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1 April 2006

Saturday 1 April 2006 17:00-18:00 (Radio 3)

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners jazz requests. Request your favourite jazz cut by E mail: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk


1 hour


Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Patrick Johns
Saturday 1 April 2006 5.00-6.00pm

Music Details

Dixieland Stomp (McSiegle)
Performed by Chubby Jackson and his Jacksonville Seven: Charlie Shavers (tpt), J.J. Johnson (tbn), Coleman Hawkins (t/sx), Harry Carney (b/sx), Teddy Wilson (pno), John Collins (gtr), Chubby Jackson (bs), Shadow Wilson (dms)
Recorded 4 December 1946, New York City
Taken from the album Coleman Hawkins 1946-1947

Doctor Jazz (Oliver, Melrose)
Performed by Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers: Jelly Roll Morton (pno, voc), George Mitchell (cnt), Kid Ory (tbn), Omer Simeon (clt), Johnny St Cyr (gtr), John Lindsey (bs), Andrew Hilaire (dms)
Recorded 16 December 1926, Chicago
Taken from the album The Pearls
1988 CD (Bluebird ND86588)

The Lonesome Road (Austin, Shilkret, Waller)
Performed by Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra: Louis Armstrong (tpt), Zilner Randolf (tpt), Preston Jackson (tbn), Lester Boone (a/sx, clt), George James (a/sx, clt), Albert Washington (t/sx, clt), Charlie Alexander (pno), Big Mike McKendrick (bjo), John 'Joe' Lindsay (bs), Tubby Hall (dms)
Recorded 6 November 1931, Chicago
Taken from the album Great Original Performances 1923-1931
1985 CD (BBC BBCCD597)

I've Got a Woman (Charles)
Performed by Jimmy McGriff (org), Walter Miller (gtr), Richard Easley (dms)
Recorded 1962
Taken from the album Jimmy McGriff's Greatest Organ Hits
1965 LP (United Artists UAL29010)

Just One More Chance (Coslow, Johnson)
Performed by Bill Harris (tbn), Ben Webster (t/sx), Jimmy Rowles (pno), Red Mitchell (bs), Stan Levey (dms)
Recorded 23 September 1957, Los Angeles
Taken from the album Bill Harris and Friends
1957 LP (Fantasy OJC 083)
CD re-release: Fantasy OJC83.2

Ornithology (Parker, Harris)
Performed by Anthony Braxton (cb/clt), Tete Montoliu (pno), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pederson (bs), Albert 'Tootie' Heath (dms)
Recorded 29 May 1974, Copenhagen
Taken from the album In the Tradition
1974 LP (Steeplechase SCS 1015)
CD re-release: Steeplechase SCCD31015

Mode Moderne (Snell)
Performed by the Johnny Scott Quintet: Johnny Scott (flt), Duncan Lamont (t/sx), Arthur Watts (bs), Barry Morgan (dms), David Snell (hrp)
Recorded 1967, London
Taken from the album Communication
1967 LP (Columbia SX 6149)

How Long Has This Been Going On? (Gershwin, Gershwin)
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald (voc), Ellis Larkins (pno)
Recorded 11 September 1950, New York City
Taken from the album Love Songs
1985 LP (Memoir MOIR 111)

Apple Jam - Jam Session 1 (Band)
Performed by (in order of solos) Count Basie (pno), Wardell Gray (t/sx), Benny Carter (a/sx), Buddy DeFranco (clt), Stan Getz (t/sx), Willie Smith (a/sx), Harry 'Sweets' Edison (tpt), Freddie Green (gtr), John Simmons (bs), Buddy Rich (dms)
Recorded 3 August 1953, Hollywood
Taken from the album Apple Jam - Jam Session One
2003 CD (OCIUM OCM0035)

I Want to be a Sideman (Frishberg)
Performed by Rosemary Clooney (voc) with the Count Basie Orchestra directed by Grover Mitchell: Michael Williams (tpt), Scotty Barnhart (solo tpt), Shawn Edmonds (tpt), Bob Ojeda (tpt), David Keim (tbn), Clarence Banks (tbn), Alvin Walker II (tbn), William Hughes (b/tbn), John Kelson (a/sx, flt), Brad Leali (a/sx), Gary Foster (solo t/sx), Kenny Hing (t/sx, clt), Doug Miller (t/sx, flt, clt), John Williams (b/sx, b/clt), John Oddo (pno), Will Matthews (gtr), James Leary (bs), Butch Miles (dms)
Recorded between November 1997 and June 1998, Nicasio
Taken from the album At Long Last
1998 CD (Concord CCD47952)

April in Paris (Duke, Harburg)
Performed by Count Basie and his Orchestra: Joe Newman (tpt), Wendell Culley (tpt), Reunald Jones (tpt), Thad Jones (tpt), Henry Coker (tbn), Bill Hughes (tbn), Benny Powell (tbn), Marshall Royal (clt, a/sx), Bill Graham (a/sx), Frank Wess (flt, clt, a/sx, t/sx), Frank Foster (t/sx, clt), Charlie Fowlkes (bs), Count Basie (pno), Freddie Green (gtr), Eddie Jones (bs), Sonny Payne (dms)
Recorded 26 July 1955, New York City
Taken from the album April in Paris
1997 CD (Verve 521 402-2)

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