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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 19 October 2013

Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests includes vocals from Ella Fitzgerald, Jo Stafford and Anita O'Day, plus classic jazz from Henry 'Red' Allen and Lionel Hampton.

Music Played

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

    Mel Powell Ain't She Sweet

    Performer: Mel Powell, p; Ruby Braff, c; Bobby Donaldson, d. 24 Aug 1954..

    Composer: Yellen

    Four Classic Albums Plus, Avid, 1063 CD 1 Track 13 (4.12)

  • Image for Henry Allen and His New York Orchestra

    Henry Allen and His New York Orchestra Swing Out

    Performer: Henry Red Allen, t; J C Higginbotham, tb; Albert Nicholas, Charlie Holmes, Teddy Hill, reeds; Luis Russell, p; Will Johnson, bj; Pops Foster, b; Paul Barbarin, d. 17 July 1929..

    Composer: Allen / Higginbotham

    Early Black Swing (Birth of Big Band Jazz) 1927 – 34), Bluebird, ND90365, Track 17 (3.22)

  • Image for Lionel Hampton

    Lionel Hampton Flyin' Home

    Performer: Lionel Hampton, vib; Jack Trainer, Eddie Hutchinson, Manny Klein, Ernie Royal, t; Fred Beckett, Sonny Craven, Harry Sloan, tb;. Performer: Marshall Royal, Ray Perry, Bob Barefield, Illinois Jacquet, Jack McVea, reeds; Milt Buckner, p; Irving Ashby, g; Vernon Alley, b; Lee Young, d. 26 May 1942..

    composer: Goodman, Hampton

    the Lionel Hampton Story, Proper, Properbox 12 CD2 T2 (3.07)

  • Image for Chico Hamilton

    Chico Hamilton Jonalah

    Performer: Paul Horn, cl; Fred Katz, cello; John Pisano, g; Carson Smith, b; Chico Hamilton, d. 1957.

    Composer: Hamilton

    Sweet Smell of Success, Brunswick, LAT8225, Side 1, Track 5 (2.11)

  • Image for Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington Take The A Train

    Performer: Willie Cook, Eddie Mullens, Andres Merenghito, Ray Nance, t; Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, Lawrence Brown, Juan Tizol, tb; J. Performer: immy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, reeds; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d. May/June 1960..

    Composer: Ellington

    Piano in the Background, Essential Jazz Classics, 55521 Track 9

  • Image for Miles Davis and Gil Evans

    Miles Davis and Gil Evans Will o the Wisp

    Performer: Miles Davis, Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Louis Mucci, Johnny Coles, t; Dick Hixon, Frank Rehak, tb; Jimmy Buffington, Joe Singer, Tony Miranda, frh; Bill Barber, tu;. Performer: Al Block, Harold Feldman, fl; Romeo Penque, ob; Danny Bank, bcl; Jack Knitzer, bassoon; Janet Putnam, hp; Paul Chambers, b; Jimmy Cobb, d; Elvin Jones, perc; Jose Mangual, perc. 10 March 1960..

    Composer: de Falla

    Sketches of Spain (Complete Miles Davis Gil Evans Studio Sessions), Columbia, 2 67397 CD 3 Track 2 (3.49)

  • Image for Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella Fitzgerald Hard Hearted Hannah

    Performer: Ella Fitzgerald, v; Don Abney, p; Joe Mondragon, b; Larry Bunker, d. plus members of the Warner Bros. Orchestra.3 May 1955.

    Composer: Milton Ager

    Music from Pete Kelly’s Blues, Philips, BBC7059, Side 2, Track 3 (2.59)

  • Image for Tom Talbert / Oscar Pettiford

    Tom Talbert / Oscar Pettiford Candlelights

    Performer: Tom Talbert, arr, cond; Joe Wilder, Nick Travis, t; Jimmy Cleveland, Eddie Bert, tb; Danny Bank, cl; George Wallington, p;. Performer: Barry Galbraith, g; Oscar Pettiford, b; Osie Johnson, d. New York, 1956..

    Composer: Beiderbecke

    Bix, Duke, Fats, Lonehill, 10341 Track 5 (3.28)

  • Image for Jo Stafford with Paul Weston’s Orchestra

    Jo Stafford with Paul Weston’s Orchestra Love Mystery and Adventure

    Performer: Jo Stafford, v; Paul Weston Orchestra, 1951.

    Composer: Hilliard, Mann

    single, Columbia, 396581 Side b (2.15)

  • Image for The Happy Wanderers

    The Happy Wanderers Bugle Call Rag

    Performer: George Franks, t; William Longman, tb; Arthur Stahl, Victor Stahl, bj. 1957..

    Composer: Pettis, Meyers, Schoebel

    A Jazz Bash, Esquire, EP 197 S1 T1 (2.30)

  • Image for Stefano Bollani / Hamilton De Holanda

    Stefano Bollani / Hamilton De Holanda Canto De Ossanha

    Performer: Stefano Bollani, p; Hamilton De Holanda, bandolim. 17 August 2012..

    Composer: Baden Powel / Vinicius de Moraes

    O Que Sera, ECM, 374 0459 Track 8 (7.54)

  • Image for Charles Mingus

    Charles Mingus Better Git It In Your Soul

    Performer: John Handy, as; Booker Ervin, ts; Jimmy Knepper, tb; Horace Parlan, tb; Charles Mingus, b; Dannie Richmond, b. 5 May 1959..

    Composer: Mingus

    Mingus Ah Um, Columbia, 065145 Track 1 (7.23)

  • Image for Anita O'Day

    Anita O'Day I'm Travellin' Light

    Performer: Anita O’Day with Johnny Mandel’s Orchestra: John Anderson, Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, t; Stu Williamson, t, eb;. Performer: Lew McCreary, Frank Rosolino, Dick Nash, tb; Joe Maini, Chuck Gentry, reeds; Larry Bunker, vib; Russ Freeman, p; Al Viola, g; Buddy Clark, b; Mel Lewis, d. 18 Jan 1961..

    Composer: Mercer, Mundy, Young

    Travelin’ Light, Essential Jazz Classics, 55528 Track 1 (3.36)


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