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Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests spans music from 1925 to the present decade. This week, as well as music from Louis Armstrong, Luis Russell and Ken Colyer, there's a focus on the saxophone with tracks by Michael Hashim, Coleman Hawkins, Kenny Garrett and Stan Getz.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 1 Feb 2014 17:00

Music Played

  • Louis Armstrong

    My Heart

    Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Kid Ory. Performer: Lil Armstrong. Performer: Johnny St. Cyr.
    • The Okeh Columbia & RCA Victor Recordings 1925 - 1933.
    • Sony Music Entertainment.
    • 1.
  • Ken Colyer

    Black And Tan Fantasy

    Performer: Chris Barber. Performer: Monty Sunshine. Performer: Bruce Turner. Performer: Lonnie Donegan. Performer: Jim Bray. Performer: Ron Bowden.
    • The Lost 1954 Royal Festival Hall Tapes.
    • Upbeat.
    • 8.
  • Oscar Peterson

    You Look Good to Me

    Performer: Ray Brown. Performer: Ed Thigpen.
    • We Get Requests.
    • Verve.
    • 6.
  • Michael Hashim

    Ballad for Very Tired and Sad Lotus Eaters

    Performer: Michael LeDonne. Performer: Peter Washington. Performer: Kenny Washington.
    • Multi Coloured Blue.
    • Hep.
    • 8.
  • Stan Getz

    The Singing Song

    Performer: Gary Burton. Performer: Gene Cherico. Performer: Joe Hunt.
    • GETZ AU GO GO.
    • VERVE.
    • 6.
  • Coleman Hawkins

    I'll Never Be The Same

    Performer: Ronnell Bright. Performer: Kenny Burrell. Performer: Ron Carter. Performer: Andrew Cyrille.
    • The Best of Coleman Hawkins.
    • Prestige.
    • 6.
  • Luis Russell


    Performer: Henry “Red” Allen. Performer: J.C. Higginbotham. Performer: George "Pops" Foster. Performer: Charlie Holmes.
    • Luis Russell and his Orchestra.
    • Topaz.
    • 15.
  • Warren Vaché

    Blues for Bune

    Performer: Derek Watkins. Performer: Brian Lemon. Performer: Dave Cliff. Performer: Dave Green. Performer: Martin Drew.
    • Stardust.
    • Zephyr Records.
    • 6.
  • Kenny Garrett

    Delta Bali Blues

    Performer: Shedrick Mitchell. Performer: Nat Reeves. Performer: Chris Dave.
    • Simply Said.
    • Warner Jazz.
    • 3.
  • Stan Tracey Big Band

    Festival Junction

    • Stan Tracey Orchestra at the Appleby Jazz Festival.
    • ReSteamed.
    • 3.


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