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6 May 2006

Saturday 6 May 2006 17:00-17:30 (Radio 3)

Request your favourite jazz cut by E mail: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk. With Geoffrey Smith.


30 minutes


Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Felix Carey
Broadcast Assistant: Patrick Johns

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 (t/sx), 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)

The Lady's in Love With You (Loesser, Lane)
Performed by Mark Crooks (clt), Colin Oxley (gtr), John Pearce (pno), Matt Miles (bs), Steve Brown (dms)
Recorded 21 March 2005
Taken from the album How my Heart Sings
2005 CD (Mac 251)

Corinne Corrina (Williams, Chatman, Parish)
Performed by Wingy Manone and his Orchestra: Wingy Manone (tpt, voc), Buster Bailey (clt), Chu Berry (t/sx), Tee Lanoue (pno), Zeb Julian (gtr), Jules Cassard (bs), Cozy Cole (dms)
Recorded 26 April 1939, New York City
Taken from the album How Blue Can You Get? Great Blues Vocals in the Jazz Tradition
1989 CD (Bluebird ND86758)

East St Louis Toodle-Oo (Ellington, Miley)
Performed by Duke Ellington and his Kentucky Club Orchestra: Duke Ellington (pno), Bubber Miley (solo tpt), Louis Metcalf (tpt), Joe 'Tricky Sam' Nanton (solo tbn), Otto Hardwick (s/sx, a/sx, b/sx), unknown (clt, t/sx), Fred Guy (bjo), Bass Edwards (tba), Sonny Greer (dms)
Recorded 14 March 1927
Taken from the album The Duke Plays Ellington, Volume 1
1995 CD (Topaz TPZ1020)

In a Sentimental Mood (Ellington)
Performed by Duke Ellington (pno), John Coltrane (t/sx), Aaron Bell (bs), Elvin Jones (dms)
Recorded 26 September 1962, Englewood Cliffs
Taken from the album Duke Ellington and John Coltrane
1995 CD (Impulse IMP11662)

I'll Remember April (Raye, DePaul, Johnson)
Performed by Erroll Garner (pno), Eddie Calhoun (bs), Denzil Best (dms)
Recorded 19 September 1955, Carmel
Taken from the album "Concert by the Sea"
CD (Columbia 451042 2) © 1969

Where or When (Rodgers, Hart)
Performed by Tierney Sutton (voc), Christian Jacob (pno), Trey Henry (bs), Ray Brinker (dms)
Recorded 2003
Taken from the album Dancing in the Dark
2004 CD (Telarc CD83592)

(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66 (Troup, arr. Tormé)
Performed by Mel Tormé (voc) accompanied by Al Porcino and his Orchestra (individual musicians unidentified)
Recorded September 1974, The Maisonette Room, St Regis Hotel, New York City
Taken from the album Live at the Maisonette
1975 LP (Atlantic K50135)

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