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Lincolnshire, Mananan and Sheffield Festivals 2014 - Episode 2
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Ruby Braff

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 04 August 2013

Devoted to "adoration of the melody", trumpeter-cornettist Ruby Braff forged a timeless style, at once lyrical, fluent and personal. Geoffrey Smith highlights some classic recordings from his fifty-year career.
Geoffrey Smith's Jazz, a personal journey taking in great musicians and great music.

Music Played

12 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Mel Powell Thigamagig

    Composer: Powell Performers: Ruby Braff, t; Mel Powell, p; Bobby Donaldson, d. 25 August 1954

    Four Classic Albums Plus, Avid, AMSC1063. D1, Tr. 8 (2.28)

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    Vic Dickenson Keeping out of Mischief Now

    Composer: Waller, Razaf Performers: Vic Dickenson, tb; Edmond Hall, cl; Ruby Braff, t; Steve Jordan, g; Walter Page, b; Sir Charles Thompson, p; Les Erskine, d. 1953

    the Essential Vic Dickenson, Vanguard, VCD99 (1); Tr. 2 (5.49)

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    Ruby Braff Romance in the Dark

    Composer: Green Performers: Ruby Braff, t; Samuel Margolis, ts, cl; Vic Dickenson, tb; Nat Pierce, p; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d. 1955

    Linger Awhile, Vanguard, VCD 79608-2. Tr.8 (6.53)

  • Image for Ellis Larkins & Ruby Braff

    Ellis Larkins & Ruby Braff Where or When

    Composer: Rodgers, Hart Performers: Ruby Braff, c; Ellis Larkins, p. 1956

    Ellis Larkins and Ruby Braff: Duets Vol.1, Vanguard, VCD 79609-2. Tr. 2 (4.53)

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    Ruby Braff Marie

    Composer: Berlin Performers: Ruby Braff, t; Benny Morton, tb; Pee Wee Russell, cl; Dick Hafer, ts; Nat Pierce, p; Steve Jordan, g; Walter Page, b; Buzzy Drootin, d. 3 April 1957

    Three Classic Albums Plus, Avid, AMSC1011; D1, Tr. 5 (4.43)

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    Ruby Braff This is My Lucky Day

    Composer: DeSylva, Brown, Henderson Performers: Ruby Braff, t; Roy Eldridge, t; Hank Jones, p; Mundell Lowe, g; Leonard Gaskin, b; Don Lamond, d. 19 August 1958

    Three Classic Albums Plus, Avid, AMSC1011; D1, Tr. 16 (2.26)

  • Image for The Ruby Braff, George Barnes Quartet

    The Ruby Braff, George Barnes Quartet Struttin' with Some Barbecue

    Composer: Armstrong Performers: Ruby Braff, c; George Barnes, eg; Wayne Wright, g; Mike Moore, b. 1974

    Live at the New School, Chiarascuro, CR 126-A. S1/5 (3.45)

  • Image for Dick Hyman

    Dick Hyman Someday

    Composer: Armstrong Performers: Ruby Braff, c; Dick Hyman, p; Milt Hinton, b; Carmen Mastren, g; Bobby Rosengarden, d. 1974

    Satchmo Remembered, Atlantic, K 50161 S2/2 (3.20)

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    Ruby Braff Heartaches

    Composer: Hoffman, Klenner Performers: Ruby Braff, c; Scott Hamilton, ts; Howard Alden, g; Dave McKenna, p; Frank Tate, b; Alan Dawson, d. 30 April 1991

    Ruby Braff and His New England Songhounds. Vol 2, Concord Jazz, CCD4504 (1); Tr.4 (2.19)

  • Image for Ruby Braff and Ellis Larkins

    Ruby Braff and Ellis Larkins This Year's Kisses

    Composer: Berlin Performers: Ruby Braff, c; Ellis Larkins, p. June, July 1994

    Calling Berlin Vol.1, Arbors, ABCD 19139. Tr.11

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    Ruby Braff It's the Same Old South

    Composer: Eliscu Performers: Ruby Braff, c; Brian Lemon, p; Allan Ganley, d. 23 September 1996

    Braff Plays Wimbledon: The First Set, Zephyr, ZECD15; Tr. 7 (3.26)

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    Ruby Braff When You Wish Upon a Star

    Composer: Harline, Washington Performers: Ruby Braff, t; Samuel Margolis, ts, cl; Vic Dickenson, tb; Nat Pierce, p; Walter Page, b; Jo Jones, d.

    Linger Awhile, Vanguard, VCD 79608-2. TR.9 (5.56)

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