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26/12/2009

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 26 December 2009

Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Saturday 26 December 2009 17:00 – 18:00

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)

Papa Wants to Knock a Jug (Blackwell) (2:28)
Performed Leroy Carr (p, v) Francis ‘Scrapper’ Blackwell (g)
Recorded 1931
Taken from the album Naptown Blues
CD (Aldabra ALB1011CD (1) Track 14)

In the Mood (Andy Razaf, Joe Garland) (3:37)
Performed by Henry 'Red' Allen (t) Kid Ory (tb) Bob McCracken (cl) Cedric Haywood (p) Frank Haggerty (g) Charles Oden (b) Alton Redd (d, v)
Recorded 19 July 1959, Los Angeles
Taken from the album Kid Ory and his Creole Jazz Band featuring Red Allen
LP (HMV CLP 1329 S1/1)

Rose Room (Williams, Hickman) (3:23)
Performed by Benny Goodman All Star Sextet: Benny Goodman (cl) John Haley ‘Zoot’ Sims (s) 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 On Stage with Benny Goodman & His Sextet
LP 1972 (Decca DKL A S2/4)

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)

Main Stem (Duke Ellington) (2:47)
Performed by Rex Stewart (cnt) Wallace Jones (tp) Ray Nance (tp,vln) Joe “Tricky Sam” Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb) Juan Tizol (v-tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Johnny Hodges (as,sop) Otto Hardwick (as,bassax) Ben Webster (ts) Harry Carney (bar,cl,as) Duke Ellington (p) Fred Guy (g) Junior Raglin (b) Sonny Greer (d)
Recorded Hollywood Jun 26 1942
Taken from the album The Blanton–Webster Band
CD (BMG 74321 13181 2 Disc 3, Track 17)

Why Try to Change Me Now? (C Coleman, J A McCarthy) (4:04)
Performed by Helen Humes (v) Joe Wilder (tp) Buddy Tate (ts) Norman Simmons (p) Billy Butler (g) George Duvivier (b) Butch Miles (d)
Recorded 17 & 19 June 1980, New York
Taken from the album Helen Humes ‘Helen’
LP (Muse MR 5233. A3)

Hey! Bellboy! (P Candoli, Troy Mack) (3:20)
Performed by Gloria Wood (v) Pete Candoli (tp)
Recorded 1953
Taken from the album Cocktail Capers
1996 CD (Capitol CDEMS1595 (1) Track 2)

I’ve Got Your Number (C. Coleman, C. Leigh) (5:52)
Performed by Roland Kirk (ts) Harold Mabern (p) Abdullah Rafik (b) Sonny Brown (d)
Recorded 11 & 12 June, 1963, New York
Taken from the album The Roland Kirk Quartet with the Benny Goodman Orchestra
LP (Mercury SMWL 21043. S2/1)

Stomping Grounds (Fleck, Wooten) (5:25)
Performed by Béla Fleck (banjo) Future Man (synth-axe drumitar) Howard Levy (synthesizer, piano, harmonica) Victor Wooten (b) Jeff Coffin (sax) Sam Bush (mandolin) Paul McCandless (ss)
Recorded 1995
Taken from the album Greatest Hits Of The 20th Century
1999 CD (Warner 9362473012(1) Track 2)

M (Anders Jormin) (7:56)
Performed by Bobo Stenson (p) Anders Jormin (b) Jon Falt (d)
Recorded December 2007
Taken from the album Cantando
2008 CD (ECM 1775462(1) Track 4)

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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