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15th January

Show Playlist
  • Trad - Loch Lomond - Benny Goodman Orchestra with Martha Tilton
  • Dorge - Fullmoon for a Rhino - Pierre Dorge & his New Jungle Orchestra
  • Dorge - Jubee Jubee (Jubay) - Pierre Dorge & his New Jungle Orchestra
  • Mezza - Paeninsula Tribale - Mezza/Ginsberg Ensemble
  • R. van Bavel - Please Take Notice - Koninklijk Conservatorium Big Band feat. Wolfert Brederode pno, Michael Erian ten, Pablo de Haas ten, Barry Oltbof dms.
  • Jones - Stockholm Sweetnin' - Quincy Jones & His Orchestra
  • Giraud/Drejac/Dash/Feyne - Under Paris Skies - Quincy Jones & his Orchestra
  • Porter - I Love Paris - Janet Seidel
  • Piaf/Monnot - Hymne a L'Amour - Janet Seidel
  • B. Golson - I Remember Clifford - Oscar Peterson
  • Shorter - Iris - Miles Davis
  • Cahn/Stordahl/Weston - I Should Care - Hank Mobley sax, Wynton Kelly pno, Paul Chambers bass, Philly Joe Jones dms.
  • Rodgers/Hart - Isn’t It Romantic - Ella Fitzgerald
  • Rodgers/Hart - Isn’t It Romantic - Chet Baker
  • Wallace - East 9 - Paul Williamson sax, Shane Ryall gtr, Tim Neal Hammond B3, Michael Jordan dms, Elvis Aljus perc.
  • De Vries: Peregrine. Doug de Vries Trio.
  • Stevens: This Quiet Life. Tim Stevens Trio.
  • Bley - Sing Me Softly of the Blues - Carla Bley pno and Steve Swallow bass
  • Closing remarks and theme

  • 8th January

    Show Playlist
  • Hines: Number 19. Earl Hines and His Orch.
  • Arlen/Koehler - Get Happy - J.J. Johnson tbn, Clifford Brown tpt, Jimmy Heath ten, John Lewis pno, Percy Heath bass, Kenny Clarke dms.
  • Hoffman/Silver - Born to Be Blue - Helen Merrill & the Clifford Brown Sextet arr. Quincy Jones
  • Rodgers/Hart - Falling In Love With Love - Helen Merril & the Clifford Brown Sextet
  • Hubbard - The Intrepid Fox - Freddie Hubbard tpt, Joe Henderson tenor/fl, Herbie Hancock elec pno/org, Ron Carter bass, Lenny White dms.
  • Jarrett - Moonchild/In Your Quiet Place - Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett
  • Brubeck - In Your Own Sweet Way - Chet Baker Quartet with Michel Graillier pno, Ricardo del Fra bass, Philip Catherine dms.
  • Kaper - Invitation - Stan Getz sax, Albert Dailey pno, Clint Houston bass, Billy Hart dms.
  • Miller: La Chambre. Mulgrew Miller, pno., Robert Hurst, db., Kenny Washington, drums.
  • Griffin: The Cat. Johnny Griffin, sax., Curtis Fuller, tbn., Steve Nelson, vibraphone, Michael Weiss, pno., Rhythm Section.
  • Salisbury/Mustafa - Call of the Wild - Jen Salisbury & James Mustafa
  • Salisbury/Mustafa - Oh Muse - Jen Salisbury & James Mustafa
  • Mezza - Seismi Dell'Anima - Mezza/Ginsburg Ensemble
  • Schuller: The Birth of the Cool Suite. Joe Lovano, sax., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Closing remarks and theme

  • 1st January

    Show Playlist
  • Theme and opening remarks
  • Introduction - Auld Lang Syne (trad)
  • Gillespie/Dorsey - Grand Central Getaway - Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
  • Jordan/Austin - Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby? - Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five
  • Turk/Ahlert - I'll Get By - Harry James & his Orchestra, voc. Buddy Moreno
  • Raye/De Paul - Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet - Kay Kyser & his Orchestra, voc. Sully Mason
  • Hirsch/Rose - 'Deed I Do - Lena Horne
  • Burke/Van Heusen - Swinging on a Star - Bing Crosby with the Music Maids and the Charioteers
  • Shand/Eaton/Leader - Dance With a Dolly - Ginny Simms
  • Segure - Amen - Woody Herman and his Orchestra
  • Ruiz/Skylar - Amor - Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra voc. Bonnie Lou Williams
  • Krupa/Eldridge - Drum Boogie - Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
  • Arlen/Mercer - Accentuate the Positive - Johnny Mercer and the Pied Pipers
  • Schultze/Connor - Lili Marlene - Vaughn Monroe
  • public domain - Adjutant's Call - Major Meredith Willson and the AFRS Band
  • Rose/Gallop - Holiday For Strings - Spike Jones and his City Slickers
  • Basie - Jumpin' At the Woodside - Count Basie and his Orchestra
  • Closing - Auld Lang Syne (trad)
  • Duke: I Can't Get Started. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Foster: Shiny Stockings. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Strayhorn: Satin Doll. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Ellington: Sophisticated Lady. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Ellington: Things Ain't What They Used to Be. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Cowan (arr. Burrows): Waltzing Matilda. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Williams (arr. Burrows): Basin Street Blues. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Closing remarks and theme

  • 25th December

    Show Playlist
  • Theme and opening remarks
  • James/Wheeler - The Silver Stars Are In the Sky - The Idea of North
  • Trad - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Don Burrows Quintet
  • Spikes - Someday Sweetheart - Bob Barnard
  • de Ryk - Thin Air - Mood Indigo
  • Bailey - Another Journey - Judy Bailey cond. Sydney Conservatorium Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble
  • Trad arr Marsalis - Carol of the Bells - Wynton Marsalis
  • Mann/Blaine - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Oscar Peterson pno,
  • Traditional (arr. Burrows): St. Thomas. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Melrose: Tin Roof Blues. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Leiber: Bernie's Tune. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Mandel: Emily. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Various: Medley: Singin' in the Rain/Get Me to the Church on Time. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Traditional (arr. Burrows): Cradle Song. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Traditional (arr. Burrows): Orchids and Butterflies. Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Petrucci: The Journey Home. Tony Gould, pno., Peter Petrucci, gtr.
  • Gennon/Kent - I'll Be Home For Christmas - The Idea of North

  • 18th December

    Show Playlist
  • Theme and opening remarks - Christmas broadcast from 1948 Real Book Just a smattering of Christmas music by jazz artists, both local and international
  • Prima - Sing Sing Sing - Brian May & the ABC Show Band featuring Ron Sandilands on drums
  • Barnhill - That's the Biz - Esstee Big Band
  • Frishberg: Peel Me a Grape. Ramsey Lewis, pno., Larry Gray, acoustic bass, Nancy Wilson, voc.
  • Porter: You'd be so Nice to Come Home to. Nancy Wilson, voc.
  • Salisbury/Mustafa - Do You Love Christmas? - Jen Salisbury
  • Trad - We Three Kings of Orient Are - Wynton Marsalis
  • Ellis - Indian Lady - Don Ellis Orchestra (Don Ellis tpt)
  • M. Gibbs - Inside In - Gary Burton & Steve Swallow
  • Henderson - Inner Urge - Joe Henderson Big Band Joe Henderson - Tenor Saxophone, Composer Slide Hampton - Arranger Includes Chick Corea - Piano Christian McBride - Bass Lewis Nash - Drums
  • Interplay - Bill Evans Quintet
  • Mendelssohn arr. Burrows - Hark the Herald Angels Sing - Don Burrows Quintet
  • Cahn/Styne - Christmas Waltz - Oscar Peterson
  • Basie - One O'Clock Jump - unnamed orchestra
  • Simons/Sunshine/Gilbert - The Peanut Vendor - Stan Kenton and his Orchestra
  • Goodman/ Mundy/Christian - Air Mail Special - Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra
  • Waller/Razaf/Brooks - Ain't Misbehavin' - Kay Starr
  • Williams/Hickman - Rose Room - Benny Goodman Quintet
  • Fuller - Swedish Suite - Dizzy Gillespie and his Orchestra
  • Jubilee sign-off
  • Morrison: Moondance. Ramsey Lewis, pno., Larry Gray, acoustic bass, Nancy Wilson, voc.
  • Martin/Blaine - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - The Idea of North
  • Closing remarks and theme

  • 11th December

    Show Playlist
  • Theme and opening remarks
  • Ellington: Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue. Duke Ellington, pno., Johnny Hodges, sax., Cat Anderson, tpt., Paul Gonsalves, sax.
  • Bernstein: Somewhere. Ted Vining Trio.
  • McGann: Spirit song. Bernie McGann Quartet.
  • Starr: The Doyen. Frock.
  • Shorter: Night Dream. Kurt Elling, voc., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Adderley: Bimini. Cannonball Adderley, sax., Nat Adderley, cornet, Jazz Ensemble.
  • Swallow - I’m Your Pal - Gary Burton & Chick Corea
  • Ellington - In a Mellow Tone - Ella Fitzgerald with Oscar Peterson and Ben Webster
  • Ellington/Mills/Kurtz - In a Sentimental Mood - Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
  • Loesser - Inch Worm - John Coltrane Quartet with McCoy Tyner pno, Jimmy Garrison bass, Elvin Jones dms.
  • Duke: Autumn in New York. Billie Holiday, voc., Harry 'Sweets' Edison, tpt., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Gillespie: Wheatleigh Hall. Dizzy Gillespie, tpt., Sonny Rollins, sax.
  • Rodgers: Isn't It Romantic ?. Tony Bennett, voc., Ruby Braff/George Barnes Quartet.
  • Moross: Lazy Afternoon. Grant Green, gtr.
  • Lane: That Old Devil Moon. Carmen McRae, voc., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Gruber/Mohr - Silent Night - Wynton Marsalis and Kathleen Battle

  • 4th December

    Show Playlist
  • Theme and opening remarks - Johnny Mercer Real Book
  • Arlen/Mercer - Accentuate the Positive - Buddy Rich with the Buddy Bregman Orchestra Harry "Sweets" Edison trumpet Ted Nash tenor saxophone Jimmy Rowles piano Buddy Rich vocals, drums, Alvin Stoller drums, Buddy Bregman arranger/ orchestra /conductor
  • Bernie Hanighen/Mercer: Show Your Linen, Miss Richardson. Benny Goodman, cl., Johnny Mercer, voc.
  • Mercer: I'm an Old Cowhand. Kristin Berardi, voc., James Sherlock, gtr.
  • Arlen/Mercer - Come Rain or Come Shine - Anita O'Day with Jimmy Giuffre's Orchestra
  • Whiting/Mercer: Too Marvellous for Words. Nat 'King' Cole, voc., Various.
  • Mercer: G.I. Five. Louis Jordan, voc., Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.
  • Mundy/Young/Mercer - Travelin' Light - Chet Baker
  • Raksin/Mercer: Laura. Woody Herman and His Orch.
  • Rube Bloom/Mercer: Day In Day Out. Ruby Carter, voc., Unnamed Ensemble.
  • Schertzinger/Mercer (arr. McKenzie): I Remember You. Julien Wilson, sax., Hugh Stuckey, gtr., Alex Boneham, bass, Sarah McKenzie, voc., Sarah McKenzie, pno., Craig Simon, drums, Javier Fredes, perc.
  • Leonard/Martin - I’m All Smiles - Bill Evans & orch cond Michel Legrand
  • Raye/De Paul/Johnstone - I’ll Remember April - Chet Baker Quartet Chet Baker (Trumpet) Gerard Gustin (Piano) Jimmy Bond (Bass) Bert Dalhander (Drums)
  • Monk - I Mean You - Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk
  • Coltrane - Impressions - John Coltrane sax,
  • Gordon Jenkins/Mercer - P.S. I Love You - Billie Holiday voc, Harry "Sweets" Edison tpt, Willie Smith alto, Bobby Tucker pno, Barney Kessel gtr, Red Callendar bass, Chico Hamilton dms
  • Legrand/Mercer: Once Upon a Summertime. Tony Gould, pno., Emma Gilmartin, voc.
  • Arlen/Mercer - Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home - Helen Merrill with Gil Evans Orch.
  • Joseph Kosma/Mercer: Autumn Leaves. Cassandra Wilson, voc., Jacky Terrasson, pno., Lonnie Plaxico, db., Kenny Davis, db., Mino Cinelu, perc.
  • Ralph Burns/Woody Herman//Mercer - Early Autumn - Anita O'Day with Marty Paich Orch.
  • Arlen/Mercer: One For My Baby. Joe Lovano, sax., Judi Silvano, sop., Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble.
  • Arlen/Mercer: Blues in the Night. Chanticleer.
  • Mancini/Mercer (arr. Nicolle): Days of Wine and Roses. Michelle Nicolle, voc., Geoff Hughes, gtr., Howard Cairns, db., Ronny Ferella, drums, Michelle Nicolle, pno.
  • Mancini/Mercer - Charade - Sarah Vaughan with orch arr/cond Quincy Jones
  • Van Heusen/Mercer - I Thought About You - Billie Holiday voc, Bobby Tucker pno
  • Mancini/Mercer: Moon River. Joe Chindamo, pno., Nina Ferro, voc.
  • Closing remarks and theme

  • 27th November

    Show Playlist
  • Theme and opening remarks Resumption of Real Book exploration New CDs that have come to hand
  • Chattaway - Superbone Meets the Badman - Esstee Big Band (featuring Andrew Serpell tbn and Phillip Reichman bari)
  • Mulder - Mambo for Mike - Esstee Big Band (featuring Matt Poynter sax)
  • Jacquet: Robbins' Nest. Tamara Murphy, db., Hetty Kate, voc., James Sherlock, gtr. {plug her appearance this Saturday on "All That Jazz" with Harry Karalis}
  • Foster - Living Planet - Galapagos Duck
  • Scurry - Beach Burial - Allan Browne's Australian Jazz Band
  • Scurry - Last Trams - Allan Browne's Australian Jazz Band
  • Gershwin/Duke - I Can’t Get Started - Bunny Berigan & his Orch
  • Rodgers/Hart - I Could Write a Book - Dinah Washington and orch arr/cond Quincy Jones - from "Pal Joey"
  • C. Bley - Ida Lupino - Paul Bley pno, Steve Swallow bass, Barry Altschul dms
  • Jobim - If You Never Come to Me - Esperanza Spalding and Gretchen Parlato
  • Ellington - I Got It Bad and That Ain’t Good - Duke Ellington Orch. With Ivie Anderson feat. Johnny Hodges
  • Ellington/Nemo/Mills - I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart - Duke Ellington Orch.
  • Porter - I Love You - Kenny Dorham Quintet (K.D. tpt, Jimmy Heath Tenor And Baritone Saxophones, Walter Bishop Piano, Percy Heath Bass, Kenny Clarke Drums)
  • Lewis - Sketch - J.J. Johnson tbn, Clifford Brown tpt, Jimmy Heath sax, John Lewis pno, Percy Heath bass, Kenny Clarke dms.
  • Shagly - Tony Williams
  • Mezza - Afa (extended intro) - Vittorio Mezza pno, Mark Ginsburg sax feat. Bel a Cappella
  • Mezza - Afa - Vittorio Mezza pno, Mark Ginsburg sax feat. Bel a Cappella
  • Marcel - Nostalgia de un Sueno -Blanco y Negro
  • Marcel - Nostalgia de Otro Sueno -Blanco y Negro
  • Clausen - Dreamland - Carlos Malta sax, Thomas Clausen pno, Romulo Duarte bass.
  • Closing remarks and theme

  • 20th November

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