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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 20 Mar 2010 20:00

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.
  • Ken Colyer

    Blanche Touquatoux

    Composer: Trad. Arr Crane Performers: Ken Colyer (tp) Monty Sunshine (ch) Sonny Morris (tp) Ray Orpwood (tb) Pat Hawes (p) Ben Marshall (bj) Julian Davies (b) Cyril Louth (d) Recorded: c1951 (2:45)

    • Jazz at it’s Best.
    • Melodisc EPM 7-105.
  • Bessie Smith

    Do Your Duty

    Composer: W Wilson Performers: Bessie Smith (v) Buck and his Band: Frank Newton (tp) Jack teagarden (tb) Benny Goodman (cl) Chu Berry (ts) Buck Washington (p) Bobby Johnson (g) Billy Taylor (b) Recorded: 24 November 1933, New York (3:23)

    • The Essential Bessie Smith.
    • 1997 CD Columbia/Legacy 487398 2.
  • Dinah Washington

    Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair

    Composer: Fletcher Henderson Performers: Dinah Washington (v) The Eddie Chamblee Orchestra: Clark Terry, Fortunas Ricard (tp) Eddie Chamblee (ts) McKinley Easton (bs) Quentin Jackson (tb) James Craig (p) Robare Edmonson (b) James Slaughter (d) Recorded: 30 December 1957, Chicago (3:17)

    • Dinah Washington the Bessie Smith Songbook.
    • 1986 CD EMARCY 8266632(1).
  • Art Tatum

    The Kerry Dance

    Composer: Malloy Performers: Art Tatum (p) Tiny Grimes (g) Slam Stewart (b) Recorded: May 1945, Hollywood (2:25)

    • On the Sunny Side.
    • 1997 CD Topaz TP1066.
  • George Benson - My Latin Brother

    Composer: George Benson Performers: George Benson (g) Recorded: 1974 (3:45)

  • Woody Herman

    Deep Purple

    Composer: Peter DeRose Performers: Woody Herman (cl) Bill Chase, Larry Ford, Dusko Goykovich, Billy Hunt, Danny Nolan, Gerry Lamy (tp) Henry Southall, Kenny Wenzel, Phil Watson (tb) Carmen Leggio, Sal Nistico, Jack Stevens (ts) Nick Brignola (bs) nat Pierce (p, arr) Chuck Andrus (b) Jake Hanna (d) Recorded: 20 – 23 November 1963, New York (3:45)

    • Jazz Masters 54.
    • 1996 CD Verve 5299032(1).
  • John Coltrane

    You Say You Care

    Composer: Joe Stein, Leo Robin Performers: John Coltrane (ts) Red Garland (p) Paul Chambers (b) Art Taylor (d) Recorded: 7 February 1958, New York (6:13)

    • Soultrane.
    • Prestige CDRIVM003(1).
  • Emcee 5


    Composer: Gary Cox Performers: EMCEE 5: Ian Carr (tp) Bary Cox (ts) Mike Carr (p) Spike Heatly (b) Ronnie Stepson (d) Recorded: 14 December 1961 (5:54)

    • EmCee 5 Bebop 61.
    • LP Birdland MC 587.
  • The Magic Hat Ensemble

    Up Jumped Spring

    Composer: Freddie Hubbard Performers: The Magic Hat Ensemble: Steve Chadwick (tp) Tony Ormesher (g) Andrzaj Baranek (p) Nick Blacka (b) Rob Turner (d) Recorded: 7 – 9 February 2009 (5:29)

    • This Conversation is Over.
    • 2009 CD Jellymould Jazz JM-JJ004.
  • Mary Lou Williams

    Praise the Lord

    Composer: Mary Lou Williams Performers: Mary Lou Williams (p) Milton Suggs (b) Tony Watlers (perc) Recorded: 1974 (6:37)

    • Zoning.
    • 1995 CD Smithsonian SFCD40811(1).
  • Oliver Nelson

    Stolen Moments

    Composer: Oliver Nelson Performers: Oliver Nelson (as, ts) Eric Dolphy (as, fl) Freddie Hubbard (tp) George Barrow (bs) Bill Evans (p) Paul Chambers (b) Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 23 February 1961 (8:44)

    • The Blues and the Abstract Truth.
    • 1995 CD Impulse! 051 154-2.


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