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Jazz Record Requests joins in the BBC Piano Season with listeners' requests for music by great jazz pianists. Alyn Shipton presents music by a range of players including Bill Evans, Albert Ammons, Willie The Lion Smith and Oscar Peterson.

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Sat 22 Sep 2012 17:00

Music Played

  • Ralph Sutton and Johnny Varro

    Swing That Music

    Composer: Gerlach, Armstong Performers: Ralph Sutton, Johnny Varro, p; Phil Flanagan, b; Eddie Metz, Jr, d. 12 Jan 2000.

    • A Pair of Kings.
    • Arbors.
    • ARCD 19245, Track 1.
  • Bill Evans

    Waltz for Debby

    Composer: Evans / Lees Performers: Bill Evans, p; Scott LaFaro, b; Paul Motian, d. 25 June 1961

    • Riverside Records Story.
    • Riverside.
    • 4RCD 4422-2, CD 1 Track 6.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Crazy Rhythm

    Composer: Kahn / Caesar / Meyer Performers;: Coleman Hawkins, Alix Combelle, ts; Benny Carter, Andre Ekyan, as; Stephane Grappelli, p; Django Reinhardt, g; Eugene D’Hellemmes, b; Tommy Benford, d. 28 April 1937

    • Americans in Paris, Part 1.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.120734, Track 8.
  • Nina Simone

    Love Me Or Leave Me

    Composer: Kahn / Donaldson Performers: Nina Simone, p, v; Jimmy Bond, b; Albert Tootie Heath d. 1957.

    • Classic Hits.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • EJC 55443, Track 5.
  • Willie “The Lion” Smith

    I'm Gonna Ride the Rest of the Way

    Composer: Smith Performers: Willie “The Lion” Smith, 24 Dec 1949, Paris

    • Willie “The Lion” Smith vol.1.
    • Reactivation.
    • JR113, S2 / T7.
  • Lee Wiley

    I've Got a Crush on You

    Composer: George and Ira Gershwin Performers: Lee Wiley, v; Max Kaminsky, t; Pee Wee Russell, cl; Bud Freeman, ts; Fats Waller, p; Eddie Condon, g; Art Shapiro b; George Wettliong d, 15 Nov 1939.

    • The Songs of George and Ira Gershwin.
    • Avid.
    • 520, Track 12.
  • Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Meade Lux Lewis

    Boogie Woogie Prayer Parts 1 and 2

    Composer: Ammons Performers: Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Meade Lux Lewis, p. 30 Dec 1938.

    • Boogie Woogie Stomp.
    • Living Era.
    • AJA 5101, Tracks 25 and 26.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Stella By Starlight

    Composer: Young Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, v; Lou Levy, p; Herb Ellis, g; Joe Mondragon, b; Stan Levey d. 22nd – 24th June 1962

    • Clap Hands Here Comes Charlie.
    • Verve.
    • CSD1447, S1 / T4.
  • Oscar Peterson

    Hymn To Freedom

    Composer: Peterson Performers: Oscar Peterson, p; Ray Brown, b; Ed Thigpen, d. 15th & 16th December 1962.

    • Night Train.
    • Verve.
    • 8217242, Track 11.
  • Teddy Wilson

    Rhythmatics

    Composer: Wilson Performers: Teddy Wilson, p. 1939.

    • The Keystone Transcriptions.
    • Storyville.
    • 8258, Track 14.
  • Count Basie

    Li'l Darlin'

    Composer: Hefti Performers: Thad Jones, Snooky Young, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman, t; Al Grey, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, tb; Marshal Royal, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, reeds; Count Basie, p; Freddie Green, g; Eddie Jones, b; Sonny Payne, d. 21/22 Oct 1957

    • Basie on the Beatles / The Atomic Mr Basie.
    • Groove Hut.
    • 66711, Track 22.
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    The Sorcerer

    Composer: Hancock Performers: Miles Davis, t; Wayne Shorter, ts; Herbie Hancock, p; Ron Carter, b; Tony Williams, d. May 1967.

    • The Sorcerer.
    • Columbia.
    • CK65680, Track 4.

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