Take 5 Jazz



  • This week I’ll start with drummer Art Blakey track from “A Night at Birdland, vol.3” with Clifford Brown: trumpet, Lou Donaldson: alto sax, Horace Silver: piano, Curly Russell: bass  recorded February 21st 1954
  • Pianist Jack Wilson track from “The Two Sides of Jack Wilson” recorded may 13th 1964 with Leroy Vinnegar: bass and Philly Joe Jones: drums
  • Pianist Bill Evans track from “With Symphony Orchestra” recorded December 1965 with Chuck Israel: bass, Grady Tate: drums, orchestra arranged and conducted by Claus Ogerman
  • Baritone saxophonist Pete Lukas  track from his cd “Arrival” recorded in 2006 with Steve Fishwick: trumpet, Leon Greening: piano, Dominic Howles: bass, Steve Brown: drums
  • “Alto Madness” Vincent Herring and Erena Terakubo with Anthony Wonsey: piano, Motoi Kanamori: bass, Yoishi Kobayashi: drums  recorded in Tokyo june 24th 2017
  • The new release from the Dutch Jazz Archive ( Nederlands Jazz Archief) –Treasures of Dutch Jazz with Ann Burton track from “Early Blue”1958-1968
  • The Ben Webster special track 126/520 now “Live at the Haarlemse Jazzclub” recorded may 9th 1972 with Tete Montoliu: piano, Rob Langereis: bass, Tony Inzalaco: drums
  • On the alto sax Erena Terakubo track from her album “Absolutely Live” recorded January 2019 with Mayuko Katakura: piano, Motoi Kanamori: bass, Shinnosuke Takahashi: drums
  • “Tough Baritones” Gary Smulyan and Ronnie Cuber recorded in 2020 with Gary Versace: piano, Jay Anderson: bass, Jason Tiemann: drums
  • Pianist Wynton Kelly track from his lp “Interpretations” recorded in 1967 with Hank Mobley: tenor sax, Cecil McBee: bass, Jimmy Cobb: drums


  • This week I’ll start with tenor saxophonist Don Byas feat:  pianist Sir Charles Thompson recorded april 29th 1967 with Isla Eckinger: bass, Peter Schmidlin: drums
  • On tenor you’ll hear Sonny Stitt, track from his lp “Stomp Off Let’s Go” recorded in 1976 with Jon Faddis & Lew Soloff: trumpets, Frank Owens: electric piano, Bucky Pizzarelli: guitar, Richard Davis: bass, Louis Bellson: drums, Leo Fleming: percussion
  • The Preacher Men track from “Preaching Out Loud!!” recorded in 2016 with Rob Mostert: Hammond organ, Efraim Trujillo: tenor sax, Chris Strik: drums
  • Pianist Stan Tracey track from his lp “With Love From Jazz” recorded October 1967 with Bobby Wellins: tenor sax, Dave Green: bass, Jackie Dougan: drums
  • On trumpet you’ll hear Shorty Rogers track from “Wherever the five winds blow” recorded in 1957 with Jimmy Giuffre: sax and clarinet, Lou Levy: piano, Ralph Pena: bass, Larry Bunker: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 125/520 now  his cd “Ben live at Rhode Island” recorded December 7th 1963 with Michael Renzi: piano, Bob Petterutti: bass, Joe Veletri: drums
  • The new release from the Dutch Jazz Archive ( Nederlands Jazz Archief) –Treasures of Dutch Jazz with Ann Burton track from “Early Blue”1958-1968
  • Pianist Bob Wijnen  track from his cd “NYC Un for seen”  recorded November 2nd  with Peter Bernstein: guitar, Dezron Douglas: bass, Billy Drummond: drums
  • Pianist Horace Silver track from “Live at Newport “58” recorded july 6th 1958 with Louis Smith: trumpet, Junior Cook: tenor sax, Gene Taylor: bass, Louis Hayes: drums
  • Pianist Michel Camilo with his big band track from “Caribe” recorded in 2009 with Anthony Jackson: contra bass guitar, Cliff Almond: drums, Guarionex Aquino: percussion  + 12 horns/trumpet, trombone and saxes!


  • This week I’ll start with tenor saxophonist(and vocals) Archie Shepp and Chet Baker track from “First and Last Meeting in Frankfurt and Paris” recorded in 1988 with Horace Parlan: piano, Herman Wright: bass, Clifford Jarvis: drums
  • On trumpet you’ll hear Miles Davis with a track from his album “Diggin’with the Miles Davis Sextet” recorded October 5th 1951 with Jackie McLean: alto sax, Sonny Rollins: tenor sax, Walter Bishop Jr: piano, Tommy  Potter: bass, Art Blakey: drums
  • Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis & Johnny Griffin on tenor sax, track from the lp “Live at Minton’s Playhouse” recorded January 1961 with Junior Mance: piano, Larry Gales: bass, Ben Riley: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon with a track from “Daddy plays the Horn” recorded in 1955 with Kenny Drew: piano, Leroy Vinnegar: bass, Larry Marable: drums
  • On tenor sax you’ll hear Dave O’Higgins and Eric Alexander track from “The Devil’s Interval”  recorded august 17th 2010 with the Kristian(on drums) Leth trio with Andrew McCormack: piano, Geoff Gascoyne: bass
  • The Ben Webster special, track 124/520 “The Gene Krupa Sextet” recorded September 27th 1953 with Charlie Shavers: trumpet, Bill Harris: trombone, Teddy Wilson: piano, Herb Ellis: guitar, Ray Brown: bass, Gene Krupa: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Joe Harriott track from “Chronology” recorded September 4th 1968 with Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, Pat Smythe: piano, Ron Mathewson: bass, Bill Eyden: drums
  • Guitarist Boogaloo Joe Jones track from his album “Black Whip” recorded in 1973 with Dave Hubbard: saxes, Bobby Knowles: organ,Sonny Phillips: electric piano, Ron Carter: basses, Bud Kelly: drums, Jimmy Johnson: percussion
  • Tenorist Arnett Cobb track from “Blues and Ballads” recorded November 30th 1960 with Red Garland: piano, George Duvivier: bass, J.C. Heard: drums
  • Vibraphonist Cal Tjader with a track from “Fritz the Cat” with Arthur Adams: guitar, Chuck Rainey: fender bass, Bernard Purdie: drums, Kennett Nash: percussion


  • This week I’ll start with the Levin Brothers (Pete on keyboards and Tony on bass) track from the cd “Special Delivery” recorded march 30th 2017 with Erik Lawrence: sax and flute, Jeff Siegel: drums
  • On the Hammond organ you’ll hear Pete Levin  track from his recording “Jump” recorded in 2010 with Dave Stryker: guitar,Lenny White: drums, Manolo Badrena: percussion
  • Drummer Tony Kinsey track from his album “Blue Circles” Live at the Ealing Jazz Festival recorded august 10th 2002 with Peter King: alto sax, John Horler: piano, Alec Dankworth: bass
  • Pianist Bill Evans  track from his recording “Live at Ronnie Scott’s” recorded july 1968 with Eddie Gomez: bass, Jack DeJohnette: drums
  • Dave O’ Higgins and his wife Judith on tenor sax, track from the cd “His “n” Hers” recorded march 21st 2020 with Graham Harvey: piano, Jeremy Brown: bass, Josh Morrison: drums
  • Vibraphonist Cal Tjader, track from his lp “Hip Vibrations” recorded December 12th 1967 with Herbie Hancock: piano, Ron Carter: bass, Mel Lewis: drums, J.J. Johnson: trombone, Jerome Richardson: saxes, flute, Ray Barretto: congas
  • The Ben Webster special track 123/520 the lp “Ben Webster meets Oscar Peterson” recorded November 6th 1959 with Ray Brown: bass, Ed Thigpen: drums
  • Pianist Kenny Drew track from “Studio Broadcast Tokyo” with Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass, Billy Higgins: drums, Jackie McLean: alto sax  recorded march 1976
  • Trombonist Chris Barber track from “Concert for the BBC” recorded june 23rd 1982 with Pat Halcox: trumpet, Ian Wheeler: clarinet,alto sax, John Crocker: tenor sax, Johnny McCallum: banjo, guitar, Roger Hill: guitar, Vic Pitt: bass, Norman Emberson:  drums
  • Percussionist Mongo Santamaria track from his album “Summertime” live at Montreux Jazz Festival 1980 with Toots Thielemans: harmonica, Dizzy Gillespie: trumpet, Doug Harris: tenor sax, Allan Hoist: alto sax, flute,Milton Hamilton: piano, Lee Smith: bass, Steve Berrios: drusm & timbales
  • Advanged Warning track from “Cut the Crap” recorded September 13th 1995 Rinus Groeneveld: tenor sax, Herbert Noord: Hammond organ, John Marshall: guitar,Pierre v.d. Linden: drums, Benjamin Herman: C Tenor sax


  • This week I’ll start with tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton and pianist Jan Lundgren track from the new cd “Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival 2020” with Ulf Wakenius: guitar, Hans Backenroth: bass, Kristian Leth: drums
  • Bassist Ruud Jacobs & vibraphonist Frits Landesbergen track from “Hommage to George Shearing” recorded in 2000 with Hans Vroomans: piano, Jesse van Ruller: guitar, Hans Dekker: drums, Jeroen de Rijk: percussion
  • Tenor saxophonist George Coleman track from his cd “Live in Baltimore” recorded may 23rd 1971 with Danny Moore: trumpet, Albert Dailey: piano, Larry Ridley: bass, Harold White: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Brandon Allen track from his album “The Gene Ammons Project” recorded september 20th 2016 with Ross Stanley: keyboards, Arnie Somogyl: bass, Matt Home: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 122/520 now the lp “Ben and Buck” with the Henri Chaix quartet recorded live in Antwerp Jazz Club, Swtzerland 1967
  • On trumpet and flugelhorn you’ll hear Ack van Rooyen  and Jerry van Rooyen(arranger) track from the lp(on Zennez records)The Metropole Orchestra  “Then and Now”  The artistry of Ack and Jerry van Rooyen 1975-2020
  • Tenor saxophonist King Curtis track from his album “Have tenor sax, will blow” recorded in 1959 with Noble Watts: tenor sax, Herman Foster: piano, Al Casy: guitar, Jimmy Lewis: bass, Belton Evans: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Candy Johnson track from his album “Candy’s Mood” recorded in Paris july 30th 1973 with Clarence Brown: guitar, Milt Buckner: organ, Michael Silva: drums
  • Supersax track from the lp “Dynamite” recorded april 24th  1978  Lanny Morgan: alto sax, Jay Migliori & Don Menza: tenor sax, Jack Nimitz: baritone sax, Conte Candoli: trumpet, Frank Rosolino: trombone, Lou Levy: piano, Fred Atwood: bass, John Dentz: drums
  • Blues from B.J. Hegen:  guitar & blues harp, Eric Zuidema: guitar, Jan Warntjes: piano, Cynthio Ooms: bass, Willem Drenth: drums  tracks from “A Lost Blues Tape” recorded july 1987


  • This week I have a “Sonny Rollins” special, the first track is from the “Bottom Line in  N.Y “ recorded November 12th 1994 Sonny on tenor , Clifton Anderson: trombone, Mike LeDonne: piano, Bob Cranshaw: bass, Victo See Yuen: percussion, Billy Drummond: drums
  • Sonny live in Paris recorded October 29th 1982 with Bobby Broom & Yoshiaki Masuo: guitars, Lincoln Goines: bass, Tommy Campbell: drums
  • Live at McCarter Theater april 16th 1999 Sonny Rollins: tenor sax, Clifton Andersen: trombone, Stephen Scott: piano, Bob Cranshaw: bass, Perry Wilson: drums
  • Sonny with a track from the lp “Horn Culture” recorded in 1973 Sonny: tenor sax, Walter Davis Jr: piano, Masuo: guitar, Bob Cranshaw: bass, David Lee: drums, Mtume: percussion
  • Pori , Finland july 13th 1979  Sonny Rollins: tenor sax, Mark Soskin: piano, Jerome Harris: bass, Al Foster: drums
  • Sonny at Ronnie Scott’s Club januari 28th 1965 with Stan Tracey: piano, Rick Laird: bass, Ronnie Stephenson: drums
  • The Rolling Stones (2 tracks)recorded in 1981 Mick Jagger: vocals, harmonica, Keith Richards: guitar, Ronnie Wood: guitar, Bill Wyman: bass, Charlie Watts: drums & Sonny Rollins on tenor sax
  • The Ben Webster special track 121/520 now “Ben Webster live in Paradiso” Ben on tenor, Cees Slinger: piano, Rob Langereis: bass, Han Bennink: drums recorded in 1968
  • Track from “Sonny in Holland” recorded may 5th 1967 Sonny with Ruud Jacobs: bass, Han Bennink: drums


  • My first track in this program is  from baritone saxophonist Cecil Payne track from his album `Chic Boom`  Live at the Jazz showcase  recorded  august 17th 2000 with Jim Rotondi: trumpet, Eric Alexander: tenor saxophone, Harold Mabern: piano, John Webber: bass, Joe Farnsworth: drums
  • Tenorist Red Holloway track from the lp “Red Soul” recorded December 1965 with Lonnie Listen Smith: organ, George Benson: guitar, Chuck Rainey: electric bass, Ray Lucas: drums
  • Koinonia “Live in L.A. april 20th 1987 Justo Almario: saxes, Harlen Rogers: keyboards, Hadley Hockensmith: guitar, Abraham Laboriel: bass, Alex Acuna: drums/percussion, Bill Maxwell: drums
  • Pianist Terry Trotter, track from his album “It’s about time” recorded in 1993 with bassist Tom Warring and drummer Joe LaBarbara
  • Alto saxophonist Cory Weeds track from “O Sole Mio!” the new release on Cellar Live Records with Eric Alexander: tenor sax, Mike LeDonne: Hammond B3, Peter Berstein: guitar, Joe Farnsworth: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Joe van Enkhuizen  track from his album “Back on the Scene” recorded September 9th 1984 with Cees Slinger: piano, John Clayton: bass, Alvin Queen: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 120/520 now his album “The Soul of Ben Webster”  recorded july 1958 with Harold Asby: tenor sax, Art Farmer: trumpet, Jimmy Jones: piano, Mundell Lowe: guitar,  Milt Hinton: bass, Dave Bailey: drums
  • Kevin Goss plays Baritone, Alto, Soprano & Tenor sax  track from his album “Gratitude” recorded 2018/2019 with Brian O”Kane: trumpet/flugelhorn, Dave Restivo: piano, Nathan Hiltz: guitar, Jim Vivian: bass, Ted Warren: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Spike Robinson track from his album “A Real Corker” recorded in 1995 with Louis Stewart: guitar, Red Mitchell: bass, Martin Drew: drums
  • Tenorist Tubby Hayes  track from his album “The Swinging Giant” recorded march 10th 1955 with Jimmy Deuchar & Dickie Hawdon: trumpets, Mike Senn: alto and baritone sax,Harry South: piano, Pete Blannin: bass, Lennie Breslow: drums
  • On guitar and vocals you’ll hear George Benson track from his new album “Weekend in London” recorded live at the Ronnie Scott’s Club.


  • My first track in this program is  from Jimmy Deuchar on trumpet, track from his LP “The Scots Connection”  recorded april 24th 1979 with Gary Cox: tenor sax, Johnny Patrick: fender Rhodes, Dave Lynane: bass, Jack Parnell: drums
  • On tenor sax you’ll hear 2 players Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis & Paul Gonzalves track from the LP “Love Calls” recorded august 2nd  1967 with Roland Hanna: piano, Everett Barksdale: guitar, Ben Tucker: bass, Grady Tate: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott track from the LP”BBC Jazz Club” recorded in 1956 with Jimmy Deuchar: trumpet, Terry Shannon: piano, Lennie Bush: bass, Allan Ganley: drums
  • Drummer Phil Seamen track from the LP “BBC Jazz Club” recorded in 1956 with Joe Harriott: alto sax, Dave Goldberg: guitar, Johnny Weed: piano, Major Holley: bass
  • On the Hammond organ you’ll hear Rhoda Scott track from her album “Feelin’ the Groove” recorded july 11th 1993 with Houston Person: tenor sax, Steve Phillips: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 119/520, now his LP  “The Warm Moods”  recorded January 18th 1960 with Don Trenner: piano, Don Bagley: bass, Frankie Capp: drums + strings
  • Two tenorists Ronnie Scott and Kenny Graham track from the LP “Battle Royal” recorded december 3rd 1951 Victor Feldman: piano, Lennie Bush: bass, Tony Crombie: drums + 3 percussionists
  • Baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan with Jimmy Witherspoon(vocals) track from the LP “Mulligan meets Witherspoon”   recorded  December 2nd 1959 with Ben Webster on tenor sax, Jimmy Rowles: piano, Leroy Vinnegar: bass, Mel Lewis: drums
  • The Night Blooming Jazzmen Recorded in L.A. 1971 with Blue Mitchell: trumpet, Ernie Watts: tenor sax, Leonard Feather: piano, Charles Kynard: organ, Max Bennett: bass, Paul Humphrey: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Piet Noordijk track from the LP “Loverman”  recorded October 23rd 1980 with Cees Slinger: piano, Rob Langereis: bass, Evert Overweg: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Cory Weeds track from “O Sole Mio!” the new release on Cellar Live Records with Eric Alexander: tenor sax, Mike LeDonne: Hammond B3, Peter Bernstein: guitar, Joe Farnsworth: drums


  • My first track in this program is  with arranger/conductor Harry South track from his album “Further South” Broadcast recordings 1960-1967 now you’ll hear Georgie Fame(vocals) with  the Harry South Big Band with Tubby Hayes on tenor sax recorded October 4th 1966, a 4 cd box on    R & B Records
  • Tenor saxophonist Sonny Stitt track from the lp “My Mother’s Eyes” recorded in 1963 with Charles Kynard: organ, Ray Crawford: guitar, Doug Sides: drums
  • Drummer/percussionist and vibes and marimba Ruslan Moiseev track from his new album “Classica Neo”
  • Tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott, track from the album “BBC Jazz Club 1964-1966( also on R & B Records) Free  Trade Hall, Manchester june 6th 1964 with Stan Tracey: piano, Malcolm Cecil: bass, Jackie Dougan: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Don Wilkerson, 2 tracks from his lp “Preach Brother” recorded june 18th 1962 with Grant Green: guitar, Sonny Clark: piano, Butch Warren: bass, Billy Higgins: drums(special request!!)
  • The Ben Webster special track 118/520, his lp “My Man” Live at Montmartre 1973 on Steeplechase with Ole Kock Hansen: piano, Bo Stief: bass, Alex Riel: drums
  • The Harry South Big Band track from his 4 cd box on R & B Records “Further South”  recorded march 16th 1965 with Tubby Hayes, Phil Seamen, Ronnie Scott, Terry Shannon,Alan Branscombe, Roy Willox……
  • The Caribbean Jazz Project track from “The Gathering”  recorded june 2002 with Dave Samuels: vibes and marimba, Dave Valentin: flute, Dario Eskenazi: piano, Ruben Rodriguez: bass, Dafnis Prieto: drums, Richie Flores: percussion,Paquito D’Rivera: alto sax
  • Tenor saxophonist George Coleman  track from his album “Blue Insight Out” recorded in 1995 live at the Ronnie Scott’s Club with Peter King: alto sax,Julian Joseph: piano, Dave Green: bass, Mark Taylor: drums
  • The Dutch Blues band “Brainbox” recorded in 1969 with Jan Akkerman: guitars, Andre Reynen: bass, Pierre van der Linden: drums, Kaz Lux: vocals


  • My first track in this program is  from tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes , you´ll hear a track from “Dancing in the Dark”  The Dancing Slipper Ballroom, Nottingham, February 12th 1964 with Jimmy Deuchar: trumpet, mellephonium, Terry Shannon: piano, Freddy Logan: bass, Allan Ganley:drums
  • Drummer Phil Seamen with Jack Parnell and his orchestra with Derek Humble: alto sax,Ronnie Scott & Peter King: tenor sax,  recorded October 28th 1952
  • Tenor saxophonist Dick Morrissey track from his lp “It’s Morrissey, Man!!” recorded april 27th 1961 with Stan Jones: piano, Malcolm Cecil: bass, Colin Barnes: drums
  • Tenorist Ronnie Scott track from “Compos Mentos”  recorded april 28th 1954  with Victor Feldman: piano, Lennie Bush: bass, Tony  Crombie: drums
  • On trumpet and Flugelhorn you’ll hear Linley Hamilton track from his new  album  “For the Record” on Teddy D Records with Derek O’Connor: tenor sax, Cian Boylan: piano, Mark Egan: bass, Adam Nussbaum: drums
  • Another trumpet player is Jimmy Deuchar track from his lp “Pal Jimmy” recorded in 1958 with Tubby Hayes on tenor and baritone sax(on this track Tubby is featured on baritone sax), Harry South: piano, Kenny Napper: bass, Phil Seamen: drums
  • On piano you’ll hear Gediminas Karkauskas , track from his solo album “Lost Suite”on Teddy D /OffPitcHrecords
  • The Ben Webster special track 117/520 now his album “Tenor Titans” with Dexter Gordon recorded july 1969 Kenny Drew: piano, Niels H.O. Pedersen: bass, Bjarne Rostvold: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Sam “The Man” Taylor track from his lp “Music for Melancholy Babies” recorded in 1957
  • Two tenorists now:  Azar Lawrence & Al McLean track from “Frontiers” on Cellar Live Records recorded march 3rd  2015 with Paul Shrofel: piano, Adrian Vedady: bass, Greg Richie: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Jimmy “The Nighttrain” Forrest track from his album “Sit Down and Relax” recorded September 1st 1961 with Calvin Newborn: guitar, Hugh Lawson: piano, Tommy Potter: bass, Clarendon Johnston: drums