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Playing: Praeludium and allegro in the style of Gaetano Pugnani for violin and piano by Fritz Kreisler
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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 August 2008

Music Details

JRR Signature Tune:
Oh, but on the Third Day (Happy Feet Blues) (Marsalis)
Performed by Wynton Marsalis (tpt), Marcus Roberts (pno), Todd Williams (tsx), Dr Michael White (clt), Danny Barker (bjo), Teddy Riley (tpt), Freddie Lonzo (tbn), Reginald Veal (bs), Herlin Riley (dms)
Recorded 28 October 1988
Taken from the album The Majesty of the Blues
1989 CD (CBS 465129 2)

Down by the Riverside (Trad.) (1’45’’)
Performed by Pat Halcox (tp) Chris Barber (tb) Ian Wheeler (cl) Eddie Smith (bj) Dick Smith (b) Graham Burbidge (d) Ottilie Patterson (vcl)
Recorded London, Nov 16 1961
Taken from the album It's Trad Jazz
2003 CD (EMI 5933682(1); Disc 2 / Track 12)

Boodlin’ (Jimmy Yancey) (2’58’’)
Performed by Jimmy Yancey (p)
Recorded Chicago, Dec 1943
Taken from the album Jazz Immortals No. 2
LP (Vogue LDE166(1); Side 2 / Track 1)

Bach Goes to Town (Alec Templeton) (2’35’’)
Performed by Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, Harry James (tp) Red Ballard, Murray McEachern (tb) Benny Goodman (cl) George Koenig, Dave Matthews (as) Jerry Jerome, Art Rollini (ts) Jess Stacy (p) Allan Reuss (g) Harry Goodman (b) Dave Tough (d)
Recorded ASCAP concert “Carnegie Hall”, NY October 6 1939
Taken from the album Benny Goodman Treasure Chest
LP (MGM C 807; Side 2 / Track 3)

Countless Blues (Kansas City Six) (2’56’’)
Performed by Kansas City Six with Lester Young:
Buck Clayton (tp) Lester Young (cl) Eddie Durham (el-g) Freddie Green (g) Walter Page (b) Jo Jones (d)
Recorded NY, Sep 27 1938
Taken from the album Small Group Swing
© 2004 CD (Past Perfect PPCD 78102; Track 11)

Wait Till You See Her (Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Hart) (3’56’’)
Performed by Kurt Elling (vcl) Laurence Hobgood (p)
Recorded 1994
Taken from the album Close Your Eyes
1995 CD (Blue Note CDP8306452(1); Track 9)

Stockholm Sweetnin’ (Quincy Jones) (5’38’’)
Performed by Art Farmer, Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Joe Wilder (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak (tb) Phil Woods (as) Jerome Richardson (ts,fl) Lucky Thompson, Bunny Bardach (ts) Jack Nimitz (bar) Hank Jones (p) Paul Chambers (b) Charlie Persip (d) Quincy Jones (arr,cond)
Recorded NY, Sep 29 1956
Taken from the album This is How I Feel About Jazz
1956 LP (Paramount ABC 149; Side 2 / Track 1)

Broadway (Henry Wood / Teddy McRae / Bill Bird) (3’51’’)
Performed by Kenny Baker (tp,cornet) Warren Vache (cornet) Brian Lemon (p) Howard Alden (g) Dave Green (b) Allan Ganley (d)
Recorded 17 & 18 Sep 1996
Taken from the album Ain't Misbehavin'
1998 CD (Zephyr ZECD 17; Track 14)

Black Coffee (Sonny Burke / Paul Francis Webster) (7’47’’)
Performed by Sonny Criss (as) Walter Davis (p) Paul Chambers (b) Alan Dawson (d)
Recorded NY, Oct 21 1966
Taken from the album This is Criss
1990 CD (Prestige OJCCD4302(1); Track 1)

Jive Grind (Ron Aspery / Colin Hodgkinson) (2’48’’)
Performed by Back Door:
Ron Aspery (as) Colin Hodgkinson (e-b) Tony Hicks (d)
Recorded London, Jun 3 & 4 1972
Taken from the album Back Door
1973 LP (Warner K 46231; Side 2 / Track 1)

Perdido (Juan Tizol / Hans Lengfelder / Ervin Drake) (8’16’’)
Performed by Dizzy Gillespie (tp) Charlie Parker (as) Bud Powell (p) Charles Mingus (b) Max Roach (d)
Recorded “Massey Hall”, Toronto, Canada, May 15 1953
Taken from the album Complete Jazz at Massey Hall
CD (Jazz Factory JFCD22856; Track 1)

Step Seven (Jose Neto) (9’08’’)
Performed by Fourth World:
Gary Meek (as,fl) Jose Neto (el-g) Airto Moreira (perc,vcl) Flora Purim (vcl)
Recorded Live at Ronnie Scott’s Club, London, Aug 1992
Taken from the album Live at Ronnie Scott’s
1992 CD (Jazz House JHCD026(1); Track 5)

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