The Feeling of Jazz – Spotlight on The Buck Clayton Jam Sessions

Jan 26, 2020

The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 376 airing January 19, 2020 featured a spotlight on The Buck Clayton Jam Sessions.
Credit Columbia Records
The Feeling of Jazz, program No. 377 airing January 26, 2020 featured a spotlight on The Buck Clayton Jam Sessions recorded at Columbia Studios in New York City 1953-1956 in music presented by Kent Lindquist, while co-host Alan Corns was away on vacation. Wilbur Dorsey "Buck" Clayton (November 12, 1911 – December 8, 1991) was an American jazz trumpet player who was a leading member of Count Basie's "Old Testament" orchestra and a leader of mainstream-oriented jam session recordings in the 1950s. Engineered by Dave Woodworth. 

8 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album (Record Label), Composer, Time Length 

1. Moten Swing, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), Benny Moten, 12:45 min.2. Don't Be That Way, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), Edgar Sampson-Benny Goodman, 9:29 min.3. Blue and Sentimental, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), Count Basie, 6:39 min.4. Blue Lou, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), Edgar Sampson, 10:13 min.5. Christopher Columbus, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), Berry-Razaf, 29:00 min. 

9 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album (Record Label), Composer, Time Length 

1. Rock-a-Bye Basie, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), Count Basie-Lester Young, 8:04 min.2. After Hours, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), Avery Parrish, 9:47 min.3. Jumpin' At The Woodside, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), Count Basie, 10:42 min.4. Lean Baby, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), May Alfred, 6:36 min.5. Blue Moon, Buck Clayton, The Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Mastertakes (Columbia-Solar Records), Rodgers-Hart, 14:11 min.