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Jazz Goes Waltzing

1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 12 August 2012

Jazz goes waltzing: Geoffrey Smith surveys swing in three-quarter time, from Fats Waller to Chick Corea.

Music Played

9 items
  • Image for Fats Waller

    Fats Waller The Jitterbug Waltz

    Composer: Waller Performers: John ‘Bugs’ Hamilton, Joe Thomas, Nathanile Williams (tp), George Wilson, Herb Flemming (tb), George James, Lawrence Fields (as), Sedric (cl & ts), Carroll (ts), Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller (organ), Al Casey (g), Cedric Wallace (b), Art Trappier (d). 16 March 1942

    Fats Waller: The Last Years 1940 - 1943, Bluebird, ND90411, CD3, Tr.14

  • Image for Max Roach

    Max Roach I'll Take Romance

    Composer: Hammerstein Performers: George Morrow, b; Max Roach, d; Billy Wallace, p; Sonny Rollins ,ts; Kenny Dorham t

    Jazz in 3/4 Time, Emarcy, EJL 1282, S2/1

  • Image for Eric Dolphy

    Eric Dolphy Jitterbug Waltz

    Composer: Waller Performers: Woody Shaw, t; Bobby Hutcherson, vib; Eddie Kahn, b; J.C. Moses, d

    Music Matador, Jazz Hour, JHR 73593, Tr.3 Duration: 7.12

  • Image for Toshiko Mariano Quartet

    Toshiko Mariano Quartet When You Meet Her

    Composer: C. Mariano Performers: Charlie Mariano, as; Gene Cherico, b; Eddie Marshall, d; Toshiko Akiyoshi Mariano. 5 December 1940

    Toshiko Mariano Quartet, Candid, CS 9012, S1/1

  • Image for Kurt Elling

    Kurt Elling Wait Till You See Her

    Composer: Rodgers / Hart Performers: Laurence Hobgood, p

    Close Your Eyes, Blue Note, CDP8306452, Tr.9

  • Image for Bill Evans

    Bill Evans Elsa

    Composer: Zindars Performers: Joe Farrell, ss

    The Way To Play, Proper, Properbox169, Tr.2

  • Image for Richard Galliano

    Richard Galliano Waltz for Nicky

    Composer: Galliano Performers: Birelli Lagrene, g; Pierre Michelot, b; Charles Bellonzi, d

    Gallianissimo! The Best of Richard Galliano, Dreyfus Jazz, FDM 36616-2. Tr.3

  • Image for Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Charlie Parker's Reboppers Someday my Prince Will Come

    Composer: Churchill Performers: John Coltrane, ts; Hank Mobley, ts; Wynton Kelly, p; Paul Chambers, b; Jimmy Cobb, d

    Someday my Prince Will Come, Essential Jazz Classics, EJC 55532, Tr.1

  • Image for Chick Corea

    Chick Corea La Fiesta

    Composer: Corea Performers: Joe Farrell, f, ss; Flora Purim, v, per; Stanley Clarke, b, Airto Moriera d, per.

    Selected Recordings, Rarum, RarumIII, Tr2


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