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In A Mellow Tone
Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 with Ron Steeds
Jazz Recorded May 2 Between 1927 and 2016

Host Ron Steeds takes the listener on a guided tour through the history of jazz in two hours. Tonight we travel through almost 90 years of great music.
Set 1: the 1920's, 1930's, 1940's
Butter Finger Blues
Charles Creath's Jazz-o-Matics - Jazz In St. Louis 1924-1927 - Timeless
Woke Up With The Blues In My Fingers
Lonnie Johnson - Complete Recorded Works Vol. 2 - Document
Chick Webb - Chick Webb 1935-1938 - Chronological Classics
Was That All I Meant To You
Three Peppers - Three Peppers 1937-1940 - Chronological Classics
Behind The Eight Bar
Trummy Young - Trummy Young 1944-1946 - Chronological Classics
Lonesome Lover Blues
Billy Eckstine - Mr. B And The Band - Savoy
Moten Swing
Willie Smith - Hittin' On All Six - Proper
Set 2: the 1950's
My Foolish Heart
Gene Ammons - Early Visions - Chess
Hip Tip
Gene Ammons - Blue Gene - Prestige
Davis Cup
Jackie McLean - New Soil - Blue Note
Set 3: the 1960's
Each Time I Think Of You
Donald Byrd & Pepper Adams - Complete Blue Note Studio Recordings - Mosaic
Manha De Carnaval
Freddie Hubbard - The Body And The Soul - Impulse!
Manfred Schoof - Voices - Bellaphon
Fall Out
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith - Verve
Set 4: 1970's, 1980's
Everything But You
Roland Hanna - Swing Me No Waltzes - Storyville
Stompin' At The Savoy
Andre Jaume, Joe McPhee, Raymond Boni - Songs And Dances - Celp
Set 5: 1990's
Christy Doran, Mark Helias, Bobby Previte, Gary Thomas - Corporate Art - JMT
My Shining Hour
Valery Ponomarev - Profile - Reservoir
Set 6: the 2000's
In What Language
Vijay Iyer & Mike Ladd - In What Language? - Pi Recordings
Double Diploid
Steve Swell-David Taylor Quartet - Double Diploid - CIMP
Curtis Clark - Taagi - NoBusiness
Set 7: the 2010's
Sudden Voyage
Beledo - Dreamland Mechanism - MoonJune
Stretch Mark
Jochen Rueckert - Charm Offensive - Pirouet
Interactive CKCU
Hey my friend. Great show, as always! Did you hear my last show on the new Miles Davis bootleg, the last European tour with Coltrane. Amazing stuff, Coltrane wild and Miles superbly cool, above the fray.

9:21 PM, May 2nd, 2018
Ron Steeds (host)
Hey Jim Yes I listened to it! You make the listener feel like they're right there. And, thanks for the kind words.

9:38 PM, May 2nd, 2018
What an amazing range of music. I think you've found a format that is inherently fresh. For my next show I'm going to have Haley come in with me and play music that has to her mind a jazz/improvised feel. It'll be an education for me.

10:29 PM, May 2nd, 2018
Ron Steeds (host)
That sounds like an amazing idea!

10:31 PM, May 2nd, 2018