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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.


16th February

Show Playlist
  • Gillespie: Interlude. Sarah Vaughan (vocal)
  • Waller: Ain't misbehavin. Sarah Vaughan, voc., Miles Davis, tpt., Budd Johnson, sax., Tony Scott, cl., Benny Green, tbn., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Waller: Keepin out of mischief now. John mcCarthy (clarinet), Ralph Sutton (piano), Ed Gaston (bass), Len Barnard (drums)
  • Waller: Squeeze me. John mcCarthy, Don Burrows (clarinets), Ralph Sutton (piano), Ed Gaston (bass), Len Barnard (drums)
  • Porter: all of You. Sarah Vaughan (vocal)
  • Henderson/dixon: bye bye Blackbird: Jesper Thilo (sax), Kluvers Big band.
  • Cahn/Chaplin: Dedicated to you. Al Hibbler (vocal), Billy Kyle Orchestra
  • Mercer/Mundy/Young: I'm travelling light. Al Hibbler (vocal), Billy Taylor Orchestra
  • Mercer/Mundy/Young: I'm travelling light. Leila dalseth (vocal), Al Cohn (tenor sax), piano trio
  • Arlen/Koehler: I've got the world on a string. Sarah Vaughan (vocal)
  • Davis: A thousand feet from Bergen street. Angela davis (sax), quartet and strings
  • Chindamo: The Kid. Graeme Lyall (sax), Joe Chindamo (accordin), large orchestra
  • brubeck: Pick up sticks. Dave Brubeck Quartet
  • Gershwin: Someone to watch over me. George cables (piano)
  • campbell/connolly: if I had you. Sarah vaughan (vocal)
  • Brahem: Dances with waves. Anouar Brahem (oud), Klaus Gesing(bass clarinet), Bjorn Meyer (bass), Khaled Yassine (darbouka)
  • Youmans: Tea for Two. Simon Tedeschi, pno., James Morrison, tbn., Ian Cooper, vln., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Pedersen: To a brother. Niels-henning Orsted Pedersen (bass), Ulf Wakenius (guitar), Adam Nussbaum (drums)
  • manilow: Blue. Sarah Vaughan, Barry Manilow (vocals)
  • Jones: A child is born. Kenny Burrell (guitar), strings, piano trio

  • 9th February

    Show Playlist
  • Scmidt: A Good Hard Look. Daryl Mckenzie Jazz Orchestra
  • Gren/Deutsch: He's a gypsy from Poughkeepsie: Tommy Dorsey's Clambake 7, Edythe Wright (vocal)
  • Schwatz?Jerome: Chinatown. Tommy Dorset Clambake Seven
  • Hubbard: Little Sunflower. Dorothy Ashby, harp, Richard Evans Orch.
  • Hubbard: Sunflower. Milt Jackson (v), Freddie Hubbard (t), Jazz Ensemble
  • Wahington/Bassman: I'm getting sentimental over you. Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  • Handy: Dalvatore Sally. Boyd Raeburn & Orchestra
  • Jobim (arr. Cleal): Once I Loved (Amor Em Paz). Tamara Murphy, db., Juliarna Cleal, voc., Jon Delaney, gtr., Barnaby Gold, drums.
  • Jobim: Once I Loved (Amor Em Paz). Cannonball Adderley, sax., Bossa Rio Sextet of Brazil.
  • Loesser/McHugh: say it. Frank Sinatra (Vocal) Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  • Arlen/mercer: Blues in the Night. Jo Stafford (vocal)
  • Kosma/Mercer: Autumn leaves. Bob Berg (tenor), jazz ensemble
  • Ellington: I got it bad. Ricky Ford (tenor), jazz enemble
  • Oliver; Well, Git IT. Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  • Rodgers/Hart: The Blue room. Tommy Dorsey orchestra
  • Colby: My Friend the Ghost. Jimmy Dorsey, cl., Tommy Dorsey, tbn., Dorsey Brothers Orch.
  • Nock: Knock Nock. The Ted Vining Trio
  • Nock: The Sibylline Fragrance of Gardenias. Mike Nock, pno.
  • Bley/Krog: Sing me softly of the Blues. Karin Krog (vocal), Archie Shepp (sax)
  • Lindgren: To my friends. Lasse Lindgren Band
  • Faure: pavane. Hubert Laws (flute), jazz ensemble

  • 2nd February

    Show Playlist
  • Vache: Swingtime! Warren Vache and the New York City All-Star Big Band
  • : China Stomp (Chinatown). Lionel Hampton, vibraphone, Lionel Hampton and His Orch.
  • Ellington: Ring Dem Bells. Lionel Hampton, vibraphone, Lionel Hampton and His Orch.
  • Razaf/Goodman: stompin at the savoy. Warren Vache and the New York City All-Star Big Band
  • Simon: April come she will. Karrin Allyson (vocal)
  • Simon: Goodbye Frank Lloyd Wright. Joe Chindamo Trio.
  • Bram/Furber: limehouse Blues. Fred Parkes (cl), Doug de Vries, John Scurry, Brendan Shearson (g), Gary Costello (b), Allan Browne (d)
  • Gershwin: He Loves and she loves. Warren Vache (cornet), Beaux Arts String Quartet
  • Gershwin: Soon. Warren Vache (cornet), Bill Charlap (piano)
  • Reinhardt: Swing 42. Martin Taylor (guitar)
  • Moten: Moten Swing. Sonny Stitt, sax., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Gershwin: Soon. Joe Derise (V) Australian Jazz Quintet
  • Gershwin" Our love is here to stay. Patsy O'neill (vocal)
  • Lewis/Young: Street of dreams. Warren Vache (cornet), Tony Coe (tenor sax)
  • Gershwin: Nice Work if you Can Get it. Frank Sinatra, voc., Nelson Riddle and His Orch.
  • Gershwin: They cant take that away from me Fred astaire (vocal)
  • Kern/gershwin: long ago and far away. Warren Vache (cornet), Richard Wyands (piano), Michael Moore (bass0, Billy Hart (drums)
  • Gershwin: Someone to Watch Over Me. Ella Fitzgerald, voc., Ellis Larkins (piano)
  • Gershwin: Someone to watch over me. Bill mays (p), Ray Drummond (b)
  • Brubeck: The things you never remember. Dave Brubeck Quartet

  • 26th January

    Show Playlist
  • Waller: Ain't misbehavin. Graham 'Smacka' Fitzgibbon, Kenny Clayton's Trio.
  • Ellington: Sophisticated Lady. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Parish: Sweet Lorraine. John Sangster, vibraphone, Don Burrows, cl., James Morrison, tpt., George Golla, gtr., Julian Lee, pno., Marie Wilson, voc., Rhythm Section.
  • Strayhorn: Take the 'A' train. The B Sharp Big Band.
  • Noble: Cherokee. Moovin' and Groovin' Orch.
  • Lewis: How High the Moon. Sam Lemann, gtr., Andy Baylor, gtr., Michel Rose, gtr., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Lewis: How High the Moon. Yvette Johannson, voc., Roger Clark Quartet.
  • Porter: I'll Remember April. James Morrison, tpt., James Muller, gtr., Phil Stock, bass.
  • Strachey (arr. Lyall): These Foolish Things. Barry Tuckwell, horn, Tony Gould, pno., Graeme Lyall, sax., Tasmanian SO, Rhythm Section/Graeme Lyall.
  • Davis: On Green Dolphin Street. Allan Zavod, pno., James Clark, db.
  • Gershwin (arr. Crellin): Embraceable You. The Idea of North.
  • Porter: Love for Sale. Tamara Murphy, db., Hetty Kate, voc., James Sherlock, gtr.
  • Gillespie: A Night in Tunisia. Dizzy's Big Band.
  • Strayhorn (arr. Powell): Lush Life. Bob Barnard, cornet, Kenny Powell Orch.
  • Gershwin: Lady Be Good. Danny Moss, sax., Bob Barnard, cornet, Brian Lemon, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Porter: Night and Day. Philip Rex, db., Paul Grabowsky, pno., Bernie McGann, sax., Simon Barker, drums.
  • Layton: After You've Gone. Dick Hughes, pno., Christa Hughes, voc., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Raskin/Mercer Laura. Michelle Nicolle (vocal)
  • Gross (arr. Morrison): Tenderly. James Morrison, tpt., James Morrison Academy Jazz Orch/James Morrison.
  • Kern (arr. Gould): The Way You Look Tonight. Tony Gould, pno.

  • 19th January

    Show Playlist
  • Alsto/Talbert: Hit that jive Jack. Diana Krall
  • Williams: I've Found a New Baby. Lester Young, sax., Lester Young Trio.
  • Fame: Vinyl. Georgie Fame (vocal)
  • Matthews: Weary Blues. Chris Barber (trombone), Ken Colyer (trumpet), Ian Wheeler (clarinet), John Crocker (tenor sax), Johnny McCallum (banjo), Roger Hill (guitar), Vic Pitts (bass), Norman Emberson (drums)
  • galper: The Vamp. Randy Brecker (trumpet), Jazz Ensemble
  • Bukowsky: Pressure Makes Diamonds. Miroslav Bukowsky (trumpet), jazz ensemble
  • Porter: I've Got you Under my Skin. Keely Smith, voc., Louis Prima, voc.
  • Strayhorn: Take the A Train. Keely Smith (vocal)
  • Lerner/Loewe: on the Street where you live. Ian Cooper (violin), Kevin Hunt (piano), David Pudney (bass), Andrew Gande (drums)
  • Marinucci: Utah Jazz Cap. Giani Marinucci (flugelhorn), Geoff Hughes (guitar), Frank Di Sario (bass), Barnaby Gold (drums)
  • Kaper/washington: On Green Dolphin Street. George Benson (vocal), Count Basie Orchestra
  • Bacharach/David: Walk on by. Marc Hunter (vocal), orchestra
  • Morrison: Moondance. Georgie fame, Van Morrison, Jon hendricks (vocals), Jazz ensemble
  • Carmichael: Stardust. Frank Rosolino (trombone), Jazz ensemble
  • Carmichael: Stardust. Georgie fame , Annie Ross (vocals)
  • Carroll/mcCarthy: I'm always chasing rainbows. Karrin Allyson (vocal), Bob Sheppard (soprano sax)
  • Fame: Tuned in to you. Georgie Fame (vocal)Jazz quartet
  • Gershwin: But not for me. Georgie Fame (vocal), Jazz Quartet
  • Kern: The Song is You. Keith Jarrett, pno., Gary Peacock, db., Jack DeJohnette, drums.
  • Dearie: Sweet Georgie Fame. Blossom Dearie (vocal), Phil Scorgie (bass)

  • 12th January

    Show Playlist
  • Strayhorn: My Flame Burns Blue (Blood Count). Joe Lovano, sax., Bill Charlap, pno., Elvis Costello, voc.
  • Strayhorn: Blood Count. Duke Ellington Orchestra, Johnny Hodges (alto sax)
  • Ellington Ellington Suite. Dick wellstood (solo piano)
  • Waller: I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter. Dick Wellstood and his friends of fats, Jane Harvey (vocal)
  • Ellington: I'm beginning to see the light. Antti sarpila Quartet.
  • Davern/Wellstood: Fast as a Bastard. Dick wellstood (p), Kenny Davern (cl)
  • Carmichael: Georgia on my mind. Dick wellstood (p), Kenny Davern (cl)
  • Grappelli: Shangri-La. Stephane Grappelli (v), Mel Lewis (d), Roland Hanna (p), Jiri Mraz (b)
  • Strayhorn (arr. Tomaro): A Flower is a Lovesome Thing. Ben Anderson, sax., Monash Univ Music School Stage Band.
  • Strayhorn: Isfahan. Mike Nock, pno., Roger Manins, sax.

  • 5th January

    Show Playlist
  • Montgomery: Four on Six. Wes Montgomery, gtr., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Moonlight in Vermont. Stan Getz (alto sax), Johnny Smith (g)
  • Kern: I'm old fashioned. Johnny Smith (guitar solo)
  • Harburg: Old Devil Moon. Barney Kessell(g), Kenny Baldock (b), Johnny Richardson (d)
  • Mitchell: Bow Jest. Hampton Hawes (p), Barney Kessell (g), Red Mitchell (b), Shelly Manne (d)
  • Burrell: Midnight Blue. Kenny Burrell, gtr., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Rodgers/Hart: The Blue Room. Thad Jones (t), Kenny Burrell (g0,
  • Jobim: Desafinado. Stan Getz, sax., Charlie Byrd, gtr., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Rodgers/Hart: Have you met miss jones? Tony Bennett (vocal), Ruby Braff (cornet), George Barnes, Wayne Wright (guitars), John Giuffrida (b)
  • Rodgers: Have You Met Miss Jones. Joe Pass, gtr., Red Mitchell, db.
  • Gershwin: I Got Rhythm. Zoot Sims (tenor sax), Oscar Peterson (p), Joe Pass (g), George Mraz (b), Grady Tate (d)
  • Stuffy. Herb Ellis, Joe Pass (guitars), Ray Brown (b), Jake Hanna (d)
  • Van Heusen: Nancy with the Laughing Face. Jim Hall, gtr., Paul Desmond, sax., Connie Kay, drums, Gene Cherico, db.
  • Mandel: Emily. Jim Hall (g), Ron Carter (b)
  • Pendlebury: Catalina. Andrew Pendlebury, guitar., Doug De Vries, guitar
  • Bernstein (arr. Gould): Some Other Time. Tony Gould, pno., Peter Petrucci, gtr.
  • Hodges: Hodge Podge. Johnny Hodges (as), Wild Bill Davis (organ), Les Spann (g), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)
  • Ellington: Sophisticated Lady. Sarah Vaughan (vocal), Mundell Lowe (g), George Duvivier(b)
  • Bowman: East of the Sun. George Golla, gtr., Leonie Smith, voc.
  • Arlen: Come Rain or Come Shine. George Golla, gtr.

  • 29th December

    Show Playlist
  • : It's a Wonderful World. Danny Moss, sax., Roy Williams, tbn.
  • Bostic: Let Me Off Uptown. Roy Eldridge, tpt., Anita O'Day, voc., Unnamed Orch.
  • Kenton: And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine. . Anita O'Day, voc., Stan Kenton's Orch.
  • Jackson S.K.J. Monty Alexander (piano trio)
  • De Vries: Bela Nova. Doug De Vries, gtr., Mauricio Carrilho, gtr., Unnamed Ensemble.
  • Bonfa: Manha de Carneval. Doug de vries (guitar), Diana Clark (vocal)
  • Arlen/Koehler: I've got the world on a string Anita O'Day, Oscar Peterson (piano)
  • casey/Pinkard: Sweet Georgia Brown. Anita O'Day, jazz ensemble
  • : Buckin' the Blues. Randy Sandke.(trumpet)
  • It’s a low down dirty shame. Joe Williams (vocal), Count Basie Orchestra
  • Foster: Who Me? Count Basie Orchestra
  • Gershwin: Somebody Loves Me. Benny Goodman and friends
  • Gershwin: somebody Loves Me. Johnny Hodges (Alto), small group
  • Freed: I Cried for You. Anita O'Day, voc., Pete Jolly, pno., Corky Hale, harp, Gordon Brisker, sax., Jazz Ensemble.
  • McDaniels: Feel like makin'love. Monty Alexander (piano)
  • McCusker: State of the Heart. Ruby Carter (vocal), Jex Saarelaht (piano)
  • Jansson/Kilbey: Under the Milky Way tonight. Jack Earle Big Band , Rose Muller (vocal)
  • Jones: Hindered on his way to heaven Vince Jones (vocal)
  • : Reverie. Bob Wilber, soprano sax.
  • Brubeck: Koto Song. Dave Brubeck (p), Bill Sith (cl), Chris Brubeck (bass), Randy Jones (drums)