Jazz

New music from Anthony E. Nelson, Ted Rosenthal, and The Antlantic Quartet. Older tunes from Lou Donaldson, Kenny Durham, Leroy Vinnegar, Oliver Nelson, Roland Kirk, and mores.. And Charles Mingus, with the Hog Callin’ Blues.

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Back in the saddle – literally – when we hear from Johnny Gregory’s Channel West. Plus all sorts of Heavy Production.

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In which the members of my Halloween village select the subject matter and songs

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10/27 in a nutshell…
We here at the RSST would be pleased as Skalloween punch to debut our new Mutant Frogs bumper, Ghost from the Future, on this week’s Rocket Ship, were it not for the fact that Cozy, in the person of d.j. babyswiss, did the honors the previous night on Echo Chamber instead! Hey, we don’t mind_ a newly-hatched Froggie is a newly-hatched Froggie no matter where the thing airs first, and as far as we’re concerned, you heard it first RIGHT HERE on KFAI, including as part of the Mutant Frogs mixjam that was this week’s 4(+2)@4. Gary Crosby’s Jazz Jamaica All Stars big band (30 pieces!) gave us our GotchaSKAvered Ball of Fire finale, a certain Count Slapbackula Unauthorized, Slightly Extended Cave Mix got onto Sherwood’s Planet (where it’s been before), and in the first hour, dig the cannibal kids stalking Santa Claus in Candy Man …not the Sammy number, we guaran-durn-tee ya! Neil Ska-daka welcomed y’all aboard the Rocket Ship to launch the whole flight into orbit Doing The Jellyfish, which resembles The Ska, by the way!

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Our First Reggae Show with Dred I Dread and you can still hear it on our FOREVER archives just by clicking here:  https://archive.org/details/70DredIDread

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Today’s show was a THREE HOUR show, thanks to Ellen Stanley, who had to leave WomenFolk early today for a gig in Madison….so, there’s 36 tunes on the following list. Enjoy!

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Did a phone interview with Matt Steckler of Dead Cat Bounce, and played a couple of tunes from their new CD, Chance Episodes. Also New music from the James Carter Organ Trio, the Westchester Jazz Orchestra, and Anthony E. Nelson. Classics from Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, and Charles Mingus. And more…

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