Playlists with tracks by Sonny Rollins

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
Sunday 22nd January 2017
Words and Music
The Bridge
5 / 11 Tracks
Texts and music on the theme of bridges, with readings by Paapa Essiedu and Alice St Clair

Johann Sebastian Bach "Goldberg Variations" - Aria
Bobbie Gentry Ode to Billie Joe
Sonny Rollins The Bridge
George Gershwin An American in Paris
Sally Beamish Bridging the Day
Johann Sebastian Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV 998 - Aria da capo
Léo Ferré/Apollinaire Le Pont Mirabeau
Benjamin Britten Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 - Wiener Walzer
Iain Chambers Bascule Chambers
Richard Wagner Schwüles Gedünst - aria from Das Rheingold
Richard Wagner Rhine maiden chorus from Das Rheingold
Sunday 8th January 2017
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
10 / 11 Tracks
Featuring tracks by Charlie Parker and Coleman Hawkins which have been called 'perfect'.

Sidney Bechet and His New Orleans Feetwarmers Shake It And Break It
The Dave Brubeck Quartet Southern Scene
Miles Davis Some Day My Prince Will Come
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra All Too Soon
Sonny Rollins Blue Seven
Duke Ellington Daybreak Express
Coleman Hawkins Body And Soul
Jazz at The Philharmonic Oh, Lady Be Good
Louis Armstrong Sweethearts On Parade
Jimmy Jones Oh, Lady Be Good
Saturday 22nd October 2016
Jazz Line-Up
Erik Truffaz and his Quartet
4 / 15 Tracks
Julian Joseph with a performance by Erik Truffaz plus an interview with Sonny Rollins.

Donny McCaslin Bright Abyss
Max Roach Quintet Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
Sonny Rollins St. Thomas
Fats Waller and His Continental Rhythm Ain't Misbehavin'
Erik Truffaz Kudu (Recorded At Cully Jazz Festival 13th April 2016)
Norma Winstone Baby Don't You Quit Now
Wayne Shorter Quartet S S Golden Mean
Carleen Anderson Begin Again
Ambrose Akinmusire Cheerful Messhugah (feat. Ambrose Akinmusire)
London Sinfonietta Arches of Nature: Circles
Roy Haynes 52nd Street Theme
Sonny Rollins Airegin (feat. Sonny Rollins)
Erik Truffaz Kudu / Fat City Segue (Recorded At Cully Jazz Festival 13th April 2016)
Erik Truffaz Lulu (Recorded At Cully Jazz Festival 13th April 2016)
Michael Wollny I Mean You (feat. Michael Wollny)
Tuesday 18th October 2016
Huge and Mighty Men of Valour
11 / 18 Tracks
Sir Trevor McDonald presents the untold story of the West Indies' role in the Great War.

Lord Invader & His Calypso Rhythm Boys I'm Going Back To Africa
Sam Cooke A Change Is Gonna Come
Lord Creator Kingston Town
Freddie McGregor Big Ship
Bob Marley & The Wailers Redemption Song
Lord Creator Independent Jamaica
William Bell Marching Off To War
Sonny Rollins Duke Of Iron
Paul Robeson There Is A Green Hill
Faure Agnus Dei (From Requiem)
Peter Dawson Boots
Burning Spear Song - Marcus Garvey
Lambeth Community Youth Steel Band Jamaica Farewell
Cyril String Orchestra Monrose Old Lady Old Lady
Benjamin Britten Song - War Requiem: Dies Irae
Andre Tanka And The Mansa Musa Drummers Back Home
Peter Dawson God save The King (1914)
The Royal Doulton Band Onward Christian Soldiers
Sunday 28th August 2016
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Sonny Rollins
7 / 8 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith celebrates the music of tenor saxophone great Sonny Rollins.

Roy McCurdy Four
Sonny Rollins Love Is A Simple Thing
Sonny Rollins You Are Too Beautiful
Sonny Rollins The Song Is You
Sonny Rollins God Bless The Child
Sonny Rollins I'm an Old Cowhand
Sonny Rollins I've Told Every Little Star
Max Roach Freedom Suite
Tuesday 9th August 2016
Jamie Cullum
Jules Buckley Take 5
7 / 12 Tracks
Jamie Cullum has a Take 5 from Jules Buckley.

Kathleen Emery Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
Barry Hyde Malody
Randy Newman Feels Like Home
Miles Davis Four
Sonny Rollins A Night In Tunisia
Herbie Nichols Blue Chopsticks
Norah Jones Carry On
Talib Kweli The Dreamer (feat. Talib Kweli)
Dakhla Brass The Big Red
Shalosh Even Cowgirls Get The Blues
Simone Serritella Sambalanco
Neil Cowley Trio The City And The Stars
Saturday 11th June 2016
Jazz Line-Up
Arun Ghosh
8 / 17 Tracks
Second part of clarinettist Arun Ghosh's set at the 2016 South Coast Jazz Festival.

Ron Carter My Funny Valentine
Ibrahim Maalouf Overture I - Alf Leila Wa Leila
Sonny Rollins Solo (Live)
Lionel Hampton Taste Of Honey
Warren Wolf Soul Sister
Oscar Peterson On A Clear Day You Can See Forever
The Beatles Tomorrow Never Knows
Sarah Vaughan Just One Of Those Things
Khroustaliov Long Division II. (North Sea Jazz Festival)
Miles Davis New Rhumba (Big Band)
Abram Wilson From Dusk Till Dawn
Rob Hall Greek Miniatures - XIX
Ahmad Jamal New Rhumba (Trio)
Arun Ghosh After The Monsoon (Live)
Arun Ghosh Aurora (Live)
Arun Ghosh Tomorrow Never Knows (Live)
Flowering Inferno Night Shade
Saturday 21st May 2016
Jazz Record Requests
9 / 11 Tracks
Alyn Shipton's selection includes music by clarinettist Tony Parenti.

Jerry Reed Blues Land
Ken 'snakehips' Johnson And His West Indian Dance Snakehips Swing
Miles Davis Quintet Freedom Jazz Dance
Derek Nash Secret Love
Bill Evans It Could Happen To You
Miles Davis Spanish Key
Lonnie Liston Smith Mardi Gras
Alex Welsh Davenport Blues
Tony Parenti Tony's Rag
Sonny Rollins Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra Mean What You Say
Saturday 9th April 2016
Jazz Line-Up
European Jazz Orchestra
7 / 14 Tracks
Julian Joseph presents highlights of a performance given by the European Jazz Orchestra.

Polyversal Souls Yelle Be Bobre
Jaimeo Brown Transcendence Be So Glad
Bill Charlap Trio I’ll Remember April
Polyversal Souls Invisible Joy
Sonny Rollins Sonnysphere
Ravi Shankar Fire Night
Joe Zawinul Arrival In New York
Marcus Strickland's Twi-Life Drive
Polyversal Souls Going In
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah West Of The West
European Jazz Orchestra Foose in Bla (Live)
European Jazz Orchestra Diokan (Live)
European Jazz Orchestra Wayne (Live)
Geoff Eales Life Dance
Tuesday 22nd March 2016
Jamie Cullum
7 / 10 Tracks
Jamie showcases his love for all types of jazz and music rooted in the genre.

Sonny Rollins Get Happy
Walter Geiger Anwalt des Teufels
Stereolab Miss Modular
Sarah Vaughan Gravy Waltz
Barney Kessel On Green Dolphin Street
Eddie Jefferson Jeannine
Gregory Porter Holding On (feat. Gregory Porter)
Batida Um Nzonzing
Fela Kuti Amaechi's Blues
Mos Def Creole (feat. Mos Def)
Monday 1st February 2016
Jazz on 3
Vinyl Special
12 / 14 Tracks
A round-up of the best new releases on vinyl and a tribute to pioneering pianist Paul Bley

Chris McGregor's Brotherhood of Breath Mra
Matthew Bourne Somewhere I Have Never Travelled
Krokofant Nieu
Paul Bley When Will The Blues Leave
Matthew Bourne Nils
Paul Bley Albert's Love Theme
GoGo Penguin All Res
Chet Baker You Go To My Head
Sonny Rollins All The Things You Are
Paul Bley Ida Lupino
Rahsaan Roland Kirk Three For The Festival
Larry Young Luny Tune
Phronesis Rabat
Fire! Trio She Owned His Voice
Tuesday 27th October 2015
Jamie Cullum
Michael Wollny Take 5
9 / 12 Tracks
Jamie Cullum plays an hour of jazz music ranging from its heritage to its future.

The Arcs Everything You Do You Do For You
The Oscar Peterson Trio Night Train
Duke Ellington Black And Tan Fantasy (live at Newport)
Michael Wollny Der Wanderer
Mark Murphy Why Don't You Do Right?
Sun Ra Angels and Demons At Play
Sonny Rollins Alfie's Theme Differently
Kadhja Bonet Remember The Rain
Mark Murphy The Meaning Of The Blues
Joachim Kühn More Tuna
Matthew Halsall & The Gondwana Orchestra As I Walk
Palle Danielsson Personal Mountains
Sunday 27th September 2015
Desert Island Discs
Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran
5 / 8 Tracks
Kirsty Young talks to comedy writing partners Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran.

Robert Westenberg Agony
Aretha Franklin (You make me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Steely Dan AJA
Sonny Rollins Alfie's Theme Differently
Marilyn Scott In My Room
The Righteous Brothers You've Lost That Lovin' Felling
Johann Sebastian Bach NR. 54 Choral
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky The Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition
Tuesday 4th August 2015
Jamie Cullum
A-Z of Jazz - F
9 / 11 Tracks
Jamie Cullum continues with the next letter in the A-Z of Jazz, F.

Nils Frahm Some
Mel Tormé Comin’ Home Baby
Ella Fitzgerald Too Darn Hot
Sonny Rollins St. Thomas
Vince Guaraldi Trio Charlie Brown Blues
Seven Davis Jr. No Worries
Oscar Sulley & The Uhuru Dance Band Bukom Mashie
La Sonora Cienaguera La Piojosa
Sons of Kemet Play Mass
Cécile McLorin Salvant Fog
Hollie Stephenson Breathlessly
Sunday 5th July 2015
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Independence Day
8 / 10 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith introduces music from Sonny Terry, Wynton Marsalis and Carla Bley.

Duke Ellington Star Spangled Banner
The Dave Brubeck Quartet Fourth of July
Wynton Marsalis Septet Local Announcements
Louis Armstrong Jubilee
Carla Bley The Lord Is Listenin' To Ya, Hallelujah!
Jazz at the Philharmonic All-Stars Blues
Sonny Rollins I've Told Every Little Star
Sonny Terry Hootin' Blues
Duke Elllington & Count Basie Battle Royal
Maxine Sullivan I Love A Parade
Saturday 27th June 2015
Jazz Record Requests
7 / 11 Tracks
Alyn Shipton's selection contains music by Herbie Mann and Tommaso Starace.

Sonny Rollins Lover Man
Cassandra Wilson The Way You Look Tonight
Joey Alexander Over The Rainbow
David Sanborn A La Verticale
Clifford Brown You Go To My Head
Herbie Mann The Theme
Jimmie Noone Every Evening
Pete Allen Jazz Band Dans Les Rues D'Antibes
Tommaso Starace The Amused Gipsy Girl
Acker Bilk All I Wanna Do Is Sing
Frank Sinatra & Count Basie Looking At The World Thru Rose Colored Glasses
Thursday 19th March 2015
Late Junction
Thursday - Max Reinhardt
10 / 19 Tracks
Max Reinhardt with music by Howard Skempton, Lewis Floyd Henry and Fred Frith.

Sonny Rollins Alfie's Theme Differently
Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys Hot Hands
Songhoy Blues Mali
Lewis Floyd Henry Grey Skies
Traditional The Devil And The Farmers Wife
Howard Skempton Rise up, my love I- Rise up, my love
Howard Skempton Rise up, my love II: How fair is thy love
Howard Skempton Rise up, my love III- My beloved is gone down
Howard Skempton Rise up, my love IV- How fair and how pleasant
Barry Guy Moments Full of Many Lives
Dollboy Jannowitzbrücke (Silent Tape Remix)
Alice Zawadzki Cat
Birdsong Recording April: The Cuckoo (Curculus canorus) (Kent, 1951, Simms)
Mark-Anthony Turnage Prayer for a great man
Bobby Previte Terminal 1 (extract)
Prince Buju Genego Abem
Catherine Ireton The Sky Falls In
Charles Hoag Inventions on the Summer Solstice - 5. The Murmurous Haunt Of Flies
Sunday 23rd November 2014
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Blue Note, Episode 1
10 / 10 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith marks 75 years of the Blue Note label with tracks from its early years.

Bud Powell 52nd Street Theme
Sonny Rollins Old Devil Moon
Cannonball Adderley Dancing in the Dark
Sidney Bechet Original Dixieland One-Step
Thelonious Monk Evidence
Thelonious Monk Thelonious
Sonny Clark Deep in a Dream
Jackie McLean Appointment in Ghana
Art Blakey Doodlin'
Port of Harlem Six Mighty Blues
Saturday 16th August 2014
Jazz Record Requests
Reeds Players
5 / 6 Tracks
Alyn Shipton's selection of requests includes music from Bruce Turner and Sonny Rollins.

Art Tatum Poor Butterfly
Sonny Rollins Surrey With The Fringe on Top
Machito & His Afro Cubans Cubop City
Bruce Turner Jump For Me
Theo Travis The Ghosts of Witley Court
European Jazz Trio Fool On The Hill
Tuesday 25th February 2014
Jamie Cullum
Brad Mehldau interview
9 / 9 Tracks
Jamie Cullum's guest is the American jazz pianist Brad Mehldau.

Brad Mehldau Trio Everything In Its Right Place
Tigran The Year Is Gone
Brad Mehldau When It Rains
Judith Owen About Love
Stanley Turrentine Tin Tin Deo
Earl Bostic Sleep
Sonny Rollins Bluesongo
The Souljazz Orchestra Celestial Blues
Mehliana London Gloaming
Thursday 28th November 2013
Gideon Coe
Dr Feelgood at the Paris Theatre in 1975
21 / 35 Tracks
Gideon plays Dr Feelgood in concert, plus Hefner, Led Zeppelin, Low and Kanda Bongo Man.

David Bowie You Feel So Lonely You Could Die
Led Zeppelin What Is And What Should Never Be
Pontiak Innocence
The Sonics Boss Hoss
The Pogues Dark Streets Of London
The Pastels Kicking Leaves
Woodenbox With A Fistful Of Fivers Twisted Mile
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Casino Royale (Main Title)
Small Faces Green Circles
Sonny Rollins On Impulse
Moose Polly
Leroy Smart Channel One Feel It
Alternative TV Action Time Vision
The Jim Jones Revue Collision Boogie
Kathryn Williams Underground
East India Youth Dripping Down
Led Zeppelin Travelling Riverside Blues
The Proper Ornaments Waiting For The Summer
TOY You Won't Be The Same
Illum Sphere Sleeprunner
Jon Hopkins Immunity
Dr. Feelgood You Shouldn't Call The Doctor - Paris Theatre 1975
Dudley Moore Trio The Staircase
Hefner Every Little Gesture - BBC Session 24/03/1999
Len Bright Combo The Awakening Of Edmund Hirondelle Barnes
A Little Orchestra Train Tracks For Wheezy (with Haiku Salut)
Hefner To Hide A Little Thought - BBC Session 24/03/1999
Hefner Hymn For The Things We Didn't Do - BBC Session 24/03/1999
Dan Amor Y Ci (The Dog)
Dr. Feelgood Another Man - Paris Theatre 1975
Dr. Feelgood Don't You Just Know It - Paris Theatre 1975
Kanda Bongo Man Billil - BBC Session 16/06/1993
The Fall Amorator!
Dr. Feelgood Rollin' And Tumblin' - Paris Theatre 1975
Kanda Bongo Man Luta - BBC Session 16/06/1993
Monday 18th November 2013
In Tune
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, John Axelrod, John Etheridge
5 / 13 Tracks
Suzy Klein presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world.

Sonny Rollins Doxy
George Frideric Handel Belshazzar - oratorio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro - opera in 4 acts K.492
John Etheridge Six Lines
Johannes Brahms Symphony no. 4 in E minor Op.98
John Etheridge Blues for Nicky
Maurice Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin for orchestra [after nos. 1, 3, 5 & 4 of piano work]
Camille Saint-Sans Quintet in A minor Op.14 for piano and strings
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart La Clemenza di Tito - opera in 2 acts K.621
Clara Schumann Am Strande [Burns] for high voice and piano
Cole Porter Miss Otis regrets [from the collaborative musical 'Hi diddle diddle']
Francis Poulenc 4 Petites prieres de Saint Francois d'Assise for male voices
Giovanni Paisiello Barber of Seville Suite: Allegro - Moderato
Sunday 17th November 2013
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Sonny Rollins
7 / 7 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith selects archive performances by celebrated tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins.

Sonny Rollins Old Devil Moon
Sonny Rollins Tenor Madness
Sonny Rollins Don't Stop the Carnival
Sonny Rollins Dearly Beloved
Sonny Rollins Softly as in a Morning Sunrise
Sonny Rollins Autumn Nocturne
The Modern Jazz Quartet A Night in Tunisia
Saturday 14th September 2013
Jazz Record Requests
Sound of Cinema
7 / 10 Tracks
Alyn Shipton presents Sound of Cinema requests including jazz scores by Sonny Rollins.

The Modern Jazz Quartet The Golden Striker
Louis Armstrong High Society Calypso
Sonny Rollins Alfie's Theme
Anita O'Day Tea For Two
Dinah Washington All of Me
Miles Davis Generique
Neal Hefti Scene of the Crime
Benny Goodman Why Don't You Do Right / Bugle Call Rag
Ennio Morricone Go On Kill Grace
Lalo Schifrin Concerto for Combo
Monday 17th June 2013
Jazz on 3
Home of the Brave, Chris Sharkey
5 / 5 Tracks
Jez Nelson with new music from the Leeds jazz scene: Home of the Brave and Chris Sharkey.

City Of Prague Philharmonic The Magnificent Seven
Jerome Moross The Big Country
Sonny Rollins I'm An Old Cowhand [Alternate Take]
Shatner's Bassoon This Is How You Make A Buck
Jerome Moross Mckay In Blanco Canyon
Sunday 26th May 2013
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet
9 / 10 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith surveys the great recordings made by the Clifford Brown-Max Roach Quintet.

Clifford Brown & Max Roach Cherokee
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Sandu
Clifford Brown & Max Roach If I Love Again
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Gertrude?s Bounce
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Joy Spring
Clifford Brown & Max Roach The Blues Walk
Sonny Rollins I Feel a Song Coming On
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Time
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Daahoud
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Love is a Many-Splendored Thing
Monday 20th May 2013
Jazz on 3
Ravi Coltrane Quintet
7 / 10 Tracks
Jez Nelson presents saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and quintet at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival.

Ornette Coleman Eventually
John Coltrane Sun Ship
Branford Marsalis In The Crease
The Branford Marsalis Quartet The Mighty Sword
Branford Marsalis Elysium
Sonny Rollins Easy Living
Miles Davis Nefertiti
The Branford Marsalis Quartet Maestra
The Branford Marsalis Quartet Treat It Gentle
Sunday 28th April 2013
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
Latin Jazz
9 / 9 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith picks some scintillating examples of jazz with a Latin impulse.

Stan Getz Samba Dees Days
Woody Herman Bijou
Dizzy Gillespie Manteca
Richard Galliano New York Tango
Jelly Roll Morton The Crave
Dizzy Gillespie Rio Pakistan
Sonny Rollins Hold ?Em Joe
Tamba Trio So Danco Samba
Machito & His Afro Cubans Cubop City
Monday 15th April 2013
Jazz on 3
Hello Skinny in session with Steve Beresford
9 / 26 Tracks
Jez Nelson presents a session from psych-dub band Hello Skinny, featuring Steve Beresford.

The Residents Hello Skinny
Hello Skinny Hello Skinny
Thelonious Monk Misterioso
Sonny Rollins Dearly Beloved
The Impressions Keep on Pushing
Prince Far I Final Chapter
Archie Shepp Malcolm, Malcolm - Semper Malcolm
General Strike Next Day
General Strike We Travel The Spaceways
Hello Skinny Hiver
Hello Skinny Mr And Mrs
Amiri Baraka Bang Bang Outlishly
Hello Skinny Mr And Mrs, Part II
Amiri Baraka Rhythim Blues
Hello Skinny Next Day
Vivien Goldman Laundrette
Hello Skinny Sinking Ships
William Parker I'm So Proud/Ya He Yey Ya
Arnett Cobb Big League Blues [take 2]
Hello Skinny Snowdrops
William Parker People Get Ready/The Inside Song
Hello Skinny The Barkless Dog
New York Art Quartet Sweet/Black Dada Nihilismus
Hello Skinny Duet
Pat Metheny Mastema
Hello Skinny Get Busy