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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.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 7 Mar 2015 17:00

Music Played

  • Carla Bley

    Walking Batteriewoman

    Performer: Carla Bley Band. Performer: Anthony Arnold Dagradi. Performer: Carlos Ward. Performer: Joe Daley. Performer: Earl MacIntyre. Performer: Michael Mantler. Performer: Steve Swallow. Performer: Gary Valente.
    • Rarum: Selected Recordings.
    • ECM.
    • 8.
  • Dick Hyman

    Let Every Day Be Mother's Day

    • Gulf Coast Blues.
    • Stomp Off.
    • 4.
  • Chris Barber


    Performer: Dick Smith. Performer: Monty Sunshine. Performer: Graham Burbidge. Performer: Chris Barber. Performer: Eddie Smith.
    • 1959 - 60.
    • Lake.
    • 2.
  • Shelly Manne

    Get Me To The Church On Time

    Performer: Leroy Vinnegar. Performer: André Previn. Performer: Manne, Shelly And His Friends.
    • My Fair Lady.
    • 1.
  • Miles Davis Quintet

    'Round Midnight

    • Miles Davis John Coltrane Complete Columbia Recordings.
    • Columbia.
    • 9.
  • Alex Welsh

    Maple Leaf Rag

    Performer: Fred Hunt. Performer: John Barnes. Performer: Alex Welsh. Performer: Lennie Hastings. Performer: Jim Douglas. Performer: Roy Williams. Performer: Harvey Weston.
    • Classic Concert: Britain's Jazz Heritage.
    • Black Lion.
    • 6.
  • Jack Teagarden

    A Hundred Years From Today

    Performer: Denzil Best. Performer: Sidney Gross. Performer: Ruby Braff. Performer: Sol Yaged. Performer: Kenny Kersey. Performer: Jack Teagarden Plus Band. Performer: Milt Hinton. Performer: Lucky Thompson.
    • T for Trombone.
    • SAGA.
    • 2.
  • Norma Winstone

    Everybody's Talking

    Performer: Glauco Venier. Performer: Norma Winstone, Klaus Gesing, Glauco Venier. Performer: Klaus Gesing.
    • Dance Without Answer.
    • ECM.
    • 13.
  • Anita O’Day

    Let Me Off Uptown

    Performer: Gene Harris. Performer: Roy Eldridge. Performer: Andy Simpkins. Performer: Bill Dowdy. Performer: Anita O’Day.
    • Anita O’Day and the Three Sounds.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 2.
  • Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra

    My Lament

    Performer: Jay Anderson. Performer: Scott Robinson. Performer: Ben Monder. Performer: Rich Perry. Performer: Larry Farrell. Performer: Mark Vinci. Performer: Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra. Performer: Laurie Frink. Performer: Tony Kadleck. Performer: Tim Hagans. Performer: Dennis Mackrel. Performer: Rick Margitza. Performer: Kenny Werner. Performer: George Flynn. Performer: Keith O'Quinn. Performer: Tim Ries. Performer: Greg Gisbert. Performer: John Fedchock.
    • Evanescence.
    • Enja.
  • Katie Williams

    Bear Hops

    Performer: Gareth Lochrane. Performer: Steve Fishwick. Performer: Tom White. Performer: Katie Williams. Performer: Oli Hayhurst. Performer: Alex Garnett. Performer: Matt Fishwick.
    • Atlas and Vulcana.
    • KW Jazz.
    • 4.


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