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Options August 6, 2012: Fanfare for Roscoe

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments
Roscoe Mitchell  Tatas-Matoes   Options Congliptious  Nessa  1968   
 
Music behind DJ:
Sun Ra 
The Perfect Man   Options The Singles  Evidence  1974/1996   
The Art Ensemble  Warm Up   Options The Art Ensemble 1967/1968  Nessa  1967   
Roscoe Mitchell and the Note Factory  Big Red Peaches   Options Nine to Get Ready  ECM  1999  rec 1997. Background: http://www.ecmrecords.com/Background/Background_1651.php 
Roscoe Mitchell  Nonaah (quartet)   Options Nonaah  Nessa  1977  Reissued on CD 2008. 
WARM quartet  [track 3]   Options 2005.06.25 - Terni (Italy) Jazz Festival  [boot]  2005   
 
Music behind DJ:
The Upsetters 
Groove Dubber   Options Sound System Scratch: Lee Perry's Dub Plate Mixes 1973 to 1979  Pressure Sounds  2010   
Roscoe Mitchell  Ttum (Montreal, Alto)   Options The Roscoe Mitchell Solo Saxophone Concerts  Sackville  1974   
Roscoe Mitchell and the Sound Ensemble  Stomp and the Far East Blues   Options Snurdy McGurdy and Her Dancin' Shoes  Nessa  1981   
Roscoe Mitchell Sound Ensemble  Snurdy McGurdy and Her Dancin' Shoes   Options Live in Detroit  Cecma  1989   
Roscoe Mitchell  The Maze   Options L-R-G / The Maze / S II Examples  Nessa  1978   
 
Music behind DJ:
The Upsetters 
Jucky Skank   Options Sound System Scratch: Lee Perry's Dub Plate Mixes 1973 to 1979  Pressure Sounds  2010   
The Art Ensemble of Chicago  Odwalla   Options Bap-Tizum  Atlantic  1972   
The Art Ensemble of Chicago  Barnyard Scuffel Shuffel   Options Fanfare for the Warriors  Atlantic  1973   
Anthony Braxton  Comp. 76 (Version II)   Options For Trio  Arista  1978   
 
Music behind DJ:
The Upsetters 
Moonlight Version   Options Sound System Scratch: Lee Perry's Dub Plate Mixes 1973 to 1979  Pressure Sounds  2010   
George Lewis  Monads   Options George Lewis  Black Saint  1977  aka Shadowgraph 
Mike Reed's Loose Assembly  Empathetic Parts   Options Empathetic Parts  482 Music  2010   
Roscoe Mitchell and the Note Factory  For Lester B   Options Nine to Get Ready  ECM  1999   
 
Music behind DJ:
Dudu Pukwana & Spear 
Flute Music   Options Flute Music  Caroline  1975   

Listener comments!

  Mon. 8/6/12 12:00pm listener james from westwood:

a fine monday to jeff and jeff! howdy to all listeners!
  Mon. 8/6/12 12:01pm Doug S.:

Pardon the technical difficulty. Show will be up in 6 minutes.
  Mon. 8/6/12 12:03pm duke:

Sounds good, but didn't sound like Roscoe Mitchell.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 12:04pm Jeff G:

For once I'm not the one who's late...PLS STAND BY!
  Mon. 8/6/12 12:05pm Doug S.:

Two minutes and 49 seconds...
  Mon. 8/6/12 12:06pm Doug S.:

Not sure how this got mucked up, but you can bet it's MY fault.
  Mon. 8/6/12 12:07pm Doug S.:

We are under a minute now. Keep calm and carry on.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 12:07pm Jeff G:

Nah. As always, I blame Brotzmann.
  Mon. 8/6/12 12:09pm Doug S.:

Longest freaking six minutes of my life. Welcome to DESTINATION OUT!!
  Mon. 8/6/12 12:12pm listener james from westwood:

will surely be worth the wait.
  Mon. 8/6/12 12:17pm Artie:

Hello Peaches!
  Mon. 8/6/12 12:19pm Doug S.:

Had dinner with folks here the other night and our host was trying to describe a really loud tenor sax player she saw "at a free jazz festival in New York." Instantaneously I said "Brötzmann," and her jaw dropped like was a magician.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 12:19pm Peaches:

Hi, handsome!
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 12:34pm Jeff G:

This is pretty hardcore.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 12:35pm Jeff G:

Henry Threadgill; Joseph Jarman; Wallace McMillan; and Roscoe, btw. Four altos.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 1:02pm Jeff G:

And now Jeff J points out to me that it's Charlie Haden's birthday today. Not enough hours -- or birthday planners.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:05pm steve:

why am I hearing Mike Nesmith?
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 1:10pm Jeff G:

@steve: try www.wfmu.org...
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:10pm ?:

Thanks for the Roscoe Mitchell!
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:27pm steve:

got it! thanks
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:27pm northguineahills:

? was me.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 1:32pm Jeff G:

Ah, the mysterious northguineahills! You are of course very welcome.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:33pm Jeff J:

This is definitely one of Roscoe's most ambitious and challenging pieces. Great use of his patented rhythm cage. Kudos for Nessa for springing for a great high-tech recording of this composition. Done at CBS studios in NYC!
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 1:34pm Jeff G:

Here's a nifty little interview that Jason Gross did with Mitchell back in 1998. RM discusses this tune and several others we're playing: www.furious.com...
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:39pm duke:

happy bithday roscoe!
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:39pm Michael Pollak:

Great show. Really enjoying it and learning a lot.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:41pm Jeff J:

Apparently Odwalla were fans of AAC - and there were some business connections between them. Weird. Their products seem to be doing well these days. Wonder if the Art Ensemble sees any royalties for the "theme song"?
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:44pm Michael Pollak:

What's the best way of getting GTDS radio on an iPhone? For some reason, clicking on the link in the mail won't do it for me. And I want to go out and do errands and take this with me.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:45pm Pat in Philaelphia:

@Michael get the WFMU IPhone app! It'll the change the way you do errands.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:47pm North Fork:

It really doesn't get any better than this. The whole show I mean.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:47pm Pat in Philaelphia:

Here's the link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wfmu-radio/id324175340?mt=8
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:48pm Michael Pollak:

Does the WFMU iPhone app work for this stream?
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:48pm bgporter:

...and for any Android users in the crowd, I've been using an app called 'xiialive lite' to listen to DO:radio whilst walking the dog.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:50pm bgporter:

...and two seconds of search shows me that there's a corresponding WFMU Android app. Installing.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:50pm Doug S.:

@Michael Pollak
YES! The WFMU iPhone app has a option to hear this stream. Look for the bongos icon. Unfortunately, you can't (yet) access archives of Drummer Stream shows, but you can hear the stream live to your ears' content.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:50pm Michael Pollak:

BTW, I fixed the original problem: there was a flaw in the original link Doug mailed out today. I think an extra underline. I just realized it didn't work on the computer either. The right link works fine on the iPhone from mail.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:51pm duke:

this is cookin'
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 1:51pm Jeff G:

Such enterprising listeners! Honored and impressed.
The FMU app is really an amazing piece of tech.
@Michael: you get ALL the 'fmu streams with the app.
@North Fork: thanks! Glad you are enjoying!
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:52pm Michael Pollak:

@Pat in Philly @Doug S: Many thanks! Installing now.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:53pm Doug S.:

@Michael Pollak
You're right, I did screw up the link. (It had an extra period instead of a slash). Rough morning for me, apparently...

My apologies.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 1:53pm Jeff G:

Roscoe's in the left channel here.
How do we know? Liner notes: www.restructures.net...
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:58pm Michael Pollak:

@Doug: Your mistake was my gain. This app is awesome. Plus I didn't know there were other streams. My life has just has a quantum improvement. And BTW, Jeff, this already great show just keeps getting better.
  Mon. 8/6/12 1:58pm bgporter:

Playing the Braxton in honor of his upcoming stint at Roulette next month?
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 1:59pm Jeff G:

God bless Jason Guthartz and his insanely detailed Braxton discog maintained at restructures.net.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 2:00pm Jeff G:

@bgporter: uh...yeah? Just a lucky coincidence, really.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 2:02pm Jeff G:

In Doug's defense, the VERY late delivery of some D:O files made for a hectic morning at GTDR HQ. We are nothing if not dependably late.
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:04pm northguineahills:

More Braxton!
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 2:07pm Jeff G:

"Each musician has been given one electric airhorn, three soprano airhorns, and two normal airhorns."
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:13pm Liberation M.O.:

Free Charlie Haden!
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:21pm Hugo:

@ngh: There was a Braxton-Mitchell duet back in the 70s. Dunno if the chaps have it lined up for today's prog, though.
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:24pm northguineahills:

George Lewis is always a treat.
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:28pm bgporter:

Meeting George Lewis was one of the highlights of my Spring this year. Ubuweb has a recording of his Voyager system (featuring Roscoe on a few tracks) available here: http://www.ubu.com/sound/lewis.html
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 2:29pm Jeff G:

And this is probably the duo Braxton/Mitchell recording alluded to by @Hugo: inconstantsol.blogspot.com... -- not slated for today's show, alas.
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:31pm northguineahills:

I think all of the recordings I have of George Lewis are from the last 10-15 years.
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:32pm Doug S.:

The blog If You Know What I'm Saying is a great site for in-depth Braxtonology:

http://bit.ly/QFs0ap
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:32pm Hugo:

That's the one.
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 2:34pm Jeff G:

@ngh: Lewis' HOMAGE TO CHARLES PARKER, from '79, is essential, if you don't have that one. It's less that $2 at Amazon's mp3 store: amzn.to...
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:37pm northguineahills:

Thanks Jeff!
  Mon. 8/6/12 2:59pm listener james from westwood:

thanks, gents, for the fine show! i'm always hoping monday's a d:o day!
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 3:00pm Jeff G:

How sweet. ljfw! Thanks for tuning in! We're ending late today, btw, so don't hang up yet...
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 3:02pm Jeff G:

I think that last tune was so long it bumped us out of "instaplaylist" status...
  Mon. 8/6/12 3:07pm Dervish:

Superlative show Jeff!
  Mon. 8/6/12 3:08pm Dan in Seattle:

Never ever ever enough Roscoe.
  Mon. 8/6/12 3:08pm northguineahills:

Great show!
  Mon. 8/6/12 3:08pm steve:

great show!!! thanks!
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 3:09pm Jeff G:

Thanks, Dervish, Dan, ngh, steve -- and everyone who tuned in!
  Mon. 8/6/12 3:10pm duke:

great show!
Avatar Mon. 8/6/12 3:10pm Jeff G:

Thanks, duke!
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