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1 hour

Music Played

  • Henry “Red” Allen

    Honeysuckle Rose

    • Three Classic Albums Plus.
    • AVID.
    • 4.
  • Fats Waller

    All That Meat and No Potatoes

    • The Last Years 1940-43.
    • RCA Bluebird.
    • 12.
  • Lucky Thompson

    A Lady's Vanity

    • Lucky Thompson Meets Oscar Pettiford.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 3.
  • Tubby Hayes And Paul Gonsalves

    Pedro's Walk

    • Just Friends.
    • Vocalion.
    • 4.
  • Charles Mingus

    Folk Forms No. 1

    • Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus.
    • Candid.
    • 1.
  • Paul Quinichette & John Coltrane & John Coltrane


    • Cattin' with Coltrane and Quinichette.
    • 2.
  • Artie Shaw


    • 6.
  • Clare Teal & London Gay Big Band, Clare Teal & London Gay Big Band

    Too Darn Hot

    • Brave.
    • Mood Indigo.
    • 1.
  • Soprano Summit

    Back Home Again In Indiana

    • Nagel Heyer.
    • 4.
  • Ken Moule

    Mouse Carol

    • Jazz At Toad Hall.
    • DECCA.
    • 2.
  • M.A.D. & Mike Daniels' Delta Jazzband

    Hiawatha Rag

    • Mike on Mike.
    • Lake.
    • 1.


Artist  Henry Red Allen
Title  Honeysuckle Rose
Composer Waller / Razaf
Album  Three Classic Albums Plus
Label  Avid
Number  1049 CD 1 Track 4
Duration  5.08
Performers: Henry Red Allen, t; Kid Ory, tb; Bob McCracken, cl; Cedric Heywood, p; Frank Haggerty, g; Charkes Oden, b; Alton Redd, d. July 1959 

Artist  Fats Waller
Title  All That meat and No Potatoes
Composer Kirkeby / Waller
Album  The Last Years 1940-43
Label  RCA Bluebird
Number  ND 90411 (3) CD 2 Track 12
Duration  2.47
Performers Fats Waller, p, v; John Hamilton, t; Gene Sedric, cl, ts; Al Casey, g; Cedric Wallace, b; Slick Jones, d. 20 March 1941

Artist  Lucky Thompson
Title  A Lady’s Vanity
Composer Thompson
Album  Meets Oscar Pettiford
Label  Fresh Sound
Number  424 Track 3
Duration  5.11
Performers: Lucky Thompson, ts; Hank Jones, p; Oscar Pettiford, b; Osie Johnson, d. 30 Jan 1956.

Artist  Tubby Hayes and Paul Gonsalves
Title  Pedro’s Walk
Composer Ian Hamer
Album  Just Friends
Label  Vocalion
Number  SML 8482 Track 4
Duration  4.21
Performers: Tubby Hayes, Paul Gonsalves, ts; Jimmy Deuchar, Les Condon, t; Keith Christie, tb; Jackie Sharpe, bars; Stan Tracey, p; Lennie Bush, b; Ronnie Stephenson, d. 1965.

Artist  Charles Mingus
Title  Folk Forms No 1
Composer Mingus
Album  Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus
Label  Essential Jazz Classics
Number  55508 track 1
Duration  fade on drums at 8.50
Performers: Ted Cusron, t; Eric Dolphy, as; Charles Mingus b; Dannie Richmond, d. 20 Oct 1960.

Artist  Paul Quinichette / John Coltrane
Title  Sunday
Composer Miller / Stein / Cohn / Kruger
Album  Cattin
Label  Prestige
Number  OJCCD 460-2 Track 2
Duration  6.58
Performers: John Coltrane, Paul Quinichette, ts’ Mal Waldron, p; Julian Euell, b; Ed Thigpen, d. 17 May 1957. 

Artist  Artie Shaw
Title  Nightmare
Composer Shaw
Album  Artie Shaw Story
Label  Proper
Number  Properbox 85 CD 2 Track 6
Duration  2.47
Performers Chuck Peterson, John Best, Claude Bowen, t; George Arus, Russell Brown, Harry Rogers, tb; Artie Shaw, cl; Geoege Koenig, Hank Freeman, Tony Pastor, Ronnie Perry, reeds; Les Burness, p; Al Avola, g; Sid Weiss, b; Cliff Leeman, d. 27 Sept 1938.

Artist  Clare Teal / London Gay Big Band
Title  Too Darn Hot
Composer Porter
Album  Brave
Label  Mood Indigo
Number  Track 1
Duration  3.28
Performers Clare Teal, v, and LGBB. 2015

Artist  Soprano Summit
Title  Back Home Again In Indiana
Composer MacDonald / Hanley
Album  Summit Reunion, Live in Hamburg September 1994
Label  Nagel Heyer
Number  track 4
Duration  7.08
Performers: Kenny Davern, cl; Dave Cliff, g; Dave Green, b; Bobby Worth, d. 1994.

Artist  Ken Moule
Title  Mouse Carol
Composer Moule
Album  Jazz At Toad Hall
Label  Decca
Number  LK 4261 Track A 2
Duration  6.30
Performers: Leon Calvert, t; George Chisholm, t; Dickie Hawdon, tenor horn; Bob Edwards, tu; Johnny Scott, Derek Grossmith, Dougie Robinson, Ronnie Ross, reeds; Ken Moule, p. dir; Arthr Watts, b; Allan Ganley, d, 1958.

Artist  Mike Daniels
Title  Hiawatha Rag
Composer Moret
Album  Mike on Mike
Label  Lake
Number  322 Track 1
Duration  3.10
Performers: Mile Daniels, t; Gordon Blundy, tb; John Barnes, cl; Des Bacon, p; Eddie Smith, bj; Don Smith, b; Arthur Fryatt, d. Nov 1956.


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