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In this week's selection of listeners' requests Alyn Shipton includes candidates for the hottest ever jazz from Sidney Bechet, an unusual pairing of Clark Terry with Thelonious Monk, and music from swing trumpeter Buck Clayton and pianist Mel Powell.

50 minutes

Last on

Sat 8 Mar 2014 17:00

Music Played

  • Buck Clayton

    It's Been So Long

    Performer: Mel Powell. Performer: Ed Hall. Performer: Henderson Chambers.
    • The Essential Buck Clayton.
    • Vanguard.
    • 10.
  • Alex Welsh

    Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives to Me

    Performer: Roy Crimmins. Performer: Archie Semple. Performer: Fred Hunt. Performer: Neville Skrimshire. Performer: Tom Page. Performer: Lennie Hastings.
    • It Has To Be....
    • Lake.
    • 4.
  • Art Hodes

    The Darktown Strutters Ball

    Performer: Wild Bill Davison. Performer: Sidney Bechet. Performer: George "Pops" Foster. Performer: Freddie Moore.
    • Save It Pretty Mama.
    • Blue Note.
    • 2.
  • Billie Holiday

    I Wished on the Moon

    Performer: Roy Eldridge. Performer: Benny Goodman. Performer: Ben Webster. Performer: Teddy Wilson. Performer: John Trueheart. Performer: John Kirby. Performer: Cozy Cole.
    • The Lady Sings.
    • Proper.
    • 1.
  • Duke Ellington

    Creole Love Call

    Performer: Adelaide Hall.
    • Hall of Memories.
    • Conifer Records.
    • 1.
  • Alan Ferber

    March Sublime

    Performer: John O'Gallagher. Performer: Rob Wilkerson. Performer: John Ellis. Performer: Jason Rigby. Performer: Chris Cheek. Performer: Ryan Kerberle.
    • March Sublime.
    • Sunnyside.
    • 6.
  • Tubby Hayes

    Take Your Partners For The Blues

    Performer: Harry Klein. Performer: Keith Christie. Performer: Eddie Blair. Performer: Jimmy Deuchar. Performer: Bob Efford. Performer: Vic Ash.
    • Jazz For Moderns.
    • Gearbox.
    • 1.
  • John Renbourn

    Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

    Performer: Bert Jansch.
    • Bert and John.
    • Transatlantic.
    • 3.
  • Howard McGhee

    Cool Fantasy Parts 1 and 2

    Performer: Snooky Young. Performer: Karl George. Performer: Vic Dickenson. Performer: Gene Roland. Performer: Robert Isabell. Performer: Gene Porter. Performer: Teddy Edwards. Performer: James King. Performer: Vernon Biddle. Performer: Bob Kesterson. Performer: Roy Porter.
    • Howard McGhee 1945-46.
    • Classics.
    • 13.
  • Clark Terry

    In Orbit

    Performer: Thelonious Monk. Performer: Sam Jones. Performer: Philly Joe Jones.
    • In Orbit.
    • Riverside Records.
    • 1.


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