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2 June 2007

Saturday 2 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: Roland Taylor
Saturday 2 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)

Doggin' Around (Battle / Hershel) (3'01'')
Performed by Joe Newman (tp) Frank Rehak (tb) Al Cohn (ts,arr) Nat Pierce (p) Freddie Green (g) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (d, vcl)
Recorded New York, February 3, 1955
Taken from the album Natural Rhythm
1987 CD (Bluebird ND86465(1); Track 13)

Bourbon Street Parade (Barbarin) (3'38'')
Performed by Paul Barbarin And His New Orleans Band: Ernie Cagnolatti (tp) Eddie Pierson (tb) Albert Burbank (cl) Lester Santiago (p) Richard McLean (b) Paul Barbarin (d)
Recorded New Orleans, 1953
Taken from the album Streets of the City
1995 CD (Five O Four 504CD9(1); Track 14)

One Morning in May (Carmichael) (2'40'')
Performed by Hoagy Carmichael and his Orchestra: Fred Murray (tp) Coombs (as,) (unknown - cl) Hoagy Carmichael (p) (unknown - g) (unknown - b) Bob Vollmer (d)
Recorded Chicago, October 10, 1933
Taken from the album Stardust
LP (RCA LSA 3180; Side 2 / Track 2)

Paris Blues (Ellington) (3'25'')
Performed by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra feat. Paul Gonsalves:
Cat Anderson, Bill Berry, Roy Burrowes (tp) Ray Nance (tp) Lawrence Brown, Leon Cox, Chuck Connors (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts) Russell Procope, Johnny Hodges (as) Jimmy Hamilton (cl) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bar) Duke Ellington (p) Aaron Bell (b) Sam Woodyard (d)
Recorded New York, May 1, 1962
Taken from the album Duke Ellington and his Orchestra feat. Paul Gonsalves
© 1984 CD (Fantasy OJCCD6232(1); Track 7)

You Smell So Good (Stone / Wolf) (3'05'')
Performed by Jackie Cain (vcl) acc by Roy Kral (p, vcl) Barney Kessel (g) Red Mitchell (b) Shelly Manne (d)
Recorded Los Angeles, May, 1955
Taken from the album Storyville Presents Jackie & Roy
LP (Vogue VA 160111. Side 2/ Track 2)

Ten-Bar Gait (Whittle) (7'50'')
Performed by Tommy Whittle (ts) Harry Klein (bar) Dill Jones (p) Joe Muddel (b) Eddie Taylor (d)
Recorded London, March 22, 1955
Taken from the album More Waxing with Whittle
1987 LP (Esquire ESQ 334; Side 1 / Track 5)

C Minor Complex (Tristano) (5'50'')
Performed by Lennie Tristano (p)
Recorded 1962
Taken from the album The new Tristano
1967 LP (Atlantic -590017; Side 1 / Track 2)

Pure Imagination (Newley / Bricusse) (4'59'')
Performed by the Tina May Trio: Tina May (vcl) Nikki Iles (p) Alan Barnes (as)
Recorded 19 July 1999
Taken from the album One Fine Day
1999 CD (33Jazz 33Jazz050(1); Track 1)

Love (Blane / Martin) (2'57'')
Performed by Symeon Cosburn (vcl) James Pearson (p) Simon Little (b) Mark Fletcher (d) Dave O'Higgins (s) Nigel Price (g) Brian Wright (vl)
Recorded around 2000
Taken from the album Breakfast With The Blues
2006 CD (OT VEGCD28003(1); Track 2)

Airmail Special (Goodman) (4'30'')
Performed by Buddy De Franco (cl) George Auld (ts) Don Fagerquist (tp) Victor Feldman (vibes) Carl Perkins (p) Barney Kessel (g) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Stan Levey (d)
Recorded 1957
Taken from the album Buddy De Franco Plays Benny Goodman
LP (HMV CLP 1215. Side 2 / Track 3)

The Cuban Connection (Tracey) (9'27'')
Performed by Guy Barker (tp) Malcolm Griffiths (tb) Peter King (as) Art Themen, Don Weller (ts) Stan Tracey (p) Dave Green (b) Clark Tracey (d)
Recorded Live "Queen Elizabeth Hall", London, November 30, 1993
Taken from the album Live at the QEH
1994 CD (Blue Note 7243 8 31139 2 7; Track 7)

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