Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Fill-In Show - Sax Therapy, 9/21/05

he should have lived on



Lucked out and got a chance to perform a little Sax Therapy, Jeff Robinson's tribute to that most versatile of reeds - and all of it's many shades & textures. I really enjoyed doing this show, even though I was only halfway awake - I hope to get another chance down the line, because I had so much more to play! Please take a listen by clicking on the Roland Kirk LP below, and be sure to check out Jeff and Sax Therapy alternate Tuesdays 10:00-Midnight EST on 88.1 FM, WMBR - Cambridge, MA

dynasty to the cape

Click on Image Above to Listen to the Show!

Playlist for Sax Therapy, 09/21/05


Set One: who'd always stick to you

Intro: Da Mayor Buys Roses/"Do the Right Thing" OST - Branford Marsalis/LP/Columbia/1989
1. Alkebu-Lan (Land of the Blacks)/Jimmy Heath/LP/Cobblestone/1972
2. Epistrophy/Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin/LP/Riverside/195?
3. I Can't Get Started/Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh/LP/Atlantic/1955
4. Adagio/Irakere/LP/Columbia/1979
5. Autumn Serenade/John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman/LP/Impulse/1963
BED: Jug Eyes/Gene Ammons/LP/Prestige/1971

Set Two: whirlwind pyramid

1. Hibiscus/Manu Dibango/LP/Atlantic/1972
2. Mortgage on my Soul/Keith Jarrett & Dewey Redman/LP/Atlantic/1972
3. There Was a Time/The Dapps feat. Alfred Ellis/45/King/1968
4. Music (I Like It)/Benny Sharp & the Sharpies/45/Midas/1968?
5. Leave My Kitten Alone/The Sonics/LP/Jerden-Beatrocket/1965-1996
6. I Need You Tonight/Eddie Cleanhead Vinson/LP/King/1949?
BED: Reggae Holiday/Willis "Gatortail" Jackson/LP/Trip/1973

tenor madness

Set Three: increasing difficulty

1. Stella By Starlight/Lou Donaldson/LP/Blue Note/1960
2. Close Your Eyes/Chico Hamilton Quintet - Eric Dolphy/LP/WB/1959
3. Blues for Alice/Roland Kirk/LP/Mercury/1962
4. Hello to the Wind/Bobby Hutcherson - Gene McDaniels - Harold Land/LP/Blue Note/1969
5. The Jungle is a Skyscraper/Ornette Coleman/LP/Columbia/1972
BED: A Shade of Jade/Joe Henderson/LP/Milestone/1970

Set Four: squeeze play

1. Special Rider Blues/Insect Trust/LP/Capitol/1968
2. Bluesongo/Sonny Rollins/LP/RCA/1962
3. Easy Living/Wardell Gray/LP/Prestige/1949-196?
4. I Put a Spell On You/Them/LP/Decca/1966
BED:The Other Thing/Fabulous Counts/LP/Cotillion/1969

A big thanks to Jeff for letting me come down and play some records!

watch me work

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