Friday, February 24, 2017

Face the Music 3.02.17 - Disorder at the Border No.2

Look What a Fool I’ve Been
James P. Johnson player piano roll 1922

Let the Door Knob Hit You in the Back
Butterbeans and Susie 1926

I’ll Be Glad When You’re Dead, You Rascal You
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra 1932

I’m Gonna Run You Down
Richard M. Jones Jazz Wizards 1935

You Can’t Play Me Cheap
Papa Charlie’s Boys 
(mandolinist Charlie McCoy) 1936

Police & High Sheriff Come Ridin’ Down
Ollis Martin 1927

The Governor’s Resignation (calypso)
Attila the Hun 1938

You’re Driving Me Crazy
Bunk Johnson 1947

Crazy Blues
Leon Redbone 1977

Clip Joint
Lil Hardin Armstrong 1961

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

Pagin’ the Devil (take two)
Lester Young & the Kansas City Six 1938

Sittin’ On Top of the World
Alex Belhaj’s Crescent City Quartet 2013

Black and Tan Fantasy
Earl Hines with Pee Wee Russell 1966

Disorder at the Border
Coleman Hawkins Orchestra with Dizzy Gillespie 1944

Monday, February 20, 2017

Face the Music 22317
Disorder at the Border (1)

Merry Go Round
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1935

Immigration Blues
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra 1926

The Cooks in Trinidad
Wilmoth Houdini with Gerald Clark’s Night Owls 1931

Sedition Law
King Radio 1940

Algerian Cynicism
Kenny Clarke & his Orchestra 1948

Open the Door, Richard
Count Basie & his Orchestra 1947

The Breaks
Albert Ammons & his Rhythm Kings 1944

Ike Quebec All Stars 1945

Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra 1944

Queer Street
Count Basie & his Orchestra 1945

Every Man For Himself
Coleman Hawkins & his Orchestra 1944

Disorder at the Border
live extended jam in Los Angeles 1947
(participants including Howard McGhee,
Trummy Young, Sonny Criss,
Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray,
Barney Kessel & Hampton Hawes)

Monday, February 13, 2017

Face the Music – 2.16.17 – Money Jungle
index of potentials & probabilities

The Shout
Art Tatum

Celestial Express
Edmond Hall’s Celeste Quartet

Atlanta Rag
Cow Cow Davenport

El Ritmo
Little Brother Montgomery Quintet

Weary Blues
Sidney Bechet’s New Orleans Feetwarmers

Shoot ‘Em in the Pants
Washboard Rhythm Kings

Flat Foot Floogie
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm

Skull Duggery

Hot Lips Page & his Band

Minor Drag
New Reformation Jazz Band

Ellington, Mingus & Roach

Queer Notions
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra

Chant in the Night
Sidney Bechet & his Orchestra

Ko Ko
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra

Scoops Carry’s Merry
Earl Hines & his Orchestra

Moody’s All Frantic
James Moody & his Modernists

Hollerin’ and Screamin’
Fats Navarro & Eddie Lockjaw Davis

Victory Stride - by James P. Johnson
Concordia Orchestra, Marin Alsop

Money Jungle
Ellington, Mingus & Roach

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Face the Music 20917: Strut Your Material

Harlem Strut
James P. Johnson 1921

Strut Your Material
Mamie Smith’s Jazz Hounds 1922

The Darktown Strutter’s Ball
Wilbur C. Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band 1918

Original Charleston Strut
Thomas Morris Past Jazz Masters 1923

Static Strut
Erskine Tate’s Vendome Orchestra 1926

Midnight Strutters
Jimmie O’Bryant’s Famous Original Washboard Band 1925

Golden Leaf Strut
Original New Orleans Rhythm Kings 1925

Oriental Strut
Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five 1926

Alabama Strut
Cow Cow Davenport 1928

Stock Yards Strut
Freddie Keppard’s Jazz Cardinals 1926

Mojo Strut
Pickett-Parham Apollo Syncopators 1926

Pig Ankle Strut
Cannon’s Jug Stompers 1928

Chicken Supper Strut
Triangle Harmony Boys 1927

Sugar Foot Strut
Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five 1928

Hip Shakin’ Strut
Jane Lucas & the Hokum Boys 1930

Avenue Strut
Herve Duerson 1929

Strut Miss Lizzie
Eddie Condon & his Band 1939