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Jazz Record Requests 27/09/2008

Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Benedict Warren

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)

Eccentric (J. Russell Robinson) (2’36’’)
Performed by Muggsy Spanier and his Dixieland Band:
Muggsy Spanier (cnt) George Brunies (tb) Riod Cless (cl) Ray McKinstry (ts)
George Zack (p) Bob Casey (g) PatPattison (b) Marty Greeberg (d)
Recorded 1939
Taken from the album The Ragtime Band Sessions
CD (Bluebird 07863665502(1); Track 5)

Passion Flower (Billy Strayhorn) (3’10’’)
Performed by Johnny Hodges and his Orchestra:
Ray Nance (tp) Lawrence Brown (tb) Johnny Hodges (as) Harry Carney (bs) Duke Ellington (p) Billy Taylor (b) Sonny Greer (d)
Recorded Hollywood Jul 3 1941
Taken from the album The Jeep is Jumpin’
CD (Proper P1130; Track 20)

You’re a Sweet Little Headache (Ralph Rainger / Leo Robin) (3’00’’)
Performed by Artie Shaw and his Orchestra:
John Best, Claude Bowen, Chuck Peterson (tp) George Arus, Russell Brown (tb) Barry Rogers (tb,arr) Artie Shaw (cl,arr) George Koenig, Hank Freeman (as) Tony Pastor (ts,vcl) Ronnie Perry (ts) Les Burness (p) Al Avola (g,arr) Sid Weiss (b) Cliff Leeman (d) Helen Forrest (vcl) Jerry Gray (arr)
Recorded NY, Sep 27 1938
Taken from the album September Song & Other Favourites
LP (RCA INTS 1055; Side 2 / Track 2)

Long, Tall Dexter (Dexter Gordon) (3’01’’)
Performed by The Dexter Gordon Quintet:
Leonard Hawkins (tp) Dexter Gordon (ts) Bud Powell (p) Curly Russell (b) Max Roach (d)
Recorded NY, Jan 29 1946
Taken from the album Dexter Gordon 1943 - 1947
CD (Classics Classics999(1); Track 9)

Experiments with Mice (John Dankworth) (3’17’’)
Performed by Derek Abbott, Bill Metcalf, Stan Palmer, Dougie Roberts, Colin Wright (tp) Garry Brown, Harry Buckles, Danny Elwood, Bill Geldard, Laurie Monk (tb) John Dankworth (narration,as,cl,tymp) Peter Warner (ts) Alex Leslie (bar) Dave Lee (p) Bill Sutcliffe (b) Kenny Clare (d)
Recorded London, May 10 1956
Taken from the album Time to Remember 1956
2005 CD (EMI ATTR1956; Track 4)

Autumn in New York (3’07’’)
Performed by Jonathan and Darlene Edwards
Taken from the album The Piano Artistry of Jonathan and Darlene Edwards
LP (Corinthian COR 104)

Like Someone in Love (Jimmy Van Heusen / Johnny Burke) (6’17’’)
Performed by Dexter Gordon (ts) Bud Powell (p) Pierre Michelot (b) Kenny Clarke (d)
Recorded Paris, France, May 23 1963
Taken from the album Our Man in Paris
CD (Blue Note CDP7463942(1); Track 7)

My Romance (Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Hart) (6’50’’)
Performed by Chuck Mangione (tp) Frank Mitchell (ts) Keith Jarrett (p) Reggie Workman (b) Art Blakey (d)
Recorded Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, Jan 1-9 1966
Taken from the album Buttercorn Lady
LP (Mercury LML 4021; Side 2 / Track 2)

Carnival (Manhã de Carnaval) (Luís Bonfá - Antônio Maria) (6’06’’)
Performed by Modern Jazz Quartet:
Milt Jackson (vib) John Lewis (p) Percy Heath (b) Connie Kay (d)
Recorded NY, May 16 1963
Taken from the album The Sheriff
CD (Atlantic AMCY1026; Track 7)

Five Spot after Dark (Benny Golson) (5’34’’)
Performed by Warren Vache - Tony Coe - Alan Barnes Septet:
Warren Vache (cnt) Tony Coe (ts,sop,cl) Alan Barnes (as, bar,cl) Brian Lemon (p) Dave Cliff (g) Dave Green (b) Allan Ganley (d)
Recorded 1997
Taken from the album Jumpin’
CD (Zephyr ZECD25; Track 7)

Blues Five Spot (Thelonious Monk) (8’12’’)
Performed by The Thelonious Monk Quartet:
Johnny Griffin (ts) Thelonious Monk (p) Ahmed Abdul-Malik (b) Roy Haynes (d)
Recorded Live Five Spot, NY Jul 9 1958
Taken from the album Misterioso
CD (Riverside OJCCD2062(1); Track 2)

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