Alyn Shipton presents listeners' requests, including music from Monty Sunshine and Andre Previn. Plus pianist Dick Hyman's 88th birthday and performances by female jazz musicians.
Clarinettist Monty Sunshine topped the charts with his version of Sidney Bechet's "Petite Fleur" but in today's programme, we hear another of his celebrated solo recordings. Also in Alyn Shipton's selection of music requested by listeners is music from "My Fair Lady" reinterpreted by Andre Previn. The programme also celebrates pianist Dick Hyman's 88th birthday, and looks forward to International Women's Day with music from female jazz musicians including Maria Schneider, Kathy Stobart and Norma Winstone.