Take 5 Jazz


No. 1001

  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Willis “Gatortail” Jackson track from the lp `Neapolitan Nights` with Gildo Mahones: piano, Bucky Pizzarelli: guitar, George Tucker:bass, Bobby Donaldson:drums, Montego Joe:congas  recorded in 1963
  • Pianist Tsuyoshi Yamamoto track from his lp “Midnight Sun” with Tsutomu Okada:bass, Keiji Kishida:drums recorded in Tokyo oct 3rd 1978
  • Pianist Bart Flos with Eric van der Westen:bass, Marc Schenk:drums “Solo and Trio” playing from his Jazz Suite “Roots & Reflections”
  • Drummer Steve Gadd with his quintet: Walt Fowler:trumpet, David Spinozza:guitar, Kevin Hays:keyboards, Jimmy Johnson:drums  recorded 2019
  • Alto saxophonist Joe Harriott track from the cd “Swings High” recorded in 1967 with Stu Hammer:trumpet, Pat Smythe:piano, Coleridge Goode:bass, Phil Seamen:drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes with the Les Condon Quartet, Les Condon:trumpet, Mike Pyne:piano, Ron Matthewson:bass, Tony Levin:drums  recordednov 18th 1966
  • Ben Webster  (track 62/520)  Live at Pio’s 1964 with Junior Mance:piano, Bob Cranshaw:bass, Mikey Roker:drums
  • The Fletcher Henderson Big Band feat Louis Armstrong and Coleman Hawkins, the 1924-1925 recordings
  • New cd from one of the finest bass players:  Ron Carter  “Foursight-lIve in Stockholm” with Jimmy Greene on tenor, Renee Rosnes:piano and drummer Payton Crossley
  • Vibrafonist Lionel Hampton track from his cd “Mostly Ballads” with Harold Danko:piano, Peter Washington:bass, James Madison:drums  recorded in 1989
  • The last track has 5 jazz legends: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones  track from Miles’s cd “Cookin’with the Miles Davis Quintet”

No. 1000

  • I would like to thank my friends for their music: Katja Rieckermann,Joe Bonamassa, Alex Hahn, Oscar Schulze, Wouter Kiers,Bart Flos, Jay Tee, Jan Akkerman,Tom Browne,Phil Morrison, Ben Webster (61/520)Ruben Caban,Rafael Wressnig, Rob Franken,Ruud de Vries


  • Start my program with Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five, you hear the “West End Blues” that was recorded on june, 28th 1928 in Chicago
  • Pianist Mary Lou Williams together with Andy Kirk & Clouds of Joy, you hear “Twinklin” what was recorded  feb 8th, 1938
  • The Duke Ellington Big Band with “Take the A Train” recorded feb. 1941 in Hollywood, with the arranger Billy Strayhorn and the fabulous trumpet of Ray Nance
  • Coleman Hawkins, one of the finest tenor saxophonists here with a recording from oct 11th, 1939 “Body and Soul”
  • Count Basie Big Band with the tune that made him famous “One O’ Clock Jump”  recorded july 7th 1937 the first tenor solo is from Herchel Evans, the second from Lester Young, on trombome George Hunt
  • Singer Frank Sinatra with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, you’ll hear “I’LL Be Seeing You” what was recorded on feb 26th, 1940
  • Drummer Gene Krupa with his 15 piece orchestra, on trumpet Roy Eldridge and singer Anita O”Day, the track you hear is “Let Me Off Uptown” what was recorded on may 8th, 1941
  • The Stan Kenton Big Band with “Artistry in Rhythm” written and arranged by Kenton and recorded at the C.P. MacGregor studio in Hollywood on nov 19th, 1943
  • The Charlie Barnet Orchestra with one of his famous tracks “Skyliner” recorded in 1944 on the Decca label
  • Singer Billie Holiday with one of the finest tracks “Lover Man” recorded in 1945 with the Salvatore Camerata Orchestra, this song reached the 5th place on the Billboard hitparade
  • Singer Ella Fitzgerald with the Delta Rhythm Boys,you hear “It’s only a paper moon” what was recorded in 1945
  • Pianist Thelonious Monk plays one of his famous tracks “Straight No Chaser” recorded july 23th, 1951 with Sahib Shihab on alto sax, Milt Jackson on vibes, Al McKibbon on bass, Art Blakey on drums
  • Pianist Nat King Cole with a recording that made him famous “Route 66” recorded in 1946 with Oscar Moore on guitar and Johnny Miller on bass
  • Drummer Buddy Rich with “Rich-ual Fire Dance” what he recorded in 1946 for the Mercury Label
  • On trumpet Dizzy Gillespie with a track that everybody know “Salt Peanuts” recorded in N.Y. jan 9th ,1945, on tenor Don Byas
  • Pianist Erroll Garner with “Misty” one of the famous jazz standards, he recorded this song in Chicago on july 27th ,1954
  • Alto saxophonist Charlie Parker with “Cool Blues” what he recorded feb 19th ,1947 on the Dial Label with Erroll Garner:piano, Red Callender:bass, Doc West:drums
  • Vibrafonist Lionel Hampton with his orchestra playing “Flying Home” recorded on may 26th ,1942 with Dexter Gordon on tenorand Jack McVea on Baritone sax
  • Alto saxophonist Art Pepper recorded “You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To” in Hollywood on jan 19th, 1957 with Red Garland:piano,Paul Chambers:bass, Philly Joe Jones:drums
  • On trumpet you hear Miles Davis with a track that he recorded in 1947(aug 14th)in New York with Charlie Parker on tenor sax!!!!,John Lewis:piano,Nelson Boyd:bass, Max Roach:drums

No. 998

  • Start my program with pianist Harold Mabern (20-3-1936//17-9-2019) and tenor saxophonist George Coleman(8-3-1935)their new cd “The Quartet” with John Webber:bass, Joe Farnsworth:drums
  • Pianist Michel Camilo track from the cd “Essence” with Ricky Rodriguez:bass, Cliff Almond:drums, Eliel Lazo:percussion and a big band
  • Tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins  track from his lp “The Hawk in Paris” recorded in 1956
  • New “Cellar live” cd from 2 tenor saxophonists Pat LaBarbera and Kirk MacDonald “Trane of Thought” with Brian Dickinson:piano, Neil Swainson:bass, Joe LaBarbera:drums
  • Ben Webster special track 60/520 track from the lp “No Fool, No Fun” with a feature for Ben and 2 singers Matty Peters and Freddy Albeck recorded in 1970
  • Guitarist Steve Khan  track from the cd “Patchwork” with Ruben Rodriguez:bass, Dennis Chambers:drums, Randy Brecker:trumpet, Bob Mintzer:tenor sax,  recorded in 2019
  • The Mike Stern/Jeff Lorber Fusion  track from the cd “Eleven”  with Jimmy Haslip:bass, Vinnie Colaiuta or Dave Weckl:drums  recorded in 2019
  • Baritone saxophonist Ronnie Ross with Art Ellefson:tenor sax, Stan Jones:piano, Stan Wasser:bass, Allan Ganley:drums recorded in 1958, track from the lp “The Jazz Makers”
  • Tenor saxophonist Vic Ash with Harry Klein:baritone sax, Brian Dee:piano, Malcom Cecil:bass, Bill Eyden:drums track from the lp “The Jazz Five-The Hooter!!” recorded in 1960
  • New cd from percussionist Poncho Sanchez “Trane’s Delight” with Robert Hardt:saxophones,Andy Langham:piano, Rene Camacho:bass, Joey DeLeon:percussion.

No: 997

  • Start my program with pianist Harold Mabern  track from his cd “Workin’and Wailin” with Virgil Jones:trumpet, George Coleman:tenor sax, Buster Williams:bass, Idris Muhammad:drums  recorded 1969
  • The Jazz Brothers-Gap and Chuck Mangione track from the cd “Hey Baby” Chuck on trumpet, Gap on piano, Sal Nistico:tenor sax, Steve Davis:bass, Roy McCurdy:drums  recorded in 1961
  • Saxophonist Oliver Nelson  track from “Taking Care of Business” with Lem Winchester on vibes, Johnny “Hammond” Smith:organ, George Tucker:bass, Roy Haynes:drums recorded in 1960
  • Harold Mabern again with a track from the cd “Mr. Lucky” with Eric Alexander:tenor sax, John Webber:bass, Joe Farnsworth:drums recorded in 2002
  • Tenorist Tubby Hayes with a track from his album ‘Blues at the Manor” live and previously unreleased 1959-1960
  • Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster track 59/520 here with pianist Art Tatum, Red Callender on bass, Bill Douglass:drums recorded in 1954
  • On trumpet Chuck Mangione with Joe Romano:tenor and flute, Wynton Kelly:piano, Sam Jones:bass, Louis Hayes:drums track from “Recuerdo” recorded in 1962
  • “Kiss of Fire” nice Harold Mabern album with Eric Alexander on tenor, Nat Reeves:bass, Joe Farnsworth:drums recorded in 2001
  • Tenor saxophonists Coleman Hawkins and Eddie “Lockjaw”Davis track from “Night Hawk” with Tommy Flanagan:piano, Ron Carter:bass, Gus Johnson:drums recorded in 1960
  • One of my favorite singers is Billie Holiday  track from “Lady in Satin” with the Ray Ellis Orchestra recorded in 1958

No. 996

  • For the good old times, I’ll do a Blues Corner…had this program years ago so some nice tracks in this program:
  • Bloodline “House of Blues” with Joe Bonamassa:lead guitar, Waylon Krieger:rhythm guitar and back. Vocals, Lou Segreti:keyboards, Barry Oakley, Jr:bass and lead vocals, Erin Davis:drums
  • Black Stone Cherry—new cd “Black to Blues vol. 2
  • The Magic Pie Salute new cd “High Water 2”
  • Singer-Songwriter Beth Hart track from her new cd “War in my Mind”
  • Super Sonic Blues Machine track from the cd “Road Chronicles live”
  • Barrelhouse track from the cd “Almost There”
  • Cuby and the Blizzards  track from the cd “Casts Lost”