Jazz Greats Tuesdays on WFCF

"Jazz Greats" every Tuesday from 3-7pm Eastern on WFCF 88Five St. Augustine! From seriously ancient to just-released, from the obscure & forgotten to household names - but always tasty! There's a slight emphasis on 60's & 70's jazz (always a track from CTI) with a few tablespoons of fun & local flavor thrown in. Click here to listen online!

Also check out Palm Coast Jazz, a podcast I co-host filled with splendid original jazz from Florida musicians! My syndicated show "Kendo's Jazz Sampler" is on hiatus since I've become jazz director at WFCF.

Song titles with an asterisk are "currents" at the time of airplay.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Playlist for 4-17-2018 WFCF - Sunny Day Vinyl!

Interesting era for MJQ just before their Apple Records releases.


Today we'll pick up where we left off last week, exploring new vinyl acquisitions by MJQ, George Russell, Keith Jarrett, McCoy Tyner, Herbie Mann, Cedar Walton, Art Blakey, Kenny Wheeler & more plus we'll listen to a few cuts from Benny Golson's "Walkin'" album; along with some new releases! Tune in today (Tuesday 4/17) from 3-7pm with a break at 5 by clicking here, and locally at 88.5 FM (St. Augustine, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Korona, Green Cove Springs, South Jacksonville)


Hour One:

Benny Golson - "Moten's Swing" - Walkin' (1957)

Sharel Cassity & Elektra - "Evolve" - Evolve (2016)*

3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Benny Golson - "If I Should Lose You" - Walkin' (1957)
Love the fonts on the cover! Good album.


Modern Jazz Quartet - "Baseball" & "The Shadow of Your Smile" - Live at the Lighthouse (1967)

Modern Jazz Quartet - "Softly, As In a Morning Sunrise" - Concorde (1955)

As Is - "A Night in Tunisia" - Here's to Life (2017)*

Jen Hodge All Stars - "Dardanella" - All's Fair In Love and Jazz (2017)*

Benny Golson - "Out of Nowhere" - Walkin' (1957)

Hour Two:

George Russell - "Ezz-thetic" - Ezz-thetics (1961)

John Proulx - "Watch What Happens" - Say It (2017)*

Something tells me Herbie hated this artwork...

Kenny Wheeler - "Smatter" - Gnu Highi (1975)

Darryl Yokley's Sound Reformation - "Migration" - Pictures of an African Exhibition (2015)*

Keith Jarrett - "Questar" - My Song (1977)

Benny Golson - "Groovin' High" - Walkin' (1957)

Heather Bennett - "Pennies from Heaven/Lennie's Pennies - Lazy Afternoon ()*

Cedar Walton - "N.P.S." - Soundscapes (1980)

Hour Three:

  ~ Flagler Files ~

Bill Evans/George Russell Orchestra - "Living Time: Event III & Event IV" - Living Time (1972)  - The Ride Home!  

Benny Golson - "Autumn Leaves" & "Quicksilver" - Walkin' (1957)

Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers - "Au Privave (My Ideal)" - Live at Bubba's (1980)



Dave Liebman/John Stowell - "When the Sun Sets Down South" - Petite Fleur (2017)*

Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers - "Free For All" - Live at Bubba's (1980)

Flying Horse Big Band - "Spiderman Theme" - The Bat Swings (2017)*

Hour Four:

Red Garland - "Skinny's Blues" - Rediscovered Masters (1961)

Steve Gadd Band - "Where's Earth" - Steve Gadd Band (2017)*

Blue Montreux - "A Funky Waltz" - II (1978)

Al Di Meola - "Broken Heart" - Opus (2017)*

McCoy Tyner - "Vision" - Expansions (1968)

Herbie Mann - "There Is A Mountain" - Windows Opened (1968)

Peter Erskine & the Dr. Um Band - "Hipnotherapy" - On Call (2017)*


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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Playlist for 4-10-2018 WFCF - Rainy Day Vinyl!


One of many gems I scored over the weekend!


It was just blah here in NE Florida with rain and thunderstorms all day yesterday, so we
 chilled out and listened to a huge stack of vinyl I picked up on Saturday, as well as all of side one of "Stone Flute" by Herbie Mann. Thanks to those who tuned in! Join me Tuesdays 4/10 from 3-7pm eastern (with a break at 5) by clicking here. Locals can tune in at 88.5FM. Next week I think we will do the same kinda thing. See you then! - Kendo




Hour One:

Kevin Bales/Keri Johnsrud - "It's You I Like" - Beyond the Neighborhood (2017)*

Peter Sommer Septet - "Upper Manhattan Medical Group" - Happy-Go-Lucky Locals (2017)*
Curious goings-on in the first square...

3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Chico Hamilton - "Chanel #5", "Beanstalk" & "September Song" - Chico Hamilton QUintet (1956)

Raymond Fol Big Band w/ Johnny Griffin - "Concerto No. 1: Spring" - Vivaldi's Four Seasons in Jazz (1965)

Tony Bennett/Bill Evans - "Some Other Time" - The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album (1975)

Lew Tabackin - "Soliloquy" & "Let the Tape Roll" - Tabackin (1974)

Hour Two:

Billy Jones - "John Cage Scared My Dog" - 3's a Crowd (2017)*

Dave Tull - "The Texting Song" - Texting and Driving (2017)*

Red Garland - "Lover" & "Five O'Clock Whistle" - Rediscovered Masters (1958)
Great photo of Red by producer Esmond Edwards
(c. 1961)

Chet Baker - "Love For Sale" - You Can't Go Home Again (1977)

Erin McDougal - "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime" - Outside the Soiree (2017)*

Dave Liebman/Michael Stephans - "I Only Have Eyes for You" - Lineage (2010)

Hour Three:

~ Flagler Files ~

Sonny Fortune - "The Afro-Americans" & "There's Nothing Smart About Being Stupid" - Serengeti Minstrel (1977) - The Ride Home!  

The Griffith Park Collection - "Happy Times" - The Griffith Park Collection (1982)

Dan Block - "Smoke Signal" - Block Party (2015)*

Gerry Mulligan/Chet Baker - "Bernie's Tune"- Carnegie Hall Concert Volume 2 (1974)

Alfredo Rodriguez - "Moonbeams" - The Little Dream (2017)*
The hat tells you all you need to know about this one.

Hour Four:

Sonny Rollins - "Shout It Out" & "The Way I Feel About You" - The Way I Feel (1976)

Herbie Mann - "In Tangier/Paradise Beach" & "Flying" - Stone Flute (1969)

Fuse One - "Silk" - Silk (1981)

The Lao Tizer Band - "The Source" - Songs from the Swinghouse (2017)*

Hart, Scone & Albin - "Royals" - Leading the British Invasion (2017)*



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Monday, April 2, 2018

Playlist for 4-3-2018 WFCF - 1974!


"Gramophone" - LadyCannelle
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This week we continue our trek forward through the past with the year 1974! This week the focus is more on music quality rather than being new to the show, though some certainly are! Looking forward to this one! New jazz mixed in, as well. Tune in Tuesday April 3rd from 3-7pm with a break at 5 by clicking here. Folks in the listening area can tune in at 88.5FM (St. Augustine, Green Cove Springs, South Jacksonville, Espanola, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Palatka). See you then! - Kendo



Hour One:

Chet Baker - "With a Song In My Heart" - She Was Too Good To Me (1974)

Idiomatiques - "Indifference" - Out on the Town (2017)*

3:15 Jazz Coffee Break
First time on this show!

Wayne Shorter - "Ana Maria" - Native Dancer (1974)

Paul Desmond - "I'm Old Fashioned" - Pure Desmond (1974)

Dave Liebman & John Stowell - "Petite Fleur" - Petite Fleur ()*

James Moody - "Autumn Leaves" - Feelin' It Together (1974)

As Is - "In The Name of Love" - Here's to Life (2017)*

Roger Kellaway - "Prudence" - New Jazz Standards Vol. 3 ()*

David Newman - "Brandy" - Newmanism (1974)

Ray Brown Jr. - "Just In Time" - This Is Ray Brown Jr. ()

Hour Two:

Charles Earland - "No Me Esqueca" - Leaving This Planet (1974)

John Proulx - "The Summer Knows" - Say It ()*
Another excellent CTI Ron Carter affair...

Miles Davis & John Coltrane - "Oleo" - The Final Tour: The Bootleg Series Vol. 6 (1960) request

Stanley Clarke - "Hot Fun" - School Days (1976) request

Corcoran Holt - "Another Groove" - The Mecca ()*

Ron Carter - "So What" - Spanish Blues (1974)

George Benson - "Take Five" - Bad Benson (1974)

Hart, Scone & Albin - "The Look of Love" - Leading the British Invasion (2017)*

Hour Three:

~ Flagler Files ~

Freddie Hubbard - "Baraka Sasa" - High Energy (1974) - The Ride Home!

Twink - "Hot Diggety" - The Broken Record ()

Bill Evans - "Are You All the Things" - RE: Person I Knew (1974)

Margo Rey - "Angel Eyes" - The Roots of Rey (2017)*

Leslie Pintchik - "Your Call..." - You Eat My Food, You Drink My Wine, You Steal My Girl!"
1974 goodness from Kenny!
()*

Buddy Rich - "Billie's Bounce" - Very Live at Buddy's Place (1974)

Kenny Burrell - "Soulero" - Up The Street, 'Round the Corner, Down the Block (1974)

Dave Tull - "The Texting Song" - Texting and Driving (2017)*

Hour Four:

Idris Muhammad - "Piece of Mind" - Power of Soul (1974)

Idris Muhammad - "The Saddest Thing" - Power of Soul (1974)

Idris Muhammad - "Loran's Dance" - Power of Soul (1974)

Milt Jackson - "I'm Not So Sure" - Olinga (1974)

Jack McDuff - "Rolling Stone" - The Fourth Dimension (1974)

Twink - "Grandmother Meets the Wolf" - The Broken Record ()

Bennie Maupin - "Ensenada" - The Jewel In the Lotus (1974)




Monday, March 26, 2018

Playlist for 3-27-2018 WFCF - 1973!


"Street Musicians at the Harbour" - LadyCannelle
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This week's show features music recorded in the year 1973! Like last week - I searched through the playlists so I could select tracks that have never been on the show before. Lots of 'em!  In fact, with little exception, all of the 1973 recordings are new to the show! Some choice new jazz cuts in the mix as well. Tune in Tuesday 3/27 from 3-7pm eastern by clicking here. St. Augustine, Flagler Beach, Palm Coast, Green Cove Springs etc can tune in at 88.5FM. See you then! - Kendo


Hour One:

Stanley Turrentine - "Too Blue" - Don't Mess With Mr. T (1973)

Ken Fowser - " Don't Look Down" - Don't Look Down (2017)*


3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Flora Purim - "Love Reborn" - Butterfly Dreams (1973)

Paul Desmond - "Was a Sunny Day" - Skylark (1973)

Kamasi Washington - "Desire" - Harmony of Difference (2017)*

Josh Lawrence - "Circles on Black" - Contrast (2017

Leslie Pintchick - "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" - You Eat My Food, You Drink My Wine, You Steal My Girl! (2017)*

Sonny Stitt - "The Midgets" - The Champ (1973)

Sonny Stitt - "The Eternal Triangle" - The Champ (1973)

Alfredo Rodriguez - "Moonbeams" - The Little Dream (2017)*

Hour Two:

Cal Tjader - "Mambo Show" - Primo (1973)

Keith Jarrett - "One for Majid" - After the Fall ()*

Mica Bethea Big Band - "Guardian of Forever" - Suite Theory (2017)*
I've posted this cover before, but I never get tired of it


Kenny Burrell - "Listen to the Dawn" - Both Feet On the Ground (1973)

Freddie Hubbard - "Spirits of Trane" - Keep Your Soul Together (1973)

Margo Rey - "Speak Low" - The Roots of Rey (2017)*

Don Sebesky - "Fly/Circles" - Giant Box (1973)

Hour Three:

~ Flagler Files ~

Ron Carter - "All Blues" - All Blues (1973)  - The Ride Home!


Ella Fitzgerald - "Miss Otis Regrets" - Carnegie Hall 1973

Alfredo Rodriguez - "Alegria" - The Little Dream (2017)*



Billy Jones - "Song for Meg" - 3's A Crowd (2017)*

Flying Horse Big Band - "Batmobile to Airport" - The Bat Swings! (2017)*

Joe Mazzaferro - "In Terms Of" - In Terms Of ()*

Charles Earland - "Asteroid" - Leaving This Planet (1973)

Joe Farrell - "Geo Blue" - Penny Arcade (1973)

Hour Four:

Gary Burton - "Tying Up Loose Ends" - The New Quartet (1973)

Airto - "Romance of Death" - Fingers (1973)

Billy Cobham - "Stratus" - Spectrum (1973)

Mark Egan/Arjun Bruggeman - "Framonics" - Dreaming Spirits (2017)*



Gabor Szabo - "All Is Well" - Rambler (1973)

Idiomatiques - "Indifference" - Out on the Town (2017)*

Weather Report - "Non-stop Home" - Sweetnighter (1973)

Herbie Hancock - "Vein Melter" - Head Hunters (1973)






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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Playlist for 3-21-2018 WFCF - 1972!


"Music Jazz" by Sandrine Jacquesson
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Happy Spring! This week we continue forward with the year 1972. Since I just did a 1972 show last summer, I did searches through the playlists and selected lots and lots of deep cuts that have never been played on the show before, plus albums new to my library by Eric Kloss & Keith Jarrett. Some new jazz scattered throughout, and there'll be a Virgin Vinyl Sacrifice at 4:45. Tune in today (Tuesday March 20) from 3-7pm eastern with a break at 5 by clicking here. St. Augustine, Green Cove Springs, Flagler Beach, Palm Coast and South Jacksonville can tune in at 88.5FM. See you then! - Kendo



Hour One:

Sonny Rollins - "Poinciana" - Next Album (1972)

3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Laila Biali - "Satellite" - Laila Biali (2017)*
The latest from a soulful guitar giant!


Milt Jackson - "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Live" - Sunflower (1972)

Randy Johnston - "Is It You?" - Shockwave (2017)*

Keith Jarrett - "Expectations" - Expectations (1972)

Cedar Walton/Hank Mobley Quintet - "Summertime" - Breakthrough (1972)

2x2 - " Traffic D'Affluence" - 2x2 (2017)*

Hour Two:

Cal Tjader - "Soul Sauce III" - Live at the Funky Quarters (1972)

Sonny Stitt - "I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) - 12! (1972)

John Hart - "Rehab" - Leading the British Invasion (2017)*
Four trumpets on the latest Fraedrich release!


Craig Fraedrich - "Never Let Me Go" - Out of the Blues (2017)*

Shelly Manne - "Scavenger" - Mannekind (1972)

Gary Bartz - "Bertha Baptist" - Juju Street Songs (1972)

Hubert Laws - "No More" - Morning Star (1972)

Hour Three:

~ Flagler Files ~

Randy Weston - "Ganawa (Blue Moses) - Blue Moses (1972)  - The Ride Home!

Idiomatics - "Worry You Needn't, Maybe" - Out On the Town (2017)* 

Stan Getz - "Day Waves" - Captain Marvel (1972)

Jimmy McGriff - "What's Going On" - Let's Stay Together (1972)
Cedar Walton - photo by Lee Tanner


Freddie Hubbard - "Sky Dive" - Sky Dive (1972)

Hour Four:

Quincy Jones - "The Streetbeater (Sanford and Son Theme Song)" - You've Got It Bad, Girl (1972)

Jack McDuff - "Soul Yodel" - Check This Out! (1972)

The Eleventh House with Larry Coryell - "Birdfingers" - Introducing (1972)

Eric Kloss - "Licea" - One, Two, Free (1972)

Herbie Mann - "I've Been Loving You Too Long" - Mississippi Gambler (1972)

Donald Byrd - "Mr. Thomas" - Black Byrd (1972)

Weather Report - "Second Sunday in August" - I Sing the Body Electric (1972)

Larry Coryell - "Beggars Chant" - Offering (1972)



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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Playlist for 3-13-2018 WFCF - 1971 & Kai & JJ!


Jazz Cat - Drew Lyons
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This week's show featured music from the year 1971 as well as a great featured album by J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding and new releases! Lots of CTI - it was a stellar year for the label. Thank you for joining me. Tune in every Tuesday from 3-7 eastern with a break at 5 by clicking here! Much love - Kendo



Hour One:

 Kenny Burrell - "Do What You Gotta Do" - God Bless the Child (1971)

3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding - "Georgia On My Mind" - The Great Kai and J.J. (1960)

Sonny Stitt - "Cry Me a River" - Turn It On! (1971)



Gerry Mulligan - "Golden Notebooks" - The Age of Steam (1971)

Astrud Gilberto - "Brazilian Tapestry" - Gilberto with Turrentine (1971) - 5:08

Michael Dease - "Live and Let Die" - Reaching Out ()*

Esquivel - "Who's Sorry Now" - Infinity in Sound Vol. 2 (1961)

Leslie Pintchik - "You Eat My Food, You Drink My Wine, You Steal My Girl" - You Eat My Food, You Drink My Wine, You Steal My Girl ()*

Hubert Laws - "Brandenburg Concert No 3 3rd movement" - The Rite of Spring (1971)

J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding - "Judy" - The Great Kai and J.J. (1960)

Hour Two:

Keith Jarrett - "Moments Notice" - After The Fall (1998)*

Kenny Burrell - "Be Yourself" - God Bless the Child (1971)

J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding - "Trixie" - The Great Kai and J.J. (1960)



Johnny Hammond - "It's Impossible" - Wild Horses Rock Steady (1971)

George Benson - "The Gentle Rain" - Beyond the Blue Horizon (1971)

Tim Tamashiro - "Sunday In New York" - Drinky (2015)

Ken Fowser - "Maker's Marc" - Don't Look Down (2017)*

Professor Cunningham - "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" - Swing It Out! - ()*

Johnn Hammond - "Peace Train" - Wild Horses Rock Steady (1971)

Hour Three:

~ Flagler Files ~

George Benson - "So What" - Beyond the Blue Horizon (1971)  - The Ride Home!

The Idiomatiques - "Indifference" - Out On the Town ()*

J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding - "Theme from "Picnic"" - The Great Kai and J.J. (1960)



Peter Sommer - "Mysterioso" - Happy-Go-Lucky Locals ()*

Joe Farrell - "Sound Down" - Outback (1971)

Alfredo Rodriguez - "Moonbeams" - The Little Dream (2017)*

Hour Four:

Jack McDuff - "Pressure Gage" - The Heatin' System (1971)

J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding - "Going, Going, Gong" - The Great Kai and J.J. (1960)

Quincy Jones - "Ironside" - Smackwater Jack (1971)

Chick Corea + Steve Gadd Band - "Serenity" - Chinese Butterfly (2017)*

Go Go Penguin - "Raven" - A Humdrum Star (2017)*

Freddie Hubbard - "Fantasy In D" - Polar AC (1971)

Randy Johnston - "Out of Nowhere" - Shockwave (2017)*

Grant Green - "More Today Than Yesterday" - Live at Club Mozambique (1971)


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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Playlist fo 3-6-2018 WFCF - 1970 & More!


Dr. Lonnie Smith


This week's show was improvised. I grabbed a bunch of vinyl I've never listened to by Sinatra & Sassy, and a bunch of cd's from 1970 including Stanley Turrenting and Herbie Mann as well as a few cd's that grabbed my attention over the week by Weather Report and T.J. Kirk. Thanks for joining me! - Kendo

Hour One:

Dr. Lonnie Smith - "Juju" - All In My Mind (2017)*

The Idiomatiques - "Scooby Doo" - Out on the Town (2017)*

           3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Stan Getz - "Only Trust Your Heart" & "One Note Samba" - Getz au Go Go (1964)
idiomatiques!


Frank Sinatra - "You Go to My Head" - Nice 'n Easy (1960)

Miles Davis - "Water Babies" - Water Babies (1967)

As Is - "A Night in Tunisia" - Here's to Life (2017)*

Hal Galper Quartet - "Israel" - Cubist (2016)*

Ella Fitzgerald - "Tenderly" - Ella at Zardi's (1956)*

Edu Ribeiro - "Nene" - Na Calada Do Dia (2017)*

Hour Two:

Gene Ammons - "Jug Eyes" - The Black Cat! (1970)

Sarah Vaughan - "That's All" - Vaughan and Violins (1958)

John Coltrane - "Vilia" - The Definitive Jazz Scene Vol 3 (1963)
The latest from AlfredoQ!


Donald Byrd - "Elmina" - Kofi (1970)

Antonio Carlos Jobim - "Stone Flower" - Stone Flower (1970) CTI Moment

Alfredo Rodriquez - "Besame Mucho" - The Little Dream (2017)*

Weather Report - "Herandnu" - Black Market (1976)

Grant Green - "Hey Western Union Man" - Alive! (1970)

Hour Three:

          ~ Flagler Files ~

Stanley Turrentine - "Sunshine Alley" - Sugar (1970) CTI Moment - The Ride Home!

Alexis Cole with One For All - "I Will Wait For You" - You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To ()*

Chris Walden Big Band - "When You Wish Upon a Star" - No Bounds (2006)
Excellent new release form great pianist!


Leslie Pintchik - "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" - You Eat My Food, You Drink My Wine, You Steal My Girl! (2017)*

Jemal Ramirez - "Latina" - African Skies (2015)*

Bobby Hutcherson - "A Night in Barcelona" - San Francisco (1970)

Hour Four:

The Tony Williams Lifetime - "To Whom It May Concern - Them" & "Once I Loved" - (turn it over) (1970)

T.J. Kirk - "Damn Right I'm Somebody" & "Get On the Good Foot/Rock Hard in a Funky Place" - If Four Was One ()

Frank Sinatra - "I Guess I'll Have To Dream the Rest" - Adventures of the Heart(1957)

Herbie Mann - "Memphis Two-Step" - Memphis Two-Step (1970)

Victor Feldman - "Do the Jake" & "Geronimo" - Plays Everything in Sight ()

Mark Egan & Arjun Bruggeman - "Framonics" - Dreaming Spirits (2017)*


Grant Green - "Maiden Voyage" - Alive! (1970)


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