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2014 Season - Prom 9 (part 1): Brahms and Janacek
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14/07/2013

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 14 July 2013

Geoffrey Smith's Jazz, a personal journey taking in great musicians and great music.

Herbie Nichols, Richard Twardzik and Elmo Hope may not be the best known of jazz pianists, but their rugged individuality and subtle wit have made them favourites with connoisseurs-and with Geoffrey Smith, who surveys their achievement.

Music Played

12 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Richard Twardzik A Crutch for the Crab

    Composer: Twardzik Performers: Richard Twardzik, p; Carson Smith, b; Peter Littman, d. December 1954

    Richard Freeman and Richard Twardzik Trio, Pacific Jazz, CDP74688612 Tr. 19 (3.18)

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    Richard Twardzik Albuquerque Social Swim

    Composer: Twardzik Performers: Richard Twardzik, p; Carson Smith, b; Peter Littman, d. December 1954

    Richard Freeman and Richard Twardzik Trio, Pacific Jazz, CDP 74688612 Tr. 13 (3.04)

  • Image for Serge Chaloff

    Serge Chaloff The Fable of Mable

    Composer: Twardzik Performers: Serge Chaloff, bs; Dick Twardzik, p; Herb Pomeroy, Nick Capazutto, t; Gene di Stachio, tb; Charlie Mariano, as; Varty Haritounian, ts; Ray Oliveri, b; Jimmy Zitano, d. September 1954

    Boss Baritone, Proper, P1730. Tr.14 (4.15)

  • Image for Chet Baker Quartet

    Chet Baker Quartet Rondette

    Composer: Zieff Performers: Chet Baker, t; Dick Twardzik, p; Jimmy Bond, b; Peter Littman, d. October 1955.

    The Chet Baker Quartet, vol. 1, Felsted Records, PDL85008 S.1 / Tr. 1

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    Herbie Nichols The Gig

    Composer: Nichols Performers: Herbie Nichols, p; Al McKibbon, b; Max Roach, d. 1 August 1955

    Herbie Nichols Trio: Complete Studio Master Takes, Lonehill Jazz, LHJ10188 (2); D1, Tr. 13 (4.22)

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    Herbie Nichols 2300 Skiddoo

    Composer: Nichols Performers: Herbie Nichols, p; Al McKibbon, b; Art Blakey, d. 6 May 1955

    Herbie Nichols Trio: Complete Studio Master Takes, Lonehill Jazz, LHJ10188 (2); D1, Tr. 9 (4.41)

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    Herbie Nichols Lady Sings the Blues

    Composer: Nichols Performers: Herbie Nichols, p; Al McKibbon, b; Max Roach, d. 1 August 1955

    Herbie Nichols Trio: Complete Studio Master Takes, Lonehill Jazz, LHJ10188 (2); D1, Tr. 15 (4.21)

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    Herbie Nichols Terpsichore

    Composer: Nichols Performers: Herbie Nichols, p; Al McKibbon, b; Max Roach, d. 7 August 1955

    Herbie Nichols Trio: Complete Studio Master Takes, Lonehill Jazz, LHJ10188 (2); D1, Tr. 18 (3.57)

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    Elmo Hope Mo is On

    Composer: Hope Performers: Elmo Hope, p; Percy Heath, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. 18 June 1953

    Trio and Quintet, Blue Note, CDP7844382 (1); TR. 3 (2.47)

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    Elmo Hope Barfly

    Composer: Hope Performers: Elmo Hope, p; Jimmy Bond, b; Frank Butler, d. 1959

    Elmo Hope with Frank Butler and Jimmy Bond, Vogue, LAE-H 590. S1/2 (6.11)

  • Image for Harold Land

    Harold Land Mirror-Mind Rose

    Composer: Hope Performers: Elmo Hope, p; Harold Land, ts; Dupree Bolton, t; Herbie Lewis, b; Frank Butler, d. August 1959

    The Fox, Contemporary, OJCCD 3432 (1); Tr. 2 (6.28)

  • Image for Elmo Hope

    Elmo Hope Minor Bertha

    Composer: Hope Performers: Elmo Hope, p; Jimmy Bond, b; Frank Butler, d. 1959

    Elmo Hope with Frank Butler and Jimmy Bond, Vogue, LAE-H 590. ; S1/3 (4.45)

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