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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 June 2012

Vocal jazz from Nat King Cole, blistering saxophone playing by J. R. Monterose and Dixieland from Barney Bigard are among the requests from listeners in this week's programme, presented by Alyn Shipton. And there's also up-to-the-minute music from singer Norma Winstone.

Music Played

11 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Clifford Brown Tiny Capers

    Composer: Brown Performers: Clifford Brown, t; Stu Williamson, vtb; Zoot Sims, ts; Bob Gordon, bar; Russ Freemen, p; Carson Smith, b; Shelly Manne, d. July 1954.

    Best of Clifford Brown, Blue Note, 23373-2 Track 10

  • Image for Daryl Sherman

    Daryl Sherman Peter Piper

    Composer: Mercer / Whiting Performers: Darryl Sherman, v; Jerry Dodgion, as; Howard Alden, g; Jay Leonhardt, b. Sept 2008.

    Johnny Mercer a Centennial Tribute, Arbors, 19388 Track 8

  • Image for Bunk Johnson with Sidney Bechet’s Blue Note Jazzmen

    Bunk Johnson with Sidney Bechet’s Blue Note Jazzmen Lord Let Me In The Lifeboat

    Composer: Trad Performers: Bunk Johnson, t; Sidney Bechet, cl; Sandy Williams, tb; Cliff Jackson, p; Pops Foster, b; Manzie Johnson, d. 10 March 1945.

    New Orleans Revival, Marshall Cavendish, 045 Track 1

  • Image for J. R. Monterose

    J. R. Monterose Straight Ahead

    Composer: Monterose Performers: J R Monterose, ts; Tommy Flanagan, p; Jimmy Garrison, b; Pete La Roca, d. Nov 24, 1959.

    Straight Ahead, DIW, 303CD Track 1

  • Image for George Coleman

    George Coleman Amsterdam After Dark

    Composer: Coleman Performers: George Coleman, ts; Hilton Ruiz, piano, Sam Jones, bass and Billy Higgins, drums.

    Amsterdam After Dark, Timeless, SJP129 Tarck 1

  • Image for Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington Lady of the Lavender Mist

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Shelton Hemphill, Franc Williams, Harold Baker, Al Killian, t; Ray Nance, t, vn; Lawrence Brown, Quentin Jackson, Tyree Glenn, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Johnny Hodges, Al Sears, Ben Webster, Harry Carney, reeds, Duke Ellington, p; Fed Guy, g; Wendell Marshall, b; Sonny Greer, d. December 10, 1948.

    Ellington in Concert Vol 2, World Record Club, T195 S 1 T 4

  • Image for Oscar Peterson

    Oscar Peterson Who Can I Turn To?

    Composer: Bricusse / Newley Performers: Oscar Peterson, p; Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, b; Martin Drew, d. March 31, 1984

    Live at the Barbican London 1984, BBC, 7001-2 Track 5

  • Image for Nat King Cole and Gorge Shearing

    Nat King Cole and Gorge Shearing There's A Lull In My Life

    Composer: Gordon / Revel Performers: Nat King Cole, vocal; George Shearing p; Orchestra directed by Ralph Carmichael.

    Nat King Cole Sings / George Shearing Plays, Capitol, CDP 7483322 Track 11

  • Image for Barney Bigard / Zutty Singleton Trio

    Barney Bigard / Zutty Singleton Trio Lulu's Mood

    Composer: Washington Performers: Barney Bigard, cl; Fred Washington, p; Zutty Singleton, d. June 30, 1944.

    1944, Barney Bigard Classics, 896 Track 12

  • Image for Alan Barnes

    Alan Barnes Liza

    Composer: George Gershwin Performers: Warren Vache, t; Roy Williams, tb; Alan Barnes, as; Tony Coe, ss; Brian Lemon, p; Dave Cliff, g; Dave Green, b; Clark Tracey, d. July 1999.

    Girl Talk, Zephyr, ZECD 28 Track 12

  • Image for Norma Winstone

    Norma Winstone Joy Spring

    Composer: Brown / Humphrey Performers: Norma Winstone, v; Jimmy Rowles, p; George Mraz, b; Joe LaBarbera, d. Oct 1993.

    Well Kept Secret, Hot House, 1015 Track 6


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