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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 18 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.
  • Artie Shaw

    Streamline

    Composer: Artie Shaw Performers: Artie Shaw & his Strings: Artie Shaw (clt) Jerry Gray, Frank Siegfield (vlns) Sam Persoff (viola) Bill Schumann (cello) Joe Lippman (p) Tony Gattuso (g) Ben Ginsberg (b) George Wettling (d) Recorded: 23 December 1936 (2:22)

    • Thou Swell.
    • 1988 ASV CDAJA5056(1).
  • Shirley Horn

    Nice and Easy

    Composer: Lew Spence, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Keith Performers: Shirley Horn (v, p) Charles Ables (b) Steve Williams (d) Recorded: 12 – 13 May 1987 (4:50)

    • I Thought About You.
    • 1987 CD Verve 8332352.
  • Bill Potts

    It Ain't Necessarily So

    Composer: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Performers: Bill Potts (arr) Art Farmer, Harry Edison, Bernie Glow, Markie Markowitz, Charlie Shavers (tp) Bob Brookmeyer, Frank Rehak, Jummy Cleveland, Earl Swope (tb) Rod Levitt (btb) Phil Woods, Gene Quill (as) Al Cohn, Zoot Sims (ts) Sol Schlinger (bs) Herbie Powell (g) Bill Evans (p) George Duvivier (b) Charlie Persip (d) Recorded: 13 - 15 January 1959, New York (3:13)

    • The Jazz Soul of Porgy & Bess.
    • 1991 CD Capitol CDP7951322(1).
  • Dave Brubeck

    Audrey

    Composer: Brubeck, Desmond Performers: Dave Brubeck (p) Paul Desmond (as) Bob Bates (b) Joe Dodge (d) Recorded: 1954 (3:30)

    • Brubeck Time.
    • 1998 CD Columbia CK65724(1).
  • Jo Jones

    Georgia Mae

    Composer: Jo Jones Performers: Emmett Berry (tp) Bennie Green (tb) Lucky Thompson (ts) Nat Pierce (p) Freddie Green (g) Walter Page (b) Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 11 August 1955, New York (4:45)

    • The Jo Jones Special.
    • LP Vanguard VRS 8503.
  • John and Alec Dankworth

    Mood Indigo

    Composer: Duke Ellington Performers: John Dankworth (clarinet) Alec Dankworth (double bass) Recorded: 2003 (5:39)

    • JadyAdie.
    • 2008 CD Qnote QNT10111.

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