Mike Westbrook Orchestra – BBC radio session

Recorded c. November 1974, BBC Maida Vale Studios, London; broadcast BBC Radio 3 series “Jazz in Britain”, 9th December 1974 unissued

Mike Westbrook, piano, conductor; Martin Drover, trumpet; Mike Davis, trumpet; Henry Lowther, trumpet; Mo Miller, trumpet; Malcolm Griffiths, trombone; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Geoff Perkins, trombone; Stan Sulzmann, Mike Page, alto saxophones, flutes; Alan Wakeman, Jeff Daly, tenor saxophones, flutes; John Surman, baritone saxophone; Brian Godding, electric guitar; Dave MacRae, electric piano; Chris Laurence, bass; Alan Jackson, drums; John Mitchell, percussion

Citadel/Room 315; excerpts (Westbrook) 21:25
Overture
Construction
Pistache
Sleepwalker awaking in sunlight

Bebop de rigeur (Westbrook) 5:25

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Mike Westbrook Orchestra – BBC radio session

Recorded c. October 1974, BBC Maida Vale Studios, London; originally broadcast in BBC Radio series ‘Sounds of jazz’, 3rd November 1974 unissued

Mike Westbrook, piano, conductor; Malcolm Griffiths, trombone; Martin Drover, Terry Noonan, Henry Lowther, trumpets, flugelhorns; Mo Miller, trumpet, french horn; Paul Rutherford, trombone; Geoff Perkins, bass trombone; Stan Sulzmann, Mike Page, alto saxophones, flutes; Alan Wakeman, Jeff Daly, tenor saxophones, flutes; John Surman, baritone saxophone; Brian Godding, electric guitar; Dave MacRae, electric piano; Chris Laurence, bass; Alan Jackson, drums; John Mitchell, percussion

Love/dream and Variations (Westbrook):
Slow
Medium
Fast
Reprise
Latin
Bridge
Ending

Recorded 4 August 1965, unknown venue, Plymouth

Mike Westbrook; John Surman, baritone and soprano saxophones; Henry Lowther, trumpet; Mike Osborne, alto saxophone; Lou Gare, tenor saxophone; Ken McCarthy, piano; Tom Bennellick, French horn, tuba; Malcolm Griffiths, trombone; Keith Rowe, guitar; Lawrence Sheaff, bass; Alan Jackson, drums

Details unknown – unissued

It is not known if a copy of this broadcast survives. It is not catalogued in The South West Film and Television Archive (holders of the Westward Television material), although there is still a considerable backlog of uncatalogued footage.