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Episode 2

1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 21 October 2012

Geoffrey Smith's Jazz, a personal journey taking in great musicians and great music.

Geoffrey brings his survey of the piano trio right up to date with the buzzing contemporary scene, from Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea to EST and the Bad Plus.


Music Played

10 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Stan Tracey

    Stan Tracey I Lost My Step in Nantucket

    Composer: Tracey Performers: Stan Tracey, p; Jeff Clyne, b; Jackie Dougan, d. May 1965

    Under Milk Wood, Jazzizit, JITCD9815. Tr.3

  • Image for Chick Corea

    Chick Corea Rhythm-a-Ning

    Composer: Thelonius Monk Performers: Chick Corea, p; Miroslav Vitous, b; Roy Haynes, d. November 1981

    Chick Corea: Selected Recordings, ECM, rarum III; Tr. 9

  • Image for Keith Jarrett Trio

    Keith Jarrett Trio Riot

    Composer: Jarrett Performers: Keith Jarrett, p; Gary Peacock, b; Jack DeJohnette, d. July 2000

    Inside Out, ECM, ECM 1780. Tr.4

  • Image for Jacky Terrasson

    Jacky Terrasson Just One of Those Things

    Composer: Cole Porter Performers: Jackie Terrasson, p; Ugonna Okegwo, b; Leon Parker, d. 1995

    Reach, Blue Note, CDP 7243 8 37570 2 2. Tr.8

  • Image for Brad Mehldau

    Brad Mehldau Blackbird

    Composer: Lennon-McCartney Performers: Brad Mehldau, p; Larry Grenadier, b; Jorge Rossy, d. September 1996

    The Art of the Trio, Warner Bros, 9362-4260-2. Tr.4

  • Image for Bill Charlap

    Bill Charlap Cool

    Composer: Bernstein Performers: Bill Charlap, p; Peter Washington, b; Kenny Washington, d. 2003

    Somewhere, Blue Note, 7243 5 94808 2 4. Tr.1

  • Image for Esbjörn Svensson Trio

    Esbjörn Svensson Trio Seven Days of Falling

    Composer: Est Performers: Esbjorn Svensson, p; Dan Berglund, b; Magnus Ostrom, d. 2003

    Seven Days of Falling, ACT, 9012-2. Tr.2

  • Image for The Bad Plus

    The Bad Plus I Want to Feel Good Part Two

    Composer: The Bad Plus Performers: Ethan Iverson, p; Reid Anderson, b; Dave King, d. 2012

    Made Possible, Universal, 0602537119462, T 7

  • Image for Marcus Roberts Trio

    Marcus Roberts Trio Harvest Time

    Composer: Roberts Performers: Marcus Roberts, p; David Grossman, b; Jason Marsalis, d. 1996

    Time and Circumstance, Columbia, 4844512. Tr.6

  • Image for Gwilym Simcock

    Gwilym Simcock Nice Work if You Can Get It

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Gwilym Simcock, p; Yuri Goloubev, b; James Maddren, d. 2009

    Blues Vignette, BASHO, SRCD322(2); D2, Tr. 6



  1. Image for Geoffrey Smith’s Jazz

    Geoffrey Smith’s Jazz

    Geoffrey Smith with his weekly selection of jazz. Each Saturday at midnight, Geoffrey Smith…

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