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21 May 2005

Saturday 21 May 2005 17:00-18:00 (Radio 3)

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests. Request yours by email: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


1 hour


Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: James Parkin
Broadcast Assistant: Patrick Johns

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 (t/sx), 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 Artful Dodger (Feldman)
Performed by Victor Feldman (pno), Chuck Domanico (bs), Colin Bailey (dms)
Recorded 26 January 1977, Los Angeles
Taken from the album The Artful Dodger
1977 CD (Concord Jazz CCD4038)

Jump Children (International Sweethearts of Rhythm)
Performed by the International Sweethearts of Rhythm: Rae Lee Jones (ldr), Anna Mae Winburn (voc, cond), Ernestine 'Tiny' Davis (tpt), Johnnie Mae Stansbury (tpt), Mora Lee McGee (tpt), Floye Breyer (tpt), Julia Travick (tbn), Helen Jones (tbn), Ina Belle Byrd (tbn) Viola Burnside (sx), Willie Mae Lee (sx), Jacqueline Dexter (sx), Colleen Murray (sx), Myrtle Young (sx), Edna Smith (bs), Carline Ray (gtr), Jackie King (pno), Pauline Brady (dms)
Recorded May or June 1945, New York City
Taken from the album Women in Jazz
LP (Stash STB001/E)

Gee Baby Ain't I Good to You (Redman, Razaf)
Performed by Humphrey Lyttelton (tpt), Kathy Stobart (t/sx), Eddie Harvey (tbn), Tony Coe (a/sx), Ian Armit (pno), Brian Brocklehurst (bs), Eddie Taylor (dms)
Recorded 25 November 1957, London
Taken from the album Women in Jazz
LP (Stash STB001/B)

I've Got Them Feelin' Too Good Today Blues (Leiber, Stoller arr. Mandel)
Performed by Peggy Lee (voc) plus assorted musicians [the album sleeve doesn't specify who is on which track] from: Georgia Alwan (winds), Norman Benno (winds), Gene Cipriano (winds), Harry Klee (winds), Ronald Langinger (winds), Abe Most (winds), John Neufield (winds), Jack Nimitz (winds), Bill Perkins (winds), Jerome Richardson (winds), Tom Scott (winds), Bud Shank (winds), George Young (winds), Joe Burnett (tpt), Buddy Childers (tpt), Chuck Findley (tpt), Paul Hubinon (tpt), Malcolm McNab (tpt), Anthony Terran (tpt), Charlie Loper (tbn), Richard Nash (tbn), Kenny Shroyer (tbn), Phillip Tule (tbn), Mike Vlatkovich (tbn), Chauncey Welsch (tbn), Vincent De Rosa (F/hn), Alan Robinson (F/hn), Marilyn Robinson (F/hn), John Johnson (tba), Bill Masonheimer (tba), Dennis Budimir (bjo), John Pisano (bjo), Tommy Tedesco (bjo), Ray Brown (bs), Joe Mondragon (bs), Clare Fischer (pno), Don Grusin (pno), Artie Kane (pno), Michael Lang (pno), Mike Melvoin (pno), Varda Ullman (pno), Larry Bunker (dms), Gene Estes (dms), John Guerin (dms), Ken Park (dms), Joe Porcaro (dms), Emil Radocchia (dms), Jack Ranelli (dms), Mark Stevens (dms), Alvin Stoller (dms), Kenneth Watson (dms), Victor Feldman (dms), Arnold Belnick (vln), Blanche Belnick (vln), Harry Bluestone (vln), Norman Carr (vln), Harold Dicterow (vln), Assa Drori (vln), Irving Geller (vln), William Kurasch (vln), Betty Lamagna (vln), Carl Lamagna (vln), Guy Lumia (vln), Erno Neufeld (vln), Wilbert Nuttycombe (vln), John Pintavalle (vln), Tony Posk (vln), Elliot Rosoff (vln), Bob Sanov (vln), Paul Shure (vln), Richard Sortomme (vln), Mari Tsumura (vln), Gerald Vinci (vln), Shari Zippert (vln), Julien Barber (vla), Allan Harshman (vla), Virginia Majewski (vla), Barbara Thomason (vla), Anne Goodman (vcl), Dennis Karmazyn (vcl), Jess Levy (vcl), Edgar Lustgarten (vcl), Jackie Lustgarten (vcl), Fred Seykora (vcl)
Recorded c.July 1975, New York City or Hollywood
Taken from the album Mirrors
1975 LP (A&M AMLH 64547)

The Nearness of You (Carmichael, Washington)
Performed by Gerry Mulligan (b/sx), Chet Baker (tpt), Carson Smith (bs), Larry Bunker (dms)
Recorded 29 or 30 April 1953, Los Angeles
Taken from the album The Original Quartet with Chet Baker
1998 CD (Pacific Jazz 4944072)

Home Cookin' (Silver)
Performed by Horace Silver (pno), Art Farmer (tpt), Hank Mobley (t/sx), Teddy Kotick (bs), Louis Hayes (dms)
Recorded 8 April 1957, Hackensack
Taken from the album The Best of Horace Silver
1988 CD (Blue Note CDP 7 91143 2)

Lament (Johnson, arr. Farnon)
Performed by J.J. Johnson (tbn) with the Robert Farnon Orchestra: Nigel Carter (tpt), Ronnie Hughes (tpt), Derek Healey (tpt), Simon Garner (tpt), Kenny Baker (tpt), Don Lusher (tbn), Gordon Campbell (tbn), Colin Sheen (tbn), Bill Geldard (tbn), John Pignegny (F/hn), Jeff Bryant (F/hn), Nick Busch (F/hn), Richard Watkins (F/hn), Ray Swinfield (flt), Tommy Whittle (t/sx), Roy Willox (flt), Robin Kennard (bsn), Joseph Sanders (ob), Peter Hughes (clt, a/sx), Denis Walton (winds), Rachel Cohen (vln), Derek Collier (vln), Maurice Brett (vln), Marc Berrow (vln), Gillian Cohen (vln), Levine Andrade (vln), Geoffrey Grey (vln), Michael De Saulles (vln), Joan Edwards (vln), Homi Kanga (vln), David Randall (vln), Beatrice Harper (vln), P.J. Dale (vln), Ken Essex (vla), George Turnland (vla), John Graham (vla), Michael Ponder (vla), Ursula Hess (vcl), Caroline Dale (vcl), Norman Jones (vcl), Anthony Pleeth (vcl), Chris Laurence (bs), Peter Cullington (bs), Allen Walley (bs), Laurie Holloway (pno), Louis Stewart (gtr), Hugh Webb (hp), Terry Jenkins (dms), Eric Allen (perc)
Recorded 13-15 July 1994, London
Taken from the album Tangence
1995 CD (Verve 5265882)

Blues for Gates (Hampton)
Performed by Dexter Gordon (s/sx), Lionel Hampton (vib), Bucky Pizzarelli (gtr), Hank Jones (pno), George Duvivier (bs), Oliver Jackson (dms), Candido Camero (perc)
Recorded 11 November 1977
Taken from the album The Black and White Box Set of Jazz
1999 CD (Castle PBXCD800)

A Child is Born (Jones)
Performed by Mel Lewis (dms), Freddie Hubbard (flg), Hank Jones (pno), Ron Carter (bs)
Recorded 8 or 9 June1976 New York City
Taken from the album Mel Lewis and Friends
1976 LP (A&M AMLJ 716)

Cheek to Cheek (Berlin)
Performed by the Rath Pack: (solos in order) Bert Boeren (tbn), Mark Nightingale (tbn), Marc Godfroid (tbn), John Horler (pno), Mark Hodgson (bs), Clark Tracey (dms)
Recorded 12 November 2003, Pizza Express Jazz Club, London
Taken from the album The Rath Pack, Live in London
2004 CD (Woodville WVCD 105)

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