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Alyn Shipton’s weekly dip into listeners’ letters and emails includes vintage sounds from McKinney’s Cotton Pickers and John Kirby’s Sextet.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 1 Sep 2018 17:30

Music Played

  • Edouard Leys


    • La Ligne Jaune.
    • Black and B lue.
    • 6.
  • Jackie McLean

    Goin' 'Way Blues

    • Four Classic Albums.
    • Avid.
    • 8.
  • Bill Evans

    Someday My Prince Will Come

    • At the Montreux Jazz Festival.
    • Verve.
    • 10.
  • Charlie Parker

    My Heart Tells Me

    • Integrale Vol 1.
    • Fremeaux.
    • 2.
  • McKinney’s Cotton Pickers

    Milenburg Joys

    • Jazz Age the hot sounds of the 20s and 30's.
    • Past Perfect.
    • 8.
  • Wilbur de Paris

    Change Of Key Boogie

    • Live in New York 1944 and 1953.
    • Upbeat.
    • 7.
  • Johnny Dodds and His Chicago Boys

    29th And Dearborn

    • New Orleans Giants 1936-40.
    • JSP.
    • 15.
  • John Tobin'S Midnight Serenaders

    I'm Afraid To Care For You

    • New Orleans in the 20s.
    • Timeless.
    • 15.
  • Carla Bley


    • Trios.
    • 2.
  • Johnny Mansfield

    M & M

    • Elftet.
    • Edition.
    • 1.
  • Jimmy Mcgriffe & Hank Crawford

    Red Top

    • Right Turn on Blue.
    • Telarc.
    • 3.

Jazz Record Requests


Artist               Edouard Leys (feat Malo Mazurié

Title                Versus

Composer      Leys

Album             La Ligne Jaune

Label              Black and B lue

Performers:    Malo Mazurié, t; Edouard Leys, p; Michel Rosciglione, b; Mourad Benhammou, d; 2017.


Artist               Jackie McLean

Title                Goin’ ‘Way Blues

Composer      McLean

Album             Four Classic Albums

Label              Avid

Performers:    Jackie McLean, as; Freddie Hubbard, t; Kenny Drew, p; Doug Watkins, b; Pete LaRoca, d. 8 Jan 1961


Artist               Bill Evans

Title                Someday My Prince Will Come

Composer      Churchill, Morey

Album             At The Montreux Jazz festival

Label              Verve

Performers:    Bill Evans (Piano); Eddie Gomez(bass) & Jack DeJohnette(drums) 15 June 1968


Artist               Charlie Parker

Title                My Heart Tells Me

Composer      Warren / Gordon

Album             Integrale Vol 1

Label              Fremeaux

Performers:    Charlie Parker, alto; Efferge Ware, guitar; Phil Phillips, drums. Recorded in 1943


 Artist              McKinney’s Cotton Pickers

Title                Milenburg Joys

Composer      Morton

Album             Jazz Age the hot sounds of the 20s and 30s.

Label              Past Perfect

Performers:    John Nesbitt, Langston Curl, t; Claude Jones, tb; Don Redman, as; Milton Senior, ts; Todd Rhodes, p; Dave Wilborn, bj; Ralph Escudero, tu, Cuba Austin d. 11 July 1928


Artist               Wilbur De Paris

Title                Change of Key Boogie

Composer      De Paris

Album             Live in New York 1944 and 1953

Label              Upbeat

Performers:    Sidney De Paris, trumpet; Wilbur De Paris, trombone; Ed Hall, clarinet; Clyde Hart, piano; Billy Taylor, bass; Specs Powell, drums. Feb 1944


Artist               Johnny Dodds and His Chicago Boys

Title                29th and Dearborn

Composer      Jones

Album             New Orleans Giants 1936-40

Label              JSP

Performers    Charlie Shavers, t; Johnny Dodds, cl; Lil Armstrong, p; Teddy Bunn, g; John Kirby, b; O’Neil Spencer, d. 21 Jan 1938


Artist               John Tobin’s Midnight Serenaders

Title                I’m Afraid To Care For You

Composer      Frank /Owen

Album             New Orleans In the 20s

Label              Timeless

Performers:    Harry Dorin, co; Jac Assunto, tb; Norvelle Makofsky, as; Elbridge Westerfield, ts; Adrian Laroque, p; John Tobin, bj; Benny Pottle, tu. 22 Jan 1925


Artist               Carla Bley

Title                Vashkar

Composer      Bley

Album             Trios

Label              ECM

Performers:    Andy Sheppard, ss; Carla Bley, p; Steve Swallow, b. 2013.


Artist               Johnny Mansfield

Title                M & M

Composer      Mansfield

Album             Elftet

Label              Edition

Performers:    Chris Potter - guest soloist - Tenor Sax; Ella Hohnen Ford - Vocals & Flute; James Davison – Trumpet; Tom Smith - Alto Sax; George Millard - Bass Clarinet & tenor sax; Rory Ingham – Trombone; Dom Ingham – Violin; Laura Armstrong – Cello; Oliver Mason – Guitar; Jonny Mansfield - Vibraphone & Composition; Will Harris – Bass; Boz Martin-Jones – Drums. 2018


Artist               Jimmy McGriff and Hank Crawford

Title                Red Top

Composer      Ammons

Album             Right Turn on Blue

Label              Telarc

Performers:    Hank Crawford, as; Jimmy McGriff, org; Rodney Jones, g; Jesse Hameen, d.



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