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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Benedict Warren
Saturday 6 September 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)

Down Among the Sheltering Palms (James Brockman / Abe Olman) (2’31’’)
Performed by Wild Bill Davison (cnt) Jack Teagarden (tb) Pee Wee Russell (cl) Gene Schroeder (p) Eddie Condon (g) Morris Rayman (b) Johnny Blowers (d)
Recorded NY, August 6 1947
Taken from the album Big ‘T’
2004 CD (Proper Properbox 80; Disc 4 / Track 8)

I Ain’t Gettin’ Any Younger (Carter / Hanson) (3’04’’)
Performed by Woody Herman and his Orchestra : Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Stan Fishelson, Red Rodney, Shorty Rogers (tp) Earl Swope, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson, Bob Swift (tb) Woody Herman (cl,vcl,as) Sam Marowitz (as) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Stan Getz (ts) Serge Chaloff (bs) Lou Levy (p) Chubby Jackson (b) Don Lamond (d) Terry Gibbs (vib)
Recorded 1948
Taken from the album The Woody Herman Story
CD (Proper Properbox 15; Disc 4 / Track 10)

Summit Ridge Drive (Artie Shaw) (3’19’’)
Performed by Artie Shaw and His Gramercy Five:
Billy Butterfield (tp) Artie Shaw (cl,arr) Johnny Guarnieri (harpsichord) Al Hendrickson (g) Jud DeNaut (b) Nick Fatool (d)
Recorded Hollywood, September 3 1940
Taken from the album Self Portrait
2001 CD (Bluebird 09026-63908-2; Disc 2 / Track 12)

I’m a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas (Phil Baxter) (3’30’’)
Performed by Benny Goodman (cl) Teddy Wilson (p) Lionel Hampton (vib) Gene Krupa (d)
Taken from the album On the Air 1937-1938
CD (Legacy 074644883626; Disc / Track 15)

Things are Swinging (Peggy Lee / Jack Marshall) (2’09’’)
Performed by Peggy Lee (vcl) Jack Marshall (cond) Justin Gordon, George Smith (saxes) Don Fagerquist, Conrad Gozzo, Manny Klein (tp) Milt Bernhardt (tb) Bob Enevoldsen (v-tb) Howard Roberts (g) Joe Mondragon (b) Joe Harnell (p) Shelly Manne (d)
Recorded May 19 and 25 and 27 and 30, 1958, Los Angeles
Taken from the album Fever
1992 CD (Capitol CDFEVER (1); Track 1)

Black is the Colour of My True Love’s Hair (Trad) (6’12’’)
Performed by Johnny Griffin (ts) Barry Harris (p) Ron Carter (b) Ben Riley (d)
Recorded NYC, December 21, 1961
Taken from the album Little Giant
LP (Milestone M 47054 / A; Disc 4 Track 4)

Blue Chopsticks (Herbie Nichols) (6’12’’)
Performed by Roswell Rudd (tb) Steve Lacy (sop) Misha Mengelberg (p) Kent Carter (b) Han Bennink (d)
Recorded Milan, Italy, Jun 25 & 26 1982
Taken from the album Regeneration
LP (Soul Note SN1054; Side 1 / Track 1)

Serious Grease (John Clayton) (6’36’’)
Performed by Johnny Coles, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Michael Philip Mossman, Joe Mosello (tp) Urbie Green, James Morrison, Eddie Bert (tb) Paul Faulise (b-tb) Frank Wess, Jerry Dodgion (as,fl) James Moody (ts,fl,cl) Ralph Moore (ts) Gary Smulyan (bar) Gene Harris (p,ldr) Herb Ellis (g) Ray Brown (b) Jeff Hamilton (d)
Recorded Live “Town Hall”, NY, Sep 23 1989
Taken from the album Live at Town Hall, N.Y.C.
© 2002 CD (Concord Jazz CCD2-2143-2; Disc 1 / Track 6)

Weatherbird Rag (Joe "King” Oliver / Louis Armstrong) (3’08’’)
Performed by Guy Barker (tp) Alec Dankworth (b)
Recorded Dec 1994 - Feb 1995
Taken from the album Into the Blue
1995 CD (Verve 527 656-2; Track 10)

Tay (4’58’’)
Performed by Polar Bear:
Pete Wareham, Mark Lockheart (ts) Tom Herbert (b) Leafcutter John (electronics) Sebastian Rochford (d,ldr)
Taken from the album Polar Bear
© 2008 CD (Tin Angel TAR008(1); Track 1)

On Green Dolphin Street (Ned Washington / Bronislaw Kaper) (9’46’’)
Performed by Miles Davis (tp) Julian “Cannonball” Adderley (as) John Coltrane (ts) Bill Evans (p) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d)
Recorded NY, May 26 1958
Taken from the album 1958 Sessions Feat. Stella By Starlight
© 1991 CD (Columbia COL 467918 2; Track 1)

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