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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 24 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.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton

    Trog's Blues

    Composer: Wally Fawkes, George Webb Performers: Humphrey Lyttelton and his Band: Humphrey Lyttelton (cnt) Keith Christie (tb) Ian Christie, Wally Fawkes (clt) George Webb (p) Buddy Vallis (bj) Micky Ashman (b) George Hopkinson (d) Recorded: 24 January 1951 (2:54)

    • Humphrey Lyttelton the Parlophone Years 1949 - 1956.
    • 1989 CD Dormouse DM21CD.
  • Claude Hopkins

    Mad Moments

    Composer: Claude Hopkins Performers: Claude Hopkins & His Orchestra: Claude Hopkins (Piano) Edmond Hall (clt) Edmond Hall (as, bs) Ovie Alston (tp) Pete Jacobs (d) Walter Jones (bj, g) Sylvester Lewis (tp) Fred Norman (tb) Bobby Sands (ts) Albert Snaer (tp) Henry Turner (b) Henry Wells (tb) Gene Johnson (as) Jimmy Mundy (arr) Recorded: 24 May 1932, New York (2:50)

    • The Sound of Harlem Vo. 2.
    • LP Jazz Document VA 7994.
  • Fats Waller

    Shortnin' Bread

    Composer: James Whitcomb Riley Performers: Fats Waller & his Rhythm: Fats Waller (p, v) John ‘Bugs’ Hamilton (tp) Gene ‘Honeybear’ Sedric (cl, ts) John Smith (g) Cedric Wallace (b) Wilmore ‘Slick’ Jones (d, vb) Recorded: 2 January 1941 (2:42)

    • Ain't Misbehavin'.
    • CD Past Perfect PPCD 78118.
  • Una Mae Carlisle

    'Taint Yours

    Composer: Joe Davis Performers: Una Mae Carlisle (v, p) Ray Nance (tp) Budd Johnson (ts) Snags Allen (g) Basie Robinson (b) Shadow Wilson (d) Recorded: 23 May 1944 (2:53)

    • Una Mae Carlisle & Savannah Churchill 1944.
    • 1982 LP Harlequin HQ 2002.
  • Oscar Peterson

    When Lights are Low

    Composer: Benny Carter, Spencer Williams Performers: Oscar Peterson (p) Ray Brown (b) Herb Ellis (g) Recorded: 5 July 1958 (5:52)

    • On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio.
    • 2001 CD Verve 543 834-2.
  • Charlie Parker


    Composer: Charlie Parker Performers: Charlie Parker’s Reboppers: Dizzy Gillespie (tp) Charlie Parker (as) Curly Russell (b) Max Roach (d) Sadik Hakim (p) Recorded: 26 November 1945 (00:38)

    • Charlie Parker the Complete Savoy.
    • CD Savoy 75679 29112.
  • Charlie Parker


    Composer: Charlie Parker Performers: Charlie Parker (as) Dizzy Gillespie (tp) Sadik Hakim (p) Curly Russell (b) Max Roach (d) Recorded: 26 November 1945 (2:53)

    • Charlie Parker the Complete Savoy.
    • CD Savoy 75679 29112.
  • Charles Mingus - Freedom

    Composer: Charles Mingus Performers: Eddie Preston (tp) Richard Williams (tp) Britt Woodman (tb) Don Butterfield (tuba) Jerome Richardson (ss, bs, flt) Dick Hafer (ts, clt, flt) Booker Ervin (ts) Eric Dolphy (as, flt) Jaki Byard (p) Charles Mingus (b, narration) Walter Perkins (d) Recorded: 20 September 1963 (5:12)

  • The Duke Ellington Orchestra

    Happy Reunion

    Composer: Duke Ellington Performers: Clark Terry (tp) John Sanders (tb) Jimmy Hamilton, Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves (reeds) Duke Ellington (b) Jimmy Woode (b) Sam Woodyard (d) Recorded: 1958 (3:00)

    • Great Jazz Critics Choice Historic Performances.
    • 1980 LP Columbia PC 36807.
  • Tubby Hayes

    Night in Tunisia

    Composer: Gillespie, Papparelli Performers: Tubby Hayes ( flt) with Rox Willox, Ray Warleigh, Ronnie Scott, Bob Efford, Ronnie Ross, Harry Klein (reeds) Kenny Baker, Ian Hamer, Greg Bowen, Les Condon, Kenny Wheeler (tp) Keith Christie, Nat Peck, Johnny Marshall, Chris Smith (tb) Gordon Beck (p) Jeff Clyne (b) Ronnie Stephenson, Johnny Butts (d) Recorded: 10 – 13 May 1966 (6:30)

    • 100% Proof.
    • LP Fontana TL 5410.
  • Mark Lockheart

    Ship to Shore

    Composer: Mark Lockheart Performers: Mark Lockheart (reeds) John Parricelli (g) Dudley Phillips (b) Martin France (d) Recorded: 2005 (6:25)

    • Moving Air.
    • 2005 CD Basho Records SRCD 14-2.
  • Buddy Rich

    Jumpin' at the Woodside

    Composer: Count Basie Performers: Buddy Rich Quartet: Flip Phillips (ts) Ronnie Ball (p) Peter Ind (b) Buddy Rich (d) Recorded: June 1957 (10:00)

    • Strike It Rich.
    • LP Verve 2352 040.


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