Take 5 Jazz



  • I’ll’ start my program with alto saxophonist Earl Bostic  track from his lp “Alto Magic in Hi-Fi”  recorded may 8th 1958 with Gene Redd: vibes, Fletcher Smith: piano/organ, Allan Seltzer: guitar, Margo Gibson: bass, Charles Walton: drums
  • Vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackerschmid and Chet Baker on trumpet track from “The Quintet Sessions 1979″ with Larry Coryell: guitar, Buster Williams: bass, Tony Williams: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Johnny Griffin track from “Live in Denmark” recorded in 2000  with Horace Parlan: piano, Gilles Naturel: bass, Doug Sides: drums
  • Bassist Hans Backenroth track from his album “Parker’s Mood” recorded October 2020 with Klas  Lindquist: Alto sax, Clarinet, Erik Soderlind: guitar, Karl-Henrik Ousback: drums
  • Vibraphonist Dave Pike, track from his album “Peligroso” recorded in 2000 with Carl Saunders: trumpet ,Bobby Matos: timbales, Roberrito Melendez: congas
  • Tenor/Baritone saxophonist Charlie Ventura track from his album “Quartet and Quintet” recorded December 22nd 1952 with Gene Kutch: piano, Ace Tesone: bass, Chick Kenny: drums
  • The Ben Webster special , track from his lp “At the Renaissance” recorded October 14th 1960 with Jim Hall: guitar, Jimmy Rowles: piano, Red Mitchell: bass, Frank Butler: drums
  • Pianist Bill Evans track from his lp “Explorations” recorded februay 2nd 1961 with Scott LaFaro on bass and drummer Paul Motian
  • Drummer Dave Weckl with the Buddy Rich big band live at Ronnie Scott’s , recorded may 25th 2017
  • Guitarist Rene Thomas  track from his album “Guitar Groove” recorded September 7th 1960 with J.R. Montrose: tenor sax, Hod O’Brien: piano, Teddy Kotick: bass,  Albert Heath: drums
  • Bassist Scott LaFaro  track from West Coast Days” recorded September 1958 with Richie Kamuca: tenor sax, Victor Feldman: piano, Stan Levey: drums

No. 1084

  • I’ll’ start my program with Mike LeDonne on the Hammond B3 two tracks from his new cd “It’s all your fault”  with his Groover Quartet and Big Band, Eric Alexander on tenor sax, Peter Bernstein: guitar, Joe Farnsworth: drums
  • Pianist George Cables with 2 tracks from his new cd “Too Close for Comfort” with Essiet Essiet on bass and drummer Victor Lewis
  • Tenor saxophonist Harold Land track from his album “Westward Bound” recorded august 5th 1965 with John Houston: piano, Monk Montgomery: bass, Philly Joe Jones: drums
  • Baritone saxophonist Buddy Featherstonhaugh track from his Ep “New Quintet vol.2” recorded December 3rd 1956 with Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, Bobby Wellins: tenor sax,Bill Stark: bass, Jackie Dougan: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 145/520 you’ll hear a track from “Music with Feeling” recorded may 28th 1954 with Teddy Wilson: piano, Wendell Marshall: bass, Louis Bellson: drums & strings
  • Drummer Gene Krupa track from his album “Gene Krupa & His Orchestra”recorded February 20th 1946 with Red Rodney, Charlie Ventura, Joe Koch, Teddy Napoleon,Irv Lang & Joe Dale
  • Tenor saxophonist Don Byas track from “Live in Torino” recorded January 26th 1970 with Franco D’Andrea: piano, Dodo Goya: bass, Franco Mondini: drums
  • Pianist Eric-Jan Overbeek(Mr. Boogie Woogie) track from his cd “Three Pound Fist” recorded September 2000 with Dicky Greenwood:guitar, Harm van Sleen: bass , Peter Kalisvaart: drums, Wouter Kiers: tenor and baritone sax, Ruud de Vries: tenor sax
  • Vibraphonist Milt Jackson  track from his album “Bag’s Opus” recorded December 28th 1958 with Benny Golson: tenor sax, Art Farmer: trumpet, Tommy Flanagan: piano, Paul Chambers: bass, Connie Kay: drums


  • I’ll’ start my program with tenor saxophonist Klaus Doldinger track from the cd “Symphonic Project” recorded in 2017 Klaus Doldinger with his band Passport + Deutche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz
  • Pianist Leonore Raphael track from her cd “Love Notes” recorded in 2020 with Howard Alden: guitar, Kelly Friesen: bass, Steve Williams: drums
  • Guitarist Iago Banet track from his cd “A Sunset Wine”  with Graeme Wheatley: bass, Manuel Brey: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins track from his lp “Rollins plays for the Bird” recorded October 5th 1956 with Kenny Dorham: trumpet,  Wadde Legge: piano,  George Morrow: bass, Max Roach: drums
  • On trumpet you’ll hear John Marshall  track from his album “The Saint Petersburg Sessions” recorded july 24th 2017 with Andrey Zimovets: piano, Nicolai Zatolochnyi: bass, Egor Kryukovskikh: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 144/520 now Duke Ellington and his famous orchestra “The Fargo Sessions”  recorded live at Crystal Ballroom , Fargo  November 7th 1940
  • Guitarist Iago Banet track from his solo cd called “Iago Banet”  recorded in 2020
  • Singer Daphna Levy with a track from her cd “Late Night Journey” feat. Lew Tabackin with musicans from Israel, USA and Europe (Daphna and the ClassiCats)
  • Tenor and baritone saxophonist Charlie Ventura track from “Adventure with Charlie Ventura” recorded march 30th 1957 Billy Bean: guitar, Johnny Coats: piano, Gus Nemeth: bass, Tony DiNicola: drums
  • Pianist Oscar Peterson track from his album “Night Child” recorded april11th 1979 Peterson plays Fender Rhodes, Joe Pass: guitar, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: electric bass, Louie Bellson: drums


  • I’ll’ start my program with tenor saxophonist Sonny Stitt, track from his album “Personal Appearance” recorded may 12th 1957 with Bobby Timmons: piano, Edgar Willis: bass, Kenny Dennis: drums
  • One of the finest bassist today Hans Backenroth  track from his new album “Parker’s Mood” recorded October 20th 2020 with Klas Lindquist: alto sax & clarinet, Erik Soderlind: guitar, Karl-Henrik Ousback: drums
  • Guitarist Iago Banet track from his album “Iago Banet” recorded in 2020
  • Vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackerschmid track from his new album “Summer Changes” recorded in 2020 (on Dot Time Records) with Mark Soskin: piano, Jay Anderson: bass, Adam Nussbaum: drums
  • Pianist Leonore Raphael  track from her cd “Love Notes” recorded in 2020 with Howard Alden: guitar, Kelly Friesen: bass
  • The Ben Webster special track 143/520, now Ben’s lp  “For the Gov’nor” recorded may 26th 1969 with Cees Slinger: piano, Jaques Schols: piano, John Engels: drums
  • Pianist Tania Giannouli track from her cd “In Fading Light” with Andreas Polyzogopoulos: trumpet and Kyriakos Tapakis: Oud
  • Tenor saxophonist Mike Couzzo, track from his album “Mighty Mike Couzzo”  recorded November 22nd 1955 with Eddie Costa: vibes, Ronnie Ball: piano, Vinnie Burke: bass, Kenny Clarke: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon track from his album “Willisau 1978” recorded march 4th 1978 with George Cables: piano, Rufus Reid: bass, Eddie Gladden: drums
  • The Kurt Edelhagen Orchestra track from “Kurt Edelhagen Presents..” recorded in 1957
  • The Dave Grusin Big Band  recorded in 1993 “All Star Big Band-Live” with solists Eddie Daniels: clarinet, Gary Burton: vibes, Dave Weckl: drums


  • I’ll’ start my program with tenor saxophonist Sonny Stitt track from his lp “Soul Girl” recorded in 1973 with Tennyson Stephens: piano, Ron Muldrow: guitar, Richard Evans: bass, Wilber Campbel: drums
  • On flugelhorn you’ll hear Ack van Rooyen  track from his album “90” with Paul Heller: tenor sax, Herbert Nuss: piano, Peter Tiehuis: guitar, Ingmar Heller: bass, Hans Dekker: drums
  • Drummer Mike Clark track from “Indigo Blue-Live at the Iridium” recorded in 2019 with Christian McBride: bass, Antonio Ferao: piano, Randy Brecker: trumpet, Donald Harrison: alto sax, Rob Dixon: tenor sax
  • Drummer Akira Jimbo  track from “27th Avenue LA Trio” with Abraham Laboriel: bass, Patrice Rushen: piano, Bob Mintzer: saxes recorded in 2020
  • Tenor saxophonist Wilton “Bogey”Gaynair with Shake Keane: trumpet, Terry Shannon: piano, Jeff Clyne: bass, Bill Eyden: drums recorded in 1960
  • The Ben Webster special track 142/520 now the lp “Soho Nights vol.1” with Stan Tracey: piano, Dave Green: bass, Tony Crombie: drums,  recorded January 1968
  • Tenor saxophonist Don Rendell with Graham Bond: alto sax, John Burch: piano, Tony Archer: bass, Phil Kinorra: drums recorded june 1961
  • The Montgomery Brothers: Buddy: vibes and piano, Wes: guitar, Monk: bass, Bobby Thomas: drums, recorded in January 1961
  • Pianist John Wright with Eddie Williams: tenor sax, Wendell Marshall: bass, Roy Brooks: drums recorded june 1961
  • Tenor saxophonist Sal Nistico with Nat Adderley: cornet, Barry Harris: piano, Sam Jones: bass, Walter Perkins: drums recorded December 1961
  • Alto saxophonist Benny Carter track from the album “Live and well in Japan” recorded april 29th 1977 with Budd Johnson: tenor sax, Cecil Payne: baritone sax, Cat Anderson & Joe Newman: trumpets, Britt Woodman: trombone, Nat Pierce: piano, Mundell Lowe: guitar, George Duvivier: bass, Harold Jones: drums


  • This week I’ll start with vibraphonist Teddy Charles track from his album “Evolution” recorded January 6th 1955 with tenor saxophonist J.R. Monterose, bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Gerry Segal
  • Trombonist Chris Barber track from “The Chris Barber Soul Band” recorded in 1964 with Jimmy Deuchar & Pat Halcox: trumpet, Ian Wheeler: clarinet, Ronnie Scott: tenor sax, John Slaughter: guitar, Eddie Smith: banjo, Brian Auger: organ, Dick Smith: bass, Graham Burbridge: drums
  • The Woody Herman Big Band  track from his album  “The 40th Anniversary Carnegie Hall Concert” recorded November 20th 1976 with Stan Getz, Flip Phillips, Zoot Sims, Jimmy Giuffre, Joe Lovano, Jimmy Rowles, Pat Coil, Billy Bauer, Jake Hanna
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon  : Live Broadcast in N.Y. august 20th 1945 with Don Byas, Herbie Fields & Ben Webster: tenor sax, Stuff Smith: violin, Duke Ellington: piano, Al Lucas: bass, Eddie Nicholson: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 141/520 now “Ben in London 1964” with tenorist  Ronnie Scott, Stan Tracey: piano, Rick Laird: bass, Jackie Dougan: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes track from his album “Tubbs” recorded march 21st 1961 with Terry Shannon: piano, Jeff Clyne: bass, Bill Eyden: drums
  • Deborah J. Carter(vocals) track from her cd “Daytripper” recorded in 2016 with Coen Molenaar: keyboards, Mark Zandveld: bass, Enrique Firpi: drums, Ed Verhoeff: guitar
  • Steps track from the lp “Smokin”in the Pit” recorded December 15th 1979 Michael Brecker: tenor sax, Mike Mainieri: vibes, Don Gronick: piano, Eddie Gomez: bass, Steve Gadd: drums
  • Baritone saxophonist Serge Chaloff  track from “The Complete Serge Chaloff Sessions:  recorded September 21st 1946 Ralph Burns: piano, Chuck Wayne: guitar, Artie Bernstein: bass, Don Lamond: drums
  • Hammond organist Herbert Noord track from the lp “Live at the Kroeg”  recorded October 8th 1979 with Wil van Slogteren: guitar, Harvey Kaiser: tenor sax, John Engels: drums