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In this Valentine's week, Alyn Shipton's selection from listeners' emails and letters includes a classic piece of musical romance from Louis Armstrong and the All Stars.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 17 Feb 2018 16:00

Music Played

  • Marco Marconi

    I Remember Michel

    • Trialogue.
    • 33 Jazz.
    • 9.
  • Thelonious Monk

    Off Minor

    • Complete 1954-62 Solo Recordings.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 3.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Dr Jazz

    • Mr Jelly Lord.
    • Naxos.
    • 11.
  • Louis Armstrong

    A Kiss to Build a Dream On

    • The Armstrong Box.
    • Storyville.
    • 19.
  • Joe Zawinul

    In a Silent Way

    • Brown Street.
    • Intuition.
    • 2.
  • Nérija

    The Fisherman

    • Nerija.
    • Nerija.
    • 5.


Artist               Marco Marconi

Title                 I Remember Michel

Composer        Marconi

Album              Trialogue

Label               33 Jazz

Number           Track 9

Duration          6.23

Performers: Marco Marconi, p; Tom Farmer, b; Emiliano Caroselli, d. 2017.


Artist               Thelonious Monk

Title                 Off Minor

Composer        Monk

Album              Complete 1954-62 Solo Recordings

Label               Essential Jazz Classics

Number           55709 CD 1 Track 3

Duration          2.35

Performers      Thelonios Monk, p; 1954.



Artist               Jelly Roll Morton

Title                 Dr Jazz

Composer        Oliver / Melrose

Album              Mr Jelly Lord

Label               Naxos

Number           8.120824 Track 11

Duration          3.22

Performers: George Mitchell, c; Kid Ory, tb; Omer Simeon, cl; Jelly Roll Morton, p. v; Johnny St Cyr, bj; John Lindsay, b; Andrew Hilaire, d. 16 Dec 1926


Artist               Louis Armstrong

Title                 Kiss to Build a Dream On

Composer        Kalmar / Hammerstein

Album              The Armstrong Box

Label               Storyville

Number           1088609  CD 4 track 6

Duration          4.11 (EOM 4.06 into applause)

Performers      Louis Armstrong, t, v; Trummy Young, tb; Ed Hall, cl; Billy Kyle, p; Arvell Shaw, b; Barrett Deems, d. 13 Oct 1955.


Artist               Joe Zawinul

Title                 In a Silent Way

Composer        Zawinul

Album              Brown St

Label               Intuition

Number           34502 CD 1 Track 2

Duration          5.15 [EOM 5.04 into applause]

Performers: Joe Zawinul (keyboards, vocoder); Victor Bailey (bass guitar); Nathaniel Townsley (drums); Alex Acuña (percussion), and WDR Big Band. 2005


Artist               Nerija

Title                 The Fisherman

Composer        Rosie Turton

Album              Nerija

Label               Nerija

Number           356841 Track 5

Duration          5.43

Performers      Sheila Maurice-Grey, t; Rosie Turton, tb; Cassie Kinashi, as; Nubya Garcia ts; Shitrley Tetteh, g; Inga Eichler, b; Lizy Exell, d. 2016.



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