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21 August 2004

Saturday 21 August 2004 17:00-18:00 (Radio 3)

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

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

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 1 988
Taken from the album The Majesty of the Blues
1 989 CD (CBS 465 1 29 2)

Pink Elephants ( Dixon , Woods)
Performed by Joe Venuti - Eddie Lang Blue Five: Joe Venuti (vln), Eddie Lang (gtr), Jimmy Dorsey (a/sx, clt, tpt), Adrian Rollini (bs/sx, vib, pno, goofus), Phil Wall (pno)
Recorded 28 February 1933 , New York City
Taken from the album Fiddlesticks: Recordings 1931­-1939
1990 CD (Conifer CDHD 172)

Embraceable You (Gershwin, Gershwin)
Performed by Eddie Condon and his Windy City Seven: Bobby Hackett (tpt), Jack Teagarden (tbn), Pee Wee Russell (clt), Bud Freeman (t/sx), Jess Satcy (pno), Eddie Condon (gtr), Artie Shapiro (bs), George Wettling (dms)
Recorded 30 April 1938 , New York City
Taken from the album Windy City Jazz
1995 CD (Topaz TPZ 1026)

Super Chief (Basie, Mundy)
Performed by Count Basie and his Orchestra: Count Basie (pno), Buck Clayton (tpt), Ed Lewis (tpt), Harry Edison (solo tpt), Al Killian (tpt), Dickie Wells (tbn), Vic Dickenson (tbn), Dan Minor (tbn), Earle Warren (a/sx), Tab Smith (a/sx), Buddy Tate (solo t/sx), Lester Young (t/sx), Jack Washington (b/sx, a/sx), Freddie Green (gtr), Walter Page (bs), Jo Jones (dms)
Recorded 31 May 1940 , New York City
Taken from the album The Essential Count Basie
1987 CD ( Columbia 460828 2)

Song of the Islands (King)
Performed by Count Basie and his Orchestra: Count Basie (pno), Buck Clayton (solo tpt), Ed Lewis (tpt), Shad Collins (tpt), Dickie Wells (tbn), Benny Morton (tbn), Dan Minor (tbn), Earle Warren (a/sx), Jack Washington (a/sx, b/sx), Buddy Tate (t/sx), Lester Young (solo t/sx), Freddie Green (gtr), Walter Page (bs), Jo Jones (dms)
Recorded 4 August 1939 , New York City
Taken from the album Count Basie and his Orchestra 1939, Vol.2
1990 CD (Classics Classics 533)

Snafu (Feather)
Performed by the Esquire All-American 1946 Award Winners: Louis Armstrong (solo tpt), Neal Hefti (tpt), Jimmy Hamilton (clt), Johnny Hodges (a/sx), Don Byas (t/sx), Billy Strayhorn (pno), Remo Palmieri (gtr), Chubby Jackson (bs), Sonny Greer (dms)
Recorded 10 January 1946 , New York City
Taken from the album Louis Armstrong 1944-1946
1997 CD (Classics Classics 928)

Lakutshonilanga (When the Sun Sets) (Davashe)
Performed by Dollar Brand (pno), Johnny Dyani (bs)
Recorded 7 September 1979 , Ludwigsburg
Taken from the album Echoes from Africa
LP (ENJA Enja 3047)

Four Women (Simone)
Performed by Nina Simone (voc, pno), Rudy Stevenson (gtr), Lisle Atkinson (bs), Bobby Hamilton (dms)
Recorded 30 September 1965 , New York City
Taken from the album Work Song: The 60s Volume 3: Nina Simone
1989 CD (Mercury 838 545-2)

Islands (Mainieri)
Performed by Steps Ahead: Michael Brecker (t/sx), Eliane Elias (pno), Mike Mainieri (vib), Eddie Gomez (bs), Peter Erskine (dms)
Recorded c.1983, New York City
Taken from the album Steps Ahead
1983 CD (Elektra Musician 9 60168-2)

All God's Chillun Got Rhythm (Trad.)
Performed by Karen Sharp (t/sx), Dave Priseman (tpt), Richard Busiakiewicz (pno), John Day (bs), Matt Fishwick (dms)
Recorded January 2002, Fordcombe
Taken from the album Till There Was You
2002 CD (33 33JAZZ081)
http://www.karensharp.f9.co.uk

Adagio (Albinoni, arr. Seers)
Performed by Charlie Mariano (a/sx) with New On The Corner: Bernhard Pichl (pno), Rudi Engel (bs), Bill Elgart (dms) and the W√ľrzburg Philharmonic (individual musicians unidentified) conducted by Jonathan Seers
Recorded 21 July 2000 , W√ľrzburg
Taken from the album Not Quite a Ballad
2003 CD (Intuition INT33732)

C Jam Blues (Ellington)
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald (voc) and the Count Basie Orchestra: Pete Minger (tpt), Paul Cohen (tpt), Sonny Cohn (tpt), Waymon Reed (tpt), Al Grey (tbn), Bill Hughes (tbn), Bobby Plater (a/sx), Curtis Peagler (a/sx), Jimmy Forrest (t/sx), Eric Dixon (t/sx), C. Williams (b/sx), Count Basie (pno), Freddie Green (gtr), Norman Keenan (bs), Harold Jones (dms)
Solos (including guest soloists): Count Basie, Al Grey, Stan Getz (t/sx), Harry Edison (tpt), Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis (t/sx), Roy Eldridge (tpt)
Recorded 2 June 1972 , Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica
Taken from the album Jazz at the Santa Monica '72
1972 LP (Pablo 2335 703)

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