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Sep 15, 2023 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


With Readie Righteous

Shake off the week, oh Righteous Ones! It's everything from Acid-Folk to Ziglibithy. Light the candles, drape your scarves; this is your time! I bring thee ambient, Afrobeat, international, Tuareg, Tuvan throat singing, queercore, gnawa, pop, disco, post-punk, jazz, soul, R 'n' B, obit-core and more. Opportunistic singing-along with your DJ is de rigeur. Your lagniappe: historical perspective, social consciousness, irreverence.

We bid Adieu...

Five For Richard Davis ... : Aquarium DrunkardRichard Davis

6504605148012.jpeg Patrick O'Shea

6:00 PM
Small Faces - Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake
Small Faces Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake Marriott, Lane, McLagan, Jones
Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake Immediate Records 1968

From London, Rock Hall Inductees 'Looked To America' : NPR

6:03 PM
Pharoah Sanders - The Creator Has A Master Plan
Pharoah Sanders The Creator Has A Master Plan Sanders/Thomas
Karma 1969

Pharoah Sanders appreciation thread | Page 2 | Steve Hoffman Music Forums

Pharoah and Richard Davis

6:39 PM
Set Break: Richard Davis 1930 - 2023

Richard Davis (bassist) - Alchetron, the free social encyclopedia

Bassist extraordinaire

6:39 PM
Andrew Hill Trio - Tired Trade
Andrew Hill Trio Tired Trade Andrew Hill
Black Fire 1964

The 10 Best Jazz Albums For Continuing Your Jazz Studies — Vinyl Me, Please

6:45 PM
Suki Rae - Save your Heart for Me
Suki Rae Save your Heart for Me Suki Rae N
A Slice of Moon Reverence for Life Records 2023

Suki Rae song 3 New York City - YouTube

Suki's new release - A Slice of Moon -

6:53 PM
Elvin Jones and Richard Davis - Raunchy Rita
Elvin Jones and Richard Davis Raunchy Rita Frank Foster
Heavy Sounds 1968

Heavy Sounds/Elvin Jones, Richard Davis|音楽ダウンロード・音楽配信サイト mora ~"WALKMAN ...

7:02 PM
Richard Davis - Dear Old Stockholm
Richard Davis Dear Old Stockholm Unknown (after a Swedish Folk Tune)
With Understanding 1975

Richard Davis - A Unique Voice in Bass Accompaniment - Evan Gregor

Bassist Richard Davis is on the RIGHT channel; bassist Bill Lee is on the LEFT.

7:08 PM
Set Break

Richard Davis, master of jazz bass and advocate for understanding, dies ...

7:13 PM
Astrud Gilberto - Without Him
Astrud Gilberto Without Him Harry Nilsson
I Haven't Got Anything Better To Do 1969

Astrud Gilberto - I Haven't Got Anything Better To Do (1969, Vinyl ...

Richard Davis on Upright Bass.

7:17 PM
Sarah Vaughan - Words Can't Describe
Sarah Vaughan Words Can't Describe W. J. Tennyson
Swingin' Easy 1957

Sarah Vaughan and Her Trio - Swingin' Easy |… | Flickr

Richard Davis was Sarah's bassist through the '50s

7:22 PM
Van Morrison - Ballerina
Van Morrison Ballerina Van Morrison
Astral Weeks Rhino/Warner Records 1968

Dark Forces Swing Blind Punches: In Full: Lewis Merenstein, producer of ...

Astral Weeks producer Lewis Merenstein (l) said

Richard Davis was the "soul" of the album. Davis handpicked the band

as well as playing bass on the album.

7:29 PM
Bruce Springsteen - Meeting Across the River
Bruce Springsteen Meeting Across the River Bruce Springsteen
Born to Run Columbia 1975

Springsteen recruited Bassist Richard Davis after hearing Astral Weeks...Davis's bass, Roy Bittan's piano, and Randy Brecker's trumpet painted the haunting, "film noir" sound on this track.

7:34 PM
Kenny Burrell Trio - All Night Long
Kenny Burrell Trio All Night Long Kenny Burrell
A Night At the Vanguard 1960

Night At The Vanguard : Kenny Burrell | HMV&BOOKS online - UCCU-9590

Richard Davis on bass; Roy Haynes on drums; and Burrell on guitar

7:37 PM
Set Break: Appreciating Patrick O'Shea

In addition to being WPRB's beloved DJ, producer, and wordsmith, Patty O'Shea was a bassist, guitarist, songwriter - exploring the music we shared.

7:42 PM
Milton Nascimento - Anima
Milton Nascimento Anima
Brazil Classics 1: Beleza Tropical V/A Luaka Bop 1989

Music played on Pangaeo's "The World's Fare" - music from other places.

7:46 PM
Oumou Sangaré - Seya
Oumou Sangaré Seya
Seya World Circuit 2009

Patty shared this CD with me- knowing I loved African / Malian artists.

7:50 PM
Patrick O'Shea - The End (...of the World)
Patrick O'Shea The End (...of the World) Patrick O'Shea
unreleased demo track

When we did some jamming after our shows at the Mothership, this was an original track we played around with. This is all Patty! So happy I still have this disk - from ~2013.

7:54 PM
Marlene Dietrich - Falling In Love Again
Marlene Dietrich Falling In Love Again F. Hollander
Marlene Dietrich 1939

Marlene classic - An example of Patty's eclectic taste in music; he picked this tune for us to

play, Patty on guitar, Readie on vocals -- I WISH I had recordings of our sessions!

7:57 PM
Linda Ronstadt - Adiós (feat. Brian Wilson)
Linda Ronstadt Adiós (feat. Brian Wilson) Jimmy Webb
Cry Like a Rainstorm, Howl Like the Wind 1989

A beautiful Jimmy Webb joint that we did at the A&B gig - amazing harmonies originally

concocted by Brian Wilson as you can hear here. Hear Hear!! Adiós to Patty! One in a million!

Thanks for everything!

Chat is archived.
Readie Righteous (host) 6:00:28 PM
Greetings righteous WPRB'ers! Welcome to the chat...
Chef Emeril Lagasse 🍳 6:01:47 PM
Brian D 6:01:53 PM
Ring dem bells
Addie 🐍 🐍 Plum 6:01:56 PM
Good Friday to ya!
Chef Emeril Lagasse 🍳 6:03:45 PM
Brian D 6:04:15 PM
Richard Davis was a pro. What a session career
Readie Righteous (host) 6:04:33 PM
Hello to the Chef- Brian D and Addie- welcome one and all!
Brian D 6:05:20 PM
Creator... is such a wprb memory. Especially from Will Constantine's show
Readie Righteous (host) 6:05:45 PM
@Brian D- I learned a lot about Davis this week...and what a diverse career- with jazz, rock, pop artists, etc. etc.
Readie Righteous (host) 6:06:29 PM
Love this lonnnggg version of Creator...
Brian D 6:06:36 PM
Supremo amor supremo amor supremo amor....
Readie Righteous (host) 6:07:19 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 6:08:20 PM
Wonder how Will C. is doing?
Brian D 6:08:25 PM
Heard a great jazz harp version of Creator has... on wprb in past couple years. That harp bass duo thing....
Brian D 6:08:46 PM
Ya would love to hear him on air again
Readie Righteous (host) 6:09:06 PM
Montuno, mambo u mas!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:09:11 PM
TAndy 6:10:41 PM
Greetings. Love this Pharoah Sanders piece to bits
Readie Righteous (host) 6:10:59 PM
Hey TAndy! are you in NYC?
TAndy 6:11:21 PM
Nah just left the Hudson tunnel on the edpress train as we speak
Readie Righteous (host) 6:11:46 PM
Listening on NJ Transit?
TAndy 6:11:57 PM
Didn't realize Rough Trade was RIGHT outside the Rockefeller station, spent a while in there! Also yep!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:12:33 PM
Cool! sounds like you had a good (productive) time in the Apple today!
Brian D 6:12:40 PM
3 hawks way up in sky over backyard
Readie Righteous (host) 6:13:11 PM
a cinematic accompaniment to the music, eh Brian?!
Alan Pasnyk 6:13:14 PM
Hellooo Readie and Righteous Chatters!!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:13:32 PM
Welcome, Alan! How goes it?!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:14:34 PM
Today was a beautiful day! still is.... a perfect top-down journey to the Barge today!
Alan Pasnyk 6:14:35 PM
Them Red Tail hawks can get so high in the sky you can barely see them...
Alan Pasnyk 6:14:54 PM
Hi Readie! Getting ready for fall here...
David F 6:15:18 PM
Hi. Love this nice jazz
Alan Pasnyk 6:15:32 PM
It was Summer, then Instant Fall..
Readie Righteous (host) 6:15:55 PM
When I walk in the churchyard, there are many flying around...looking for bits of food left by the mourners...though I'm not sure if they're hawks or turkey buzzards....
Readie Righteous (host) 6:16:37 PM
Hey David F - lotsa jazz tonight- you will like it I'm sure!
David F 6:17:13 PM
In other bird news, one of the flamingos in Chambersburg was injured by a snapping turtle and is being cared for by a wildlife rehab center.
Alan Pasnyk 6:17:31 PM
Readie: hawks have straight winged silouette, Turkey Buzzards have a "V" shape. Birders call them "TV's"
TAndy 6:17:46 PM
:( I was worried for those flamingos too. Hopefully the one recovers well <3
Readie Righteous (host) 6:18:12 PM
Healing vibes to the flamingos!
Alan Pasnyk 6:18:33 PM
Beautiful Birds. Amen..
David F 6:18:35 PM
They're hoping the other one will wait til it can be returned. they mate for life but the waiting is.....
Readie Righteous (host) 6:21:20 PM
@Alan- thanks for that fact, Alan - I think these are hawks then- I'll observe next trek...
Brian D 6:22:07 PM
In this great color contrast time of Sept Oct you can see the nice reddish under wing colors of the hawks esp this time of evening
Readie Righteous (host) 6:22:37 PM
@Brian D- I'll bring my monoculars next time....
TAndy 6:22:38 PM
Is it not possible to also catch the other one so they can spend time together?
Brian D 6:23:20 PM
Vultures pretty black under carriage
Readie Righteous (host) 6:23:31 PM
Or is it "monocular"? lol
David F 6:25:44 PM
I don't know TAndy. Pretty stressful for the poor things. The snapper had the one pretty good and it had to be beaten off by a birder. Hopefully, it will wait....?
Brian D 6:25:44 PM
Saw a heron doing its point head strut the other day on back roads of Jerz in way home from shore. Moving steadily across someone's yard. I gave the oncoming traffic a few flick on / offs of lights after i paused and looked
Readie Righteous (host) 6:25:45 PM
I love watching them soar - and then the planes coming in for a landing ...
Readie Righteous (host) 6:26:17 PM
good move, Bri!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:26:48 PM
See a lot of herons in Lambertville
Brian D 6:27:22 PM
Pharoah whooping it upward to the skies
Readie Righteous (host) 6:27:55 PM
oh yeah
David F 6:29:14 PM
I was at Bombay Hook yesterday. Lots of young foxes. Also saw some belted kingfishers which I hadn't seen in a good while.The foxes liked the cherries (pitted) that I left.
TAndy 6:29:16 PM
My friend and I saw some night herons up in Edgewater a few days ago. Even saw some monk parakeets
Readie Righteous (host) 6:29:56 PM
love the nature reports!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:30:28 PM
Monk parakeets? Don't think I ever saw one!
TAndy 6:31:32 PM
TAndy 6:32:02 PM
I keep seeing quaker parrot, rock parrot, monk parakeet all used as interchangable names for these critters
David F 6:32:26 PM
I know I'm not supposed to feed wildlife but I can't help myself. I'd like to see them parakeets. I've heard about them but never got to that part of Jersey.
Readie Righteous (host) 6:32:26 PM
Thx for the pics, TAndy- I have indeed seen them- though I thought they were finches...
David F 6:33:58 PM
In Florida I had 3 scrub jays land on my head and my shirt. They're the friendliest birds I even came across.
Readie Righteous (host) 6:34:24 PM
up close and personal!
David F 6:34:26 PM
ever, even...
Readie Righteous (host) 6:42:16 PM
Jazzy track from Suki Rae's new release coming up next!
TAndy 6:42:46 PM
Excellent excellent stuff here
David F 6:43:06 PM
love this piano
Readie Righteous (host) 6:43:46 PM
Andrew Hill is coooollllll
Jeff Langan 6:45:02 PM
Greetings and happy Friday, Readie! Home from work and settled on the patio with a glass of wine. Enjoying the finches, hummingbird, Cardinal and occasional Blue Jay stopping by to grab dinner from the feeder and flowers, or take a bath in the bird bath! This jazz is perfect for unwinding from a busy week.
Readie Righteous (host) 6:45:06 PM
a tiny little Monk reference in there I detected...
Alan Pasnyk 6:45:39 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 6:46:04 PM
Hi Jeff! Welcome - I hope it's as gorgeous in Green Bay as in Princeton here...
TAndy 6:46:39 PM
The cool levels are off the chart with this one
Jeff Langan 6:46:50 PM
Little overcast, but I ain’t complaining!!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:47:17 PM
@TAndy - it's Suki - she's amazing on this one- the flute soars...
Ossy 6:47:37 PM
Hi Readie Rainbow! Cute Suki Rae!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:48:09 PM
Hii Ossy! Isn't this great! this may be my fave track on the album, though the title track is also cool...
Readie Righteous (host) 6:48:56 PM
@Jeff- all is good! A glass of wine and it's fine, fine, fine!
Ossy 6:49:37 PM
Readie- Reminds me of one summer day of listening to Yoshiko Sai on random youtube recommendation!
Rob F 6:49:50 PM
Love this guitar!
TAndy 6:50:22 PM
Agree, this guitar is perfection. And when the flute comes in 😍
David F 6:50:30 PM
very cool. That flute sounds almost like a violin.
Readie Righteous (host) 6:51:06 PM
I don't know if the bandcamp page lists the personnel - Suki on flute and vox...
Ossy 6:51:09 PM
Has a jazzy late night noir aura vibe
Ambrose Hughes 6:52:07 PM
Hi Readie! Righteous good stuff there.
Readie Righteous (host) 6:52:36 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 6:53:07 PM
That's the ticket!
Rob F 6:53:50 PM
Hi Readie!
David F 6:54:16 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 6:54:22 PM
Hi Rob F and Bo! good to see youse!
Readie Righteous (host) 6:55:21 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 6:58:23 PM
Davis rightchere!
Rob F 7:00:19 PM
gotta love that bass
Ambrose Hughes 7:01:40 PM
Sexy sax!🎷
David F 7:01:46 PM
is that an upright bass or electric?
Jeff Langan 7:01:58 PM
Rob F 7:01:59 PM
David F 7:02:31 PM
I thought so. That's nice.
Readie Righteous (host) 7:02:50 PM
Davis plays the upright double bass
Readie Righteous (host) 7:03:28 PM
Davis's bow work here!
David F 7:03:30 PM
He sure does...
David F 7:05:52 PM
Great sound...
Readie Righteous (host) 7:06:04 PM
Davis is heard on the RIGHT channel, Bill Lee on the LEFT
Brian D 7:11:16 PM
Bill Lee =Spike Lee's father
David F 7:16:52 PM
That's a talented family. No hurricane Lee though.
Brian D 7:23:47 PM
There is that Van and Richard sound
Readie Righteous (host) 7:23:57 PM
I never realized how much of an imprint Richard Davis made on Astral Weeks...what a masterpiece...
Alan Pasnyk 7:24:50 PM
Van Morrison! That voice brings back memories...with Davis!
David F 7:25:06 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 7:25:21 PM
Davis not only played bass, he also handpicked the musicians
Brian D 7:28:40 PM
Right from the first seconds of the album Astral Weeks, Richard put that imprint
David F 7:29:43 PM
I love numismatics and this year Maria Tallchief is on both a US quarter and a one dollar Native American coin, She is considered the first prima ballerina in the USA.
Readie Righteous (host) 7:30:25 PM
@Brian D- I now appreciate Davis in a whole new way....
Readie Righteous (host) 7:31:03 PM
@David F- that I did not know!!! pretty great!
radiofreemountairy 7:31:08 PM
i hear the vinyl pops on this Bruce track....
Readie Righteous (host) 7:32:16 PM
Hi radiofree- and I cleaned it prior- lol 1975 vintage pops & clix
Alan Pasnyk 7:32:45 PM
Vinyl pops, like grey hair....
radiofreemountairy 7:33:33 PM
we have all the early bruce LPs here. they all look great but were played a lot when they came out.. they all have the "slight surface noise"
Readie Righteous (host) 7:33:50 PM
Love that scratchy vinyl!
radiofreemountairy 7:34:22 PM
we went to see john cafferty and the beaver brown band last friday; jane just said "john cafferty sounds like bruce springsteen"
radiofreemountairy 7:34:49 PM
i replied "well, i think bruce sounds. alittle like john acfferty"
David F 7:35:42 PM
Well I didn't know Richard Davis played such a big role in so much great music. RIP Mr Davis..
TAndy 7:36:49 PM
So good rn
Ossy 7:37:02 PM
Readie Righteous (host) 7:37:16 PM
love that smoooooth guitar
Alan Pasnyk 7:38:10 PM
Readie: You're really "Nailin' It" for the mood tonight!!!!!!
Brian D 7:39:28 PM
Wow. Kenny Burrell. Smooth stuff
Readie Righteous (host) 7:42:23 PM
Thx, Alan!
Alan Pasnyk 7:43:24 PM
Patty would always pit a smile on my face..
TAndy 7:43:42 PM
Alan Pasnyk 7:44:11 PM
Bit of Patty, then Recherche on Saturdays..
Readie Righteous (host) 7:44:35 PM
always....loved those days!
Brian D 7:46:31 PM
Wow that Milton was beautiful . Those textures
Rob F 7:48:18 PM
Loved his sense of humor. Especially on Sounds of the Caribbean sub. Large Up!
Alan Pasnyk 7:49:10 PM
Rob: Yeah, I remember that sub :)
Ossy 7:50:24 PM
Pangeo the reggae best like Selecta, as well his African and other festive selections!
David F 7:54:46 PM
parting is such sweet sorrow but that made me happy.
Alan Pasnyk 7:56:22 PM
Ending on a Classic...Sweeeet!
TAndy 7:57:51 PM
Thank you much for the show <3
debbie reichard 7:57:51 PM
Wait, am I hearing what I think I’m hearing? I’m an old friend of pat
Readie Righteous (host) 7:58:37 PM
Hi Debbie- yes, Pat sadly passed late last month
Alan Pasnyk 7:58:58 PM
Readie: Beautiful show!! Thanks for the music and the mood!!! Take care!!! ☮️ & bcnu!
David F 7:59:13 PM
Thanks for some great music, Readie!
Alan Pasnyk 7:59:50 PM
.... and to Patty, A Very Special Thank You!
Readie Righteous (host) 8:00:00 PM
Love you all! Viva Patty!
Ossy 8:00:24 PM
And stay wonderful butter!