Thursday, July 16, 2015

It's All Good (A John Sinclair Reader): Music and Verse Soundtrack

It's All Good (A John Sinclair Reader)

by John Sinclair




Music & verse soundtrack to the book IT'S ALL GOOD—A John Sinclair Reader: poetry by John Sinclair, music by various artists
Genre: Spoken Word: Poetry
Release Date: 
This album is the soundtrack to my collection of poetry & writings called IT'S ALL GOOD—A John Sinclair Reader. Here are all the poems in the book, in order of their appearance therein, recorded with musicians and ensembles in New Orleans, Detroit, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, and Clerksdale, Mississippi. Here is the information on he cuts:

IT’S ALL GOOD
A John Sinclair Reader CD

[01] “everything happens to me” (4:45) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars “live” at the Detroit International Jazz Festival, September 2006 from Consequences (2015)

[02] “The Screamers” (4:24) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars at No Cover Studio, Oak Park MI, April 2008 from Detroit Life (2008)

[03] “Consequences” > “blues to you” (8:14) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars “live” on WXLU-FM, Los Angeles, August 1997 from Underground Issues (2000)

[04] “friday the 13th” (6:34) John Sinclair & Mark Ritsema “live” at Crossing Borders Festival, Amsterdam, November 2001 from criss cross (2005)

[05] “Ain’t Nobody’s Bizness” (3:57) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars in Los Angeles, August 1996 from Full Circle (1997)

[06] “Scuze Me While I Kiss the Sky” (6:28) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars at Café The Zen, Amsterdam, August 2010 from Let’s Go Get ’Em (2011)

[07] “brilliant corners” (9:59) John Sinclair & Mark Ritsema at Easter Hill Studios, Amsterdam, January 2005 from criss cross (2005)

[08] “in walked bud” (5:48) John Sinclair with Ed Moss & the Society Jazz Orchestra “live” in Cincinnati, January 1994 from If I Could Be With You (1996)

[09] “We Just Change the Beat” (4:48) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars in New Orleans, 2001 from The Delta Sound (2002)

[10] “21 Days in Jail” (9:41) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars in New Orleans, 2001 from The Delta Sound (2002)

[11] “Fattening Frogs For Snakes” (9:58) John Sinclair & Afrissippi at New Africa Studio, Clarksdale, Mississippi, July 2006 from Don’t Start Me To Talking (2009)

[12] ”Shake ’Em On Down” (7:04) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars in Los Angeles, August 1996 from Full Circle (1997)

[13] “Thank You, Pretty Baby” (4:10) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars “live” at Howling Wolf, New Orleans, May 2000 from Underground Issues (2000)

[14] “my melancholy baby” (3:14) John Sinclair & Steve The Fly at EI Studios, Amsterdam, January 2013 from Mohawk (2014)

[15] “We Love Big Chief” (Part 1) (9:03) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars at Café The Zen, Amsterdam from Let’s Go Get ’Em (2011)

[16] “We Love Big Chief” (Part 2) (9:59) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars at Café The Zen, Amsterdam from Let’s Go Get ’Em (2011)

[17] “spiritual” (4:34) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars ”live” at Kaldi’s Coffeehouse, New Orleans, September 1994 from Full Moon Night (1995)

[18] “If I Could Be With You” (9:55) John Sinclair with Ed Moss & the Society Jazz Orchestra “live” in Cincinnati, January 1994 from If I Could Be With You (1996)

[19] “monk’s dream” (4:11) John Sinclair & Luis Resto in Ferndale MI, April 2008 from Conspiracy Theory (2012)

[20] “nutty” (7:24) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars at No Cover Studio, Oak Park MI, April 2008 from Detroit Life (2008)

[21] “My Buddy” (6:51) John Sinclair with the Lyman Woodard Organization from Detroit Life (2008)

[22] “Hold Your Horn High” (6:05) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars at No Cover Studio, Oak Park MI, April 2008 from Detroit Life (2008)

[23] “rhythm-a-ning” (3:55) John Sinclair with Ed Moss & the Society Jazz Orchestra “live” in Cincinnati, January 1994 from If I Could Be With You (1996)

[24] “Fat Boy” (5:55) John Sinclair & the Pinkeye Orchestra fromTearing Down The Shrine of Truth & Beauty (2009)

[25] “Smells Like Sulfur Here” (8:02) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars from Let’s Go Get ’Em (2011)

[26] “that old man” (6:09) John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars from Let’s Go Get ’Em (2011)


PRODUCED BY JOHN SINCLAIR


[01] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Jeff “Baby” Grand (guitar), Phil Hale (keyboards), Chris Rumel (bass), Martin “Tino” Gross (drums), Vickie Alexander (baritone saxophone) from the Detroit International Jazz Festival, September 4, 2006. Produced by John Sinclair. Recorded by Jeff Jones. Composed by John Sinclair & Jeff Grand (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP). Previously unissued

[02] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with James O’Donnell (trumpet), John Paxton (trombone), Johnny Evans (tenor sax), Rick Steiger (baritone sax), Jeff “Baby” Grand (guitar), Lyman Woodard (Hammond B-3 organ), Chris Rumel (bass), Martin Gross (drums) from Detroit Life (2009) Produced by John Sinclair with Mike Boulan for No Cover Records in Oak Park MI, April 2008. Text by John Sinclair/music arranged by Charles Moore (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[03] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Charles Moore (trumpet), Craig Stuart (alto sax), Ralph “Buzzy” Jones (tenor sax), Wayne Kramer (guitar), Paul Ill (bass) and Michael Voelker (drums) from Underground Issues (2000) Produced by John Sinclair for SpyBoy Records from “live” KXLU-FM broadcast in Los Angeles, August 1997. Composed by John Sinclair/Wayne Kramer, arranged by Charles Moore (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[04] John Sinclair (voice) & Mark Ritsema (guitar) from CD criss cross (2005) Produced by John Sinclair & Mark Ritsema from the Crossing Borders Festival in Amsterdam, November 2001. Composed by John Sinclair/Mark Ritsema (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[05] [12] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Charles Moore (trumpet), Phil Ranelin (trombone), Craig Stuart (alto & tenor sax), Ralph “Buzzy” Jones (tenor sax), Wayne Kramer (guitar), Paul Ill (bass) and Michael Voelker (drums) from CD Full Circle (1997) Produced by John Sinclair & Wayne Kramer with Patrick Boissel for Alive Records in Los Angeles, August 1996. Composed by John Sinclair/Wayne Kramer, arranged by Charles Moore (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[06] [15] [16] [25] [26] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Tom Worrell (keyboards), Vicente Pino (guitar), Leslie Lopez (bass, vocal), Steve The Fly Pratt (drums & vocal), Maurits Kauper (vocal) from CD Let’s Go Get ’Em (2011) Produced by John Sinclair with Leslie Lopez & Larry Hayden at Café The Zen, Amsterdam, August 2010. Composed by John Sinclair/Vicente Pino/Leslie Lopez/Tom Worrell/Steve Pratt (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[07] John Sinclair (voice) & Mark Ritsema (guitar) from CD criss cross (2005) Produced by John Sinclair & Mark Ritsema with Clay Windham at Easter Hill Studios in Amsterdam, January 2005. Composed by John Sinclair/Mark Ritsema (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[08] [18] [23] John Sinclair (voice) with Ed Moss (piano, conductor) & the Society Jazz Orchestra: Jerry Conrad (trumpet), Clarence Pawn (trombone), Tim McCord (alto sax & flute), Arthur Quitman (tenor sax & clarinet), Joe Gaudio (baritone sax), Chris Dahlgren (contrabass) and Art Gore (multiple percussions) from CD If I Could Be With You (1996) Produced by Steve Gebhardt from “live” concert In Cincinnati OH, January 15, 1994. Composed by John Sinclair/Edward Moss (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[09] [10] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Bill Lynn, Everett Eglin & Jeff “Baby” Grand (guitars), Mark Adams (keyboards), Richard “Tricky Dick” Dixon (bass), Michael Voelker (drums), and ELS (backing vocals) from CD The Delta Sound (Fattening Frogs For Snakes, Volume 1, 2002) Produced by Andre Williams with Mark Bingham & Jerry Brock at 9th Ward Pickin’ Parlor, New Orleans, February 2001. Composed by John Sinclair/Bill Lynn, arranged by Andre Williams (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[11] John Sinclair (voice) with Guelel Kumba (guitar & voice), Eric Deaton (guitar & voice), Jeff Henson (guitar & flute), Justin Showah (bass), Cedric Burnside (drums), and Chad Henson (congas) from CD Don’t Start Me To Talking (2009) Produced by Jimbo Mathus & Justin Showah with Will Dawson at New Africa Studio, Alcazar Hotel, Clarksdale MS, July 2006. Composed by John Sinclair/Guelel Kumba, arranged by Eric Deaton (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[13] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Bill Lynn (guitar), Larry “Rockin’ Jake” Jacobs (harmonica), Kirk Joseph (sousaphone) and Michael Voelker (drums) from CD Underground Issues (2000) Produced by John Sinclair with Henry Petris at Howlin’ Wolf, New Orleans, May 2000. Composed by John Sinclair/Bill Lynn (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[14] John Sinclair (voice) with Steve “The Fly” Pratt (drums, other sounds) from CD Mohawk (2014) Produced by Steve “The Fly” Pratt at EI Studios, Amsterdam, January-May 2013. Composed by John Sinclair/Steve Pratt (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[17] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Michael Ray (trumpet & keyboards), Richard Theodore (alto sax & bass clarinet), Nicholas Sanzenbach (tenor sax); Phil DeVille (guitar), “Lucky Joe” Drake (bass) and Michael Voelker (drums) from CD Full Moon Night (1996) Produced by John Sinclair & Keith Keller at Kaldi’s Coffeehouse, New Orleans, September 1994. Composed by John Sinclair/Michael Ray (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[19] John Sinclair (voice) with Luis Resto (piano) & Paul Nowinski (bass) from CD Conspiracy Theory (2012) Produced by Don Was for Wasmopolitan Records in Ferndale MI, April 2008. Composed by John Sinclair, arranged by Luis Resto (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[20] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with James O’Donnell (trumpet), Johnny Evans (tenor sax), Lyman Woodard (Hammond B-3 organ) and Martin Gross (drums) from CD Detroit Life (2009) Produced by John Sinclair with Mike Boulan at No Cover Studios, Oak Park MI, April 2008. Composed by John Sinclair/Lyman Woodard (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[21] John Sinclair (voice) with The Lyman Woodard Organization: Lyman Woodard, Hammond B-3 organ; Leonard King, drums; Robert Lowe, guitar; Marcus Belgrave & Ron Jackson, trumpets; Allen Barnes, tenor sax; Kerry Campbell, soprano sax; Henry Normile, voice intro & outro. Music is “Djarum” from the Lyman Woodard Organization album Don’t Stop the Groove (recorded “live” at Cobb’s Corner, Detroit, January 1979) with recitation added at No Cover Studio, April 2008 for Detroit Life (2009) Produced by John Sinclair with Mike Boulan. Composed by John Sinclair/Lyman Woodard (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[22] John Sinclair & His Blues Scholars with Jeff “Baby’ Grand (guitar), Thornetta Davis (voice), Phil Hale (keyboards), Johnny Evans (tenor sax) and Martin Gross (drums) from CD Detroit Life (2009) Produced by John Sinclair with Mike Boulan at the Jazz Loft in Detroit and No Cover Studio in Oak Park MI, April 2008. Composed by John Sinclair/Jeff Grand (Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP)

[24] John Sinclair (voice) and Pinkeye Orchestra including Brandon (alto sax), Mike Roy (guitar & vocal), Brandon Moss (drums), Jeff Howitt (Theremin), Jelly Roll Joe (lead guitar), and a host of others “live” at the Bohemian National Home in Detroit, October 2010 Produced by John Sinclair. Composed by John Sinclair, arranged by Pinkeye Orchestra ((Pretty Big Chief Music, ASCAP). Previously unissued


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