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Among this week's suggestions from listeners for music in all styles of jazz, Alyn Shipton includes a request to hear music by the seminal British jazz-rock fusion band Nucleus, led by trumpeter, author and broadcaster Ian Carr. The track celebrates the 45th anniversary of their album Labyrinth.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 May 2018 16:00

Music Played

  • Nucleus


    • Labyrinth.
    • BGO.
    • 6.
  • Tomasz Stanko

    Song For Sarah

    • Suspended Night.
    • ECM.
    • 1.
  • Lou Donaldson


    • Wailin' With Lou.
    • Blue Note.
    • 1.
  • Una Mae Carlisle

    I Would Do Anything For You

    • 1938-1941.
    • 2.
  • Kid Thomas

    Shake It And Break It

    • Living New Orleans Jazz 1973.
    • Smoky Mary.
    • 1.
  • Billie Pierce & De De Pierce

    Love Songs Of The Nile

    • The Atlantic New Orleans Sessions.
    • Mosaic.
    • 1.
  • Lucky Thompson

    Lover Man

    • Lucky Sessions.
    • Vogue.
    • 14.
  • Clifford Jordan

    Charlie Parker's Last Supper

    • Play What You Feel.
    • Mapleshade.
    • 10.
  • Loz Speyer

    Rocket Science

    • Life on the Edge.
    • Leo.
    • 2.
  • Freddie Hubbard

    Body And Soul

    • Here to Stay.
    • Blue Note.
    • 3.

Jazz Record Requests

Artist               Nucleus

Title                 Exultation

Composer       Carr

Album              Labyrinth

Label               BGO

Performers: Ian Carr, Kenny Wheeler, t, fh; Norma Winstone, v; Tony Coe, cl, bcl, ts; Brian Smith, ts, ss; Dave McRae, Gordon Beck, kb; Roy Babbington, b; Clive Thacker, Tony Levin, d; Trevor Tomkins, pec; Paddy Kingsland, synth. March 1973.


Artist               Tomasz Stanko

Title                 Song For Sarah

Composer       Stanko

Album             Suspended Night

Label               ECM

Performers: Tomasz Stanko, t; Marcin Wasilewski, p; Slawomir Kurkiewicz, b; Michal Miskiewicz, d. 2004.


Artist               Lou Donaldson

Title                 Caravan

Composer       Ellington, Mills, Tizol

Album             Wailin’ With Lou

Label               Blue Note

Performers:  Donald Byrd, t; Lou Donaldson, as; Herman Foster, p; Peck Morrison, b; Art Taylor, d. 27 Jan 1957


Artist               Una Mae Carlisle

Title                 I Would Do Anything For You

Composer       Hill / Williams / Hopkins

Album              1938-1941

Label               Classics

Performers: Dave Wilkins, t; Bertie King, ts; Una Mae Carlisle, p, v; Alan Ferguson, g; Len Harrison, b; Hymie Scherzter, d. 20 May 1938.


Artist               Kid Thomas

Title                 Shake It And Break It

Composer       Trad

Album             Living New Orleans Jazz 1973

Label               Smoky Mary

Performers      Kid Thomas, t; Frank Demond, tb; Willie Humphrey, cl; Narvin Kimball, bj; Chester Zardis, b; Cie Frazier, d. 1973 


Artist               Billie and De De Pierce

Title                 Love Songs of the Nile

Composer       Brown / Freed

Album              Atlantic New Orleans Sessions

Label               Mosaic

Performers: De De Pierce t; George Lewis, cl; Louis Nelson, tb; Billie Pierce p, v; Papa John Joseph, b; Abbey Chinee Foster, d.  1962


Title                  Lover Man

Composer        Ramirez / Davis / Sherman

Album              Lucky Sessions/Lucky Thompson

Label                Vogue

Performers: Lucky Thompson, ss; Peter Trunk, b; Daniel Humair, d. 1960


Artist               Clifford Jordan

Title                 Charlie Parker’s Last Supper

Composer       Jordan

Album             Play What You Feel

Label               Mapleshade

Performers: Joe Gardner, Dizzy Reece, Don Sickler, Dean Pratt, t; Benny Powell, Kiane Zawadi, tb; Charles Davis, John Jenkins, Junior Cook, Lou Orenstein, Willie Williams, Robert Eldridge, Clifford Jordan, reeds; Ronnie Matthews, p; Ed Howard b; Tommy Campbell, d. 1990.


Artist               Loz Speyer

Title                 Rocket Science

Composer       Speyer

Album              Life on the Edge

Label               Leo

Performers: Loz Speyer, t; Chris Biscoe, as, bars; Rachel Musson, ts, ss; Ollie Brice, b; Gary Wilcox, d. 17 Dec 2015.


Artist               Freddie Hubbard

Title                 Body and Soul

Composer       Eyton, Green, Heyman, Sour

Album              Here to Stay

Label               Blue Note

Personnel: Freddie Hubbard t; Wayne Shorter, ts; Cedar Walton, p; Reggie Workman, b; Philly Joe Jones, d. 27 Dec 1962.





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