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Geoffrey Smith

1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 01 November 2008

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)

Take Your Black Bottom Outside (Clarence Williams) (2’45’’)
Performed by Ethel Waters (vcl) acc by Joe Smith (cnt) Alex S. Jackson (as) Pearl Wright (p)
Recorded NY May 6 1927
Taken from the album Ethel Waters 1926-1929
2001 CD (Classics Classics688(1); Track 10)

Down Home Rag (Wilbur Sweatman / Lew Brown / Roger Lewis) (2’55’’)
Performed by Monty Sunshine’s Jazz Band:
Rod Mason (cnt) Graham Stewart (tb) Monty Sunshine (cl) Dickie Bishop (bj) Tony Bagot (b) Laurie Chescoe (d)
Taken from the album At The Jazz Band Ball
2001 CD (Upbeat Jazz URCD164; Track 1)

Wonderful One (Ferde Grofe / Dorothy Terriss / Paul Whiteman) (5’15’’)
Performed by the Classic Jazz Quartet:
Dick Sudhalter (cnt) Joe Muranyi (cl) Dick Wellstood (p) Marty Grosz (g)
Recorded NY Jul 15-16 1985
Taken from the album The Classic Jazz Quartet MCMLXXXVI
© 1986 LP (Stomp Off SOS 1125; Side 2 / Track 5)

It Ain’t Necessarily So (George Gershwin) (4’23’’)
Performed by Miles Davis (tp) Gil Evans (arr,cond) Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci (tp) Dick Hixon, Frank Rehak, Jimmy Cleveland, Joe Bennett (tb) Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins and Gunther Schuller (Fr-h) Bill Barber (tu) Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque (fl,a-fl,cl) Cannonball Adderley (as) Danny Bank (a-fl, b-cl) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d)
Recorded NY Jul 29 1958
Taken from the album Porgy and Bess
© 1997 CD (Columbia CK65141; Track 10)

The London Heist (Colin Steele) (6’30’’)
Performed by Colin Steele (tp) Julian Argüelles (ts) Dave Milligan (p) Aidan O'donnell (b) John Rae (d)
Recorded Scotland, 22-23 Dec 2002
Taken from the album 'The Journey Home'
© 2003 CD (Caber CABER029(1); Track 1)

Keeper of the Flame (Shorty Rogers) (3’00’’)
Performed by Woody Herman and his Orchestra:
Stan Fishelson, Bernie Glow, Red Rodney, Shorty Rogers, Ernie Royal (tp) Earl Swope, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson, Bob Swift (tb) Woody Herman (cl) Sam Marowitz (as) Al Cohn, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims (ts) Serge Chaloff (bar) Terry Gibbs (vib) Lou Levy (p) Chubby Jackson (b) Don Lamond (d)
Recorded LA, Dec 30 1948
Taken from the album The Woody Herman Story
2000 CD (Proper P1160; Track 12)

Odd Man Out (Paul Motian) (4’10’’)
Performed by Bill Frisell (g) Joe Lovano (ts) Paul Motian (d)
Recorded NY April 2004
Taken from the album I Have The Room Above Her
2005 CD (ECM 9820456(1); Track 3)

Old Landmark (A. M. Brunner) (3’40’’)
Performed by Aretha Franklin (vcl) Rev. James Cleveland (p) Cornell Dupree (g) Ken Lupper (org) Chuck Rainey (b) Bernard Purdie (d) Pancho Morales (congas)
Taken from the album Amazing Grace
© 1972 LP (Atlantic K 60023/A)

Concierto De Aranjuez (Joaquin Rodrigo) (10’04’’)
Performed by Chet baker (tp) Paul Desmond (as) Jim Hall (g) Roland Hanna (p) Ron Carter (b) Steve Gadd (d)
Recorded NY 23 Apr 1975
Taken from the album Chet Baker & Paul Desmond / Together
1992 CD (EPIC 4729842(1); Track 7)

Blue Lou (9’20’’)
Performed by Wardell Gray (ts) Erroll Garner (p) Irving Ashby (g) Red Callender (b) Jackie Mills (d)
Recorded 1947
Taken from the album Gene Norman’s Just Jazz Concerts
LP (Vogue VJT 3003/A; Rec 1; Side 2 / Track 3)


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