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Alyn Shipton's selection of requests includes Kid Ory, John Zorn, Muggsy Spanier's Ragtimers, Erroll Garner's trio and Count Basie, plus a feature on saxophonist Bill Perkins.

As ever, Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests includes many styles of jazz, from the New Orleans sound of Kid Ory to the postmodernism of John Zorn. This week's selection also includes Muggsy Spanier's Ragtimers, Erroll Garner's trio, plus a feature for tenor saxophonist Bill Perkins, along with the big band sound of Count Basie.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 27 Sep 2014 17:00

Music Played

  • George Brunies, Rod Cless, Bob Casey, Bernie Billings, Jon Carter, Joe Bushkin & Muggsy Spanier

    At the Jazz Band Ball

    • 1931 and 1939.
    • BBC.
    • 5.
  • John Zorn


    Performer: Greg Cohen. Performer: Joey Baron. Performer: John Zorn. Performer: Dave Douglas.
    • Masada Vol 1 Alef.
    • 8.
  • Count Basie

    Swinging Shepherd Blues

    Performer: Count Basie. Performer: Wallace Davenport. Performer: Freddie Green. Performer: Sonny Cohn. Performer: Gordon Thomas. Performer: Grover Mitchell. Performer: Eric Dixon. Performer: Henry Coker. Performer: Frank Wess. Performer: Benny Powell. Performer: Albert Grey. Performer: Thad Jones. Performer: Al Aarons. Performer: Sam Noto. Performer: Urbie Green. Performer: Sonny Payne. Performer: Wyatt Ruther. Performer: Snooky Young & Marshall Royal. Performer: Charlie Fowlkes. Performer: Frank Foster.
    • Warner Jazz.
    • 4.
  • Bill Perkins

    When You're Smiling

    Performer: Carl Fontana. Performer: Jack Nimitz. Performer: Russ Freeman. Performer: Mel Lewis. Performer: Stu Williamson. Performer: Bill Perkins. Performer: Red Mitchell. Performer: Bud Shank.
    • On Stage.
    • Vogue Records.
    • 8.
  • Art Hodes's Blue Note Jazzmen


    Performer: George "Pops" Foster. Performer: Wild Bill Davison. Performer: Art Hodes. Performer: Freddie Moore. Performer: Sidney Bechet.
    • Art Hodes Blue Note Jazzmen.
    • Vogue.
    • 1.
  • The Don Rendell & Ian Carr Quintet

    Hot Rod

    Performer: Michael Garrick. Performer: Dave Green. Performer: Trevor Tomkins. Performer: The Don Rendell & Ian Carr Quintet. Performer: The Don Rendell & Ian Carr Quintet.
    • Dusk Fire.
    • BGO.
    • 6.
  • Baby Face Willette

    Whatever Lola Wants

    Performer: Grant Green. Performer: Baby Face Willette. Performer: Ben Dixon. Performer: Fred Jackson.
    • Face To Face.
    • Blue Note.
    • 3.
  • Barney Kessel, Paul Smith, Alvin Stoller, Joe Mondragon & Ella Fitzgerald

    With A Song In My Heart

    • VERVE.
    • 7.
  • John Levy, George DeHart & Erroll Garner

    The Man I Love

    • Serenade To Laura.
    • Savoy.
    • 3.
  • Mezz Mezzrow

    Blues Avec Un Pont

    Performer: Milton Sealey. Performer: Mezz Mezzrow. Performer: Peanuts Holland. Performer: Kansas Fields. Performer: Guy Lognon.
    • A La Schola Cantorum.
    • Ducretet-Thomson.
    • 1.
  • Kid Ory

    The Girls Go Crazy 'Bout The Way I Walk

    Performer: Bud Scott. Performer: Kid Ory. Performer: Ed Garland. Performer: Mutt Carey. Performer: Buster Wilson. Performer: Joe Darensbourg. Performer: Minor Hall.
    • And His Creole Jazz Band 1922-1947.
    • Document.
    • 14.
  • Paul Edis

    I Wish I Was A Monk

    Performer: Graeme Wilson. Performer: Mick Shoulder. Performer: Chris Hibbard. Performer: Paul Edis. Performer: Adam Sinclair. Performer: Graham Hardy.
    • There Will Be Time.
    • JazzAction.
    • 3.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Prima Bara Dubla

    Performer: Sam Woodyard. Performer: John Sanders. Performer: Johnny Hodges. Performer: Paul Gonsalves. Performer: Quentin Jackson. Performer: Ray Nance. Performer: Russell Procope. Performer: Clark Terry. Performer: William "Cat" Anderson. Performer: Harry Carney. Performer: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra. Performer: Britt Woodman. Performer: Gerry Mulligan. Performer: Jimmy Hamilton. Performer: Jimmy Woode. Performer: Shorty Baker.
    • Live At Newport 1958.
    • Columbia.


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