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31 May 2008

Saturday 31 May 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: Simon Jordan
Saturday 31 May 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)

Jump in the Line (Higgs / Cavanaugh) (2'45'')
Performed by Don Fagerquist, John Howell, Roy Caton, Jack Scarda (tp) Carl Fontana, Urbie Green, Jack Green (tb), Woody Herman (cl,as,vcl) Arno Marsh, Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins (ts) Sam Staff (bar,fl) Nat Pierce (p,celeste) Chubby Jackson (b), Sonny Igoe (d)
Recorded NY May 30 1952
Taken from the album Woody Herman and the New Third Herd
LP (London H-APB 1014; Side 1 / Track 2)

St. Philip Street Breakdown (George Lewis) (4'24'')
Performed by George Lewis (cl) Ken Colyer (tp,vcl) Mac Duncan (tb) John Bastable (bj) Ron Ward (b) Colin Bowden (d)
Recorded Manchester, April 27 1957
Taken from the album The Famous Manchester Free Trade Hall Concert
1994 CD (Five O Four 504CD51(1); Track 7)

Postman's Lament (Johnny Wiggs) (5'08'')
Performed by Papa Laine's Children
Taken from the album Papa Laine's Children
LP (Oriole MG 20002; Side 1 / Track 4)

Sometimes I'm Happy (Vincent Youmans / Irving Caesar / Clifford Grey) (3'41'')
Performed by Benny Goodman (cl) Bunny Berigan (tp) Red Ballard, Jack Lacey (tb) Toots Mondello, Hymie Schertzer (as) Arthur Rollini, Dick Clark (ts) Frank Froeba (p) Allen Reuss (g) Harry Goodman (b) Gene Krupa (d)
Recorded 1935
Taken from the album Dance Bands Usa, Vol.3 (1925-1935) / Various Artists
CD (BBC BBCCD650. TR.16, 3.41;

Hey Pete (Buster Harding / Dizzy Gillespie) (5'06'')
Performed by Dizzy Gillespie (tp,vcl) Hank Mobley (ts) Wade Legge (p) Lou Hackney (b) Charlie Persip (d)
Recorded NY, May 25 1954
Taken from the album Dizzy Gillespie 1953-1954
CD (Classics Classics1424(1); Track 4)

I've Got a Crush on You (George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin) (3'14'')
Performed by Frank Sinatra, Bobby Hackett (solo tp), with orchestra conducted by Axel Stordahl.
Recorded 1948
Taken from the album Best of the Columbia Years 1943-1952
CD (Columbia C4K64681(1); Disc 3 / Track 15)

Generique (Miles Davis) (2'45'')
Performed by Miles Davis (tp) Barney Wilen (ts) Rene Urtreger (p) Pierre Michelot (b) Kenny Clarke (d)
Recorded Paris, December 4&5 1957
Taken from the album Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud
1988 CD (Fontana 8363052(1); Track 17)

Limehouse Blues (Philip Braham / Douglas Furber) (3'38'')
Performed by Anita Wardell (vcl) Robin Aspland (p) Jeremy Brown (b) Steve Brown (d)
Taken from the album Kinda Blue
2008 CD (SpecificRecords SPEC009; Track 7)

All Night Dance (Bennie Wallace) (5'45'')
Performed by Ray Anderson (tb) Bennie Wallace (ts) Rabbit Edmonds (sax) Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack (p) Stevie Ray Vaughan (el-g) Bob Cranshaw (el-b) Bernard "Pretty" Purdie (d)
Recorded NY early 1985
Taken from the album Twilight Time
LP (Blue Note BT 85107; Side 1 / Track 1)

Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock) (7'53'')
Performed by Freddie Hubbard (tp) George Coleman (ts) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Anthony Williams (d)
Recorded NJ, March 17 1965
Taken from the album Maiden Voyage
1998 CD (Blue Note 7243 4 95331 2 7. Tr.1)

The House That Love Built (Soweto Kinch) (5'59'')
Performed by Personnel: Soweto Kinch (as) Femi Temowo (g) Michael Olatuja (b) Troy Miller (d) Abram Wilson (tp) Denys Baptiste (ts) Harry Brown (tb) Jason Yarde, Soweto Kinch (hand claps)
Taken from the album A Life In The Day Of B19: Tales Of The Tower Block
2006 CD (Dune DuneCD014; Track 15)

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