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Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Andrew Kurowski
Saturday 19 May 2007 5pm-6pm

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)

The Panic is On (Clarke / Tharp / Waller) (2'35'')
Performed by Frank Newton (tp) Mezz Mezzrow (cl) Bud Freeman (ts) Willie "The Lion" Smith (p) Al Casey (g) Wellman Braud (b) George Stafford (d)
Recorded New York, March 12, 1936
Taken from the album Hot Trumpets
1996 CD (ASV CDAJA5208(1); Track 17)

Why do Hawaiians Sing Aloha? (Meskill / Raskin / Stept) (3'09'')
Performed by Fats Waller (p,vcl) Paul Campbell (tp) Caughey Roberts (as) Ceele Burke (steel-g) Al Morgan (b) Lee Young (d)
Recorded Hollywood, CA, December 16, 1937
Taken from the album Fats Waller / Classics 1937-38
1996 CD (Classics Classics875(1); Track 2)

Blue Horizon (Bechet) (4'26'')
Performed by Sidney DeParis (tp) Vic Dickenson (tb) Sidney Bechet (cl) Pops Foster (b) Manzie Johnson (d)
Recorded New York, December 20, 1944
Taken from the album Sidney Bechet
2000 CD (Columbia/Legacy 501031 2; Track 19)

Runnin' Wild (Gibbs) (3'05'')
Performed by Sidney Bechet's Blue Note Jazzmen:
"Wild Bill" Davison (cnt) Jimmy Archey (tb) Sidney Bechet (sop) Joe Sullivan (p) George "Pops" Foster (b) Slick Jones (d)
Recorded New York, April 19, 1950
Taken from the album Sidney Bechet/Giant Of Jazz
LP (Blue Note BLP 1204; Side 2 Track 4)

All the Things You Are (Kern / Harbach) (3'47'')
Performed by Stan Kenton (p) Buddy Childers, Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo, Bart Varsalona (tb) Art Pepper (as, cl) Bud Shank (as, fl) Bob Cooper (ts, oboe, cor-anglais) Bart Calderell (ts, bassoon) Bob Gioga (bar/b-cl) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (French-horns) Gene Englund (tuba) Laurindo Lameida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelley Manne (d); plus strings.
Recorded Oakland, California, 16 February 1950
Taken from the album Stan Kenton's Innovations Orchestra
1997 CD (EBCD21312(2); Disc 1 Track 6)

I'll remember April (De Paul / Raye / Johnston) (7'11'')
Performed by Helen Merrill (vcl) Tom Harrell (tp,flhrn) Kenny Barron (p) Rufus Reid (b) Victor Lewis (d)
Recorded New York, January 21-23, 1994
Taken from the album Brownie
1994 CD (Verve 522 363-2; Tr.6)

Flight 19 (Hill) (4'09'')
Performed by Kenny Dorham (tp) Eric Dolphy (b-cl) Joe Henderson (ts) Andrew Hill (p) Richard Davis (b) Anthony Williams (d)
Recorded Englewood Cliffs, N.J., March 31, 1964
Taken from the album Point of Departure
1998 CD (Blue Note CDP7841672(1); Track 4)

Hymn to Freedom (Peterson) (5'29'')
Performed by Oscar Peterson (p) Ray Brown (b) Ed Thigpen (d)
Recorded Los Angeles, December 16, 1962
Taken from the album Night Train
© 1963 CD (Verve 8217242(1); Track 11)

In My Garage (Svensson / Berglund / Ostrom) (4'12'')
Performed by E.S.T. Esbjorn Svensson Trio: Esbjorn Svensson (p) Dan Berglund (b) Magnus Ostrom (d)
Taken from the album Seven Days Of Falling
2003 CD (ACT ACT90122(1); Track 8)

Thanks For The Memory (Rainger / Robin) (5'08'')
Performed by Sarah Vaughan (vcl) Wendell Culley (tp) Ronnell Bright (p) Richard Davis (b) Roy Haynes (d)
Recorded London House, Chicago, IL, March 7, 1958
Taken from the album After Hours at the London House
2005 CD (Mercury SR-60020; Track 8)

Five for Jimmy Deuchar (Steele) (8'31'')
Performed by Colin Steele (tp) Michael Buckley (ts) Dave Milligan (p) Aidan O'Donnell (b) Stu Ritchie (d)
Recorded Pencaitland, Scotland, 28-29 October 2004
Taken from the album Through The Waves / Colin Steele Quintet
2005 CD (Act ACT94362(1); Track 9)

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