Playlists with tracks by Don Ellis

Saturday 20th February 2021
Sound of Cinema
Future Visions of the Present
1 / 13 Tracks
Matthew Sweet presents a selection of music from films that looked ahead to the 2020s.

Alan Silvestri Death Becomes Her - End Credits
John Tavener Children of Men - The Lamb
Lorne Balfe Songbird - Lock Down
Michael Giacchino Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes - Planet of the End Credits
Nathan Whitehead The Purge: Anarchy - Commencement
Brad Fiedel The Terminator - Theme
Ramin Djawadi Pacific Rim - Mako
Debbie Wiseman To Olivia - Theme
Don Ellis Moon Zero Two - Title song
Ennio Morricone Mission to Mars - Ecstasy of Mars
Fred Myrow Soylent Green - Sol's Music
Giorgio Moroder Metropolis - Machines
John Tavener Children of Men - Fragments of a Prayer
Sunday 31st May 2020
Jazz Record Requests
6 / 10 Tracks
Jazz records from across the genre, as requested by Radio 3 listeners.

Mildred Bailey Rockin' Chair
Stan Kenton Willow Weep For Me
Hermon Mehari I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
Don Ellis Whiplash
Birds of a Feather My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Keith Jarrett Blackberry Winter
Bobby Hutcherson-Harold Land Quintet Triplin' Awhile
Michel Camilo St Thomas
Pat Halcox I'm Confessin'
Tony Kofi Work Song
Sunday 14th July 2019
Don Letts' Culture Clash Radio
Crucial Wu-Tang
21 / 29 Tracks
Don blends new music with certified classics, plus Crucial Vinyl from Wu-Tang Clan.

Wu-Tang Clan Cream
Animal Collective My Girls
Kate Bush Flower Of The Mountain
Wu-Tang Clan Protect Ya Neck
Wu-Tang Clan Method Man
Preservation Hall Jazz Band Yellow Moon
Sly & the Family Stone Family Affair
Klute Ashram
James Taylor Line 'em Up
Eddie Kendricks If You Let Me
Wayne Smith Under Me Sleng Teng
Don Ellis Dew
Invisible System Koyate
Silver Tooth Rub A Dub Dub
Sinéad O’Connor Door Peep
Björk Karvel
Lee “Scratch” Perry Autobiography Of The Upsetter
The Soft Cavalry Dive
Cate Le Bon Miami
Lettuce Royal Highness
Wasuremono Lonely Type
Lizzo Boys
Mr. Williamz Saturday Night (feat. Mr. Williamz)
Nérija Riverfest
G. Goodz Shortwave Step
Penelope Isles Round
Gorillaz Clint Eastwood (Ed Case/Sweetie Irie Refix Edit)
Pete Molinari I Came Out Of The Wilderness
Thursday 1st November 2018
Gideon Coe
Ben E. King in concert.
17 / 38 Tracks
Sessions from David Bowie, Aswad, The Laughing Clowns and Laura J. Martin.

Starless Starless
Joy Division Shadowplay
David Bowie Fill Your Heart
David Bowie Kooks
ESG You're No Good
The Kinks Big Sky
The Residents Constantinople
Ben E. King When A Man Loves A Woman
Ben E. King What is Soul?
Trwbador Eira
Colorama Sound
David Bowie Eight Line Poem (BBC Session, 21 Sep 1971)
Ronnie Spector Tandoori Chicken
King Champion Sounds Low Hanging Fruit
Kristin Hersh Lax
Art Brut Hospital!
The Blue Echoes It's Witchcraft
David Shire Theme From The Conversation/Whatever Was Arranged
Laughing Clowns Nothing That Harms (Radio 1 Session, 29 Nov 1982)
Aswad Ethiopian Rhapsody (Radio 1 Session, 10 Aug 1976)
Don Ellis Theme From The French Connection
Laughing Clowns Theme From Mad Flies Man Flies (Radio 1 Session, 29 Nov 1982)
Aswad Natural Progression (Radio 1 Session, 10 Aug 1976)
The Leopards Mah Mah Chicken Pot Pie
Laura Gibson Domestication
Gerald Toto The Night Is Coming
Lowtide Southern Mind (Ulrich Schnauss Remix)
Ben E. King In The Midnight Hour
The Soulless Party Dark November Drive
Gum Takes Tooth The Arrow
Nat Birchall Quartet Mode For Trane
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Mushallah (6Music Session, 10 Jul 2009)
Nick Cave And Warren Ellis The Rider Song
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Balikibone (6Music Session, 10 Jul 2009)
Orch Shika Shika Bibi Tamaa
Correlations Aftermath
Jon Spencer Wildeness & Cape (6 Music Session, 31st Oct 2018)
Paper Machine Music Storm Coming
Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Top Brass
With James Morrison
5 / 17 Tracks
Trumpet virtuoso, James Morrison, introduces the brassiest selection of music around.

The Hepworth Brass Band On The Quarter Deck
The Prince Regent's Band DISTIN'S POLKA
Beat 'n Blow HOT PANTS
Elgar Howarth Hogarth's Hoe Down
Wycliffe Gordon COTTON TAIL
Hackney Colliery Band JUMP THEN RUN
Scott Robinson IF I WERE A BELL
Sunday 22nd April 2018
Cerys Matthews
Sunshine, Outer Space and Free Jazz.
17 / 29 Tracks
With astronaut and scientist Helen Sharman and music historian Val Wilmer.

David Bowie Starman
Django Reinhardt Minor Swing
Creedence Clearwater Revival I Put A Spell On You
Mariachi El Bronx Map Of The World
Muddy Waters Louisiana Blues
Billy Preston Outa-Space
Ebo Taylor Peace On Earth
Osibisa Sunshine Day
Coleman Hawkins Body And Soul
Ornette Coleman The Face Of The Bass
Maurice & Mac You Left The Water Running
Don Ellis Dew
Mélissa Laveaux Nan Fon Bwa
Merle Haggard Skid Row
Édith Piaf La Foule
Dorothy Love Coates Strange Man
Nina Simone Sinnerman (edit)
Cecil Taylor Quartet Toll
Glenn Campbell and James Burton Poor Boy Looking For A Home ( ) (feat. Glenn Campbell and James Burton)
Cheikh Lô Ne La Thaiss (remastered)
Herbert Von Karajan and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Thus Sprach ZaraThustra - op 30 Einleitung
Jacqueline Taïeb Le Coeur Au Bout Des Doigts
Pérez Prado Cherrry Pink And Apple Blossom
Katell Keineg St Martin
Salim Halali Yiddish Mama
Sam Cooke Lonesome Road
De La Soul It Runs Through Me (feat. De La Soul)
Dinosaur Forgive, Forget
Max Richter Space 21 ( Petrichor)
Saturday 14th April 2018
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
April Frolics
12 / 14 Tracks
To encourage the spirit of spring, Geoffrey Smith lays on an array of April frolics.

Woody Herman Panacea
Louis Armstrong The Lonesome Road
Don Ellis Pussy Wiggle Stomp
Duke Ellington All Of Me
Adelaide Hall That Old Feeling
Don Redman Shakin' The African
Albert Ammons Shout For Joy
Hal Singer Fancy Pants
Edmond Hall Don't Give Me Sympathy
Johnny Mercer Mr Gallagher And Mr Shean
Ray Stevens Freddie Feelgood And His Funky Little Five Piece Band
Anthony Braxton Ornithology
Bill Harris Just One More Chance
Bobby McFerrin Manana Iguana
Saturday 17th March 2018
Jazz Record Requests
9 / 11 Tracks
Alyn Shipton with music from pianist Ramsey Lewis.

Don Ellis Indian Lady
Dick Wellstood Who?
Louis Armstrong St James Infirmary
Earl Bostic Cherokee
Stan Sulzmann Chu-Chu
Tony Allen Bad Roads
Willie “The Lion” Smith Morning Air
David Grisman E.M.D.
Jack Parnell Skin Deep
Ramsey Lewis Love Theme from Spartacus
Stan Kenton Exit Stage Left
Sunday 29th October 2017
Freak Zone Playlist
Necro Deathmort
18 / 30 Tracks
Necro Deathmort compile a suitably terrifying halloween playlist.

The Walker Brothers The Electrician
Sun Araw Deep Cover
John Carpenter The Fog
The Fear Ratio Guv 1
Scientist Blood On His Lips
Duet Emmo Friano
Ryan Martin Insistence On Exclusive Devotion
Fret Etched Beaked Point
Gnaw This Horrible Chamber
Abandon Eulogy
JK Flesh Hide & Seek
Technical Itch August Ends
Autechre spl47
Tenebrae Roncesvalles
Carl Stone Meteors
John Chowning Phoné
Chrome Mithras
Johnny Broke The Fallen
The Vampires of Dartmoore Tanz Der Vampire
Colin Stetson Like Wolves On The Fold
Malcolm Seagrave Spacegate To Infinity
Dead Fader Dosage
Mica Levi Mirror To Vortex
Timber Timbre The Three Sisters
Denis Smalley Vortex
Mr. Dead Chemically Imbalanced
Ukaea The Rake, The Loam
Don Ellis Irony
Oberman Knocks Ketra Ripp
Yello Reverse Lion
Saturday 21st October 2017
Gilles Peterson
Tenderlonious and Luaka Bop
16 / 44 Tracks
22a head-honcho Tenderlonious joins Gilles in the studio. Label focus is on Luaka Bop.

Point Point Au Revoir
Marshall Jefferson Open Our Eyes
Alice Coltrane Om Rama
Cornershop Brimful Of Asha
Willie Lindo Midnight
Gatto Fritto Invisible College
Ruby Rushton Two For Joy
Earl Jeffers Hi Life
VTR Soul To Skin
Lindsay Todd Pipe To Pipe Bushment
Ruby Rushton Butterfly
Ethel Beatty It's Your Love
William Onyeabor Why Go To War
3rd Army Step One
SCB The Cut
Mausiki Scales One 2Gether
Témé Tan Tatou Kité
Grupo Magnético Vampiras
Melanie Di Biasio Your Freedom Is The End Of Me
America Brito Nos Magia (feat. America Brito)
Témé Tan Coups De Griffe
Henrik Schwarz You're A Fireball
Mosca Prento Version
Apostles Banko Woman
Tenderlonious & The 22archestra Expansions
Index Starlight (The Break)
New Stolen Hearts Ho Happy Day
Art Farmer Downwind
Tenderlonious & The 22archestra Yussef's Groove
Itadi K.Bonney Inye
Okyerema Asante That's My Girl
Cal Tjader Tamanco No Samba
Terumasa Hino Samba De-La Cruz
Jackson Milas December 21st
Tim Maia Ela Partiu
James Mason Free
rAHHH Dog Days
Dennis Ayler Funky Booda
Tom Zé
Kojey Radical Spilling Into You (feat. Kojey Radical)
Reginald Omas Mamode IV Children Of Nu
Don Ellis Whiplash
Triforce We Out Here
Lee Moore Get Off
Saturday 4th June 2016
Jazz Record Requests
3 / 10 Tracks
Alyn Shipton's selection includes music by Gregory Porter.

Gregory Porter Fan The Flames
Don Ellis Indian Lady
Svend Asmussen Wrapping It Up
Sidney Bechet Up A Lazy River
Björk Gling Glo
Carl Burnett Blues For The Fisherman
Dexter Gordon Quintet The Chase
Esbjörn Svensson Trio Bound For The Beauty of The South
Barbara Thompson Saxey
Chris Barber’s Jazz Band St Louis Blues
Sunday 17th April 2016
Cerys on 6
This is a Voice
20 / 33 Tracks
Vocal coaches Gillyanne Kayes and Jeremy Fisher join Cerys to talk about singing.

Cage the Elephant Cry Baby
Filippa Giordano Casta Diva
Chicha Libre Alone Again Or
Anton Karas Second Theme (From The Third Man)
Bryn Terfel My Little Welsh Home
Shirley Bassey Goldfinger
Janis Joplin Kozmic Blues
Nat King Cole Nature Boy
Radiohead No Surprises
Bob Dylan I Believe In You
Caetano Veloso Tropicalia
Jeff Buckley Satisfied Mind
Damien Jurado With Lightning In Your Hands
Kishore Kumar Main Hoon Jhoom Jhoom Jhumroo
Tony Joe White Woman With Soul
Pigmeat Markham Here Comes The Judge
Konkoma Handkerchief
Don Ellis Dew
Tauseef Akhtar Ishq Karo
Fanfare Ciocarlia Doina Pentru un Frant Inima
Mahalia Jackson Keep Your Hand On The Plough
La Clave Move Your Hands
Rory Gallagher Hands Off (LIve - End Fades)
Sam Lee Come Home In The Morning
Bjarte Eike Tabhair Dom Do Lamh (Give Me Your Hand)
Stéphane Grappelli Lady Be Good (feat. Stéphane Grappelli)
Tindersticks Follow Me
Link Wray Hand Clapper
Yehudi Menuhin Ave Maria! Op.52 no.6 (839)
Howard Marks If I Were Tickled By The Rub Of Love
R. Jenkins and The Dayton Harmonaires Put Your Hand In The Hand
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Mandrake Handshake
Lætitia Sadier Maude Hope
Saturday 29th August 2015
Sound of Cinema
5 / 10 Tracks
Matthew Sweet introduces music from films made by the Hammer production company.

Charles Williams Dick Barton: Special Agent
James Bernard Curse of Frankenstein
Tristram Cary Quatermass and the Pit
Don Ellis Moon Zero Two
Laurie Johnson Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter
Mario Nascimbene Creatures the World Forgot
David Whitaker Vampire Circus - Prologue
James Bernard Dracula (1958)
James Bernard SHE: Ayesha - She who Must Be Obeyed
James Bernard Dracula has Risen from the Grave
Saturday 2nd May 2015
Gilles Peterson
Interviews with Roots Manuva, Q-Tip and Phife Dawg.
30 / 47 Tracks
Interviews with Roots Manuva, Q-Tip and Phife Dawg.

Leon Bridges Better Man
A Tribe Called Quest Can I Kick It?
Claudia Deixa Eu Dizer
Roots Manuva All Things To All Men (feat. Roots Manuva)
A Tribe Called Quest I Left My Wallet In El Segundo
A Tribe Called Quest Luck of Lucien
Flying Lotus Melt
A Tribe Called Quest Push It Along
Roots Manuva Witness (1 Hope)
A Tribe Called Quest Mr. Muhammad
A Tribe Called Quest Go Ahead In The Rain
Julio Bashmore Holding On
A Tribe Called Quest If The Papes Come
Jill Scott Gimme
Point Point Morning
Ben E. King Street Tough
James Holden Bania
Lou Donaldson Pot Belly
Hiatus Kaiyote Jekyll
Jocelyn Brown Inner Life
Nana Love I'm In Love
Smoke Curtis
Fem Fel Off and On
Bill Ruyle Song IV (Trio)
Don Ellis Dew
Roots Manuva Like A Drum
A Tribe Called Quest Bonita Applebum
Long Arm Lonely Mr. Ch
Braille Better Than Nothing
Retiree Gundagai
Headless Ghost (Deetron Remix) Let's Fall
Roots Manuva Dreamy Days (In Session)
Roy Haynes Quiet Fire
Marin Day 42
Alix Perez Acid Jam
Brass Connection Changin'
The Honey Drippers Streakin'
1 Up High Collective Dealing (Blatan's Jazzy VIP)
Roots Manuva Facety 2:11
Chief Checker Ire Africa
Rupture (Sylvain Krief) Israel Suite
79ers Gang Eh Paka Way
Nat Adderley Septet K. High
Sydenham School Choir Death Is Near
Pepo Mtoto Prologue
Machinedrum The Flow
Pepo Mtoto Love, Love
Monday 9th March 2015
Lauren Laverne
38 / 43 Tracks
Lauren Laverne looks at the best of the week's new releases in New Music Monday.

Modest Mouse Lampshades On Fire
New Order True Faith
The Vaccines Handsome
The Middle East Blood
The Stone Roses This Is The One
Maceo & The Macks Cross The Tracks (We Better Go Back)
Joni Mitchell This Flight Tonight
Friendly Fires Paris
Natalie Prass Why Don't You Believe In Me
Onyx Slam
Cream White Room
Paul Weller White Sky
Mos Def Quiet Dog
Hooton Tennis Club Jasper
Jacco Gardner Find Yourself
The Saints (I'm) Stranded
The Flaming Lips She Don't Use Jelly
The Staves Black & White
Mudhoney Touch Me I'M Sick
Liam Hayes Fokus
Cocteau Twins Heaven Or Las Vegas
13th Floor Elevators You're Gonna Miss Me
Nadine Shah Fool
Romare The Drifter
Slug Running To Get Past Your Heart
DJ Yoda Click
Don Ellis Blue Fire
Jurassic 5 Concrete Schoolyard
Laura Marling False Hope
Emma Kupa Half Sister
Rozi Plain Actually
The Moonlandingz Sweet Saturn Mine
Matthew E. White Circle Round The Sun
Hot Chip Huarache Lights
Other Lives Reconfiguration
Panda Bear Boys Latin
Gengahr She's A Witch
Slaves Feed The Mantaray
Björk Lionsong
Polar Bear Don't Let The Feeling Go
Aphex Twin minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]
The Chromatics I Can Never Be Myself When You're Around
Thom Yorke The Clock [Archive Session Track]
Saturday 24th January 2015
Sound of Cinema
Cities - Urban Landscapes
2 / 12 Tracks
Matthew Sweet introduces film music evoking the lighter side and the darkness of the city.

Nino Rota LA DOLCE VITA (1960): La Dolce Vita
Anton Karas THE THIRD MAN (1949): Theme
Alex Ebert A MOST VIOLENT YEAR (2014): Abel's Theme
Don Ellis THE FRENCH CONNECTION (2000): Title Music
Gottfried Huppertz METROPOLIS (1927): Metropolis Theme/Machinen/Das Stadion
Mark Ronson MORTDECAI (2014): Epilogue
Francis Lemarque PLAY TIME (1967): Manege
Vangelis BLADE RUNNER (1982): End Titles
Jürgen Knieper WINGS OF DESIRE (1987): Der Himmel über Berlin
Georges Auric ROMAN HOLIDAY (1953): Main Titles
Brian Reitzell LOST IN TRANSLATION (2003): Shibuya
Hans Zimmer THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (2012): Imagine the Fire
Saturday 7th September 2013
Jazz Record Requests
8 / 8 Tracks
Alyn Shipton presents a selection of requests, including Lester Young and Oscar Peterson.

Billie Holiday When You're Smiling
Oscar Peterson Tenderly
Don Ellis Pussy Wiggle Stomp
Paul Desmond You Go To My Head
Benny Goodman Sing Sing Sing
Casa Loma Orchestra I Got Rhythm
Papa Celestin Eh La Bas!
Jacqui Dankworth Live To Love
Sunday 7th July 2013
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz
7 / 9 Tracks
Geoffrey Smith presents a personal journey, taking in great musicians and great music.

Dizzy Gillespie My Man
Louis Armstrong The Lonesome Road
Don Ellis Pussy Wiggle Stomp
Clark Terry In Orbit
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Monologue (Pretty and the Wolf)
Helen Humes Million Dollar Secret
Meade 'Lux' Lewis Nineteen Ways of Playing a Chorus
Iain Ballamy with Stian Carstensen Je Te Veux
Jelly Roll Morton The Animule Dance, Pt. 1 & 2.
Friday 8th March 2013
Radcliffe and Maconie
33 / 35 Tracks
Stuart Maconie is joined by PJ Harvey producer John Parish and Goldfrapp's Will Gregory.

The White Stripes 7 Nation Army
The xx Sunset
Caesars Jerk It Out
Placebo Pure Morning
Goldfrapp Strict Machine
YACHT Second Summer
Beastie Boys You Gotta Fight For Your Right (To Party)
David Bowie Sound And Vision
Killing Joke Love Like Blood
Kaiser Chiefs I Predict A Riot
Paul Davidson Midnight Rider
Brian Eno Taking Tiger Mountain
Jake Bugg Seen It All
Unknown Mortal Orchestra So Good At Being In Trouble
Primal Scream 2013
Alabama Shakes Hang Loose
Chic Dance Dance Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
The Temptations Law Of The Land
Bow Wow Wow The Man Mountain
Manic Street Preachers Damn Dog
Sweet Baboo If I Died
V.O. When You See Red
Jagwar Ma The Throw
John Parish L'Enfant D'En Haut
Don Ellis Title
The Members Sound Of The Suburbs
The Strokes All The Time
Bob Relf Blowing My Mind To Pieces
U2 The Fly
Pink Floyd See Emily Play
Laura Marling Where Can I Go?
Cold War Kids Miracle Mile
Laura Mvula Green Garden
Krzysztof Komeda Cul-de-Sac
Saturday 30th June 2012
Gilles Peterson
Nas in Conversation
17 / 31 Tracks
Gilles talks to New York rap star Nas about his tenth album, Life is Good.

Nas The Don
Nas Get Down
Bob Dylan The Times They Are A Changin'
Nas Nas Is Like
Beastie Boys Brass Monkey
Cid Rim Draw
Azealia Banks 1991
Nas Heaven
Nas Made You Look
Don Blackman Hearts Desire
Alabama Shakes Hang Loose
Super Cat Dance Inna New York
Samuel Yirga I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun
The Last Poets It's A Trip
War The World Is A Ghetto (Disco Mix)
Blundetto Walk Away Now (Blackjoy remix)
Little Dragon Sunshine
DJ Nuts Copacabana
DJ Nuts Tamba Salad Mix
Nas The Don (Massive Attack remix)
Nicolas Jaar Why Didn?t You Save Me?
Akal Wub Mata
Don Ellis Theme from French Connection (Edit)
Olu Dara Jungle Jay (feat. Nas)
Homeboy Sandman Hold Your Head
Samuel Yirga Firma Ena Wereket
Luther Vandross You?re The Sweetest One
Samuel Yirga Nou Se Soleil
The Rongetz Foundation Go Go Soul (featuring Gregory Porter)
Dimlite Se Se Sc
Trio Tekke In Da (Alt Version)