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Iain Dixon/Mike Walker 5

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 03 March 2013

Claire Martin presents concert music from the Iain Dixon/Mike Walker 5 recorded at the 2013 'Jazz on a Winter's Weekend' in Southport. The 'five' are co-led by guitarist Mike Walker and clarinettist/saxophonist Iain Dixon with pianist Les Chisnall, bassist Gary Culshaw and drummer Caroline Boaden completing the line-up. Mike Walker is a member of the hugely popular Anglo-American outfit 'Impossible Gentlemen' for which he writes and plays with Gwilym Simcock, Steve Swallow and Adam Nussbaum. The set features original compositions from Iain and Mike alongside their arrangements of music by Steve Swallow and Michel Legrand.

Music Played

13 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Jacques Loussier Trio

    Jacques Loussier Trio Gavotte in D Major

    Performer: Jacques Louisser (Piano), Vincent Charbonnier (Bass), Andre Arpino (Drums) Composer: Bach

    The Best of Play Bach, Super Audio CD SACD 63590

  • Image for Aquarium

    Aquarium Places

    Performer: Sam Leak (Piano), James Allsopp (Tenor Sax), Calum Gourley (Double Bass), Joshua Blackmore (Drums) Composer: Sam Leak

    Places, Jellymould Jazz JM JJ010

  • Image for Nicolas Meier

    Nicolas Meier The Wind

    Performer: Nicolas Meier (Guitar), Gilad Atzmon (Sax/Clarinet), Pat Bettison (Bass/Harmonica), Bernard Gregor Smith (Cello), Demi Garcia (Percussion), James Pearson (Piano), Asaf Sirkis (Drums), Lizzie Bell (Violin) Composer: Nicolas Meier

    From Istanbul to Ceuta With A Smile, MGP Records MPGCD 009

  • Image for Tommy Evans Orchestra

    Tommy Evans Orchestra Daffodils

    Composer: Tommy Evans

    The Green Seagull, Jellymould Jazz JM JJ009

  • Image for Dave Hamblett

    Dave Hamblett Zoom Out : Part 2

    Performer: Dave Hamblett (Drums), Josh Arcoleo (T.Sax), Joe Wright (T./S.Sax), Ivo Neame (Piano, Rhodes, Keyboards), Alex Munk (Guitar), Calum Gourley (Double Bass) Composer: Dave Hamblett

    Light at Night, Whirlwind Recordings Ltd WR 4631

  • Image for Chris Potter

    Chris Potter Wine Dark Sea

    Performer: Chris Potter (Sax), Craig Taborn (Piano), David Virelles (Prepared Piano, Celeste, Harmonium), Larry Grenadier (Double Bass), Eric Harland (Drums) Composer: Chris Potter

    The Sirens, ECM Records

  • BBC Recording, recorded at Southport’s ‘Jazz On A Winter’s Week-end’, February 2013

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      Iain Dixon/Mike Walker 5 Ladies In Mercedes

      Performers: Iain Dixon (Tenor Sax/Clarinet), Mike Walker (Guitar), Les Chisnall(Piano), Gary Gulshaw (Bass), Caroline Boaden (Drums) Composer: Steve Swallow

    • Image for Iain Dixon/Mike Walker 5

      Iain Dixon/Mike Walker 5 The Clockmaker

      Performers: Iain Dixon (Tenor Sax/Clarinet), Mike Walker (Guitar), Les Chisnall(Piano), Gary Gulshaw (Bass), Caroline Boaden (Drums) Composer: Mike Walker

    • Image for Iain Dixon/Mike Walker 5

      Iain Dixon/Mike Walker 5 Wakey Wakey

      Performers: Iain Dixon (Tenor Sax/Clarinet), Mike Walker (Guitar), Les Chisnall(Piano), Gary Gulshaw (Bass), Caroline Boaden (Drums) Composer: Iain Dixon

    • Image for Iain Dixon/Mike Walker 5

      Iain Dixon/Mike Walker 5 You Must Believe In Spring

      Performers: Iain Dixon (Tenor Sax/Clarinet), Mike Walker (Guitar), Les Chisnall(Piano), Gary Gulshaw (Bass), Caroline Boaden (Drums) Composer: Michel LeGrand

  • Image for Erik Truffaz Quartet

    Erik Truffaz Quartet Mr. K

    Performer: Erik Truffaz (Trumpet), Benoit Corboz (Keyboards), Marcello Guiliani (Bass), Marc Erbetta (Drums) Composer: Erik Truffaz, Benoit Croboz, Mark Erbetta, Marcello Giuliani

    El Tiempo De La Revolucion, Blue Note 509999 7903925

  • Image for Norma Winstone

    Norma Winstone The Hat

    Performer: Norma Winstone (Vocals) Nikki Illes (Piano), Mark Lockheart (S. Sax) Composer: Kenny Wheeler, Stevie Smith

    Mirrors, Edition Label Promo

  • Image for Joe Lovano Us Five

    Joe Lovano Us Five Golden Horn

    Performer: Joe Lovano (S.Sax), James Weidman (Piano), Esperanza Spalding (Double Bass), Otis Brown III (Drums) Composer: Joe Lovano

    Cross Culture, Blue Note 509996387 6123

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