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From requests sent in by listeners, Alyn Shipton selects records by drummer Shelly Manne with Andre Previn at the piano, and saxophonist Lew Tabackin. Plus a contemporary interpretation of a jazz standard by Annie Lennox.

1 hour

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Sat 21 Mar 2015 17:00

Music Played

  • Lil Hardin Armstrong & Her Swing Orchestra

    Clip Joint

    Performer: Franz Jackson. Performer: Albert Wynn. Performer: Bill Martin. Performer: Lil Hardin Armstrong & Her Swing Orchestra. Performer: Darnell Howard. Performer: Preston Jackson. Performer: Booker Washington. Performer: Leroi Nabors. Performer: George "Pops" Foster.
    • The Living Legends: Lil Hardin Armstrong.
    • Riverside.
    • 5.
  • Shelly Manne

    Wouldn't It Be Loverly

    Performer: Leroy Vinnegar. Performer: André Previn. Performer: Manne, Shelly And His Friends.
    • 4.
  • Johnny Spence Orchestra & Ella Fitzgerald

    Can't Buy Me Love

    • Hello Dolly.
    • Verve.
    • 3.
  • Pete Johnson

    Death Ray Boogie

    Performer: Pete Johnson. Performer: A. G. Godley. Performer: Al Hall.
    • Boogie Woogie.
    • Proper.
    • 22.
  • Art Tatum


    • Complete Original American Decca Recordings.
    • Definitive.
    • 4.
  • Carmen McRae

    I'm Glad There Is You

    Performer: Carmen McRae. Performer: Frank Hunter’s Orchestra.
    • Complete Kapp Recordings.
    • Frseh Sound.
    • 5.
  • Jack Hylton with Coleman Hawkins

    Darktown Strutter's Ball

    Performer: Benny Daniels. Performer: Stan Roderick. Performer: Jack Bentley. Performer: Al Thomas. Performer: Joe Crossman. Performer: Billy Ternent. Performer: Lew Stevenson. Performer: Woolf Phillips. Performer: Stanley Howard. Performer: Leslie Gilbert. Performer: Freddy Schweitzer. Performer: Billy Hill. Performer: Bruce Trent. Performer: George Swift. Performer: Hylton, Jack Orch feat..Coleman Hawkins.
    • 1927 - 1939.
    • 10.
  • Lew Tabackin

    My Ideal

    Performer: Don Friedman. Performer: Shelly Manne. Performer: Bob Daugherty.
    • Dual Nature.
    • Inner City.
    • 5.
  • Thelonious Monk

    This Is My Story, This Is My Song

    • Monk Alone.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • John Abercrombie

    Gimme Five

    Performer: Mark Feldman. Performer: Adam Nussbaum. Performer: Kenny Wheeler. Performer: Dan Wall.
    • Open Land.
    • ECM.
    • 4.
  • Ken Moule

    Get Happy

    Performer: Arthur Watts. Performer: Roy Sidwell. Performer: Dave Usden. Performer: Ken Moule. Performer: Lennie Breslaw. Performer: Don Cooper. Performer: Keith Barry.
    • Arranged Ken Moule.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.
  • Duke Ellington

    Take The "A" Train

    Performer: Rex Stewart. Performer: Joe Nanton. Performer: Barney Bigard. Performer: Duke Ellington. Performer: Fred Guy. Performer: Sonny Greer. Performer: Juan Tizol. Performer: Otto Hardwick. Performer: Ben Webster. Performer: Wardell Jones. Performer: Jimmy Blanton. Performer: Harry Carney. Performer: Lawrence Brown. Performer: Johnny Hodges.
    • The Indispensible: Vols 7/8.
    • 1.
  • Annie Lennox

    Mood Indigo

    Performer: Chris Hill. Performer: Nichol Thomson. Performer: Simon Finch. Performer: Annie Lennox. Performer: Mike Stevens. Performer: Neil Wilkinson. Performer: Steven Hussey.
    • Nostalgia.
    • Island Records.
    • 12.


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