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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 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.
  • King Oliver

    Dipper Mouth Blues

    Composer: Joe Oliver, Louis Armstrong Performers: King Oliver, Louis Armstrong (cnt) Honore Dutrey (tb) Johnny Dodds (cl) Lil Hardin (p) Bill Johnson (bj, v) Baby Dodds (d) Recorded: 6 April 1923 (2:24)

    • Oh Play That Thing!.
    • CD Naxos Jazz Legends. 8.120666.
  • Jan Morks

    Weary Blues

    Composer: A. Matthews Performers: The Dutch Swing College Band – Wybe Buma (tp) Wim Kolstee (tb) Jan Morks (cl) Dim Kesber (cl) Peter Schilperoort (cl) Joop Schrier (p) Arie Ligthart (bj) Bob van Oven (b) Andre Westendorp (d) Recorded: 19 September 1955 (3:38)

    • Portrait of Jan Morks.
    • LP Philips 824 160-1.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb

    Sing Me a Swing Song (and Let Me Dance)

    Composer: Hoagy Carmichael Performers: Ella Fitzgerald with the Chick Webb Band – Chick Webb (d) Garvin Bushell, Hilton Jefferson (as) Wayman Carver, Theo. McRae (ts) Mario Bauzo, Robert Stark, Taft Jordan (Imps) Nat Storey, Sandy Williams Recorded: 2 June 1936 (2:31)

    • Ella Fitzgerald with the Chick Webb Band.
    • CD Flapper PASTCD9762(1).
  • Billie Holiday

    A Sailboat in the Moonlight

    Composer: C Lombarso, J Loeb Performers: Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra – Buck Clayton (tp) Edmond Hall (cl) Lester Young (ts) James Sherman (p) Freddie Green (g) Walter Page (b) Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 15 June 1937 (2:48)

    • Lady Day the Best of Billie Holiday.
    • CD Columbia/Legacy COL 504722(1).
  • Ruby Braff

    Flowers for a Lady

    Composer: Adams Performers: Ruby Braff (tp) Hymie Scherzer (as) Bob Wilber (cl, ts, arr) Al Klink, Boomie Richman (ts) Sol Schlinger (bs) Ellis Larkins (p) Art Ryerson, Mundell Lowe (g) Walter Page (b) Bobby Donaldson (d) Recorded: 17 – 18 March 1955, New York (4:24)

    • The Mighty Braff.
    • CD Affinity CDAFF757(1).
  • Art Tatum

    Deep Night

    Composer: Henderson, Vallee Performers: Art Tatum (p) Buddy DeFranco (cl) Red Callender (b) Bill Douglas (d) Recorded: 6 February 1956 (5:44)

    • The Complete Pablo Group Masterpieces.
    • CD Pablo 6PACD44012(6).
  • Soweto Kinch

    A People with No Past

    Composer: Soweto Kinch Performers: Soweto Kinch (as) Femi Temowo (g) Karl Rasheed-Abel (b) Justin Brown (d) Recorded: 2010 (6:45)

    • The New Emancipation.
    • 2010 CD Soweto Kinch Recordings SKP002CD.
  • Nyjo

    Luton Hoo

    Composer: Terry Catherine Performers: The National Youth Jazz Orchestra – Russell Cooke, Andy Mitchell, Simon Barnes, Paul Higgs, John Hinch, Richard Sidwell (tp, flghn) Fayyaz Virji, Mark Nightingale, Andy Hutchinson, Adrian Lane, Nigel Barr (tb) Liz Prince (fhn) Nigel Hitchcock, Clifford Tracy, Clive Hitchcock, David O’Higgins, Simon Currie (reeds) Julie Davis (fl) Dave Arch (p) Chris Watson (g) Dave Hage (b) Mike Smith (d) Mike Bradley (perc) Recorded: 20 January 1985 (6:55)

    • Full Score.
    • LP NYJ 005.
  • Big Joe Turner

    Midnight Cannonball

    Composer: Joe Turner Performers: Big Joe Turner Recorded: 1955 (2:28)

    • The Very Best of Big Joe Turner.
    • CD Rhino 8122729682(1).
  • Bill Evans

    Autumn Leaves

    Composer: Leigh, Coleman Performers: Bill Evans (p) Scott LaFaro (b) Paul Motian (d) Recorded: 28 December 1959, New York (5:22)

    • Portrait In Jazz.
    • LP Riverside RLP 12-315.
  • Maria Schneider

    Sky Blue

    Composer: Maria Schneider Performers: Maria Schneider Orchestra - Steve Wilson (as, ss, cl, fl, afl) Charles Pillow (as, cl, picc, fl, afl, bfl) Rich Perry (ts, fl) Donny McCaslin (ts, cl) Scott Robinson (bs, cl, bcl) Tony Kadleck, Jason Carder, Laurie Frink, Ingrid Jensen (tp, flghn) Keith O'Quinn, Ryan Keberle, Marshall Gilkes (tb) George Flynn (btb) Ben Monder (g) Frank Kimbrough (p) Jay Anderson (b) Clarence Penn (d) Recorded: 6 – 9 January 2007 (8:06)

    • Sky Blue.
    • CD artistShare. AS0065.
  • Jazz at The Philharmonic

    One O'Clock Jump

    Composer: Count Basie Performers: Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers (tp) Bill Harris (tb) Benny Carter, Willie Smith (as) Flip Phillips, Ben Webster, Lester Young (ts) Oscar Peterson (p) Herb Ellis (g) Ray Brown (b) James Charles Heard (d) Recorded: 19 September 1953 (14:52)

    • Jazz At The Philharmonic – One O’Clock Jump.
    • LP Verve VRV 1.

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