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

Jazz Program
Sunday, December 21, 2014 | 09:00 to 11:00 | Specialty

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Billy Bang They Plan To Leave Commandment (For the Sculpture of Alain Kirili) No More Sun Ra composition.
Sun Ra & His Arkestra Out There A Minute Out There A Minute Blast First
Sun Ra & His Solar-Myth Arkestra The Lady With The Golden Stockings In The Orbit Of Ra: Marshall Allen Presents Sun Ra & His Arkestra Strut Recorded in Chicago, 1958 - 59.
Alloy Orchestra Laurel & Hardy Theme Masters Of Slapstick: Laurel & Hardy, Chaplin, Keaton Accurate From the Laurel & Hardy movie, "Big Business" (1929). For my Super Buddy, Molie.
Alloy Orchestra Selling Xmas Trees Masters Of Slapstick: Laurel & Hardy, Chaplin, Keaton Accurate
Alloy Orchestra Laurel & Hardy Theme Masters Of Slapstick: Laurel & Hardy, Chaplin, Keaton Accurate
Alloy Orchestra Don't Want To Buy A Xmas Tree Masters Of Slapstick: Laurel & Hardy, Chaplin, Keaton Accurate
Eric Hofbauer and the Infrared Band A Drunk Monk Myth Understanding Creative Nation According to the liner notes: "The music and the story of 'A Drunk Monk' derive from the Shaolin drunken kung fu style. Drunken kung fu is loose and intuitive, the movements appear to be sloppy or awkward, the body seems rubbery, but it is highly disciplined . . . ."
Ballin' The Jack Happy Go Lucky Local Jungle Knitting Factory Ellington composition.
Keith Nichols & The Cotton Club Orchestra Horse Feathers Harlem's Arabian Nights Stomp Off Album of tunes by Ellington & James P. Johnson recorded for the first time. 1997.
Duke Ellington Spacemen The Cosmic Scene: Duke Ellington's Spacemen Columbia 1958
Dick Hyman Group, feat. Howard Alden I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles Sweet & Lowdown (Music from the Motion Picture) Sony Picture Classics Film written & directed by Woody Allen.
Bill Evans Peace Piece Everybody Digs Bill Evans Riverside For Yoko(mole)
Alice Coltrane Lord, Help Me To Be A Monastic Trio Impulse Alice Coltrane composition. Pharoah Sanders on the tenor sax.
The Rascals Peaceful World Peaceful World / The Island Of Real (Remastered) BGO Records
Cab Calloway & His Orchestra I've Got The World On A String The Early Years 1930 - 1934 JSP Born December 25, 1907.
Cab Calloway & His Orchestra Stardust The Early Years 1930 - 1934 JSP
Roland Kirk We Free Kings We Free Kings Verve
Brian Wilson It Ain't Necessarily So Brian Wilson Re-imagines Gershwin Disney
The Qualities It's Xmas Time Sun Ra: The Singles Evidence Merry Xmas to one and all!
Cab Calloway & His Orchestra St. James Infirmary The Jumping Jive Classic Jazz