Thursday, March 26, 2015

Playlist: March 25, 2015

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

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

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