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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 8 May 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.
  • Bunk Johnson

    Lord, Lord, Lord, You've Sure Been Good to Me

    Composer: L Woodard Performers: Bunk Johnson (tp) Jim Robinson (tb) George Lewis (cl) Lawrence Marrero (bj) Alcide “Slow Drag” Pavageau (b) Warren “Baby” Dodds (d) Recorded: 2 August 1944 (4:00)

    • Bunk Johnson’s Band 1944.
    • LP Storyville SLP 128.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Dead Man Blues

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers: Jelly Roll Morton (p) George Mitchell (c) Kid Ory (tb) Barney Bigard, Darnell Howard (cl) Johnny St. Cyr (bj) John Lindsay (b) Andrew Hilaire (d) Recorded: 21 September 1926 (3:24)

    • Jelly Roll Morton Vol. 4.
    • CD JSP Records. JSPCD 324.
  • Big Bill Broonzy

    When Did You Leave Heaven?

    Composer: Bullock, Whiting Performers: Big Bill Broonzy (g) Recorded: 1952 (3:28)

    • Big Bill Broonzy.
    • EP Vogue EPV 1107.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Solid Old Man

    Composer: Rex Stewart, Billy Taylor, Barney Bigard Performers: Rex Stewart (cnt) Barney Bigard (cl,d) Django Reinhardt (g) Billy Taylor (b) Recorded: 5 April 1939, Paris (3:02)

    • Django Reinhardt Swing in Paris 1936 - 1940.
    • LP Affinity. AFS 1003-5.
  • Woody Herman

    That's Right

    Composer: Candoli, Socolow, Jackson Performers: Woody Herman and his Orchestra: Ernie Royal, Bernie Glow, Stan Fishelson, Red Rodney, Shorty Rogers (tp) Earl Swope, Bill Harris, Ollie Wilson, Bob Swift (tb) Woody Herman (cl, as) Sam Marowitz (as) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Stan Getz (ts) Serge Chaloff (bs) Lou Levy (p) Chubby Jackson (b) Don Lamond (d) Terry Bibbs (vb) Recorded: 29 December 1948 (3:02)

    • The Woody Herman Story.
    • CD Proper 1160.
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Blue in Green

    Composer: Miles Davis Performers: Miles Davis (tp) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) John Coltrane (ts) Bill Evans (p) Recorded: 2 March 1959 (5:24)

    • Kind of Blue.
    • CD CBS 460603 2.
  • Nathan Davis

    Blues for Trane

    Composer: Nathan Davis Performers: Nathan Davis (ts, ss, fl) Hampton Hawes (p) Jimmy Garrison (b) Art Taylor (d) Recorded: December 1967 (7:36)

    • Rules of Freedom.
    • 1986 LP Hot House HH 1002.
  • Oscar Peterson


    Composer: Clark Terry Performers: Clark Terry (v) Oscar Peterson (p) Ray Brown (b) Ed Thigpen (d) Recorded: 9 September 1964 (2:01)

    • Jazz for Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle and Shake.
    • 2004 CD Verve 0602498617540(1).
  • Michael Garrick

    Good Times

    Composer: Michael Garrick Performers: Michael Garrick (Piano, Harpsichord, Celesta) Dave Green (b) Trevor Tomkins (d) Joe Harriott (as) Don Rendell (ts, ss) Tony Coe (ts) Ian Carr (tp, flg) Recorded: 1966 (6:55)

    • Black Marigolds.
    • 2005 CD Vocalion CDSML 8411.
  • Mike Walker

    In Two Minds

    Composer: Improv Performers: Mike Walker (Guitars) Iain Dixon (Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Clarinets) Myke Wilson (d) John Ellis (Fender Rhodes, Organ) Sylvan Richardson (b) Chris Manis (perc) Recorded: 2008 (3:22)

    • Madhouse and the Whole Thing There.
    • 2008 CD HDC 001.
  • Soprano Summit

    Swing that Music

    Composer: Horace Gerlach, Louis Armstrong Performers: Soprano Summit: Bob Wilber (ss, cl) Kenny Davern (ss, cl) Marty Grosz (g) Ray Brown (b) Jake Hanna (d) Recorded: 30 July 1976 (10:00)

    • Soprano Summit In Concert.
    • LP Concord Jazz CJ 29.


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