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1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 02 September 2012

As autumn approaches, Geoffrey Smith plays September songs of all sorts, from George Shearing and Dizzy Gillespie to Sarah Vaughan and Woody Herman.

Music Played

9 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    George Shearing September in the Rain

    Composer: Warren / Dublin Performers: George Shearing, p; Marjorie Hyams, vib; Chuck Wayne, g; John Levy, b; Denzil Best, d. 17 February 1949

    George Meet The Lion, Jasmine, JASCD 363, Tr. 1

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    Ruby Braff Indian Summer

    Composer: Victor Herbert Performers: Ruby Braff , t; Scott Hamilton, ts, Dave McKenna, p; Howard Alden, g; Frank Tate, b; Alan Dawson, d. 30 April 1991.

    Ruby Braff and his New England Songhounds Vol. 2, Concord Jazz, CCD4504 (1); Tr.1

  • Image for Sarah Vaughan

    Sarah Vaughan September Song

    Composer: Kurt Weill Performers: Sarah Vaughan , v; Clifford Brown, t; Herbie Mann, f; Paul Quinichette, ts; Jimmy Jones, p; Joe Benjamin, b; Roy Haynes, d. 1954

    A Proper Introduction to Sarah Vaughan, Proper, Intro CD 2082, Tr.9

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    Dizzy Gillespie School Days

    Composer: Edwards / Cobb arr, Quincy Jones Performers: Dizzy Gillespie , t; Wynton Kelly, p; Billy Mitchell, ts. 1957

    Dizzy Gillespie at Newport, Avid, AMSC968 D1, Tr.2

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    The Modern Jazz Quartet Autumn in New York

    Composer: Duke Performers: John Lewis, p; Milt Jackson, vib; Percy Heath, b; Kenny Clarke, d. 23 December 1953

    Django, Avid, AMSC 945, CD1, Tr16

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    Gerry Mulligan Lullaby of the Leaves

    Composer: Petkere / Young Performers: Bob Brookmeyer, v-tb; Gerry Mulligan, bs; Red Mitchell, b; Frank Isola, d. 5 June 1954.

    Jeru, Proper, P1484, CD4, Tr. 10

  • Image for Norma Winstone

    Norma Winstone Tis Autumn

    Composer: Nemo Performers: Norma Winstone, v; Stan Tracey, p; Bobby Wellins, ts; Andy Cleyndert, b; Clark Tracey, d. 2006

    Amoroso…Only More So, Trio, TR576. D1, Tr.7

  • Image for Bill Evans

    Bill Evans Autumn Leaves

    Composer: Kosma / Prevert / Mercer Performers: Bill Evans, p; Scott Lafaro, b; Paul Motian, d. 1959

    The Way to Play, Proper Box, P1775, CD3, tr. 3

  • Image for Woody Herman

    Woody Herman Summer Sequence

    Composer: Burns Performers: Parts 1 – 3: Sonny Berman, Cappy Lewis, Conrad Gozzo, Pete Candoli, Shorty Rogers, t; Neal Reid, Ralph Pfeffner, Bill Harris, Ed Kiefer, tb; Woody Herman, cl, as; Sam Marowitz, John La Porta, cl, as; Flip Phillips, Mickey Folus, ts, Sam Rubinowitch, bs; Ralph Burns, p; Chuck Wayne, g; Joe Mondragon, b; Red Norvo, vib; Don Lamond, d, 19 September 1946 Part 4: Ernie Royal, cl; Bernie Glow, Stan Fisherson, Shorty Rogers, Marky Markowitz, t; Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson, Bob Swift, tb; Woody Herman, cl, as; Sam Marowitz, as; Herbie Steward, as, ts; Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, ts; Serge Chaloff, bs; Fred Otis, p; Gene Sargent, g; Walt Yoder, b; Don Lamond, d. 27 December 1947

    The Woody Herman Story, Blowin Up a Storm, Proper, P1159, Tr. 16


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