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Dipping into this week's postbag and emails of listeners' requests, Alyn Shipton plays a selection of music from all styles and periods of jazz including a track by the great trumpeter Clifford Brown.

1 hour

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Sat 4 Nov 2017 16:00

Music Played

  • Ruby Braff-George Barnes Quartet


    • Live at the New School - The Complete Concert.
    • Chiaroscuro.
  • Clifford Brown

    The Song Is You

    • Clifford Brown: Complete Metronome and Vogue Master Takes.
    • Definitive.
  • John Dankworth

    The Avengers Theme

    • The Best of John Dankworth.
    • Redial.
  • John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman

    My One and Only Love

    • John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman.
    • Impulse.
  • King Oliver

    Snake Rag

    • Integrale Louis Armstrong, Vol 1.
    • Fremeaux.
  • Butch Thompson

    Wang Wang Blues

    • Butch Thompson’s King Oliver Centennial Band.
    • GHB.
  • Harry Hayes

    Drop Me Off At Harlem

    • Kenny Baker - Birth of a Legend 41-46 Vol. 1.
    • Hep.
  • Chris Barber & Ottilie Patterson

    When Things Go Wrong

    • That Patterson Girl.
    • Lake.
  • Quincy Jones


    • Four Classic Albums Plus.
    • Avid.
  • Angélique Kidjo & Branford Marsalis

    Lonlon - Ravel's Bolero

    • Spirit Rising.
    • Razor and Tie.
  • Bill Evans

    Peace Piece

    • Everybody Digs Bill Evans.
    • Not Now.
  • Miles Davis


    • Birth of the Cool.
    • Dream Covers.


Artist               Ruby Braff / George Barnes Quartet

Title                 Liza

Composer       Gershwin

Album              Live at the New School The Complete Concert

Label               Chiaroscuro

Number           CR 126-A Track 13

Duration          4.05

Performers      Ruby Braff c; George Barnes, Wayne Wright, g; Michael Moore, b. 1974


Artist                Clifford Brown

Title                 The Song Is You

Composer       Kern / Hammerstein

Album             Clifford Brown: Complete Metronome and Vogue Master Takes

Label               Definitive

Number           11246 CD 2 Track 12

Duration          2.52

Performers      Clifford Brown, t; Henri Renaud, p; Pierre Michelot, b; Benny Bennett, d. Oct 1953.


Artist                John Dankworth

Title                  Avengers Theme

Composer        Dankworth

Album              The Best of John Dankworth

Label               Redial

Number           5461-352

Duration          2.27

Performers      Dickie Hawdon, Kenny Wheeler, Gus Galbraith, tp; Tony Russell, Eddie Harvey, Ian McDougall, tb; Ron Snyder, tu; Johnny Scott, f,pic; Johnny Dankworth, Peter King, as; Danny Moss, Art Ellefson, ts; Ronnie Ross, bs; Alan Branscombe, p; Spike Heatley, b; Ronnie Stephenson, d; 1960


Artist                John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman

Title                  My One and Only Love

Composer       Wood / Mellin

Album              John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman

Label               Impulse

Number           GRD-157

Duration          4.50

Performers      John Coltrane, ts; McCoy Tyner, p; Jimmy Garrison, b; Elvin Jones, d; Johnny Hartman, v. 1963


Artist                King Oliver

Title                 Snake Rag

Composer       Oliver / Piron

Album              Integrale Louis Armstrong, Vol 1

Label               Fremeaux       

Number           1351 Cd 1 Track 10

Duration          3.18

Performers      King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, c; Johnny Dodds, cl; Honore Dutrey, tb; Lil Hardin, p; Bud Scott, bj; Baby Dodds, d.


Artist                 Butch Thompson

Title                  Wang Wang Blues

Composer        Busse, Mueller, Johnson, Wood

Album              Butch Thompson’s King Oliver Centennial Band

Label               GHB

Number           BCD202 track 7

Duration          4.08

Performers      Charlie DeVore, Cuff Billett, t; Pete Dyer, tb; Teddy Layton, cl; Butch Thompson, p; Malcolm Horne, bj; Alyn Shipton, b; Dave Evans, d. 13 July 1988.


Artist                 Harry Hayes

Title                  Drop Me Off At Harlem

Composer        Ellington

Album              Kenny Baker – Birth of a Legend

Label               Hep

Number           HCD58 Track 19

Duration          2.53

Performers      Kenny Baker, t; George Chisholm, tb; Harry Hayes, as; Bill Lewington, bars; Norman Stenfalt, p; Archie Slavin, g; Tommy Bromley, b; George Fierstone, d. 7 Feb 1945.


Artist                 Chris Barber’s Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson

Title                  When Things Go Wrong

Composer        Jack Dupree

Album              That Patterson Girl

Label               Lake

Number           CD244 Track 14

Duration          3.31

Performers      Pat Halcox, t; Monty Sunshine, cl; Chris Barber, tb; Eddie Smith, bj; Dick Smith, b; Graham Burbidge, d; Ottilie Patterson, v, kb.


Artist                 Quincy Jones

Title                  Walkin’

Composer        Carpenter

Album              Four Classic Albums Plus

Label               Avid

Number           1107 CD 1 Track 1

Duration          10.45

Performers      Art Farmer, Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Joe Wilder, t; Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak, tb; Phil Wods, Bunny Bardoch, Lucky Thompson, Jerome Richardson, Jack Nimitz, reeds; Hank Jones, p; Paul Chambers, b; Charlie Persip, d.


Artist                 Angelique Kidjo and Branford Marsalis

Title                  Lonlon – Ravel’s Bolero

Composer        Ravel

Album              Spirit Rising

Label               Razor and Tie

Number           83306 Track 13

Duration          4.53

Performers      Angelique Kidjo, v; Branford Marsais, ss; unknown accompaniment. 2012


Artist                 Bill Evans

Title                  Peace Piece

Composer        Evans

Album              Everybody Digs Bill Evans

Label               Not Now

Number           CD 912 CD 2 Track 7

Duration          6.43

Performers      Bill Evans p.


Artist                 Miles Davis

Title                  Move

Composer        Denzil Best

Album              Birth of the Cool

Label               Dream Covers

Number           6096 Track 2

Duration          2.33

Performers      Miles Davis, t; Kai Winding, tb; Junior Collins, frh; John Barber, tu; Lee Konitz, as; Gerry Mulligan, bars; Al Haig, p; Jope Schulman, b; Max Roach d. 21 Jan 1949


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