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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 11 Sep 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.
  • Edmond Hall

    Clarinet Marmalade

    Composer: Shields, Ragas Performers: Edmond Hall (cl) Ellis Larkins (p) Jimmie Crawford (d) Milt Hinton (b) Emmett Berry (tp) Vic Dickenson (tb) Recorded: 1959 (3:18)

    • Petite Fleur.
    • LP LTZ-T 15166.
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover

    Composer: Dixon, Woods Performers: Fuzzy Farrar, Ray Lodwig (tp) Bix Beiderbecke (cl) Bill Rank (tb) Doc Ryker, Jimmy Dorsey, Frankie Trumbauer (reeds) Joe Venuti (vn) Paul Mertz (p) Howdy Quicksell (bj) Steve Brown (b) Chauncey Morehouse (d) keller Sisters and Lynch (v) Billy Murray (v) Bill Murray (v) Recorded: 28 Jan 1927 (3:12)

    • Bix Beiderbecke Volume 2 1927.
    • 1991 CD Media 7 MJCD7(1).
  • Rex Stewart

    Diga Diga Doo

    Composer: Fields, McHugh Performers: Rex Stewart And The Ellingtonians - Rex Stewart (cor) Lawrence Brown (tb) Barney Bigard (cl) Billy Kyle (p) Brick Fleagle (g) Wellman Braud (b) Dave Tough (d) Recorded: 23 July 1940 (4:13)

    • Rex Stewart and the Ellingtonians.
    • LP Riverside RLP 144.
  • Mose Allison

    Ask Me Nice

    Composer: Mose Allison Performers: Mose Allison (p,vcl) Aaron Bell (b) Osie Johnson (d) Recorded: 23 May 1961, New York (2:30)

    • Sings and Plays.
    • LP Columbia SX 6058.
  • Respectable Groove

    The Furies are Unleashed

    Composer: David Gordon after Henry Purcell Performers: Evelyn Nallen (rec) David Gordon (hpsd) Oli Hayhurst (bs) Ichiro Tatsuhara (perc) Recorded: 2004 (2:23)

    • Dido and Aeneas.
    • 2003 CD Mister Sam. SAMCD003.
  • Wes Montgomery

    Besame Mucho

    Composer: Velasquez, Skylar Performers: Wes Montgomery (g) Mel Rhyne (organ) Jimmy Cobb (d) Recorded: 22 April 1963 (6:28)

    • Boss Guitar.
    • 1989 Riverside OJCCD2612 (1).
  • Mel Tormé

    Lulu's Back in Town

    Composer: Al Dubin, Harry Warren Performers: Mel Torme (v) Marty Paich (p, arr) Pete Candoli (tp) Don Fagerquist (tp) Bob Enevoldsen (tb) Bud Shank (as) Bob Cooper (ts) Jack DuLong (bs) Mel Lewis (d) Red Mitchell (b) Vince DeRosa or John Cave (French horn) Albert Pollan (tuba) Recorded: 16 - 17 January 1956, Hollywood (3:04)

    • Lulu’s Back in Town.
    • 1986 CD Affinity CDCHARLY5 (1).
  • Brian Lemon

    I Never Knew

    Composer: Pitts Egan Marsh Performers: Roy Williams (tb) Alan Barnes (as, cl) Ken Peplowski (ts, cl) Brian Lemon (p) Dave Cliff (g) Dave Green (b) Martin Drew (d) Recorded: 28 – 29 April 1996 (6:20)

    • Just For Fun.
    • 1997 CD Zephyr ZRCD14.
  • Abbey Lincoln

    If I Only Had a Brain

    Composer: Harold Arlen Performers: Abbey Lincoln (vcl) Marc Cary (p) John Ormond (b) Alvester Garnett (d) Recorded: June 1998, New York (5:28)

    • Get Happy - The Harold Arlen Centennial Celebration.
    • 2005 CD Verve 0602498267301.
  • John Coltrane


    Composer: John Coltrane Performers: John Coltrane (ts) McCoy Tyner (p) Steve Davis (b) Elvin Jones (d) Recorded: 26 October 1960 (8:32)

    • The Heavyweight Champion – the complete Atlantic recordings.
    • 1995 CD Atlantic 8122-71984-2/F.
  • Bill Evans

    Peace Piece

    Composer: Bill Evans Performers: Bill Evans (p) Philly Joe Jones (d) Sam Jones (b) Recorded: 15 December 1958 (6:38)

    • Kings Of Jazz.
    • 2006 CD BBE RR058CD.


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