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Red Mitchell

1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 19 February 2012

Simon Woolf joins Alyn Shipton to explore the recorded legacy of American bassist Red Mitchell - from his early years on the West Coast and time in Sweden to his later work in duos.

Music Played

11 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Jimmy Rowles Trio

    Jimmy Rowles Trio Topsy

    Composer: Durham Performers: Jimmy Rowles, p; Red Mitchell, b; Art Mardigan, d. 1954

    Complete Nocturne Recordings, Fresh Sound, NR3CD 1010

  • Image for Red Mitchell Quintet

    Red Mitchell Quintet You Go To My Head

    Composer: Coots / Gillespie Performers: Personnel Hampton Hawes, p; Red Mitchell, b; Chuck Thompson, d. September 27, 1955

    Red Mitchell (Bethlehem Recordings: Jam For your Bread), Avenue Jazz, 75823 Track 9

  • Image for The Jim Hall Trio

    The Jim Hall Trio Seven Come Eleven

    Composer: Goodman / Christian Performers: Jim Hall, g; Carl Perkins, p; Red Mitchell, p.Jan 10 or 24, 1957

    Jazz Guitar, Pacific Jazz, 46851-2

  • Image for Red Mitchell Cello Quintet

    Red Mitchell Cello Quintet Black Eyed Peas

    Composer: Pettiford Performers: Red Mitchell, c; Jim Hall, g; Frank Strazzeri, p; Jimmy Bond, b; Frank Butler, d.1960

    Rejoice (Cello Debut at the Renaissance), Pacific Jazz, 22

  • Image for Red Mitchell / Harold Land Quintet

    Red Mitchell / Harold Land Quintet Hear Ye!

    Composer: Michell Performers: Red Mitchell, b; Harold Land, ts; Carmell Jones, t; Frank Strazzeri, p; Leon Petties, d. 14 October 1961

    Hear Ye! Hear Ye!, Koch, 6297

  • Image for Lee Konitz / Red Mitchell

    Lee Konitz / Red Mitchell Just One of Those Things

    Composer: Porter Performers: Lee Konitz, as; Red Mitchell, b. 30 July 1974

    I Concentrate on You (A tribute to Cole Porter), Steeplechase, 31018

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    Jim Hall / Red Mitchell Waltz New

    Composer: Hall Performers: Jim Hall, g; Red Mitchell, b. 21 or 22 Jan 1978, Sweet Basil, NYC.

    Jim Hall and Red Mitchell, Artists House, AH 5

  • Image for Clark Terry

    Clark Terry Putte's Patter

    Composer: unknown Performers: Clark Terry, fh; Horace Parlan, p; Red Mitchell, b. Miraval, France, 20 July 1978.

    Intimate Stories, Challenge, 70050

  • Image for Jimmy Rowles Trio

    Jimmy Rowles Trio Day dream

    Composer: Ellington / Strayhorn Performers: Jimmy Rowles, p: Red Mitchell, b; Donald Bailey, d.11 or 12 Aug 1988

    Trio, Capri, 74009

  • Image for Red Mitchell

    Red Mitchell What I Am

    Composer: Mitchell Performers: Red Mitchell, v.p. 1979.

    What I Am, Caprice, 1161

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    Red Mitchell Bass Suite: Sweet Bass (Embraceable You / You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To)

    Composer: Gershwin, arr. Mitchell Performers: Red Mitchell, b. January 1985

    Home Suite, Caprice, 1313


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