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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 26 Jun 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.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    Dr. Jazz

    Composer: Jelly Roll Morton Performers: Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers: Jelly Roll Morton (p, v) George Mitchell (cnt) Kid Ory (tb) Omer Simeon (cl) Johnny St Cyr (bj) John Lindsay (b) Andrew Hilaire (d) Recorded: 16 December 1926 (3:24)

    • Jelly Roll Morton Volume 1.
    • CD JSP Records CD321.
  • Bob Wilber

    Echoes of Spring

    Composer: Willie Smith Performers: Bob Wilber (ss) Bucky Pizzarelli (g) Ralph Sutton (p) Bob Haggert (b) Butch Miles (d) Recorded: 1995 (4:14)

    • Nostalgia.
    • 1996 CD Arbors Jazz ARCD19145(1).
  • Fred Astaire

    Top Hat, White Tie and Tails

    Composer: Irving Berlin Performers: Fred Astaire (v) Charlie Shavers (tp) Flip Phillips (ts) Oscar Peterson (p) Barney Kessel (g) Ray Brown (b) Alvin Stoller (d) Recorded: December 1952 (4:00)

    • Fred Astaire – Jazz Time.
    • 2003 CD Proper PVCD124 (2).
  • Earl Bostic


    Composer: Irving Berlin Performers: Earl Bostic and Orchestra Recorded: 1951 (2:55)

    • Always / Linger Awhile EP.
    • EP Parlophone GEP 8513.
  • Frank Zappa

    Little Umbrellas

    Composer: Frank Zappa Performers: Frank Zappa (electric guitar, percussion, octave bass) Ian Underwood (organ, clarinet, flute, piano, saxophone) Max Bennett (bass) John Guerin (drums) Recorded: 18 July – 30 August 1969 (3:03)

    • Hot Rats.
    • 1987 CD CDZAP2(1).
  • Marian McPartland

    Cotton Tail

    Composer: Duke Ellington Performers: Marian McPartland (p) Brian Torff (b) Jake Hanna (d) Mary Fettig (as) Recorded: 11 August 1979 (5:25)

    • At The Festival.
    • 1980 CD Concord Jazz CCD4118(1).
  • Marion Montgomery

    Hum-Drum Blues

    Composer: Oscar Brown Jr Performers: Marian Montgomery (v) Dave Wells, Lou McCreary (tb, btb) Mannie Klein (tp, flh) Plas Marshall (ts) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Jack Marshall (g) Bob Bain (g) Mike Melvoin (p) Ray Johnson (d) Earl Palmer (d) Vic Feldman, Jack Sperling (perc) Recorded: 26 – 30 August 1963 (2:27)

    • Let There Be Love, Let There Be Swing, Let There Be….
    • LP Capitol T 1982.
  • Bob Mintzer

    Art of the Big Band

    Composer: Bob Mintzer Performers: Marvin Stamm, Randy Brecker, Laurie Frink, Bob Millikan (tp, flh) Dave Bargeron, Keith O’Quinn, Mike Davis (tb) Dave Taylor (btb) Bob Mintzer, Peter Yellin, Lawrence Feldman, Scott Robinson, Roger Rosenberg (sax, cl, flt) Phil Markowitz (p) Lincoln Goines (electric bass) Michael Formanek (acoustic bass) John Riley (d) Frankie Malabe (congas) Chuck Loeb (g) Recorded: 22-23 September 1990 (7:54)

    • Art of the Big Band.
    • 1991 CD DMP CD479(1).
  • Django Bates


    Composer: Django Bates Performers: Josefine Lindstrand (voice) Django Bates (keyboard/voice/whistling) Iain Ballamy (sax) Laurence Cottle (bass) Martin France (drums/electric triangle) Smith Quartet (strings) Barak Schmool (samba percussion) ai fujisaki (trainwreck reconstruction) Recorded: 2004 (4:35)

    • You Live and Learn… (apparently).
    • 2004 CD Lost Marble LM001(1).
  • Jazz Couriers

    What is This Thing Called Love?

    Composer: Cole Porter Performers: Jazz Couriers - Ronnie Scott (ts) Tubby Hayes (ts, v) Terry Shannon (p) Phil Bates (b) Bill Eyden (d) Recorded: 16 February 1958 (5:45)

    • The Jazz Couriers in Concert.
    • LP Music for Pleasure MFP 1072.
  • Johnny Guarnieri

    Stealin' Apples

    Composer: Fats Waller Performers: Johnny Guarnieri (p) Recorded: 26 February 1978, Pasadena City College, Pasadena (7:40)

    • Johnny Guarnieri Plays Fats Waller.
    • LP TAZ-JAZ Records TJZ-1002.


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