Take 5 Jazz



  • Start my program with tenor saxophonist Illinois Jacquet track from the lp “Spectrum”  recorded in 1965 with Buddy Lucas:tenor sax, Patricia Brown:piano, Eric Gale:guitar, George Duvivier:bass, Grady Tate:drums, Candido:congas
  • Two great Dutch tenor saxophonists Rinus Groeneveld & Wouter Kiers track from the cd “Tough Tenor Favorites” with Cajan Witmer:piano, Hans Ruigrok:bass, Maarten Kruijswijk:drums
  • Guitarist Grant Green track from his album “First Recordings” with Jimmy “the Nighttrain” Forrest:tenor sax, Harold Mabern:piano, Gene Ramey:bass, Elvin Jones:drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Ruud de Vries  track from his last cd “Moodprints” with  Martin Zand Scholten:bass guitar
  • Drummer Buddy Rich and singer Mel Torme  track from the lp “Together Again-For the first Time”
  • Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster track 58/520 this week the cd  “” The Warm Moods” is featured with Donn Trenner:piano, Don Bagley:bass, Frankie Capp:drums  recorded in 1960
  • Alto saxophonist David Sanborn  Tokyo Jazz Festival with Ricky Peterson:keyboards, Nicky Moroch:guitar, James Genus:bass, Gene Lake:drums
  • Sax, Inc ; band with some of the finest saxophonists Herb Geller, Phil Woods,Gene Allen, Sol Schlinger,Al Cohn, Coleman Hawkins, Georgie Auld, Zoot Sims,Marty Lewis,Seldon Powell
  • Tenor saxophonist Clifford Scott  track from his cd “Out Front” recorded in 1963 with Les McCann:piano, Joe Pass:guitar, Herbie Lewis:bass, Paul Humphrey:drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley and his All Stars  recorded in 1957 with Horace Silver:piano, Milt Jackson:vibes,Doug Watkins:bass, Art Blakey:drums

No. 994

  • I start my program with drummer Charly Antolini & Dick Morrissey, live in London 1990. On piano Brian Lemon and on bass Len Skeat
  • Pianist David Matthews’ new record “Sir” with Eddie Gomez: bass and Steve Gadd: drums
  • Pianist Horace Silver “Jazz workshop 1973” with Randy and Michael Brecker, Will Lee:bass, Alvin Queen: drums
  • Ben Webster track 57/520 with Don Byas on tenor, Cees Slinger:piano, Jacques Schols:bass, Peter Ypma:drums. Recorded in 1967
  • Tenor saxophonists Zoot Sims and Toon van Vliet live in Laren 1974 with Cees Slinger:piano, Peter Nieuwerf:guitar, Rob Langereis:bass, John Engels:drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes: track from the lp “The Orchestra” recorded in 1970
  • Drummer Tony Kinsey: track from his lp “Time Gentlemen, Please” recorded in London 1958 with Les Condon:trumpet, Bob Efford:tenor sax, Bill LeSage:piano,vibes, Dave Willis:bass
  • Tenor saxophonist Dick Morrissey track from his album “Love Dance” recorded in 1989 with Jhon Burch:piano, Tony Archer:bass, Jim Hall:drums
  • The Collin Bates trio, Bates plays piano, Barry Dillon:bass, John Webb: drums. Recorded in 1968; lp on the Fontana label with the title “Brew”
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon with Slide Hampton on trombone, “A Day in Copenhagen” the Metronome Studio 10-3-1969 with Kenny Drew:piano, Niels H.O. Pedersen:bass, Art Taylor:drums, Dizzy Reece:trumpet
  • The new record (release date sept, 27th) from singer-songwriter Beth Hart, “War in my Mind”, released on the Provogue label


  • Start my program with one of the finest tenor saxophonists  Arnett Cobb-Live in Groningen with Rein de Graaff:piano, Jaques Schols:bass, John Engels:drums recorded in 1982
  • My all time favorite vibraphonist Cal Tjader  track from his cd “The Grace Cathedral Concert” with Lonnie Hewitt:piano,Rob Fisher:bass, Pete Riso:drums, Poncho Sanchez: Congas recorded in 1976
  • Tenor saxophonist  Ben Webster track 56 (520) track from his album “At Montmartre 1965/1966” with Kenny Drew:piano, Niels H.O. Pedersen:bass, Alex Riel:drums
  • Drummer Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers-live at the Sweet Basil 1985 with Terence Blanchard:trumpet, Donald Harrison:alto sax, Jean Toussaint:tenor sax, Mulgrew Miller:piano,  Lonnie Plaxico:bass, Tim Williams:trombone
  • Tenorist Tubby Hayes-Quartet in Scandinavia 1972 with Staffan Abeleen:piano, Niels H.O. Pedersen:bass, Alex Riel:drums


  • Starting my program with “The Montreux Summit” live, July,24th 1977 with (solo order) Woody Shaw:trumpet, Bobbi Humphrey:flute, Dexter Gordon:tenor sax, Maynard Ferguson:trumpet, Eric Gale:guitar, George Duke:piano, Hubert Laws:flute, Stan Getz:tenor sax, Bob James:piano, Alphonso Johnson:bass, Billy Cobham:drums
  • The Norman Granz Jam Sessions: Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie:trumpet, Johnny Hodges: alto sax, Illinois Jaquet, Flip Phillips, Ben Webster:tenor sax, Lionel Hampton:vibes, Oscar Peterson:piano, Ray Brown:bass, Buddy Rich: drums recorded N.Y. City September 2nd  1953
  • Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster track 55/520 special  Live at the Haarlemse Jazzclub with Tete Montoliu:piano, Rob Langereis:bass, Tony Inzalaco:drums recorded may 9th 1972
  • The last track is “The Atlantic Family” recorded at Montreux  1977, it features the Don Ellis Orchestra together with the Average White Band and guest musicans Randy and Michael Brecker, Dick Morrissey, Lew Soloff, Don Ellis, Herbie Mann, Roger Ball, Sonny Fortune, Joe Farrell, Klaus Doldinger, Molly Duncan, Richard Tee, Hamish Stuart, Jimmy Mullen, Alan Gorrie, Steve Ferrone from the AWB “Pick up the Pieces”

No. 991

  • Starting my program with the big band drummer Jack Parnell track from the cd “Trip to Mars” feat: Tubby Hayes, Jo Hunter,Ken Wray
  • Drummer Jimmy Cobb, the new cd from this 90 year old legend  “This I Dig of You”  with Peter Bernstein:guitar, Harold Mabern:piano, John Webber:bass
  • Pianist Louis van Dijk track from the cd “Nightwings” with Niels H.O. Pedersen:bass, Terry Silverlight:drums
  • Drummer Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers  live at the Half Note N.Y.C. with Gary Bartz:alto sax, John Gilmore:tenor sax,John Hicks:piano, Victor Sproles:bass(Trumpeter Lee Morgan was stopped by two thugs on his way to work with Blakey and lost two teeth defending himself and his trumpet from their onslaught)
  • Band from saxophonist/arranger Teo Macero “Acoustcal Suspension” with a feature for tenor saxophonist Gato Barbieri
  • Trumpet player Jimmy Deuchar track from his lp “Pal Jimmy” with Tubby Hayes:tenor sax, Harry South:piano, Kenny Napper:bass, Phil Seamen:drums  recorded in London, march 7th 1958
  • Ben Webster special track 54/520 lp “Last Concert” with Irv Rochlin:piano,  Henk Haverhoek:bass, Peter Ypma:drums recorded in Leiden September 6th  1973
  • Some “heavy” jazz from tenor saxophonist  George Adams with Don Pullen:piano, Cameron Brown:bass, Dannie Richmond:drums and special guest John Scofield on guitar  recorded live at Montmartre april 4th 1985
  • Tenor saxophonist Klaus Doldinger  “The SWR Radio Archives” Frank Roberts:keyboards, Wolfgang Schmid:bass, Curt Cress:drums  live in Norheim, 1973
  • The last track in my program is from The Dutch Swing Collage Band with the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy


  • Starting my program with Hammond B3 organ player Winston Walls with Jack McDuff:organ, Gene Parker:tenor sax, Chris Buzelli:guitar, Pistol Allen:drums (Pistol Allen is a legendary  Motown session drummer who helped define that incredible Motown Sound)
  • Tenor saxophonist Don Wilkerson track from the cd “The Texas Twister” with Barry Harris:piano, Sam Jones:bass, Billy Higgins:drums recorded in S.F. may 19, 1960
  • English tenorist Tommy Whittle track from the cd “The Tenor Connection” with Mark Nightingale:trombone, Richard Buslakevicz:piano, Jim Richardson:bass, Bobby Worth:drums (a 2009 recording)
  • Tenorist Bobby Wellins  track from the cd “Don’t worry about me” with Graham Harvey:piano, Alec Dankworth:bass, Martin Drew:drums recorded in London February 16th, 1996
  • Drummer Klaus Weiss with his trio Rob Franken:piano, Rob Langereis on bass recorded September 21, 1966  name of the lp is “Greensleeves”
  • One of the finest English saxophonists is Tubby Hayes track from the lp “Lament” with Mike Pyne:piano, Ron Mathewson:bass, Tony Levin:drums. Recorded live at the Little Theatre, Rochester, Kent april 2nd, 1967
  • On the bass guitar you hear Jaco Pastorius track from the cd “Curtain Call” with Jon Davis:keyboards, Brian Melvin:drums recorded in 1986
  • Track 53/520 from tenor saxophonist Ben Webster track from the lp “Live in Antwerp Jazz Club” with Buck Clayton:trumpet and some local musicians recorded in 1967
  • Drummer Roland Vazquez track from his cd “The Tides of Time” with some fine musicians:  Anthony Jackson:bass, Chris Botti:trumpet,Mike Stern:guitar, Luis Conte:percussion
  • Toots Thielemans:harmonica, Rob Franken:Fender Rhodes, Rob Langereis:bass, Bruno Castelucci:drums  recorded live in Berlin,November 3, 1979
  • The last track is for tenor saxophonist Nino Tempo track from his lp “Nino Tempo’s Rock and Roll Beach Party”