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Alyn Shipton's weekly dip into listeners' letters and emails asking for jazz favourites from all periods and styles includes music by saxophonist Benny Golson.

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Sat 14 Jul 2018 16:00

Music Played

  • John Dankworth and His Orchestra

    Firth Of Fourths

    • I Hear Music.
    • Salvo.
    • 2.
  • Benny Golson

    My Blues House

    • Groovin' with Golson.
    • Prestige.
    • 1.
  • Keith Jarrett

    Somewhere Over the Rainbow

    • A Multitude of Angels.
    • ECM.
    • 4.
  • Patricia Barber


    • Modern Cool.
    • Blue Note.
    • 7.
  • Anthony Braxton

    You Stepped Out Of A Dream

    • Five Pieces.
    • Arista.
    • 1.
  • The Dime Notes

    What A Dream

    • The Dime Notes.
    • LeJazz Et Al.
    • 14.
  • Basin Street Brawlers

    Swing That Music

    • It's Tight Like That.
    • John John.
    • 10.
  • Bill Evans

    Young And Foolish

    • The Riverside Years.
    • Not Now.
    • 2.
  • Jack Bruce

    Kckhh Blues

    • Things We Like.
    • Polydor.
    • 5.



Artist               John Dankworth

Title                 Firth of Fourths

Composer       Dankworth

Album              I hear music

Label               Salvo

Performers: Dickie Hawdon, Derek Abbott, Stan Palmer, Kenny Wheeler, Bob Carson (tp), Laurie Monk, Tony Russell, Danny Elwood, Garry Brown (tb), Ron Snyder (tb,tuba), Johnny Dankworth (as,cl), Danny Moss (ts,b-cl), Alex Leslie (bs,cl,fl), Dave Lee (p), Eric Dawson (b), Kenny Clare (d). 3 July 1959


Artist                Benny Golson

Title                 My Blues House

Composer       Golson

Album              Groovin’ With Golson

Label               Prestige

Performers: Benny  Golson, ts; Curtis Fuller, tb; Ray Bryant, p; Paul Chambers, b; Art Blakey, d. 28 Aug 1959


Artist               Keith Jarrett

Title                Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Composer       Arlen / Harburg

Album             A Multitude of Angels

Label               ECM

Performers: Keith Jarrett, p. Oct 1996.


Artist               Patricia Barber

Title                Company

Composer      Barber

Album             Modern Cool

Label              Blue Note

Performers: Patricia Barber, p, v; Dave Douglas, t; Michael Arnopol, b; Mark Walker, d. 1998


Artist               Anthony Braxton

Title                You Stepped out of a Dream

Composer      Kahn / Brown

Album             Five Pieces

Label              Arista

Performers: Kenny Wheeler, t; Anthony Braxton, as; Dave Holland, b; Barry Altshcul d. July 1975.


Artist               The Dime Notes

Title                 What a Dream

Composer       Bechet

Album             The Dime Notes

Label               Lejazzetal

Performers: David Horniblow, cl; Andrew Oliver, p; Tom Wheatley, b; Dave Kelbie, g. 2016.


Artist               Basin Street Brawlers

Title                Swing That Music

Composer      Armstrong

Album             It’s Tight Like That

Label              John John

Performers: Pete Horsfall, t; Malcolm Earl-Smith, tb; Ewan Bleach, ts; Colin Good, p; Martin Wheatley, g; Dave O’Brien, b; Mez Clough, d. 2014.


Artist               Bill Evans

Title                Young and Foolish

Composer      Hague / Horwitt

Album            The Riverside Years

Label              Not Now

Performers    Bill Evans, p; Sam Jones, b; Philly Joe Jones, d, 5 Dec 1958


Artist               Jack Bruce

Title                 KCKHH BLUES

Composer       Bruce

Album             Things We Like

Label               Polydor

Performers    Jack Bruce, b;  John McLaughlin, g; Dick Heckstall-Smith, ts; Jon Hiseman, d. 1979


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