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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 17 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.
  • Eric Silk

    Over in the Gloryland

    Composer: Trad. Performers: Dennis Field (tp) Pete Strangle (tb) Teddy Layton (cl) Ron Weatherburn (p) Eric Silk (bj) Colin Thompson (b) Stan Lewis (d) Recorded: 14 June 1956 (3:38)

    • The Delving Back Series Vol.4.
    • Lake LACD98 (1).
  • Lucky Millinder

    I Want a Tall Skinny Papa

    Composer: Lucky Millinder Performers: Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra: Lucky Millinder (leader) Freddy Webster, Archie Johnson, Nelson Bryant (tp) Edward Morant , George Stevenson, Sandy Williams (tb) George James, Ted Bernett (as) Stafford Simon (ts) Ernest Purse (bs) Bill Doggett (p)Sterling Marlowe (g) George Duvivier (b)Panama Francis (d) Recorded: 18 February 1942 (2:54)

    • Back Beats.
    • Topaz TPZ1056 (1).
  • Bunny Berigan

    The Prisoner's Song

    Composer: Guy Massey Performers: Bunny Berigan and his Orchestra: Irving Goodman, Steve Lipkins (tp) Sonny Lee, Al George (tb) Joe Dixon, Mike Doty (cl, as) Clyde Rounds, George Auld (ts) Joe Lippman (p) Tom Morgan (g) Hank Wayland (b) George Wettling (d) Recorded: 7 August 1957 (4:10)

    • I can’t get Started His 25 finest, 1934 - 1940.
    • 2009 CD Retrospective RTR4139 (1).
  • Martin Taylor

    Lady Be Good

    Composer: George and Ira Gershwin Performers: Martin Taylor (g) John Goldie (g) Dave O’Higgins (ts, ss) Alec Dankworth (b) Jack Emblow (acc) James Taylor (d) Recorded: 1994 (5:10)

    • Spirit of Django.
    • 1994 CD Linn Records AKD 030.
  • Marian McPartland

    The Things We Did Last Summer

    Composer: Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne Performers: Marian McPartland (p) Recorded: 1985 (5:23)

    • Willow Creek and other Ballards.
    • 1985 LP Concord Jazz CJ 272.
  • Gene Krupa

    Swedish Schnapps

    Composer: Charlie Shavers Performers: Gene Krupa (d) Charlie Shavers (tp, arr) Bill Harris (tb) Ben Webster (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Herb Ellis (g) Ray Brown (b) Recorded: 27 September 1953 (3:07)

    • Compact jazz: Gene Krupa.
    • 1987 CD Verve 8332862 (1).
  • Cannonball Adderley

    Country Preacher

    Composer: Josef Zawinul Performers: Cannonball Adderley (as) Nat Adderley (cnt) Joe Zawinul (p) Walter Booker (b) Roy McCordy (d) Recorded: October 1969 (4:30)

    • The Best of Cannonball Adderley the Capitol Years.
    • 1991 CD Capitol CDP7954822(1).
  • Thelonious Monk


    Composer: Thelonious Monk Performers: Thelonious Monk (p) Joe Gordon (tp) Charlie Rouse, Harold Land (ts) John Ore (b) Billy Higgins (d) Recorded: 29 April 1960 (7:06)

    • At the Blackhawk.
    • 1987 CD OJC OJCCD-305-2.
  • John and Alec Dankworth

    Mood Indigo

    Composer: Duke Ellington Performers: John Dankworth (clarinet) Alec Dankworth (double bass) Recorded: 2003 (5:39)

    • JadyAdie.
    • 2008 CD Qnote QNT10111.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    No More Blues (Chega da Saudade)

    Composer: A.C Jobim, V. DeMoraes Performers: Dizzy Gillespie Sextet: Dizzy Gillespie (tp) Leo Wright (as) Lalo Schifrin (p, arr) Elek Bacsik (g) Chris White (b) Rudy Collins (d) Pepito Riestria (perc) Recorded: 24 July 1962 (10:20)

    • Dizzy Gillespie – Ken Burn’s Jazz.
    • 2000 CD Verve 549 086-2.


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