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Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests includes more suggestions for the ten essential jazz albums, with music by saxophonists Johnny Hodges and Sidney Bechet. Alyn also looks forward to the week's EFG London Jazz Festival.

1 hour

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Sat 14 Nov 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Spoonful Of Sugar

    Performer: William “Cat” Anderson. Performer: Nat Woodard. Performer: Cootie Williams. Performer: Herbie Jones. Performer: Lawrence Brown. Performer: Buster Cooper. Performer: Chuck Connors. Performer: Johnny Hodges. Performer: Russell Procope. Performer: Jimmy Hamilton. Performer: Paul Gonsalves. Performer: Harry Carney. Performer: John Lamb. Performer: Sam Woodyard. Performer: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra.
    • The Reprise Studio Recordings.
    • Reprise.
    • 5.
  • Ben Webster

    Chelsea Bridge

    Performer: Jimmy Jones. Performer: Mundell Lowe. Performer: Milt Hinton. Performer: Dave Bailey. Performer: Ben Webster. Performer: Billy Strayhorn. Performer: Jimmy Jones.
    • Three Classic Albums Plus.
    • Avid.
    • 4.
  • Sidney Bechet with Bob Wilber's Wildcats

    Polka Dot Stomp

    Performer: Johnny Glasel. Performer: Bob Mielke. Performer: Sidney Bechet. Performer: Sidney Bechet with Bob Wilber's Wildcats. Performer: Dick Wellstood. Performer: Charlie Traeger. Performer: Denny Strong. Performer: Sidney Bechet. Performer: Bob Wilber's Wildcats.
    • Shake Em Up.
    • Avid.
    • 19.
  • Louis Armstrong

    St. Louis Blues

    Performer: Barney Bigard. Performer: Trummy Young. Performer: Billy Kyle. Performer: Arvell Shaw. Performer: Barrett Deems. Performer: Velma Middleton. Performer: Dizzy Gillespie Quartet.
    • Satch plays WC Handy.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 1.
  • Frank Sinatra

    Sweet Lorraine

    Performer: Johnny Hodges. Performer: Coleman Hawkins. Performer: Charlie Shavers. Performer: Lawrence Brown. Performer: Nat King Cole. Performer: Eddie Safranski. Performer: Buddy Rich. Performer: Frank Sinatra.
    • Complete Columbia Recordings Vol 6.
    • 5.
  • Jimmy Raney, Duke Jordan, Bill Crow, Frank Isola & Stan Getz

    Autumn Leaves

    • The Sound.
    • Proper.
    • 2.
  • Danny Thompson


    Performer: Tony Roberts. Performer: Bernie Holland. Performer: Danny Thompson.
    • Whatever!.
    • Hannibal.
    • 7.
  • Howard Riley

    The Day Will Come

    Performer: Barry Guy. Performer: Alan Jackson. Performer: Howard Riley. Performer: Barry Guy.
    • The Day Will Come.
    • Columbia.
    • 12.
  • Don Rendell


    Performer: Graham Bond. Performer: Tony Archer. Performer: Phil Kinorra. Performer: John Burch. Performer: Don Rendell Quintet.
    • Roarin.
    • Jazzland.
    • 2.
  • Mark Murphy

    Rusty Dusty Blues

    Performer: Clark Terry. Performer: Snooky Young. Performer: Nick Travis. Performer: Roger Kellaway. Performer: Dick Hyman. Performer: Jim Hall. Performer: Ben Tucker. Performer: Dave Bailey. Performer: Mark Murphy And The BBC Big Band.
    • That's How I Love The Blues.
    • Riverside.
    • 7.
  • Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges

    Basin Street Blues

    Performer: Harry “Sweets” Edison. Performer: Les Spann. Performer: Sam Jones. Performer: Jo Jones. Performer: Duke Ellington. Performer: Johnny Hodges.
    • Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges Play The Blues Back To Back.
    • Verve.
    • 2.


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