Take 5 Jazz



  • This week I’ll start with the Newport Jazz Festival All Stars recorded july 4th 1963 Howard McGhee & Clark Terry: trumpets, Coleman Hawkins & Zoot Sims: tenor sax, Joe Zawinul: piano, Wendell Marshall: bass, Roy Haynes: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon track from his album “Bouncin’ with Dex” recorded in 1975 with Tete Montoliu: piano, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass, Billy Higgins: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Erena Terakubo track from her cd “Little Girl Power” recorded in 2017 with Mayuko Katakura: piano & fender Rhodes, Motoi Kanamori: bass, Shinnosuke Takahashi: drums
  • Baritone saxophonist Pete Lukas track from his album “Arrival” recorded in 2006 with Steve Fishwick: trumpet, Leon Greening: piano, Dominic Howles: bass, Steve Brown: drums
  • Tristan track from the new cd “What could possibly go wrong” Jaycilee Teterissa: vocals,Coen Molenaar: keyboards, Guy Nikkels: guitar, Frans Vollink: bass, Sebastiaan Cornellisen: drums
  • Drummer Tony Kinsey track from his album “Introducing the Tony Kinsey Quintet”  recorded November 8th 1956 with Bill Le Sage: piano and vibes, Pete Blannin: bass, Don Rendell: tenor sax, Ronnie Ross: baritone sax
  • The Ben Webster special, track 128/520 Ben with the Benny Morton All Stars with a recording from 1945
  • Tenorist Arnett Cobb live at the N.S.J.F. 1979 with Hank  Jones: piano, Gene Ramey: bass, Gus Johnson: drums
  • Singer Ann Burton with a track from her lp “Blue Burton” Louis van Dijk: piano, Jaques Schols: bass, John Engels: drums , Piet Noordijk: alto sax
  • Baritone saxophonist Rik van den Bergh  track from his new Lp “Is That So?” with Timothy Blanchet: piano, Steve Zwanink: bass, Sander Smeets: drums
  • On trumpet you’ll hear Lasse Lindgren with the Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra ,recorded in 2015
  • Alto saxophonist Joe Harriott  track from his album “Movement” recorded in London 1963 with Shake Keane: trumpet, Pat Smythe: piano, Coleridge Goode: bass, Bobby Orr: drums


  • This week I’ll start with Dizzy Gillespie  track from the lp “Live in Chester” with Lee Morgan, Ermett Perry, Carl Warwick & Talib Dawud: trumpets, Melba Liston & Al Grey: trombones, Jimmy Powell & Erny Henry: alto sax, Benny Golson & Billy Mitchell: tenor sax, Pee wee Moore: baritone sax, Wynton Kelly: piano, Tom Bryant: bass, Charlie Persip: drums  recorded in Chester, june 14th 1957
  • Drummer Pete York  track from his album “Pete York and Young Friends” Gabor Polla: tenor sax, Andi Kissenbeck: organ, Lorenzo Petrocca: guitar recorded in Munich september 3rd 2013
  • The Woody Herman Big Band  track from his cd “Live at the Concord Jazz Festival”  with a feature for tenor saxophonist Stan Getz
  • Vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson track from his lp “The Kicker” recorded December 29th 1963 with Joe Henderson: tenor sax, Grant Green: guitar, Duke Pearson: piano, Bob Cranshaw: bass, Al Harewood: drums
  • The New release from the Dutch Jazz Archive, singer Ann Burton track from “Early Blue 1958-1968” (Treasures of Dutch Jazz)
  • The Ben Webster special, track 127/520 now his lp “No Fool, No Fun” recorded October 27th 1970 with Denmark Radio’s Big Band
  • Tenor saxophonist Ernie Watts track from his album “World Class” recorded in 1988 with Pat Coil: piano, Joel DiBartolo: bass, Bob Leatherbarrow: drums
  • A Tenor tribute: Arnett Cobb, Joe Henderson and Jimmy Heath with Benny Green: piano, Walter Schmocker: bass, Doug Hammond: drums recorded april 30th 1988
  • Tenor saxophonist Brew Moore track from his lp “The Brew Moore Quintet” recorded in 1956 with Dickie Mills: trumpet, John Maraputo: piano, Max Harstein: bass, Gus Gustofson: drums
  • Tenorist Tina Brooks  track from “True Blue” recorded june 25th 1960 with Freddie Hubbard: trumpet, Duke Jordan: piano, Sam Jones: bass, Art Taylor: drums
  • The Duke Ellington Big Band track from his lp “70th Birthday Concert” with a feature for Wild Bill Davis : Hammond organ


  • This week I’ll start with drummer Art Blakey track from “A Night at Birdland, vol.3” with Clifford Brown: trumpet, Lou Donaldson: alto sax, Horace Silver: piano, Curly Russell: bass  recorded February 21st 1954
  • Pianist Jack Wilson track from “The Two Sides of Jack Wilson” recorded may 13th 1964 with Leroy Vinnegar: bass and Philly Joe Jones: drums
  • Pianist Bill Evans track from “With Symphony Orchestra” recorded December 1965 with Chuck Israel: bass, Grady Tate: drums, orchestra arranged and conducted by Claus Ogerman
  • Baritone saxophonist Pete Lukas  track from his cd “Arrival” recorded in 2006 with Steve Fishwick: trumpet, Leon Greening: piano, Dominic Howles: bass, Steve Brown: drums
  • “Alto Madness” Vincent Herring and Erena Terakubo with Anthony Wonsey: piano, Motoi Kanamori: bass, Yoishi Kobayashi: drums  recorded in Tokyo june 24th 2017
  • The new release from the Dutch Jazz Archive ( Nederlands Jazz Archief) –Treasures of Dutch Jazz with Ann Burton track from “Early Blue”1958-1968
  • The Ben Webster special track 126/520 now “Live at the Haarlemse Jazzclub” recorded may 9th 1972 with Tete Montoliu: piano, Rob Langereis: bass, Tony Inzalaco: drums
  • On the alto sax Erena Terakubo track from her album “Absolutely Live” recorded January 2019 with Mayuko Katakura: piano, Motoi Kanamori: bass, Shinnosuke Takahashi: drums
  • “Tough Baritones” Gary Smulyan and Ronnie Cuber recorded in 2020 with Gary Versace: piano, Jay Anderson: bass, Jason Tiemann: drums
  • Pianist Wynton Kelly track from his lp “Interpretations” recorded in 1967 with Hank Mobley: tenor sax, Cecil McBee: bass, Jimmy Cobb: drums


  • This week I’ll start with tenor saxophonist Don Byas feat:  pianist Sir Charles Thompson recorded april 29th 1967 with Isla Eckinger: bass, Peter Schmidlin: drums
  • On tenor you’ll hear Sonny Stitt, track from his lp “Stomp Off Let’s Go” recorded in 1976 with Jon Faddis & Lew Soloff: trumpets, Frank Owens: electric piano, Bucky Pizzarelli: guitar, Richard Davis: bass, Louis Bellson: drums, Leo Fleming: percussion
  • The Preacher Men track from “Preaching Out Loud!!” recorded in 2016 with Rob Mostert: Hammond organ, Efraim Trujillo: tenor sax, Chris Strik: drums
  • Pianist Stan Tracey track from his lp “With Love From Jazz” recorded October 1967 with Bobby Wellins: tenor sax, Dave Green: bass, Jackie Dougan: drums
  • On trumpet you’ll hear Shorty Rogers track from “Wherever the five winds blow” recorded in 1957 with Jimmy Giuffre: sax and clarinet, Lou Levy: piano, Ralph Pena: bass, Larry Bunker: drums
  • The Ben Webster special, track 125/520 now  his cd “Ben live at Rhode Island” recorded December 7th 1963 with Michael Renzi: piano, Bob Petterutti: bass, Joe Veletri: drums
  • The new release from the Dutch Jazz Archive ( Nederlands Jazz Archief) –Treasures of Dutch Jazz with Ann Burton track from “Early Blue”1958-1968
  • Pianist Bob Wijnen  track from his cd “NYC Un for seen”  recorded November 2nd  with Peter Bernstein: guitar, Dezron Douglas: bass, Billy Drummond: drums
  • Pianist Horace Silver track from “Live at Newport “58” recorded july 6th 1958 with Louis Smith: trumpet, Junior Cook: tenor sax, Gene Taylor: bass, Louis Hayes: drums
  • Pianist Michel Camilo with his big band track from “Caribe” recorded in 2009 with Anthony Jackson: contra bass guitar, Cliff Almond: drums, Guarionex Aquino: percussion  + 12 horns/trumpet, trombone and saxes!


  • This week I’ll start with tenor saxophonist(and vocals) Archie Shepp and Chet Baker track from “First and Last Meeting in Frankfurt and Paris” recorded in 1988 with Horace Parlan: piano, Herman Wright: bass, Clifford Jarvis: drums
  • On trumpet you’ll hear Miles Davis with a track from his album “Diggin’with the Miles Davis Sextet” recorded October 5th 1951 with Jackie McLean: alto sax, Sonny Rollins: tenor sax, Walter Bishop Jr: piano, Tommy  Potter: bass, Art Blakey: drums
  • Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis & Johnny Griffin on tenor sax, track from the lp “Live at Minton’s Playhouse” recorded January 1961 with Junior Mance: piano, Larry Gales: bass, Ben Riley: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon with a track from “Daddy plays the Horn” recorded in 1955 with Kenny Drew: piano, Leroy Vinnegar: bass, Larry Marable: drums
  • On tenor sax you’ll hear Dave O’Higgins and Eric Alexander track from “The Devil’s Interval”  recorded august 17th 2010 with the Kristian(on drums) Leth trio with Andrew McCormack: piano, Geoff Gascoyne: bass
  • The Ben Webster special, track 124/520 “The Gene Krupa Sextet” recorded September 27th 1953 with Charlie Shavers: trumpet, Bill Harris: trombone, Teddy Wilson: piano, Herb Ellis: guitar, Ray Brown: bass, Gene Krupa: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Joe Harriott track from “Chronology” recorded September 4th 1968 with Kenny Wheeler: trumpet, Pat Smythe: piano, Ron Mathewson: bass, Bill Eyden: drums
  • Guitarist Boogaloo Joe Jones track from his album “Black Whip” recorded in 1973 with Dave Hubbard: saxes, Bobby Knowles: organ,Sonny Phillips: electric piano, Ron Carter: basses, Bud Kelly: drums, Jimmy Johnson: percussion
  • Tenorist Arnett Cobb track from “Blues and Ballads” recorded November 30th 1960 with Red Garland: piano, George Duvivier: bass, J.C. Heard: drums
  • Vibraphonist Cal Tjader with a track from “Fritz the Cat” with Arthur Adams: guitar, Chuck Rainey: fender bass, Bernard Purdie: drums, Kennett Nash: percussion


  • This week I’ll start with the Levin Brothers (Pete on keyboards and Tony on bass) track from the cd “Special Delivery” recorded march 30th 2017 with Erik Lawrence: sax and flute, Jeff Siegel: drums
  • On the Hammond organ you’ll hear Pete Levin  track from his recording “Jump” recorded in 2010 with Dave Stryker: guitar,Lenny White: drums, Manolo Badrena: percussion
  • Drummer Tony Kinsey track from his album “Blue Circles” Live at the Ealing Jazz Festival recorded august 10th 2002 with Peter King: alto sax, John Horler: piano, Alec Dankworth: bass
  • Pianist Bill Evans  track from his recording “Live at Ronnie Scott’s” recorded july 1968 with Eddie Gomez: bass, Jack DeJohnette: drums
  • Dave O’ Higgins and his wife Judith on tenor sax, track from the cd “His “n” Hers” recorded march 21st 2020 with Graham Harvey: piano, Jeremy Brown: bass, Josh Morrison: drums
  • Vibraphonist Cal Tjader, track from his lp “Hip Vibrations” recorded December 12th 1967 with Herbie Hancock: piano, Ron Carter: bass, Mel Lewis: drums, J.J. Johnson: trombone, Jerome Richardson: saxes, flute, Ray Barretto: congas
  • The Ben Webster special track 123/520 the lp “Ben Webster meets Oscar Peterson” recorded November 6th 1959 with Ray Brown: bass, Ed Thigpen: drums
  • Pianist Kenny Drew track from “Studio Broadcast Tokyo” with Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen: bass, Billy Higgins: drums, Jackie McLean: alto sax  recorded march 1976
  • Trombonist Chris Barber track from “Concert for the BBC” recorded june 23rd 1982 with Pat Halcox: trumpet, Ian Wheeler: clarinet,alto sax, John Crocker: tenor sax, Johnny McCallum: banjo, guitar, Roger Hill: guitar, Vic Pitt: bass, Norman Emberson:  drums
  • Percussionist Mongo Santamaria track from his album “Summertime” live at Montreux Jazz Festival 1980 with Toots Thielemans: harmonica, Dizzy Gillespie: trumpet, Doug Harris: tenor sax, Allan Hoist: alto sax, flute,Milton Hamilton: piano, Lee Smith: bass, Steve Berrios: drusm & timbales
  • Advanged Warning track from “Cut the Crap” recorded September 13th 1995 Rinus Groeneveld: tenor sax, Herbert Noord: Hammond organ, John Marshall: guitar,Pierre v.d. Linden: drums, Benjamin Herman: C Tenor sax