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FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN THE UNIVERSE
(FAITU#33)
1996-10-28 – SHACK PARTY VII

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FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN THE UNIVERSE (FAITU#33)
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– SHACK THOUGHTS — SHACK PARTIES I-VII ’96 –
Listen to these gigs. Listen to all of these gigs — it’s the best advice I can give you. These Shack Parties, where the band played for 7 Mondays in a row at the Knitting Factory in NYC, encompass such a wide range of the band’s talents and musical interests that a summation would simply do the music an injustice. Whether you dig a certain track or guest through this run, you have to admit that each guest brings something unique to the mix which in turn causes the band to react and shift, making the music they all create something adventuresome and real for that moment only. There are also plenty of moments where it’s just the trio and you’ll love it. As they explore both groove and open space with/out guests, it is clear this is a band out to make inspired music.

Oren Bloedow’s speech during Set II of the last Shack Party puts it best … so take a listen and Shack-out with these near 20 year-old musical explorations …

Medeski 1996-11-26 @Waterloo Records, Austin, TX

Medeski 1996-11-26 @Waterloo Records, Austin, TX

– SHACK PARTY VII THOUGHTS –

What can I say? Been blabbing for weeks about these shows, and this last Shack Party is no exception. The gig is lousy with incredible improvisation, guest input that fits so well (Tablas?!; Dirac and Blume on guitar?; Hipp sax?), and a straight-up bluesy encore by the trio alone … a tune some of you might know as Slow Blues For Fuzy’s Mama, but is originally titled Can’t Get What You Want … hope you got what you needed on this last Shack Party pick for Friday Afternoon In The Universe … onto some other gigs for next week’s FAITU pick!

enjoy the grooves,
dug


  • MEDESKI MARTIN & WOOD (w/ guests)
    Shack Party VII

    Download MMW gig Read MMW txt file Knitting Factory, New York, NY
    Monday, October 28, 1996
    1996-10-28.schoeps-cmc621.11868.t-flac16
    Set 1: Improv#, Open Improv#* > Improv#*, The Cape Verdean Blues#* > Bass’n’Drums > Drum Solo > Tablas# > Improv#*, Anything Can Happen^%

    Set 2: Improv%$!@ > Improv%$!@ > Improv%$!@, In The Clinch& > Improv& > Bass Improv& > Improv&%!@ > Drum Solo, In The Clinch (reprise)&

    Encore: Can’t Get What You Want

    Shack Party VII

    Guest Musicians:
    # Badal Roy – tablas
    * John Dirac – guitar
    ^ Jennifer Jackson – vocals
    % Eric Hipp – saxophone
    $ Danny Blume – guitar
    ! Frank London – trumpet
    @ Josh Roseman – trombone
    & Oren Bloedow – guitar, vocals

    DJ Chill Freeze – turntables between sets (may be playing during some of the show — I noted one point in Set 2’s improvisations where it sounded like a DJ’s samples, but Billy never announces the DJ as performing during the show (dug))


– SET I (tracks 1-7) –
– SET II (tracks 8-15) –

Medeski 1996-11-26 @Waterloo Records, Austin, TX

Medeski 1996-11-26 @Waterloo Records, Austin, TX


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– THE SHACK PROJECT — SHACK PARTIES I-VII ’96 –
Listen to these gigs. Listen to all of these gigs — it’s the best advice I can give you. These Shack Parties, where the band played for 7 Mondays in a row at the Knitting Factory in NYC, encompass such a wide range of the band’s talents and musical interests that a summation would simply do the music an injustice. Whether you dig a certain track or guest through this run, you have to admit that each guest brings something unique to the mix which in turn causes the band to react and shift, making the music they all create something adventuresome and real for that moment only. There are also plenty of moments where it’s just the trio and you’ll love it. As they explore both groove and open space with/out guests, it is clear this is a band out to make inspired music.

Oren Bloedow’s speech during Set II of the last Shack Party puts it best … so take a listen and Shack-out with these near 20 year-old musical explorations …

enjoy the grooves,
dug


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MMW promo c.1996/97

MMW promo c.1996/97

– ’96 SHACK PARTIES –
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1996-09-16.b+k4021.127771.t-flac16
[TSP1996#11]

Knitting Factory, New York, NY
Monday, September 16, 1996

Shack Party I

Guest musicians:
# Bob Moses – drums, piano
* Rob Scheps – tenor sax
+ Danny Blume – guitar

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1996-09-16.schoeps-cmc64.79647.t-flac16
[TSP1996#12]

Knitting Factory, New York, NY
Monday, September 16, 1996

Shack Party I

Guest musicians:
# Bob Moses – drums, piano
* Rob Scheps – tenor sax
+ Danny Blume – guitar

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1996-09-16 ticket stub

1996-09-16 ticket stub

1996-09-23.gefell-m300.12.t-flac16
[TSP1996#13]

Knitting Factory, New York, NY
Monday, September 23, 1996

Shack Party II

Guest musicians:
# Johnny Thunder Cloud – vocals, chanting
* Danny Blume – guitar
+ Eddie Bobe – congas
^ Hammadi – alto sax, percussion
% Rob Scheps – tenor sax
$ Marc Ribot – guitar
! G. Calvin Weston – drums
@ Michael Blake – tenor sax
& Sherri Jackson – vocals
DJ Logic – turntables – all over this show… (Set I = all; Set II = all)

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1996-09-30.schoeps-cmc6.21608.t-flac16
[TSP1996#14]

Knitting Factory, New York, NY
Monday, September 30, 1996

Shack Party III

Guest Musicians:

DJ Logic – turntables (all ??)
# Steven Bernstein – slide trumpet
* Rob Scheps – tenor sax
+ Jennifer Jackson – vocals
^ Oren Bloedow – guitar, vocals
% Rufus Cappadocia – cello
$ G. Calvin Weston – drums
! Aaron Heik – alto sax

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1996-10-07.unknown.82482.t-flac16
[TSP1996#15]

Knitting Factory, New York, NY
Monday, October 07, 1996

Shack Party IV

Guest Musicians:

# Danny Blume – guitar
* Rob Scheps – tenor sax
+ G. Calvin Weston – drums
^ Dean Bowman – vocals
! Billy introduces musicians at end of track while John and Chris play out

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1996-10-14.gefell-m300.4679.t-flac16
[TSP1996#16]

Knitting Factory, New York, NY
Monday, October 14, 1996

Shack Party V

Guest musicians:
Set 2 featuring Dean Bowman(vocals), David Fiuczynski(guitar), and DJ Logic

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1996-10-21.schoeps-cmc6+mk4.1457.t-flac16
[TSP1996#17]

Knitting Factory, New York, NY
Monday, October 21, 1996

Shack Party VI

Guest Musicians:
# Eddie Bobe – congas
* Vernon Reid – guitar
+ DJ Logic – turntables
^ Daniel Carter – saxophone
% Leon Gruenbaum – Samchillian Tip Tip Tip Cheeepeeeee
$ Juliana Nash – vocals
! Jennifer Jackson – vocals
@ Oren Bloedow – guitar
& Ben Perowski – percussion
~ Steven Bernstein – trumpet
= David Fiuczynski – guitar & Dean Bowman – vocals

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1996-10-28.schoeps-cmc621.11868.t-flac16
[TSP1996#18]

Knitting Factory, New York, NY
Monday, October 28, 1996

Shack Party VII

Guest Musicians:
# Badal Roy – tablas
* John Dirac – guitar
^ Jennifer Jackson – vocals
% Eric Hipp – saxophone
$ Danny Blume – guitar
! Frank London – trumpet
@ Josh Roseman – trombone
& Oren Bloedow – guitar, vocals

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1996-10-21 ticket stub

1996-10-21 ticket stub

TSP1999 – Bowery Ballroom run!

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John Medeski & Chris Wood c.1999

John Medeski & Chris Wood c.1999