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"Out There a Minute" with Micheal Akutagawa (archive)

Jazz Program
Sunday, August 12, 2012 | 10:00 to 12:00 | Specialty

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Ruth Brown Good Day for the Blues Putamayo Presents: American Blues Putamayo World Music (2003)
McCoy Tyner St. Louis Blues Jazz Roots: McCoy Tyner Honors 20th Century Piano Players Telarc (2000)
Bobby "Blue" Bland Two Steps from the Blues Two Steps from the Blues MCA (2001)
Charles Mingus Cryin' Blues Blues & Roots Atlantic (1998)
? And The Mysterians Stormy Monday The Best of ? & The Mysterians: Cameo Parkway 1966 - 1967 Abkco (2005)
Clarence "Pine Top" Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out The Roots of Rap: 1920s and 30s Yazoo (1996)
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Moanin' (Live) The Art of Jazz: Live in Leverkausen In+Out Records (1995; 2011)
Sean Costello Moanin' for Molasses Moanin' for Molasses Landslide (2001)
Buster Poindexter And The Banshees Of Blue; Yma Sumac Medley: Castle in Spain / I Wonder Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films A&M (1990; 1988)
Frank Zappa The Beltway Bandits Jazz from Hell Zappa Records (1995)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Kafka's Castle Stands A Coney Island of the Mind (50th Anniversary edition, incl. CD) New Directions Books (2008; 1958)
Jackie McLean Dark Castle Rhythm Of The Earth Dreyfus (2002)
Katz Knights at the Castle Modern Art of Jazz Dawn (n/d)
James Carter Django's Castle Chasin' the Gypsy Atlantic (2000)
Mark Dresser Castles for Carter Force Green Soul Note (2010) Five Movements: J.C. / Chain / Armadillo / B.B.J.C. / Coda. Personnel: Theo Bleckman (voice); Dave Douglas (trumpet); Denman Maroney (piano); Mark Dresser (bass); Phil Haynes (drums). According to the liner notes: "Carter" is John Carter; and this piece is a nod to his "Castles of Ghana" album, part of the Roots and Folklore series.
DJ Smash Livin' For The City The New Groove: The Blue Note Remix Project, vol. 1 EMI Import (1996)
Doc Severinsen Isn't She Lovely Once More . . . With Feeling! Amherst Records (1999; 1991)
Rahasaan Roland Kirk Ma Cherie Amour Volunteered Slavery Collectables (2002) Summer Avenue, Minotola, NJ 1968 - 69
Tony Bennett & Stevie Wonder Everyday I Have the Blues Playing With My Friends Sony (2001)
Stevie Wonder Hey Love Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection Motown Universal (2002; 1963) For Yoko(mole)
The Hard Swimmin' Fish St. James Infirmary Knockin' At Your Door s/r (2007)