The Jazz Show: Episode #47



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:

Artist – Track

  1. Akalé Wubé – Jour de pluie
  2. John Coltrane – Ole
  3. Michael White – John Coltrane Was Here
  4. Herbie Mann – Incense
  5. Uniting Of Opposites – Mints
  6. Idris Muhammad – See Saw
  7. Jef Gilson – Untitled
  8. Michael White – The Blessing Song
  9. Mamani Keïta – Nenibali
  10. Arzachel – Queen St. Gang
  11. The Budos Band – Origin of Man
  12. Don Cherry – Brown Rice
  13. Michel Sardaby – Welcome New Warmth
  14. Gene Russell – Black Orchid
  15. The Lloyd McNeill Quartet – Asha
  16. Dollar Brand; Abdullah Ibrahim – Shrimp Boats
  17. Wah Wah Watson – Bubbles
  18. セキトオ・シゲオ – ハピネス
  19. Uniting Of Opposites – Vortex Number 9
  20. Bill Evans; Jim Hall – Skating In Central Park


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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