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Amid requests from listeners for music in all styles of jazz, Alyn Shipton includes a track with the vintage sounds of drummer and bandleader Ben Pollack who helped give Benny Goodman his start in New York.

1 hour

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Sat 27 Jan 2018 16:00

Music Played

  • Dexter Gordon

    Stanley the Steamer

    • Three Classic Albums Plus.
    • Avid.
    • 11.
  • Charles Mingus

    Hog Callin' Blues

    • Oh Yeah!.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 1.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    I Wish I Was In Peoria

    • Three Classic Albums Plus.
    • Avid.
    • 5.
  • Louis Prima & Keely Smith

    Autumn Leaves

    • Buono Sera.
    • Proper.
    • 7.
  • Ben Pollack

    Deed I Do

    • The Dean of Swing.
    • ASV Living Era.
    • 1.
  • John Martyn

    So Much In Love With You

    • Inside Out.
    • Island.
    • 10.
  • Keith Jarrett

    Paris Part III

    • Paris/London Testament.
    • ECM.
    • 3.
  • Karin Krog & John Surman

    SAS Blues

    • Bluesand.
    • Meantime.
    • 7.
  • Mike Westbrook

    Let the Slave

    • Glad Day.
    • Enja.
    • 3.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Round Midnight

    • Ella/Basie: A Perfect Match.
    • Pablo.
    • 6.
  • Neil Cowley

    That's My Space

    • Displaced.
    • Hideinside.
    • 7.


Artist               Dexter Gordon

Title                 Stanley the Steamer

Composer        Gordon

Album              Three Classic Albums Plus

Label               Avid

Number           1138 CD 2 Track 11

Duration          6.48

Performers      Dexter Gordon, ts; Conte Candoli, t; Frank Rosolino, tb; Lou Levy, p; Leroy Vinnegar, b; Stan Levey, d. 1955.


Artist               Charles Mingus

Title                 Hog Callin’ Blues

Composer        Mingus

Album              Oh Yeah!

Label               Essential Jazz Classics

Number           55621 Track 1

Duration          7.28

Performers: Charles Mingus, p; Rahsaan Roland Kirk, ts; Booker Ervin, ts; Jimmy Knepper, tb; Doug Watkins, b; Dannie Richmond, d. 6 Nov 1961


Artist               Henry Red Allen

Title                 I Wish I Was In Peoria

Composer        Woods, Rose, Dixon

Album              Three Classic Albums Plus

Label               Avid

Number           1049 CD 1 Track 5

Duration          5.13

Performers      Henry Red Allen, t; Kid Ory, tb; Bob McCracken, cl; Cedric Heywood, p; Frank Haggerty, g; Charles Oden, b; Alton Redd, d. July 1959


Artist               Louis Prima with Keely Smith

Title                 Autumn Leaves

Composer        Kosma, Prevert

Album              Buono Sera

Label               Proper

Number           Properbox 156 CD 2 Track 7

Duration          2.53

Performers      Keely Smith, v; Louis Prima, t, v; James Blount, tb; Sam Butera, ts; Willie McCumber, p; Jack Marshall, g; Amado Rodriguez , b; Bobby Morris, d. 1 Feb 1957.


Artist               Ben Pollack

Title                 Deed I Do

Composer        Hirsch, Rose

Album              The Dean of Swing

Label               ASV Living Era

Number           5491 Track 1

Duration          3.27

Performers: Earl Baker, Harry Greenburg, Al Harris, t; Glenn Miller, trb; Benny Goodman, cl; Gil Rodin, as; Fud Livingston, ts; Victor Young, Al Beller, vn; Vic Breidis, p Louis Kessler, bj; Harry Goodman, tu; Ben Pollack., d, v. 17 Dec 1926.


Artist               John Martyn

Title                 So Much In Love With You

Composer        Martyn

Album              Inside Out

Label               Island

Number           9253 Track 10

Duration          2.49

Performers: Johh Martyn, v, g; Bobby Keyes, ts; Steve Winwood, p; Danny Thompson, b; Remi Kabaka, d. 1973


Artist               Keith Jarrett

Title                 Paris Part III

Composer        Jarrett

Album              Paris/London Testament

Label               ECM

Number           Track 3

Duration          6.27 + applause

Performers: Keith Jarrett, p, 26 Nov 2008


Artist               Karin Krog / John Surman

Title                 SAS Blues

Composer        Krog / Surman

Album              Bluesand

Label               Meantime

Number           MR9 Track 7

Duration          2.46

Performers: Karin Krog, v; John Surman, bars. 1999


Artist               Mike Westbrook

Title                 Let the Slave

Composer        William Blake / Mike Westbrook

Album              Glad Day

Label               Enja

Number           9376-2 CD 1 Track 3

Duration          fade at 6.41 at start of tenor sax solo after words “not so with me”

Performers: Phil Minton, v; Kate Westbrook, tenor horn; Peter Whyman, ss, as; Alan Wakeman, ts, ss; Chris Biscoe, ss, as, bars; Mike Westbrook, p, speech; Steve Berry, b; Dave Barry, d. Blackheath Conservatoire Girls’ Choir, 1997


Artist               Ella Fitzgerald

Title                 Round Midnight

Composer        Monk

Album              Ella / Basie: A Perfect Match

Label               Pablo

Number           2312110 Track 6

Duration          4.38 (EOM 4.23 – applause thereafter)

Performers: Ella Fitzgerald, v; Danny Turner, fl; Paul Smith, p; Freddie Green, g; Keter Betts, b; Mickey Roker, d; July 1979.


Artist               Neil Cowley

Title                 That’s My Space

Composer        Cowley

Album              Displaced

Label               Hideinside

Number           CD001 Track 7

Duration          3.10

Performers Neil Cowley, p; Richard Sadler, b; Evan Jenkins, d. 2006.


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