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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests in tribute to the late British jazz pianist Sir George Shearing.

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Sat 12 Mar 2011 21:30

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  • George Shearing

    Lullaby of Birdland (today's Signature Tune)

    Composer: George Shearing Performers: George Shearing (p), Joe Roland (vibes), Dick Garcia (g), Al McKibbon (b), Marquis Foster (d) Recorded: 17 July 1952 New York

    • Lullaby Of Birdland.
    • Verve 2352 037.
  • George Shearing

    Spooky Woogie

    Composer: George Shearing Performers: George Shearing (p) Recorded: 28 April 1942

    • George Shearing The Early Years 1942, 1943.
    • JSP Records JSP954C.
    • 9.
  • George Shearing

    Riff Up them stairs

    Composer: George Shearing Performers: Kenny Baker (tp), Harry Hayes (as), Aubrey Franks (ts) George Shearing (p), Tommy Bromley (b), Carlo Krahmer (d) Recorded: 14 February 1944

    • George Shearing The Early Years 1943, 1944.
    • JSP Records JSP954D.
    • 9.
  • George Shearing

    I'll Remember April

    Composer: DePaul,Johnston, Raye Performers: George Shearing (p), Marjorie Hyams (vibes), Chuck Wayne (g), John Levy (b), Denzil Best (d) Recorded: 12 December 1949

    • George Meets the Lion.
    • JASCD 363.
    • 13.
  • George Shearing

    Tenderly

    Composer: Gross, Lawrence Performers: George Shearing (p), Marjorie Hyams (vibes), Chuck Wayne (g), John Levy (b), Denzil Best (d) Recorded: 4 April 1949

    • George Meets the Lion.
    • JASCD 363.
    • 23.
  • George Shearing

    J.S. Bop

    Composer: George Shearing Performers: George Shearing (p), Gary Burton (vibes), Ralph Pena, Gene Cherico (b) John Gray (g), Shelly Mane (d) Recorded: 1964

    • Out of the Woods.
    • Capitol T 2272.
  • George Shearing

    The Lamp is Low

    Composer: Parish-DeRose-Shefter Performers: George Shearing (p), Wes Montgomery (g), Buddy Montgomery (vibes), Armando Peraza (conga and bongos), Ricardo Chimelis (timbales, conga, bongos) Monk Montgomery (b) Walter Perkins (d) Recorded: 9-10 October 1961

    • George Shearing and the Montgomery Brothers.
    • Jazzland JLP 55.
  • George Shearing

    Little Niles

    Composer: Weston Performers: George Shearing (p), Emil Richards (vibes), Toots Thielemans (g & harmonica) Armando Perazo (latin percussion), Al McKibbon (b), Percy Brice (d) Recorded: 1959

    • Shearing on Stage.
    • Renaissance CDREN 004.
    • 4.
  • George Shearing

    I'm Coming Virginia

    Composer: Cook/Heywood Performers: George Shearing (p), Stephane Grappelli (vl), Andrew Simpkins (b) Rusty Jones (d) Recorded: 11 April 1976

    • The Reunion.
    • MPS 821 868 2.
    • 1.
  • George Shearing

    Everything Happens to Me

    Composer: Adair/Davis Performers: George Shearing (p), Louis Stewart (g), Niels Henning Ørsted-Pedersen (b) Recorded: June 1977

    • 500 Miles High.
    • MPS 0068.219.
  • George Shearing & Mel Tormé - It Might as well be Spring

    Composer: Rodgers-Hammerstein Performers: George Shearing (p), Mel Tormé (v), Brian Torff (b) Recorded: 15 April 1982

  • George Shearing & Mel Tormé - New York, New York Medley

    Composer: Furber-Weill-Ballantine-David-Mancini-Hamilton-Kander Performers: George Shearing (p), Mel Tormé (v), John Leitham (b), Donny Osborne (d) Recorded: August 1987

  • George Shearing

    This Nearly Was Mine

    Composer: Rodgers Performers: George Shearing Quintet Recorded: 1960

    • San Francisco Scene.
    • Capitol T 1715.
  • George Shearing

    Lullaby of Birdland

    Composer: George Shearing Performers: George Shearing (p), Neil Swainson (b) Recorded: November 1987

    • Dexterity.
    • Bellaphon CCD 4346.
    • 11.

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