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Among this week's requests from listeners for all styles of jazz, Alyn Shipton plays music by the great American pianist Ramsey Lewis.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Stan Sulzmann


    • Live at the Spotted Dog.
    • Stoney Lane.
    • 1.
  • Jack Parnell

    Skin Deep

    • The Big Band Beat.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Ramsey Lewis

    Love Theme from Spartacus

    • The In Crowd.
    • Argo.
    • 5.
  • David Grisman


    • David Grisman Quartet.
    • Kaleidoscope.
    • 1.
  • Willie “The Lion” Smith

    Morning Air

    • Luckey and the Lion: Harlem Piano.
    • Good Time Jazz.
    • 7.
  • Dick Hyman & Dick Wellstood


    • Stridemonster.
    • Sackville.
    • 4.
  • Stan Kenton

    Exit Stage Left

    • Adventures in Blues.
    • Capitol.
    • 4.
  • Don Ellis

    Indian Lady

    • Electric Bath.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • Earl Bostic


    • Plays Jazz Standards.
    • 27.
  • Louis Armstrong

    St James Infirmary

    • Complete NY Town Hall and Boston Symphony Hall Concerts.
    • Definitive.
    • 17.
  • Tony Allen

    Bad Roads

    • The Source.
    • Blue Note (France).
    • 2.


Artist               Stan Sulzmann

Title                 Chu-Chu

Composer        Sulzmann

Album              Live at the Spotted Dog

Label               Stoney Lane

Number           1878 Track 1

Duration          6.53

Performers      Stan Sulzmann, ts; with Tom Walsh, Sean Gibbs, Mike Adlington, Aaron Diaz, t; Kieran McLeod, Richard Foote, Tom Dunnett, Yusef Narcin, tb; Elliot Drew, Chris Young, Helena Kay, John Fleming, Colin Mills, reeds; David Ferris, p; Ben Lee, g; Nick Jurd, b; Jonathan Silk, d. 2017.


Artist               Jack Parnell

Title                 Skin Deep

Composer        Bellson



Number           Side 2 Track 1

Duration          2.48

Performers      Hank Shaw, Ronnie Simmonds, Jo Hunter, Terry Lewis (tp), Mac Minshull, Bobby Lamb, Robin Kay, Jimmy Tobbett (tb), Bob Burns, Jimmy Phillips (as), Joe Temperley, Ronnie Keene (ts), Don Honeywell (bs), Max Harris (p), Kenny Napper (b), Jack Parnell, Phil Seamen (d). 6 Jan 1954


Artist               Ramsey Lewis

Title                 Love Theme from Spartacus

Composer        North

Album              The In Crowd

Label               Argo

Number           LPS 757 Track 5

Duration          7.18

Performers: Ramsey Lewis p; Eldee Young, b; Red Holt, d. May 1965


Artist               David Grisman

Title                 E.M.D.            

Composer        Grisman

Album              David Grisman Quintet

Label               Kaleidoscope

Number           K5 Track 1

Duration          2.37

Performers      David Grisman, Todd Philips, mandolin; Darol Anger, vn; Tony Rice g; Bill Amatneek, b;


Artist               Willie The Lion Smith

Title                 Morning Air

Composer        Smith

Album              Luckey and the Lion: Harlem Piano

Label               Good Time Jazz

Number           10035-2 Track 7

Duration          2.54

Performers      Willie The Lion Smith, p; 1958.


Artist               Dick Hyman, Dick Wellstood

Title                 Who?

Composer        Jerome Kern

Album              Stridemonster

Label               Sackville

Number           2064 Track 4

Duration          5.57

Performers      Dick Hyman, Dick Wellstood, p; 1986.


Artist               Stan Kenton

Title                 Exit Stage Left

Composer        Roland

Album              Adventures in Blues

Label               Capitol

Number           ST 1985 Track 4

Duration          4.20

Performers: Bob Behrendt, Bob Rolfe, Marvin Stamm, Norman Baltazar, Dalton Smith, t; Bud Parker, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dave Wheeler, Jim Amlotte, tb; Gabe Baltazar, Gene Roland, Joel Kaye, Allan Buetler, Buddy Arnold, Paul Renzi, reeds; Stan Kenton, p; Pat Senatore, b; Jerry McKenzie, d; Dwight Carver, Carl Saunders, Keith Lamotte, Ray Starling (and Gene Roland again) mellophone. 1963


Artist               Don Ellis

Title                 Indian Lady

Composer        Ellis

Album              Electric Bath

Label               Columbia

Number           CS 9585 Track 1

Duration          8.06

Performers:  Don Ellis / trumpet; Ruben Leon / alto sax, soprano sax, flute; Joe Roccisano / alto sax, soprano sax, flute; Ira Shulman / tenor sax, piccolo, flute, clarinet; Ron Starr / tenor sax, flute, clarinet; John Magruder / baritone sax, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet; Edward Warren / trumpet; Alan Weight / trumpet; Alan Wight / trumpet; Bob Harmon / trumpet; Glenn Stuart / trumpet; Terry Woodson / trombone; Ron Myers / trombone; David Sanchez / trombone; Tom Myers / trombone: Michael Lang / piano, keyboards, clavinet; Ray Neapolitan / bass, sitar; Dave Parlato / bass: Frank DeLaRosa / bass; Steve Bohannon / drums; Alan Estes / percussion, timbales, vibraphone; Mark Stevens / percussion, timbales, vibraphone; Chino Valdes / bongos, conga


Artist               Earl Bostic

Title                 Cherokee

Composer        Noble

Album              Plays Jazz Standards

Label               Definitive

Number           11295 Track 27

Duration          3.00

Performers      Earl Bostic, as; Blue Mitchell, t; Ray Felder, ts; Gene Redd vib; Joe Knight, p; Mickey Baker, g; Ike Isaacs, b; George Brown, d. 17 Dec 1952


Artist               Louis Armstrong

Title                 St James Infirmary

Composer        Primerose

Album              Complete NY Town Hall and Boston Symphony Hall Concerts

Label               Definitive

Number           11291 CD 1 Track 17

Duration          3.37

Performers: Jack Teagarden, tb, v; Dick Cary, p; Bob Haggart, b; Sid Catlett, d. 17 May 1947


Artist               Tony Allen

Title                 Bad Roads

Composer        Allen

Album              The Source

Label               Blue Note (France)

Number           OO2721402 Track 2

Duration          5,48

Performers: Tony Allen, d, ldr; Nicolas Giraud, t; Daniel Zimmerman, tb;  Yan Yankielewicz, as; Remi Scuito, fl; Jean Jacques Elange, ts; Jean Phi Dary, kb; Indy Debonge, g; Mathias Allemane, b. 2017.



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