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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 03 September 2011

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

Music Played

12 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 Humphrey Lyttelton

    Humphrey Lyttelton Coffee Grinder

    Composer: Bechet Performers: Humphrey Lyttelton (tp), John Picard (tb), Wally Fawkes, Bruce Turner (cl), Johnny Parker (p), Freddy Legon (g), Micky Ashman (b), George Hopkinson (d) Recorded: 2 December 1954

    Shake it and Break It, Calligraph Records CLG CD 0353, 20 2’52”

  • Image for Big Maceo

    Big Maceo Just Tell Me Baby

    Composer: Merriweather Performers: Big Maceo Merriweather (v & p) Recorded: 1950

    The City Blues, Specialty SNTF 5015

  • Image for Bob Crosby

    Bob Crosby Bob Crosby - The Big Noise from Winnetka

    Composer: Haggart, Bauduc Performers: Bob Haggart (b) Ray Bauduc (d) Recorded: 14 October 1938

    Eye Opener, Topaz TPZ 1054, 16 2’33”

  • Image for Stan Kenton

    Stan Kenton 23 Degrees North – 82 Degrees West

    Composer: Russo Performers: Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall (tp), Bob Burgess, Frank Rosolino, Bill Russo, Keith Moon (tb), George Roberts (bass tb), Vinnie Dean, Lee Konitz (as), Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts), Bob Gioga (baritone s), Stan Kenton (p), Sal Salvador (g), Don Bagley (b), Stan Levey (d), Denon Kenneth Walton (bongos) Recorded: 11 September 1952

    The Best of Stan Kenton, Capitol Jazz CDP 7243 83150427, 13 3’07”

  • Image for Harold McNair

    Harold McNair Secret Love

    Composer: Fain, Webster Performers: Harold McNair (fl), Bill Le Sage (p), Spike Heatley (b) Tony Carr (d) Recorded: 1968

    Harold McNair, RCA Victor RCA SF 7969

  • Image for Alex Welsh

    Alex Welsh I'm Gonna Go Fishin'

    Composer: Ellington, Lee Performers: Alex Welsh (tp), Roy Crimmins (tb), Archie Semple (cl) Recorded: 1962

    I’m Gonna Go Fishin’, Columbia DB 4792

  • Image for Ben Webster

    Ben Webster Bye-Bye, Blackbird

    Composer: Henderson, Brost-Dixon Performers: Ben Webster (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Ray Brown (b), Ed Thigpen (d) Recorded: 6 November 1959

    Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson, Verve 5214482, 3 06’42”

  • Image for Charlie Parker

    Charlie Parker Charlie Parker - Hot House

    Composer: Dameron Performers: Dizzie Gillespie (tp), Charlie Parker (as), Bud Powell (p), Charles Mingus (b), Max Roach (d) Recorded: 15 May 1953, Massey Hall, Toronto

    Charlie Parker – Complete Jazz at Massey Hall, Jazz Factory JFCD 22856, 13 09’03”

  • Image for Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Charlie Parker's Reboppers Miles Davis - E.S.P.

    Composer: Shorter Performers: Miles Davis (tp), Wayne Shorter (ts), Herbie Hancock (p), Ron Carter (b), Tony Williams (d) Recorded: 20 Jan 1965

    The Very Best of Miles Davis – Cool & Collected, Columbia 82876847842, 11 05’28”

  • Image for John Williams’ Baritone Band

    John Williams’ Baritone Band John Williams' Baritone Band - Deserted Shepherdess

    Composer: Trad. - Canteloube Performers: John Williams (voice flute & bs), Alan Wakeman, Andy Panayi, Chris Biscoe (bs), John Horler (p), Jim Richardson (b), Trevor Tomkins (d) Recorded: 7 May 1997

    John Williams’ Baritone Band, Spotlite SPJ CD 564, 13 03’33”

  • Image for Michael Garrick Band

    Michael Garrick Band Home Stretch Blues

    Composer: Garrick Performers: Norma Winstone (v), Michael Garrick (p), Henry Lowther (tp), Art Themen, Don Rendell (ts), Trevor Tomkins (d), Dave Green (b) Recorded: 7 April 1972

    Home Stretch Blues, Vocalion CDSML 8426, 1 09’00”


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