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Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday March 21st, 2012 with Bruce Walton
Jazz on Vinyl

The third show in a series highlighting some of the great jazz LP's in the CKCU library. The first two were kinda random, but this one starts at the beginning - all 'A' artists
We begin with two piano trios on either side of a guitar-bass duo
Our Love Affair Is Over
Joe Albany - Proto-Bopper (1972)
Sometime Ago
John Abercrombie/Don Thompson - Witchcraft (1986) Canadian
I Ain't Gonna Ask No More
Toshiko Akiyoshi - Interlude (1987)
In the second set, solo piano, a saxophone trio with Henry Threadgill, and a German recording of a quintet led by George Adams.
Blues For M.
Muhal Richard Abrams - Afrisong (1982)
King Porter Stomp
Air - Air Lore (1979)
Got Somethin' Good for You
George Adams - Sound Suggestions (1979)
For the final full set, some live Cannonball Adderley, more George Adams, this time with Don Pullen, and a sextet led by British player Johnny Almond
Cannonball Adderley Quintet - Music, You All (1971)
The Great Escape, or Run John Henry Run
George Adams-Don Pullen Quartet - Life Line (1981)
Hot Rod
Johnny Almond Music Machine - Hollywood Blues (1970)
We close out the show with a lovely Bill Evans tune, first recorded by him in 1956, and heard here in its third recording (of 267 that have been made)
Waltz For Debby
Cannonball Adderley with Bill Evans - Know What I Mean? (1961)