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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 April 2012

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

Music Played

8 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Original Dixieland Jazz Band

    Original Dixieland Jazz Band Tiger Rag

    Composer: LaRocca / Da Costa Performers: Dominick James "Nick" LaRocca (cornet), Edwin Bransford "Daddy" Edwards (tr), Larry "Pat" Shields (cl), Hanery W. Ragas (p), Tony Sbarbaro (d) Recorded: 1918

    Sensation!, ASV CDAJA5023 (1)

  • Image for James P. Johnson

    James P. Johnson Worried and Lonesome Blues

    Composer: Johnson Performers: James P. Johnson Recorded: 1923

    James P. Johnson (p), Classics 658 (1)

  • Image for Stan Kenton

    Stan Kenton Painted Rhythm

    Composer: Rugolo / Kenton Performers: Stan Kenton (p), Buddy Childers, Ray Wetzel, John Anderson, Russ Burgher, Bob Lymperis (tp), Freddie Zito, Jimmy Simms, Milt Kabak (tb), Bart Vasalona (b tb), Al Anthony, Boots Mussulli (as), VIdo Musso, Bob Cooper (ts), Bob Gioga (bs), Bob Ahern (g), Eddie Safranski (b), Ralph Collier (d) Recorded: 1945

    The Stan Kenton Story, Proper P1149

  • Image for Art Pepper

    Art Pepper Come Rain or Shine

    Composer: Arlen / Mercer Performers: Art Pepper (as), Dolo Coker (p), Jimmy Bond (b), Frank Butler (d) Recorded: 1960

    Intensity, Contemporary OJCCD3872 (1)

  • Image for Kathy Stobart

    Kathy Stobart If I Thought You'd Ever Change Your Mind

    Composer: Cameron Performers: Kathy Stobart (tenor), Marion Williams (voc), Harry Beckett (tr), Martin Blackwell (p), Harvey Weston (b), Tony Mann (d) Recorded: 1978

    Arbeia, Spotlite SPJCD409

  • Image for Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Charlie Parker's Reboppers Gone

    Composer: Gil Evans Performers: Miles Davis (flugel horn), Gil Evans (arr. cond), Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci (tp), Dick Hixon, Frank Rehak, Jimmy Cleveland, Joe Bennett (tb), Willie Ruff, Julius Watkins, Gunther Schuller (Fr h), Bill Barber (tu), Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque (fl), Cannonball Adderly (as), Danny Bank (b cl), Paul Chambers (b), Philly Joe Jones (d) Recorded: 1958

    Porgy and Bess, Columbia CK65141 (1)

  • Image for Jonathan Gee Trio

    Jonathan Gee Trio Three Wishes

    Composer: Johnathan Gee Performers: Johnathan Gee (p), Steve Rose (b), Winston Clifford (d) Recorded: 2000

    Chez Auguste, Jazz House JHCD064 (1)

  • Image for Charles Mingus

    Charles Mingus Better Git Hit In Your Soul

    Composer: (Charles Mingus) Performers: Charles Mingus (b & p), Ted Curson (tp), Eric Dolphy (as), Booker Ervin (ts), Dannie Richmond (d) Recorded: 1960

    Charles Mingus & Eric Dolphy: Jazz Festival, Antibes, Giants of Jazz CD02036


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