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In A Mellow Tone

In A Mellow Tone
Wednesday August 10th, 2016 with Ron Steeds
Jazz and Blues recorded August 10 between 1920 and 2014

Two hours of jazz and blues...
Set 1: 1920's blues, including the record - Crazy Blues - that launched the race record craze in the 20's. Crazy Blues sold over a million copies!
Crazy Blues
Mamie Smith & Her Jazz Hounds - The Okeh Blues Story - Rhino Records
Blue Goose Blues
Jesse "Baby Face" Thompson - Let Me Tell You About The Blues: Texas - Fantastic Voyage
Set 2: 1930's - lots of vocals and two versions of Blue Skies....
You Gave Me Everything But Love
Art Tatum - Complete Original American Decca Recordings - Definitive
Blue Skies
Earl Hines - That's a Plenty - Membran Quadromania
Let That Liar Alone
Golden Gate Quartet - American Pop: From Minstral To Mojo - West Hill Audio
Blue Skies
John Kirby - Rehearsin' For A Nervous Breakdown - Past Perfect
Set 3: 1950's - more blues, more vocals, some trumpet...
The Golden Rule
Dave Bartholomew - Golden Rule In New Orleans - Hoodoo Records
Move On Dowen The Line
Earl Hooker - The Sun Blues Box - Bear Family
Russ Job
Chet Baker - The Trumpet Artistry of Chet Baker - Pacific Jazz
Set 4:1960's - three tenor sax players...
Lush Life
Clifford Jordan - Spellbound - Riverside
Naima
Archie Shepp - Four For Trane - Impulse!
Nardis
Joe Henderson - Complete Milestone Recordings - Milestone
Set 5: 1970's Pt. 1 - an early ECM recording of avant garde music: Marion Brown's tone poem to nature around his home...
Afternoon of a Georgia Faun
Marion Brown - Afternoon of a Georgia Faun - ECM
Set 6: 1970's Pt. 2 - Freddie reciting a poem...
Black Soldier
Freddie Hubbard - The Art Of Freddie Hubbard: Atlantic Years - Atlantic
Nevenka
Michael Smith - Reflections On Progress - Storyville
Set 7: The 1980's and 1990's - early Tim Berne...
Icicles Revisited
Tim Berne - Fulton Street Maul - Columbia
Blue Honda A La Truck
Hugh Ragin - Back To Saturn - Black Saint
Set 8: We end the show in 2014...the Chicago free jazz scene...
Come to the Place of Love (For Samee)
Michael Zerang - Songs From The Big Book Of Love - Pink Palace
Interactive CKCU
Ron Steeds (host)
Enjoy the show! Thanks for listening!

9:20 PM, August 10th, 2016