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12 May 2007

Saturday 12 May 2007 17:00-18:00 (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: James Parkin
Saturday 12 May 2007 5pm-6pm

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)

High Society (Porter / Steele) (3'28'')
Performed by Louis Armstrong and the All Stars: Louis Armstrong (tp) Jack Teagarden (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Dick Cary (p) Arvell Shaw (b) Sidney Catlett (d)
Recorded Symphony Hall, Boston November 30, 1947
Taken from the album Satchmo At Symphony Hall
1996 CD (GRP GRP16612(1); Track 12)

Sweet Sue (Harris / Young) (3'03'')
Performed by Django Reinhardt (g) Dicky Wells
(tb) Bill Coleman (tp) Richard Fullbright (b); Bill Beason (d)
Recorded 1937
Taken from the album Swing In Paris, 1936-1940
1991 CD (CD AFS 1003-5; Disk 2 Track 19)

I'll Take Romance (Oakland/Hammerstein) (2'05'')
Performed by Monica Zetterlund (vcl) Bengt-Arne Wallin, Gosta Nilsson, Bernth Gustavss
on, Benny Bailey (tp) Ake Persson, Andreas Skjold, Kurt Jarnberg (tb) Arne Domnerus (as) Bjarne Nerem, Johnny Ekh, Rolf Blomquist, Georg Bjorklund (ts) Rune Falk (bar) Gunnar Svensson (p) Georg Riedel (b) William Schiopffe (d)
Recorded Stockholm, June 11, 1958
Taken from the album Swedish Sensation
© 1958 LP (Columbia CSX 20; Side1 Track 1)

I'm Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town (Jordan / Weldon) (4'43'')
Performed by Ernie Royal, Joe Newman, Snooky Young (tp) Garnett Brown, Jimmy Cleveland, Alan Raph (tb) Jerome Richardson, Joe Farrell, Hubert Laws, Pepper Adams (saxes) Jimmy Smith (org,vcl) Carl Lynch (g) Jimmy Tyrell (b) Grady Tate (d) Tom McIntosh (arr,cond)
Recorded New York, January 29, 1968
Taken from the album Stay Loose
2005 CD (Verve V6-8745; Track 1)

Blues for Ike (Roach) (5'54'')
Performed by the Ike Quebec Quartet: Ike Quebec (ts) Freddie Roach (org) Milt Hinton (b) Al Harewood (d)
Recorded Englewood Cliffs, N.J., November 26, 1961
Taken from the album Heavy Soul
2005 CD (Blue Note 8752632(1); Track 9)

If I Love Again (Murray / Oakland) (7'23")
Performed by the Thad Jones Quintet: Thad Jones (tp) Billy Mitchell (ts) Barry Harris (p) Percy Heath (b) Max Roach (d)
Recorded Hackensack, N.J., July 14, 1956
Taken from the album The Magnificent Thad Jones
© 1987 CD (Blue Note CDP7468142(1); Track 3)

On the Sunny Side of the Street (McHugh / Fields) (5'40'')
Performed by Dizzy Gillespie (tp,vcl) Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins (ts) Ray Bryant (p) Tommy Bryant (b) Charlie Persip (d)
Recorded New York, December 19, 1957
Taken from the album Sonny Side Up
© 1958 CD (Verve 8256742(1); Track 1)

Greensleeves (P.D.) (4'10'')
Performed by Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci (tp) Jimmy Cleveland, Jimmy Knepper (tb) Ray Alonge, Julius Watkins (fhr) Bill Barber (tu) Andy Fitzgerald, George Marge (fl,eng-hrn) Ray Beckenstein (fl,b-cl) Steve Lacy (sop) Lee Konitz (as) Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Tricarico (bassoon,ts,fl) Kenny Burrell (g) Ron Carter (b) prob. Elvin Jones (d) or Charlie Persip (d) Gil Evans (arr,cond)
Recorded 1964
Taken from the album Guitar Forms
© 1965 (Verve 8255762(1); Track 7)

The Single Petal of a Rose (Ellington) (3'20'')
Performed by Joe Temperley (bar) Brian Lemon (p)
Recorded London, September 22, 1993
Taken from the album Concerto for Joe
1995 CD (Hep HEPCD2062(1); Track 6)

California Here I Come (Jolson / DeSylva / Meyer) (6'54'')
Performed by Gordon Beck (p) Jeremy Brown (b) Tony Levin (d)
Recorded Live Appleby Jazz Festival, July 31, 2005
Taken from the album Appleby Blues
2007 CD (Art of Life AL 1025-2; Track 7)

Blues on Parade (Herman / Tyler) (4'44'')
Performed by Big Eighteen: Billy Butterfield, Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers, Rex Stewart (tp) Lawrence Brown, Vic Dickenson, Lou McGarity, Dicky Wells (tb) Hymie Schertzer (as) Sam Donahue, Boomie Richman (ts) Ernie Caceres (bar) Johnny Guarnieri (p) Barry Galbraith (g) Milt Hinton (b) Jimmy Crawford (d) Charlie Shirley (arr) Peanuts Hucko (cl)
Recorded New York, June 17, 1958
Taken from the album The Swing Collection
1974 LP (RCA DPS 2058/A; Side1 Track4)

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