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In this week's selection from listeners' requests in all styles and periods of jazz, Alyn Shipton includes music that represents the jazz side of composer, conductor and pianist André Previn's work.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 19 Aug 2017 16:00

Music Played

  • Coleman Hawkins

    Swingin' Scotch

    • Today and Now.
    • Impulse.
    • 6.
  • Shelly Manne

    I Could Have Danced All Night

    • Modern Jazz Performances of Songs from My Fair Lady.
    • Original Jazz Classics.
    • 8.
  • Doris Day and Andre Previn & Day, Doris & Andre Previn

    Close Your Eyes

    • Duet Number Two.
    • CBS.
    • 6.
  • Lucky Thompson

    You Don't Know What Love Is

    • Happy Days Are Here Again.
    • Prestige.
    • 1.
  • Alex Yellowlees & The Alex Yellowlees Band

    Fascinating Rhythm

    • Life Changes.
    • AY.
    • 1.
  • Chris Barber

    Doin' The Crazy Walk

    • 1955.
    • LAKE.
    • 9.
  • Lester Young, Count Basie, Freddie Green, Rodney Richardson & Shadow Wilson

    I've Found A New Baby

    • Lester Leaps Again.
    • Proper.
    • 20.
  • Charles Mingus & Baron Mingus And His Rhythm

    Mingus Fingers

    • The Young Rebel.
    • Proper.
    • 16.
  • Gabriel Latchin

    It Had To Be You

    • Introducing Gabriel Latchin Trio.
    • Alys.
    • 2.
  • Big Bad Wolf

    Hopkins' Choice

    • Pond Life.
    • Big Bad Wolf.
    • 5.
  • Sonny Simmons


    • Manhattan Egos.
    • Arhoolie.
    • 3.
  • Jimmy Smith

    Walk On The Wild Side

    • 3.
  • Andrea Motis

    Save The Orang Utan

    • Emotional Dance.
    • Impulse.
    • 11.


Artist  Coleman Hawkins
Title  Swingin’ Scotch
Composer Hawkins
Album  Today and Now
Label  Impulse
Number  A34 Track 6
Duration  5.32
Performers: Coleman Hawkins, ts; Tommy Flanagan, p; Major Holley, b; Eddie Locke, d. Sept 1962.

Artist  Shelly Manne
Title  I Could Have Danced All NIght
Composer Lerner / Loewe 
Album  Modern Jazz Performances of songs from My Fair Lady
Label  Original Jazz Classics
Number  OJC 336 Track 8
Duration  3.01
Performers: Andre Previn, p; Leroy Vinnegar, b; Shelly Manne, d. 1956

Artist  Doris Day and Andre Previn
Title  Close Your Eyes
Composer Petkere
Album  Duet Number Two
Label  CBS
Number  AGG 20029  Track 6
Duration  3.19
Performers: Doris Day, v; Andre Previn, p; Red Mitchell, b; Frank Kapp, d. 1961

Artist  Lucky Thompson
Title  You Don’t Know What Love Is
Composer Raye / De Paul
Album  Happy Days Are Here Again
Label  Prestige
Number  7394 Side B Track 1
Duration  5.32
Performers: Lucky Thompson, ss; Tommy Flanagan, p; George Tucker, b; Walter Perkins, d; Jack Melady, harp; 1965.

Artist  Alex Yellowlees
Title  Fascinating Rhythm
Composer Gershwin
Album  Life Changes
Label  CD Baby
Number  5637201753 Track 1
Duration  3.27
Performers: Alex Yellowlees, violin, Ged Brockie, Mike Nisbet, guitars; Kenny Ellis, bass. 2008

Artist  Chris Barber
Title  Doin’ The Crazy Walk
Composer Ellington / Mills
Album  1955
Label  Lake
Number  LACB 235 Track 9
Duration  2.32
Performers: Pat Halcox, t; Monty Sunshine, cl; Chris Barber tb; Lonnie Donegan, bj; Mickey Ashman, b; Ron Bowden, d. 16 Sept 1955.

Artist  Lester Young
Title  I’ve Found an New Baby
Composer Palmer / Williams
Album  Lester Young Story
Label  Proper
Number  Properbox 8 CD 3 Track 20
Duration  4.07
Performers:  Lester Young, ts; Nat King Cole, p; Buddy Rich, d. Dec 1945.

Artist  Charles Mingus (with Lionel Hampton)
Title  Mingus Fingers
Composer Mingus
Album  The Young Rebel
Label  Proper
Number  Properbox 77 CD 1 Track 16
Duration  3.06
Performers: Leo Sheppard, Duke Garrette, Walter Williams, Wendell Culley, Teddy Buckner, t; Andrew Penn, James Robinson, Britt Woodman, James Womick, tb; Bobby Player, Ben Kynard, Jackie Kelso, Morris Lane, John Sparrow, Charlie Fowlkes, reeds; Lionel Hampton, vib; Milt Buckner, p; Joe Comfort, Charles Mingus, b; Earl Walker, d. 10 Nov 1947.

Artist  Gabriel Latchin
Title  It Had To Be You
Composer Jones / Kahn
Album  Introducing Gabriel Latchin Trio
Label  Alys
Number  AJ 1501 Track 2
Duration  4.33
Performers: Gabriel Latchin, p; Tom Farmer, b; Josh Morrison, d. 2017.

Artist  Big Bad Wolf
Title  Hopkins’ Choice
Composer Dawson, DeSouza, Luft, Davis
Album  Pond Life
Label  Big Bad Wolf
Number  024545783926 Track 5
Duration  4.33
Performers:  Owen Dawson, tb; Michael DeSouza, b; Rob Luft, g; Jay Davis, d. 2016.

Artist  Sonny Simmons
Title  Visions
Composer Simmons
Album  Manhattan Egos
Label  Arhoolie
Number  8003 Side B track 3
Duration  6.08
Performers Sonny Simmons, as; Barbara Donald, t; Juma Sultan, b, perc; Paul Smith, d; 1969.

Artist  Jimmy Smith
Title  Walk on the Wild Side
Composer Bernstein / David
Album  The Verve Album
Label  Verve
Number  560395-2 CD 2 Track 3
Duration  3.20
Performers Jimmy Smith, org, with Oliver Nelson’s Orchestra: Joe Norman, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinson, Joe Wilder, t; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, tb, Britt Woodman, Tom Mitchell, tb; Jerry Didgion, Phil Woods, Bob Ashton, Babe Clark, George Barrow, reeds; Barry Galbraith, g; George Duvivier, b; Ed Shaughnessy, d. March 1962.

Artist  Andrea Motis
Title  Save The Orang Utan
Composer Motis
Album  Emotional Dance
Label  Impulse
Number  0602557317947 Track 11
Duration  4.01
Performers: Andrea Motis, t; Joel Frahm , ts; Ignasi Terraza, p; Joan Chamorro, b; Esteve Pi, d. 2017.


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