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Alyn Shipton selection from your requests in all styles and from all periods of jazz, this week including Wabash Blues by Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges in their classic small group with Harry Sweets Edison.

1 hour

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Sat 25 Nov 2017 16:00

Music Played

  • Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges

    Wabash Blues

    • Back to Back / Side By Side.
    • Poll Winners.
  • John Dankworth

    The Artful Dodger

    • What The Dickens.
    • Fontana.
  • Billie Holiday

    My Old Flame

    • The Lady Sings.
    • Properbox.
  • Count Basie

    The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else

    • Kansas City 7 / Memories Ad Lib.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
  • Lucky Thompson

    There's No You

    • Modern Jazz Group.
    • Club Francais du disque.
  • Armand J. Piron

    Bright Star Blues

    • New Orleans in New Orleans.
    • Jazz Archive.
  • Bill Greenow

    Douce France

    • Chansons.
    • Mistral.
  • Django Reinhardt

    You Rascal You

    • Swing.
  • Kathy Stobart


    • Arbeia.
    • Spotlite.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Mack The Knife

    • The Complete Ella In Berlin.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
  • Dizzy Gillespie & Stuff Smith

    Russian Lullaby

    • Dizzy Gillespie / Stuff Smith.
    • Verve.
  • Artie Shaw

    Summit Ridge Drive

    • The Artie Shaw Story.
    • Properbox.
  • Duke Ellington & Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Overture: Nutcracker Suite

    • Complete Columbia Studio Album Collection 1959-61.
    • Columbia.


Artist                Duke Ellington / Johnny Hodges

Title                  Wabash Blues

Composer        Meinken / Ringle

Album              Back to Back / Side By Side

Label                Poll Winners

Number            27353 CD 1 Track 1

Duration           6.32

Performers      Harry Edison, t; Johnny Hodges, as; Duke Ellington, p; Les Spann, g; Al Hall, b; Jo Jones, d. 26 Feb 1959


Artist              John Dankworth

Title                The Artful Dodger

Composer      Dankworth

Album            What The Dickens

Label              Fontana

Number          TL 5203 Side 2 Track  3

Duration         1.45

Performers    Gus Galbraith, Leon Calvert, Kenny Wheeler, Dickie Hawdon (tp), Tony Russell, Eddie Harvey (tb), Ron Snyder or Alf Reece (tu), Johnny Dankworth, Roy East (as,cl), Vic Ash (cl,ts), Art Ellefson (ts,b-cl), Alan Branscombe (p,vib,xyl), Kenny Napper or Spike Heatley (b), Johnny Butts (d). Special guests: Jimmy Deuchar (tp), Tony Coe, Tubby Hayes, Peter King, Ronnie Scott, Bobby Wellins, Dick Morrissey (ts), Ronnie Ross (bs), Ronnie Stephenson (d), Roy Webster (perc)


Artist               Billie Holiday

Title                My Old Flame

Composer      Johnston / Coslow

Album            The Lady Sings

Label              Proper

Number          Properbox 26 CD 3 Track 22

Duration         3.02

Performers     Billie Holiday, v; Doc Cheatham, t; Vic Dickenson, tb; Lem Davis, as; Eddie Heywood, p; John Simmons, b; Teddy Walters, g; Sid Catlett, d. 25 March 1944


Artist                Count Basie

Title                 The One I Love Belongs to Somebody Else

Composer       Jones / Kahn

Album             Kansas City 7 / Memories Ad Lib

Label              Essential Jazz Classics

Number          55590 Track 18

Duration         3.02

Performers    Harry Edison, t; Count Basie, org; Freddie Green, g; George Duvivier, b; Jimmy Crawford, d; Joe Williams, v. 1958.


Artist               Lucky Thompson

Title                There’s No You

Composer      Hopper / Adair

Album             Modern Jazz Group

Label              Club Francais Du Disque

Number          66 Track 3

Duration         4.41

Performers     Lucky Thompson, ts; Henri Renaud, p; Benoit Quersin, b; Christian Garros, d.

Artist                Armand J Piron

Title                 Bright Star Blues

Composer       Bocage /Piron

Album             New Orleans in New Orleans

Label              Jazz Archive

Number          175992 Track  3

Duration         3.10

Performers     Peter Bocage, t; John Lindsay, tb; Louis Warneke, as; Lorenzo Tio, cl, ts; Armand J Piron, vn; Steve Lewis, p; Bob Ysaguirre, b; Louis Cottrell, d. 1924


Artist               Bill Greenow

Title                Douce France

Composer      Trenet

Album            Chansons

Label              Mistral

Number          02 

Duration         3.00

Performers     Katherine Lanham, v; Bil Greenow cl; Martin Litton, p; Jez Cook, g; Alyn Shipton, b. Feb 2000.


Artist               Django Reinhardt

Title                You Rascal You

Composer      Theard

Album             N/A

Label              Swing

Number          35

Duration         3.03

Performers     Django Reinhardt, g; Louis Vola, b. Dec 37


Artist                Kathy Stobart

Title                 2HS

Composer       Stobart

Album             Arbeia

Label              Spotlite

Number          409 Track 5

Duration         5.47

Performers     Kathy Stobart, ts; Harry Beckett, t; Martin Blackwell, p; Harvey Weston, b; Tony Mann, d. 1978

Artist              Ella Fitzgerald

Title                Mack The Knife

Composer      Brecht / Weill           

Album            The Complete Ella In Berlin

Label              Essential Jazz Classics

Number          55719 Track 10

Duration         5.01

Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, v; Paul Smith, p; Jim Hall, g; Wilfred Middlebrooks, b; Gus Johnson,d. 13 Feb 1960


Artist               Dizzy Gillespie / Stuff Smith

Title                Russian Lullaby

Composer      Berlin

Album             Dizzy Gillespie / Stuff Smith

Label              Verve

Number          2332 081 Side 2 Track 2

Duration         7.53

Performers     Dizzy Gillespie t; Stuff Smith, vn; Wynton Kelly, p; Paul West, b; J C Heard, d.


Artist                Artie Shaw

Title                 Summit Ridge Drive

Composer       Shaw

Album             Artie Shaw Story

Label              Proper           

Number          Properbox 85 CD 3 Track 5

Duration         3.18

Performers    Artie Shaw, cl; Billy Butterfield, t; Johnny Guarnieri, hcd; Al Henrdickson, g; Jud De Naut, b; Nick Fatool, d; Sep 1940.


Artist              Duke Ellington

Title                Overture: Nutcracker Suite

Composer      Tchaikovsky arr Ellington

Album             Complete Columbia Studio Album Collection 1959-61

Label              Columbia

Number          88697938892 CD 5 Track 1

Duration         3.22

Performers     Fats Ford, Willie Cook, Eddie Mullens, Ray Nance, t; Britt Woodman, Booty Wood, Lawrence Brown, Juan Tizol, tb; Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope, Jimmy Hamilton, Paul Gonsalves, Harry Carney, reeds; Duke Ellington, p; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d.1960


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