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Saturday January 30 2016 - Roy Eldridge

Gene Krupa's Swing Band, "Swing Is Here," Swing! Greatest Hits (RCA Victor)

Fletcher Henderson & His Orch., "Blue Lou," A Study in Frustration (Columbia)

Fletcher Henderson & His Orch., "Jangled Nerves," 1934-1937 (Classics)

Roy Eldridge & His Orch., "Florida Stomp," 1935-1940 (Classics)

Roy Eldridge & His Orch., "After You've Gone," 1935-1940 (Classics)

Chu Berry & His Little Jazz Ensemble, "Sittin' In" (#2), Complete Commodore Jazz Recordings, Vol. 1 (Mosaic)

Chu Berry & His Little Jazz Ensemble, "Body and Soul," Coleman Hawkins & Chu Berry: Tenor Giants (Commodore)

Mildred Bailey & Her Orch., "I'm Nobody's Baby," The Incomparable (Columbia)

Coleman Hawkins & the Chocolate Dandies, "I Surrender Dear" (#3), Complete Commodore Jazz Recordings, Vol. 1 (Mosaic)

Coleman Hawkins & the Chocolate Dandies, “I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me,” Coleman Hawkins & Chu Berry: Tenor Giants (Commodore)

Gene Krupa & His Orch., "Let Me Off Uptown" (alternate take), Roy Eldridge: Little Jazz (Columbia)

Gene Krupa & His Orch., "Rockin' Chair," Drum Crazy (ASV)

Roy Eldridge & His Orch., "The Gasser," After You’ve Gone (Decca)

Roy Eldridge & His Orch., "Star Dust," After You’ve Gone (Decca)

Artie Shaw & His Orch., "Little Jazz," Indispensable, Vol. 5-6 (RCA)

“King David” Eldridge & His Little Jazz, “Nuts,” Vogue Recordings (Vogue)

Roy Eldridge with Strings, "I Remember Harlem," 1951 (Classics)

Roy Eldridge & Dizzy Gillespie, "I've Found a New Baby," Roy and Diz (Verve)

Coleman Hawkins, "Hanid," And Confreres (Verve)

Roy Eldridge, "Blues for Old 'N's,'" Earl Hines & Roy Eldridge: At the Village Vanguard (Xanadu)

Oscar Peterson & Roy Eldridge, "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," Oscar Peterson and Roy Eldridge (Pablo/OJC)

Roy Eldridge 4, "I Surrender Dear," Montreux '77 (Pablo/OJC)

Roy Eldridge acc. Marian McPartland, "I Want a Little Girl," Piano Jazz (Jazz Alliance)

Seth Markow has been playing piano since age 7, clarinet (now bass clarinet) since 9, and has been a dedicated jazz fan since he was 13. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in music composition, has played and studied African and Asian music, and is a longtime member of the Javanese orchestra Gamelan Kyai Gandrung. He has also played in jazz, blues, rock, reggae, and world beat bands, as well as various classical ensembles. A radio host since 1976 and a Hawaii resident since 1979, his jazz show The Real Deal began in 1983 and has been heard on HPR-2 since that stream went on the air in 1989.
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