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11 February 2006

Saturday 11 February 2006 17:00-18:00 (Radio 3)

Request your favourite jazz cut by E mail: jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk. With Geoffrey Smith.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Felix Carey
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)

Hen Party Blues (Hayes)
Performed by the Dixieland Jug Blowers: Clifford Hayes (vln), Johnny Dodds (clt), Lockwood Lewis (a/sx), Cal Smith (bjo), Freddy Smith (bjo), Curtis Hayes (bjo), Earl MacDonald (jug), Henry Clifford (jug)
Recorded 11 December 1929, Chicago
Taken from the album Johnny Dodds - Great Original Performances 1923-1929
1986 CD (BBC BBCCD 603)

I'm on my Way (Trad.)
Performed by the Golden Gate Quartet: Henry Owens (1st tenor), William Langford (2nd tenor), Willie Johnson (1st bass), Arlandus Wilson (2nd bass)
Recorded 24 December 1939
Taken from the album From Spirituals to Swing
1999 CD (Vanguard 3VCD 169/71-2)

Shoot the Likker to Me, John Boy (Shaw)
Performed by Artie Shaw and his New Music: Artie Shaw (clt), Charlie Spivak (tpt), Toni DiCarlo (tpt), Malcolm Crain (tpt), Harry Rodgers (tbn), George Arus (tbn), Hank Freeman (a/sx), Les Robinson (a/sx), Tony Pastor (solo t/sx), Fred Petry (t/sx), Les Burness (pno), Al Avola (gtr), Ben Ginsberg (bs), Cliff Leeman (dms), Leo Watson (voc)
Recorded 17 September 1937, New York City
Taken from the album Self Portrait
2001 CD (Bluebird 09026-63808-2)

Mellow Mood (Marmarosa)
Performed by Dodo Marmarosa (pno), Ray Brown (bs), Jackie Mills (dms)
Recorded 11 January 1946
Taken from the album Dodo Lives
1997 CD (Topaz TPZ 1058)

I'm a Fool to Want You (Wolf, Herron, Sinatra)
Performed by Bobby Wellins (t/sx), Colin Purbrook (pno), Dave Green (bs), Clark Tracey (dms)
Recorded 29 or 31 July 1996, London
Taken from the album The Satin Album
1996 CD (Jazzizit JITCD 9607)

Wild Women (Grimes, Mason)
Performed by Carol Grimes (voc), Janette Mason (pno), Ivor Goldberg (gtr), Phil Scragg (bs), Mike Bradley (dms), Gary Hammond (perc)
Recorded March 1994, London
Taken from the album Alive at Ronnie Scott's
1994 CD (Jazz House JHCD034)

Spanish Fandango (Roberts)
Performed by Luckey Roberts (pno)
Recorded 18 March 1958, New York City
Taken from the album Luckey and the Lion - Harlem Piano Solos
1960 LP (Vogue LAG 12256)
CD re-release: Good Time Jazz 10035

Brazil (Russell, Barroso)
Performed by Chico Hamilton Quintet: Chico Hamilton (dms), Charles Lloyd (a/sx), Nate Gershman (vcl), Harry Polk (gtr), Buddy Catlett (bs)
Recorded 5 July 1961
Taken from the album Who's Who in the Swinging Sixties - The Many Sounds of Jazz Today
LP (CBS 62034)

Las Vegas Tango (Evans)
Performed by Gary Burton (vib), Jerry Hahn (gtr), Richard Tee (pno), Steve Swallow (bs), Bill Lavorgna (dms, perc), Bernard Purdie (dms, perc)
Recorded 1969
Taken from the album Good Vibes
1971 LP (Atlantic 2400 107)
CD re-release: Koch Jazz 8515

Big Blow (Dibango)
Performed by Manu Dibango (voc, saxes, pno) with (probably) Willy 'Le Diable' (perc), Robert Bens (perc), Bens Ndine or Lucien Dobat (drums), Yvan Julien (tpt), Slim Pezin (gtr), Vincent Minja (pno), Manfred Long or Jojo Etongo or Dikoto Mandengue (bs), Carolyn Franklin (b/voc)
Taken from the album The Very Best of Manu Dibango: AfroSoulJazz
2000 CD (Manteca MANTCD016)

On the Sunny Side of the Street (Fields, McHugh)
Performed by Louis Armstrong (tpt), Jack Teagarden (tbn), Barney Bigard (clt), Dick Cary (pno), Arvell Shaw (bs), Big Sid Catlett (dms)
Recorded 30 November 1947, Boston
Taken from the album Satchmo at Symphony Hall
1996 CD (GRP GRP 16612)

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