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Alyn Shipton takes over as presenter of Radio 3's programme of listeners' jazz requests. Including tracks by Brad Mehldau, Joe Harriott, Bix Beiderbecke and Nikki Yanofsky.

Alyn Shipton takes over as presenter of this long-running programme of listeners' requests. The music this week includes tracks by pianist Brad Mehldau, Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Marius Neset, Jamaican alto saxophonist Joe Harriott, the cornettist Bix Beiderbecke, the young Canadian singer Nikki Yanofsky and saxophonist Roland Kirk.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 5 May 2012 16:30

Music Played

  • Various Artists

    Dedication To Johnny Hodges

    Composer: Philip Green Performers: Bert Courtley, t; Keith Christie, tb; Johnny Scott, as; Tubby Hayes, ts; Colin Purbrook, p; Ray Dempsey, g; Kenny Napper, b; Allan Ganley, d. 1961.

    • All Night Long.
    • Harkit.
    • 8095.
    • 10.
  • Nikki Yanofsky

    You'll Have to Swing It Mr Paganini

    Composer: Sam Coslow Performers: Nikki Yanofsky, v; John Sadowy, p; Rob Fahie, b; Richard Irwin, d. 2010.

    • Nikki.
    • Decca.
    • 2745 425.
    • 6.
  • Squeezing the Blues

    George Shearing

    Composer: Shearing, Feather Performers: George Shearing, acc; Leonard Feather, p; Carlo Krahmer, d. March 2, 1939

    • From Battersea to Broadway.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 40, CD 1.
    • 4.
  • Bix Beiderbecke with Jean Goldkette’s Orchestra

    Clementine (From New Orleans)

    Composer: Creamer, Layton Performers: Fred Farrar, Ray Lodwig, t; Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, Lloyd Turner, tb; Doc Ryker, Frank Trumbauer, Don Murray, reeds; Joe Venuti, vn; Eddie Lang, g; Irving Riskin, p; Steve Brown, b; Chauncey Morehouse, d. Sept 15, 1927.

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 66 CD 2.
    • 10.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    Jelly Roll Bues

    Composer: Morton Performers: Henry Red Allen, t; Kid Ory, tb; Buster Bailey, cl; Lil Armstrong, p; Johnny St Cyr, bj; Milt Hinton, b; Zutty Singleton, d. 1961.

    • Chicago And All That Jazz.
    • Sounds Great.
    • SH 8007 S 1.
    • 10.
  • Count Basie

    One O'Clock Jump

    Composer: Basie Performers: Thad Jones, Sonny Cohn, Lennie Johnson, Snooky Young, t; Quentin Jackson, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, tb; Marshal Royal, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Budd Johnson, Charlie Fowlkes, reeds; Count Basie, p; Freddie Green, g; Eddie Jones, b; Sonny Payne. d. June 27/28, 1961, NYC.

    • Basie at Birdland.
    • Roulette.
    • 0946 397449 2 3.
    • 9.
  • Joe Harriott with Buddy Pipp’s Highlifers

    Akee Blues

    Composer: Harriott Performers: Pete Pitterson, t; Bruce Turner, Joe Harriott, as; Oscar McKay, p; Denny Wright, g; Joe Sampson, b; Tony Kinsey, d; Alf Hayward, maracas; Buddy Pipp, cga. London 1954.

    • The Joe Harriott Story.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 160 CD 1.
    • 9.
  • Brad Mehldau

    When It Rains

    Composer: Mehldau Performers: Brad Mehldau, p; Larry Grenadier, b; Matt Chamberlain, d; Steve Kujala, David Shostac, fl; Jon Clarke, Earl Dumier, ob; Gary Gray, Emile Bernstein, cl; Peter Mandel, Rose Corrigan, bassoon. April 2001.

    • Largo.
    • Warner Bros.
    • 936248114 2.
    • 1.
  • Marius Neset

    Angel of the North

    Composer: Neset Performers: Marius Neset , ts; Django Bates, p; Jasper Hoiby, b; Anton Eger, d. January 2010.

    • Golden Xplosion.
    • Edition.
    • 1027.
    • 10.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Here Comes The Whistleman

    Composer: Kirk Performers: Roland Kirk, ts, noseflute; Lonnie Smith, p; Charles Crosby, d; Major Holley, b.

    • Here Comes The Whistleman.
    • Atlantic.
    • 3007 S 1 T 2.
  • Wardell Gray

    Paul's Cause

    Personnel: Performers: Wardell Gray, ts; Frank Morgan, as; Sonny Clark, p; Dick Niveson, b, Larance Marable, d; Teddy Charles, vib. Album title: Wardell Gray Memorial, Vol. 1 Recorded: Feb 20, 1953

    • OJC.
    • OJCCD-050-25.
    • 16.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered

    Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, v; Oscar Peterson, p; Ray Brown, b; Herb Ellis, g; Jo Jones, d. Recorded: 29 Sept 1957. Album: At The Opera House

    • Verve.
    • 831 269-2.
    • 2.


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