Take 5 Jazz



  • Start my program with “French Toast” an All Star Band, Lew Soloff: trumpet, Jerry Dodgion: alto sax, Michel Camilo: piano, Anthony Jackson: bass, Steve Gadd: drums, Sammy Figuroa & Gordon Gottlieb: percussion  recorded in 1984
  • Vibrafonist Geni Barry track from his album “Looking Back” recorded in 2004 with Joan Monne:piano,  Nono Fernandez: bass, Paul Bombardo: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Hans Koller  track from his album “Hans Koller and Friends” recorded in 1959 with Martial Solal: piano, Percy Heath: bass, Connie Kay: drums, Michel De Villers: baritone sax, Roger Guerin: trumpet
  • Tenor saxophonist King Curtis track from his lp “Live at Small’s Paradise” recorded in 1966 with Willie Bridges: baritone sax, Melvin Lastie: trumpet, Paul Griffin: piano, Cornell Dupree: guitar, Chuck Rainey :bass, Ray Lucas: drums
  • The Three Tenors: Harry Allen, Scott Hamilton & ken Peplowski with Tom Ranier: piano, David Stone: bass, Kevin Knanner:drums recorded in 2019
  • The Ben Webster special , track 82/520 a track from his lp “The Complete Ben Webster on EmArcy” a recording with the Jay McShann Orchestra recorded dec 19th 1951
  • Drummer Brian Melvin with a track from his new cd “Shapes” with Matt Renzi: saxes, Mart Soo: guitar recorded in 2019
  • Tenor saxophonist Harold Vick  track from his lp “The Caribbean Suite” recorded june 15th 1966 with Blue Mitchell: trumpet, Bobby Hutcherson: vibes, Albert Dailey: piano, Walter Booker: bass, Mickey Roker: drums, Everett Barksdale: guitar, Manuel Ramos & Montego Joe: percussion
  • The V.I.P. Trio: Cedar Walton: piano, Pat Senatore: bass, Billy Higgins: drums recorded march 7th  1988 track from the cd “Standards vol.2 “
  • The last track is a special one, Phillipp Ruttgers on piano and Oene van Geel : viola & quintone track from the new cd “Changing Landscapes” recorded in 2018

No: 1020

  • Start my program with Baritone saxophonist Rik van den Bergh track from his album “Reserge” tribute to the great baritone sax player Serge Chaloff with Marco Kegel & Jan Smit: alto sax, Simon Rigter & Sjoerd Dijkhuizen: tenor sax, Eric Doelman: piano, Frans van Geest: bass, Gijs Dijkhuizen: drums
  • Drummer Brian Melvin 2 tracks from his new cd “Shapes” with Matt Renzi:saxes, Mart Soo:guitar
  • Drummer Wolfgang Haffner track from his new cd “Kind of Tango” with Lars Danielson: bass, Christopher Dell: vibes, Simon Oslender: piano, Vincent Peirani: accordion, Ulf Wakenius: guitar, Sebastian Studnitzky:trumpet
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon track from “The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes” recorded 1947 with Leo Parker: baritone sax, Tad Dameron: piano, Nelson Boyd: bass, Art Blakey: drums
  • Mel Torme(vocals) and the Buddy Rich Big Band track from the lp “Together Again for the first Time” recorded in 1978
  • Pianist Rob Madna  track from the lp “I got it bad and that ain’t good” recorded July 20th 1976 with Koos Serierse: bass, Eric Ineke: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 81/520, track from “Ben Webster and his Orchestra” recorded Feb 8th  1944 with Hot Lips Pages: trumpet, Ben on tenor, Clyde Hart: piano, Charlie Drayton: bass, Denzil Best: drums
  • Another cd from Baritone saxophonist “High Slide Low Blow” with co-leader trombonist Bart van Lier, Edgar van Asselt: piano, Marius Beets: bass , Eric Ineke: drums
  • Blood, Sweat & Tears in Concert with a tribute to Julian “Cannonball” Adderley
  • The Woody Herman Big Band track from  “The 40th Anniversary Carnegie Hall Concert” recorded November 20th  1976 with on this track the four brothers (Jimmy Giuffre, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Al Cohn)
  • Blues from Barrelhouse with Albert Collins(guitar and vocals)  recorded live in Alkmaar 1978

No: 1019

  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Willis “Gatortail” Jackson track from his lp “Live in Action” recorded in 1965 with Frank Robinson:trumpet, Carl Wilson:organ, Pat Azzara:guitar, Joe Hadrick:drums
  • The Shorty Rogers  West Coast All Sars live at Montreux with Bob Cooper & Bud Shank:alto sax, Bill Perkins:tenor sax, Pete Jolly:piano, Monty Budwig:bass, Larry Bunker:drums  recorded July 20th 1985
  • Baritone saxophonist Leo Parker track from his album “Rollin’ with Leo” recorded in 1960 with Dave Burns:trumpet, Bill Swindell:tenor sax, John Acea:piano, Al Lucas:bass, Purnell Rice:drums
  • Sax and keys Leo Janssen track from his album “Echoes of the Heart” with Peter Tiehuis:guitar, Xander Buvelot:bass, Arno van Nieuwenhuize:drums, Eddy Koopman:percussion recorded in 2017
  • Tenor saxophonist Ike Quebec  track from his album “Heavy Soul”  recorded nov 26th 1961 with Freddie Roach:organ, Milt Hinton:bass, Al Harewood:drums
  • Japanese keyboard wizard Jun Fukamachi track from his lp “On The Move” recorded april 20th 1978 with fine musicans: Richard Tee:keyboards, Anthony Jackson and Will Lee:bass, Steve Gadd:drums, Sammy Figuroa:percussion,Barry Finnerty:guitar,Randy Brecker:trumpet, David Sanborn:alto sax, Michael Brecker:tenor sax, Barry Rogers: trombone, Ronnie Cuber:baritone sax,Mike Mainieri:vibes
  • The Ben Webster special track 80/520 Ben with his English LP “Webster’s Dictionary” recorded in 1970 with Stan Tracey:piano, Dave Green:bass, Tony Crombie:drums, Alan Branscomb:vibes, Tony Coe:clarinet, Tony Gilbert:violin
  • Guitarist Reinier Voet track from his new cd “Ballade pour la Nuit” with Karin van Kooten:violin, Jan Brouwer:rhythm guitar, Jet Stevens:bass
  • Tenor saxophonist Klaus Doldinger track from “Jazzworkshop Hamburg” recorded dec 7th 1962 with Jaques Pelzer:alto sax, Don Ellis:trumpet, Rene Thomas:guitar, Ingfried Hoffman:piano,organ, Benoit Quersin:bass, Kenny Clarke:drums
  • Drummer Ben Riley track from the album “Memories of T”  recorded in 2006 with Freddie Bryant:guitar, Bruce Wiliams:alto & soprano sax,Jimmy Greene & Wayne Escoffery:tenor sax, Jay Brandford:baritone sax, Don Sickler:trumpet, Peter Washington:bass
  • Trumpet and Flugelhorn Chuck Mangione track from his lp “Tarantella” with special guests Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea and Steve Gadd
  • Tenor saxophonist Johnny Beecher (Plas Johnson) track from his album “Sax 5th Ave” recorded in 1962 with Emil Richards:vibes, Bert Kendrix:organ, Jimmy Bond:bass, Earl Palmer:drums


  • Start my program with Ack van Rooyen (trumpet & flugelhorn) track from his lp “Homeward” recorded in 1982 with Ferdinand Povel:tenor sax, Bart van Lier:trombone, Eef Albers:guitar, Rob Franken:keyboards, Theo de Jong:bass, Bruno Castalucci:drums
  • Pianist Hein van der Gaag track from his album “The Second time around” recorded in 1974 with Henk Haverhoek:bass,  Eric Ineke:drums
  • Pianist Stan Tracey track from the album “Live at the QEH” recorded in 1993 with Art Themen:tenor sax, Dave Green:bass, Clark Tracey:drums
  • Pianist Ai Kuwabara track from new album “My First Disney Jazz” with Takumi Katsuya:bass, Akira Yamada:drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 79/520 “Ben live at Pio’s 1964” with Junior Mance:piano, Bob Cranshaw:bass, Mikey Roker:drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes track from his album “Blues at the Manor 1959-60”  with some fine musicans Les Condon, Alan Branscombe,Johnny Scott, Jackie Sharpe, Terry Shannon, Jeff Clyne, Phil Seamen
  • Guitarist Reinier Voet & Pigalle 44 track from the album “Ballade pour la Nuit” recorded in 2019 with Karin van Kooten:violin, Jan Brouwer:rhythm guitar, Jet Stevens:bass
  • Pianist Christian von der Osten with 2 tracks from his cd with Bernd Dallmann:alto sax, flute, Heinrich Romisch:bass, Andy Gutte:drums, the second track is Christian von der Osten:piano, Andy Gutte:vibes, Horst Wagner:bass, Hubert Bollert:drums
  • The Dutch tenor legend Rinus Groeneveld track from his album “Big Ali” recorded in 2007 with Jonn Reyna:keyboards, Sergei Shapko:bass, Maarten Kruijswijk:drums
  • Blues from guitarist/singer King Solomon Hicks 2 tracks from his new album “Harlem” release date march 13th

No. 1017

  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Jesper Thilo track from his new album “Swing is the Thing” with Soren Kristiansen: piano, Daniel Franck: bass, Frands Rifbjerg: drums
  • Bassist Udo Pannekeet 2 tracks from his latest album “Electric Regions” with Eef Alberts,Menno Gootjes: guitar, Tom Beek: saxes, Marcel serierse: drums,Jan van Duinkerken: trumpet
  • Pianist Bill Evans track from his album “A Simple Matter of Conviction” with Eddie Gomez on bass and drummer Shelly Manne recorded in 1966
  • Pianist Stan Tracey and his big band at the New Theatre Royal (Bath International Festival 1986) with Guy Barker: trumpet, Tony Coe,Peter King, Art Themen:saxes, Roy Babbington: bass, Clark Tracey: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Piet Noordijk track from the album “Live in Sesjun vol.2” with Rob van Bavel: piano, Harry Emmery: bass, Eric Ineke: drums  recorded april 1, 1993
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon track from “Ca”Purange” recorded in 1972 with Thad Jones :trumpet, Hank Jones: piano, Stanley Clarke: bass, Louis Hayes: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 78/520 track from “Ben Webster’s First Concert in Denmark” recorded jan 10th 1965 with Kenny Drew: piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass, Alex Riel: drums
  • On Piano, Fender Rhodes and Hammond B3 Simon Oslender  track from his debut album “About Time” with the Cosmo Klein band: Hanno Busch & Bruno muller:guitars, Claus Fisher:bass, Hendrik Smock:drums, Roland Peil:percussion and special guests Wolfgang Haffner,RickyPeterson, Randy Brecker, Christopher Dell
  • Pianist Ralph Sharon track from “Do You Hear a Waltz” recorded in 1964 with Hal Gaylor: bass, Billy Exiner: drums
  • Guitarist Wim Overgaauw  track from his lp “Round Midnight” recorded in 1978 with Henk Elkerbout: piano, Koos Serierse: bass, Bruno Castelucci: drums
  • Hammond organist Mike Carr  track from “Good Times & The Blues” recorded in 1993 with Dick Morrissey: tenor sax, Jim Mullen: guitar, Mark Taylor: drums

No: 1016

  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott live at the Golders Green Theatre 1991 with Dick Pearce:trumpet, John Critchinson:piano, Ron Mathewson:bass, Martin Drew:drums
  • On Piano, Fender Rhodes and Hammond B3 Simon Oslender 2 tracks from his debut album “About Time” with the Cosmo Klein band: Hanno Busch & Bruno muller:guitars, Claus Fisher:bass, Hendrik Smock:drums, Roland Peil:percussion and special guests Wolfgang Haffner,RickyPeterson, Randy Brecker, Christopher Dell
  • The Dutch alto sax legend Piet Noordijk, track from his album “Jubilee  Concert” live at the Bimhuis Amsterdam with Jack van Poll:Hammond organ, Martijn van Iterson:guitar, Frans van Geest:bass, Gijs Dijkhuizen:drums recorded in 2007
  • Drummer Leonard King  track from the album `Extending the Language` with Gerard Gibbs:organ and tenor/baritone sax James Carter recorded in 2005
  • The Fletcher Henderson Big Band with Ben Webster on tenor sax recorded 11/9/1934
  • Alto saxophonist Oliver Nelson track from his album “Skull Session”  recorded in 1975 with Lonnie Listen Smith:electric piano, Chuck Domanico:bass, Willie Bobo:percussion, Shelly Manne:drums, Bill Perkins:baritone sax, Buddy Colette & Bud Shank:tenor sax
  • The Ben Webster special 77/520 track from his lp “Wayfaring Webster” recorded in 1970 with Cees Slinger:piano, Rob Langereis:bass, John Engels:drums
  • The Thelonious Monk Orchestra  at Town Hall recorded Feb.28th 1959 with Donald Byrd:trumpet, Pepper Adams:baritone sax, Charlie Rouse:tenor sax, Phil Woods:alto sax, Sam Jones:bass, Art Taylor:drums
  • The new blues album “Blacktop Run” from guitar/vocals Sonny Landreth release date feb.21th 2020(thanks to the Provogue/Mascot label)

No: 1015

  • Start my program with Alto saxophonist Sonny Criss with Hampton Hawes:piano, Clarence Johnson:bass, Frank Butler:drums  recorded: june 15th 1965
  • Alto saxophonist Joe Harriott, track from his album “Free Form” recorded in 1960 with Shake Keane:trumpet, Pat Smythe:piano, Colderidge  Goode:bass, Phil Seamen:drums
  • Pianist Emmet Cohen the master Legacy series, vol.4 with tenor saxophonist George Coleman recorded in 2019
  • The new album from the Conrad Miller trio “Con Alma” Coen Molenaar:piano, David De Marez Oyens:bass, Enrique Firpi:drums
  • Pianist Emmet Cohen  the Master Legacy Series, vol.3 with Benny Golson:tenor sax and drummer Albert “Tootie” Heath recorded in 2019
  • The Ben Webster special track 76/520 Live in Antwerp 1967, Ben on tenor, Buck Clayton:trumpet, Camille de Ceunynck:piano, Tony Veas:bass, Charlie Pauwels:drums
  • One of the finest “Dutch” jazz groups “The Diamond Five” track from the album “Montmartre Blues-Unreleased Hard Bop Tracks 1960-1963”
  • Tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, track from his album “Live from the London House in Chicago” recorded june 12th  1963 with Tommy Flanagan:piano, Major Holly: bass ,drummer is Ed Locke
  • The Tubby Hayes Big Band feat. percussionist Jack Costanzo, on tenor sax:Tubby Hayes, Tommy Whittle, Ronnie Scott, Jimmy Deuchar:trumpet, Phil Seamen:drums
  • Drummer Curt Cress track from the lp “Curt Cress Clan” recorded in 1975 with Ack van Rooyen:flugelhorn,  Kristian Schulze:keyboards, Volker Kriegel:guitars, Dave King:bass, Curt Cress:drums

No. 1014

  • Start my program with bassist Richard Whiteman track from his album “Old Prose” with Pat LaBarbera:tenor sax, Harold Danko:piano, Terry Clarke:drums recorded in Ontario 2019
  • Tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath track from his album “Triple Treat” recorded in 1962 with Cedar Walton:piano, Percy Heath:bass, Albert “Tootie” Heath:drums
  • The new album from the Conrad Miller trio “Con Alma” Coen Molenaar:piano, David De Marez Oyens:bass, Enrique Firpi:drums
  • Big Band Jazz with the Smelly Kitchen , new lp “Qui Chef”  with Boaz Brom:vocals, Ko Zuidweg:baritone sax, Rinus Zuidweg:trumpet
  • Pianist/vibraphonist and arranger Bill LeSage track from his lp “The Road to Ellingtonia” recorded in 1965 with Bob Burns:alto sax,clarinet, Johhny Scott, alto sax, flute, Ronnie Ross:baritone sax, Spike Heatley:bass, Tony Carr:drums & The Freddie Alexander Cello Ensemble
  • Track 75/520 from the Ben Webster special track from “Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra” with Ben on tenor,”Hot Lips”Page:trumpet, Eddie Duran:guitar & trombone, Count Basie:piano, Walter Page:bass, Willie McWashington:drums recorded Dec 13th 1932!!!
  • Alto saxophonist Joe Harriott  track from his album “Southern Horizons” recorded in 1960 with Harry South:piano, Hank Shaw:trumpet, Coledridge Goode:bass, Bobby Orr:drums, Frank Holder:percussion
  • Drummer Roger Johansen track from his album “Straight Ahead” recorded in 2019 with Hans Backenroth on bass and pianist Magne Arnesen
  • Tenor saxophonist Don Menza  track from his new album “The Rose”  with Oliver Kent:piano, Johannes Strasser:bass, Bernd Reiter:drums
  • On Vibes,Piano, Drums and Congas Victor Feldman  track from his lp “Experiment inTime” recorded in 1955 with Kenny Graham:tenor sax, Ray Demsey:guitar, Eric Peter:bass, Dizzy Reece:timbales,congas, Phil Seamen:drums
  • Drummer Tony Kinsey track from the EP “My Fair Lady” recorded dec 6th 1957 with Art Ellefson:tenor sax, Les Condon:trumpet,Bill LeSage:piano/vibes, Lennie Bush:bass


  • Start my program with Dutch guitar player Lou Guldemond, 2 tracks from his cd “That’s It”  with Karel Boehlee:fender Rhodes, Tom Beek:saxes, Ruud Breuls:trumpet, Boudewijn Lucas:bass, Danny Sahupala:drums, Martin Verdonk:percussion
  • Fantastic recording on Ember records “The Swinging  Sounds of the Jazz Makers”  Art Ellefsen:tenor sax, Ronnie Ross:baritone sax, Stan Jones:piano, Stan Wasser:bass, Allan Ganley:drums  recorded sept, 23th 1959
  • Composer/Arranger Philip Green  track from his album “All Night Long” with Tubby Hayes on tenor, Allan Ganley:drums, Charles Mingus:bass, Johnny Dankworth:alto sax  recorded in 1961
  • English Conductor Ken Moule track from his album “Waterloo Bridge” recorded in 1962 with Bert Courtley:trumpet, Ronnie Scott & Roy Sidwell:tenor sax, Stan Tracey:piano, Arthur Watts:bass
  • Pianist Stan Tracey track from his album “The Last Time I saw You” recorded in 2004 with alto saxophonist Peter King, Andy Cleyndert:bass, Clark Tracey:drums
  • The Ronnie Scott Orchestra track from the Esquire recording from sept, 7th  1954 with Jimmy Deuchar:trumpet,Mac Minshull:trombone, Derek Humble:alto sax, Ronnie Scott & Peter King:tenor sax, Benny Green:baritone sax, Victor Feldman:piano and vibes, Lennie Bush:bass, Phil Seamen:drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 74/520, track from “The Punch” recorded in 1964 at the Ronnie Scott’s Club with Stan Tracey:piano, Rick Laird:bass, Jackie Dougan: drums
  • Pianist Tommy Watt  track from his lp “It might as wel be Swing” recorded in London 1958 with Bob Efford & Tubby Hayes:tenor sax, Ike Isaacs:guitar, Joe Muddel:bass, Phil Seamen:drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes  track from his album “Rumpus” recorded april 9th 1969 with Louis Stewart:guitar, Ron Mathewson:bass, Spike Wells:drums
  • Blues rock guitarist Albert Cummings with 2 tracks from his album “Believe”  release date feb,14th 2020 ( special thanks to Provogue/Mascot)

No: 1012

  • Start my program with the big band from pianist Stan Tracey track from the 2 disc set  “A Centenary Tribute to Duke Ellington”  recorded in 1999 with Peter King on alto sax, Clark Tracey on drums…
  • Tenor saxophonist Dick Morrissey track from his album “The Lost 77 Recordings” with Harry South:piano, Phil Bates:bass, Phil Seamen:drums  recorded in 1965
  • Drummer Tony Crombie  track from his album “Atmosphere” recorded june 18th  1958 with Ronnie Scott on tenor, Tubby Hayes on baritone sax
  • The Melody Maker All Stars march 7th 1954: Kenny Baker:trumpet,Don Lusher:trombone,Vic Ash:clarinet,Johnny Dankworth:alto sax,Ronnie Chamberlain:tenor and soprano sax,Ronnie Scott:tenor sax, Harry Klein:baritone sax, Victor Feldman:vibes, Bill McGuffie:piano, Tito Burns:accordion, Ivor Mairants:guitar, Johnny Hawksworth:bass, Eric Delaney:drums
  • The Ronnie Scott Big Band with some fine musicans;  Phil Seamen on drums, Joe Harriott on alto sax, Ronnie Scott  and Peter King on tenor, Norman Stenfalt:piano
  • Again you’ll hear a big band, this time the Tubby Hayes Commonwealth Big Band  recorded at the BBC Jazz Club 1965
  • Track 73/520 from the Ben Webster special, you’ll hear a track from “Groove” with Richard Groove Holmes, George Freeman on guitar
  • Vibrafonist/pianist Bill LeSage with baritone sax Ronnie Ross track from “Presenting the Quartet” recorded in 1963 with Spike Heatley on bass and on drums Alan Ganley
  • Drummer Tony Kinsey, track from his lp “An evening with mr. percussion” recorded in 1961 with Tubby Hayes on tenor, Jimmy Deuchar:trumpet, Lennie Bush:bass, Bill LeSage:piano/vibes
  • Tenor saxophonist Johnny Skidmore track from his album “Mainstream at Nixa” recorded oct 12th 1956 with Bertie King:alto sax, Major Holley:bass, Phil Seamen:drums
  • Another track from tenor sax Dick Morrissey, now from his lp “After Dark” recorded in 1983 with John Critchinson on the fender Rhodes piano, Ron Mathewson:bass, Martin Drew:drums