Raymond Scott & Don Byron


June 10th, 2009 ~ Jazz, klezmer and funk clarinetist Don Byron talks about the classical elements in his album "A Fine Line: Arias and Lieder." You'll also hear a profile of Raymond Scott, one of the great, unknown composers and inventors of the 20th century. Scott set the template for the music in Looney Tunes cartoons, and went on to develop some of the first electronic instruments.

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  • Higher Ground Stevie Wonder
    Innervisions , Motown
  • Note Bleu Medeski, Martin & Wood
    The Dropper , Blue Note
  • Once In a Blue Mood Duke Ellington
    The Complete Capitol Box , Mosaic
  • What'd I Say Ray Charles
    Genius & Soul , Rhino
  • Instrumental: Ronco Symphony Stereolab
    The Group Played 'Space Age Bachelor Pad Music', Too Pure
  • SEGMENT: Irwin Chusid, Director of the Raymond Scott archives, and Bob Moog, the inventor of the Moog synthesizer
  • Medley: Dinner Music for a Pack of Hungry Cannibals The Carl Stalling Project
    Music from Warner Brother’s cartoons from 1936-1958, Warner Bros
  • Laughing in Rhythm Slim Gaillard
    Laughing in Rhythm: Best of the Verve Years , Verve
  • The Laughing Song Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks
    Strike It Rich , MCA
  • Instrumental: Ragtime Nightingale Craig Ventresco
    Crumb original soundtrack , Ryko
  • Laughing to Keep from Crying Joe Callicot
    Mississippi Delta Blues Vol.2 , Arhoolie
  • Teardrops from My Eyes Ruth Brown
    Miss Rhythm: Greatest Hits and More , Atlantic
  • I Gotta Dance to Keep from Crying Smokey Robinson
    Smokey Robinson and the Miracles Anthology , Motown
  • Save the Last Dance for Me The Heptones
    Heptones & Friends Vols 1 & 2 , Trojan
  • Open Bed: The Dicty Glide (take 2) Duke Ellington
    The Complete RCA/Victor Recordings Box , RCA/Victor
  • Be-Bop Spoken Here Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra
    From the Vaults Vol.3: Capitol Jumps , Capitol
  • My Baby Ken Nordine
    The Best of Word Jazz, Vol.1 , Rhino
  • Salty Dog Cat Power
    The Covers Record , Matador
  • Froggy Went a Courtin Peg Leg Sam
    Southern Street Musicians ,
  • Dig Myself a Hole Charlie Feathers
    I Ain't Done Yet! , Sun Jay
  • Instrumental: If 6 was 9 Don Byron
    Nu Blaxploitation , Blue Note
  • Bucket's Got a Hole In It George Lewis
    And His New Orleans Stompers , Blue Note
  • Hang Your Head in Shame Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys
    Hall of Fame , DCC
  • 'S Wonderful Benny Goodman Quartet
    I Got Rhythm: The Music of George Gershwin Box , Smithsonian
  • Die Goldene Chasene Dave Tarras w/ Abe Ellstein Orchestra
    Yiddish-American Klezmer Music 1925-1956 , Yazoo
  • SEGMENT: Don Byron
  • Instrumental: He Loved Him Madly Miles Davis / mixed by Bill Laswell
    Panthalassa: The Music of Miles Davis 1969-1974 , Columbia
  • Mr. Day John Coltrane
    The Heavyweight Champion: The Complete Atlantic Recordings , Atlantic
  • The Wind Cries Mary The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    Are You Experienced? , MCA