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N.A.A.M & A.A.M.A.M. – WEEK II, on Gramophoney Baloney

June 10, 2012
2:47 pm

For the second week of National Accordion Awareness Month, and African-American Music Appreciation Month; DJ McSchmormac was joined in the studio by Multi-Instrumentalist & Composer: Rob Reich who made history by being the first person to ever play accordion live on the show, performing some of his own latest compositions, and also selected some tunes from his recent Circus Bella All-Star Band CD, and a few of his musical inspirations. See below for details of Rob’s upcoming shows.

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PLAYLIST:

  • “Roll Her On The Hill/ Soldier’s Joy / Clean Peastrae / Fairy Dance (excerpt)” by Daniel Wyper from “Melodeon Greats – A Collection Of Melodeon Masterpieces”
  • “Sixteen Tons” by Merle Travis from “Hot Pickin'”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Ted Lewis from “The John R.T. Davies Collection, Vol.1: Jazz Classics”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra from “Wild Party!”
  • “When East Meets West Medley: Chinatown, My Chinatown/Japanese Sandman/ Limehouse Blues” by Sidney Torch from “Cinema Organ – Volume I”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Billy Mayerl from “Billy Mayerl, Vol. 1 Original Recordings (1925-1936)”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Roy Smeck’s Serenaders from “It’s Hotter In Hawaii”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Oscar Alemán from “Swing Guitar Masterpieces – 1938-1957”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Django’s Music from “Djangology”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Sidney Bechet and his New Orleans Feetwarmers from “Petite Fleur”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by The Benny Goodman Sextet from “Small group Recordings”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Stéphane Grappelly & The Hatchett’s Swingtette from “Jazz à la gitane, vol. 2: Gypsy Jazz Around the World”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Benny Morton & his All-Stars from “Barney Bigard – Barney’s Bounce”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by The Three Suns from “V-Disc – A Musical Contribution by America’s Best for Our Armed Forces Overseas”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra from “The Lionel Hampton Story”
  • “Limehouse Blues” by Morton Gould and his Orchestra from “Showcase – Interplay and other works”
  • “Stardust” Lionel Hampton and his Just Jazz All Stars from “The Lionel Hampton Story”
  • “Boot It” by Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra from “1929-1932 – Band Box Shuffle”
  • “Oh! Eddie” by Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra from “1929-1932 – Band Box Shuffle”
  • “Imagination” by Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra (with vocal refrain by the Sterling Russell Trio) from “1929-1932 – Band Box Shuffle”
  • “Kickin’ It Off” by The Circus Bella All Star Band from “Circus Bella All Star Band”
  • “Hats & Spats” by The Circus Bella All Star Band from “Circus Bella All Star Band”
  • “Deiro Rag” by Guido Deiro from “Complete Recorded Works, Volume 2”
  • “Wall Street Rag” by Rob Reich from “Rob Reich live on Gramophoney Baloney”
  • “(Untitled) Waltz” by Rob Reich from “Rob Reich live on Gramophoney Baloney”
  • “I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)” by Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra from “The Alternative Takes In Chronologial Order – Volume 8 (1940-1941)”
  • “My Blue Heaven” by Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra from “Rhythm is our business”
  • “How Deep Is The Ocean” by The Charlie Parker Sextet from “Boss Bird (Studio Recordings 1944-51)”
  • “A Quick Polka” by Rob Reich from “Rob Reich live on Gramophoney Baloney”
  • “All Stars March (excerpt)” by The Circus Bella All Star Band from “Circus Bella All Star Band”

SEE ROB REICH LIVE!!!

UPCOMING SHOWS IN THE BAY AREA:

RED POPPY ART HOUSE: June 16, 2012 8:30 pm Rob Reich Trio, Featuring Kally Price

YERBA BUENA GARDENS: Friday July 1 @ 12 pm Saturday July 2 @ 12 pm & 2: 15 pm Circus Bella featuring the Rob Reich Circus Bella All-Star Band

 

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Robert Crumb & Terry Zwigoff on Gramophoney Baloney!

May 6, 2012
6:19 pm

Ace selection of pre-1951 recordings from DJ McSchmormac with distinguished guest selectors Terry Zwigoff & Robert Crumb!

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Camera-shy Terry Zwigoff with Robert Crumb, in effect, in the Radio Valencia studio today

PLAYLIST:

  • “Memphis Blues, or Mister Crump” by Prince’s Band from “Cakewalks, Rags & Blues – Military Style”
  • “Mexico en Una Laguna” by Lidya Mendoza y Familia from “Hot Women – Women Singers From the Torrid Regions”
  • “Monterrey” by La Familia Mendoza from “Mal Hombre & Other Original Hits from the 1930s”
  • “El Coco” by La Familia Mendoza from “Vida Mía”
  • “La Bamba” by Hermanos Huesca from “Frank Fairfield’s Pawn Records Presents Unheard Ofs & Forgotten Abouts”
  • “Mr. Johnson Turn Me Aloose” by The South Georgia Highballers from “Serenade In The Mountains – Early Old Time Music on Record”
  • “False Hearted Lover’s Blues (introduced by Joe Wilson)” by Dock Boggs from “A Guide to the Crooked Road – Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail”
  • “Sugar Baby” by Dock Boggs from “R. Crumb’s Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country”
  • “Croquet Habits” by Freeny’s Barn Dance Band from “The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of – Super Rarities & Unissued Gems Of The 1920s & 30s”
  • “Old Rub Alcohol” by Dock Boggs from “The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of – Super Rarities & Unissued Gems Of The 1920s & 30s”
  • “Greenback Dollar” by Weems String Band from “Down In The Basement – Joe Bussard’s Treasure Trove of Vintage 78s – 1926-1937”
  • “Honeysuckle” by Charlie Poole and His North Carolina Ramblers from “With the North Carolina Ramblers & The Highlanders”
  • “Goodbye Sweet Liza Jane” by Charlie Poole and His North Carolina Ramblers from “With the North Carolina Ramblers & The Highlanders”
  • “Il Portavoce” by Trio Mandolinistico from “Italian String Virtuosi”
  • “I Found A Four-Leaf Clover” by Al Miller from “Early Mandolin Classics – Volume 1”
  • “Hindustani “Comic” Song” by Luknow Zananas from ”Music of India, Vol. 2 – From Old 78 RPM Records – 1920s, ’30s, ’40s” (R. Crumb unreleased CD)
  • “Violin & Piano Instrumental” by Paritosh Seal & K. Bhattacharya from ”Music of India, Vol. 2 – From Old 78 RPM Records – 1920s, ’30s, ’40s” (R. Crumb unreleased CD)
  • “(Blank Label)” by Anon. Male Singer with instrumental accomp. from ”Music of India, Vol. 2 – From Old 78 RPM Records – 1920s, ’30s, ’40s” (R. Crumb unreleased CD)
  • “Hai Hai El Hai (The Living God)” by Abid David from “Shir Hodu – Jewish Song From Bombay of 30s”
  • “Kate Muldoon” by Frank Quinn from “Oldtime Records – Vol. 2 – U.S. Recordings”
  • “Murphy’s Wife” by Frank Quinn from “Baby, How Can It Be? – Songs of Love, Lust and Contempt from the 1920s and 1930s”
  • “Chant D’Amour” by Chants Populaires Tahitens from “Hot Women – Women Singers From the Torrid Regions”
  • “Ama Ama” by Tauta Archer from “Frank Fairfield’s Pawn Records Presents Unheard Ofs & Forgotten Abouts”
  • “Mama E” by Kalama’s Quartet from “Early Hawaiian Classics 1927 – 1932”
  • “Lei E” by Emma Bush with Johnny Noble and his Hawaiian Music from “Hot Women – Women Singers From the Torrid Regions”
  • “Gay Life In Dikanka” by Kornienko’s Ukrainska Orchestra from “Gay Life in Dikanka – R. Crumb’s Old-Time Favourites”

SOUTH GEORGIA HIGHBALLERS

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UPDATE!

During the show Terry & Robert mentioned that they’d seen Meredith Axelrod at Atlas Cafe the previous day singing “Come Take A Trip In My Air Ship”, here’s a video of that very same performance both guests were enthusing about: CLICK HERE – with Craig Ventresco on guitar – who features in the soundtracks of two of Terry Zwigoff’s films, “Crumb” & “Ghost World“.

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Here’s a video of highlights from the main feature of last Sunday’s “Silent Movie Night” at Chez Poulet, a selection of short films by Georges Méliès with live improvised musical accompaniment by Ralph Carney, Beth Custer, Rob Reich & Randy Odell, and narration by D.J. McSchmormac: CLICK HERE

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