Jazz

The old-old-oldies set kicks off with a band normally known as the Church Street Five, who backed, among others, Gary US Bonds. They also recorded as Baby Earl and the Trini-Dads when dabbling in Ska, which they do here quite energetically! What follows is a lively mix of Jamaican and international first-generation ska.
In Hour 2, Sherwood gives us the Waters of Minnetonka according to Stanley Black, an 18th-century Penny Lane, spooky business that there wasn’t time for last week (and besides, there’s a Friday the 13th this month_ yaayyyy!), and two Shiina Ringo goodies. The 4-at-4 is all German Ska-Ska-Skandal bands that begin with the letter B, and we have our first movie action-hero Lollipopper in Steven Seagal, teaming up with Lt. Stitchie!

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Talented guitar player and gypsy jazz artist John Jorgenson called in, talking about his sound and his upcoming show at the Dakota. I also played something from an Argentine jazz group, as well as new music from Roger James, Joey deFrancesco, and more….

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Broadway Joe takes control of the Jet Set!

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co-host – Yonci Jameson

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Music performed by Dianne Reeves, Denny Zeitlin Charlie Haden, Wayne Shorter, Jerome Richardson, Mark Lotz Shango’s Dance, Irakere, Steve Coleman w/Afro Cuba de Matanzas and Cachao.

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It’s Skalloween again, and the Cap’n ‘n’ Cozy lift the veil between the universes because it’s time to get SKA-ry! A great all-oldie-moldie first hour, complete with a she-Dracula, a spider, a fly, and various zombies guaranteed to put the bump in your night! Hour 2 kicks off with the bewitching avant-Gamelanisms of Harry Partch (from The Bewitched) and then careens into everything from voodoo men to Hell’s Bells to King Kong. The 4-at-4 is all mummies, including two back-to-back from the same Bad Manners album, an entirely different flavor of Lollipop this week (not even the same song!), plus vampires, Scooby Doo, and the Werewolves of London a la David Lindley. Aah-WHOOOOOOO!!!

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