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Alyn Shipton presents listeners' jazz requests with contrasting saxophone styles from Benny Carter, Gerry Mulligan and John Coltrane, plus music from opposite ends of the UK jazz scene by Django Bates and Chris Barber.

1 hour

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Sat 11 May 2013 22:00

Music Played

  • Benny Carter

    Easy Money

    Composer: Carter Performers: Benny Carter, as; Milt Jackson, vib; Joe Pass, g; Tommy Flanagan, p; John B Williams, b; Jake Hanna, d. 11 Feb 1976.

    • The King.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 883 Track 3 (6.18).
  • Loose Tubes

    Last Word

    Composer: Parker Performers: Eddie Parker, fl; Dai Pritchard, cl; Steve Buckley, Iain Ballamy, Mark Lockheart, Julian Nicholas, Ken Stubbs, reeds; Lance Kelly, Chris Batchelor, Ted Emmett, Paul Edmonds, Noel Langley, t; John Harborne, Steve Day, Paul Taylor, Richard Pywell, tb; Ashley Slater, btb; Dave Powell, tu; Django Bates kb; John Parricelli, g; Dteve Wattsm b; Martin France, d; Thebi Lipere, perc. 1990.

    • Dancing on Frith Street.
    • Lost Marble.
    • LM005 Track 3 (6.27).
  • Vic Dickenson

    I Cover The Watefront

    Composer: Heyman, Green Performers: Vic Dickenson, tb; Ruby Braff, c; Ed Hall, cl; Sir Charles Thompson, p; Steve Jordan, g; Walter Page, b; Les Erskine, d. 29 Dec 1953.

    • Vic Dickenson Septet.
    • Vanguard.
    • VCD 99/100, Track 5 (8.34).
  • Mezzrow-Bechet Septet

    Perdido Street Stomp

    Composer: Mezzrow/Bechet Performers: Hot Lips Page, t; Mezz Mezzrow, cl; Sidney Bechet, ss; Sammy Price, p; Danny Barker, g; Pops Foster, b; Big Sid Catlett, d. 30 July 1945.

    • King Jazz Story Vol 3.
    • Storyville.
    • 8214 Track 13 (2.55).
  • Ken "Snakehips" Johnson

    Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind

    Composer: Shakespeare / Arthur Young Performers: Dave Wilkins, Jiver Hutchinson, Wally Bowen, t; Lad Busby, tb; Carl Barriteau, Bertie King, George Roberts, David Williams, reeds; Errol Barrow, p; Joe Deniz, g; Abe ‘Pops’ Clare, b; Tom Wilson, d; Al Bowlly, the Henderson Twins, v. 24 April 1940.

    • Black British Swing.
    • HMV.
    • BD5592, Track 1 (2.58).
  • Earl Bostic

    East of the Sun

    Composer: Brooks / Bowman Performers: Earl Bostic, as; Elmon Wright, John Coles, t; Benny Carter, as; Benny Holson, ts; Stash O’Loughlin, p; Frank Flynn, vib; Ulysses Livingston, g; George Tucker, b; Granville T. Hogan, d.Ralph Jones, d. Los Angeles, 23 April 1955.

    • Plays Jazz Standards.
    • Definitive.
    • 11295 Track 15 (2.39).
  • Chris Barber

    You Rascal You

    Composer: Theard Performers: Pat Halcox, t; Monty Sunshine, cl; Chris Barber, tb; Eddie Smith, bj; Dick Smith, b; Graham Burbidge, d. 31 Jan 1958.

    • 1957 58.
    • Lake.
    • 268 CD 1 Track 18 (4.54).
  • Marian McPartland

    In Your Own Sweet Way

    Composer: Brubeck Performers: Marian McPartland, p; Bill Crow, b; Joe Morello, d. 1999.

    • Reprise.
    • Concord.
    • 4853-2 Track 7 (4.19).
  • Gerry Mulligan

    Big City Blues

    Composer: Brookmeyer Performers: Gerry Mulligan, cl; Don Ferrara, Doc Severinsen, Clark Terry, Nick Travis, t; Willie Dennis, tb; Bob Brookmeyer, p, vtb; Tony Studd, btb; Gene Quill, as, cl; Eddie Caine, as; Jim Reider, ts; Gene Allen, bs; Jim Hall, g; Bill Crow, b; Gus Johnson, d. Dec 1962.

    • Jazz Masters no. 36.
    • Verve.
    • 523 342-2 Track 12 (5.41).
  • John Coltrane

    Aisha

    Composer: Coltrane Performers: John Coltrane, ts; Eric Dolphy, as; Freddie Hubbard, t; McCoy Tyner, p; Reggie Workman, b; Elvin Jones, d. 25 May 1961.

    • The Heavyweight Champion.
    • Rhino / Atlantic.
    • R2 71984 Disc 6 Track 6 (7.39).

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