In Transition with Randy McElligott

2024-04-In-Transition-April-14 Music from baritone sax greats Gerry Mulligan, Pepper Adams and Cecil Payne…

07.15 Pepper Adams Pure Pepper Seein’ Red04.44 Gerry Mulligan Mosaic Select 21 Stardust06.16 Pepper Adams Julian Spacemaker09.35 Cecil Payne Brookfield Andante The Opener02.52 Lenny Breau and Dave Young Live At Bourbon Street Quiet And Blue06.39 Bill Connors Of Mist And Melting Not Forgetting06.18 Bill Connors Of Mist And Melting Face In The Water05.00 Bill Connors […]

2024-04-In-Transition-April-14 Music from baritone sax greats Gerry Mulligan, Pepper Adams and Cecil Payne… Read More »

2024-04-IHTSB-April-14 some of the music on today’s episode include vocalist Buddy Clark, the great Sidney Bechet as well as The Bud Freeman Trio.

IHTSB April 14, 2024 On Today’s show we’ll listen to a mixture of recordings from the 1920s through to the 1950s. Buddy Clark starts us off with a Cole Porter number, and we’ll also hear the delightful voice of Helen Forrest. There’s a special feature of songs from over 90 years ago, with Ben Selvin,

2024-04-IHTSB-April-14 some of the music on today’s episode include vocalist Buddy Clark, the great Sidney Bechet as well as The Bud Freeman Trio. Read More »

2024-04-In-Transition-April-07 Some of the music on todays episode include vibist Johnny Lytle, vocalist Karen Blixt as well as pianist Randy Weston.

04.10 Avery Sharpe Thoughts Of My Ancestors Uncle From Ghana04.24 Richie Cole Back On Top Uncle Freddie06.16 Sebastian Whittaker and The Creators One For Bu!! Uncle Soonie05.07 Jim Hall with Mike Stern Dialogues Uncle Ed05.02 Randy Weston Mosaic Select Uncle Nemo04.57 Earl Hines and Jonah Jones Back On The Street Back On The Street04.30 Sprit

2024-04-In-Transition-April-07 Some of the music on todays episode include vibist Johnny Lytle, vocalist Karen Blixt as well as pianist Randy Weston. Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-April-07 Fantastic music on this episode including Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey as well as the great band leader and drummer Chick Webb…

This morning’s show features recordings made from the 1930s to the 1950s, showcasing musicians and singers from the US and the UK active during that time. We’ll listen to a short feature on the topic of “dreams”, with three recordings highlighting the approach of songwriters to this theme. Other highlights include Tommy Dorsey and his

2024-03-IHTSB-April-07 Fantastic music on this episode including Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey as well as the great band leader and drummer Chick Webb… Read More »

2024-03-In-Transition-March-31 Music from trumpet player Paul Smoker, drummer Elvin Jones, as well as pianist Ahmad Jamal among others…

March 31 2024Artist Album Song Time1 Expressens Elitorkester 1952 Svensk Jazzhistoria Vol. 7 Laura 03:092 Dexter Gordon Sophisticated Giant Laura 07:403 Woody Herman Complete Columbia Recordings Laura 03:214 Dave Brubeck Live In Concert Laura 03:115 Elvin Jones Live At The Village Vanguard Laura 11:576 Eric Dolphy Complete Prestige Recordings Laura 13:127 Sidney Bechet Blue Horizon

2024-03-In-Transition-March-31 Music from trumpet player Paul Smoker, drummer Elvin Jones, as well as pianist Ahmad Jamal among others… Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-March-31 music from vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, and Doris Day, as well as trumpet player Jonah Jones…

IHTSB Mar 31, 2024 On today’s show we listen to recordings from the 1940s and 1950s, featuring some of the fine singers who graced the silver screen, stage and the recording studio during that time. We listen to their unique contribution to jazz and popular music of the day and enjoy their lovely interpretations of

2024-03-IHTSB-March-31 music from vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, and Doris Day, as well as trumpet player Jonah Jones… Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-March-24 Some of the featured artists include trumpet great Chet Baker, pianist Jess Stacey as well as vibist Red Norvo.

IHTSB Mar 24, 2024 On today’s show we feature more of the wonderful recordings made in the 1940s and 1950s for the independent jazz labels that were flourishing at the time. Labels like Commodore, Keynote Blue Note produced some of the finest jazz of the era, in sessions where artists who were in town could

2024-03-IHTSB-March-24 Some of the featured artists include trumpet great Chet Baker, pianist Jess Stacey as well as vibist Red Norvo. Read More »

2024-03-In-Transition March-17 Music from sax legend Roland Kirk, trombonist Jimmy Knepper as well as Canadian trumpet player Kenny Wheeler among others…

01 Roland Kirk The Limelight-Verve Albums Serenade To A Cuckoo 04.3502 Jimmy Knepper Cunningbird Languid 05.3403 The L.A. Four The L.A. Four Rondo Espressivo 04.4404 Hubert Laws Say It With Silence The Baron 05.5205 Charles McPherson Free Bop Chuck-A-Luck 04.4706 Kenny Wheeler with Dave Holland What Now? For Tracy 06.1907 Guillermo Bazzola Lost And Found

2024-03-In-Transition March-17 Music from sax legend Roland Kirk, trombonist Jimmy Knepper as well as Canadian trumpet player Kenny Wheeler among others… Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-March-17 Some of the featured musicians include The Bobcats, vocalist Margaret Whiting as well as Eddie Condon.

IHTSB Mar 17, 2024 Today we listen to a selection of small jazz groups and fine voices in recordings from 1931 through to 1956. The Bobcats, a group carved out of the fine Bob Crosby orchestra start us off with “Washington and Lee Swing”, and we hear as well the brilliant combination of Sidney Bechet

2024-03-IHTSB-March-17 Some of the featured musicians include The Bobcats, vocalist Margaret Whiting as well as Eddie Condon. Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-March-10 This episode features a host of great musicians from the golden age of popular music. Vocalist Buddy Clark, drummer Chick Webb, and bandleader Artie Shaw are some of the featured artists.

IHTSB Mar 10, 2024 One of the most popular themes for songwriters features songs about dreams and dreaming, and each year we celebrate recordings of some of these songs in a special show. Our recordings today are from the mid 1930s to the late 1950s and bring us a range of interpretations of these delightful

2024-03-IHTSB-March-10 This episode features a host of great musicians from the golden age of popular music. Vocalist Buddy Clark, drummer Chick Webb, and bandleader Artie Shaw are some of the featured artists. Read More »

2024-03-IHTSB-March-03 This episode features some of the greatest musicians from the early 20th century. The great vocalists Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, as well as Benny Goodman in a trio setting …

IHTSB Mar 3, 2024 This morning we listen to a selection of original recordings from 1932 through to 1966. Highlights of this morning’s show include tributes to the work of songwriter, pianist and entertainer Fats Waller, paid by the Casa Loma orchestra, Bunny Berigan and pianist Johnny Guarnieri. Among our lovely singers today we hear

2024-03-IHTSB-March-03 This episode features some of the greatest musicians from the early 20th century. The great vocalists Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, as well as Benny Goodman in a trio setting … Read More »

2024-02-IHTSB-February-25 Week four of Black History Month featuring the great Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Armstrong, pianist Fats Waller, as well as vocalist Helen Humes among others.

IHTSB Feb 25, 2024 Some great singers are featured in recordings from the 1930s to the 1960s on today’s show, and we’ll start out with the legendary tones of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. Nat King Cole and his trio join us as well, and among our other voices we’ll hear Dinah Washington, and lovely

2024-02-IHTSB-February-25 Week four of Black History Month featuring the great Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Armstrong, pianist Fats Waller, as well as vocalist Helen Humes among others. Read More »

2024-02-IHTSB-February-18 Week three of Black History Month features trumpet player Henry Red Allan, pianist and bandleader Count Basie as well as bandleader Erskine Hawkins are part of this episode.

IHTSB Feb 18, 2024 On today’s show we listen to some of the fabulous bands that were around in the years from the 1920s to the 1940s. Our opening and closing numbers are brought to us by the wonderful band led by Count Basie. Joining us as well are jazz bands from almost one hundred

2024-02-IHTSB-February-18 Week three of Black History Month features trumpet player Henry Red Allan, pianist and bandleader Count Basie as well as bandleader Erskine Hawkins are part of this episode. Read More »

2024-01-IHTSB-January-14 Jimmy Mcpartland’s group as well as vocalists Ella Fitzgerald and Vic Damone are some of the musicians featured on today’s episode.

IHTSB Jan 14, 2024 Today we listen to a selection of singers and big bands in recordings from the 1930s to the 1950s. Among our singers we feature Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby along with Doris Day and Frank Sinatra. We’re joined by the big band led by Count Basie as well as three fine

2024-01-IHTSB-January-14 Jimmy Mcpartland’s group as well as vocalists Ella Fitzgerald and Vic Damone are some of the musicians featured on today’s episode. Read More »

2023-01-In-Transition-January-29 Chip Shelton, Wynton Marsalis, Bill King…

A mixed bag of jazz on today’s episode. Some of the musicians featured include pianist Ellis Marsalis, sax player Gene Ammons, and the Canadian band, Manteca. January 29 20231 Jimmy Raney How About You Live In Tokyo2 Harold Mabern Such Is Life Rakin’ and Scrapin’3 Billie Holiday He’s Funny That Way Complete Commodore Recordings4 Bob

2023-01-In-Transition-January-29 Chip Shelton, Wynton Marsalis, Bill King… Read More »

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