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Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests has a big band focus with discs by the Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra, Buddy Rich's group and Jack Hylton's prewar dance band. Plus music by guitarist, raconteur and bandleader Eddie Condon.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 14 Feb 2015 17:00

Music Played

  • Buddy Rich

    The Acid Truth

    Performer: Buddy Rich. Performer: Bill Prince. Performer: Jim Trimble. Performer: Don Menza. Performer: Gary Walters. Performer: Pat LaBarbera. Performer: Walt Namuth. Performer: Rick Stepton. Performer: Ken Faulk. Performer: Charles Owens. Performer: Dave Culp. Performer: Art Pepper. Performer: John Laws. Performer: Joe Azareloo. Performer: Al Porcino. Performer: Peter Graves.
    • Mercy Mercy.
    • Pacific Jazz.
    • 6.
  • Herbie Hancock

    And What If I Don’t

    Performer: Herbie Hancock. Performer: Chuck Israels. Performer: Hank Mobley. Performer: Tony Williams. Performer: Grant Green. Performer: Donald Byrd. Performer: Grachan Moncur II.
    • The Complete 60s Sessions.
    • Blue Note.
    • 6.
  • Eddie Condon

    I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None of My Jelly Roll

    Performer: Eddie Condon. Performer: George Wettling. Performer: Artie Shapiro. Performer: Brad Gowans. Performer: Pee Wee Russell. Performer: Max Kaminsky. Performer: Joe Bushkin.
    • Larkins Jazz.
    • Proper.
    • 13.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton

    Memphis Blues

    Performer: Buddy Vallis. Performer: George Webb. Performer: Keith Christie. Performer: Humphrey Lyttelton. Performer: Bernard Saward. Performer: John Wright. Performer: Ian Christie. Performer: Wally Fawkes.
    • Rarities.
    • Parlophone.
    • 6.
  • Big Bill Broonzy

    The Glory of Love

    • The London Sessions.
    • Sequel.
    • 8.
  • Sonny Boy Williamson II

    Ninety Nine

    Performer: Sonny Boy Williamson. Performer: Willie Dixon. Performer: Fred Below. Performer: Luther Tucker. Performer: Robert Lockwood, Jr..
    • n/a.
    • Chess.
  • Eric Dolphy

    Hat and Beard

    Performer: Eric Dolphy. Performer: Tony Williams. Performer: Richard Davis. Performer: Freddie Hubbard. Performer: Bobby Hutcherson.
    • Out to Lunch.
    • Blue Note.
    • 1.
  • Andy Sheppard and Joanna McGregor

    Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

    Performer: Joanna McGregor & Andy Sheppard.
    • Deep River.
    • Sound Circus.
    • 1.
  • Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra


    Performer: Jimmy Knepper. Performer: Marvin Stamm. Performer: Eddie Daniels. Performer: Danny Moore. Performer: Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra. Performer: Roland Hanna. Performer: Eddie Bert. Performer: Richie Kamuca. Performer: Jerome Richardson. Performer: Richard Davis. Performer: Snooky Young. Performer: David Spinoza. Performer: Jerry Dodgion. Performer: Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra. Performer: Billy Harper. Performer: Al Porcino. Performer: Benny Powell. Performer: Cliff Heather.
    • Consummation.
    • Blue Note.
    • 7.
  • Bill Greenow

    Embraceable You

    • Chansons.
    • Mistral.
    • 7.


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