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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 12 Feb 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.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton

    Maryland, my Maryland

    Composer: Trad. Arr. Humphrey Lyttelton Performers: Humphrey Lyttelton (t), Wally Fawkes (cl), Bruce Turner (as), Johnny Parker (p), Freddy Legon (g), Micky Ashman (sb), George Hopkinson (d) Recorded: 28 April 1953 (2:46)

    • The Parlophones – Volume 3.
    • CLG CD 035-3.
    • 3.
  • Mildred Bailey

    I Thought About You

    Composer: arr. Eddie Sauter Performers: Benny Goodman and his Orchestra: Ziggy Elman (tp), Jimmy Maxwell (tp), Johnny Martell (tp), Red Ballard (tb), Vernon Brown (tb), Ted Vesely (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), Toots Modello (as), Buff Estes (as), Jerry Jerome (ts), Bus Bassey (ts), Fletcher Henderson (p), Arnold Govey (g), Artie Bernstein (b), Nick Fatool (d), Mildred Bailey (voc) Recorded: 24 October 1939 (2:31)

    • Mrs Swing, Mrs Bailey.
    • CD MCPS P1328.
  • Chet Baker

    Love Nest

    Composer: Louis A Hirsch, Otto Harbach Performers: Russ Freeman (p) Chet Baker (tp) Shelly Manne (d) Leroy Vinnegar (b) Recorded: 1956 (4:14)

    • Quartet: Russ Freeman Chet Baker Pacific Jazz.
    • LP Vogue LAE 12119.
  • Duke Ellington

    Take the A Train

    Composer: B. Strayhorn Performers: Duke Ellington (p), Wardell Jones (tp), Ray Nance (tp), Rex Stewart (cn), Joe Nanton (tb), Lawrence Brown (tb), Juan Tizol (vtb), Barney Bigard (cl), Johnny Hodges (cl, as, ss), Harry Carney (cl, as, bs), Otto Hardwick (as, bs), Ben Webster (ts), Billy Strayhorn (p), Fred Guy (g), Jimmy Blanton (b), Sonny Greer (d) Recorded: 15 February 1941 (2:54)

    • The Essential Duke Ellington.
    • CD COL 517463 2.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    Groovin' High

    Composer: Dizzy Gillespie Performers: Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Charlie Parker (as), Clyde Hart (p), Remo Palmieri (g), Slam Stewart (b), Cozy Cole (d) Recorded: 28 February 1945 (2:40)

    • Bop Begins.
    • CD Topaz TPZ 1051.
    • 4.
  • Ben Webster & The Oscar Peterson Trio - Bye Bye Blackbird

    Composer: Raymond Brost Performers: Ben Webster (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Ray Henderson (b), Ed Thigpen (d) Recorded: 6 November 1959 (6:42)

  • Ahmad Jamal

    I'll take Romance / My Funny Valentine

    Composer: Ahmad Jamal Performers: Ahmad Jamal (p), Israel Crosby (b), Vernell Fournier (d) Recorded: c. 1954-1961 (6:10)

    • At the Blackhawk.
    • LP Pye NJL 48.
  • Buddy Rich

    Love for Sale

    Composer: Arr. Pete Myers Performers: Charles Findley (tp),Yoshito Murakami (tp), John Scottile (tp), Bobby Shaw (tp), Ron Myers (tb), James Trimble (tb), Bill Wimberly (tb), Quin Davis (s), Marty Flax (s), Jay Corre (s,f), Robert Keller (s,f), Ernie Watts (s,f), Richard Resnicoff (g), Ray Starling (p), James Gannon (b) Recorded: 1967 (4:43)

    • The Buddy Rich Big Band: Big Swing Face.
    • LP Fontana STL.5435.
  • Ian Shaw

    Somewhere Towards Love

    Composer: Ian Shaw Performers: Ian Shaw (voc, p) Recorded: 2009 (3:22)

    • Somewhere towards love.
    • SPR008CD.
    • 2.
  • Gil Evans

    La Nevada

    Composer: Gil Evans Performers: Gil Evans (p), Ray Crawford (g), Ron Carter (tb), Keg Johnson (tb), Jimmy Knepper (tb), Tony Studd (btb), Bill Barber (tuba), Charlie Persip (d), Elvin Jones (d), John Coles (tp), Phil Sunkel (tp), Ray Beckenstein (as, fl) Recorded: 1961 (15:29)

    • Out of the Cool.
    • MCAD-5653.
    • 1.

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