Take 5 Jazz


No. 991

  • Starting my program with the big band drummer Jack Parnell track from the cd “Trip to Mars” feat: Tubby Hayes, Jo Hunter,Ken Wray
  • Drummer Jimmy Cobb, the new cd from this 90 year old legend  “This I Dig of You”  with Peter Bernstein:guitar, Harold Mabern:piano, John Webber:bass
  • Pianist Louis van Dijk track from the cd “Nightwings” with Niels H.O. Pedersen:bass, Terry Silverlight:drums
  • Drummer Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers  live at the Half Note N.Y.C. with Gary Bartz:alto sax, John Gilmore:tenor sax,John Hicks:piano, Victor Sproles:bass(Trumpeter Lee Morgan was stopped by two thugs on his way to work with Blakey and lost two teeth defending himself and his trumpet from their onslaught)
  • Band from saxophonist/arranger Teo Macero “Acoustcal Suspension” with a feature for tenor saxophonist Gato Barbieri
  • Trumpet player Jimmy Deuchar track from his lp “Pal Jimmy” with Tubby Hayes:tenor sax, Harry South:piano, Kenny Napper:bass, Phil Seamen:drums  recorded in London, march 7th 1958
  • Ben Webster special track 54/520 lp “Last Concert” with Irv Rochlin:piano,  Henk Haverhoek:bass, Peter Ypma:drums recorded in Leiden September 6th  1973
  • Some “heavy” jazz from tenor saxophonist  George Adams with Don Pullen:piano, Cameron Brown:bass, Dannie Richmond:drums and special guest John Scofield on guitar  recorded live at Montmartre april 4th 1985
  • Tenor saxophonist Klaus Doldinger  “The SWR Radio Archives” Frank Roberts:keyboards, Wolfgang Schmid:bass, Curt Cress:drums  live in Norheim, 1973
  • The last track in my program is from The Dutch Swing Collage Band with the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy


  • Starting my program with Hammond B3 organ player Winston Walls with Jack McDuff:organ, Gene Parker:tenor sax, Chris Buzelli:guitar, Pistol Allen:drums (Pistol Allen is a legendary  Motown session drummer who helped define that incredible Motown Sound)
  • Tenor saxophonist Don Wilkerson track from the cd “The Texas Twister” with Barry Harris:piano, Sam Jones:bass, Billy Higgins:drums recorded in S.F. may 19, 1960
  • English tenorist Tommy Whittle track from the cd “The Tenor Connection” with Mark Nightingale:trombone, Richard Buslakevicz:piano, Jim Richardson:bass, Bobby Worth:drums (a 2009 recording)
  • Tenorist Bobby Wellins  track from the cd “Don’t worry about me” with Graham Harvey:piano, Alec Dankworth:bass, Martin Drew:drums recorded in London February 16th, 1996
  • Drummer Klaus Weiss with his trio Rob Franken:piano, Rob Langereis on bass recorded September 21, 1966  name of the lp is “Greensleeves”
  • One of the finest English saxophonists is Tubby Hayes track from the lp “Lament” with Mike Pyne:piano, Ron Mathewson:bass, Tony Levin:drums. Recorded live at the Little Theatre, Rochester, Kent april 2nd, 1967
  • On the bass guitar you hear Jaco Pastorius track from the cd “Curtain Call” with Jon Davis:keyboards, Brian Melvin:drums recorded in 1986
  • Track 53/520 from tenor saxophonist Ben Webster track from the lp “Live in Antwerp Jazz Club” with Buck Clayton:trumpet and some local musicians recorded in 1967
  • Drummer Roland Vazquez track from his cd “The Tides of Time” with some fine musicians:  Anthony Jackson:bass, Chris Botti:trumpet,Mike Stern:guitar, Luis Conte:percussion
  • Toots Thielemans:harmonica, Rob Franken:Fender Rhodes, Rob Langereis:bass, Bruno Castelucci:drums  recorded live in Berlin,November 3, 1979
  • The last track is for tenor saxophonist Nino Tempo track from his lp “Nino Tempo’s Rock and Roll Beach Party”

No. 989

VINYL !!!!!

Starting my program with the lp “Early Visions” from tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons on the Cadet label recorded in 1951 with Junior Mance: piano, Gene Wright:  bass, Teddy Stewart: drums

Next lp is from Coleman Hawkins with The Basie Saxophone Section on the Savoy Label Marshall Royal,Frank Wess:alto sax,Frank Foster:tenor sax,Charlie Fowlkes:baritone sax,Nat Pierce:piano,Freddie Green:guitar,Eddie Jones:bass, Bobby Donaldson:drums

The Rockin’and Walkin’Rhythm of Eddie Chamblee(tenor sax) with Johnny Young:piano,Leo Blevis:guitar,Ernie Sheppard:bass,Osie Johnson:drums   recorded in 1953

Suite Sixteen the music of Victor Feldman(vibes & piano) on the Contemporary label  recorded in 1955 with some fine English musicans Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, Phil Seamen,Jimmy Deuchar, Harry Klein,Tony Crombie, Lennie Bush, Dizzy Reece

Tenor saxophonist Big Jay McNeely  track from the lp “Live and Rare” on the Earth Angel label with Everett Shirley:trumpet,Bob McNeely:baritone sax,Ramon Martinez:drums

Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster track from the lp “Gentle Ben” recorded in Barcelona November 28, 1972 with Tete Montoliu:piano,Eric Peter:bass,Peer Wyboris:drums track 52/520

“Blue Train” is the next lp from tenorist John Coltrane with Lee Morgan :trumpet,Curtis Fuller:trombone,Kenny Drew:piano,Paul Chambers:bass,Philly Joe Jones:drums   recorded in 1957 

Two tracks from the new Tubby Hayes cd, title of this beauty is “Gritts,Beans and Greens” the lost Fontana Sessions 1969  Tubby with Louis Stewart:guitar,Ron Mathewson:bass, Spike Wells:drums and the second piece is Tubby,Mike Pyne:piano,Ron, Spike

The last track is from the lp “Hip Vibrations” from vibist Cal Tjader on the Verve label with some fine musicans Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Mel Lewis,Ernie Royal,J.J. Johnson,Ray Barretto recorded  in 1967

No. 988

  • Starting with the Tubby Hayes Quintet with Tubby on tenor, Jimmy Deuchar on trumpet,Terry Shannon:piano, Freddie Logan:bass, Allan Ganley:drums recorded in 1964
  • Tenor saxophonist Red Prysock  track from the Lp “Crying my heart out” N.Y. City 1952
  • Tenor saxophonist Tommy Whittle  track from the lp “More waxing with Whittle” with Harry Klein on baritone sax,Dill Jones:piano, Joe Muddell:bass, Eddie Taylor:drums recorded in 1954
  • Chet Baker on trumpet with the Ennio Morricone Big Band 1962
  • Pianist Irv Rochlin with Harry Emmery on bass and Eric Ineke on drums recorded in 1980
  • Bill Berry Big Band, Berry, Blue Mitchell, Cat Anderson, Jack Sheldon:trumpets, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell, Tricky Lofton:trombones, Marchal Royal, Lanny Morgan, Richie Kamuca, Don Menza, Jack Nimitz:saxes, Dave Frishberg:piano, Monty Budwig:bass, Frankie Capp;drums
  • Tenorist Ben Webster  track 51/520 special “live in Hilversum” with Cees Slinger:piano, Rob Langereis:bass, John Engels:drums
  • Kenny Dorham on trumpet, with J.J. Johnson:trombone, Hank Mobley:tenor sax, Cecil Payne:baritone sax, Horace Silver:piano, Oscar Pettiford:bass, Art Blakey:drums, Carlos Valdes:congas recorded march 1955
  • Tenorist Tubby Hayes with his quartet Mike Pyne:piano, Ron Mathewson:bass, Tony Levin:drums Live at the Little Theatre, Rochester, Kent 1967
  • Tenorist Stanley Turrentine track from the cd “Everybody Come on Out” with Buddy Collette;tenor and flute, Oscar Brashear:trumpet, Joe Sample:piano, Lee Ritenour:guitar, Paul Jackson:bass, Harvey Mason:drums recorded in 1976


  • Starting with the Night Blooming Jazzmen-Leonard Feather on piano,Blue Mitchell : trumpet, Ernie Watts :  saxes,Fred Robinson:guitar, Max Bennett :  bass guitar,  Paul Humphrey :  drums, Chino Valdes :percussion
  • Tubby Hayes –The Syndicate: Live at the Hopbine 1968 with Louis Stewart: guitar, Kenny Baldock: bass, Spike Wells :drums
  • Tenor saxophonists Ronnie Scott and Alan Skidmore—BBC Jazz Scene-London 1966  with Gordon Beck: piano, Jeff Clyne:bass, Johnny Butts:drums
  • Tenorist Dexter Gordon track from the cd “Espace Cardin” from 1977 with Al Haig:piano, Pierre Michelot:bass, Kenny Clarke:drums
  • Mike Carr Quartet, Mike Carr:organ, Dick Morrissey:tenor sax, Jim Mullen:guitar, Spike Wells:drums At the Richmond, Brighton dec 6th 1985
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes- Live at the Hopbine 1972 with Mike Pyne:piano,Daryl Runswick:bass, Tony Oxley:drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster track from the record “Ben, Benny & Barney” a 1962 recording with a fantastic rhythm section Jimmy Rowles:piano, Leroy Vinnegar:bass, Mel Lewis:drums
  • Pianist Stan Tracey with a great big band—Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, Bobby Wellins, Harry Klein,Alan Branscombe,Kenny Baker, Les Condon, Ronnie Stephenson
  • Tenorist Alan Skidmore recording from 1989 with Stan Tracey:piano,Roy Babbington:bass, Clark Tracey:piano
  • Vibrafonist Vincent Houdijk track from his cd “Live at the North Sea Jazz Festival”  with Floris van der Vlught:saxes,Gersom Raams:guitar, Sven  Happel:bass, Haye Jellema:drums
  • Wouter Kiers and Ruud de Vries (Kiers & de Vries) Live at Burgerveen with Nick Vos:guitar,Robin Koerts:bass, Martijn Groen:drums

No. 986

  • Starting with tenor saxophonist Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis  track from the cd “The Heavy Hitter” with Albert Dailey: piano, George Duvivier: bass, Victor Lewis:drums
  • On Alto sax Rusty Bryant with Hank Jones on the Fender Rhodes, Joe Beck & Hugh McCracken on guitar, Tony Levin on bass and drummer Steve Gadd
  • On Alto sax Yoshio Otomo track from the lp “Moon Ray” with a fantastic piano player mr. Tsuyoshi Yamamoto
  • The third Alto saxophonist is Hans Eliasberg a Dutch Alto/Tenor saxophonist from Breda!!
  • On tenor sax the one and only Scott Hamilton  his new cd “Danish Ballads & More” wit Jan Lundgren on piano, Hans Backenroth on bass and on drums Kristian Leth
  • The Jazz Couriers Live at Morecambe  track from the lp “Tippin”,  Tubby Hayes & Ronnie Scott on tenor, Terry Shannon on piano, Jeff Clyne on bass, Bill Eyden on drums
  • Ben Webster  track 49/520  “King of the Tenors” Ben with Harry Edison, Benny Carter, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, Alvin Stoller
  • Pianist Thelonious Monk  track from the cd “In Action” recorded live at the five spot café with Johnny Griffin on tenor sax, Jonathan Tim, Jr on bass, Roy Haynes on drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon  track from the lp “Manhattan Symphonie” with George Cables on piano, Rufus Reid on bass and drummer Eddie Gladden
  • Saxophonist Alan Barnes track from his new cd “60th Birthday Celebration” new takes on tunes from ’59 with Mark Nightingale on trombone, Robin Aspland on piano
  • On the Vibes you”ll hear a track from Dave Pike  his lp on Decca “Manhattan Latin” on bass Jack Six, Congas: Carlos “Potato” Valdez, Willie Bobo on drums, Chick Corea on piano, on tenor sax Hubert Laws, Guitar: Attila Zoller

no. 985

  • Starting with tenor saxophonist King Curtis track from “Live at Filmore West” with Billy Preston, Cornell Dupree, Jerry Jermott, Bernard Purdie and Pancho Morales.
  • One of the finest tenor saxophonist from the Netherlands is Rinus Groeneveld (Greenfield) with Nick van den Bos on keyboards, Erik Barkman on bass and drummer Roberto Haliffi.
  • On vibes you hear two tracks from the cd “Live at the North Sea Jazz Festival” Vincent Houdijk plays the vibes & Mallekat, Floris van der Vlugt on saxes, Gersom Raams on guitar, Sven Happel on bass and drummer Haye Jellema.
  • Tenor saxophonist Bobby Wellins and Gary Kavanagh on trumpet play the music of Clifford Brown with Roy Hilton on piano, Dave Whitford on bass and on drums the one and only Spike Wells.
  • Alfredo Chacon plays the vibes on his cd “Caliente Coner” with a fantastic trumpet player mr Brian Lynch.
  • The Jazz Couriers feat: Tubby Hayes and Ronnie Scott (Tubby plays also vibes and flute) Terry Shannon plays the piano, Kenny Napper on bass and drummer Phil Seamen
  • Ben Webster special (48/520) track from “Live at the Jazzhus Montmartre” with Kenny Drew on piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen on bass and drummer Alex Riel. 31-1-1965
  • The Ronnie Scott Sextet recorded in 1957, Ronnie on tenor, Jimmy Deuchar on trumpet, Derek Humble on alto sax, Stan Tracey on piano, Kenny Napper on bass and on drums Phil Seamen.
  • Drummer Tony Crombie at the Royal Festival Hall 1956 with Peter King and Ronnie Scott on tenor,Derek Humble on alto, Bennie Green on baritone sax, Jimmy Deuchar and Les Condon on trumpet, Stan Tracey on piano, Lennie Bush on bass.
  • Tenorist James Moody track from the lp “Never Again” with Mickey Tucker: organ, Roland Wilson: Electric Bass, Eddie Gladden on drums. Recorded in 1972.
  • The Big Band from composer/arranger Ted Heath with a feature for bassist Johnny Hawksworth and the drummers are Ronnie Verrell and Kenny Clare.

No. 984

  • The first track in my program is Apache from tenor saxophonist  Sam Butera & The Witnesses;
  • Ronnie Scott Jazz Group (Dec 1 ,1952) with Jimmy Deuchar on trumpet, Derek Humble on alto, Ronnie on tenor, Benny Green on baritone sax, Tony Crombie on drums;
  • Tubby Hayes and the All Stars: Return Visit recorded in 1962, Tubby, Roland Kirk and Jimmy Gloomy on tenor, Walter Bishop Jr on piano, Sam Jones on bass and drummer Louis Hayes;
  • Vic Ash Quartet live at the Royal Festival Hall, London 18-2-1956  Vic Ash: clarinet, Terrry Shannon on piano, Pete Elderfield on bass, Benny Goodman on drums;
  • The New Jazz Group: Dizzy Reece on trumpet, Derek Smith on piano, Sammy Stokes on bass and drummer Allan Ganley 1956 recording;
  • Trio from pianist Bill Evans with Philly Joe Jones on drums and Paul Chambers on bass recorded in N.Y. 1962;
  • Drummer Victor Feldman “the Young Vic” recorded in London 17-2-1948 Johnny Dankworth on clarinet, Eddie Thompson on piano and Bert Howard on bass;
  • Pianist Eddie Thompson “Vox” lp from 1958 with Tubby Hayes on vibes, Johnny Scott on flute, Arthur Watts on bass and drummer Jackie Dougan;
  • Ben Webster  track 47/520  Live in Norway 1970 with Tore Dandnaes on piano, Bjorn Alterhaug on bass and drummer Kjell Johanssen;
  • Big band from composer/arranger Ted Heath “Palladium Revisited” from 1963 with a fantastic drum duet between Ronnie Verrell and Kenny Clare;
  • The last track in my program is Dexter Gordon’s Honeysuckle Rose with Dexter,Ben Webster, Don Byas and Herbie Fields on tenor, Duke Ellington on piano,Stuff Smith on violin recording from 1945 in New York.

No. 983

  • My first track is Phil Seamen (English Top drummer) here with his quintet-live at Jazz Club 45 sessions from 1956 with Major Holly on bass, Joe Harriott on Alto Sax, Dave Goldberg on guitar, John Weed on piano
  • Tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton, his new cd with Jan Lundgren on piano, Hans Backenroth on bass and drummer Kristian Leth;
  • Tenorist Coleman Hawkins 1960 The Complete Essen Jazz Festival, and bonus tracks from the playboy Jazz Festival, Chicago 1959;
  • Tenorist Zoot Sims with the Ronnie Scott/JimmyDeuchar Quintet—live at Ronnie Scott’s Club 1961;
  • Drummer Art Blakey  “Cadet” recording from 1957with Jackie McLean on alto sax, Bill Hardman on trumpet;
  • ”Dutch” fusion band Tristan new cd: The Spice of Five, you hear 2 tracks ;
  • Drummer Phil Seamen trio, track from his lp on verve: “Now…Live” with Tony Archer on bass and Tony Lee on piano  recorded live at the Bull’s Head in London 1968;
  • Tenorist Ronnie Scott live at Jazz Club 45 session in 1956 with Jimmy Deuchar on trumpet, Terry Shannon on piano, Lennie Bush on bass and drummer Allan Ganley;
  • The Ben Webster special track 46/520 track from Music with Feeling-N.Y.City 1954;
  • Blues from the Super Sonic Blues Machine with special guest Billy Gibbons.

No. 982

  • Starting with Tubby Hayes—The Palladium Jazz Date from 1961 with Cleo Laine, here’s a quartet version from Tubby with Terry Shannon on piano, Jeff Clyne on Bass and drummer Bill Eyden;
  • Some French Jazz –The Medeljazz Quartet:Laurent Medel on guitar, Nicolas Fabre on keys, Francois Poitou on bass, drummer is Elizabeth Keledjian;
  • One of my favourite English drummers Phil Seamen with a trio: Eddie Gomez on bass and Tony Lee on piano;
  • English Conductor Vic Lewis with an All Star Band, in this track tenorist Danny Moss is featured;
  • Composer/Arranger Ted Heath plays Fats Waller, on saxes Danny Moss, George Hunter, Roy Willox,
  • Trumpets: Bobby Pratt, Stan Reynolds, Frank Horrox on piano, Ronnie Verell on drums;
  • Tenorist Ben Webster track 45 from the 520 week special, play some from the lp Ben on EmArchy;
  • Tenorist Archie Shepp cd: True Blue with John Hicks on piano, George Mraz on bass and drummer Billy Drummond;
  • Tubby with his second track, now from the Boppin’ and Hoppin’’ recording from 1960 with drummer Tony Crombie;
  • Alto saxophonist Henry “Buster” Smith track from the Legendary Buster Smith recording, recorded in 1959 with Buster Cooper on Baritone Sax and his brother Boston Smith on piano;
  • The last track in this program is for one of the finest English Baritone sax players Ronnie Ross, track from the lp Double Event, on drums Andrew White and Bertt Courtley on Trumpet.