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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 30 October 2010

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

Music Played

11 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Wynton Marsalis

    Wynton Marsalis Oh, but on the Third Day (Happy Feet Blues) (JRR Signature Tune)

    Composer: Wynton Marsalis Performers: 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

    The Majesty of the Blues, 1989 CD CBS 465129 2

  • Image for Ken Colyer

    Ken Colyer Goin' Home

    Composer: Ken Colyer Performers: Ken Colyer’s Jazzmen: Ken Colyer (tp) Monty Sunshine (cl) Chris Barber (tb) Tony Donnegan (bj) Jim Bray (b) Ron Bowden (d) Recorded: 1953 (3:22)

    New Orleans To London, LP Decca LF 1152

  • Image for Albert Ammons

    Albert Ammons Boogie Woogie Prayer, Parts 1 & 2

    Composer: Albert Ammons, Lewis Johnson Performers: Albert Ammons (p) Recorded: 30 December 1938 (4:57)

    Topaz Jazz: Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Man, 1997 CD Topaz 1067

  • Image for Count Basie

    Count Basie King Joe, Parts 1 & 2

    Composer: Richard Wright, Count Basie Performers: Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison, Al Killian (tp) Dicky Wells, Robert Scott, Eli Robinson (tb) Tab Smith (ss, as) Earl Warren (as) Don Byas, Buddy Tate (ts) Jack Washington (bs) Count Basie (p) Freddy Green (g) Walter Page (b) Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 1 October 1941 (6:26)

    Count Basie – Coming Out Party, 2005 CD Naxos 8.120819

  • Image for Billy Strayhorn

    Billy Strayhorn Your Love Has Faded

    Composer: Billy Strayhorn Performers: Johnny Hodges (as) Billy Strayhorn (arr) Cat Anderson, Shorty Baker, Bill Berry, Ed Mullens (tp) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors, Quintin Jackson (tb) Russell Procope (cl, as) Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts) paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bs) Jimmy Jones (p) Aaron Bell (b) Sam Woodyard (d) Recorded: 12 December 1961 (2:57)

    Lush Life – The Billy Strayhorn Songbook, CD Verve 5299082(1)

  • Image for John Sangster

    John Sangster Belladonna Took

    Composer: John Sangster Performers: John Sangster (vibes, marimbaphone, celeste, perc) Bob Barnard (tp, flg) John McCarthy (cl, ss, ts) Col Nolan (p) George Thompson (b) Len Barnard (drums, washboard) Ian Bloxsom (perc) Recorded: 25 August 1973 (3:25)

    The Hobbit Suite, LP Swaggie S 1340

  • Image for Clifford Brown

    Clifford Brown Joy Spring

    Composer: Clifford Brown Performers: Clifford Brown (tp) Harold Land (ts) Richie Powell (p) George Morrow (b) Max Roach (d) Recorded: 6 August 1954 (6:46)

    Finest Hour, 2000 CD Verve 543 602-2

  • Image for Nette Robinson with Michael Garrick

    Nette Robinson with Michael Garrick Time Remembered

    Composer: Evans, Garrick Performers: Nette Robinson (v) Michael Garrick (p) Recorded: January 2010 (3:30)

    Remembered Time, 2010 CD Jazz Academy JAZA 18

  • Image for Oliver Jones

    Oliver Jones Len's Den

    Composer: Oliver Jones Performers: Oliver Jones (piano) Jim Vivian (b) Ted Warren (d) Arnie Chycoski, Guido Basso, John MacLeod, Steve McDaid (tp) Rob McConnell, Bob Livingstone, Al Kay, Ernie Pattison (tb) P.J Perry, John Johnson, Alex Dean, Bob Leonard, Rick Wilkins (sax) Marcelle Mallette, Florence Mallette, Olga Razenhofer, Denise Lupien, Alain Giguère, Hung Bang, Philippe Dunningan (violin) Marc Bélanger (viola) Céline Cléroux, Christopher Best (cello) Rick Wilkins, John Johnson , Bob Leonard, Alex Dean, P.J. Perry (sax) Arnie Chycoski, Guido Basso, Steve McDaid, John MacLeod (tp) Al Kay, Ernie Pattison, Rob McConnell (tb) Recorded: 1995 (4:28)

    From Lush To Lively, CD Justin Time. JUST732(1)

  • Image for Cecil Taylor

    Cecil Taylor Johnny Come Lately

    Composer: Billy Strayhorn Performers: Cecil Taylor (p) Steve Lacy (ss) Buell Neidlinger (b) Dennis Charles (d) Recorded: 6 July 1957 (6:46)

    Lush Life – The Billy Strayhorn Songbook, CD Verve 5299082 (1)

  • Image for Vic Dickenson

    Vic Dickenson Vic Dickenson - Russian Lullaby

    Composer: Irving Berlin Performers: Vic Dickenson (tb) Edmond Hall (cl) Ruby Braff (tp) Steve Jordon (g) Walter Page (b) Sir Charles Thompson (p) Les Erskine (d) Recorded: 1953 (9:16)

    The Essential Vic Dickenson, CD Vanguard VCD99 (1), Track 1


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