Take 5 Jazz


program no. 1213

  • Start my program with Essence of Funk, recorded april 1995, Tom Brown: trumpet, Bennie Maupin: tenor sax, Billy Childs: piano, Ron Carter: bass, Lenny White: drums
  • Baritone saxophonist Adam Schroeder, track from his cd “C.T. Celebrate Clark Terry” recorded in 2023 with arranger Mark Masters with Sal Lorenzo: alto sax, Bob Sheppard: tenor sax, Peter Erskine: drums
  • Tenor and soprano soprano saxophonist Michael Cheret, track from his cd “Caliente” recorded in 2021 with Alfio Origlio: acoustic and electric  piano, Brice Berrerd: bass, Elvire Jouve: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Jackie McLean, track from “Live in Montreal” recorded july 3rd 1989 with Hotep Idris Galeta: piano, Nat Reeves: bass, Tony Reedus: drums
  • Baritone saxophonist Nick Brignola, track from “Downtown Athletic Club, N.Y. “recorded October 9th 1977 with Chuck Esposito: tenor sax, Sal Amico: trumpet, Jack Fragomeni: guitar, Frank Stagnitta: piano, George Kay: bass, Larry Jackson: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Michael Cheret, track from his cd “We Five” recorded july 2017 with Jim Rotondi: trumpet, Oliver Truchot: piano, Brice Berrerd: bass, Andrea Michelutti: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 268/520, this week Ben’s lp “The Soul of Ben Webster” recorded july 1958 withArt Farmer: trumpet, Harold Ashby: tenor sax, Jimmy Jones: piano, Mundell Lowe: guitar, Milt Hinton: bass, Dave Bailey: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Billy Mitchell, track from his lp “This is Billy Mitchell” recorded in Chicago October 29th 1962 with Bobby Hutcherson: vibes, Clarence “Sleepy” Anderson:  organ, Herman Wright: bass, Otis Finch: drums
  • Baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams and Thad Jones on cornet “Live at the Half Note N.Y. City” recorded January 26th 1966with Duke Pearson: piano, Reggie Workman: bass, Mel Lewis: drums
  • Composer/arranger Toshiyuki Miyama and the new herd, track from the lp “Misty” recorded july 12th 1982
  • Millennium Jazz Orchestra, track from the cd “Safety Zone” recorded june 23/24th 2013 composer/arranger Joan Reinders, Gerlo Hesselink: alto sax, Job Helmers: baritone sax, Volker Winck: tenor sax, Dirk Balthaus: piano, Bart Tarenskeen: bass, Felix Schlarmann: drums

program no. 1212

  • Start my program with pianist Hank Jones, track from “Live in Amsterdam” recorded august 14th 1982 with George Mraz: bass, Mel Lewis: drums + Pepper Adams and Nick Brignola: baritone saxophone
  • Guitarist Louis Stewart, track from the cd “Louis the First” (on LIVIA Records)recorded September 1975 with Martin Walshe: bass, John Wadham: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Stanley Turrentine, track from the lp “Another Story” recorded march 3rd 1969 with Thad Jones: trumpet & flugelhorn, Cedar Walton: piano, Buster Williams: bass, Mickey Roker: drums
  • Composer/conductor Toshiyuki Miyama, track from the cd “90th Birthday Concert” recorded January 11th 2012  recorded at the Tokyo”Bunka Kaihan Recital Hall
  • Guitarist Larry Carlton,track from his cd “At the Chetnut Cabaret” recorded august 30th 1990 with Terry Trotter: keyboards, Hollis Gentry: saxes, John Pena: bass, John Ferraro: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 267/520, this week Ben at Pescara Jazz Festival, recorded july 30th 1972 with Kenny Drew: piano, Charles Mingus: bass, Roy Brooks: drums
  • Second track from the big band from Toshiyuki Miyama
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet, track from “Live in Tokyo” recorded November 11th  1990 John Lewis: piano, Milt Jackson: vibes, Percy Heath: bass, Connie Kay: drums
  • Pianist Horace Silver, track from “Live at the Bremer Marktplatz”  recorded june 28th 1977 with Tom Harrell: trumpet, Larry Schneider: tenor sax, Chip Jackson: bass, Eddie Gladden: drums

program no. 1211

  • Start my program with baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan, live in Dusseldorf, recorded December 4th 1976with Dave Samuels: vibes, Tom Fay: piano, Mike Santiago: guitar, George Duvivier: bass, Bobby Rosengarden: drums
  • Organist Freddie Roach, track from his lp “Mo’ Greens Please” recorded January 21st 1963 with Eddie Wright: guitar, Conrad Lester: tenor sax, Clarence Johnson: drums
  • The Conrad Miller Trio, track from the cd “Wild Flowers”recorded in 2023 with Coen Molenaar: piano, David De Marez Oyens: bass, Enrique Firpi: drums
  • Singer Andrea Superstein, track from the new cd on Cellar Live Records “Mother” recorded November 10th 2021 with Chris Gestrin: keyboards, Charlie Howell: bass, Dan Gaucher: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 266/520, this week Ben’s lp “Gentle Ben” recorded November 28th 1972 with Tete Montoliu: piano, Eric Peter: bass, Peer Wyboris: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson, track from “Live in Warsaw” recorded October 22nd 1995 with Helio Alves: piano, Nilssen Matta: bass, Paulo Braga: drums
  • Trumpeter Jim Rotondi, track from the new cd on Cellar Live Records “Finesse” recorded September 20th 2021 with the Notes and Tones Jazz Orchestra Mario Gonzi: drums and co leader and Daniel Nosig: Co leader and trumpet/flugelhorn, Danny Grissett: piano
  • Pianist Steve Ash, new release on Cellar Live “You and the Night” recorded January 10th 2023 with Harvey S: bass, Alvester Garnett: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Charlie Parker, track from “Royal Roost N.Y.C.” recorded December 11th 1948 with Miles Davis: trumpet, Al Haig: piano, Tommy Potter: bass, Max Roach: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Spike Robinson, track from”Very Live in Boulder Colorado” recorded in 1974 with Dale Bruning: guitar, Dick Patterson: bass, Derryl  Goes: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins, track from “Live at Avery Fisher Hall” recorded july 4th 1975 with Yoshiako Masuo and Nathan Page: guitars, James Benjamin: bass, Eddie Moore: drums, Robert Kenyatta: percussion

program no. 1210

  • Start my program with pianist Duke Ellington, track from the lp “The Cosmic Scene-Duke Ellington’s Spacemen” recorded april 2nd 1958 with Clark terry:flugelhorn, Jimmy Hamilton: clarinet, Paul Gonsalves: tenor sax, Britt Woodman: trombone, Jimmy Woode: bass, Sam Woodyard: drums
  • Guitarist Grant Green, track from the lp “Nigeria” recorded January 13th 1962 with Sonny Clark: piano, Sam Jones: bass, Art Blakey: drums
  • Hammond organist Mike LeDonne, track from his new cd “Wonderfull” on Cellar Live Records recorded march 23/24th 2023( LeDonne & Groover Quartet plus Gospel Choir) Eric Alexander: tenor sax, Peter Bernstein: guitar, Joe Farnsworth: drums
  • Trumpeter Miles Davis, track from “Miles at Art Ford Jazz Party” recorded November 1958 with Nat Adderley: cornet, Cannonball Adderley: alto sax, Benny Green: trombone, Gerry Mulligan: baritone sax, Red Garland: piano, Paul Chambers: bass, Barry Miles: drums, Candido: percussion
  • Tenor saxophonist Stan Getz, track from “Live in L.A.” recorded july 11th 1978 with Curtis Fuller: trombone, Bill Evans: piano, Christian Escoude: guitar, Marc Johnson: bass, Philly Joe Jones: drums
  • Pianist David Hazeltine, track from his new cd on Cellar Live Records “Ballads and Blues  volume1” recorded august 23rd 2023 with Neal Miner: bass, Pete van Nostrand: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 265/520 this week Ben’s lp “Benny, Ben & Barney” recorded april 10th 1962 with Ben on tenor, Benny Carter: alto sax, Barney Bigard: clarinet, Shorty Sherock: trumpet, Dave Barbour: guitar, Jimmy Rowles: piano, Leroy Vinnegar: bass, Mel Lewis: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Sonny Stitt, track from “Live at the Keystone Corner S.F.” recorded march 30th 1976 with Edwin Ray Kelly: piano, Ray Drummond: bass, Smiley Winters: drums
  • The second track from trumpeter Miles Davis, now from “Live at Birdland” January 3rd 1959 with John Coltrane on tenor, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley on alto, Red Garland: piano, Paul Chambers: bass, Philly Joe Jones: drums

programno. 1209

  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Jack Montrose, track from his lp “Blues and Vanilla” recorded in 1956 with Joe Maini: alto sax, Red Norvo: vibraphone, Buddy Clark: bass, Shelly Manne: drums
  • Alto and soprano saxophonist Pony Poindexter, track from his album “Pony’s Express” recorded  may 10th 1962 with Phil Woods and Gene Quill: alto saxes, Dexter Gordon and Billy Mitchell: tenor saxes, Pepper Adams: baritone sax, Gildo Mahones: piano, Bill Yancey: bass, Charlie Persip: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Sal Nistico, track from “It’s time we met”  recorded in NYC 1963 with Terry Gibbs: vibes, Nat Pierce: organ, Turk van Lake: guitar, Charlie Andrus: bass, Jake Hanna: drums
  • Bassist Yiorgos Fakanas, track from his album “Topaz-Jazz Suite in Six Parts and Fourteen Images” recorded in 2022 with Steve Weingart: electric piano, Adonis Andreou: trombone, Yiorgos on bass, Horacio “El Negro”Hernandez: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 264/520 this week Ben’s lp “ Saturday Night at the Montmartre” recorded january 30th 1965 with Kenny Drew: piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass, Alex Riel: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Hidehiko “Sleepy” Matsumoto, track from his album “Papilon” recorded june 3rd 1992 with Randy Brecker: trumpet, Chris Hunter: alto sax, Gil Goldstein: piano, Anthony Jackson: bass, Steve Gadd: drums, Sammy Figeroa: percussion
  • Tenor saxophonists King Curtis and Sam “The Man” Taylor, track from “It’s Party Time with King Curtis” recorded January 5th 1962 with Ernie Hayes: organ, Paul Griffin: piano, Billy Butler: guitar, Jimmy Lewis: bass, Ray Lucas: drums
  • PAKT, track from the new album “No Step Left To Trace”(MoonJune Records) Percy Jones: bass, Alex Skolnick: guitars, Kenny Grohowski: drums, Tim Motzer: guitars
  • Guitarist Mark Wingfield, track from his new album “The Gathering”(MoonJune Records), Gary Husband: keyboards, Tony Levin: electric upright bass, Asaf Sirkis: drums
  • Vibraphonist Carl Schulze, track from “Live at Theater de Tobbe-Voorburg” recorded December 16th 1982 with Ferdinand Povel: tenor sax, Peter Tiehuis: guitar, Rob Franken: fender Rhodes, Koos Serierse: bass, Cees Kranenburg: drums

program no. 1208

  • Start my program with trumpeter Miles Davis, track from “Concert at the Olympia, Paris” recorded november 30th 1957 with Barney Wilen: tenor sax, Rene Urtreger: piano, Pierre Michelot: bass, Kenny Clarke: drums
  • Guitarist Ray Crawford, track from ”Smooth Groove” recorded January 26th 1961 with Johnny Coles: trumpet, Cecil Payne: baritone sax, Junior Mance: piano, Ben Tucker: bass, Frankie Dunlop: drums
  • Pianist Maurice Vander, track from his album “Jazz at the Blue Note, Paris” recorded in 1960 with Pierre Michelot: bass, Kenny Clarke: drums
  • Drummer John Rae, track from “Uncouth and with out form” recorded November 24th 2020 with Patrick Bleakey: bass, Ben Wilcock: piano, Aleister Campbell: guitar, Dan Yeabsley and Oscar Laven: saxes
  • The ben Webster special, track 263/520, this week Ben’s lp “Webster’s Dictionary” recorded October 12th 1970 in London
  • Pianist Charles Chen, track from his cd “Charles Play”  recorded January 30th 2023 with Ralph Moore: tenor sax, Peter Washington: bass, Kenny Washington: drums
  • Pianist/composer Philipp Rutgers, track from his album “Etudes of Shapes and Forms” release date: march 1st 2024 with Thomas Pol: bass, Sun-Mi Hong:drums
  • Drummer Reinhardt Winkler, track from his new album “Drop Me Off” recorded in 2023 with Harry Allen: tenor sax, John DiMartino: piano, Boris Kozlov: bass
  • Tenor saxophonists  Tim Price and Hans Dulfer” Live at Concertgebouw- The Hague” recorded july 14th 2002 with Benny Green: piano, Ray Drummond: bass, Carl Allen: drums
  • Drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr and the new Generation, track from his album “A New Beat” recorded march 13th 2023 with Sarah Hannah: alto sax, Benny Benack III: trumpet, Luther Allison: piano, Philip Norris: bass
  • Baritone Madness live in Rome 1996:Nick Brignola, Ronnie Cuber & Gary Smulyan: baritone sax, Riccardo Fassi: piano, Massimo Moriconi: bass, Giampalo Ascolese: drums

program no. 1207

  • Start my program with Hammond organist Melvin Rhyne, track from his album “Organ-izing” recorded in 1960 with Blue Mitchell: trumpet, Johnny Griffin: tenor sax, Gene Harris: piano, Andy Simpkins: bass, Albert “Tootie” Heath on drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter and trumpeter Lee Morgan, track from the lp “The Vee Jay Recordings”  recorded November 11th 1959 with Wynton Kelly: piano, Paul Chambers: bass, Jimmy Cobb: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Phil Woods with the Super Sax Machine, Peter King, Bobby Watson, Gary Bartz and Jesse Davis on alto sax, Red Holloway: tenor sax, Cedar Walton: piano, Reggie Johnson: bass, Victor Lewis: drums, recorded august 9th 1996  Live in France
  • The John Coltrane Memorial Concert, live in Poland September 12th 1971 with Frank Foster: tenor and soprano sax, Joe Farrell: tenor sax, Chick Corea: piano, Gene Perla: bass, Elvin Jones: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 262/520, this week Ben’s recording “At Montmartre 1965/1966” (January 12th 1965) with Kenny Drew: piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass, Alex Riel: drums
  • Tenor saxophonists Lee Allen, Steve Douglas & John Firmin, track from “Live at Sweetwater Mill-California” recorded august 5 1991 with Danny Caron: guitars, Tim Eschliman: bass, Austin LeDonne: keyboards, Soko Richardson: drums
  • Tenor saxophonists Joe Henderson & Johnny Griffin and the Two Tauri Band, track from “Live in Berlin” novmber 4th 1987 with Kenny Drew: piano, Jimmy Woode: bass, Keith Killgo: drums