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

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

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Face the Music 61616

Leon Redbone 1981

Fats Waller 1939

Salute to Fats
Lester Young 1944

Blues in C Sharp Minor
Teddy Wilson 1936

Prelude in C Sharp Minor
Eddie Lang 1927

Creole Lullabye
James P Johnson
Omer Simeon
& Pops Foster 1945

My Walking Stick
Leon Redbone 1975

Aunt Hagar’s Blues
Art Tatum 1949

Lennie  Tristano 1949

Thelonious Monk 1957

John Coltrane 1963

Creole Love Call
Roland Kirk 1967

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Face the Music 6.09.16

Hold Tight (initial & master takes)
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1939

Viper's Drag
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

San Anton' (instrumental take)
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Until The Real Thing Comes Along
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Fats Waller & his Rhythm with
Una Mae Carlisle 1939

Why Do Hawaiians Sing Aloha?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm
featuring steel guitarist Ceele Burke
Hollywood 1937

Bach Up To Me
Fats Waller & his Rhythm
featuring bassist Charles Turner 1936

'Tain't What You Do
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1939

Flat Foot Floogie
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm
London 1938

Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1939

Pent Up in a Penthouse
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm
London 1938

I Ain't Got Nobody
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

It's a Sin to Tell a Lie
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

You Meet the Nicest People in Your Dreams
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1939

On the Sunny Side of the Street
Fats Waller & his Rhythm
auditioning vocalist Peggy Dade 1937

Fractious Fingering
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

Beat It Out
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937