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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Saturday 7 March 2009 5pm–6pm

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)

Carolina Moon (Joe Burke, Benny Davis) (2:46)
Performed by Ken Colyer (tp) Graham Stewart (tb) Sammy Rimmington (cl) Ray Foxley (p) Johnny Bastable (bj) Ron Ward (b) Colin Bowden (d)
Recorded 4 August 1960, London
Taken from the album Serenading Auntie: BBC Recordings 1955-1960
2001 CD (Upbeat Jazz URCD 173 Track 1)

I’m A Hundred Percent for You (B Oakland, M Parish, I Mills) (3:07)
Performed by Fats Waller (p,vcl) Bill Coleman (tp) Gene Sedric (ts) Al Casey (g) Charlie Turner (b) Harry Dial (d)
Recorded New Jersey, 5 January 1935
Taken from the album Fats Waller & His Rhythm
2005 CD (Jazz Archives 160672 Track 5)

My Handy Man (Blake Razaf) (2:52)
Performed by Ethel Waters (v) James P. Johnson (p)
Recorded New York, 21 August 1928
Taken from the album Ethel Waters 1926-1929
2001 CD (Classics Classics 688(1) Track 17)

Hard Times (Paul F Mitchell) (4:40)
Performed by David Newman (as) Ray Charles (p) Bennie Crawford (bs) Marcus Belgrave (tp) Hank Crawford (bs) Edgar Willis (b) Milt Turner (d)
Recorded New York, 5 November 1958
Taken from the album Fathead, Ray Charles Presents David 'Fathead' Newman
2003 CD (Warner 8122737082(1) Track 1)

Newk’s Fadeaway (Sonny Rollins) (3:10)
Performed by Sonny Rollins (ts) Kenny Drew (p) Percy Heath (b) Art Blakey (d)
Recorded New York, 17 December 1951
Taken from the album This Love of Mine
1993 CD (Prestige CDSGP043 (1) Track 6)

That’s All (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes) (3:47)
Performed by Ben Webster (ts) Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison (t) Benny Carter (as) Oscar Peterson (p) Herb Ellis (g) Ray Brown (b) Alvin Stoller (d)
Recorded Hollywood, 8 December 1953
Taken from the album Jazz Masters 43 Ben Webster
1995 CD (Verve 525431 2 Track 2)

Just A-Sittin’ and A-Rockin’ (Strayhorn, Ellington, Gaines) (2:47)
Performed by Stan Kenton and his Orchestra: Stan Kenton (p, dir) Buddy Childers, Ray Wetzel, John Anderson, Russ Burgher, Bob Lymperis (t) Freddie Zito, Jimmy Simms, Milt Kabak (tb) Bart Varalina (b, tb) Al Anthony, Boots Mussulli (as) Vido Musso, Bob Cooper (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Bob Ahern (g) Eddie Safranski (b) Ralph Collier (d) June Christy (v)
Recorded Los Angeles, 30 October 1945
Taken from the album Stan Kenton and His Orchestra 1945
1996 CD (Classics CLASSICS898 (1) Track 17)

Old Friend (Toots Thielemans) (3:23)
Performed by Toots Thielemans (Harmonica) Louis van Dijk (p)
Recorded Laren, 20 May 1982
Taken from the album Compact Jazz: Toots Thielemans
1991 CD (Verve 8455922 Track 9)

Miles (Miles Davis) (5:41)
Performed by Miles Davis (tp) Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley (as) John Coltrane (ts) Red Garland (p) Paul Chambers (b) ‘Philly’ Joe Jones (d)
Recorded New York, 4 February and 4 March 1958
Taken from the album Milestones
(CBS 4608272 Track 4)

2o East, 3o West (John Lewis) (7:25)
Performed by Alan Barnes (as) David Newton (p) Matt Miles (b)
Steve Brown (d) Conte Candoli (tp)
Recorded West Sussex, 25 April 2000
Taken from the album Manhattan
2001 CD (Concord Jazz CCDEU-4947-2 Track 2)

Ad Lib on Nippon (Duke Ellington) (11:34)
Performed by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra: Cootie Williams, William ‘Cat’ Anderson (tp) Mercer Ellington, Herbie Jones (tp, flg) Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, Chuck Connors (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts) Johnny Hodges (as) Russell Procope (as, cl) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bs) Duke Ellington (p) John Lamb (b) Rufus Jones (d)
Recorded New York, 21 December 1966
Taken from the album The Far East Suite Special Mix
1995 CD (Bluebird 078636655 Track 9)

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