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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 31 August 2013

Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests includes vocals from Louis Armstrong and George Melly, plus a memory of the pianist Mulgrew Miller, who died earlier this year.

Music Played

9 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Mulgrew Miller, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen

    Mulgrew Miller, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen What Am I Here For

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Mulgrew Miller, p; Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, b, 15 Jan 1999.

    The Duo, Bang & Olufsen, B&OCD1; track 5 (4.19)

  • Image for Miles Davis

    Miles Davis Someday My Prince Will Come

    Composer: Churchill / Morey Performers: Miles Davis, t; Hank Mobley, John Coltrane, ts; Wynton Kelly, p; Paul Chambers, b; Jimmy Cobb, d. March 1961

    Someday My Prince Will Come, Columbia, 466312-2 Track 1 (9.04)

  • Image for Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald

    Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald Shiny Stockings

    Composer: Foster, Fitzgerald Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, v; Joe Newman, Al Aarons, Sonny Cohn, Don Rader, Fip Ricard, t; Henry Coker, Grover Mitchell, Benny Powell, Urbie Green, tb; Marshall Royal, Eric Dixon, Frank Weiss, Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, reeds; Count Basie, p; Freddie Green, g; Buddy Catlett, b; Sonny Payne, d. July 1963.

    Ella and Basie, Verve, 539059-2 Track 9 (3.33)

  • Image for Eric Alexander

    Eric Alexander Where Is The Love

    Composer: Macdonald / Salter Performers: Eric Alexander, ts; Harold Mabern, p; Nat Reeves, b; Joe Farnsworth, d. 29 July 2005

    It’s All in The Game, High Note, HCD 7148 Track 4 (6.31)

  • Image for George Melly

    George Melly Michigan Water Blues

    Composer: Williams Performers: George Melly, v; John Chilton, t; Bruce Boardman, p; Barry Dillon, b; Chuck Smith, d. 1981.

    Like Sherry Wine, PRT, N140 Track 8 (3.56)

  • Image for Dave Brubeck

    Dave Brubeck Tokyo Traffic

    Composer: Brubeck Performers: Paul Desmond, as; Dave Brubeck, p; Eugene Wright, b; Joe Morello, d. 1964.

    Jazz Impressions of Japan, Columbia, CK 65726 Track 1 (5.54)

  • Image for Artie Shaw

    Artie Shaw Concerto For Clarinet

    Composer: Shaw Performers: Artie Shaw, cl; George Wendt, Johnny Cathcart, Billy Butterfield, t; Jack Jenney, Vernon Brown, tb; Buss Bassey, Neely Plumb, Les Robinson, Jerry Jerome, reeds; Johnny Guarnieri, p; Al Hendrickson, g; Jud DeNaut, b; Nick Fatool, d; string section. 17 Dec 1940.

    The Very Best of Artie Shaw, RCA, 09026-63753-2 Track 12 (9.15)

  • Image for Weather Report

    Weather Report Lusitanos

    Composer: Shorter Performers: Wayne Shorter, ts; Joe Zawinul, kb; Alphonso Johnson, b; Leon Chancler, d; Alyrio Lima, perc. 1975.

    Tale Spinnin’, Columbia, 80734, Track 2 (7.22)

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World

    Composer: Weiss / Douglas Performers: Louis Armstrong, v; Clark Terry, Joe Wilder, t; Urbie Green, J.J. Johnson, tb; Sam Marowitz, Dan Trimboli, Jerome Richardson, Raymond Stanfeld, reeds; Hank Jones, p; Allen Hanlon, Art Ryerson, Wilard Suyker, g; Russell Savakus, b; Grady Tate, d; strings, choir, Tommy Goodman, cond. 16 Aug 1967.

    The Great Entertainer, MFP, 6056 Track 13 (2.19)


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