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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 3 Jul 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

    At a Georgia Camp Meeting

    Composer: Mills Performers: Eric Silk & His Southern Jazz Band: Dennis Fields (tp) Graham Beazley (tb) teddy Layton (cl) Ron Weatherburn (p) Eric Silk (bj) Colin Thompson (b) Johnny Welling (d) Recorded: 24 January 1956 (3:25)

    • The Delving Back Series Vol.4.
    • CD Lake LACD 98(1).
  • Pete Fountain

    Jazz Me Blues

    Composer: Delaney Performers: Pete Fountain's Dixieland All Stars: Al Hirt (tp) Abe Lincoln (tb) Pete Fountain (cl) Eddie Miller (ts) Stan Wrightsman (p) Morty Corb (b) Ray Bauduc (d) Recorded: 1959 (4:10)

    • At the Jazz Band Ball.
    • LP Tempo EXA 93.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    Feelin' Drowsy

    Composer: Henry Red Allen Performers: Henry Red Allen (tp) J.C. Higginbotham (tb) Albert Nicholas (cl, as) Charlie Holmes (ss, as) Teddy Hill (cl, ts) Louis Russell (p) Will Johnson (bj, g) Pops Foster (b) Paul Barbarin (d, vb) Recorded: 17 July 1929 (3:39)

    • Swing Out.
    • 1996 CD Topaz TPZ 1037.
  • Art Tatum


    Composer: Massenet Performers: Art Tatum (p) Recorded: 1940 (3:14)

    • Art Tatum Piano Grand Master.
    • 2003 CD Proper P1338.
  • The Duke Ellington Orchestra

    Chloe (Song of the Swamp)

    Composer: Charles N. Daniels, Gus Kahn Performers: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra: Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams (tp) Rex Stewart (cnt) Tricky Sam Nanton, Lawrence Brown (tb) Juan Tizol (vtb) barney Bigard (cl) Johnny Hodges (as, ss, cl) Harry Carney (bs, cl, as) Otto Hardwick (as, bs) Ben Webster (ts) Duke Ellington (p) Billy Strayhorn (p) Fred Guy (g) Jimmy Blanton (b) Sonny Greer (d) Ivy Anderson, Herb Jeffries (v) Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn (arr) Recorded: 28 October 1940 (3:24)

    • Duke Ellington the Blanton-Webster Band.
    • 1986 CD RCA 74321131012.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Autumn in New York

    Composer: Vernon Duke Performers: Louis Armstrong (v, tp) Ella Fitzgerald (v) Ray Brown (b) Herb Ellis (g) Oscar Peterson (p) Louie Bellson (d) Recorded: 13 – 23 August 1957 (6:00)

  • Vince Guaraldi Trio


    Composer: Eddie Duran Performers: Eddie Duran (d) Dean Reilly (b) Recorded: April 1956 (2:55)

    • Vince Guaraldi Trio.
    • 1987 CD Fantasy OJCCD1492(1).
  • Count Basie & Joe Williams

    There Will Never Be Another You

    Composer: Warren, Gordon Performers: Count Basie (p) Frank Wess, Bill Graham, Marshall Royal, Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes (sax) Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Wendell Culley, Joe Newman (tp) Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Ben Powell (tb) Sonny Payne (d) Eddie Jones (b) Freddie Greene (g) Buddy Bergman (arr) Recorded: 28 April 1956 (2:50)

    • Four Classic Albums.
    • 2008 CD Avid AMSC 946.
  • Larry Young

    Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise

    Composer: Romberg, Hammerstein Performers: Woody Shaw (tp) Joe Henderson (ts) Larry Young (org) Elvin Jones (d) Recorded: 10 November 1965 (6:25)

    • Unity.
    • LP Blue Note BST84221(1).
  • Cannonball Adderley

    Del Sasser

    Composer: Sam Jones Performers: Julian Cannonball Adderley (as) Nat Adderley (cnt) Bobby Timmons (p) Sam Jones (b) Louis Hayes (d) Recorded: 1 February 1960, New York (4:42)

    • Them Dirty Blues.
    • 1985 Landmark LCD13012(1).
  • Roy Haynes

    Bright Mississippi

    Composer: Thelonious Monk Performers: Roy Haynes (d) Danilo Perez (p) John Patitucci (b) Recorded: 10 – 11 September 1999 (9:26)

    • Roy Haynes Trio Featuring Danilo Perez and John Patitucci.
    • 2000 CD Verve 5435342(1).


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