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Jazz Library Episode guide

  1. George Shearing

    Alyn Shipton looks back over the highlights of pianist George Shearing's recording career.

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2009

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  2. Jake Hanna

    Alyn Shipton presents an archive interview with Jake Hanna, exploring the drummer's music.

    First broadcast: 08 Aug 2009

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  3. Joe Pass

    Alyn Shipton and guitarist John Etheridge select highlights from Joe Pass' catalogue.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2009

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  4. Shelly Manne

    Richard Pite joins Alyn Shipton to select highlights from drummer Shelly Manne's career.

    First broadcast: 25 Jul 2009

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  5. Roland Hanna

    Roland Hanna was one of the most talented of pianists until his untimely death in 2002.

    First broadcast: 18 Jul 2009

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  6. Pat Metheny

    Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny joins Alyn Shipton to discuss his recordings and collaborations

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2009

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  7. Teddy Edwards

    The late, great tenor saxophonist Teddy Edwards interviewed by Alyn Shipton in 2003.

    First broadcast: 11 Jul 2009

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  8. Nat King Cole

    Gwyneth Herbert joins Alyn Shipton to select the high points of Nat King Cole's work.

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 2009

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  9. Freddie Hubbard

    Alyn Shipton and Guy Barker to select the best recordings by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard.

    First broadcast: 27 Jun 2009

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  10. Bud Shank

    Alyn Shipton profiles the late saxophonist and flautist Bud Shank.

    First broadcast: 20 Jun 2009

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  11. Booker Little

    Alyn Shipton selects the highlights from the recordings of trumpeter Booker Little.

    First broadcast: 13 Jun 2009

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  12. Joni Mitchell

    Christine Tobin guides Alyn Shipton through the jazz-oriented repertoire of Joni Mitchell.

    First broadcast: 06 Jun 2009

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  13. Dave Liebman

    Saxophonist Dave Liebman joins Alyn Shipton to choose highlights of his recordings.

    First broadcast: 30 May 2009

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  14. Henry Grimes

    Bassist Henry Grimes tells Alyn Shipton his life story and presents his best recordings.

    First broadcast: 23 May 2009

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  15. Dave Holland

    Jazz bassist Dave Holland guides Alyn Shipton through his work on disc.

    First broadcast: 17 May 2009

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  16. Bob Wilber

    Clarinettist and saxophonist Bob Wilber joins Alyn Shipton to look back on his career.

    First broadcast: 16 May 2009

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  17. Listener Feedback

    Music to add to Jazz Library's recommendations. With Dexter Gordon and Gene Krupa.

    First broadcast: 02 May 2009

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  18. Hugh Masekela

    Trumpeter Hugh Masekela joins Alyn Shipton to select highlights from his recording career.

    First broadcast: 25 Apr 2009

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  19. Heath Brothers

    Alyn Shipton talks to the Heath brothers about their collective and individual careers.

    First broadcast: 11 Apr 2009

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  20. Gateshead Jazz Festival 2009

    Alyn Shipton presents star interviews from the Gateshead Jazz Festival 2009

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  21. Louie Bellson

    Alyn Shipton presents an archive interview with the late drummer Louie Bellson.

    First broadcast: 21 Mar 2009

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  22. Peter Ind

    Bassist Peter Ind joins Alyn Shipton to select highlights from his recording career.

    First broadcast: 14 Mar 2009

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  23. Brad Mehldau

    Alyn Shipton and Gwyneth Herbert pick the best recordings of pianist Brad Mehldau.

    First broadcast: 07 Mar 2009

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  24. Dexter Gordon

    Alyn Shipton selects the best recordings of influential tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon.

    First broadcast: 28 Feb 2009

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  25. Gene Krupa

    Alyn Shipton and Richard Pite select the highlights from drummer Gene Krupa's recordings.

    First broadcast: 21 Feb 2009

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  26. Art Farmer

    Alyn Shipton and Ian Smith select the best recordings by trumpeter Art Farmer.

    First broadcast: 14 Feb 2009

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  27. Ian Carr

    Alyn Shipton presents an archive interview with trumpeter, author and broadcaster Ian Carr

    First broadcast: 07 Feb 2009

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  28. Benny Golson

    Alyn Shipton interviews saxophonist Benny Golson, who turns 80 in 2009.

    First broadcast: 31 Jan 2009

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  29. Terence Blanchard

    Trumpeter Terence Blanchard talks to Alyn Shipton about his work with Herbie Hancock.

    First broadcast: 24 Jan 2009

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  30. John Lewis

    Pianist John Lewis talks to Alyn Shipton about his work with MJQ and Miles Davis.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2009

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