Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Jazz Euphorium February 24, 2010.

We split this week's episode into two, with the First hour of the program begins with the Basie Orchestra's swing, and moves to the fine sounds of the jazz guitar, and the second hour focuses on the "space ethnic voice" of June Tyson, vocalists for The Sun Ra Arkestra.
Hosts: Max &Aj

Count Basie - Atomic Swing - The Daily jump (arr.:Freddie Green)
Count Basie - Ken Burns Jazz: Count Basie - Topsy (Verve)
Kenny Burrell - Introducing Kenny Burrell - This Time the Dream's on Me (Blue Note)
Kenny Burrell- The Common Ground - Everydays
George Benson - It's Uptown - Clockwise
George Benson - It's Uptown - Summertime
Wes Montgomery- The Incredible Jazz Guitar - D-Natural Blues
Wes Montgomery - Quintessential Wes - 'Round Midnight
Grant Green - Iron City - Black Orpheus
Grant Green - The Best Of Grant Green Vol. II - The Final Countdown
(Blue Note)

Sun Ra Arkestra - Nuclear War - Sometimes I'm Happy
(Atavistic Unheard Music Series)
Sun Ra Arkestra - Nuclear War - Smile -(Atavistic Unheard Music Series)
Space is the place clip
Sun Ra - Live In Cleavland - Enlightenment (leo records)
Sun Ra - Live In Cleavland - Theme of the Star Gazers(leo records)

Excerpt from an Interview With June Tyson originally aired in the early 80s on WKCR.
the interview can be listened to at

Sun Ra - Live In Cleavland - Friendly Galaxy 2; I am the Brother of the Wind; I, Pharaoh
(leo records)

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