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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 28 July 2012

Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests includes the sound of the Original Dixieland Jazz Band in 1917, plus music by John Coltrane, Miles Davis and the pianist Geri Allen.

Music Played

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

    Stan Getz Nobody Else But Me

    Composer: Hammerstein / Kern Performers: Stan Getz, ts; Gary Burton, vib; Gene Cherico, b; Joe Hunt, d. 1964.

    Nobody Else But Me, Verve, 314 521-660-2 Side 1 Track 6

  • Image for Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson

    Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson - Lullaby of Birdland

    Composer: Shearing, Weiss Performers: J J Johnson, Kai Winding, tb; Dick Katz, p; Peck Morrison, b; Al Harewood, d. 1954

    Afternoon at Birdland, Lonehill Jazz, 10218 Track 3

  • Image for Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington Anatomy of a Murder

    Composer: Ellington Performers: DE p, dir; Andres Merenghito, Clark Terry, Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, t; Britt Woodman, Booty Wood, Quentin Jackson, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, reeds; Jimmy Woode, b; Jimmy Johnson, d. Sportpalast Berlin, October 4, 1959.

    Ellington VIP, Swing House, SWH 28 Side 1 Track 2

  • Image for Original Dixieland Jazz Band

    Original Dixieland Jazz Band At The Jass Band Ball

    Composer: La Rocca / Shields Performers: Nick LaRocca, c; Larry Shields, cl; Eddie Edwards, tb; Henry Ragas, p; Tony Sbarbaro, d. March 18, 1918

    Archive of Jazz Volume 37: Early Dixieland Bands, BYG, 529 087 S1/Track 4

  • Image for Chris Barber

    Chris Barber Whistling Rufus

    Composer: Mills Performers: Chris Barber, tb; Pat Halcox, t; Monty Sunshine, cl; Lonnie Donegan, bj; Micky Ashman, b; Ron Bowden, d. March 20 1956

    As Good As It Gets, Smith, 1140 Cd 1 Track 2

  • Image for Geri Allen

    Geri Allen When Kabuya Dances

    Composer: Allen Performers: Geri Allen, p, kb; Jaribu Shahid, b; Tani Tabbal, d; Sadiq Bey, perc. 1989.

    Twylight, Verve, 841 152-2 Track 1

  • Image for Paul Desmond

    Paul Desmond Greensleeves

    Composer: Trad Performers: Paul Desmond, as; Jim Hall, g; Percy Heath, b, Connie Kay, d.

    East of the Sun, Discovery, DS 840 Track 4

  • Image for John Coltrane

    John Coltrane Blue Train

    Composer: Coltrane Performers: John Coltrane, ts; Lee Morgan, t; Curtis Fuller, tb; Kenny Drew, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. September 15, 1957.

    Blue Train, Blue Note, 53428-2 Track 1

  • Image for Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Charlie Parker's Reboppers Tutu

    Composer: Miller Performers: Miles Davis, t; Marcus Miller, all other instruments. 1986.

    Tutu, Warner, 7599254909 Track 1

  • Image for The Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band

    The Toshiko Akiyoshi - Lew Tabackin Big Band Road Time Shuffle

    Composer: Akiyoshi Performers: Lew Tabackin (flute, tenor saxophone); Toshiko Akiyoshi (piano); Tom Peterson (tenor saxophone); Gary Foster (alto saxophone); Dick Spencer (alto saxophone); Bill Byrne (baritone saxophone); Bobby Shew Richard Cooper, Steve Huffsteter , Mike Price (trumpet); Jim Sawyers, Jimmy Knepper, (trombone); Phil Teele (bass trombone,); Peter Donald (drums); Don Baldwin, (bass). 1976

    Toshiko Akiyoshi / Lew Tabackin Big Band, Novus, ND 83106 Track 8

  • Image for André Previn

    André Previn Cottontail

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Andre Previn, p; Joe Pass, g; Ray Brown, b. March 29, 1989.

    After Hours, Telarc, 83302 Track 9


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