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Alyn Shipton presents an edition in which listeners suggest additional essential recordings, including Colosseum, Chet Baker, Johnny Griffin, James Moody and Norma Winstone.

This is the regular edition of Jazz Library in which listeners propose additional tracks to go alongside those featured in the most recent programmes. Jon Hiseman is Alyn's guest to discuss a further Colosseum track, and other artists covered include Chet Baker, Johnny Griffin, James Moody, and Norma Winstone.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Chet Baker and Paul Desmond

    Autumn Leaves

    Composer: Parsons, Prevert, Mercer, Kosma Performers: Chet Baker, t; Paul Desmond, as; Ron Carter, b; Steve Gadd, d; Bob James, elec p; Nov 1, 1974.

    • Together: The Complete Studio Recordings.
    • Epic.
    • 472984 2.
  • Johnny Griffin


    Composer: Griffin Performers: Johnny Griffin, ts; Donald Byrd, t; Pepper Adams, bs; Kenny Drew, p; Wilbur Ware, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. Feb 25, 1958.

    • Sextet.
    • Original Jazz Classics.
    • OJCCD-1827-2.
  • Booker Little

    After hours

    Composer: Hawkins / Parrish Performers: Booker Little, Louis Smith (tp) Frank Strozier (as) George Coleman (ts) Phineas Newborn Jr. (p) Calvin Newborn (g) George Joyner (b) Charles Crosby (d) Olmsted Studios, NYC, early 1959

    • The New York Sessions Featuring Booker Ervin.
    • Lonehill.
    • 10018.
  • Bobby Wellins Quartet

    Dreams Are Free

    Composer: Wellins Performers: Bobby Wellins, ts; Adrian Kendon, b; Spike Wells, d; Peter Jacobson, p, elec p. 1979.

    • Dreams Are Free.
    • Vortex Records.
    • VS 2.
  • Colosseum

    Stormy Monday Blues

    Composer: Eckstine, Hines, Crowder Performers: Jon Hiseman (drums); Dave Greenslade, org; Dick Heckstall-Smith, reeds; Clem Clemson, g; Chris Farlowe v.

    • Live.
    • Castle Music America.
    • 72052.
  • Mike Taylor

    Mike Taylor - All The Things You Are

    Composer: Taylor, Performers: Mike Taylor, p; Jack Bruce, b; John Hiseman, d. 1965

  • The Ornette Coleman Double Quartet

    Free Jazz

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ed Blackwell, d; Don Cherry, c, t; Ornette Coleman, as; Eric Dolphy,bcl, Flute, Sax, as; Charlie Haden, b; Billy Higging, d; Billy Higgins, d; Freddie Hubbard, t; Scott LaFaro, b.

    • Free Jazz.
    • Warner Jazz.
    • 8122736092.
  • Stan Getz and Cal Tjader

    Crow's Nest

    Composer: Tjader Performers: Stan Getz (tenor saxophone); Cal Tjader (vibraphone); Vince Guaraldi (piano); Eddie Duran (guitar); Scott LaFaro (bass); Billy Higgins (drums).

    • Stan Getz and Cal Tjader.
    • Original Jazz Classics.
    • 2752.
  • John Taylor


    Composer: Taylor, Winstone Performers: John Taylor, p, syn; Norma Winstone, voc; Kenny Wheeler, t, fl-h.

    • Azimuth/The Touchstone/Depart.
    • ECM.
    • 5230102.
  • Charles Mingus

    Hobo Ho

    Composer: Mingus Performers: Charles Mingus, b; Lonnie Hillyer, Jimmy Nottingham, Joe Wilder, Snooky Young, t; Jimmy Knepper, tr; Julius Watkins, Fr-h; Charles McPherson, Jerry Dodgion, Bobby Jones, Hal McKusick, James Moody, as, bs, ts; Jaki Byard, John Foster, Roland Hanna, p; Charles McCracken, cel; Dannie Richmond, d; Teo Macero, con.

    • Let My Children Hear Music.
    • Columbia.
    • CK-48910.