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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 5 Mar 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.
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Since My Best Gal Turned Me Down

    Composer: Quicksell- Lodwig. Performers: Bix Beiderbecke (tp) Bill Rank (tb) Don Murray (cl) Adrian Rollini (bs), Frank Signorelli (p), Chauncey Morehouse (d) Recorded: 5 October 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia 5016452.
  • George Lewis

    Burgundy Street Blues

    Composer: George Lewis Performers: George Lewis (cl) Monette Moore (v), Lawrence Marrero (banjo), Alcide Pavageau (b), Alton Purnell (p) Recorded:

    • George Lewis’ Ragtime Band.
    • Tempo EXA 62.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Thanks a Million

    Composer: Arthur Johnston-Gus Kahn Performers: Louis Armstrong (tp & v) and his orchestra Recorded: 1935

    • Cheek to Cheek 1935.
    • Phontastic CD 7657.
    • 11.
  • Valaida

    I Can't Dance

    Composer: Williams-Gains Performers: Valaida Snow (v & tp), Buddy Featherstonhaugh (ts), Billy Mason & his orchestra Recorded: 19 January 1935

    • HighHat Trumpet & Rhythm.
    • World Records SH309.
  • University College School All Stars

    Bag's Groove

    Composer: Milt Jackson Performers: Peter King (as), Art Themen (ts), Al Haig (p), Kenny Baldock (b), Allan Ganley (d) Recorded: 27 May 1982

    • Bebop Live.
    • Spotlite SPJLP23.
    • 1.
  • Soft Machine

    Kings and Queens

    Composer: Hugh Hopper Performers: Elton Dean (as), Mike Ratledge (p), Hugh Hopper (b), Robert Wyatt (d) Recorded: 1970

    • Fourth.
    • Columbia COL 4730032.
    • 2.
  • Shorty Rogers


    Composer: Shorty Rogers Performers: Shorty Rogers (tp), Milt Bernhart (tb), Bud Shank (as), Jimmy Giuffre (ts), Gerry Mulligan (bs), Marty Paich (p), Jimmy Wyble (g), Howard Rumsey (b), Roy Harte (d) Recorded: 19 November 1952

    • West Coast Jazz.
    • Proper P1466.
    • 3.
  • Art Pepper

    Winter Moon

    Composer: Hoagy Carmichael Performers: Art Pepper (as), Stanley Cowell (p), Howard Roberts (g), Cecil McBee (b), Carl Burnett (d), Bill Holman (conductor) Recorded: 3-4 September 1980

    • Winter Moon.
    • Galaxy FCD6155.
    • 4.
  • Abbey Lincoln

    Up Jumped Spring

    Composer: Freddie Hubbard Performers: Abbey Lincoln (v), Stan Getz (ts), Hank Jones (p), Charlie Haden (b), Mark Johnson (d) Recorded: 25-26 February 1991

    • You Gotta Pay the Band.
    • Verve 511 110 2.
    • 9.
  • Duke Ellington

    Satin Doll

    Composer: Duke Ellington-J. Mercer-B.Strayhorn Performers: Cat Anderson, Cootie Williams, Rolf Ericson, Mercer Ellington (tp) Lawrence Brown, Chuck Connors (tbn), Johnny Hodges (as) Norris Turney (as ts), Harold Ashby (ts), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bs) Duke Ellington (p), Wild Bill Davis (org), Victor Gaskin (b) Rufus ‘Speedy’ Jones (d) Recorded: 25 November 1969

    • Duke Ellington 70th Birthday Concert.
    • Blue Notes CDP 7243 83274628.
  • Charles Mingus - Invisible Lady

    Composer: Charles Mingus Performers: Alex Foster, Chris Potter (as), Craig Handy, John Stubblefield (ts), Sam Burtis (tb), Jack Walrath (tp) Kenny Drew Jr (p), Ray Mantilla (Congas), Marvin ‘Smitty’ Smith (d) Recorded: 25 November 1969


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