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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 9 Oct 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.
  • King Oliver

    Struggle Buggy

    Composer: Clinton Walker Performers: King Oliver and his Orchestra: Joe Oliver, Dave Nelson (tp) Jimmy Archey (tb) Bobby Holmes, Glyn Paque, Charles Frazier (reeds) Don Frye (p) Arthur Taylor (bj) Clinton Walker (tuna) Edmund Jones (d) Recorded: 8 October 1929 (2:55)

    • The New York Sessions (1929-1930).
    • 1989 CD Bluebird ND90410(1).
  • Sidney Bechet

    The World is Waiting for the Sunrise

    Composer: Seitz, Hylton Performers: Frankie Newton and his Orchestra: Frank Newton (tp) Milton ‘Mezz’ Mezzrow (cl) Pete Brown (as) James P Johnson (p) Albert Casey (g) John Kirby (b) William ‘Cozy’ Cole (d) Recorded: 13 January 1939 (3:11)

    • The Complete Sidney Bechet Vol. 5.
    • 1993 CD RCA 743211155192(2).
  • Benny Goodman

    Roll 'Em

    Composer: Mary Lou Williams Performers: The Benny Goodman Orchestra Recorded: 1937 (4:15)

    • Benny Goodman On the Air 1937 - 1938.
    • CD Columbia CK 4729900-10.
  • Erroll Garner


    Composer: Erroll Garner Performers: Erroll Garner (p) Red Callender (b) Doc West (d) Recorded: 1947 (2:55)

    • Play, Piano, Play.
    • 1998 CD Spotlite SPJCD129(1).
  • Billie Holiday

    For All We Know

    Composer: J. Fred Coots, Sam Lewis Performers: Billie Holiday (v) Ray Ellis And His Orchestra: Ray Ellis (arranger and conductor) George Ockner (violin and concertmaster) David Sawyer (cello) Janet Putnam (harp) Danny Bank, Phil Bodner, Romeo Penque (fl) Mel Davis (tp) J.J. Johnson, Urbie Green, Tom Mitchell (tb) Mal Waldron (p) Barry Galbraith (g) Milt Hinton (b) Osie Johnson (d) Elise Bretton, Miriam Workman (backing vocals) Recorded: 19 – 21 February 1958 (2:52)

    • Lady in Satin.
    • 1997 CD Columbia/Legacy CK 65144.
  • Oscar Peterson

    A Foggy Day

    Composer: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Performers: Oscar Peterson (p) Ray Brown (b) Ed Thigpen (d) Recorded: 1963 (4:31)

    • Exclusively For My Friends Vol. 1.
    • 1992 CD MPS 5138302(4).
  • Hank Mobley

    This I Dig of You

    Composer: Hank Mobley Performers: Hank Mobley (ts) Wynton Kelly (p) Paul Chambers (b) Art Blakey (d) Recorded: 7 February 1960 (6:22)

    • Soul Station.
    • 1987 CD Blue Note CDP7465282(1).
  • Jimmy Rushing

    Every Day I Have the Blues

    Composer: Chatman, York Performers: Jimmy Rushing (v) Pete Johnson (p) Freddie Greene (g) Walter Page (b) Jo Jones (d) Emmett Berry (tp) Lawrence Brown (tb) Rudy Powell (cl, as) Buddy Tate (ts) Recorded: 1974 (6:05)

    • The Essential Jimmy Rushing.
    • CD Vanguard VCD 65/66 S.
  • Neil Cowley

    Little Secrets

    Composer: Neil Cowley Performers: Neil Cowley (p) Richard Sadler (b) Evan Jenkins (d) Recorded: 2006 (3:45)

    • Displaced.
    • 2006 CD Hideinside HIDECD001 (1).
  • Joe Henderson

    Happy Reunion

    Composer: Duke Ellington Performers: Joe Henderson (ts) Ron Carter (b) Al Foster (d) Recorded: 14 November 1985 (8:23)

    • The State Of The Tenor Live At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 1.
    • LP Blue Note BT 85123.
  • Duke Ellington & Johnny Hodges - Stompy Jones

    Composer: Duke Ellington Performers: Duke Ellington (p) Johnny Hodges (as) Harry 'Sweets' Edison (tp) Les Spann (g) Al Hall (b) Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 20 February 1959 (6:36)


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