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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 January 2012

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 Mick Mulligan & His Band

    Mick Mulligan & His Band Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams

    Composer: Koehler, Moll, Barris Performers: Mick Mulligan (tp), Ian Christie (cl), Frank Parr (tb), Ronald Duff (p), Alan Duddington (b), Pete Appleby (d), Nigel Sinclair (g) Recorded: 1957

    Jazz at The Railway Arms No. 1, Tempo TAP 14

  • Image for Dicky Wells

    Dicky Wells Girl Hunt

    Composer: Dicky Wells Performers: Dicky Wells, Vic Dickinson, Benny Morton, George Matthews (tb), Skip Hall (p), Everett Barksdale (g), Major Holley (b), Herbie Lovelle (d) Recorded: 21 April 1959

    The Complete Felsted Mainstream Collection, Solar 4569908

  • Image for Artie Shaw

    Artie Shaw I Surrender Dear

    Composer: Clifford Gordon, Harry Barris Performers: Artie Shaw (cl), Chuck Peterson, Bernie Privin, John Best, Harry Geller (tp), George Arus, Harry Rodgers, Les Jenkins (tp), Les Robinson, Hank Freeman (as), Georgie Auld, Tony Pastor (ts), Bob Kitsis (p), Al Avola (g), Sid Weiss (b), George Wetting (d) Recorded: 20 October 1939

    Self Portrait, Bluebird 09026-63808-2

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong Ain't It the Truth

    Composer: Harold Arlen, E.Y Harburg (Arr. Phil Moore and Robert Van Eps) Performers: Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra Recorded: 28 August 1942

    Cabin in The Sky OST, Premier Soundtracks CDODEON31 (1)

  • Image for Django Reinhardt

    Django Reinhardt Swing 42

    Composer: Reinhardt, Bob Reisner Performers: Django Reinhardt (g), Hubert Rostaing (cl), Eugene Vees (g), Tony Rovira (b), Pierre Fouad (d) Recorded: 11 September 1941

    Django Reinhardt and The Hot Club De France – Disc C - London & Paris 1940 - 1946, JSP Records. JSP CD904C

  • Image for Bernard Peiffer

    Bernard Peiffer Blues for Django

    Composer: Bernard Peiffer Performers: Bernard Peiffer (p) Recorded: 5 February 1958

    Big Band Bounce & Boogie, Affinity AFS 1035

  • Image for Friedrich Gulda

    Friedrich Gulda Lullaby of Birdland

    Composer: Shearing, Forster Performers: Aaron Bell (b), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Friedrich Gulda (p), Seldon Powell (ts), Nick Stabulas (d), Idrees Sulieman (tp), Phil Woods (as) Recorded: 26th June 1956

    A Man Of Letters, Decca LK 4189

  • Image for Dave Douglas

    Dave Douglas Observer

    Composer: Dave Douglas Performers: Dave Douglas & Keystone – Dave Douglas (laptop and trumpet), Marcus Strickland (tenor saxophone), Adam Benjamin (Rhodes), Brad Jones (Ampeg Baby Bass), Gene Lake (drums), DJ Olive (turntables and laptop) Recorded: 2010

    Spark of Being - Expand, Greenleaf Music

  • Image for Sam Rivers

    Sam Rivers Fuchsia Swing Song

    Composer: Sam Rivers Performers: Sam Rivers (Tenor Saxophone), Ron Carter (Double Bass), Anthony Williams (Drums), Jaki Byard (Piano) Recorded: December 11, 1964

    Fuchsia Swing Song, Blue Note 5938742(1)

  • Image for Chet Baker & Paul Desmond

    Chet Baker & Paul Desmond Concierto de Aranjuez

    Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo (Arr. Don Sebesky) Performers: Paul Desmond (as), Chet Baker (tp), Ron Carter (b), Steve Gadd (d), Jim Hall (g), Roland Hanna (p) Recorded: Van Gelder Studios, New York City, 23rd April 1975

    Together, Epic 472984 2


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