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Alyn Shipton presents a selection of listeners' requests including music by Count Basie, Stan Getz and Fats Navarro, plus vocals by Gregory Porter.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Duke Ellington

    Main Stem

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Willie Cook, Eddie Mullens, Andres Merenghito, Ray Nance, t; Booty Wood, Britt Woodman, Lawrence Brown, tb; Juan Tizol, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, as, cl; Johnny Hodges, as; Paul Gonsalves, ts; Harry Carney, b-cl; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d. June 1960.

    • Piano in the Background.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 55521, Track 8.
  • Gregory Porter

    Be Good (Lion's Song)

    Composer: Porter Performers: Gregory Porter, v; Keyon Harrold, t; Kamau Kenyatta, horns arr; Tivon Pennicott, ts; Yosuke Sato, as; Chip Crawford, p; Aaron James, b; Emanuel Harrold, d. June 2011

    • Be Good.
    • Motema.
    • 233488, Track 2.
  • Cleo Brown

    Boogie Woogie

    Composer: Smith Performers: Cleo Brown, v,p. 12 March 1935.

    • Here Comes Cleo.
    • Hep.
    • 1034 Track 5.
  • Lionel Hampton

    Flyin' Home No. 2

    Composer: Hampton / Goodman Performers: Cat Anderson, Lammar Wright, Roy McCoy, Joe Morris, t; Al Hayse, Booty Wood, Fred Beckett, tb; Earl Bostic, Gus Evans as; Al Sears, Arnett Cobb, ts; Charlie Fowlkes, bar; Lionel Hampon, vib; Milt Buckner, p; Eric Miller, g; Vernon King, b; Fred Radcliffe, d. 2 March 1944.

    • Lionel Hampton Story.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 12, CD 2 Track 6.
  • Art Pepper

    Here's That Rainy Day

    Composer: Burke / Van Heusen Performers: Art Pepper, as; Hampton Hawes, p; Charlie Haden, b; Shelly Manne, d. 9 August 1975.

    • Living Legend.
    • Original Jazz Classics.
    • OJCCD408-2, Track 2.
  • Stan Getz


    Composer: Dabney, Brown, Mack Performers: Stan Getz, ts; Conte Candoli t; Lou Levy, p; Leroy Vinnegar, b; Shelly Manne, d. 15 August 1955.

    • East of the Sun: The West Coast Sessions.
    • Verve.
    • 3145319352 CD 1 Track 7.
  • Count Basie

    The Midnite Sun Never Sets

    Composer: Jones Performers: Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Snooky Young, Wendell Culley, t; Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell, tb; Marshal Royal, as; Frank Wess, as; Frank Foster, ts; Charlie Fowlkes, bar; Count Basie, p; Freddie Green, g; Eddie Jones, b; Sonny Payne, d. Dec 1958.

    • One More Time.
    • American Jazz Classics.
    • 99014 Track 9.
  • Art Tatum

    Ill Wind

    Composer: Arlen / Koehler Performers: Art Tatum, p. 24 Aug 1934

    • Piano Grand Master.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 60 CD 1 Track 14.
  • Sir Charles Thompson

    Swingtime in the Rockies

    Composer: Goodman Performers: Sir Charles Thompson, p; Freddie Greene, g; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d. February 1955

    • For The Ears.
    • Vogue.
    • VJD559, Side 2, track 2.
  • Benny Carter

    Symphony in Riffs

    Composer: Carter Performers: Eddie Mallory, Bill Dillard, Dick Clark, t; J C Higginbotham, Keg Johnson, Fred Robinson, tb; Benny Carter, as, arr; Waymon Carver, Glyn Paque, Johnny Russell, reeds; Teddy Wilson, p; Lawrence Lucie, g; Ernest Hill, b; Sid Catlett, d. 16 Oct 1933.

    • The Music Master.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 68 CD 1 Track 17.
  • Fats Navarro

    The Skunk

    Composer: McGhee / Navarro Performers: Howard McGhee, Fats Navarro, t; Ernie Henry, as; Milt Jackson, p; Curly Russell, b; Kenny Clarke, d. 11 Oct 1948

    • Bebop Spoken Here.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 10 CD 3 Track 22.
  • Ken Colyer

    Isle of Capri

    Composer: Grosz / Kennedy Performers: Ken Colyer, t; Monty Sunshine, cl; Chris Barber, tb; Lonnie Dionegan, bj; Jim Bray, b; Ron Bowden, d. 2 Sept 1953.

    • New Orleans To London and Back To The Delta.
    • Lake.
    • LACD 209 Track 1.
  • Carol Kidd

    When I Dream

    Composer: Mason Performers: Carol Kidd, v; Nigel Clarke g. Jan / Feb 2007.

    • Dreamsville.
    • Linn.
    • AKD 325 Track 12.
  • Art Blakey

    Ping Pong

    Composer: Shorter Performers: Lee Morgan, t; Wayne Shorter, ts; Bobby Timmons, p; Jymie Merritt, b; Art Blakey, d. Feb 18th, 1961.

    • Roots and Herbs.
    • Blue Note.
    • 21956 Track 1.
  • Paul Motian

    The Story of Maryam

    Composer: Motian Performers: Jim Pepper, ts, ss; Joe Lovano, ts; Bill Frisell, eg; Ed Schuller, b; Paul Motian d. July 1983.

    • The Story of Maryam.
    • Soul Note.
    • 121074-2, Track 6.


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