Melodic Canvas by Robin McKelle

An enigmatic sound, a storyteller’s narrative and a live performance style oozing with Rat Pack moxie – singer and songwriter Robin McKelle is like a genre-blurring musical alchemist, taking listeners on a sonic trip to the old South, sprinkling in hints of the Motown Era or even the smoothness of Sade album, and mixing it together to create her inspiring ‘Melodic Canvas’ of Soul, Jazz, Gospel and More. On her most recent album, Melodic Canvas, which dropped late April, she embracing her genre-blurring style and no longer trying to fit into a box. The result is a deeply textured, rich, authentic collection, a mix of timely social commentary, intimate lyrics and a thoughtful call to action. A savvy songwriter and a powerhouse vocalist, Robin has long found a home where soul, jazz, pop, gospel, blues and the American Songbook cross paths. For the new album (which she produced), Robin sought a more ‘acoustic’ vibe with a focus on percussion, to allow the subtleties of her voice to shine. In her songwriting and in the arrangements/production of the album, she mixes her varied influences together with strength and grace.

I had the opportunity to catch up with Robin once again to discuss the new release. We get into the making of the songs and the hands on, hands off approach taken to get from a starting point to a finish line. Last time Robin and I spoke, we talked about her work with friend of the proGram, Mr. Lee Fields and how working with him opened up new directions in her path, so naturally I followed up with finding out since then some of the newest collaborators that have inspired. Robin even sings a line from one of the songs she might choose to air if I gave her some time programming greenarrowradio for you…seems like her and I would have fun making radio toGether. Take a listen above for the insights.

Lights Wave Colored

The second portion of the proGram waved in color at you(s):

Stop- Tower of Power
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The Grain Store- Jake Mason Trio
Yo- Rob Dixon Trio Ft. Charlie Hunter & Mike Clark
L.A.- Oytun Ersan

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Shrill Tones- Ghost Note Ft. Justin Stanton
Get It How You Live (intro)- The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra
Sybil’s Blues- The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra Ft. Theo Croker
The Critic’s Song- The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra
Interlude 2- Ill Doots
Sheep- Ill Doots

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One Of Dem Nights- Cee Knowledge & The Cosmic Funk Orchestra
Do It Together- The Midnight Hour Ft Bilal
King Of The Bright- Dizz1
Song About Timing- Swarvy & Mndsgn Ft. Nia Andrews
Mapito- Teebs

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Getting To Know- Leisure Centre
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A Luta Continua (Intro)- Gato Preto
Polícia- Gato Preto Ft. Delasi
Feitiço- Gato Preto Ft. Flore & MC Zulu

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Echo Tack Dub- Dubmatrix
Serious Thing Take 2- The Gladiators
Easy Squeeze- The Gladiators

Hole In The Water Peek

The first portion of the proGram was peeking into the lake:

Treasure Island Blues- Hot Buttered Rum
Never Got Married- Hot Buttered Rum

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Strange Vibes- Travis Bowlin
Junkyard Dog- The Bennett Brothers
Bluetrain (Slight Return)/Smokestack Lightning Revisited- Crystal Shwanda
Ain’t No Dania Beach- J.P. Soars

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What My Momma Told Me- Lurrie Bell & The Bell Dynasty
Ooh Daddy- Buddy Guy

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Right Now Is The Hour- Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio
Hesitation Blues- Bruce Katz Band
Sweatin’ Like a Pig, Singin’ Like an Angel- Vanessa Collier
Good Time- Jim Stephens
Keep On- Jim Stephens

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Angel Dance- Los Lobos
What’s Going On- Los Lobos (Live At the World Music Theatre, 1992)
Politician- Los Lobos (Live At the Barns of Wolf Trap, 1992)
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Sweet ‘n’ Sour- Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Ft. Jools Holland (live)
Strange Baby- Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (live)
**Excerpt of pre-recorded conversation with Jon Spencer**
Do The Trash Can- Jon Spencer
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Coming Home- The Record Company
I Feel Free- Dilly Dally

The Now of Jon Spencer

Jon Spencer, THE BLUES EXPLOSION MAN who put the BELLBOTTOMS on BABY DRIVER!
The Top Cat who spread the Secret Sauce in BOSS HOG!
The Rockabilly Right-Hook from Heavyweight Outlaws HEAVY TRASH!
The Swank-Fucking Master of PUSSY GALORE!

Often imitated, never duplicated, the original NYC underground-rock legend returns from the wilderness with twelve red-hot hits, each more powerful than the last! This is Garage Punk for Now People! A wizard’s brew of rhythm & blues and subversive dance grooves, weaponized with sci-fi skronk and industrial attitude, calibrated for the Revolution, a ball-peen hammer of sound guaranteed to destroy any post-modern hangover! Pulsing with energy, clanging with excitement, and dripping with radioactive soul and raw emotion, Jon Spencer opens up his heart like never before, exploring man’s modern condition with caustic guitars and outerworld crooning, asking and answering the musical question, “Is it possible to torch the cut-throat world of fake news and pre-fab, plastic-coated teen ennui with the cold hard facts of rock’n’roll?”

THE ANSWER IS YES!

SPENCER SINGS THE HITS! This is the truth serum America has been craving, the beginning of a rock’n’roll special counsel that takes no prisoners and puts the squares on ice!

I had the great pleasure of chatting with Jon about the upcoming album, as well as the July 30th show in Madison at the High Noon Saloon supporting Melvins. We get into the making and creating of the new tunes, and how doing it as a “solo” artist took on meaning. We paint a quick picture of what a newcomer to the scene could expect from the music of Jon Spencer as a solo artist and the people who are working out on tour helping him bring the fire to us. I have to admit that Jon’s music in all the bands mentioned above have always held a special place in my musical shaping existence, so getting to discuss the hows and whys and such with Jon was a thrill. We also find out just what he would spin if given 45 minutes of this radio show to program.

Photo Credit: Michael Lavine

EWI With Moist Paula, on Cassette Even

“Moist” Paula Henderson is a baritone saxophone player. She is a longtime member of the constantly shifting collective I call family, Burnt Sugar Arkestra Chamber. She has performed with Melvin Van Peebles‘ group Wid Laxative and has also played with The Roots, Gogol Bordello, Amanda Palmer and TV On The Radio, with whom she appeared on the David Letterman show. There are so many bands, projects and art I could connect Paula to, from Secretary to Nick Waterhouse, from Moisturizer to her work with Reverend Vince Anderson. But the truth is, we met, we made friends and I am so proud to be a part of each and every thing she puts her mind and talent to.

I had the chance to catch up with Paula after a trip overseas to talk about an upcoming cassette release party for her newest work, Actually Electric Experiments and Adventures on EWI. We get into what a EWI is and how that has translated into some new individual mind opening for Paula as well as the way the entire “project” became an event. The journey of this music is an interesting as the music itself. Whenever we get toGether, we relsih on our very first time making acquaintance and I for one, hope you feel more a part of that as yo ulisten in to our conversation. We should all plan a reuninon of our sporits, and this is a great place to start.

High Sky Look About

The second portion of the reGularly scheduled proGram….. FreeFlow on yo…..had it’s ups, way UP:

Asshowl- Parades Against Parades
Sonic Reaction- Parades Against Parades
Tiny Book- Fuchsia
Slow Burner- Sendelica
Pennsylvania 6 6666- Ceramic Dog

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Boxes- Bent Knee
**Pre-recorded conversation with Jessica & Chris of Bent Knee**
Holy Ghost- Bent Knee
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Rarest Flower- For Peace Band
Truths And Rights- Protoje Ft. Mortimer
No Guarantee- Protoje Ft. Chronixx
Hotline Bling- Quantic y Los Miticos del Ritmo

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Midnight In Brazil- The Deli
Virgo Flip- The Deli
Born Under Punches- Ethan Gold

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Murking- Cee Knowledge & Cosmic Funk Orchestra
Kool Aid- George Clinton & Parliament
Riddle Me This- George Clinton & Parliament

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Don’t Give A Damn- GINKGOA
***Pre-recorded conversation with Nicolle Rochelle of GINKGOA***
Got To Gimme- GINKGOA

FreeFlow Steppin’ On Glass

The first portion of the reGularly scheduled proGram in FreeFlow this week…see-through steppin’ on:

Something Really Mean- Nicki Bluhm
Things I’ve Done- Nicki Bluhm
Done Somebody Wrong- Waydown Wailers
Bluz Crazy- Tom Hambridge

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Got Two Reasons- Vernon Webb
You Got Me Runnin’ Babe- Vernon Webb
Slow Cooker Man- Travis Bowlin
Hold On TIght- The Bennett Brothers

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Cry Out For More- Crystal Shawanda
Sure As Hell Ain’t Foolin’ Me- J.P. Soars Ft. Teresa James
When I Get Drunk- Lurrie Bell & The Bell Dynasty
Whiskey For Sale- Buddy Guy

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Make It Happen- The Record Company
In And Out Of My Head- Paul Collins
You Belong To Me- Paul Collins

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Red Lips, Red Eyes, Red Stockings- Red Elvises (live 3/25/99 Great American Hall S.F.)
***Pre-recorded conversation of Igor Yuzov of Red Elvises***
Rocket Man- Red Elvises (live 3/25/99 Great American Hall S.F.)
I Want To See You Bellydance- Red Elvises (live 3/25/99 Great American Hall S.F.)
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Les Insoumis- Grimskunk
Rompus Pompus- Smash Fashion
Proper Way To Eat A Muffin- Smash Fashion

FreeFlow Layers

Aired the proGram off the FreeFlow link. Did an extra opening show…It had these layers:

100 Tongues- Oracle Hysterical
Child Song- Oracle Hysterical

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Newborn Outcry- NBOC
Insanity- NBOC
Do You Pt. 1- DB3
Do You- DB3
1 Million Strong- DB3
On The Sunny Side of the Street- Scott Gwinnell Jazz Orchestra

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Oyelo Que te Conviene- Eddie Palmieri
El Soldado- Very Be Careful
La Hormiga (reprise)- Very Be Careful
Fever (Matt’s LateniteRide)- Elena Andujar
Nite Work- Tribu
Blue Two- Tribu

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St. Claire (Gad Sa Nou We)- RAM
Khavare- Leni Stern W.Mamadou Ba & Alioune Faye
Omkaaraaya Namaha- Ravi Shankar
Poornamadah- Ravi Shankar
Geetaa- Ravi Shankar

The Energy of Nicolle Rochelle from GINKGOA

She comes from New York, he lives in Paris – her name is Nicolle Rochelle, his name is Antoine Chatenet, and against all the odds of their physical locations, they found each other. After four years of touring Europe with the director Jerome Savary, Nicolle stumbled upon Antoine’s productions on Internet. Instantly upon hearing his songs, she recognized herself within the sound and fell in love with his musical style. That very same evening they met by pure chance in a Parisian jazz club, and GINKGOA was born. From Pop Music, to the Swing of old New York with a mix of Electro-French touch beats, they only have one thing in mind: to make generations of people dance, sway, and sing along to melodies that stay in your head long after they leave the venue. Frequently described as a modern version of the electro-swing heavyweights ‘Caravan Palace’ & ‘Parov Stelar’ due to their energetic live shows and ability to make any audience dance; critics and audiences everywhere agree that GINKGOA has rightfully earned their own place at the top of this list.

I had the thrill of chatting with Nicolle about the upcoming set in Madison on July 14th & 15th at the ever-popular Fête de Marquette. It is really nice to hear how Madison is remembered by artists as they come and go, and Nicolle shares some really nice words about the people who danced with GINKGOA‘s thang last time they came to town to festival up. We set the stage for anyone who missed out last time they were here with a quick nutshell painting of the who and the what. We talk about the brand new (well timed) thumper of an EP “One Time” and how it went from an orb of idea and energy into the beats and story I happily will Summertime share with you. We also learn a little about what would be in a setlist aired out for you if Nicolle had the board on greenarrowradio.

Madison Welcome Bent Knee to Art In

Bent Knee is a band without frontiers. Its borderless sound combines myriad influences from across the rock, pop, minimalist, and avant-garde spectrums into a seamless, thrilling whole. Its latest album, “Land Animal” the groups first for InsideOutMusic/Sony, takes its sound to a new level. It offers a suite of songs full of addictive hooks, lush melodies and enthralling twists and turns that capture the reality of life in the 21st Century—a reality of people and nations in the midst of tumultuous change. It also communicates a ray of hope and desire for listeners to embrace the fact that they’re not alone in their struggles. The band has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Its last two albums, 2016’s “Say So” and 2014’s “Shiny Eyed Babies”, were hailed as significant art-rock achievements. The group has performed hundreds of shows across the world to date. With “Land Animal”, Bent Knee has elevated its storytelling ambitions to create narratives that reflect and refract the currents we’re exposed to in the news every day. But wait…there’s more….

I had the chance to reconnect with members of Bent Knee in support of their upcoming event in Madison at Art In. Spent some time aGain with bassist, Jessica Kion and first timer on the show, violinist, Chris Baum. They will be heading here on The Paper Earth tour, which we find out, has been anything but a wild ride. We spoke about the differences/similarities in the process developing the “Land Animal” and this new work which Madison will get a taste of first hand. I am always thrilled to share tales of learnings about ourselves when we stretch into new circles, and Bent Knee latest work performed with the Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble, will prompt you to go check out the YouTube video and leave you wanting to check it all out in different shapes and forms.

Image by: Chris Anderson

Igor And The Red Elvises Rock In

Igor Yuzov was born in Germany, raised in Ukraine and studied in Russia. He grew up in the former Soviet Union, where folk music was the norm and rock’n’roll was illegal. A rebellious streak, however, led him to seek out the forbidden music. As soon as it became possible, Igor left Russia for America with his “Folk’n’Roll” band Limpopo and was personally greeted by Ronald Reagan. In 1993, Limpopo won Star Search and their popularity began to blossom. Igor dreamed that Elvis Presley came to him and told him to start playing rock’n’roll. Igor and his Russian friends became Red Elvises and gave street performances on Santa Monica’s 3rd Street Promenade. As their crowds grew larger, the City of Santa Monica ordered them to discontinue their street performances. Evolving over the years, Igor’s music has been labeled “Siberian Surf Rock” which contains humorous lyrics and grooves that forces his audience to dance. Over the past 20 years, Red Elvises have constantly toured all over the world with occasional breaks to record new music and to participate in film and television projects. No matter where they perform, Igor & Red Elvises always bring the party with them.

I had the opportunity to chat with Igor ahead of the July 11th show in Madison at High Noon Saloon. We give new comers to the scene an idea of what to expect from the a Red Elvises‘ show and who will be on stage rockin’ you. Igor and I talk about the party that naturally ensues with their style of music and if you ask me, Madison sounds like the perfect place to get a party started. Igor and I compare the shared international discussions and feelings both World Cup soccer and a musical bridge provide those who are paying attention. I think you will also find it interesting to hear what artists Igor would share with the listeners if given a portion of the show to proGram.

Photo credit: Emily Butler Photgraphy

Rain Art Drops In

The second portion f the proGram had the showers take on the drop art:

Do It With Soul- Tower of Power
No Limit- Marcus Miller
Flat Tire Blues- Rob Dixon Trio Ft. Charlie Hunter/Mike Clark

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1972- Robert Miller’s Project Grand Slam
Ocean- Oytun Ersan

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Better Endeavor- The Midnight Hour
Love is Free- The Midnight Hour Ft. Eryn Allen Kane
Ravens- The Midnight Hour

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Immortal Lover- Andrew Bayer Ft. Alison May
Requiescence- 9 Theory Ft. Zigzilla
Dimes For Nickels- 9 Theory
Sweet Kinch- Kaidi Tatham
Outta Audah- Kaidi Tatham
Unique- Kaidi Tatham

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Your Cocoon- Jerry Paper
Ultimate Ocean- Geliks
Oba Oluwa- Ekiti Sound Ft. Prince G
Across The Room (Tycho Remix)- ODESZA Ft. Leon Bridges
Amore- Pitbull Ft Leona Lewis
2nd train First- D.Dahlinger
Drums Of Dol- D.Dahlinger

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Sound The People- Red Baraat Ft. Heems
Next Level- Red Baraat
Benanga- Jupiter & Okwess
Bengai Yo- Jupiter & Okwess
Ofabombolo- Jupiter & Okwess
Slush Fund- Molly Tigre
Tolo- Molly Tigre
Yekermo Sew- Molly Tigre

Up The Down Slide Side

The first portion of the proGram went up and down and repeat until we made it:

Preludio- Kittel & Co.
The Boxing Reel- Kittel & Co.
It’s Not OK Not To Be OK- Nicki Bluhm
To Rise You Gotta Fall- Nicki Bluhm

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Fill ‘Em up Again- Larry Keel Ft. Del McCoury, Mike Guggino & Jason Carter
***Excerpt of my pre-recorded conversation with Mr. Larry Keel***
Ripchord- Larry Keel Ft. Sam Bush
Rehab- Keller & The Keels
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Mowing Report With Mustapha
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I Want Your Soul- Waydown Wailers
Love On The Bayou- Waydown Wailers
Whiskey Ghost- Tom Hambridge
Going Down South- Russ Green Ft. Eric Bibb
Hound Dog- Crystal Shawanda

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Milking Muther For Ya- Buddy Guy
Bad Day- Buddy Guy
Tomorrow Night- Lurrie Bell & The Bell Dynasty
Kitty Whipped- David Brinson

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Who’s Gonna Help Brother Get Further- Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Paradise- Big Sam’s Funky Nation
I Like The Music- Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Welcome To The Terrordome- Brownout

Let The Light Lead

Did a pre-show proGram that had it’s own niGht lite:

In Another Skin- HUW & Richard X Bennett
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My Queen Is Anna Julia Cooper- Sons Of Kemet
My Queen Is Albertina Sisulu- Sons Of Kemet
Delancey Dilemma- Onyx Collective
Battle of The Bowery- Onyx Collective
2 A.M. at Veslka- Onyx Collective

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Game Of Thrones- Lenny Marcus Trio
Dolphins- Lenny Marcus Trio
Blue Dream- The Jamie Saft Quartet
Infinite Compassion- The Jamie Saft Quartet
Sweet Lorraine- The Jamie Saft Quartet

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Purple Haze- Phil Haynes
Colors In The Dark- R+R=Now
Respond- R+R=Now

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Impressions (Take Three)- John Coltrane
Vilia (Take Five)- John Coltrane
Impressions (Take Two)- John Coltrane

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Shut That Kid Up- Ceramic Dog

Larry Keel Experience At The Edgewater

Larry Keel is described by music critics and reviewers as the most powerful, innovative and all-out exhilarating acoustic flatpicking guitarist performing today. He has absorbed the best lessons from his Bluegrass family upbringing, both sides deeply steeped in the rich mountain music culture and heritage of Southwest Virginia. From there, he has always integrated that solid musical grounding and natural-born talent with his own incomparable approach to playing amplified, acoustic guitar and composing original music. He’s also got a knack for choosing interesting and appealing material from all realms of music with guts, whether it’s a tune written by a fellow song-writer/musician friend, or a surprise cover from any number of musical acts all over the map. The combination is pretty irresistible, and has earned Mr. Keel the highest respect and billing among the top acoustic and jam rock musicians alive, and some now, sadly, gone. Larry Keel has a variety of musical formats he presents throughout the year; especially look out for his core band, The Larry Keel Experience.

On Friday, July 13th, The Larry Keel Experience will be making the good times and good luck happen at The Edgewater in Madison, Wisconsin. I had the honor of catching up with Larry about the upcoming event, and what a newbie to the scene can expect when they make their way out. We spend a little time talking about some of the fellow musicians he has been privileged to work with, learn from and call friends throughout the years and what things rub off from those moments. We also learn about a potential timeline on a new album that is currently in pre-production as well as some of the music Larry would share with my listeners if given control of the board for a bit. Also, I think it is pretty cool to know that he will be thinking about me and Mustapha when he cuts the grass. Check it out, the chat and the show.

Photo By: Jim Dimitroff

Bugged In

The second portion of the proGram had the bugged in view looking upwards:

On The Soul Side of Town- Tower Of Power
Wha Cha Trying To Do?- Kent & The Candidates
Know You’re Going To Leave Me- Kent & The Candidates
Trippin’- Robert Miller’s Project Grand Slam

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Looking Glass- Big Sam’s Funky Nation
What’s My Name (Big Sam)- Big Sam’s Funky Nation
I Don’t Wanna- Brownout
Louder Than A Bomb- Brownout
7 T’s- Marcus Miller

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Milkshake- Ghost Note
Party Crashers- Philthy
Soho Strut- Chip Wickham
Rebel No. 23- Chip Wickham
Current Futures- Robert Walter’s 20th Congress

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Just So Know (DJ Spinna Galactic Funk Remix)- Darkhouse Family Ft. Vanity Jay
Cosmic Dream- De’Anza
Stage 1: Light Sleep- De’Anza
Stage III: Deep Sleep- De’Anza
Big Wave More Fire- DJDS
Baby Baby- DJDS

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Me Quendo Con Ti- Tribú
Piece of My Heart- Mystic Bowie
Crocodile- Leni Stern w/Mamadou Ba & Alioune Faye
Takamba- Bombino
Mase Gbagbe- Tosin Aribisala
Afrika Rising- Tosin Aribisala

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Rambler (alternative version)- Bill Frisell
Tenth Life- Will Ackerman/Fiona Joy/Lawrence Blatt/Jeff Oster

Close To Nature

The first portion of the proGram had an insect eye view of the plants as they grow and fill out in colors:

Though And Through- The Slocan Ramblers
Sun’s Gonna Shine In My Back Door Some Day- The Slocan Ramblers
Prelude (angry young man)- Love Canon
Graceland- Love Canon Ft. Aoife O’Donovan
Fireball- The Josephines Ft. Sam Bush

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Crazy Train- The Louisville Leopard Percussionists
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Boot That Thing- Ken Saydak
Train I Ride- Omar Coleman
I Got To Go- Lurrie Bell & The Bell Dynasty Ft. Charlie Musselwhite
You Gonna Quit Me Baby- Steve Howell and the Mighty Men
Wang Dang Doodle/Smokestack Lightnin’- Crystal Shawanda

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greenarrowradio promo- Wily Bo Walker
Light At The End Of The Tunnel- Wily Bo Walker
No Mercy- Waydown Wailers

Tina The Superfreak- AJ Ghent Band (live)
Love Elevator- AJ Ghent Band (live)
Plastic Hamburgers- Fantastic Negrito (live)
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Cognac- Buddy Guy Ft. Jeff Beck and Keith Richards
Send My Love To Linda- Jimi Hendrix (1/16/1970)

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Tobacco Road- Edgar Winter & Johnny Winter (live)
***Excerpt of pre-recorded conversation with Mr. Edgar Winter***
Do Yourself a Favour- Edgar Winter’s White Trash
Rebel Road- Edgar Winter Ft. Slash
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Here And Now- Devon Gilfillian
Do It Like This- Daphne Willis

Ready To Rock-n-Roll With Edgar Winter

Edgar Winter is a true music legend and pioneer. He has been celebrated across the globe since his 1970 solo debut, Entrance. Even now, with over twenty albums, top hits “Frankenstein” and “Free Ride,” and numerous collaborative efforts to his credit, Edgar Winter has not been satisfied to ride the wave of popular music stardom. His music is always evolving and he is a master at stretching his skill and imagination to produce amazing results. You can get a sense of that continual growth as you go through and listen in to his complete discography. The evolution is real and ever-shaping. He continues to thrill audiences with his live performances, always remaining on the cutting edge of music and style. Mr. Winter is now, just as before, at the very top of his game, and his future looks even brighter than his past.

I had the complete honor of talking with Mr. Edgar Winter as he prepares to rock and roll with the crowd in Milwaukee on July 1st at the world’s largest music festival, Summerfest. We start off putting who and what to expect if you happen to be on your maiden voyage into the music and scene of The Edgar Winter Band. There are always new fans to be had. It is a thrill to listen in on how Edgar has gone about and goes about listening to, feeling and sharing all types of instruments and music. The evolution is real and ever-shaping. We get into how the respect of all things musical happened to him and how much of an influence his brother Johnny truly was on his being. We find out what music Mr. Winter would share with you, the listeners if give as much time on the proGram as he wanted, really. And towards the very end of the conversation, we get an idea of a new project in the pipeline that pays homage to Mr. Johnny Winter, is brother, mentor and inspiration and how it went from being a for profit idea that was not to get off the ground into a “do it your way” respectful offering that will get to our ears in the soon to be.

Photo By: PAUL ZOLLO

Behind Home

The second portion of the proGram got to take us out to the ballgame….

Keep Em Runnin’- Marcus Miller
East Bay! Oakland Style!- Tower of Power
Butter Fried- Tower of Power
And You Know We’re Missing You- Stanley Clarke Band
Alternative Facts- Stanley Clarke Band

Prophets of Rage- Brownout
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Hot- Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Pokechop- Big Sam’s Funky Nation

***Pre-recorded conversation with Big Sam***
Da Funk- Big Sam’s Funky Nation
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69- George Clinton and Parliament
Energy Flow- Earl Jeffers
Mare- The Midnight Hour Ft LadyBUG Mecca
It’s You- The Midnight Hour Ft Raphael Saadiq
Pace Maker- Ghost Note Ft Bobby Sparks
Songhay- Rivers on Mars
Sound Beast- Rivers On Mars

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Untitled Original 11383- John Coltrane
Two Makes the Difference- Dayramir González
Brilliant Corners- Geoffrey Keezer
Sticky Hipster- Beekman
Alive- Javier Santiago Ft. Nicholas Payton

Photo by E.Wallander

Nobody’s Really Home

The first portion of this week’s proGram just keeps on ringing the doorbell……

Hill To Climb- Slocum Ramblers
Katie Dear- Mapache
Lonesome L.A. Cowboy- Mapache
The Bottle Never Let Me Down- Sarah Shook & the Disarmers

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House of My Soul (You Light the Rooms)- Langhorne Slim
***Excerpt of pre-recorded conversation with Langhorne Slim***
Zombie Ft. Casey Jane- Langhorne Slim
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Speak My Mind- Lil’ Ed & Dave Weld
Bacon Fat- Steve Howell and the Mighty Men
Did I Forget- Wily Bo Walker
Guilty As Charged- Buddy Guy

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I’m On The Hunt- Waydown Wailers
greenarrowradio promo- Tas Cru
Memphis Song- Tas Cru Ft. Victor Wainwright & Pat Harrington
First Thing Smokin’- Russ Green

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Floating Features- La Luz
Lonely Dozer- La Luz
Danny Nedelko- IDLES

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Hunnybee- Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Freedom- RoSaway
90 Degrees- Yazmin Lacey

Photo by Mammywack