Friday, June 9, 2017

Spare Air this weekend

Roots and branches of jazz, from the piano music of 19th-century African-American and Creole composers to the ragtime of Scott Joplin, stride piano of James P. Johnson and early New Orleans jazz of Joe (King) Oliver to two concert-hall echoes, George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” and Johnson’s “Yamekraw:
a Negro Rhapsody.”

June 11
7-9 p.m. EDT
2300-0100 GMT/UTC
WDCE-FM, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Albert Gumble: “At the Mississippi Cabaret”
Dick Hyman & His Orchestra
(New World)

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: “Bamboula”
Alan Feinberg, piano

Blind Tom Bethune:
“The Rainstorm”
John Davis, piano
(Newport Classics)

Charles Lucièn Lambert Sr.:
“Bresiliana, Grande valse brilliante de salon”
Michael Linville, piano

Scott Joplin:
“Maple Leaf Rag”
“Weeping Willow”
“Magnetic Rag”
Joshua Rifkin, piano

E.L. Bowman:
“Kansas City Blues”
Clarence Gaskill:
“Waltzing the Blues”
Roy Turk & Maceo Pinkard: “Sweet Man”
Dick Hyman
& His Orchestra
(New World)

James P. Johnson:
“Sweet Lorraine”
“St. Louis Blues”
“Twilight Rag”
James P. Johnson, piano
(Asch/Smithsonian Folkways)

Joe (King) Oliver:
“Dippermouth Blues”
“St. James Infirmary”
“Shake It and Break It”
King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band
King Oliver’s
Savannah Syncopators
(RCA Victor)

Gershwin: “Rhapsody in Blue”
George Gershwin, piano roll

Fats Waller: “Ain’t Misbehavin’ ”
Duke Ellington: “Solitude”
Bix Beiderbecke: “Candlelights”
Fats Waller: “Squeeze Me
Zez Confrey: “Kitten on the Keys”
Alan Feinberg, piano

Joe (King) Oliver:
“West End Blues”
Great American
Music Ensemble/
Doug Richards

James P. Johnson:
“Yamekraw: a Negro Rhapsody”
James P. Johnson, piano
(Asch/Smithsonian Folkways)

Gershwin: “Scandal Walk”
George Gershwin, piano roll