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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Saturday 12 September 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)

Wa Wa Wa (M Schaeffer) (3:28)
Performed by European Classic Jazzband: Bent Persson (tp) Mike Pointon (tb) Tomas Ornberg (cl, ss, bs) Ray Smith (p) Tom Stuip (bj) Goran Lind (b)
Recorded 13 – 15 December 1983, Holland
Taken from the album Whip Me With Plenty of Love
LP (Stomp Off SOS 1070. B1)

Crazy Valves (Nat Gonella) (2:28)
Performed by Nat Gonella with his Georgians
Recorded 1936
Taken from the album The Jazz Side of Nat
1996 CD (Empress RAJCD882 (1) Track 17)

Invention for Guitar and Trumpet (Bill Holman) (2:52)
Performed by Stan Kenton and his Orchestra: Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Maynard Ferguson (tp) Buddy Childers, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall (tp) Bob Burgess, Frank Rosolino, Bill Russo, Keith Moon, George Roberts (tb) Vinnie Dean, Lee Konitz (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (d)
Recorded 11 September 1952, Chicago
Taken from the album New Concepts of Artistry in Rhythm
LP (Capitol LC 6595. S2/1)

Taps Miller (Basie, Clayton) (3:17)
Performed by Shorty Rogers and his Orchestra: Shorty Rogers (tp) Conrad Gozzo (tp) Maynard Ferguson (tp) Harry Edison (tp) Pete Candoli (tp) Milt Bernhart (tb) Harry Betts (tb) Bob Enevoldsen (solo vtbn) John Graas (Fhn) Paul Sarmento (tb) Herb Geller (as) Bud Shank (as) Zoot Sims (ts) Jimmy Giuffre (ts) Bob Cooper (bs) Marty Paich (p) Curtis Counce (bs) Shelly Manne (d)
Recorded 3 March 1954, Los Angeles
Taken from the album Shorty Rogers - West Coast Jazz Disc Three: Basie Eyes
2005 CD (Proper P1467 Track 17)

Where or When (Rodgers, Hart) (3:20)
Performed by Peggy Lee (v) Benny Goodman (cl) Lou McGarity (tb) Mel Powell (p) Tom Morgan (g) Sid Weiss (b) Ralph Collier (d)
Recorded 24 December 1941
Taken from the album Peggy with Benny
EP (Philips BBE 12172. S1/2)

Message to the Messangers (South) (6:08)
Performed by Tubby Hayes Quintet: Tubby Hayes (ts) Dickie Hawdon (tp) Harry South (p) Pete Elderfield (b) Bill Eyden (d)
Recorded 17 July 1956
Taken from the album The Swinging Giant Volume Two
2001 CD (Jasmine JASCD617 Track 4)

St. Thomas (Sonny Rollins) (5:27)
Performed by Campbell Burnap (tb) Ron Drake (ts, cl) Bob Barnard (tp) Tony Barnard (g) John Pearce (p) Paul Morgan (b) Terry Jenkins (d)
Recorded 10 – 11 September 1997, London
Taken from the album Night Workers
1998 CD (Mainstem MCD0010 (1) Track 8)

That’s All (Alan Brandt, Bob Haymes) (3:46)
Performed by Scott Hamilton (ts) Bill Berry (tp) Nat Pierce (p) Monty Budwig (b) Jake Hanna (d)
Recorded 1977
Taken from the album Is A Good Wind Who is Blowing Us No Ill
CD (Concord Jazz CCD4042 (1) Track 1)

Whistlestar (Cat Stevens arr. David Gordon) (3:50)
Performed by Evelyn Nallen (Recorder) Eddie Hession (Accordion) David Gordon (Harpsichord, Piano, Fender Rhodes Piano) Oli Hayhurst (Double Bass) Tom Hooper (Drums) Ichiro Tatsuhara (Percussion) Monica McTaggart (Handbells)
Recorded 20 May 2009
Taken from the album Whistlestar
2009 (Mister Sam Records: Available online at

Hercab (Gianluigi Trovesi) (6:58)
Performed by Gianluigi Trovesi Octet: Roberto Bonati (bass) Fulvio Maras (perc) Vittorio Marinoni (drums) Marco Micheli (bass) Rodolfo Migliardi (trombone, tuba) Pino Minafra (trumpet, flügelhorn, didjeridoo, voice) Marco Remondini (cello) Gianluigi Trovesi (alto saxophone, alto clarinet, bass clarinet)
Recorded 1992
Taken from the album From G to G
CD (Soul Note 1212312 (1) Track 7)

Blues (ad lib) (10:35)
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole (p) J.J. Johnson (tb) Illinois Jacquet (ts) Jack McVea (ts) Les Paul (g) Johnny Miller (b) Lee Young (d)
Recorded 2 July 1944, Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles
Taken from the album The Complete JATP Performances: Nat King Cole
1999 CD (Definitive DRCD11144 Track 3)

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