Take 5 Jazz



  • 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


  • This week I’ll start with tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton and pianist Jan Lundgren track from the new cd “Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival 2020” with Ulf Wakenius: guitar, Hans Backenroth: bass, Kristian Leth: drums
  • Bassist Ruud Jacobs & vibraphonist Frits Landesbergen track from “Hommage to George Shearing” recorded in 2000 with Hans Vroomans: piano, Jesse van Ruller: guitar, Hans Dekker: drums, Jeroen de Rijk: percussion
  • Tenor saxophonist George Coleman track from his cd “Live in Baltimore” recorded may 23rd 1971 with Danny Moore: trumpet, Albert Dailey: piano, Larry Ridley: bass, Harold White: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Brandon Allen track from his album “The Gene Ammons Project” recorded september 20th 2016 with Ross Stanley: keyboards, Arnie Somogyl: bass, Matt Home: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 122/520 now the lp “Ben and Buck” with the Henri Chaix quartet recorded live in Antwerp Jazz Club, Swtzerland 1967
  • On trumpet and flugelhorn you’ll hear Ack van Rooyen  and Jerry van Rooyen(arranger) track from the lp(on Zennez records)The Metropole Orchestra  “Then and Now”  The artistry of Ack and Jerry van Rooyen 1975-2020
  • Tenor saxophonist King Curtis track from his album “Have tenor sax, will blow” recorded in 1959 with Noble Watts: tenor sax, Herman Foster: piano, Al Casy: guitar, Jimmy Lewis: bass, Belton Evans: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Candy Johnson track from his album “Candy’s Mood” recorded in Paris july 30th 1973 with Clarence Brown: guitar, Milt Buckner: organ, Michael Silva: drums
  • Supersax track from the lp “Dynamite” recorded april 24th  1978  Lanny Morgan: alto sax, Jay Migliori & Don Menza: tenor sax, Jack Nimitz: baritone sax, Conte Candoli: trumpet, Frank Rosolino: trombone, Lou Levy: piano, Fred Atwood: bass, John Dentz: drums
  • Blues from B.J. Hegen:  guitar & blues harp, Eric Zuidema: guitar, Jan Warntjes: piano, Cynthio Ooms: bass, Willem Drenth: drums  tracks from “A Lost Blues Tape” recorded july 1987