Take 5 Jazz


  • Start my program with Jimmy Smith and his swinging organ, track from his lp “Fourmost Return” recorded November 16th 1990 with Stanley Turrentine: tenor sax, Kenny Burrell: guitar, Grady Tate: drums
  • Baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams, track from his album “Live at Room at the Top” recorded September 25th 1972 with Tommy Banks: piano, Bobby Cairns: electric bass, Tom Doran: drums
  • Trumpeter Blue Mitchell, track from his album “Bring it home to Me” recorded January 6th 1966 with Junior Cook: tenor sax, Harold Mabern: piano, Gene Taylor: bass. Billy Higgins: drums
  • Pianist Horace Parlan, track from his album “Speakin’ my Piece” recorded in 1960 with Tommy Turrentine: trumpet, Stanley Turrentine: tenor sax, George Tucker: bass, Al Harewood: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 214/520 Ben with Lester, Roy and Dizzy at Carnegie Hall September 17th 1955-Dizzy Gillespie & Roy Eldridge: trumpets, Ben Webster, Lester Young & Flip Phillips: tenor saxes, Sonny Stitt: alto sax, Bill Harris: trombone, Oscar Peterson: piano, Herb Ellis: guitar, Ray Brown: bass, Louis Bellson: drums
  • Trumpeter and on flugelhorn Shorty Rogers, track from his lp “The Swinging Nutcracker” recorded may 3rd 1960 with Conte Candoli: trumpet, Frank Rosolino: trombone, Art Pepper & Bud Shank: alto sax, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca & Bill Holman: tenor sax, Chuck Gentry: baritone sax, Pete Jolly: piano, Joe Mondragon: bass, Mel Lewis: drums
  • Composer/arranger Mark Masters, track from the cd “Blue Skylight” recorded in 2017 with Gary Foster: alto sax, Jerry Pinter & Gene Cipriano: tenor sax, Adam Schroeder: baritone sax, Ron Stout: trumpet, Ed Czach: piano, Putter Smith: bass, Kendall Kay: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine, track from the lp “Common Touch”  recorded may 10th 1968 with Shirley Scott: organ, Jimmy Ponder: guitar, Bob Cranshaw: electric bass, Idris Muhammad: drums