Alyn Shipton on books, Jazz Library etc

The unique viewpoint of an Oxford dog-walker

A quick chat about life and stuff this afternoon with a dog-walker from near Oxford. Who also happens to one of the leading writers and authorities on jazz anywhere, Alyn Shipton.

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Ian Carr
Shipton reminded me that his full biography of the very lamented Ian Carr, “Out of the Long Dark” published by Equinox Books in June 2006 is available.

Jimmy McHugh book

Shipton also mentioned to me that his next book, the first ever biography of the prolific songwriter Jimmy McHugh (1894-1969) will be published in August.

Jazz Library/Saturdays at 4pm

And here are the next few BBC Radio 3 Jazz Library subjects:

Mar 14th Peter Ind
21st Tribute to Louie Bellson, archive interview with Louie on his favourite choices from his own catalogue
28th Sheila Jordan (recorded as live from Gateshead)

April 4th Joshua Redman (recorded as live from Gateshead )
11th Percy, Jimmy and Tootie Heath
25th Hugh Masekela and Cheltenham Preview

2nd Dave Liebman (from Cheltenham)

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