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15 September 2007

Saturday 15 September 2007 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: Roland Taylor
Saturday 15 September 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)

Shine On Harvest Moon (Nora Bayes, Jack Norworth) (2'21'')
Performed by Count Basie (p) Freddie Green (g) Walter Page (b) Jo Jones (d)
Recorded New York, May 21, 1947
Taken from the album Classic Jazz Piano
CD (Bluebird ND86754(1); Track 16)

Down the Road Apiece (Don Raye) (3'06'')
Performed by Freddie Slack (p,arr) Doc Goldberg (b) Don Raye (vcl) Ray McKinley (dms, whistling, voc)
Recorded New York, August 12, 1940
Taken from the album The Many Faces of Boogie Woogie
CD (AVID AMSC553(2); D1 / Track 6)

Hallelujah (Vincent Youmans) (3'04'')
Performed by Bunny Berigan, Ray Linn, Jimmy Blake (tp) Tommy Dorsey (tb,arr) Les Jenkins, George Arus, Lowell Martin (tb) Johnny Mince (cl,as) Fred Stulce (as,arr) Hymie Schertzer (as) Paul Mason (ts) Joe Bushkin (p) Clark Yocum (g) Sid Weiss (b) Buddy Rich (d) Sy Oliver, Axel Stordahl, Dean Kincaide (arr) Don Lodice (ts), Leon Debrow (tp)
Broadcast recording, New York, June 1, 1940
Taken from the album Tommy Dorsey in Concert
1982 LP (RCA NL 89780/A; B4)

Afternoon in August (Bill Stegmeyer) (3'20'')
Performed by Don Goldie (tp) Jack Teagarden (tb) Henry Cuesta (cl) Don Ewell (p) Stan Puls (b) Barrett Deems (d)
Recorded Chicago, June 18-22, 1961
Taken from the album Mis'ry and the Blues
LP (HMV CLP 1542. Side 2 / Track 4)

There's Good Blues Tonight (Edna Osser / Abe Osser) (3'14'')
Performed by Erskine Hawkins, Sammy Lowe, Bill Moore, Bobby Johnson, Charlie Jones, Jimmy Harris (tp) Ray Hogan, Danny Logan, David "Jelly" James, Ed Sims (tb) Bobby Smith (as) Jimmy Mitchell (as) Julian Dash (ts) Haywood Henry (bar,ts,cl) Aaron Maxwell (bar,ts) Ace Harris (p,vcl) Jimmy Phipps (p) Leroy Kirkland (g) Leemie Stanfield (b) Kelly Martin (d)
Recorded Live in New York, 1945
Taken from the album Original broadcast performances live at the Blue Room, New York : Erskine Hawkins and his Orchestra
CD (Jazz Anthology 550262(1); Track 6)

Memories of You (Eubie Blake / Andy Razaf) (4'46'')
Performed by Kippie Moeketsi (as) Abdullah Ibrahim (p) Victor Ntoni (b) Nelson Magwaza (d)
Recorded Johannesburg, October, 1971
Taken from the album African Sun
1998 CD (Camden CDN 1008; Track 4)

Bag's Groove (Milt Jackson) (6'30'')
Performed by the Modern Jazz Quartet:
Milt Jackson (vib) John Lewis (p) Percy Heath (b) Connie Kay (d)
Recorded Concert "Avery Fisher Hall", New York, November 25, 1974
Taken from the album The Last Concert
CD (Rhino 7567819762(2); Disc 2 / Track 10)

In the Still of the Night (Cole Porter) (6'14'')
Performed by Dave Kikoski (p) Eddie Gomez (b) Al Foster (d)
Recorded New York, July 31 & August 1, 1989
Taken from the album Presage
1989 CD (Freelance FRLCD011(1); Track 3)

It Don't Mean a Thing (Mills / Ellington) (2'58'')
Performed by Rex Stewart, Shelton Hemphill, Taft Jordan, Cat Anderson (tp) Ray Nance (vln) Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton, Claude Jones, Lawrence Brown (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl,ts) Johnny Hodges (as) Otto Hardwick (as,cl) Al Sears (ts) Harry Carney (bar,cl,b-cl) Duke Ellington (p) Fred Guy (g) Junior Raglin (b) Sonny Greer (d) Joya Sherrill, Kay Davis, Marie Ellington (vcl)
Recorded ABC (WJZ & Blue) Broadcast, "400 Restaurant", New York, April 21, 1945
Taken from the album Duke Ellington and His Orchestra
1996 CD (Classics Classics915(1); Track 15)

All is Quiet (Mintzer / Elling) (6'26'')
Performed by Kurt Elling (vcl) Laurence Hobgood (p)
Recorded Chicago, IL, January 13-17, 2003
Taken from the album Man in the Air
2003 CD (Blue Note 5909482(1); Track 12)

Moment's Notice (John Coltrane) (9'07'')
Performed by the John Coltrane Sextet:
Lee Morgan (tp) Curtis Fuller (tb) John Coltrane (ts) Kenny Drew (p) Paul Chambers (b) Philly Joe Jones (d)
Recorded Hackensack, N.J., September 15, 1957
Taken from the album Blue Train
CD (Blue Note CDP7460952(1); Track 2)

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