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In his weekly selection from listeners' emails and post, Alyn Shipton plays a wide range of jazz including tracks featuring two very different American guitarists, mainstreamer Howard Alden (along with trombonist Dan Barrett), and avant-garde player Mary Halvorsen and her Octet.

1 hour

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Sat 19 May 2018 16:00

Music Played

  • Howard Alden & Dan Barrett Quintet

    Dickie's Dream

    • The A B Q Salutes Buck Clayton.
    • Concord.
    • 13.
  • Fletcher Henderson

    Queer Notions

    • A Study in Frustration.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 6.
  • Dinah Washington

    You Don't Know What Love Is

    • Dinah Washington and Quincy Jones Complete Sessions.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 4.
  • Mary Halvorson

    In My Solitude

    • Meltframe.
    • Firehouse 12.
    • 5.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton and His Band

    Happy Go Lucky Local

    • 2.
  • Eric Dolphy

    Come Sunday

    • Iron Man.
    • Charly.
    • 3.
  • Billie Holiday

    That's All I Ask of You

    • The Lady Sings.
    • Proper.
    • 15.
  • Sarah Vaughan

    Lush Life

    • Sassy.
    • Emarcy.
    • 1.
  • Robert Johnson

    Malted Milk

    • 12.
  • Bob Curnow's L.A. Big Band

    Dream Of The Return

    • The Music of Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays.
    • Mama.
    • 9.
  • Bruce Hornsby

    Harbor Lights

    • Harbor Lights.
    • RCA.
    • 1.

Jazz Record Requests

Artist               Howard Alden / Dan Barrett Quintet

Title                 Dickie’s Dream

Composer        Lester Young

Album              The A B Q Salutes Buck Clayton

Label               Concord

Performers      Howard Alden, g; Dan Barrett,  tb; Chuck Wilson, reeds; Frank Tate, b; Jackie Williams, d. June 1989



Artist               Fletcher Henderson

Title                 Queer Notions

Composer        Hawkins

Album              A Study In Frustration

Label               Essential Jazz Classics

Performers: Bobby Stark, Russell Smith, Red Allen, t; Dickie Wells, Sandy Williams, tb; Hilton Jefferson, Russell Procope, Coleman Hawkins, reeds; Fletcher Henderson, p; Bernard Addison, g; John Kirby b; Walter Johnson, d. 18 Aug 1933


Artist               Dinah Washington

Title                 You Don’t Know What Love Is

Composer        Raye / De Paul

Album              Dinah Washington + Quincy Jones Complete Sessions

Label               Essential Jazz Classics

Performers: Dinah Washington, v: Clark Terry, t; Jimmy Cleveland, tb; Paul Quinichette, ts; Cecil Payne, bars; Wynton Kelly, p; Barry Galbraith, g; Keter Betts, b; Jimmy Cobb, d. 15 March 1955.


Artist               Mary Halvorson

Title                 In My Solitude

Composer        Ellington

Album              Meltframe

Label               Firehouse 12

Performers: Mary Halvorson, g. 2015.


Artist               Humphrey Lyttelton

Title                 Happy Go Lucky Local

Composer        Ellington

Album              Sad Sweet Songs and Crazy Rhythms

Label               Calligraph

Performers: Humphrey Lyttelton t; Ray Wordsworth, tb; Jimmy Hastings, as, cl, bars; Karen Sharp, ts, bars; Ted Beament, p; John Rees Jones, b; Adrian Mackintosh, d. 2005


Artist               Eric Dolphy

Title                 Come Sunday

Composer        Ellington

Album              Iron Man

Label               Charly

Performers: Eric Dolphy, reeds, Richard Davis, b. July 1963


Artist               Billie Holiday

Title                 That’s All I Ask of you

Composer        Pope

Album              The Lady Sings

Label               Proper

Performers: Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Tyree Glenn, trombone; Chu Berry, tenor sax; Sonny White, piano; Albert Casey, guitar; John Williams, bass; Cozy Cole, drums; Billie Holiday, vocals.


Artist               Sarah Vaughan

Title                 Lush Life

Composer        Strayhorn

Album              Sassy

Label               Emarcy

Performers: Sarah Vaughan with the Hal Mooney Orchestra April 1956


Artist               Robert Johnson

Title                 Malted Milk

Composer        Johnson

Album              King of the Delta Blues Singers

Label               Columbia Legacy

Performers      Robert Johnson, g. 1937


Artist               Bob Curnow’s LA Big Band

Title                 Dream of the Return

Composer        Metheny

Album              The Music of Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays.

Label               Mama

Performers      Bobby Shew, Buddy Childers, Wayne Bergeron, Don Rader, Ron Stout, t; Alex Iles, Andy Martin, Chuck Hughes, Rick Culver, tb; Bob Sheppard, Jerry Pinter, Rob Lockart, Danny House, Tom Peterson, reeds; Paul Viapiano, g; Tom Warrington, b; Steve Houghton, d. 1994


Artist               Bruce Hornsby

Title                 Harbor Lights

Composer        Hornsby

Album              Harbor Lights

Label               RCA

Performers      Bruce Hornsby, kb, v; Jimmy Haslip, b; John Molo, d; Pat Metheny, g; John Bigham, g; Jeff Lorber, Dave Duncan, electronics, Laura Creamer-Dunville, Jean Maclean, v. 1993.





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