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There is a bluesy cast to this week's jazz requests presented by Alyn Shipton with music from Peter Joe Clayton and the Memphis Jug Band, plus singing from June Christy and a track from the late Dave Brubeck.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 8 Dec 2012 17:00

Music Played

  • Humphrey Lyttelton

    Blue Lou

    Composer: Sampson / Mills Performers: Humphrey Lyttelton, t; John Picard, tb; Tony Coe, as; Jimmy Skidmore, ts; Joe Temperley, bar; Ian Armit, p; Pete Blannin, b; Eddie Taylor, d. 23 June 1960.

    • Back to the Sixties.
    • Philips.
    • 8344582 Track 3.
  • Wally Fawkes / Stan Greig

    How Long, How Long Blues

    Composer: Carr Performers: Wally Fawkes, cl; Stan Greig, p; Pete Skivington, b; Ritchie Bryant d. 24 Jan 2000.

    • Jazz Jurassics.
    • Mac.
    • CD 003 Track 14.
  • Jimmy Rushing and the Big Brass


    Composer: Porter, arr. Clayton Performers: Buck Clayton, Emmett Berrym Dic Cheatham, Mel Davis, t; Frank Rehak, Dickie Wells, Urbie Green, tb; Earle Warren, Rudy Powell, as; Coleman Hawkins, Buddy Tate, ts; Danny Bank, bar; Nat Pierce, p; Danny Barker, g; Milt Hinton, b; Osie Johnson, d. Feb 1958.

    • Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • 1057 CD 2 Track 8.
  • Dr. Clayton

    Pearl Harbor Blues

    Composer: Clayton Performers: Dr Clayton, v; Blind John Davis, p; Alfred Ekins, jug; Ransom Knowling, tu. 27 March 1942.

    • Pearl Harbour Blues.
    • RCA.
    • INT1176, Side 1, Track 3.
  • Memphis Jug Band

    Lindberg Hop

    Composer: Jones / Shade Performers: Jab Jones, v, jug; Will Shade, g; Vol Steven, man; Ben Ramor, kaz; Will Weldon, v. 1928.

    • Memphis Jug Band.
    • Yazoo.
    • 1067 Track 1.
  • Stan Kenton with June Christy

    Just a Sittin' and a Rockin'

    Composer: Strayhorn, Ellington, Gaines Performers: Stan Kenton, p; dir; Buddy Childers, Ray Wetzel, John Anderson, Russ Burgher, Bob Lymperis, t; Freddie Zito, Jimmy Simms, Milt Kabak, tb; Bart Varsalona, btb; Al Anthony, Boots Mussulli, as; Vido Musso, Bob Cooper, ts; Bob Gioga, bs; Bob Ahern, g; Eddie Safranski, b; Ralph Collier, d; June Christy, v. Oct 1945.

    • 1945.
    • Classics.
    • 898 Track 17.
  • Dave Brubeck

    Blue Rondo A La Turk

    Composer: Brubeck Performers: Dave Brubeck, p; Paul Desmond, as; Eugene Wright, b; Joe Morello, d. 1959.

    • Time Out.
    • Columbia / CBS.
    • 62068 Track 1.
  • McCoy Tyner

    Contemporary Focus

    Composer: Tyner Performers: Thad Jones, t; Frank Strozier, as; John Gilmore, ts; McCoy Tyner, p; Butch Warren, b; Elvin Jones, d. 4 Feb 1964.

    • The Impulse Album.
    • Impulse.
    • 560401-2 CD 2 Track 3.
  • Bill Bruford

    Palewell Park

    Composer: Bruford Performers: Dave Stewart, kb; Jeff Berlin, b; Bill Bruford,d.

    • Master Strokes.
    • EG.
    • EGCD 67 Track 6.
  • Cannonball Adderley

    Mercy Mercy Mercy

    Composer: Zawinul Performers: Cannonball Adderley, as; Nat Adderley, c; Joe Zawinul, p; Victor Gaskin, b; Roy McCurdy d. 26 Aug 1966.

    • Cannonball In Japan.
    • Capitol.
    • CDP 7 93560 Track 2.
  • Art Tatum

    Stompin' at the Savoy

    Composer: Goodman, Sampson, Mills Performers: Joe Thomas, t; Ed Hall, cl; Art Tatum p; John Collins, g; Billy Taylor, b; Eddie Dougherty, d. 21 Jan 1941

    • Complete American Decca Recordings.
    • Definitive.
    • 11200 CD 4 Track 2.
  • Bunny Berigan

    I Can't Get Started

    Composer: Duke / Gershwin Performers: Bunny Berigan, t, v; Irv Goodman, Steve Lipkins, t; Al George, Sonny Lee, tb; Mike Dot, Joe Dixon, Clyde Rounds, Georgie Auld, reeds; Joe Lippman, p; Tom Morgan, g; Hank Wayland, b; George Wettling, d. 7 August 1937.

    • Let’s Do It.
    • Acrobat / Fabulous.
    • 145 Track 8.


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