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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 06 October 2012

In this week's programme Alyn Shipton introduces more listeners' jazz requests for the BBC piano season, including music by Ray Bryant, Don Shirley and Allen Toussaint among others. And there's music from Don Byas, Don Cherry and Leo Watson.

Music Played

11 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Zoe Rahman Butlers of Glen Avenue

    Composer: Trad. Performers: Zoe Rahman, p; Idris Rahman, cl; Oli Hayhurst, b; Gene Calderazzo, d. Feb, March 2011.

    Kindred Spirits, Manushi, MANU 005, Track 5

  • Image for Zoot Sims, Joe Pass

    Zoot Sims, Joe Pass Blues For 2

    Composer: Sims & Pass Performers: Zoot Sims, ts; Joe Pass, g. 1982.

    Blues For 2, Pablo, OJCCD 635, Track 1

  • Image for Don Byas

    Don Byas (Back Home Again in) Indiana

    Composer: James F Hanley, Ballard MacDonald Performers: Don Byas (ts), Slam Stewart (b). 9 June 1945.

    Two Kings of the Tenor Sax, Commodore, Commodore 6.24058, Side 2, track

  • Image for Leo Watson

    Leo Watson Avocado Seed Soup Symphony Part 1

    Composer: Gaillard Performers: Leo Watson, v, d; Slim Gaillard, v, g, p; Bam Brown, b. Dec 1945.

    The Original Scatman, Indigo, 2098, Track 19

  • Image for Art Tatum, Ben Webster

    Art Tatum, Ben Webster Where or When

    Composer: Rodgers and Hart Performers: Ben Webster, ts; Art Tatum, p; Red Callendar, b; Bill Douglass, d. 11 Sep 1956.

    The Album, Essential Jazz Classics, 55403, Track 5

  • Image for Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Wall Street Wail

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Duke Ellington, p, dir; Artie whetsel, Freddie Jenkins, Cootie Williams, t; Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Johnny Hodges, as; Barney Bigard, cl; Harry Carney, bar; Fred Guy, bj; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d. 10 Dec 1929.

    A Generosity of Mood, Parade, 2036, Track 9

  • Image for Ray Bryant

    Ray Bryant Me and The Blues

    Composer: Bryant Performers: Ray Bryant, p, 19 Dec 1958.

    Alone with the Blues, Fresh Sound, 658, CD 2 Track 5

  • Image for Don Cherry

    Don Cherry Brown Rice

    Composer: Cherry Performers: Don Cherry, t; elp; v; Charlie Haden, b; Billy Higgins, d; Frank Lowe ts; Rickie Cherry, elp; Banchie Fox, bgo, Verna Gillis v. 1976.

    Brown Rice, A & M, 0809, Track 1

  • Image for Don Shirley

    Don Shirley No Two People

    Composer: Frank Loesser Performers: Don Shirley, p; Richard Davis, b.

    Tonal Expressions, London, HA A2004, Side 1, Track 4

  • Image for Allen Toussaint

    Allen Toussaint St James Infirmary

    Composer: Trad. Performers: Allen Toussaint, p; Marc Ribot, g; David Piltch, b; Jay Bellerose, perc. 2009.

    The Bright Mississippi, Nonesuch, PRO 400076, Track 3

  • Image for Horace Silver

    Horace Silver Filthy McNasty

    Composer: Silver Performers: Blue Mitchell, t; Junior Cook, ts; Horace Silver, p; Gene Taylor, b; Roy Books, d. 6 Oct 1962.

    Paris Blues, Pablo, PACD53162


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