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27 November 2004

Saturday 27 November 2004 17:00-18:00 (Radio 3)

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.


1 hour


Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: James Birtwistle
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)

Pick Yourself Up (Kern, Fields)
Performed by John Bassett and his Bassett Hounds: Leon Calvert (solo tpt), John Bassett (tpt), John Mumford (tbn), Al Newman (a/sx), Dick Heckstall-Smith (t/sx), Graham Lyons (b/sx), Pete Shade (vib), Johnny Scott (flt), Dudley Moore (pno), Spike Heatley (bs), Bryant Marriott (dms), Richard Rodney Bennett (arr)
Recorded 1960, London
Taken from the album Dudley Moore and Richard Rodney Bennett: The First Orchestrations
2004 CD (Harkit HRKCD 8054)

On the Sunny Side of the Street (Fields, McHugh)
Performed by Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra: George Seaburg (tpt), Mickey Manago (tpt), Dale Pierce (tpt), Roger Ellick (tpt), Tommy Dorsey (tbn), Nelson Riddle (tbn), Red Benson (tbn), Tex Satterwaite (tbn), Buddy DeFranco (clt, a/sx), Al Klink (t/sx), Gail Curtis (t/sx), Bruce Branson (b/sx), Milt Golden (pno), Bob Bain (gtr), Sid Bloch (bs), Buddy Rich (dms), Alex Beller (vln), Leonard Atkins (vln), Bernard Tinterow (vln), Peter Dimitriades (vln), Manny Fiddler (vln), Ruth Goodman (vln), Joseph Goodman (vln), Milton Thomas (vla), David Uchitel (vla), Fred Camelia (cel), Reba Robinson (harp), Joe Park (tba), the Sentimentalists (vocs)
Recorded 4 November 1944, New York
Taken from the album Hits of '44
1995 CD (ASV CDAJA5169)

Muscat Ramble (Ory)
Performed by Sidney Bechet (s/sx) with Bob Scobey's Fresco Band: Bob Scobey (tpt), Jack Buck (tbn), Ellis Horne (clt), Wally Rose (pno), Clancy Hayes (bjo), Dick Lammi (bs), Fred Higuera (dms)
Recorded 3 October 1953, Los Angeles
Taken from the album Dixieland Jubilee
LP (Vogue EPV1026)

Bye Bye Blues (Hamm, Bennett-Lown, Gray)
Performed by the Benny Goodman Sextet: Benny Goodman (clt), Terry Gibbs (vib), Teddy Wilson (pno), Mundell Lowe (gtr), Sid Weiss (bs), Terry Snyder (dms)
Recorded 29 July 1952, New York
Taken from the album The Benny Goodman Sextet
1987 CD (CBS 450411 2)

Pastel (Callednder)
Performed by Illinois Jacquet (t/sx), Carl Perkins (pno), Oscar Moore (gtr), Red Callender (bs), J.C. Heard (dms)
Recorded 18 January 1951, Los Angeles
Taken from the album Flying Home: the Best of the Verve Years
1994 CD (Verve 521 644-2)

Close Your Eyes (Petkere)
Performed by Kurt Elling (voc), Laurence Hobgood (pno), Eric Hochberg (bs), Paul Wertico (dms)
Recorded 1994, Chicago
Taken from the album Close Your Eyes
1995 CD (Blue Note CDP 7243 8 30645 2 6)

Sunkenfoal (Head)
Performed by Jimmy Forrest (t/sx), Grant Green (gtr), Harold Mabern (pno), Gene Ramey (bs), Elvin Jones (dms)
Recorded 10 December 1959, Chicago
Taken from the album Black Forrest
1973 LP (Delmark DS 427)

Omega (McLean)
Performed by Jackie McLean (a/sx), Walter Davis (pno), Herbie Lewis (bs), Billy Higgins (dms)
Recorded 19 March 1962, Englewood Cliffs
Taken from the album Let Freedom Ring
1987 CD (Blue Note CDP 746527 2)

Fjord Song (Opstad)
Performed by Jon Opstad (dms), David Gange (flg), Simon Cosgrove (s/sx), Tom Rogerson (pno), Chris Hill (bs)
Recorded 2003
Taken from the album Still Picture
2004 CD (New Canvas Records NCR 1001)

Stealin' Apples (Waller)
Performed by Johnny Guarnieri (pno)
Recorded 26 February 1978, Pasadena City College, Pasadena
Taken from the album Johnny Guarnieri Plays Fats Waller
1978 LP (Taz-Jaz Records TJZ-1002)

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