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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 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.
  • Freddy Randall

    That Da Da Strain

    Composer: Medina, Dowell Performers: Freddy Randall (tp), Orme Stewart (tb), Al Gaye (cl), Betty Smith (ts) Eddie Thompson (p), Jack Peberdy (b) Recorded: 20 February 1956

    • That Da Da Strain.
    • Parlophone GEP 8611.
  • Mildred Bailey

    Where are you?

    Composer: Adamson Performers: Mildred Bailey (v) + band led by Roy Eldridge Recorded: 1937

    • Mrs Swing.
    • PROPER P1326.
    • 8.
  • Casa Loma Band

    Chinatown my Chinatown

    Composer: Jerome/Schwartz Performers: Glen Gray (as), Pat Davis (t), Clarence Hutchenrider (cl), Sonny Dunham (tp), The Casa Loma Orchestra Recorded: 17 September 1934

    • Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra 1934-41.
    • MCA Coral 0052.044.
  • Chet Baker


    Composer: J.Mandel Performers: Chet Baker (tp) ,Bob Brookmeyer (tb), Bud Shank (bs), Russ Freeman (p), Carson Smith (b), Shelly Manne (d) Recorded: 9 September 1954

    • Chet Baker Big Band.
    • Pacific Jazz 0777 781201 2 4.
    • 14.
  • Stan Tracey

    Starless and Bible Black

    Composer: Stan Tracey Performers: Stan Tracey (p), Bobby Wellins (ts), Jeff Clyne (b), Jackie Dougan (d) Recorded: 8 May 1965

    • Under Milk Wood.
    • Jazzizit JITCD 9815.
    • 2.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Pitter Panther Patter

    Composer: Duke Ellington Performers: Duke Ellington (p) Jimmy Blanton (b), Recorded: 1940

    • The Indispensable Duke Ellington.
    • RCA NL 89 750.
    • 10.
  • Count Basie

    Have a Nice Day

    Composer: Sammy Nestico Performers: Al Grey, Bill Hughes, Grover Mitchell, Melvin Wanzo, John Watson, Sr (tb), Paul Cohen, George ‘Sonny’ Cohn, George Minger, Waymon Reed (tp), Bobby ‘Jersey Bounce’ Plater, Eric Dixon, Curtis Peagler, J.C. Williams, Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis (s) Freddie Green (g), Norman ‘Dewey’ Keenan (b), Harold Jones (d), Count Wiliam Basie (p) Recorded: 1971

    • Count Basie – Have a Nice Day.
    • Daybreak 2932 002.
  • Michael Franks

    Monk's New Tune

    Composer: Michael Franks Performers: Michael Franks (v) Russell Ferrante (p) Jimmy Haslip (b), William Kennedy (d), Bob Mintzer (s), Steve Khan (g), Marvin Stamm (t), John Hall, Lance Hoppen, Larry Hoppen (v) Recorded: 1993

    • Michael Franks Dragonfly Summer.
    • Reprise 9362 452272.
    • 4.
  • Dave Brubeck

    In Your Own Sweet Way

    Composer: Dave Brubeck Performers: Dave Brubeck (p) Recorded: 18 April 1956

    • The Essential Dave Brubeck.
    • Columbia 5105942.
  • Johnny Coles

    So Sweet my Little Girl

    Composer: Duke Pearson Performers: Johnny Coles (tp), Leo Wright (as), Joe Henderson (ts) Duke Pearson (p), Bob Cranshaw (b), Pete La Roca (d) Recorded: 1963

    • Little Johnny C.
    • Blue Note BLP 4144.
  • Freddie Hubbard

    Without a Song

    Composer: Youmans, Rose, Eliscu Performers: Freddie Hubbard (tp), Richard Davis (b), Eddie Daniels (ts), Roland Hanna (p), Louis Hayes (d) Recorded: 9 December 1969

    • The Hub of Hubbard.
    • Basf BAP 5036.


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