[an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive]

BBC - (none) - Jazz Record Requests [an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive]

BBC Homepage

Contact Us


Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: James Parkin
Saturday 10 November 2007 5.30pm-6.30pm

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)

I Got Rhythm (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) (2'57'')
Performed by Leo Watson, Wilbur Daniels, Douglas Daniels (vcl-tipples) Teddy Bunn (g, vcl) Virgil Scoggins (d, vcl)
Recorded 24 Oct 1933
Taken from the album The Spirits of Rhythm 1933 - 1945
CD (Classics Classics 1028(1); Track 1)

All by Myself (Big Bill Broonzy) (2'26'')
Performed by Big Bill Broonzy (vcl, g) Memphis Slim (p) Washboard Sam (wbd)
Recorded 1941
Taken from the album Complete Recorded Works Vol. 11 (1940-42)
CD (Document DOCD5133(1); Tr.13;

Big Mouth Steve from Baltimore (Sam Price) (3'50'')
Performed by Emmett Berry (tp) George Stevenson (tb) Herbie Hall (cl) Sam Price (p) Pops Foster (b) Fred Moore (d)
Recorded 1955
Taken from the album A Real Jam Session
LP (Vogue LAE 12027; Side 2 / Track 3;

Ow! (Dizzy Gillespie) (2'52'')
Performed by Dizzy Gillespie and his Orchestra:
Dizzy Gillespie (tp) Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Matthew McKay, Ray Orr (tp) Taswell Baird, William Shepherd (tb) John Brown, Howard Johnson (as) James Moody, Joe Gayles (ts) Cecil Payne (bar) John Lewis (p,arr) Milt Jackson (vib) John Collins (g) Ray Brown (b) Joe Harris (d)
Recorded New York, August 22, 1947
Taken from the album Dizzy Gillespie and his Orchestra
CD (RCA BMG ND82177; Track 12)

Senor Blues (Horace Silver) (4'02'')
Performed by the Joe Harriott Quintet:
Hank Shaw (tp) Joe Harriott (as) Harry South (p) Coleridge Goode (b) Bobby Orr (d)
Recorded London, May 5, 1959
Taken from the album Blue Harriott
EP (Columbia SEG 7939; Side 1 / Track 1)

My Man (Channing Pollock / Maurice Yvain / Albert Willemetz / Jacques Charles) (3'01'')
Performed by Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra:
Buck Clayton (tp) Prince Robinson (cl) Vido Musso (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Allen Reuss (g) Walter Page (b) Cozy Cole (d) [as Swing Roo (d) ] on label, Billie Holiday (vcl)
Recorded New York, November 1, 1937
Taken from the album Lady Day: The Best of Billie Holiday
© 2001 CD (Columbia/Legacy COL 504722 2; Disc 1 / Track 18)

Without a Song (Vincent Youmans / Edward Eliscu / Billy Rose) (8'05'')
Performed by Bill Evans (p) Eddie Gomez (b) Eliot Zigmund (d)
Recorded 1977
Taken from the album You Must Believe in Spring (Bonus Tracks)
2004 CD (Rhino R2 73719; Track 8)

Blues in the Closet (Oscar Pettiford) (6'17'')
Performed by Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson:
J.J. Johnson (tb) Stan Getz (ts) Oscar Peterson (p) Herb Ellis (g) Ray Brown (b) Connie Kay (d)
Recorded 1957
Taken from the album Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson Jazz at the Philharmonic
© 1986 CD (Verve 8312722(1); Track 10)

Fast Lane (Carla Bley) (5'14'')
Performed by Earl Gardner, Lew Soloff, Byron Stripling, Giampaolo Casati (tp) Jim Pugh, Gary Valente, Dave Bargeron (tb) David Taylor (b-tb) Robert Routch (fhr-1) Lawrence Feldman (as,sop,fl) Wolfgang Puschnig (as,fl) Andy Sheppard, Craig Handy (ts) Gary Smulyan (bar) Carla Bley (p) Karen Mantler (org,glockenspiel) Steve Swallow (el-b) Billy Drummond (d) Don Alias (perc)
Recorded New York, October 7 & 8, 2002
Taken from the album Looking For America
2003 CD (Watt/31 067 791-2; Track 4)

How Come You Do Me Like You Do? (Austin / Bergere) (12'55")
Performed by Eddie Condon and his Orchestra [horns in solo order]: Gene Schroeder (p), Edmond Hall (clt), Wild Bill Davison (cnt), Cutty Cutshall (tb), Bud Freeman (ts), Billy Butterfield (tp), Lou McGarity (tb), Peanuts Hucko (clt), Dick Cary (alto horn), Eddie Condon (g), Al Hall (b), Cliff Leeman (d)
Recorded 24 June 1954, New York City
Taken from the album Jam Session Coast to Coast/Jammin' at Condon's
2002 CD (Collectables COL-CD-7526-2; CD 2, track 2)

Don't forget, you can have your say on today's programme, or any aspect of jazz, by visiting the Jazz Messageboard.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy