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28 June 2008

Saturday 28 June 2008 17:30-18:30 (Radio 3)

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests. Email jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk.


1 hour


Presented by Geoffrey Smith
Producer: Lara Bellini

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)

Friends (Gary Potter) (4'55'')
Performed by Gary Potter (g) Alan Barnes (cl) Andy Crowdy (b) Dave Trigwell (d)
Taken from the album Friends
© 1996 CD (Hi Hat HHR0001(1); Track 12)

Jack Hits the Road (Dave Bowman) (2'54'')
Performed by Jack Teagarden (tb,vcl) Pee Wee Russell (cl) Bud Freeman (ts) Dave Bowman (p) Eddie Condon (g) Mort Stuhlmaker (b) Dave Tough (d)
Recorded NY July 24 1940
Taken from the album Jack Hits the Road
2004 CD (Avid AMSC 766; Track 7)

Sloppy Joe (Neil Hefti) (2'24'')
Performed by Al Hall (tp) Jimmy Chester (cl,as) Rex Morris (ts) Tito Burns (accor) Ronnie Price (p) Johnny Hawksworth (b) Derek Price (d) Terry Devon (vcl)
Recorded London, May 23 1950
Taken from the album Presenting
LP (Decca LF 1162; Side 2/ Track 4)

Copyin' Louis (Jack Purvis) (3'28'')
Performed by Jack Purvis (tp) solo acc by John Scott Trotter (p) Gene "Pink" Kintzle (g) Paul Weston (b) Joe Dale (d)
Recorded NY December 17 1929
Taken from the album Satchmo Style
LP (Parlophone PMC 7045. Side 2 / Track 1)

West End Blues (Joseph 'King' Oliver) (3'16'')
Performed by Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five:
Lois Armstrong (tp,vcl) Fred Robinson (tb) Jimmy Strong (cl) Earl Hines (p) Mancy Cara (bjo) Zutty Singleton (d)
Recorded Chicago, June 28 1928
Taken from the album King Louis
2005 CD (Properbox P1472; Disc Four / Track 1)

Tea for Two (Irving Caesar / Vincent Youmans) (3'37'')
Performed by Anita O'Day (vcl) acc by Jimmy Jones (p) Whitey Mitchell (b) John Poole (d)
Recorded Live, Newport, July 7 1958
Taken from the album Jazz on a Summer's Day
1998 CD (Charly CDGR 196(1); Track 5)

Milestones (Miles Davis arr. Oliver Nelson) (4'06'')
Performed by Jimmy Maxwell, Joe Newman, Ernie Royal (tp) Clark Terry (tp,flhn) Jimmy Cleveland, Dick Hixson, Quentin Jackson, Melba Liston (tb) Jerry Dodgion (as,sl,fl) Jerome Richardson (fl,cl) Phil Woods (cl,as) Bob Ashton (ts,sl,cl) Danny Bank (bar,b-cl,fl) Jimmy Smith (org) Wes Montgomery (g) Richard Davis (b) Grady Tate (d), Ray Barretto (per) Oliver Nelson (arr,cond)
Recorded NJ September 21 1966
Taken from the album Walk on the Wild Side
CD (Verve 5279502 (2); Disc 1 / Track 6)

How Deep is the Ocean (Irving Berlin) (3'33'')
Performed by Jimmy Scott acc. by Ray Charles (p) and the Gerald Wilson Band
Recorded 1962
Taken from the album Falling In Love Is Wonderful
CD (Rhino 8122736432(1); Track 8)

Where You At? (Horace Silver) (5'35'')
Performed by Blue Mitchell (tp) Junior Cook (ts) Horace Silver (p) Gene Taylor (b) Roy Brooks (d)
Recorded N.J. July 8 1960
Taken from the album Horace-scope
LP (Blue Note BLP 4042; Side 1 / Track 2)

Skin Deep (Louie Bellson) (6'46'')
Performed by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra:
Clark Terry, Willie Cook, Cat Anderson (tp) Ray Nance (tp) Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, Juan Tizol (tb) Jimmy Hamilton (cl,ts) Russell Procope (as,cl) Hilton Jefferson, Paul Gonsalves (as) Harry Carney (bar) Duke Ellington (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Louie Bellson (d)
Recorded NY August 12 1952
Taken from the album Ellington Uptown
CD (Columbia/Legacy 512917 2; Track 1)

La Fiesta (Chick Corea) (10'34'')
Performed by Chick Corea (p) Gary Burton (vib)
Recorded Sidney 2007
Taken from the album The New Crystal Silence
© 2008 CD (UCJ 7230630 (2); Disc 2 / Track 8)

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