Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Records of the Year 2009

Alyn Shipton invites leading jazz critics to look back on the best jazz albums of 2009, including ones from Sonny Rollins, Harry Allen and Keith Jarrett.

Alyn Shipton invites several leading jazz critics to look back on the best Jazz albums of 2009. Among those making their selections are Clive Davis, Dave Gelly, John Newey, Brian Priestley, Peter Vacher and John L Walters. Choices include music by Sonny Rollins, Harry Allen and Keith Jarrett.

Title: Mirrors
Artist: Partisans
Composer: Siegel/Robson
Album: By Proxy
Label: Babel
Number: 2983 Track 3

Personnel: Julian Siegel (tenor sax); Phil Robson (guitar); Thad Kelly (bass); Gene Calderazzo (drums).

Title: Strange Place for Snow
Artist: EST
Composer: Svensson
Album: Restrospective
Label: ACT
Number: 9021-2 Track 8

Personnel: Esbjorn Svensson (piano); Dan Berglund (bass); Magnus Ostrom (drums). 2002

Title: Gamut Warning
Artist: Helge Lien Trio
Composer: Lien
Album: Hello Troll
Label: Ozella
Number: OZ 021 Track 1

Personnel: Helge Lien - piano; Frode Berg - bass; Knut Aalefjaer - drums, 2008

Title: In Lester's Scrapbook
Artist: Tommy Whittle
Composer: Whittle
Album:Tenor Connection
Label: Spotlite
Number: 579 Track 4

Personnel: Tommy Whittle, ts; Mark Nightingale, tb; Bobby Worth, d; Richard Busiakiewicz, p; Jim Richardson, b. 2009.

Title: Con Moto - endings and beginnings
Artist: Jenni Molloy
Composer: Molloy (with acknowledgment to JS Bach)
Album: Bach Reloaded
Label: Jellymould
Number: J 003 Track 1
Personnel: Jenni Molloy, b; Stuart MacDonald, ss; Chris Sykes, d.

Title: Rose of Washington Square
Artist: Harry Allen
Composer: Hanley / MacDonald
Album: New York State of Mind
Label: Challenge
Number: 73293 Track 1

Personnel: Harry Allen, ts: Rossano Sportiello, p; Joel Forbes, b; Chuck Riggs d.

Title: Some Enchanted Evening
Artist: Sonny Rollins
Composer: Rodgers, Hammerstein
Album: Road shows Vol. 1
Label: Doxy
Number: 001216502 Track 7

Personnel: Sonny Rollins, ts; Christian McBride, b; Roy Haynes, d. Sept, 2007.

Title: London Concert XII
Artist: Keith Jarrett
Composer: Jarrett
Album: Testament
Label: ECM
Number: CD 3 Track 6

Personnel: Keth Jarrett, p. 1 Dec 2008.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 2 Jan 2010 16:00

Music Played

  • Partisans

    Mirrors

    Composer: Siegel/Robson Performer: Julian Siegel (tenor sax); Phil Robson (guitar); Thad Kelly (bass); Gene Calderazzo (drums).

    • By Proxy.
    • Babel.
    • 2983.
  • Esbj√∂rn Svensson Trio

    Strange Place for Snow

    Composer: Svensson Performer: Esbjorn Svensson (piano); Dan Berglund (bass); Magnus Ostrom (drums). 2002

    • Restrospective.
    • ACT.
    • 9021-2.
  • Helge Lien Trio

    Gamut Warning

    Composer: Lien Performer: Helge Lien - piano; Frode Berg - bass; Knut Aalefjaer - drums, 2008

    • Hello Troll.
    • Ozella.
    • OZ 021.
  • Tommy Whittle

    In Lester's Scrapbook

    Composer: Whittle Performer: Tommy Whittle, ts; Mark Nightingale, tb; Bobby Worth, d; Richard Busiakiewicz, p; Jim Richardson, b. 2009.

    • Tenor Connection.
    • Spotlite.
    • 579.
  • Jenni Molloy

    Con Moto - endings and beginnings

    Composer: Molloy (with acknowledgment to JS Bach) Performer: Jenni Molloy, b; Stuart MacDonald, ss; Chris Sykes, d.

    • Bach Reloaded.
    • Jellymould.
    • J 003.
  • Harry Allen

    Rose of Washington Square

    Composer: Hanley / MacDonald Performer: Harry Allen, ts: Rossano Sportiello, p; Joel Forbes, b; Chuck Riggs d.

    • New York State of Mind.
    • Challenge.
    • 73293.
  • Sonny Rollins

    Some Enchanted Evening

    Composer: Rodgers, Hammerstein Performer: Sonny Rollins, ts; Christian McBride, b; Roy Haynes, d. Sept, 2007.

    • Road shows Vol. 1.
    • Doxy.
    • 001216502.
  • Keith Jarrett

    London Concert XII

    Composer: Jarrett Performer: Keth Jarrett, p. 1 Dec 2008.

    • Testament.
    • ECM.
    • CD 3.

Broadcast

Podcast