Take 5 Jazz



  • 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”

No. 989

VINYL !!!!!

Starting my program with the lp “Early Visions” from tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons on the Cadet label recorded in 1951 with Junior Mance: piano, Gene Wright:  bass, Teddy Stewart: drums

Next lp is from Coleman Hawkins with The Basie Saxophone Section on the Savoy Label Marshall Royal,Frank Wess:alto sax,Frank Foster:tenor sax,Charlie Fowlkes:baritone sax,Nat Pierce:piano,Freddie Green:guitar,Eddie Jones:bass, Bobby Donaldson:drums

The Rockin’and Walkin’Rhythm of Eddie Chamblee(tenor sax) with Johnny Young:piano,Leo Blevis:guitar,Ernie Sheppard:bass,Osie Johnson:drums   recorded in 1953

Suite Sixteen the music of Victor Feldman(vibes & piano) on the Contemporary label  recorded in 1955 with some fine English musicans Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, Phil Seamen,Jimmy Deuchar, Harry Klein,Tony Crombie, Lennie Bush, Dizzy Reece

Tenor saxophonist Big Jay McNeely  track from the lp “Live and Rare” on the Earth Angel label with Everett Shirley:trumpet,Bob McNeely:baritone sax,Ramon Martinez:drums

Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster track from the lp “Gentle Ben” recorded in Barcelona November 28, 1972 with Tete Montoliu:piano,Eric Peter:bass,Peer Wyboris:drums track 52/520

“Blue Train” is the next lp from tenorist John Coltrane with Lee Morgan :trumpet,Curtis Fuller:trombone,Kenny Drew:piano,Paul Chambers:bass,Philly Joe Jones:drums   recorded in 1957 

Two tracks from the new Tubby Hayes cd, title of this beauty is “Gritts,Beans and Greens” the lost Fontana Sessions 1969  Tubby with Louis Stewart:guitar,Ron Mathewson:bass, Spike Wells:drums and the second piece is Tubby,Mike Pyne:piano,Ron, Spike

The last track is from the lp “Hip Vibrations” from vibist Cal Tjader on the Verve label with some fine musicans Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Mel Lewis,Ernie Royal,J.J. Johnson,Ray Barretto recorded  in 1967

No. 988

  • Starting with the Tubby Hayes Quintet with Tubby on tenor, Jimmy Deuchar on trumpet,Terry Shannon:piano, Freddie Logan:bass, Allan Ganley:drums recorded in 1964
  • Tenor saxophonist Red Prysock  track from the Lp “Crying my heart out” N.Y. City 1952
  • Tenor saxophonist Tommy Whittle  track from the lp “More waxing with Whittle” with Harry Klein on baritone sax,Dill Jones:piano, Joe Muddell:bass, Eddie Taylor:drums recorded in 1954
  • Chet Baker on trumpet with the Ennio Morricone Big Band 1962
  • Pianist Irv Rochlin with Harry Emmery on bass and Eric Ineke on drums recorded in 1980
  • Bill Berry Big Band, Berry, Blue Mitchell, Cat Anderson, Jack Sheldon:trumpets, Britt Woodman, Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell, Tricky Lofton:trombones, Marchal Royal, Lanny Morgan, Richie Kamuca, Don Menza, Jack Nimitz:saxes, Dave Frishberg:piano, Monty Budwig:bass, Frankie Capp;drums
  • Tenorist Ben Webster  track 51/520 special “live in Hilversum” with Cees Slinger:piano, Rob Langereis:bass, John Engels:drums
  • Kenny Dorham on trumpet, with J.J. Johnson:trombone, Hank Mobley:tenor sax, Cecil Payne:baritone sax, Horace Silver:piano, Oscar Pettiford:bass, Art Blakey:drums, Carlos Valdes:congas recorded march 1955
  • Tenorist Tubby Hayes with his quartet Mike Pyne:piano, Ron Mathewson:bass, Tony Levin:drums Live at the Little Theatre, Rochester, Kent 1967
  • Tenorist Stanley Turrentine track from the cd “Everybody Come on Out” with Buddy Collette;tenor and flute, Oscar Brashear:trumpet, Joe Sample:piano, Lee Ritenour:guitar, Paul Jackson:bass, Harvey Mason:drums recorded in 1976


  • Starting with the Night Blooming Jazzmen-Leonard Feather on piano,Blue Mitchell : trumpet, Ernie Watts :  saxes,Fred Robinson:guitar, Max Bennett :  bass guitar,  Paul Humphrey :  drums, Chino Valdes :percussion
  • Tubby Hayes –The Syndicate: Live at the Hopbine 1968 with Louis Stewart: guitar, Kenny Baldock: bass, Spike Wells :drums
  • Tenor saxophonists Ronnie Scott and Alan Skidmore—BBC Jazz Scene-London 1966  with Gordon Beck: piano, Jeff Clyne:bass, Johnny Butts:drums
  • Tenorist Dexter Gordon track from the cd “Espace Cardin” from 1977 with Al Haig:piano, Pierre Michelot:bass, Kenny Clarke:drums
  • Mike Carr Quartet, Mike Carr:organ, Dick Morrissey:tenor sax, Jim Mullen:guitar, Spike Wells:drums At the Richmond, Brighton dec 6th 1985
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes- Live at the Hopbine 1972 with Mike Pyne:piano,Daryl Runswick:bass, Tony Oxley:drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster track from the record “Ben, Benny & Barney” a 1962 recording with a fantastic rhythm section Jimmy Rowles:piano, Leroy Vinnegar:bass, Mel Lewis:drums
  • Pianist Stan Tracey with a great big band—Tubby Hayes, Ronnie Scott, Bobby Wellins, Harry Klein,Alan Branscombe,Kenny Baker, Les Condon, Ronnie Stephenson
  • Tenorist Alan Skidmore recording from 1989 with Stan Tracey:piano,Roy Babbington:bass, Clark Tracey:piano
  • Vibrafonist Vincent Houdijk track from his cd “Live at the North Sea Jazz Festival”  with Floris van der Vlught:saxes,Gersom Raams:guitar, Sven  Happel:bass, Haye Jellema:drums
  • Wouter Kiers and Ruud de Vries (Kiers & de Vries) Live at Burgerveen with Nick Vos:guitar,Robin Koerts:bass, Martijn Groen:drums

No. 986

  • Starting with tenor saxophonist Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis  track from the cd “The Heavy Hitter” with Albert Dailey: piano, George Duvivier: bass, Victor Lewis:drums
  • On Alto sax Rusty Bryant with Hank Jones on the Fender Rhodes, Joe Beck & Hugh McCracken on guitar, Tony Levin on bass and drummer Steve Gadd
  • On Alto sax Yoshio Otomo track from the lp “Moon Ray” with a fantastic piano player mr. Tsuyoshi Yamamoto
  • The third Alto saxophonist is Hans Eliasberg a Dutch Alto/Tenor saxophonist from Breda!!
  • On tenor sax the one and only Scott Hamilton  his new cd “Danish Ballads & More” wit Jan Lundgren on piano, Hans Backenroth on bass and on drums Kristian Leth
  • The Jazz Couriers Live at Morecambe  track from the lp “Tippin”,  Tubby Hayes & Ronnie Scott on tenor, Terry Shannon on piano, Jeff Clyne on bass, Bill Eyden on drums
  • Ben Webster  track 49/520  “King of the Tenors” Ben with Harry Edison, Benny Carter, Oscar Peterson, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, Alvin Stoller
  • Pianist Thelonious Monk  track from the cd “In Action” recorded live at the five spot café with Johnny Griffin on tenor sax, Jonathan Tim, Jr on bass, Roy Haynes on drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon  track from the lp “Manhattan Symphonie” with George Cables on piano, Rufus Reid on bass and drummer Eddie Gladden
  • Saxophonist Alan Barnes track from his new cd “60th Birthday Celebration” new takes on tunes from ’59 with Mark Nightingale on trombone, Robin Aspland on piano
  • On the Vibes you”ll hear a track from Dave Pike  his lp on Decca “Manhattan Latin” on bass Jack Six, Congas: Carlos “Potato” Valdez, Willie Bobo on drums, Chick Corea on piano, on tenor sax Hubert Laws, Guitar: Attila Zoller