New music from the Godfathers of Groove, James Moody, Charlie Shoemake Terry Trotter. Older material from Yusef Lateef, Freddie Hubbard, and Lee Morgan. A commemoration of Hurricane Katrina with tunes from Christian Scott, Astral Project, Terrence Blanchard, and Allen Toussaint, and more….
Had a couple of interviews this show so things were pretty hopping in the studio. Sweet Mama J Joined me and we talked to Joe Ely about his appearance Sept. 9th at the Cabooze then talked to local funksters NAGA about a CD release party at the historic Uptown Bar in Minneapolis. So below is only a partial list. Too much going on for only one pair of hands to handle.
Bajofondo: Pulmón (Mardulce; Surco) (at The Cedar Sept. 25)
Forro in the Dark: Lost in the Ballroom (Music Meeting 2009 Festival Highlights; Radio Netherlands Worldwide) (at The Cedar Sept. 25)
Os Mutantes: O Careca (Haih…; Anti) (at The Cedar Sept. 26)
Highlights this week_
listen for a tribute to The Lost 2 Tone Era with relatively obscure-but-worthy early-‘80s UK ska from bands entirely independent of the 2Tone record label, or Chrysalis, for that matter. Manila’s finest, Put3Ska contribute this week’s Lollipop Of The Week. And that’s just Hour 3! In hour 2, Sherwood B. Funn drops the needle on a longie from Breaking The Sound Barrier vol. 1 – Percussion and the 1st hour’s oldies set is the typically spectacular mix of vocal and inSKAmental selections that Capt. 2much Freetime is known across the galaxy for… ;-)
New music from Bill Frisell, the Dakota Combo, Reuben Wilson, Vicky Mountain, and others. Classic tunes from Charlie Parker with Jazz at the Philharmonic, Chris Conner Maynard Fergusons, Coltrane, Bill Evans, and more….