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Alyn Shipton presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests, including music by Horace Silver, John McLaughlin, and Michel Petrucciani. There's also a surprising appearance by Acker Bilk, revivalist jazz from Turk Murphy, and music from young British artists Finn Peters and Kaz Simmons.

1 hour

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Sat 26 May 2012 17:00

Music Played

  • Acker Bilk


    Composer: Ellington / Mills / Tizol Performers: Acker Bilk, cl; Al Fairweather, t; Bruce Turner, as; Johnny Mortimer, tb; Stan Greig, p; Tony Pitt, g; Tucker Finlayson, b; Ron McKay, d. Recorded: 1968, Dusseldorf.

    • In Concert 1968.
    • Lake.
    • CD 121.
    • 7.
  • Finn Peters


    Composer: Peters Performers: Finn Peters, f, as; Tom Herbert, b; David Okumu, g; Nick Ramm, kb; Tom Skinner, perc; Matthew Yee-king, computers. Recorded: 2008.

    • Butterflies.
    • Accidental.
    • AC29 Track 7.
  • Horace Silver

    Song For My Father

    Composer: Silver Performers: Carmell Jones, t; Joe Henderson, ts; Horace Silver, p; Teddy Smith, b; Roger Humphries, d. Recorded: October 26, 1964.

    • Best Of Horace Silver Vol. 2.
    • Blue Note.
    • CDP 7 93206 2.
    • 1.
  • Christie Brothers Stompers

    Cielito Lindo

    Composer: Fernandez / Redmond / Cavanagh Performers: Ken Colyer, t; Keith Christie, tb; Ian Christie, cl; Pat Hawes, p; Ben Marshall, bj; Mickey Ashman, b; George Hopkinson, d. Recorded: March 25 1951

    • Great Revival.
    • Lake.
    • 134.
    • 20.
  • Turk Murphy

    Irish Black Bottom

    Composer: Louis Armstrong & Percy Venable Performers: Bob Scobey t; Turk Murphy tb; Bill Napier, cl; Burt Bales, p; Bill Newman, bj; Squire Girsback, tu; Stan Ward, d. Recorded: January 19, 1950

    • New Orleans Shuffle.
    • PHILIPS.
    • BBL7145 S1 T 4.
  • Frank Ricotti All Stars featuring Kenny Baker

    Hobson's Chase

    Composer: Ricotti Performers: Kenny Baker, c; Don Lusher, tb; Roy Willox, Stan Sulzmann, Dave Willis, reeds; David Hartley, p; Les Thatcher, bj’ Chris Laurenve, b; Allan Ganley, d. Recorded: 1988.

    • The Beiderbecke Collection.
    • Dormouse.
    • 20.
    • 8.
  • Sarah Vaughan

    Peter Gunn

    Composer: Mancini, Livingston, Evans Performers: Sarah Vaughan and orchestra directed by Bill Holman.

    • Sings the Mancini Songbook.
    • Verve.
    • 558 401-2.
    • 7.
  • Michel Petrucciani

    Morning Blues

    Composer: Petrucciani Performers: Michel Petrucciani, p; Wayne Shorter, ss; Jim Hall, Guitar Recorded: July 1986.

    • Power of Three.
    • Blue Note.
    • CDP 7 46427 2.
    • 3.
  • Barbara Dennerlein


    Composer: Dennerlein Performers: Barbara Dennerlein, org; Don Alias, perc; Darren Barrett, t; James Genus, b; Craig Handy, ts; Antonio Hart, ss; Steve Nelson, marimba; Mitch Watkins, g; Jeff Tain Watts, d. Recorded: February 1999.

    • Outhipped.
    • Verve.
    • 547 503-2.
    • 1.
  • Nice Life

    Kaz Simmons

    Composer: Simmons Performers: Kaz Simmons. voc, g; Oli Langford, vn; Max Baillie, vn; Nozomi Cohen, vla; Lucy Railton, cello. Recorded: May 2010.

    • Dandelions.
    • Fast Awake.
    • 02.
    • 7.
  • John McLaughlin

    It's Funny

    Composer: McLaughlin Performers: John Surman, ss; John McLaughlin, g; Brian Odges, b; Tony Oxley, d. Recorded: January 18, 1969.

    • Compact Jazz.
    • Verve.
    • 5161142.
    • 2.


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