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Sat 13 Feb 2010 17:00

Music Played

  • Wynton Marsalis

    Oh, but on the Third Day (Happy Feet Blues) (JRR Signature Tune)

    Composer: Wynton Marsalis Performers: Wynton Marsalis (tp), Marcus Roberts (p), Todd Williams (ts), Dr Michael White (cl), Danny Barker (bj), Teddy Riley (tp), Freddie Lonzo (tb), Reginald Veal (b), Herlin Riley (d) Recorded: 28 October 1988

    • The Majesty of the Blues.
    • 1989 CD CBS 465129 2.
  • John Dankworth - I Hear Music

    Composer: Lane, Loesser Performers: The Dankworth Seven: Johnny Dankworth (as) Don Rendell (ts) Jimmy Deuchar (tp) Eddie Harvey (tb) Bill Le Sage (p) Eric Dawson (b) Tony Kinsey (d) Recorded: 12 July 1951 (3:17)

  • Santo Pecora

    March of the Mardi Gras

    Composer: Santo Pecora Performers: Santo Pecora and his Dixieland Band: George Girard (tp) Santo Pecora (tb) Pete Fountain (clt) Armand Hug (p) John Senac (tba) Santo Pecoraro (d) Recorded: June 1950 (3:11)

    • Mardi Gras.
    • Columbia SEB 10079.
  • George Girard

    Dr. Jazz

    Composer: King Oliver, Walter Melrose Performers: George Girard (tp, v) Bob Havens (tb) Harry Sheilds (clt) Bob Discon (p) Bob Coquille (b) Paul Edwards (d) Recorded: 14 April 1956, New York (3:12)

    • Recorded in New Orleans Vol. 1.
    • 1957 LP Vogue LAG 12083.
  • Lee Wiley

    Someday You'll Be Sorry

    Composer: Louis Armstrong Performers: Lee Wiley with Billy Butterfield and His Orchestra: Billy Butterfield (tp, leader) Al Cohn, Bill Finegan (arr) Joe Ferrante, Nick Travis, Tony Faso (tp) Rex peer, Cutty Cutshall (tb) Hank D’Amico, Toots Mondello, Nick Caiazza, Al Cohn, Gene Allen (saxophones) Moe Wechsler (p) Barry Galbraith (g) Don Lamond (d) Milt Hinton (b) Recorded: 1958 (4:05)

    • A Touch of the Blues.
    • 1958 LP RCA NL 90041.
  • Oscar Peterson

    Let's Fall in Love

    Composer: Harold Arlen Performers: Oscar Peterson (p) Herb Ellis (g) Ray Brown (b) Recorded: 15 November 1954 (3:31)

    • A Norman Granz Legacy - Oscar Peterson.
    • 2005 CD Avid AMSC 817.
  • Stan Kenton

    My Lady

    Composer: Bill Russo Performers: Stan Kenton and his Orchestra: Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Maynard Ferguson (tp) Buddy Childers, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall (tp) Bob Burgess, Frank Rosolino, Bill Russo, Keith Moon, George Roberts (tb) Vinnie Dean, Lee Konitz (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (d) Recorded: 1953 (3:17)

    • New Concepts of Artistry in Rhythm.
    • Capitol LC 6595.
  • Bud Powell

    Fine and Dandy

    Composer: Swift, James Performers: Sonny Stitt (ts) Bud Powell (p) Curley Russell (b) Max Roach (d) Recorded: February 1950, New York (5:35)

    • Bud Powell Tempus Fugue-it.
    • 2001 CD Proper P1188.
  • King Pleasure

    I'm in the Mood for Love

    Composer: McHugh, Fields Performers: King Pleasure (Clarence Beeks) (v) Merrill Stepter (tp) Lem David (as) Ray Abrams (ts) Cecil Payne (bs) Teacho Wiltshire (p) Leonard Gaskin (b) Teddy Lee (d) Blossom Dearie (v) Recorded: 19 February 1952 (3:00)

    • Blossom Dearie Four Classic Albums Plus.
    • 2009 CD Avid AMSC 697.
  • Michael Brecker

    Bye George

    Composer: Joey Calderazzo Performers: Michael Brecker (ts) Joey Calderazzo (p) James Genus (b) Jeff 'Tain' Watt (d) Don Alias (perc) Recorded: 1998 (6:53)

    • Two Blocks From The Edge.
    • 1998 CD Impulse IMP12612(1).
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    My Funny Valentine

    Composer: R Rodgers, L Hart Performers: Miles Davis (tp) George Coleman (ts) Herbie Hancock (p) Ron Carter (b) Tony Williams (d) Recorded: 12 February 1964 (15:00)

    • My Funny Valentine Miles David in Concert.
    • 2005 CD Columbia/Legacy 519503 2.

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