Thursday, April 23, 2015

Playlist: April 22, 2015

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Eric Burdon & The Animals, St. James Infirmary
     Fri 4/24 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Eric Bibb, Silver Spoon
     Tue-Wed 4/28-29 @ Biscuits and Blues
Slim Jenkins, Devil Eyes
     Sat 4/25 @ XOXO
Lost Dog Found, Four Drinks
     Fri 4/24 @ Lagunitas Brewing Company

Special in-studio guests: Tumbleweed Wanderers

     6/11 @ The Independent: Album Release Show

Into The Mines
     from the forthcoming album Realize
Restless (in-studio)
Lower 48 (in-studio)
Don't You Want To Get Higher
     from the forthcoming album Realize
For You In Time (in-studio)
Somebody To Love (in-studio)
Bad Blood
     from the forthcoming album Realize

Bill Frisell, Hard Times
     Thu 4/23 @ Terrapin Station
     Fri 4/24 @ Mandavi Center
     Sun 4/26 @ SFJazz Center
Steve Earle & The Dukes, King of the Blues
     Wed 4/29 @ Crest Theater
     Thu 4/30 @ City Winery
     Fri 5/01 @ Great American Music Hall
Junk Parlor, Wild Tones
     Fri 4/24 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Sat 4/25 @ The Big Easy
     Sun 4/26 @ How Weird Street Faire
Barrio Manouche, Improvisación / Pasión Arabe
     Fri 4/24 @ Seahorse Sausalito
Humming House, Gypsy Django
     Sat 4/25 @ Fox Theater
Roy Orbison, Mean Woman Blues
Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown, Bits & Pieces
Johnny Shines, Give My Heart A Break
George 'Harmonica' Smith, Oopin' Doopin' Doopin'
Heart, Mother Earth Blues
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Mother Earth (Natural Anthem)
Albert King, Born Under A Bad Sign (live)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Playlist: April 15, 2015

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Tumbleweed Wanderers, Bad Blood
     from the forthcoming album Realize
     Wed 4/22 on Fog City Blues
Karina Denike, Sideshow
     from the new album Under Glass
     Thu 4/16 @ Amnesia
     Fri 4/17 @ Awaken Cafe
     Sat 4/18 @ Dave's Record Shop
Sean Hayes, Waiting In Vain
     Sat 4/18 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Fantastic Negrito, An Honest Man
     Fri 4/17 @ New Parish

J.B. Lenoir, Tax Payin' Blues
Eddy Clearwater, I.R.S. Man
Robert Cray Band, 1040 Blues
Fiddlin' John Carson, Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Us All
Slim Harpo, I Need Money (Keep Your Alibis)
The Drifters, Money Honey
Rufus Thomas, Save That Money
Barrett Strong, Money (That's What I Want)
Buddy Guy, $100 Bill
Patrick Quinn, Tax Man Max

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Playlist: April 8, 2015

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B.B. King, So Excited
Erma Franklin, Piece of My Heart
Rob Reich, Chicken Soup
     from the new album Shadowbox
     Sat 4/11 @ Red Poppy Art House
Jeremiah Lockwood, Flangdang/When I Get Home
     Sun 4/12 @ Viracocha

Special in-studio guests: Karina Denike and Lily Taylor

     Thu 4/16 @ Amnesia
     Fri 4/17 @ Awaken Cafe
     Sat 4/18 @ Dave's Record Shop

Karina Denike, Musée Mécanique (in-studio)
Lily Taylor, Reap (in-studio)
Karina Denike, I Never Cared (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Aviatrix (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Havin' A Go
     from the forthcoming album Under Glass
Lily Taylor, Miss It
     from the new album The Ride
Lily Taylor, Ride (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Boxing Glove (in-studio)
Karina Denike, Park It
     from the forthcoming album Under Glass

Terence Blanchard, Wading Through
Terence Blanchard, On the Sunny Side of the Street
     Thu-Sun 4/16-19 @ SFJazz Center
Lost Dog Found, You Are the Kind of Girl
     Thu 4/09 @ Ashkenaz
Big Blu Soul Revue, I Know
     Sun 4/12 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
24th Street Wailers, Spitfire
     Thu 4/09 @ Torch Club
     Fri 4/10 @ The Pocket
29th Street Swingtet, This Moustache Is For You
     Sat 4/11 @ Blush Wine Bar
Barrio Manouche, Coquette
     Sat 4/11 @ Revolution Cafe
Tin Cup Serenade, Manitoba
     Fri 4/10 @ Revolution Cafe
Billie Holiday, Having Myself A Time
Bob Dylan, Bye And Bye
Muddy Waters, You're Gonna Miss Me
Alfred Harris, Sundown Boogie Blues
Walter Horton, Hard Hearted Woman

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Playlist: April 1, 2015

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Aretha Franklin, April Fools
Karina Denike, Boxing Glove
     from the forthcoming album Under Glass
     Wed 4/08 on Fog City Blues
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
     Fri 4/03 @ Leo's
Shovelman, Excavating the Future
     Fri 4/03 @ Public Works
     Sat 4/04 @ Inner Mission

Special in-studio guests: UnderCover Presents Bob Marley's Exodus

T Sisters, Three Little Birds
T Sisters, The Crying Song (in-studio)
T Sisters, I Have A Hammer (in-studio)
T Sisters, Ready For Love
Rupa & The April Fishes, The Heathen
Sean Hayes, Waiting In Vain
Quartet San Francisco feat. Boots Riley & Silk E, Turn Your Lights Down Low
SHAKE YOUR PEACE!, My Mom The Realtor (in-studio)
SHAKE YOUR PEACE!, Feel Like Going On Home (in-studio)
SHAKE YOUR PEACE!, So Much Things To Say
Brass Band Mission, One Love
Empress Unification & Fyah Squad Band, Exodus

Jimmy Scott, Exodus
Alberta Hunter, Ich Hob Dich Tzufil Lieb
Zakiya Hooker, Baby You Busted

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Playlist: March 25, 2015

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Jay Johnson, Besame Mucho
Jay Johnson, You're the Boss
     Jay Johnson (1953-2015)
Bob Dylan, The Night We Called It A Day
Karina Denike, Anchors Away
     from the forthcoming album Under Glass
T Sisters, Three Little Birds
     from the forthcoming album UnderCover Presents: Bob Marley's Exodus

Special in-studio guests: The Lucky Losers

     Sun 3/29 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
     Fri 4/03 @ Poor House Bistro

A Winning Hand
Baby, You Got What It Takes (in-studio)
What Have I Done (in-studio)
What Was It You Wanted
What Is Success (in-studio)
Long Hard Road
     from the forthcoming album A Winning Hand

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, Get Up!
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Suzie Blue
     Wed-Sat 3/25-28 @ The Fillmore
John Brothers Piano Company Quintet, Patterns of Brick
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Everyday People
     Sun 3/29 @ The Chapel: The Bay Brewed
Diana Gameros, Gumboots
     Fri 3/27 @ Paramount Theater: Notes From Mexico
La Mandanga, La brevedad de la alegría
     Fri 3/27 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco, Celia & Johnny
Jimmy Grant, Valse de Wasso
Jeff Healey, Guitar Stomp Duet

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Playlist: March 18, 2015

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Ringo Starr, Postcards From Paradise
     from the forthcoming album Postcards From Paradise
Lionel Young Band, Knock These Blues Around
     Thu-Fri 3/19-20 @ Biscuits and Blues
Barrio Manouche, Improvisación
     Sat 3/21 @ Revolution Cafe
The Lucky Losers, What Is Success
     Wed 3/25 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guests: Geechi Taylor & The YMCO Jazz Band

     Thu 3/26 @ San Leandro Performing Arts Center: Swing It!

Take The A-Train (in-studio)
In A Mellow Tone (in-studio)
Take The Coltrane (in-studio)
Summertime (in-studio)
As (in-studio)
It Don't Mean A Think If It Ain't Got That Swing

Herbie Hancock, Watermelon Man
     Thu 3/19 @ Zellerbach Hall
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, In A Mellow Tone
     from the new album Friskin' The Whiskers
     Thu 3/19 @ Madrone Art Bar
Lavay Smith & Her Red hot Skillet Lickers, The Busy Woman's Blues
Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums, Some Like It Hot
Kally Price, Spreadin' Rhythm
     Fri 3/20 @ Ashkenaz: Women in Bay Area Swing

Hanna Rifkin, Morning Glory
     Fri 3/20 @ 50 Mason Social House
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Precious Lord
Marcia Ball, Just Keep Holding On
The Falcons, I Found A Love
Clarence 'Frogman' Henry, Lonely Tramp
Otis Spann, Nobody Knows My Troubles
Lightnin' Hopkins, Worried Blues
Sly & The Family Stone, M'Lady

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Playlist: March 11, 2015

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Ringo Starr, Right Side of the Road
Ringo Starr, Postcards From Paradise
     from the forthcoming album Postcards From Paradise
     Fri 3/13 @ Masonic Center
George Cole Quintet, You Got A Glow
Beso Negro, Desde Allí
     Sat-Sun 3/14-15 @ Freight & Salvage: Esprit de Django et Stépane

Special in-studio guest: Briget Boyle

     Fri 3/13 @ Monkey House
     Sun 4/12 @ Viracocha

Briget Boyle, Wednesday (in-studio)
Briget Boyle, Cornerstone
     from the new album The Parts Interior
Briget Boyle, Grey Skies (in-studio)
True Life Trio, Malino Mome
Unidentified, Ti Kako Ikane
Briget Boyle, Matters (in-studio)
Briget Boyle, Go For A Ride (in-studio)
Briget Boyle, The Countdown
     from the new album The Parts Interior

Elvin Bishop & Little Smokey Smothers, Travelin' Shoes
Billy Boy Arnold, St. James Infirmary
     Fri-Sat 3/13-14 @ Biscuits and Blues
Slim Jenkins, Well I Done Got Over It
     Fri 3/13 @ Capone's Speakeasy
The California Honeydrops, Just Because
     Thu 3/12 @ Zodiacs
     Sat 3/14 @ G Street Wunderbar
Nathan James, Cow Pies
     Fri 3/13 @ Smoking Pig
     Sat 3/14 @ Poor House Bistro
The Lucky Losers, What Was It You Wanted
     Thu 3/12 @ The Saloon
Aki Kumar, Let Me Get Closer
     Fri 3/13 @ Sheba Lounge
     Sat 3/14 @ The Pocket
     Tue 3/17 @ Mojo Lounge
John Németh, Bad Luck Is My Name
Harvey Mandel, The Snake
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Birmingham (Project C)
     Thu 3/12: Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Playlist: March 4, 2015


The Klezmatics, Makht Oyf (Open Up)
     Thu 3/05 @ The New Parish
Fantastic Negrito, Lost In A Crowd
     Thu 3/05 @ Boom Boom Room
Royal Jelly Jive, HMS Soulbay
     Thu 3/05 @ The Chapel: Bellyman's Ball
Hibbity Dibbity, Old Peter
     Thu 3/05 @ The Chapel: Bellyman's Ball

Special in-studio guest: Jeremiah Lockwood

     Tue 3/10 @ Leo's: Record Release Party (The Sway Machinery)
     Fri 3/13 @ Monkey House

Jeremiah Lockwood, Magein Avos (in-studio)
The Sway Machinery, Revive the Dead
Jeremiah Lockwood, Candy Man (in-studio)
Jeremiah Lockwood, Cold Comfort (in-studio)
The Sway Machinery, Longa
Boban Marković Orchestra, Hani Rumba
Jeremiah Lockwood, The Bright Sunny South (in-studio)
The Sway Machinery, Purity and Danger
     from the new album Purity and Danger

Friday 3/06 @ Broadway Studios: Digital Detox Device-Free Party

John Brothers Piano Company, C.H.P.
The Gospel Flats, The Mighty Jordan
Con Brio, Kiss The Sun
     Sat 3/07 @ The Fillmore
Midtown Social, Solid Ground

Rebirth Brass Band, What Goes Around Comes Around
     Fri 3/06 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Second Mind
     Fri 3/06 @ Crest Theatre: Evening of Bitchin' Badass Blues
     Sat 3/07 @ Fulton 55
     Sun 3/08 @ The Sand Bar
Elvin Bishop, Old School
     Fri 3/06 @ Crest Theatre: Evening of Bitchin' Badass Blues
Bettye LaVette, Yesterday Is Here
     Thu 3/05 @ Yoshi's
     Fri 3/06 @ Crest Theatre: Evening of Bitchin' Badass Blues
     Sat 3/07 @ Mystic Theatre
Wes Montgomery Trio, Unidentified Guitar Solo
Alvin Youngblood Hart, Amazed 'N' Amused

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Playlist: February 25, 2015


Taj Mahal, Every Wind in the River
     Thu-Sun 2/26-28-3/01 @ SFJazz Center
Shawn Holt & The Teardrops, Fannie Mae
     Thu-Fri 2/26-27 @ Biscuits and Blues
Lucky Peterson, I Can See Clearly Now
     Thu 2/26 @ Yoshi's
The Lucky Losers, I Take What I Want
     Fri 2/27 @ The Smoking Pig

Jeremiah Lockwood, Spoonful
     Wed 3/04 on Fog City Blues
Barrio Manouche, La Muerte de Paco
     Fri 2/27 @ Hopmonk Tavern
T Sisters, It Was Me
     Thu 2/26 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 2/28 @ The Fillmore
Lost Dog Found, I'm Not Crying For You
     Thu 2/26 @ The Fenix
Cassandra Wilson, Strange Fruit
     from the forthcoming album Coming Forth By Day
     Sun 3/01 @ Zellerbach Hall
Fillmore Slim, The Legend of Fillmore Slim
     Fri 2/27 @ Yoshi's
Langhorne Slim & The Law, Got My Mind Made Up
     Thu 2/26 @ Swedish American Hall
Bob Dylan, Stay With Me
     from the new album Shadows In The Night

George Harrison, Horse To Water
The Beatles, Glad All Over
The Beatles, Something
Traveling Wilburys, Handle With Care

Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Jabber Walks
     from the new album Friskin' The Whiskers
Jimbo Trout & The Fish People, Lulu's Back in Town
     from the new album Happy Hour of the Mind
Jorma Kaukonen, The Other Side of the Mountain
     from the new album Ain't In No Hurry
Igor Prado Band, You Got What It Takes
     from the new album Way Down South
Corey Harris, Devil Got My Woman
Johnny Winter, Death Letter
Nina Simone, Gin House Blues
Fats Domino, Lady Madonna

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Playlist: February 18, 2015


Blue Rodeo, Western Skies
Sean Hayes, Lucky Man
     Fri 2/20 @ The New Parish
Bob Dylan, Autumn Leaves
     from the new album Shadows In The Night
Asaf Avidan, Over My Head
     from the new album Gold Shadow
     Thu 2/19 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, Lil' 45
     Thu 2/19 @ Bimbo's 365 Club
     Fri 2/20 @ Club Deluxe
     Sat 2/21 @ Octopus Literary Salon

California Honeydrops, Got the Feeling
     Tue 2/24 @ Armando's
     Wed 2/25 @ Rossi's
Royal Jelly Jive, Stand Up
     Fri 2/20 @ The Crepe Place
     Sat 2/21 @ Art Boutiki
Stone Foxes, I'm A King Bee
     Sat 2/21 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
Jason King Band, Steppin' Out
     Sun 2/22 @ Biscuits and Blues
Delta Wires, Honey Bee
     Sat 2/21 @ Biscuits and Blues
Howell Devine, Railroad Stomp (live)
     Sat 2/21 @ The Baltic
     Wed 2/25 @ Biscuits and Blues
Steve Freund, Evil Ways
     Mon 2/23 @ Elite Cafe
     Wed 2/25 @ Empress Theatre
Wendy DeWitt, Gone
     Thu 2/19 @ The Saloon
     Sat 2/21 @ Burgers and Vine

Zakiya Harris, I Want to Take You Higher
     Fri 2/20 @ Awaken Cafe
Jazz Mafia's Subharmonic feat. Crossroads, You Can Make It If You Try
     Wed 2/25 @ Doc's Lab (Adam Theis Mobtet)
The Sway Machinery, Rozo Dshabbos
     from the forthcoming album Purity and Danger
Jeremiah Lockwood, Flangdang/When I Get Home
     from the new album Lockwood
     Wed 3/04 on Fog City Blues

Paul Kelley, Hasn't It Rained
     from the new album The Merri Soul Sessions
Steve Earle & The Dukes, Baby Baby Baby (Baby)
     from the new album Terraplane
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Pot Roast and Kisses
     from the new album So Delicious
JJ Grey & Mofro, Turn Loose
     from the forthcoming album Ol' Glory
The Ed Palermo Big Band & Rob Paparozzi, Drifting Blues
     from the new album Electric Butter: A Big Band Tribute to Paul Butterfield and Michael Bloomfield
Irma Thomas, Same Old Blues
Seth Augustus, Hey Hey Heraclitus

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Playlist: February 11, 2015


Jon Stewart & Stephen Colbert, Can I Interest You in Hanukkah?
     The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1999-2015)
Bob Dylan, Some Enchanted Evening
     from the new album Shadows in the Night
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, Highway 61 Revisited
     Fri 2/13 @ Lake Merritt Hotel
Slim Jenkins, You Know Yeah
     Fri 2/13 @ Elbo Room
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Walk Right In, Walk Right Out
     Fri 2/13 @ Elbo Room
     Sat 2/14 @ Biscuits and Blues

Special in-studio guests: La Mandanga

     Fri 2/13 @ Connecticut Yankee
     Sun 2/15 @ Peri's

Ama la vida (in-studio)
La razón de mi locura (in-studio)
No hay más perro que ladre (in-studio)
Dgiin, Flamenca
Píntame negro (in-studio)
Momento de irse (in-studio)
No me cansaría
     from the EP Raíces mandangueras

California Honeydrops, When It Was Wrong (live)
     Thu 2/12 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Fri-Sat 2/13-14 @ Moe's Alley
Royal Jelly Jive, Heart of Your Soul
     Tue 2/17 @ Twin Oaks Tavern
Tin Cup Serenade, Tin Cup Blues
     Fri 2/13 @ Revolution Cafe
Jimbo Trout and the Fishpeople, St. James Infirmary Blues
     from the new album A Happy Hour of the Mind
     Sun 2/15 @ Amnesia
Con Brio, Kiss the Sun
     from the new EP Kiss the Sun
     Fri 2/13 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sat 2/14 @ The Independent
Brass Band Mission, Rollin' in the Hood
     Sun 2/15 @ The Chapel
     Tue 2/17 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Stanford Marching Band, All Right Now
     Tue 2/17 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Ol' Silver Tongue, Los Angeles
     Sat 2/14 @ Stork Club
Josh White, Black Man
Lonnie Johnson, No More Women Blues
Blind Boys of Alabama, No More

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Playlist: February 4, 2015


Bob Dylan, I'm a Fool to Want You
     from the new album Shadows In The Night
Bob Dylan, Blowin' in the Wind
     from the new album The Basement Tapes Complete
Bhi Bhiman, Message in a Bottle
     Sat 2/07 @ The New Parish
     Mon 2/09 @ The Independent
Tumbleweed Wanderers, Let It Go
     Fri 2/06 @ The Independent
     Sat 2/07 @ The Crepe Place

Special in-studio guests: Ol' Silver Tongue

     2/08 @ Amnesia
     2/14 @ Stork Club

Shotgun Shuffle (in-studio)
More Trouble Than You're Worth (in-studio)
Devil's Breath (in-studio)
Silver Tongue Stomp (in-studio)
Nobody Special (in-studio)

Seth Augustus, It'll Be Me
     2/08 @ Amnesia

Irma Thomas, Time Is On My Side
     Sun 2/08 @ Wells Fargo Center
Booker T, Father Son Blues
     Sat 2/07 @ Yoshi's
Afrofunk Experience, What It Was pt.1
     Fri 2/06 @ Hopmonk Tavern
     Sat 2/07 @ Freight & Salvage
Ensemble Mik Nawooj, Hope Springs Eternal
     Sat 2/07 @ Duende
Elliot Smith Hour, Southern Belle
     Sat 2/07 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Gaucho, The Sometimes I'm Still Blue Blues
Beso Negro, We Can Dream
     Fri 2/06 @ The Crepe Place
Hot Baked Goods, Dark Eyes
     Fri 2/06 @ Viracocha
Bob Marley & The Wailers, Burnin'
Bob Marley & The Wailers, Exodus