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Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests includes a classic track by Ornette Coleman and a sophisticated vocal from Marlene VerPlanck who has recently been touring the UK.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 9 May 2015 17:00

Music Played

  • Duke Ellington

    Lady Mac

    Performer: Britt Woodman. Performer: William “Cat” Anderson. Performer: Quentin Jackson. Performer: Jimmy Woode. Performer: 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.
    • 4.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton & Helen Shapiro

    Drop Me Off in Harlem

    Performer: John Barnes. Performer: Adrian MacIntosh. Performer: Paul Bridge. Performer: Randy Colville. Performer: Pete Strange. Performer: Mick Pyne.
    • Echoes of the Duke.
    • Calligraph.
    • 8.
  • Benny Goodman

    Lester’s Dream

    Performer: Buck Clayton. Performer: Freddie Green. Performer: Jo Jones. Performer: Count Basie. Performer: Walter Page. Performer: Lester Young. Performer: Charlie Christian.
    • Lester Young: The Lester Young Story.
    • Proper.
    • 6.
  • Artie Shaw

    Any Old Time

    Performer: Les Robinson. Performer: Claude Bowen. Performer: Ronnie Perry. Performer: Harry Rodgers. Performer: Tony Pastor. Performer: Cliff Leeman. Performer: John Best. Performer: Sid Weiss. Performer: George Arus. Performer: Les Burness. Performer: Chuck Peterson. Performer: Al Avola. Performer: Ted Vesely. Performer: Hank Freeman. Performer: Billie Holiday.
    • Very Best of Artie Shaw.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Muggsy Spanier

    Relaxin' at the Touro

    Performer: George Brunies. Performer: Bob Casey. Performer: Nick Caiazza. Performer: Rod Cless. Performer: Don Cartel. Performer: Joe Bushkin.
    • 1931 and 1939.
    • BBC.
    • 10.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Gully Low Blues

    Performer: Johnny St. Cyr. Performer: John Thomas. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Lil Hardin. Performer: Pete Briggs. Performer: Warren "Baby" Dodds.
    • The Okeh, Columbia and RCA Recordings, 1925-33.
    • Sony.
    • 2.
  • Billy Higgins, Billy Higgins, Don Cherry, Donald Cherry, Charlie Haden & Ornette Coleman


    • Beauty is A Rare Thing.
    • Rhino.
    • 5.
  • Josh Berman


    Performer: Joshua Abrams. Performer: Guillermo Gregorio. Performer: Keefe Jackson. Performer: Jason Adasiewicz. Performer: Frank Rosaly. Performer: Jeb Bishop. Performer: Jason Stein.
    • There Now.
    • Delmark.
    • 6.
  • Stan Getz

    I Can't Get Started

    Performer: Victor Lewis. Performer: Rufus Reid. Performer: Kenny Barron.
    • Anniversary.
    • Verve.
    • 2.
  • Marlene VerPlanck

    I Wished on the Moon

    Performer: Jake Epstein. Performer: Sal Libro. Performer: Rick Traeger. Performer: Harold Zinno. Performer: John Mastroianni. Performer: Barbara Merjan. Performer: Don Hayward. Performer: Michael Jones. Performer: Mike Ponella. Performer: Peter McEachern. Performer: Jim McNeely. Performer: Sherrie Maricle. Performer: Greg Gisbert. Performer: Ronald Zito.
    • A Quiet Storm.
    • Audiophile.
    • 1.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Spirits Up Above

    Performer: Vernon Martin. Performer: Charles Crosby. Performer: Jimmy Hopps. Performer: Charles McGhee. Performer: Ron Burton. Performer: Dick Griffin. Performer: Sonny Brown.
    • Volunteered Slavery.
    • Atlantic.
    • 2.


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