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

Jazz Program
Sunday, June 26, 2016 | 09:00 to 11:00 | Specialty

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Baby Gramps Big Rock Candy Mountain Same Ol' Timeously Gramophone A set for my grandson, Jin-ger--already a music & jazz enthusiast.
Slim Gaillard Chicken Rhythm Jazz For Kids Capitol
John Hartford Chicken Oh Chicken Hamilton Ironworks Rounder
Billy Bang, feat. Frank Lowe At Play In The Fields Of The Lord Above & Beyond - An Evening in Grand Rapids Justin Time
Ghost Train Orchestra Beethoven Riffs On Book Of Rhapsodies Accurate
Sun Ra & His Arkestra Out There A Minute Out There A Minute Blast First
Gerry Gibbs & the Thrasher Band The Caribean Song Faces Unknown SMS Jazz
Yusef Lateef Psychicemotus Psychicemotus Impuse!
Herbie Mann Kurodabushi (Sake Drinking Song - Traditional) / Etenraku (Traditional) Gagaku & Beyond Collectables Jazz Classics
Louis Armstrong Once In A While Pops Goes Pop Acrobat
Akira Sakata Gion Shoja The Tale of the Heike Trost Records Famous opening of "The Tale of the Heike" - "The bells of the Gion monastery echo with the warning that all things are impermanent. The blossoms of the sala trees teach us through their hues that what flourishes must fade. The proud do not prevail for long but vanish like a spring night's dream. In time the mighty, too, succumb: all are dust before the wind." (Burton Watson, trans.)
Akira Sakata The Death of Atsumori The Tale of the Heike Trost Records At the Battle of Ichi-no-Tani, Atsumori is killed by Kumagai Naozane. Near the end of their combat, Kumagai discovers Atsumori to be the age of Kumagai's own teenage son, and he also realizes that the moving flute music he'd heard coming from the enemy's camp the night before the battle was probably being played by Atsumori. This famous scene provides the basis for the Noh play, "Atsumori", by Zeami, as well a bunraku puppet play, later adapted for the kabuki stage. Recent translations of "The Tale of the Heike" are by Royall Tyler (2012), Burton Watson (2006), and Helen Craig McCullough (1990). Recent translations of the Noh play, "Atsumori" by Zeami, are by Karen Brazell (1998) and Royall Tyler (1992), but the one by Arthur Waley (1922) is also very worth consulting.
Eddie Jefferson Things Are Getting Better Things Are Getting Beter Muse Records For Sam, Nick, and Grant--music & jazz enthusiasts.
Ray Anthony & His Orchestra Slaughter on 10th Avenue Take It Off! NotNowMusic
The Ventures Harlem Nocturne No Trespassing Jasmine
The 5. 6. 7. 8s Harlem Nocturne The 5. 6. 7. 8s Au Go Go
Muddy Waters Mannish Boy Electric Mud Chess MCA
Bill Bojangles Robinson with Irving Mills & His Hotsy Totsy Gang (1929) Ain't Misbehavin' F. Scott Fitzgerald & the Music of the Jazz Age Milan
Eddie Chamblee It Ain't Necessarily Blues Honkers & Bar Walkers Delmark
Jimmy Smith Blues & the Abstract Truth Walk On The Wild Side - Best of the Verve Years Verve
Jimmy Smith St. James Infirmary Walk On The Wild Side - Best of the Verve Years Verve