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7 October 2006

Saturday 7 October 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: 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 (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)

My Old Man (Hanighen, Mercer) (2'26")
Performed by Bill Bramwell (voc, gtr), Bernie Woods (bs)
Recorded 24 January 1948, London
Taken from the single My Old Man/Shoutin' in that Amen Corner
1948 7" (Starlite ST 004, side 1)

Chimes Blues (Oliver) (5'48")
Performed by the Yorkshire Jazz Band: Bob Gaunt (tpt), Dennis Rayworth (clt), Mike Paley (tbn), Jack Payne (pno), Jim Osborn (bjo), Bob Barclay (tba), Ronnie Morris (dms)
Recorded 24 July 1955
Taken from the single Chimes Blues/C'est Magnifique
1955 7" (Esquire EP 86, side 1)

'I'm Just Wild About Harry' (Blake, Sissle) [aka All God's Chillun Got Rhythm (Jurmann, Kahn, Kaper] (2'23")
Performed by Max Geldray (hmca) with unidentified band
Recorded 24 January 1956, London
Taken from the album Moriaty, Where Are You?
1996 CD (BBC ZBBC 1864 CD, CD 2 track 4)

Blues in 9/4 (Shearing) (4'40")
Performed by George Shearing (pno), Israel Crosby (bs), Vernell Fournier (dms)
Recorded 20 June 1962, Basin Street East, New York City
Taken from the album Jazz Moments
1990 CD (Capitol TOCJ 5318, track 6)

Glad to be S.A.D. (Collins) (6'56")
Performed by Dylan Howe (dms), Brandon Allen (tsx), Quentin Collins (tpt), Ross Stanley (pno), Aidan O'Donnell (bs)
Recorded 26 or 27 September 2005, Pizza Express, London
Taken from the album Translation
2006 CD (Motorik MR 1001, track 7)

Stairways (Thompson) (4'15")
Performed by Barbara Thompson (tsx), Colin Dudman (kbd), Roy Babbington (bs), Harold Fisher (dms)
Recorded 1978
Taken from the album Paraphernalia
1978 LP (MCA MCF 2852, side 2 track 4)

More Thrills (Coccia, Haddrell) (4'03")
Performed by Alan Barnes (asx, tsx, bsx, clt), Dave Newton (pno), Tim Wells (bs), Dino Coccia (dms)
Recorded c2000
Taken from the album Widespace
2001 CD (Widespace WIDESPACE1, track 10)

Weird Nightmare (Mingus) (4'52")
Performed by Kris Gayle (voc), Viv Rodd (pno)
Taken from the album Dedicated ... To You
2004 CD (Viv88Rodd V88RCD04, track 4)
Contact: krisandgoudie@btinternet.com

That Old Black Magic (Arlen, Mercer) (2'43")
Performed by Frank Rosolino (tbn, voc), Sam Noto (tpt), Charlie Mariano (asx), Claude Williamson (pno), Curtis Counce (bs), Stan Levey (dms)
Recorded 12 March 1954, Hollywood
Taken from the album Kenton Presents Jazz: Frank Rosolino
1983 LP (Affinity AFF61, side 1 track 6)

Pipin' the Blues (Stitt) (5'48")
Performed by Sonny Stitt (tsx), Rufus Harley (bagpipes, tsx), Don Patterson (org) [as Wilmer Mosby], Billy James (dms)
Recorded 11 September 1966, New York City
Taken from the album Deuces Wild
1966 LP (Atlantic 3008, side 2 track 3)

Milestones (Davis) (7'35")
Performed by Tubby Hayes and his Orchestra: Tubby Hayes (solo tsx), Kenny Baker (tpt), Ian Hamer (tpt), Greg Bowen (tpt), Les Condon (tpt), Kenny Wheeler (tpt), Keith Christie (solo tbn), Nat Peck (tbn), Johnny Marshall (tbn), Chris Smith (tbn), Roy Willox (asx, flt), Ray Warleigh (asx, flt), Ronnie Scott (tsx, clt), Bob Efford (tsx, oboe, aflt, bclt), Ronnie Ross (bsx, bclt), Gordon Beck (pno), Jeff Clyne (bs), Ronnie Stephenson (dms)
Recorded 10 or 12 May 1966, London
Taken from the album 100% Proof
1967 LP (Fontana TL 5410, side 2 track 1)

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