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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 27 October 2012

For the final listeners' selection of jazz recordings during the piano season on the BBC, Alyn Shipton introduces music by pianists as varied as Cecil Taylor and Don Ewell, by way of Bob Greene and Marian McPartland. Plus music from Billie Holiday and Eddie Condon.

Music Played

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

    Hot Springs Junior Mance

    Composer: Mance Performers: Junior Mance, p; Israel Crosby, b; Buddy Smith d. March 1954.

    Junior Mance and His Swinging Piano, Essential Jazz Classics, 55515, Track 11

  • Image for Don Ewell

    Don Ewell I Can't Believe That You're In love With Me

    Composer: McHugh / Gaskill Performers: Don Ewell, p; March 1956.

    Music To Listen To Don Ewell By, Vogue, LAG 12131, Side 1, Track 2

  • Image for Bob Greene

    Bob Greene London Blues

    Composer: Morton Performers: Ernie Carson, c; Bob Connors, tb; Herb Hall, cl; Bob Greene, p; Marty Grosz, g; Johnny Williams, b; Tommy Benford, d.

    Bob Greene’s World of Jelly Roll Morton, GHB, Track 16

  • Image for Sidney Bechet

    Sidney Bechet Blue Horizon

    Composer: Bechet Performers: Sidney de Paris, t; Vic Dickenson, tb; Sidney Bechet, cl; Art Hodes, p; Pops Foster, b; Freddie Moore, d. 29 Jan 1945.

    Jazz Classics Vol 1, EMI, 789842, Track 2

  • Image for Benny Carter

    Benny Carter Blues in My Heart

    Composer: Carter Performers: Sam Dasberg, Cliff Wooldridge, Rolf Goldstein, t; Benny Carter, as; George Chisholm, Harry Van Oven, tb; Louis Stephenson, Bertie King, Jimmy Williams, reeds; Freddy Johnson, p; Ray Webb; g; Len Harrison, b; Robert Montmarche, d. 17 Aug 1937.

    The Music Master: The Benny Carter Story, Proper, P1370, CD 2 Track 10

  • Image for Marian McPartland

    Marian McPartland The Things We Did Last Summer

    Composer: Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne Performers: Marion McPartland, p; William Britto, b; Joe Morello, d. July 1956

    the Marian McPartland Trio, Capitol, T785, Side 1 / Track 2

  • Image for Cecil Taylor

    Cecil Taylor I (Sister Young'n)

    Composer: Taylor Performers: Cecil Taylor, p. September 1980

    Fly! Fly! Fly! Fly! Fly!, MPS, 0068.263, Side 1, Track 4

  • Image for Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday Day In, Day Out

    Composer: Bloom / Mercer Performers: Billie Holiday, v; Harry Sweets Edison, t; Ben Webster, ts; Jimmy Rowles, p; Barney Kessel, g; Red Mitchell, b; Alvin Stoller, d. January 1957

    Songs for Distingué Lovers, Verve, 5390562 Track 1

  • Image for Erroll Garner

    Erroll Garner Somewhere Over The Rainbow

    Composer: Arlen / Harburg Performers: Erroll Garner , p; Eddy Calhoun, b; Kelly Martin, d. November 1964

    Amsterdam Concert, Philips, BL7717, Side 2, track 3

  • Image for Bill Evans

    Bill Evans Time Remembered

    Composer: Evans Performers: Bill Evans, p; Chuck Israels, b; Larry Bunker, d. 1963

    Complete Riverside Recordings, Riverside, 12RCD 018 2IL, Disk 12, track 11

  • Image for Eddie Condon

    Eddie Condon How Come You Do Me Like You Do

    Composer: Austin / Bergere Performers: Wild Bill Davison, Billy Butterfield, t; Cutty Cutshall, Lou McGarity, tb; Dick Carey, tnr horn; Ed Hall, Peanuts Hucko, cl; Budd Freeman, ts; Gene Schroeder, p; Eddie Condon, g; Al Hall, b; Cliff Leeman, d. 24 June 1954.

    Larkin’s Jazz, Proper, Properbox 155 CD 4 Track 2


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