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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 18 August 2012

This week, Alyn Shipton presents listeners' suggestions for music by, among others, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Michael Garrick, and trumpeters Louis Armstrong, Roger Bell and Miles Davis. There is also a memory of the jazz side of Amy Winehouse.

Music Played

10 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Mike Gibbs / NDR Big Band / Norma Winstone

    Mike Gibbs / NDR Big Band / Norma Winstone Caravan

    Composer: Tizol, Ellington, Mills Performers: Mike Gibbs, dir; Norma Winstone, voc; Thorsten Benkenstein, Ingolf Burkhardt, Michael Leuschner, Claus Stotter, Reiner Winterschladen, t; Dan Gottschall, Klaus Heidenreich, Steve Trop, tb; Fiete Felsch, Peter Bolte, Christof Lauer, Lutz Buchner, Frank Delle, reeds; Ingo Lahme, btb; Stephen Diez g; Dave Whitford, b; Vadyslav Sendecki, p; Mark Mondesir, d; Marcio Doctor, perc. 2011

    Here’s A Song For You, Fuzzy Moon, 005, Track 8

  • Image for Gil Evans

    Gil Evans Sister Sadie

    Composer: Silver Performers: Gil Evans, p; dir; Johnny Coles, Phil Sunkel, t; Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper, tb; Tony Studd, btb; Bill Barber, tu; Eddie Caine, as; Budd Johnson, ts; Bob Tricarico, reeds; Ray Crawford, g; Ron Carter, b; Charlie Persip, d; Elvin Jones, perc. Nov 1960.

    Out of the Cool, Impulse, 11862, Track 6

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Basin Street Blues

    Composer: Handy Performers: Louis Armstrong, t; Barney Bigard, cl; Trummy Young, tb; Bud Freeman, ts; Billy Kyle, p; Arvell Shaw, b; Kenny John, d. March 19, 1954.

    The Glenn Miller Story, MCA, 1665, Track 5

  • Image for Graeme Bell

    Graeme Bell Organ Grinder

    Composer: Williams Performers: Graeme Bell, p; Roger Bell, t; Ade Monsbrough, tb; Pixie Roberts, cl; Jack Varney, bj; Lou Silbereisen, tu; Russ Murphy, d. Prague, Nov 1947.

    The Historical Prague and Paris Recordings, Lake, 262, CD 1 Track 10

  • Image for Dave McKenna

    Dave McKenna Margie

    Composer: Conrad / Davis / Robinson Performers: Dave McKenna, p; August 1986.

    My Friend the Piano, Concord, 4313, Track 1

  • Image for Peggy Lee

    Peggy Lee The Train Blues

    Composer: Peggy Lee/Quincy Jones Performers: Peggy Lee, voc; Jack Sheldon, Joe Graves, Pete Candoli, Ray Triscari, t; Frank Rosolino, Tom Shepard, Lou McReary, tb; Bob Knight, btb; Benny Carter, Bill Green, Buddy Collette, Bill Perkins, Jack Nimitz, reeds; Jimmy Rowles, p; Dennis Budimir, g; Max Bennett, b; Stan Levey, d. April 16, 1961.

    Blues Cross Country, Fresh Sound, 683, Track 11

  • Image for Amy Winehouse

    Amy Winehouse Love is a Losing Game

    Composer: Winehouse Performers: Amy Winehouse, voc; Victor Axelrod, p; Thomas Brenneck, Binky Griptite, g; Nic Movshon, b; Homer Steinweiss, d. 2006

    Back to Black, Island, 1713041, Track 6

  • Image for The Modern Jazz Quartet

    The Modern Jazz Quartet The Sheriff

    Composer: Lewis Performers: Milt Jackson, vib, John Lewis, p; Percy Heath, b; Connie Kay, d.

    The Sheriff, Atlantic, AMCY 1026, Track 1

  • Image for Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Charlie Parker's Reboppers Milestones

    Composer: Davis Performers: Miles Davis, t; Cannonball Adderley, as; John Cotrane, ts; Red Garland, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. Feb 4, 1958

    Complete Columbia Studio Recordings of Miles Davis and John Coltrane, Columbia, AC6K 65833, CD 3 Track 3

  • Image for Michael Garrick

    Michael Garrick Willow Weep For Me

    Composer: Ronell Performers: Michael Garrick (p),Peter Shade (vibes), Paul Hemmings (b), Brian Barnes (d, v) and Josephine Stahl (v). Rec. 1958

    Silhouette, Gearbox, LPGB1504, Side 2 Track 2


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