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Tony Coe

Clarinettist and saxophonist Tony Coe joins Alyn Shipton to select his finest recordings, including work by his own groups, as well as with Franz Koglmann and Neil Ardley.

Clarinettist, soprano, alto and tenor saxophonist Tony Coe is one of Britain's most brilliant jazz musicians, the first non-American to be awarded the "jazz Oscar" by Denmark's "Jazzpar" prize committee.
In this programme he joins Alyn Shipton to select his finest recordings, including work by his own groups, as well as with Franz Koglmann, Neil Ardley and the Kenny Clarke / Francy Boland Big Band. Coe also has strong views about the sound of the soprano saxophone and clarinet, and provides an illuminating commentary as to how he approaches playing these instruments.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 31 Jul 2010 16:00

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  • Tony Coe with The 1995 Jazzpar Combo

    Antonia

    Composer: Argüelles Performers: Tony Coe, ss; Bob Brookmeyer, valve tb; David Hazeltine, p; Thomas Ovesen, b; Steve Argüelles, perc. 1996.

    • Captain Coe's Famous Racearound.
    • Storyville.
    • STCD 4206.
  • Tony Coe

    How Long Has This Been Going On?

    Composer: G. & I. Gershwin Performers: Tony Coe, cl; Brian Lemon, p; Dave Green, b. 2001.

    • Love Walked In.
    • Zephyr.
    • ZECD33.
  • Franz Koglmann

    Second Movement, Cassandra: VII

    Composer: Koglmann / Pound Performers: Franz Koglmann, tb, tp, flh; Rudolf Ruschel, tb; Tony Coe, ts, cl; Raoul Herget, tub; Mario Arcari, Angelika Riedl, woodwinds; Phil Minton, lead voc; Colin Mason, Erich Klug, Lydia Seidl-Vierlinger, Patricia Ermes, Ursula Fiedler, Birgit König, James Curry, voc; Gustav Bauer, cond; Michael Hintersteininger, g; Barre Phillips, b. ORF Radio Studio, Vienna, 8 – 10 March 1997.

    • O Moon My Pin-Up.
    • Hatology.
    • 566.
  • James Moody / Herb Geller / Tony Coe

    Here's That Rainy Day

    Composer: Van Heusen / Burke Performers: Tony Coe, ts, Louis Vandyke, p; Jacques Schols, b; John Engels, d. North Sea Jazz Festival, The Hague, 5 Mar 1971.

    • North Sea Jazz Sessions, Vol. 3.
    • JWD.
    • 102203.
  • Neil Ardley

    Rainbow Five

    Composer: Ardley Performers: Neil Ardley, dir, synth; Bob Bertles, fl; Paul Buckmaster, cel & el cel; Ian Carr, tp, flh; Geoff Castle, el p, synth; Tony Coe, cl; Dave Macrae, el p, synth; Roger Sellers, d; Ken Shaw, g; Brian Smith, fl; Roger Sutton, b, el b; Barbara Thompson, fl; Trevor Tomkins, perc, vib. Morgan Studios, London, 1976.

    • Kaleidoscope of Rainbows.
    • Line.
    • LICD 900351.
  • Tony Coe

    You Stepped Out Of A Dream

    Composer: Brown / Kahn Performers: Tony Coe, ts; John Horler, p; Malcolm, b. St George’s, Bristol, 22 Mar 1987.

    • In Concert.
    • Audio-B.
    • ABCD 6.
  • Tony Coe Quintet

    Jake the Snake Sings the Blues

    Composer: Coe Performers: Tony Coe, cl. John Horler, p; Chris Laurence, b; Trevor Tomkins, d.

    • Before the Dawn: Live In London.
    • Chapter One.
    • LRS 5026.
  • Tony Coe Quintet

    Lyrical Coe (How I learnt to stop worrying and love Giant Steps)

    Composer: Coe Performers: Tony Coe, cl. John Horler, p; Chris Laurence, b; Trevor Tomkins, d.

    • Before the Dawn: Live In London.
    • Chapter One.
    • LRS 5026.
  • Carmen McRae and The Kenny Clarke / Francy Boland Big Band

    November Girl

    Composer: Boland / Woode Performers: Carmen McRae, voc; Kenny Clarke, d; Francy Boland, p, arr; Benny bailey, Dusko Gojkovic, Indrees Sulieman, Art Farmer, tp; Ake Persson, Nat Peck, Erik van Lier, tb; Derek Humble, Billy Mitchell, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe, Sahib Shibab, reeds; Jimmy Woode, b; Kenny Clare, d. Landsdowne Studios, London, 3 Nov 1970.

    • November Girl.
    • Rearward.
    • RW 117.
  • John Dankworth & Cleo Laine - Haul Away

    Composer: Dankworth Performers: The John Dankworth Big Band, feat. Tony Coe, cl.

  • The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band - Gloria

    Composer: Martin Performers: Kenny Clarke, d; Francy Boland, p; Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Jimmy Deuchar, Sonny Grey, tp; Ake Persson; Nat Peck, Erik van Lier, tb; Derek Humble, as; Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe, ts; Sahib Shihab, bs; Jimmy Woode, b; Kenny Clare, d; Dave Pike, vib. Lindström Studios, Cologne, Germany, 13 – 14 May 1968.

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