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Roy Eldridge

Roy Eldridge was a trumpet legend, the historic link between Louis Armstrong's virtuosity and Dizzy Gillespie's bebop pyrotechnics. Geoffrey surveys the passionate career of a fiery creative spirit, known in the business as "Little Jazz".

1 hour

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New Year's Day 2017 00:00

Music Played

  • Roy Eldridge, Joe Eldridge, Dave Young, Teddy Cole & Zutty Singleton

    Christopher Columbus

    • The Big Sound of Little Jazz.
    • Topaz.
    • 5.
  • Leon "Chu" Berry

    Warmin' Up

    • BLOWING UP A BREEZE.
    • TOPAZ.
    • 4.
  • Roy Eldridge, Joe Eldridge, Dave Young, Teddy Cole & Zutty Singleton

    Blues In C Sharp Minor

    • The Big Sound of Little Jazz.
    • Topaz.
    • 7.
  • Roy Eldridge, Joe Eldridge, Dave Young, Teddy Cole & Zutty Singleton

    Wabash Stomp

    • The Big Sound of Little Jazz.
    • Topaz.
    • 8.
  • Roy Eldridge, Joe Eldridge, Dave Young, Teddy Cole & Zutty Singleton

    Heckler's Hop

    • The Big Sound of Little Jazz.
    • Topaz.
    • 10.
  • Roy Eldridge, Joe Eldridge, Dave Young, Teddy Cole & Zutty Singleton

    Sittin' In

    • The Big Sound of Little Jazz.
    • Topaz.
    • 12.
  • Roy Eldridge, Joe Eldridge, Dave Young, Teddy Cole & Zutty Singleton

    Rockin' Chair

    • The Big Sound of Little Jazz.
    • Topaz.
    • 19.
  • Coleman Hawkins

    'Swonderful

    • The Master.
    • Le Jazz.
    • 2.
  • Roy Eldridge & Roy Eldridge Orchestra

    The Gasser

    • LITTL JAZZ GIANT - THE GASSER.
    • 10.
  • Lester Young & TEDDY WILSON ORCHESTRA

    This Year's Kisses

    • Jazz Giants 1956.
    • Lonehill Jazz.
    • 4.
  • Roy Eldridge

    The Walker

    • At The Opera House.
    • Verve Records.
    • 4.
  • Charles Mingus, Roy Eldridge, Tommy Flanagan & Jo Jones

    Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams

    • Charles Mingus Plays It Cool.
    • Metro.
    • 2.

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