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The other Outpost

The other Outpost — Carrizozo, New Mexico — June 19, 1999 — photo by Mark Weber

The Thursday Jazz Radio Show

November 30, 2o17 Jazz @ Noon every Thursday (starts at 12:07 after the satellite news) Host MARK WEBER KUNM Albuquerque, USA 89.9 FM (Mountain Standard Time) also streaming on the web Current time zone offset: UTC*/GMT -6 hours (*Coordinated Universal Time)/Greenwich Mean Time)



It occurred to me
only this morning
what a major shift in consciousness
it was for humankind to switch
to experiencing music mostly from recordings

Only one hundred years ago
—– music boxes?
Even those have their organic reality

You know things are changing
when you attend a sitar concert
and they’re using one of those electronic
drone boxes rather than a tanpura

Lewis Winn(guitar) and Jon Gagan(bass) at old Outpost

In days gone by these two had a very active duet thing going on, now they live two cities apart, a tale of two cities: Santa Fe and Albuquerque — Lewis Winn(guitar) and Jon Gagan(bass) at old Outpost — June 16, 1997 — photo by Mark Weber —- Jon will be bringing a group into the new Outpost this coming December 7 that includes a quintet of Santa Fe hotshots (Pat Malone on guitar!)

Byron Stripling Trio w/ David Parlato(bass) & Gerald Wiggins(piano) — old Outpost — May 24, 1999 — photo by Mark Weber

Afternoon session at old Outpost -- Paul Plimley of Vancouver BC and Mark Weaver of Albuquerque

Afternoon session at old Outpost — Paul Plimley of Vancouver BC and Mark Weaver of Albuquerque —- October 22, 1998 — photo by Mark Weber —- two of my favorite musicians

Kitty & Dick Trask, dearly departed

Kitty & Dick Trask, dearly departed —- Dick grew up in NYC and was a denizen of 52nd Street in the good old days, they moved here to Albuquerque in the 60s with the aerospace industry, which was Dick’s bread & butter — He had the absolute genius of playing his alto saxophone with complete abandon & joy —- photo by Mark Weber — August 25, 2000

Joe Maneri Trio w/ his son Matt (electric 6-string violin) and Randy Peterson(drumset) at Biblios Bookstore, 317 Church Street

Joe Maneri Trio w/ his son Matt (electric 6-string violin) and Randy Peterson(drumset) at Biblios Bookstore, 317 Church Street, way down yonder in SoHo — June 28, 1997 — such interesting music, the maestro of microtones visiting NYC from Boston —– It was a very warm summer evening and I remember getting lost afterwards as the subway stations down there close after-hours, and I wandered around for more than an hour looking for a subway station to make it back up to Upper West Side where I was staying at Janet’s sisters digs — photo by Mark Weber — It’s dark in SoHo that time of night, very eerie, (I have a variety of spatial dyslexia where I can’t tell north from south — Max Roach had it, too —- A few days later I got to talking with an psychic who told me that it’s something in the rocks under southern Manhattan that was screwing up my sense of direction —- It seriously effects me, especially in that locale)

We're standing outside the old Outpost on Morningside

People of a certain age will know the legendary Lanny MacDonald, pianist, singer, raconteur, and lounge act (cruise ships, etc), and poet Todd Moore — We’re standing outside the old Outpost on Morningside, that colorfully painting building behind them on Central (aka Rt.66) is an antique shop Cowboys & Indians where Todd worked for about a year, funny gig for Todd, but he needed to get his Social Security together and needed a few more points, so he worked that out selling old western collectibles —– Lanny had just regaled us with his story of the time in Chicago that Charlie Parker had wrangled ten bucks out of him — photo by Mark Weber — September 10, 1999 Albuquerque

Roberto Miranda, Horace Tapscott, Frank Morgan

Roberto Miranda, Horace Tapscott, Frank Morgan — upstairs at old Outpost Performance Space where Roberto & Horace were in town for a concert of duets —- Frank lived in Placitas at the time and came by for a visit —- February 14, 1998 — photo by Mark Weber —– Earlier in the day after Horace had tried out the Steinway I asked how he liked that piano, and he said, “Yeh. I like it. Wood,” in that elliptical way he spoke those years (as he got older he seemed to get more verbose).

Sarah Cahill solo piano music of Ruth Crawford Seeger, from San Francisco

Sarah Cahill solo piano music of Ruth Crawford Seeger, from San Francisco, brought to town under the auspices of Steve Peters/Nonsequitir, and what a revelation to hear this deeply quiet music, I’ve been a devotee ever since, Ruth also composed some fantastic chamber pieces, as well, for years I’ve been playing her arrangements in the Lomax BEST LOVED AMERICAN FOLKS SONGS (1947) not knowing there was this deep well behind all that —- (I’ve often wondered if Sarah is related to that turkey Police Chief Cahill who menaced the Haight Ashbury community in the 60s?) Then again, there’s other Cahill’s, like the historian Thomas Cahill who’s books I can recommend, like SAILING THE WINE DARK SEA about ancient Greeks, and the one where Irish monks save civilization —- Photo by Mark Weber at old Outpost, Albuquerque, October 17, 1998 —- When the late Mike Seeger played the Outpost a few years ago I told him how much his mother’s music means to me.

Dexter -- December 23, 1976 at The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach

Dexter was a lot of fun these years of his “return” to the U.S. (1976), it was celebratory, dramatic, heroic, his music was deep and his solos long and circular —- Long solos being a thing back then, almost avant-garde and dare I say: not always cohesive, wandering from one thing to another, sometimes they seemed like a bebop science lesson, but we loved it, again, it was the times —- (I actually saved a roach I smoked with Dexter that is now in my UCLA archive, haha — don’t tell the police) —- During applause he’d offer his saxophone to the audience —- I’m so glad for the many live concerts being made available from those years when he was on the road with his quartet, they are valuable documents —- Still, it’s the studio album MANHATTAN SYMPHONIE (1978) produced by Michael Cuscuna that is his masterpiece of those years, it is a direct hit, more contained, a pure distillation of the Dexter concert experience —- Dexter had family in L.A., so we had a lot of opportunities to catch him, George Cables was central, but we also caught Dolo Coker (pre-George) and Kirk Lightsey (post-George) —- Another of my favorite Dexter albums is the one he made just before his “comeback” and that was with arranger/conductor/trumpeter Palle Mikkelborg MORE THAN YOU KNOW (1975 on Steeplechase in Copenhagen) —- Notwithstanding his 1940s recordings that Bobby Bradford asserts were very important in the early bop days —- photo by Mark Weber — December 23, 1976 at The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach

Bobby Bradford (cornet) and Glenn Ferris (bass trumpet) although, Glenn joked that it was actually a "flugelbone" -- April 1, 1979 Century City Playhouse, Los Angeles -- photo by Mark Weber

Bobby Bradford (cornet) and Glenn Ferris (bass trumpet) although, Glenn joked that it was actually a “flugelbone” — April 1, 1979 Century City Playhouse, Los Angeles — photo by Mark Weber

Butch Miles with Count Basie Orchestra -- February 17, 1979 -- Claremont Colleges, California -- photo by Mark Weber

Butch Miles with Count Basie Orchestra — February 17, 1979 — Claremont Colleges, California — photo by Mark Weber

Zuni dancers -- photo by Mark Weber

These kids were so sweet, after they had performed their dance, I happened to be walking behind the stage area in the Indian Village section of New Mexico State Fair, when they asked me to take their picture — after all that preparation and the very involved dance they wanted their picture —- They had been introduced as Jemez Pueblo dancers but they explained to me that they are actually from Zuni and that their neighbors at Jemez were having ceremonies this week and couldn’t be at the Fair, so the Zuni dancers agreed to dance the Jemez version of the Buffalo Dance for them — September 11, 2017 — photo by Mark Weber

Tableaux New Mexico

Tableaux New Mexico — June 19, 1999 at a roadside diner called Disco Taco, Ruidoso Downs — photo by Mark Weber


  1. Mark Weber

    Every so often it need be re-minded that Jazz For Mostly is a combined effort —- “effort” not exactly being the right word —- The writing is mine, and the photographs: I’m the content schlub —- Cal Haines is the artist who grooms the photos > Reduces the photos from 2400 dpi to 72 dpi and sizing the frames to 758 pixels wide, elsewise these JFM pages would crash your computer for being too huge; also, Cal is a master of PhotoShop; for the most part I select the photos but many is the time I’ll ask Cal to look at Frames 2208-2217 and choose which Dexter best for our purposes; Cal also employs color restoration where some of the older images have drifted, see the lunch table tableaux above; Then, Cal, from his studio in Santa Fe, sends all this, along with the captions/legends to Klaus in Saint-Nazaire on the coast of France and Klaus sequences the page organizing it visually —- The beauty of this system is that Klaus, a graphic artist himself, sees all this cold, this jumble of content, which puts him in a position to see it all objectively, of which, by the time all the writing is done and the photos concurred, over the course of several days, we on this end are no longer objective —- Klaus assembles the whole pile how he best sees the reader to experience it —- You couldn’t work with two more better people.

    • Monsieur K.

      Thanks Mark for your kind words and CHEERS to you and Cal !!! ( well, we are a sort of an “intercontinental” dreamteam ! )

  2. Cal Haines

    I still can’t see the whole page and the comments are not coming through.

  3. Cal Haines

    Wow after I wrote the comment about not seeing all of the content, bam there it is….
    Mark and Klaus — a pleasure working with the team!

    • Monsieur K.

      Great to see it’s working!

  4. Carol Tristano

    Thanks to all of you – Mark, Klaus and Cal!

  5. Mark Weber

    The Ways & Means Jazz Radio Show
    November 30, 2o17
    KUNM Albuquerque

    1. Gerry Mulligan five saxophones playing a peppy happy-go-lucky “Turnstile” with solos all around: Lee Konitz, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Allen Eager, & Gerry w/ rhythm section Freddie Green, Dave Bailey, Henry Grimes — arranged by Bill Holman — rec. Dec.1957  released on cd THE GERRY MULLIGAN SONGBOOK (Pacific Jazz)
    2. Sonny Rollins Quartet  “There is No Greater Love” –11nov73 at KCET television studios L.A. w/ HENRY FRANKLIN(bass), David Lee(drums), George Cables(piano, who was living in L.A. at the time), and Sonny on tenor ——- released as “bonus tracks” on LIVE IN NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC HALL 1973 (Saturn)
    3. Dexter Gordon Quartet “Tanya”(Donald Byrd) — 2may78 NYC — cd MANHATTAN SYMPHONIE — w/ Rufus Reid(bass), Eddie Gladden(drums), George Cables(piano), Dexter on tenor, a very stately delivery
    4. Jazz a la Carte “I Found a New Baby” –27dec08 at KUNM Studio A w/ Dick Trask(alto), Richard “Doc” Rock(trombone), Kent Erickson(trumpet), Bob Delich(drums), and the great Wayne Shrubsall(banjo), Mark Weaver(tuba), Mark Weber(producer), Simon Welter(engineer)
    5. Henry Mancini “Swing Lightly” cd COMBO!  11-piece band w/ Art Pepper(clarinet), Dick Nash(trombone), Ted Nash(alto), Ronny Lang(bari), Johnny Williams(harpsichord), Larry Bunker(vibes), Shelly Manne(drums), Ramon Rivera(conga), Rolly Bundock(bass), Pete Candoli(trumpet) — 14june60 Hollywood
    6. Andrea Wolper “Song to a Seagull”(Joni) w/ Ken Filiano(bass), Michael TA Thompson(soundrhythm), Kris Davis(piano), Andrea(song) — circa 2011 NYC  —– Andrea, sometime resident of Taos
    7. Gil Evans & Ten “Nobody’s Heart” ruminative — 27sept57 NYC
    8. Stan Levey Sextet  “Extraversion” –6dec54 Hollywood w/ Zoot Sims(tenor), Jimmy Guiffre(baritone & arrangements), Claude Williamson(paino), Max Bennett(bass), Stan(drums), Conte Candoli(trumpet)(in the Stan Levey biography he says he never made a record under his own name without Conte on it) cd ZOOT SIMS COMPLETE 1944-1954 Vol. 4 (Blue Moon)
    9.  as previous  “Drum Sticks”
    10.      as previous  “West Coasting”
    11. Horace Tapscott solo “As a Child” cd THE TAPSCOTT SESSIONS Vol. 8 (Nimbus West) no date listed but it does say that this track recorded 4 days after the flutist Adele Sebasian passed away — 1980s Los Angeles
    *After this track I advanced a little editorial regarding Trump’s tax bill that is being batted around Congress right now > “Isn’t that perfect —- Trump who has no respect or interest in intelligence or knowledge is now pushing a tax bill that will cripple student assistance at colleges, especially those in graduate studies and higher education . . .” etc — Horace would love that, he was very politicized
    12. Heath Brothers  “Autumn in New York” seasonal –Oct.2008 w/ Tootie(drums), Jimmy(tenor), David Wong(bass), Jeb Patton(piano) cd ENDURANCE (Jazz Legacy) —- Jimmy sounds beautiful, I sure wish the drums were higher in the mix

  6. Carol Tristano

    It’s funny, my reply doesn’t seem to be posting.
    Just wanted to say thanks to you three – Mark, Klaus and Cal – fantastic work!

  7. Fred Voss

    Great photo of Dexter Gordon, Mark! Threw me back to that Round Midnight movie
    set in Paris. Your photo captures the mood he could weave when blowing his horn.
    Many thanks, man

  8. Mark Weber

    Thursday jazz show
    December 7, 2o17
    KUNM Albuquerque

    1. Dave Brubeck Quartet “Someday My Prince Will Come” –15dec61 — cd COUNTDOWN: TIME IN OUTER SPACE (Col.)
    2. Mundell Lowe Trio “On the Trail” — 10nov77 cd SOUVENIRS w/ Nick Ceroli(drums), Bob Magnussen(bass), Mundell playing both guitar parts (over-dubbed) Rest in Peace: Mundell got away from us last Saturday (Dec.2) age 95 in San Diego —————
    3. JJ Johnson Quintet “Tumbling Tumbleweeds” — 25july56 w/ Bobby Jaspar(tenor), Hank Jones(piano), Wilbur Little(bass), Elvin Jones(drums), JJ(trombone & arrangement) album J IS FOR JAZZ (Col.)
    4. Ruby Braff – George Barnes Quartet “Mountain Greenery” cd SALUTES RODGERS & HART (Concord)–1975 **When I came on mike after this Ruby track I miss-identified the date as “December 9” haha, spaced out as usual————-
    5. Hampton Hawes Trio w/ Stan Levey(drums), Leroy Vinnegar(bass), Hampton Hawes(piano) — 25nov58 Hollywood ——— cd THE SERMON (Contemporary) *****Slight intrusion: at about 3 minutes in there’s an audio mistake
    when I slide the fader up while previewing Jane Ira Bloom —– only lasts about 4 seconds —- We’re still learning that new board ——— The take-away: All you have to do is engage the Preview button but never the fader (Note to myself, of course)
    6. Johnny Hodges & Duke Ellington Lp BACK TO BACK “Beale Street Blues” w/ Harry Sweets Edison(trumpet), Hodges(alto), Duke(piano), Sam Jones(bass), Les Spann(guitar), Jo Jones(drums) —- NYC 20feb59
    7. Jane Ira Bloom’s new cd EARLY AMERICANS (Sono Luminus Editions) “Song Patrol” in trio w/ Mark Helias(bass), Bobby Previte(drums), Jane (soprano) —– July 2015 NYC
    8. as previous “Dangerous Times”
    9. Dave Brubeck Quartet “Castilian Blues” –3may61 —- cd COUNTDOWN w/Paul Desmond, Eugene Wright, Joe Morello
    10. Leon Sash Quartet “Sash-Kebap” Live at 1957 Newport Jazz Festival —- album on Verve split 50/50 with Toshiko Akiyoshi Trio —————- Leon on accordion; Ted Robinson(tenor), Lee Morgan(bass), Roger Price(drums) from Chicago
    11. Liz Gorrill – Andy Fite album COSMIC COMEDY (New Artists Records) Live in Greenwich Village —24march1990 “Another Universe” **** I received 3 calls over this long track which notions me to play more out music ——- I underestimate our listeners, they love this wild stuff (Note: Liz is now Kazzrie Jaxen)
    12. Lee Konitz Quartet “Lennie Bird” –22oct57 w/ Billy Bauer(guitar), Henry Grimes(bass), Dave Bailey(drums), Lee(alto) — 22oct57 (was 4 years and one day old) album TRANQUILITY
    13. Herbie Mann “Comin’ Home Baby” –17nov61 Live at the Village Gate ——— I referred to this music as a cultural anthropological document from the height of the beatnik craze when goatees, bongos, berets, black leotards, kohl eyeshadow, cigarettes, jug wine, sandals, serapes, blase attitudes . . . . . were on display for all the tourists visiting Greenwich Village to see the crazy beatniks —– I’ve always suspected that MAD magazine had its genesis in this milieu (they certainly did a lot of send-ups on the beatniks, even if they were from that demographic themselves: New York hipsters )

  9. Mark Weber

    The Eradicate the Electoral College Jazz Radio Show
    December 14, 2o17
    KUNM Albuquerque

    1. Anthony Ortega Trio “All or Nothing at All” –9july2000 cd SCATTERED CLOUDS (Hatology) w/ Mike Wofford(piano), Joe LaBarbera(drums), Anthony(alto)
    2. Michael Vlatkovich Tritet “Our costumes should tell us who we are and what we think” cd QUEEN DYNAMO (Origin Records) — 2004 w/ Jonas Tauber(bass), Ken Ollis(drums), Michael(trombone & compositions)
    3. Michael Morreale Quartet “The Sorcerer”(M.Davis) — 2-cd recorded Feb & March 2o16 MILESONG: THE MUSIC OF MILES DAVIS (PepJack Records) w/ Tony Regusis(piano), Bill Moring(bass), Tim Horner(drums), Michael(fabulous trumpet player)
    4. Herbie Harper Quintet “Five Brothers”(Mulligan) —–1953 L.A. w/ one of my all-time favorite baritone saxophonists Bob Gordon (1928-1955 died in auto accident en route to San Diego for a gig w/ Pete Rugolo’s band), Jimmy Rowles(piano), Harry Babison(bass), Roy Harte(drums), Herbie(trombone) *Herbie Harper one of the central movers & shakers of 1950s West Coast jazz, his jam session out in the Valley visited by everybody from Ornette to the teenage Chet Baker
    5. Horace Tapscott solo piano “It Never Happened Before” –1983 cd THE TAPSCOTT SESSIONS Vol.9
    (Nimbus West Records) *produced by Tom Albach — I told the story how I called Tom the night before to wish him Happy Birthday (b.1925 aged 92) we got to talking about the stalemate in the Senate during Obama’s presidency engineer’d by Mitch McConnell and Tom said: “That guy is such a non-entity I doubt he casts a shadow at sundown”
    6. Spike Robinson Quartet “The More I See You” — 1981 w/ Victor Feldman(piano), Ray Brown(bass), John Guerin(drums), Spike, one of the great Lestorians of the tenor saxophone — cd SPIKE ROBINSON PLAYS HARRY WARREN (Hep)
    7. Bill Payne introductory remarks to the following track (via telephone 26jan2o17):
    8. Connie Crothers & Bill Payne — piano & clarinet duets “The Desert & the City” — Oct. 2006 cd CONVERSATIONS (New Artists)
    9. Leon Sash Trio “Polka Dots & Moonbeams” — May 1961 — accordion feature — cd I REMEMBER NEWPORT (Delmark)
    10. Carol Leibowitz & Nick Lyons, piano & alto saxophone duet “Carol’s Dream”(C. Crothers for Carol Tristano) — 20may2o12 concert on cd FIRST SET (Line Art Records)
    11. Dizzy Gillespie + Double Six of Paris “Ow!” —8july1963 Paris w/ Bud Powell(piano), Kenny Clarke(drums),
    Pierre Michelot(bass), Dizzy(trumpet)
    12. Virg Dzurinko & Ryan Messina, piano & trumpet duet “There Will Never Be Another You” –2dec2o15 NYC cd UNDERTOW (New Artists Records)
    13. JImmy Heath Sextet “When Sunny Gets Blue” –1962 album THE QUOTA (Riverside) w/ Freddie Hubbard(trumpet), Julius Watkins(Fr. horn), Cedar Walton(piano), Percy Heath(bass), Albert Tootie Heath(drums), ruminative tenor saxophone feature for Jimmy
    14. Anthony Ortega duet with Chuck Domanico, alto & bass — 15oct66 “The Shadow of Your Smile” cd NEW DANCE (Hat)

  10. Mark Weber

    December 18, 2017
    KSFR  Santa Fe 101.1fm
    THE JAZZ EXPERIENCE w/ Arlen Asher
    9 – Noon
    guest Mark Weber

    * After Arlen settled on the idea that we do a Duke show I started working through the archive and also called 3 jazz scholars for suggestions: clarinetist Bill Payne, jazz host John Breckow, and cornetist Bobby Bradford

    First Hour
    1. “Take the A Train” –30june52 from album ELLINGTON UPTOWN (Columbia)  *John Breckow said “. . . after the rebirth at Newport (1956) and the following mass of Columbia recordings beginning with the extended “A Train” with Betty Roche and Paul Gonsalves’ probing solo, not to mention Duke’s extended piano intro . . .”
    2.  “Don Juan” Duke in trio piano bass drums w/John Lamb & Sam Woodyard — 18july1966 album THE PIANIST (Fantasy) when this album came out in the early 70s I must have played it for a year straight
    3. “I Can’t Get Started”  piano trio — March 1961 cd PIANO IN FOREGROUND (Col.) w/ Aaron Bell (bass) & Sam Woodyard(drums) * Bunny Berrigan made the first version of this song in 1936 and since then 1,103 versions listed at Tom Lord Jazz Discography
    4. The Washingtonians “Limehouse Blues” — 17june31 ———almost 800 versions of this listed at TLD — Johnny Hodges(alto) joined the band in 1929 — Otto Hardwick (alto) was away from the band for a year and is not on this date — Otto came from DC with the Washingtonians and stayed with Duke off & on till 1946
    5. “East St Louis Toodle-OO” –22march1927  *Arlen explained that this was the Duke Ellington Orchestra theme song for years until 1941 when Strayhorn’s “A Train” took over
    6. “Duke’s Place” 1961 —- besides the movie PARIS BLUES, this is the only recording session Duke & Mr Strong ever got together on  (because of such busy schedules) and this music is in my top ten favorite records,  currently marketed in a double-cd THE GREAT SUMMIT (Roulette)
    7. “Slow Blues” trio from THE PIANIST — fade to news

    Second Hour
    1. “Minnie the Moocher” –4jan63 cd RECOLLECTIONS OF THE BIG BAND ERA (Atlantic)
    2. “In a Jam” — 1june46 — Tricky Sam solos on trombone, and Al Sears on tenor, and Cat Anderson takes it out ——from TREASURY SHOWS Vol. 20
    3.  from the same cd “Honeysuckle Rose” Jimmy Hamilton clarinet feature –8june46
    4.  Nutcracker Suite “Peanut Brittle Brigade (March)” Jimmy Hamilton clarinet feature—21june60
    5. “Hot & Bothered” —1oct28  *Bill Payne says in his younger days he listened to this song over & over, “Barney Bigard’s clarinet solo — over the top — knocked me out”  +  “also, I hope you have time for Isfahan, that’s unbelievable”  
    6.  from AFRO-EURASIAN ECLIPSE  “Chinoiserie”  *It was Bobby Bradford who said in response to my
    question: What do we think about when we think about Duke Ellington >  “Timeless”  and then added “I hope you’re going to play something from AFRO-EURASIAN ECLIPSE (Fantasy) –17feb71——– terrific —— the way he mixes the clarinets and saxophones  —- the tone colors  —- the album features a lot of tenor from Harold Ashby”

    Third Hour
    1. “It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got that Swing”  w/ Ella –26july66 live at Antibes Jazz Festival, France — cd compilation DUKE ELLINGTON & FRIENDS (Verve) which didn’t list who the male vocalist was that was trading with Ella, so we speculated that it could be Cootie Williams, BUT Tom Lord has it that Ray Nance was singing AND that the date was July 29
    2. “Chelsea Bridge” featuring Gonsalves strongly suggested by Bradford — January 1965 Paris, reorchestrated by the composer Billy Strayhorn  ————Bobby said this track was used as background very effective to footage of Strayhorn walking across tarmac with a satchel of music and his coat heading to yet another flight on Ken Burns JAZZ documentary
    3. “Reminiscin’ in Tempo” 4-part suite by Duke written for his mother, who had recently passed —-9dec35
    4. Duke & Louis, again —– 1961 — “Cottontail”  with Louis ending a long string of scatting by hollaring “Get away Duke, get away!”  — THE GREAT SUMMIT ibid.
    5. Dizzy Gillespie & Clare Fischer’s version of “Caravan” Juan Tizol’s 1936 masterpiece — 1960 — album A PORTRAIT OF DUKE ELLINGTON
    6.  “El Gato” — 1958 Newport Festival — featuring Shorty Baker & Ray Nance, trumpets  —-John Breckow the KUNM Friday afternoon jazz host suggested this
    7.  ruminative piano trio “A Hundred Dreams Ago” — 1961 — cd PIANO IN FOREGROUND —– Duke always became introspective when he was alone with a piano . . . .

  11. Mark Weber

    Reindeer Can Really Fly Jazz Radio Show
    December 21, 2o17
    KUNM  Albuquerque  88.7FM

    1. Duke Ellington trio “Don Juan” — 1966 — album THE PIANIST (Fantasy)
    2. MW boogie piano intro — 29sept2o10 “Are you on the guest list?”
    3. Bucky Pizzarelli Quintet  “Groovin’ High” w/ Warren Vache(trumpet), Jay Leonhart(bass), Mickey Roker(drums), John Bunch(piano), Bucky(guitar) — cd 5 FOR FREDDIE (Arbors) — May 2006
    4. Todd Moore poems are scattered throughout the show — rec. 23dec2oo8 at Studio 725
    5. Arlen Asher Quartet “Scrapple from the Apple” — 2016 — Arlen(soprano sax), Jim Ahrend(piano), Dave Brady(drums), Andy Zadrozny(bass) — cd LOVESOME JAZZ WOODWINDS
    6. Dave McKenna solo piano “It came upon a midnight clear” –1997 — cd CHRISTMAS IVORY (Concord)
    7. “Cristo Redentor”(Duke Pearson) on Charlie Musselwhite’s first album STAND BACK (Vanguard) c.1966
    8. Kazzrie Jaxen “Shine the Warrior’s Heart” (vocal version of same tune that appears on her 2004 cd PRAYERS & MAD LAUGHTER) —– this version from a demo (c)2005 — Kazzrie piano & song
    9. Duke Ellington Orchestra “Peanut Brittle Brigade (March)” from NUTCRACKER SUITE — 21june60
    10. Bucky Pizzarelli 5 guitars “Davenport Blues”(Bix) — 1974 — arranged by Bill Challis
    11. Lord Buckley “Scrooge” His re-telling of Charles Dickens 1843 “A Christmas Carol” — c.1959
    12. Matt Brewer visits the show momentarily and we spin his titanic “Evil” from his latest cd UNSPOKEN (Criss Cross) –19feb2o16 w/ Ben Wendel(tenor), Charles Altura(guitar), Aaron Parks(piano), Tyshawn Sorey(drums), Matt(bass) —– Matt in town from NYC to spend Christmas with his mother Cris Nichols, who is on KUNM staff — Matt tell us about the track as a set-up  —————Coincidentlly,  complete surprise when guitarist and frequent guest on the Thursday jazz show Michael Anthony pops in (delivering Christmas gifts) — we all talk a minute on-air
    13. Bobby Watson – Jack Walrath Sextet “Cristo Redentor” fabulous version found on Blue Note compilation YULE BE BOPPIN’ —– with Judi Silvano singing the wordless vocals, Bobby(alto sax), Jack(trumpet), Franc Amsallem(piano), Jeff Andrews(guitar), Tone Reedus(drums) —-19dec94
    14. Count Basie Orchestra “Hear, There, and Everywhere” arr. by Bob Florence — cd COUNT BASIE ON THE BEATLES –15dec69
    15. Summit Reunion “It came upon a midnight clear” — w/ Kenny Davern(clarinet), Bob  Wilber(soprano), Dick Hyman(piano), Bucky Pizzarelli(guitar), Milt Hinton(bass), Bobby Rosengarden(drums) —-recorded at Rudy van Gelder’s 31may1990 — compilation cd A CHIAROSCURO CHRISTMAS (Chiaroscuro Records)
    16. Michael Anthony & Bobby Shew — guitar & trumpet duets “Let it Snow” from a Live broadcast 25dec2oo8 on the Thursday Jazz Show
    *All dates refer to date of recording session unless otherwise noted

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