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Alyn Shipton presents a selections of listeners' jazz requests, including music by the New Orleans bands of George Lewis and Barry Martyn, contemporary jazz by Martin Taylor, and an early example of pianist Jimmy Rowles. Plus a historic London concert by Humphrey Lyttelton.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 21 Jul 2012 17:00

Music Played

  • Earl Bostic


    Composer: Grouya / Anderson Performers: Earl Bostic, as; Gene Redd, vib; Count Hastings, ts; Clifton Small, p; Rene Hall, g; Keter Betts, b; Jimmy Cobb, d. Jan 10, 1951.

    • Plays Jazz Standards.
    • Definitive.
    • 11295 Track 29.
  • Fats Waller

    Spring Cleaning

    Composer: Samulls, Whitcup Performers: Fats Waller, p; voc; Herman Autrey, t; Gene Sedric, ts; Al Casey, g; Charlie Turner, b; Slick Jones, d. March 18, 1937.

    • Handful of Keys.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 71 CD 3 Track 18.
  • Martin Taylor

    Chez Fernand

    Composer: Martin Taylor / Mark Rowles Performers: Martin Taylor, John Goldie, g; Dave O’Higgins, ts; Jack Emblow, acc; Alec Dankworth, b; James Taylor, perc. 1994.

    • Spirit of Django.
    • Linn.
    • AKD 030 Track 5 (?).
  • Humphrey Lyttelton

    Basin Street Blues

    Composer: Williams Performers: Humphrey Lyttelton, t; John Picard, tb; Johnny Parker, p, Freddie Legon, g; Micky Ashman, b; George Hopkinson, d. November 28, 1954.

    • Classic “Live” Concerts.
    • Lake.
    • 253 CD 1 Track 16.
  • Barry Martyn

    Deep in the Heart of Texas

    Composer: June Hershey / Don Swander Performers: Cuff Billett, trumpet, Bill Greenow, clarinet, Pete Dyer, trombone, John Coles, banjo, Graham Patterson, piano, Terry Knight, bass and Barry Martyn drums, 1964.

    • Kid Martyn’s New Orleans Ragtime Band.
    • GHB.
    • 9 Track 6.
  • Lennie Tristano


    Composer: Tristano Performers: Lee Konitz, as; Warne Marsh, ts; Lennie Tristano, p; Billy Bauer, g; Arnold Fishkind, b; Harold Granowsky, d. March 4, 1949.

    • Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
    • 40820 CD 2 Track 24.
  • Duke Ellington

    Lotus Blossom

    Composer: Strayhorn Performers: Duke Ellington, p. August 30, 1967.

    • And His Mother Called Him Bill.
    • RCA Bluebird.
    • ND 86287.
  • Art van Damme

    Don't Be That Way

    Composer: Parish / Sampson / B. Goodman Performers: The Art Van Damme Quintet. 1956.

    • The Art of Van Damme.
    • Philips.
    • BBL 7193; S1 Track 2.
  • Mel Lewis


    Composer: Mercer / Carmichael Performers: Earl Gardner, Ron Tooley, Larry Moses, John Marshall, Clark Terry, t; John Mosca, Lee Robertson, Lollie Beinenfeld, Earl MacIntyre, tb; Bob Brookmeyer, vtb; Stephanie Fauber, fhr; Dick Oatts, Steve Coleman, Bob Mintzer, Rich Perry, Gary Fribeck, reeds; Jim McBeely, p; Rufus Reid, b; Mel Lewis, d, ldr. Feb 1980.

    • Bob Brookmeyer: Composer / Arranger.
    • DCC Jazz.
    • DJZ 616 Track 4.
  • Jimmy Rowles

    How Deep is the Ocean

    Composer: Berlin Performers: Jimmy Rowles, piano, July 21, 1978.

    • Nature Boy.
    • Musica.
    • MUS 3026.
  • Jesse Stone and His Blues Serenaders

    Starvation Blues

    Composer: Stone Performers: Albert Hinton, Slick Jackson, t; Druie Bess, tb; Glenn Hughes, Elmer Birch, Jack Washington, reeds; Jesse Stone, p; Silas Cluke, bj; Pete Hassel, tu; Max Wilkinson, d. April 27, 1927.

    • Kansas City Jazz.
    • ABM.
    • 1104 Track 10.
  • Graeme Bell

    Shabby Gal Rag

    Composer: Ade Monsbourgh Performers: Graeme Bell, p; Roger Bell, c; Ade Monsbrough, vtb, cl; Pixie Roberts, cl; Jack Varney, bj; Lou Silbereisen, b; Russ Murphy, d. Paris, 7 Feb 1948.

    • Historical Prague and Paris Recordings.
    • Lake.
    • 262 CD 2 Track 3.
  • George Lewis

    Willie The Weeper

    Composer: Melrose Performers: Elmer Talbert, t; George Lewis, cl; Jim Robinson,tb; Alton Purnell, p; Lawrence Marrero, bj; Slow Drag Pavageau, b; Joe Watkins, d. June 5, 1950.

    • From Burgundy Street to Berlin.
    • Upbeat.
    • 197 Track 10.
  • Graham Bond

    Last Night

    Composer: Bond Performers: Graham Bond, org, as; Dick Heckstall Smith, reeds; Jon Hiseman, d.

    • Solid Bond.
    • Collectors Choice.
    • 2000 Track 5.
  • John (1563-1626) Dowland

    John Dowland - Lady if You So Spite Me

  • John (1563-1626) Dowland

    John Dowland - In Darkness Let Me Dwell


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