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26 July 2008

Saturday 26 July 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: Benedict Warren
Saturday 26 July 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)

Stompology (Lionel Hampton) (2'58'')
Performed by Cootie Williams (tp) Lawrence Brown (tb) Mezz Mezzrow (cl) Johnny Hodges (as) Lionel Hampton (vib) Jess Stacy (p) Allen Reuss (g) John Kirby (b) Cozy Cole (d)
Recorded NY April 14 1937
Taken from the album
1992 CD (CDS RPCD605(1); Track 6)

Southern Exposure (Bob Zurke) (2'45'')
Performed by The Will Bradley-Johnny Guarnieri Band:
Bernie Glow, Joe Wilder, Jimmy Maxwell (tp) Will Bradley, Dick Hixson, Lou McGarity (tb) Hymie Schertzer, Walt Levinsky (as) Sam Donahue, Babe Fresk (ts) Johnny Guarnieri (p) Mundell Lowe (g) Bob Carter (b) Don Lamond (d)
Recorded NY June 22 1959
Taken from the album Echoes of the Best Boogie
LP (RCA LSA 3214; Side 2 /Track 1)

I Need Lovin' (Jimmy Johnson) (2'48'')
Performed by Harry Lawson, Edgar Battle (tp) Clarence Smith (tp,vcl) Floyd Brady (tb) John Harrington (cl) John Williams (as) Lawrence Freeman (ts) Mary Lou Williams (p) William Dirvin (bj) Andy Kirk (tu) Ben Thigpen (d) Billy Massey, Blanche Calloway (vcl)
Recorded NJ March 2 1931
Taken from the album Andy Kirk and His 12 Clouds of Joy, 1929-31
1992 CD (Classics 655 (1); Track 24)

Rain (Eugene Ford / Carey Morgan / Arthur Swanstrom) (4'57'')
Performed by Bob Barnard (tp) Ralph Sutton (p) Milt Hinton (b) Len Barnard (d)
Recorded NY August 25 1983
Taken from the album Partners in Crime
CD (Sackville SKCD22023(1); Track 4)

Stars Fell on Alabama (Frank Perkins / Mitchell Parish) (5'16'')
Performed by Louis Armstrong (tp) Jack Teagarden (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Dick Carey (p) Arvell Shaw (b) Sidney Catlett (d)
Recorded November 30, 1947
Taken from the album Satchmo at Symphony Hall
1996 CD (GRP GRP16612(1); Track 7)

Manteca (Dizzy Gillespie / Walter G. Fuller / Luziano "Pozo" Gonzales) (5'17'')
Performed by Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Clyde Reasinger (tp) Joe Bennett, Frank Rehak, Tom Mitchell (tb) Julius Watkins (fhr) Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (as) Gil Evans (p,arr,cond) Chuck Wayne (g) Paul Chambers (b) Bill Barber (tu) Phil Bodner (reeds) Art Blakey (d)
Recorded NY May 26 1958
Taken from the album New Bottle Old Wine
CD 1988 (Manhattan CDP7468552(1); Track 7)

Sugar (Maceo Pinkard / Edna Alexander / Sidney Mitchell) (3'14'')
Performed by the Jeanie Lambe & Danny Moss Quartet:
Jeanie Lambe (vcl) Danny Moss (ts) Brian Lemon (p) Len Skeat (b) Derek Hogg (d)
Recorded Sussex 5 Sep 1980
Taken from the album Jeanie Lambe
LP (Flyright FLY LP 215; Side 2 / Track 4)

Down Under (Freddie Hubbard) (5'27'')
Performed by Freddie Hubbard (tp) Curtis Fuller (tb) Wayne Shorter (ts) Cedar Walton (p) Jymie Merritt (b) Art Blakey (d)
Recorded NY October 2 1961
Taken from the album Mosaic
1987 CD (Blue Note CDP7465232(1); Track 2)

Elevation of Love (Esbjorn Svensson / Dan Berglund / Magnus Ostrom) (6'39'')
Performed by e.s.t. Esbjorn Svensson Trio:
Esbjorn Svensson (p) Dan Berglund (b) Magnus Ostrom (d)
Taken from the album Seven Days Of Falling
CD (ACT 9012-2; Track 7)

The Wedding (Abdullah Ibrahim) (2'36'')
Performed by Abdullah Ibrahim (p) Carlos Ward (alto-f) Ricky Ford (ts) Charles Davis (bar) David Williams (b) Ben Riley (d)
Recorded NJ, October 1985
Taken from the album Water from an Ancient Well
CD (Tiptoe. TIP8888122(1); Track 6)

Bluesnik (Jackie McLean) (9'23'')
Performed by Freddie Hubbard (tp) Jackie McLean (as) Kenny Drew (p) Doug Watkins (b) Pete LaRoca (d)
Recorded NJ Jan 8 1961
Taken from the album Bluesnik
1989 CD (Blue Note CDP7840672(1); Track 1)

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