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Kai Winding 1st Recorded ‘Time Is On My Side’ – Phantom Dancer 19 May

Kai Winding, jazz trombonist, the first to record, ‘Time Is On My Side’ with vocals by the Gospelaires (later covered by Rolling Scones), is your feature artist on this week’s Greg Poppleton Phantom Dancer.

The Phantom Dancer is your non-stop 2 hour mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio.

It has been produced and presented continually by 1920s-30s singer and actor Greg Poppleton since 1985. It can be heard online from 12:04pm AEST Tuesday 19 May at https://2ser.com/phantom-dancer/

The last hour is all vinyl.

Kai Winding and J J Johnson

Kai Winding and J J Johnson

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Kai Chresten Winding was a Danish-born American trombonist and jazz composer. He is known for his collaborations with pioneer bop trombonist, J. J. Johnson.

He began his career as a professional trombonist with Shorty Allen’s band. He then played with Sonny Dunham and Alvino Rey until he entered the United States Coast Guard during World War II.

After the war, Winding was a member of Benny Goodman’s orchestra, then Stan Kenton’s. He participated in Birth of the Cool sessions in 1949, appearing on four of the twelve tracks, while J. J. Johnson appeared on the other eight.

1950s

In 1954, at the urging of producer Ozzie Cadena, Winding began a long association with Johnson, recording trombone duets for Savoy Records and Columbia. He experimented with instruments in brass ensembles. The album Jay & Kai + 6 (1956) featured a trombone octet and the trombonium. He composed and arranged many of the works he and Johnson recorded.

Kai Winding with Stan Kenton

Kai Winding with Stan Kenton

TIME IS ON MY SIDE

During the 1960s, Winding began an association with Verve Records and producer Creed Taylor. He released the first version of ‘Time Is On My Side’ in 1963 before it was covered by Irma Thomas and The Rolling Scones. His best selling recording from this period is ‘More’, the theme from the movie Mondo Cane. Arranged and conducted by Claus Ogerman, ‘More’ featured what is probably the first appearance of the French electronic music instrument the Ondioline on an American recording. Although Winding was credited with playing the ondioline, guitarist Vinnie Bell, who worked on the session, claimed that it was played by Jean-Jacques Perrey, a pioneer of electronic music. Winding experimented with ensembles again, recorded solo albums, and one album of country music with the Anita Kerr Singers. He followed Creed Taylor to A&M/CTI and made more albums with J. J. Johnson. He was a member of the all-star jazz group Giants of Jazz in 1971.

His son, Jai Winding, is a keyboardist who has worked as a session musician, writer and producer in Los Angeles.

VIDEO

Here is the ORIGINAL ‘Time Is On My Side’ with Kai Winding, later covered by The Rolling Scones

19 MAY PLAY LIST

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #437

107.3 2SER Tuesday 19 May 2020
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+10 hours GMT)
and Saturdays 5 – 5:55pm
National Program:
1ART ArtsoundFM Canberra Sunday 10 – 11pm
5GTR Mt Gambier Monday 2:30 – 3:30am
3MBR Murrayville Monday 3 – 4am
4NAG Keppel FM Monday 3 – 4am
2SEA Eden Monday 3 – 4am
2MIA Griffith Monday 3 – 4pm
2BAR Edge FM Bega Monday 3 – 4pm
3VKV Alpine Radio Monday 6 – 7pm
7MID Oatlands Tuesday 8 – 9pm
2MCE Bathurst / Orange / Central West NSW Wednesday 9 – 10am
2ARM Armidale Friday 12 – 1pm
7LTN Launceston Sunday 5 – 6am
3MGB Mallacoota Sunday 5 – 6am
6GME Radio Goolarri Broome Sunday 5 – 6am

Set 1
Stardust On The Moon
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Martha Tilton
Madhattan Room
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS NY
20 Oct 1937
I Want To Be Happy
Glenn Miller Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WJZ NBC Blue NY
25 Dec 1936
Elks’ Parade + Close
Bobby Sherwood Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Avadon Ballroom
Los Angeles
AFRS Re-broadcast
3 Jun 1946
Set 2
Always
Kai Winding Group
‘Stars In Jazz’
Birdland
WNBC NBC NY
2 Sep 1952
Anthropology
Claude Thornhill Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WJZ ABC NY
22 Sep 1947
Set 3
Peace Pipe
Count Basie Orchestra
‘All Star Parade Of Bands’
Birdland
WRCA NBC New York
9 jan 1956
Got To Travel On
Jerry Gray and his Band of Today (voc) Jerry Gray
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS LA
30 Oct 1959
Ad + The Shiniest Mouth in Town
Les Brown Orchestra (voc) Butch Stone
‘All Star Parade of Bands’
KFI NBC LA
12 Oct 1953
Set 4
Tin Roof Blues
Jack Teagarden
Club Hangover
KCBS CBS San Francisco
30 Apr 1955
You’re Just In Love
Louis Armstrong All-Stars (voc) Louis Armstrong and Thelma Middleton
‘All Star Parade of Bands’
Basin Street
WRCA NBC NY
8 May 1955
Set 5
Nit Wit Serenade
Chick Webb Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York
1936
Chicago
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘Let’s Dance’
WEAF NBC Red NY
2 Feb 1935
Song of India
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
‘Ford V-8 Show’
Texas Centennial Exposition
CBS Dallas Tx
Aug 1936
I May Be Wrong
Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra
‘Camel Caravan’
WABC CBS NY
16 Jan 1936
Set 6
Mister Beebe
Erskine Hawkins Orchestra (voc) June Richmond
‘Jubilee’
AFRS New York
1943
The Wonder Of You
Duke Ellington Orchestra (voc) Joy Sherrill
Club Zanzibar
WJZ ABC NY
10 Nov 1945
Star Eyes
Les Brown Orchestra (voc) Roberta Lee
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS LA
Nov 1943
Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen
Charlie Barnet Orchestra (voc) Kay Starr
‘For The Record’
WEAF NBC NY
11 Sep 1944
Set 7
Bessie Couldn’t Help It
Hoagy Carmichael Orchestra (voc) HC
Comm Rec
New York
15 Sep 1930
Harvey
Irving Mills’ Hotsy Totsy Gang (voc) Hoagy Carmichael
‘Brunswick Brevities’
Radio Transcription
New York
Oct 1929
Can’t We be Friends? + Moanin’ Low
The Dixie Two-Steppers
Radio Transcription
New York
1929
Turn On The Heat (theme) + Milenberg Joys
ARC-Brunswick Studio Band inc. Bob Effros (tp) Tommy Dorsey (tb) Jimmy Dorsey (cl) Joe Venuti (vln)
‘Heat’
Radio Transcription
New York
3 Nov 1930
Set 8
Back to Croajingalong
George Trevare and his Australians
Comm Rec
Sydney
1945
Kansas City Man
Featuring Sidney Bechet and Bob Wilbur
‘This Is Jazz’
WOR Mutual NY
19 Apr 1947
Love Nest
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
Ritz Theatre
WJZ Blue NY
9 Sep 1944
If I Had You
Muggsy Spanier
Club Hangover
KCBS San Francisco
18 Apr 1953

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