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1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 17 March 2012

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests. Email jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk.

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 Chris Barber's Jazz Band

    Chris Barber's Jazz Band It's Tight Like That

    Composer: Dorsey, Whitaker, arr. Stitzel Performers: Pat Halcox (cnt) Chris Barber (tb, v) Monty Sunshine (cl) Bertie King (as) Lonnie Donegan (bj) Jim Bray (tuba) Ron Bowden Recorded: 30 October 1954

    Barber's Best, Decca LK 4246

  • Image for Bunny Berigan

    Bunny Berigan The Wearin' of the Green

    Composer: Trad arr. Joe Lippman Performers: Bunny Berigan and his Orchestra – Berigan, Irving, Goodman, Lipkins (tp) Nat Lubovsky, Ray Conniff (tb) Mike Doty Joe Dixon (cl, as) Clyde Rounds, George Auld (ts) Joe Bushkin (p) Dick Wharton (g) Hank Wayland (b) Johnny Blowers (d) Recorded: 26 May 1938

    The Pied Piper (1934-40), Bluebird 07863666152(1)

  • Image for Maxine Sullivan

    Maxine Sullivan If I Had a Ribbon Bow

    Composer: Trad Performers: Maxine Sullivan (v) John Kirby and his Orchestra – Charlie Shavers (tp) Buster Bailey (cl) Russell Procope (as) Billy Kyle (p) John Kirby (b) O’Neil Spenser (d) Recorded: 1 August 1940

    Maxine Sullivan 1937-38, Classics CLASSICS991(1)

  • Image for Benny Waters

    Benny Waters Benny's Bounced Blues

    Composer: Benny Waters Performers: Benny Waters (sax) Gregor Beck (d) Jan Jankeje (b) Thilo Wagner (p) Recorded: 1993

    Swinging again, Jazzpoint CDJP1037(1)

  • Image for Milt Jackson

    Milt Jackson What's New

    Composer: Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke Performers: Milt Jackson (vb) Lucky Thompson (ts) Hank Jones (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Kenny Clarke (d) Recorded: 23 January 1953

    The Jazz Skyline, London LTZC 15074

  • Image for Monty Alexander

    Monty Alexander Could You Be Loved

    Composer: Bob Marley Performers: Monty Alexander (p) Dwight Dawes (keys) Robert Angus (g) Trevor McKenzie (b) Glan Browne (b) Rolando Wilson (d) Desmond Jones (perc) Troy Davis (d) Hassan Wiggins (b) Derek DiCenzo (g) Steve Turre (tb, conch shell) Recorded: 1999

    Stir It Up - Music of Bob Marley, Telarc CD83469 (1)

  • Image for Dave Brubeck

    Dave Brubeck Le Souk

    Composer: Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck Performers: Paul Desmond (as) Dave Brubeck (p) Bob Bates (b) Joe Dodge (d) Recorded: 14 April 1954

    The Essential Dave Brubeck, Columbia/Legacy 510594 2

  • Image for Zbigniew Namyslowski Modern Jazz Quartet

    Zbigniew Namyslowski Modern Jazz Quartet Ol' Man River

    Composer: kern, Hammerstein Performers: Zbigniew Namysłowski (as) Tadeusz Wójcik (b) Czesław Bartkowski (d) Włodek Gulgowski (p) Recorded: August 1964

    Lola, Decca LK 4644

  • Image for Keith Jarrett Trio

    Keith Jarrett Trio Sandu

    Composer: Clifford Brown Performers: Keith Jarrett (p) Gary Peacock (b) Jack DeJohnette (d) Recorded: July 1999

    Whisper Not, ECM 1724/25

  • Image for Benny Goodman

    Benny Goodman Sing Sing Sing (With A Swing)

    Composer: Prima, Mundy Performers: Benny Goodman (cl) Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, Harry James (tp) Red Ballard, Vernon Brown (tb) Hymie Schertzer (as) George Koenig, Art Rollini, Babe Russin (reeds) Jess Stacy (p) Allan Reuss (g) Harry Goodman (b) Gene Krupa (d) Recorded: 16 January 1938, Carnegie Hall, New York,

    At Carnegie Hall - 1938, Columbia/Legacy C2K 65143

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    Please note that the next episode of Jazz Record Requests will be on the 7th April


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