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An exploration of contemporary and modern jazz with an emphasis on local talent: the city’s best mix of instrumental and vocal jazz.


15th March

Show Playlist
  • Ellington/Mills: It don’t mean a thing. Duke Ellington Orchestra , Ivie Anderson (vocal)
  • Ellington/parish: I'm Satisfied Duke Ellington Orchestra , Ivie Anderson (vocal)
  • Morrison/Morrison: Saturday sailing. Craig Scott (bass), John Morrison (drums), Steve Brien (guitar), Sunil De Silva (percussion), James Morrison (Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trombone, Horn [Bariton], Organ [Hammond], Wind [Akai EVI], Synthesizer [Synclavier]
  • Green/Heyman: I cover the waterfront. Tony Coe (tenor sax), Gerard Presencer (flugelhorn), Brian Lemon (piano), Dave Green (bass)
  • Bernie/casey/pinkard: sweet georgia Brown. Michel Petrucciani (piano), Stephane Grappelli (violin), Roy Haynes (drums), George Mraz (bass)
  • Bach: Fugue No. 1 in C Major. Jacques Loussier Trio
  • Herbolzheimer: In the Mode. Landes Jugend Jazz Orchester Hessen
  • Goodman/Christian: Airmail Special. Bernard Berkhout's Swingmates
  • Higginbotham (arr. Haanstra): Good Morning Heartache. Laura Fygi, voc., Jazz Ensemble, London Studio SO/Jurre Haanstra.
  • Segal/Fisher: When Sunny gets blue. Sara Serpa (vocal), Ran Blake (piano)
  • Dallwitz: Buntip. Bob Barnard (trumpet), Don Burrows (baritone sax), John Sangster (vibes), Dieter Vogt (bass), Len Barnard (drums).
  • Porter: Just one of those thing. Flavio Ambrosetti (alto sax), Franco cerri (guitar), George Gruntz (piano), K.T.Geier (bass), Pierre Favre (drums)
  • Goykovich: Nights of skopje. Dusko Goykovich (trumpet), Gianni Basso (tenor sax), Peter Michelich (piano), Martin Gjakonowski(bass), Kruno Levacic (drums)
  • Krog: Northern Sun. Karin Krog (vocal), Roger Kellaway (piano), Red Mitchell (bass)
  • Sondheim: losing my mind. Holly cole (vocal), Aaron Davis (piano), David Piltch (bass), Kevin breit (guitar), dougie Bowne (drums)
  • Browne: Fat Wallaby Rag. Margie Lou dyer (piano), stephen Grant (trumpet), Jo Stevenson (clarinet), Howard Cairns (bass), John Scurr (guitar), Allan Browne (drums/vocals)
  • Jones: Rejoice. The Danish Radio Big band
  • Steele: Kirsten's Jig. Colin Steele Quintet
  • Kern: Yesterdays. Louis Stewart (guitar), Ronnie Rae (bass), Tony McLennan (drums)
  • Jobim: Corcovado. Jobim- Morelenbaum Quarteto
  • Wasilewski: January. Marcin Wacilewski, pno., Slawomir Kurkiewicz, bass, Michal Miskiewicz, drums.

  • 8th March

    Show Playlist
  • Brown/Fuller: Ray's Idea. Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra
  • Gillespie/Shaw: Emanon. Dizzy Gillespie & his Orchestra
  • Tyner: Where is Love. McCoy Tyner (piano), Michael Brecker (tenor sax), Avery Sharpe (bass), Aaron Scott (drums)
  • Porter: All of You. Modern Jazz Quartet
  • Lewis: Django. Modern Jazz Quartet
  • Warren/Gordon: there will never be another you. Modern Jazz Quartet, Freddie Hubbard(trumpet)
  • Hubbard: Sunflower. Milt Jackson (vibes), Jazz Ensemble
  • Lewis: Two degrees East, Three degrees west. John Lewis (solo piano)
  • Lewis: Little David's Fugue. Modern Jazz Quartet, Swingle Singers
  • Ginsburg: Outside In. Mosaic.

  • 1st March

    Show Playlist
  • Brown: Sing Joy Sing. Manhattan Transfer (vocal group)
  • Hubbard: Hub's Nub. Freddie Hubbard (trumpet)Tina Brooks (tenor sax), McCoy tyner (piano), Sam Jones (bass), Clifford Jarvis (drums)
  • Green: Body and Soul. Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Wayne Shorter (tenor sax), cedar walton (piano), Reggie Workman (bass), Philly Joe Jones (drums)
  • Jackson: the way you make me feel. Paul Anka (vocal)
  • Burke/Johnston: Pennies from Heaven. Mel Torme (vocal)
  • Cahn/Styne: the things we did last summer. Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Richard Davis (bass), Eddie Daniels (tenor sax), Louis Hayes (drums)
  • unknown: Flinders. The Senegambian Jazz Band.
  • Ibrahim: Bra Timing from Phomolong. Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya
  • Lane/Lerner: On a Clear Day. Christine Sullivan (vocal),Joe Chindamo (piano), Jeremy Alsop (bass), darren Farrugia (drums), Dog de Vries (guitar)
  • Lane/Lerner: On a Clear Day. Paul Grabowsky (piano), Jamie Oehlers (tenor sax), Sam Anning (bass), Ben Vanderwal (drums)
  • Hubbar: First Light. Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Jazz Ensemble
  • Strayhorn: Something to live for. Michelle Nicolle (vocal), Geoff Hughes (guitar), Ronny Ferrella (drums), Howard Cairns (bass)
  • Strayhorn: Lush Life. Kate Ceberano (vocal), Mark Isham (flugelhorn), Alan Pasqua (piano), Tom Warrington (bass), Peter Erskine (drums)
  • Basie et al. Honi Coles. Count Basie (piano), J.J.Johnson (trombone), Freddie Hubbard (trumpet), Eddie "Lockjaw"Davis (tenor sax), Joe Pass (guitar), John Heard (bass), Jake Hanna (drums)
  • Ibrahim: Blue Bolero. Abdullah Ibrahim (piano), Belden Bullock, (bass)
  • Lane/Lerner: Why Him? Betty Carter (vocal), Jazz Ensemble

  • 22nd February

    Show Playlist
  • Shaw/McRae: Back Bay Shuffle. Rex Allen's Swing Express.
  • Ellington: Cottontail. Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington
  • Ellington: Fleurette Africaine. Duke Ellington (piano), Charles Mingus (bass), Max Roach (drums)
  • Torme: Born to be Blue. Sam Anning, db., Julien Wilson, sax., Kristin Berardi, voc., James Sherlock, gtr., Steve Newcomb, pno.
  • Loewe: I've Grown Accustomed to His Face. Kristin Berardi, voc., James Sherlock, gtr.
  • Pantazis: Monk Me. Jack Pantazis (guitar), jazz ensemble
  • Cahn/van Heusen: The Second Time Around. Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Herbert/Dubin: Indian Summer. Frank Sinatra (vocal), Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Williams/Palmer: Everybody loves my baby. Earl Hines and his Orchestra (Earl Hines vocal)
  • Burwell/Parish: Sweet Lorraine. Earl Hines (piano solo and vocal)
  • Ellington: Tourist point of view. Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Brahem: Galilee mon amour. Anouar Brahem (oud), Klaus Gesing (clarinet), Bjorn Meyer (bass), Khaled Yassine (darbouka)
  • Ellington Come Sunday. Abbey Lincoln (vocal)
  • Ellington: Come Sunday. Dizzy Gillespie, tpt., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Strayhorn: Rock Skipping at the Blue Note. Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Strayhorn: Day Dream. Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Bernstein: The Magnificent Seven. Graeme Lyall (sax), Joe Chindamo (piano)
  • Lyall: La Petite Valse. Gryam Lyall (sax), Joe Chindamo (piano accordion)
  • Ellington: Second Line. Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Ellington: Togo Brava Suite -Soul Soothing Beach. Duke Ellington Orchestra
  • Ellington: Prelude to a Kiss. Keith Jarrett, pno., Gary Peacock, db., Jack DeJohnette, drums.

  • 15th February

    Show Playlist
  • Van Heusen: The road to Morocco. Bing Crosby, voc., Bob Hope, voc., Vic Schoen's Orch.
  • Van Heusen (arr. Byers): My Kind of Town. Count Basie and His Orch.
  • Cahn/van Heusen: come fly with me. Frank Sinatra (vocal), Count Basie Orchestra
  • De Lange/Van Heusen: Darn That Dream. Olivia Chindamo (vocal), Dave Pietro Ensemble.
  • Mercer/Van Heusen: I Thought About You. Phil Stack, db., Don Burrows, reeds, James Morrison, brass.
  • Silvers/van Heusen: Nancy. Paul Desmond (alto sax), Ed Bickert (guitar), Don Thompson (bass), Jerry Fuller (drums)
  • Burke/Van Heusen: But Beautiful. Matt Kirsch Quartet.
  • Burke/van Heusen: Like someone in love. Stan Getz (tenor sax), Lou Levy (piano), Leroy Vinegar (bass), Stan Levey (drums)
  • Burke/van Heusen: moonlight becomes you. Frank Sinatra (vocal) Nelson Riddle Orchestra
  • Burke/van Heusen: Oh, you crazy moon. Frank Sinatra (vocal) Nelson Riddle Orchestra
  • Cahn/Van Heusen (arr. Byers): Second Time Around. James Morrison, tpt., James Morrison Academy Jazz Orch/James Morrison.
  • Cahn/Van Heusen: Only the Lonely. Keith Jarrett, pno., Gary Peacock, db., Jack DeJohnette, drums.
  • Cahn/van Heusen: All the Way. Lee Morgan (trumpet), Sonny Clark (piano), Doug Watkins (bass), Art Taylor (drums)
  • Cahn/Van Heusen: Come Dance With Me. Diana Krall, voc., Terell Stafford, tpt., Gerald Clayton, pno., Rickey Woodard, sax., Diana Krall, pno., Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orch.
  • Sigman/van Heusen: I could have told you. John Pizzarelli (vocal) Ray Kennedy (piano), Martin Pizzarelli (bass)
  • Burke/Van Heusen: It Could Happen to You. Bob Sedergreen, pno., Ted Vining, drums, Barry Buckley, db.
  • Burke/van Heusen: Here's that rainy day. Johnny Frigo (violin), jazz ensemble
  • Cahn/van Heusen: all my tomorrows. Grover Washington (soprano sax), Jazz Ensemble

  • 8th February

    Show Playlist
  • Bergman/Bergman/Loggins: I believe in love. Rosemary Clooney (vocal), Woody Herman Orchestra
  • Jenkins: Goodbye. Rosemary Clooney (vocal), Benny Goodman Sextet
  • Gordy/Holoway: You've made me so very happy. Rosemary Clooney (vocal), Woody Herman Orchestra
  • Alter/de Lange: Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? Rosemary Clooney (vocal), arranged by Nelson Riddle
  • Arlen/mercer: Come rain or come shine' Rosemary Clooney (vocal), arranged by Nelson Riddle
  • Frampton: The Dramatic Balladeer. James Greening, tbn., Ten Part Invention.
  • Freed/lane: How About You? Rosemary Clooney with the Hi-Los (vocal)
  • Stillman/mundy: Doncha go way mad. Rosemary Clooney with the Hi-Los (vocal)
  • Leigh/Coleman: The Rules of the Road. Rosemary Clooney (vocal)

  • 1st February

    Show Playlist
  • Owens/Rose: Linger awhile. Karl Hird (clarinet), Andy Baylor (guitar), Stephen Grant (piano), Howard cairns (bass), Allan Browne (drums)
  • Edison: Jive at Five. Count Basie Orchestra
  • Basie: One Oclock jump. Count Basie Orchestra
  • Blom/ruby: Give me the Simple Life. June Christy (female vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Cooper/Russell: Gone for the day. June Christy (female vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Warren/Mercer: Jeepers Creepers. Frank Sinatra (vocal) Nelson Riddle Orchestra
  • Arlen/Koehler: Ill Wind. Frank Sinatra (vocal), Nelson Riddle Orchestra
  • Meinken/Ringle: Wabash Blues. Johnny Hodges (alto), Duke Ellington (piano), Harry Edison (trumpet), Les Spann (guitar), Sam Jones (bass), Jo Jones (drums)
  • Gershwin/Gershwin: I was doin'alright. Jim Hall (guitar), Red Mitchell (piano), Red Kelly (bass)
  • Dewhurst: Don Thing. Carl Dewhurst Quartet
  • Burwell/Parrish: Sweet Lorraine. Nat King Cole (vocal), Harry Edison (trumpet)
  • Swan: When Your Lover Has Gone. Billie Holiday, voc., Billie Holiday and Her Orch.
  • Oliver/Young: Taint what you do. Shirley Scott (organ), Stanley Turrentine (tenor), Ron Carter (bass), Mack Simpkins (drums)
  • Parker: Moose the Mooche. Jesse Davis (alto sax), Ray Brown Trio
  • Klages/Greer: Just you, just me.. Joshua Redman (tenor sax), Ray Brown Trio
  • Cooke: You send me. Rachelle Ferrell (vocal), Jazz Ensemble
  • Mandel/Bergman: Summer wishes, winter dreams. Sue Raney (vocal)
  • Edison: Walkin with Sweets. Harry Edison (trumpet), Ben Webster (tenor sax), Jimmy Rowles (piano), Barney Kessell (guitar), Joe Mondragon (bass), Alvin Stoller (drums)
  • Burke/van Heusen: Here's that Rainy Day. Frank Sinatra (vocal) Gordon Jenkins Orchestra
  • Van Heusen (arr. Distler): Here's That Rainy Day. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno.
  • Nock: Kiss. Mike Nock Trio

  • 25th January

    Show Playlist
  • Sampson: Stompin' at the Savoy. John Sangster, vibraphone, Don Burrows, cl., James Morrison, tpt., George Golla, gtr., Julian Lee, pno., Rhythm Section.
  • Tizol: Perdido. Shelley Scown, voc., Moovin' and Groovin' Orch.
  • Coots: You Go to My Head. Dick Hughes, pno., Christa Hughes, voc., Christa Hughes, ukulele.
  • Hanley/McDonald: Indiana: Tom Pickering's Good Time Jazz Band
  • Carmichael: Georgia on my Mind. Graham 'Smacka' Fitzgibbon, Kenny Clayton's Trio.
  • Ellington: satin Doll. Joe Chindamo (piano solo)
  • Berlin: How deep is the ocean. Frank Coughlan's Famous Dance Band
  • Caesar//Youmans: Tea for Two. Kerrie Biddell (vocal)Julian Lee (piano), Craig Scott (bass), Alan Turnbull (drums)
  • McHugh: On the Sunny Side of the Street. Graeme Lyall, sax., Philip Rex, db., Philip Noy, sax., Hugh Blanes, pno., Olivia Chindamo, voc., Sam Bates, drums, Ross Irwin, tpt.
  • Green: I Cover the Waterfront. James Ryan Trio.
  • Gershwin: our love is here to stay. Marc Hunter (vocal)
  • De Paul/Raye: You don't know what love is. Vince Jones (vocal, trumpet)
  • There is no greater love James Morrison
  • Gershwin (arr. Crellin): But Not for Me. The Idea of North.
  • Van Heusen: It Could Happen to You. Danny Fischer, drums, Alison Wedding, voc., Colin Hopkins, pno., Belinda Moody, db.
  • Ellington: Prelude to a Kiss. George Golla, gtr., George Golla Orch.
  • Cahn (arr. Gould): I Should Care. Tony Gould, pno., Peter Petrucci, gtr.
  • There will never be another you. Patsy O'Neill (vocal)
  • garner: misty. Pippa Wilson (vocal), Helen Jowsey (piano), Neil Jowsey (bass), Ron trigg (saxophone)
  • Arlen/mercer: Come rain or come shine. Stephen grant (solo piano)