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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 31 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.
  • Kid Ory

    Eh La Bas

    Composer: Trad Performers: Kid Ory (tb, v) Mutt Carey (tp) Barney Bigard (cl) Buster Wilson (p) Bud Scott (g, v) Ed Garland (b) Minor Hall (d) Helen Andrews (v) Recorded: 12 – 21 October 1946 (3:00)

    • New Orleans.
    • LP CBS 21061.
  • Firehouse Five Plus Two

    Alabama Jubilee

    Composer: George L Cobb, Jack Yellen Performers: The Firehouse Five Plus Two: Ward Kimball (tb) George Probert (cl, ss) Danny Alguire (cnt) Frank Thomas (p) Dick Roberts (bj) Ed Penner (tuba) Monte Mountjoy (d) Recorded: 30 March 1954 (3:18)

    • The Firehouse Five Plus Two Go South.
    • LP Vogue LAG 12087.
  • Benny Goodman


    Composer: Benny Goodman Performers: Jimmy Maxwell, Irving Goodman, Alec Fila, Cootie Williams (tp) Lou McGarity, Cutty Cutshall (tb) Benny Goodman (cl) Gus Bivona, Les Robinson (as) Georgie Auld, Pete Mondello (ts) Bob Snyder (bs) Johnny Guarnieri (p) Mike Bryan (g) Artie Bernstein (b) Dave Tough (d) Recorded: 19 February 1941 (2:55)

    • The Alternate Goodman.
    • LP Phontastic NOST 7615.
  • Claude Thornhill

    Robbins' Nest

    Composer: Thompson, Jacquet Performers: Louis Mucci, Paul Cohen, Ed Zandy (tp) Walter Welscher, Sandy Siegelstein (flghn) Allan Langstaff, John Torick (tb) Billy Ray Barber (tuba) Danny Polo (cl, ts) Lesley Mitchell Clarke or Bill Glover (fl, as) Mickey Folus (cl, ts, bs) Mario Rollo (cl, ts) Bill Bushey (cl, bs) Claude Thornhill (p) Barry Galbraith (g) Joe Schulman (b) Billy Exner (d) Recorded: 17 October 1947, New York (3:13)

    • Claude Thornhill ‘1946-47’ Vol 2.
    • 2005 CD HEP CD 74.
  • Ron McCroby

    Mayberry R.F.D

    Composer: Earle Hagen, Herbert Spencer Performers: Ron McCroby (puccolo) Bill Mays (p) Steve LaSpina (b) Akira Tana (d) Recorded: June 1984 (4:32)

    • The Other Whistler.
    • LP Concord Jazz CL 257.
  • Betty Carter

    Girl Talk

    Composer: Neal Hefti, Bobby Troup Performers: Betty Carter (v) Norman Simmons (p) Lisle Atkinson (b) Al Harewood (d) Recorded: 22 May 1970 at the Village Vanguard, New York (4:22)

    • Betty Carter at the Village Vanguard.
    • LP BET-CAR MK 1001.
  • Keith Jarrett

    Part VII

    Composer: Keith Jarrett Performers: Keith Jarrett (p) Recorded: 26 November 2008 (6:35)

    • Paris/London - Testament.
    • CD ECM 2130-32. 270 9583.
  • Albert Ayler

    New Ghosts

    Composer: Albert Ayler, Mary Parks Performers: Albert Ayler (vocals, tenor saxophone) Seldon Powell (fl, ts) Buddy Lucas (bs) Joe Newman , Burt Collins (tp) Garnett Brown (tb) Call Cobbs (piano, electric harpsichord, organ) Bill Folwell (b) Bernard "Pretty" Purdie (d) Recorded: 5 – 6 September 1968 (4:07)

    • New Grass.
    • LP Impulse IMPL 8022.
  • Alan Barnes

    Blue Note

    Composer: Barnes, Plater Performers: Liz Fletcher (v) Bruce Adams (tp, flghn) Stan Sulzmann (ts, as, fl) Robert Fowler (ts, cl) Alan Barnes (as, bs, bcl) Mark Nightingale (tb) Brian Dee (p) Simon Thorpe (b, g) Clark Tracey (d) Recorded: 13 January 2004, Sussex (7:17)

    • Songs for Unsung Heroes.
    • 2004 CD Woodville WVCD106(1).
  • Dave Brubeck


    Composer: Juan Tizol Performers: Paul Desmond (as) Dave Brubeck (p) Joe Benjamin (b) Joe Morello (d) Recorded: 3 July 1958, Newport (12:17)

    • Newport 1958.
    • LP Columbia CL 1249.


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