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Quentin Collins/Brandon Allen Quartet

Kevin LeGendre presents a concert performance by the Quentin Collins/Brandon Allen Quartet, given at the 2012 Scarborough Jazz Festival. Plus the resurgence of UK vocal jazz.

Kevin Le Gendre presents a concert performance by the Quentin Collins/Brandon Allen Quartet, recorded at the 2012 Scarborough Jazz Festival. The melodic playing of trumpeter Collins and saxophonist Allen are supported by the funky driving force of Italian drummer Enzo Zirilli and organist Ross Stanley. Also on the show, writer and broadcaster Bob Sinfield investigates the resurgence of vocal jazz in the UK.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • The Manhattan Transfer

    The New Juju Man (Tutu)

    Composer: Jon Carl Hendricks, Marcus Miller

    • Vibrate.
    • Telarc CD 83603.
  • BBC Recording, recorded at the Scarborough Jazz Festival on Friday 28th September 2012.

    • Quentin Collins/Brandon Allen Quartet

      Teeth for Tooth

      Artists: Quentin Collins (Trumpet), Brandon Allen (Sax), Ross Stanley (Organ), Enzo Zirilli (Drums) Composer: Enzo Zirilli

  • Alex Wilson Trio

    Kalisz

    Performers: Alex Wilson (Piano), Davide Mantovani (Bass), Frank Tontoh (Drums) Composer: Alex Wilson

    • Alex Wilson Trio.
    • Alex Wilson Records AWCD 9.
  • Bruno Heinen Sextet

    Gemini

    Performers: Bruno Heinen (Piano), Fulvio Sigurta (Trumpet), James Allsopp (Bass Clarinet), Tom Challenger (Tenor Sax), Andrea Di Biase (Bass), John Scott (Drums) Composer: Karlheinz Stockhausen

    • Tierkreis.
    • Babel BDV 13119.
  • Lighthouse Trio

    Devilled

    Performers: Gwilym Simcock (Piano), Tim Garland (Sax), Asaf Sirkis (Drums, Percussion) Composer: Gwilym Simcock

    • Lighthouse.
    • ACT ACT 9595-2.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, The Basie Band

    Jumpin' At The Woodside

    Performers: Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross, The Basie Band Composer: Count Basie, Hendricks

    • Sing Along With Basie.
    • Vogue VG 651.
  • New York Voices

    Stolen Moments

    Composer: Oliver Nelson, Mark Murphy Arranger: Darmon Meader, Robert Sadin

    • Hearts of Fire.
    • GRP GRP 96532 (1).
  • Sector 7, feat. Sarah Ellen Hughes and Emma Smith

    But Not For Me

    Composer: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

    • Sector 7 E.P..
    • White Label NA NA.
  • BBC Recording, recorded at the Scarborough Jazz Festival on Friday 28th September 2012.

    • Quentin Collins/Brandon Allen Quartet

      Fuerteventura

      Artists: Quentin Collins (Trumpet), Brandon Allen (Sax), Ross Stanley (Organ), Enzo Zirilli (Drums) Composer: Brandon Allen

    • Quentin Collins/Brandon Allen Quartet

      Oscar's Lullaby

      Artists: Quentin Collins (Trumpet), Brandon Allen (Sax), Ross Stanley (Organ), Enzo Zirilli (Drums) Composer: Quentin Collins

    • Quentin Collins/Brandon Allen Quartet

      The Paw of Discontent

      Artists: Quentin Collins (Trumpet), Brandon Allen (Sax), Ross Stanley (Organ), Enzo Zirilli (Drums) Composer: Quentin Collins

  • Robert Mitchell

    Leftitude (Improvisation)

    Composer: Robert Mitchell

    • The Glimpse.
    • Whirlwind WR 4630.
  • Lynne Arriale

    Sister Moon

    Composer: Sting

    • Convergence.
    • In And Out Records IOR CD 77099-2.
  • Sun Ra Arkestra, Marshall Allen (Director)

    The Way You Look Tonight

    Composer: J Kern, D Fields

    • A Song for The Sun.
    • El Ra Records 99021.

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