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In A Mellow Tone

In A Mellow Tone
Wednesday November 25th, 2020 with Heavy Ben
Birthdays, versions, HAVNRecords, new releases in funky and spiritual jazz

Happy birthday to Nat Adderley (1931-2000), Holly Cole (1963) and Paul Desmond (1924-1977) Throughout the show we'll hear versions of classics composed by Joe Henderson, Phoarah Sanders, Captain Beefheart, Jef Gilson, Louis Armstrong, Flying Lotus, and Tom Waits A spotlight (7 tunes) on Hamilton, ON based label HAVNRecords (Hamilton Audio Visual Node), with jazz on the funky, electronic and experimental side https://www.musicworks.ca/sound-notes/havn-records-fronting-art-music-%E2%80%98-hammer%E2%80%99 Lots of new releases including two cuts apiece from compilations on Blue Note and Soul Jazz records, from labels Gondwana and International Anthem, and in the last half hour new deep/spiritual jazz from Dwight Trible, Enrique Rodriguez and Kahil El’Zabar
Thank you to Bruce Walton for giving me the opportunity to fill-in on this week's program. Regular listeners will know that something is up with this different version of "In A Mellow Tone", (I have this one on an old LP and though it apropos). You'll also know that something is up as many of these artists and much of this music has hitherto not been played before. It pushes forward, as jazz always does. I hope you enjoy this mix.
In A Mellow Tone
Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington - The Great Reunion - Roulette - 1970
Rise
Sault - Untitled (Rise) - Forever Living Originals - 2020 New
Manchild
Nat Adderley - Sayin' Somethin' - Atlantic - 1966
In Orbit
Haolin Munk - Planestasia Suite - HAVNRecords - 2018 Canadian
Chateau
Leland Whitty - EP - HAVNRecords - 2015 Canadian
Ketch Me If You Can
Steve Haines - Secret Stash - Mahone Bay Music Company - 2017 Canadian
Enum Mmiensa
Bellwether4 - Bellwether4 - HAVNRecords - 2016 Canadian
A Shade Of Jade
Nubya Garcia [orig. Joe Henderson] - Blue Note Re:Imagined - Blue Note - 2020 New
When The World Was One
Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra - Kaleidoscope - New Spirts Known and Unknown - Soul Jazz Records - 2020 New
The Creator Has A Master Plan
Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger [orig. Phoarah Sanders] - Force Majeure - International Anthem - 2020 New
Love Lies
Holly Cole [orig. Captain Beefheart] - Night - Tradition & Moderne - 2012 Canadian
West of Arkham
Lee, Palmer, Bennett - The Phantom Hunter - HAVNRecords - 2016 Canadian
(To) Know Where You're Coming From
Joe Armon-Jones - Turn To Clear View - Brownswood - 2019
Ouverture Jazz Pour San Remo
Palm Unit [orig. Jef Gilson] - Hommage A Jef Gilson - Super-Sonic Jazz - 2018
Second hour begins
Sometimes I'm Happy
Sun Ra And His Outer Space Arkestra feat. June Tyson (voc) - Celestial Love - El Saturn / Modern Harmonic - 1984 / 2020 New
Liberté
Paradise Cinema - Paradise Cinema - Gondwana - 2020 New
Samba With Some Barbecue
Paul Desmond [orig. Louis Armstrong] - Summertime - A&M / CTI - 1968
Tresilian Bay
Huw Marc Bennett - Tresilian Bay - Albert's Favourites - 2020 New
Red Planet
Chip Wickham - Kaleidoscope - New Spirts Known and Unknown - Soul Jazz Records - 2020 New
Putty Boy Strut
Haolin Munk [orig. Flying Lotus] - HMEP1 - HAVNRecords - 2014 Canadian
Percussive Interlude
Eucalyptus - Kick It Till You Flip It - HAVNRecords - 2019 Canadian
How Long
Cosmic Vibrations & Dwight Trible - Pathways & Passages - Spiritmuse - 2020 New
I'll Never Stop Loving You
Yazmin Lacey - Blue Note Re:Imagined - Blue Note - 2020 New
Paso Firme
Enrique Rodríguez & The Negra Chiway Band - Fase Liminal - Soul Jazz Records - 2020 New
Temptation
Holly Cole [orig. Tom Waits] - Temptation - Alert - 1995 Canadian
Prayers For The Unwarranted Sufferings
Kahil El’Zabar - America the Beautiful - Spiritmuse - 2020 New
The I Won't Survive
B.Y.O.S.H. (Brahja You Out Sassquash Haolin) - Friends And Aliens Tapes - HAVNRecords - 2018 Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Day Job Rob
Some fantastic tunes you've brought tonight. Cheers!

9:44 PM, November 25th, 2020
Heavy Ben
Good to hear you are grooving along, DJR! Figured some of this would be up your alley...

9:54 PM, November 25th, 2020
Leege
Good stuff! Thanks for the pre-sleep vibes.

10:44 PM, November 25th, 2020
Heavy Ben
Sweet dreams Leege! Thanks everyone for tuning in tonight or on demand. Hope you enjoyed the show...

10:57 PM, November 25th, 2020