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19 July 2008

Saturday 19 July 2008 17:30-18:30 (Radio 3)

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


1 hour


Jazz Record Requests
Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Benedict Warren
Saturday 19 July 2008 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)

Swinging the Blues (Basie) (2'42")
Performed by Count Basie and his Orchestra: Count Basie (pno), Buck Clayton (tpt), Ed Lewis (tpt), Harry Edison (tpt), Eddie Durham (tbn, arr.), Bennie Morton (tbn), Dan Minor (tbn), Earl Warren (asx), Jack Washington (asx, bsx), Herschel Evans (clt, tsx), Lester Young (tsx), Freddy Green (gtr), Walter Page (bs), Jo Jones (dms)
Recorded 16 February 1938, New York City
Taken from the album Count Basie 1938-1939
1993 CD (Classics CLASSICS504, track 5)

Going Home (Colyer) (3'53")
Performed by Ken Colyer (tpt, voc), Mac Duncan (tbn), Ian Wheeler (clt), Johnny Bastable (bjo), Dick Smith (bs), Bill Colyer (wshbd)
Recorded 14 June 1955, London
Taken from the album Serenading Auntie: BBC Recordings 1955-1960
2001 CD (Upbeat Jazz URCD173, track 20)

Honeysuckle Rose (Waller, Razaf) (2'59")
Performed by Eric Siday (vln), Reg Leopold (vln), Sam Gelsey (gtr), Don Stutely (bs), Max Abrams (dms)
Recorded 12 July 1937, London
Taken from the album Hot Violins
1988 CD (BBC BBCCD680, track 15)

I Wonder Where My Baby is Tonight (Kahn, Donaldson) (3'00")
Performed by Django Reinhardt (solo gtr), Stephane Grappelli (vln), Joseph Reinhardt (gtr), Pierre Ferret (gtr), Emmanuel Soudieux (bs)
Recorded 21 or 22 March 1939
Taken from the album Django Reinhardt Vol.3
CD (JSP CD 343, track 12)

Just A Mood (Wilson) (6'48")
Performed by Teddy Wilson (pno), Harry James (tpt), Red Norvo (xyl), John Simmons (bs)
Recorded 5 September 1937
Taken from the album Top Soloists
1995 CD (Topaz TPZ1032, track 10)

Ain't Misbehavin' (Waller, Razaf) (3'58")
Performed by Fats Waller (voc, pno), Benny Carter (tpt), Alton Moore (tbn), Gene Porter (clt), Irving Ashby (gtr), Slam Stewart (bs), Zutty Singleton (dms)
Recorded 23 January 1943, Hollywood
Taken from the album Ain't Misbehavin'
1995 CD (Past Perfect PPCD 78118, track 25)

Lullaby of the Leaves (Petkere, Young) (5'40")
Performed by Illinois Jacquet (tsx), Roy Eldridge (tpt), Jimmy Jones (pno), Ray Brown (bs), Herb Ellis (gtr), Jo Jones (dms)
Recorded July 1957, New York City
Taken from the album Swing's the Thing
1957 LP (Verve 2304 434, side 2 track 3)

I've Told Ev'ry Little Star (Kern, Hammerstein) (5'22")
Performed by Sonny Rollins (tsx), Hampton Hawes (pno), Barney Kessel (gtr), Leroy Vinnegar (bs), Shelley Manne (dms)
Recorded 20-22 October 1958, Los Angeles
Taken from the album Sonny Rollins and the Contemporary Leaders
1988 CD (Contemporary OJCCD3024, track 1)

The Stranger (Mardin) (5'39")
Performed by John Lewis (pno, arr), Eric Dolphy (asx), Herb Pomeroy (tpt), Gunther Schuller (Fhn), Benny Golson (tsx), James Rivers (bsx), Jim Hall (gtr), George Duvivier (bs), Connie Kay (dms)
Taken from the album The Wonderful World of Jazz
1988 CD (Atlantic AMCY1096, track 6)

Brown Street (Zawinul, Shorter) (10'53")
Performed by Joe Zawinul (kbd), Alex Acuna (perc), Victor Bailey (bs), Nathaniel Townsley (dms) with the WDR Big Band Koln: Andy Haderer (tpt), Kenny Rampton (tpt, flg), Rob Bruynen (tpt, flg), Klaus Osterloh (tpt, flg), John Marshall (tpt, flg), Ludwig Nuss (tbn), Dave Horler (tbn), Bernt Laukamp (tbn), Mattis Cederberg (btbn, tba), Heiner Wiberny (asx, solo ssx, flt, clt), Karolina Strassmeyer (asx, flt, clt), Olivier Peters (tsx, ssx, flt, clt), Paul Heller (tsx, ssx, flt, clt), Jens Neufang (bs, bssx, bclt), Paul Shigihara (gtr)
Recorded October 2005, Joe Zawinul's Birdland, Vienna
Taken from the album Brown Street
2006 CD (Intuition INT34502, CD 1 track 1)

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