Take 5 Jazz



  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Jimmy “The Nightrain” Forrest with the Oliver Nelson Orchestra  recorded august 29th 1958
  • Tenor saxophonist Bootsie Barnes  track from his album “You Leave me Breathless” recorded October 25th 1995 with Brian Trainor: piano, Tyron Brown: bass, Craig McIver: drums
  • Drummer Art Blakey track from his “new” album “Just Coolin” recorded in march 1959 with Lee Morgan: trumpet, Hank Mobley: tenor sax,Bobby Timmons: piano, Jimmy Merritt: bass
  • Pianist Dave Grusin track from “The West Side Story” at the Moritz Jazz Festival  march 3 2018 with Tom Kennedy: bass, Lee Ritenour: guitar, Jean Paul Hochstadter: drums & the Pepe Lienhard Big Band
  • On trumpet Ian Hamer, track from his lp “Acropolis” recorded in 1972 with Keith Cristie: trombone, Tubby Hayes: tenor sax, Alan Branscombe: piano, Daryl Runswick: bass, Spike Wells: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 87/520 track from Woody Herman’s  V Disc All Stars recorded 1946 with Bill Harris: trombone, Ben on tenor, Ralph Burns: piano, Billy Bauer: guitar, Chubby Jackson: bass, Johnny Blowers: drums
  • Pianist Ai Kuwabara track from her cd “Somehow,Someday, Somewhere” recorded 2017 with Will Lee: bass guitar, Steve Gadd: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Toon van Vliet track from his lp “Van Vliet” recorded september 17th 1957 with Pim Jacobs: piano, Ruud Jacobs: bass, John Engels: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon and the Round Midnight Band live in Chicago September 6th 1987 with Bobby Hutcherson: vibes, Cedar Walton: piano, Buster Williams: bass, Billy Higgins: drums
  • Pianist Louis van Dijk track from his album “Nightwings” with Niels H.O. Pedersen: bass, Terry Silverlight: drums recorded in 1985

No. 1025

  • Start my program with alto saxophonist Cory Weeds  track from his new album “Day By Day” recorded august 26th  2019 with David Hazeltine: piano, Ken Lister: bass, Jesse Cahill: drums
  • Pianist Tilden Webb track from his album “Cellar Groove”recorded December 11th 2004 with David “Fathead” Newman: tenor sax, Jodi Proznick: bass, Jesse Cahill: drums
  • The Concord Super Band  track from the lp “Super Band II live in Tokyo” recorded in 1979 with Scott Hamilton: tenor sax, Warren Vache: Cornet & Flugelhorn, Cal Collins: guitar, Dave McKenna: piano, Phil Flanigan: bass, Jake Hanna: drums
  • The Montreux Summit recorded in 1977 with Dexter Gordon:  tenor sax, Slide Hampton: trombone, Woody Shaw: trumpet, Billy Brooks: drums( Gordon Johnson: bass and George Duke: piano)
  • Tenor saxophonist and on flute: Tubby Hayes track from the new album “Free Flight”  will be released on may 29th 2020(from the Ron Mathewson tape archive)live at Ronnie Scott’s, October 17th 1972 with Mike Pyne: piano, Ron Mathewson: bass, Tony Levin: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 86/520 “King of the Tenors” recorded December 8th 1953 with Harry “Sweets” Edison: trumpet, Benny Carter: alto sax, Oscar Peterson: piano, Herb Ellis: guitar, Ray Brown: bass, Alvin Stoller: drums
  • Dutch Tenor saxophonist Rinus Groeneveld  track from his cd “Wild Orchid” recorded 1999 with Nick van den Bos: piano, Eric Barkman: bass, Roberto Haliffi: drums
  • Baritone saxophonist Rik van den Bergh  track from his album “Reserge” tribute to the great Baritone saxophonist Serge Chaloff
  • Tenor saxophonist Arnett Cobb track from the lp “Funky Butt” recorded in 1981 with Derek Smith: piano, Ray Drummond: bass, Ronnie Bedford: drums

No. 1024

  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Bootsie Barnes track from his album `Been Here All Along` recorded in 1984 with Sid Simmons: piano, James Glenn: bass, Greg McDonald: drums
  • Baritone saxophonist Rik van der Bergh 2 tracks from his album “Reserge” recorded in 2007 with Marco Kegel & Jan Smit: alto sax, Simon Rigter & Sjoerd Dijkhuizen: tenor sax, Eric Doelman: piano, Frans van Geest: bass, Gijs Dijkhuizen: drums
  • Guitarist Fernando Marco track from his album “Four on Six” recorded in 2020 with Harry Allen: tenor sax, Gerard Nieto: organ, Joe Strasser: drums
  • Pianist Harold Mabern track from his cd “Mabern plays Mabern” recorded in 2019 with Eric Alexander: tenor sax, Vincent Herring: alto sax, Steve Davis: trombone, John Webber: bass, Joe Farnsworth: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Harry Verbeke with Rob Franken: organ, Ruud Jacobs: bass, Peter Ypma: drums, recorded december 10th 1969
  • The Ben Webster special track 85/520 lp Milt Hinton and Friends with Jon Faddis: trumpet, Budd Johnson: saxes, Frank Wess: tenor sax, John Bunch: piano, Jo Jones: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Don Byas  recorded march 13th  1970 with Wim Overgaauw: guitar, Rob Franken: piano, Ruud Jacobs: bass, Han Bennink: drums
  • Tenorist Dexter Gordon track from his album “All Souls” with Rob Agerbeek: piano, Henk Haverhoek: bass, Eric Ineke: drums recorded at the Haagse Jazz Club, November 2nd 1972
  • Vibraphonist Milt Jackson track from his album “Invitation” recorded November 7th 1962 with Kenny Dorham & Virgil Jones: trumpet, Jimmy Heath: tenor sax, Tommy Flanagan: piano, Ron Carter: bass, Connie Kay: drums


  • Start my program with vibraphonist Terry Gibbs, track from the lp “Live in Las Vegas” recorded in 1987 with Vince Estoppa: piano, Bob Bagly: bass, John Abraham: drums
  • The Manhattan Jazz Quintet track from “Very Special Onetime Performance” David Matthews: piano, Eddie Gomez: bass, Steve Gadd: drums, Lew Soloff: trumpet, Andy Snitzer: tenor sax recorded in 2008
  • Guitarist Cornell Dupree  track from his cd “Doin’ Allright” recorded in 2011 with Kaz Kazanoff: tenor sax, B.E. Smith: drums, Ronnie James: bass, Mike Flanigan: organ
  • Tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins  track from his lp “Sirius” recorded December 20th 1966 with Barry Harris: piano, Bob Cranshaw: bass, Eddie Locke: drums
  • Pianist Dado Moroni track from his album “Super Star trio” with Massimo Moriconi: bass, Stefano Bagnoli: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Houston Person  track from his lp “Stolen Sweets”  with Jimmy Ponder: guitar, Sonny Phillips: organ, Frankie Jones: drums, Bobby Caldwell: congas
  • Tenor saxophonist Boots Randolph track from his album “A Whole New Ballgame” with Roddy Smith: guitars, Steve Willets: piano, Tim Smith: bass, Ray von Lotz: drums, Mark Stallings: organ
  • The Ben Webster special track 84/520 the lp “Live in Hilversum” recorded in 1970 with Cees Slinger: piano, Rob Langereis: bass, John Engels: drums
  • Willis “Gatortail”Jackson track from the lp “Ya Understand Me?” recorded januari 26th  1980 with Groove Holmes: organ, Steve Giordano: guitar, Roger Lee Humphrey: drums
  • Vibraphonist Dave Pike track from his cd “Pike’s Groove” recorded feb 5th 1986 with Cedar Walton: piano, David Willims: bass, Billy Higgins: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Joe Farrell track from his album “Penny Arcade” recorded in 1974 with Herbie Hancock: piano, Joe Beck: guitar, Herb Bushler: bass, Steve Gadd: drums, Don Alias: percussion

No. 1022

  • Start my program with our Dutch alto saxophonist Piet Noordijk, track from his lp “You’re so Beautiful” recorded in 1975, arranged by Tony Nolte and Rob Franken on keyboards
  • Composer/Arranger Ruud Bos track from “The Secret All Star Band” studio sessions 1964-1969 with Piet Noordijk, Harry Verbeke, Ruud Brink, Herman Schoonderwalt, Toon van Vliet, Cees Smal, Cees Slinger, Rob Langereis, John Engels…..
  • Vibraphonist Cal Tjader track from the lp “Cuban Fantasy” recorded in 1977 with Clare Fischer: electric piano, Bob Redfield: guitar, Rob Fisher: bass, Pete Riso: drums, Poncho Sanchez: congas
  • Tenor saxophonist Klaus Doldinger track from his album “Symphonic Project” recorded in 2010 with “Die Deutche Staatsphilharmonie, Rheinland-Pfalz”
  • Dutch jazz-rock/fusion from the band “Scope” Rik Elings: bass, Henk Zomer: drums, Rens Nieuwland: guitars, Rob Franken: keyboards
  • Joey DeFrancesco on the Hammond B3 track from his cd “Live at the 5 Spot” recorded in 1993 with Paul Bollenback: guitar, Byron Landham: drums and on this track tenor saxophonist Illinois Jaquet is featured
  • Pianist Jonn Reyna  track from his album “Consolidao” recorded in 2013 with Rick Margitza: tenor sax, Joris Teepe: bass, Gene Jackson: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 83/520 his lp “Ben Webster meets Oscar Peterson” with Ray Brown on bass, Ed Thigpen: drums  recorded November 6th 1959
  • Tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons track from his lp “The Boss is Back” recorded November 10th 1969 with Junior Mance: piano, Buster Williams: bass, Frankie Jones: drums, Candido: percussion
  • Miles Davis with Milt Jackson: vibes, Jackie McLean: alto sax, Ray Bryant: piano, Percy Heath: bass, Art Taylor: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes track from “Dancing in the Dark” recorded in 1964 with Terry Shannon: piano, Freddie Logan: bass, Allan Ganley: drums, Jimmy Deuchar: trumpet


  • 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