The Jazz Show: Episode #35



I had a picture of my ideal radio show in mind. Many years ago, Donald Fagen wrote a song called The Nightfly. It described the story a lone-wolf disc jockey, passing the night on the fictional WJAZ, which provided “jazz and conversation from the foot of Mount Belzoni”. The cover of the album showed Fagen doing two things you wouldn’t be permitted to do in a modern radio studio: one is smoking, the other is actually playing records…

But, on the Jazz Show on Harrogate Community Radio, you are stuck with me. I will be covering Jazz Standards as well as a great selection of newer releases.

Journeying from Bebop to Spiritual through Cosmic to Free, and covering all in between; I will play the music you need to hear on a Sunday afternoon. Broadcasting every second Sunday of the month at 4pm. To keep up to date with progress on The Jazz Show, feel free to sign up to the Newsletter HERE.

You Can Listen To The Jazz Show On Harrogate Community Radio On The Second Sunday Of the Month At 4pm.

If you have any request, feel free to start up a conversation by emailing me at

Andrew Backhouse

Host, The Jazz Show

Playlist For The Jazz Show:

Track – Artist – Album

  1. Alice Coltrane – Paramahansa Lake
  2. Pharoah Sanders – Prince of Peace
  3. Sun Ra – Plutonian Nights
  4. Leon Thomas – Shape Your Mind to Die
  5. Lloyd Miller, The Heliocentrics – Spiritual Jazz
  6. Salah Ragab, The Cairo Jazz Band – Neveen
  7. Billy Gault – The time of this world is at hand
  8. Gary Bartz Ntu Troop – Celestial Blues
  9. The London Experimental Jazz Quartet – Destroy the Nihilists Picnic
  10. Gary Bartz – I’ve Known Rivers
  11. Alice Coltrane – Blue Nile
  12. Pharoah Sanders – Moon Child
  13. The Pyramids – Mogho Naba (King of Kings)
  14. Kahil El’Zabar’s Ritual Trio, Pharoah Sanders – Africanos/Latinos
  15. Sun Ra – Moon Dance
  16. Brother Ah – Hanifah


Andrew Backhouse is a Sound Artist and broadcaster - you can see his links HERE.


Recorded in my spare room in Harrogate, North Yorkshire and trying the best I might.

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