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Led by the New Orleans doctor Edmond Souchon, the Six and Seven Eighths String band played Dixieland standards on mandolins and guitars, and their music is among Alyn Shipton's selections from listeners' requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 19 Mar 2016 16:00

Music Played

  • Six And Seven Eighths Band & Six And Seven Eighths Band

    Clarinet Marmalade

    • Classic Sounds Of New Orleans.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
    • 14.
  • Buck Clayton

    Out of Nowhere

    • Buck Clayton - Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Master Takes.
    • Lonehill Jazz.
    • 4.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Bix Beiderbecke


    • In A Mist.
    • Phoenix.
    • 17.
  • Benny Carter & Benny Carter

    Isn't It Romantic

    • 1948 - 52.
    • Classics.
    • 11.
  • Erroll Garner & Erroll Garner

    I'll Remember April

    • The Complete Concert By The Sea.
    • Columbia Legacy.
    • 1.
  • Ken Colyer

    Make Me A Pallet On The Floor

    • 1966.
    • Lake.
    • 11.
  • Coleman Hawkins

    Body And Soul

    • Body and Soul.
    • Marshall Cavendish.
    • 12.
  • Max Roach & Max Roach

    Almost Like Me

    • The Max Roach Trio with The Legendary Hassan.
    • Atlantic.
    • 4.
  • National Youth Jazz Orchestra

    High Speed Gas

    • In Control.
    • Ronnie Scott's Jazz House.
    • 1.
  • Simon Bates & Simon Bates

    Well You Needn't

    • And All Because.
    • Recorded Time.
    • 2.
  • Bob Florence Limited Edition


    • Trash Can City.
    • Trend.
    • 2.


Artist               Six and Seven Eighths Band<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Title                Clarinet Marmalade

Composer      La Rocca / Shields

Album             Classic Sounds of New Orleans

Label               Smithsonian Folkways

Number          40183 Track 14

Duration         2.06

Performers: William Kleppinger, mand; Bernie Shields, steel g; Red Mackie, b; Ed Souchon, g. 1954.



Artist               Buck Clayton

Title                Out of Nowhere

Composer      Young / Collins / Basie

Album             Green / Heyman

Label               Lonehill Jazz

Number          10115 CD 3 Track 4

Duration         7.07

Performers    Buck Clayton, t; Ruby Braff, c; Bennie Green, Dick Harris, tb; Buddy Tate, Coleman Hawkins, ts; Al Waslohn, p; Steve Jordan, g; Milt Hinton, b; Jo Jones, d. 15 March 1955



Artist               Bix Beiderbecke

Title                Sorry

Composer      Quicksell

Album             In A Mist

Label               Phoenix

Number          131535 Track 17

Duration         2.59

Performers: BIx Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Don Murray, cl; Adrian Rollini, bsx; Frank Signorelli, p; Chauncey Morehouse, d; 25 Oct 1927.



Artist               Benny Carter

Title                Isn’t It Romantic

Composer      Rodgers / Hart

Album             1948-52

Label               Classics

Number          1297 Track 11

Duration         3.43

Performers:   Benny Carter, as; Oscar Peterson, p; Barney Kessell, g; Ray Brown, b; Buddy Rich, d; unidentified strings; Aug 1952.



Artist               Erroll Garner

Title                I’ll Remember April

Composer      DePaul / Johnstone, Raye

Album             Concert By The Sea

Album             The Complete Concert By The Sea

Label               Columbia Legacy

Number          88875120842 CD 1 Track 1

Duration         4.14

Performers    Erroll Garner, p; Eddie Calhoun, b; Denzil Best, d.



Artist               Ken Colyer

Title                Make me A Pallet on the Floor

Composer      trad

Album             1966

Label               Lake

Number          285 Track 11

Duration         10.28

Performers: Ken Colyer, , v; Tony Pyke, cl; Geoff Cole, tb; John Bastable, bj; Bill Cole, b; Bryan Hetherington, d. autumn 1966.



Artist               Coleman Hawkins

Title                Body and Soul

Composer      Heyman, Green ,Sour

Album             Body and Soul

Label               Marshall Cavendish

Number          021 Track 12

Duration         3.00

Performers    Coleman Hawkins, ts; Tommy Lindsay, Joe Guy, t; Jackie Fields, Eustace Moore, reeds; Gene Rodgers, p; Oscar Smith, b, Art Herbert, d. 11 Oct 1939.



Artist               Max Roach

Title                Almost Like Me

Composer      Hasaan Ibn Ali

Album             Max Roach Trio with the Legendary Hasaan

Label               Atlantic

Number          1435 Track 4

Duration         6.39

Performers: Hasaan Ibn Ali, p; Art Davis, b; Max Roach d. Dec 1964



Artist              NYJO

Title                High Speed Gas

Composer      Woodman

Album             In Control

Label               Ronnie Scott’s Jazz House

Number          041 Track 1

Duration         4.17

Performers: Andy Cuss, Brad Mason, Neil Yates, Jim Lynch, Olly Preece, t; Adrian Hallowell, Elliott Mason, Jeremy Price, Malcolm Smith, Mark Penny, tb; Lis Graham, Howard McGill, Jim Tomlinson, James Hunt, Mick Foster, reeds; Simon Carter, p; Andy Jones, g; Mark Ong, b; Chris Dagley, d. 1994.



Artist              Simon Bates

Title                Well You Needn;t

Composer      Monk

Album             And all because

Label               Recorded Time

Number          RTCD007 Track 2

Duration         4.10

Performers: Simon Bates - Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Clarinet; John Etheridge – Guitar; Rob Statham – Bass; Mike Bradley - Drums



Artist               Bob Florence

Title                Jewels

Composer      Bob Florence

Album             Trash Can City

Label               Trend            

Number          TR545

Duration         5.21

Performers    Bob Florence, piano; Joel DiBartolo, bass; Peter Donald, drums; Lanny Morgan, alto saxophone; Kim Richmond, clarinet; Dick Mitchell, tenor; Bob Cooper, tenor saxophone; Bob Efford, baritone saxophone; John Lowe, baritone saxophone; George Graham, trumpet; Charley Davis, trumpet; Warren Luening, trumpet; Steve Huffsteter, trumpet; Nelson Hatt, trumpet; Charlie Loper, trombone; Rick Culver, trombone; Herbie Harper, trombone; Don Waldrop, bass trombone; Julie Andrews, vocal.



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