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The innovative bassist Charlie Haden died in July, and Alyn Shipton recalls his long and varied career in a selection of requests from listeners. There's also music from Roland Kirk with the Catalan pianist Tete Montoliu, and the pairing of tenor saxophonist Ben Webster with the pianist Art Tatum.

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Sat 9 Aug 2014 17:00

Music Played

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    St Louis Blues

    Performer: Bill Beason. Performer: Dick Vance. Performer: Sandy Williams. Performer: Bobby Stark. Performer: Hilton Jefferson. Performer: Teddy McRae. Performer: Ella Fitzgerald. Performer: George Williams. Performer: John Trueheart. Performer: Garvin Bushell. Performer: Nat Story. Performer: Beverly Peer. Performer: Wayman Carver. Performer: Taft Jordan. Performer: Tommy Fulford.
    • In The Groove.
    • Buddha.
    • 21.
  • Art Tatum and Ben Webster

    All The Things You Are

    Performer: Ben Webster. Performer: Red Callender. Performer: Art Tatum. Performer: Bill Douglass.
  • Ornette Coleman

    Lonely Woman

    Performer: Don Cherry. Performer: Ornette Coleman. Performer: Charlie Haden. Performer: Billy Higgins.
    • Beauty is a Rare Thing.
    • Rhino.
    • 5.
  • Pat Metheny and Ornette Coleman

    Police People

    Performer: Ornette Coleman. Performer: Jack DeJohnette. Performer: Pat Metheny. Performer: Denardo Coleman. Performer: Charlie Haden.
    • Song X.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • Charlie Haden

    Song For Che

    Performer: Don Cherry. Performer: Gato Barbieri. Performer: Howard Johnson. Performer: Paul Motian. Performer: Roswell Rudd. Performer: Charlie Haden. Performer: Sam Brown. Performer: Dewey Redman. Performer: Perry Robinson. Performer: Michael Mantler. Performer: Andrew Cyrille. Performer: Bob Northern. Performer: Carla Bley.
    • Music Liberation Orchestra.
    • Impulse.
    • 4.
  • Kenny Barron

    Take The Coltrane

    Performer: Charlie Haden. Performer: Kenny Barron. Performer: Roy Haynes.
    • Wanton Spirit.
    • Verve.
    • 1.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Cabin In The Sky

    Performer: Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen. Performer: Tete Montoliu. Performer: Rahsaan Roland Kirk.
    • Copenhagen Concert with Tete Montoliu.
    • Lonehill.
    • 5.
  • Stan Kenton

    I Concentrate On You

    Performer: Steve Perlow. Performer: Vince DeRosa. Performer: Jules Chaiken. Performer: Lee Katzman. Performer: Ken Shroyer. Performer: Red Kelly. Performer: Jerry McKenzie. Performer: Richie Kamuca. Performer: Lennie Niehaus. Performer: Archie LeCoque. Performer: Bill Perkins. Performer: Bill Robinson. Performer: Bob Fitzpatrick. Performer: Jim Amlotte. Performer: Stan Kenton. Performer: Bill Catalano. Performer: Sam Noto. Performer: Jimy Decker. Performer: Phil Gilbert. Performer: Kent Larsen.
    • Back To Balboa / Rendevouz with Kenton.
    • Solar.
    • 9.
  • Sidney Bechet

    I've Found A New Baby

    Performer: Serious Meyers. Performer: Teddy Nixon. Performer: Morris Marland. Performer: Tommy Ladnier. Performer: Sidney Bechet. Performer: Hank Duncan.
    • 1932-43 The Bluebird Sessions.
    • Bluebird.
    • 3.

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