Tuesday, November 30, 2010


Apologies for the poor sound quality on Show 44,and for those of you who received advance copies of show 45 and 46.I will get rid of the Gremlins and redo the shows.The music is fine but voice quality is poor,new and improved shows coming soon!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Coming Soon...................................

Andy's Jazz Show is pleased to promote a new band on the Jazz scene. The bands name is Organic and if you like my show you will dig the sound of this band.I will feature them very soon on UK Jazz Radio in my Threeplay slot.

Here's a bit about the band,you can also check out their website Here

Organic – Band Biography

John-Paul Gard – Hammond Organ

John-Paul is well known on the British jazz circuit, and has recently played live with such stellar guitarists as Andreas Oberg and Alex Hutchings. He is influenced by players such as Jimmy Smith and Jack McDuff, as well as modern burners like Joey DeFrancesco.

Dominic Norcross – Tenor and Baritone Saxophone

Dominic is a regular on the jazz scene and has shared the stage with Dave Weckl, Mornington Locket, and Don Weller, to name a few. Digby Fairweather has compared his playing to that of Zoot Sims.

Nigel Williams – Drums

Nigel played for Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames for a number of years and has toured North America drumming for Van Morrison. He has played with the likes of Guy Barker, George Melly, Herb Ellis, Red Rodney and many others.

Johnny Davies – Guitar

Johnny has played in various bands at Brecon Jazz Festival, Birmingham Jazz festival and North Devon Jazz Festival. He has played at major clubs such as the 100 Club in London and is a regular at Cardiff’s CafĂ© Jazz, both with Organic and with his jump-jive band, The Numbers Racket.

All members of Organic are experienced players with a great feel for the music.
Track List:

1 Back In The Slot
2 Bit Too Hard
3 Carys
4 ‘Nother One Later
5 54, 34
6 New Found Land
7 H, As In Heavy
8 Stratosphere
9 Big Easy
10 BB’s Blues

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Andy's Jazz Shows #43 & #44

Show 43

Cubano Chant - Art Taylor
Dr Feelgood - Stan T
Goodtime Ride - Ronnie Laws
Monster - Takeshi Inomoto
Wizard Island -Jeff Lorber
Footprints - Ahmad Jamal
SKJ - Wes Montgomery and Milt Jackson
Kamakucha - Norman Connors

Keeper of the flame/Harold's house of jazz/New York Afternoon - Richie Cole

Sister Sadie - Jimmy Smith
Only so much oil in the ground - Tower Of Power
Fire and rain - Phil Upchurch
Where is the love - Grover Washington Jr
You send me - Rachelle Ferrell
Martha - Tom Browne
Sky Dive - George Benson
Waiting for Marvin - Shamek Farrah
Tutu - Marcus Miller

Lizard Island - Airborne
Looking up to you - Blackness all stars
Sconsolato - Nathan Davis
Hi fly - Monty Alexander
Pick up the pieces - Akiri Ishikawa
Warp factor 8 - Charles Earland
I don't know - First Cosins Jazz Ensemble

Jimmy Smith Fourmost

Midnight special / Main stem / Summertime

Peter Gunn - Deodato
The crickets sing - Dee Felice Trio
Glass - Jeff Resnick
Dancer - Gregory Charles Royal
Frankie - Iain Mackenzie
Grab this / Don't get around much anymore - Johnny Griffin
All the things you are - Andy Bey
People make the world go round - Grant Green Jr
Something Different - Canonball Adderley
Soul Sauce - Cal Tjader

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Jazz A Love Affair 56.

Here is the play list for my new show Jazz A Love Affair 56 and here is the link. http://thejazzrep.podomatic.com/
Part 1,
Von Freeman - Blues For Sunnyland, 2009, Vonski Speaks.
Junior Mance Trio - Blue Monk, 1995, Blue Mance.
Etta Jones - But Not For Me, 1962, Lonely And Blue.
Charles Lloyd Quartet - Ruby My Dear, 2010, Mirror.
Eric Gale - Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child, 1977, Multiplication.
Herb Geller/Ruth Price - Mr Music, 1996, The Al Cohn Songbook.
Herb Geller - Mr George, 1996, The Al Cohn Songbook.
Part 2,
James Carter - Free And Easy, 2004, Live At Baker's Keyboard Lounge.
Gloria Lynne - Whispering Grass, 1963, Gloria Marty And Strings.
Three In A Row From The Vinyl Vaults + One.
Al Cohn - I'm Tellin' Ya, 1958, Cohn's Tones.
Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - Yardbird Suite, 1975, Motoring Along.
Al Cohn/Zoot Sims - Improvisation For Unaccompanied Saxophones, 1960, You-N-Me.
Janice Joplin - Summertime, 1972, Greatest Hits.
Tubby Hayes Quartet - What Is This thing Called Love, 2010, Lament.
Cheers Ray.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Jazz A Love affair 55.

Here is the play list for the new show "Jazz A Love Affair 55" and here is the linkhttp://thejazzrep.podomatic.com/
Part 1,
Jazz Jamaica All Stars - Dolphin Dance, 2001, Massive.
Don Braden - You Can't Hide Love, 2006, Workin'.
Callie Cardamon - Love Jazz, 2010, Easy Street.
Seamus Blake - Subterfuge, 2009, Bellwether.
Pete Letanka Trio - In Your Own Sweet Way, 2005, Afrostocrazy.
Charles McPherson - Nostalgia In Times Square, 1994, First Flight Out.
Liane Carroll/Brian Kellock - Lover Come Back, 2008, Live At The Lampie.
Part 2,
Archie Shepp/Horace Parlan - Swing Low Sweet Chariot, 1992, Swing Low.
Three In A Row From The Vinyl Vaults.(Drummers)
The Dave Baily Sextet - Blues For J P, ?, Gettin' Into Somethin'.
Clark Tracey Quintet - Deesamundo, 1986, Suddenly Last Tuesday.
Buddy Rich - Birdland, 1977, Class Of 78.
Rachelle Ferrell - You Don't Know What Love Is, 1995, First Instrument.
Blue Mitchell - Blue Funk, 1971, Graffiti Blues.
Cheers Ray

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Andy's Jazz Show #42

Well first off a big thanks to Aja and Mark Robinson who identified
'Clouds' as in fact being All Night Long by Cloud,cheers guys.

This weeks show is another cracker with plenty of funky jazz,some classic uk jazz and a threeplay from Donald Byrd.There is also another track from the idea 6 album.Licks and Brains have reworked an old Quincy Jones number and called it Quincy convince me,good stuff all round,enjoy it.

i thought it was you - herbie hancock
rahsaan - freddie hubbard
toledo - judy bailey quartet
dancin' love affair - wayne henderson
dear limmeritz - azymuth

loving you / lansana's priestess / dominoes - donald byrd

buddy rich - richie cole
for mods only - chico hamilton
sunday lunch / storm warning - dick morrissey
silver and gold - dan adler
the train won't wait - ramsey lewis
quincy convince me - licks and brains
taboo - idea 6
a deeper blue - deep blue organ trio
what it is - spyro gyra

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Andy's Jazz Show # 41

Well I have finally managed to get my dates right and this is the current show.Plenty of good stuff throughout,the threeplay is an excellent one featuring joe sample and lalah hathaway.If anyone can remember who the artist is on clouds feel free to let me know,either by leaving a comment or by e-mail andysjazzshow@gmail.com
I am pretty sure Ray Carless features on the track.Cheers Andy

going out of my head - willie bobo
clouds - ?
whistle bump - deodato
west end dancer - jay hoggard
can't hide love - jimmy smith
red beans and rice - Keb mo & the jazz crusaders
speak low - joe farrell
when the world turns blue / when your life was low / one day i'll fly away - joe sample / lalah hathaway from the album The song lives on.
wildlife - donald byrd
inner circles - pacific eardrum
valsa for us - azymuth
intuit - fenytola featuring doug carn
black is the colour - wilbert longmire
batman - nelson riddle orchestra / neal hefti
mares - jimena fama
nuther'n like thuther'n - willis jackson
let there be love - nat king cole
it's your love - cargo

Monday, November 8, 2010

Jazz A Love Affair 54,

Here is my new shows play list, which includes three in a row from my vinyl vaults.
Here is the link http://thejazzrep.podomatic.com/

Jazz A Love Affair 54,
Part 1,
Jazz Warriors - Abolition Day, 2008, Afropeans.
John Lewis - Almost Like Being In Love, 1956, Grand Encounter.
Greg Alper Band - Five Verses For, 1978/2010, Fat Doggie.
Abbey Lincoln - Bird Alone, 1991, Gotta Pay The Band.
Ben Clatworthy - Mode For Joe, 2001, Seven 4 Nica.
Steve Turre/Ray Charles - Misty, 2000, In The Spur Of The Moment.
Stan Tracey Quartet - Benology, 2009, Senior Moment.
Part 2,
Benet McLean - Truth, 2005, Cliches For Another Day.
Vinyl Three In A Row,
George Masso - So Danco Mambo, 1981, A Swingin Case Of Masso-ism.
Bill Harris - It Might As Well Be Spring, 1957, Bill Harris And Friends.
Jimmy Knepper/Pepper Adams - Hellure, 1978, Hot Knepper And Pepper.
Diane Schurr - Besame Mucho, 2001, Swingin For Schurr.
Simon Spillett - Oleo, 2008, Sienna Red.
Bob Mintzer Big Band - Go Go, 2006, Old School New Lessons.
Cheers Ray.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Andy's Jazz Show #40

Life begins at 40 .....er...right!
Here's a great line up for my 40th show on UK Jazz radio.Keep the e-mails coming,I appreciate your comments.The threeplay this week is from Freddie Hubbard.

playlist show 40

maiden voyage - kaleidoscope
sunrise in tokyo - joe henderson
promises,promises - the jazz crusaders
you'll never find another love like mine - stanley turrentine

Without a song / things we did last summer / hub tones - Freddie Hubbard
Piano - Sir Roland Hanna
Bass - Ron Carter
Drums - Louis Hayes

fever - joe sample / lalah hathaway
cool days,jazz nights - joe augustine
gica's dance / tokyo dream - gerardo frisina
junior is black! - idea 6
sunday afternoon - janet lawson quintet
bucket o'blues - jeff lofton quartet
naptown blues - project g5
a child runs free - mario biondi

Jazz A Love Affair 53.

Here is the play list for the new show, Jazz A Love Affair 53, contains the new feature, Vinyl-Three in a Row, to help advertise Those Old Records and here is the link http://thejazzrep.podomatic.com/
Part 1,
Stan Tracey Octet - Humberto's Dream, 2010, The Later Works.
Zoe Gilby - Way Down In The Hole, 2010, Looking Glass.
Zoe Gilby - I'm Beginning To See The Light, 2010, Looking Glass.
Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Barnyard Scuffel Shuffel, 1973, Fanfare For The Warrior.
Bobby Wellins - The End Of A Love Affair, 1996, The Satin Album.
Brook Benton/Dinah Washington - Baby You Got What It Takes, 1960, The Two Of Us.
Pharoah Sanders - The Creator Has A Master Plan, 1969, Karma.
Andy Summers - Round Midnight, 1999, Green Chimney.
Part 2,
Acv - A Line Made By Walking, 2010, Fail In Wood.
Three In A Row (Vinyl)
Art Pepper - Over The Rainbow, 1980, Landscape.
Art Pepper - Yardbird Suite, 1979, 5 Birds And A Monk.
Art Pepper - Mambo Koyama, 1979, Today.
New York Voices - Love You Madly, 2007, A Day Like This.
Jesse Davis - J's Idea, 1998, First Insight.
Ronnie Cuber - Maiden Voyage, 1986, The Best Of.
Cheers Ray.