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Shorty Rogers

Geoffrey Smith salutes the spark plug of 1950s West Coast jazz, trumpeter-composer Shorty Rogers, who starred with Woody Herman and Stan Kenton, led his own quirky, high-voltage bands and wrote jazz scores for hit Hollywood films.

1 hour

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Sun 14 Aug 2016 00:00

Music Played

  • Woody Herman & Woody Herman and His Orchestra

    Keen And Peachy

    • The Woody Herman Story.
    • Proper.
    • 2.
  • Stan Kenton

    Jolly Rogers

    • Jazz West Coast.
    • Fremeaux & Associes.
    • 1.
  • Shorty Rogers & SHORTY ROGERS AND HIS GIANTS

    Sam And The Lady

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 6.
  • Shorty Rogers & SHORTY ROGERS AND HIS GIANTS

    Apropos

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 9.
  • Shorty Rogers & SHORTY ROGERS AND HIS GIANTS

    Bunny

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 11.
  • Shorty Rogers & Shorty Rogers & His Giants

    Diablo's Dance

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 14.
  • Shorty Rogers & Shorty Rogers and His Orchestra

    Infinity Promenade

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound Records.
    • 19.
  • Shorty Rogers

    Chiquito Loco

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 24.
  • Shorty Rogers

    The Sweetheart of Sigmund Freud

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 25.
  • Shorty Rogers

    Abstract No 1

    • Jazz West Coast.
    • Fremaux.
    • 16.
  • Shorty Rogers

    Martians Go Home

    • Jazz West Coast.
    • Fremaux.
    • 22.
  • Shorty Rogers & SHORTY ROGERS AND HIS GIANTS

    Swingin' The Blues

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 12.
  • Shorty Rogers & Shorty Rogers & His Giants

    Audition

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 17.
  • Shorty Rogers & SHORTY ROGERS AND HIS GIANTS

    Blues Express

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 22.

Performers:

  Title:  Keen and Peachy  
  Artist: Woody Herman 
  Composers: Burns & Rogers 
  Album Title: The Woody Herman Story 
  Label:  Proper Catalogue No: Proper-1160 
  Duration: 02’52 
  Performers: Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Stan Fishelson, Shorty Rogers, Marky Markowitz, trumpet; Earl Swope, Ollie Wilson, Bob Swift, trombone; Woody Herman, clarinet; Sam Marowitz, alto saxophone; Herbie Steward, alto saxophone; Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, tenor saxophone; Serge Chaloff, baritone saxophone; Fred Otis, piano; Gene Sargent, guitar; Walt Yoder, bass; Don Lamond, drums.

   Title:  Jolly Rogers  
  Artist: Stan Kenton 
  Composers: Shorty Rogers 
  Album Title: Jazz West Coast
  Label:  Fremeaux & Associes Catalogue No: FA 5281 
  Duration: 02’38 
  Performers: Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Chico Alvarez, Don Paladino, trumpet; Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo, trombone; Bert Varsalona, baritone trombone; Gene Englund, tuba; Bud Shank, alto saxophone; Art Pepper, alto saxophone; Bob Cooper, tenor saxophone; Bart Caldarell, tenor saxophone; Bob Gioga, baritone saxophone; Stan Kenton, piano; Laurindo Almeida, guitar; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

   Title:  Sam and the Lady  
  Artist: Shorty Rogers 
  Composers: Shorty Rogers
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31 
  Duration: 03’05 
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, trumpet; John Graas, French horn; Gene Englund, tuba; Art Pepper, alto saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone saxophone; Hampton Hawes, piano; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

   Title:  Apropos  
  Artist: Shorty Rogers 
  Composers: Shorty Rogers 
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31 
  Duration: 02’36 
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, trumpet; John Graas, French horn; Gene Englund, tuba; Art Pepper, alto saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone saxophone; Hampton Hawes, piano; Don Bagley, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

   Title:  Bunny  
  Artist: Shorty Rogers
  Composers: Shorty Rogers 
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31 
  Duration: 03’26 
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, trumpet; John Graas, French horn; Gene Englund, tuba; Milt Bernhart, trombone; Art Pepper, alto saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor saxophone; Hampton Hawes, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

   Title:  Diablo's Dance   
  Artist: Shorty Rogers
  Composers: Shorty Rogers 
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31 
  Duration: 03’15 
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, trumpet; John Graas, French horn; Gene Englund, tuba; Milt Bernhart, trombone; Art Pepper, alto saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor saxophone; Hampton Hawes, piano; Joe Mondragon, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

   Title:  Infinity Promenade
  Artist: Shorty Rogers 
  Composers: Shorty Rogers  
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31  
  Duration: 03’23
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson, Tom reeves, John Howell, trumpets; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, trombones; John Haliburton, bass trombone; John Graas, French horn; Gene Englund, tuba; Art Pepper, alto saxophone; Bud Shank, baritone saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet; Bob Cooper, tenor saxophone; Marty Paich, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
 
   Title:  Chiquito Loco
  Artist: Shorty Rogers 
  Composers: Shorty Rogers 
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31 
  Duration: 03’29
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson, Tom reeves, John Howell, trumpets; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, trombones; John Haliburton, bass trombone; John Graas, French horn; Gene Englund, tuba; Art Pepper, alto saxophone; Bud Shank, baritone saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet; Bob Cooper, tenor saxophone; Marty Paich, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

   Title:  The Sweetheart of Sigmund Freud
  Artist: Shorty Rogers 
  Composers: Shorty Rogers 
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31 
  Duration: 02’36
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson, Tom reeves, John Howell, trumpets; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, trombones; John Haliburton, bass trombone; John Graas, French horn; Gene Englund, tuba; Art Pepper, alto saxophone; Bud Shank, baritone saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet; Bob Cooper, tenor saxophone; Marty Paich, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

   Title:  Abstract No 1  
  Artist: Shorty Rogers 
  Composers: Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Guiffre, Shelly Manne 
  Album Title: Jazz West Coast  
  Label:  Fremaux Catalogue No: FA5281 
  Duration: 03’29
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Jimmy Giuffre, tenor saxophone; Shelly Manne, drums.
 
   Title:  Martians Go Home
  Artist: Shorty Rogers 
  Composers: Shorty Rogers 
  Album Title: Jazz West Coast  
  Label:  Fremaux Catalogue No: FA5281 
  Duration: 07’51
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, trumpet; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet; Pete Jolly, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums. 

   Title:  Swingin' The Blues
  Artist: Shorty Rogers 
  Composers: Basie & Durham 
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31 
  Duration: 04’24
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, Conrad Gozzo, Harry Edison, Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, trumpets; Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, trombones; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; John Graas, French horn; Paul Sarmento, tuba; Herb Geller, Bud Shank, alto saxophone; Bill Holman, tenor saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, clarinet; Bob Gordon, baritone saxophone; Marty Paich, piano; Curtis Counce, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.
 
   Title:  Audition
  Artist: Shorty Rogers
   Composers: Shorty Rogers 
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31 
  Duration: 02’43
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, fluegelhorn; Pete Candoli, Conte Candoli, Buddy Childers, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Frank Rosolino, George Roberts, trombone; Bud Shank, alto saxophone; Bob Cooper, Jack Montrose, tenor saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone saxophone; Pete Jolly, piano; Ralph Pina, bass; Shelly Manne, drums.

   Title:  Blues Express
  Artist: Shorty Rogers 
  Composers: Shorty Rogers 
  Album Title: West Coast Sounds 
  Label:  Fresh Sound Catalogue No: 22-31 
  Duration: 04’13
  Performers: Shorty Rogers, fluegelhorn; Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, trumpet; Milt Bernhart, Frank Rosolino, trombone; Bob Enevoldsen, valve trombone; George Roberts, bass trombone; John Graas, French horn; Paul Sarmento, tuba; Charlie Mariano, Art Pepper, alto saxophone; Bill Holman, Jack Montrose, tenor saxophone; Jimmy Giuffre, baritone saxophone; Lou Levy, piano; Ralph Pena, bass; Stan Levey, drums.

 

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