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26 April 2008

Saturday 26 April 2008 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: Lara Bellini
Saturday 26 April 2008 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)

Maori (Samoan Dance-foxtrot - Tyers) (3'08'')
Performed by Duke Ellington (p) Irving Mills (vcl) Arthur Whetsel, Freddy Jenkins, Cootie Williams (tp) Joe "Tricky Sam" Nanton, Juan Tizol (tb) Barney Bigard (cl,ts) Johnny Hodges (as,sop) Harry Carney (bar,cl,as) Fred Guy (bj) Wellman Braud (b) Sonny Greer (d)
Recorded NY, February 21 1930
Taken from the album The Duke in Harlem
LP (Ace of Hearts AH 47. Side 2 / Track 5)

Tears (Louis Armstrong) (3'07'')
Performed by King Oliver, Louis Armstrong (cnt) Honore Dutrey (tb) Johnny Dodds (cl) Charlie Jackson (bassax) Lil Armstrong (p) Johnny St. Cyr (bj) Baby Dodds (d)
Recorded Chicago, c. October 25 1923
Taken from the album Oh Play That Thing!
2003 CD (Naxos 8.120666. Track 17)

Dogtown Blues (Haggart) (4'09'')
Performed by Bob Crosby and his Orchestra:
Bob Crosby (ldr,vcl) Zeke Zarchy, Billy Butterfield (tp) Ward Silloway, Mark Bennett (tb) Joe Kearns (as) Eddie Miller (cl,ts) Deane Kincaide (ts) Nappy Lamare (g) Bob Zurke (p) Bob Haggart (b) Ray Bauduc (d)
Taken from the album Eye Opener
1996 CD (Topaz TPZ 1054; Track 9)

My One and Only (George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin) (2'36'')
Performed by Claire Martin (vcl) Richard Rodney Bennett (vcl,p)
Recorded NY May 2005
Taken from the album When Lights Are Low
2005 CD (Linn Records AKD 260, Track 1)

I'm Getting Sentimental Over You (George Bassman / Ned Washington) (6'10'')
Performed by Thelonious Monk (p) Joe Gordon (tp) Charlie Rouse (ts) John Ore (b) Billy Higgins (d)
Recorded San Francisco, April 29-30 1960
Taken from the album Quartet Plus Two at the Blackhawk
1987 CD (OJCCD-305-2; Track 3)

The Festivals (John Lewis) (4'11'')
Performed by John Lewis (p) Howard Collins (g) Marc Johnson (b) Lewis Nash (d)
Taken from the album Evolution II
2001 CD (Atlantic 7567-83313-2; Track 1)

Woody'n You (Dizzy Gillespie) (6'12'')
Performed by Johnny Griffin (ts) Kenny Drew (p) Wilbur Ware (b) Philly Joe Jones (d)
Recorded NY February 26-27 1958
Taken from the album Way Out!
1958 LP (Riverside RLP 264; Side 1 / Track 3)

Muchhe Jaoa Dinguli (Hemant Mukherjee) (5'12'')
Performed by Zoe Rahman (p) Oli Hayhurst (b) Gene Calderazzo (d) Idris Rahman (cl) Adriano Adewale Itauna (udu)
Taken from the album Melting Pot
2005 CD (Manushi MANUCD002; Track 9)

Sun on the Stairs (Gerry Mulligan) (8'08'')
Performed by Gerry Mulligan (bar) Ted Rosenthal (p) Dean Johnson (b) Ron Vincent (d)
Taken from the album Midas Touch-Live In Berlin
2003 CD (Concord Jazz CCD21692 (1); Track 6)

Ma Muse M'amuse (Rabih Abou-Khalil) (9'34'')
Performed by Rabih Abou-Khalil (oud) Dave Ballou, Eddie Allen (tp) Gabriele Mirabassi (cl) Antonio Hart (as) Ellery Eskelin (ts) Tom Varner (french horn) Dave Bargeron (euphonium) Michel Godard (tuba) Vincent Courtois (cello) Jarrod Cagwin (d) Nabil Khaiat (mizhar, riq)
Recorded 2000
Taken from the album Cactus of Knowledge
2001 CD (Enja ENJ94012(1); Track 7)

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