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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 I's Kind of a Jazz Thing
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café, that’s the late great tenor man Joe Henderson with a tune called Tetragon, which as all math majors know… is the name of a four-sided polygon, but we think it would also be a great name for a video game… sorta like tetris if you’re picking up what I’m putting down. So ahh how you doin’ I’m Scott Clark and this is episode 175. This time we take a trip down the steps to the jazz club in the basement here at the Sonic Café to hear the jazz go down. Some of you love it, some hate it, but you can’t deny, it IS an American original that we love. Our mix is pulled from 45 years. Listen for the great trumpet man Kenny Dorham, the Joe Sample Big Band, a cut from Joni Mitchell, Jerry Bergonzi, the Groove Collective and of course many more. So we’ll get out of the way and let our inner jazz loose as the Sonic Café presents, kind of a jazz thing, this time from the jazz club at that little café on the foggy, yet beautiful Oregon coast, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Tetragon
Artist: Joe Henderson
LP: The Milestone Years (Disc 1)
Yr: 1967
Song 2: Night Watch
Artist: Kenny Dorham
LP: Trompeta Toccata
Yr: 1964
Song 3: Buttermilk Sky
Artist: Joe Sample & NDR Big Band
LP: Children Of The Sun
Yr: 2015
Song 4: Harry's House-Centerpiece
Artist: Joni Mitchell
LP: The Hissing Of Summer Lawns
Yr: 2007
Song 5: Infant Eyes
Artist: David Sanborn
LP: Songs From The Night Before
Yr: 1996
Song 6: Green Chimneys
Artist: Etienne Charles
LP: Creole Soul
Yr: 2013
Song 7: Czarology
Artist: Jerry Bergonzi
LP: Tenorist
Yr: 2007
Song 8: Chambers Of Tain
Artist: Wynton Marsalis
LP: Black Codes (From The Underground)
Yr: 1985
Song 9: Sambrosona (Song for Chucho)
Artist: Groove Collective
LP: Declassified
Yr: 2002
Song 10: The Beat
Artist: The Jazzual Suspects
LP: Mushroom Jazz 6
Yr: 2008
Song 11: Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
Artist: Medeski Martin & Wood
LP: Radiolarians III
Yr: 2009
Song 12: Opus
Artist: Mahavishnu Orchestra
LP: Visions Of The Emerald Beyond
Yr: 1975
About the Producer:

Scott Clark has always had a lot of music in his life. Growing up outside of Chicago, he was mesmerized early on by the radio of the sixties and seventies and began collecting records at a very early age. From 45’s and LP’s to cassettes and CD’s and now digital… he really never stopped. Today everything in his library is digitized because he got sick of lugging all that stuff around.

The concept for the Sonic Café is to deliver the high production values and feel of the radio he grew up listening to. But unlike the tight, repetitious playlists of those commercial stations, feature a massive range of artists, genres and tunes. The whole idea is to package it in an eclectic, engaging, no repeat format that brings both new and old together in a unique, entertaining, and most importantly fun and fast paced way. There’s really nothing on the radio today, or in the past, that compares with it.

About the Sonic Café:

The show is set in an imaginary cafe overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Central Oregon Coast. The cafe serves up eclectic, intelligent music, comedy and pop culture. The program originates from KYAQ radio located on the Oregon coast in the Pacific Northwest, so the imagery is not a huge stretch.

Each program is 58:00 minutes in length leaving room for station ID, promos and PSAs. Each episode is .mp3 encoded at a constant rate of 256kbps and ready for broadcast.

An episode is released each Friday. All episodes are evergreen; never focusing on time of year, weather, month, holidays, events etc. so each show is timeless. All music is presented in a no repeat format. Once a song airs in an episode it never airs again. Episodes may be downloaded and grouped together to quickly create program blocks of two, three, four or more hours in length.

The Sonic Cafe has a Facebook page ( where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (

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