Playlists with tracks by Lester Young

Friday 13th October 2017
Iggy Pop
Iggy Confidential
22 / 26 Tracks
The weekend is almost upon us so let Iggy Pop serve you up the perfect sonic cocktail.

Mac DeMarco This Old Dog
Noga Erez Dance While You Shoot
Buddy Guy Damn Right, I've Got The Blues
Terry Riley A Rainbow in Curved Air
Lester Young These Foolish Things
The Gories Nitroglycerine
John Cale Hallelujah
Stanley Cowell Travelin' Man
Archie Shepp Blase
Little Walter Lights Out
Perfume Genius Slip Away
Laura Mvula Sing To The Moon
Rafiki Jazz HiLife Mama
Mal Waldron's All Stars Fine and Mellow
Flatbush ZOMBiES Glorious Thugs
Pauline Oliveros Bottoms Up
Death Valley Girls No Reason
Miles Davis Sid's Ahead
Leikeli47 Elian's Theme, Based On a True Story
Cavern of Anti-Matter Phototones
Cody ChesnuTT Image of Love
Eartha Kitt I'd Rather Be Burned As a Witch
Fritz Vicious Fix
Stanley Cowell Earthly Heavens
Chad VanGaalen Pine And Clover
Colin Steele Quartet The Bluebells
Saturday 30th September 2017
Saturday - Martin Handley
5 / 16 Tracks
Martin Handley presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.

Henry Purcell Chacony à 4 in G minor
Jean Sibelius The Bard
Claude Debussy Lindaraja
Josef Suk Fantastic Scherzo
James MacMillan Barncleupedie
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra The Dam Busters March
Michael Tippett Prelude, 'Autumn' (Crown of the Year)
Michael Tippett Victoria rules an autumn land (Crown of the Year)
Arcangelo Corelli Trio Sonata in C minor, Op 1 No 8
Hubert Parry Elegy for Brahms
Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in G major, Kk.146
Amanda Maier Violin Sonata in B minor (3rd mvt)
Lester Young I’ve Found A New Baby
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony in F major, K 76
Edvard Grieg Holberg Suite, Op 40 (Air)
Thomas Morley Now is the month of maying à 5
Saturday 15th April 2017
Jazz Record Requests
9 / 15 Tracks
Alyn Shipton's selection includes music by the late Horace Parlan.

Lee Morgan Mr Kenyatta
Sonny Rollins I'll Remember April
Horace Parlan Back From The Gig
Gerry Mulligan Quartet Spring Is Sprung
Buck Clayton You Can Depend On Me
Jimmy Mcgriff & Groove Holmes Licks A Plenty
Bessie Smith St. Louis Blues
Lester Young Body And Soul
Kid Ory Yellow Dog Blues
Luis Russell (Singing) Pretty Songs
Martin, Claire With The Jim Mullen Quartet Some Cats Know
Bob Mielke Weary Blues
Charlie Parker Back Home Blues Part 2
Jack Teagarden Basin St Blues
Alex Walsh & His Band You'll Cry Someday
Saturday 25th March 2017
Jazz Record Requests
7 / 12 Tracks
Alyn Shipton's selection of requests includes music from Neil Cowley and Betty Carter.

Neil Cowley Garden of Love
The Jazz Five There It Is
Fats Waller Honeysuckle Rose
Jelly Roll Morton The Pearls
Miles Davis Walkin'
Lester Young I Never Knew
Fred Hunt Yesterdays
Jazz Warriors Abolition Day
Oliver Nelson There's a Yearning
Sidney Bechet Days Beyond Recall
Betty Carter When It's Sleepy Tine Down South
Dave Frishberg A Blizzard of Lies
Sunday 29th January 2017
Clare Teal
Matt Ruddick
15 / 24 Tracks
Clare is joined by Chet Baker expert Matt Ruddick.

Chet Baker My Funny Valentine (feat. Chet Baker)
Ray Noble Hang Out The Stars In Indiana
Diana Krall From This Moment On
Glenn Miller Moonlight Serenade
Dean Martin Standing On The Corner
Chet Baker The More I See You
Dinah Washington Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby
Ted Heath Tequila
Benny Goodman Clarinet A La King
Keely Smith I've Got You Under My Skin
Oliver Nelson Hobo Flats
Sallie Blair What Is This Thing Called Love
Wally Stott Orchestra Get Happy
Billy May Riverboat Shuffle
Ray Ellington She Didn't Say Yes
Sérgio Mendes & Brasil ’66 Mas Que Nada
Jack Costanzo Introduction How To Play Bongos
Kansas Smitty's House Band Whisky Rag
Wally Stott Orchestra How High The Moon
Chet Baker Rondette
Lester Young Pennies From Heaven (feat. Lester Young)
Metronome All-Stars Band Sweet Lorraine
Chet Baker Quartet I Get Along Without You Very Well
Chet Baker Trio Mister B
Saturday 24th September 2016
Jazz Record Requests
Sound Frontiers
8 / 13 Tracks
Live from Southbank Centre, Alyn Shipton presents listeners' requests for music from 1946.

Coleman Hawkins Say It Isn't So
Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday The Blues are Brewin'
Charlie Parker Yardbird Suite
Cab Calloway Hey Now, Hey Now
Woody Herman The Good Earth
Art Tatum Begin the Beguine
Duke Ellington Tonk
Jazz at The Philharmonic Bugle Call Rag
Lester Young Lester's Bebop Boogie
T‐Bone Walker It's A Low Down Dirty Deal
Woody Herman Summer Sequence Parts I, II and III
Django Reinhardt Ride Red Ride
George Webb South
Monday 6th June 2016
Jools Holland
Levi Roots
6 / 10 Tracks
Jools welcomes Levi Roots to the studio to sing with the band and pick some records.

Beth Hart Tell Her You Belong To Me
Levi Roots Rise Above
Levi Roots Rice and Peas
Blind Faith Can't Find My Way Home
Lester Young These Foolish Things
Tommy Ridgley Jam Up Twist
Levi Roots with Jools Holland & Band Don't Worry Be Happy
Count Basie G.I.Stomp
Fats Waller & Al Casey Buck Jumpin
Jools Holland & Band I'm In The Mood For Love
Sunday 22nd May 2016
Clare Teal
19 / 25 Tracks
Clare presents the best in big band, swing and band vocalists.

The Four Freshmen Speak Low
Nelson Riddle Straighten Up And Fly Right
Joe Temperley Warm Valley
Gary Williams The Way You Look Tonight
Harry Roy Goody Goodbye
Astrud Gilberto The Girl From Ipanema
Richard Cheese Yellow
Sarah Vaughan Sweet Gingerbread Man
Rosemary Clooney How About You
Benny Goodman All The Cats Join In
Ella Fitzgerald Too Darn Hot
Harry Connick, Jr. Smile
Dianne Reeves You're Driving Me Crazy
Johnny Hodges Day Dream
Coleman Hawkins Body And Soul
John Dankworth Crazy Rhythm
Ted Heath Colonel Bogey
Kid Ory Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula
Lester Young Never Be The Same
Herbie Steward Four Brothers (feat. Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Serge Chaloff & Herbie Steward)
Jason Rebello Blackbird
Kenny Baker's Half Dozen Keeping Out Of Mischief Now
Vic Lewis Sax Blue
Motis Chamorro Big Band It Never Entered My Mind
National Youth Jazz Orchestra Modesty Blaise
Sunday 1st May 2016
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Nat King Cole
12 / 14 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith surveys the keyboard hits of Nat King Cole.

Nat King Cole I Know That You Know
Nat King Cole What Is This Thing Called Love?
Nat King Cole Jumpin' At Capitol
Nat King Cole Honey Hush
Nat King Cole Early Morning Blues
Nat King Cole Sweet Lorraine
Nat King Cole Straighten Up And Fly Right
Nat King Cole Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You
Nat King Cole Honeysuckle Rose
Lester Young Indiana
Jazz at the Philharmonic All-Stars Blues
Nat King Cole Easy Listening Blues
Shadow Wilson I've Found A New Baby
Nat King Cole Jack The Bellboy
Saturday 5th March 2016
Jazz Record Requests
7 / 12 Tracks
Alyn Shipton with listeners' requests, including music by Bobby Hutcherson and McCoy Tyner

Dick Wellstood Who?
Phil Woods Falling
Lester Young Beautiful Eyes
Bessie Smith St. Louis Blues
Count Basie How High The Moon
Bobby Hutcherson Old Devil Moon
Coleman Hawkins Hello Lola
John Hallam Everything But You
Mart Rodger Love Me or Leave Me
Acker Bilk Caravan
Alan Haven What's New
Humphrey Lyttelton Cakewalking Babies From Home
Sunday 28th February 2016
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
13 / 15 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith selects highlights from early Vogue recordings of the 1950s.

Charlie Parker Embraceable You
Earl Bostic Flamingo
Sidney Bechet Original Dixieland One-Step
Lester Young Jumpin' With Symphony Sid
Pete Johnson Yancey Special
Serge Chaloff Bop Scotch
Bud Powell Wail
Stan Getz Mosquito Knees
The Spirit of Memphis Quartet Every Time I Feel The Spirit
Duke Ellington Tonk
Wynonie Mr Blues Harris Good Rockin' Tonight
Erroll Garner These Foolish Things
Jelly Roll Morton Buddy Bolden's Blues
Blind John Davis Hometown Blues
James Moody and His Orchestra Sleepwalker Boogie
Sunday 7th February 2016
Clare Teal
Pete Long
17 / 23 Tracks
Clare welcomes resident musicologist Pete Long back to the studio.

Lester Young Who?
Freddie Slack Cow Cow Boogie
Duke Ellington Johnny Come Lately
Anita O’Day Under A Blanket Of Blue
Al Grey Makin' Whoopee
Ottilie Patterson I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Nat King Cole Let's Face The Music And Dance
Rosemary Clooney Swinging On A Star
Duke Ellington Satin Doll
Count Basie Fantail
Jimmy Smith The Cat
Woody Herman Woodchopper's Ball
Henry Mancini Mr Lucky
Oliver Nelson Back Woods
Tommy Dorsey Swing High
Anne Shelton A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
Billy May I've Never Been In Love Before
Echoes of Ellington Suddenly It Jumped
Georgina Jackson I Didn't Know About You
Harry James Lullabye Of Broadway
Chris Dean's Syd Lawrence Orchestra Strike Up The Band
Conrad Veidt Where The Lighthouse Shines Across The Bay
Michael Bublé The Summer Wind
Tuesday 15th December 2015
Jamie Cullum
Moon Hooch
9 / 13 Tracks
Moon Hooch join Jamie and answer questions about their jazz influences in Take 5.

John Coltrane Mr P.C.
Moon Hooch Bari 3
Slim & Slam Jump Session
Miles Davis ESP
Moondog Oasis
Erroll Garner The Way You Look Tonight
Siriusmo Testliebe
Sara Mitra Nothing And No One
Melt Yourself Down Dot To Dot
Alex Merritt Quartet Ugly Beauty
Hackney Colliery Band Dead Dialogue (live at Maida Vale)
Jacob Collier For The Longest Time (feat. Jacob Collier)
Lester Young The Man I Love (feat. Lester Young)
Tuesday 20th October 2015
Jamie Cullum
7 / 10 Tracks
Jamie Cullum hosts a BBC Maida Vale session from Eska.

Quincy Jones Summer In The City
TC Elevator
Rene Costy Scrabble
Lou Donaldson Hamp's Hump
Leroy Jones How Come You Do Me Like You Do?
Lester Young Me, Myself & I
Mark de Clive-Lowe Yene Konjo
Eska Rock Of Ages (live at Maida Vale)
Eska Satisfaction (live at Maida Vale)
Eska Shades Of Blue (live at Maida Vale)
Tuesday 11th August 2015
BBC Proms
2015 Season, Prom 35, Prom 35 (part 1): Story of Swing
3 / 12 Tracks
Clare Teal and the Guy Barker and Winston Rollins Big Bands celebrate the birth of swing.

Lester Young Lester Leaps In
Jelly Roll Morton King Porter Stomp
Irving Berlin Marie
Redd Evans/Earl Bostic Let Me Off Uptown
Russ Columbo/Clarence Gaskill/Leo Robin Prisoner Of Love
Stanley Adams/Hoagy Carmichael Sing Me A Swing Song
Duke Ellington/Paul Francis Webster I Got It Bad
Will Hudson White Heat
Gene Clifford Smoke Rings
Joe 'King'Oliver/Lil Hardin West End Blues/Struttin' With Some Barbecue
Joe 'King'Oliver/Louis Armstrong Sugar Foot Stomp
Mack Gordon/Harry Warren (I've Got A Girl In) Kalamazoo
Saturday 25th July 2015
Jazz Record Requests
7 / 11 Tracks
Alyn Shipton introduces music by pianists Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap.

Renee Rosnes Chorinho
Art Blakey Moanin'
Jelly Roll Morton Dr. Jazz
Dakota Staton A Foggy Day
Chris Barber St Louis Blues
Lester Young Gigantic Blues
Tina Brooks Miss Hazel
The Yorkshire Jazz Band Snake Rag
Bill Holman Bemsha Swing
Ken Colyer Wandering
Raphael Johnson Smile
Sunday 17th May 2015
Moira Stuart
12 / 13 Tracks
Music till midnight - the best in easy listening sounds and timeless standards.

Jamie Cullum You And The Night And The Music
Lester Young These Foolish Things
Bill Evans The Peacocks
Cassandra Wilson The Day In The Life Of A Fool
Oscar Peterson Night & Day
Roberta Gambarini I See Your Face Before Me
Tony Bennett A Rainy Day
Tony Bennett Moments Like This
Chris Connor Slap That Bass
Tony Bennett City Of The Angels
Tony Bennett The Day You Leave Me
Kay Starr I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans
Diana Krall S'Wonderful
Friday 17th April 2015
Iggy Pop
Iggy Confidential
25 / 29 Tracks
Iggy continues his new Friday night show, serving up a sonic cocktail to start the weekend

Turbonegro All My Friends Are Dead
Joey Bada$$ Black Beetles
Philip Glass Koyaanisqatsi
Steve Reich Music for 18 Musicians: Section I
Parquet Courts Stoned & Starving
Girlpool Jane
Red Fang Prehistoric Dog
Suicide Cheree
Nikki Lane You Can't Talk to Me Like That
Junior Wells Snatch It Back and Hold It
Peaches Trick or Treat
Goat To Travel the Path Unknown
Miles Davis Black Satin
Curtis Harding Surf
Sleaford Mods The Demon
Jacuzzi Boys Planet of the Dreamers
The Barbecues Aaya Lolo
Brighter Side of Darkness Love Jones
Queen Ida La Bas Two Step
Hadiqa Kiani Chankata
Lester Young Big Eyes Blues
Link Wray Switchblade
Pete Johnson & His Boogie Woogie Boys Cherry Red
Royal Blood Ten Tonne Skeleton
Fat White Family I Am Mark E Smith
Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys Crawling King Snake
Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolias Mighty Mighty Chief
Cherry Glazerr White's Not My Color This Evening
Sonic's Rendezvous Band Electrophonic Tonic (Live, Masonic Auditorium, 1978)
Sunday 8th February 2015
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Buddy Rich
10 / 10 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith traces the career of drummer Buddy Rich.

Buddy Rich Love For Sale
Buddy Rich West Side Story
Artie Shaw Traffic Jam
Lester Young I've Found a New Baby
Tommy Dorsey Quiet Please
Tommy Dorsey The Minor Goes Muggin'
Buddy Rich Jumpin' at the Woodside
Art Tatum This Can't Be Love
Tommy Dorsey Hallelujah
Saturday 18th October 2014
Jazz Record Requests
8 / 11 Tracks
Alyn Shipton's selection remembers the late Kenny Wheeler. Plus music from the MJQ.

The Modern Jazz Quartet Summertime
Lester Young These Foolish Things
Meade Lux Lewis Honky Tonk Train Blues
Kenny Wheeler 3/4 In The Afternoon
Kenny Baker's Dozen Squatty Roo
Stan Kenton Viva Prado
Teddy Charles Etude
Coleman Hawkins Hanid
Joe Temperley Fascinating Rhythm
John Dankworth The Cave of Montesinos
Nia Lynn-Bannau Trio Harriett
Saturday 30th August 2014
Jazz Record Requests
2 / 7 Tracks
Alyn Shipton with requests, including the Keith Jarrett Standards Trio and Kathy Stobart.

Lester Young I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan
Marian McPartland The Clothed Woman
Alan Barnes Lonely Woman
Humphrey Lyttelton and His Band Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You
Keith Jarrett Trio Honeysuckle Rose
Linley Hamilton This Can't Be Love
Stefano Bollani Joy In Spite of Everything
Sunday 17th August 2014
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Bill Coleman
6 / 9 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith celebrates trumpeter Bill Coleman, who made his major career in France.

Bill Coleman Bill Coleman Blues
Django Reinhardt Sweet Sue, Just You
Bill Coleman I'm In The Mood For Love
Bill Coleman Bill Street Blues
Joe Marsala and His Delta Four Three O'Clock Jump
Lester Young Hello Babe
Stphane Grappelli Chicago
Stphane Grappelli Where or When
Stphane Grappelli It's Wonderful
Sunday 2nd February 2014
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Roy Eldridge
13 / 13 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith surveys the passionate career of trumpet great Roy Eldridge.

Lester Young This Year's Kisses
Roy Eldridge Wabash Stomp
Roy Eldridge The Walker
Roy Eldridge Christopher Columbus
Roy Eldridge Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Roy Eldridge The Gasser
Roy Eldridge Heckler's Hop
Roy Eldridge Rockin' Chair
Roy Eldridge Blues in C Sharp Minor
Coleman Hawkins 'Swonderful
Chu Berry Warmin' Up
Roy Eldridge Gofor
Roy Eldridge Sittin' In
Saturday 9th November 2013
Jazz Record Requests
6 / 8 Tracks
Alyn Shipton introduces a selection of listeners' requests.

Billy Taylor I Wish I Knew
Stan Kenton The Peanut Vendor
Lester Young Lady Be Good
Count Basie Mama Don?t Want No Peas and Rice and Coconut Oil
Chico Hamilton The Sage
Marc Thomas Maybe September
Ahmad Jamal Ponciana
William Albright Kismet Rag
Saturday 28th September 2013
Jazz Record Requests
8 / 10 Tracks
Alyn Shipton's selection of listeners' requests incudes jazz from Fats Waller.

Jack Teagarden A Hundred Years From Today
Louis Armstrong Tiger Rag
Marian McPartland Skylark
Jimmy McGriff All About My Girl
George Melly Frankie and Johnny
Chris Barber's Jazz Band Cornbread Peas and Black Molasses
Fats Waller You Look Good To Me
Lester Young I Didn't Know What Time It Was
Bud Freeman See What The Boys In the Backroom will Have
Iain Ballamy with Stian Carstensen Saving all my love for you
Sunday 22nd September 2013
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Sound of Cinema
11 / 11 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith selects key moments from jazz movies including The Benny Goodman Story.

Fats Waller Ain't Misbehavin
Lester Young On The Sunny Side of the Street
Benny Goodman China Boy
Billie Holiday Saddest Tale
Duke Ellington Ebony Rhapsody
Elmer Bernstein Frankie Machine
Lester Young Midnight Symphony
Gerry Mulligan Black Nightgown
Jimmy Giuffre The Train and the River
Lester Young Jammin' the Blues
Louis Armstrong Ain't it the Truth
Saturday 21st September 2013
Jazz Record Requests
Sound of Cinema
5 / 10 Tracks
Alyn Shipton presents Sound of Cinema requests, including Lester Young and Ethel Waters.

Billie Holiday Fine and Mellow
Benny Goodman Rachel's Dream
Lester Young Midnight Symphony
Stan Getz Autumn Leaves
Jo Ann Greer Blue Pacific Blues
Wayne Shorter The Peacocks
Duke Jordan No Problem (Part 2)
John Williams Jaws - music for the film (Title music)
Ornette Coleman Intersong
Richard Ormrod The Deadwood Stage
Saturday 25th May 2013
Jazz Record Requests
7 / 8 Tracks
Alyn Shipton presents a selection of listeners' requests in all styles of jazz.

Lester Young Sometimes I?m Happy
Artie Shaw Comin? On
Original Dixieland Jazz Band Satanic Blues
In the Country Silverspring
Art Blakey The Hub
Ken Colyer Gatemouth
Sonny Stitt S?wonderful
Benny Green See See Rider
Sunday 24th March 2013
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Lester Young
11 / 12 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith picks highlights from the post-Basie career of saxophonist Lester Young.

Lester Young I Want to be Happy
Lester Young Lester Leaps In
Lester Young Sometimes I?m Happy
Lester Young All of Me
Lester Young This Year?s Kisses
Lester Young Ghost of a Chance
Lester Young When You?re Smiling
Lester Young I Got Rhythm
Lester Young Three Little Words
Lester Young D.B. Blues
Lester Young Jumpin? with Symphony Sid
Lester Young Ad-lib Blues
Sunday 25th November 2012
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Count Basie, Episode 1
12 / 14 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith celebrates Count Basie's work with his original Orchestra.

Count Basie Jumpin? at the Woodside
Count Basie Blue and Sentimental
Lester Young Taxi War Dance
Count Basie Avenue C
Count Basie Blow Top
Lester Young Shoe Shine Boy
Count Basie Roseland Shuffle
Count Basie One O?Clock Jump
Jimmy Rushing I left My Baby
Count Basie John?s Idea
Count Basie The World is Mad, Parts 1 & 2
Count Basie That Rhythm Man
Lester Young Cherokee Pts 1 & 2
Count Basie Song of the Islands