Ep.9 Alec Sykes

Alec Sykes is the founder of a jazz club that Claire Martin described as "one of the most important clubs in the UK, with an enthusiasm and vibe that is second to none".

Wakefield Jazz will shortly celebrate its 30th year and in this episode, Alec picks 10 tracks that he thinks everyone should hear.

What's on next at Wakefield Jazz? http://www.wakefieldjazz.org/

Tracks played:

1. "Flamingo" - Earl Bostic

2. "Ce Monsieur Qui Parle" - Humphrey Littleton

3. "Roll em, Pete" - Joe Turner

4. "Hymn to Freedom" - Oscar Peterson

5. "Splanky" - Count Basie Band

6. "Dis I Dig You" - Hank Mobley

7. "Bootleg Eric" - Newton / Tracey Band

8. "I am a Man from Lewisham" - Billy Jenkins

9. "Somethin' Else" - Cannonball Adderley

10. "The Wedding" - Abdullah Ibrahim


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