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Alyn Shipton presents requests including the big bands of Buddy Rich and Duke Ellington, guitarist Francesco Lo Castro, saxophonist Jo Fooks and unusual arrangements of Gil Evans.

Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests encompasses a vast range of jazz styles including the big bands of Buddy Rich and Duke Ellington, the contemporary sounds of guitarist Francesco Lo Castro (with this year's most downloaded jazz song) and saxophonist Jo Fooks, plus the unusual arrangements of Gil Evans.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 25 Oct 2014 17:00

Music Played

  • Buddy Rich

    Love For Sale

    Performer: Bill Wimberley. Performer: Jim Gannon. Performer: Jim Trimble. Performer: Chuck Findley. Performer: Richie Resnicoff. Performer: Yoshito Murakami. Performer: Ray Starling. Performer: Robert Keller. Performer: Bobby Shew. Performer: Ron Meyers. Performer: John Scottile. Performer: Ernie Watts. Performer: Quinn Davis. Performer: Marty Flax.
    • 5.
  • Jo Fooks

    Dr No Blues

    Performer: Dave Cliff. Performer: Buster Birch. Performer: Ed Harrison. Performer: Ted Beament. Performer: JO FOOKS QUARTET.
    • Playin'.
    • White label.
    • 3.
  • Eric Silk with Neva Raphaelo

    Every Day I Have the Blues

    Performer: Stan Lewis. Performer: Teddy Layton. Performer: Norman Bunce. Performer: Neva Raphaello. Performer: Eric Silk. Performer: Pete Strange. Performer: Ron Weatherburn. Performer: Dennis Field.
    • British Traditional Jazz: A Potted History 1936-63.
    • Lake.
    • 3.
  • The Squadronaires

    South Rampart Street Parade

    Performer: Jimmy Durrant. Performer: Tommy McQuater. Performer: Jock Cummings. Performer: Archie Craig. Performer: Andy McDevitt. Performer: Sid Colin. Performer: Tommy Bradbury. Performer: Eric Breeze. Performer: Clifton French. Performer: Arthur Maden. Performer: Ronnie Aldrich. Performer: Harry Lewis. Performer: George Chisholm.
    • Jazz In Britain.
    • Marshall Cavendish.
    • 20.
  • Johnny Hodges & Duke Ellington

    Weary Blues

    Performer: Les Spann. Performer: Jo Jones. Performer: Duke Ellington. Performer: Harry “Sweets” Edison. Performer: Al Hall. Performer: Johnny Hodges.
    • Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges Play The Blues Back To Back.
    • Verve.
    • 4.
  • Vic Dickenson

    Keeping Out of Mischief Now

    Performer: Les Erskine. Performer: Ruby Braff. Performer: Steve Jordan. Performer: Vic Dickenson Septet. Performer: Walter Page. Performer: Ed Hall. Performer: Sir Charles Thompson.
    • 1.
  • Mike Ratledge, Kevin Ayers, Robert Wyatt & Soft Machine

    Strangest Scene (aka Lullaby Letter)

    • BBC Radio 1967 - 1971.
    • Hux Records.
    • 5.
  • Ben Webster

    I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter

    Performer: Alex Riel. Performer: Kenny Drew.
    • Live at Jazzhus Montmarte Vol 2.
    • Jazz Colours.
    • 8.
  • Gil Evans

    St Louis Blues

    Performer: Ernie Royal. Performer: Art Blakey. Performer: Paul Chambers. Performer: Chuck Wayne. Performer: Louis R. Mucci. Performer: Frank Rehak. Performer: Harvey Philips. Performer: Joe Bennett. Performer: Johnny Coles. Performer: Julius Watkins. Performer: Jerry Sanfino. Performer: Tom Mitchell. Performer: Cannonball Adderley.
    • New Bottle Old Wine.
    • Poll Winners.
    • 8.
  • Francesco Lo Castro


    Performer: Noa Bodner. Performer: Maurizio Minardi. Performer: Dado Pasqualin. Performer: Joe Fowler. Performer: Dora María. Performer: Fulvio Sigurta. Performer: Svetlana Savvina. Performer: Saverio Grandi.
    • Chasing Beauty.
    • Flocastro Records.
    • 1.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton

    Mairzy Doats

    Performer: Karen Sharp. Performer: John Rees-Jones. Performer: Jo Fooks. Performer: Jimmy Hastings. Performer: Ray Wordsworth. Performer: Adrian Mackintosh. Performer: Ted Beament.
    • Cornucopia 2.
    • Calligraph Records.
    • 14.


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