Jazz Is in the (H)air!
July 28, 2018
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Head Full of Hair, Heart of Full of Song
's investigation in music about the role of hair in her life, family, community and throughout the African diaspora, this episode of Mondo Jazz builds a narrative about hair, because whether it's a braided bun or flowing tendrils hair has always mirrored the cultural (and musical) zeitgeist.
An interview with Pyeng Threadgill and a preview of her recent album together with music ranging from the
Photo credit: Aria Isadora
Playlist "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ben Allison & Pyeng Threadgill)" from Ted Nash Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill) (Self-released) 0:00 The Lounge Lizards "Hair Street" from Live in Tokyo -Big Heart (Island) 0:17 Host talk 5:25 "Jar of Hair" from Slow Poke Redemption (Intuition) 7:16 "Bear No Hair" from Garage a Trois Outre Mer (Telarc) 12:30 "That Boy With That Long Hair" from Chico Hamilton El Chico / The Further Adventures of El Chico (Impulse!) 16:51 "Hairpin & Hatbox" from Nels Cline Lovers (Blue Note) 21:03 "Woman With Blonde Armpit Combing Her Hair By the Light of the Stars" from Bobby Previte The 23 Constellations of Joan Miro (Tzadik) 24:33 Host talk 26:44 Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 29:44 Pyeng Threadgill "I Went to the Water" from Head Full of Hair, Heart Full of Song (Self-released) 31:43 Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 35:37 Pyeng Threadgill "Pearlie" from Head Full of Hair, Heart Full of Song (Self-released) 36:14 Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 41:18 Pyeng Threadgill "Four Hours" from Head Full of Hair, Heart Full of Song (Self-released) 44:38 Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 45:55 Host talk 47:11 Interview with Pyeng Threadgill 48:05 Pyeng Threadgill "Black Magic" from Head Full of Hair, Heart Full of Song (Self-released) 49:33 "Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair (Jaffa Remix)" from Nina Simone Verve Remixed 2 (Verve) 54:38 & Banditaliana "Capelli neri" from Riccardo Tesi Thapsos (Il Manifesto) 1:00:05 Laurindo Almeida & "The Color of Her Hair" from Bud Shank Holiday in Brazil (feat. Bud Shank) [Bonus Track Version] (Jasmine) 1:07:04 , Gil Evans "Golden Hair" from Laurent Cugny Golden Hair (Emarcy) 1:09:00 Host talk 1:23:32 Alain Goraguer "With the Wind and Rain in Your Hair" from Go-Go-Goraguer (Emarcy) 1:25:47 Quintet "Bad Hair Day" from Carlo Nardozza Rubberduck (Jazz Engine) 1:28:15 "Devil's Haircut" from Dr. Lonnie Smith Boogaloo To Beck -A Tribute (Scufflin') 1:35:35 "Heavily Amplified Hairpiece" from Either/Orchestra Neo-Modernism (Accurate) 1:43:54 Host talk 1:52:26 "Hat and Beard" from Eric Dolphy Out to Lunch (Blue Note) 1:54:44