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This week, Alyn Shipton presents listeners' suggestions for music by, among others, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Michael Garrick, and trumpeters Louis Armstrong, Roger Bell and Miles Davis. There is also a memory of the jazz side of Amy Winehouse.

1 hour

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Sat 18 Aug 2012 18:30

Music Played

  • Mike Gibbs / NDR Big Band / Norma Winstone


    Composer: Tizol, Ellington, Mills Performers: Mike Gibbs, dir; Norma Winstone, voc; Thorsten Benkenstein, Ingolf Burkhardt, Michael Leuschner, Claus Stotter, Reiner Winterschladen, t; Dan Gottschall, Klaus Heidenreich, Steve Trop, tb; Fiete Felsch, Peter Bolte, Christof Lauer, Lutz Buchner, Frank Delle, reeds; Ingo Lahme, btb; Stephen Diez g; Dave Whitford, b; Vadyslav Sendecki, p; Mark Mondesir, d; Marcio Doctor, perc. 2011

    • Here’s A Song For You.
    • Fuzzy Moon.
    • 005, Track 8.
  • Gil Evans

    Sister Sadie

    Composer: Silver Performers: Gil Evans, p; dir; Johnny Coles, Phil Sunkel, t; Keg Johnson, Jimmy Knepper, tb; Tony Studd, btb; Bill Barber, tu; Eddie Caine, as; Budd Johnson, ts; Bob Tricarico, reeds; Ray Crawford, g; Ron Carter, b; Charlie Persip, d; Elvin Jones, perc. Nov 1960.

    • Out of the Cool.
    • Impulse.
    • 11862, Track 6.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Basin Street Blues

    Composer: Handy Performers: Louis Armstrong, t; Barney Bigard, cl; Trummy Young, tb; Bud Freeman, ts; Billy Kyle, p; Arvell Shaw, b; Kenny John, d. March 19, 1954.

    • The Glenn Miller Story.
    • MCA.
    • 1665, Track 5.
  • Graeme Bell

    Organ Grinder

    Composer: Williams Performers: Graeme Bell, p; Roger Bell, t; Ade Monsbrough, tb; Pixie Roberts, cl; Jack Varney, bj; Lou Silbereisen, tu; Russ Murphy, d. Prague, Nov 1947.

    • The Historical Prague and Paris Recordings.
    • Lake.
    • 262, CD 1 Track 10.
  • Dave McKenna


    Composer: Conrad / Davis / Robinson Performers: Dave McKenna, p; August 1986.

    • My Friend the Piano.
    • Concord.
    • 4313, Track 1.
  • Peggy Lee

    The Train Blues

    Composer: Peggy Lee/Quincy Jones Performers: Peggy Lee, voc; Jack Sheldon, Joe Graves, Pete Candoli, Ray Triscari, t; Frank Rosolino, Tom Shepard, Lou McReary, tb; Bob Knight, btb; Benny Carter, Bill Green, Buddy Collette, Bill Perkins, Jack Nimitz, reeds; Jimmy Rowles, p; Dennis Budimir, g; Max Bennett, b; Stan Levey, d. April 16, 1961.

    • Blues Cross Country.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 683, Track 11.
  • Amy Winehouse

    Love is a Losing Game

    Composer: Winehouse Performers: Amy Winehouse, voc; Victor Axelrod, p; Thomas Brenneck, Binky Griptite, g; Nic Movshon, b; Homer Steinweiss, d. 2006

    • Back to Black.
    • Island.
    • 1713041, Track 6.
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet

    The Sheriff

    Composer: Lewis Performers: Milt Jackson, vib, John Lewis, p; Percy Heath, b; Connie Kay, d.

    • The Sheriff.
    • Atlantic.
    • AMCY 1026, Track 1.
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers


    Composer: Davis Performers: Miles Davis, t; Cannonball Adderley, as; John Cotrane, ts; Red Garland, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. Feb 4, 1958

    • Complete Columbia Studio Recordings of Miles Davis and John Coltrane.
    • Columbia.
    • AC6K 65833, CD 3 Track 3.
  • Michael Garrick

    Willow Weep For Me

    Composer: Ronell Performers: Michael Garrick (p),Peter Shade (vibes), Paul Hemmings (b), Brian Barnes (d, v) and Josephine Stahl (v). Rec. 1958

    • Silhouette.
    • Gearbox.
    • LPGB1504, Side 2 Track 2.


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