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Dipping into this week's postbag and emails from listeners, Alyn Shipton includes music from many eras and regions of jazz, with a focus on the collaboration between the great saxophonists Gerry Mulligan and Ben Webster.

1 hour

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Sat 14 Apr 2018 16:00

Music Played

  • Hank Mobley Plus Band

    Mighty Moe And Joe

  • Lester Young-Teddy Wilson Quartet

    All Of Me

  • Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster

    Chelsea Bridge

  • Phineas Newborn, Jr.

    Newport Blues

  • Simon Latarche Jazz Ensemble

    Lemon Quay Saturday

  • Bill Evans and Jim Hall


  • Emma Fisk & James Birkett

    Raggin' The Scale

  • Django Reinhardt


    Performer: Quintette du Hot Club de France.
  • Percy Humphrey And His Crescent City Joymakers

    Milenburg Joys

  • Eddie Condon'S Band

    Ol' Man River

  • Art Pepper Quartet

    Red Pepper Blues


Title                       Mighty Moe and Joe

Artist                     Hank Mobley + Band

Composer           Curtis Porter

Album                   Complete Blue Note Hank Mobley Fifties Sessions

Label                     Mosaic

Number               MD6 181 CD 4 Track 5

Duration              6.57

Performers: Bill Hardman, t; Shafi Hadi (Curtis Porter) as; Hank Mobley, ts; Sonny Clark, p; Paul Chambers, b; Art Taylor, d. 23 June 1957


Title                       All Of Me

Artist                     Lester Young and Teddy Wilson Quartet

Composer           Marks / Simons

Album                   Pres and Teddy

Label                     Verve

Number               MGV 8205 Track 1

Duration              5.07

Performers: Lester Young, ts; Teddy Wilson, p; Gene Ramey, b; Jo Jones, d. 13 Jan 1956


Title                       Chelsea Bridge

Artist                     Gerry Mulligan / Ben Webster

Composer           Billy Strayhorn

Album                   Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster

Label                     Masterworks

Number               21349 Track 1

Duration              7.23

Performers: Ben Webster, ts; Gerry Mulligan, bars; Jimmy Rowles, p; Leroy Vinnegar. b; Mel Lewis, 3 Nov 1959.


Title                       Newport Blues

Artist                     Phineas Newborn Jr

Composer           Newborn

Album                   Here is Phineas

Label                     Atlantic

Number               8122 79688-8 Track 6

Duration              4.37

Performers         Phineas Newborn Jr, p, 1956



Title                       Lemon Quay Saturday

Artist                     Simon Latarche Jazz Ensemble

Composer           Simon Latarche

Album                   Cornish Preludes Book 2


Number               LATCD 003 Track 6

Duration              3.13

Performers       Paul Haywood, Sarah McDonough, saxophones; Simon Latarche, p, kb; Steve Turner, b; Terry Rodd, d. 2012.


Title                       Romain

Artist                     Bill Evans / Jim Hall

Composer           Hall

Album                   Undercurrent

Label                     Blue Note

Number               7243 5 38228 2 8 Track 4

Duration              5.19

Performers         Bill Evans, p; Jim Hall, g; 1962


Title                       Raggin’ The Scale

Artist                     Emma Fisk and James Birkett

Composer           Edward B. Claypoole

Album                   Play Venuti and Lang

Label                     Birkett and Fisk

Number               846022 Track 6

Duration              3.14

Performers         Emma Fisk, vn; James Birkett, g, 2017.


Title                       Daphne

Artist                     Quintette of the Hot Club of France

Composer           Django Reinhardt

Album                   Complete String Quintet

Label                     Label Ouest

Number               304031-2 Cd 5 Track 6

Duration              3.10

Performers         Stephane Grappelli, vn; Django Reinhardt, Roger Chaput, Eugene Vees, g; Louis Vola, b; 31 Jan 1938



Title                       Milenburg Joys

Artist                     Percy Humphrey and his Crescent City Joymakers

Composer           Morton/ Melrose / Mares / Roppolo

Album                   Crescent City Joymakers

Label                     Riverside

Number               RLP 9378 Track 1

Duration              7.11

Performers: Percy Humphrey, t; Albert Burbank, cl; Louis Nelson, tb; Emanuel Sayles, bj; Louis James, b; Cie Frazier, d. 1961


Title                       Ol’ Man River

Artist                     Eddie Condon’s Band

Composer           Hammerstein, Kern

Album                   Bixieland

Label                     Philips

Number               CL 719 Track 2

Duration              3.31

Performers         Wild Bill Davison, c; Ed Hall, cl; Cutty Cutshall, tb; Gene Schroeder, p; Eddie Condon, g; Walter Page, b; George Wettling, d. 1955


Title                       Red Pepper Blues

Artist                     Art Pepper Quartet

Composer           Pepper

Album                   Four Classic Albums

Label                     Avid

Number               AMSC 962 CD 2 Track 3

Duration              3.37

Performers         Art Pepper, as; Red Garland, p; Paul Chambers, b; Philly Joe Jones, d.



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