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Gilles Peterson // BBC Radio 6 Music // 75 Years Of Blue Note

May 19, 2014

Gilles is back with the Saturday mix up selection, joining the dots between soul, hip hop, house, afro and jazz.

There’s a special jazz focus this week; as part of Jazz on the BBC this May, Gilles looks at the legendary Blue Note records and does a mix containing some classic and hidden gems from the label.

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Sidney Bechet – Summertime
Art Blakey – Elephant Walk
Horace Silver – Song For My Father
Bobby Hutcherson – Montara
Madlib – Montara (from the Shades of Blue album)
Frederick Roach – Cloud 788
Gideon Coe’s Choice
Jimmy Smith – The High and Mighty
Don Wilkerson – Dem Tambourines
Blue Mitchell – High Heel Sneakers
Lee Morgan – The Sidewinder
Thad Jones & Mel Lewis – Get Out Of My Life Woman
Reuben Wilson – Bamboo
Melanie di Biasio’s Choice
Herbie Hancock – Succotash
Shabaka Hutchings’ Choice
Wayne Shorter – Mahjong
Bobby Hutcheson – Slow Change
Eddie Gale – The Rain
Ambrose Akinmusire – The Purity of Dissolving Portraits
Donald Byrd – Wind Parade
Gregory Porter – Lonesome Lover
Sonny Clark – Melody for C
Art Blakey – So Tired
Charlie Rouse – Meci Bon Dieu
Duke Pearson – Gira Girou
Moacir Santos – Off and On
Freddie Hubbard – Assunta
Jackie McLean – Cancellation
Richard Groove Holmes – Groovin’ For Mr G
Marlena Shaw – Woman Of The Ghetto (Intro)
St Germain – Rose Rouge
Horace Silver – The Gods of the Yoruba
Bobbi Humphrey – Uno Esta
Donald Byrd – Think Twice
Greg Osby – Honor The Example
Robert Glasper – “Trust” (featuring Marsha Ambrosius)
Chaka Khan – Be Bop Medley (Warner)
Donald Byrd – Christo Redentor
Kenny Burell – Soul Lament
Andrew Hill – The Illusion
Duke Pearson – The Phantom
Donald Byrd – Dominoes (Live Version)
Gene Harris – As