Alyn Shipton's selection of requests includes a track from an album that a listener has lost or can no longer play. With a saxophone solo by Ellingtonian alto player Johnny Hodges.
Alyn Shipton plays listeners' requests in all styles of jazz and also includes this week's track from an album that a listener has lost or can no longer play, which is a sumptuous saxophone solo by Ellingtonian altoist Johnny Hodges. There is also a tribute to saxophonist Bobby Wellins who died last week.
Artist Django Reinhardt / Stephane Grappelli
Title Twelfth Year
Album Complete String Quintet
Label Label Quest
Number 304131-2 CD 6 Track 4
Performers: Stephane Grappelli, vn; Django Reinhardt, g; Joseph Reinhardt, Pierre Ferré, rhythm g; Emmanuel Soudieux, b. 22 March 1939.
Artist Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra
Title Finesse (Night Wind)
Album Blue Light
Number CL 663 Track ?
Performers: Johnny Hodges, as; Duke Ellington, p; Billy Taylor, b; Sonny Greer, d. 21 March 1939.
Artist Neva Raphaello and the Dutch Swing College Band
Title Dr Jazz
Album Neva Raphaello with the Dutch Swing College Band
Number 422 059 S1 T 1
Performers: Neva Raphaello, voc; Wybe Buyma, t; Wim Koistee, tb; Peter Schilperoort, Dim Kesber, cl; Arie Ligthart, bj; Joop Schrier, p; Bob Van Oven, b; Andre Westerndoorp, d. 1953.
Artist Ken Colyer
Title Sing On
Album Recently Discovered Late Vintage Colyer
Number URCD 271 Track 7
Performers: Ken Colyer, c; Mike Pointon, tb; George Berry, ts; Ray Foxley, p; John Griffith, bj; Alyn Shipton, b; Colin Bowden, d. Dec 1986.
Artist Sharkey Bonano
Title I’m Goin’ Home
Album Sharkey and His Dukes of Dixieland
Number 669 CD 1 Track 27
Performers: Sharkey Bonano, t, v; Jack Delaney, tb; Bujie Centobie, cl; Stanley Mendelson, p; Arnold Locayano b; Abbie Brunies, d. c 1952
Artist Earl Hines
Title Tosca’s Dance
Album Fatha’s Blues
Number 1028 Track 6
Performers: Earl Hines, p, 7 March 1964.
Artist Lil Green
Title Why Don't You Do Right
Number 8714 Side A
Performers: Lil Green, v; Simeon Henry, p; Big Bill Broonzy, g; Ransome Knolling, b. 23 April 1943
Artist Spike Robinson
Title This Love of Mine
Album A Real Corker
Number 74043-2 Track 1
Duration 7.16 watch out for the really loud tenor entry at 1.15
Performers: Spike Robinson, ts; Louis Stewart, g; Red Mitchell, b; Martin Drew, d. 1991
Artist Lambert, Hendricks and Ross
Composer Timmons / Hendricks
Number 4-41468 Side A
Performers: Lambert. Hendricks, Ross, voc, unidentified accompaniment.
Artist Stan Tracey
Title Cockle Row
Album Under Milk Wood
Number 9815 Track 1
Performers: Bobby Wellins, ts; Stan Tracey, p; Jeff Clyne, b; Jackie Dougan, d. 8 May 1965
Artist Cleo Laine
Title You Must Believe In Spring
Album Live at Carnegie Hall
Performers: Cleo Laine, v; piano.
Artist Ted Heath
Composer Denzil Best
Album Ted Heath and His Music: Vol 4 1948-50
Number Track 16
Performers: Bobby Pratt, Stan Roderick, Stan Reynolds, Ronnie Hughes (tp), Jackie Armstrong, Maurice Pratt, Jack Bentley, Jimmy Coombes (tb), Les Gilbert, Reg Owen (as), Tommy Whittle, Henry Mackenzie (ts), Dave Shand (bs), Dave Simpson (p), Jack Seymour (b), Jack Parnell (d). Oct/Nov 1949.
Artist Count Basie
Title Every Day I Have The Blues
Album One O’Clock Jump
Label Fresh Sound
Number CD 617 Track 13
Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, v; Joe Williams, v; Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, t; Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell, tb; Marshall Royal, Bill Graham, Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Charlie Fowlkes, reeds; Count Basie, p; Freddie Green, g; Eddie Jones, b; Sonny Payne, d. 1956.