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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 4 Sep 2010 17:45

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.
  • Memphis Minnie

    I'm Talking 'Bout You

    Performers: Memphis Minnie (v, g) Kansas Joe (g) Recorded: 8 July 1930, Chicago (3:13)

    • Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe.
    • Document DOCD5029(1).
  • Louis Armstrong

    St. Louis Blues

    Composer: Handy, Spence Performers: Louis Armstrong (tp, v) Otis Johnson, Henry Allen (tp) J.C Higginbotham (tb) Albert Nicholas, Charlie Holmes (cl, as) Teddy Hill (ts) Luis Russell (p) Will Johnson (g) Pops Foster (b) Paul Barbarin (d) Recorded: 13 December 1929, New York (2:59)

    • Hot Fives & Sevens Vol. 4.
    • JSP JSPD315(1).
  • Luis Russell

    Give Me Your Telephone Number

    Composer: J.C Higginbotham Performers: J.C Higginbotham and his Six Hicks: Henry Allen (tp) J.C Higginbotham (tb) Charlie Holmes (as) Luis Russell (p) Will Johnson (g) Pops Foster (b) Paul Barbarin (d) Recorded: 5 February 1930, New York (3:11)

    • Luis Russell & his Orchestra 1930 - 34.
    • LP VJM VLP 57.
  • Dodo Marmarosa

    How High the Moon

    Composer: Hamilton, Lewis Performers: Lucky Thompson (ts) Dodo Marmarosa (p) Ray Brown (bs) Jackie Mills (d) Recorded: 11 January 1946 (2:48)

    • California Boppers.
    • 1999 CD Audio Book & Music ABMMCD1065(1).
  • Louie Bellson

    Far-Eastern Weekend

    Composer: Billy Strayhorn Performers: Louis Bellson (d) Doc Severinsen, Johnny Frost, Bernie Glow, Ernie Royal (tp) 3 unknown (tb) Seymour Press (as, cl) Ernie Wilkins (as) Stanley Brauner, Eddie Wasserman (ts) Danny Bank (bs) Irv Joseph (p) George Duvivier (b) Billy Strayhorn (arr) Recorded: 24 January 1957, New York (4:06)

    • Lush Life – The Billy Strayhorn Songbook.
    • CD Verve 5299082(1).
  • Joe Williams, Thad Jones, Mel Lewis

    Hallelujah, I Love Her So

    Composer: Charles Performers: Joe Williams (v) Thad Jones, Mel Lewis (leaders) Jerome Richardson, Jerry Dodgion, Eddie Daniels. Joe Farrell, Pepper Adams (saxes) Snooky Young, Jimmy Nottingham, Bill Berry, Richard Williams (tp) Bob Brookmeyer, Garnett Brown, Tom McIntosh, Cliff Heather (tb) Roland Hanna (p) Richard Davis (b) Sam Herman (g) Mel Lewis (d) Recorded: 1966 (2:56)

    • The Jazz Orchestra.
    • LP United Artists ULP1178(1).
  • Tommy Flanagan

    Giant Steps

    Composer: John Coltrane Performers: Tommy Flanagan (p) George Mraz (b) Al Foster (d) Recorded: 17 – 18 February 1982 (6:12)

    • Giant Steps – In Memory of John Coltrane.
    • 1988 CD ENJA ENJACD402241(1).
  • Oregon


    Composer: Ralph Towner Performers: Oregon – Paul McCandless (horns) Ralph Towner (g, p) Glen Moore (b) Mark Walker (d) Recorded: 4 – 6 April 2005 (6:53)

    • Oregon Prime.
    • 2005 CD Cam Jazz CAMJ77732(1).
  • Buck Clayton

    I Can't Get Started

    Composer: Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke Performers: Buck Clayton, Ruby Braff (tp) Buddy Tate (ts) Benny Morton (tb) Bobby Donaldson (d) Aaron Bell (b) Jimmy Jones (p) Steve Jordan (g) Recorded: 1954 (10:58)

    • The Essential Buck Clayton.
    • Vanguard VCD103(1).
  • Sonny Rollins

    Don't Stop the Carnival

    Performer: Sonny Rollins.

    Composer: Sonny Rollins Performers: Sonny Rollins (ts) Donald Byrd (tp, flghn) Tony Williams (d) Mark Soskin (p) Aurell Ray (g) Jerry Harris (b) Recorded: 13 – 15 April 1978 (8:35)

    • Don’t Stop the Carnival.
    • LP Milestone M 55005/A.


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