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January 10, 2014 Options
To Bro. Yusef A. Lateef, in peace
Program Two
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
Sarah Webster Fabio 
Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues   Options Jujus: Alchemy of the Blues
(Folkways 1976)
ECD  In Tempo   Options Major Force: The Original Art-Form
(Mo' Wax 1990)

Charles Mingus  Eat That Chicken   Options Complete Birdland Broadcasts
(n/a 1961)
Clark Terry  Blue Waltz (La Valse Bleue)   Options Color Changes
(Candid 1960)
Curtis Fuller  Flutie   Options Boss of the Soul-Stream Trombone
(Warwick 1960)
Donald Byrd  Yusef   Options Byrd Jazz
(Transition 1955)
Ray Brown  Two for the Blues   Options With the All Star Big Band
(Verve 1962)

Talkover Music:
Sonny Red 
Mustang   Options Sonny Red
(Mainstream 1971)

Yusef Lateef  Mahaba   Options Other Sounds
(New Jazz 1957)
Yusef Lateef  Juba Juba   Options The Blue Yusef Lateef
(Atlantic 1968)
Yusef Lateef, Roscoe Mitchell, Douglas Ewart, Adam Rudolph  Sound Search   Options Voice Prints
(Meta 2008)

Talkover Music:
The Ex 
Buildance   Options Instant
(Ex 1995)

Yusef Lateef  Samba De Amor   Options 10 Years Hence
(Atlantic 1976)
Yusef Lateef  This Old Building   Options Hush 'N' Thunder
(Atlantic 1972)
Yusef Lateef  Love and Humor   Options The Sounds of Yusef
(Prestige 1957)
Yusef Lateef  One Little Indian   Options 1984
(Impulse! 1965)

Talkover Music:
Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination & Brass 
That Ol' Bus Smell   Options Wide Open
(MPS 1974)

Ernestine Anderson  Mound Bayou   Options My Kinda Swing
(Mercury 1960)
Leon Redbone  Mississippi River Blues   Options Double Time
(Warner Bros. 1977)
Don McLean  Winter Has Me in Its Grip   Options Homeless Brother
(United Artists 1974)
David Forman  One Fine Day   Options David Forman
(Arista 1976)
Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack  You've Got a Friend   Options Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
(Atlantic 1971)
Esther Phillips  And I Love Him   Options Burnin': Live at Freddie Jett's Pied Piper, L.A.
(Atlantic 1970)

Talkover Music:
Joe Henderson feat. Alice Coltrane 
Water   Options The Elements
(Milestone 1973)

Yusef Lateef  Introduction/Number Seven   Options Live in London
(Harkit 1965/6)
Randy Weston  Third Movement: Bantu   Options Uhuru Afrika
(Roulette 1961)
Yusef Lateef  Lay This Body Down   Options Cantata
(YAL 1995)

Closing Theme:
John Lee Hooker 
Stand By   Options I Feel Good
(Jewel 1971)

Listener comments!

Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 8:48am Doug Schulkind:

Again I offer this invitation for you to enjoy three hours of the music/ian I love the most. (Sorry, but I couldn't pay to have it engraved.)
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 8:56am duke:

Yay more Yusef. I really appreciate hearing Yusef in depth. One of my favorite things about WFMU and GTDS is this sort of attention to an artist.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 8:57am listener james from westwood:

morning, doug and all! cleaning day today, so mostly away from keys. yusef will be most welcome.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 8:58am Doug Schulkind:

@duke
The great thing about having complete editorial control is having complete editorial control!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 8:59am Doug Schulkind:

@LJFW
A free Swifter® with every broadcast!
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:00am ndbob:

morning Doug and everyone!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:01am Doug Schulkind:

Hi ndbob!
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:05am listener james from westwood:

good. i'll need the whole battalion of supplies. of course, in 36 hr the place is gonna be overrun by preschoolers, so i'm basically dusting doilies ahead of an entropy stampede.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:05am Brian in UK:

Hello, Doug, Doug, duke, Doug, james, ndbob & Doug. Anything special planned?
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:07am Brian in UK:

@james I cannot imagine 'dusting doiles' ever turning up in a Richard Brautigan novel.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:07am duke:

entropy stampede - I'm going to steal that phrase
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:10am Doug Schulkind:

Oi oi oi, Brian in UK!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:14am northguineahills:

RIP Amiri Baraka
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:14am glenn:

huh. what would the chuck wagon race at the entropy stampede be like?
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:15am Uncle Michael:

Good morning fiends.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:15am Doug Schulkind:

@NGH
No doubt I would otherwise be spending time honoring Baraka today. And the great trumpeter Roy Campbell, who just died suddenly. But today, my love for Yusef stands in for all loves combined.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:16am Brian in UK:

Clark 'n Yusef almost twins. Talking of which our twins girls have the same birthday as Yusef. You needed to know that.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:17am duke:

@glenn wpmedia.blogs.calgaryherald.com...
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:17am ndbob:

I need to go out for bit - I will be back
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:18am northguineahills:

arggghh, damnit, Roy Campbell too!!!!?
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:19am glenn:

i hate to say it, duke, but the calgary herald is one of the worst newspapers in the history of newspapers.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:19am Doug Schulkind:

Hello man from Uncle M.I.C.H.A.E.L.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:20am Doug Schulkind:

Has there ever been a badder-ass record title than "Boss of the Soul-Stream Trombone"?
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:21am Doug Schulkind:

Yusef has switched from tenor sax to flute in order to pet the world like a purring kitten.
  Fri. 1/10/14 9:22am lucy in brooklyn:

glad it is Friday and you can take me through a morning of hard -- I do not want to do it -- work...! loving this flutie -- happy in brooklyn.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:23am Doug Schulkind:

The dearly departed Freddie Hubbard on trumpet here. (Donald Byrd is up next.)

Hello happy Lucy!
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:23am listener james from westwood:

glenn, if the kids do the chuck wagon thing, they're gonna run thru my cabinets, under my sink, and encounter my household toxins.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:26am Doug Schulkind:

That composer credit mistake will be cleared up at song's end...
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:43am Doug Schulkind:

The bass player here, Ernie Farrow (Alice Coltrane's half-brother) is playing an Egyptian one-stringed instrument called a rebat (rebob). Yusef made it for him to play.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:46am Doug Schulkind:

Cissy Houston and the Sweet Inspirations in the background here.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:47am duke:

Juba Juba - my favorite Yusef song off teh first jazz album I ever bought
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:48am Doug Schulkind:

@duke
You ain't kidding. This was the first Yusef record I ever bought, too. My first love. So wild and soulful.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 9:50am duke:

Buddy Lucas on harmonica?
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:50am Doug Schulkind:

This song is dedicated to/inspired by early minstrel performer William Henry Lane.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:51am Doug Schulkind:

More about William Henry "Juba" Lane: en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:53am Doug Schulkind:

@duke
Yes! Buddy Lucas.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:56am northguineahills:

Juba, South Sudan?
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 9:58am Doug Schulkind:

The city name Juba may have been related to William Henry Lane's nickname. (It is not a stretch to imagine that black performers in the 1840s would be "given" nicknames with African references.)
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:00am Doug Schulkind:

I am just guessing here that this is Douglas Ewart doing the circular breathing. Yusef was 85 when this was recorded. Could his lungs have handled this?!?
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:03am Doug Schulkind:

Definitely Yusef on flute here.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 10:14am duke:

@doug I also bought it as a cutout, great bargain
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:15am northguineahills:

ahh, Master Juba was covered in Nick Tosches' "Where the Dead Voices Gather".
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:18am Doug Schulkind:

The audience participation on this live record (10 Years Hence) makes it even more of a treasure. It puts you thrillingly in the time and place of the performance, which all great live recordings do. This must have been one hell of a time and place to be.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:26am northguineahills:

This is a happy lively tune.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:29am βrian:

Socked in skies over the isthmus today. Halleluja, the face-spanking cold has passed. Good day, all.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:29am Doug Schulkind:

Things will take a fascinating turn with this tune. Massively funky. Buckle up people.

Howdy βrian!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:31am βrian:

Strapped into my bridge chair...
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 10:31am listener james from westwood:

i don't want to star "samba de amor," i want to fucking supernova it. wow.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:32am Doug Schulkind:

βeam you up!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:36am Doug Schulkind:

Yusef paired with a gospel chorus is next. Please don't bump your heads when you jump up.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:37am βrian:

When *I* star, it's always intransitive. [*sniff*]
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:38am Andrew Waterloo:

I have plenty of ceiling today, won't be hitting my head.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 10:40am Uncle Michael:

It's during the potluck in the church basement you gotta watch your head.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:40am Doug Schulkind:

Make sure you get FAA clearance, then, Andrew W!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:45am Andrew Waterloo:

@doug, oh yea been there
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:45am northguineahills:

wait, this is '57?!
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 10:45am ndbob:

and I'm back
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 10:45am Uncle Michael:

Balloonacy!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:46am Doug Schulkind:

Spoken like a true man of god, Uncle Michael.
  Fri. 1/10/14 10:47am earrie:

That was beautious.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:48am Doug Schulkind:

@NGH
Ayup!

@ndbob
It's like you never left.

@earrie
Always happy when you are here!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:52am βrian:

Dis Yusef have an experimental polka period?
  Fri. 1/10/14 10:53am earrie:

(Er, 'beauteous'.)

And happy to be here and hearing and and.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 10:56am Doug Schulkind:

@βrian
Isn't all polka experimental?!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:01am Doug Schulkind:

Q: Doug, in 30+ years on the radio, have you ever played Don McLean before?

A: Uh, no. No I haven't.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:01am Uncle Michael:

I'm glad to know that Don isn't persona non grata across all of WFMU.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:03am Andrew Waterloo:

I can't imagine anyone being persona non grata on WFMU
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:04am Doug Schulkind:

Exactly, Andrew Waterloo. As soon as someone is "off limits," it only makes me wanna play it more.

Next, set, folks: ALL GRATEFUL DEAD!
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:05am Uncle Michael:

I hate to be a tease (no, actually I don't)...Mr. McLean factors into my upcoming Marathon DJ premium.
  Fri. 1/10/14 11:05am Jaro:

Thanks Doug! This is all so great. I come to you via that Fiveash fella.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:06am Uncle Michael:

Forman is doing Carol proud.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:06am Doug Schulkind:

Greetings Jaro! Fiveash is the finest of the fine!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:06am northguineahills:

I've heard plenty of the Dead on WFMU.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:07am Uncle Michael:

Plenty implies enough! Forfend.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:08am Carmichael:

Good morning Douglas and all the ears near the speakers.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:09am Doug Schulkind:

Carmichael and Uncle Michael. I wonder if they're related.

Morning Carm!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:10am Doug Schulkind:

Yusef was not performing live in concert with Ms. Phillips. He and the horn section were dubbed in later.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:13am Carmichael:

Spiritually, perhaps. And you've never seen us in the same room at the same time.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:15am Alex In Illinois:

Hi everyone. Hi Carmichael.
How come Michael is the only archangel that gets a car? There's no Cargabriel, Carraphael or Caruriel. I have heard of a Carariel though.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:15am Brian in UK:

Any further comments will be dubbed on later in the public bar. My money is on this show extending to next Dec 23rd. Good work, boss.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:15am Doug Schulkind:

Imagine Yusef standing there alone in the booth, headphones on playing Esther back in his ears, flute in hand...

@Alex in Illinois
EXCELLENT point.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:19am still b/p:

So when we were teenagers, a guy I knew used the number of the JT version of You've Got A Friend from the youth lounge jukebox as a shorthand check-in/inquiry regarding fondness and palhood reassurance. "G12?," he'd ask, "G12....?" Not requesting or promising the song itself -- just code for "That's the deal with us, right?" He did not toss it at me, and the period in which he did this with others was mercifully short.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:19am northguineahills:

Gotta run for a bit. Superbly awesome, Doug, thanks!
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:20am Carmichael:

BTW, nice LP autograph, Doug! Someday I'll tell you the funny story behind my autographed Taj Mahal LP Oh So Good 'n' Bluesy.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:24am Doug Schulkind:

Here is the story of when I got Yusef's autograph: blog.wfmu.org...
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:24am βrian:

Richard Feyman pronounces "Arista" with the accent on the first syllable. (Referring to the honor society after which the record company was named.)
www.youtube.com...
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:25am Doug Schulkind:

Well then that's ANOTHER thing that Richard Feynman and I have in common.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:25am Boss of the Soul-Stream Metrocard:

Hi.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:26am Doug Schulkind:

@Metrocard
Hey dude. I hear you're being phased out!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:28am Metrocard:

Sad but true. I work much too flawlessly now to be of much use to anyone.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:31am Uncle Michael:

I pronounce it Nick-Lowe-style.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:32am Uncle Michael:

From now on, we shall call you EZ Pass.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:37am Doug Schulkind:

True story: I was back in NYC eary last year (for the WFMU marathon, I think) and I was rushing to get to the station from where I was staying in Ridgewood. Well, I went down the stairs into the subway and encountered one of those "no live MTA worker" entrances with only a set of vertical turnstyles between me and the platform. Well I slide my Metrocard once, twice, a hundred damn times and it wouldn't work. I KNEW I had cash on it, and was missing trains trying to get the damn thing to engage the contact strip correctly. Enraged, I dashed up and out and over a few blocks and down another entrance to the same station. It was then that I realized, with the help of tourist signage, that I had been sliding the fucking card with the magnetic stripe on the wrong side. Fuck fuck fuck! Though this all happened essentially in private, I will never be able to remove the stain of humiliation. (Not that it would be humiliating for anyone who doesn't know. But for me, it only served to emphasize the distance I had traveled in becoming an ex-longtime New Yorker.)
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:39am Uncle Michael:

At least you can take comfort in the knowledge that the security cameras recorded your rage.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:43am still b/p:

That's not just a strip tease, that's a strip TASE.
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:44am Doug Schulkind:

hey-OH!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 11:47am Doug Schulkind:

Max Roach is also on this Randy Weston record. Happy 90th birthday to my other greatest all-time musical hero.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:55am ndbob:

excellent show Doug!
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:55am Uncle Michael:

Whoa! Five till!
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:55am duke:

Thanks for a wonderful show Doug
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:55am Uncle Michael:

The next room! wfmu.org...
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:56am Alex In Illinois:

Great show. I did not catch that Lateef died. It was just a few weeks ago.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:57am Uncle Michael:

Thanks Doug!
  Fri. 1/10/14 11:57am earrie:

Yeah, Doug. ->Jan2014 v2.
Avatar    Fri. 1/10/14 11:59am listener james from westwood:

many thanks, doug! stay warm!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 12:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Thanks for hanging out with me you wonderful hanger outers! Let's all be well hung with Uncle Michael over here: wfmu.org...
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 12:01pm EZ:

WOOOOOOOOOO!
Avatar Fri. 1/10/14 12:12pm EZ:

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOP!
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