Take 5 Jazz

program no.1152

  • Start my program with saxophonist Alex Clarke, there are 2 tracks from her new cd in my program this week, she plays alto and tenor, tracks from “Only a Year” with David Newton: piano, Dave Green: bass, Clark Tracey: drums
  • On vibes you’ll hear Dimitris Angelakis ( from Greece) also 2 tracks from his new cd “Long Way Home” with George Kontrafouris: fender Rhodes, Kimon Karoutzos: bass, Jason Wastor: drums
  • On trumpet you’ll hear Lasse Lindgren with a “happy song”  ( I laughed when I first heard it….. something positive in this mad, mad world)
  • West Coast in Amsterdam, the new release from the Dutch Jazz Archive ( Nederlands Jazz Archief) first Bob Cooper on tenor sax, Bud Shank: alto sax, Claude Williamson: piano, Don Prell: bass, Jimmy Pratt: drums-march 15th 1958
  • The Stan Kenton Big Band, also from the Dutch Jazz Archive, Concertgebouw Amsterdam april 28th 1956 with Curtis Counce, Mel Lewis, Bill Perkins, Don Rendell, Lennie Niehaus, Carl Fontana
  • Second track from vibist Dimitris Angelakis
  • The Ben Webster special, track 207/520, this week Ben with Gene Krupa in N.Y. September 27th 1953 with Charlie Shavers: trumpet, Bill Harris: trombone, Ben on tenor, Teddy Wilson: piano, Herb Ellis : guitar, Ray Brown: bass, Gene Krupa: drums
  • Second track from saxophonist Alex Clarke
  • Drummer Shelly Manne, track from the West Coast in Amsterdam release ( Nederlands Jazz Archief) Joe Gordon: trumpet, Richie Kamuca: tenor sax, Russ Freeman: piano, Monty Budwig: bass, Shelly Manne: drums  february 27th 1960
  • On tenor sax and clarinet Jimmy Giuffre, also from the Dutch Jazz Archive “West Coast in Amsterdam” Concertgebouw may 23rd 1959 with Jim Hall: guitar, Buddy Clark: bass
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, track from his SteepleChase album “Strings and Things” recorded February and may 1976 with Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass
  • Drummer Steve Gadd, Bassist Eddie Gomez and Baritone saxophonist they released a fantastic album with the WDR Big Band “Center Stage”  this track is a homage to Ronnie Cuber who died October 7th
  • Tenor saxophonist Eddie Chamblee, track from the complete recordings 1953-1954 with Johnny Young: piano, Ernie Shepard: bass, Osie Johnson: drums recorded august 17th 1953