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Alyn Shipton presents a selection of listener's jazz choices, including music by British pianist Mike Taylor, American composer Maria Schneider, and the young vocalist Ally Kemp, plus classic tracks from Billie Holiday, Ken Colyer and Tommy Dorsey.

1 hour

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Sat 27 Apr 2013 22:00

Music Played

  • Tommy Dorsey

    Hawaiian War Chant

    Composer: Noble / Leleiohku Performers: Charlie Spivak, Yank Lawson, Max Kaminsky, t; Tommy Dorsey, David Jacobs, Buddy Morrow, Elmer Smithers, tb; Johnny Mince, Fred Stulce, Hymie Schertzer, Babe Russin, Skeets Hurford, reeds; Howard Smith, p; Carmen Mastren, g; Gene Traxler, b; Maurice Purtill, d. New York 1938.

    • Dance with Dorsey.
    • Parade.
    • 2028 Track 15 (3.07).
  • Ally Kemp

    Three Sheets a Sailing

    Composer: Kemp / Mervyn Performers: Ally Kemp, v, g; Nigel Mervyn, d. 2012.

    • Three Sheets a Sailing.
    • Scorpio Songs.
    • 87516024207, Track 1 (3.34).
  • Maria Schneider

    Sky Blue

    Composer: Schneider Performers: Tony Kadleck, Jason Carder, Laurie Frink, Ingrid Jensen, t; Keith O’Quinn, Ryan Keberle, Marshall Gilkes, George Flynn, tb; Steve Wilson, Rich Perry, Charles Pillow, Donny McCaslin, Scott Robinson, reeds; Ben Monder, g; Frank Kimbrough, p; Jay Anderson, b; Clarence Penn, d. 2007

    • Sky Blue.
    • Artist share.
    • AS0065, Track 5 (8.08).
  • Les Paul

    Blue Skies

    Composer: Berlin Performers: Les Paul, g; Milt Raskin, p; Cal Gooden, g, Clint Nordquist, b. 1944.

    • Decca.
    • 9 27903 S1 T 1 (2.35).
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Kansas City Stomps

    Composer: Morton Performers: Ward Pinkett, c; Geechie Fields, tb; Omer Simeon, cl; Jelly Roll Morton, p; Lee Blair, bj; Bill Benford, tu; Tommy Benford, d. 11 Jun 28

    • Jelly Roll Morton Essential Collection.
    • Avid.
    • 890 CD 1 Track 22 (2.58).
  • Ken Colyer

    Nobody's Fault But Mine

    Composer: Trad, arr. Colyer Performers: Ken Colyer, c; Tony Pyke, cl; Geoff Cole,tb; John Bastable, bj; Ken Ames, b; Malcolm Murphy, d. 1972

    • Spirituals Vol 1.
    • Joy.
    • JOYS235, S1, T 3 (5.00).
  • Mike Taylor


    Composer: Taylor Performers: Dave Tomlin, ss, Mike Taylor p, Jon Hiseman, d; Tony Reeves, b. 1966.

    • Pendulum.
    • Columbia.
    • SX6042, Track 4 (6.31).
  • Steve Lacy / Roswell Rudd


    Composer: Monk Performers: Roswell Rudd, tb; Steve Lacy, ss; Henry Grimes, b; Dennis Charles, d. 1963.

    • School Days.
    • Hat Hut.
    • CD6140, Track 6 (6.18).
  • Billie Holiday

    Just One More Chance

    Composer: Coslow, Johnston Performers: Billie Holiday, v; Jimmy Cleveland, tb; Romeo Penque, as, ts, b cl; Hank Jones, p; Kenny Burrell, g; Joe Benjamin, b; Osie Johnson, d; Janet Putnam, harp; Ray Ellis, arr, cond. March 1959

    • Last Recording.
    • Verve.
    • Verve 835 370-2, Track 9 (3.43).
  • Toots Thielemans

    Don't Be That Way

    Composer: Sampson, Goodman Performers: Toots Thielmans, hca; Ray Bryant, p; Wendell Marshall, b; Bill Clark, d April 1955.

    • Les Tresors Du Jazz 1955.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 574 1423 Track 12 (4.41).
  • Lee Morgan

    Morgan the Pirate

    Composer: Morgan Performers: Lee Morgan, t; Wayne Shorter, ts; Grant Green, g; Herbie Hancock, p; Reggie Workman, b; Billy Higgins, d. 15 Feb 1964.

    • Search for the New Land.
    • Blue Note.
    • 7243 5 91896 2 8 Track 5 (6.29).


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