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What do Lester Young, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane and Chick Corea have in common? Drum legend Roy Haynes has played with them all, and is still going strong!

Geoffrey Smith surveys the starry career of a master musician who has just celebrated his 90th birthday.

First broadcast 27/05/2012.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 15 Mar 2015 00:00

Music Played

  • Eric Dolphy

    Miss Toni

    Composer: Eric Dolphy Performers: Eric Dolphy (as), Freddie Hubbard (tr), Jackie Byard (p), George Tucker (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1960

    • Outward Bound.
    • New Jazz OJCCD0222 (1).
  • Lester Young

    Ding Dong

    Composer: Guarnieri Performers: Lester Young (ts), Jesse Drakes (tr), Jerry Eliot (trb), Junior Mance (p), Leroy Jackson (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1949

    • A Life In Time: The Roy Haynes Story.
    • Dreyfus Jazz FDM 46050 368882.
  • Bud Powell

    Bouncin' With Bud

    Composer: Fuller/Powell Performers: Fats Navarro (tr), Sonny Rollins (ts), Bud Powell (p), Tommy Potter (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1949

    • A Life In Time: The Roy Haynes Story.
    • Dreyfus Jazz FDM 46050 368882.
  • Sarah Vaughan

    Shulie-A-Bop

    Composer: Threadwekk/Vaughan Performers: Sarah Vaughan (voc), John Malachi (p), Joe Benjamin (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1954

    • A Life In Time: The Roy Haynes Story.
    • Dreyfus Jazz FDM 46050 368882.
  • Stan Getz

    I'm Late, I'm Late

    Composer: Eddie Sauter Performers: Stan Getz (ts), John Neves (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1961

    • Stan Getz - Focus.
    • Verve 8219822 (1).
  • Roy Haynes

    Snap Crackle

    Composer: Haynes Performers: Roland Kirk (reeds), Tommy Flanagan (p), Henry Grimes (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1962

    • A Life In Time: The Roy Haynes Story.
    • Dreyfus Jazz FDM 46050 368882.
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Seven Steps To Heaven

    Composer: M Davis/V Feldman Performers: Miles Davis (tr), George Coleman (ts), Herbie Hancock (p), Ron Carter (b), Anthony Williams (d) Recorded: 1963

    • Seven Steps To Heaven.
    • Columbia 4669702 (1).
  • John Coltrane

    Dear Lord

    Composer: John Coltrane Performers: John Coltrane (ts), McCoy Tyner (p), Jimmy Garrison (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1965

    • Transition.
    • Impulse MVCZ86 (1).
  • Gary Burton

    Liturgy

    Composer: Mike Gibbs Performers: Gary Burton (vibes), Larry Coryell (g), Steve Swallow (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1967

    • Duster.
    • RCA 74321257302 (1).
  • Chick Corea

    Trio Improvisation

    Composer: Chick Corea Performers: Chick Corea (p), Miroslav Vitous (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1981

    • Trio Music.
    • ECM 1232/33.
  • Stephane Grappelli & Michel Pettruciani

    Sweet Georgia Brown

    Composer: Ben Bernie/Kenneth Casey/Maceo Pinkard Performers: Stephane Grappelli (vl), Michel Pettruciani (p), Geroge Mraz (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1995

    • Flamingo.
    • Dreyfus Jazz FDM 46050 369242.
  • Pat Metheny

    James

    Composer: Metheny/May Performers: Pat Metheny (g), Donald Harrison (as), David Kikoski (p), Christian McBride (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1994

    • A Life In Time: The Roy Haynes Story.
    • Dreyfus Jazz FDM 46050 368882.
  • Roy Haynes

    Vistalite

    Composer: Haynes Performers: Joe Henderson (ts), Ricardo Strobert (fl), Marcus Fiorilla (g), Stanley Cowell (p), Dave Jackson (b), Kenneth Nash (perc), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1978

    • A Life In Time: The Roy Haynes Story.
    • Dreyfus Jazz FDM 46050 368882.

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