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Alyn Shipton plays a selection of listeners' requests marking Billie Holiday's centenary with discs from all periods of her work. He also plays music by the trumpeter Clark Terry, who died in February, ranging from his trumpet features.

1 hour

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Sat 4 Apr 2015 17:00

Music Played

  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Juniflip

    Performer: Britt Woodman. Performer: William “Cat” Anderson. Performer: Quentin Jackson. Performer: Jimmy Woode. Performer: Clark Terry. Performer: Jimmy Hamilton. Performer: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra. Performer: Shorty Baker. Performer: Sam Woodyard. Performer: Paul Gonsalves. Performer: Russell Procope. Performer: John Sanders. Performer: Franc Williams. Performer: Harry Carney. Performer: Ray Nance. Performer: Johnny Hodges.
    • The Complete Newport 1958 Performances.
    • American Jazz Classics.
    • 7.
  • Cozy Cole All Stars, Roy Eldridge, Benny Goodman, John Kirby, Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra, Ben Webster, John Trueheart & Billie Holiday

    A Sunbonnet Blue

    • THE LADY SINGS.
    • PROPER.
    • 4.
  • Billie Holiday

    The Way You Look Tonight

    Performer: Irving Randolph. Performer: Billie Holiday + Band. Performer: Allan Reuss. Performer: Gene Krupa. Performer: Teddy Wilson. Performer: Ben Webster. Performer: Milt Hinton. Performer: Vido Musso.
    • The Lady Sings.
    • Proper.
    • 11.
  • Billie Holiday

    Easy Living

    Performer: Buck Clayton. Performer: Freddie Green. Performer: Jo Jones. Performer: Walter Page. Performer: Teddy Wilson. Performer: Billie Holiday With The Teddy Wilson Orchestra. Performer: Lester Young. Performer: Buster Bailey.
    • The Lady Sings.
    • Proper.
    • 23.
  • Edmond Hall, Lester Young, Buck Clayton, Freddie Green, Jimmy Sherman, Jo Jones, Walter Page & Billie Holiday

    Me Myself And I

    • The Lady Sings.
    • Proper.
    • 25.
  • Gene Fields, Hymie Shertzer, J.C. Heard, Jimmy Hamilton, Emmett Berry, Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra, John Williams, Babe Russin & Billie Holiday

    Mandy Is Two

    • The Lady Sings.
    • Proper.
    • 17.
  • Count Basie Septet with Billie Holiday

    God Bless The Child

    Performer: Clark Terry. Performer: Tony Scott Orchestra. Performer: Freddie Green. Performer: Gus Johnson. Performer: Jimmy Lewis. Performer: Marshall Royal. Performer: Wardell Gray. Performer: Billie Holiday.
    • Hot Jazz on Film Vol 2.
    • Extreme Rarities.
    • 6.
  • Billie Holiday and Louis Amstrong with Sy Oliver’s Orchestra

    My Sweet Hunk O' Trash

    Performer: Pat Nizza. Performer: Bernie Privin. Performer: Johnny Mince. Performer: Joe Benjamin. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Billy Kyle. Performer: Sid Cooper. Performer: Art Drelinger. Performer: Everett Barksdale. Performer: Jimmy Crawford. Performer: Billie Holiday.
    • The Complete Original American Decca Recordings.
    • GRP.
    • 17.
  • Ray Brown, Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Alvin Stoller & Billie Holiday

    Autumn In New York

    • JAZZ MASTERS 12.
    • VERVE.
    • 12.
  • Ray Brown, Oscar Peterson, Freddie Green, Gus Johnson, Paul Quinichette & Billie Holiday

    Yesterdays

    • Jazz Masters 12.
    • 6.
  • Jimmy Rowles, Alvin Stoller, Ben Webster, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Red Mitchell & Billie Holiday

    Body And Soul

    • The Ben Webster / Harry Edison Sessions.
    • Lonehill Jazz.
    • 2.
  • Billie Holiday

    When It's Sleepy Time Down South

    Performer: Osie Johnson. Performer: Janet Outnam. Performer: Barry Galbraith. Performer: Harry “Sweets” Edison. Performer: Jimmy Cleveland. Performer: Gene Quill. Performer: Hank Jones. Performer: Milt Hinton.
    • Last Recording.
    • Verve.
    • 4.
  • Duke Ellington

    Up And Down, Up And Down

    Performer: Britt Woodman. Performer: William “Cat” Anderson. Performer: Quentin Jackson. Performer: Jimmy Woode. Performer: Clark Terry. Performer: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra & Clark Terry. Performer: Jimmy Hamilton. Performer: Sam Woodyard. Performer: Paul Gonsalves. Performer: Russell Procope. Performer: John Sanders. Performer: Willie Cook. Performer: Harry Carney. Performer: Ray Nance. Performer: Johnny Hodges.
    • Such Sweet Thunder.
    • Columbia.
    • 7.
  • Hank Jones And Oliver Nelson

    Winchester Cathedral

    Performer: Ernie Royal. Performer: George Duvivier. Performer: Britt Woodman. Performer: Grady Tate. Performer: Clark Terry. Performer: JJ Johnson. Performer: Jimmy Cleveland. Performer: Jerome Richardson. Performer: Hank Jones And Oliver Nelson. Performer: Bob Ashton. Performer: Snooky Young. Performer: Phil Woods. Performer: Joe Newman. Performer: Tom Mitchell.
    • Happenings.
    • Impulse.
    • 2.
  • Oscar Peterson and Clark Terry

    Mumbles

    Performer: Ray Brown. Performer: Oscar Peterson. Performer: Clark Terry. Performer: Ed Thigpen. Performer: Ed Thigpen. Performer: Ray Broan.
    • Oscar Peterson Trio Plus One.
    • Verve.
    • 5.

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