Take 5 Jazz



  • This week I have a “Sonny Rollins” special, the first track is from the “Bottom Line in  N.Y “ recorded November 12th 1994 Sonny on tenor , Clifton Anderson: trombone, Mike LeDonne: piano, Bob Cranshaw: bass, Victo See Yuen: percussion, Billy Drummond: drums
  • Sonny live in Paris recorded October 29th 1982 with Bobby Broom & Yoshiaki Masuo: guitars, Lincoln Goines: bass, Tommy Campbell: drums
  • Live at McCarter Theater april 16th 1999 Sonny Rollins: tenor sax, Clifton Andersen: trombone, Stephen Scott: piano, Bob Cranshaw: bass, Perry Wilson: drums
  • Sonny with a track from the lp “Horn Culture” recorded in 1973 Sonny: tenor sax, Walter Davis Jr: piano, Masuo: guitar, Bob Cranshaw: bass, David Lee: drums, Mtume: percussion
  • Pori , Finland july 13th 1979  Sonny Rollins: tenor sax, Mark Soskin: piano, Jerome Harris: bass, Al Foster: drums
  • Sonny at Ronnie Scott’s Club januari 28th 1965 with Stan Tracey: piano, Rick Laird: bass, Ronnie Stephenson: drums
  • The Rolling Stones (2 tracks)recorded in 1981 Mick Jagger: vocals, harmonica, Keith Richards: guitar, Ronnie Wood: guitar, Bill Wyman: bass, Charlie Watts: drums & Sonny Rollins on tenor sax
  • The Ben Webster special track 121/520 now “Ben Webster live in Paradiso” Ben on tenor, Cees Slinger: piano, Rob Langereis: bass, Han Bennink: drums recorded in 1968
  • Track from “Sonny in Holland” recorded may 5th 1967 Sonny with Ruud Jacobs: bass, Han Bennink: drums


  • My first track in this program is  from baritone saxophonist Cecil Payne track from his album `Chic Boom`  Live at the Jazz showcase  recorded  august 17th 2000 with Jim Rotondi: trumpet, Eric Alexander: tenor saxophone, Harold Mabern: piano, John Webber: bass, Joe Farnsworth: drums
  • Tenorist Red Holloway track from the lp “Red Soul” recorded December 1965 with Lonnie Listen Smith: organ, George Benson: guitar, Chuck Rainey: electric bass, Ray Lucas: drums
  • Koinonia “Live in L.A. april 20th 1987 Justo Almario: saxes, Harlen Rogers: keyboards, Hadley Hockensmith: guitar, Abraham Laboriel: bass, Alex Acuna: drums/percussion, Bill Maxwell: drums
  • Pianist Terry Trotter, track from his album “It’s about time” recorded in 1993 with bassist Tom Warring and drummer Joe LaBarbara
  • Alto saxophonist Cory Weeds track from “O Sole Mio!” the new release on Cellar Live Records with Eric Alexander: tenor sax, Mike LeDonne: Hammond B3, Peter Berstein: guitar, Joe Farnsworth: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Joe van Enkhuizen  track from his album “Back on the Scene” recorded September 9th 1984 with Cees Slinger: piano, John Clayton: bass, Alvin Queen: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 120/520 now his album “The Soul of Ben Webster”  recorded july 1958 with Harold Asby: tenor sax, Art Farmer: trumpet, Jimmy Jones: piano, Mundell Lowe: guitar,  Milt Hinton: bass, Dave Bailey: drums
  • Kevin Goss plays Baritone, Alto, Soprano & Tenor sax  track from his album “Gratitude” recorded 2018/2019 with Brian O”Kane: trumpet/flugelhorn, Dave Restivo: piano, Nathan Hiltz: guitar, Jim Vivian: bass, Ted Warren: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Spike Robinson track from his album “A Real Corker” recorded in 1995 with Louis Stewart: guitar, Red Mitchell: bass, Martin Drew: drums
  • Tenorist Tubby Hayes  track from his album “The Swinging Giant” recorded march 10th 1955 with Jimmy Deuchar & Dickie Hawdon: trumpets, Mike Senn: alto and baritone sax,Harry South: piano, Pete Blannin: bass, Lennie Breslow: drums
  • On guitar and vocals you’ll hear George Benson track from his new album “Weekend in London” recorded live at the Ronnie Scott’s Club.


  • My first track in this program is  from Jimmy Deuchar on trumpet, track from his LP “The Scots Connection”  recorded april 24th 1979 with Gary Cox: tenor sax, Johnny Patrick: fender Rhodes, Dave Lynane: bass, Jack Parnell: drums
  • On tenor sax you’ll hear 2 players Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis & Paul Gonzalves track from the LP “Love Calls” recorded august 2nd  1967 with Roland Hanna: piano, Everett Barksdale: guitar, Ben Tucker: bass, Grady Tate: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott track from the LP”BBC Jazz Club” recorded in 1956 with Jimmy Deuchar: trumpet, Terry Shannon: piano, Lennie Bush: bass, Allan Ganley: drums
  • Drummer Phil Seamen track from the LP “BBC Jazz Club” recorded in 1956 with Joe Harriott: alto sax, Dave Goldberg: guitar, Johnny Weed: piano, Major Holley: bass
  • On the Hammond organ you’ll hear Rhoda Scott track from her album “Feelin’ the Groove” recorded july 11th 1993 with Houston Person: tenor sax, Steve Phillips: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 119/520, now his LP  “The Warm Moods”  recorded January 18th 1960 with Don Trenner: piano, Don Bagley: bass, Frankie Capp: drums + strings
  • Two tenorists Ronnie Scott and Kenny Graham track from the LP “Battle Royal” recorded december 3rd 1951 Victor Feldman: piano, Lennie Bush: bass, Tony Crombie: drums + 3 percussionists
  • Baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan with Jimmy Witherspoon(vocals) track from the LP “Mulligan meets Witherspoon”   recorded  December 2nd 1959 with Ben Webster on tenor sax, Jimmy Rowles: piano, Leroy Vinnegar: bass, Mel Lewis: drums
  • The Night Blooming Jazzmen Recorded in L.A. 1971 with Blue Mitchell: trumpet, Ernie Watts: tenor sax, Leonard Feather: piano, Charles Kynard: organ, Max Bennett: bass, Paul Humphrey: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Piet Noordijk track from the LP “Loverman”  recorded October 23rd 1980 with Cees Slinger: piano, Rob Langereis: bass, Evert Overweg: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Cory Weeds track from “O Sole Mio!” the new release on Cellar Live Records with Eric Alexander: tenor sax, Mike LeDonne: Hammond B3, Peter Bernstein: guitar, Joe Farnsworth: drums


  • My first track in this program is  with arranger/conductor Harry South track from his album “Further South” Broadcast recordings 1960-1967 now you’ll hear Georgie Fame(vocals) with  the Harry South Big Band with Tubby Hayes on tenor sax recorded October 4th 1966, a 4 cd box on    R & B Records
  • Tenor saxophonist Sonny Stitt track from the lp “My Mother’s Eyes” recorded in 1963 with Charles Kynard: organ, Ray Crawford: guitar, Doug Sides: drums
  • Drummer/percussionist and vibes and marimba Ruslan Moiseev track from his new album “Classica Neo”
  • Tenor saxophonist Ronnie Scott, track from the album “BBC Jazz Club 1964-1966( also on R & B Records) Free  Trade Hall, Manchester june 6th 1964 with Stan Tracey: piano, Malcolm Cecil: bass, Jackie Dougan: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Don Wilkerson, 2 tracks from his lp “Preach Brother” recorded june 18th 1962 with Grant Green: guitar, Sonny Clark: piano, Butch Warren: bass, Billy Higgins: drums(special request!!)
  • The Ben Webster special track 118/520, his lp “My Man” Live at Montmartre 1973 on Steeplechase with Ole Kock Hansen: piano, Bo Stief: bass, Alex Riel: drums
  • The Harry South Big Band track from his 4 cd box on R & B Records “Further South”  recorded march 16th 1965 with Tubby Hayes, Phil Seamen, Ronnie Scott, Terry Shannon,Alan Branscombe, Roy Willox……
  • The Caribbean Jazz Project track from “The Gathering”  recorded june 2002 with Dave Samuels: vibes and marimba, Dave Valentin: flute, Dario Eskenazi: piano, Ruben Rodriguez: bass, Dafnis Prieto: drums, Richie Flores: percussion,Paquito D’Rivera: alto sax
  • Tenor saxophonist George Coleman  track from his album “Blue Insight Out” recorded in 1995 live at the Ronnie Scott’s Club with Peter King: alto sax,Julian Joseph: piano, Dave Green: bass, Mark Taylor: drums
  • The Dutch Blues band “Brainbox” recorded in 1969 with Jan Akkerman: guitars, Andre Reynen: bass, Pierre van der Linden: drums, Kaz Lux: vocals


  • My first track in this program is  from tenor saxophonist Tubby Hayes , you´ll hear a track from “Dancing in the Dark”  The Dancing Slipper Ballroom, Nottingham, February 12th 1964 with Jimmy Deuchar: trumpet, mellephonium, Terry Shannon: piano, Freddy Logan: bass, Allan Ganley:drums
  • Drummer Phil Seamen with Jack Parnell and his orchestra with Derek Humble: alto sax,Ronnie Scott & Peter King: tenor sax,  recorded October 28th 1952
  • Tenor saxophonist Dick Morrissey track from his lp “It’s Morrissey, Man!!” recorded april 27th 1961 with Stan Jones: piano, Malcolm Cecil: bass, Colin Barnes: drums
  • Tenorist Ronnie Scott track from “Compos Mentos”  recorded april 28th 1954  with Victor Feldman: piano, Lennie Bush: bass, Tony  Crombie: drums
  • On trumpet and Flugelhorn you’ll hear Linley Hamilton track from his new  album  “For the Record” on Teddy D Records with Derek O’Connor: tenor sax, Cian Boylan: piano, Mark Egan: bass, Adam Nussbaum: drums
  • Another trumpet player is Jimmy Deuchar track from his lp “Pal Jimmy” recorded in 1958 with Tubby Hayes on tenor and baritone sax(on this track Tubby is featured on baritone sax), Harry South: piano, Kenny Napper: bass, Phil Seamen: drums
  • On piano you’ll hear Gediminas Karkauskas , track from his solo album “Lost Suite”on Teddy D /OffPitcHrecords
  • The Ben Webster special track 117/520 now his album “Tenor Titans” with Dexter Gordon recorded july 1969 Kenny Drew: piano, Niels H.O. Pedersen: bass, Bjarne Rostvold: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Sam “The Man” Taylor track from his lp “Music for Melancholy Babies” recorded in 1957
  • Two tenorists now:  Azar Lawrence & Al McLean track from “Frontiers” on Cellar Live Records recorded march 3rd  2015 with Paul Shrofel: piano, Adrian Vedady: bass, Greg Richie: drums
  • Tenor saxophonist Jimmy “The Nighttrain” Forrest track from his album “Sit Down and Relax” recorded September 1st 1961 with Calvin Newborn: guitar, Hugh Lawson: piano, Tommy Potter: bass, Clarendon Johnston: drums


  • My first track in this program is from tenorist Spike Robinson, a track from his album “London Reprise” recorded in 1984 with Martin Taylor: guitar, Dave Green: bass, Spike Wells: drums
  • Pianist Cees Slinger track from “Live at North Sea Jazz Festival”  recorded in 1982 with Fred Pronk: bass, Peter Ypma: drums, Dusko Goykovich: trumpet, flugelhorn, Ferdinand Povel: alto & soprano sax, Ruud Brink: tenor sax, Cees Smal: valve trombone, Herman Schoonderwalt: baritone sax
  • Tenor saxophonist Clarence Wheeler track from his album “The New Chicago Blues” recorded in 1972 with Sonny Covington: trumpet, Larry Frazier: guitar, Sonny Burke: organ,piano, Louis Satterfield: bass, Billy James: drums + special guests Buddy Guy: guitar & Junior Wells: harmonica
  • Tenorist Houston Person track from “Big Horn” recorded may 20th 1976 with Cedar Walton: piano, Buster Williams: bass, Grady Tate: drums, Buddy Caldwell: congas
  • Saxophonist Don Rendell and on trumpet Ian Carr track from the album “BBC Jazz Club 1965/1966” with Michael Garrick: piano, Dave Green: bass, Trevor Tomkins: drums
  • Tenorist  Yongseok Lee track from “Shall We” recorded in 2015 with Eric Alexander: tenor sax, David Hazeltine: piano, John Webber: bass, Joe Farnsworth: drums
  • The Ben Webster special track 116/520 now you’ll hear the album “My Man” on Steeplechase recorded in 1973 with Ole Kock Hansen: piano, Bo Stief: bass, Alex Riel: drums
  • Vibraphonist Cal Tjader track from his lp “Cal Tjader’s Latin Concert” recorded at the Blackhawk San Francisco, September 1958 with Vince Guaraldi: piano, Al McKibbon: bass, Mongo Santamaria: congas, Willie Bobo: drums & timbales
  • Tenor saxophonist Roman Schwaller  track from his album “Live in Vienna” recorded at Opus One, Wien January 20th 1987 with Roberto di Gioia: piano, Thomas Stabenow: bass, Mel Lewis: drums
  • Alto saxophonist Ian Hendrickson-Smith  track from his lp “The Lowdown” recorded nov 3rd 2019 with Cory Weeds: tenor sax, Rick Germanson: piano, John Webber: bass, Joe Farnsworth: drums
  • The last track is for The Jazzmasters All Stars recorded in Burghausen march 14th 2013 Jon Faddis: trumpet, Claus Reichstaller: trumpet, flugelhorn, Nathan Davis: soprano and tenor sax, Benny Golson: tenor sax, George Cables: piano, Abraham Laboriel: 5 string electric bass, Dennis Mackrel: drums