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Blues & Beyond #292: Funky Frank Russell, Corea-Gomez-Motian, and Bobby McFerrin with Jack DeJohnette

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

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Featuring funky bassist Frank Russell, a new album "Circle Without End"

Frussell_small In this hour of The Blues & Beyond, a new album called "Circle Without End" from funky bassist Frank Russell. We'll hear something you don't often hear, funk in 5-4 time, and also Russell's tribute to Ladysmith Black Mambazo. We'll also hear Ladysmith Black Mambazo themselves, signing in their inimitable way from their album "Songs From A Zulu Farm" isuued last year. We have new music from singers Amy Cervini and Liz Childs. Cervini's album is a tribute to the late Blossom Dearie. Also the new release from pianist Sunnie Paxson, and concert recordings of pianist Chick Corea, bassist Eddie Gomez, and the late drummer Paul Motian, recorded in New York last May, from the album "Further Explorations." Bobby McFerrin will join Jack DeJohnette on the new DeJohnette album "Sound Travels" with some other-wordly singing. DeJohnette, a drummer, pianist, and composer recently won a Jazz Masters lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment For The Arts.

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Piece Description

In this hour of The Blues & Beyond, a new album called "Circle Without End" from funky bassist Frank Russell. We'll hear something you don't often hear, funk in 5-4 time, and also Russell's tribute to Ladysmith Black Mambazo. We'll also hear Ladysmith Black Mambazo themselves, signing in their inimitable way from their album "Songs From A Zulu Farm" isuued last year. We have new music from singers Amy Cervini and Liz Childs. Cervini's album is a tribute to the late Blossom Dearie. Also the new release from pianist Sunnie Paxson, and concert recordings of pianist Chick Corea, bassist Eddie Gomez, and the late drummer Paul Motian, recorded in New York last May, from the album "Further Explorations." Bobby McFerrin will join Jack DeJohnette on the new DeJohnette album "Sound Travels" with some other-wordly singing. DeJohnette, a drummer, pianist, and composer recently won a Jazz Masters lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment For The Arts.

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Broadcast History

WXPN-FM Philadelphia 2-5-2012

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

Start: 1:13 Duration: 4:46
Joe Louis Walker "Hellfire"
Alligator: Hellfire
© 2012 Alligator Records & Artist Mgmt., Inc.

Start: 7:02 Duration: 6:18
Frank Russell "Noble Street Five"
Frank Russell: Circle Without End
© 2011 Frank Russell

Start: 13:14 Duration: 2:48
Frank Russell "Ladysmith (Black Mambazo)"
Frank Russell: Circle Without End
© 2011 Frank Russell

Start: 15:59 Duration: 3:01
Ladysmith Black Mambazo "Zulu Laduma"
Listen2 Entertainment: Songs From A Zulu Farm
© 2011 Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Start: 19:44 Duration: 3:15
Amy Cervini "My Attorney Bernie"
Anzic: Digging Me Digging You
© 2012 Anzic Records

Start: 23:01 Duration: 3:05
Sleepy John Estes "Lawyer Clark Blues"
JS...
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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....."

34:01 end of part 1:

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

59-second bed plays

35:00 bed fades

35:01 part 2: show re-intro: "This is The Blues & Beyond. I'm Jonny Meister."

58:26 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
Hellfire Joe Louis Walker Hellfire. Alligator 2012 04:46
Noble Street Five Frank Russell Circle Without End. Frank Russell 2011 06:18
Ladysmith (Black Mambazo) Frank Russell Circle Without End. Frank Russell 2011 02:48
Zulu Laduma Ladysmith Black Mambazo Songs From A Zulu Farm. Listen2 Entertainment 2011 03:01
My Attorney Bernie Amy Cervini Digging Me Digging You. Anzic 2012 03:15
Lawyer Clark Blues Sleepy John Estes Sleepy John Estes: Legendary Country Blues Artists. JSP 2006 03:05
Something For Nothing Sunnie Paxson Bohemian Sun. Roxboro Entertainment Group 2011 07:15
Bohemian Sun (Prelude) Sunnie Paxson Bohemian Sun. Roxboro Entertainment Group 2011 :59
Another Tango Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez, Paul Motian Further Explorations. ConcordJazz 2012 06:46
Hot House Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez, Paul Motian Further Explorations. ConcordJazz 2012 05:28
Just One Of Those Things Liz Childs Quartet Take Flight. Liz Childs 2011 03:10
Oneness Jack DeJohnette Sound Travels. EOne 2011 05:55
Forty-Eight John Renbourn Sir John A Lot. Shanachie 1992 :56

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Related Website

http://www.xpn.org/beyond