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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Saturday 4 April 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)

Kid Man Blues (Big Maceo Merryweather) (2:36)
Performed by Big Maceo (p, v) Tampa Red (g)
Recorded 1940s
Taken from the album Vintage Blues
LP (RCA INTS 5099 S1 B1)

Sorry (R Klages, M Quicksell) (2:52)
Performed by Bix Beiderbecke and his Gang: Bix Beiderbacke (cnt) Bill Rank (tb) Don Murray (cl) Adrian Rollini (bs) Frank Signorelli (p) Chauncey Morehouse (d)
Recorded 25 October 1927, New York
Taken from the album The Bix Beiderbecke Story
1990 CD (Columbia 501645 Disc 2 Track 11)

Ring Them Bells (Ellington, Mills) (3:20)
Performed by Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra: Cootie Williams (tp) Johnny Hodges (as) Edgar Sampson (bs, arr) Lionel Hampton (vb, v) Jess Stacy (p) Allen Reuss (g) Billy Taylor (b) Sonny Greer (d)
Recorded 18 January 1938, New York
Taken from the album The Lionel Hampton Story
2000 CD (Proper P1145 Disc 1 Track 6)

Lady Bird (Tadd Dameron) (2:48)
Performed by The Tadd Dameron Septet: Fats Navarro (tp) Wardell Gray, Allen Eager (ts) Tadd Dameron (p) Curly Russell (b) Kenny Clarke (d) Chino Pozo (Bongo)
Taken from the album The Fabulous Fats Navarro
LP (Blue Note BST 81532 S1B2)

Love Theme from Spartacus (Alex North) (6:20)
Performed by Regina Carter (v) Werner ‘Vana’ Gierig (p) Darryl Hall (b) Alvester Garnett (d) Marcus Belgrave (flghn) James Carter (bc)
Recorded April 2000
Taken from the album Motor City Moments
2000 CD (Verve 543 9272 Track 6)

I’m Hip (Dave Frishberg, Bob Dorough) (2:38)
Performed by Blossom Dearie (p, v)
Recorded 1979 New York
Taken from the album I’m Hip
1998 CD (Sony 4891232 Track 1)

I’ll Remember April (Raye, De Paul, Johnson) (8:38)
Performed by Henri Renaud All Stars: Milt Jackson (vb) Jay Jay Johnson (tb) Al Cohn (ts) Percy Heath (b) Charlie Smith (d) Henri Renaud (p)
Recorded 7 March 1954
Taken from the album Henri Renaud New York Sessions
LP (Vogue LDE 088 S1 B1)

Midnight Sun (Mercer, Burke, Hampton) (3:37)
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald (v) Oscar Peterson (p)
Recorded 19 May 1975, Los Angeles
Taken from the album Ella & Oscar
CD (Pablo J33J20030 Track 6)

What am I Here For? (Ellington, Laine) (4:39)
Performed by Cat Anderson (tp) Bill Berry (tp) Roy Burrows (tp) Ray Nance (tp) Lawrence Brown (tb) Chuck Connors (tb) Leon Cox (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts) Russell Procope (as, cl) Johnny Hodges (as) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bs, cl) Duke Ellington (p) Aaron Bell (b) Sam Woodyard (d)
Recorded 24/25 May 1962
Taken from the album The Feeling of Jazz
CD 1988 (Black Lion BLCD 760123 Track 4)

My Favourite Things (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, Williamson) (13:40)
Performed by John Coltrane (ss) McCoy Tyner (p) Steve Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d)
Recorded 21 – 26 October 1960
Taken from the album My Favourite Things
1998 CD (Atlantic R2 75204 Track 1)

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