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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)

It Looks Like a Big Time Tonight (Trad) (2’57’’)
Performed by Pat Halcox (tp) Chris Barber (tb) Ian Wheeler (cl) Eddie Smith (bj) Dick Smith (b) Graham Burbidge (d)
Recorded London, Apr 4 1962
Taken from the album Chris Barber at the BBC
CD (Upbeat Jazz URCD146; Track 17)

Coal Cart Blues (Louis Armstrong / Lil Hardin) (2’49’’)
Performed by Eva Taylor (vcl) Louis Armstrong (cnt) Charlie Irvis (tb) Don Redman (cl) Buster Bailey (sop) Clarence Williams (p) Buddy Christian (bj)
Recorded NY Oct 8 1925
Taken from the album Not Just The Blues
1996 CD (Topaz TPZ 1044; Track 10)

You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To (Cole Porter) (4’23’’)
Performed by Warren Vache (cnt) Howard Alden (g) Dan Barrett (tb) John Harkins (p) Jack Lesberg (b) Chuck Riggs (d)
Recorded 1986
Taken from the album Easy Going
© 1987 CD (Concord Jazz CCD4323(1); Track 4)

Lady Be Good (George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin) (1’57’’)
Performed by John W. Bubbles (vcl) Frank Owens (p)
Taken from the album Back on Broadway
1980 LP (Uptown UP 27.03; A3)

Here’s That Rainy Day (Jimmy Van Heusen / Johnny Burke) (4’08’’)
Performed by Sue Raney, acc by the Ralph Carmichael Orchestra
Recorded 1963
Taken from the album All By Myself
1995 CD (EMI CDEMS1562(1); Track 10)

Cherry (Don Redman / Ray Gilbert) (4’52’’)
Performed by Benny Carter (as,arr) Phil Woods (as) Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Rouse (ts) Dick Katz (p) John Collins (g) Jimmy Garrison (b) Jo Jones (d)
Recorded NY Nov 13 1961
Taken from the album Further Definitions
1997 CD (Impulse IMP 12292; Track 7)

Ting-a-Ling (Louis Bellson / Charlie Shavers) (3’15’’)
Performed by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra:
Cat Anderson, Clark Terry, Willie Cook (tp) Ray Nance (tp) Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, Juan Tizol (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl,ts) Russell Procope (as,cl) Hilton Jefferson (as) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bar,cl,b-cl) Duke Ellington (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Louie Bellson (d)
Recorded Washington, Apr 29 1952
Taken from the album From The Blue Note
1991 CD (Jazz Anthology 550292(1); Track 3)

Sunshine (Jaki Byard) (9’27’’)
Performed by The Jaki Byard Trio:
Jaki Byard (p) David Izenzon (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Recorded NY Oct 31 1967
Taken from the album The Sunshine of my Soul
© 2001 CD (Prestige OJCCD19462(1); Track 1)

I’m Gonna Go Fishin’ (Duke Ellington / Peggy Lee) (3’09’’)
Performed by Annie Ross (vcl)
Taken from the album John Barry: The Ember Years Vol. 2
CD (Play It Again Play003(1); Track 4)

Licks a Plenty (E. Davis) (6’50’’)
Performed by Richard “Groove” Holmes, Jimmy McGriff (org) George Freeman, O’Donel “Butch” Levy (g) Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (d) Kwasi Jayourba (cga)
Taken from the album Come Together
LP (People PLEO 16; Side 1 / Track 1)

Footprints (Wayne Shorter) (7’29’’)
Performed by Wayne Shorter (ts) Herbie Hancock (p) Reggie Workman (b) Joe Chambers (d)
Recorded N.J. Feb 24 1966
Taken from the album Adam’s Apple
© 1987 CD (Blue Note CDP7464032(1); Track 4)

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