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Northern Lights

Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests includes Scandinavian and Baltic jazz, plus further suggestions of the ten essential jazz records.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 5 Dec 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Keith Jarrett

    Long As You Know You're Living Yours

    • Keith Jarrett Selected Recordings.
    • ECM.
    • 12.
  • Tricia Boutté with Ytre Søloens

    Because He Lives

    Performer: Tricia Boutté with Ytre Søloens. Performer: Tricia Boutte With Ytre Soloens.
    • Oh Mahalia.
    • Herman Records.
    • 6.
  • Sidsel Endresen

    So I Write

    • So I Write.
    • ECM.
    • 1.
  • Sunna Gunnlaugs


    • Sunna Gunnlaugs.
    • Sunny/Sky.
    • 5.
  • Ben Webster

    Baby It's Cold Outside

    • No Fool No Fun.
    • Spotlight.
    • 10.
  • Karin Krog & John Surman

    Circle Song

    Performer: Karin Krog & John Surman. Performer: John Surman / Karin Krog.
    • Songs About This And That.
    • Meantime Records.
    • 4.
  • Tord Gustavsen Quartet & Tord Gustavsen Ensemble

    The Well

    • The Well.
    • ECM.
    • 8.
  • Jim Pepper


    • Comin' and Goin'.
    • Antilles.
    • 1.
  • Andy Sheppard & Andy Sheppard

    Looking For Ornette

    • Surrounded By Sea.
    • ECM.
    • 12.


Artist   Keith Jarrett
Title     Long As You Know You're Living Yours
Composer Jarrett
Album  Selected Recordings
Label  ECM :rarum
Number 014 168-2 CD 1 Track 12
Duration  6.12
Performers Jan Garbarek, ts; Keith Jarrett, p; Palle Danielsson, b; Jon Christensen, d. April 1974.

Artist  Tricia Boutté with Ytre Søloens
Title  Because He Lives
Composer Trad
Album  Oh Mahalia
Label  Herman Records
Number Track 6
Duration  5.47
Performers Tricia Boutté, v; Kare Nymark Jr, t; Jan Inge Melsaeter, tb; Jens Arne Molvaer, cl; Eine Aarøo, bj; Askjell Molvaer, p; David Gald, tu; Ottar Endersen, d. Choir. 2007.

Artist  Sidsel Endresen
Title  So I Write
Composer Balke, Endresen
Album  So I Write
Label  ECM
Number 841 776-2 Track 1
Duration  7.54
Performers: Sidsel Endresen vocal; Nils Petter Molvær trumpet, fluegelhorn, percussion; Django Bates piano; Jon Christensen percussion; June 1990

Artist  Sunna Gunnlaugs
Title  Gallop
Composer Gunnlaugs
Album  Distilled
Label  Sunny/Sky
Number 730 Track 5
Duration  6.36
Performers: Sunna Gunnlaugs, p; Thorgrimur Jonsson, b; Scott McLemore, d. 2013.

Artist  Ben Webster
Title  Baby It’s Cold Outside
Composer Loesser
Album  No Fool No Fun
Label  Storyville
Number Track 10
Duration  4.38
Performers: Matty Peters, v; Ben Webster, ts; Danish Radio Jazz orchestra, 1970.

Artist  Karin Krog / John Surman
Title  Circle Song
Composer Krog / Surman
Album  Songs about This and That
Label  Meantime
Number MR 20 Track 4
Duration  5.47
Performers: Karin Krog, v; John Surman, bcl, Ivar Kolve, vib; Bjorn Klakegg, g; Terje Geweld, b; Tom Olstad, d. April 2013

Artist  Tord Gustavsen
Title  The Well
Composer Gustavsen
Album  The Well
Label  ECM
Number 2237 Track 8
Duration  5.50
Performers Tore Brunborg, ts; Tord Gustavsen, p; Mats Eilartsen, b; Jarle Vespestad, d.  Feb 2011.

Artist  Jim Pepper
Title  Witchi Tai To
Composer Trad / Pepper
Album  Comin’ and Goin’
Label  Antilles
Number AN 8706 Track 1
Duration  8.19
Performers: Jim Pepper, chants, ts; John Scofield, g; Kenny Werner, kb; Hamid Drake, d; Nana Vasconcelos, perc. 1983

Artist  Andy Sheppard
Title  Looking for Ornette
Composer Sheppard
Album  Surrounded by Sea
Label  ECM
Number 471 4273 Track 12
Duration  3.09
Performers:  Andy Sheppard, reeds; Eivind Aarset, g; Michel Benita, b; Seb Richford, d. 2015.


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