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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Produced by James Parkin
Saturday 30 May 2009 5pm–6pm

JRR Signature Tune:
Oh, but on the Third Day (Happy Feet Blues) (Wynton Marsalis)
Performed by Wynton Marsalis (tp), Marcus Roberts (p), Todd Williams (ts), Dr Michael White (cl), Danny Barker (bj), Teddy Riley (tp), Freddie Lonzo (tb), Reginald Veal (b), Herlin Riley (d)
Recorded 28 October 1988
Taken from the album The Majesty of the Blues
1989 CD (CBS 465129 2)

Oh Lady Be Good (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) (3:30)
Performed by Benny Goodman All Star Sextet: Benny Goodman (cl) John Haley ‘Zoot’ Sims (sax) Bill McGuffie (p) John ‘Bucky’ Pizzarelli (g) Harold Gaylor (b) Elmer ‘Mousey’ Alexander (d) Peter Appleyard (vb)
Recorded Live in Copenhagen 1972
Taken from the album Onstage with Benny Goodman and his Sextet
LP (Decca DKL 4/A S2/3)

Higginbotham Blues (Luis Russell) (3:25)
Performed by J.C Higginbotham & his Six Hicks: Henry Allen (t) J.C Higginbotham (tb) Charlie Holmes (as) Luis Russell (p) Will Johnson (g) Pops Foster (b) Paul Barbarin (d)
Recorded 5 February 1930, New York
Taken from the album New Orleans Playing Away Jazz
1999 CD (Audio Book & Music ABMMCD 1163, Track 14)

Frenesi (Alberto Dominguez, Leonard Whitcup) (3:07)
Performed by Gerry Mulligan Quartet: Chet Baker (tp) Gerry Mulligan (bs) Bob Whitlock (b) Chico Hamilton (d)
Recorded 15 – 16 October 1952
Taken from the album Gerry Mulligan Proper Box ‘Jeru’
2005 CD (Proper P1481 Disc 1 Track 15)

Hum Drum Blues (Oscar Brown Jr) (2:12)
Performed by Sheila Jordan (v) Steve Swallow (b) Denzil Best (d)
Recorded 19 September, 12 October 1962, New Jersey
Taken from the album Portrait of Sheila
1989 CD (Blue Note CDP7890022 Track 11)

Appointment in Milano (Bobby Watson) (7:15)
Performed by Bruce Watson (as) Melton Mustafa (tp) Edward Simon (p) Carroll Dashiell (b) Victor Lewis (d)
Recorded 17 – 18 September 1990, New York
Taken from the album Bobby Watson & Horizon Post-Motown Bop
1991 CD (Blue Note CDP7951482 (1) Track 5)

Nuages (Jacques Larue, Django Reinhardt) (5:07)
Performed by Paul Desmond (as) Ed Bickert (elg) Ron Carter (b) Connie Kay (d)
Recorded 24 – 26 September 1974
Taken from the album Pure Desmond
1975 CD (Columbia ZK64767 (1) Track 3)

The Goodbye Look (Donald Fagen) (5:44)
Performed by Mel Torme and the Marty Paich Dektette:
Mel Torme (vcl) acc by Jack Sheldon, Warren Luening (tp) Lew McCreary (tb) Bob Enevoldsen (b-tb) Jim Self (tu) Gary Foster (as) Ken Peplowski (ts) Bob Efford (bar) Pete Jolly (p,el-p) Chuck Berghofer (b) Jeff Hamilton (d) Joe Porcaro, Efrain Toro (perc) Marty Paich (arr,cond)
Recorded Hollywood, CA, August, 1988
Taken from the album Reunion
1988 CD (Concord Jazz CCD4360 (1) Track 7)

Now He Sings - Now He Sobs (Chick Corea) (7:05)
Performed by Chick Corea (p) Miroslav Vitous (b) Roy Haynes (d)
Recorded, 14, 19 & 27 March 1968, New York City
Taken from the album Now He Sings - Now He Sobs
1988 CD (Blue Note CDP7900552 (1) Track 5)

The World is Waiting for the Sunrise (Ernest Seitz, Gene Lockhart) (2:42)
Performed by Benny Goodman and his Sextet: Benny Goodman (cl) Red Norvo (vb) Mel Powell (p) Al Hendrickson (g) Art Shapiro (b) Tommy Remercier (d)
Recorded 1947
Taken from the album Session for Six
LP (Capitol LC 6526 S2/1)

Sing Sing Sing (With A Swing) (Louis Prima) (12:06)
Performed by Benny Goodman and his Orchestra: Benny Goodman (cl) Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, Harry James (tp) Red Ballard, Vernon Brown (tb) Hymie Schertzer (as) George Koenig, Art Rollini, Babe Russin (reeds) Jess Stacy (p) Allan Reuss (g) Harry Goodman (b) Gene Krupa (d)
Recorded at the Carnegie Hall, New York, Sunday 16 January 1938
Taken from the album At Carnegie Hall - 1938 - Complete
CD (Columbia/Legacy C2K 65143 Track 14)

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