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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Bill Nicholls
Saturday 30 August 2008 5.30pm–6.30pm

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)

Zigeuner (Noel Coward) (2’53’’)
Performed by Artie Shaw and his Orchestra:
John Best, Bernie Previn, Chuck Peterson (tp) George Arus, Les Jenkins (tb) Barry Rogers (tb,arr) Artie Shaw (cl,arr) Les Robinson, Hank Freeman (as) Tony Pastor (ts,vcl) George Auld (ts) Bob Kitsis (p) Al Avola (g,arr) Sid Weiss (b) Buddy Rich (d) Helen Forrest (vcl) Jerry Gray, Joe Garland, Charlie Shavers, Wen D’Aury (arr)
Recorded NY, Jan 23 1939
Taken from the album And The Angels Sing Over the Rainbow
1989 CD (Phontastic PHONTCD7667(1); Track 4)

Blues A (Sandy Brown) (1’40’’)
Performed by Al Fairweather & Sandy Brown's All Stars:
Al Fairweather (tp) Sandy Brown (cl) Tony Milliner (tb) Colin Purbrook (p) Brian Prudence (b) Stan Greig (d)
Recorded 8 Jul 1960
Taken from the album Doctor McJazz
LP (Columbia SX 1306; Side 1 / Track 4)

Surrey with the Fringe on Top (Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein II) (2’03’’)
Performed by Jay and Kai Trombone Octet:
J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Bob Alexander, Eddie Bert, Urbie Green, Jimmy Cleveland (tb) Tom Mitchell, Bart Varsalona (b-tb) Hank Jones (p) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (d)
Recorded NY, Apr 2 1956
Taken from the album Jay & Kai plus 6
CD (Lonehill Jazz LHJ 10218(1); Track 12)

Shady Side (Johnny Hodges) (5’43’’)
Performed by Jerry Mulligan (bar) Johnny Hodges (as) Claude Williamson (p) Buddy Clark (b) Mel Lewis (d)
Recorded LA, July 1960
Taken from the album Jerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges
1960 LP (Verve 2304 476. Verve 2304 476; Side 2 / Track 3)

S’posin’ (Paul Denniker / Andy Razaf) (2’48’’)
Performed by Jo Stafford (vcl) Ray Nance, Don Fagerquist, Conte Condoli (tp) Lawrence Brown (tb) Johnny Hodges (as) Ben Webster (ts) Harry Carney (bar) Russ Freeman (celeste) Jimmy Rowles (p) Bobby Gibbons (g) Joe Mondragon (b) Shelly Manne (d)
Recorded LA, Aug 1 1960
Taken from the album Jo & Jazz
1960 LP (Philips BBL 7428; Side 2 / Track 4)

Cocktails for Two (2’34’’)
Performed by Jonathan & Darlene Edwards
Taken from the album The Piano Artistry of Jonathan Edwards and Darlene Edwards
LP (Corinthian COR 104; Side 2 / Track 3)

Tiny Capers (Clifford Brown) (4’20’’)
Performed by Janusz Carmello (tp) Brian Kellock (p) John Hartley (b) Tony McLennan (d)
Recorded Edinburgh, Jun 2 1989
Taken from the album A Portrait
1989 CD (HEP HEPCD 2044; Track 5)

Blind Man, Blind Man (Herbie Hancock) (8’15’’)
Performed by Herbie Hancock All Stars:
Donald Byrd (tp) Hank Mobley (ts) Herbie Hancock (p) Grant Green (g) Chuck Israels (b) Tony Williams (d)
Recorded N.J., Mar 19 1963
Taken from the album My Point of View
CD (Blue Note CDP7841262 (1); Track 1)

Gee Baby, Ain’t I Good to You (Don Redman / Andy Razaf) (2’54’’)
Performed by Nat King Cole (vcl,p) (personnel not known)
Taken from the album Essential Nat King Cole
CD (Emporio EMTBX335(3); Disc 1 / Track 10)

Reverse Thrust (Peter King) (6’52’’)
Performed by Peter King (as) John Horler (p) Dave Green (b) Spike Wells (d)
Recorded London, Jan 29 1983
Taken from the album East 34th Street
CD (Spotlite SPJCD424(1); Track 1)

Moanin’ (Bobby Timmons) (9’32’’)
Performed by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers:
Lee Morgan (tp) Benny Golson (ts) Bobby Timmons (p) Jymie Merritt (b) Art Blakey (d)
Recorded Oct 30 1958
Taken from the album The Definitive Art Blakey
2000 CD (Verve 549 089-2; Track 4)

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