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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 11 August 2012

Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' jazz record requests includes music from Herbie Mann, Roland Kirk and Chick Corea. There's a trip back to the 1920s with Duke Ellington and this week's memory of Miles Davis.

Music Played

12 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Barney Kessel

    Barney Kessel 64 Bars on Wilshire

    Composer: Kessel Performers: Barney Kessel, g; Bob Cooper, ts; Claude Williamson, p; Monty Budwig, b; Shelly Manne, d. July 1, 1954.

    First Four Albums, Avid, 921 CD 1 Track 24

  • Image for Bill Evans

    Bill Evans My Foolish Heart

    Composer: Young / Washington Performers: Bill Evans, p; Chuck Israels, b; Arnold Wise, d. 21 Feb 1966.

    Bill Evans At Town Hall, Verve, 8312712 Track 7

  • Image for Art Tatum

    Art Tatum I Got Rhythm

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Art Tatum, p; Tiny Grimes, g; Slam Stewart. b. Jan 5, 1944.

    Piano Grand Master, Proper, Properbox 60 CD 2 Track 24

  • Image for Timo Lassy

    Timo Lassy Live at the Timber Yard

    Composer: Lassy Performers: Timo Lassy, ts; Jukka Eskola, t; Mikko Mustonn, tb; Georgios Kontrafouris, p; Antti Lötjönen, b; Teppo Makynen, d. Helsinki, 2007.

    The Soul and Jazz of Timo Lassy, Ricky Tick, RTCD04 Track 2

  • Image for Alex Welsh

    Alex Welsh Hard Hearted Hannah

    Composer: Yellen / Bigelow / Bates Performers: Alex Welsh, c; Archie Semple, cl; Roy Crimmins, tb; Fred Hunt, p; Chris Staunton, b; Lennie Hastings, d. November 2, 1955.

    It Has to Be…, Lake, 145 Track 16

  • Image for Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington East St Louis Toodle Oo

    Composer: Ellington, Miley Performers: Bubber Miley, Louis Metcalf, t; Joe Nanton, tb; Prince Robonson, Otto Hardwick, a.n.other, reeds; Duke Ellington, p; Fred Guy, bj; Mack Shaw, b; Sonny Greer, d. Nov 29, 1926.

    Masterpieces 1926-49, Proper, Properbox 25 CD 1 Track 1

  • Image for Gerry Mulligan

    Gerry Mulligan Walkin' Shoes

    Composer: Miller, Lieber, Stoller Performers: Gerry Mulligan, bar; Chet Baker, t; Bob Whitlock, b; Chico Hamilton, d. August 16, 1952.

    Jeru, Living Era, AJA 5612 Track 1

  • Image for Herbie Mann

    Herbie Mann Claudia Pie

    Composer: Mann Performers: Herbie Mann, fl; Wayne Jackson, t; Ed Logan, Andrew Love, James Mitchell. reeds; Barry Beckett, p; Eddie Hinton, g; David Hood, b; Roger Hawkins, d. Dec 10, 1969.

    The Herbie Mann Anthology, Atlantic, 8122 71634 CD 1 Track 14

  • Image for Chick Corea

    Chick Corea Humpty Dumpty

    Composer: Corea Performers: Chick Corea, p; John Pattitucci b; Dave Weckl, d. 1991

    Alive, GRP, 96272 Track 3

  • Image for Miles Davis / Gil Evans

    Miles Davis / Gil Evans Summertime

    Composer: Gershwin, Gershwin, Heywood Performers: Miles Davis (flh); Ernie Royal (tpt); Johnny Coles (tpt); Bernie Glow (tpt); Louis Mucci (tpt);
Joe Bennett (tb); Frank Rehak (tb); Jimmy Cleveland (tb); Dick Hixon (tb); Willie Ruff (frh);
Julius Watkins (frh); Gunther Schuller (frh); Bill Barber (tuba); Cannonball Adderley (as);
Romeo Penque (fl, alto fl, cl); Jerome Richardson (fl, alto fl, cl); Danny Bank (alto fl, bcl);
Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy Cobb (d); Gil Evans (arr, cond)

    Complete Columbia Studio Recordings, Columbia, 2/67397 CD 2 Track 5

  • Image for Charlie Parker

    Charlie Parker The Song Is You

    Composer: Kern Performers: Charlie Parker, as; Hank Jones, p; Teddy Kotick, b; Max Roach, d. Dec 30, 1952.

    1952 54, Classics, 1408 Track 5

  • Image for Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Rahsaan Roland Kirk Petite Fleur

    Composer: Bechet Performers: Roland Kirk, cl, stritch, Manzello, ts; Ron Burton, piano, Vernon Martin, bass, Jerome Cooper, drums and Joe Texudor, percussion. 1970.

    Three For The Festival, Charly, LEJAZZ CD 6 Track 4


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