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In this week's programme Alyn Shipton introduces more listeners' jazz requests for the BBC piano season, including music by Ray Bryant, Don Shirley and Allen Toussaint among others. And there's music from Don Byas, Don Cherry and Leo Watson.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 6 Oct 2012 17:00

Music Played

  • Zoe Rahman

    Butlers of Glen Avenue

    Composer: Trad. Performers: Zoe Rahman, p; Idris Rahman, cl; Oli Hayhurst, b; Gene Calderazzo, d. Feb, March 2011.

    • Kindred Spirits.
    • Manushi.
    • MANU 005, Track 5.
  • Zoot Sims, Joe Pass

    Blues For 2

    Composer: Sims & Pass Performers: Zoot Sims, ts; Joe Pass, g. 1982.

    • Blues For 2.
    • Pablo.
    • OJCCD 635, Track 1.
  • Don Byas

    (Back Home Again in) Indiana

    Composer: James F Hanley, Ballard MacDonald Performers: Don Byas (ts), Slam Stewart (b). 9 June 1945.

    • Two Kings of the Tenor Sax.
    • Commodore.
    • Commodore 6.24058, Side 2, track.
  • Leo Watson

    Avocado Seed Soup Symphony Part 1

    Composer: Gaillard Performers: Leo Watson, v, d; Slim Gaillard, v, g, p; Bam Brown, b. Dec 1945.

    • The Original Scatman.
    • Indigo.
    • 2098, Track 19.
  • Art Tatum, Ben Webster

    Where or When

    Composer: Rodgers and Hart Performers: Ben Webster, ts; Art Tatum, p; Red Callendar, b; Bill Douglass, d. 11 Sep 1956.

    • The Album.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 55403, Track 5.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Wall Street Wail

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Duke Ellington, p, dir; Artie whetsel, Freddie Jenkins, Cootie Williams, t; Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton, tb; Juan Tizol, vtb; Johnny Hodges, as; Barney Bigard, cl; Harry Carney, bar; Fred Guy, bj; Wellman Braud, b; Sonny Greer, d. 10 Dec 1929.

    • A Generosity of Mood.
    • Parade.
    • 2036, Track 9.
  • Ray Bryant

    Me and The Blues

    Composer: Bryant Performers: Ray Bryant, p, 19 Dec 1958.

    • Alone with the Blues.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 658, CD 2 Track 5.
  • Don Cherry

    Brown Rice

    Composer: Cherry Performers: Don Cherry, t; elp; v; Charlie Haden, b; Billy Higgins, d; Frank Lowe ts; Rickie Cherry, elp; Banchie Fox, bgo, Verna Gillis v. 1976.

    • Brown Rice.
    • A & M.
    • 0809, Track 1.
  • Don Shirley

    No Two People

    Composer: Frank Loesser Performers: Don Shirley, p; Richard Davis, b.

    • Tonal Expressions.
    • London.
    • HA A2004, Side 1, Track 4.
  • Allen Toussaint

    St James Infirmary

    Composer: Trad. Performers: Allen Toussaint, p; Marc Ribot, g; David Piltch, b; Jay Bellerose, perc. 2009.

    • The Bright Mississippi.
    • Nonesuch.
    • PRO 400076, Track 3.
  • Horace Silver

    Filthy McNasty

    Composer: Silver Performers: Blue Mitchell, t; Junior Cook, ts; Horace Silver, p; Gene Taylor, b; Roy Books, d. 6 Oct 1962.

    • Paris Blues.
    • Pablo.
    • PACD53162.


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