A music podcast featuring samples of jazz from in it's earliest forms all the way through it's many evolutions over the years. Expect to hear music from the earliest recorded examples all the way through the 80's. No borders here folks! All the music is from the personal vinyl collection of Mark E. Kaylor. Also some commentary etc.
The Carolina Shout is a podcast about ragtime, New Orleans jazz, Harlem stride piano, and swing. Ethan Uslan is the pianist and host who performs live from his living room and offers up fun commentary and stories about the music. Each episode is a short informal private concert just for you, with occasional special guests and experts. So if you are interested in a podcast about rip-roarin American piano music that’s funny, quirky, a little educational but not too much, here it is!
Top 100 Ragtime Songs banjo songs which Banjo Hangout members have uploaded to the website.
It's all prog rock, all the time! Giant art rock nerds Jeremy Parish, James Eldred, and Elliot Long gather together to hash out the art of progressive rock. From its roots in the ’60s to the best modern interpretations of the form, the only rule here is that each episode fills at least one full side of an LP and contains plenty of pretentious solos.
Featuring: David Murray Big Band Gabor Szabo Johnny Dodds & the Dixieland Thumpers Kenny Barron Trio Henry Threadgill Sextet Joe Houston Yusef Lateef Clarence Wiliams & His Bottomland Orchestra Milt Buckner Roscoe Mitchell Lee Konitz Arnett Cobb由Mark
Obeying the orders of the random generator, Ethan delves into the life and works of ragtime composer Charles Humfeld, who wrote "That Left Hand Rag," "Who Let the Cows Out?" and "Red Moon."
Featuring: Nat Adderley Cab Calloway Bob James Trio James Blood Ulmer Johnny Griffin Max Roach + 4 Edmund Hall Jimmy Giuffre Hampton Hawes Lee Morgan Jelly Roll Morton由Mark
Featuring: Clifford Jordan Charles Mingus Kid Howard & his New Orleans Jazz Band David Newman Billy Eckstine & his Orchestra Giuseppe Logan Quartet Modern Jazz Quartet Carmen McRae Ben Webster/Harry "Sweets" Edison Ernie Fields & his Orchestra Bob Brookmeyer由Mark
Ethan desperately tries to find a song that would be relevant to the people of Caroga Lake, NY. He also reminisces about the time he accompanied a clown show. Songs included: I WIsh I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate, Eli Green's Cakewalk, Beer Barrel Polka, and Smile.由Ethan Uslan
Featuring: Julius Hemphill Joe Liggins & His Honey Drippers Abbey Lincoln Gene Ammons/Bennie Green Anthony Braxton Horace Silver Quintet Benny Carter & His Orchestra Don Byas/Bud Powell Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson Arthur Blythe由Mark
Featuring: Archie Shepp/Bill Dixon Randy Weston Paul Barbarin Kenny Dorham Revolutionary Ensemble Horace Henderson & His Orchestra Sun Ra Joe Williams Rufus Harley Old & New Dreams由Mark
Ethan is all over the place on this episode. Topics range from the St Louis World's Fair to the "Flying Pianist" to some of Ethan's recent and not-recent travels. Finally, to assist in choosing repertoire, Ethan introduces the Ragtime Randomizer. Songs: The Cascades (Joplin), American Patrol (Meacham), On Lake Champlain (Bryan/Gumble), Danny Boy (t…
Featuring: Cedar Walton/Hank Mobley Quintet Jimmy Lunceford & his Orchestra Joseph Jarman Johnny Lytle Billy Holiday Miles Davis Albert Mangelsdorff/Elvin Jones Kid Ory Roy Haynes Quartet Sonny Rollins由Mark
Featuring: Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers Lester Bowie/Phillip Wilson Duo Eureka Brass Band Hamiet Bluiett Johnny Hodges Don Pullen Gerry Mulligan & the Concert Jazz Band Albert Ayler Trio Count Basie Bud Powell Trio由Mark
Featuring: McCoy Tyner Meade Lux Lewis Don Patterson Dewey Redman Mal Waldron Shannon Jackson & The Decoding Society Bix Beiderbecke & Frankie Trumbauer Eric Dolphy Bessie Smith JJ Johnson Lennie Tristano由Mark
Featuring: Milt Jackson Sextet Arthur Doyle Chick Webb & His Orchestra Hubert Laws Art Ensemble of Chicago Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven Cecil Taylor Trio Eberhard Weber Earl Bostic Roswell Rudd由Mark
Featuring: Gato Barbieri Lester Young Steve Lacy Sunny Murray Edmond Hall Celeste Quartet Alice Coltrane Billy Bang Sextet John Handy Quintet Dollar Brand由Mark
An Ornette Coleman only episode for Shane Schneider's 73rd birthday!由Mark
Featuring: Don Cherry Fats Waller The Montgomery Brothers Nina Simone Roland Kirk Marion Brown Art Tatum Gigi Gryce Coleman Hawkins由Mark
Duke Ellington Orchestra John Coltrane Kenny Burrell Air Albert Ammons Chico Hamilton Charlie Parker Weather Report Cannonball Adderley Pharoah Sanders由Mark
Getting things rolling here with the first episode, hear the sounds of: Jackie McClean w/ Ornette Coleman Wilbur DeParis' NEW New Orleans Jazz Band Eddie Harris Herbie Hancock Sidney Bechet Earl Hines Thelonius Monk World Saxophone Quartet由Mark
Ethan plays a Chopin Nocturne (syncopated of course), two May Aufderheide rags, and a thrilling arrangement of "You're the Cream in My Coffee." Along the way we learn a little bit about May Aufderheide and what may have inspired her rag, "The Thriller."
Ethan is back at it with a New Orleans episode. First Hoagy Carmichael's NEW ORLEANS then two Jelly Roll Morton New Orleans numbers (NEW ORLEANS BLUES and NEW ORLEANS BUMP). Then Ethan makes a frosty libation based on Pete Wendling and Max Kortlander's NEW ORLEANS.
Jeremy, Elliot, and James return to talk about the best solo acts by members of popular prog groups. This time, it's a focus on Yes, with Steve Howe's eponymous(-ish) album, Rick Wakeman's "Six Wives of Henry VIII," and Chris Squire's "Fish out of Water".
Ethan awakens from syncopation hibernation! Kate is busy with Zoom meetings so Roomba the emotional support poodle steps in as the guest co-host. Featured songs: BUMBLE BEE STOMP, BUMBLE BOOGIE, BUMBLE BEE RAG, and A SLEEPIN' BEE.
In this episode, Ethan plays old-timey songs from movies. Songs played in this episode are "Temptation Rag" (as heard in the film "The Joker"), "Si Tu Vois Ma Mere " (from "Midnight in Paris"), "Tabu" (from "Jojo Rabbit"), and "As Time Goes By" (from "Casablanca").
Pianist/host Ethan Uslan gets a rejuvenating makeover and plays songs about mice, rats and Kate's Barbershop. Ethan also ponders the following issues: the origins of the hamburger, the taxonomy of muskrats, and why Irving Caesar would write such a terrible song about Mickey Mouse. This episode is also available on youtube for your viewing pleasure:…
James, Jeremy, and Elliot do a 180º from their recent positivity to discuss the prog albums and artists they found hardest to learn to enjoy. Featured: ELP's "Brain Salad Surgery", Van der Graaf Generator's "H to H Who am the Only One", and Yes's "90125.
Jeremy, James, and Elliot embark on an epic journey to pay tribute to the albums that got them interested in progressive rock in the first place: "Fragile" by Yes, "Black Noise" by FM, and "Seconds Out" by Genesis.
Ethan plays some songs that he hopes to play in October at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago. Songs include CHICAGO (Fred Fisher), STRUTTIN WITH SOME BBQ (Lil Hardin Armstrong) and Al Capone's favorite song: ROSES OF PICARDY (Wood/Weatherly). He and Kate make an unconvincing sales pitch for the Carolina Shout Podcast Club.…
James Eldred, Elliot Long, and Jeremy Parish look at the good and bad of crossover hits by prog rock artists: Asia's "Asia," Journey's "Infinity," and Genesis's "Invisible Touch". What happens when art rockers sell out and make a boatload of cash?
After toiling in silence for 63 podcast episodes, Kate Uslan finally opens her mouth. And she has a lot to say. And she sings. And plays the maracas. You'd barely notice Ethan, except when he plays the piano on MY SILENT LOVE (Suesse/Heyman), BUTTON UP YOUR OVERCOAT (DeSylva/Brown/Henderson), ANYTHING YOU CAN DO (Irving Berlin), and CACHITA (Rafael…
The show begins at the beginning: Jeremy, James, and Elliot defend their personal choices for what qualifies as the first-ever progressive rock album. Is it King Crimson? The Soft Machine? The Moody Blues? Cases are made! Music is played!
To celebrate Bach's upcoming birthday, Ethan jazzes up Bach's Minuet in G, Invention in Bb, and the Badinerie in B minor. Also, Ethan remembers his college piano professor, Edmund Battersby, by playing Walter Donaldson's "Changes" - a novelty song about a musician who likes to change keys.
Ethan starts out with a Mary Lou Williams rarity called "Lonely Moments." Then he plays Jelly Roll Morton's "Froggy Moore Rag" which was inspired by either "Moore the Frog Man" (a contortionist in a frog costume) or Benson "Froggy" Moore (a pianist who would read the newspaper while playing piano). Finally, after all the frog business, Ethan plays …
In this episode, Ethan starts off with Fats Waller's VIPERS DRAG and he summons his inner Mr. Rogers for a Harlem-style WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? For Christmas, Ethan plays two syncopated versions of SILENT NIGHT and for the love of hearty, durable fabrics (and the people who wear them), Ethan performs THE CALICO RAG. Finally, Ethan wraps it up wit…
The Carolina Shout presents a terrifying Halloween Special. Featuring BEWITCHED (Rodgers/Hart), NIGHTMARE (Artie Shaw), BLACKOUT BOOGIE (Freddie Slack) and SPOOKY SPOOKS (Edward Claypoole).
Ethan's Oktoberfest Special starts out with intoxicated antics UNDER THE ANHEUSER BUSH. Then, a sobered-up and repentant Ethan offers a prayer and musical offering (GAMBRINUS POLKA) to King Gambrinus, the patron saint of beer. After playing a Viennese-style waltz (IN A BEER GARDEN WALTZING WITH YOU), Ethan is visited by none other than King Gambrin…
Ethan plays some preludes. Selections include PRELUDE TO A KISS (Duke Ellington), RUSSIAN RAG (by George L. Cobb - based on Rachmaninoff's C# Minor Prelude), BLUE PRELUDE (Gordon Jenkins/Joe Bishop), and CHOPIN'S A MAJOR PRELUDE in the style of Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton. As an interlude between preludes, Ethan shares his original compositi…