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A day in the life. Print E-mail

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Grooves from all over the globe loom Wednesday night.  Got a few from Hedzoleh Soundz out of Ghana, heard on their first album & and the better known session lead by Hugh Masekela.  Plus, Argentinian electric jazz, a funky one from Harvey Mandel, and more from the Lady & Heliocentrics lps. Let's do this.

Mt. Airy Groove
Wednesdays, 8pm-10pm
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May 8, 2013

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Playlist (Song/Artist/Album/Label):

"A Day in the Life"  Les Demerle  Spectrum  (United Artists)

"Having a Party"  Sam Cooke  The Best of Sam Cooke  (RCA)

"Leon's Thing"  Dupree  Nuestro Camino  (Public Hi-Fi)

"Globus"  Jaan Kuman Instrumental Ensemble   Jaan Kuman Instrumental Ensemble (Jazz Aggression)

"Onde Anda O Meu Amor"  Orlandivo  Orlandivo  (Kindred Spirits)

"Didi"  Fernando Gelbard  Didi  (Whatmusic)

"Salty Iron"  Elvin Jones  The Main Force  (Vanguard)

"Prelude to 'Go Round'"  Cortex  Troupeau Bleu  (Underdog)

"Soulful Strut"  Walter Wanderley  Moondreams  (A&M)

"Moontang"  Harvey Mandel  Righteous  (Philips)

"Sweet Lady"  Lady  Lady  (Truth & Soul) 

"Eastern Begena"  The Heliocentrics  13 Degrees of Reality  (Now Again)

"Somewhere in the East"  George Benson  Beyond the Blue Horizon  (CTI)

"Chekere Son"  Irakere  Kev Beadle Presents Private Collection: Independent Jazz Sounds from the 70s & 80s  (BBE)

"Black Moon"  Third World All-Stars  Rebel Rock  (Pressure Sounds)

"Hedzoleh!"  Hedzoleh Soundz  Hedzoleh  (Soundway)

"Languta"  Hedzoleh Soundz featuring Hugh Masekela  Introducing Hedzoleh Soundz  (Blue Thumb) 

"Willie's Headache"  Cymande  Second Time Around  (Janus)

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13 degrees & 13 vans. Print E-mail

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The finest purveyors of modern space jazz, The Heliocentrics, are back at it again with a new album, so get ready to dig in Wednesday night.  Also got San Diego-area bassman Ben Wanicur on his fine new release featuring Peter Sprague. Plus, more from Lady (album of the year already???), a lost Lucky Thompson live date from the late '70s, and a funky Prestige-inspired recording from a new trio from Austin called Dupree. See you soon.

Mt. Airy Groove
Wednesdays, 8pm-10pm
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Like a heatwave.

May 1, 2013

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Playlist (Song/Artist/Album/Label):

"To Love Somebody"  Nina Simone  To Love Somebody  (RCA Victor/4 Men With Beards)

"13 Vans"  Ben Wanicur  The Extended Middle 

"Come Together"  Bobby Timmons  Do You Know The Way?  (Milestone)

"Hipnosis"  Jackie McLean  Hipnosis  (Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness)

"Wacky Wes"   Till Brönner  Till Brönner   (Bam Bam/Verve)

"Horns"  Attila Zoller  Gypsy Cry  (Embryo)

"On Green Dolphin Street"  Lucky Thompson  Back to the World  (51 West)

"Gimme Some"  Freddie McCoy  Gimme Some!  (Cobblestone)

"The Turtle"  Dupree  Nuestro Camino  (Public Hi-Fi)

"I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Babe"  Jimmy Smith  Black Smith  (Pride)

"Brotherhood"  Kamal Abdul Alim  Kev Beadle Presents Private Collection: Independent Jazz Sounds from the 70s & 80s  (BBE)

"Get Ready"  Lady  Lady  (Truth & Soul)

"Outtake/Freeness part 2"  The Heliocentrics  13 Degrees of Reality  (Now Again)

"Standing on the Corner"  Gary Bartz NTU Troop  Follow, The Medicine Man  (Prestige)

"Funky Junky"  The Blackbyrds  The Blackbyrds  (Fantasy)

"Something"    The Isaac Hayes Movement The Isaac Hayes Movement  (Enterprise)

 
Younger men grow older. Print E-mail

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Business as usual Wednesday night after last week's mad collaboration with Tom Casetta.  Got a new one from singers Nicole Wray & Terri Walker on their transcendent new release on Truth & Soul simply called Lady.  Plus, more from Charles Bradley and Nicole Willis' new LPs, sweetness from Kev Beadle's new jazz dance compilation and another from the newest entry in Jazzman's Spiritual Jazz series, this time featuring Grachan Moncur!  And sadly, we'll pay tribute to the recently departed Richie Havens.  Be there, peoples.

Mt. Airy Groove
Wednesdays, 8pm-10pm
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April 24, 2013

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Playlist (Song/Artist/Album/Label):

"Here Comes the Sun"  Richie Havens  Alarm Clock  (Stormy Forest)

"Theme from Blow Up"  Bobby Hutcherson  Oblique  (Blue Note/Heavenly Sweetness) 

"Thoroughbread"  Gil Evans  Gil Evans  (Ampex)

"Clear Skies Select Stick"  The Greg Foat Group  Girl & Robot With Flowers  (Jazzman)

"Our Home"  Harold Land  Choma  (Mainstream)

"New Girl"  The Lions featuring James King  This Generation  (Stonesthrow)

"I'll Just Sit & Daydream"  Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators  Tortured Soul  (Timmion)

"When"  Grachan Moncur III  Spiritual Jazz Vol. 4: Americans in Europe  (Jazzman/Actuel)

"Money"  Lady  Lady  (Truth & Soul)

"You Put The Flame On It"  Charles Bradley  Victim of Love  (Daptone/Dunham)

"Let Me Come On Home"  Otis Redding  The Dock of the Bay  (Atco)

"The Blues"  Arthur Adams  Home Brew  (Fantasy)

"Younger Men Grow Older"  Richie Havens  Alarm Clock  (Stormy Forest)

"Grandma's Rocking Chair"  Olli Ahvenlahti  Kev Beadle Presents Private Collection: Independent Jazz Sounds from the 70s & 80s  (BBE)

"E Je 'A Mura Sise"  Monomono  Give the Beggar a Chance: The Lightning Power of Awareness  (Soundway)

"Work To Do"  The Isleys  Brother, Brother, Brother  (T-Neck)

"Going Back To My Roots"  Richie Havens  12 Inch  (Elektra)

 
Listen up. Print E-mail

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Madness is sure to ensue Wednesday night, as the enigmatic Tom Casetta of the always deep Listen Up! joins the Groove with a stack of rare vinyl.   Let's see where the night takes us...just ask Fewsh.  See you tomorrow.

Mt. Airy Groove
Wednesdays, 8pm-10pm
GtownRadio.com

April 17, 2013

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Playlist (Song/Artist/Album/Label):

"Locomotive Breath"  Atomic Forest  Obsession  (Now Again)

"Soul Struttin'"  1910 Fruit Gum Company  Simon Says  (Buddah)

"3 A.M."  Phil Hewitt Jazz Ensemble  Since Washington  (Now Again)

"Funkee Majong"  Sadistic Mika Band  Hot Menu  (Harvest)

"Bring Da Ruckus"  El Michels Affair  Enter the 37th Chamber  (Truth & Soul)

"What Are Their Names"  David Crosby  ...If Only I Could Remember My Name  (Atlantic)

"Enlightenment"  Sun Ra   Spiritual Jazz Vol. 4: Americans in Europe  (Jazzman)

"Four Million B.C."  NRBQ   Workshop  (Kama Sutra)

"Thatcherie"  Sven Libaek  Ron & Val Taylor's Inner Space  (Votary)

"Rock Me"  Electric Concept Orchestra  Moog Groove  (Limelight)

"Revolução Orgânica"  Marcos Valle  Vento Sul  (Odeon/Light in the Attic)

"Tomorrow's People"  McDonald & Giles  McDonald & Giles  (Cotillion)

"The Folks From Mother's Mixer"  Mer-da  Long Burn the Fire  (Funky Delicacies)

"Go Back"  Crabby Appleton  Crabby Appleton  (Elektra)

"Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love"  Odyssey  Our Lives Are Shaped By What We Love: Motown's MoWest Story 1971-75  (MoWest/Light in the Attic)

"Can You Get To That"  Funkadelic  Maggot Brain  (Westbound)

"Comrades"  The Stark Reality  Discovers Hoagy Carmichael's Music Shop  (AJP/Now Again)

"Memphis"  Pianosaurus  Groovy Neighborhood  (Rounder)

"Grateful Head"  The Upstroke  Porno Groove: The Sound of '70s Adult Films   (Secret Stash)

"Guitar Voodoo"  The Darkside  All That Noise  (Situation Two)

"Sama Yaye Demma N'Darr"  Guelewar  Touki Ba Banjul: Acid Trip From Banjul to Dakar  (Kindred Spirits)

"The Jezebel Spirit"  Brian Eno & David Byrne  My Life in the Bush of Ghosts  (Sire)

"Get Back"  Dennis Coffey Trio  Hair & Thangs  (Maverick)

 
Jazz burners. Print E-mail

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Come dig some jazz burners Wednesday night at the Mt. Airy Groove.  Jazzman forges ahead with yet another release in their amazing Spiritual Jazz series, this time focusing on American expats in Europe.  (Still looking for vol. 1 on vinyl...whose got me?).  But Jazzman isn't the only one releasing deep jazz:  got a comp from on BBE from Dingwalls vet Kev Beadle and more from that great Freedom Jazz France collection.  Plus, a new one from the Screaming Eagle of Soul, Charles Bradley!  

Mt. Airy Groove
Wednesdays, 8pm-10pm
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April 10, 2013

Playlist (Song/Artist/Album/Label):

"Janie's Cryin'"  The Lions  This Generation  (Stonesthrow)

"Land of the Living Dead"  The Al Gafa Quinteto  Leblon Beach  (Pablo)

"They Shall Inherit"  Menagerie  They Shall Inherit  (Tru Thoughts)

"Distant Land"  Donald Byrd/Madlib  Shades of Blue: Madlib Invades Blue Note  (Blue Note)

"Hurricane"  Charles Bradley  Victim of Love  (Daptone/Dunham)

"Jazz Rule"  Johnny Hawksworth & Hampton Hawes  Spiritual Jazz Vol. 4: Americans in Europe  (Jazzman)

"Africa Freakout"  Barney Wilen  Spiritual Jazz Vol. 2: Europe  (Jazzman)

"Wah Wah"  Barney Wilen  Moshi Too  (Sonorama)

"Israel Suite (edit)"  Rupture  Freedom Jazz France  (Heavenly Sweentess)

"Padali"  Chuck Flores  Kev Beadle Presents Private Collection: Independent Jazz Sounds from the '70s & '80s  (BBE)

"Suite of Three Thousand (edit)"  Krzysztof Sadowski & His Group  Three Thousands Points  (Polskie Nagrania)

"Red Yellow Moonbeams"  The Stark Reality  Acting Thinking Feeling  (Now Again)

"Island Song"  Kenny Cox  Clap Clap! The Joyful Noise  (180 Proof/Strata)

"Grass Roots"  Mongo Santamaria  Mongo '70  (Atlantic)

"He's Got All The Whiskey"  Bo Diddley  Big Bad Bo  (Chess)

 
Donald Byrd...word. Print E-mail

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American jazz trumpeter & music innovator Donald Byrd passed away in early February.  Got a two hour tribute, checking out his inventive early 60's stuff and then focusing on his funky side...even his imprint on hiphop.  See you Wednesday.

Mt. Airy Groove
Wednesdays, 8pm-10pm
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April 3, 2013

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Playlist (Song/Artist/Album/Label):

"Boom Boom"  Donald Byrd  Up With Donald Byrd  (Verve)

"6 M's"  Donald Byrd  Royal Flush  (Blue Note)

"Pentecostal Feeling"  Donald Byrd  Free Form  (Blue Note)

"Cristo Redentor"  Donald Byrd Band & Voices  A New Perspective  (Blue Note)

"Dixie Lee"  Donald Byrd  Mustang!  (Blue Note)

"Beale Street"  Donald Byrd  Blackjack  (Blue Note)

"Slow Drag"  Donald Byrd  Slow Drag  (Blue Note)

"Weasil"  Donald Byrd  Fancy Free  (Blue Note)

"The Dude"  Donald Byrd  Electric Byrd  (Blue Note)

"Fufu"  Donald Byrd  Kofi  (Blue Note)

"The Emperor (part 1)"  Donald Byrd  7 Inch  (Blue Note)

"Black Byrd"  Donald Byrd  Black Byrd  (Blue Note)

"Witch Hunt"  Donald Byrd  Street Lady  (Blue Note)

"Wind Parade"  Donald Byrd  Places & Spaces  (Blue Note)

"Think Twice"  Donald Byrd  Stepping Into Tomorrow  (Blue Note)

"Think Twice"  Jay Dee (Dilla)  Welcome 2 Detroit  (BBE)

"Time Is Movin' On"  Donald Byrd feat. Guru & Ronny Jordan  Stolen Moments: Red Hot & Cool  (GRP)

"Loungin'"  Guru feat. Donald Byrd  Jazzamatazz Vol. 1  (Chrysalis)

 
Hanging on the wall. Print E-mail

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Good things going down at the Mt. Airy Groove Wednesday night.  Cool new release from the reggae collective called The Lions, who moved over to Stonesthrow for their sophomore release.  Plus, some French jazz on a great comp from Heavenly Sweetness, German trumpeter Till Brönner and Booker T. diggin' on the Beatles.  My man Steve G. sits in. See you later!  

Mt. Airy Groove
Wednesdays, 8pm-10pm
GtownRadio.com

March 27, 2013

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Playlist (Song/Artist/Album/Label):

"I Just Dropped In"  Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  7 Inch  (Daptone)

"Go Down Moses"  Grant Green  Feelin' the Spirit  (Blue Note)

"Holy Thursday"  David Axelrod  Song of Innocence  (Capitol)

"A Pou Zot"  V.S. Quartet  Freedom Jazz France  (Heavenly Sweetness)

"The Quietening"  Menagerie  They Shall Inherit  (Tru Thoughts)

"Will of Nature"  Till Brönner  Till Brönner  (Verve Germany/Universal)

"Hot Rod"  Reuben Wilson  Love Bug  (Blue Note)

"Bowlegs"  Funk Inc.  Funk Inc.  (Prestige)

"Smokin' at Tiffany's"  the Coolin' System  the Coolin' System  (GED Soul)

"Gostiny Dvor"  Pavel Sysoyev  Soviet Funk Vol. 1  (Secret Stash)

"It's All Because of You"  Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators  Tortured Soul  (Timmion)

"Electric Cooker"  The Soul Investigators  Home Cooking  (Timmion)

"Funky Screw"  Lee Fields  Let's Talk It Over  (Truth & Soul)

"Picture on the Wall"  The Lions feat. Leroy Sibbles  This Generation  (Stonesthrow)

"Sweet Soul Music (part 2)"  Connie Price & The Keystones  7 Inch  (Now Again)

"Bird on a Wire"  The Lions feat. Malik Moore  This Generation  (Stonesthrow)

"Medley: Sun King/Mean Mr. Mustard/Polythene Pam/She Came In Through The Bathroom Window/I Want You/She's So Heavy"  Booker T. & The MGs  McLemore Avenue   (Stax)

 
Let's all make pretty music together. Print E-mail

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Going deep Wednesday night at the Mt. Airy Groove.  The complete works of The Stark Reality just dropped on NowAgain!  Get ready to dig into some fuzzy, funky Hoagy Carmichael tunes...originally re-imagined for a public access kids show!  Plus, a new one from Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators (Helsinki, please stand up!), a pair of tracks from the excellent Marcos Valle reissue series on Light in the Attic, and more previously unreleased music from Barney Wilen's killer Moshi sessions!

Mt. Airy Groove
Wednesdays, 8pm-10pm
GtownRadio.com
Let the music take your mind.

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March 20, 2013

Playlist (Song/Artist/Album/Label):

"Mother's Little Helper"  Joe Pass  The Stones Jazz  (World Pacific)

"Com Mais de 30"  Marcos Valle  Garra  (Odeon/Light in the Attic)

"Mirage"  Heinz von Moisy  Irisation Las Plantas (Wah Wah)

"Cravo e Canela"  Paulo Moura  Fibra  (Whatmusic)

"Os Grilos"  Marcos Valle  Marcos Valle  (Odeon/Light in the Attic)

"Now I Can Fly"  Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators  Tortured Soul  (Timmion)

"Mustang"  Jimmy Caravan  Hey Jude  (Vault)

"The Deacon"  Brute Force  Brute Force  (Embryo)

"Dr. Gasca"  Luis Gasca  Born to Love You  (Fantasy)

"Sunshine Lady"  Peter King  African Dialects  (Secret Stash)

"Pretty Music"  The Stark Reality  Roller Coaster Ride  (Now Again)

"Clouds"  The Stark Reality  Discovers Hoagy Carmichael's Music Shop (Now Again)

"Theme from Say Brother"  The Stark Reality  Acting,Thinking, Feeling  (Now Again)

"Leave Before the Gospel"  Barney Wilen  Moshi Too  (Sonorama)

"Moshi Too"  Barney Wilen  Moshi Too  (Sonorama)

"Abdullah & Abraham"  Chico Hamilton  Peregrinations  (Blue Note)

"Africa Talk to You The Asphalt Jungle"  Sly & The Family Stone  There's a Riot Goin' On  (Epic) 

"In The Beginning"  Timmy Thomas  Why Can't We Live Together  (Glades)

 
How Much Is That Renny In The Window, Week 1 Print E-mail

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How Much Is That Renny In The Window? is a series of weekly installations in G-town Radio's front window. Artist Renny Molenaar will create a new installation each Monday for the next six months. Be sure to stroll by each week to see what he's created. Here are some images from week 1 which ran from 3/4/13 to 3/11/13.

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How much is that Renny in the window? Print E-mail

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Join us tonight at GtownRadio for the debut of our window art installation series!  Come check our the installation, meet GtownRadio programmers and dig some music from the Mt. Airy Groove & DJ Aura of Places & Spaces.  Plus, learn about our potential move to Low Power FM and enjoy some light refreshments.  

See you tonight from 5pm-8pm!

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