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24 June 2006

Saturday 24 June 2006 17:00-18:00 (Radio 3)

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


1 hour


Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Peter Thresh
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 Uptown (Mance)
Performed by Junior Mance (pno), Ben Tucker (bs), Bobby Thomas (dms)
Recorded 25 October 1960. New York City
Taken from the album The Soulful Piano of Junior Mance
LP (Jazzland JLP 30)

The Peach (Marshall)
Performed by Chris Barber's Jazz Band: Chris Barber (tbn), Pat Halcox (tpt), Monty Sunshine (clt), Eddie Smith (bjo), Dick Smith (bs), Graham Burbidge (dms)
Recorded 12 January 1960, London
Taken from the album Elite Syncopations
LP (Columbia 33SX 1245)

Beale Street Blues (Handy)
Performed by the Venuti-Lang All Stars: Joe Venuti (vln), Eddie Lang (gtr), Jack Teagarden (tbn, voc), Charlie Teagarden (tpt), Benny Goodman (clt), Frank Signorelli (pno), Ward Lay (bs), Neil Marshall (dms)
Recorded 22 October 1931, New York City
Taken from the album Tiger Rag 1931
1992 CD (Phontastic PHONTCD7619)

A Wee Bit of Swing (Mathiesen, Rosenkrantz)
Performed by Timme Rosenkrantz and his Barrelhouse Barons: Tyree Glenn (tbn, vib), Rex Stewart (cnt), Billy Hicks (tpt), Rudy Williams (a/sx), Russell Procope (a/sx), Don Byas (t/sx), Billy Kyle (pno), Brick Fleagle (gtr), Walter Page (bs), Jo Jones (dms), Leo Mathieson (arr)
Recorded 27 May 1938, New York City
Taken from the album Battle of Trombones
4-CD set (MCPS 222690-354/B)
Also available on Billy Kyle 1937-1938 (Classics CLASSICS919)

It Could Happen to You (Van Heuson, Burke)
Performed by Red Richards (pno)
Recorded 16 March 1985, Toronto
Taken from the album Lullaby in Rhythm
CD (Sackville CD23044)

Thanks for the Memory (Rainger, Robin)
Performed by Stacey Kent (voc), David Newton (pno)
Recorded 19-21 June 2000, Ardingly
Taken from the album Dreamsville
2000 CD (Candid CCD79775)

Mr PC (Coltrane)
Performed by John Coltrane (t/sx), Tommy Flanagan (pno), Paul Chambers (bs), Art Taylor (dms)
Recorded 5 May 1959, New York City
Taken from the album Giant Steps
2002 CD (Atlantic 81227 3610-2)

Spirits of the Rotation of Time (Garrick)
Performed by Michael Garrick Jazz Britannia Orchestra: Martin Shaw (tpt), Steve Waterman (tpt), Mark Armstrong (tpt), Gabriel Garrick (tpt), Matt Wates (a/sx, s/sx), Martin Hathaway (a/sx), Jamie Anderson (t/sx), Mick Foster (t/sx, clt), Bob McKay (b/sx), Alastair White (tbn), Mark da Silva (tbn), Dave Eaglestone (b/tbn), Michael Garrick (pno), Dominic Ashworth (gtr), Paul Moylan (bs), Alan Jackson (dms), Norma Winstone (voc)
Recorded 29 April or 5 May 2005
Taken from the album Children of Time
CD (Jazz Academy JAZA12)

I Remember Clifford (Golson, Hendricks)
Performed by J.R. Monterose (t/sx), Tommy Flanagan (pno), Jimmy Garrison (bs), Pete La Roca (dms)
Recorded 24 November 1959, New York City
Taken from the album Straight Ahead
1986 CD (DIW 32DIW 303)

Donna Lee (Parker)
Performed by Clifford Brown (tpt), Sam Dockery (pno), Ace Tesone (bs), Ellis Tollin (dms)
Recorded 26 June 1956
Taken from the album The Beginning and the End
1994 CD (Sony SNY664912)

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