Radio 12/24/2011 10a-2p

Deep Cut Christmas tracks and more from the chilly WRSU studios. Follow through for the audio archive, and playlists, broken down by hour. There are also some show notes/links at the bottom. Happy Holidaisy, folks.

Hour 1


Negron, Angelica – Drawings for Meyoko – Janus Trio

Victor Assis Brazil – Ao Amigo Quartin – Far Out Spaced Oddyssey
Duke Ellington – A Christmas Surprise – Duke Ellington Centennial Edition
Plaid – Tender Hooks – Scintilli

Milburn, Andrew – Elmore – CDCM Computer Music Series Vol 5
Holt, James – Action Items – Sqwonk
Ryuichi Sakamoto – Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence – Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Sigur Ros – vid spillum endalaust – Inni
itsnotyouitsme – old friends, lost relatives – Everybody’s Pain is Magnificent
Elfman, Danny – End Titles – Nightmare Before Christmas
Lester Bowie – Almost Christmas – The One and Only

Hour 2


Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention – You Didn’t Try to Call Me – Freak Out!
William Brittelle – Sheena Easton – Television Landscape
Sun Ra – It’s Christmas Time – The Singles 1954-1960

Tom Waits – Chicago – Bad As Me
Mischief Brew – A Lawless World – The Stone Operation
Descendents – Christmas Vacation – Hallraker: Live!

Dave Holland Quartet – 101 Farenheit (Slow Meltdown)  – Extensions
Krenek, Ernst – 6 Motets on words by Franz Kafka: Der Weg – RIAS Kammerchor, dir Hans- Christoph Rademann
Meredith Monk – Astronaut Anthem – Do You Be

Harbison, John – Christmas Vespers: The Three Wise Men – Chicago Chamber Musicians

Hour 3


Charlemagne Palestine – (excerpt from) Evolution of a Sonority in Strumming and Arpeggio Style for Bosendorfer Piano – Pianos in the Kitchen
Slow/Fast – Wanderangst – It Would Be Easier If
Nico Muhly – Salty Dog – I Drink the Air Before Me

Adams, John – El Nino: The Christmas Star – Dawn Upshaw, Willard White, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester
Gabrieli, Giovanni – O Magnum Mysterium – Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Vince Guaraldi – Christmas Time Is Here – A Charlie Brown Christmas

Chimera, Paul – Two Images: Image II – Anthony Costa, Tim Deighton, Enrico Elisi
Lead Belly – Mary and Martha – Absolutely the Best Vol. II
Copland, Aaron – Organ Symphony: Scherzo – San Francisco Symphony, Paul Jacobs

Hour 4


Weatherman and Wobbly – Christmas 1985 – KFJC 14 May 00

Bill Evans – Peace Piece – Everybody Digs Bill Evans
Corporal Blossom – White Christmas – Advisory: Illegal Art
Ted Hearne  – Kanye West: 9.2.05 – Katrina Ballads

Steve Lacy – Joy – Packet


Show Notes:

Feature image courtesy Corey Goldberg.
Ellington Nutcracker Suite 12/27 @ Chris’ Jazz Cafe.
James Holt’s My Ears Are Open.
Ken Thomson’s Slow/Fast Kickstarter!
Live performance of Kanye West 9.2.05

That Lester Bowie track was great.

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