Your Community Spirit 2013 September 27

News includes 10 Things To Know About IPCC; Maldives At Vanguard Of Climate Change; Lake Drained To Clean Oil Spill; Hornets In China Killing People And Eating Bees; Feds Help Frackers Find Place To Dump Wastewater; Wacky Jet Stream To Blame For Wild Weather; Russia Says Greenpeace Protesters Are Pirates. Happenings include Super Splash Park Groundbreaking; Friday Night Fair; For Kids’ Sake; Open Mic Night; Yard Sale; Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Talking Circle; Contemplative Writers’ Group; Blessing Of The Animals And Food Drive; 70th Anniversary Celebration At Gaia House; Frack Free Fest.


Your Community Spirit 2013 September 20

News includes Deadly 1,000 Year Flood Strikes Colorado; Delaying Climate Action Will Triple Costs; Tar Sands Oil Could Be Coming Soon To New England; British Anti-Fracking Occupation Continues; California Wins Right To Clamp Down On Carbon From Gasoline And Diesel; America’s Kids Eating Healthier And Getting Fitter. Happenings include Carbondale Community Friday Night Fair; Marriage Equality Open Mic At Gaia House: Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market: Women’s Center Yard Sale; 5th Annual Community Pride Picnic; Talking Circles; Brown Bag Concert; Eco Dawgs Meeting; Super Splash Groundbreaking; Solar Project On Carbondale City Council Agenda; 70th Anniversary Celebration At Gaia House.

Your Community Spirit 2013 September 13

News includes ExxonMobil Charged With Fracking-Related Crimes; Fight The One Percent Of Power Plants; Big Biz Fights Obama Admin’s Carbon Cost Calculations; New Orleans Has Radical Plan For Managing Floods. Happenings include LOGIC Double Dig Workshop; Friday Night Fair; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Southern Illinois Irish Fest Fundraiser; Vegan Potluck; Brown Bag Concert; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Game Night; Community Pride Picnic; Talking Circle; Super Splash Park; For Kids’ Sake 10K/5K Run/Walk-A-Thon.

Pete’s Place – 9/9/13 Playlist

The Meters, “Cissy Strut” (1969). New Orleans-style funk/jazz.

Sea Level, “Rain in Spain” (1977). Allman Brothers sidemen make a jazz record.

Larry Young, “The Moontrane” from Unity (Blue Note, 1966). Great hard bop session with Woody Shaw featured on trumpet playing his most well known composition.

Dave Douglas and Keystone, “Moonshine” from the 2008 album of the same name. Leading modern jazz trumpeter has many projects, Keystone being his fusion band.

Gato Barbieri, “Milonga Triste” from Chapter Four: Alive in New York (1975). The last “chapter” on Impulse records from the early 70s. All good, challenging world jazz.

Charlie Hunter, “Rebel Music” from Natty Dread (Blue Note, 1997). The 8-string guitarist re-made Bob Marley’s classic reggae album.

Vijay Iyer, “The Star of the Story” from Accelerando (2102). One of the leading piano players of the day. Great album, one of a string of them in the 20-teens.

Bobby Previte, “The King So Far” from Claude’s Late Morning (Grammavision, 1988). The downtown Manhattan jazz scene of the late 80s. Industrial jazz sound.

Cal Tjader, “Cubano Chant” from Latin Concert (1958). The vibist with one of the first Cuban-influenced jazz bands, featuring Mongo Santamaria on conga.

Matthew Shipp, “Cohesion” from Equillibirum (Thirsty Ear, 2003). Piano player leading modern-sounding session with scratch DJ.

Clifford Brown & Max Roach, “Jordu” (1955). The greatest hard bop quintet of them all? The legendary drummer and the rising star trumpeter in the groove.

Your Community Spirit 2013 September 06

News includes Illinois Concedes Kids Shouldn’t Be Brainwashed By Coal; Fracking Triggered More Than 100 Earthquakes In Ohio; Fracking Fight Spreads To Europe; Oil Refiners Don’t Care About Keystone XL Anymore; Safety Inspectors Target Oil-Hauling Trains; Chile Just Got Really Good At Creating Drinking Water From Fog; Levitating Train Breaks Speed Record In Japan. Happenings include Game Night; Open Mic At Gaia House; LOGIC Garlic Planting Workshop; Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Brown Bag Concert; Jeff Biggers Speaks About The Other Southern Illinois; Responding To Sexual Violence.

Pete’s Place – 9/2/13 Playlist

Bill Frisell, “Chain of Fools” from Is That You? (1990).

Dexter Gordon, “A Night in Tunisia” from Our Man in Paris (Blue Note, 1963). The great tenor saxophonist recorded during extended European residency.

Ralph Peterson Fo’tet, “One False Move” from The Duality Principle (2012). Nice drummer-led quartet with vibes and clarinet.

Stanton Moore, ‘Stanton Hits the Bottle” from All Kooked Out!. The drummer’s first solo record after Galactic. Literally, playing beer bottles.

Mose Allison, “If You’re Going to the City”. Pete’s resident beat/bop poet.

Weather Report, “Black Market” from 1976 album of the same name. A high-water mark of jazz-rock fusion.

Craig Harris, “24 Days an Hour” from Tribute (1985). Trombone player with a tribute to Labor Day.

Louis Armstrong’s Hot 7, “Weary Blues” (1927). Louise on trumpet with Johnny Dodds on clarinet. Sa-weet.

Jan Garbareck, “I Follow the Runes” (ECM, 1990). Fusion of Nordic sax and Latin rhythm.

Yusef Lateef, “The Plum Blossum” from Eastern Sounds. The 1961 LP that stands as a world music original.

Tom Waits, “Emotional Weather Report” from Nighthawks at the Diner. Early Waits in jazzy rap.

Corey Wilkes, “Cries from tha Ghetto” from 2010 album of the same name. Chicago trumpet player, a hidden gem.

Bill Laswell, “Assassin” from Hear No Evil (1988). Evil sounding guitar from bassist/producer Laswell.