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Beyond #271: Blues and Jazz written about the September 11th attacks

From: WXPN
Series: Blues & Beyond
Length: 59:00

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Blues and Jazz pieces written about the events of September 11, 2001

Hill_small In this hour of The Blues & Beyond, some blues and jazz music in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. As we mark ten years since that tragic day, we'll hear songs from bluesman, and native New Yorker, Michael Hill, who reaffirms the strength, spirit, and resilience of his city in the face of the attack. We'll also hear blues singer Chuck Roberson's song for his country post 9/11, and a couple of pieces from "September Suite," composed by jazz pianist Amina Figarova after the attacks, which she witnessed from a friend's window in Brooklyn where she was visiting that day. Also - new jazz from pianist Cedar Walton, and a tribute album to the late Gil Scott-Heron from singer Giacomo Gates, and some Coltrane.

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Piece Description

In this hour of The Blues & Beyond, some blues and jazz music in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. As we mark ten years since that tragic day, we'll hear songs from bluesman, and native New Yorker, Michael Hill, who reaffirms the strength, spirit, and resilience of his city in the face of the attack. We'll also hear blues singer Chuck Roberson's song for his country post 9/11, and a couple of pieces from "September Suite," composed by jazz pianist Amina Figarova after the attacks, which she witnessed from a friend's window in Brooklyn where she was visiting that day. Also - new jazz from pianist Cedar Walton, and a tribute album to the late Gil Scott-Heron from singer Giacomo Gates, and some Coltrane.

promo included: promo271

Broadcast History

WXPN-FM Philadelphia 9-11-2011

Transcript

opening theme:
Start: 0:00 Duration: 0:59
Bert Jansch and John Renbourn "No Exit"
Wooded Hill Recordings: Bert And John
© 1996 Wooded Hill Records/Transatlantic Records Ltd
HILLCD8

Start: 1:07 Duration: 4:52
Julian Lage Group "Telegram"
Universal: Gladwell
© 2011 Universal Music Group International BV

Start: 7:03 Duration: 5:29
Michael Hill's Blues Mob "Heart Of New York"
Ruf: Electric Storyland Live
© 2003 Ruf Records GmbH

Start: 12:33 Duration: 4:44
Michael Hill's Blues Mob "Something In The Sky"
Ruf: Electric Storyland Live
© 2003 Ruf Records GmbH

Start: 17:54 Duration: 5:49
Chuck Roberson "Stand Up America"
Ecko: Let's Party
© 2002 Ecko Records

Start: 24:21 Duration: 3:55
Amina Figarova "Denial"
Munich: September Suite
© 2005 Munich Records

Start: 28:16 Duration: 3:29
Amina Figarova "Rage"
Munich: September Suite
© 2005 Munich Records

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Timing and Cues

00:00 Billboard: Show opens, opening theme, "This is The Blues & Beyond. I'm Jonny Meister."

00:59 Billboard ends.. "... in this hour of The Blues & Beyond."

01:00 "option" song: "Starting out, this is..."

05:59 "option" song fades

06:00 show re-intro: "This is The Blues & Beyond. I'm Jonny Meister....."

32:16 end of part 1:

"... after the break, here on The Blues & Beyond."

59-second bed plays

33:15 bed fades

33:16 part 2: show re-intro: "This is The Blues & Beyond. I'm Jonny Meister."

58:35 voice out on part 2 "... thanks for listening to this hour of The Blues & Beyond."

58:59 theme fades end of part 2

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
No Exit Bert Jansch and John Renbourn Bert And John. Wooded Hill Recordings 1996 :59
Telegram Julian Lage Group Gladwell. Universal 2011 04:52
Heart Of New York Michael Hill's Blues Mob Electric Storyland Live. Ruf 2003 05:29
Something In The Sky Michael Hill's Blues Mob Electric Storyland Live. Ruf 2003 04:44
Stand Up America Chuck Roberson Let's Party. Ecko 2002 05:49
Denial Amina Figarova September Suite. Munich 2005 03:55
Rage Amina Figarova September Suite. Munich 2005 03:29
Evil In The Air Michael Hill's Blues Mob Electric Storyland Live. Ruf 2003 :59
Bell For Bags Cedar Walton The Bouncer. HighNote 2011 05:25
Martha's Prize Cedar Walton The Bouncer. HighNote 2011 06:16
Lady Day and John Coltrane Giacomo Gates The Revolution will Be Jazz. Savant 2011 04:59
Psalm John Coltrane A Love Supreme: Deluxe Edition. Impulse 2002 07:02
Forty-Eight John Renbourn Sir John A Lot. Shanachie 1992 :56

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Related Website

http://www.xpn.org/beyond