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Episode #3215

Americana Infusion

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Drummer Dave King (he of the Bad Plus) is also a pianist, and he leads the Dave King Trucking Company, his "Americana project." It's rock-based jazz married to traditional American folk music, or at least classic Nashville sounds of the '60s and '70s.  We'll sample some of this record - "Good Old Light" on this New Sounds. 

Plus, there's also music from like-minded ensembles, with something from pipa player Wu Man and her Appalachian friends, along with music by Moondog.  Also, listen for music from Bill Frisell, and something from the Tin Hat Trio, as a tribute to Bill Frisell.

PROGRAM #3215, New Sound of Americana (First aired on 6/14/11)                                                       

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Dave King Trucking Company

Good Old Light

April in Gary [4:11]

Sunnyside 1290
sunnysiderecords.com

Tin Hat Trio

The Rodeo Eroded

Bill [5:03]

Ropeadope #93134**
www.ropeadope.com

Bill Frisell

Quartet

Stand Up, Sit Down [5:39]

Nonesuch 79401
www.nonesuch.com

Dave King Trucking Company

Good Old Light

You Can't Say Poem in Concrete [7:57]

See above.

James Farm

James Farm

Polliwog [8:22]

Nonesuch 526294
www.ropeadope.com

Joanna Newsom

Have One On Me

Good Intentions Paving Company [7:02]

Drag City DC39
www.dragcity.com

Moondog (Louis Hardin)

More Moondog

All Is Loneliness [:58]

Fantasy 17812 / 4 Men with Beards 176
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Big Brother & the Holding Company, feat. Janis Joplin

Big Brother & the Holding Company

All Is Loneliness [2:31]

Columbia / Sony Music 9801
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Moondog (Louis Hardin)

Sax Pax for a Sax

New Amsterdam  [6:25]

Atlantic 83069
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Carolina Chocolate Drops /Luminescent Orchestrii

ep

Hit 'Em Up Style, excerpt [:30]

Nonesuch 526130
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Joan La Barbara, John Cage

John Cage: City Circus, Program V

Airs 8PM, Wednesday, 10/10 on the Q2 Music stream.
For this show, the fifth in the John Cage: City Circus series, hear words and music by John Cage. From an entire program of "Singing Through John Cage," recorded live at Central Park Summerstage in July of 1992, just a month before Cage died that August, vocalist Joan La Barbara performs Cage's setting of a text by e.e. cummings. Also, the Dutch ensemble The Barton Workshop performs Cage's "Music for Six," where each player is an individual, reacting personally to pitches in a time frame and not to one another.

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