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February 1, 2011 Options
Perambulate in peace, gentlemen
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Artist Selection Album    (Label / Recording date)
Theme Music:
James Brown 
Cold Sweat, pt. 1   Options b/w Cold Sweat, pt. 2
(King 1967)


Ain't Misbehaving
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Live at the Rodeo Bar, NYC
(n/a 2009)
Milton Babbitt  All Set   Options Outstanding Jazz Compositions of the 20th Century, Vol. 2
(Columbia 1957)
Poppa Neutrino  "American Idol" audition   Options n/a

Talkover Music:
Blue Mitchell 
Bantu Village   Options Bantu Village
(Blue Note 1969)

Milton Babbitt 

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Robert Taub: Piano Works
Poppa Neutrino  Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey   Options closing credits for Random Lunacy
Milton Babbitt  Allegro Penseroso   Options

Marilyn Nonken:
American Spiritual –
New American Works

(CRI 2001)

Talkover Music:
Dr. Michael White 
Crescent City Serenade   Options Crescent City Serenade
(Antilles 1990)

Milton Babbitt 

String Quartet No. 2
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performed by Composers Quartet
Poppa Neutrino w/Billy Curmano and the New X Art Ensemble  My Buddy   Options

Milton Babbitt
Semi-Simple Variations   Options performed by Bad Plus
(see the video)
Poppa Neutrino  They Way You Look Tonight/Ain't Misbehaving   Options

Closing Theme:
Specks Williams 
We Gave the Drummer Some   Options b/w Specks' Blues
(Jax 1960s)

Listener comments!

  5:59pm texas scott:

I survived the Texas blizzard of 2011.
I only went outdoors so Fred could pee-odelay.

A warm howdy to you,Drummer!
  6:02pm listener james from westwood:

happy february. all!
  6:03pm northguineahills:

Huge Milton Babbit fan.
  6:04pm Drummer Some:

Take good care of "my" Steelers down there, Scott. Howdy LJfW. North Guineau Hills in der howse!
  6:06pm marcury:

Happy February!
  6:07pm texas scott:

Steelers should feel right at home.
The low temp tonight.10.Degrees.
F F F Fahrenheit.
  6:07pm Drummer Some:

Marcury's rising!
  6:08pm Richard from Venezuela:

Happy february.
  6:08pm Unclear on the concept:

I tried to cha-cha to this jazz by Milton Babbit. I think I broke a femur.
  6:09pm Amanda:

No one is as cold/icy as we are here in JC. Looking forward to this double tribute, Doug... Rabbit rabbit
  6:10pm glenn:

femurs? we don't need no stinking femurs.
  6:10pm Drummer Some:

Unclear, you should have ach ach ached instead.

Hi Amanda! Hi Amanda!

Hola Richard.
  6:11pm listener james from westwood:

dancefloor glory is e-feumr-al!
  6:13pm glenn:

bad spelling ruins yet another potentially good pun. or maybe it's a typo.
  6:13pm marcury:

Totally Serial Dudes and Dudettes.
  6:14pm listener james from westwood:

oy! this is what happens after 7 hr of proofreading medical copy. the brain's totally off the clock by now!
  6:33pm Drummer Some:

As you can imagine, Poppa Neutrino never had insurance. In fact, he rarely had more than $5 in his pocket ever. His body way cremated and his family is trying to raise donations to help pay for it. To help, go here:
  6:38pm northguineahills:

I just remembered that I saw Milton Babbit in 2004 when attended a performance of a few of his pieces (as well as John Zorn's 'classical' pieces.
  6:39pm Rob:

Original title of essay was "The Composer as Specialist."
Babitt obit:,featured
  6:41pm Drummer Some:

Thank you Rob!
  6:44pm Rob:

You're welcome, DJ Drummer Some.
  6:47pm Drummer Some:

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