Gifts in the Midst

The first half of the reGularly scheduled proGram was the gem within the otherwise:

Drink Up & Go Home- David Grisman & Jerry Garcia
Doc’s Day- Old Crow Medicine Show
Belle Star- Mark Knopfler & EmmyLou Harris
Exile on the Prairie- Miss Meaghan Owens
Right Time- Nikki Lane
Friday Fish Fry- Kelis

This Bar’s a Prison- Hugh Bob & the Hustle
Boxcar- Neil Young
Wives & Girlfriends- Willie Nelson
Tomorrow- Seth Walker

The Linear- Umphrey’s McGee
Want & Able- Jack White

Think For Yourself- Pete Shelley
Syncophant- White Lung
Dig It- Beth Orton
Latin American Ficciones- Peter Matthew Bauer
Gunpowder on the Letter- Cody ChesnuTT Ft. Gary Clark Jr.

Grandma- The Codetalkers Ft. Col. Bruce Hampton
Midnight Special- Pete Seeger w/Willie Dixon & Layfayette Leake (live)
Don’t Call me No Ambulance- Selwyn Birchwood
Oh Well- Fleetwood Mac (live)
I Doubt it- Dexter Allen Ft. Bobby Rush
The Stinger- Dave Specter


Sky Island

The second half of yesterday’s Morning Show fill in took “de plane de plane” riGht thru the fantasy into the sky island:

Dizzy 48- Jef Gilson & Malagasy (live)
Eating Out- Sir Sultry Ft. Ethan Margolis

Mississippi Goddamn- Skerik’s Syncopated Taint Septet (live at the Triple Door)
Moanin’- Gregory Porter
Doing Hard Time- Mansur Scott

Unknown Variables The New Midnight Band Ft. Brian Jackson
(Re)Evolution- the New Midnight Band Ft. Chuck D & Killah Priest
The Fakir- Cal Tjader w/Lalo Schifrin
For Mods Only- Chico Hamilton
Escape- the Wynton Kelly Trio
Alexa- Interstatic
Deixa- Ilhan Ersahin’s Afternoon in Rio


Sky Smoke

Did a early morning fill in before the reGularly scheduled greenarrowradio event this week. The first half of this fill in show got some sounds out of the music bag that kept the sky smokin’:

String Quartet No.3 “Mishima”:IV 1962 Body Building- the Dublin Guitar Quartet
String Quartet No.3 “Mishima”:II November 25 Ichigaya- The Dublin Guitar Quartet

Beyond All Limits- Steve Lehman Octet
In a Sentimental Moon- Cuong Vu & Richard Karpen

Corteo- Ken Field
Sanity- Ken Field
Slaves Emanciaption- Tumi Mogorosi
Saeta- Nicholas Payton w/Sinfonieorchester Basel (live)
Pannonica- the Microscopic Septet
Prelude to an Insult- The Ed Palmero Big Band
Barbados- Steve Kaldestad w/the Mike LeDonne Trio
The Ocean- Joshua Redman (live)

Let’s Funk- Grant Calvin Weston
Step Lively- Jamie Saft/Steve Swallow/Bobby Previte
The Spirit Within- Zebrina
21 Million Hectares- Electric Kulintang


Funk Fire Kept Burning

The second half of my fill in for Mad Mad Marcus and His Rock N Soul Revue on WORT kept the danceruGGs rippin’ and the flames shook and grOOved to the Saturday niGht wildness as it poured out of the speakers:

If I Like It, I Do It- Jamiroquai
Shake Everything You Got- Maceo Parker (live)
Star Time (Tribute to James Brown) It’s a New Day/Mother Popcorn/There it is/I Got the Feelin’- Tower of Power
King of the Ill- Liquid Soul
Bebop Interlude- Liquid Soul
Kong- Liquid Soul
Hurricane Season- Trombone Shorty
O7ven Intro- the Original 7ven
Role Play- the Original 7ven
What a Man- Soul Summit Ft. Maysa & Karl Denson (live at Berks Jazz Fest)
Atomic Dog (Dogs of the World Unite Remix)- George Clinton Ft. Coolio
Flashlight (the Groovemasters’ Mix)- George Clinton Ft. Q Tip/Busta Rhymes/Ol’ Dirty Bastard & P Funk
Sensual Woman- the Herbaliser

FOr a few days you can grab an earful of the entire show..just head over to the WORT ARCHIVES and find the most recent Mad Marcus RnS Revue.


Make Fire with Funkin’

Did a Saturday niGht fill in for Mad Mad Marcus on his Rock-n-Soul Revue and man did we put the fire to it, and burn burn burn. The first half of the proGram got the party started and the heat did its thang within the flames:

Your Man & Your Best Friend- Denise LaSalle
Gettin’ it Done- Honchie
Cryin’ Time- John Scofield
Let’s go Get Stoned- John Scofield
When the Levee Breaks- Bonerama
Day Tripper- Soulive
Paper Tiger- Dr. Lonnie Smith & David FATHEAD Newman
Ffeh- Ed Alstrom
Briar Patch- the Link Quartet
{for the love of} Mr. Okra- 7 Walkers
Crooooz- Alan Evans Trio (live)
Another Joe- the Melvin Sparks Band
Straight Fire- the Jive Turkeys
Arrow’s Theme- Cochemea Gastelum
Afro Fred- Ikebe Shakedown

For a few days you can listen to the entire set here on the WORT Archives. Just look for the latest Mad Marcus RnS Revue.


One Two Tree Bridge

The second half of yesterday’s proGram took the leaves to their word and kept you cozy in the shade with a bridge over festival waters….Here’s the ones that jumped in and took the plunGe:

Don’t Leave me Dry- Spanish Gold
Brighter Tomorrow- Soul Swingers
Luv Jones- Charles Bradley & LaRose Jackson
Colonel Sumners- Teddy Presberg
Roller Skate Rhapsody- Henri Pierre Noel
Prelude En Sol Mineur- Jef Gilson & Malagasy

Put the Man in Egomaniac- The Impellers
Flat on my Back- Cookin’ on 3 Burners Ft. Tex Perkins
All Who Pass By- the Shaolin Afronauts
Invented History- Zongo Junction
Longtooth- Zongo Junction

Theme From Shaft- Malik
The Bombay Twist- the Bombay Royale
Cha Cha Herzlia- Los Hacheros
El Fregabook- Melaza
Funny 1- Oy
Market Place- Oy

Music to Watch Girls By- Andy Williams w/Studio Rio
Tequila- Bio Ritmo
El Gran Pajaro De Los Andes (Instr)- Meridian Brothers
Chant of Ages- Zebrina
El Pollo- La Chiva Gantriva

Good As Gone- Dilated People
Jude Law- The Green Seed
Star Shaped Heart- Atmosphere

Reassuring- Jim E Stack
Empty Mind- Martyn

Ibex- Dirtwire


The Next Step

The first half of today’s proGram brouGht me to the point of decision and choice….the next step is the one that counts…will it be a splash……

The Doctor- Erin & Her Cello
The River Sings- Miss Meaghan Owens
Sleep with a Stranger- Nikki Lane

Catch the Wind- Donovan with Joan Baez (live)
Come Back Home- Trampled by Turtles
Bent Nail- Jenny Scheinman
Run Run Run- Jenny Scheinman

Liberation!- Peter Matthew Bauer
Trouble (don’t want none)- Seth Walker
Morning- Beck
Don’t Let It Go- Beck

Hey Bulldog- Bevis Frond
Across the Universe- Phosphorescent
Interlude I- Secret Cities
Bad Trip- Secret Cities

Lazaretto- Jack White
Burnout- Shinobi Ninja

Turn You Inside Out- R.E.M. (live)
Pleasure & Pain- Girl in a Coma
Footsteps- JJ Grey & Mofro
Turpentine- JJ Grey & Mofro
Why Can’t we Live Together- Lipbone Redding & the Lipbone Orchestra
I Believe- Soja Ft. Michael Franti & Nahko
C’mon Marianne- Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons with John Lloyd Young
Christine’s Tune (devil in disguise)- The Flying Burrito Brothers


Gentle Colored World

The second half of the Sunday morning fill in was the technicolored goodness the globe pro-vibes…The sounds of all over shared with the unique rhythm haze each difference suGGests, composes and reflects…the ear-hole is thankful for the sizes shapes and colors of everywhere:

La Hora Azul (Radio Clip)- Cascada de Flores
La Caladria- Cascada de Flores

Bump Lam Plearn- the Petch Phin Thong Band
Lam Plearn Toe Lhong Tong- Onuma Singsiri
Before it Gets Cold- Sir Sultry Ft. Ethan Margolis

Ben Ben Bee- Muyei Power
Boulkassoumbougou- Benyoro
African Airways- Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
Khamis Tabla- Jaliah Raks Sharki
Tales of the Sahara- Jaliah Raks Sharki

Domestic Violence- MDK & Flay C
Khubsoorat Bewafa- the Bombay Royale
Dispute & Violence- Ravi Shankar
Pather Panchali Music Scene 1 Take 1- Ravi Shankar

Estrenando- La Chiva Gantiva
Congo Beat the Drum- Kalbata & Mixmonster Ft. Major Mackrel

Sri Gurvastakam Ft. Kirtaniyas- the Polish Ambassador
Balili (my father)- Hassan Hakmoun
Love- Love Trio


Faces in the Trees

Did a Sunday morning Father’s Day fill in show cuz mama said I could….the first half is brouGht out by the faces in the inanimate objects that mean so much to our way of listening….

String Quartet No.5: I- The Dublin Guitar Quartet
String Quartet No.5: II- the Dublin Guitar Quartet

Life Goes On- Hiromi
Warm Valley- Steve Kaldestad w/the Mike LeDonne Trio (live 12/03/2012)
Stompin’ at the Savoy- Bucky Pizzarelli/Ed Laub/Walt Bibinger (Live Deer Head Inn)

Gadson- Michael Bellar As Is Ensemble
Let’s Reproduce- the Ed Palmero Big Band

Newport Bounce- Jef Gilson & Malagasy
La Trompeta o Yo- Horndogz
Studio Life (hold it one second)- Harvey Mason
Places & Spaces- Harvey Mason Ft. Christian Scott & Corey “CK” King

Black Rhythm Happening- Eddie Gale
Intro Peace- Mansur Scott,Gregory Porter & Donald Smith
Song for my Father- Mansur Scott

Blue Shuffle- Jamie Saft/Steve Swallow/Bobby Previte
Opus I No.4 (1st Movement, Andante)- Francesco Zappa & the Barking Pumpkin Digital Gratification Consort
Take 5- Dave Brubeck Ft.Carmen McRae w/Studio Rio


fliGht above

I want to thanks brother to the proGram, Manny Sanchez of Groovesession for rinGin’ in from the Steel Bridge Song Fest to talk about that event in its 10th year, the upcoming show in Madison at the Badger Bowl with last week’s guest, Kim Manning and just how much the band loves greenarrowradio!!! It is always a pleasure to have friends on the show, makes for happy time radio. The second half of yesterday’s show took off and fly this way:

Change, Change, Change- Charles Bradley & LaRose Jackson
The Spanish Job- Cookin’ on 3 Burners
Sol Clap- Quantic
Veeber- the Impellers

To the Water- the Shaolin Afronauts
Ojo Abameta- the Shaolin Afronauts
Thor- Alan Evans Trio (live)

Movin’ On- Spanish Gold
Falcon’s Landing- the Bombay Royale
Wild Stallion Mountain- the Bombay Royale

Migratory- Electric Kulintang
Hurricane Come & Gone/Moonlight City- Monty Alexander

Coming Home- Pete Shand
You- Ziggy Marley
Ari Up- Hollie Cook
Soundboi- Dubmarine

Frank’s Lament- Helio Parallax Ft. Doug Wiesleman
Taigo- Dirtwire
Smile at Life- Sir Sultry Ft. Jimmy Branly
Salsas del Brujo (Radio Clip)- Cascada De Flores

***Live on air hanG with Manny Sanchez of Groovesession***
Burt’s Jam- Groovessession
Old 45’s- Chromeo
Intro- Swollen Member
Jackson Pollock- Swollen Member

Mazano- Mateus Mapinhane Charles & Massimba Lanfa
Samba Luka Samba (Rumba Remix)- Ricardo Lemvo
I Wish I Knew How it Would be to be Free- Nina Simone with Studio Rio


Just HanGin’ Out

The first half of today’s proGram was star studded and filled with tunes to hanG out with. First, I chatted with Gerald Chaviaras about his latest project for yoga and meditation…it’s a mind opener….Then later in the show, a unexpected visit from DJ Mister Dance and shortly after….DJ Renton made a pop in….It was busy in the studio, but it all felt like a giant hanG out session…Here’s what happened:

Golden State- John Murry
Wild Child- Brett Dennen

Daddy’s Snoring- Mister G
All That I am Askin’- Seth Walker
Where is All the Money Going- Cody ChesnuTT

Raw Exit- Poliça
Je suis la montagne- Moodoid
Egyptian Holed Up- Bosco Delrey

Beyond the Hidden Door- Gerald Chaviaras & Jennifer Nucci
***Live on air conversation with Gerald Chaviaras***
The Browning of the Green- Ian Anderson
“The Guy on the Staten Island Ferry”- Frank Zappa
Dirty Love- Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention
Hammer & Nails- Gov’t Mule (live 10/19/2006)
Tragic- JJ Grey & Mofro
**Live on air Conversation with Mister Dance**
Move (At Jazz Remix)- Zara McFarlane
Bad Thing- Jace Everett
Swampland- Th’ Legendary Shack Shakers
Libyan Libra- Shinobi Ninja
Just One Drink- Jack White
Liberated Dream- Druckfarben

Kovalski- Groovesession
**Live on air Chat with DJ Renton**


Through The Work

I want to thank sistah to the show, Kim Manning for once aGain making the time to tell us what the Space Queen is up to. We chatting about the 10th anniversary of the Steel Bridge Songfest, the status of the Space Queen Project, the show on the 18th with our brothers, Groovesession and her collaboration with Atmosphere. Kim and I make great radio toGether and I am honored to call her a bud and the welcome mat is always out..Here’s the sounds around the words:

One Track Mind- Spanish Gold
Guardian Angel- Cochemea Gastelum
Cosmic Hazeldust- Alan Evans Trio (live, 8/24/13)
Moving in the Night- Third Coast Kings
Skelator- Cookin’ on 3 Burners
Ray McKay- the Impellers

Caruru- Quantic
Fe- the Shaolin Afronauts
Pretty Man- Prince Ft. Maceo Parker & Bros. Jules
Mothership Connection Starchild (the second coming)- George Clinton
Peace & Love- Kim Manning
Space Queen- Kim Manning

Fistful of Dub- Guvna Dub
Tiger Balm- Hollie Cook
Spearchukka- Dubmarine
Strange Dream- Helio Parallaxx Ft. Louque

***Live on air family time chat with Kim Manning***
Life is Good- Kim Manning
Flicker- Atmosphere

Hazeem- Yarah Bravo
If These are the Last Days (Eliphino Remix)- Electric Wire Hustle
Sexual Healing- Marvin Gaye w/Studio Rio


Form of Ice Wave

The first half of today’s proGram is the product of some wonder twins action. I noticed how the new tracks spun hit the spot of a hear-o….the beGinning had it’s power in form of an ice wave, keeping the cool, well… Wristbands included:

Outbridge Crossing- Dinowalrus
Grounded- Dinowalrus
Great Regret- Poliça

Crawl- Dead Stars
Wire Frame Mattress- the Wytches
What’s Your Secret- Syd Arthur

Get Gone- Shana & the Hooligans
One of These Days- Carol Pacey & the Honey Shakers
Ulysse- Fred Raspail

You ain’t the First- Guns N Roses
Wind Chimes- Raffi
Green Grant- Grant Farm
Easy Come, Easy Go- Seth Walker

Orange Blossoms- JJ Grey & Mofro
The Engineer- Ian Anderson
How Do You Think it Feels- Lou Reed (live, 2006)
Whippin’ Post- Frank Zappa & the Mother’s of Invention
Palace of the King- the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Ft. Rebirth Brass Band
I Wanna be in That Number- Eddie Bo


Lights are Inviting

The third and final portion of the other day’s proGram had all the liGhts on but nobody home…as they ear is left to the door, the homeowners turned on the insides outsides shadow makers and the notes were off to attach to the ears:

Bring Back the Love (Shrift Mix)- Bebel Gilberto
Push- Yarah Bravo
Vô Lá- Karol Conká

Aurora Northern Quarter- Lone
The Boogieman- See I Ft. Mr. Lif
We Ain’t Gonna Die Today- Atmosphere

Renegade Monsters- Shinobi Ninja
Baby Blue- Polica

Out a Road- Kalbata & Mixmonster Ft. Echo Minott
Skamento- Monty Alexander
Gathering of the Tribes- The Polish Ambassador Ft. Saqi
Manifest- Karsh Kale

Saudade- Thievery Corporation
Money Tree- Eccodek Ft. Onkar Singh
Valiha Del- Jef Gilson & Malagasy

Cumbia Orientale- Jaro Milko & the Cubalkanics


Under In

The middle portion of yesterday’s proGram had it’s own anchor. The observatory was positioned next to the ear zone with no splashing. The funk got a chance to dance with the mermaids and mermen with tails of tunes guiding the steps.

Come Into My Kitchen- Cassandra Wilson
My Tears (too good for you)- the Impellers
Chew You Up- Cookin’ on 3 Burners
Jelly Roll- Third Coast Kings
Do you Know me- Crowd Company

Inner City Blues- Breakestra
South of Nowhere- Spanish Gold
Travellin’ Man Pt. II (Distant Lovers Mix)- Yaslin Gaye
Celestial Blues- Deep Jazz
Hey Girl/Boy- Romanowski/P.E.A.C.E./Maya

El Valor Tiene Mareo- La Chiva Gantiva
Me Voy de mi Cabeza- La Chiva Gantiva

Over Your Shoulder- Chromeo
Mambotune (Mishugina Mambo Edit)- Uproot Andy & Daferwa
Dje Dje- Captain Planet
São Jorge- Metá Metá