Take 5 Jazz


No. 1041

  • My first track in this program is from arranger/composer Jimmy Keating, track from his album “Swinging Scots” recorded april 29th 1957
  • Tenor saxophonist Sam “the man” Taylor track from his lp “Misty Mood” recorded in 1962
  • Tenor saxophonist Harry Allen track from his new album “The Bloody Happy Song”
  • Alto saxophonist/composer/arranger Johnny Dankworth track from his album “The Vintage Years” recorded march 1958
  • Drummer Art Blakey track from his new lp “Just Coolin”  with Lee Morgan: trumpet, Hank Mobley: tenor sax, Bobby Timmons: piano, Jimmy Merritt: bass recorded march 8th 1959
  • Drummer Carl Lott track from his album “Live from Lott’s Emporium” with the Texas tenors Arnett Cobb and Don Wilkerson
  • The Ben Webster special track 102/520 track from “Live at the Jazzhus, Vol.1” recorded januari 31 1965 with Kenny Drew: piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass, Alex Riel: drums
  • Arranger/composer Teo Macero track from his album “Acoustical Suspension” recorded in 1985 with Gato Barbieri: tenor sax, Lionel Hampton: vibes
  • Pianist Junior Mance track from his album “With A Lotta Help from my Friends” recorded march 16th  1970 with Eric Gale: guitar, Chuck Rainey: fender bass, Billy Cobham: drums
  • Drummer Shelly Manne  track from his album “234” with Coleman Hawkins: tenor saxophone, Hank Jones: piano, George Duvivier: bass  recorded in 1962
  • Tenor saxophonist Joe McQueen  track from his album “The Legendary Joe McQueen”  recorded in 2015 with Ryan Conger: Hammond organ, Brad Wright: guitar, Don Kemp: drums

No. 1040

  • My first track is by tenor and alto saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr  track from his album `Live` recorded in 1997 with Adam Holzman: keyboards, Gerald Veasley: bass,Steven Wolff: drums
  • On alto sax the great Benny Carter track from his lp “Additions to Further Definitions”  recorded in 1966 with Bud Shank: alto sax, Teddy Edwards & Buddy Collette: tenor sax, Bill Hood; baritone sax, Mundell Lowe: guitar, Don Abney: piano, Ray Brown: bass, Alvin Stoller: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Willis “Gatortail” Jackson track from his lp “Star Bag”  recorded march 22nd 1968 with Trudy Pitts: organ, Bill Jennings: guitar, Jimmy Lewis: el-bass, Bobby Donaldson: drums, Victor Allende: congas
  • Tenor saxophonist Harry Allen his new recording “The Bloody Happy Song” the music produced, performed, arranged, engineered and mastered  by Harry himself!!!!!
  • Drummer Jo Jones  track from his album “Sextet” recorded april 19th 1960 with Bennie Green: trombone, Harry “Sweets” Edison: trumpet,  Jimmy  “The Nighttrain” Forrest: tenor sax,Tommy  Flanagan: piano, Tommy Potter: bass
  • On trumpet you’ll hear Jimmy Deuchar  track from his recording “The Complete Tempo Recordings 1955-1958” Derek Humble: alto sax, Tubby Hayes: tenor sax, Eddie Harvey: piano, Kenny Napper: bass, Phil Seamen: drums recorded march 29th 1957 Decca Studios, London
  • The Ben Webster special this week nr. 101/520 his famous lp “See You at the Fair” recorded march 25th 1964 Ben with Hank Jones: piano, Richard Davis: bass, Osie Johnson: drums
  • Alto saxophonist and composer/arranger Johnny Dankworth track from his album “Collaboration” recorded in London May 25th 1960 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra some musicians are: Spike Heatley, Kenny Clare(fantastic feature!!),Peter King,Dudley Moore
  • Tenor saxophonist Jimmy Heath  track from his album “Love Letter” Kenny Barron: piano, Russell Malone: guitar, Monte Croft: vibes, David Wong: bass, Lewis Nash: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Frank Griffith  track from his album “Holland Park Non-Stop” recorded aug 17th 2010, fantasic big band !!!
  • Last but not least you’ll hear Lasse Lindgren on his trumpet (and his famous big band) track from his album “Spirits” plays in the spirit of Maynard Ferguson  recorded January 2008


This week only “VINYL”:

  • Jesse Powell—Blow Man Blow
  • Ben Webster—Steen Vig’s Jazz Orchestra
  • Bill LeSage-Ronnie Ross Quartet
  • Dexter Gordon—Dexter Blows Hot and Cool
  • Sam “The Man” Taylor—Somewhere in the Night
  • Victor Feldman—In London vol.1
  • Clous van Mechelen—A Tribute to Earl Bostic
  • George Shearing—A Shearing Caravan
  • Johnny Keating—Swing Revisited
  • Tubby Hayes—Tubby’s  New Groove
  • John Dankworth—The Zodiac Variations


  • Start my program with Frank Basile on the baritone sax and Sam Dillon on tenor, track from the new cd “2 part Solution” on Cellar Live records with Jeb Patton: piano, Mike Karn: bass, Aaron Kimmel: drums  recorded November 5th 2019
  • Tenorist Dexter Gordon  track from the “Live at NSJF” with Kirk Lightsey: piano, Rufus Reid: bass, Eddie Gladden: drums recorded july 1979
  • Track 99/520 Ben Webster special now his lp “Steen Vig’s Jazz Orchestra” recorded at Padborg Jazz Club, March 19th 1966
  • Tenor Battle with Dexter Gordon,  Budd Johnson, Illinois Jacquet, Arnett Cobb,  Buddy Tate with Hank Jones: piano, Gene Ramey: bass, Gus Johnson: drums  recorded in 1979
  • On the vibes the one and only Cal Tjader track from “The Grace Cathedral Concert” recorded may 22nd 1976 with Lonnie Hewitt: electric piano, Rob Fisher: bass, Pete Riso: drums, Poncho Sanchez: congas

No: 1037

  • Start my program with saxophonist King Curtis track from his lp “Old Gold”  recorded  September 19th 1961 with Billy Butler & Eric Gale: guitars, Jack McDuff: organ, Bob Bushnell: bass, Ray Lucas: drums, Willie Rodriguez: percussion
  • Bassist Christian McBride track from his new cd “For Jimmy, Wes and Oliver”  with Joey DeFrancesco: organ, Mark Whitfield: guitars, Quincy Phillips: drums + Big Band
  • Sax and flute Don Braden and on bass Joris Teepe track from the new cd “In the spirit of Herbie Hancock”  with Rob van Bavel: piano, Owen Hart Jr: drums
  • Drummer Pete York track from his cd “Basiecally Speaking” with Torsten Goods: guitar, Gabor Bolla: tenor sax, Andi Kissenbeck: organ, Wolfgang Schmid: bass
  • Stuff track from the lp “Live Stuff” Richard Tee: keyboards, Gordon Edwards: bass, Steve Gadd: drums, Eric Gale & Cornell Dupree: guitars recorded in Tokyo 1978
  • The Ben Webster special track 98/520 his lp “The Horn” recorded feb 8th 1944 with Hot Lips Page: trumpet, Clyde Hart: piano, Charlie Drayton: bass, Denzil Best: drums
  • Drummer Brian Melvin track from his cd “Shapes” with Matt Renzi: saxes, Mart Soo: guitar recorded july 14th 2019
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes  track from his album “Dancing in the Dark”  recorded in 1964 with Jimmy Deuchar: trumpet, Terry Shannon: piano, Freddie Logan: bass, Allan Ganley: drums
  • The N.Y. All Stars track from the cd “Burnin’in London” Eric Alexander: tenor sax, Harold Mabern: piano, Daryl Hall: bass, Bernd Reiter: drums recorded November 2017
  • On trumpet you’ll hear Roy Hargrove “Live in Toronto” recorded july 4th 1993 with Ron Blake: tenor sax, Mark Cary: piano, Rodney Whittaker: bass, Gregory Hutchinson: drums
  • The Singers Unlimited  track from the lp “Feeling Free”


  • Start my program with the Norman Granz Jam Session recorded September 2nd 1953 with Roy Eldridge & Dizzy Gillespie: trumpets, Johnny Hodges: alto sax, Illinois Jacquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster: tenor saxes, Lionel Hampton: vibes, Oscar Peterson: piano, Ray Brown: bass, Buddy Rich: drums
  • Don Braden on tenor and flute and bassist Joris Teepe , the new release from this quartet “In the spirit of Herbie Hancock” live at “de Witte” with Rob van Bavel: piano, Owen Hart Jr: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 97/520 now “Ben Webster meets Bill Coleman” recorded april 27th 1967 with Jim Douglas: guitar, Fred Hunt: piano, Ron Rae: bass, Lennie Hastings: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon at the Montreux Summit with Woody Shaw: trumpet, Slide Hampton: trombone, George Duke: piano, Gordon Johnson: bass, Billy Brooks: drums recorded july 1977
  • Bob James on the Fender Rhodes tack from “The Montreux Summit” with Hubert Laws: flute, Stan Getz: tenor sax, Bobbi Humphrey: flute, Eric Gale: guitar plus Steve Khan: guitar, Alphonso Johnson: bass, Billy Cobham: drums, Ralph MacDonald: percussion + Brass Section


  • Start my program with Miles Davis, track from `Miles in Tokyo`  recorded  july 14th  1964 with Sam Rivers: tenor sax, Herbie Hancock: piano, Ron Carter: bass, Tony Williams: drums
  • At the Hammond organ you”ll hear Shirley Scott track from “Blue Seven” recorded august 22nd  1961 with Oliver Nelson: tenor sax, Joe Newman: trumpet, George Tucker: bass, Roy Brooks: drums
  • On tenor and vibes the one and only Tubby Hayes track from “BBC Jazz Club”recorded june 8th 1961 Jimmy Deuchar: trumpet, Terry Shannon: piano, Jeff Clyne: bas, Bill Eyden: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins  track from his album “The Sound of Sonny” recorded june 1957 with Sonny Clark: piano, Percy Heath: bass, Roy Haynes: drums
  • Big Band Jazz from Kenny Baker on trumpet with Bill LeSage: vibes, Phil Seamen: drums track from “Live at the BBC 1957”
  • The Ben Webster special track 96/520 , now the lp “Ben Webster with Strings” is featured recorded December 15th  1954 Teddy Wilson: piano, Wendell Marshall: bass, Louie Bellson: drums
  • Miles Davis track from  his lp “Steamin” with the Miles Davis Quintet” recorded may 11th 1956 with John Coltrane: tenor sax, Red Garland: piano, Paul Chambers: bass, Philly Joe Jones: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Jack Monterose track from his album “with Bob Gordon” recorded in 1955 with Bob Gordon: baritone sax, Paul Moer: piano, Red Mitchell: bass, Shelly Manne: drums
  • Shirley Scott at the Hammond organ with Harold Vick: tenor sax, Billy Higgins: drums  track from “One for Me” recorded in 1974
  • English drummer Allan Ganley track from “The Complet Quartet & Jazzmakers Sessions”  recorded September 23rd 1959
  • The New Conrad Miller trio Coen Molenaar: piano, David De Marez Oyens: bass, Enrique Firpi: drums recorded in 2019 track from “Con Alma”
  • The Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination and Brass  track from “Big Band BeBop”  recorded October 1983 these are the last  tracks with Rob Franken , three days after they finished this album he died at the age of 42


  • Start my program with the Milestone Jazzstars Sonny Rollins: tenor sax. McCoy Tyner: piano, Ron Carter:bass, Al Foster: drums  recorded in 1978
  • Tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins at Birdland September 6th 1952 with Roy Eldridge: trumpet, Horace Silver: piano, Curley Russell: bass, Art Blakey: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Jack Monterose track from his album “Plays David Holt” recorded in 1957 with Pete Jolly: piano, Chuck Berghofer: bass, Nick Martinus: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins Track from his album “Don’t stop the Carnival” a performance at the American Music Hall april 15th 1978 with Donald Byrd: trumpet, Mark Soskin: piano, Jerome Harris: bass, Aurell Ray: guitar, Tony Williams: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes track from his new album “Free Flight” recorded October 17th 1972 at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club with Mike Pyne: piano, Ron Mathewson: bass, Tony Levin: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Sam “the man” Taylor track from his album “Out of this World” recorded in 1956 arranged and conducted by Leroy Holmes
  • Tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott track from “Live in Laren” recorded November 30th 1984 with Dick  Pierce: trumpet, John Critchensen: piano, Ron Mathewson: bass, Allan Ganley: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 95/520 “Makin’ Whoopee” recorded in Paris june 5th 1972 with Georges Arvanitas: piano, Jacky Samson: bass, Charles Saudrais: drums
  • New release from Dutch Jazz Archives ( Nederlands Jazz Archief) The Bebop Years Rob Pronk  Studio Sessions 1950-1957
  • Tenor saxophonist Willis “Gatortail” Jackson track from his album “Together Again,Again” recorded December 13th 1961 with Jack McDuff: organ, Bill Jennings: guitar, Jimmy Lewis: bass, Frank Shea: drums
  • On flute you’ll here  Herbie Mann track from his album “Today” recorded November 18th 1965 with Dave Pike: vibes, Earl May: bass, Bruno Carr: drums,Carlos “Potato”  Valdes: congas, Oliver Nelson: arranger & conductor


  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons track from his album “Big Bad Jug” recorded November 1st  1972 with Sonny Phillips: organ, Ron Carter: bass, Billy Cobham: drums,Maynard Parker: guitar
  • Tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott “The BBC Jazz Club Sessions” recorded april 11th 1976 with Louis Stewart: guitar,Ken Baldock: bass, Martin Drew: drums
  • Pianist Mike Hennessey track from “Shades of Chas Burchell”  recorded in 1993 with Geoff Carter: tenor sax, Brian Wood: trumpet, Alan Simmons: bass, Al Merritt: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Jack Monterose track from his album “Live at Capozzoli’s” with Ron Stout: trumpet, Ross Tompkins: piano, Richard Simon: bass, Paul Krebich: drums recorded December 4th 1999
  • The new release from NJA(Dutch Jazz Archive) Rob Pronk  “The Bebop Years Studio Sessions 1950-1957”
  • The Ben Webster special track(94/520) from his lp “Saturday Night live at the Montmartre”  recorded January 30th 1965 with Kenny Drew: piano, Niels Hennning Orsted Pedesen: bass, Alex Riel: drums
  • Drummer Allan Ganley track from “The Complete Quartet & Jazzmakers Sessions” 1957-1959 with Art Ellefson: tenor sax,Ronnie Ross: baritone sax, Stan Jones: piano, Stan Wasser: bass recorded September 23rd 1959
  • On trumpet you’ll hear Lasse Lindgren track from his album “Big Constellation” plays in the spirit of Maynard Ferguson recorded in 2008
  • Oscar Peterson on the Fender Rhodes, Joe Pass: guitar, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: electric fender bass, Louis Bellson: drums recorded april 11th 1979
  • Tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins track from his album “Live from the London House Chicago” recorded june 19th  1963 with Tommy Flanagan: piano, Major Holly: bass, Ed Locke: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Johnny Hodges with Wild Bill Davis: organ, Lawrence Brown: trombone,Grant Green: guitar, Hank Jones: piano, Richard Davis: bass, Ben Dixon: drums recorded September 3rd 1963


  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon track from his album “Bouncin’with Dex” recorded in 1975 with Tete Montoliu: piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass, Billy Higgins: drums
  • Pianist Dolo Coker  track from his lp “California Hard” recorded December 27th 1976 with Blue Mitchell: trumpet, Art Pepper: alto and tenor sax, Leroy Vinnegar: bass, Frank Butler: drums
  • Tenorist Gene Ammons track from his lp “Got my Own” recorded in November 1st  1972 with Hank Jones; electric piano, Ron Carter: bass, Idris Muhammad: drums
  • Tenorist Guy Lafitte  track from “Saxomania & Guy Lafitte” recorded in 1994
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes  track from his new album “Free Flight—The Ron Mathewson tapes vol.3” recorded at Ronnie Scott’s Club October 17th 1972 with Mike Pyne: piano, Ron Mathewson: bass, Tony Levin: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 93/520 the lp “The Last Concert” recorded September 6th  1973 with Irv Rochlin: piano, Henk Haverhoek: bass, Peter Ypma: drums
  • The Bebop years  Rob Pronk  Studio Sessions 1950-1957  The new NJA recording (www.jazzarchief.nl)
  • Alto saxophonist Charlie Parker and Chet Baker on trumpet “The Inglewood Jam” recorded june 16th  1952 with Sonny Criss: alto sax, Al Haig: piano, Harry Babasin: bass, Lawrence Marable: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Chas Burchell track from his cd “Unsung Hero” recorded may 28th 1985 with Ronnie Scott: tenor sax, Brian Wood: trumpet, Mike Hennessey: piano, Alan Simmons: bass, Al Merritt: drums
  • Tenorist and on clarinet Vic Ash  track from his lp “The Five of Us” recorded October 23rd 1960 with Harry Klein: baritone sax, Brian Dee: piano, Malcolm Cecil: bass, Bill Eyden: drums
  • Tenorist Spike Robinson track from “The All Stars at the Wavendon Jazz Festival” with Ellen Rucker: piano, Dave Green: bass, Jack Parnell: drums    recorded October 1990