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One of the most innovative and influential pianists in jazz, Earl Hines is featured in this week's pick of requests from listeners for all styles of jazz, presented by Alyn Shipton.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Glen Manby


    • Homecoming.
    • Mainstem.
    • 8.
  • Avishai Cohen

    Seven Seas

    • Seven Seas.
    • Blue Note.
    • 3.
  • Chris Barber & Jeff Healey's Jazz Wizards

    Goin' Up The River

    • Memories of my Trip.
    • Proper.
    • 9.
  • John Kirby

    Rehearsin' for a Nervous Breakdown

    • John Kirby and His Band 1940.
    • Jazz Anthology.
    • 7.
  • Earl Hines

    Oh You Sweet Thing!

    • Classic Earl Hines Sessions 1928-1945.
    • Mosaic.
    • 1.
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Ostrich Walk

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Proper.
    • 26.
  • Howard McGhee

    The Sharp Edge

    • The Sharp Edge.
    • Black Lion.
    • 1.
  • Joey Alexander

    Sunday Waltz

    • Countdown.
    • Motema.
    • 2.
  • Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks & Annie Ross


    • Everybody's Boppin'.
    • Columbia/Sony.
    • 6.
  • Mary Lou Williams

    The Lady Who Swings the Band

    • The First Lady in Jazz.
    • Fremeaux.
    • 5.
  • Anita O’Day

    I'm Not Supposed To Be Blue Blues

    • Time for 2.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 19.
  • Ivo Neame


    • Moksha.
    • Edition.
    • 3.


Artist               Glen Manby

Title                 Heimweh

Composer        Manby

Album              Homecoming

Label               Mainstem

Number           0059 Track 8

Duration          6.48

Performers      Glen Manby, as; Steve Waterman, t; Leon Greening, p; Adam KMing, b; Matt Home, d. 2016


Artist               Avishai Cohen

Title                 Seven Seas

Composer        Cohen

Album              Seven Seas

Label               Blue Note

Number           509999495492 0 Track 3

Duration          5.23

Performers      Avishai Cohen, b; Shai Mestro, p; Itmar Doari, perc, 2010.


Artist               Chris Barber with Jeff Healey’s Jazz Wizards

Title                 Goin’ Up The River

Composer        trad

Album              Memories of My Trip

Label               Proper

Number           CD 1 Track 9

Duration          7.49

Performers      Jeff Healey, t, g; Chris Barber, tb, v; Brian Graville, p; Colin Bray, b; Gary Scriven, d.


Artist               John Kirby

Title                 Rehearsin’ for a nervous Breakdown

Composer        Shavers

Album              John Kirby and His Band 1940

Label               Jazz Anthology

Number           55025 Track 7

Duration          2.29

Performers: Charlie Shavers, t; Buster Bailey, cl; Russell Procope, as; Billy Kyle, p; John Kirby, b; O’Neil Spencer, d. 1940


Artist               Earl Hines

Title                 Oh You Sweet Thing!

Composer        Razaf / Waller

Album              Classic Earl Hines Sessions 1928-1945

Label               Mosaic

Number           MD7 254 CD 2 Track 1

Duration          2.53

Performers      Charlie Allen, George Dixon, Walter Fuller, t; Billy Franklin, Louis Taylor, tb; Omer Simeon, Darnell Howard, Cecil Irwin, reeds; Earl Hines, p; Lawrence Dixon, g; Quinn Wilson, b; Wallace Bishop, d. 14 July 1932.


Artist               Bix Beiderbecke

Title                 Ostrich Walk

Composer        La Rocca / Sheilds

Album              The Bix Beiderbecke Story

Label               Proper

Number           Properbox 66 CD 1 Track 26

Duration          3.10

Performers      Bix Beiderbecke, c; Bill Rank, tb; Don Murray, Roc Ryker, Frankie Trumbauer, reeds; Irving Riskin, p; Eddie Lang, g; Chauncey Morehouse, d 9 May 1927.


Artist               Howard McGhee

Title                 The Sharp Edge

Composer        McGhee

Album              Shades of Blue

Label               Black Lion

Number           BL305 Track 1

Duration          5.48

Performers: Howard McGhee, t; Junior Mance, p; Jimmy Tucker, b; Jimmy Cobb, d. 8 Dec 1961.


Artist               Joey Alexander

Title                 Sunday Waltz

Composer        Alexander

Album              Countdown

Label               Motema

Number           234297 Track 2

Duration          5.23

Performers: Joey Alexander, p; Dan Chmielinski, b; Ulysses Owens, Jr. d. 2016.


Artist               Lambert Hendricks and Ross

Title                 Centerpiece

Composer        Edison

Album              Everybody’s Boppin’

Label               Columbia / Sony

Number           CK45020 Track 6

Duration          2.28

Performers      Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross, v; Harry Sweets Edison, t; Gildo Mahones, p; Ike Isaacs, b; Walter Bolden, d. 1959

Artist               Mary Lou Williams

Title                 The Lady Who Swings the Band

Composer        Cahn, Chaplin

Album              The First Lady in Jazz

Label               Fremeaux

Number           5449 CD 1: Track 5

Duration          2.45

Performers: Harry Lawson, Paul King, Earl Thompson, t; Ted Donnelly, Henry Wells, tb; John Harrington, John Williams, Dick Wilson, reeds; Mary Lou Williams, p; Ted Brinson, g; Booker Collins, b; Ben Thigpen, d. Harry Mills, v; 9 Dec 1936


Artist               Anita O’Day

Title                 I’m Not Supposed to be Blue Blues

Composer        Garner / Russell

Album              Time for 2

Label               Essential Jazz Classics

Number           55559 Track 19

Duration          2.36

Performers      Anita O’Day, v; Lonnie Hewitt, p; Freddie Schreiber, b; Cal Tjader, d. 1962


Artist               Ivo Neame

Title                 Pala

Composer        Neame

Album              Moksha

Label               Edition

Number           Track 3

Duration          4.43

Performers      George Crowley, saxophone; Ivo Neame, p; Tom Farmer, b; James Maddren, d. 2017.



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