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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests

Presenter Geoffrey Smith.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 13 Mar 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.
  • The Nat King Cole Trio

    The Man on the Little White Keys

    Composer: Nat King Cole Performers: King Cole Trio: Nat King Cole (v, p) Oscar Moore (g) Johnny Miller (b) Recorded: c1945 (2:55)

    • The Forgotten Years.
    • 1984 LP (Giants of Jazz GOJ 1013).
  • Duke Ellington

    Prelude to a Kiss

    Composer: Mills, Gordon, Ellington Performers: Duke Ellington (p, dir) Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp) Rex Stewart (c) Joe ‘Tricky Sam’ Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb) Juan Tizol (vb) Barney Bigard (cl) Johnny Hodges (cl, ss, as) Harry Carney (cl, as, bs) Otto Hardwick (as, bs) Fred Guy (g) Billy Taylor (sb) Sonny Greer (d) Recorded: 9 August 1938, New York (2:57)

    • Duke Ellington and his Orchestra 1938 Vol. 3.
    • 1993 CD (Classics 726).
  • The Memphis All Star Seven

    Milenburg Joys

    Composer: Morton, Rappolo, Mares Performers: The Memphis All Star Seven: Cy Laurie (c) Alan Elsdon (tp) Graham Stewart (tb) Pat Hawes (p) Brian Mundy (bj) Stan Leader (b) Pete Morford (d) Recorded: 1955 (3:00)

    • Dixieland.
    • LP Solitaire E 432.
  • Lee Konitz

    Broadway

    Composer: Woode, Byrd, McCrae Performers: Lee Konitz (as) Gerry Mulligan (bs) Chet Baker (tp) Carson Smith (b) Larry Bunker (d) Recorded: 1953 (2:54)

    • Konitz Meets Mulligan.
    • 1988 CD Pacific Jazz CDP7468472(1).
  • Bunny Berigan

    I Can't Get Started

    Composer: Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke Performers: Bunny Berigan and his Orchestra: Bunny Berigan (v) Irving Goodman, Steve Lipkins (tp) Al George, Sonny Lee (tb) Mike Doty, Joe Dixon (cl, as) Clyde Rounds, George Auld (ts) Joe Lippman (p) Tom Morgan (g) Hank Wayland (b) George Wetting (d) Recorded: 23 December 1937, New York (4:43)

    • The Pied Piper 1934 - 40.
    • 1995 CD Bluebird 07863666152(1).
  • Bill Potts

    It Ain't Necessarily So

    Composer: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Performers: Bill Potts (arr) Art Farmer, Harry Edison, Bernie Glow, Markie Markowitz, Charlie Shavers (tp) Bob Brookmeyer, Frank Rehak, Jummy Cleveland, Earl Swope (tb) Rod Levitt (btb) Phil Woods, Gene Quill (as) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (ts) Sol Schlinger (bs) Herbie Powell (g) Bill Evans (p) George Duvivier (b) Charlie Persip (d) Recorded: 13 - 15 January 1959, New York (3:13)

    • The Jazz Soul of Porgy & Bess.
    • 1991 CD Capitol CDP7951322(1).
  • Bill Potts

    There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York

    Composer: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Performers: Bill Potts (arr) Art Farmer, Harry Edison, Bernie Glow, Markie Markowitz, Charlie Shavers (tp) Bob Brookmeyer, Frank Rehak, Jummy Cleveland, Earl Swope (tb) Rod Levitt (btb) Phil Woods, Gene Quill (as) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (ts) Sol Schlinger (bs) Herbie Powell (g) Bill Evans (p) George Duvivier (b) Charlie Persip (d) Recorded: 13 - 15 January 1959, New York (3:23)

    • The Jazz Soul of Porgy & Bess.
    • 1991 CD Capitol CDP7951322(1).
  • Clifford Brown

    If I Love Again

    Composer: John P. Murray and Ben Oakland Performers: Clifford Brown (tp) with the Max Roach Quintet: Sonny Rollins (tp) Richie Powell (p) George Morrow (b) Max Roach (d) Recorded: 16 February 1956, New York (3:19)

    • The Complete EmArcy Recordings of Clifford Brown.
    • 1989 CD Emarcy 8383062C.
  • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

    Little Niles

    Composer: R Weston, Jon Hendricks Performers: Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross (v) Zoot Sims (ts) Russ Freeman (p) Freddie Green (g) Ed Jones (b) Sonny Payne (d) Recorded: March 1959 (3:26)

    • The Swingers.
    • 1988 CD Manhattan CDP7468492(1).
  • Tony Coe, John Horler & Malcolm Creese

    Body and Soul

    Composer: Green, Eyton, Heyman, Sour Performers: Tony Coe (cl, ts, ss) John Horler (p) Malcolm Creese (b) Recorded: 22 March 1997 (9:03)

    • In Concert.
    • 1997 CD AB ABCD6.
  • Liam Noble

    It's a Raggy Waltz

    Composer: Dave Brubeck Performers: Liam Noble (p) Dave Whitford (b) Dave Wickins (d) Recorded: 2009 (4:39)

    • Brubeck.
    • Basho Records SRCD 27-2.
  • Dave Brubeck

    Perdido

    Composer: J Tizol Performers: Dave Brubeck (p) Paul Desmond (as) Ron Crotty (b) Lloyd Davis (d) Recorded: 5 February 1953 (7:45)

    • The Essential Dave Brubeck.
    • 2003 CD Columbia 5105942(2).

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