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In this week's selection from listeners' requests for all styles and periods of jazz in emails and letters, Alyn Shipton includes a classic track by trumpeter Lee Morgan and Wayne Shorter, as well as more traditional sounds from Frankie Trumbauer, Pee Wee Russell and Muggsy Spanier.

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Sat 3 Feb 2018 16:00

Music Played

  • Christian McBride

    Optimism

    • Bringin' It.
    • Mack Avenue.
    • 11.
  • Duke Ellington & Count Basie

    To You

    • First Time.
    • Avid.
    • 13.
  • Simon Spillett

    Yesterday I Heard The Rain

    • Square One.
    • Gearbox.
    • 3.
  • Lee Morgan

    You Go To My Head

    • The Gigolo.
    • Blue Note.
    • 5.
  • Sidney Bechet & Claude Luter

    Les Oignons

    • Moulin a Cafe.
    • Milan.
    • 3.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton

    Blue and Sentimental

    • 1959.
    • Lake.
    • 10.
  • Frankie Trumbauer

    Shivery Stomp

    • 1928-1929.
    • Classics.
    • 24.
  • Muggsy Spanier

    Jazz me Blues

    • Muggsy A-Z: A Portrait of Muggsy Spanier.
    • Upbeat.
    • 21.
  • Pee Wee Russell's Rhythmakers

    There'll Be Some Changes Made

    • James P Johnson 1928-1938.
    • Classics.
    • 19.
  • Miles Davis

    So What

    • Miles Davis with John Coltrane: Complete Columbia Recordings.
    • Columbia.
    • 4.

Performers:

Artist               Christian McBride

Title                 Optimism

Composer        Steve Davis

Album              Bringin’ It

Label               Mack Avenue

Number           Track 11

Duration          7.05

Performers: include Frank Greene, Freddie Hendrix, Brandon Lee, Nabat Isles, t; Steve Davis, Michael Dease, James Burton, Douglas Purviance, tb;  Steve Wilson, Todd Bashaw, Ron Blake, Dan Pratt, Carl Maraghi, reeds; Xavier Davis, p; Christian McBride, b; Quincy Phillips, d. 2017

 

Artist               Duke Ellington / Count Basie

Title                 To You

Composer        Thad Jones

Album              First Time (on Ellington 4 classic albums)

Label               Avid

Number           1158 CD 2 Track 13

Duration          3.53

Performers Sonny Cohn, Thad Jones, Lonnie Johnson, Snooky Young, t; Henry Coker, Quentin Jackson, Benny Powell, Urbie Green, tb; Marshall Royal, Budd Johnson, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, reeds; Count Basie, p; Freddie Green, g; Eddie Jones, b; Sonny Payne, d; Ed Mullins, Fats Ford, Willie Cook, Cat Anderson, Ray Nance, t; Juan Tizol, Laurence Brown, Louis Blackburn, tb; Jimmy Hamilton, Russell Procope, Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves, reeds; Aaron Bell, b; Sam Woodyard, d. July 1961.

 

Artist               Simon Spillett

Title                 Yesterday I Heard The Rain

Composer        Lees, Manzanero

Album              Square One

Label               Gearbox

Number           1512 Side A Track 3

Duration          7.03

Performers      Simon Spillett, ts; John Critchenson, p; Alec Dankworth, b; Clark Tracey, d. 2013

 

Artist               Lee Morgan

Title                 You Go To My Head

Composer        Coots / Gillespie

Album              The Gigolo

Label               Blue Note

Number           854212 Track 5

Duration          7.22

Performers      Lee Morgan, t; Wayne Shorter, ts; Harold Mabern, p; Bob Cranshaw, d; Billy Higgins, d. 1965.

 

Artist               Sidney Bechet and Claude Luter

Title                 Les Oignons

Composer        trad

Album              Moulin à Café

Label               Milan

Number           399 277-2 Track 3

Duration          4.14

Performers      Guy Lognon, Claude Rabanit, t; Bernard Zacharias, tb; Claude Luter, cl; Sidney Bechet, ss; Raymond Fol, p; Claude Philippe bj; Roland Bianchini, b; Moustache Galepides, d. 30 May 1952.

 

Artist               Humphrey Lyttelton

Title                 Blue and Sentimental

Composer        Basie, Livingston, David

Album              1959

Label               Lake

Number           282 CD 1 Track 10

Duration          3.43

Performers      Humphrey Lyttelton, t; John Picard, tb; Tony Coe, Ronnie Ross, as; Jimmy Skidmore, Kathy Stobart, ts; Joe Temperley, bars; Ian Armit, p; Brian Brockleurst, b; Eddie Taylor, d. 9 Feb 1959.

 

Artist               Frankie Trumbauer

Title                 Shivery Stomp

Composer        Ellis     

Album              1928-1929

Label               Classics

Number           1216 Track 24

Duration          2.47

Performers: Andy Secrest, Charles Margolis, t; Bill Rank, tb; Min Leibrook, Izzy Friedman, Charles Strickfadden, reeds;  Joe Venuti, vn; Lennie Hayton, p; Eddie Lang, g; George Marsh, d. 22 May 1929.

 

Artist               Muggsy Spanier

Title                 Jazz me Blues

Composer        Delaney

Album              Muggsy A-Z: A Portrait of Muggsy Spanier

Label               Upbeat

Number           215 Track 21

Duration          4.21

Performers: Muggsy Spanier, c; Lou McGarity, tb; Pee Wee Russell, cl; Boomie Richman, ts; Jess Stay, p; Hy White, g; Bob Haggart, b; George Wettling, d. 17 Oct 1944.

 

Artist               Pee Wee Russell’s Rhythmakers

Title                 There’ll Be Some Changes Made

Composer        Overstreet

Album              James P Johnson 1928-1938

Label               Classics

Number           671 track 19

Duration          2.50

Performers: Max Kaminsky, t; Dicky Wells, tb; Pee Wee Russell, cl; Al Gold, ts; James P Johnson, p; Freddie Green, g; Wellman Braud, b; Zutty Singleton, d. 31 Aug 1938.

 

Artist               Miles Davis

Title                 So What

Composer        Davis

Album              Miles Davis with John Coltrane: Complete Columbia Recordings

Label               Columbia

Number           AC6K 65833 CD 4 Track 4

Duration          9.22

Performers: Miles Davis t; Cannonball Adderley, as; John Coltrane, t; Bill Evans p; Paul Chambers, b; Jimmy Cobb, d. 2 March 1959

 

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