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30 June 2007

Saturday 30 June 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: James Parkin
Saturday 30 June 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)

Fungii Mama (Blue Mitchell) (4'46'')
Performed by Jimmy Smith (organ) Stanley Turrentine (ts) Kenny Burrell (g) Grady Tate (d) Errol "Crucher" Bennett (perc)
Taken from the album The Best of Jimmy Smith
1988 LP (Blue Note B1 91140; Side 1/ Track 2)

Chinaman Blues (Erskine Tate) (3'16'')
Performed by the Erskine Tate's Vendome Orchestra:
Freddie Keppard, James Tate (cnt) Fayette Williams (tb) Angelo Fernandez (cl) Buster Bailey (cl) Norval Morton (ts) Adrian Robinson (p) Erskine Tate (bj,ldr) Jimmy Bertrand (d)
Recorded Chicago, June 23, 1923
Taken from the album Freddie Keppard: New Orleans Giants
CD (Hot'n'Sweet 151262(1); Track 2)

Sweet Sue (3'32'')
Performed by the Artie Shaw Band:
Artie Shaw (cl) George Auld (ts) Chuck Peterson (t) Buddy Rich (d)
Recorded New York 1939
(Bluebird 09026-63808-2; Track 2)

I Could Write a Book (Rodgers / Hart) (2'21'')
Performed by Sarah Vaughan With Quincy Jones Orchestra:
Sarah Vaughan (vcl) acc by orchestra, Quincy Jones (dir)
Recorded New York, early February, 1962
1962 EP (Columbia DB 4901; Side 2 )

Open Country (Bob Brookmeyer) (4'35'')
Performed by the Gerry Mulligan Quartet:
Bob Brookmeyer (v-tb) Gerry Mulligan (bar) Bill Crow (b) Gus Johnson (d)
Recorded New York, December 11 & 12, 1962
Taken from the album Spring is Sprung
1963 LP (Philips BL 7564; Side 2 / Track 3)

He Loves and She Loves (George/Ira Gershwin) (4'20'')
Performed by Stacey Kent (vcl) Jim Tomlinson (ts) David Newton (p) Simon Thorpe (b) Steve Brown (d)
Recorded July 26 & 27, 1999
Taken from the album Let Yourself Go: Celebrating Fred Astaire
1999 CD (Candid CCD 79764; Track 6)

Excavation (Victor Feldman) (2'57'')
Performed by Ronnie Ball (p) Pete Blannin (b) Tony Kinsey (d) Victor Feldman (vib)
Recorded London, December 15, 1951
Taken from the album A Modern Mixture
LP (Esquire 20-011; Side 1 / Track 4)

I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (2'35'')
Performed by Conte Candoli (tp) Bennie Green (tb) Boots Mussulli (as) Charlie Ventura (ts) Roy Kral (p) Kenny O'Brien (b) Ed Shaughnessy (d)
Recorded Pasadena, CA, May 9, 1949
Taken from the album Charlie Ventura: Classics 1949
© 2001 CD (Classics Classics1215; Track 8)

Make Your Move (Dennis Rollins) (5'16'')
Performed by Dennis 'Badbone' Rollins (tb, programming, vcl) Rowland Sutherland (fl) Robin Bnerjee (g) Benet McLean (key) Larry Bartley (b) Perry Melius (d)
Recorded 2003
Taken from the album Make Your Move
© 2003 CD (SoundCD 1002; Track 2)

Hamp's Boogie Woogie (Lionel Hampton) (4'13'')
Performed by Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra:
Eddie Williams, Ed Mullens, Art Hoyle, Dave Gonsalves, Donald Byrd, Cat Anderson (tp) Clarence Watson, Lou Blackburn, Wade Marcus (tb) Bobby Plater, Ed Pazant (as) Herman Green, Andrew McGhee (ts) Lonnie Shaw (bar) Lionel Hampton (p) Wade Legge (p) Billy Mackel (g) Lawrence "Skinny" Burgan (b) Charlie Persip, Wilbert "G.T." Hogan (d)
Recorded New York, April 13, 1959
Taken from the album Hamp's Big Band
© 1964 CD (RCA INTS 1064; Side 1 / Track 3)

Billie's Bounce (Charlie Parker) (13'40'')
Performed by Roy Eldridge (tp) Johnny Griffin (ts) Milt Jackson (vib) Count Basie (p) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (b) Louie Bellson (d)
Recorded Switzerland, July 19, 1975
Taken from the album Count Basie Jam Session
(Pablo J33J20053(1); Track 1)

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