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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 13 Nov 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.
  • Clark Tracey


    Composer: Ray Noble Performers: The Clark Tracey Quartet - Clark Tracey (d) Arnie Somogyi (b) Gareth Williams (p) Brandon Allen (sax) Recorded: 7 June 2007 (3:48)

    • Given Time.
    • 2008 CD Tentoten TTTCDS758.
  • Manu Katché

    Take Off and Land

    Composer: Manu Katche Performers: Manu Katche (d) Jan Garbarek (sax) Tomasz Stanko (tp) Marcin Wasilewski (p) Slawomir Kurkiewicz (b) Recorded: 2004 (3:54)

    • Neighbourhood.
    • 2005 CD ECM 1896.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton

    It Makes My Love Come Down

    Composer: Clarence Williams Performers: Humphrey Lyttelton (tp) Keith Christie (tb) Wally Fawkes (cl) Johnny Parker (p) Micky Ashman (b) George Hopkinson (d) Recorded: 14 July 1951 (3:09)

    • The Parlophone Years 1949 - 1956.
    • 1989 CD Dormouse DM21CD (1).
  • Claire Martin

    Love is a Bore

    Composer: Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Performers: Claire Martin (v) Gareth Williams (piano, electric piano, vibes, organ) Laurence Cottle (b) Clark Tracey (d) Nigel Htchcock (sax) Recorded: 6, 28 and 29 June 2004 (2:57)

    • Secret Love.
    • 2004 CD Linn AKD246(1).
  • Herbie Hancock

    Canteloupe Island

    Composer: Herbie Hancock. Performers: Herbie Hancock (p) Freddie Hubbard (cnt) Ron Carter (b) Tony Williams (d) Recorded: 17 June 1964 (5:28)

    • Empyrean Isles.
    • 1999 CD Blue Note 7243 4 98796 2 1.
  • Norma Winstone

    Among the Clouds

    Composer: Maria Schneider, Norma Winstone Performers: Norma Winstone (v) Klaus Gesing (bcl, ss) Glauco Venier (p) Recorded: December 2009 (3:23)

    • Stories Yet To Tell.
    • 2010 CD ECM 2158.
  • Dexter Gordon


    Composer: John Coltrane Performers: Allan Botschinsky, Benny Rosenfeld, Idrees Sulieman (tp, flh) Richard Boone, Vincent Nilsson (tb) Axel Windfeld (btb) Preben Garnov (frh) Bent Larsen (afl, bfl) Erwin Jacobsen (ehr, ob) Dexter Gordon (ts, ss, vo) Age Knudsen, Mogens Holm Larsen, Per Walther (vln) Bjarne Boie Rasmussen (vla) Erling Christensen (vlc) Luba Boschenko (harp) Thomas Clausen (p, el-p) Kenneth Knudsen (syn) Ole Molin (g) Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (b) Ed Thigpen (d) Klaus Nordsoe (cga, per) Sanne Salomonsen (vo) Palle Mikkelborg (arr, cond, vo) Recorded: 21 – 23 February 1975 (6:41)

    • More Than You Know.
    • 1986 CD Steeplechase SCCD31030 (1).
  • John Law


    Composer: John Law Performers: John Law (p) Sam Burgess (b) Asaf Sirkis (d) Recorded: 21 – 22 October 2008 (6:38)

    • Congregation.
    • 2009 CD 33 Records 33JAZZ193.
  • Esperanza Spalding

    Love in Time

    Composer: Esperanza Spalding Performers: Esperanza Spalding (v, b) Leo Genovese (p) Otis Brown (d) Recorded: 2007 (5:43)

    • Esperanza.
    • 2008 CD Heads Up. HUCD3140(1).
  • Sonny Rollins

    Alfie's Theme

    Composer: Sonny Rollins Performers: Sonny Rollins (ts) Oliver Nelson (conductor, arr, ts) Phil Woods (as) Bob Ashton (ts) Danny Bank (bs) Jimmy Cleveland, J.J. Johnson (tb) Roger Kellaway (p) Kenny Burrell (g) Walter Booker (b) Frankie Dunlop (d) Recorded: 26 January 1966 (9:42)

    • Alfie.
    • CD MCA MCAD39107 (1).


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