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Jazz Library Episode guide

  1. Cab Calloway

    Alyn Shipton is joined by Cab's grandson to select from the singer's recordings.

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2007

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  2. Dave Brubeck

    Alyn Shipton introduces an interview with Brubeck in which he selects favourite recordings

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2007

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  3. Audience Feedback

    Recorded at the London Jazz Festival, listeners suggest more additions to the Jazz Library

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2007

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  4. Sonny Rollins

    Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins joins Alyn Shipton to select his key recordings

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  5. Shorty Rogers

    Alyn Shipton presents an archive interview with trumpeter Shorty Rodgers.

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2007

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  6. Horace Silver

    Horace Silver selects his key recordings, including early work and classic tracks.

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2007

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  7. Art Ensemble of Chicago

    Alyn Shipton picks the essential recordings of the 1960s improvised jazz quartet.

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2007

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  8. Jelly Roll Morton

    Alyn Shipton explores the work of Jelly Roll's band, Red Hot Peppers, and his solo discs.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2007

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  9. Art Tatum

    Alyn Shipton and Brian Priestley, pianist and historian, consider pianist Art Tatum's work

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2007

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  10. Radio 3's 40th Birthday

    Alyn Shipton selects commercial jazz CDs that started life as broadcasts on Radio 3

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  11. Buddy Rich

    Alyn Shipton is joined by drummer Ralph Salmins to survey the output of Buddy Rich.

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2007

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  12. Andrew Hill

    Alyn Shipton surveys the recorded output of Andrew Hill.

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2007

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  13. Cuba Special

    Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval joins Alyn Shipton to choose the best in Cuban jazz.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2007

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  14. Charles Mingus

    Alyn Shipton and Brian Priestley discuss the work of bassist Charles Mingus.

    First broadcast: 25 May 2007

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  15. Buddy Rich

    Alyn Shipton is joined by Ralph Salmins to survey the recorded output of Buddy Rich.

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  16. Shorty Rogers

    An archive interview of Shorty Rogers in discussion with Alyn Shipton.

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