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With Geoffrey Smith.
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)

I Never Knew (Ted Fiorito / Gus Kahn) (4’47’’)
Performed by Kenny Davern (cl) Art Hodes (p) Colin Bowden (d)
Recorded 14 May 1988, London
Taken from the album The Last Reunion: The Kenny Davern Trio
1988 CD (Upbeat Jazz URCD135; Track 1)

I’m Coming Virginia (Donald Heywood / Will Marion Cook) (3’09’’)
Performed by Bix Beiderbecke (cnt) Bill Rank (tb) Frankie Trumbauer (c-mel) Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as) Doc Ryker (as) Itzy Riskin (p,arr) Eddie Lang (g) Chauncey Morehouse (d)
Recorded NY, May 13 1927
Taken from the album The Bix Beiderbecke Story
1990 CD (Columbia COL 501645 2; Disc 1 / Track 6)

“C” Blues (Duke Ellington) (2’53’’)
Performed by Ray Nance (tp) Juan Tizol (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Ben Webster (ts) Harry Carney (bar) Duke Ellington (p) Jimmy Blanton (b) Sonny Greer (d)
Recorded Hollywood, Sep 29 1941
Taken from the album The Great Ellington Units
1988 CD (Bluebird ND86751(1); Track 22)

Portrait of Wellman Braud (4’04’’)
Performed by Cootie Williams, Cat Anderson, Fred Stone, Mercer Ellington (tp) Mitchell “Bootie” Wood, Julian Priester, Chuck Connors (tb) Russell Procope (as,cl) Norris Turney (as,ts,cl,fl) Harold Ashby (ts,cl) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (b-cl) Duke Ellington (p) Wild Bill Davis (org) Joe Benjamin (b) Rufus Jones (d)
Recorded NY, May 13 1970
Taken from the album New Orleans Suite
© 1971 CD (Atlantic 7813762(1); Track 5)

Hackensack (Thelonious Monk) (6’00’’)
Performed by Joe Temperley (bar) Brian Lemon (p) Dave Green (b) Martin Drew (d)
Recorded London, Sep 22 1993
Taken from the album Concerto for Joe
1995 CD (Hep HEPCD2062(1); Track 1)

When Summer’s End is Nighing (John Williams) (6’03’’)
Performed by Jacqui Dankworth (vcl) John Williams (contra bass clarinet, baritone saxophone, dir) Dick Pearce (tp, flh) Andy Panayi (cl,as) Peter Hurst (bass clarinet,ts) Phil Lee (g) Jeff Clyne (b) Trevor Tomkins (d)
Recorded 1996
Taken from the album Housman Settings
1996 CD (Spotlite SPJCD559(1); Track 7)

A Bench in the Park (Milton Ager / Jack Yellen) (3’04’’)
Performed by Dick Morrissey (ts) Stan Jones (p) Malcolm Cecil (b) Colin Barnes (d)
Recorded London, Apr 27 1961
Taken from the album It’s Morrissey Man!
1998 CD (Redial 5587012(1); Track 3)

Tin Tin Deo (Gil Fuller / Chano Pozo) (5’31’’)
Performed by Oscar Peterson (p) Ray Brown (b) Ed Thigpen (d)
Recorded 1965
Taken from the album
1968 LP (Polydor 109 628; Side 1 / Track 3)

East of the Sun (Brooks Bowman) (9’25’’)
Performed by Stan Getz (ts) Kenny Barron (p)
Recorded Live, Copenhagen, Mar 3-6 1991
Taken from the album People Time
1992 CD (Emarcy 510342(1); Disc 1 / Track 1)

On the Sunny Side of the Street (Jimmy McHugh / Dorothy Fields) (6’47’’)
Performed by Louis Armstrong (tp) Jack Teagarden (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Dick Cary (p) Arvell Shaw (b) Sidney Catlett (d)
Recorded "Symphony Hall", Boston, Mass, November 30, 1947
Taken from the album Satchmo at Symphony Hall
1996 CD (GRP GRP16612(1); Track 11)

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