Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Playlist: February 21, 2018

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Big Mama Thornton, Session Blues
Anita Lofton Project, I'll Let You Down
     Sat 2/24 @ Ashkenaz
Chris Thomas King, Da Thrill Is Gone From Here
     Wed 2/28 @ Freight & Salvage
Jules Leyhe, Monkey Finger
     Sun 2/25 @ Biscuits & Blues
Tinsley Ellis, Saving Grace
     Sun 2/25 @ B Street Theatre
     Mon 2/26 @ Yoshi's
The Wood Brothers, Happiness Jones
     Sat-Sun 2/24-25 @ The Fillmore
Mitch Woods, Cryin' For My Baby (feat. Charlie Mussewhite)
     Thu 2/22 @ Pier 23
     Sun 2/25 @ Sausalito
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, I Ain't All That
     Thu 2/22 @ Biscuits & Blues
California Honeydrops, Honeydrops Theme
     Wed 2/28 @ Sweetwater Music Hall (La Leche & Honey)
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, I've Got a Feelin'
     Sat 2/24 @ Rancho Nicasio
Howell Devine, PM Blues
     Sat 2/24 @ Speisekammer

George Harrison, Microbes
George Harrison, Rocking Chair in Hawaii
The Beatles, It's All Too Much
George Harrison, Ramblin' Woman / I Threw It All Away / Mama You Been On My Mind
George Harrison, Horse to the Water
Nina Simone, My Sweet Lord / Today Is A Killer
Nina Simone, I Shall Be Released
Seth Augustus, Trickeries of the Great Emptiness


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Playlist: February 14, 2018


Tom Waits, Blue Valentine
Bob Dylan, It Gets Lonely Early
Ray Charles, Lonely Avenue
Little Walter, Blue and Lonesome
Hound Dog Taylor, Sitting at Home Alone
Al Green, Tired of Being Alone

The Reverend Shawn Amos, (We've Got to) Come Together
     Fri 2/16 @ Mystic Theatre
Otis Taylor, Twelve String Mile
     Sat-Sun 2/17-18 @ Biscuits & Blues
Fantastic Negrito, Working Poor
     Sun 2/17 @ Fox Theatre
Blonde Toledo, Aging Lion
     Fri 2/16 @ Old Bus Tavern
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, Stereoscope
    from the new album Stereoscope
     Fri 2/16 @ Smiley's Schooner Saloon
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, A Lucky One
     Sat 2/17 @ Slim's


Friday, February 9, 2018

Playlist: February 7, 2018


Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mary's Baby
     Sun 2/11 @ Freight & Salvage
Marcus Shelby Orchestra, Black Suffrage Blues
     Thu 2/08 @ SFJazz Center
The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, There For Me
     Wed 2/14 on Fog City Blues

Special in-studio guest: Dawn Oberg

     Fri 2/16 @ Bar Fluxus

Nothing Rhymes With Orange
Information Is Your Friend
Black Quarterback, Haiti
John Elliott, Concerning the Lincoln & Douglas Debates or Love Found Lost
Randy Newman, Putin
Larray Gallagher, The DNA Stops Here


Bob Dylan, The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar
Bob Dylan, Jesus Met the Woman at the Well
     Sun 2/11 @ The Chapel: Trouble No More
MJs Brass Boppers, Step Aside
     Tue 2/13 @ Step Aside
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, When the Saints Go Marching In
     Fri 2/09 @ Speisekammer
     Sat 2/10 @ Pacific
     Wed 2/14 @ Biscuits & Blues
Seth Walker, Trouble (Don't Want No)
     Thu 2/08 @ Cotati
     Fri 2/09 @ Biscuits & Blues
Howell Devine, Sirenic Woman
     Sat 2/10 @ Club Deluxe
Daniel Castro, Funky for the Ice Man
     Thu 2/08 @ Biscuits & Blues
     Sat 2/10 @ Torch Club
Pamela Rose, You Was Right Baby
     Sun 2/11 @ Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
Karina Denike, Až Budeš Vélky



Thursday, February 1, 2018

Playlist: January 31, 2018


Book of J, The Partisan
     Fri 2/02 @ SFJazz Center
Royal Jelly Jive, Green Grass
     Fri 2/02 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 2/03 @ Hopmonk Novato
Wolf & Crow, Fear No Evil
     Sat 2/03 @ Red Poppy Art House
Lost Dog Found, Four Drinks
     Sat 2/03 @ Monroe Hall

Special in-studio guests: Seth Augustus Band

     Sat 2/03 @ Old Bus Tavern

Angel on the One Side (in-studio)
Yellow Bird (in-studio)
Hey Hey Heraclitus (in-studio)
Movies Going By (in-studio)
Not Gonna Push That Rock (in-studio)
Turn My Head Around (in-studio)
It'll Be Me

Cowboy Junkies, Blue Moon Revisited
Elvis Presley, Blue Moon
Billie Holiday Blue Moon
Sam Cooke, Blue Moon
The Marcels, Blue Moon
Dr. Feelgood & The Interns, Mister Moonlight
Dinah Washington, Destination Moon
Slim Gaillard, How High the Moon
Bobby Womack, Fly Me to the Moon
Otis Spann, Moon Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins, Shine On Moon!
Tom Waits, Drunk on the Moon
Tom Waits, I'll Shoot the Moon
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Moonlight On Vermont




Thursday, January 25, 2018

Playlist: January 24, 2018


Conspiracy of Beards, Don't Go Home With Your Hard On
Kugelplex, Desolation Row
     Sun 1/28 @ Cafe du Nord
Whiskerman, Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
     Fri 1/26 @ The Independent
Mike Nesmith, Grand Ennui
     Sun 1/28 @ The Chapel

Special in-studio guests: Blonde Toledo

     Sat 1/27 @ Make-Out Room

Watch Your Back
     from the new album Where's That Sound
Miss Chrissy (in-studio)
Don't Ask Joe (in-studio)
Magic In Your Kiss (in-studio)
Party Box (in-studio)
Where's That Sound
     from the new album Where's That Sound

Radio Veloso, Hotel Pool
The Midnight Drells, Machine Gun
     Sat 1/27 @ Make-Out Room
Mark Hummel, Can't Judge Nobody (live)
RJ Mischo, Moe's Blues (live)
Billy Boy Arnold, Keep On Rubbing
John Primer, Elevate Me Mama
     Thu-Fri 1/25-26 @ Freight & Salvage: Blues Harmonica Blowout
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Stick and Stones
     Fri 1/26 @ Fulton 55
     Sat 1/27 @ SLO Veterans Hall
     Sun 1/28 @ Moe's Alley
Earl Thomas, All Talk No Action
     Fri-Sat 1/26-27 @ Biscuits & Blues
Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager, I Will Not Surrender
     from the new album Rough Cut
     Thu 1/25 @ Biscuits & Blues
Django Reinhardt, Night and Day
Elmore James, The 12 Year Old Boy
Etta James, The Pick-Up


Thursday, January 18, 2018

Playlist: January 17, 2018


Bob Dylan, Wigwam
     Thu 1/18 @ The Chapel: The Music of the Royal Tenenbaums
Zoot Sims Quartet, Blinuet
     Thu 1/18 @ The Chapel: The Music of Rushmore
Blonde Toledo, Cuckoo Clock Strut
     from the new album Where's That Sound?
     Wed 1/24 on Fog City Blues
Hillstomp, Don't Come Down
     Fri 1/19 @ Moe's Alley
     Sat 1/20 @ Terrapin Crossroads
The Sam Chase, Everyone Is Crazy But Me
     Fri 1/19 @ Moe's Alley

Special in-studio guests: Jewlia Eisenberg & Jeremiah Lockwood

Do Lord
     from the forthcoming album Book of J
When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (in-studio)
Journey Home (in-studio)
Fiery Love (in-studio)
Agadelkha (in-studio)
The Partisan (in-studio)
Suzanne
     not from the forthcoming album Book of J

Jazz Mafia Symphony, Community 3.0
     Fri 1/19 @ Paramount Theater
T Sisters, Three Little Birds
     Fri 1/19 @ Paramount Theater
     Sat 1/20 @ Terrapin Crossroads
The Sons of the Soul Revivers, Shook (live)
     Fri 1/19 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sat 1/20 @ Empress Theatre
Howell Devine, Rope Stretching Blues
     Thu 1/18 @ Whitechapel
     Fri 1/19 @ Freight & Salvage
Aki Kumar, Jaan e Jaan
     Fri 1/19 @ Freight & Salvage
     Sat 1/20 @ Sunnyvale Theater
The California Honeydrops, Long Way
Steve Lucky, The 12 Bar Blues
Fantastic Negrito, A New Beginning
Eartha Kitt, Shalom
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Trout Mask Replica


Thursday, January 11, 2018

Playlist: January 10, 2018


Kim Nalley, Movin' On Up
Tiffany Austin, Georgia
     Sun 1/14 @ Oakland Scottish Rite Center
Little Charlie's Organ Grinder Swing, Skronky Tonk
     Sat 1/13 @ Piedmont Piano Company

Special in-studio guests: La Gente, Soltron, and Pamela Parker

La Gente, California (We La Gente)
Soltron, I Live Where You Vacation (in-studio)
Soltron, Arroz Con Gandules
Pamela Parker, Red (in-studio)
Pamela Parker, Light Your Fire
Versoul, Untitled (in-studio)
Rafael Sarria feat. Versoul, La Mar (in-studio)
La Gente, Prior Convictions

John Brothers Piano Company, C.H.P.
Orchestra Euphonos, Fun Der Khupe
     Sat 1/13 @ Great American Music Hall
Book of J, Chavele
     Wed 1/17 on Fog City Blues
Aki Kumar, Wishing Well
     Fri 1/12 @ Kuumbwa Jazz Center: June Core's Rhythm & Blues Review
Howell Devine, The Key
     Fri 1/12 @ Up & Under
     Sat 1/13 @ Club Deluxe
Tin Cup Serenade, Stack O'Lee Blues
     Fri 1/12 @ Revolution Cafe
Nancy Wright feat. Elvin Bishop, There Is Something On Your Mind
     Sat 1/13 @ Poor House Bistro
Elvin Bishop, Keep On Rollin'
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Living Hand to Mouth
Wee Willie Walker and the Anthony Paule Orchestra, Hate Take a Holiday




Thursday, January 4, 2018

Playlist: January 3, 2018


The Heartbeats, After New Year's
Lightnin' Hopkins, Happy New Year
Lonnie Johnson, Happy New Year Darling
Lil Son Jackson, New Year's Resolution
Roy Milton Solid Serenaders, New Year's Resolution Blues
Johnny Otis Orchestra, Happy New Year Baby

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Big Fine Daddy
     Fri 1/05 @ Club Deluxe
Ren Geisick, You Don't Miss Your Water
     Fri 1/05 @ Red Poppy Art House
JJ Thames, Rhinestones
     Fri 1/05 @ Biscuits & Blues
Wee Willie Walker and the Anthony Paule Orchestra, Cannot Be Denied
     Fri 1/05 @ Empress Theatre
Harvey Mandel, Caa Purange
     Thu 1/04 @ Biscuits & Blues
S.E. Willis, Turtle Dove Bounce
     Sun 1/07 @ Biscuits & Blues
David Bowie, Starman (live)
David Bowie, White Light/White Heat (live)

Best of in-studio 2017

No Lovely Thing, Hey Brother
John Brothers Piano Company, Daffy Duckin'
Tumbledown House, Ode to Josephine
Macy Blackman & The Mighty Fines, Look Up
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, Birth of the Blues
Royal Jelly Jive, Boom Boom
The King Street Giants, Clarinet Marmalade
Big Harp George, Home Stretch
The Gold Souls, Worker's Lullaby
Howell Devine, Long Distance Call
Christmas Jug Band, S.A.N.T.A.




Thursday, December 28, 2017

Playlist: December 27, 2017

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The Orioles, What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
Sugaray Rayford, Born Under a Bad Sign
     Sun 12/31 @ Biscuits & Blues
Quinn DeVeaux & The Blue Beat Review, Good News
     Sat-Sun 12/30-31 @ Amnesia
Con Brio, Hard Times
     Sat-Sun 12/30-31 @ Swedish American Hall
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, If I Had a Hammer
     Sat 12/30 @ SFJazz Center
No Lovely Thing, Countdown
Royal Jelly Jive, Chinatown
     Sat 12/30 @ The Ivy Room
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, Sent For You Yesterday
     Sat 12/30 @ Poor House Bistro
     Sun 12/31 @ The Terrace Room
California Honeydrops, I Found A Love
     Sun 12/31 @ The UC Theatre
Hibbity Dibbity, Big River
     Sun 12/31 @ Boom Boom Room
Marty O'Reilly & The Old Soul Orchestra, I Heard the Angels
Whiskerman, Consistency of Grace
     Sun 12/31 @ Moe's Alley

Blind Lemon Jefferson, Happy New Year Blues
The Qualities, Happy New Year to You!
Billy Ward & His Dominoes, Ringing in a Brand New Year
Smokey Hogg, New Year's Eve

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, Stick and Stones
Nancy Wright, I Got What It Takes
     Sun 12/31 @ Mystic Theatre
Big Blu Soul Revue, Don't You Know
     Sun 12/31 @ Presidio Social Club
Stompy Jones, Sock It To Me
     Sun 12/31 @ Elks Lodge
Jazz Mafia Symphony, Sweet Memory 2016
     Sat 12/30 @ Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Orchestra, The Willie Walk
     Sat 12/30 @ Smoking Pig BBQ
The Dixie Giants, How Neat Is That?
     Thu 12/28 @ Blue Note Napa
     Sun 12/31 @ Sonoma Cider
Rainbow Girls, Cameron Sterling
     Sun 12/31 @ Hopmonk Tavern
Tom Waits, New Year's Eve
Tom Waits, San Diego Serenade


Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Playlist: December 20, 2017


Ralph Carney, Happy Solstice Song
Gaucho, Deep Night
Tom Waits, Dirt in the Ground
Ralph Carney's Serious Jass Project, I Wish I Were Twins
     Ralph Carney (1956-2017)
Howell Devine, Spoonful
     Thu 12/21 @ White Chapel
     Sat 12/23 @ Speisekammer
     Wed 12/27 @ Biscuits & Blues
Big Harp George, Left So Soon
     Fri 12/22 @ Biscuits & Blues
Andy Santana, Greaseland
     Fri 12/22 @ Poor House Bistro
Elvin Bishop, Stealin' Watermelons (live)
     Sat 12/23 @ Freight & Salvage
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Go Tell It On the Mountain
     Sun 12/24 @ Slim's
Blue Rodeo, Jesus Christ
Bob Dylan, Jesus Is The One (live)
Bob Dylan, Must Be Santa


Thursday, December 14, 2017

Playlist: December 13, 2017


Meshugga Beach Party, Oh Hanukkah
Meshugga Beach Party, Hot Rod Hanukkah
      Thu 12/14 @ Forbidden Island
Stanley Adams & Sid Wayne, 'Twas the Night Before Chanukah
Flory Jagoda, Ocho Kandelikas
Mickey Katz, Grandma's Dreidel
Jeremiah Lockwood, Ethan Miller & Luther Dickinson, Dreridel
Kugelplex, Desolation Row
     Sun 12/17 @ Old First Concerts
The Klezmatics, Hanukah Tree
Shirley Cohen, Maccabee March
Sol Zim, Mo'oz Tsur
Don McLean, Dreidel
Woody Guthrie, Hanukkah Dance
Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt, Yevonim
Cantor David Putterman, Rock Of Ages 
Klezmer Conservatory Band, Klezzified
Gladys Gewirtz, A Chanukah Quiz
Ella Jenkins, Dreidel Dreidel Dreidel
Gerald Marks, Hanukah

Special in-studio guests: The Christmas Jug Band

     Fri-Sat 12/15-16 @ The Big Easy
     Sun 12/17 @ Palms Playhouse
     Mon-Tue 12/18-19 @ Sweetwater Music Hall
     Wed 12/20 @ Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse

Santa Lost a Ho
When the Red Sled Comes (in-studio)
Carolin' (in-studio)
Gee Rudolph Ain't I Good To You (in-studio)
Plant A Santa (in-studio)
I Wanna Make A Holiday (in-studio)
S.A.N.T.A. (in-studio)
Rudolph the Bald-Headed Reindeer

The Sons of the Soul Revivers, I'm a New Creature (live)
     Sun 12/17 @ Poor House Bistro
Kim Nalley, Santa Baby
Kim Nalley, Hanukkah in Santa Monica
     Sun 12/17 @ Feinstein's at the Nikko


Thursday, December 7, 2017

Playlist: December 6, 2017


PC Muñoz, Death Might Be Your Christmas Gift
     Sat 12/09 @ Center for New Music
Christmas Jug Band, S.A.N.T.A. (Gloria)
     Wed 12/13 on Fog City Blues
The Dynamic Miss Faye Carol, No Christmas Blues
     Sat 12/09 @ Cafe Strich
Shoestring Trio, Un Pastis!
     Sat 12/09 @ Penrose
Deep Basement Shakers, I'm a Soldier (In the Army of the Lord)
     Sun 12/10 @ Rancho Nicasio
     Tue 12/12 @ The Big Easy
Mark Hummel, Evans Shuffle
     Sun 12/10 @ Rancho Nicasio
Howell Devine, Sadie
     Sat 12/09 @ Club Deluxe
     Sun 12/10 @ Rancho Nicasio
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats, Living Hand to Mouth
     Fri 12/08 @ Poor House Bistro
     Wed 12/13 @ Biscuits & Blues
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, Live Every Day
     Fri 12/08 @ Freight & Salvage
Goodnight Texas, A Bank Robber's Nursery Rhyme
     Thu 12/07 @ Rickshaw Stop
Royal Jelly Jive, Dear Mr. Waits
     Fri 12/08 @ Blue Note Napa

Tom Waits, Young at Heart
Tom Waits, Goin' Down Slow
Tom Waits, Emotional Weather Report
Tom Waits, Til the Money Runs Out
Tom Waits, That Feel
Tom Waits, $29.00
Tom Waits, Fish in the Jailhouse
Tom Waits, Step Right Up
Tom Waits, Ice Cream Man
Tom Waits, Tango til They're Sore
Tom Waits, Jockey Full of Bourbon
Tom Waits, Goodnight Irene