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Saturday, March 14, 2015

Playlist for the Unpopular Music webcast, March 14, 2015

Today we celebrate the 85th birthday of Ornette Coleman, one of the truly transformative musical figures of the 20th century. In order to follow the rules for internet radio there are only four performances by the master, but the remainder of the show is made up of Ornette's compositions played by others, often by musicians with only one degree of separation.

artist song album comment label / year
Katie Lee Real Sick Sounds Songs of Couch and Consultation 1st part of theme Commentary
Naked City Inside Straight Naked City 2nd part of theme Nonesuch
Ornette Coleman Law Years Science Fiction Ornette Coleman (as) Bobby Bradford (trp) Dewey Redman (ts) Charlie Haden (b) Ed Blackwell (d) Columbia
Pat Metheny
w/ Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins
Humpty Dumpty Rejoicing Pat Metheny (g) Charlie Haden (b) Billy Higgins (d) ECM
John Coltrane and Don Cherry The Invisible The Avant-Garde John Coltrane (ts) Don Cherry (pckt trp) Charlie Haden (b) Ed Blackwell (d) Atlantic
Shelly Manne Out on a Limb Daktari music behind DJ Atlantic
Charlie Haden War Orphans Liberation Music Orchestra Perry Robinson (clt) Gato Barbieri, Dewey Redman (ts) Mike Mantler (trp) Roswell Rudd (tbn) Bob Northern (hrn, prc) Howard Johnson (tba) Sam Brown (g) Carla Bley (p, arr.) Charlie Haden (b) Paul Motian (d) Impulse!
Jack DeJohnette's Special Edition The Sphinx Audio-Visualscapes Greg Osby (as) Gary Thomas (ts) Mick Goodrick (g) Lonnie Plaxico (b) Jack DeJohnette (d) Impulse
John Zorn Mob Job Spy vs. Spy John Zorn (stereo right), Tim Berne (on the left) (as) Mark Dresser (b) Michael Vachter, Joey Baron (d) Elektra Musician
Nadia Sirota Etude 1 First Things First music behind DJ New Amsterdam
Ornette Coleman Call to Duty Sound Grammar Ornette Coleman (as, trp) Greg Cohen, Tony Falanga (b) Denardo Coleman (d) Sound Grammar
The Police The Other Way of Stopping Zenyatta Mondatta music behind DJ A & M
Old and New Dreams Happy House A Tribute To Blackwell Don Cherry (trp) Dewey Redman (ts) Charlie Haden (b) Ed Blackwell (d) Black Saint
John Zorn Enfant Spy vs. Spy John Zorn (r), Tim Berne (l) (as) Mark Dresser (b) Michael Vachter, Joey Baron (d) Elektra Musician
Ornette Coleman and Prime Time Honeymooners Virgin Beauty Ornette Coleman (as) Charlee Ellerbee, Bern Nix (g) Al MacDowell, Chris Wallace (b) Calvin Weston (d) Denardo Coleman (d, syn) Portrait
Cannonball Adderly O Amor Em Paz [excerpt] Ballads music behind DJ Blue Note
Charlie Haden Latin Genetics The Montreal Tapes: with Paul Bley and Paul Motian Charlie Haden (b) Paul Bley (p) Paul Motian (p) Verve
Branford Marsalis Peace Trio Jeepy Branford Marsalis (ts) Delbert Felix (b) Jeff 'Tain' Watts (d) Columbia
Pat Metheny Round Trip / Broadway Blues Bright Size Life Pat Metheny (g) Jaco Pastorius (b) Bob Moses (d) ECM
Ornette Coleman Embracable You This Our Music Ornette Coleman (as) Don Cherry (trp) Charlie Haden (b) Ed Blackwell (d)
song by George and Ira Gershwin
Wayne Horvitz This New Generation This New Generation music behind DJ Nonesuch
Pat Metheny Law Years Question and Answer Pat Metheny (g) Dave Holland (b) Roy Haynes (d) Geffen

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