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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Saturday 21 November 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)

Merrydown Rag (Chris Barber) (3:20)
Performed by Chris Barber (tb) Pat Halcox (cnt) Monty Sunshine (cl) Lonnie Donegan (bj) Ron Bowden (d) Jim Bray (b)
Recorded 13 July 1954, London
Taken from the album New Orleans Joys
LP (Decca LK 1198. S1/4)

Drinking Shine (Elder Charlie Beck) (3:03)
Performed by Elder Charlie Beck (p)
Recorded 1930
Taken from the album Religious Music
LP (Library of Congress LBC 15. A3)

Wine and Brandy (Frank Foster) (5:25)
Performed by Hank Jones (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Kenny Clarke (d) Jerome Richardson (ts)
Recorded February 1956
Taken from the album The Trio with guests
LP (London LTZ-C 15046 S2/4)

Indiana (James F Hanley, Ballard McDonald) (3:30)
Performed by Roland Hanna (p)
Recorded 4 July 1974, France
Taken from the album Solo Piano
2005 CD (Storyville 1018388 Track 9)

On the Sunny Side of the Street (McHugh, Fields) (2:57)
Performed by Lester Young (ts) Shorty McConnell (tp) Argonne Thornton (p) Fred Lacey (g) Rodney Richardson (b) Lyndell Marshall (d)
Recorded October 1946, Chicago
Taken from the album The Complete Aladdin Recordings
2008 CD (Definitive Records DRCD11385 Disc 1, Track 22)

Am I Blue (Akst, Clarke) (2:49)
Performed by Billie Holiday (v) Roy Eldridge (tp) Ernie Powell, James Powell, Lester Boone (saxes) Eddie Heywood (p) Paul Chapman (g) Grachan Moncur (b) Herbert Cowans (d)
Recorded 9 May 1941
Taken from the album Public Enemies OST
2009 CD (Decca 2709010 Track 6)

Mattie T (Stanley Turrentine) (5:54)
Performed by Stanley Turrentine (ts) Grady Tate (drums) Bob Cranshaw (bass) Herbie Hancock (keyboards) Kenny Burrell (guitar)
Recorded 14 April, 1944, New Jersey
Taken from the album Joyride
1987 CD (Blue Note CDP7461002(1) Track 4)

Midgets (Joe Newman) (3:13)
Performed by Count Basie (p) Joe Newman, Thad Jones, Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones (tp) Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Bill Hughes (tb) Marshall Royal, Billy Graham (as) Frank Foster, Frank Wess (ts) Charlie Fowlkes (bs) Freddie Green (g) Ed Jones (b) Sonny Payne (d)
Recorded 26 July 1955, New York
Taken from the album April in Paris
1997 CD (Verve 5210422(1) Track 8)

My Friend (John Surman, Karin Krog) (5:05)
Performed by John Surman (bar & sop saxophones, bass clarinet, recorder, piano, synthesizer, voice) Karin Krog (voice, Oberheim ring modulator, tamboura) Pierre Favre (drums)
Recorded Talent Studio, Oslo, 1983
Taken from the album Such Winters of Memory
1983 CD (ECM 8106212 (1); Track 3)

Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac (Dizzy Gillespie) (7:25)
Performed by Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) James Moody (alto & tenor saxophones, flute) Mike Longo (p) Frank Schifano (electric bass) Candy Finch (d)
Recorded live at Memory Lane, Los Angeles, California on May 25 & 26, 1967
Taken from the album Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
1996 CD (Impulse IMP11782(1); Track 1)

So What (Miles Davis) (9:00)
Performed by Miles Davis (tp) Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (as) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) John Coltrane (ts) Bill Evans (p)
Recorded March 2 and April 22, 1959
Taken from the album Kind of Blue
CD (CBS 460603 2. Track 1)

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