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With billows and blasts from choirs and orchesters
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 November 1, 2020: DANCE OR GO HOME
Dance marathon, Washington, DC, 1924

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Stereolab  Feel and Triple   Options Margerine Eclipse  *Bass – Simon Johns *Drum Machine, Synthesizer, Percussion – Fulton Dingley *Drums, Drum Machine – Andy Ramsay *Electric Guitar, Electronics, Organ – Tim Gane *Keyboards, Accordion, Electric Guitar – Sean O'Hagan *Organ, Electric Piano, Harpsichord, Celesta – Dominic Jeffery *Vocals [Singing] – Laetitia Sadier. -----2004  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Stereolab  Lo Boob Oscillator   Options Refried Ectoplasm: Switched On, Vol. 2  *Bass [6 String Bass] – S. Johns *Drums – A. Ramsay *Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – J. O'Rourke*, S O'Hagan*, T Gane* *Flute [Flutes], Bass Harmonica – P. Mertens *Harpsichord [Elec Harpsichord], Electric Piano [Rhodes Elec Piano] – M Jorgensen *Percussion, Whistle [Whistles], Effects [Sound Effects] – J McEntire*, L. Sadier, M. Hansen *Piano, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer, Rhodes, RMI Rocksichord, Pianet], Clavinet, *Harpsichord [Elec. Harpsichord], Organ [Farfisa Organ], Celesta [Celeste] – J O'Rourke*, J McEntire*, S. O'Hagan*, T. Gane *Trombone – Jeb Bishop *Trumpet – Dave Max Crawford *Vibraphone [Vibes], Marimba, Glockenspiel – J O'Rourke*, J McEntire *Vocals [Singing] – L. Sadier*, M. Hansen  0:04:59 (Pop‑up)
Stereolab Feat. Herbie Mann  One Note Samba / Surfboard   Options Red Hot + Rio: Pure Listening Pleasure  *Flute [C Flute] – Herbie Mann *Performer [Stereolab] – Andrew Ramsay*, Laetitia Sadier, Mary Hansen, Sean O'Hagan, Tim Gane. --- 1996  0:11:28 (Pop‑up)
Stereolab  Pause   Options Transient Random-Noise Bursts With Announcements  *Bass, Guitar [Twang], Voice [Speaking] – Duncan Brown *Guitar, Organ [Vox], Synthesizer [Moog], Bongos, Tambourine – Tim Gane *Organ [Vox, Farfisa], Guitar [Filmy] – Sean O'Hagan *Percussion, Organ [Vox], Bouzouki – Andy Ramsay *Vocals [Second], Tambourine, Guitar – Mary Hansen *Vocals, Organ [Vox], Guitar, Tambourine, Synthesizer [Moog] – Lætitia Sadier* ---1993  0:20:36 (Pop‑up)
Mercury Rev (Feat. Laetitia Sadier)  Mornin' Glory   Options Bobbie Gentry's The Delta Sweete Revisited    0:25:52 (Pop‑up)
Stereolab  Les Bon Bons Des Raisons   Options Sound-Dust  *Bass [6 String Bass] – S. Johns *Drums – A. Ramsay *Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – J. O'Rourke*, S O'Hagan*, T Gane* *Flute [Flutes], Bass Harmonica – P. Mertens *Harpsichord [Elec Harpsichord], Electric Piano [Rhodes Elec Piano] – M Jorgensen *Percussion, Whistle [Whistles], Effects [Sound Effects] – J McEntire*, L. Sadier, M. Hansen *Piano, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer, Rhodes, RMI Rocksichord, Pianet], Clavinet, *Harpsichord [Elec. Harpsichord], Organ [Farfisa Organ], Celesta [Celeste] – J O'Rourke*, J McEntire*, S. O'Hagan*, T. Gane *Trombone – Jeb Bishop *Trumpet – Dave Max Crawford *Vibraphone [Vibes], Marimba, Glockenspiel – J O'Rourke*, J McEntire *Vocals [Singing] – L. Sadier*, M. Hansen --- 2001  0:29:10 (Pop‑up)
DJ Showerdancer        0:35:39 (Pop‑up)
Sonny Fortune  Long Before Our Mothers Cried   Options Long Before Our Mothers Cried  #Alto Saxophone – Sonny Fortune #Bass – Wayne Dockery #Bass Drum, Timbales – Mario Muñoz (2) #Congas, Triangle, Tambourine – Angel Allende #Cowbell, Shaker – Richie Pablo Landrum #Drums – Chip Lyle #Electric Piano, Piano [Acoustic] – Stanley Cowell #Trumpet – Charles Sullivan —— Recorded: Sept. 8, Sept. 15, 1974 At: Minot Studio, White Plains, N.Y.  0:47:50 (Pop‑up)
Shabaka And The Ancestors  The Sea   Options Wisdom of Elders  *Alto Saxophone – Mthunzi Mvubu *Artwork – Mzwandile Buthelezi *Bass – Ariel Zamonsky *Drums – Tumi Mogorosi *Percussion – Gontse Makhene *Piano, Electric Piano– Nduduzo Makhathini *Tenor Saxophone – Shabaka Hutchings *Trumpet – Mandla Mlangeni *Vocals – Siyabonga Mthembu. ---P+C Brownswood Recordings 2016  1:02:13 (Pop‑up)
Salah Ragab & The Cairo Jazz Band  A Farewell Theme   Options Present Egyptian Jazz  *Alto Saxophone – El Saied El Aydy, Farouk El Sayed *Baritone Saxophone – Abdel Hakim El Zamel *Bass – Moohy El Din Osman *Bass Trombone – Abdel Atey Farag *Bass Tuba – Mohammad Abdel Rahman *Bongos, Drums [Ramadan - Baza] – Sayed Ramadan *Conductor, Piano, Drums, Congas – Salah Ragab *Drums – Sayed Sharkawy *Ney [Bamboo Nay] – Abdel Hamd Abdel Ghaffar (Toto) *Piano – Khmis El Khouly *Tenor Saxophone – Fathy Abdel Salam, Saied Salama *Trombone – El Sayeed Dahroug, Mahmoud Ayoub, Sadeek Basyouny *Trumpet – Ibrahim Wagby*, Khalifa El Samman, Mohammed Abdoe *Trumpet, Flute – Zaky Osman. —— recorded in Heliopolis Cairo Egypt between 1968 and 1973  1:13:57 (Pop‑up)
Lloyd Miller /w/Jeff Gilson Sextet)  Bizz-aire   Options A Lifetime in Oriental Jazz  *Bass [Upright] – Henri Texier *Drums – Pierre-Alain Dahan *Electric Bass – Alain Melet *Piano – Jef Gilson *Saxophone [Soprano] – Alain Tabar-Nouval *Saxophone [Tenor] – Pierre Caron *Written-By – Gilson* *Xylophone [Balafon] – Lloyd Miller  1:24:47 (Pop‑up)
Nathan Davis  6th Sense in the 11th House   Options 6th Sense in the 11th House  *Bass – Richard Davis *Drums – Alan Dawson *Piano – Roland Hanna *Tenor Saxophone – Nathan Davis. ---Recorded At – WRS Recording Studios - 1972 Composed By – Nathan Davis  1:27:27 (Pop‑up)
DJ Akimbo        1:33:55 (Pop‑up)
Os Mutantes  Chao de Estrelas   Options A Divina Comedia Ou Ando Meio Desligado  • Arnaldo Baptista: vocals, keyboards and bass with: • Rogério Duprat: orchestral arrangements • Dinho Leme: drums • Raphael Villardi: acoustic guitar  1:40:46 (Pop‑up)
Arthur Verocai  Karina (Domingo No Grajaú)   Options Arthur Verocai  Guitar – Helinho — Tenor Saxophone – Nivaldo — Trombone – Edson Maciel — Musician – Aloisio*, Edson Maciel, Hamilton, Helinho, Jorginho*, Luiz*, Luiz Carlos*, Nivaldo*, Oberdan*, Paschoal*, Paulinho*, Paulo Moura, Pedro dos Santos*, Robertinho*, Serginho* — --- 1972  1:44:37 (Pop‑up)
Eddie Harris  It's All Right Now   Options That Is Why You're Overweight  *Bass [Six-string bass], Vocals – Bradley Bobo *Bongos, Vocals – William (Buck) Clarke* *Drums, Vocals – Paul Humphrey *Guitar, Vocals – Ronald Muldrow *Percussion, Vocals – Calvin Barnes *Synthesizer [Rhythm synthesizer], Vocals – Bob Ramey *Written-By, Lead Vocals, Electric Piano – Eddie Harris. ---Recorded at: The Village Recorder An LA recording complex housed in a vintage Masonic Temple - 1976  1:49:10 (Pop‑up)
Freddie Roulette  Million Dollar Feeling   Options Sweet Funky Steel  *Bass, Acoustic Guitar – Victor Conte *Drums – Paul Lagos *Guitar – Coleman Head *Steel Guitar – Freddie Roulette -- Recorded at the Village Recorder, Los Angeles, California, 1973  1:53:10 (Pop‑up)
Lucky Peterson  Funky Ray   Options Triple Play  *Bass – Bob Greenlee, Dale Harton *Drums – Jim Payne, William Pell Pinner III *Keyboards, Lead Guitar, Vocals – Lucky Peterson *Trombone – Ray Anderson *Trumpet – Bruce Staelens ——1990  1:56:57 (Pop‑up)
Mavis Staples  Anytime   Options We Get By  *Vocals – Donny Gerrard, Mavis Staples *Backing Vocals – C.C. White (2), Laura Mace *Bass – Jeff Turmes *Drums – Stephen Hodges *Guitar – Rick Holmstrom *Liner Notes – Mavis Staples *Photography By [Photograph By] – Gordon Parks: "Outside Looking In", Mobile, Alabama, 1956  2:02:18 (Pop‑up)
Cassandra Wilson  Saddle Up My Pony   Options Silver Pony  • Cassandra Wilson – vocals • Marvin Sewell – electric guitar, acoustic guitar • Jonathan Batiste – piano • Reginald Veal – acoustic bass, electric bass • Herlin Riley – drums • Lekan Babalola – percussion---- Recorded and mixed at Piety Street Recording, New Orleans, LA --- 2010  2:05:03 (Pop‑up)
Peggy Lee  A Woman Alone with the Blues   Options Black Coffee  *Peggy Lee – vocals *Pete Candoli – trumpet *Jimmy Rowles – piano *Max Wayne – double bass *Ed Shaughnessy – drums --- 1953  2:14:36 (Pop‑up)
Lester Young, Roy Eldridge & Harry Edison  They Can't Take That Away From Me   Options Laughin' To Keep From Cryin'  • Lester Young - clarinet •, Roy Eldridge and Harry "Sweets" Edison" - trumpet • Herb Ellis - guitar • Hank Jones - piano • George Duvivier - double bass • Mickey Sheen - drums. — Recorded February 1958 in New York City  2:17:42 (Pop‑up)
DJ Les Affair sez "heeeyy"        2:23:38 (Pop‑up)
Henry Threadgill  Noisy Flowers   Options Makin' a Move  *Acoustic Guitar [Steel String Acoustic Guitar] – Ed Cherry *Classical Guitar – Ayodele Aubert *Guitar [Nylon String Soprano Guitar] – Brandon Ross *Guitar [Steel String Soprano Guitar] – James Emery *Piano – Myra Melford ---Recorded June 1995 at Electric Lady Studios  2:34:13 (Pop‑up)
Michel Legrande  The Boston Wrangler   Options The Thomas Crown Affair (Original Motion Picture Score)    2:40:50 (Pop‑up)
Alan Tew and Bullet  The Heist   Options The Hanged Man (OST)  Possible, partial lineup: "Bullet" were a studio band. Alan Parker, Barry Morgan, Les Hurdle on bass, and possibly Alan Hawkshaw on keys.Rec'd: 1975  2:43:38 (Pop‑up)
Mongo Santamaria  Congobel   Options Afro Roots  A CD reissue of a mid-'70s repackaging of Mongo Santamaria's first two Fantasy albums, 1958's Yambu and 1959's Mongo,  2:47:14 (Pop‑up)
Jeremy Steig  Elephant Hump   Options Fusion  *Drums, Congas, Drums [Clap Drums], Percussion – Don Alias *Electric Bass, Electric Upright Bass – Gene Perla *Electric Piano, Gong [Chinese Gong] – Jan Hammer *Electric Upright Bass – *Flute – Jeremy Steig. — Recorded at Electric Lady Studios, New York City, NY, 1970  2:50:06 (Pop‑up)
The Sylvers  Handle It   Options The Sylvers II  Strings, Horns Arranged By – David Crawford, Jerry Peters Producer – Jerry Peters, Keg Johnson  2:55:59 (Pop‑up)
Wayne Horvitz's Pigpen  Cause I'm In Love Yeah   Options V as in Victim  *Wayne Horvitz - keyboards *Briggan Krauss - alto saxophone *Fred Chalenor - bass *Mike Stone - drums. --- recorded and mixed in May 1993 by Jay Folette at Ironwood Studio, Seattle, Washington,  2:58:45 (Pop‑up)
Lucky Brown & The S.G.'s  Bout to Blow (Rehearsal)   Options Pecan Trees Speak to Each Other  *Bass – Bob Heinemann *Drums – Oliver Klomp *Guitar– Colin Higgins *Keyboards – Marc Hager Saxophone – P.D. (Peter Daniel(?)) Trombone [Bone] – J.C.* (Jason Cressey) - released: June, 2020  3:01:04 (Pop‑up)
Charles Mingus  Group Dancers ([Soul Fusion] Freewoman And Oh This Freedom's Slave Cries)   Options The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady  *Alto Saxophone – Charlie Mariano *Bass, Piano, Written-By – Charlie Mingus* *Drums – Dannie Richmond *Guitar – Jay Berliner *Piano – Jaki Byard *Soprano Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Flute – Jerome Richardson *Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Dick Hafer *Trombone – Quentin Jackson *Trumpet – Richard Williams, Rolf Ericson *Tuba – Don Butterfield Recorded January 20, 1963  3:05:44 (Pop‑up)
DJ Gitalong        3:13:11 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 10:52am Der Storkenweiser:

Hugz and hugz! Welcome Clubberinos!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm chresti:

Hi Storkenweiser and der clubbers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Thanks for throwing your money around, friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Mx. Granny (e/em):

Who here is wearing slacks!??!?!
Avatar 12:01pm Der Storkenweiser:

Welcome, chresti!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm spodiodi:

aloha, Stork! good day, Storklings! aloha, chresti, granny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm spodiodi:

aloha, Doug too!
Avatar 12:01pm Der Storkenweiser:

What Dougie said! Granny!! So happy to have you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm Doug Schulkind:

Ho ho ho, spo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm doctorjazz:

I don't mind a hot dog if they serve them with a nice beer. Hey, clubbers!
Avatar 12:02pm Der Storkenweiser:

spodiodi most dear!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm chresti:

Grannykins, I'm in pajamas, fancy flannels.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm chresti:

Hi spodi!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm listener james from westwood:

How do, Stork!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02pm Mx. Granny (e/em):

spodiodiodiodiodiodio!
chrestikins!
Doug!
Der Storkenweiser!
doctorjazz!

i'm in my pajamas, too! but chrestikins and i got an excuse, it's only 9am!?!?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm spodiodi:

i'm in dirty black jeans <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm WR:

I assume the marathon pic reflects winning partnership, one partner sleeps while other keeps going. The pic showing when the gent is getting some zzz's is interesting also.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm Mx. Granny (e/em):

that photo is this very much how i feel about this year
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm doctorjazz:

Still in pajamas at noon, see how long I can go.
Avatar 12:04pm Der Storkenweiser:

DrJ!! Our way!!! james from westwood!! WR in the huis!!! Joy! Rapture!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm BadBob:

Sunday, rain, daylight savings... pretty sure i can start drinking...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm Barry P.:

Hi Stork and fellow clubbers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm doctorjazz:

PJ's, coffee, left over Halloween candy, The Stork Club... Can it get any better?
Avatar 12:06pm Der Storkenweiser:

BadBob!! Barry P! Welcome all to Hary Hansen Day at The Stork.
Avatar 12:07pm Der Storkenweiser:

Great interpretation, WR! That was pretty much my train 'o thought.
Avatar 12:08pm Linda Lee:

hello! i'm back online after months at a mountain camp! thanks so much for the welcome from Stereolab, Sir Stork! :-)
Avatar 12:08pm Der Storkenweiser:

Whoops, that's MARY Hansen, fer crikeys!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Barry P.:

Stereolab very apropos for this moment, they are musical democracy in action.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Mx. Granny (e/em):

LINDA LEE! You're making my day, honey!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08pm Jeff Golick:

Sweetness.
Avatar 12:09pm Linda Lee:

hello my love! :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm doctorjazz:

Have to catch-up with Stereolab one of these days.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09pm adamdoesit:

Hi Stork Club.
Man, 1993 feels like a long time ago.
Avatar 12:09pm Der Storkenweiser:

Linda Lee!! Gotta get a new cup. -mine runneth over! Welcome back!!
Avatar 12:09pm Linda Lee:

haven't been able to get the Sheena stream going, for some reason. i'll keep trying,
dadblast it!
Avatar 12:09pm Linda Lee:

thank you my darlin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm Jeff Golick:

(And belated greets to @BadBob, from a playlist ago.)
Avatar 12:10pm Der Storkenweiser:

Greetz, adamdoesit: yup, another lifetime!
Avatar 12:11pm Linda Lee:

was in another lifetime, one of toil & blood/when blackness was a virtue/the roads were full o' mud. the 90s. :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm spodiodi:

🎆i like your sticker, WR. have been thinking of showing mine too -- we dropped out ballots off yesterday at city hall -- to the future 🎆
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm adamdoesit:

Another alternate universe, practically. Maybe the right music can channel us back into the right timeline…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm spodiodi:

holy wow, good to see you, Linda Lee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm spodiodi:

out=our
Avatar 12:12pm Linda Lee:

hey there my dear! greetings to thee! :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:12pm Mx. Granny (e/em):

what doctorjazz said (12:06) PLUS: Stereolab!!!!
Avatar 12:13pm Linda Lee:

alas can't stay to chat much today. busy folding up 35 years' in this cold mountain valley for kinder climes. ears on, though. :-)
Avatar 12:13pm Linda Lee:

chat soon! :-)
Avatar 12:14pm Der Storkenweiser:

We await your return, Linda Lee. So fine to hear from you! Good luck with your move. Where to?
Avatar 12:15pm Linda Lee:

thank you love. you'll know when i do. :-)
Avatar 12:16pm Linda Lee:

great seeing you too! keep the sounds comin! xx
Avatar 12:18pm Der Storkenweiser:

Candy in your PJ's! Livin' the dream, doctorjazz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18pm fred:

Is there any truth to a Love Shoes reunion tour? I heard that one essential member bailed out, but is it happening?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm Doug Schulkind:

If the world continues beyond Tuesday, fred. But it's a big if.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm Mx. Granny (e/em):

i didn't know how much i needed to hear Stereolab today
Avatar 12:20pm Der Storkenweiser:

That makes me feel like I'mm doing my job, Granny!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21pm Mx. Granny (e/em):

yes, Der Storkenweiser, i thank you kindly <3
  12:21pm rich:

hello stork lovely music for a rather dreary day in queens
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm doctorjazz:

I Live the Love Shoes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm fred:

I'm not going to pretend to be able to dance, but I'm also stuck home because of lockdown. This show's title is puzzling
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24pm chresti:

Hi LL!
Avatar 12:27pm Der Storkenweiser:

It's kind of a state-of-mind thing, fred. These dance marathons were dance-or-get-off-the-dance-floor affairs, so....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm Mx. Granny (e/em):

this is just lovely
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm Barry P.:

I'm googling the Love Shoes and all I'm getting are stores. Can someone educate me...something to do with Mary Hansen?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:29pm chresti:

Back when dancing at home wasn't an option, perhaps @Der Storken
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30pm fred:

@Barry P: Doug's first band in high school, maybe reuniting soon, though there are complications.
Avatar 12:30pm Der Storkenweiser:

I only dance in the shower.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Barry P.:

Thanks Fred
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm Barry P.:

Sound-Dust is a masterpiece.
Avatar 12:34pm Der Storkenweiser:

Jim O'Rourke is a natch to produce Stereolab, Barry P - this is an every-song kinda album. One of their peaks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:35pm Doug Schulkind:

Love Shoes, a very extremely well-kept secret.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37pm fred:

@Barry P: Actually it's a joke based on a autocorrect fail for "live shows", and Doug's frequent jokes about his first band in high school. I don't want you to be the butt of an insider joke that was never meant to be mean
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37pm Barry P.:

Stork, yes..for me this is the album when their more emotional songwriting style, technical proficiency, and pristine production all came together.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37pm chresti:

Hope you have non-slip appliques on your shower floor, Stork.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38pm doctorjazz:

Barry P-it started on the D.O. board this morning, when I posted (one of many auto correct) typo Love Shoes in a discussion on missing Live Shows... It took on a life of it's own from there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38pm Barry P.:

No problem, Fred, I accidentally found some red pumps I really like!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm Doug Schulkind:

Good old Sem, the adopter of the Drummer Stream for 2020-2021!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:45pm spodiodi:

yay S'em! big ups
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm BadBob:

Is kcr still going? Having been up that way in a while. If so idk if it should be REPLACED... good stuff over there
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm BadBob:

And btw i dont live in blairstown thats just where my mail gets fowarded from but yes it is beaitiful
Avatar 12:51pm Der Storkenweiser:

Thank everyone of you-all the Club for your pledges and your camaraderie every goddam Sunday. The Hellraiser was really truly life-affirming.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm adamdoesit:

@BadBob: To be clear, I don't think WKCR should be replaced, either! Early in the pandemic, the regular jazz djs were making heroic efforts to broadcast live from the studio. Then the university shut the campus down, radio station included. They kept broadcasting, but Schaapless and pre-recorded only. That kind of took the wind out of it for me. I look forward to their resumption of live broadcasting. Meanwhile double-props to everyone at WFMU for staying independent and on the air.
Avatar 12:52pm Der Storkenweiser:

And yes, Sem. An oversize load of thanks, dropped in your driveway. We are your happy adoptees.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Jeff Golick:

Did my rods and cones just switch places?
Avatar 12:57pm Der Storkenweiser:

Sorry, JG. I shoulda posted a warning. The darkmagenta color wasn't doing it for me. Hello, darkolivegreen!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Jeff Golick:

Stanley Cowell throwing it down.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Ike:

Hi all you humans, rods, cones, robots, hippies, punks, felines, canines, red shifts, blue shifts, and aardvarks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Mx. Granny (e/em):

dayum! yeah! digging this.
Avatar 1:00pm Der Storkenweiser:

@Jeff: You played another track from this album - back some.
Avatar 1:00pm Der Storkenweiser:

Digging your digging, granny!!
Avatar 1:01pm Der Storkenweiser:

Ike, We Like!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05pm doctorjazz:

Thanks, Storkeleh, been called a know it all in much worse ways.

Got much of my music education on WKCR. I can see how they could be covered by the pandemic. They're mostly students (purchasing home broadcasting gear would be expensive for them). And the last I heard, Schapp was pretty ill.
Avatar 1:09pm Der Storkenweiser:

I meant that with all affection and respect, doctorjazz! You and so many others make this already wonderful gig a weekly trip to the planet Ecstatica. I'm so sorry to hear that Phil Schapp is ill. That guy is a treasure, for all his little faults. Is it Covid?
Avatar 1:14pm Der Storkenweiser:

I demand to know more about Love Shoes. Are there tapes? will they play a reunion concert live at the Stork Club? Are there publicity photos?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm BadBob:

I expect columbia and its great radio station will resurface relatively unharmed... unfortunately the small, independent and IMO tge best bussinesses are at a huge disadvantage in the whole mess
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm doctorjazz:

I know, Storkeleh, much appreciated.
Schapp has been battling cancer for the past 2 years or so, don't know the current status. He was a big part of my jazz education.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17pm coelacanth∅:

good morning, evening, other
Mr.Storkhausen and clublings
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17pm fred:

@Stork: I'm pretty sure publicity pics can be photoshopped
Avatar 1:18pm Listener Gregory:

Just came back inside to eat a bit of lunch. Enjoyed the last 15 min of the show. Now outside to the unending leaves!
Avatar 1:19pm Listener Gregory:

P.S. I listen to the classical shows on WKCR most mornings, and they seem quite good to me. They're pre-recorded, but you can't much tell.
I believe Phil Schaap has lymphoma, so his winning the NEA Jazz Master award is none too soon.
Avatar 1:20pm Der Storkenweiser:

Hail, Listener Gregory! !
Avatar 1:20pm Listener Gregory:

@Stork, I've had rain and snow, so no hail, please!
Avatar 1:21pm Der Storkenweiser:

coelacanth∅ !! Snuck past me, there! Warm welcomes!
Avatar 1:22pm Der Storkenweiser:

Damn L Gregory. So very sorry to hear it. I've seen Schaap in a number of his documentaries and he's always poised and animated in them - and knowledgeable, hoo-boy.
  1:25pm Irene:

Since our plans for a walk in Central Park are scrapped, these tunes are perfect for our rainy Sunday afternoon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:25pm Doug Schulkind:

I had not heard that about Phil Schaap.
Avatar 1:26pm Der Storkenweiser:

Irene!! Amazing, I thought of you 3 seconds ago, and there you are!! More sunny music on the way!
  1:27pm Irene:

I’m not a fan of Schaap, but I wouldn’t wish that on anyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30pm fred:

@Der Storkenweiser: From what I heard, one of the issues is that Love Shoes featured Andy Breckman on keytar, so pictures are worth a lot
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm adamdoesit:

The last time I heard Professor Schaap on the air was, I think, in late March, or early April. He'd been coming in to do "Traditions in Swing" live on Saturday evenings, with assurances that he was as safe in the studio as he would be at home. (Sharif Abdus-Salaam and Sid Gribbets had been coming in as well.) There was something really moving about his observance of the tradition of Traditions in Swing during the time of COVID that, in my mind, connected with that music's perseverance through suffering. Then the campus shut down, and his voice was gone. He didn't seem to be recording shows from home. (I hope this was obstinance, rather than illness.) He more or less sat out their Charlie Parker centennial broadcast, a weeklong holiday that he more or less created. The absence from it of his voice was, and will be, irreplacable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm WR:

@spodiodi @12:11. Thank you.

I had noticed Friday & Saturday some folks used Halloween pics, recent or when they were kids. I thought, what do I got, and there it is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm Irene Trudel:

Very cool, WR!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41pm Irene Trudel:

Shabaka Hutchins is a force of nature! I engineered a session with him for Soundcheck, and have seen him play a few times. Hutchins' other ensembles called Sons of Kemet and The Comet is Coming are worth checking out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm Barry P.:

Best fake crying vocal! Love Os Mutantes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm coelacanth∅:

damn, the last time i hard Phil Schaap on live radio was c.2001, before i moved out of range. i listened to him a lot though, especially late 80s>late 90s.
i recorded some specials on cassette, including at least 10 full tapes of a week-long(?) Billie Holiday tribute.
i sure hope he recovers.
Avatar 1:44pm Der Storkenweiser:

I think Mel Blanc musta produced this track, Barry P!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:46pm coelacanth∅:

...if i'd known the www was coming it would've saved me lots of time and money!
since i made those Billie Holiday recordings i've probably listened to only 2 of them, one time each, years ago.
Avatar 1:48pm Der Storkenweiser:

Edson Machel tearin' it up on 'bone!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50pm Irene Trudel:

This Arthur Verocal track is very Zappa-esque. Good stuff!
Avatar 1:51pm Der Storkenweiser:

Interesting take, Irene. I agree.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Barry P.:

Great album title, and check out the cover!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm fred:

I remember getting the Billie Holiday comp on Verve in college. Marked me as a freak, but worth it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm coelacanth∅:

i thought it might be Zappa at first too; and the Eddie Harris track reminded me of Roy Ayers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm chresti:

Interesting album title- That is Why You're Overweight.
Avatar 1:56pm Der Storkenweiser:

Yeah, a little 70's-funk cliche (see Ohio Players), but funny.
Avatar 1:57pm Der Storkenweiser:

The Eddie Harris album cover, i meant...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm coelacanth∅:

fred, when my brother checked out in 1993 i went from a 1-Lp Billie Holiday comp to 6 albums, including a 3-Lp box -not the verve one though, which i'll guess is the best one
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01pm fred:

@chresti: But "It's All Right Now" is what the tennis grounds you work at is selling
Avatar 2:01pm Der Storkenweiser:

Yup, Lucky P. is playing kebs AND guitar, live to tape on this. And Ray Anderson? Fuggeddabouddit!!!
Avatar 2:03pm Listener Gregory:

Came back in for a short break and found this on Phil Schaap's Facebook page as of July 1:

I've developed a second cancer, a lymphoma, and the aggressive chemotherapy has worn me down. The prognosis is still cure and recent scans demonstrate that the treatment is doing some good.
Still, good days are few; however I'm staying with the Jazz.
Avatar 2:04pm Listener Gregory:

Wish I could get this show outside while raking.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:04pm Barry P.:

This is 1956?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:04pm fred:

@coel: That Verve comp has many alternate takes. I love that now, but it's not for everyone. I hated it at first
Avatar 2:06pm Der Storkenweiser:

Barrry P: no, the album cover photo (google it, it's amazing) was taken by Gordon Parks in '56
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Gregory
Avatar 2:07pm Der Storkenweiser:

The album is from '17, or something.
Avatar 2:07pm Der Storkenweiser:

Gregory: always thought leaf-raking was overrated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07pm coelacanth∅:

THIS is why you're overweight
soulbrother.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:09pm Barry P.:

That makes more sense Stork! Yes, that's a heavy photograph.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11pm coelacanth∅:

fred i like hearing all that. sometimes it gets tedious (like the stooges' fun house box with 14,000 similar takes of one of their musically inferior songs, tv eye)
...but sometimes i like the alternate take better than the chosen one.
Avatar 2:11pm Der Storkenweiser:

Marvin Sewell - excellent gee-tar playin!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12pm Jeff Golick:

For those who instagram, the @gordonparksfoundation is a good follow.
www.instagram.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm WR:

I have not visited the Phil Shaap web site in a few years. There are still some broadcasts available for listening but the emphasis now seems to be to sell off his collection. Curious and a little sad.

www.philschaapjazz.com...
Avatar 2:14pm Der Storkenweiser:

He could probably use the dough though, WR.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:15pm doctorjazz:

With Billie, depends which Billie you want to listen to. The Verve Billie is mostly the world weary, worn down, pained, drug addled version. Earlier recordings are lighter, smoother. Love them all, but very different experience.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm Jeff Golick:

Lester on clarinet...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19pm adamdoesit:

Prez heard you talking about Billie.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20pm fred:

@doctorjazz: I love 1930's Billie. Though the world weary later era hits deeper. Different, both great
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:21pm doctorjazz:

Schapp's site has been selling stuff for a long time (stay away because it's usually tempting).
Listened to his shows all the time years back. In recent years or got harder to listen. He'd play a half hour of great music, but then talk about it for an hour. His anger at young folks for not knowing about any of the artists would also come through (probably a downside of teaching at Columbia). It became difficult to stay with.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23pm doctorjazz:

That was a metal clarinet, if I remember correctly-lovely tone he gets.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:24pm doctorjazz:

Great set, Storkeleh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29pm coelacanth∅:

dr.j @2.15 good point. i much prefer the very early stuff. it's PARTLY because i am far more a fan of small-group jazz (relatively) as opposed to big band...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Doug!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:30pm Irene Trudel:

Yes, Doug is the greatest, and I love being a part of the Drummer "family" that he's created.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:32pm doctorjazz:

Coel, the latter stuff is also small group, but has a very different feel, even the accompaniment.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:33pm doctorjazz:

Saw Ray Anderson maybe a year ago, with BassDrumBone in Manhattan, still terrific!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:33pm chresti:

'76 is the year I moved to LA.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35pm doctorjazz:

Threadgill! A giant!
Avatar 2:36pm Der Storkenweiser:

Lucky you, Doc. sounds like it wuz amazin.'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:37pm coelacanth∅:

well,yes she did small group stuff later too. i tend to think of her as moving from small to big band because that's how the first comp i owned presented her. (it's a great little collection anyway)
Avatar 2:37pm Sem:

Hello, the Stork, Clubbers. Listening along, liking it all.
Avatar 2:38pm Der Storkenweiser:

Sem, take a bow! Simply hiya!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:39pm fred:

DJ "shuts the fuck up" sounds like a good call. Sorry but I saw a last dance show before lockdown and the theater director made a speech before the show and it wouldn't end. I had to leave right at the end, couldn't even clap for the artists because that asshole had to be the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm adamdoesit:

@docjazz @coelacanth For me it's Billie's 30s recordings with Lester in particular. They both have such lonesome sounds by themselves. Together, they sound *together,* in a way they maybe don't elsewhere. I credit Phil Schaap with getting me to pay attention to those sides…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:40pm doctorjazz:

It was at a little downtown Manhattan museum, was supposed to be one set, but it went so well BassDrumBone stayed to play a second set (to my delight, but my long-suffering wife's chagrin)
Avatar 2:42pm Der Storkenweiser:

Pretty insufferable, fred Bad enough when you get a long diatribe from someone playing the music - horrible when it's some event organizer.
Avatar 2:46pm Linda Lee:

just popping in again to say how much i love this soundtrack. just fantastic. almost feel i'm chasing some bad hombre in a fly sportscar as i sit on my ass at home.
Avatar 2:47pm Linda Lee:

i love you, Stork. you make my day every time.
hands up! police! you can't win, man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm doctorjazz:

I told this before, but I'll try to keep it short. I went to see Keith Jarrett at the Village Vanguard years back. Club was filled with noisy tourists who wouldn't stop talking. Jarrett sat down, played a few minutes, stopped. Did this 3 times, didn't speak. Then got up, show over. While I hate the loud, inconsiderate attendees, I was angry at him for years, wouldn't see him again. Now,. Of course, I'm sorry, bit off my nose...
Avatar 2:47pm Linda Lee:

brilliant segue, that one
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm BadBob:

@gregory - you need "earmuff headphones", im sure theres a proper name for them, and you can rake away. Ive been sanding and vacuuming all day and havent missed a beat. Ive got 3ms and its only bluetooth but years ago i was hanging on a jackhammer for months in coney island and i had a pair that did fm radio and wfmu was loud and clear
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:47pm coelacanth∅:

adamdoesit i agree. but i really Love ALL her 30's stuff -with Teddy, with Benny...
the world-weary Billie sounded tired, but there's another factor of that transformation from the "innocent" and genuine young(er) Billie. i suppose it was her managers or record company said you need to keep doing that thing you do, then her beautiful idiosyncrasies became forced and cliché.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:49pm fred:

The guy is a theater director, pretty famous at that. But he has only contempt for dance, and is very fond of himself. It's just sad that I had to endure his self-love fest and couldn't show my appreciation for Kaori Ito (because of the curfew and incoming lockdown)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:49pm doctorjazz:

@Coel, her idiosyncracies DID become more pronounced, maybe overdone. But, the SOUND of that voice, man, pierces me.
Avatar 2:49pm Der Storkenweiser:

Thank you, Linda Lee :))))
Avatar 2:50pm Linda Lee:

there's that lovely smile. ;-)
Avatar 2:52pm Linda Lee:

have just advised all my tribe on social media that we must *not* let the bastards get us down. this is our time! let's live well & give 'em nothin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm doctorjazz:

2 basses on this Steig. Someone's had a bit of a tuba feel...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53pm coelacanth∅:

you're right doc her voice remained beautiful throughout
Avatar 2:53pm Linda Lee:

every moment's still precious. music gives life to life. :-)
Avatar 2:53pm Linda Lee:

so we thank you, Sir Storkenweiser.
Avatar 2:53pm Der Storkenweiser:

Put that on a t-shirt, Linda Lee
Avatar 2:54pm Linda Lee:

to which brilliant quote do you refer, my dear?
Avatar 2:55pm Der Storkenweiser:

@Linda Lee: every moment's still precious. music gives life to life. :-)
Avatar 2:55pm Linda Lee:

the bass in this piece reminds me of the tree frogs sharing my camp with me this past month. told myself, when the tree frogs stop singing, i'm going inside. so they did & i did.
Avatar 2:55pm Linda Lee:

ah. :-)
not the 'we thank you Sir Storkenweiser'.
Avatar 2:56pm Der Storkenweiser:

This whole Steig album is pretty acid-drenched.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57pm fred:

It's weird because I'm a contemporary dance fan but I'm not rich at all. So I had to rush before curfew because where I live enforcement is strict. But dance is for rich people, who are immune from these constraints. I don't know how to deal with that
Avatar 2:57pm Linda Lee:

oh man! the Sylvers! actually in direct competition for best band of funky siblings back in the early 70s ~
Avatar 2:57pm Der Storkenweiser:

No, LL - if you use the Sir Storkenweiser trademark, I'm gonna have to get my beak wet on it ;)
Avatar 2:58pm Linda Lee:

of course! that's a given.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:58pm adamdoesit:

@coelacanth Yeah, everything Teddy Wison did was so classy… what's not to love? I imagine there was a lot to pull Billie down: personal demons, the record business, substance abuse, and maybe subsuming them all, the treatment visited on a unique and brilliant black woman artist who tried to follow her own lights. "If I should take the notion to jump into the ocean, ain't nobody's business if I do."
Avatar 3:00pm Der Storkenweiser:

My dad just LOVED Teddy Wilson. One of the many musical heads-ups I got from him.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm doctorjazz:

Goodman appreciated Teddy Wilson, broke the interracial group taboo with him. Not sure he's remembered in the same way today.
Avatar 3:02pm Der Storkenweiser:

Couple more tunes here in OT, folks. Thanks for ridin' along! Yuz are a blast!!!
Avatar 3:04pm Der Storkenweiser:

Another major 'bone-blower!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm Ike:

Thanks Storkenpotatomuncher!
Avatar 3:05pm Linda Lee:

what a fine, fine afternoon you've made it, Stork. many thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm adamdoesit:

Thanks for the afternoon hang, Stork and club. Deep appreciation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm doctorjazz:

For taking noise reduction-if you don't mind sticking then deep in the rear, Etymotic earphones are the best I've used (I think this came up with LG earlier). Used to despise blower noise.
Avatar 3:10pm Der Storkenweiser:

Thank you dear friends, for another wonderful afternoon of Divertissement. It was very diverting. I hope, if I may paraphrase Jeff at the end of D-O today, that we have joy, ancillary to the show, to share next Sunday. Holding tight till then - - - - soul kisses, Stork
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:10pm doctorjazz:

Great show, Stork, thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:10pm chresti:

Thank you, der Storkenhausen! Always have a pleasurable time here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm doctorjazz:

Great Mingus! A bit wilder then his stuff before, or after...
Avatar 3:16pm Der Storkenweiser:

chresti, DrJazz, adamdoesit, Ike, Linda Lee, Granny, fred, coel, BadBob, Sem, Irene, JeffG, Barry P, Listenre Gregory, chresti, Dougster, and all others callously overlooked, damn me!! 'mom back next Sundee!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm Doug Schulkind:

Such Sunday sweetness! Thank you Störkmeister!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:18pm Barry P.:

Thanks Stork for a wonderful show. See you on the other side of the great crossroads, hopefully we will celebrate together.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:18pm fred:

If there is a next Sunday. It's 2020, and an asteroid is on its way
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:18pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Wolfie! take care everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:18pm WR:

Thank you Der Storkenweiser. Laters all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm Barry P.:

Everyone be well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm coelacanth∅:

got talking in the kitchen missed a whole conversation about Teddy Wilson
...i'll scroll up
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:22pm WR:

I think the Teddy Wilson conversation just barely started. I hope a feature is in the near future and we can pick it back up.
Avatar 3:26pm Der Storkenweiser:

Thanks again, all y'all. Might have to play some Teddy Wilson real soon....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30pm coelacanth∅:

haha! ^ right on
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