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Blue Smoke for Sunday 27 May 2012

The music that emerged from Christchurch between the 1940s and the early 1960s.

Music Details - Christchurch After Hours:

Track: There Must Be a Way
Artist: Merv Cockburn’s Solitaires
Composer: Gallop-Saxton-Cook
From NZ Presents (late 1940s NZBS radio programme)
Source: Radio NZ music library, Wellington, HOPT 6167.06. Original at RNZ Sound Archives, Christchurch

Track: Four City Rock
Artist: Peter Lewis and the Trisonic
Album: Pie Cart Rock’n’Roll
Composer: Pat Nihonihoni & Jack Urlwin
Label: Zerox DZERO2

Track: Sheik of Araby
Artist: Martin Winiata’s Aces
Source: Christchurch Jazz Society Concert 18 July 1951
Composer: Smith-Snyder-Wheeler
Location: Jim Shanahan Collection, RNZ Sound Archives, CD-R 04/65/1

Interview with Stu Buchanan and Neill Pickard, by Chris Bourke, 26 April 2012
Interview with Doug Caldwell, by Chris Bourke, October 2006

Track: I May Be Wrong
Artist: Coral Cummins with the Martin Winiata Quintette
78rpm disc
Composer: Ruskin-Sullivan
Label: Tanza Z96

Track: Big Noise from Winnetka
Artist: Jim Shanahan drums, Dave Easterbrook bass
Source: July 1954 jazz concert, Christchurch
Composer: Bob Haggart
Location: Jim Shanahan Collection, RNZ Sound Archives, CD-R 04/65/1

Track: Hospital Life/The Girl I Love
Artist: Doug Caldwell Trio
EP: Selections from ‘Say 99’
Composer: Alan Dunford-Robin Gurnsey
Label: Process PR85

Track: Golden Wedding
Artist: Bob Bradford Big Band
Album: Big Band Bombshell: Live at the Carlton
Composer: Gabriel Marie
Label: Tandem TRS 102

Track: Ruby
Artist: Bob Bradford Big Band
Album: Big Band Bombshell: Live at the Carlton
Composer: Roemheld-Parish
Label: Tandem TRS 102

Track: Goodnight, Aloha
Artist: Tommy and Rosemary Kahi
45rpm disc
Composer: Al Caihola
Label: Robbins RRSP11

Track: Bumble Bee Boogie
Artist: Tommy Kahi Group
Album: Christchurch The Music
Composer: arr. Kahi
Label: EMI 311882

Track: Abilene
Artist: the Everglades
45rpm disc
Composer: trad, arr Williams-Wilkinson
Label: Robbins RRSP47

Track: I’ve Got the World on a String
Artist: Pat Vincent
EP: Four of the Best
Composer: Harold Arlen
Label: Peak OKE4

Track: Only You
Artist: Pat Vincent, with Gerald Marston trumpet and Chuck Fowler Quintet
45rpm disc
Composer: Buck Ram
Label: Peak OK 108

Track: Key Man
Artist: Chuck Fowler Quintet
45rpm disc
Composer: J C Fowler
Label: Peak OK 1922

Track: If You Love Me
Artist: Mal MacNeal with Chuck Fowler Quintet
45rpm disc
Composer: Jack Urlwin
Label: Peak OK 1922

Track: Black Orpheus
Artist: New Zealand National Jazz Quartet with Stu Buchanan
Album: Makin’ Tracks
Composer: Bonfa
Label: Peak OKLP 6064

Track: I Should Have Known Better
Artist: Barry Markwick Trio
Album: Barry Markwick Trio Plays the Lennon McCartney Songbook
Composer: Lennon-McCartney
Label: Peak OKLP6068

Track: Teen Beat
Artist: Max Merritt and the Meteors
Album: Early Rock’n’Roll from New Zealand, vol 5 & 6
Composer: S Nelson
Label: Collector CLCD7755/A/B

Track: Short Back and Sides
Artist: Rod Derrett
Album: Rod Derrett Sings
Composer: Rod Derrett
Label: HMV CSDM 6262

Track: Haere Mae
Artist: Nick Nicholson and the Neketini Brass
Album: The Neketini Brass
Composer: Sam Freedman
Label: HMV CSDM 6264