WNUR Conference of the Birds, 2015-01-06

WNUR 2014 T-Shirt design“Conference of the Birds” is my weekly radio program on WNUR-FM. It airs on Tuesdays from 5-7:30 am Chicago time (UTC-6). And, of course, when technology cooperates, you can just come here for the archives. You can subscribe to the podcast with this URL (click here to subscribe in iTunes).

Calypso, afro-pop, gospel, Bahamas, funk, soul, jazz…



download program (146MB, 2 hrs 40 min)

Artist: “Track” – Album (Label)
Lord Invader: “Fidel Castro” – Calypso Travels (Smithsonian Folkways)
Mighty Sparrow: “Jook for Jook” – Volume 4 (Ice)
Lagos Mozart Orchestra: “Ore Mi Kini Se” – Juju Roots: 1930s-1950s (Rounder)
Black Santiagos: “See Na Meye” – Ignace de Souza: The Great Unknowns (Original)
Bob-Cats: “Rocsy Pie Conti” – Christmas Jive: 78s and 45s from the Archives (Electric Jive)
Oscar Neves: “Mabele” – Angola Soundtrack 2: Hypnosis, Distortions & Other Sonic Innovations 1969-1978 (Analog Africa)
Paulina Alvarez: “El Verdulero” – Cuba: I Am Time (Cantar en Cuba) (Blue Jackel)
Victoria Spivey: “Blood Hound Blues” – Moaning The Blues (Orbis)
Billie Holiday: “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” – Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday (Sony)
Silver Leaf Quartet: “Witness for my Lord” – Southern Journey, Vol. 8: Velvet Voices – Eastern Shores Choirs, Quartets, And Colonial Era Music (Rounder)
Rev. Linston Triplett, Jr.: “Jesus is Living Today” – This May Be My Last Time Singing: Raw African-American Gospel on 45RPM, 1957-1982 (Tompkins Square)
Frank Penn: “Gimme Some Skin (Instrumental)” – Cult Cargo: Grand Bahama Goombay (Numero Group)
Funky Nassau: “Look What You Can Get” – 7″ (Drive)
Juju Orchestra: “Funky Nassau” – Bossa Nova Is Not a Crime (Agogo Records)
Junk: “Hey Frenchy” – Kiss My Acid Jazz (Faffco)
Vic Pitts & The Cheaters: “The Trip” – The Lost Tapes (Secret Stash)
Sonny Knight & the Lakers: “Baby, Baby, Baby” – I’m Still Here (Secret Stash)
Medeski, Martin & Wood: “Ziphim” – Voices in the Wilderness (Tzadik)
John Zorn: “Milano Odea” – The Big Gundown: John Zorn Plays the Music of Ennio Morricone (Nonesuch)
Tony Allen: “Nina Lowo” – Secret Agent (Nonesuch)
Super Tentemba Jazz: “Almamy” – Rare Afro & Caribbean Funk Volume 2 (Mokili)
Lee Dorsey: “Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On)” – The New Lee Dorsey (Sundazed)
Professor Longhair: “Longhair’s Blues-Rhumba” – New Orleans Piano (Rounder)
The Hesitations: “I’m Not Built That Way” – Pied Piper Presents a New Concept in Detroit Soul (Kent)
Las Malas Amistades: “Por Todos Lados” – Jardin Interior (Honest Jon’s)
Quarteto Em Cy e Tamba Trio: “Vim Da Bahia” – Som Definitivo (Forma)
Hank Mobley: “Dig Dis” – Soul Station (Blue Note)
Sonny Red: “Blues in the Pocket” – Out of the Blue (Blue Note)
John Zorn/George Lewis/Bill Frisell: “Funk in Deep Freeze” – News for Lulu (hat ART)
Vandermark Five Special Edition: “Second Marker” – The Horse Jumps & the Ship is Gone (Not Two)
Fred Anderson/Hamid Drake/Harrison Bankhead: “Timeless” – Timeless (Delmark)
Chicago Trio: “Down n’ the Delta” – Velvet Songs To Baba Fred Anderson (Rogueart)