Monday, February 28, 2011


Avenue C, Friday February 25, 2011

Sat in for Don on his usual Friday night gig. This was my 3rd February Avenue C this year.
The playlist was as follows:

Artist : Mitch Kashmar Composition: Song For My Father Album / CD : Live At Labatt Blies Festival (Edmonton, AL Aug, 2007)
Artist : Horace Silver Composition: The Cape Verdean Blues Album / CD : The Cape Verdean Blues
Artist : Cassandra Wilson Composition: Went Down to St James Infirmary Album / CD : Silver Pony
Artist : Robert Glasper Composition: Yes, I'm A Country Boy (And That's OK) Album / CD : Double Booked
Artist : Jacky Terrasson Composition: Ruby, My Dear Album / CD : Push
Artist : McCoy Tyner Composition: Naima Album / CD : Solo
Artist : Thelonius Monk Quartet Composition: Bye-Ya Album / CD : At Carnegie Live
Artist : Lew Tabackin Quartet Composition: I Wished on The Moon Album / CD : What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Artist : Tim Warfield Composition: Sentimental Journey Album / CD : Sentimental Journey
Artist : Johnny Vidacovich Composition: Black Madonna Album / CD : Banks Street
Artist : Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis Composition: C. C. Rider Album / CD : Straight Ahead
Artist : Eric Reed Composition: Ask Me Now Album / CD : The Dancing Monk
Artist : Peter Bernstein Composition: Bemsha Swing Album / CD : Monk
Artist : Thelonius Monk Composition: I'm Getting Sentimental Over You Album / CD : Thelonius Himself
Artist : Thelonius Monk Composition: I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good Album / CD : Thelonius Plays Ellington
Artist : Robert Glasper Composition: Maiden Vzoyage / Everything in Its Right Place Album / CD : In My Element
Artist : Either Orchestra Composition: The (One Kind OF) Shimmy Album / CD : Mood Music for Time Travelers
Artist : Jacky Terrasson Trio Composition: Things Ain't What They Used To Be Album / CD : Alive
Artist : Thelonius Monk Composition: This Is My Story, This Is My Song Album / CD : Straight, No Chaser

Long night @ the station. A few calls re. Mr. Glasper.

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Red, Hot, & Blue Friday, February 25, 2011

Sat in for Ron "Roadblock" Smith, the usual host of this WVUD blues format show that comes on each Friday from 7:00 until 9:00 PM, EST.

The play list for that night was as follows:

Artist : Magic Slim And The Teardrops Composition: Mama Talk To Your Daughter Album / CD : Raising The Bar
Artist : Omar Kent Dykes Composition: Since I Met You Baby Album / CD : Big Town Playboy
Artist : Albert Collins Composition: Conversation with Collins Album / CD : Ice Pickin'
Artist : EC Scott Composition: Call Me Album / CD : The Other Side of Me
Artist : Clarence Spady Composition: Just Between Us Album / CD : Just Between Us
Artist : Cowboy w/ Gregg Allman Composition: Where Can You Go? Album / CD : Live w/ Gregg Allman
Artist : Albert Collins Composition: Honey Hush (Talking Woamn Blues) Album / CD : Ice Pickin'
Artist : Omar Kent Dykes w/ Lou Ann Barton Composition: Think Album / CD : Big Town Playboy
Artist : Mem Shannon Composition: Ignant Stick Album / CD : I'm From Phunkville
Artist : Magic Slim And The Teardrops Composition: I Can't Hold Out Album / CD : Raising The Bar
Artist : Hubert Sumlin Composition: West Side Soul Album / CD : Blues Party
Artist : Jimmy Rogers Composition: Jam Session Album / CD : Blue Bird
Artist : Kim Wilson Composition: Oh Baby Album / CD : Smokin' Joint
Artist : Omar Kent Dykes w/ Jimmie Vaughn Composition: I'll Change My Style Album / CD : On The Jimmy Reed Highway
Artist : Jimmie Vaughn w/ Lou Ann Barton Composition: Wheel of Fortune Album / CD : Plays Ballads and Blues
Artist : Shuggie Otis Composition: 12:15 Slow Goonbash Blues Album / CD : Plays the Blues
Artist : Jimmy Rogers w/ Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters Composition: Can't Sleep for Worrying Album / CD : Jimmy Rogers with Ronnie Earl
Artist : Clarence Spady Composition: Blues Walk Album / CD : Nature of the Beast
Artist : Jimmie Vaughn Composition: The Deep End Album / CD : Do You Get The Blues
Artist : Hubert Sunlin Composition: She's Into Something Album / CD : About Them Shoes
Artist : Jimmy Rogers w/ Left Hand Frank Composition: Fishing in My Hole Album / CD : The Dirty Dozens
Artist : Gregg Allman Composition: Little By Little Album / CD : Low Country Blues
Artist : William Clarke Composition: My Mind Is Working Overtime Album / CD : The Hard Way
Artist : Roy Buchanan Composition: Done Your Daddy Dirty Album / CD : Loading Zone
Artist : Johnny Copeland Composition: Kasavubu Album / CD : Jungle Swing

A few calls re. Jimmie Vaughn. Folks had mistaken him for his brother Stevie Ray Vaughn. A request for anything by Roy Buchanan, which I filled by checking out the old vinyl still at the station.

Ended the set with the late Johnny Copeland and then filtered into the following show, Avenue C.

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The Morning After, Sunday February 20, 2011

The playlist for the show was as follows:

Artist : Bobby McFerrin Composition: Circlesong #6 Album / CD : Circlesongs
Artist : Cyrus Chestnut Composition: Lean on Me Album / CD : Solo Piano
Artist : Charlie Haden & Hank Jones Composition: Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen Album / CD : Steal Away
Artist : Holmes Brothers Composition: We Meet, We Part, We Remember Album / CD : Simple Trurhs
Artist : Tres Chicas Composition: Drop Me Down Album / CD : Bloom, Red, & The Ordinary Girl
Artist : Holmes Brothers Composition: I'll Fly Away Album / CD : Jubilation
Artist : Sonny Rollins Composition: I'm An Old Cowhand Album / CD : Way Out West
Artist : Midtown Dickens Composition: Airplane Album / CD : Oh Yell
Artist : Olu Dara Composition: Used To Be Album / CD : Neighborhoods
Artist : Corey Harris Composition: Daily Bread Album / CD : Daily Bread
Artist : Jenny Scheinman Composition: Skinny Man Album / CD : Jenny Scheinman
Artist : Caitlin Cary & Thad Cockrell Composition: Two Different Things Album / CD : Begonias
Artist : Tiny Scherr Composition: Come Around Album / CD : Come Around
Artist : Shawn Colvin Composition: Someday Album / CD : Cover Girl
Artist : Carolina Chocolate Drops Composition: Hit "Em Up Style Album / CD : Genuine Negro Jog
Artist : Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Composition: Mama Don't Like My Man Album / CD : I Learned The Hard Way
Artist : Menahan Street Band Composition: Tired of Fighting Album / CD : Make The Rod By Walking
Artist : Mac Rebennack Composition: The Nearness of You Album / CD : The Legendary Sessions Vol. 1
Artist : Steve Abshire & paul Wingo Composition: Laura Album / CD : Detour Ahead
Artist : Shawn Qaissance w/ Sharon Sable Composition: The Very Thought of You Album / CD : Comfort Me
Artist : She & Him Composition: Me & You Album / CD : Volume Two
Artist : Worst Pop Band Ever Composition: (They Long to Be) Close To You Album / CD : Dost Thou Believe in Science
Artist : Bobby McFerrin Composition: Say Ladeo Album / CD : Vocabularies
Artist : Pauseland Composition: Palindrome Album / CD : Palindrome
Artist : Melody Gardot Composition: Who Will Comfort Me Album / CD : My One & Only Thrill
Artist : Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Composition: 100 Days 100 Nights Album / CD : 100 Days 100 Nights
Artist : Charles Walker Composition: Soul Stirrign Thing Album / CD : Soul Stirring Thing
Artist : Charles Walker Composition: Number by Heart Album / CD : Number by Heart
Artist : Mavis Staples Composition: Have A Little Faith Album / CD : Have A Little Faith
Artist : Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Composition: Better Things Album / CD : I Learned The Hard Way
Artist : James Hunter Composition: Carina Album / CD : The Hard Way
Artist : Michelle Chocked Composition: Match Burns Twice Album / CD : Mexican Stnadoff
Artist : John Lurie Composition: Big Trouble Album / CD : African Swim

Folks must have been cozied up. No calls today.

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Saturday, February 12, 2011


Avenue C, Friday February 4, 2011

Sat in for Don, the usual DJ for this WVUD Jazz program which runs form Monday thorugh Friday from 9:00 until 11:00 PM, EST. THis was the 1st of three "Avenue C"'s that I would be hosting in February.

The play list for this Friday's show was as follows:

Artist : Garage a Trois Composition: The Machine Album / CD : Outre Mer Soundtrack
Artist : Jenny Scheinman Composition: Hard Sole Shoe Album / CD : Crossing The Field
Artist : Lafayette Gilchrist Composition: Rumble Album / CD : The Music According to …
Artist : Bad Plus Composition: Comfortably Numb Album / CD : For All I Care
Artist : Dr. Lonnie Smith Composition: BeeHive Album / CD : Spiral
Artist : Cameron Mitell Composition: Fearless Album / CD : Life is Loud
Artist : Robert Walters Composition: Dump Truck Album / CD : Giving Up The Ghost
Artist : Will Bernard Composition: 571 Album / CD : Blue Plate Special
Artist : Charlie Hunter Composition: You Look Good in Orange Album / CD : Gentlemen, I Neglected to Inform You That You Will Not Be Gettng Paid
Artist : Lafayette Gilchrist Composition: Soul Progressin' Album / CD : Soul Progressin'
Artist : Frank Zappa Composition: Uncel Remus Album / CD : Apostrophe / Overnight Sensation
Artist : John Ellis Composition: Dewey Down Album / CD : Puppet Mischief
Artist : Leon Parker Composition: Caravan Album / CD : Above & Below
Artist : Leon Parker & Charlie Hunter Composition: Belief Album / CD : Duo
Artist : Peter Bernstein Trio Composition: Well you Needn't Album / CD : Monk
Artist : Bad Plus Composition: Never Sop Album / CD : Never Stop
Artist : Lafayette Gilchrist Composition: New Jack Album / CD : Reverse The Shining Path
Artist : Dr. Lonnie Smith Composition: Come Together Album / CD : Rise Up!
Artist : Soulive Composition: Eleanor Rigby Album / CD : Rubber Soulive
Artist : Robert Walters Composition: Money Changes Album / CD : Cure All
Artist : Will Bernard Trio Composition: What's Left Album / CD : Directions to My House

A few calls, specifically for info on Lafayette Gilchrist and interested calls for the Jenny Scheinman song, "Hard Sole Shoes", a song I tend to play on The Morning Fog on many an occassion. Jason Moran is on piano, Bill Frissell on guitar, Jenny Scheinman on violin and the balance of the band cooks as well.

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