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Northern Lights

Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests includes further examples of Scandinavian jazz, and another suggestion for an essential jazz record.

1 hour

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Sat 12 Dec 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Jere Laukkanen's Finnish Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra

    Teen Town

    Performer: Jere Laukkanen's Finnish Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra. Performer: Jere Laukkanen's Finnish Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra.
    • Jere Laukkanen's Finnish Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra.
    • NAXOS.
    • 1.
  • The Oscar Peterson Trio

    Laurentide Waltz

    Performer: The Oscar Peterson Trio. Performer: The Oscar Peterson Trio. Performer: Ray Brown. Performer: Ed Thigpen.
    • Canadiana Suite.
    • Fontana.
    • 2.
  • Christine Jensen


    • Treelines.
    • Justin Time.
    • 2.
  • Stan Getz & Stan Getz

    Stella By Starlight

    • Anniversary.
    • Emarcy.
    • 3.
  • Jack Teagarden

    Announcer's Blues

    Performer: Jack Teagarden. Performer: Jack Teagarden. Performer: Bob Haggart. Performer: Peanuts Hucko. Performer: Sid Catlett.
    • Big 'T'.
    • Proper.
    • 8.
  • The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

    Dr. Jazz

    • Live in London Vol 2.
    • Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.
    • 1.
  • Trygve Seim

    Ulrike Dans

    • ECM.
    • 2.
  • Anders Jormin & Severi Pyysalo & Anders Jormin / Severi Pyysalo


    • Aviaja.
    • Footprint.
    • 9.
  • Stekpanna

    Alfredo And The Mayor

    Performer: Stekpanna. Performer: Stekpanna. Performer: Mads Kjolby Olesen. Performer: Steve Kershaw. Performer: Petter Svärd.
    • Standin' Tall.
    • Flat Five Records.
    • 10.


Artist  Jere Laukkanen’s Finnish Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra
Title  Teen Town
Composer Patstorius
Album  Jere Laukkanen’s Finnish Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra
Label  Naxos
Number         86056-2 Track 1
Duration  5.03
Performers:  Jere Laukkanen’s Finnish Afro Cuban Jazz Orchestra

Artist  Oscar Peterson
Title  Laurentide Waltz
Composer Peterson
Album  Canadiana Suite
Label  Fontana
Number         SFL13015
Duration  5.21
Performers: Oscar Peterson, p; Ray Brown, b; Ed Thigpen, d. 1964

Artist  Christine Jensen
Title  Arbutus
Composer Jensen
Album  Treelines
Label  Justin Time
Number         8559-2 Track 2
Duration  6.51
Performers Ingird Jensen,, Jocelyn Couture, Ball Mahar, Aron Doyle, Dave Mossing, t; Christine Jensen, Donny Kennedy, Erik Hoove, Joel Miller, Chet Doxas, Sean Craig, reeds; David Grott, Jean-Nicolas Trottier, David Martin. Bob Ellis, tb; Steve Amirault, p; Ken Bibace, g; Fraser Hollins, b; Martin Auguste, d. May 2009.

Artist  Stan Getz
Title  Stella By Starlight
Composer Washington / Young
Album  Anniversary
Label  Emarcy
Number         83877692 Track 3
Duration  12.33
Performers: Stan Getz, ts; Kenny Barron, p; Rufus Reid, b; Victor Lewis, d. 1987

Artist  Jack Teagarden (with Paul Whiteman)
Title  Announcer’s Blues
Composer Trumbauer, Stokes
Album  Big T
Label  Proper
Number         Properbox 80 CD 2 Track 8
Duration  2.19
Performers: Eddie Wade, Charlie Teagarden, Harry Godlfield, t; Bill Rank, Hal Matthews, Jack Teagarden, tb; Benny Bonaccio, John Cordaro, Charles Strickfadden, Frank Trumbauer, reeds; Roy Bargy, p; Norman McPherson, tu; Larry Gomar, d. Paul Whiteman, dir. 7 sep 1935

Artist  Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Title  Dr Jazz
Composer Morton
Album  Live in London Vol 2
Label  Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
Number         Track 1
Duration  3.39 (less opening anno, 0.09, and about 0.07 appl on end)
Performers: David Suich, Peter Brooke Turner, Hester Goodman, George Hinchliffe, Richie Williams, Kitty Lux, Will Grove-White, (ukuleles), Jonty Bankes (bass ukulele)

Artist  Trygve Seim
Title  Ulrike Dans
Composer Trygve Seim 
Album  Different Rivers
Label  ECM
Number         159521-2 Track 2
Duration  7.51
Performers: Håvard Lund , Bass Clarinet, Clarinet; Nils Jansen, Bass Saxophone;
Bernt Simen Lund, Cello; Per Oddvar Johansen, Drums; Hild Sofie Tafjord, French Horn; Trygve Seim, Tenor Saxophone; Øyvind Brække, Trombone; Arve Henriksen, Trombone; David Gald, Trombone. 2000

Artist  Anders Jormin / Severi Pyysalo
Title  Aamos
Composer Pyysalo
Album  Aviaja
Label   Footprint
Number         Track 9
Duration  6.01
Performers: Anders Jormin, b; Severi Pyysalo, vib. 2006

Artist  Stekpanna
Title  Alfredo and the Mayor
Composer Steve Kershaw
Album  Standin’ Tall
Label  Flat Five Records Track 10
Number         GBHCD01
Duration  3.52
Performers: Steve Kershaw, b; Mads Kjølby, g; Petter Svard, d.



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