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Buskers and talkers
Big bands and squawkers,
the Stork Club has retained its qualities of decaying elegance and dwindling significance since the late 1950s.

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Options July 18, 2021: Mthutuzeli Dudu Pukwana
A celebration of the life of Dudu Pukswana and the many musical forms he took. From bop and kwela to rock and elsewhere - a member of the racially integrated South African jazz band The Blue Notes - when such a thing was illegal, he went on to play in Blue Note pianist Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath, formed his own bands (most notably Assagai, Spear and Zila), and recorded with ensembles combining the finest musicians in South Africa with the greatest and most adventuresome British musicians in the 60's through the 80's. He lived to perform at Nelson Mandela's tribute concert at Wembley Stadium in 1990. Heroic music to shake the Stork Club dance floor.

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Dudu Pukwana  Flute Music   Options Flute Music  Bass Guitar – Pete Cowling* §§§Congas – 'Bob' §§§Congas, Percussion, Trumpet, Flute, Voice – Mongezi Feza §§§Drums – John Stevens (2) §§§Electric Piano, Piano, Voice – Victor Williams §§§Piano, Percussion, Alto Saxophone, Voice – Dudu Pukwana §§§Vocals – 'The Princess' - - - Recorded at the Manor Studio 14/15th October and 30th November 1974  0:00:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
DJ Does Dudu        0:07:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Blue Notes  Dick's Pick   Options Township Bop  Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana §§§Bass – Sammy Maritz §§§Drums – Louis Moholo §§§Tenor Saxophone – Nick Moyake §§§Trumpet – Mongezi Feza §§§Written-By, Piano – Chris McGregor - - Recorded in Cape Town, South Africa, early 1964  0:12:51 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Johnny Dyani Quartet  Song for Biko   Options Song For Biko  Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana §§§Bass – Johnny Dyani §§§Cornet – Don Cherry §§§Drums – Makaya Ntshoko - - - Recorded July 18th, 1978  0:16:16 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Chris McGregor Group  The Sounds Begin Again - White Lies   Options Very Urgent  Chris McGregor - piano §§§Dudu Pukwana - alto saxophoe §§§Ronnie Beer - tenor saxophone §33Mongezi Feza - pocket trumpet §§§Johnny Dyani - bass §§§Louis Moholo - drums - - Recorded at Sound Techniques, London - 1968  0:21:03 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Dudu Pukwana  Uyini   Options Sounds Zila  Dudu Pukwana - alto, soprano saxes, leader §§§Harry Beckett - trumpet, flugelhorn §§§Dave Defries - trumpet, flugelhorn §§§Errol Clarke - piano §§§Mark Wood - guitar §§§Eric Richardson - bass §§§Churchill Jolobe - drums §§§Smiley de Jones - congas §§§Peggy Phango - vocals - - - - - - A live recording from the 100 Club in London in 1981  0:29:18 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Jabula  Naledi   Options Jabula  Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana §§§Baritone Saxophone – Peter Van Der Puije* §§§Bass – Mogotsi Mothle §§§Congas, Percussion – Willy Cheetham* §§§Drums [African], Percussion, Leader – Sebothane Bahula* §§§Drums, Percussion – Graham Morgan §§§Guitar, Percussion – Madumetja Ranku* §§§Keyboards – Jean Alain Roussel* §§§Tenor Saxophone, Flute – George Larnyoh §§§Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – Ken Eley §§§Trumpet – Eddie Quansah - - -Recorded at The Manor September 1974  0:36:19 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Dudu Pukwana  Bird Lives   Options Diamond Express  Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana §§§Double Bass, Electric Bass – Ernest Mothole §§§Drums – James Mene §§§Drums, Percussion – Louis Moholo §§§Guitar – Lucky Ranko §§§Keyboards – Frank Roberts §§§Trumpet – Mongezi Feza - - Recorded on two sessions at Island Studios, London, autumn 1975  0:40:09 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Hugh Masekela  Maseru   Options Home Is Where the Music Is  Hugh Masekela – trumpet • Larry Willis – acoustic and electric piano • Dudu Pukwana – alto saxophone • Eddie Gomez – bass guitar • Makhaya Ntshoko – drums Recorded January 15, 1972 Studio Island Studios, London  0:48:33 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
DJ Ding Dong Dudu Daddy        0:55:35 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Jazz Giants  A Baptist Beat   Options Cold Castle National Festival Moroko  THE JAZZ GIANTS: Dudu Pukwana - alto sax §§§Goodman "Tete" Mbambisa - piano §§§Martin Mgijima - bass §§§Early Mabuza - drums §§§Nick Moyake - tenor sax §§§Elija Nkwayane - trumpet - - 1962  1:06:02 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath  Think Of Something (EDIT)   Options Travelling Somewhere  Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana, Mike Osborne §§§Double Bass – Harry Miller §§§Drums – Louis Moholo §§§Piano – Chris McGregor §§§Tenor Saxophone – Evan Parker, Gary Windo §§§Trombone – Malcolm Griffiths, Nick Evans §§§Trumpet – Harry Beckett, Mark Charig*, Mongezi Feza - - - Recorded January 19th, 1973 at Lila Eule, Bremen, Germany  1:12:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Blue Notes  Funk Dem Dudu - To Erico   Options Blue Notes for Johnny  Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana §§§Drums – Louis Moholo §§§Piano – Chris McGregor - - - Recorded in London, August 18, 1987  1:18:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Simba  Movin'   Options Afro Rock Festival (VA)  Dudu Pukwana (alto and piano) §§§Mongezi Feza (tenor) §§§Bizo Muggikana (tenor) §§§Fred Frederick (tenor/baratone) §§§Tony Duhig (guitar) §§§Jon Field (bass guitar) §§§Glyn Havard (flute/percussion). - 1973  1:28:06 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Johnny Dyani Quartet  Dedicated To Mingus   Options Mbizo  Dudu Pukwana (alto saxophone, soprano saxophone) §§§Ed Epstein - baritone saxophone §§§Johnny Dyani (bass) §§§Churchill Jolobe (drums) - - Recorded February 24, 1981 at "Third Eye", Glasgow, Scotland  1:30:56 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Assagai  Kondo   Options Afro Rock Festival (VA)  Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana §§§Bass – Charles Ononogbo §§§Congas – Terry Quaye §§§Drums – Louis Moholo §§§Guitar, Vocals – Fred Coker §§§Tenor Saxophone – Bizo*, Fred Fredericks §§§Trumpet – Mongezi Feza. - - 1973  1:37:04 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
DJ Pure Pukwana        1:42:07 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Dudu Pukwana And Zila Featuring Pinise Saul  Freely   Options Life In Bracknell & Willisau  Bass – Eric Richards §§§Drums – Churchill Jolobe §§§Guitar – Lucky Ranku §§§Keyboards – Django Bates §§§Percussion – Fats Ramoba Mogoboya §§§Saxophone [Alto], Producer – Dudu Pukwana §§§Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Harry Beckett §§§Vocals – Pinise Saul - - - Recorded live at 1983 Bracknell Jazz Festival, England by Tim Summerhayes and at 1983 Willisau Jazz Festival, Switzerland by Peter Pfister  1:52:25 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Chris McGregor & The Castle Lager Big Band  Switch   Options Jazz - The African Sound  Alto Saxophone – Barney Rachabane, Dudu Pukwana, Kippie Moeketsi Bass – Sammy Maritz Clarinet – Kippie Moeketsi Drums – Early Mabuza Piano – Chris McGregor Tenor Saxophone – Nick Moyake, Ronnie Beer Trombone – Bob Tizzard, Malindi Blyth Mbityana, Willie Nettie Trumpet – Dennis Mpale, Ebbie Creswell, Mongezi Feza, Noel Jones. - - Recorded 16 and 17 September 1963.  2:00:25 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Blue Notes  Kudala (Long Ago) - Funky Boots   Options In Concert  Dudu Pukwana - alto saxophone §§§Chris McGregor - piano §§§Johnny Dyani - bass §§§Louis Moholo - drums - - - Recorded live at the 100 Club, London, on 16 April 1977  2:06:24 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Dudu Pukwana  Ezilalini   Options In The Townships  Harry Miller- Bass §§§Louis Moholo- Drums §§§Dudu Pukwana- Keyboards, Percussion, Alto Sax, Vocals §§§Bizo Mngqikana- Tenor Sax, Percussion, Vocals §§§Mongezi Feza- Trumpet, Percussion, Vocals - -  Recorded and mixed at the Manor Studio on 25th August and 10th November, 1973  2:16:44 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath  MRA   Options Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath  CHRIS McGREGOR piano §§§MALCOLM GRIFFITHS trombone §§§NICK EVANS trombone §§§MONGEZI FEZA pocket trumpet, indian flute §§§MARK CHARIG cornet §§§HARRY BECKETT trumpet §§§ALAN SKIDMORE tenor and soprano saxophone §§§HARRY MILLER bass §§§LOUIS MOHOLO drums, percussion §§§MIKE OSBORNE alto saxophone, clarinet §§§JOHN SURMAN baritone and soprano saxophone §§§Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana - 1970  2:23:17 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
DJ Absence of Alliteratione        2:28:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Mike Heron  Call Me Diamond   Options Smiling Men With Bad Reputations  Simon Nicol - Guitar Dave Pegg - Bass Mike Kowalski - Drums Dudu Pukwana - Saxophone, Piano - - Recorded: Dec., 1970 - Sound Techniques, Chelsea, London  2:34:51 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath  Camel Dance   Options Live At Willisau  Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana §§§Double Bass – Harry Miller §§§Drums – Louis Moholo §§§Leader, Piano – Chris McGregor §§§Tenor Saxophone – Evan Parker, Gary Windo §§§Trombone – Nick Evans, Radu Malfatti §§§Trumpet – Harry Beckett, Marc Charig, Mongezi Feza Recorded live at Willisau, Switzerland, 27 January 1973  2:39:27 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Johnny Dyani  Magwaza (tk 1)   Options Witchdoctor's Son  Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone – John Tchicai §§§Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana §§§Bass, Piano, Vocals – Johnny Dyani §§§Congas, Percussion – Mohamed Al-Jabry §§§Drums – Luez "Chuim" Carlos de Sequaira* §§§Guitar – Alfredo Do Nascimento - - Recorded March 15, 1978  2:46:37 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Dudu Pukwana  Mr A Khali   Options Zila: Cosmics Chapter 90  DUDU PUKWANA alto and soprano saxophone §§§PINISE SAUL vocals and cabassa §§§LUCKY RANKU guitar §§§ERIC RICHARDS bass §§§ROLAND PERRIN keyboards §§§STEVE ARGÜELLES drums §§§FATS RAMOBA MOGOBOYA congas - - Recorded at Battersea Arts Centre, London, 2.11.89 by TONY ROBINSON  2:56:34 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The name Pukwana can mean the smoke of a peace-pipe        3:07:56 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Duda Pukwana & Spear  Sondela   Options Flute Music  Bass Guitar – Pete Cowling* §§§Congas – 'Bob' §§§Congas, Percussion, Trumpet, Flute, Voice – Mongezi Feza §§§Drums – John Stevens (2) §§§Electric Piano, Piano, Voice – Victor Williams §§§Piano, Percussion, Alto Saxophone, Voice – Dudu Pukwana §§§Vocals – 'The Princess' - - - Recorded at the Manor Studio 14/15th October and 30th November 1974  3:15:20 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Chris McGregor Septet  Up To Earth   Options Up To Earth  Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana §§§Baritone Saxophone, Bass Clarinet – John Surman §§§Double Bass – Barre Phillips, Danny Thompson §§§Drums – Louis Moholo §§§Piano, Composed By – Chris McGregor §§§Tenor Saxophone – Evan Parker §§§Trumpet – Mongezi Feza - - - Recorded at Sound Techniques, London - 1969  3:22:07 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Blue Notes  Blue Notes For Mongezi: Fourth Movement   Options Blue Notes For Mongezi  Alto Saxophone, Whistle, Percussion, Vocals – Dudu Pukwana §§§Bass, Bells, Vocals, Words By [Most] – Johnny Dyani §§§Composed By – The Blue Notes* §§§Drums, Percussion, Vocals – Louis Moholo §§§Piano, Percussion, Text By [Poem] – Chris McGregor - - - -This music was recorded on 23 December 1975 in a rehearsal room in London. Mixed and edited in Hastings in January and February 1976 - Bandcamp: It is the spontaneous tribute of four musicians who had assembled in London for the Memorial Service to their friend. No discussion took place beforehand and nothing was said during the session, save through the music.  3:29:11 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath  Andromeda   Options Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath  CHRIS McGREGOR  piano §§§MALCOLM GRIFFITHS  trombone §§§NICK EVANS  trombone §§§MONGEZI FEZA  pocket trumpet, indian flute §§§MARK CHARIG  cornet §§§HARRY BECKETT  trumpet §§§ALAN SKIDMORE  tenor and soprano saxophone §§§HARRY MILLER  bass §§§LOUIS MOHOLO  drums, percussion §§§MIKE OSBORNE  alto saxophone, clarinet §§§JOHN SURMAN  baritone and soprano saxophone §§§Alto Saxophone – Dudu Pukwana. - -1970  3:48:38 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
DJ Officially on the Lam        3:53:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 11:50am Stork:

Welcome to the Sunday continuation of the Dudu Do! It's 4 more of your earth hours of this magical music! Come in and have something wet, won't you?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am listener james from westwood:

How do, Stork and those filtering on in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am chresti:

Hello Stork and swells and big cheeses in the swell joint!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm listener james from westwood:

Smoooooth!
Avatar 12:01pm Stork:

Hey chresti, yer pretty swelll yerself!
Avatar 12:02pm Stork:

listener james! You mean the segue or our house scotch? Gonna guess you mean the segue.
Avatar 12:03pm TDK60:

Hello StorkenDiscjockey... and now I gotta leave! Back in a while. But save my seat with those throw-their-dough-around sorts over at the big table there..
Avatar 12:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Nice to hear 'em stretch out ! :D
...& always grand to be here.
Avatar 12:04pm Stork:

TDK60: remember to plunge your Bowie knife through your poker cards before you leave that table!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm fred:

Hey all here, send that old Glen Passaic my way
Avatar 12:05pm Stork:

Revolution Rabbit Nov63 - it's always grand to get slammed with you!
Avatar 12:06pm Stork:

Comin' up fred! Shall we call the backup ambulance?
  12:06pm Irene:

Stepping up to the bar and looking forward to today’s Dudu Pukwana tribute.
Avatar 12:07pm Stork:

@Irene: I was thinking about you the moment your comment popped up! Great you're here!
  12:08pm Irene:

Happy to be here for a bit today, Stork!
  12:10pm Listener Robert:

What it felt like was CONFUSING!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm fred:

Hold the ambulance. Might need it if/when I order the glen Hackensack (that stuff is rough)
  12:12pm Listener Robert:

It sounded as if your opening bit on the telephone had escaped early, like before you were ready.
Avatar 12:15pm Stork:

It was a few seconds late, robert but I think I cued it from the top(?) Ah well, daaaa vagaries! Do we not love 'em?
Avatar 12:18pm Stork:

Great to see you and Uncle Michael off the disabled list, Irene - short though your break was. The stream ain't the same without yuz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm fred:

@Stork: Did you avoid the floods? It did look bad in Germany; but not throughout
Avatar 12:37pm jimbrux:

Greetings all. Digging the Dudu!
Avatar 12:40pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh ! Aghast @ the news about floods in Germany. Tried to scare up headlines & info but still grubbing for the grim facts... Deutschland in our hearts & minds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:40pm Little Danny:

Greetings Stork, all!
Avatar 12:45pm Stork:

Thanks, fred. We're lucky we're further north in this case - and that we don't live near a river.
Avatar 12:46pm Stork:

How bout France, fred? Any serious damage?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm WR:

bit late but glad to hear double serving of Dudu on menu today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm fred:

I don't think so, though it all depends on where you are; so some people may have lost everything for all I know, which is not much
Avatar 12:52pm jimbrux:

Damn this is a great group backing Masekela. Larry Willis so underrated.
  12:53pm mike cooper:

Hi Stork - https://youtu.be/n_j5VFgAKPM
  12:55pm Jeff B Cali:

Larry Willis- woooo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi. Looks like a bright, sunny day along the Champs Elysees. Watching the Tour de France final stage over here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04pm fred:

Your being north was getting me worried, those floods hit Belgium and the Netherlands pretty hard
Avatar 1:05pm Marco Esquandolas:

Have fun and safe travels Stork! You will be missed in August
Avatar 1:06pm Stork:

jimbrux, great to to see you!

mike cooper - wish I'd found this sooner! Woulda included it. And OF COURSE you played with them guys!
  1:08pm mike cooper:

Have a good and safe trip home - hear you in september.
Avatar 1:09pm Stork:

Yeah, we're just far away from a body of water, fred, that's the big diff. Liege got really fucked up, and Netherlands is mostly watery, so they are maybe the most threatened overall in the future.
Avatar 1:10pm TDK60:

Okay, back at the Stork. Think I'll let that big guy in the black shirt & white tie who took my seat at the big table, keep it. More dames here at the bar anyway..
Avatar 1:11pm Marco Esquandolas:

@Tdk60- I like your strategery. People at the bar always better anyway
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:13pm chresti:

Did you say your birthday is in August, Stork? I had my head inside a dryer when I heard the word birthday..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm watchpocket:

Hello your Storkness. Your jazz collection must be insane.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm chresti:

Yeah Marco and TDK, who wants to be with a stuffed shirt at a table anyway?
Avatar 1:17pm Marco Esquandolas:

Not I, said the (bar)Fly
  1:18pm Jeff g. via app:

Oh dang, mike cooper!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm fred:

NJ might be safe from global warming: its "waters" would rise up and block those upstarts mere water-based waves
Avatar 1:21pm Stork:

No, chresti. - it's in November
Avatar 1:22pm Stork:

Hey Marco! Hey Jeff G! watchpocket: an insane jazz collection is a relative thing. Mine pales in comparison to many.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:22pm chresti:

Ah, must of been the dryer talking then. Well happy vacation!
Avatar 1:23pm TDK60:

Coincidentally today is the UN's Nelson Mandela Day; just noticed on a calendar.
Avatar 1:25pm Stork:

That there is a beautiful coincidence, TDK60!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:25pm fred:

@chresti: isn't your birthday soon? And Franco's sooner?
Avatar 1:25pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

⦿Sun in ♋︎Cancer, Year of Earth Tiger
Mthutuzeli Dudu Pukwana
18 July 1938 – 30 June 1990
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26pm chresti:

fred, Franco's is tomorrow, mine is exactly 2 weeks after.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm fred:

@chresti: much partying ahead then. I wish you the best
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm chresti:

Thanks fred
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29pm watchpocket:

Would you say you play a mix of CD, vinyl and digi-files, Stork? (Always fun to get a look behind the curtain!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30pm watchpocket:

Oh, I forgot eight-track!
Avatar 1:30pm Marco Esquandolas:

@chresti: happy early birthday. Though hope to see you on the chat board sooner
Avatar 1:31pm Stork:

Franco, happy birthday slightly in advance! And chresti, slightly more still!
Avatar 1:33pm TDK60:

I note that Tony D., John F., and Glyn H. on "Movin'" were from the UK psychedelic/hard rock-cum-ambient band, Jade Warrior.
Avatar 1:33pm Stork:

Mostly digital, watchpocket.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm watchpocket:

Less hassle, I'd guess!
Avatar 1:34pm Stork:

Good catch, TDK60 - didn't know that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35pm fred:

Chresti and Franco: www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm doctorjazz:

Great cat company, note off for some live Bach, thanks, Stork!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm chresti:

Ha fred
Avatar 1:39pm TDK60:

In advance, happy birthday to Franco, and you two weeks hence, Chresti. Are there any shows where you two plan to hang out together for festivities?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm chresti:

The only thing missing are the stacks of books, records, artwork, and bills @fred
Thanks TDK60, traditionally we visit SF to party, that may be pushed to later..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm I k e:

Sounds excellent!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm WR:

From All About Jazz:
www.allaboutjazz.com...

"Chris McGregor's group performs at the Castle Lager Jazz Festival at Moroka-Jabavu Stadium in Soweto."

Moroka, the name of a stadium in Soweto. Not Maroco, a North African country. Maybe i was the only one confused but sharing what I found.
  1:44pm mike cooper:

i think Komdo might be a tribute to Toshinoro Kondo the late trumpet player
Avatar 1:47pm TDK60:

Conga on "Kondo" -Terry Quaye part of a musical family; sister of Caleb Quaye, half-sister of Finley Quaye.
Avatar 1:55pm Stork:

Hey Ike!

Thanks, WR! I didn't catch that ynd you're right! In Germany it's spelled differently still: Marokk
Avatar 2:07pm TDK60:

Yes, Stork. Heart out to lost and suffering there in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands.
Avatar 2:09pm Stork:

Amen, TDK60
Avatar 2:10pm jimbrux:

@TDK60 ...When it comes to the Quaye family don't forget Tricky!
Avatar 2:11pm TDK60:

Yikes jimbrux. Tricky too?
Avatar 2:13pm TDK60:

This cut is so up, I could hop round the apt. Did they have dancing at the 100 Club?
Avatar 2:15pm Stork:

Isnt this great? I hope my neighbors enjoy South African forms of music, in all its diversity. (They don't)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm fred:

I have great neighbors, but also some not so great. They'll soon show who they are
Avatar 2:28pm jimbrux:

@TDK60 yeah Finley Quaye says he's Tricky's mum's half brother... Tricky disputed it, but it seems likely they're related. Tricky's first album (Maxinquaye) was named for his mum (Maxine Quaye)...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm adamdoesit:

Hello Stork and Wolfganggang. I'm joining you late today, long after the deep Dudu jokes have been made.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm Ken From Hyde Park:

A Joe McGasko takeover?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm Uncle Michael:

McGasko?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm Uncle Michael:

Same thought...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, UM ... Jinx!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:36pm WR:

Great Mike Heron album. Thank you for including it.
Avatar 2:37pm Stork:

@WR - yep a classic, this one!
Avatar 2:38pm Stork:

adamdoesit: - i believe in you. i give it 3 minutes - you'll find a topper.
Avatar 2:53pm jimbrux:

Heavy Pharoah Sanders influence on this Johnny Dyani groove. Sweet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56pm fred:

@UM: Does that mean Cavendish will run again?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm adamdoesit:

It's like Yoda says, Stork: Dudu or Dudu not; there is no try.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:00pm fred:

When you reach a fork in the road, take it
Avatar 3:00pm Stork:

All Star-Wars references have to be patiently explained to me, as I have never seen a single moment of the franchise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm fred:

That was not a Star Wars reference! I'd have loved to put in a Mets quote, but they are hard to pull off
Avatar 3:06pm TDK60:

This is truly infectious. Even the guy in the black suit/white tie is dancing..
Avatar 3:12pm Jeff Moore:

Not having seen any of the Star Wars fillums is not something to be treasured proudly as a sign of differentness; it's something shameful which you need to fix.
Avatar 3:15pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I'll watch 'em if they're free. Maybe.
Avatar 3:22pm Stork:

I dunno. It's always seemed like Star Cheese to me. Gimme a cold war spy story involving microfiche and I'm there.
Avatar 3:26pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Oh Disney owns everything.
Avatar 3:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I'l the free cheese too. In fact - I have more than once...
Avatar 3:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

*take
Avatar 3:28pm Jeff Moore:

I mean, sure, a nice murky plotline by le Carré where nothing and no-one can be trusted in the fog of cold war is a thing of beauty; but permanent immersion in that fog is claustrophobic and crazymaking. It's also nice to enjoy a lovely space Western / fable. The first, original (chronological by release) Star Wars is a lovely thing, although you may have missed a lot by not seeing it as a kid when it came out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30pm fred:

I saw the 4-6 ones and loved the first two. I watched the 1-3 and was bored. Didn't see the 7-9 ones, too old I guess
Avatar 3:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah - I was a SciFi & was hyped for the 1st Star Wars in 1977 before it came out. It promised to be Tolkien & 2001 combined. It was - some of that. Then it became the trendiest thing ever & I was simply over it.
Avatar 3:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

SciFi *geek
...can't type today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:32pm I k e:

Star Wars is very OK. Even very good. It’s just a fun, well-made pastiche of old serial adventures. But not better than, say, one of the best episodes of, let’s say Farscape, or Buffy, or whatever. I also think 2001 is overrated though, so take me w/a salt lick.
Avatar 3:36pm Stork:

Yeah, I know apples and passionfruit. COme to think of it, Alec Guiness is probably the only thing I'd like if I saw Star Wars (which would be at gunpoint).
Avatar 3:36pm Jeff Moore:

Yeah, @fred – I think the first two (4, 5) are the essential ones for enjoying the fable with a youthful openness of spirit and, yes, just being part of society with some shared cultural references.

Then there were some terrible ones and some awkwardly dorky cute-critter panderings.
Avatar 3:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I can watch Dr.Who & Stuporheroes 24/7 tho' - so I'm not some junk-free weirdo or anything I swear...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm fred:

@Ike: I would never take you seriously, and anyway I'm totally ignorant when it comes to film
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm WR:

Blue Notes For Mongezi: this is so so beautiful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm adamdoesit:

Jeff, I dunno. I feel that our friends who haven't seen a lick of Star Wars are like members of elusive jungle tribes, or the holdouts who continue without cell phones. We should treasure and protect their innocence, if only for anthropological reasons.
Avatar 3:39pm Jeff Moore:

@adamdoesit: your point does have a certain resonance.
Avatar 3:41pm Stork:

So I'm a zoo exhibit now? Just to be clear I'm totally cool with that. Just keep throwing me fish.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:42pm adamdoesit:

Herring is believing, Stork.
Anyway, I'm sure I've heard Dudu before, but, never having listened to him knowingly, I find myself (not for the first time at the barkeep's place here) newly in love. If only he'd got to play with Dodo Marmarosa and Didi Bridgewater…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:44pm fred:

@adamdoesit: I don't have a cell phone. No high claim behind that. It's just expensive with no benefit to me. I may have to get one to prove I'm vaccinated. Not happy about it, but I guess I'll have to pay our overlords
Avatar 3:44pm Stork:

adamdoesit - (laughing-till-one -pisses oneself-emoji)
Avatar 3:46pm TDK60:

I watched Tarkovsky's 'Solaris' ('72) recently. Russan sci-fi, so naturally heavy. hee..I dug it.
Avatar 3:47pm Stork:

THAT'S my dinda thing, TDK60! Somber, cryptic, glacial pace - that's entertainment!!
Avatar 3:48pm Stork:

"kinda" thing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm adamdoesit:

fred, keep on keeping on! If it's just the proof of vax app you need, maybe you can pick up an old one without a service plan, and download the chit over wifi.

TDK60, love that movie. Every now and again, I'll find myself in a corridor or endless onramp that puts me right back inside it.
Avatar 3:49pm TDK60:

I think the Brezhnevian secret thought cops didn't like it. Shades of spirituality in it. I see Cronenberg also did a Solaris, not seen it yet..
Avatar 3:51pm Stork:

Thank you thank you and a thousand more like that...

It is with a heavy heart that I take my leave for so freakin long. September 5 is gonna be a great day - if only for me. Take care, be fun and have well - or something. Mwahs!!!!!
Avatar 3:52pm Jeff Moore:

BTW, thanks so much for this show, Storque!

I've been a (completely un-knowledgeable) fan of Dudu P ever since I let our streamfather Doug loose to control the stereo when there was a conclave of Drummers at our house for dinner, and then I chased down some of the people he'd played... and I bought the few really readily available recordings with Pukwana's name on the band, but I wasn't aware of all the other groups he was in.

Like... I'm pretty sure that in my most recent show I played at least one Dudu Pukwana album and two Chris McGregor ones, without actually having a clue that DP was probably a tentpole member of the band in the latter records.

Always educational, this saloon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:53pm chresti:

Thanks Stork, have a wonderful vacation!
Avatar 3:54pm TDK60:

What great sounds today. Ah Stork, taking off till Sep? See you then.
Avatar 3:54pm jimbrux:

See you in Sept, Stork! Thanks so much for all the sounds!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm adamdoesit:

Thank you, stay safe, and have a wonderful vacation, Herr Djbarkeep. I'll be taking this ep from the top just as soon as it posts to the archive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm I k e:

Oh yeah @RRN63, I’d just as soon rewatch Dr. Who’s “Caves of Androzani” from 1984 or “The Empty Child” from 2005 as watch Star Wars.
Avatar 3:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

THANK YOU DJ STORK !
Enjoy time off & look forward to return !
  3:59pm Listener Robert:

Not a bad model, Duke Ellington. And have a good time off, Stork.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:00pm fred:

@adamdoesit: your haughty demeanor isn't helping. I'm not adverse to tech, I just need to see what it does for me (I'm a software dev, so gimme a break calling me an ignorant idiot). I don't want a phone because it's useless to me. I may have to get one. If I do I'll probably get one that can stream WFMU.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:00pm WR:

Thank you Stork, wish you safe travels.

Great show today. Thank you.
Avatar 4:01pm TDK60:

Correction: Steven Soderbergh did 'Solaris' in '02, not David Cronenburg.
Avatar 4:01pm Wolfgang:

Thanks Listener Robert, RevRabb, fred, Ike jimbrux, and The Great Unnamed.

See You in September, which puts me in mind of a song...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:02pm adamdoesit:

fred, whoa, I meant zero insult. I apologize that it came off that way. I've got nothing but respect for you here.
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