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Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Peter Thresh
Broadcast Assistant: 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)

Heebie Jeebies (Atkins)
Performed by Ken Colyer's Jazzmen: Ken Colyer (tpt), Mac Duncan (tbn), Ian Wheeler (clt), Johnny Bastable (bjo), Dick Smith (bs), Bill Colyer (wshbd)
Recorded 14 June 1955, London
Taken from the album Best of British Jazz from the BBC Jazz Club - Volume 6
1997 CD (Upbeat Jazz URCD127)

Lemon Drop (Wallington, arr. Rogers)
Performed by Woody Herman, Ernie Royal (tpt), Bernie Glow (tpt), Stan Fishelson (tpt), Red Rodney (tpt), Shorty Rogers (tpt, voc), Earl Swope (tbn), Bill Harris (solo tbn), Ollie Wilson (tbn), Bob Swift (tbn), Woody Herman (clt, asx), Sam Marowitz (asx), Al Cohn (tsx), Zoot Sims (tsx), Stan Getz (tsx), Serge Chaloff (bsx), Terry Gibbs (vib, voc), Lou Levy (pno), Chubby Jackson (bs, voc), Don Lamond (dms)
Recorded 29 December 1948, Hollywood
Taken from the album Keeper of the flame: the Complete Capitol Recordings of the Four Brothers Band
1992 CD (Capitol CDP7984532)

Polka Dots and Moonbeams (Van Heusen, Burke)
Performed by Frank Evans (gtr), Peter Ind (bs), Jackie Dougan (dms)
Recorded 18 November 1966, Students' Union Hall, Bristol University
Taken from the album Jazz Tete-a-Tete
2005 CD (Harkit HRKCD8114)

Aged in Soul (Allen)
Performed by Hilton Ruiz (pno), Lew Soloff (tpt), Dick Griffin (tbn), Sam Rivers (tsx), Rodney Jones (gtr), Francisco Centeno (bs), Robby Ameen (perc), Steve Berrios (dms), Mongo Santamaria (cga)
Recorded 30 November or 1 December 1988, New York City
Taken from the album Strut
1989 CD (Novus PD83053)

They All Laughed (Gershwin)
Performed by Ken McIntyre (asx), Eric Dolphy (asx), Walter Bishop Jr (pno), Sam Jones (bs), Art Taylor (dms)
Recorded 28 June 1960, Englewood Cliffs
Taken from the album Looking Ahead
1994 CD (Prestige OJCCD2522)

The Masquerade is Over (Magidson, Wrubel)
Performed by Dave Brubeck (pno), Paul Desmond (asx), Norman Bates (bs), Joe Morello (dms)
Recorded 2 May 1957, Long Beach
Taken from the album Jazz Goes to Junior College
1957 LP (Fontana TFL 5002)

1939 (Haslam)
Performed by George Haslam (bsx)
Recorded 12 April 1989, Jericho Tavern, Oxford
Taken from the album 1989 - and all that
1989 CD (Slam SlamCD301)

Leilani's Leap (Miller)
Performed by Mulgrew Miller (pno), Kenny Garrett (asx), Steve Nelson (vib), Christian McBride (bs), Lewis Nash (dms)
Recorded 16 or 18 December 1992, New York City
Taken from the album Hand in Hand
1993 CD (Novus 01241 63153 2)

Jinni (Harrison)
Performed by the Frank Harrison Trio: Frank Harrison (pno), Aidan O'Donnell (bs), Stephen Keogh (dms)
Recorded November 2005, Udine
Taken from the album First Light
2006 CD (Basho SRCD 15-2)

A Remark You Made (Zawinul)
Performed by Weather Report: Joe Zawinul (kbds), Jaco Pastorius (bs), Wayne Shorter (tsx), Alex Acuna (dms)
Recorded October 1977, Hollywood
Taken from the album The Best of Weather Report
2002 CD (Columbia/Legacy 507659 2)

Every Day I Have the Blues (Chatman, arr. Wilkins)
Performed by Count Basie and his Orchestra: Wendell Culley (tpt), Reunald Jones (tpt), Thad Jones (tpt), Joe Newman (tpt), Henry Coker (tbn), Bill Hughes (tbn), Benny Powell (tbn), Bill Graham (asx), Marshall Royal (asx), Frank Foster (tsx), Frank Wess (tsx), Charlie Fowlkes (bsx), Freddie Green (gtr), Eddie Jones (bs), Sonny Payne (dms), Joe Williams (voc)
Recorded 17 May 1955, New York City
Taken from the album Ken Burns Jazz: Count Basie
2000 CD (Verve 549 090-2)

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