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Sound of Cinema

As part of the Sound of Cinema season, Alyn Shipton introduces more listener requests which include screen appearances from Lester Young and Ethel Waters, plus the reimagined Western themes of British jazz musician Richard Ormrod.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 21 Sep 2013 17:00

Music Played

  • John Williams

    Jaws - music for the film (Title music)

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Bateman.
    • The Music of John Williams: 40 Years of Film Music.
    • Primetime.
    • 2.
  • Duke Jordan

    No Problem (Part 2)

    Performer: Duke Jordan, p; Eddie Kahn, b; Art Taylor, d. 12 January 1962.

    Composer: Jordan

    • Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
    • MGM.
    • C942, Side 1 Track 2 (4.15).
  • Stan Getz

    Autumn Leaves

    Performer: Stan Getz, ts: Jimmy Raney, g; Duke Jordan, p; Bill Crow, b; Frank Isola, d. 5 December 1952.

    Composer: Kosma, Prevert

    • Proper.
    • Properbox 52 CD4 Track 18 (3.08).
  • Louis Armstrong . Danny Kaye

    The Five Pennies Saints

    Performer: Louis Armstrong, Danny Kaye, and studio orchestra including: Red Nichols, c; Moe Schneider, tb; Heinie Beau, cl; Benny Carter, as; Wayne Songer, as; Eddie Miller, ts; Joe Rushtion, bsx; Gene Plummer, p; Morty Corb, b; Shelly Manne, d. 1958..

    Composer: Trad. Arr. fine

    • The Five Pennies (Soundtrack).
    • MCA.
    • MCMR31006 S2, Tk 1 (3.13).
  • Artist: Louis Armstrong and the Dukes of Dixieland


    Performer: Louis Armstrong, Frank Assunto, t; Fred Assunto, b; Jerry Fuller, cl; Stanley Mendelsohn, p; Jack Assunto, bj; Richard Metteson, bb; Owen Mahoney, d. 24 May 1960..

    Composer: trad. Arr Armstrong, Assunto, Frey

    • Rambling Rose, original soundtrack.
    • Virgin.
    • VMM5 Track 17 (3.47).
  • Jo Ann Greer

    Blue Pacific Blues

    Composer: unknown. Performer: Jo Ann Greer and studio orchestra, 1953..
    • single.
    • Bacci Bros.
    • white label copy (4.42).
  • Ethel Waters, Count Basie


    Performer: Ethel Waters, v; Count Basie, p; Buck Clayton, Sweets Edison Al Killian, Ed Lewis, t. Performer: Eli Robinson, Robert Scott, Louis Taylor, Dicky Wells, tb;. Performer: Jimmy Powell, Earl Warren, Buddy Tate, Don Byas, Jack Washington, reeds Freddie Green, g; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d. Feb 1943.
    • Stage Door Canteen.
    • Sandy Hook.
    • 2093 T9 (2.29).
  • Benny Goodman

    Rachel's Dream

    Performer: Benny Goodman, cl; Jess Stacy, p; Sid Weiss, b; Morey Feld, d. Feb 1944..

    Composer: Goodman

    • 1942-44.
    • Classics.
    • 1335 Track 18 (2.11).
  • Richard Ormrod

    The Deadwood Stage

    Performer: Richard Ormrod, ts; Paul Hession, d; Jonny Flockton, g; Rus Pearson, b. 2010.

    Composer: Fain, Webster

    • Home of the Brave – Do Easy.
    • Jellymould.
    • JJ005 Track 4 (3.00).
  • Ornette Coleman


    Performer: Ornette Coleman, as; Barre Phillips, b; Denardo Coleman, d. 1991.

    Composer: Coleman

    • Naked Lunch.
    • WSM.
    • 5913017157 Track 11 (3.47).
  • Wayne Shorter

    The Peacocks

    Performer: Wayne Shorter, ss; Herbie Hancock, p; Pierre Michelot, b; Billy Higgins, d..

    Composer: Rowles

    • Dexter Gordon: Round Midnight (original soundtrack).
    • Columbia.
    • 507924-2 Track 6 (7.16).
  • Lester Young

    Midnight Symphony

    Performer: Lester Young, ts; Harry Sweets Edison, t; Marlowe Morris, p; Barney Kessel, g; Red Callendar, b; Sid Catlett, d. 1944.

    Composer: unknown

    • Jammin’ With Lester.
    • Archives of Jazz.
    • 398112 Track 2 (2.59).
  • Billie Holiday

    Fine and Mellow

    Performer: Doc Cheatham Roy Eldridge, t; Vic Dickenson, tb; Ben Webster, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, ts; Gerry Mulligan, bars; Mal Waldron, p; Danny Barker, g; Milt Hinton, b; Osie Johnson, d. 8 Dec 1957.

    Composer: Holiday

    • An Evening with Lady Day.
    • Jazzbird, Side 2, Tr. 1.
    • JAZ2003, S2 Tr. 1 (8.27).


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