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23 June 2007

Saturday 23 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 23 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)

Sweet Lorraine (Parish / Burell) (3'07'')
Performed by Frank Sinatra and Metronome All Stars:
Charlie Shavers (tp) Lawrence Brown (tb) Johnny Hodges (as) Coleman Hawkins (ts) Nat King Cole (p) Bob Ahern (g) Eddie Safranski (b) Buddy Rich (d) Frank Sinatra (vcl)
Recorded New York, December 15, 1946
Taken from the album Sinatra Swings
1986 LP (Columbia CL 2740. Side 1 / Track 6)

Four Others (2'53'')
Performed by Woody Herman and the New Third Herd:
Stu Williamson, Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Harold Wegbreit, Bobby Styles (tp) Frank Rehak, Urbie Green, Vern Friley, Kai Winding (tb) Woody Herman (tb) Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Trujillo (ts) Sam Staff (bar,fl) Nat Pierce (p,arr) Red Kelly (b) Art Mardigan (d) Jimmy Giuffre, Ralph Burns (arr)
Recorded New York, September 11, 1953
Taken from the album Best of the Big Bands
CD (Verve 8332812(1); Track 13)

Stealin' Apples (Waller / Razaf) (3'05'')
Performed by the Benny Goodman Septet:
Fats Navarro (tp) Benny Goodman (cl) Wardell Gray (ts) Gene Di Novi (p) Mundell Lowe (g) Clyde Lombardi (b) Mel Zelnick (d)
Recorded New York, September 9, 1948
Taken from the album Jazz of the Forties vol. 2
LP (Capitol T 20578)

Roll Along Prairie Moon (Fiorito / McPherson / Von Tilzer) (2'54'')
Performed by Henry "Red" Allen (tp,vcl) J.C. Higginbotham (tb) Albert Nicholas (cl) Cecil Scott (ts) Horace Henderson (p) Lawrence "Larry" Lucie (g) Elmer James (b) Kaiser Marshall (d)
Recorded New York, July 19, 1935
Taken from the album Swing Out
1996 CD (Topaz TPZ 1037; Track 22)

Stairway to the Stars (Malneck / Signorelli / Parish) (3'29'')
Performed by John Coltrane (ts) Milt Jackson (vib) Hank Jones (p) Paul Chambers (b) Connie Kay (d)
Recorded New York, January 15, 1959
Taken from the album Bags & Trane
1988 CD (Atlantic 7567813482; Track 1)

Song for Bilbao (Metheny) (5'40'')
Performed by Michael Brecker (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Pat Metheny (g,synt) Dave Holland (b) Jack DeJohnette (d) Don Alias (perc)
Recorded New York, 1996
Taken from the album Tales from the Hudson
1996 CD (Impulse IMP11912(1); Track 3)

Embarcadero (Desmond) (2'26'')
Performed by Paul Desmond (as) Jim Hall (g) Gene Cherico (b) Connie Kay (d)
Recorded Webster Hall, New York, June 12, 1963
1963 EP (RCA RCA 1373)

When the Sun Goes Down (Carr) (3'06'')
Performed by Joe Williams with the Red Saunders Band:
Joe Williams (vcl) acc by Sonny Cohn (tp) Riley Hampton (as) Leon Washington (ts) McKinley Easton (bar) Earl Washington (p) Ike Perkins (g) Walt Champion (b) Red Saunders (d) Sun Ra (arr)
Recorded 1951
Taken from the album Joe Williams Sings
1992 CD (Savoy SV0199(1); Track 7)

Celebration Slow Dance (Brookmeyer) (7'46'')
Performed by Bob Brookmeyer New Art Orchestra:
Thorsten Benkenstein, Torsten Mass, Sebastian Strempel, Ralf Hesse, Jorg Engels (tp) Ludwig Nuss, Ansgar Striepens, Christian Jakso (tb) Edward Partyka (b-tb) Marko Lackner, Stefan Pfeifer (as) Paul Heller, Nils van Haften (ts) Marcus Bartelt, Scott Robinson (bar) Kris Goessens (p) Jurgen Grimm (keyboards) Ingmar Heller (b) John Hollenbeck (d) Christopher Dell (perc)
Recorded Ludwigsburg, Germany, July 28, 29 & 30, 1997
Taken from the album New Works Celebration
1999 CD (Challenge Classics CHR70066(1); Track 2)

Sonata K20 (Scarlatti) (6'35'')
Performed by Gary Burton (vib) Makoto Ozone (p)
Recorded Carlisle, MA, August 14 & 15, October 14 & 15, 2001
Taken from the album Virtuosi: Gary Burton/Makoto Ozone
2002 CD (Concord CCD-2105-2; Track 6)

Tiger Rag (9'40'')
Performed by Barney Kessel and his All Stars:
Frank Rosolino (tb) Ben Webster (ts) Jimmy Rowles (p) Barney Kessel (g) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Shelly Manne (d)
Recorded Los Angeles, August 6, 1957
Taken from the album Let's cook!
LP (Vogue LAC 12318; Side 2 / Track 1)

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