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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Saturday 14 March 2009 9pm–10pm

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)

Oh, Didn’t He Ramble? (W.C Handy) (2:58)
Performed by Jelly Roll Morton and his New Orleans Jazzmen: Sidney de Paris (tp) Claude Jones (tb, v) Albert Nicholas (cl) Sidney Bechet (ss) Happy Caudwell (ts) Jelly Roll Morton pn, v) Bernard Addison (g) Wellman Braud (b) Zutty Singleton (d)
Recorded 14 September 1939, New York
Taken from the album ‘Sidney Bechet 1932 – 1943 The Bluebird Sessions
1989 CD (Bluebird ND90317(4) Disc 1 Track 12)

Dinah (Harry Akst) (2:47)
Performed by Joe Venuti’s Blues Four: Eddie Lang (guitar) Joe Venuti (violin) Don Murray (cl, bs) Rube Bloom (p) Justin Ring (perc)
Recorded 28 March 1928, New York
Taken from the album Jazz Guitar Rarities
CD (Golden Age of Jazz, JZCD830(1) Track 3)

Dive Bomber (Kermit Holden) (2:57)
Performed by Pete Johnson (p)
Recorded 17 February 1944
Taken from the album Pete Johnson’s Boogie Woogie Mood
LP (Coral LRA 10016. S1/2)

Why Try to Change Me Now? (C Coleman, J A McCarthy) (4:04)
Performed by Helen Humes (v) Joe Wilder (tp) Buddy Tate (ts) Norman Simmons (p) Billy Butler (g) George Duvivier (b) Butch Miles (d)
Recorded 17 & 19 June 1980, New York
Taken from the album Helen Humes ‘Helen’
LP (Muse MR 5233. A3)

Annie Laurie (Lady Scott) (3:12)
Performed by Jimmie Lunceford and his Orchestra: Eddie Tompkins, Sy Oliver, Tommy Stevenson (tp) Elmer Crumbley, Russell Bowles, James ‘Trummy’ Young (tb) Willie Smith, Earl Carruthers, Ted Buckner, Joe Thomas, Dan Grissom (saxes) Edwin Wilcox (p) Al Norris (g) Moses Allen (b) James Crawford (d)
Recorded 5 November 1937
Taken from the album Jimmy Lunceford and his Orchestra
LP (Decca DL 8050. S1/4)

In a Sentimental Mood (Ellington) (4:14)
Performed by Duke Ellington (p), John Coltrane (ts), Aaron Bell (bs), Elvin Jones (d)
Recorded 26 September 1962, Englewood Cliffs
Taken from the album Duke Ellington and John Coltrane
1995 CD (Impulse IMP11662 Track 1)

Day by Day (Sammy Cahn, Alex Stordahl, Paul Weston) (3:23)
Performed by Laura Zakian (v) Steve Melling (p) Richard Jeffries (b) Russell Morgan (d) Mark Bassey (tb)
Recorded September 2000
Taken from the album Nobody Else But Me
CD (Ultimate Groove UGCD070201(1) Track 5)

The Glide (Ralph Towner) (4:39)
Performed by Acoustic Triangle: Malcolm Cresse (db) John Horler (piano) Tim Garland (saxophones, bass clarinet)
Recorded 16-17 January 2001, Bristol, England
Taken from the album Interactions
CD (Audio-B SABCD5012 Track 4)

Prez’s Boogie (John Williams) (6:41)
Performed by John Williams (bs) Bob Sydor (ts) Phil Day (ts) Dave Gelly (ts) Don Rendell (ts) John Horler (p) Jim Richardson (bs) Trevor Tompkins (d)
Recorded 13 November 2002, Greenford
Taken from the album John Williams' Tenorama
CD (Spotlite SPJCD572(1) Track 4)

All of Me (Seymour Simons, Gerald Marks) (5:07)
Performed by Lester Young (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Gene Ramey (b) Jo Jones (d)
Recorded 13 January 1956, New York
Taken from the album Pres and Teddy: The Lester Young – Teddy Wilson Quartet
CD (Verve 8312702(1) Track 1)

Bags’ Groove (Milt Jackson) (11:13)
Performed by Miles Davis (t) Milt Jackson (vb) Thelonious Monk (p) Percy Heath (b) Kenny Clarke (d)
Recorded 24 December 1954, New Jersey
Taken from the album Bags' Groove
CD (Prestige OJCCD2452(1) Track 1)

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