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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 02 April 2011

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 Son House

    Son House My Black Mama (part 1)

    Composer: Son House Performers: Son House (v & g) Recorded: 1930

    Masters of the Delta Blues, Yazoo 2002, 12

  • Image for Ken Colyer

    Ken Colyer Tiger Rag

    Composer: La Rocca/Shields Performers: Ken Colyer (tp), Ian Wheeler (cl), Mac Duncan (tbn), Johnny Bastable (banjo), Ray Foxley (p), Ron Ward (b), Colin Bowden (d) Recorded: 8 August 1958

    Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Upbeat Jazz URCD170, 10

  • Image for Bruce Turner

    Bruce Turner Laura

    Composer: Raksin/Mercer Performers: Bruce Turner (as), Dave Cliff (g), Dave Green (b), Eddie Taylor (d) Recorded: 1985

    The Dirty Bopper, Upbeat Jazz URCD147, 7

  • Image for Zoot Sims Quartet

    Zoot Sims Quartet Jive at Five

    Composer: Edison/Basie Performers: Zoot Sims Quartet – Zoot Sims (ts), Dave McKenna (p), George Tucker (b), Dannie Richmond (d) Recorded: July 1960

    Zoot Sims – Down Home, Affinity CD Charly 59, 1

  • Image for Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Duke Ellington & His Orchestra Carney

    Composer: Rick, Henderson Performers: Joe Temperley (Baritone s), The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Mercer Ellington (conductor) Recorded: 1975

    Continuum, Fantasy FT525

  • Image for Sarah Vaughan

    Sarah Vaughan Teach me Tonight

    Composer: DePaul/Cahn Performers: Sarah Vaughan (v), Oscar Peterson (p), Joe Pass (g), Ray Brown (b), Louie Bellson (d) Recorded: 25 April 1978

    How long has this been going on?, Pablo J33J 20044, 3

  • Image for Woody Herman

    Woody Herman Mambo the Most (parts 1 & 2)

    Composer: McFall/Herman Performers: Bill Castagnino, Dick Collins, John Howell, Reuben McFall, Al Porcino (tp), Cy Touff (b tp), Dick Kenney, Keith Moon (tbn), Woody Herman (cl,), Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins (ts), Jack Nimitz (bs), Nat Pierce (p), Red Kelly (b), Chuck Flores (d) Recorded: 30 March 1954

    Hey! Heard the Herd?, Verve VLP 9062

  • Image for Yusef Lateef

    Yusef Lateef Rasheed

    Composer: Lateef Performers: Yusef Lateef (oboe), Barry Harris (p), Herman Wright (b), Elvin Jones (d) Recorded: 1961

    Lateef, Prestige PR24007

  • Image for Michel Petrucciani

    Michel Petrucciani Little Peace in C for U

    Composer: Petrucciani Performers: Michel Petrucciani (p) Recorded: Frankfurt 27 February 1997

    Piano Solo, Dreyfus FDM 46050369062, 7

  • Image for Cannonball Adderley

    Cannonball Adderley This Here

    Composer: Bobby Timmons Performers: Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley (as), Nat Adderley (cornet), Bobby Timmons (p) Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d) Recorded: San Francisco 18 & 20 October 1959

    Cannonball Adderley – Three Classic Albums Plus, Avid Jazz AMSC1022


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