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In this week's selection of listeners' requests, Alyn Shipton focuses on the New Orleans style of jazz clarinet, with music by Omer Simeon, Joe Darensbourg and George Lewis. Plus avant garde sounds from tenor saxophonist Archie Shepp, and the contemporary jazz of London-based trumpeter Laura Jurd.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 14 Mar 2015 17:00

Music Played

  • Ruby Braff & George Barnes Quartet


    Performer: Wayne Wright. Performer: The Ruby Braff, George Barnes Quartet. Performer: Michael Moore.
    • Live at the New School.
    • Chiaroscuro.
    • 13.
  • Phineas Newborn, Jr.


    Performer: Sergio Pissi. Performer: Phineas Newborn, Jr.. Performer: Carlo Loffredo.
    • Phineas Newborn Plays Again.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 6.
  • George Lewis

    Burgundy Street Blues

    Performer: Slow Drag Pavageau. Performer: Lawrence Marrero. Performer: George Lewis. Performer: Alton Purnell. Performer: Jim Robinson. Performer: Joe Watkins. Performer: Kid Howard.
    • Complete Blue Note Recordings of George Lewis.
    • Mosaic.
    • 9.
  • Omer Simeon

    Grand Boubousse

    Performer: Omer Simeon. Performer: Sammy Price. Performer: Zutty Singleton.
    • The Rarest and Greatest Tracks 1927 - 1954.
    • Jazz Crusade.
    • 19.
  • Charlie Persip, Flip Ricard, Jerome Richardson, Doug Watkins, Coleman Hawkins, Big Joe Turner, Vic Dickenson & Jimmy Jones


    • Big Joe Rides Again.
    • Atlantic.
    • 5.
  • Count Basie

    Lil Darlin'

    Performer: Charlie Fowlkes. Performer: Al Grey. Performer: Ed Young. Performer: Thad Jones. Performer: Marshall Royal. Performer: Freddie Green. Performer: Frank Foster. Performer: Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis. Performer: Henry Coker. Performer: Sonny Payne. Performer: Count Basie. Performer: Frank Wess & Harry Edison Orchestra. Performer: Wendell Culley. Performer: Joe Newman. Performer: EDDIE JONES. Performer: Benny Powell.
    • Count Basie Jazz Master.
    • 20.
  • Cyril Stapleton

    Lester Leaps In

    Performer: Cyril Stapleton. Performer: Tommy Whittle.
    • Lester Leaps In.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Paul Edis

    Up Late

    Performer: Graham Hardy. Performer: Graeme Wilson. Performer: Chris Hibbard. Performer: Mick Shoulder. Performer: Adam Sinclair.
    • There Will Be Time.
    • Jazzaction.
    • 12.
  • Archie Shepp

    My Funny Valentine

    Performer: Annette Lowman. Performer: David Burrell. Performer: Herman Wright. Performer: Stephen McCraven.
    • Lover Man.
    • Timeless.
    • 5.
  • Laura Jurd


    Performer: Lauren Kinsella. Performer: Alec Roth. Performer: Corrie Dick. Performer: Chris Batchelor. Performer: Colm O'Hara. Performer: Mick Foster.
    • Human Spirit.
    • Chaos Collective.
    • 5.


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