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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Playlist for the Unpopular Music webcast for February 27, 2016

It was a chilly day in the BFR studio today. We have to rely on a space heater and I'm the first one here in since Thursday night, and strangely enough, it's actually been cold the last couple of days, almost as if it were February. For some reason there's some screaming kids out in the lobby and the segue editor is not working so I'm trying to hold it together.

We have a jazzy first hour, and a freeform second, with various bits of rhythm, with varying authenticities. Completely accidentally, we have both Genesis singers. You never know.

But also, it was a year ago this week that BFR program director, Morning Soup host, namesake of the studio, and guiding spirit of this station died. There's a stealth tribute in that I knowingly picked a few things I know he liked (Don Pullen and George Adams, Bill Frisell, Wayne Shorter). Sadly, there were some techie problems that kept the random folk playlist (which I often refer to as the Ghost of Morning Soup) from playing this morning. We're doing the best we can. But I'm ever grateful to Doug for getting this station off the ground and letting me be a part of it.

artist song album comment label / date
Katie Lee Real Sick Sounds Songs of Couch and Consultation 1st part of theme Commentary Records
Naked City Inside Straight Naked City 2nd part of theme Nonesuch
Joe Lovano Cleveland Circle Universal Language Joe Lovano (ts) Judi Silvano (voc) Tim Hagans (trp) Kenny Werner (p) Charlie Haden (b) Jack DeJohnette (d) Blue Note
Variable Density Sound Orchestra Thoughts for Dixon Evolving Strategies Garrison Fewell (g, tune) John Tchicai (ts) Roy Campbell Jr. (trp) Steve Swell (tbn) Dmitry Ishenko (b) Reggie Nicholson (d) Not Two
Freddie Redd Blues for Betsy Redd's Blues Freddie Redd (p) Benny Bailey (trp) Jackie McLean (as) Tina Brooks (ts) Paul Chambers (b) Sir John Godfrey (d) Blue Note
Spaceheads Trip To The Moon Trip To The Moon EP music behind DJ Electric Brass
Don Pullen Dee Arr Jazz A Confronto 21 Don Pullen (p) George Adams (ts, flt, prc) David Williams (b, prc) Dannie Richmond (d) Horo
Joe Lovano and Dave Douglas Sound Prints To Sail Beyond The Sunset Sound Prints - Live At Monterey Jazz Festival Dave Douglas (trp) Joe Lovano (ss) Lawrence Fields (p) Linda Oh (b) Joey Baron (d)
composition by Wayne Shorter
Blue Note
The Gary Burton Quartet Interlude: Lament / Intermission Music A Genuine Tong Funeral - Dark Opera without Words Gary Burton (vbs) Larry Coryell (g) Steve Swallow (b) Lonesome Dragon (Bob Moses, incognito) (d) Carla Bley (p, composer) RCA
Sexmob Volpina (Amacord) Cinema, Circus & Spaghetti (Sexmob Plays Fellini: The Music of Nino Rota) Steven Bernstein (trp) Briggan Krauss (as, bs) Tony Scherr (b) Kenny Wollesen (d, vbs) Royal Potato Family
Naked City The Sicilian Clan Naked City music behind DJ Nonesuch
Meridian Brothers Un Príncipe Miserable y Malvado Salvadora Robot music by Eblis Álvarez Soundway
Yo La Tengo Georgia vs. Yo La Tengo Summer Sun music behind DJ Matador
Birdsongs of the Mesozoic Transformation of Oz Dawn of the Cycads (The Complete Ace of Hearts Recordings 1983 - 1987) Roger Miller (p, prc, org, composer) Erik Lindgren (syn, prc, rhythm machines) Rick Scott (keys, prc) Martin Swope (g, prc) Cuneiform Records
Jordi Savall / Hespèrion XXI Cachua [Perú] Villancicos y Danzas Criollas

Allia Vox
Baroque Jazz Trio Orientasie MOBILISATION GENERALE Protest and Spirit Jazz from FRANCE 1970-1976
Jean-Charles Capon (vc, composer) Georges Rabol (hpd) Philippe Combelle (d)
Born Bad Records
Carla Bley & Paul Haines A.I.R. (All India Radio) Escalator Over the Hill Desert Band - Don Cherry (trp) Leroy Jenkins (vln) Calo Scott (vc) Ron McClure (b) Sam Brown (g) Souren Baronian (dumbec) Carla Bley (org) Paul Motian (prc) JCOA / ECM
Phil Collins Droned Face Value Phil Collins (p, syn, cng, voc, handclaps) Shankar (vln, tmb, voc) Daryl Steurmer (g) Atlantic
Shelly Manne Africa Daktari music behind DJ Atlantic
Peter Gabriel Lead a Normal Life Peter Gabriel [melt] Jerry Marrota (d) Morris Pert (prc) David Rhodes (g) Dick Morissey (sax) Peter Gabriel (p, voc) Geffen
Roger Heaton New York Counterpoint Reich: New York Counterpoint; Bryars: Three Elegies, etc composition by Steve Reich Clarinet Classics
Roomful of Teeth, Brad Wells Quizassa Roomful of Teeth composition by Merrill Garbus New Amsterdam
Esmerine A Trick Of The Light Lost Voices
Rebecca Foon (vc, hrm, p, voc) Bruce Cawdron (mrb, glk, vbs) Jamie Thompson (d, mrb, glk) Brian Sanderson (vln, ekonting, cavalry cornet, hrn, srd, b) Jérémi Roy (b) James Hakan Dedeoglu (g) Sophie Trudeau (vln) Vid Cousins (p)
Constellation Records
Deerhoof Mirror Monster La Isla Bonita John Dieterich, Ed Rodriguez (g) Satomi Matsuzaki, (voc) Greg Saunier (d) Polyvinyl
The Section Lucky Strung Out On OK Computer: The String Quartet Tribute to Radiohead music behind DJ Vitamin
Bill Frisell That Was Then Good Dog, Happy Man Bill Frisell(g) Greg Leisz (Dobro, steel g, mnd) Wayne Horvitz (org, p, syn) Viktor Krauss (b) Jim Keltner (d, prc) Nonesuch

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