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5 July 2008

Saturday 5 July 2008 17:30-18:30 (Radio 3)

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

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Benedict Warren

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 (tsx), 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)

Freeze and Melt (Dorothy Fileds / Jimmy McHugh) (2'54'')
Performed by Leo McConville (tp) Tommy Dorsey (tb) Jimmy Dorsey (cl,as) Arthur Schutt (p) Eddie Lang (g) Joe Tarto (b) Stan King (d)
Recorded NY May 22 1929
Taken from the album A Handful of Riffs
1989 CD (ASV CDAJA5061(1); Track 18)

Ridin' High (Cole Porter) (2'32'')
Performed by Ziggy Elman, Harry James, Gordon 'Chris' Griffin (tp) Red Ballard, Vernon Brown (tb) Benny Goodman (cl) Hymie Schertzer, George Koenig (as) ArthurRollini, Vido Musso (ts) Jess Stacy (p) Allen Reuss (g) Harry Goodman (b) Gene Krupa (d)
Recorded 1937
Taken from the album On the Air 1937-1938
CD (Columbia/Legacy 48836; Disc 1 / Track 2)

The Train and the River (Jimmy Giuffre) (4'33'')
Performed by Jimmy Giuffre (cl,ts) Bob Brookmeyer (tb) Jim Hall (g)
Recorded 1958
Taken from the album
CD (Charly CDGR196(1); Track 1)

Cherry Red (Pete Johnson / Joe Turner) (4'30'')
Performed by Big Joe Turner (vcl), Milt Buckner (p) Slam Stewart (b) Jo Jones (d)
Recorded Herouville, France, April 26 1971
Taken from the album Texas Style
LP (Black and Blue 33 547; Side 2 / Track 2)

Raunchy (5'48'')
Performed by Bobby Wellins (ts) Mark Edwards (p, hammond) Andy Cleyndert (b) Spike Wells (d)
Recorded 2003
Taken from the album Fun
2004 CD (Jazzizit JITCD0434(1); Track 1)

Only Trust Your Heart (4'25'')
Performed by Astrud Gilberto (vcl) Stan Getz (ts) Gary Burton (vib) Gene Cherico (b) Joe Hunt (d)
Recorded NY 1964
Taken from the album Getz Au Go Go
CD (Verve 8217252VER (1); Track 5)

I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner / Frederick Loewe) (4'43'')
Performed by Brad Mehldau (p) Larry Grenadier (b) Jorge Rossy (d)
Recorded 2002
Taken from the album Anything Goes
2004 CD (Warner Bros. 9362-48608-2; Track 10)

Seven Steps to Heaven (Miles Davis) (7'45'')
Performed by the Miles Davis Quintet:
Miles Davis (tp) George Coleman (ts) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Tony Williams (d)
Recorded Live "Philharmonic Hall", New York, February 12, 1964
Taken from the album 'Four' & More
CD (Coloumbia/Legacy COL 519505 2; Track 6)

I Cover the Waterfront (Johnny Green / Edward Heyman) (8'26'')
Performed by Ruby Braff (tp) Vic Dickenson (tb) Edmond Hall (cl) Sir Charles Thompson (p) Steve Jordan (g) Walter Page (b) Les Erskine (d)
Recorded NY December 29 1953
Taken from the album Linger Awhile
CD (Vanguard VCD 79608-2; Track 4)

Oh, but on the Third Day (Happy Feet Blues) (Marsalis) (6'41'')
Performed by Wynton Marsalis (tpt), Marcus Roberts (pno), Todd Williams (tsx), 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)

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