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21 July 2007

Saturday 21 July 2007 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: Andrew Kurowski
Saturday 21 July 2007 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)

Pleadin' For the Blues (Hill) (2'49'')
Performed by Bertha "Chippie" Hill (vcl) acc by : Louis Armstrong (cnt) Richard M. Jones (p)
Recorded Chicago, November 23, 1926
Taken from the album Bertha "Chippie" Hill / Complete Recorded Works 1925-1929
1995 CD (Document DOCD5330(1); Track 9)

Alligator Crawl (Waller / Razaf) (3'18'')
Performed by Dick Wellstood (p) Tommy Benford (d)
Recorded New York, October 25, 1954
Taken from the album The Stride Piano of Dick Wellstood
LP (London HBU 1059; S2/2)

Moppin' and Boppin' (Waller / Carter / Kirkeby) (4'20'')
Performed by Fats Waller (p,comments,vcl) Benny Carter (tp) Alton "Slim" Moore (tb) Gene Porter (cl,ts) Irving Ashby (g) Slam Stewart (b) Zutty Singleton (d) Ada Brown (vcl)
Recorded Hollywood, CA, January 23, 1943
Taken from the album Stormy Weather: (feature film)
LP (HMV 7EG 8148; Side 2 / Track 1)

Star Eyes (Raye / DePaul) (5'12'')
Performed by Art Pepper (as) Red Garland (p) Paul Chambers (b) Philly Joe Jones (d)
Recorded Los Angeles, January 19, 1957
Taken from the album Art Pepper meets the Rhythm Section
CD (OJC OJC203382(1); Track 8)

The Star-Crossed Lovers (Billy Strayhorn) (3'58'')
Performed by Clark Terry, Willie Cook, Cat Anderson (tp) Ray Nance (tp,vln,vcl) Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, John Sanders (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl,ts) Johnny Hodges (as) Russell Procope (as,cl) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bar,cl,b-cl) Duke Ellington (p) Jimmy Woode (b) Sam Woodyard (d) Jimmy Grissom, Ozzie Bailey (vcl)
Recorded New York, May 3, 1957
Taken from the album Such Sweet Thunder
© 1999 CD (Columbia CK 65568; Track 9)

Apple Core (Gerry Mulligan) (6'16'')
Performed by: Gerry Mulligan (bar) Lionel Hampton (vib) Hank Jones (p) Bucky Pizzarelli (g) George Duvivier (b) Grady Tate (d) Candido Camero (cga)
Recorded New York, October 29, 1977
Taken from the album Lionel Hampton presents Gerry Mulligan: Lionel Hampton/Gerry Mulligan
© 1987 CD (Kingdom Jazz CDGATE7014(1); Track 1)

Mountain Greenery (Rodgers / Hart) (3'06'')
Performed by Mel Torme (vcl) acc by orchestra, Al Porcino (dir)
Recorded New York, September, 1974
Taken from the album Live at the Maisonette: Mel Torme acc by Al Porcino and his Orchestra
1975 LP (Atlantic K 50135; Side 1 / Track 4)

Meeting on Termini's Corner (Roland Kirk) (3'57'')
Performed by the Roland Kirk Quartet: Roland Kirk (ts) Andrew Hill (p) Vernon Martin (b) Henry "Hank" Duncan (d)
Recorded Chicago, September 6, 1962
Taken from the album The Complete Mercury Recordings of Roland Kirk
1990 CD (Mercury 8466302(1); Disk 3 /Track 1)

If I Only Had a Brain (Harold Arlen) (5'27'')
Performed by Abbey Lincoln (vcl) Marc Cary (p) John Ormond (b) Alvester Garnett (d)
Recorded New York, June 1998
Taken from the album Get Happy: The Harold Arlen Centennial Celebration
2005 CD (Verve 0602498267301; Track 10)

Funky Blues (Johnny Hodges) (13'27'')
Performed by Charlie Shavers (tp) Johnny Hodges, Benny Carter, Charlie Parker (as) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (ts) Oscar Peterson (p) Barney Kessel (g) Ray Brown (b) J.C. Heard (d)
Recorded Hollywood, 1952
Taken from the album Charlie Parker Jam Session
1990 CD (Verve 8335642(1); Track 4)

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