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, February 23, 2021

Playlist for 2-23-2021 WFCF - 1949 and Three-Sided Dreams!

 
Seriously odd artwork but fun music!


For the first hour of this show we heard fun jazz from the year 1949, some of it obscure, some of it renowned. During the third hour we listened to the first two sides of Rahsaan Roland Kirks "The Case of the Three Sided Dream in Audio Color". Other featured albums included Freddie Hubbard's "Keep Your Soul Together" and Nestor Torres' "Jazz Flute Traditions. Plenty of new jazz to boot! Thanks to all who joined me! - Kendo


Hour One: (1949)

Kai Winding - "A Night On Bop Mountain" - Trombone By Three (1949)

Kai Winding - "Waterworks" - Trombone By Three (1949)

            3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Ella Fitzgerald - "Black Coffee" - 75th Birthday Celebration (1949)

Bud Powell - "You Go To My Head" - The Amazing Bud Powell Vol 1 (1949)

Lee Konitz - "Tautology" - Subconscious-Lee (1949)

Miles Davis Nonet - "Budo" - Birth of the Cool (1949)

Miles Davis Nonet - "Israel" - Birth of the Cool (1949)

Miles Davis Nonet - "Godchild" - Birth of the Cool (1949)

Art Tatum - "Dancing In the Dark" - Solo Piano (1949)

Sonny Stitt & Bud Powell - "All God's Chillun Got Rhythm" - Sonny Stitt and Bud Powell (1949)

Sonny Stitt & Bud Powell - "Sunset" - Sonny Stitt and Bud Powell (1949)

Lee Konitz - "Subconscious-Lee" - Subconscious-Lee (1949)

Stan Getz and His Four Brothers - "Five Brothers" - The Brothers (1949)

Hour Two:

Nestor Torres - "Swingin' Shepherds Blues" - Jazz Flute Traditions (2017)

Nestor Torres - "Serenade to a Cuckoo" - Jazz Flute Traditions (2017)

Dexter Gordon - "Hanky Panky" - Clubhouse (1965)

Gene Ammons - "Answer Me My Love" - ??

Red Garland - "Soft Winds" - High Pressure (1957)

Nestor Torres - "Memphis Underground" - Jazz Flute Traditions (2017)

J.J. Johnson - "Elysee" - Trombone By Three (1949)

Hour Three:

            ~ The Break Room ~

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Conversation" - The Case of the 3 Sided Dream In Audio Color (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Bye Bye Blackbird" - "The Case of...." (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Horses" - "The Case of...." (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "High Heel Sneakers" - "The Case of...." (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Dream" - "The Case of...." (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Echoes of Primitive Ohio and Chili Dogs" - "The Case of...." (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "The Entertainer (Done In the Style of the Blues)" (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Freaks for the Festival" - "The Case of...." (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Dream" - "The Case of...." (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Portrait of Those Beautiful Ladies" (1975)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk - "Dream" - "The Case of...." (1975)

Joe Traina - "'SWonderful" - Tip of the Hat (2020)*

Amanda Tosoff - "A Dream Within a Dream" - Earth Voices (2020)*

Foster Joseph - "Now You're Mine" - Foster (2020)*

Hour Four:

Freddie Hubbard - "Keep Your Soul Together" - Keep Your Soul Together (1973) CTI Moment

Diego Rivera - "Marabi" - Indigenous (2019)*

Mike Scott - "Sol Minor" - Collecting Things (2020)*

Joe Chambers - "Ecaroh" - Samba de Maracatu (2020)*

Lee Ritenour - "Storyteller" - Dreamcatcher (2020)*

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


Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Playlist for 2-16-2021 WFCF - Chick Corea


Not sure why previous owner felt compelled to
put their catalog # for this album on his forehead...


Regular listeners know I tend to shy away from R.I.P. shows; partially because I don't want to bring my audience down, be the bearer of bad news, or compound or perpetuate sadness that social media and possibly the other WFCF hosts may have already laid on you. 

Chick Corea is an exception. I found his passing particularly hard; the above album changed my life, and there are so many other recordings that have moved me tremendously or brought me great joy. Above all that - to me for some reason, even in his old age, Chick seemed to be the embodiment of youth. So for him to die opens up a lot of thought about how short and precious life is, and, how no one escapes passing from this realm.

So now that I've brought you down again lol, below are the details of the show dedicated to Chick, early to recent. I excluded his stint with Miles; that music seemed inappropriate for a memorial. I will try to get the audio to this one up soon. Thanks to all who tuned in, and thank you for stopping by. - Kendo


Hour One:

Larry Newcomb Quartet - "You Stepped Out of a Dream" - Love, Dad (2020)*

Leon Lee Dorsey - "I'm Walkin'" - Thank You Mr. Mabern (2019)*

           3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Hubert Laws - "Bessie's Blues" - The Laws of Jazz (1964)
Early Chick - wonderful album!


Chick Corea with Return to Forever - "You're Everything" - Light as a Feather (1972)

Griffith Park Collection - "Why Wait?" - Griffith Park Collection (1982)

Chick Corea - "I Don't See Me In Your Eyes Anymore" - Music Forever and Beyond (1949)

The Chick Corea New Trio - "Jitterbug Waltz" - Past, Present & Futures (2001)

Gary Burton & Chick Corea - "Falling Grace" - Crystal Silence (1972)
How does one even describe...


Return to Forever - "Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy" - Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy (1973)

Hour Two:

Michel Camilo - "Armando's Rhumba" - Thru My Eyes (1996)

Stan Getz - "Crystal Silence" - Captain Marvel (1972)

Willie Nelson - "Nice Work If You Can Get It" - That's Life (2020)*

Chick Corea - "Nite Sprite" - The Leprechaun (1976)
A partnership that would endure.


Joe Farrell - "Molten Glass" - Joe Farrell Quartet (1970)

Blue Mitchell - "Fungii Mama" - The Thing to Do (1964)

Cal Tjader - "Oran" - Soul Burst (1966)

Return to Forever - "Vulcan Worlds" - Returns (2008)

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Playlist for 2-9-2021 WFCF - Soul Jazz Tuesday II

 

This show is the second installment of Soul Jazz Tuesday (and confirmation that it was, in fact, going to be 'a thing'). A few albums were featured including "Mississippi Gambler" by Herbie Mann, both "Several Shades of Jade" & "Breeze From the East" by Cal Tjader, Eddie Henderson's "Heritage" and Wes Montgomery's "A Day In the Life". Thanks to all who tuned in and kept it fun! - Kendo

Hour One:

Freddie Hubbard - "Gittin' Down" - The Black Angel (1969)

Michel Camilo - "Poinciana" - Thru My Eyes (1996)

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

Highly enjoyable & solid album!

Thom Rotella - "Come Together" - Storyline (2019)

Cal Tjader - "Theme From Burke's Law" - Breeze From The East (1963)

Herbie Hancock - "Blind Man, Blind Man" - My Point of View (1963)

Wes Montgomery - "When a Man Loves a Woman" - A Day In the Life (1967) request

Wes Montgomery - "A Day In the Life" - A Day In the Life (1967)

McCoy Tyner & Jackie McLean -It's About Time - It's About Time (1985)

Dave Stryker - "Inner City Blues" - Baker's Circle (2019)*

Hour Two:

Cal Tjader - "Borneo" - Several Shades of Jade (1963)

?? - don't remember what I played here :/

John Scofield - "Hottentot" - A Go Go (1998)

Stanley Clarke - "Quiet Afternoon" - School Days (1976)

Herbie Mann - "Mississippi Gambler" - Mississippi Gambler (1972)

Roland Kirk - "Why Don't They Know" - Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith (1967)

Roland Kirk - "Once In a While" - Rip, Rig and Panic (1965)

I grew up with this one. Not his jazziest, but has
it's moments for sure!

Yellowjackets + WDR Big Band - "Mile High" - Jackets XL (2019)*

Howard Roberts - "It's About Time" - Out of Sight (But "In" Sound) (1968)

Howard Roberts - "Spooky" - Out of Sight (But "In" Sound) (1968)

Hour Three:

            ~ The Break Room ~

Wes Montgomery - "Bumpin'" - Bumpin' (1965) - The Ride Home!

George Cables - "Inner Glow" - Cables' Vision (1979)

Lee Morgan - "Cornbread" - Cornbread (1965)

Herbie Mann - "Dippermouth" - Mississippi Gambler (1972)

Grover Washington Jr. - "Georgia On My Mind" - Inner City Blues (1971) CTI Moment

Hour Four:

George Benson - "Here Comes the Sun/I Want You (She's So Heavy)" - The Other Side of Abbey Road (1968) CTI Moment

Cal Tjader - "Fuji" - Breeze From the East (1963)

Cal hated this album, but I think it has it's merits!

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

Allan Harris - "I Grew Up (Kate's Place)" - Kate's Soulfood ()*

Donald Byrd - "Flight Time" - Black Byrd (1972)

Cal Tjader - "Almond Tree" - Several Shades of Jade (1963)

Eddie Henderson - "Inside You" - Heritage (1976)

Eddie Henderson - "Accuphuncture" - Heritage (1976)


Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Playlist for 2-2-2021 WFCF - More Music You Need To Hear!



This week was just more excellent releases from my collection I thought you should hear - with featured albums by Red Garland, Lonnie Smith, Chet Baker and Wynton Kelly plus deep cuts from Blakey, Donald Byrd, Mccoy Tyner and more plus great new releases! Thanks for joining me - Kendo

Hour One:

Donald Byrd - "Say You're Mine" - The Cat Walk (1961)

Barney Kessel - "Speak Low" - Kessel Plays Standards (1954)

            3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Red Garland - "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" - Revisited (1957)

Miles Davis Quintet - "You're My Everything" - Relaxin with (1956)

Ella Fitzgerald - "I Won't Dance" - The Lost Berlin Tapes (1962)*

David Budway - "Don't Go, Stay Awhile" - The Jazz Piano Man (2020)*

Matt Haviland - "Driftin'" - Something to Say (2019)*


Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery - "Jingles" - Bags Meets Wes! (1961)

Steve Khan - "Concepticus in C" - Backlog (2016)

Hour Two:

Lonnie Smith - "Charlie Brown" - Move Your Hand (1969)

Wynton Kelly Trio with Hank Mobley - "Milestones" - Live at the Left Bank Jazz Society (1967)

Jesse Ryan - "Bridges" - Bridges (2019)*

Lee Ritenour - "Couldn't Help Myself" - Dreamcatcher (2020)*

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - "Sortie" - Indestructible (1964)

Billie Holiday - "They Can't Take That Away from Me" - The Silver Collection (1957)

Hour Three:

            ~ The Break Room ~

Red Garland - "Walkin'" - Revisited! (1957)

Red Garland - "It Could Happen to You" - Revisited! (1957)

McCoy Tyner & Jackie McLean - "Hip Toe" - It's About Time (1985)

The Jazz All Stars - "There You Go" - Vol. 1 (2020)*


Cannonball Adderley - "A Little Taste" - Portrait of Cannonball (1958)

Tom Keenlyside - "Pratfall" - Fortune Teller (2019)*

Hour Four:

John Coltrane - "Naima" - Giant Steps (1969)

Noah Bless - "49th Street" - New York Strong - Latin Jazz! (2018)*

Chet Baker - "Love Walked In" - Chet Baker with Strings (1953)

Chet Baker - "She Was Too Good To Me" - She Was Too Good To Me (1974) CTI Moment

Chet Baker - "Tangerine" - She Was Too Good To Me (1974) CTI Moment

Grover Washington Jr. - "Inner City Blues" - Inner City Blues (1971) CTI Moment

Scott Routenberg - "Light Smasher" - Inside (2020)*

Lonnie Smith - "Layin' In the Cut" - Move Your Hand (1969)