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Monday, July 15, 2024

Jazzploration with Kendo - Jazz, Funk and Soul Jazz


 
A mix of soul jazz, lounge, funk and straight-ahead with an emphasis on fun and groove! Limited announcements... listen in the player below.



Rita Ford - "Mandolin Mazurka" - Music Boxes in Hi-Fi (1963)

Weather Report - "Cucumber Slumber" - Mysterious Traveller (1974)

Carmen McRae - "Old Devil Moon" - with Mat Mathews Quartet (1955)

Kai Winding - "Sunrise, Sunset" - Dirty Dog (1966)

Wilbert Longmire - "Diane's Dilemma" - Champagne (1979)

Dave Brubeck Quartet - "Swanee River" - Gone With the Wind (1959)

John Scofield - "Chank" - A Go Go (1999)

The Brothers Johnson - "Ride-0-Rocket" - Blam! (1978)

The Manhattan Transfer - "Shaker Song" - Live (1978)

The Crusaders - "That's How I Feel" - Crusaders I (1972)

Herb Alpert - "Wild Romance" - Wild Romance (1985)

Billie Holiday - "Love Is Here to Stay" - The Silver Collection (1957)

Cootie Williams et al - "I'm Beginning to See the Light" - The Big Challenge (1957)

Grover Washington - "Winelight" - Winelight (1980)

Kenyon Hopkins - "The Loft" - Nightmare ()

Joe Henderson - "Black Narcissus" - Black Narcissus (1974)

Cal Tjader - "Canto de Ossanh" - Hip Vibrations (1967)

Sarah Vaughan - "Whatever Lola Wants" - Wonderful Sarah (1957)

Reuben Wilson - "Hot Rod" - Love Bug (1969)

CLark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer - "Dancing on the Grave" - The Power of Positive Swinging (1965)

Gabor Szabo - "Gypsy 66" Gypsy '66 (1965)

Originally mixed and livestreamed on 7-9-2024.



Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Playlist for 10/12/2021 - SJT and Then Some!

A birthday acquisition from Jon. The painting in the
background is by James Valkus.

 
Today's show was Soul Jazz Tuesday X (and then some) - not every track was soul jazz, but I tried to program provocative listening regardless - Tony Williams, Gary Wofsey, Miles, Joe Zawinul... it was fairly deep stuff plus a few Dr. Lonnie Smith cuts in remembrance. Thanks to all who joined me and thank you for stopping by! - Kendo

Hour One:

Larry Young - "Talkin' 'Bout J.C." - Groove Street (1962)

Roland Tempelaar - "Beatrice" - New York Chapter (2019)*

           3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Lonnie Smith - "Slouchin'" - Think! (1968)

Edward Decker - "Another Chance For My Heart" - The Best You Can Give (2021)*

Kai Winding - "Dirty Dog" - Dirty Dog (1966)

A gem in the WFCF library!

Charlie Ballantine - "Reflections" - Reflections/Introspection (2021)*

Kenny Wheeler - "'Smatter" - Gnu High (1975)

Nina Simone - "I Wish I Could Know How It Feels to Be Free" - Silk and Soul (1967)

Bobby Timmons - "If You Ain't Got It (I Got to Get It Somewhere)" - Got to Get It! (1967)

Hour Two:

Larry Young - "The Infant" - Heaven On Earth (1968)

Ella Fitzgerald - "I Guess I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So" - 75th Birthday Edition (1946)

Freddie Hubbard - "Calypso Fred" - Sweet Return (1983)

Strong!

Dr. Lonnie Smith - "Apex" - Afrodesia ()

Larry Young - "The Cradle" - Heaven On Earth (1968)

Bill Evans - "Up With The Lark" - Everybody Still Digs Bill Evans (1975)*

Nicole Glover - "Strange Lands" - Strange Lands (2020)*

Anthony Williams - "Extras" - Spring (1965)

Hour Three:

           ~ The Break Room ~

Miles Davis - "Milestones" - Live In Europe 1969 (1969) - The Ride Home!

Chad Lefkowitz-Brown - "Night In Tunisia" - CLB and the Global Big Band (2021)*


Gary Wofsey - "Clair De Lune" - In Japan (1986)

Gary Wofsey - "Sincere Madness" - In Japan (1986)

Gary Wofsey - "Blue Bossa" - In Japan (1986)

Hour Four:

Lukasz Pawlik - "Indian Garden" - Long-Distance Connections (2021)*

Joe Zawinul - "His Last Journey" - Zawinul (1970)

Air Craft - "First Impressions" - Divergent Paths (2020)*

The New Tony Williams Lifetime - "Wildlife" - Believe It (1975)

Custume change for the back and inner liner!

The New Tony Williams Lifetime - "Proto-Cosmos" - Believe It (1975)

Joey DeFrancesco - "Free" - More Music (2020)*

Charles Williams - "Country Mile" - Charles Williams ()

Herbie Hancock - "Butterfly" - Thrust (1974)






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, January 15, 2019

Playlist for 1-15-2019 WFCF - Roy Haynes!




This week we followed the recording history of drummer Roy Haynes from 1947 to 1999 in a casual manner. Roy's career extends to today (at age 93) but we had to stop somewhere! Thanks for tuning in - Kendo


Playlist Jazz Greats 2017 

Hour One:

Cannonball Adderley Quintet - “What Is This Thing Called Love” At the Lighthouse (1960)
Great set with good energy!


Iris Ornig - “25” - Storyteller (2018)*

3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Freddie Hubbard – “Born to Be Blue” - The Best of Live and In Studio (1981) - 7:13

Anita O'Day - “Blue Champagne” - Incomparable (1960)

Lauren Henderson - “Amame” - Riptide ()*

Lester Young – “Moving with Lester” - Complete Aladdin Recordings (1947) [RH -drums]

Lester Young – “Jumpin' at the Woodside” - Complete Aladdin Recordings (1947) [RH -drums]

Matt Kane - “Ascent” - The Other Side of the Story (2018)*

Bud Powell - “You Go to My Head” - The Amazing Bud Powell (1949) [RH – drums]

Bud Powell - “Bouncing with Bud” - The Amazing Bud Powell (1949) [RH – drums]

Kai Winding - “A Night on Bop Mountain” - Modern Jazz Trombones (1949) [RH – drums]

Hour Two:

Chuck Deardorf - “Lullaby” - Perception (2018)*

Stan Getz - “I've Got You Under My Skin” - Quartets (1950) [RH – drums]

Miles Davis - “Morpheus” - Sextet (1951) [RH – drums]
Unique album with a cool cover!


Charlie Parker - “Blue 'n Boogie” - Summit Meeting at Birdland (1951) [RH -drums]

Sarah Vaughan - “It's Crazy” - with Clifford Brown (1954) [RH – drums]

Sonny Rollins - “The Last Time I Saw Paris” - The Sound of Sonny (1957) [RH – drums]

Sonny Rollins - “What is There to Say” - The Sound of Sonny (1957) [RH – drums]

Doug MacDonald - “Griff” - View of the City (2016)*

Simone Kopmajer - “Pennies from Heaven” - Spotlight on Jazz ()*

Susanna Risberg - “Leo” - VildDJur ()*

Hour Three:

Thelonious Monk - “In Walked Bud” - Misterioso (1958) [RH - drums] - The Ride Home!
Good album - cover makes me giggle


Roy Haynes Trio - “Reflections” - We Three (1958)

J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding - “Trixie” - The Great Kai & J.J. (1960) [RH – drums]

J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding - “Side by Side” - The Great Kai & J.J. (1960) [RH – drums]

Roland Kirk - “E.D.” - Domino (1962) [RH – Drums]

Roy Haynes Quartet- “Moon Ray” - Out of the Afternoon (1962)

Jackie McLean - “Cancellation” - It's Time (1964) [RH - drums]

Christine Fawson - “I've Got the World On a String” - Sings Jazz ()*

Allison Au - “Grounds” - Wander Wonder (2018)*

Hour Four:

Gary Burton - “General Mojo's Well Laid Plan” - Duster (1967) [RH – drums]
Chick on Blue Note!


Chick Corea - “Matrix” - Now He Sings, Now He Sobs (1968) [RH – drums]

Larry Coryell - “The Great Escape” - Barefoot Boy (1971) [RH – drums]

OJT - “The Shorter Shuffle” - New Originals for the Green Lady (2018)*

Pat Metheny/Dave Holland/Roy Haynes - “Question and Answer” - Question and Answer (1990) 

Great Jazz Trio - “Love Me or Leave Me” - Flowers for Lady Day (1991) [RH – drums]

Roy Haynes Trio - “Shulie a Bop” - The Roy Haynes Trio (1999)

Roy Haynes Trio - “Bright Mississippi” - The Roy Haynes Trio (1999)


Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Playlist for 11-27-2018 WFCF - Wingin' It Again!



This week's show was entirely improvised with some of my favorite all-time albums and the best of the new jazz shelf! Hope you had a good time and thank you for tuning in! Say hi on Instagram @jazzploration and have a great one! - Kendo 




Hour One:

Pat Bianchi - "Humpty Dumpty", "Four In One" & "Mr. PM" - In The Moment (2016)*


             3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Tom Stewart - "Sneaky Pete" - First Time Over (2006)
Great organist - solid album!


Mel Tormé/George Shearing - "Out of This World" - A Vintage Year (1987)


Thomas Marriott - "Dexter's Tune" - Romance Language (2017)*

Stanley Turrentine with Milt Jackson - "Sister Sanctified" - Cherry (1972) CTI Moment

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


Stanley Turrentine with Milt Jackson - "Introspective" - Cherry (1972) CTI Moment

John Scofield - "Green Tea" - A Go Go (1998)


Hour Two:

Pat Martino - "Exit", "Come Sunday" & "Three Base Hit" - Exit (1976)
Endless talent and energy on this one!


Marcus Strickland Twi-Life - "Relentlessness" - People of the Sun (2018)

Kai Winding - "Sunrise, Sunset" & "Cantaloupe Island" - Dirty Dawg (1966)

Herbie Hancock - "Watermelon Man" - Headhunters (1973)


Hour Three:

Tony Williams - "Only With You", "Pee Wee" & "Thrill Me" - Angel Street (1988) - The Ride Home!


Alexander Claffy - "Blues in the Corner" - Standards: What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life (2018)*

Dave Brubeck - "Everybody's Jumpin'" - Time Out (1959)

Julian Gerstin Sextet - "The Old City" - The Old City (2018)*
Excellent pairing and show!


Mel Tormé/George Shearing - "New York, New York Medley" - A Vintage Year (1987)

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

Greg Little - "Gingerman" - Dreamwalker (2003)

Hour Four:

Donald Byrd - "The Uptowner" - Fancy Free (1969)


Al Muirhead's Canadian Quintet - "A Tune for Cal" - Undertones (2018)*

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

Sonny Rollins - "I Feel a Song Comin' On" - Plus Four (1956)
Former Ray Charles guitarist with strong set!


Myriad3 - "Tamboa" - Vera (2018)*

James Francies - "Leaps" - Flight (2018)*


Kenny Carr - "Intervals" - Departure (2018)*

Grant Green - "Upshot" - Carryin' On (1969)




Monday, August 14, 2017

Playlist for 8-15-2017 WFCF - After The Birth of The Cool!




This week's show is all about what went down with all the musicians involved with the three "Birth of the Cool" sessions immediately after the recordings, as well as pinnacles of some of the participants careers! So aside from some new jazz releases - most of the recordings will date from 1950 to 1954. Tune in Tuesday 8/15 from 3-6pm eastern with a break at 5 by clicking here! See you then! - Kendo






Hour One:



Gerald Cannon - "Columbus Circle Stop" - Combinations (2017)*


Miles Davis - “Budo” - Birth of the Cool (1/21/1949)

3:15 Jazz Coffee Break

Diana Krall - "I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)" - Turn Up The Quiet (2017)*

Peter Erskine New Trio - "Sukiyaki" - In Praise of Shadows (2015)*

Steve Langone - "It Never Entered My Mind" - Breathe (2016)*

Miles Davis - “Jeru” - Birth of the Cool (1/21/1949)

Stan Getz - “Prezervation” - (6/21/1949)

Al Haig Trio - “Gone With the Wind” - Al Haig Trio (3/13/1954)

Chet Baker - “Solar” - Chet Baker In New York (9/1958)

Charlie Parker - “In the Still of the Night” - The Magnificent CP (5/25/1953)
Celebrating the unvalved horn!

Kay Winding Sextet - “Broadway” - Trombone By Three (8/23/1949)

Kay Winding Orchestra - “More” - Soul Surfin' (1963)

Hour Two:

Kai Winding/J.J. Johnson - “Blue Monk” - The Great Kai & JJ (1960)

John Beasley - "I Mean You" - MONK'estra Vol 2 (2017)*

Miles Davis - “Godchild” - Birth of the Cool (1/21/1949)

Miles Davis - “Miles Ahead” - Miles Ahead (1957)

Barbara Carrol - “Let's Call the Whole Thing Off” - Funny Face (1957)

Miles Davis Nonet- “Boplicity” - Birth of the Cool (4/22/1949)

Ignacio Berroa - "Drume Negrita" - Straight Ahead from Havana (2017)*

Thelonious Monk - “Let's Cool One” - Genius of Modern Music 2 (5/30/1952)

Milt Jackson - “”- Wizard of the Vibes (4-7-1952)
featuring Monk - good stuff!

Modern Jazz Quartet - “Delaunay's Dilemma” - Django (6/25/1953)

Dexter Gordon - “Our Love Is Here To Stay” - Our Man In Paris (5/23/1963)

Hour Three:

~ Flagler Files ~

Charles Lloyd New Quartet - "Nu Blues" - Passin Thru (2016)* - The Ride Home!  

Bria Skonberg - "Whatever Lola Wants" - With a Twist (2017)*

Miles Davis Nonet - “Deception” - Birth of the Cool (3/9/1950)

Miles Davis - “Chance It” - Young Man With a Horn – (5/9/1952)

Jay Jay Johnson - “Jay” - The Eminent Vol 2 (9/24/1954)

Gigi Gryce - “Smoke Signal” - Nica's Tempo (10/22/1955)

Lee Konitz - “Ice Cream Konitz” - Subconscious-Lee (4/17/1950)
a classic!

Lee Konitz - “Odjenar” - The New Sounds (3/8/1951)

Lee Konitz - “Yesterdays” - The New Sounds (3/8/1951)

Hour Four:

Gerry Mulligan – Chet Baker Quartet - “Bernie's Tune” - Gerry Mulligan Quartet (8/16/1952)

Gerry Mulligan Quartet - “Makin' Whoopee” - Lee Konitz Plays with (2/24/1953)

Gerry Mulligan - “Country Beaver” - The Age of Steam (1971)

Miles Davis Nonet - “Moon Dreams” - Birth of the Cool (3/9/1950)

Sarah Vaughan - “It Might As Well Be Spring” - In Hi-Fi (5/18/1950)

Miles Davis – “Morpheus” & “Down” - Miles Davis Sextet (1/17/1951)

Miles Davis All Stars - “Denial” - Dig (10/5/1951)

Miles Davis All Stars - “Dear Old Stockholm” - Young Man With a Horn (5/9/1952)

Miles Davis - “Tasty Pudding” - Plays the Compositions of Al Cohn (2/19/1953)

Miles Davis - “So What” - Kind of Blue (3/2/1959)



Tuesday, May 17, 2016


Spinning music I received for my 50th birthday! Lots of vinyl, plenty of cd's & new music! Join me by clicking here today (5/17) from 3-7pm eastern. See you there! - Kendo




Hour One:

Antonio Adolfo - "Whisper Not" - Tropical Infinito (2016)*
Antonio's latest - fun arrangements!


Jane Ira Bloom - "Dangerous Times" - Early Americans (2015)*

Michael Petrovich - "Sunrise in the Land of the Pharaohs" - The Train to San Lorenzo (2004)

Melissa Aldana - "My Ship" - Back Home (2015)*

Karl Latham - "Cinnamon Girl" - Living Standards (2015)*


Art Farmer with Joe Henderson - "Young and Fine" - Yama (1979)

Gregory Porter - "Don't Lose Your Steam" - Take Me to the Alley (2015)*

Gil Melle - "Ironworks" - Primitive Modern (1956)


Chet Baker - "Autumn Leaves" - She Was Too Good to Me (1974)

Jackie Gage - "Siren Song" & "That Old Black Magic" - Siren Songs (2015)*


Hour Two:

Chico Freeman 4-tet - "Black Inside" - Spoken Into Existence (2015)*


Adrienne Fenemor - "Mo' Puddin'" - Mo' Puddin' (2015)*
Thrilling trio session!


Chico Hamilton - "Evil Eye" - The Best of Chico Hamilton

Chico Hamilton - "Larry of Arabia" - The Best of Chico Hamilton

Woody Shaw - "Rosewood" - Rosewood (1977)

Kenny Burrell - "I Surrender Dear" - A Generation Ago Today (1967)

Sari Kessler - "After You've Gone" - Do Right (2015)*


Gary McFarland Quintet - "I Love to Say Her Name" - Point of Departure (1963)

Roland Kirk - "3-in-1 Without the Oil" - Domino (1962)

Hour Three:

          ~ The Flagler Files ~


Miles Davis Quintet - "Footprints" - Live in Europe 1967 (from disc one)

Michel Legrand - "Blue and Sentimental" - Legrand Jazz ()

Peter Bernstein - "Cupcake" - Let Loose (2016)*
Smash hit for Gregory!


Bill Evans - "You Go to My Head" - Some Other Time (1968)


Andrew Hill - "Grass Roots" - Grass Roots (1968)

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

Malou Beauvoir - "Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)" - Is This Love (2015)*


Hour Four:

Charles Earland - "Leaving This Planet" - Leaving This Planet (1974)


Jimmy McGriff - "Space Cadet" - Red Beans (1976)

Hank Garland - "Like Someone in Love" - Move (1960)

Ray Bryant - "You Keep Me Hangin' On" - It Was a Very Good Year (1967)


Acme Jazz Garage - "Mr. G.P." - Acme Jazz Garage (2015)
Sounding great as ever!


Tony Williams Lifetime - "To Whom It May Concern - Them" - (turn it over) (1970)


Larry Young - "The Infant" - Heaven on Earth (1968)

Theo Croker - "No Escape from Bliss" - Escape Velocity (2015)


John Coltrane - "While My Lady Sleeps" - Coltrane (1957)

Hyunil Lee - "Walking in the Garden" - Living Water (2016)*