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2 July 2005

Saturday 2 July 2005 17:00-18:00 (Radio 3)

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests. Ask for your favourite jazz cut by E mail: 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)

Love for Sale (Porter)
Performed by the Buddy Rich Big Band: Bobby Shew (tpt), Yoshito Murakami (tpt), Chuck Findley (solo tpt), John Scottile (tpt), Jim Trimble (tbn), Ron Meyers (tbn), Bill Wimberly (b/tbn), Quinn Davis (a/sx), Ernie Watts (solo a/sx), Jay Corre (solo t/sx), Robert Keller (t/sx), Marty Flax (b/sx), Richard Resnicoff (gtr), Ray Starling (pno), James Ganon (bs), Buddy Rich (dms)
Recorded 22 February 1967, Hollywood
Taken from the album Big Swing Face
1996 CD (Pacific Jazz CDP 7243 8 37989 2 6)

It's Up to You (Smith)
Performed by Stuff Smith (vln), Stella Brooks (voc), Luke Stewart (gtr), Jonah Jones (tpt), George Clarke (t/sx), Eric Henry (pno), John Brown (bs), Herbert Cowens (dms)
Recorded 18-22 March 1940, New York City
Taken from the album Stuff Smith 1939-1944
1999 CD (Classics CLASSICS1054)

Runnin' Wild (Gibbs, Grey, Wood)
Performed by Sidney Bechet's Blue Note Jazzmen: Sidney Bechet (s/sx), Wild Bill Davison (cnt), Jimmy Archey (tbn), Joe Sullivan (pno), Pops Foster (bs), Slick Jones (dms)
Recorded 19 April 1950, New York City
Taken from the album The Complete Blue Note Recordings of Sidney Bechet
LP (Mosaic MR6 110/E)

Muskrat Ramble (Ory)
Performed by Louis Armstrong (tpt), Jack Teagarden (tbn), Barney Bigard (clt), Dick Cary (pno), Arvell Shaw (bs), Big Sid Catlett (dms)
Recorded 30 November 1947, Boston
Taken from the album Satchmo at Symphony Hall
1996 CD (GRP GRP 16612)

Stormy Weather (Koehler, Arlen)
Performed by Bruce Turner (clt), Keith Ingram (pno), Harvey Weston (bs), John Armatage (dms)
Recorded 16 October 1975, St Pancras Town Hall, London
Taken from the album Jazz Masters
LP (Cadillac SGC 1005)

The Lady is a Tramp (Rodgers, Hart)
Performed by Dave Newton (pno)
Recorded 3 or 4 August 1995, London
Taken from the album 12th of the 12th
1998 CD (Candid CCD 79728)

I'll Take Romance (Hammerstein, Oakland)
Performed by Monica Zetterlund (voc), Bengt Arne Wallin (tpt), Gösta Nilsson (tpt), Bernth Gustavsson (tpt), Benny Bailey (tpt), Åke Persson (solo tbn), Andreas Skjold (tbn), Kurt Järnberg (tbn), Arne Domnerus (a/sx), Bjarne Nerem (t/sx), Johnny Ekh (t/sx), Rolf Blomqvist (t/sx), Georg Björklund (t/sx), Rune Falk (b/sx), Gunnar Svensson (pno), Georg Riedel (bs), William Schiöpffe (dms)
Recorded 11 June 1958
Taken from the album Swedish Sensation
1958 LP (Columbia CSX 20)

Sevens (Mazurek, Taylor, Kupersmith)
Performed by Chicago Underground Trio: Rob Mazurek (cnt), Chad Taylor (dms), Noel Kupersmith (bs)
Recorded 27-30 April 2003
Taken from the album Slon
CD (Thrill Jockey Thrill 136)

Good Times (Carr)
Performed by Mike Carr (Hammond), Dick Morrissey (t/sx), Jim Mullen (gtr), Mark Taylor (dms)
Recorded 31 March 1993, London
Taken from the album Good Times and the Blues
1993 CD (Cargogold CGCD 191)

A Summer Afternoon (Sauter)
Performed by Stan Getz (t/sx) with the Beaux-Arts String Ensemble directed by Hershel Kay including Gerald Tarack (vln), Alan Martin (vln), Jacob Glick (vla), Bruce Rogers (vcl) John Neves (bs), Roy Haynes (dms)
Recorded 28 July 1961, New York City
Taken from the album Focus
1984 CD (Verve 821 982-2)

Let My People Be (Mulligan)
Performed by Gerry Mulligan (pno), Nick Travis (tpt), Don Ferrara (tpt), Clark Terry (solo tpt), Bob Brookmeyer (v/tbn), Willie Dennis (tbn), Alan Ralph (tbn), Gene Quill (a/sx), Bob Donovan (a/sx), Jim Reider (t/sx), Gene Allen (b/sx), Bill Crow (bs), Mel Lewis
Recorded December 1960, Village Vanguard, New York City
Taken from the album Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band
1989 CD (Verve 8389332)

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