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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 29 Jan 2011 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.
  • Spike Hughes

    It's Unanimous Now

    Composer: Stept, Green Performers: Spike Hughes and his Decca-Dents – Sylvester Ahola (tp) Philip Buchel (as) Stan Andrews (vn) Eddie Carroll (p) Leslie Smith (g) Spike Hughes (b) Val Rosling (d, v) Recorded: 12 March 1930 (2:56)

    • His Decca-Dents & His Dance Orchestra 1930 Vol.1.
    • LP Retrieval FG 407..
  • James Moody


    Composer: Gillespie, Dameron Performers: James Moody and his Cool Cats - James Moody (ts) Ulf Linde (vb) Thore Swanerud (p) Rolf Berg (g) Yngve Åkerberg (b) Anders Burman (d) Recorded: 12 October 1949 (2:40)

    • James Moody Blows Vol. 2.
    • LP Esquire -20-036..
  • Count Basie


    Composer: Neal Hefti Performers: Count Basie (p) Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Snooky Young, Wendell Culley (tp) Freddie Green (g) Al Grey, Benny Powell , Henry Coker (tb) Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell (ts) Frank Wess (flt) Marshall Royal (as) Charlie Fowlkes (bs) Sonny Payne (d) Eddie Jones (b) Recorded: 1958 (3:45)

    • Count on the Coast, Vol. 1.
    • LP Phontastic PHONT 7546.
  • Cleo Laine

    Turkish Delight

    Composer: Johnny Dankworth Performers: Cleo Laine (v) with John Dankworth, Larry Dunlap, Ray Loeckle, Jon Ward and Jim Zimmerman Recorded: 6 April 1983 (4:36)

    • The Very Best of Cleo Laine.
    • CD RCA Victor 74321 43215 2.
  • George Shearing

    Pent Up House

    Composer: Sonny Rollins Performers: George Shearing (v, p) Don Thompson (b) Recorded: January 1984 (4:15)

    • Live At the Cafe Carlyle.
    • LP Concord Jazz CJ 246.
  • Max Roach


    Composer: Stanley Cowell Performers: Jymie Merritt (b) Max Roach (d) Stanley Cowell (p) Gary Bartz (as) Charles Tolliver (tp) Recorded: 1968 (6:11)

    • Members, Don't Git Weary.
    • LP Atlantic 588202.
  • Steve Tyrell

    What a Little Moonlight Can Do

    Composer: H Woods Performers: Steve Tyrell (voc) Clark Terry (tp, b/voc) Joe Sample (p) Bob Mann (g) Bob Magnusson (bs) John Guerrin (d) Allan Schwartzberg (perc) Recorded: 2001 (3:42)

    • Standard Time.
    • CD Sony 5052252 (1).
  • Hank Mobley

    Soul Station

    Composer: Hank Mobley Performers: Hank Mobley (ts) Wynton Kelly (p) Paul Chambers (b) Art Blakey (d) Recorded: 7 February 1960 (9:04)

    • Soul Station.
    • CD Blue Note CDP 7465282(1)..
  • Kenny Baker

    Influential Character

    Composer: Kenny Baker Performers: Kenny Baker, Albert Hall, Stan Reynolds, Ronnie Simmons (tp) Eddie Harvey, Ken Wray (tb) Ray Premru (bs-tp, bs-tb) Mike Senn (as) Don Rendell, Art Ellefson (ts) Johnny Scott (fl,ts) Ronnie Ross (bs) Bill Le Sage (vb) Norman Stenfalt (p) Jack Seymour (b) Jackie Dougan (d) Recorded: 23 – 24 February 1959 (4:33)

    • Blowin' Up a Storm.
    • LP Columbia S 1140.
  • Tony Crombie

    Laker's Day

    Composer: Tony Crombie Performers: Ronnie Scott (ts) Harry Klein (bs) Tubby Hayes (ts) Terry Shannon (p) Lennie Bush (b) Tony Crombie (d) Recorded: 31 July 1956 (6:55)

    • Jazz At The Flamingo.
    • CD Jasmine JASCD618.


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