To The Mockingbird
{Richard Milburn & Septimus Winner 1855}
George Lewis Band of New Orleans 1966

I Can’t Dance (I Got Ants In My Pants)
Bernard Addison & his Rhythm 1935

Weary Blues {Artie Matthews 1915}
Tommy Ladnier & his Orchestra 1938

Lucia (Sextet)
{Sextette from Donizetti’s opera
Lucia di Lammermoor 1835}
John Kirby Sextet 1940

(My Object All Sublime)
Let The Punishment Fit the Crime
{from Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Mikado” 1885}
Erskine Hawkins & his Orchestra 1939

Django Reinhardt avec le Quintette
Du Hot Club de France 1935

Air Mail Special
Billy Eckstine’s Orchestra
with Fats Navarro, Gene Ammons,
Budd Johnson and Art Blakey 1945

On The Beach At Waikiki {1915}
George Kulokahai & his Island Serenaders

Monday, November 30, 2015

Face the Music 12.03.15 - Fourteenth Fives

Blue-Gummed Blues
{W.C. Handy 1915}
Carl Wolfe’s Orchestra

{Zez Confrey 1945}
Eteri Andjaparidze piano solo

Bert Williams
monologue with orchestra  1915

All I Want Is A Spoonful
Papa Charlie Jackson 1925

Tired Of Fattening Frogs For Snakes
Virginia Liston with
Clarence Williams at the reed organ 1925

Stack O’ Lee Blues
Ma Rainey & her Georgia Band 1925

Chevy Chase
Eubie Blake player piano roll 1915

Steppin’ On the Gas
Jimmie O’Bryant’s
Famous Original Washboard Band 1925

Mama’s Gone, Goodbye
Boston Orchestra – London 1925

Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Bunk Johnson & his New Orleans Band 1945

Shade Of The Old Apple Tree
{Harry Williams & Egbert Van Alstyne 1905}
Natty Dominique’s Creole Dance Band

Red Sails In The Sunset
{Hugh Williams & Jimmy Kennedy 1935}
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra 1935

Coleman Hawkins & the Ramblers
Holland 1935

I Don’t Know Why {Russ Columbo}
Don Byas Quartet 1945

April In Paris
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra
Hollywood 1945

Django Reinhardt
Quintette du Hot Club de France 1935

Now’s The Time
Charlie Parker’s Reboppers 1945

Monday, November 23, 2015

Face the Music 11.26.15:
Thirteenth Bundle of Fives offa
Long playing phonograph records

I’m Gonna Hang Around My Sugar
Duke Ellington's Washingtonians 1925

Meanest Blues
Original Memphis Five 1925

Dark Gal Blues
Kansas City Five 1925

Have Your Chill, I’ll Be Here
When Your Fever Rises
Coot Grant & Wesley Wilson
with Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1925

By The Waters Of The Minnetonka
Sam Wooding’s Orchestra in Berlin 1925

When The Moon Shines In Coral Gables
California Ramblers 1925

Deep Elm
The Little Ramblers 1925

Red Hot Henry Brown
Charleston Chasers 1925

Paddlin’ Madelin’ Home
Whitey Kaufman & his Orchestra 1925

If the Moon Turns Green
Taft Jordan & his Mob 1935

Down Home Rag
Chick Webb & his Orchestra 1935

Boots & his Buddies 1935

I Never Knew Just What A Gal Could Do
Art Hodes Hot Seven 1945

Careless Love
Baby Dodds Jazz Four 1945

Blues For Jelly
Art Hodes’ Back Room Boys 1945

Feelin’ At Ease
Baby Dodds’ Jazz Four 1945

Walk On Down
Art Hodes Hot Seven 1945

Monday, November 16, 2015

Face the Music 11.19.15
Twelfth Fives or What You Will

Who Pumped the Wind in My Doughnut?
Washboard Sam 1935

Put It Where I Can Get It
Hociel Thomas with
Louis Armstrong’s Jazz Four 1925

Red Mountain Blues
Bessie Smith 1925

Blue Reefer Blues
Richard M. Jones’ Jazz Wizards 1935

Kentucky Home
Bunk Johnson’s Dance Band 1945

Blanche Touquatoux
Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band
vocal by Cecile Ory 1945

Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra 1925

She’s Crying For Me
New Orleans Rhythm Kings 1925

You Took Advantage of Me
Bunny Berigan & his Blue Boys 1935

On the Alamo
Wild Bill Davison & his Commodores 1945

Miff’s Blues
Miff Mole with Nick’s Dixieland Band 1945

These Foolish Things
Lester Young Quartet 1945

To a Wild Rose
Herman Chittison 1945

The Blue Danube
Pat Flowers 1945

20th Century Blues
Sir Charles Thompson & his All Stars 1945

Billie’s Bounce
Charlie Parker’s Reboppers 1945

Jim Dawgs
Ike Quebec All-Stars 1945

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Dizzy Gillespie
grabbed by 
Rubberlegs Williams 
behind the Apollo Theater

Monday, November 9, 2015

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie

Face the Music 11.12.15
Eleventh Elevation of Fives:
Special report on early modern jazz, 1945

What’s The Matter Now
I Want Every Bit Of It
That’s The Blues
4-F Blues
performed by Clyde Hart’s All-Stars
{with Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie 
Don Byas & Trummy Young}
backing blues shouter Rubberlegs Williams 1945

Dream of You
Seventh Avenue
Sorta Kinda
Ooh, Ooh, My, My, Ooh, Ooh
performed by the same group, billed as
James “Trummy” Young’s All-Stars 1945

D.B. Blues
Lester Young Quintet 1945

Ike Quebec All-Stars 1945

Don Byas Quartet 1945

Charlie Parker’s Reboppers 1945

Line Up
Lennie Tristano Trio 1955

Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 1945

Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra 1945

Flat Foot Floogie
Slim Gaillard with Bird & Diz 1945

Two Left Feet
Skip Hall & his Band 1945

Detroit Jump
Big Maceo & Tampa Red
with drummer Tyrell Dixon 1945

Monday, November 2, 2015

Face the Music 11.05.15
Tenth Fusillade of Fives

Money is King {calypso}
The Tiger 1935

Nothing but the Blues
Gene Gifford Orchestra
vocal by Wingy Manone 1935

Snag It
Bunk Johnson
& his New Orleans Band 1945

Jazz Me Blues
Irving Fazola
& his Dixielanders 1945

Meddlin’ with the Blues
Charlie Johnson’s Paradise Orchestra 1925

Hoosier Hot Shots 1935

My Best Girl
Waikiki Hawaiian Trio 1925

Unfortunate Blues
Boston Orchestra – London 1925

Bert Williams 1915

Ritual Fire Dance
{by Manuel de Falla}
Larry Adler
{mouth organ virtuoso} – London 1935

Lullabye of Broadway
Harry Roy – “The King of Hot-Cha”
& his Orchestra – London 1935

Oriental Hora
Yiddish Swingtette 1955

Red Velvet
Joe Venuti & Russ Morgan 1935

You Fit into the Picture
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Everything’s Been Done Before
Al Bowlly with Ray Noble’s Orchestra
London 1935

Why Shouldn’t I?
Flip Philips Hiptet 1945

Stompin’ at the Savoy
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra 1945

Blue Skies
Count Basie & his Orchestra 1945