Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Alyn Shipton's selection from listeners' requests includes music by Kid Ory, Bessie Smith and Harry James.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 2 Nov 2013 17:00

Music Played

  • The Jazztet

    November Afternoon

    Performer: Art Farmer, t; Benny Golson, ts; Tom McIntosh, tb; Cedar Walton, p; Tommy Williams, b; Albert Tootie Heath, d. Sept 1960..

    Composer: McIntosh

    • Complete Jazztet Sessions.
    • Jazz Dynamics.
    • 005 CD 3, Tk. 2 (6.16).
  • Gabrielle Ducomble


    Performer: Gabrielle Ducomble, v; Nick Meier, g; Chris Garrick, vn; Alex Hutton, p; Nick Kacal, b; Saleem Raman, d. 2011..

    Composer: Piazzolla

    • J’ai Deux Amours.
    • white label copy.
    • n/a Tk. 3 (6.30).
  • Thelonious Monk


    Performer: Charlie Rouse, t; Thelonious Monk, p; Butch Warren, b; Frank Dunlop, d. 23 May 1963..

    Composer: Monk / Clarke

    • Monk in Japan.
    • Prestige.
    • PRCDSP202 Tk 5 (5.41).
  • Kid Ory

    Just a Closer Walk With Thee

    Performer: Kid Ory, tb; Alvin Alcorn, t; George Probert, cl; Don Ewell, p; Barney Kessel, g; Ed Garland, b; Minor Hall, d. 1955..

    Composer: Trad

    • Creole Jazz Band 1955.
    • Good Time Jazz.
    • L 12008 S.1, Tk. 3 (3.55).
  • Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges

    Weary Blues

    Performer: Sweets Edison, t; Johnny Hodges, as; Duke Ellington, p; Les Spann, g; Al Hall, b; Jo Jones, d. 26 Feb 1959..


    • Back To Back.
    • Verve.
    • 821578 Tk. 4 (6.54).
  • Harry James

    Kinda Like The Blues

    Performer: Harry James, Nik Buono, Don Paladino, Bob Rolfe, Art Depew, Ray Sims, Bob Edmondson, Bob Robinson, tb;. Performer: Willie Smith, Herb Lorden, Corky Corcoran, Polly Polfrani, Ernie Small, reeds; Larry Kinnamon, p; Allen Reuss, g; Russ Phillips, b; Buddy Rich, d. 2 May 1957.

    Composer: Wilkins

    • Wild About Harry.
    • Capitol.
    • 6146 Tk. 6 (4.14).
  • Bessie Smith

    Careless Love Blues

    Performer: Bessie Smith, v; Louis Armstrong, c; Charlie Green, tb; Fred Longshaw, p. 26 May 1925..

    Composer: Handy / Williams / Koenig

    • Complete Recordings Vol 2.
    • Columbia.
    • 88725403102 3 / 4 CD 2 (3.25).
    • 8.
  • New Orleans Blue Five

    My Baby Doesn't Squawk

    Performer: Thomas Morris, c; Bob Fuller, cl; Tricky Sam Nanton, tb; Buddy Christian, g; Mike Jackson, p. 2 November 1926.

    Composer: Morris

    • N/A single.
    • Victor.
    • 20364, Side A (3.10).
  • Kenny Clarke / Francy Boland

    Sax No End

    Performer: Benny Bailey, Dusko Goykevich, Idrees Suliman, t; Erik Van Leer, Nat Peck, Ake Persson, tb; Derek Humble, Sahib Shihab, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe, Johnny Griffin, reeds; Francy Boland, p; Ron Matthewson, b; Kenny Clarke, Kenny Clare, d. 28 Feb 1969..

    Composer: Boland

    • Live at Ronnie Scott’s.
    • BASF.
    • 29850, S1 T 3 (11.30).


Pssst! Want to hear your favourite record on air?

Pssst! Want to hear your favourite record on air?

Email, tweet, or even write us a lovely old-fashioned letter – we want to hear from you.