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Alyn Shipton presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests, including music by Chet Baker, Stan Getz, Marian McPartland, Count Basie, Cannonball Adderley and also by a previous presenter of BBC Jazz programmes, guitarist Ken Sykora.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 2 Jun 2012 17:00

Music Played

  • Duke Ellington

    Time's a Wastin'

    Composer: Duke Ellington / Mercer Ellington / Don George Performers: Duke Ellington, p; Cat Anderson, Shelton Hemphill, Taft Jordan, t; Rex Stewart, c; Joe Nanton, Claude Jones, Lawrence Brown, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick, Al Sears, Harry Carney, reeds; Fred Guy, g; Junio Raglin, b; Sonny Greer, d. July 30, 1945.

    • Sophisticated Lady.
    • RCA.
    • 09026 68516-2 Track 17.
  • Chet Baker

    Let's Get Lost

    Composer: Loesser / McHugh Performers: Chet Baker, t, voc; Russ Freeman, p; Carson Smith, b; Bob Neel, d. March 7, 1955.

    • Best of Chet Baker Sings.
    • Pacific.
    • CDP 7 92932-2 Track 12.
  • Cannonball Adderley

    Azule Serape

    Composer: Victor Feldman Performers: Nat Adderley, ct; Cannonball Adderley, as; Victor Feldman, p; Sam Jones, b; Louis Hayes, d. October 1960.

    • At the Lighthouse.
    • Capitol.
    • 531 5722 Track 4.
  • Count Basie

    Basie Strides Again

    Composer: Buck Clayton Performers: Sweets Edison, Ed Lewis, Al Killian, Joe Newman, t; Dicky Wells, Eli Robinson, Ted Donnelly, Lewis Taylor, tb; Earl Warren, Jimmy Powell, Lester Young, Buddy Tate, Rudy Rutherford, reeds; Count Basie, p; Freddie Green, g; Rodney Richardson, b; Jo Jones, d. May 27 1944.

    • Circus in Rhythm.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.120820 Track 11.
  • Quinquaginta Ramblers


    Composer: Fisher Performers: John Ainsworth, Robert Greenish, reeds, co-leaders; Peter Nicholson, Peter Griffiths, t; Gec Sanders, cl; John Greening, p; B. F. Dill-Russell, bj; Brint Aspinall, b; Tony Hadingham, d. May 6, 1933.

    • Cambridge University Jazz.
    • Oracle.
    • 8061 Track 23.
  • Ken Sykora and the Guitar Club Band

    Little Black Dog

    Composer: Sykora Performers: anon. including Ken Sykora, Ike Isaacs, g.

    • Saga.
    • ESAG – 7001 S1/2.
  • The Wally Fawkes / Sandy Brown Quintet

    Petite Fleur

    Composer: Bechet Performers: Wally Fawkes, Sandy Brown, cl; Ian Armit, p; Lennie Bush, b; Eddie Taylor, d. December 10, 1956.

    • Juicy and Full Toned.
    • Lake.
    • CD12 Track 16.
  • Marian McPartland

    Falling In Love With Love

    Composer: Rodgers / Hart Performers: Marian McPartland, p; Bill Crow, b; Joe Morello, d. Sept 16, 1998.

    • Hickory House Trio - Reprise.
    • Concord.
    • 4853 – 2 Track 5.
  • Astrud Gilberto / Stan Getz

    The Girl From Ipanema

    Composer: Jobim, DeMoraes, Gimbel Performers: Astrud Gilberto, voc; Stan Getz, ts; Antonio Carlos Jobim, p; Joao Gilberto, g, vo; Tommy Williams, b; Milton Banana, d. March 1963.

    • Astrud Gilberto / Compact Jazz.
    • Verve.
    • 8313692 Track 1.
  • Louis Armstrong


    Composer: Schoenberger / Coburn / Rose Performers: Louis Armstrong, t; Barney Bigard, cl; Jack Teagarden, tb; Earl Hines, p; Arvell Shaw, b; Sid Catlett, d. March 1949.

    • The Armstrong Box.
    • Storyville.
    • 108 8609 CD 2 Track 10.
  • Mike Westbrook

    Checking In at Hotel Le Prieuré

    Composer: Westbrook Performers: Mike Westbrook, p; Tony Marsh, d; Steve Cook, b; Brian Godding, g; Dominique Pifarely, vn; Georgie Born, cello; Chris Biscoe, reeds, Danilo Terenzi, tb; Kate Westbrook tenor horn, voc; Phil Minton, t, voc; Stuart Brooks, t. May 12, 1984.

    • On Duke’s Birthday.
    • Hatology.
    • 636 Track 1.


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