October 16, 1998
Earlier this century, the Bronx Zoo exhibited pygmies

ArtistSelectionAlbum   (Label / Date)

Ahmed Abdullah

Ebony Queen

Liquid Magic
(Silkheart '87)
Mary Lou WilliamsPlay it MommaZoning
(Mary '74)
Eddie PalmieriTirandote FloresMolasses
(Tico '75)

Hazel ScottBrown Bee BoogieBoogie Blues: Women Sing & Play Boogie Woogie
(Rosetta '47)
King Oliver and His OrchestraCall of the FreaksJazz From New York
(Historical '29)
Connie BoswellI'm All Dressed Up With a Broken HeartThe Early Solos
(Take Two '31)

Monroe Brothers

Goodbye Maggie

Feast Here Tonight
(RCA / Bluebird '38)

Blind Bogus Ben CovingtonBoodle-de-Bum BluesAlabama: Black Country Dance Bands
(Document '29)
Rev. Sister Mary NelsonJudgementAnthology of American Folk Music
(Smithsonian / Folkways '27)
Middle Georgia Singing
Convention No. 1
The Song of Love Anthology of American Folk Music
(Smithsonian / Folkways '30)

Dave Soldier

The War in Kansas (1865)

The Apotheosis of John Brown
(Newport Classics '92)


é Yimba é

Africa: The Ba-Benzélé



Deep Blue Sea Blues

The Bluebird Recordings
(RCA / Bluebird '41)
Lucinda WilliamsSundaysLucinda Williams
(Koch '88)
Billie HolidayThe Mood That I'm InThe Golden Years
(Columbia '37)

UnidentifiedKabiboboSanza and Guitar: Music of the Bena Luluwa
(Lyrichord '73)
Solomon Ilori and His Afro-Drum EnsembleTolaniAfrican High Life
(Blue Note '63)
Yusef LateefSeulbGong!
(Savoy '57)
Clifford Thornton QuartetPaysage DésoléThe Panther and the Lash
(America '70)
Sorrels PickardWho Really CaresSorrels Pickard
(Decca '72)

Better Daze

I Dreamed My Dentist
Was Yusef Lateef

Remix Project

(Ubiquity '97)
Mass ProductionWatch Me Do ItThree Miles High
(Cotillion '78)

Spoonful of Slow

Paradise Blown
(Ninjatune '93)
Compay SegundoTú QueríasLo Mejor de la Vida
(Nonesuch '97)
Edith FrostThe Very EarthTelescopic
(Drag City '98)
Jacoby BrothersFood Plan BoogieHillbily Round-Up

Luther Allison and the Blue NebulaeYou Done Lost Your Good Thing NowLove Me Mama
(Delmark '69)

T-Model Ford
I'm Insane

Pee-Wee Get My Gun
(Fat Possum '97)
Dave GardnerMad WitchHorror Bop
(Buffalo Bop)
Webb PierceYou Scared the Love Right
Out of Me
The Unavailable Sides
(Krazy Kat '51)

Dick McIntire & His Harmony
Hawaiians (feat. Lena Machado)
O Kalena KaiTickling the Strings: Music of Hawaii
(Harlequin '37)
Delmore BrothersNashville BluesAre You From Dixie?
(RCA / Bluebird '37)

Pawlo Humeniuk

Oi Ia Sobi Kozak Lepkii

King of the Ukranian

(Arhoolie mid '20s)
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