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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 11 Dec 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.
  • Peggy Lee

    I've Got Them Feelin' Too Good Today Blues

    Composer: Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller Performers: Peggy Lee (v) Johnny Mandel (arr, conductor) Recorded: 1975 (2:18)

    • Mirrors.
    • LP A&M AMS 7225.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Twelfth Street Rag

    Composer: Euday L. Bowman Performers: Louis Armstrong, Bill Wilson (cnt) Honore Dutrey (tb) Boyd Atkins (cl, ss, as) Joe Walker (as, bs) Albert Washington (ts) Earl Hines (p) Rip Bassett (bj, g) Pete Briggs (b) Tubby Hall (d) Carroll Dickerson (dir) Recorded: 11 May 1927 (3:01)

    • Hot Fives & Sevens Volume Two.
    • CD JSPCD 313.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Up and Down, Up and Down

    Composer: Ellington, Strayhorn Performers: Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts) Johnny Hodges (as) Russell Procope (cl, as) Paul Gonsalves (ts) Harry Carney (bcl, bs) Cat Anderson, Clark Terry, Ray Nance, Willie Cook (tp) Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman (tb) Jimmy Woode (b) Sam Woodyard (d) Billy Strayhorn (arr) Recorded: 7 August 1956 – 3 May 1957 (2:58)

    • Such Sweet Thunder.
    • CD Philips BBL 7203.
  • Sheila Jordan

    Dat Dere

    Composer: Bobby Timmons Performers: Sheila Jordan (v) Steve Swallow (b) Recorded: 19 September and 12 October 1962 (2:40)

    • Portrait of Sheila.
    • CD Blue Note CDP7890022.
  • Ben Webster & Coleman Hawkins - La Rosita

    Composer: Walter Haenschen, Lester O’Keefe Performers: Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins (ts) Oscar Peterson (p) Herb Ellis (g) Ray Brown (b) Alvin Stoller (d) Recorded: 16 October 1957 (5:01)

  • Erroll Garner

    He Palled A Fast One

    Composer: Garner, Cavanaugh, Rosenkrantz Performers: Erroll Garner All Stars – Charlie Shavers (tp) Erroll Garner (p) Leroy ‘Slam’ Stewart (b) Recorded: 26 December 1944 (6:10)

    • Jumpin’ Erroll.
    • LP Seventy-Seven EPEU 2.
  • Hank Jones

    Little Rascal on a Rock

    Composer: Thad Jones Performers: Hank Jones (p) Ray Brown (g) Shelly Manne (d) Recorded: 27 – 28 June 1977 (4:02)

    • Just For Fun.
    • LP Galaxy GXY 5105.
  • Phil Woods

    Last Night When We Were Young

    Composer: Harold Arlen, E.Y Harburg Performers: The Phil Woods Quintet – Phil Woods (as, ss) Mike Melillo (p) Harry Leahey (g) steve Gilmore (b) Bill Goodwin (d) Recorded: 9 November 1977 (4:05)

    • Songs For Sisyphus.
    • CD BBC CJCD831(1).
  • Mose Allison

    I Don't Worry About a Thing

    Composer: Mose Allison Performers: Mose Allison (p, v) Addison Farmer (b) Osie Johnson (d) Recorded: 1962 (2:15)

    • Introducing.
    • CD Warner Jazz. 8122733732 2.
  • Chris Potter


    Composer: Chris Potter Performers: Chris Potter (ts) Wayne Krantz (g) Craig Taborn (p) Nate Smith (d) Recorded: 2006 (9:51)

    • Underground.
    • CD Universal Music Jazz France 938 515-2.
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Someday My Prince Will Come

    Composer: F. E Churchill, L Morey Performers: Miles Davis (tp) Hank Mobley, John Coltrane (ts) Wynton Kelly (p) Paul Chambers (b) Jimmy Cobb (d) Recorded: 20 March 1961 (9:02)

    • The Complete Columbia Recordings 1955 - 1961.
    • CD CBS G5833.


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