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The Shank Trio

Friday 4 April 2008 23:30-1:00 (Radio 3)

Featuring a session from The Shank Trio (Tim Giles, Jamie Allsopp and Dave Kane); John L Walters remembers George Russell at the Brabican, plus there's a round up of new releases from Courtney Pine and Charles Lloyd.


1 hour 30 minutes


Jazz On 3 - The Shank Trio

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Robert Abel

Introduction + CD Round-up

Artist Charles Lloyd Quartet (Charles Lloyd - tenor saxophone / Jason Moran - piano / Reuben Rogers - double bass / Eric Harland - drums, percussion)
Title Prometheus
Composer Charles Lloyd
Album Title Rabo de Nube
Label ECM
Cat No. CD 6025 175 4811 (4)

Artist Jazz Warriors
Title Apunta Un Lapiz
Composer Omar Puente
Album Title Afropeans
Label Destin-E
Cat No. 777 25 3 2005

The Shank Trio recorded in session at Phoenix Sound, Pinewood Studios on 2nd October 2007


James Allsopp - tenor & bari saxophones, bass clarinet
Dave Kane - bass
Tim Giles - drums

Shut Up & Sit Down (Kane)
Glass Candy (Allsopp)
Shank (Kane)

Jazz On 3 10th anniversary feature: John L. Walters on George Russell's Living Time Orchestra gig, recorded at the Barbican, London on Saturday 7th March 1998


Stanton Davies, Stuart Brooks, Guy Barker - trumpet
Dave Bargeron - trombone
Richard Henry - bass trombone
Chris Biscoe - alto saxophone
Andy Sheppard - tenor saxophone
Pete Hurt - baritone saxophone / bass clarinet
Brad Hatfield / Steve Lodder - keyboards
Mike Walker - guitar
Bill Urmson - fender bass
Billy Ward - drums
Pat Hollenbeck - percussion
Hiroaki Honshuku - flute / assistant musical director
George Russell - conductor

It's About Time (George Russell)

Jazz On 3's live show at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival takes place in the town's Everyman Theatre on Friday 2nd May at 23:30. Tickets are available from the box office on 01242 227979 or via the website cheltenhamfestivals.com. The gig features music from the following:

Tim Berne's Science Friction (main festival gig: Saturday 3rd May, Cheltenham Town Hall Pillar Room 3pm). Line-up: Tim Berne - alto saxophone; Marc Ducret - guitars; Craig Taborn - piano; Tom Rainey - drums)

Iain Ballamy - Alias (main festival gig: Saturday 3rd May, Everyman Theatre 7:30pm) Line-up: Iain Ballamy - tenor saxophone, Staffan Svensson - trumpet; John Parricelli - guitar; Palle Danielsson - bass; Peter Danemo - drums)

Peter Brotzmann Trio line-up: Peter Brotzmann - saxophone, Marino Pliakas- bass; Michael Wertmueller - drums

Jerry Dammers' Spatial AKA Orchestra appear at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival in the Everyman Theatre on Friday 2nd May at 7:30pm. The gig will be recorded and an excerpt played on the Jazz On 3 live show later that evening.

Tour dates for Jason Moran's In My Mind: Monk at Town Hall 1959

May 17 - Southampton: Turner Sims
May 18- Poole: Lighthouse
May 20 - London: LSO St. Luke's
May 21 - Gateshead: The Sage
May 23 - Birmingham: CBSO
May 24 - Bath Festival: Pavillion

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