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Cassandra Wilson

Friday 4 July 2008 22:30-23:30 (Radio 3)

To coincide with her album Lovely, released this month, celebrated jazz vocalist Cassandra Wilson talks to Alyn Shipton to look back over her recorded work. She discusses her earliest days working with Henry Threadgill and Steve Coleman, and then traces her series of albums for Blue Note, the music from which has brought her to concert stages throughout the world.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Jazz Library
Cassandra Wilson

DISC 1
Title Lover Come Back to Me
Artist Cassandra Wilson
Composer Romberg, Hammerstein
Album Loverly
Label Blue Note
Number 50999 5 21788 Track 1

Personnel: Cassandra Wilson, v; Marvin Sewell, g; Jason Moran, p; Lonnie Plaxico, b; Herlin Riley, d; Lekan Babalola perc. Rec 2008.


DISC 2
Title: Apricots on Their Wings
Artist: Henry Threadgill New Air - with Cassandra Wilson
Composer: Threadgill
Album: Air Show No 1
Label: Black Saint
Number: 120099 Track 4
Duration: 6.03

Personnel: Cassandra Wilson, voc; Henry Threadgill, reeds, Fred Hopkins, b; Steve McCall, d. Mid 1980s.


DISC 3
Title Never
Artist Cassandra Wilson
Composer Wilson / Coleman
Album Point of View
Label Winter and Winter
Number 919004-2 Track 3

Personnel: Cassandra Wilsonl, v; Steve Coleman, as; Grachan Moncur II tb; Jean-Paul Bourelly, g; Lonnie Plaxico, b; Mark Johnson, d.Rec 1986.


DISC 4
Title I'm Goin Home
Artist Steve Coleman and Five Elements
Composer Harris
Album On The Edge of Tomorrow
Label Winter and Winter
Number 919 005-2 Track 3

Personnel: Steve Coleman, as, voc; Graham Haynes, t; Cassandra Wilson, v; Geri Allen, kb; Kelvyn Bell, g; Kevin Bruce Harris, b; Marvin "Smitty" Smith, d, perc; Mark Johnson, d. Rec 1986.


DISC 5
Title Rock This Calling
Artist Cassandra Wilson
Composer Wilson / Coleman
Album Jump World
Label Winter and Winter
Number 919033-2 Track 6

Personnel: Cassandra Wilson (vocals); James Moore (rap vocals); Steve Coleman, Greg Osby (alto saxophone); Gary Thomas (tenor saxophone); Graham Haynes (trumpet); Robin Eubanks (trombone); Rod Williams (piano, keyboards); David Gilmore (guitar); Lonnie Plaxico (acoustic bass); Kevin Bruce Harris (bass); Mark Johnson (drums); Kirth Atkins (programming). Recorded 1989.


DISC 6
Title You Don't Know What Love Is
Artist Cassandra Wilson
Composer Raye / DePaul
Album Blue Light Til Dawn
Label Blue Note
Number CDP 0777 7 81357 Track 1

Personnel: Cassandra Wilson, v; Brandon Ross, g; Charlie Burnham, vn; rec 1993.


DISC 7
Title Last Train To Clarkesville
Artist Cassandra Wilson
Composer Boyce / Hart
Album New Moon Daughter
Label Blue Note
Number 24383 71832 Track 8

Personnel: Cassandra Wilson, v; Kevin Breit, Brandon Ross, g; Lonnie Plaxico, b; Dougie Browne, d. Rec 1995.

DISC 8
Title Equality
Artist Dave Holland
Composer Holland / Angelou
Album Dream of the Elders
Label ECM
Number 529 084-2 Track 4

Personnel: Cassandra Wilson, v; Dave Holland,. b; Steve Nelson, vib; Eric Person, as; Gene Jackson, d. rec 1995.


DISC 9
Title Travellin Miles
Artist Cassandra Wilson
Composer ?
Album Travellin Miles
Label Blue Note
Number 72438 54123 Tracdk 2

Personnel: Cassandra Wilson, v; Steve Coleman, as; Marvin Sewell, Kevin Breit, g; Eric Lewis, p; Lonnie Plaxico, b; Jeffrey Haynes, perc; Marcus Baylor, d. Rec 1999.


DISC 10
Title Seven Steps
Artist Cassandra Wilson
Composer ?
Album Travellin Miles
Label Blue Note
Number 72438 54123 Track 6

Personnel: as above plus Stefon Harris, vib; Regina Carter, vn. Rec 1999.


DISC 11
Title Fragile
Artist Cassandra Wilson
Composer Sting
Album Glamored
Label Blue Note
Number 81860 Track 1

Personnel: Cassandra Wilson (vocals, acoustic guitar); (Gregoire Maret (harmonica); Brandon Ross (banjo, guitar); Fabrizio Sotti (guitar); Reginald Veal (acoustic upright bass); Calvin Jones (bass); Herlin Riley (drums, washboard); Teri Lynne Carrington (drums); Jeffrey Haynes (percussion).
Recorded at Sonic Temple, Jackson, Mississippi.


DISC 12
Title Dust My Broom
Artist Cassandra Wilson
Composer ?
Album Loverly
Label Blue N ote
Number 21788-2 track 10

Personnel: as for Disc 1.




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