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Alyn Shipton presents listeners' requests in all styles of jazz, including music by trumpeter Buck Clayton, the one-time Count Basie soloist who led a series of all-star jam sessions in the 1950s and 60s.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 23 Jul 2016 16:00

Music Played

  • Oscar Peterson & Peterson

    The Honeydripper

    • VERVE.
    • 5.
  • Buck Clayton

    Harlem Cradle Song

    • The Classic Swing of Buck Clayton.
    • Riverside.
    • 1.
  • Bob Brookmeyer


    • Traditionalism Revisited.
    • Phoenix.
    • 1.
  • Greg Abate, Phil Woods & Jesse Green

    Goodbye Mr Pepper

    • Greg Abate Quintet Featuring Phil Woods.
    • Rhombus /Positone.
    • 9.
  • Miles Davis

    Billy Boy

    • 12.
  • Erroll Garner

    They Can't Take That Away From Me

    • Complete Concert by the Sea.
    • Columbia.
    • 8.
  • Maynard Ferguson

    The Fox Hunt

    • Live At Jimmy's.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • Chet Baker

    My Funny Valentine

    • Let's Get Lost: The Best of Chet Baker Sings.
    • Pacific Jazz.
    • 7.
  • Jack Kerouac, Al Cohn & Zoot Sims

    Last Hotel

    • Blues and Haikus.
    • Hannover.
    • 3.
  • Masabumi Kikuchi

    Tokyo Part VI

    • Black Orpheus.
    • ECM.
    • 7.
  • Sir Charles Thompson & Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV

    Street Beat

    • Takin' Off.
    • Delmark.
    • 4.
  • Jack Teagarden

    100 Years From Today

    • Marshall Cavendish.
    • 8.
  • Jelly Roll Morton & Jelly Roll Morton and His Orchestra

    The Crave

    • Complete Library of Congress Recordings.
    • Rounder.
    • 12.


Artist  Oscar Peterson
Title  The Honeydripper
Composer Liggins
Album  Jazz Odyssey
Label  Verve
Number  589 780 2
Duration  2.22
Performers:  Oscar Peterson, p; Ray Brown, b; Ed Thigpen, d. 16 Dec 1962.

Artist  Buck Clayton
Title  Harlem Cradle Song
Composer Dick Vance
Album  The Classic Swing of Buck Clayton
Label  Riverside
Number  RLP 142 S 1 T 1
Duration  2.37
Performers Buck Clayton, t; Dickie Wells, Trummy Young, tb; George Johnson, ts; Billy Taylor, p; Brick Fleagle, g; Al McKibbon, b; Jimmy Crawford, d. 24 July 1946

Artist  Bob Brookmeyer
Title  Louisiana
Composer Johnson / Schafer / Razaf
Album  Traditionalism Revisited
Label  Phoenix
Number  131595 Track 1
Duration  5.29
Performers Bob Brookmeyer, vtb; Jimmy Giuffre, ts; Jim Hall, g; Joe Benjamin, b; Dave Bailey, d. July 1957.

Artist  Greg Abate
Title  Goodbye Mr Pepper
Album  Greg Abate Quintet Featuring Phil Woods
Label  Rhombus
Number  Track 9
Duration  4.15
Performers:  Greg Abate, Phil Woods, as; Jesse Green, p; Evan Gregor, b; Bill Goodwin, d.

Artist  Miles Davis
Title  Billy Boy
Composer trad
Album  Complete Columbia Recordings of Miles Davis with John Coltrane
Label  Columbia
Number  65833 CD 2 Track 12
Duration  7.10
Performers Red Garland, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. 4 Feb 1958

Artist  Erroll Garner
Title  They Can’t Take That Away from Me
Composer Gershwin
Album  Complete Concert By The Sea
Label  Columbia
Number  88875 120842 CD 3 Track 8
Duration  4.15
Performers Erroll Garner, p; Eddie Calhoun, b; Denzil Best, d. Sept 1955.

Artist  Maynard Ferguson
Title  Fox Hunt
Composer Abene
Album  live at Jimmy’s
Label  Columbia
Number  Side 4 Track 1
Duration  3.58
Performers:  Maynard Ferguson, Lin Biviano, Danny Cahn, John De Flon, Bob Summers, t; Randy Purcell, Graham Ellis, tb; Andy Mackintosh, Ferdinand Povel, Bruce Johnson, reeds; Pete Jackson, kb; Rick Petrone, b; Randy Jones, d. 10 July 1973.

Artist  Chet Baker
Title  My Funny Valentine
Composer Rodgers / Hart
Album  Let’s Get Lost
Label  Pacific Jazz
Number  CDP 7929322 Track 7
Duration  2.15
Performers:  Chet Baker, t, v; Russ Freeman, p; Carson Smith, b; Bob Neel, d. 15 Feb 1954.

Artist  Jack Kerouac
Title  Last Hotel
Composer Kerouc / Cohn
Album  Blues and Haikus
Label  Hanover
Number  5006 Track 3
Duration  3.49
Performers Jack Kerouac, v; Zoot Sims, ts; Al Cohn, p. 1958.

Artist  Masabumi Kikuchi
Title  Tokyo Pt VI
Composer Kikuchi
Album  Black Orpheus
Label  ECM
Number  473 2215 Track 7
Duration  6.38
Performers:  Masabumi Kikuchi, p; 26 Oct 2012.

Artist  Sir Charles Thompson
Title  Street Beat
Composer Thompson
Album  Takin’ Off
Label  Delmark
Number  450 Track 4
Duration  2.33
Performers Buck Clayton, t; Charlie Parker, as; Dexter Gordon, ts; Sir Charles Thompson, p; Danny Barker, g; Jimmy Butts, b; J C Heard, d. 4 Sep 1945.

Artist  Jack Teagarden
Title  100 Years From Today
Composer Washington, Young
Album  Texas Tea Party
Label  Marshall Cavendish
Number  026 track 8
Duration  3.01
Performers  Frabk Guarente, Sterling Bose, t; Jack Teagarden, tb; v; Chester Hazlett, Jimmy Dorsey, Mutt Hayes, reeds; Walt Edelstein, vn; Joe Meresco, p; Perry Botkin, g; Artie Bernstein, b; Larry Gonar, d. 11 Nov 1933.

Artist  Jelly Roll Morton
Title  The Crave
Composer Morton
Album  Complete Library of Congress Recordings
Label  Rounder
Number  11661-1894-2 CD 6 Track 12
Duration  4.33
Performers Jelly Roll Morton, p;


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