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8 January 2005

Saturday 8 January 2005 17:00-18:00 (Radio 3)

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.


1 hour


Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: James Parkin
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 (t/sx), 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)

Blues in Thirds (Hines)
Performed by the Sidney Bechet Trio: Sidney Bechet (clt), Earl 'Fatha' Hines (pno), Warren 'Baby' Dodds (dms)
Recorded 6 September 1940, Chicago
Taken from the album Memorable Recordings
1995 CD (Topaz TPZ 1035)

Laughing Rag (New)
Performed by Mary Lou Williams (pno), Jack Fallon (bs), Gerry McLaughlin (dms)
Recorded 19 March 1953, London
Taken from the album Mary Lou Williams 1951-1953
2004 CD (Classics Classics 1346)

Basin Street Blues (Williams)
Performed by Nat Gonella and his Georgians: Nat Gonella (tpt), Bruts Gonella (tpt), Johnny Morrison (tpt), Albert Torrance (clt, a/sx), Ernest Ritte (clt, a/sx), Pat Smuts (t/sx), Don Barrigo (t/sx), Monia Liter (pno), Jimmy Menese (gtr), Tiny Winters (bs), Bob Dryden (dms)
Recorded 22 January 1935, London
Taken from the album Nat Gonella and his Georgians
1991 CD (Flapper PASTCD 9750)

I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me (Gaskill, McHugh, arr. Vance)
Performed by Joe Thomas (tpt), Johnny Letman (muted tpt), Dickie Wells (tbn), Buddy Tate (t/sx), Buster Bailey (clt), Herbie Nichols (pno), Everett Barksdale (gtr), Bill Pemberton (bs), Jimmie Crawford (dms)
Recorded 27 October 1958, New York City
Taken from the album Mainstream
LP (London LTZ-K 15182)

Stardust (Carmichael, Parish, arr. Hayton, Shaw)
Performed by Artie Shaw and his Orchestra: Artie Shaw (clt), George Wendell (tpt), Jack Cathcart (tpt), Billy Butterfield (solo tpt), Jack Jenney (solo tbn), Vernon Brown (tbn), Les Robinson (a/sx), Neely Plumb (a/sx), Jerry Jerome (t/sx), Bus Bassey (t/sx), Truman Boardman (vln), Ted Klages (vln), Bill Brower (vln), Bob Morrow (vln), Alex Beller (vln), Eugene Lamas (vln), Al Harshman (vla), Keith Collins (vla), Fred Goerner (vcl), Johnny Guarnieri (pno), Al Hendrickson (gtr), Jud DeNaut (bs), Nick Fatool (dms)
Recorded 7 October 1940, Los Angeles
Taken from the album Self Portrait
2001 CD (BMG 09026 63808-2)

You Ain't Gonna Know Me 'Cos You Think You Know Me (Feza)
Performed by Louis Moholo (dms), Evan Parker (t/sx), Kenny Wheeler (tpt), Nick Evans (tbn), Radu Malfatti (solo tbn), Keith Tippett (pno), Johnny Dyani (bs), Harry Miller (bs)
Recorded 24 January 1978, London
Taken from the album Spirits Rejoice!
1978 LP (Ogun OG 520)

Nonetheless (Wheeler)
Performed by Kenny Wheeler (tpt), Lee Konitz (a/sx), Dave Holland (bs), Bill Frisell (gtr)
Recorded February 1996, New York City
Taken from the album Angel Song
1997 CD (ECM 533 098-2)

Animal Dance (Lewis)
Performed by Modern Jazz Quartet: John Lewis (pno), Milt Jackson (vib), Percy Heath (bs), Connie Kay (dms)
Recorded 29 January (or possibly 2 February) 1962, New York City
Taken from the album Lonely Woman
1998 CD (Atlantic 8122-75361-2) © 1972

She Did it Again (Petrucciani)
Performed by Francesco Cafiso (a/sx), Riccardo Arrighini (pno), Amedeo Ronga (bs)
Recorded 14 March 2004, Teatro Lauro Rossi, Macerata
Taken from the album Concerto for Michel Petrucciani
2004 CD (Philology Y W 719.2)

I'm Just a Lucky So and So (Ellington, David)
Performed by Louis Armstrong (voc), Duke Ellington (pno), Arvell Shaw (bs), Danny Barcelona (dms)
Recorded prob. 4 April 1961, New York City
Taken from the album Together for the First Time/The Great Reunion
CD (Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab LAB MFCD 2-807)

So What (Davis)
Performed by Miles Davis (tpt), Cannonball Adderley (a/sx), John Coltrane (t/sx), Bill Evans (pno), Paul Chambers (bs), Jimmy Cobb (dms)
Recorded 2 March 1959, New York City
Taken from the album Kind of Blue
CD (CBS 460603 2) © 1962

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