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20 August 2005

Saturday 20 August 2005 17:00-18:00 (Radio 3)

Request your favourite jazz cut by E mail: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk. With Geoffrey Smith.


1 hour


Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Patrick Johns

Music Details

JRR Signature Tune:
Oh, but on the Third Day (Happy Feet Blues) (Marsalis)
Performed by Wynton Marsalis (tpt), Marcus Roberts (pno), Todd Williams (t/sx), Dr Michael White (clt), Danny Barker (bjo), Teddy Riley (tpt), Freddie Lonzo (tbn), Reginald Veal (bs), Herlin Riley (dms)
Recorded 28 October 1988
Taken from the album The Majesty of the Blues
1989 CD (CBS 465129 2)

Finger Poppin' (Silver)
Performed by Alan Barnes (a/sx), Steve Waterman (tpt), John Donaldson (pno), Dave Green (bs), Steve Brown (dms)
Taken from the album Yeah!
2005 CD (Specific Jazz SPEC002)

How High the Moon (Hamilton, Lewis)
Performed by Lionel Hampton (vib), Milt Buckner (pno), Billy Mackel (gtr), Charles Harris (bs), Curley Hammer (dms)
Recorded 2 April 1947, New York City
Taken from the album The Lionel Hampton Story: Hey! Ba-ba-re-bop (Disc 3)
2000 CD (Proper P1147)

Handful of Keys (Waller)
Performed by Fats Waller (pno)
Recorded probably 7 August 1939, New York City
Taken from the album Fats Waller: 1939/1940 Private Acetates and Film Soundtracks
1991 CD (Jazz Anthology 550222)

Rollin' and Tumblin' ( Memphis Slim)
Performed by Memphis Slim (pno, voc), Muddy Watters (gtr), Al Hall (bs), Shep Sheppard (dms)
Recorded 3 April 1959, New York City
Taken from the album Chicago Blues Masters - Volume 1: Muddy Waters and Memphis Slim
1995 CD (Capitol 7243 8 29375 2 4)

The Boogie Blues (Krupa)
Performed by Ted Heath and his Music: Bobby Pratt (tpt), Duncan Campbell (tpt, voc), Bert Ezard (tpt), Eddie Blair (solo tpt), Wally Smith (tbn), Don Lusher (tbn), Jimmy Coombes (tbn), Ric Kennedy (tbn), Roy Willox (solo a/sx), Les Gilbert (a/sx), Henry MacKenzie (clt, t/sx), Danny Moss (t/sx), Ken Kiddier (b/sx), Frank Horrox (pno), Johnny Hawksworth (bs), Ronnie Verrell (dms)
Recorded 21 August 1955, London
Taken from the album Ted Heath at the London Palladium Volume 4
1956 LP (Decca LK 4134)

Streetswingers (Brookmeyer)
Performed by Bob Brookmeyer (pno), Jim Hall (gtr), Jimmy Raney (gtr), Bill Crow (bs), Osie Johnson (dms)
Recorded 13 December 1957, New York City
Taken from the album Pacific Jazz II Collection
1989 CD (EMI CDWPX2)

If Love Were All (Coward)
Performed by Claire Martin (voc), Iain Ballamy (t/sx), Jim Mullen (gtr), Jonathan Gee (pno), Arnie Somogyi (bs), Clark Tracey (dms)
Recorded 8-10 February 1993, London
Taken from the album Devil May Care
1993 CD (LINN AK021)

Rockin' in Rhythm (Ellington, Carney)
Performed by Duke Ellington (pno), Clark Terry (tpt), Cat Anderson (tpt), Willie Cook (tpt), Ray Nance (tpt), Quentin Jackson (solo tbn), Britt Woodman (tbn), Alfred Cobbs (tbn), Russell Procope (a/sx, clt), Rick Henderson (a/sx), Paul Gonsalves (t/sx), Jimmy Hamilton (clt, t/sx), Harry Carney (b/sx), Wendell Marshall (bs), Dave Black (dms)
Recorded 17 January 1954, Chicago
Taken from the album Ellington '55
1999 CD (Capitol 7243 5 20135 2 4)

Driva Man (Roach, Brown)
Performed by Coleman Hawkins (solo t/sx), Abbey Lincoln (voc), Booker Little (tpt), Julian Priester (tbn), Walter Benton (t/sx), James Schenk (bs), Max Roach (dms)
Recorded 31 August 1960
Taken from the album Ken Burns Jazz: Coleman Hawkins
2000 CD (Verve 549 085-2)

Rip, Rig and Panic (Kirk)
Performed by Roland Kirk (t/sx, sirens), Jaki Byard (pno), Richard Davis (bs), Elvin Jones (dms)
Recorded 13 January 1965, Englewood
Taken from the album Rip, Rig and Panic/Now Please Don't You Cry, Beautiful Edith
1990 CD (Emarcy 8321642)

Blame it on My Youth (Levant , Heyman)
Performed by Art Farmer (flg), James Williams (pno), Rufus Reid (bs), Victor Lewis (dms)
Recorded 4 or 8 February 1988, New York City
Taken from the album Blame it on My Youth
1988 CD (Contemporary CCD 14042-2)

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