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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 10 Apr 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.
  • Maxine Sullivan

    Get Yourself a New Broom

    Composer: Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler Performers: Maxine Sullivan (vocals) Keith Ingham (p) Phil Bodner (alto sax/clarinet/flute/piccolo) Marty Grosz (g) Phil Flannigan (b) Jakcie Williams (d) Recorded: 1933 (2:36)

    • The Great Songs from the Cotton Club.
    • 1984 LP Milan A 270.
  • Dick Hyman

    Easter Parade

    Composer: Irving Berlin Performers: Dick Hyman (p) Recorded: 8 – 9 December 1987 (2:53)

    • Face the Music – A Century of Irving Berlin.
    • 1988 CD Musics Masters MMDC60147(1).
  • George Webb


    Composer: Moten, Hayes Performers: George Webb’s Dixielanders: Owen Bryce, Reg Rigden (cornets) Wally Fawkes (clt) Eddie Harvey (tb) George Webb (p) Buddy Vallis (bj) Arthur Streatfield (tuba) Roy Wykes (d) Recorded: 1946 (2:18)

    • Scrapbook of British Jazz.
    • 1962 LP Ace of Clubs ACL 1105.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Willie the Weeper

    Composer: Louis Armstrong Performers: Louis Armstrong (vocals, cornet) Lil Armstrong (vocals, piano) John Thomas (tb) Pete Briggs (bass) Johnny Dodds (ct) Johnny St. Cyr (bj) Baby Dodds (d) Recorded: 7 May 1927 (3:07)

    • Louis Armstrong Hot Fives and Sevens.
    • JSP JSPCD 313.
  • Tommy Dorsey

    Lonesome Road

    Composer: Austin, Shilkret Performers: Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra: Yank Lawson, Pee Wee Irwin, Andy Ferretti (tp) Dave Jacobs, Ward Silloway, Elmer Smithers, Tommy Dorsey (tb) Johnny Mince, Fred Stulce, Skeets Herfurt, Dean Kincaide, Babe Russin (saxes) Howard Smith (p) Carmen Mastren (g) Gene Traxler (b) Dave Tough (d) Arr. Bill Finegan Recorded: 1939 (4:52)

    • Yes, Indeed!.
    • 1990 CD Bluebird ND90449(1).
  • Big Joe Turner

    Rocket Boogie "88" Part II

    Composer: Pete Johnson Performers: Joe Turner (v) with The Pete Johnson Orchestra: Pete Johnson (p) Jewell Grant (as) Maxwell Davis (ts) Herman Mitchell (g) Ralph Hamilton (b) Jesse Sailes (d) Recorded: 1948 (2:40)

    • Jumpin’ The Blues.
    • Fontana 688 802 ZL.
  • Lee Konitz

    Fishin' Around

    Composer: Warne Marsh Performers: Lee Konitz (as) Warne Marsh (ts) Sal Mosca (p) Arnold Fishkin (b) Denzil Best (d) Recorded: 28 June 1948 (3:46)

    • Subconscious-Lee.
    • 1992 CD Prestige OJCCD1862(1).
  • Sonny Rollins

    The Surrey with the Fringe on Top

    Composer: Rodgers, Hammerstein Performers: Sonny Rollins (ts) Philly Joe Jones (d) Recorded: 22 September 1957 (6:30)

    • Newk’s Time.
    • 1990 CD Blue Note CDP840012(1).
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet

    It Don't Mean a Thing

    Composer: Duke Ellington, Irving Mills Performers: Milt Jackson (vb) John Lewis (p) Percy Heath (b) Connie Kay (d) Recorded: 1959 (5:02)

    • Pyramid.
    • Atlantic 81227 3679-2.
  • Joe Temperley

    Black and Tan Fantasy

    Composer: Ellington, Miley Performers: Joe Temperley (bs, bclt) Wycliffe ‘Pinecone’ Gordon (tb) Eric Reed (p) Rodney Whitaker (b) Herlin Riley (d) Recorded: 2 – 3 October 1998 (8:17)

    • Double Duke.
    • 1999 CD Naxos 860322(1).
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Take the A Train

    Composer: Billy Strayhorn Performers: Ella Fitzgerald (v) Lou Levy (p) Jim Hall (g) Wilfred Middlebrooks (b) Gus Johnson (d) Recorded: Live in Hollywood 1961 (9:01)

    • Compact Jazz Ella Fitzgerald Live.
    • Verve 8332942 (1).


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