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1 March 2008

Saturday 1 March 2008 17:00-18:00 (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: Bill Nicholls
Saturday 1 March 2008 5.00pm-6.00pm

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)

Swing that Music (Louis Armstrong / H. Gerlach) (4'00'')
Performed by Ralph Sutton (p) Bob Barnard (tp) Milt Hinton (b) Len Barnard (d)
Recorded NY August 25 1983
Taken from the album Partners in Crime
CD (Sackville SKCD 2-2023; Track 1)

Come and Get It, Honey (Richard Larkin) (2'47'')
Performed by Nellie Lutcher (p,vcl) Hurley Ramey (g) Truck Parham (b) Alvin Burroughs (d)
Recorded Chicago, circa early 1948
Taken from the album Real Gone
LP (Music for Pleasure MFP1038(1); Side 1 / Track 6)

Wrought Iron Rag (Wilbur De Paris) (5'55'')
Performed by Sidney De Paris (cornet) Wilbur De Paris (tb) Omer Simeon (cl) Sonny White (p) Lee Blair (bj) Benny Moten (b) Wilbert Kirk (d,hca)
Recorded Boston, October 26 1956
Taken from the album That's Jazz
LP (Atlantic K 50237; Side 1 / Track 5)

Four ['Fore] Day Creep (Ida Cox) (3'21'')
Performed by Ida Cox and Her All-star Band:
Ida Cox (vcl) Hot Lips Page (tp) J.C. Higginbotham (tb) Edmond Hall (cl) James P. Johnson (p) Charlie Christian (g) Artie Bernstein (sb) Lionel Hampton (d)
Recorded NY October 31 1939
Taken from the album 1939-40 Recordings by Ida Cox
LP (Collector's Classics CC 56; Side 1 / Track 7)

G & G (George Shearing) (5'49'')
Performed by George Shearing (p) Louis Stewart (g) Niels-Henning Orsted Pederson (b)
Recorded Villingen, September 19-21 1979
Taken from the album George Shearing
1987 CD (MPS 8332842(1); Track 4)

Teddy Bears Picnic (John W.Bratton, Jimmy Kennedy) (5'07'')
Performed by Iain Ballamy (ts) Stian Carstensen (button accordion)
Recorded 2003
Taken from the album The Little Radio
CD (SoundCD1005; Track 4)

Flight of the Foo Birds (Neal Hefti) (3'20'')
Performed by Wendell Culley, Snooky Young, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (tp) Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell (tb) Marshall Royal (cl,as) Frank Wess (as,fl) Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Frank Foster (ts) Charles Fowlkes (bar) Count Basie (p) Freddie Green (g) Eddie Jones (b) Sonny Payne (d) Joe Williams (vocals)
Recorded NY October 21 1957
Taken from the album Atomic Basie
1989 CD (Jazz Society 670503 (1); Track 3)

You Must Believe in Spring (Michel Legrand / Alan Bergman / Marilyn Bergman / Jacques Demy) (6'58'')
Performed by Johnny Griffin (ts) Kenny Barron (p) Christian McBride (b) Victor Lewis (d)
Recorded 1994
Taken from the album Chicago, new York, Paris
1995 CD (Verve 5273672(1); Track 5)

Just You, Just Me (Jesse Greer / Raymond Klages) (7'35'')
Performed by Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio:
Lester Young (ts,vcl) Oscar Peterson (p) Barney Kessel (g) Ray Brown (b) J. C. Heard (d)
Recorded NY November 28 1952
Taken from the album Lester Young and the Piano Giants
CD (Verve 8353162 (1); Track 7)

I'm Gonna Go Fishin' (Duke Ellington / Peggy Lee) (6'06'')
Performed by Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band:
Don Ferrara, Phil Sunkel, Conte Candoli (tp) Bob Brookmeyer (v-tb,p) Wayne Andre, Alan Ralph (tb) Dick Meldonian, Jim Reider (ts) Gerry Mulligan (bar,p) Gene Allen (bar,b-cl) Buddy Clark (b) Mel Lewis (d)
Recorded 1960
Taken from the album Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band (& Sextet)
CD (Jazz Band EBCD21292(1); Track 9)

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