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Play lists from our weekly jazz radio broadcast including recording dates, personnel and CD and LP information.


Postby jazzjester » Sun July 16 2006 07:47 PM

Lionel Hampton and his Sextet: Chicken shack boogie (lh vcl) January 24, 1949 Benny Bailey (tp) Johnny Board (as) Gene Morris (ts) Lionel Hampton (vib,p,vcl) Albert Ammons (p) Wes Montgomery (g) Lionel Hampton Story - Proper

Joe Liggins and his Honeydrippers: The honeydripper (pt 1 & 2) March 1945 Joe Liggins (vcl,p) acc by Little Willie Jackson (as,bar) James Jackson (ts) Frank Pasley (g) Red Callender (b) Peppy Prince (d) The Shuffle Boogie King - Proper

Dinah Washington acc by Tab Smith's Orchestra: A Slick chick [on the mellow side] October 1946
Tab Smith Orchestra(as) Tab Smith alto Blues For A Day - Dreyfus

Jack McVea Swing man November 1947 (sammy yates vcl & tmpt) Jack McVea (ts) Thomas "Crow" Kahn (p) prob Gene Phillips (g) Frank Clarke (b) Robert "Rabon" Tarrant (d,vcl) Arthur Duncan (vcl) Two Timin baby - Jukebox Lil (Swd) CD made in Czechoslovakia

We begin this set with two recorded this week in the 1960s one from the Oscar Peterson Trio and this one from Mose Allison

Mose Allison - That's the stuff you gotta watch (ma vcl) Mose Allison (p,vcl) Earl May (b) Paul Motian (d)
January 28, 1965 Mose Allisons Greatest Hits - Atl

West Side Story: Oscar Peterson Trio: Jet song January 25, 1962 Oscar Peterson (p) Ray Brown (b) Ed Thigpen (d) West Side Story – Verve

Carmen McRae acc by Ralph Burns Ochestra: Bye bye, blackbird August 1958 Ben Webster (ts) Don Abney (p) Mundell Lowe (g) Aaron Bell (b) Ralph Burns (dir) Carmen McRae – The Diva Series – Verve

Sarah Vaughan with Hal Mooney Orchestra: All alone [by the telephone] January 23, 1967 acc by large orchestra incl. Clark Terry, Charlie Shavers, Joe Newman, Freddie Hubbard (tp) J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding (tb) Phil Woods, Benny Golson (reeds) Bob James (p) + others, Bob James (arr-3) Sassy swings again: Mercury

Saxophonist Benny Golson was born this week in 1929. The native of Philly is as equally well-known for his composing and arranging as for his playing. He worked for Bull Moose Jackson in the early 50s and later Dizzy Gillespie and Art Blakey. Golson played a part in all of the recordings in this set

Peggy Lee – Whisper Not arr and cond by Benny Carter and acc by Jack Sheldon trumpet, Lou Levy (p) Herb Ellis, Al Hendrickson (g) Mel Lewis (d) and others. Another Benny Golson composition that became a Jazz standard recorded by Peggy Lee in March 1962 from the Peggy Lee release Mink Jazz – Capitol

Quincy Jones and his Orchestra: Moanin' May 1959 Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder, Clark Terry (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (tb) Julius Watkins (fhr) Phil Woods, Frank Wess (as) Benny Golson, Zoot Sims (ts) Danny Bank (bar) Patti Bown (p) Kenny Burrell (g) Milt Hinton (b) Charlie Persip (d) Quincy Jones (arr,cond) Quincy Jones – Compact Jazz

Quincy Jones and his Orchestra: Killer Joe Freddie Hubbard, Marvin Stamm, Snooky Young, (tp,flhrn) Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, (tb) Roland Kirk, Jerome Richardson, Hubert Laws, (reeds) Toots Thielemans (g) Bob James (el-p) Ray Brown (b) Grady Tate (d) A Benny Golson composition recorded in June of 1969. A performance that won Quincy Jones a Grammy in the Best Inst jazz Perf Lrg Group or soloist with Large Group category in 1969. Quincy Jones – The Best – A&M

Benny Golson is said to be working on a major college textbook as well as his autobiography. He turns 77 on Wednesday.

Buddy Johnson and his Orchestra: Stop pretending [So hip you see] (bj,tms vcl) November 16, 1939 Courtney Williams (tp) Don Stovall (as) Sonny Fredericks (ts) Buddy Johnson (p,vcl) [rn Buddy Johnson (p,vcl) ] unknown (g), (b) and (d) The Mack Sisters, Ella Johnson (vcl) Buddy Johnson And His band 1939-1942 - Classics

Cab Calloway – Are You Hep To The Jive August 1940 Dizzy Gillespie (tp) Tyree Glenn (tb,vib) Hilton Jefferson (as) Chu Berry (ts) Benny Payne (p) Milt Hinton (b) Cozy Cole (d) Are You Hep To The Jive - Columbia

Woody Herman – Get Your Boots Laced Papa Parts 1 & 2 April 1940 Blues On parade - GRP

Fats Waller Moppin' and boppin' January 23, 1943 Fats Waller (p,comments) , with: Benny Carter (tp) Alton "Slim" Moore (tb) Gene Porter (cl,ts) Irving Ashby (g) Slam Stewart (b) Zutty Singleton (d) Pre-recordings, 20th Century Fox soundstage, Hollywood, CA, Stormy Weather: (feature film): Ain’t Misbehavin - Dreyfus

Louis Jordan Beware (talking by LJ, some band members) January 23, 1946 Aaron Izenhall (tp) Louis Jordan (as,vcl) Josh Jackson (ts) Wild Bill Davis (p,arr) Carl Hogan (el-g) Jesse "Po" Simpkins (b) Eddie Byrd (d) Louis Jordan And His Tympany 5 – Proper

Speaking of great Swing Era drummers. Last week being the anniversary of Goodman and his band at Carnegie Hall coupled with Gene Krupas date of birth falling on Sunday we failed to mention the birth day of Big Sid Catlett. Really another of the greatest drummers of all time, Catlett worked with Goodman for a short time and also with Louis Armstrong, Benny Carter and a whole list of jazz greats. He is unfortunately often overlooked but check out his work here live at the Metropolitan Opera House for the Esquire All American Jazz Concert held on January 18th 1944.

Esquire All Stars - Rose room Art Tatum (p) Al Casey (g) Oscar Pettiford (b) Sidney Catlett (d) rest same as before present at end of "My ideal" Barney Bigard (cl) Esquire All American Jazz Concert – Jazz Archives 12:00-15:00

We begin this set with two performances recorded this week in January…the first by the Duke Ellington Orchestra and vocalist Rosemary Clooney

Duke Ellington and his Orchestra: Just a-sittin' and a-rockin' (rc vcl) January 23 & 27, 1956 Rosemary Clooney (vcl) Billy Strayhorn (p-1) Blue Rose - Columbia

Frank Sinatra & Count Basie – Fly Me To The Moon Copa Room, Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 28, 1966 Sinatra At The Sands - Reprise

Woody Herman – Greasy Sack Blues The Woody Herman Herd at Basin Street West in San Fransisco in the summer of 1965 This Is Jazz 24 – Columbia

Count Basie Octet with Ella Fitzgerald And Joe Williams: Party blues June 25, 1956 Thad Jones, Joe Newman (tp) Henry Coker (tb) Frank Wess (ts) Count Basie (p) Freddie Green (g) Eddie Jones (b) Sonny Payne (d).Joe Williams’s Finest Hour – Verve 34:00

Buddy Rich And His Orchestra - Down for double 11 .........musicians performing a Freddie Greene tune first recorded by Count Basie. An arrangement by Marty Paich.

Paich became well-known during the '50s for his arrangements for Mel Torme as well as for his work for Dave Pell, Art Pepper, and his own group, The Marty Paich Dek-tette. In addition to writing for films and television, he wrote for Ella Fitzgerald, Stan Kenton, Chet Baker, Ray Brown, Anita O'Day, and…… Buddy Rich. Marty Paich would have been turned 81 on Monday

Mel Torme with the Marty Paich Dek-tette: Nice Work If You Can Get It Nov 1956 Mel Torme (vcl) acc by Pete Candoli, Don Fagerquist (tp) Vince DeRosa (fhr) or John Cave (fhr) Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Bud Shank (as) Bob Cooper (ts) or Jack Montrose (ts) Jack Dulong (bar) Albert Pollan (tu) Marty Paich (p) Red Mitchell (b) Mel Lewis (d) The Mel Torme Collection - Rhino

Ella Fitzgerald acc by Marty Paich's DekTette: 720 In The Books November 1958 Ella Fitzgerald (vcl) acc by Don Fagerquist, Al Porcino (tp) Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb,ts) Vince DeRosa (fhr) John Kitzmiller (tu) Bud Shank (as) Bill Holman (ts) Med Flory (bar) Lou Levy (p) Joe Mondragon (b) Mel Lewis (d) Marty Paich (arr,cond) Ella swings lightly: Verve

Shorty Rogers and his Orchestra: Basie eyes February 2, 1954 Shorty Rogers, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Clyde Reasinger (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Enevoldsen (tb) John Graas (fhr) Paul Sarmento (tu) Herb Geller (as) Bud Shank (as,ts,bar) Zoot Sims, Bob Cooper (ts) Jimmy Giuffre (bar,cl,ts) Marty Paich (p) Curtis Counce (b) Shelly Manne (d) Shorty Courts the Count: BMG 47:00

Artie Shaw Moonglow (lh arr January 23, 1941 George Wendt, Jim Cathcart, Billy Butterfield (tp) Jack Jenney, Vernon Brown (tb) Ray Conniff (tb,arr) Artie Shaw (cl,arr) Les Robinson, Neely Plumb (as) Bus Bassey, Jerry Jerome (ts) Johnny Guarnieri (p) Al Hendrickson (g) Eugene Lamas, Truman Boardman, Ted Klages, Bill Brower, Bob Morrow, Alex Beller (vln) Allan Harshman, Keith Collins (viola) Fred Goerner (cello) Jud DeNaut (b) Nick Fatool (d) Anita Boyer (vcl) Lennie Hayton (arr)

Benny Goodman Jersey bounce (mp arr) January 23, 1942 Bernie Privin, Jimmy Maxwell, Al "Slim" Davis (tp) Lou McGarity (tb,vcl) Cutty Cutshall (tb) Benny Goodman (cl) Clint Neagley, Sol Kane (as) Vido Musso, George Berg (ts) Chuck Gentry (bar) Mel Powell (p) Tom Morgan (g) Sid Weiss (b) Robert Collier (d) Peggy Lee, Art London (vcl)

Erskine Hawkins No use squawkin' (sl arr) January 22, 1941
Sammy Lowe (tp,arr) Marcellus Green, Erskine Hawkins (tp) Ed Sims, Bob Range (tb) William Johnson (as,arr) Jimmy Mitchell (as,vcl) Haywood Henry (bar) Avery Parrish (p) Leemie Stanfield (b) James Morrison (d) Billy Daniels, Merle Turner (vcl) prob still same pers. Julian Dash (ts) Ida James (vcl) Dolores Brown (vcl), William McLemore (g) Prob still same pers. of the period Paul Bascomb (ts), Wilbur "Dud" Bascomb (tp)
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