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Alyn Shipton presents listeners' requests, including Woody Herman, Muggsy Spanier, Henry Red Allen, Charles Lloyd and his quartet, Jelly Roll Morton and a variety of flautists.

Alyn Shipton selects music from listeners' letters and emails, discovering how Woody Herman and Muggsy Spanier first opened up the world of jazz for some requesters. There's hot jazz from Henry Red Allen and contemporary fare from saxophonist Charles Lloyd and his quartet. Plus there's classic jazz from Jelly Roll Morton, and music from a variety of jazz flautists.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 Apr 2014 17:00

Music Played

  • Billy Banks and his Rhythmakers

    Bugle Call Rag

    Performer: Henry “Red” Allen. Performer: Pee Wee Russell. Performer: Joe Sullivan. Performer: Jack Bland. Performer: Eddie Condon. Performer: Al Morgan. Performer: Gene Krupa.
    • Larkin's Jazz.
    • Proper.
    • 5.
  • Count Basie


    Performer: Oscar Brashear. Performer: Gene Coe. Performer: Sonny Cohn. Performer: Frank Hooks. Performer: Melvin Wanzo. Performer: Marshal Royal. Performer: Bobby Plater.
    • Ain't Misbehavin'.
    • MPS.
    • 3.
  • Charles Lloyd


    Performer: Bob Stenson. Performer: Anders Jormin. Performer: Billy Hart.
    • The Call.
    • ECM.
    • 2.
  • Muggsy Spanier and His Ragtime Band

    Dippermouth Blues

    Performer: Georg Brunis. Performer: Rod Cless. Performer: Bernie Billings. Performer: Joe Bushkin. Performer: Bob Casey. Performer: Ron Carter.
    • Great Original Performances 1931 and 1939.
    • BBC.
    • 7.
  • Marion Montgomery

    There'll Be Some Changes Made

    Performer: Dave Wells. Performer: Manny Klein. Performer: Lew McCreary. Performer: Plas Johnson. Performer: Mike Melvoin. Performer: Ray Johnson. Performer: Bob Bain. Performer: Jack Marshall. Performer: Leroy Vinnegar. Performer: Earl Palmer.
    • Let There Be Love, Let There Be Swing.
    • Capitol.
    • 3.
  • Wilbur de Paris

    The Martinique

    Performer: Sidney De Paris. Performer: Omer Simeon. Performer: Don Kirkpatrick. Performer: Eddie Gibbs. Performer: Harold Jackson. Performer: Freddie Moore.
    • Marchin' and Swingin'.
    • Collectables.
    • 1.
  • The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra


    Performer: Glenn Drewes. Performer: Earl Gardner. Performer: Joe Mosello. Performer: Scott Wendholt. Performer: Billy Drewes. Performer: Dick Oates. Performer: Rich Perry. Performer: Gary Smulyan. Performer: Joe Mosca. Performer: Edward Neumeister. Performer: Doug Purviance. Performer: Earl McIntyre. Performer: Jim McNeely. Performer: Dennis Irwin. Performer: John Riley.
    • Lickety Split.
    • New World.
    • 6.
  • Woody Herman

    Goosey Gander

    Performer: Flip Philips. Performer: Bill Harris. Performer: Pete Candoli. Performer: Ralph Burns. Performer: Chubby Jackson. Performer: Skippy DeSair.
    • 16.
  • Lee Morgan


    Performer: Wayne Shorter. Performer: Harold Mabern. Performer: Bob Cranshaw. Performer: Billy Higgins.
    • The Gigolo.
    • Blue Note.
    • 2.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Burnin' The Iceberg

    Performer: Boyd Rosser. Performer: Walter Briscoe. Performer: Charlie Irvis. Performer: George Baquet. Performer: Paul Barnes. Performer: Joe Thomas. Performer: Walter Thomas. Performer: Rod Rodriguez. Performer: Barney Alexander. Performer: Harry Prather. Performer: William Laws.
    • The Essential Collection.
    • AVID.
    • 6.
  • Jeremy Steig


    Performer: Denny Zeitlin. Performer: Ben Tucker. Performer: Ben Riley.
    • Flute Fever.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.


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