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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Produced by James Parkin
Saturday 4 July 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)

Swing Out (Higginbotham, Allen) (3:17)
Performed by Henry Red Allen and his Orchestra: Henry Red Allen (tp) J.C. Higginbotham (tb) Albert Nicholas, Charlie Holmes, Teddy Hill (reeds) Luis Russell (p) Will Johnson (g) George ‘Pops’ Foster (b) Paul Barbarin (d)
Recorded 17 July 1929, New York
Taken from the album Early Black Swing
1989 CD (Bluebird ND90365 (1) Track 17)

A Theme from the Threepenny Opera (Brecht, Weill) (2:15)
Performed by The Bill McGuffie Trio
Recorded c1958
Taken from the album Continental Tour with Bill McGuffie
LP (Philips BBL 7261 S1/2)

Give Me Your Telephone Number (3:58)
Performed by Pat Halcox (tp) Ian Wheeler (cl, as) Chris Barber (tb, v) Eddie Smith (bjo) Dick Smith (b) Graham Burbidge (d) Ottilie Patterson (v)
Recorded 1961
Taken from the album Chris Barber at the BBC Wireless Days 1961-62
1996 CD (Upbeat Jazz URCD146 Track 6)

Minnie the Moocher (Calloway, Mills, Gaskell) (3:10)
Performed by Cab Calloway and his Cotton Club Orchestra: R.Q. Dickerson, Lammar Wright, Wendell Culley (tp) De Priest Wheeler, Harry White (tb) Arville Harris (cl, as) Andrew Brown (as, cl, bcl) Walter Thomas (as, ts, bs, fl) Earres Prince (p) Morris White (bj) Jimmy Smith (tu, b) Leroy maxey (d) Cab Calloway (v)
Recorded 3 March 1931, New York
Taken from the album This is Hep
2008 CD (Proper P1661 Track 7)

I Woke up Dizzy (Neil Hefti) (3:03)
Performed by Neil Hefti and his Orchestra: Neil Hefti (tp, arr) Kai Winding (tb) Charlie Ventura (ts) Tony Aless (p) Billy Bauer (g) Chubby Jackson (b) Alvin Stoller (d)
Recorded 18 December 1946, New York
Taken from the album Modern Jazz the Beginnings
1997 CD (CDS RPCD 638 Track 11)

The Touch of Your Lips (Ray Noble) (6:17)
Performed by Oscar Peterson (p) Ben Webster (ts) Ray Brown (b) Ed Thigpen (d)
Recorded 6 November 1959
Taken from the album Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson
1997 CD (Verve 5214482 (1) Track 1)

Waltz for a Wollum (Ron Aspery, Colin Hodgkinson) (2:55)
Performed by Back Door: Ron Aspery (Keyboards, as, ss) Colin Hodgkinson (Bass) Tony Hicks (Drums)
Recorded 1972
Taken from the album Back Door
1972 LP (Warner K46231 S2/4)

Scratchin’ in the Gravel (Mary Lou Williams) (7:12)
Performed by Marian McPartland (p) Joe Morello (d) Rufus Reid (b)
Recorded 24 April 2001, New Jersey
Taken from the album Live at Shanghai Jazz
2002 CD (Concord Jazz CCD-4991-2 Track 1)

Davenport Blues (Bix Biederbecke) (4:25)
Performed by Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Allen Smith (tp) Bill Elton, Curtis Fuller (tb) Dick Lieb (btb) Bob Northern (French horn) Bill Barber (tuba) Steve Lacy (ss) Al Block (fl, cl, bass cl) Chuck Wayne (g) Dick Carter (b) Dennis Charles (d) Gil Evans (p, arranger, conductor)
Recorded 1959
Taken from the album Great Jazz Standards
1988 CD (Pacific Jazz CDP7468562 (1) Track 1)

Mariooch (Russell, Pierce, Hinton) (7:18)
Performed by Pee Wee Russell (cl) Nat Pierce (p) Milt Hinton (b) Jo Jones (d)
Recorded 23 February 1961, New York
Taken from the album Jazz Reunion
CD (Candid CCD79020 (1) Track 3)

Perdido (Duke Ellington) (8:22)
Performed by Duke Ellington (p) Harold 'Shorty' Baker, Willie Cook, Ray Nance, Clark Terry (tp) Juan Tizol, Britt Woodman (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts) Willie Smith (as) Russell Procope (as, cl) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bs) Billy Strayhorn (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Louie Bellson (d) Francis Williams (tp) Quentin Jackson (tb)
Recorded 7 December 1951, New York
Taken from the album Ellington Uptown
2004 CD (Columbia/Legacy 5129172 Track 5)

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