October Blue Note 50th's, Eddie Palmieri and More

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Blue Note 50th anniversary salutes from October 1969 by guitarist Grant Green, Reuben Wilson, Lee Morgan, Duke Pearson with Airto Moreira and Bobby Hutcherson with voices. We also feature tracks from La Perfecta II by Eddie Palmieri, who performed in Baton Rouge earlier this week. Along the way: vocalist Aimee Allen, Eddie Harris (from his first date with legendary guitarist Joe Diorio), Thelonious Monk solo and a groove out the door with Chicago's Soul Message Band. Enjoy the show!

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R.I.P. Jeff Duperon [WWOZ, New Orleans/WRTI, Philadelphia]: November 2, 1952—June 17, 2019.


  • Grant Green "I Don't Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing" from Carryin' On (Blue Note) 00:00
  • Grant Green "Ease Back" from Carryin' On (Blue Note) 05:56
  • Grant Green "Upshot" from Carryin' On (Blue Note) 12:46
  • Aimee Allen "Invitation" from Wings Uncaged (Azuline Music) 22:32
  • Eddie Palmieri "Our Routine" from La Perfecta II (Concord) 28:50
  • Eddie Palmieri "Bianco's Waltz" from La Perfecta II (Concord) 38:05
  • Eddie Palmieri "Cuddles" from La Perfecta II (Concord) 46:54
  • Eddie Harris "W.P." from Exodus to Jazz (Vee Jay) 52:47
  • Reuben Wilson "Hold On, I'm Comin'" from Love Bug (Blue Note) 57:43
  • Lee Morgan "Free Flow" from Sonic Boom (Blue Note) 1:05:30
  • Lee Morgan "Claw-Til-Da" from Sonic Boom (Blue Note) 1:10:57
  • Lee Morgan "The Stroker" from Sonic Boom (Blue Note) 1:14:13
  • Thelonious Monk "Darn That Dream" from Complete Black Lion and Vogue Recordings (Mosaic) 1:19:53
  • Duke Pearson "Once I Loved" from I Don't Care Who Knows It (Blue Note) 1:26:36
  • Duke Pearson "Xibaba" from I Don't Care Who Knows It (Blue Note) 1:32:17
  • Bobby Hutcherson "Now!" from Now! (Blue Note) 1:39:00
  • Bobby Hutcherson "Hello to the Wind" from Now! (Blue Note) 1:42:03
  • Soul Message Band "Uncertainty" from Soulful Days (Delmark) 1:47:49


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