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Continuing the current suggestions from listeners about the ten essential jazz records, Alyn Shipton presents another selection of candidates.

1 hour

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Sat 10 Oct 2015 16:00

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  • Bunk Johnson

    Royal Garden Blues

    Performer: George Lewis. Performer: Jim Robinson. Performer: Lawrence Marrero. Performer: Slow Drag Pavageau. Performer: Baby Dodds. Performer: Bunk Johnson.
    • Rare and Unissued Masters Vol 1.
    • American Music.
    • 5.
  • Freddy Randall & His All Stars

    Memphis Blues

    Performer: Dave Shepherd. Performer: Pete Strange. Performer: Brian Lemon. Performer: Jim Douglas. Performer: Arthur Watts. Performer: Lennie Hastings. Performer: Freddy Randall.
    • Freddie Randall and his Famous Jazz Band.
    • Rediffusion.
    • 2.
  • Brian Lemon

    I've Got The World on a String

    Performer: Dave Green. Performer: Allan Ganley. Performer: Brian Lemon.
    • MY SHINING HOUR.
    • Zephyr Records.
    • 15.
  • Count Basie

    Jumpin' At The Woodside

    Performer: Buck Clayton. Performer: Frank Wess & Harry Edison Orchestra. Performer: Ed Lewis. Performer: Dan Minor. Performer: Benny Morton. Performer: Dicky Wells. Performer: Earle Warren. Performer: Lester Young. Performer: Herschel Evans. Performer: Jack Washington. Performer: Freddie Green. Performer: Walter Page. Performer: Count Basie.
    • Count Basie Story.
    • Proper.
    • 19.
  • Billie Holiday

    Why Was I Born?

    Performer: Buck Clayton. Performer: Freddie Green. Performer: Walter Page. Performer: Jo Jones. Performer: Lester Young. Performer: Teddy Wilson. Performer: Benny Goodman.
    • The Centennial Collection.
    • Columbia.
    • 6.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Nuages (Take 2)

    Performer: Stéphane Grappelli. Performer: Jack Llewellyn. Performer: Allan Hodgkiss. Performer: Coleridge Goode. Performer: Django Reinhardt.
    • RETROSPECTIVE.
    • SAGA.
    • 13.
  • Dave Brubeck

    Blue Rondo A La Turk

    Performer: Paul Desmond. Performer: Eugene Wright. Performer: Joe Morello. Performer: Dave Brubeck.
    • TIME OUT.
    • COLUMBIA.
    • 1.
  • Pascal Michaux, Alec Dankworth, Bobby Worth & Alan Barnes & Bruce Adams

    Harmon Blues

    • Spontaneous Combustion.
    • Woodville Records.
    • 3.
  • The Pied Pipers and Paul Weston & Orchestra & Johnny Mercer

    Accentuate the Positive

    • JOHNNY MERCER.
    • CAPITOL.
    • 5.
  • Damon Brown

    Song For Rico

    Performer: Rico Rodriguez. Performer: Ed Jones. Performer: John Miles. Performer: Christine Brewer. Performer: Leyton Greening. Performer: Ben Hazelton. Performer: Sebastian Rochford. Performer: Damon Brown.
    • A Bigger Picture.
    • 33 RECORDS.
    • 7.
  • Buddy Rich

    The Beat Goes On

    Performer: Bobby Shew. Performer: Charles Findley. Performer: Yoshito Murakami. Performer: John Scottile. Performer: Jim Trimble. Performer: Ron Myers. Performer: Bill Wimberly. Performer: Quinn Davis. Performer: Ernie Watts. Performer: Marty Flax. Performer: Jay Corre. Performer: Robert Keller. Performer: Richie Resnicoff. Performer: Ray Starling. Performer: Jim Gannon. Performer: Buddy Rich.
    • Big Swing Face.
    • Pacific Jazz.
    • 8.

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