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Ruby Braff, Tommy Flanagan, Don Raye, Sammy Gallop

03/16/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate birthdays tonight of cornet player Ruby Braff; of pianist & composer Tommy Flanagan, who we hear on classic jazz records by John Coltrane (Giant Steps) and Sonny Rollins (Saxophone Colossus) and lyricists Don Raye and Sammy Gallop.

Playlist

9:00pm

Sunset & The Mockingbird
Artist Name: Tommy Flanagan
Composer: Duke Ellington
Soloists: Tommy Flanagan-Piano
CD/Album: Sunset & The Mockingbird
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 93155 2
Release Year: 1998
Note: Birthday: Tommy Flanagan 3.16.1930
 

9:06pm

Syeeda's Song Flute
Artist Name: John Coltrane
Composer: John Coltrane
Soloists: John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Tommy Flanagan-Piano
CD/Album: Giant Steps
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic Jazz 1311-2
Release Year: 1959
Note: Birthday: Tommy Flanagan 3.16.1930
 

9:13pm

I'll Remember April
Artist Name: Dinah Washington with Clifford Brown
Composer: Don Raye, Gene DePaul, Johnston
Soloists: Dinah Washington-Vocals ; Clifford Brown-Trumpet
CD/Album: Brownie - The Complete EmArcy Recordings Of
Record co./Cat #: EmArcy 838 306-2
Release Year: 1954
Note: Birthday: Don Raye 3.16.1909
 

9:27pm

Night Lights
Artist Name: Nat King Cole
Composer: Conn, Sammy Gallop
Soloists: Nat King Cole-Piano, Vocals ; Nelson Riddle Orchestra
CD/Album: Night Lights
Record co./Cat #: Capitol 31964-2
Release Year: 1956
Note: Birthday: Sammy Gallop 3.16.1915
 

9:29pm

Blue 7
Artist Name: Sonny Rollins
Composer: Sonny Rollins
Soloists: Sonny Rollins-Tenor Sax ; Tommy Flanagan-Piano ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album: Saxophone Colossus
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 8105-2
Release Year: 1956
Note: Birthday: Tommy Flanagan 3.16.1930
 

9:42pm

Here's That Rainy Day
Artist Name: Eric Alexander & Vincent Herring
Composer: J. Burke, J. Van Heusen
Soloists: Eric Alexander-Tenor Sax ; Vincent Herring-Alto Sax ; Mike Ledonne-Piano
CD/Album: Friendly Fare
Record co./Cat #: HighNote 7232
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

9:51pm

Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most
Artist Name: Betty Carter
Composer: T. Wolf, Fran Landesman
Soloists: Betty Carter-Vocals ; John Hicks-Piano
CD/Album: The Audience With Betty Carter
Record co./Cat #: Verve/BetCar 835 684-2
Release Year: 1979
 

10:00pm

Kansas City Blues
Artist Name: Joe Williams
Composer: Count Basie
Soloists: Joe Williams-Vocals ; Ben Webster-Tenor Sax ; Junior Mance-Piano
CD/Album: Havin' A Good Time
Record co./Cat #: Hyena 9331
Release Year: 1964
 

10:07pm

Ramblin' Blues
Artist Name: James Carter Organ Trio
Composer: Maybelle Smith, Fred Mendelsohn
Soloists: James Carter-Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax ; Miche Braden-Vocals
CD/Album: At The Crossroads
Record co./Cat #: EmArcy B0016081-02
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:11pm

Crawlin'
Artist Name: New Orleans Nightcrawlers
Composer: Jason Mingeldorff
CD/Album: Funknicity
Record co./Cat #: Rounder 2154
Release Year: 1997
 

9:21pm

Love Is
Artist Name: Dewey Redman Quartet
Composer: Dewey Redman
Soloists: Dewey Redman-Tenor Sax ; Charles Eubanks-Piano ; Ed Blackwell-Drums
CD/Album: The Struggle Continues
Record co./Cat #: ECM 1225
Release Year: 1982
 

10:30pm

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Artist Name: Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy
Composer: Trad.
Soloists: Eric Dolphy-Bass Clarinet ; Johnny Coles-Trumpet ; Jaki Byard-Piano ; Charles Mingus-Bass ; Dannie Richmond-Drums
CD/Album: Cornell 1964
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 92210-2
Release Year: 1964
 

10:37pm

Work Song
Artist Name: Gregory Porter
Composer: Nat Adderley
Soloists: Gregory Porter-Vocals
CD/Album: Be Good
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 75
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:45pm

What's New
Artist Name: Ruby Braff and His New England Songhounds
Composer: Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke
Soloists: Ruby Braff-Cornet ; Scott Hamilton-Tenor Sax ; Dave McKenna-Piano ; Howard Alden-Guitar
CD/Album: Volume Two
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 4504
Release Year: 1992
Note: Birthday: Ruby Braff 3.16.1927
 

10:52pm

Doce De Coco (Sweet Coconut)
Artist Name: Yotam
Composer: Jacob do Bandolim
Soloists: Yotam-Guitar
CD/Album: Brasil
Record co./Cat #: Jazz Legacy Productions 1101016
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

11:00pm

Home
Artist Name: Wallace Roney
Composer: Wallace Roney
Soloists: Wallace Roney-Trumpet ; Antoine Roney-Tenor Sax ; Aruan Ortiz-Keyboards
CD/Album: Home
Record co./Cat #: HighNote 7218
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:08pm

Freedom Jazz Dance
Artist Name: Cynthia Felton
Composer: Eddie Harris, Eddie Jefferson
Soloists: Cynthia Felton-Vocals ; John Beasley-Piano
CD/Album: Freedom Jazz Dance
Record co./Cat #: Felton Entertainment 0003
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:12pm

Human Nature [trio extension]
Artist Name: Vijay Iyer Trio
Composer: Vijay Iyer
Soloists: Vijay Iyer-Piano
CD/Album: Accelerando
Record co./Cat #: ACT Music 9524-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:23pm

Prisoner Of Love
Artist Name: Marianne Solivan
Composer: Leo Robin, Clarence Gaskill, Russ Columbo
Soloists: Marianne Solivan-Vocals ; Xavier Davis-Piano
CD/Album: Prisoner Of Love
Record co./Cat #: Hipnotic Records 10007
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:29pm

Eclypso
Artist Name: Tommy Flanagan Trio
Composer: Tommy Flanagan
Soloists: Tommy Flanagan-Piano ; Peter Washington-Bass ; Lewis Nash-Drums
CD/Album: Sea Changes
Record co./Cat #: Evidence 22191-2
Release Year: 1996
Note: Birthday: Tommy Flanagan 3.16.1930
 

11:36pm

St. Thomas
Artist Name: Sonny Rollins
Composer: Sonny Rollins
Soloists: Sonny Rollins-Tenor Sax ; Tommy Flanagan-Piano ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album: Saxophone Colossus
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 8105-2
Release Year: 1956
Note: Birthday: Tommy Flanagan 3.16.1930
 

11:43pm

Pedal Point Blues
Artist Name: Charles Mingus
Composer: Charles Mingus
Soloists: Charles Mingus-Bass
CD/Album: Mingus Ah Um
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 53436-2
Release Year: 1959
 

11:50pm

The Man I Love
Artist Name: Gregoire Maret
Composer: George & Ira Gershwin
Soloists: Gregoire Maret-Harmonica ; Cassandra Wilson-Vocals
CD/Album: Gregoire Maret
Record co./Cat #: Eone Music 2413
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:55pm

There Must Be A Way
Artist Name: Louis Armstrong
Composer: Sammy Gallop
Soloists: Louis Armstrong-Vocals & Trumpet
CD/Album: What A Wonderful World
Record co./Cat #: MCA Records 25204
Release Year: 1968
 
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