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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 14 July 2012

Among the listeners' jazz requests played this week by Alyn Shipton are pieces by Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young and Teddy Wilson, plus early masterpieces from Louis Armstrong and Bobby Hackett.

Music Played

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

    Hank Mobley Smokin'

    Composer: Mobley Performers: Hank Mobley, ts; Grant Green, g; Wynton Kelly, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. March 26, 1961.

    Workout, Blue Note, 37771; Track 3

  • Image for Jack Davies

    Jack Davies Zapushalka

    Composer: Davies Performers: Jack Davies, t; Rob Cope, cl, bcl; Aidan Shepherd, acc; James Opstad, b. 2012.

    Flea Circus, V&V, VAVM0001; Track 1

  • Image for Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella Fitzgerald All The Things You Are

    Composer: Kern / Hammerstein Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, v; Orchestra dir. By Nelson Riddle, 1963.

    The Songbooks, Verve, 8234452; Track 4

  • Image for Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven

    Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven Potato Head Blues

    Composer: Armstrong Performers: Louis Armstrong, t; John Thomas, tb; Johnny Dodds, cl; Lil Hardin, p; Johnny St Cyr, bj; Pete Briggs, tu; Baby Dodds, d. May 1927.

    Essential Louis Armstrong, Union Square / Metro, 576; CD 1 Track 18

  • Image for Jack Teagarden / Bobby Hackett

    Jack Teagarden / Bobby Hackett I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan

    Composer: Schwartz/Dietz Performers: Bobby Hackett (co); Abe Lincoln (tb); Jack Teagarden (tb); Matty Matlock (cl); Nappy Lamare (g); Don Owens (p); Phil Stephens (b, tu); Nick Fatool (d)

    Jack Teagarden & Bobby Hackett: Complete Fifties Studio Recordings, Lonehill Jazz, LHJ10113 (1); Track 10

  • Image for Wild Bill Davison and his Commodores

    Wild Bill Davison and his Commodores That's a Plenty

    Composer: Pollack Performers: Wild Bill Davison, c; George Brunis tb; Pee Wee Russell, cl; Gene Schroeder, p; Eddie Condon, g; Bob Casey, b; George Wettling, d. Nov 1943.

    That’s a Plenty, Commodore, 6.24059; 1 Track

  • Image for Gerry Mulligan

    Gerry Mulligan Night Lights

    Composer: Mulligan Performers: Gerry Mulligan, piano, Art Farmer, t; Bob Brookmeyer, vtb; Jim Hall, g; Bill Crow, b; Dave Bailey, d. Sept 1963.

    Night Lights, Mercury, 8182712; Track 1

  • Image for Albert Ayler

    Albert Ayler Ghosts Variation 1

    Composer: Ayler Performers: Albert Ayler, ts; Gary Peacock, b; Sonny Murray, d. July 1964.

    Spiritual Unity, Fontana / ESP DISK, SFJL933; Track 1

  • Image for Big Maceo

    Big Maceo Chicago Breakdown

    Composer: Merriweather Performers: Big Maceo Merriweather, p; Tampa Red, g; Charles Sanders, d.

    Big Maceo Merriweather - The King Of Chicago Blues Piano, Arhoolie, 7009; Track 25

  • Image for Respectable Groove

    Respectable Groove The Furies are unleashed

    Composer: Purcell / Gordon Performers: Evelyn Nallen, recorder, David Gordon, Harpsichord, Oli Hayhurst, b; Ichiro Tatsuharu, d. 2004

    Dido and Aeneas, Mister Sam, 003; Track 8

  • Image for Lester Young

    Lester Young I Didn't Know What Time it Was

    Composer: Rodgers / Hart Performers: Lester Young, ts; Roy Eldridge, t; Vic Dickenson, tb; Teddy Wilson, p; Gene Ramey, b, Jo Jones, d. Jan 12, 1956.

    6tet / 7tet, Lonehill, 10187 CD 1 Track 8


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