Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ May, 23rd, 2015

Lion's Head, Cape Town South Africa

Lion’s Head, Cape Town South Africa

Tonight’s funky good time will focus on the Music of South and West Africa with a few tasty nuggets in-between.
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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Somi- Last Song [The Lagos Music Salon]
  2. Rosalia De Souza- Mais [Garota Moderna]
  3. Sonny Chillingworth- Charmarita/Malasadas [Sonny Solo]
  4. Jolie Holland- Little Birds [Pint of Blood]
  5. C.W. Stoneking- The Love Me or Die [Jungle Blues]
  6. Snarky Puppy and the Metropole Orkest- Atchafalaya [Sylva]
  7. Bixiga 70- Kalimba [Ocupai]
  8. Fela Kuti- Juen Ko Ku (Chop n’ Quench) [Nigeria 70]
  9. The Spam Allstars- La Vida Continua [Contra Los Roboticos Mutantes]
  10. Quantic and His Combo Babaro- Una Tarde En Mariquita [Look Around the Corner]

Hour 2

  1. Cesaria Evora- Isolada [Voz D'Amor]
  2. Jovens Do Prendo- Africa Merengue [Soul of Angola]
  3. Le Grande Kalle- Mama Nagi Habanera [Le Grand Kalle: His Life, His Music]
  4. Louis Armstrong- The Peanut Vendor [Rumba Jazz 1919-1945 History of Latin Jazz and Dance Music]
  5. The Mothers- Learning [Township Sessions]
  6. Miriam Makeba- Saduva [Pata Pata]
  7. The Skatalites- Pata Pata (Skata Skata) [From Paris With Love]
  8. Krar Collectiove- LDN [London Calling]
  9. Paul Simon- The Obvious Child [The Rhythm of the Saints]
  10. The Melody Aces- Asaw Fofor (George T Edit) [Unreleased]
  11. Clap! Clap!- Kuj Yato [Tayi Bebba]
  12. Jamie XX- Far Nearer [Far Nearer EP]

 

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ May 16th, 2015

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Tonight’s show is going to be a collection of longer songs, some pretty, some intense but as always an eclectic selection.

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Desmond Williams- Um Favor [Delights of the Garden]
  2. Rosalia De Souza- Maria Moita [Garota Moderna]
  3. Cléon & Jazzy Piday- Samba A L’Areoport [Freedom Sound EP]
  4. Sam Mangawa- Galo Negro [Putumayo: Afro Latino]
  5. Chucho Valdes- Rhapsody in Blue [Briyumba Palo Congo: The Religion of the Congo]
  6. Buena Vista Social Club- Black Chicken 37 [Lost and Found]
  7. The Spam Allstars- Ochimini [Contra Los Roboticos Mutantes]
  8. Ticklah- Mi Sonsito [Ya Llego EP]
  9. Bixiga 70- Kalimba [Kalimba/Ocupai EP]
  10. Quantic and His Combo barbaro (feat. Alice Russell)- Look Around the Corner [Look Around the Corner]

Hour 2

  1. D’Angelo and the Vanguard- Betray My Heart [Black Messiah]
  2. Mary-Anne Ito- Waking Up [Waking up]
  3. The Books- Classy Penguin []
  4. Vampire Weekend- M79 [S/T]
  5. Hilton FM (feat. Miss Claudia)- Mon Amore [French Kiss]
  6. Gerardo Frisina- Eastern Sounds/Shout It Out [Movement]
  7. Nina Simone- Sinnerman [Compact Jazz: Nina Simone]
  8. Charles Mingus- Haitian Fight Song [The Clown]

 

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ May 9th, 2015

Bridging Sunset Lamps
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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Lisa Ono- Manoa [Bossa Hula Nova]
  2. Bebel Gilberto- Samba Da Bencao [Tanto Tempo]
  3. The Dining Rooms- Tunnel [Tre]
  4. Leon Bridges- Lisa Sawyer [Lisa Sawyer Single]
  5. Lemon Jelly- A Tune For Jack [Lemonjelly.ky]
  6. Zero-7- Give It Away [Simple Things]
  7. Bill Evans Trio- Alice in Wonderland (Take 2) [Sunday at the Village Vanguard]
  8. Madeline Peyroux- Half the Perfect World [Half the Perfect World]
  9. Koop- Tonight [Waltz for Koop]
  10. Nostalgia 77- Crescent City [A Journey Too Far]
  11. Hilton FM- Mon Amore [French Kiss]

Hour 2

  1. Smoke City- Underwater Love
  2. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- P.I.M.P. [P.I.M.P. EP]
  3. Guts- Brand New Revolution [Brand New Revolution EP]
  4. Thievery Corporation- Meu Distino (My Destiny) [The Richest Man in Babylon]
  5. Orchestra OK Jazz- A Monis Que Namikosa [Africa Boogaloo: The Latinization of West Africa]
  6. La Grand Kalle- Jolie Nana [His Life and Music]
  7. Clap! Clap!- Kuj Yato [Tayi Bebba]
  8. Four Brothers- Rudo Imoto (Miestro’s Sol Power Bump)
  9. Bixiga 70- Kalimba [Kalimba/Ocupai EP]
  10. The Original Tropicana Steel Band- Spanish Hustle (Kon 12″ Re-Edit)
  11. Joe Bataan- Subway Joe [Big Bad Boogaloo V/A]
  12. Ray Baretto- Acid [Fania DJ Series: Gilles Peterson]

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2 ~ May 2nd, 2015

Bridging Dinosaurs
Tonight’s show is coming out live, and totally improvised.
Dinosaur photo by Elise St. Clair 

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Quarteto Jobim-Morlenbaum- A Correnteza [S/T]
  2. Thievery Corporation- Décollage [Saudade]
  3. Rosalia De Souza- Mais [Garota Moderna]
  4. Kenny Clark & Francy Boland Big Band- Wives and Lovers [A History of Schema Jazz Fantastico]
  5. Camille Yarborough- Take Yo’ Praise [The Iron Pot Cooker]
  6. Nightmares on Wax- 70′s 80′s [Mind Elevation]
  7. The Living Sisters- Can You Get to That? [Run for Cover EP]
  8. Bahamas- All the Time [Bahamas is Alfie]
  9. Aloe Blacc- Green Lights [Good Things]
  10. Haitus Kayote- Nakamarra [Tawk Tomahawk]
  11. Bob McChesney- The Preakness [Chez Says]
  12. Smoove- The Revolution Will Be Televised [Dead Men's Shirts]

Hour 2

  1. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- P.I.M.P [P.I.M.P. EP]
  2. The Visionaries- Dirty Old Bossa Nova [Dirty Old Hip Hop]
  3. Nicola Conte- Bossa Per Due (Thievery Corporation Reconstruction) [Jet Sounds Revisited]
  4. Kerbside Collective- Red Stripe (Paprika’s Thirsty Bossa Re-Bump) [Mind the Curb]
  5. Delroy Wilson- Better Must Come [Delroy Wilson Anthology]
  6. The Skatalites- Flowers for Albert [Hi-Bop Ska]
  7. Romperayo- El Busetero Buscapleitos [El Busetero Buscapleitos EP]
  8. Bacao Rhythm and Steel Band- Laventille Road March [P.I.M.P EP]
  9. Jamie XX- Far Nearer [Far Nearer EP]
  10. Lack of Afro- Touch My Soul [Touch My Soul EP]
  11. Amy Winehouse- The Girl From Ipanema [Lioness: Hidden Treasures]
  12. Quantic and His Combo Babaro- Undelivered Letter [Tradition in Transition]

Bridging the Gap on HPR-2- April 25th, 2015

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Pledge Drive is OVER! Finally, I can get back to my regular show.  Thank you again to everyone who pledged to support this show, as well as the whole station.

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Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Seu Jeorge- Life on Mars? [The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou OST]
  2. Karen Ann- Life on Mars? [?]
  3. Leon Bridges- Lisa Sawyer [?]
  4. Erykah Badu- Apple Tree [Baduizsm]
  5. Moondog- Bird’s Lamnet [Sax Pax for a Sax]
  6. The Skatalites- Split Personality [Hi-Bop Ska]
  7. C.W. Stoneking- The Thing I Done [Gon' Boogaloo]
  8. Mariam Makeba- Xica Da Silva [Unreleased]
  9. Joseph Kabasele- Jolie Nana [Le Grande Kalle: His life and Music]
  10. The Melody Aces- Asaw Fofor [George T Remix]
  11. Willie Bobo- Lisa [Talkin Verve]
  12. Batida- Alegria [Alegria EP]]
  13. Palov- Joder [?]

Hour 2

  1. Gaslamp Killer- Nissim [Breakthrough]
  2. Debashish Bhattacharya and Bob Brozman- Tagore Street Blues [Mahima]
  3. Charles Bradley- Since our Last Goodbye [No Time For Dreaming]
  4. Monophonics- La La La Love Me [Sound of Sinning]
  5. Inell Young- What Do you See In Her [The Lost Soul Sisters]
  6. Onra- Ms. Ho [Chinoiseries pt. 2]
  7. Lemon Jelly- A Tune for Jack [Lemonjelly.ky]
  8. King Most- San Fran to Tokyo [Saudade 2]
  9. Bola Sete- Bolido [Voodoo Village]
  10. Gerardo Frisina- Selvatico [Movement]
  11. Dizzy Gillespie- Manteca (Funky Lowlives Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]
  12. Los Hacheros- Chano [Pilon]

Also: This Thursday, I’m DJing an ALL Vinyl set that Soul Time in Hawaii https://www.facebook.com/events/697189923725115/

Bridging the Gap- Challenge 2015 Special Show!


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THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who pledged to Bridging the Gap! We made goal, and a lot more!
A huge thanks to Equus Hotel and Hawaii Polo Club for their donations to the show, and Matt Duffy, Mark Tarone and Ray Cruz for guest hosting. Finally Thank You to Sarah and KTUH for answering the phones.

With your help, we raised more than a thousand dollars over the 4K goal… proof that alternative programming can be successful on Hawaii Public Radio.

Set List:
Hour 1

  1. Khruanbin- A Calf Born in Winter [Bonobo: Late Night Tales]
  2. Dorondo- Didn’t I [Bonobo: Late Night Tales]
  3. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble- Flipside [Bonobo: Late Night Tales]
  4. Oscar Brown Jr.- Brother Where Are You? (Mather Dear Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]
  5. Los Hacheros- Papote’s Guajira [Pilon]

Hour 2

  1. Sarah Vaughn- Whatever Lola Wants (Gotan Project Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]
  2. Dizzy Gillespie- Manteca (Funky Lowlives Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]
  3. Ramsey Lewis- Do You Wanna? (Mr. Scruff Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]
  4. Los Hacheros- Azucar [Pilon]
  5. Cal Tjader- Soul Sauce (Fila Brazilia Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]
  6. Los Hacheros- Chano [Pilon]
  7. Nina Simone- Sinnerman (Felix the Housecat Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]
  8. Astrud Gilberto- Here Comes that Rainy Day (Koop Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]

 

Bridging the Gap on HPR2- April 11th 2015

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The Pre-Drive Show! Tonight i’ll be previewing some of the CDs that will be available during next weeks Challenge 2015 Pledge Drive.
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Set List-
Hour 1-

  1. Quantic- Aqua De Sorongo [Magnetica]
  2. Thievery Corporation-Meu Nego [Saudade]
  3. Menahan Street Band- The Traitor [Bonobo: Late Night Tales]
  4. Khuranbin- A Calf Born in Winter [Bonobo: Late Night Tales]
  5. White Hinterland- Icarus [Kairos]
  6. D’Angelo and the Vanguard- Betray My Heart [Black Messiah]
  7. Nina Simone- Baltimore [Bonobo: Late Night Tales]
  8. Mariam Makeba- Xica Da Silva (DJ Scratch Edit)
  9. Los Hacheros – Papote’s Guajira [Chano]
  10. Hypotonic Brass Ensemble- Flipside [Bonobo: Late Night Tales]
  11. The Bobby Hughes Expirence- The Piper Cherokee [Fusa Riot]

Hour 2-

  1. Ramsey Lewis- Do You Wanna? (Mr. Scruff Remix)
  2. Willie Bobo- Grazin In the Grass [Willie Bobo: Talkin' Verve]
  3. Los Hacheros- Azucar [Pilon]
  4. Dizzy – Manteca (Funky Lowlives Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]
  5. Los Hacheros- Chano [Pilon]
  6. Palov- Joder [?]
  7. Joseph Kabasele- Jolie Nana [Le Grande Kalle: His Life and Music]
  8. Olu Dara- Your Lips [
  9. Astrud Gilberto- Here Comes that Rainy Day [Koop Remix]
  10. Koop- Summer Sun (feat. Yakima Nagano) [Waltz for Koop]
  11. The Skatalites- Flowers for Albert [Hi-Bop Ska]

Bridging the Gap on HPR2- April 4th, 2015

Bridging Sunset
Another evening of eclectic music selections, from Soul to Modern Tango, to Tiki, through Jazz.
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Set List:
Hour 1-

  1. Mosquitoes- Vagalume [Sunshine Borratto]
  2. Dorondo- Didn’t I [Bonobo: Late Night Tales]
  3. Al Green- I’m So Glad Your Mine [I'm Still In Love With You]
  4. Maryanne Ito- How I Feel [Waking Up]
  5. The Living Sisters- Can You Get to That [Run for Cover EP]
  6. Headless Hereos- True Love Will Find You in the End [The Silence of Love]
  7. Neko Case- Night Still Comes [The Worse Things Get, The Harder...]
  8. Wicked Lestor- Chocolate [Les Amigos EP]
  9. Masterclass- Awkward [Normal Days]
  10. Sarah Vaughn- Whatever Lola Wants (Gotan Project Remix) [Verve Remixed 2]
  11. Rthym Future Quartet- Billie Jean/Summertime [S/T]
  12. Willie Rosario- Last Tango in Paris [Fania DJ Series: Gilles Peterson]
  13. Los Hacheros- Azucar [Pilon]

Hour 2-

  1. Luke Vibert & BJ Cole- Fly Hawaii [Stop the Panic]
  2. Don Tiki- The Other Side of the Moon (Ursula 1000 Remix) [Adulterated: The Remix Project]
  3. David Snell- International Flight [Thievery Corporation: The Outernational Sound]
  4. Ayo- Help is Coming [Joyful]
  5. C.W. Stoneking- The Thing I Done [Gon' Boogaloo]
  6. Squirrel Nut Zippers- La Grippe [Sold Out]
  7. Ibrahim Ferrer- Mami Me Gustó [Buena Vista Social Club Presents: Ibrahim Ferrer]
  8. Rodrigo Y Gabriela- The Russian Messenger [9 Dead Alive]
  9. Sono Rhizmo- Soledad [Soledad EP]
  10. Chico Hamilton- The Dealer [The Dealer]
  11. Povo- East on West [Babylon Central OST]

Mad Men Twister Party
Also Djing tomorrow evening at Bar35 for the Mad Men Twister Party… It’s Free…It’s fun! Just sign up: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mad-men-twister-party-at-bar-35-tickets-16191523282
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ind the Facebook invite HERE

Bridging the Gap on HPR2- March 28th, 2015

Bridging Raining
A special free flowing rainy day set, from Tango through Modern Jazz.
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Set List
Hour 1:

  1. Federico Aubele- Esta Noche [Gran Hotel Huenoa Aries]
  2. Thievery Corporation- Meu Destino [The Richest Man in Babylon]
  3. Marta Gomez- La Ronda [Putumayo- Women of Latin America]
  4. Nujabes- Supreme Atmosphere [Metaphorical Music]
  5. Sol.Illaquist of sound- The Curse [No More Heros]
  6. Cody ChestnuTT- Chips Down (In No Landfill) [Landing on a Hundred]
  7. Leon Bridges- Lisa Sawyer [Lisa Sawyer EP]
  8. Opensouls- Standing in the Rain [Standing in the Rain]
  9. Belo Veiloso- Toda Sexta-Feira [Putumayo presents: Romantica]
  10. Quarteto Jobim-Morlenbaum- A Correnteza [S/T]
  11. Mohammad Rafi- Aaj Mausam Gada Be-Iman Hai 9Today the Weather Plays Tricks on Me) [The Rought Guide to M Rafi]
  12. Debashishih Bhha- Loomba Re Loomba [Mahima]
  13. Renee Rosnes- Empress Afternoon [The Jazz Chillout (Vol. 5]

Hour 2:

  1. Billie Holiday- Pennies From Heaven [The Collection]
  2. Ella Fitzgerald- In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down) [These Are the Blues]
  3. Sarah Vaughn- Come Rain, Come Shine [Love Songs]
  4. Dorothy Ashby- Canto De Ossanha [Dorothy's Harp]
  5. Astrud Gilberto- Here Comes that Rainy Day (Koop Remix)
  6. Quantic and His Combo Barbaro- Arianita [Tradition in Transition]
  7. Mosquitoes- Rainsong [Mosquitoes]
  8. The Spam Allstars- La Vida Contunia [Contra Los Roboticos Mutantes]
  9. Ticklah- Mi Sonsito [Ya Llego EP]
  10. Justin Hinds and the Dominos- King Samuel [Latin Goes Ska]
  11. The Skatalites- Latin Goes Ska [Latin Goes Ska]
  12. Val Bennet- The Russians are Coming [S/T 7"]
  13. Paul Desmond- Take Ten [Take Ten]
  14. Madeline Peyroux- California Raining [Half the Perfect World]

Bridging the Gap on HPR2- March 21st, 2015

Bridging Trumpet Girl
T
onights show is going to be an experiment in selection. I’m not going to be following the traditional order of Bossa, then Latin, then Downtempo, then Jazz…instead just flying just on feeling and musical instinct alone so the music flows better. Hope you enjoy it.

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Setlist :
Hour 1

  1. CéU- Cangote [Vagarosa]
  2. Nightmares on Wax- Morse [Carboot Soul]
  3. Zero 7- Give it Away [Simple Things]
  4. Jimmy & Mama Yancey- How Long Blues (Second Version) [Chicago Piano Vol. 1]
  5. Leon Bridges- Lisa Sawyer [Lisa Sawyer (Single)]
  6. Chet Baker- You Make Me Feel So Young [West Coast Jazz V/A]
  7. Greyboy- La Jolla [Freestlyin']
  8. Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass- Lemon Tree (Thievery Corporation Remix) [Whipper Cream and Other Delights Remixed]
  9. Koop- Tonight [Waltz for Koop]
  10. Federico Aubele- Despertar [Grand Hotel Buenos Aries]
  11. The Funk Ark- Horchata [From the Rooftops]
  12. Nickodemus- Giro Do Sol [Sun People]
  13. Palov- Joder (Instrumental) [I have no idea what album this is from]

Hour 2:

  1. Ondetropica- Tiene Sabor, Tiene Sazon [S/T]
  2. Los 4 Monedas- Buena Suerte [Los Grandes Exitos de las 4 monedas]
  3. Norma Fraiser- Respect [Studio One Soul]
  4. The Skatalites- Flowers for Albert [Hi-Bop Ska]
  5. Dexter Gordon- Soy Califa [A Swingin' Affair]
  6. Gerardo Frisina- Arrival [Movement]
  7. The Jivers- Do What (feat. Anqui) [Volume 3]
  8. Bobby Hughes Combination- Karens Kerma [Nhu Golden Era]
  9. DJ Can Quartet- New York, New York [Rebirth of Cool]
  10. Madlib- Slims Return [Shades of Blue]
  11. Brother Jack McDuff- Strolling Blues [Do It Now]