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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 July 2012

Alyn Shipton presents a selections of listeners' jazz requests, including music by the New Orleans bands of George Lewis and Barry Martyn, contemporary jazz by Martin Taylor, and an early example of pianist Jimmy Rowles. Plus a historic London concert by Humphrey Lyttelton.

Music Played

16 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Earl Bostic

    Earl Bostic Flamingo

    Composer: Grouya / Anderson Performers: Earl Bostic, as; Gene Redd, vib; Count Hastings, ts; Clifton Small, p; Rene Hall, g; Keter Betts, b; Jimmy Cobb, d. Jan 10, 1951.

    Plays Jazz Standards, Definitive, 11295 Track 29

  • Image for Fats Waller

    Fats Waller Spring Cleaning

    Composer: Samulls, Whitcup Performers: Fats Waller, p; voc; Herman Autrey, t; Gene Sedric, ts; Al Casey, g; Charlie Turner, b; Slick Jones, d. March 18, 1937.

    Handful of Keys, Proper, Properbox 71 CD 3 Track 18

  • Image for Martin Taylor

    Martin Taylor Chez Fernand

    Composer: Martin Taylor / Mark Rowles Performers: Martin Taylor, John Goldie, g; Dave O’Higgins, ts; Jack Emblow, acc; Alec Dankworth, b; James Taylor, perc. 1994.

    Spirit of Django, Linn, AKD 030 Track 5 (?)

  • Image for Humphrey Lyttelton

    Humphrey Lyttelton Basin Street Blues

    Composer: Williams Performers: Humphrey Lyttelton, t; John Picard, tb; Johnny Parker, p, Freddie Legon, g; Micky Ashman, b; George Hopkinson, d. November 28, 1954.

    Classic “Live” Concerts, Lake, 253 CD 1 Track 16

  • Image for Barry Martyn

    Barry Martyn Deep in the Heart of Texas

    Composer: June Hershey / Don Swander Performers: Cuff Billett, trumpet, Bill Greenow, clarinet, Pete Dyer, trombone, John Coles, banjo, Graham Patterson, piano, Terry Knight, bass and Barry Martyn drums, 1964.

    Kid Martyn’s New Orleans Ragtime Band, GHB, 9 Track 6

  • Image for Lennie Tristano

    Lennie Tristano Wow

    Composer: Tristano Performers: Lee Konitz, as; Warne Marsh, ts; Lennie Tristano, p; Billy Bauer, g; Arnold Fishkind, b; Harold Granowsky, d. March 4, 1949.

    Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology, Smithsonian Folkways, 40820 CD 2 Track 24

  • Image for Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington Lotus Blossom

    Composer: Strayhorn Performers: Duke Ellington, p. August 30, 1967.

    And His Mother Called Him Bill, RCA Bluebird, ND 86287

  • Image for Art van Damme

    Art van Damme Don't Be That Way

    Composer: Parish / Sampson / B. Goodman Performers: The Art Van Damme Quintet. 1956.

    The Art of Van Damme, Philips, BBL 7193; S1 Track 2

  • Image for Mel Lewis

    Mel Lewis Skylark

    Composer: Mercer / Carmichael Performers: Earl Gardner, Ron Tooley, Larry Moses, John Marshall, Clark Terry, t; John Mosca, Lee Robertson, Lollie Beinenfeld, Earl MacIntyre, tb; Bob Brookmeyer, vtb; Stephanie Fauber, fhr; Dick Oatts, Steve Coleman, Bob Mintzer, Rich Perry, Gary Fribeck, reeds; Jim McBeely, p; Rufus Reid, b; Mel Lewis, d, ldr. Feb 1980.

    Bob Brookmeyer: Composer / Arranger, DCC Jazz, DJZ 616 Track 4

  • Image for Jimmy Rowles

    Jimmy Rowles How Deep is the Ocean

    Composer: Berlin Performers: Jimmy Rowles, piano, July 21, 1978.

    Nature Boy, Musica, MUS 3026

  • Image for Jesse Stone and His Blues Serenaders

    Jesse Stone and His Blues Serenaders Starvation Blues

    Composer: Stone Performers: Albert Hinton, Slick Jackson, t; Druie Bess, tb; Glenn Hughes, Elmer Birch, Jack Washington, reeds; Jesse Stone, p; Silas Cluke, bj; Pete Hassel, tu; Max Wilkinson, d. April 27, 1927.

    Kansas City Jazz, ABM, 1104 Track 10

  • Image for Graeme Bell

    Graeme Bell Shabby Gal Rag

    Composer: Ade Monsbourgh Performers: Graeme Bell, p; Roger Bell, c; Ade Monsbrough, vtb, cl; Pixie Roberts, cl; Jack Varney, bj; Lou Silbereisen, b; Russ Murphy, d. Paris, 7 Feb 1948.

    Historical Prague and Paris Recordings, Lake, 262 CD 2 Track 3

  • Image for George Lewis

    George Lewis Willie The Weeper

    Composer: Melrose Performers: Elmer Talbert, t; George Lewis, cl; Jim Robinson,tb; Alton Purnell, p; Lawrence Marrero, bj; Slow Drag Pavageau, b; Joe Watkins, d. June 5, 1950.

    From Burgundy Street to Berlin, Upbeat, 197 Track 10

  • Image for Graham Bond

    Graham Bond Last Night

    Composer: Bond Performers: Graham Bond, org, as; Dick Heckstall Smith, reeds; Jon Hiseman, d.

    Solid Bond, Collectors Choice, 2000 Track 5

  • Image for John (1563-1626) Dowland

    John (1563-1626) Dowland John Dowland - Lady if You So Spite Me

  • Image for John (1563-1626) Dowland

    John (1563-1626) Dowland John Dowland - In Darkness Let Me Dwell


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