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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 19 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.
  • Sidney Bechet

    Shake It and Break It

    Composer: H. Qualli-Clark Performers: Sidney Bechet (cl, ss), Sidney De Paris (tp), Sandy Williams (tb), Cliff Jackson (p), Bernard Addison (g), Wellman Braud (b), Sid Catlett (d) Recorded: 4 June 1940 (2:52)

    • Sidney Bechet.
    • 2000 CD Legacy 501031 2.
    • 17.
  • John Graas


    Composer: John Graas Performers: Jimmy Giuffre (cl), Red Norvo (v), Howard Roberts (g), Larry Bunker (d), John Graas (fh), Curtis Counce (b) Recorded: ~1955 (2:38)

    • Jazz-Lab-1.
    • LP LAT 8145.
  • Benny Goodman

    Bach Goes to Town

    Composer: Alec Templeton Performers: Benny Goodman (c), Dave Matthews, George Koenig, Arthur Rollini, Jerry Jerome (s), Harry James, Ziggy Elman, Gordon Griffin (tp), Murray McEachern, Red Ballard (tb), Jess Stacy (p) H Goodman (b), Allan Ruess (g) Dave Tough (d) Recorded: 1937 (2:35)

    • Benny Goodman Treasure Chest Vol 2.
    • M-G-M C 807.
  • Kenny Graham


    Composer: Trenet-Goetz Performers: Terry Brown (t), Kenny Graham (ts), Ralph Dollimore (p), Bruce Swain (b), Dickie Devere (d), Leonado (maracas), Billy Olu Sholanke (bongos), Tommy Oduesso (congas) Recorded: 8 October 1952 (3:04)

    • Kenny Graham’s Afro-Cubists, Mango Walk Volume 1.
    • LP Esquire ESQ 30B.
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    Precious Memories

    Composer: Rosetta Tharpe Performers: Rosetta Tharpe (g, voc), Sammy Price (p), Billy Taylor (b), Herbert Cowans (d), The Dependable Boys (vocal group) Recorded: 2 December 1948 (2:50)

    • Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The original soul sister.
    • Properbox 51.
  • George Shearing

    It Could Happen to You

    Composer: Jimmy Van Heusen-Johnny Burke Performers: George Shearing (p), Israel Crosby (b), Vernel Fournier (d) Recorded: 21 June 1962 (3:25)

    • The George Shearing Trio – Jazz Moments.
    • Capitol.
    • 12.
  • Wes Montgomery


    Composer: John Coltrane Performers: Wynton Kelly (p), Wes Montgomery (g), Paul Chambers (b), Jimmy Cobb (d) Recorded: June 1965 (5:00)

    • Smokin’ at the Half Note.
    • CD Verve V6-8633.
    • 11.
  • Ken McIntyre & Eric Dolphy - They All Laughed

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Ken McIntyre (as, fl), Eric Dolphy (as, fl, bcl), Walter Bishop Jr (p), Sam Jones (b), Arthur Taylor (d) Recorded: 28 June 1960 (5:06)

  • Stan Getz

    Here's That Rainy Day

    Composer: Burke Van Heusen Performers: Stan Getz (ts), Gary Burton (v), Chuck Israels (b), Joe Hunt (d) Recorded: 19 August 1964 (6:10)

    • The Best of Stan Getz.
    • LP Verve VLP 9165.
  • Craig Milverton

    Carrot Cruncher

    Composer: Craig Milverton Performers: Craig Milverton (p), Andrew Cleyndert (b), Bobby Worth (d) Recorded: 25 January 2003 (4:46)

    • Threeflow.
    • RSCD789.
    • 1.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    After Hours

    Composer: Avery Parrish Performers: Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Sonny Stitt (ts), Sonny Rollins (ts), Ray Bryant (p), Tommy Bryant (b), Charlie Persip (d) Recorded: 1957 (12:19)

    • The Eternal Triangles.
    • FSR-CD558.


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