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Alyn Shipton's selection from the postbag of listeners' requests includes music by the trombonist J J Johnson and also by the singer Mel Tormé whose nickname was "the velvet fog".

1 hour

Last on

Sat 31 Oct 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Johnny Griffin

    Wee Dot

    Performer: Kenny Drew. Performer: Art Taylor. Performer: Johnny Griffin.
    • From Johnny Griffin With Love.
    • Storyville.
    • 3.
  • J. J. Johnson


    Performer: Derek Healey. Performer: KENNY BAKER. Performer: Nigel Carter. Performer: Ronnie Hughes. Performer: Simon Gardner. Performer: Bill Geldard. Performer: Colin Sheen. Performer: Don Lusher. Performer: Gordon Campbell. Performer: Denis Walton. Performer: Roy Willox. Performer: Tommy Whittle. Performer: Joseph Sanders. Performer: Peter Hughes. Performer: Ray Swinfield. Performer: Louis Stewart. Performer: Chris Laurence. Performer: Terry Jenkins. Performer: Johnson, J.J. /Robert Farnon Orch.
    • VERVE.
    • 6.
  • Ray Warleigh & Tommy Chase

    Speak Low

    Performer: John Burch. Performer: Danny Padmore. Performer: Tommy Chase.
    • One Way.
    • Spotlite.
    • 3.
  • Mel Torme & Marty Paich

    The Blues

    Performer: Warren Launing. Performer: Jack Sheldon. Performer: Bob Enevoldsen. Performer: Lew McCreary. Performer: Jim Self. Performer: Ken Peplowski. Performer: Bob Efford. Performer: Gary Foster. Performer: Pete Jolly. Performer: Chuck Berghofer. Performer: Jeff Hamilton. Performer: Mel Tormé. Performer: Marty Paich.
    • Dektette Reunion.
    • 7.
  • Fats Waller

    When Somebody Thinks You're Wonderful

    Performer: Herman Autrey. Performer: Gene Sedric. Performer: James Smith. Performer: Charles Turner. Performer: Yank Porter. Performer: Fats Waller.
    • Handful of Keys.
    • Proper.
    • 2.
  • George Webb's Dixielanders


    Performer: Owen Bryce. Performer: Reg Rigden. Performer: Wally Fawkes. Performer: Eddie Harvey. Performer: Buddy Vallis. Performer: Arthur Streatfield. Performer: Roy Wykes. Performer: George Webb's Dixielanders. Performer: Wally Fawkes. Performer: Buddy Vallis. Performer: Arthur Streatfield. Performer: Roy Wykes.
    • Jazz in Britain.
    • Marshall Cavendish.
    • 22.
  • Johnny Dodds and His Chicago Boys

    Melancholy Blues

    Performer: Charlie Shavers. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Lil Armstrong. Performer: Teddy Bunn. Performer: John Kirby. Performer: O'Neill Spencer. Performer: Johnny Dodds.
    • New Orleans Jazz Giants 1936-40.
    • JSP.
    • 14.
  • Oscar Peterson & Oscar Peterson

    Take The 'A' Train

    • EXCLUSIVELY FOR MY FRIENDS VOL 4 My Favorite Instrument.
    • 9.
  • Eddie Calhoun, Denzil Best & Erroll Garner

    Bernie's Tune

    • The Complete Concert by the Sea.
    • CBS.
    • 13.
  • Cootie Williams, Benny Goodman, Georgie Auld, Count Basie, Artie Bernstein, Harry Jaeger & Charlie Christian

    As Long As I Live

    • The Original Guitar Genius.
    • Proper.
    • 7.
  • John Coltrane


    Performer: McCoy Tyner. Performer: Steve Davis. Performer: Elvin Jones. Performer: John Coltrane.
    • 3.
  • Perez Pattitucci Blade

    Sunburn And Mosquito (Dedicated To Carolina)

    Performer: Danilo Pérez. Performer: John Patitucci. Performer: Brian Blade. Performer: John Patitucci. Performer: Brian Blade.
    • Children of the Light.
    • Mack Avenue.
    • 2.
  • The Clash

    Should I Stay Or Should I Go

    • Combat Rock.
    • Sony Music.


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