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Day of the Dead Show - A Sonic Alter

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This week, we bring you G-Town Radio's 5th annual Day of the Dead weekend. For this week's Jazz Continuum program, we will feature a variety of jazz musicians paying homage to friends, mentors, and icons in the Jazz Continuum. Think of this as a sonic alter to those who came before in the music.


  • Thelonious Monk "Esistrophy (Theme)" from Live at the It Club-Complete (Columbia) 00:30
  • Don Byas Quintet "I Remember Clifford" from Americans In Europe vol.s 2 (Impulse! ) 02:30
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" from The Return of the 5000 lb. Man (Warner Bros. Records) 09:45
  • The Kahil El'Zabar Quartet "Eddie Harris" from A Time For Healing (Spiritmuse Records) 16:02
  • James Brandon Lewis, Chad Taylor "Willisee" from A Time For Healing (Intakt) 24:55
  • Chad Taylor Trio "Reconciliation" from The Reel (Astral Spirit) 31:16
  • Sun Ra & His Arkestra "Limehouse Blues" from The Spirit of Jazz Cosmos Arkestra at WUHY, 1978 (Enterplanetary Koncepts) 36:35
  • Harry Skoler "Sue's Changes" from Living Sound: The Music Of Charles Mingus (Sunnyside) 40:55
  • Cheick Tidiane Seck "Tanjah" from Timbuktu—The Music Of Randy Weston (Komos) 53:51
  • Rudresh Mahanthappa "Both Hands" from Bird Calls (ACT) 1:05:51
  • Vi Redd "Now's The Time" from Bird Call (United Artists) 1:10:37
  • Lennie Tristano "Requium" from Tristano (Atlantic) 1:10:37
  • John Coltrane Quartet "Bessie's Blues" from Crescent (Impluse!) 1:21:34
  • Aki Takase "Take The Coltrane" from My Ellington (Intakt) 1:25:04
  • Alice Coltrane "A Love Supreme" from World Galaxy (Impulse!) 1:25:04
  • Duke Ellington "Lotus Blossom" from ... 'And His Mother Called Him Bill" (RCA Victor) 1:39:05
  • Duke Ellington, Ray Brown "Pitter Panther Patter" from This One's For Blanton (Pablo) 1:42:59
  • Matthew Shipp "Tone Poem for Duke" from To Duke (RogueArt) 1:46:01
  • Roscoe Mitchell Trio "Malachi" from Day and the Night (Dizim Records) 1:46:01
  • Art Ensemble Of Chicago "Suite for Lester" from Tribute to Lester (ECM Records) 2:01:13
  • Tim Berne "The Unknown" from Diminutive Mysteries (Mostly Hemphill) (JMT) 2:06:37
  • Jessica Williams "The House That Rouse Built" from In the Key Of Monk (Jazz Focus) 2:14:27
  • Anthony Braxton "Reflections" from Six Monk's Compositions (1987) (Black Saint) 2:20:14
  • Dave Douglas "Mary's Idea" from Soul On Soul (RCA Victor) 2:26:12
  • Deanna Witkowski "Force Of Nature" from Force Of Nature (MCG Jazz) 2:28:59
  • William Parker "Blue Limelight" from Migration of Silence Into And Out of The Tone World (Centering Records) 2:34:33
  • Joe Henderson "Miles Ahead" from So Near, So Far (Musings for Miles) (Verve) 2:41:50
  • Sun Ra Arkestra Directed by Marshall Allen "Wish Upon A Star" from Living Sky (Omni Sound) 2:46:21

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