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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 19 Mar 2011 21:30

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.
  • Cyril Blake

    Rhythm is Our Business

    Composer: Lunceford, Cahn, Chaplin Performers: Cyril Blake (tp, v), Freddy Grant (cl), Colin Beaton (g), Lauderic Caton (b), Brylo Ford (b), Clinton Maxwell (d) Recorded: 12 December 1941

    • Black British Swing.
    • Topic TSCD781.
    • 20.
  • Lester Young

    On the Sunny Side of the Street

    Composer: McHugh-Fields Performers: Lester Young (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Barney Kessel (g), Ray Brown (b), J.C. Heard (d) Recorded: 28 November 1952

    • Lester Young – The President Plays with The Oscar Peterson Trio.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ 10326.
    • 8.
  • Lennie Tristano


    Composer: Lennie Tristano Performers: Lennie Tristano (p) Recorded: 1955

    • Lennie Tristano.
    • London Records LTZ K15033.
  • Moondog

    Bird's Lament

    Composer: Moondog Performers: Rob Buckland, Simon Haram (as), Jon Rebbeck, Tim Redpath (bari s), Andy Scott, Gareth Brady (ts), Will Gregory (bs), Liam Noble (p), Danny Thompson (Contra B) Louis Hardin (d) Recorded: 1994

    • Sax pax for a Sax.
    • KOPF KD943333.
    • 3.
  • Ruth Young

    But Not for Me

    Composer: Gershwin-Gershwin Performers: Ruth Young (v), Herb Geller (as), Walter Lang (p), Wolfgang Lackerschmid (vibes) Rocky Knauer (b) Recorded: 17 & 20 July 2002

    • This is Always.
    • Nagel Heyer 2051.
    • 12.
  • Regina Carter

    Oh, Lady be Good

    Composer: Gershwin-Gershwin Performers: Regina Carter (vl), Rodney Jones (g) Werner ‘Vana’ Gierig (p), Peter Washington (b) Lewis Nash (d) Recorded: 24, 30 November, 8 December 1998

    • Rhythms of the Heart.
    • Verve 5471772.
    • 1.
  • Quincy Jones

    Stockholm Sweetnin'

    Artist: Art Farmer Composer: Quincy Jones Performers: Art Farmer, Ernie Glow, Ernie Royal, Joe Wilder (tp), Jimmy Cleveland, Urbie Green, Frank Rehak (tb), Phil Woods (as), Bunny Bardach, Lucky Thompson (ts), Jerome Richardson (fl, ts), Jack Nimitz (bs) Hank Jones (p), Paul Chambers (b), Charlie Persip (d) Recorded: 29 September 1956

    • This is how I feel about Jazz.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ10273.
    • 2.
  • Laura Zakian

    I'm a Fool to Want You

    Composer: Sinatra, Wolfe, Herron Performers: Laura Zakian (v), Paul Bartholomew (bs), Mark Bassey (tbn), John Parricelli (g), Jim Watson (p), Jeremy Brown (b), Nic France, Helder Pack (d) Recorded: January 2008

    • About Love.
    • 33Jazz 179.
    • 10.
  • Woody Herman

    Never Will I Marry

    Composer: Loesser Performers: Woody Herman (cl), Phil Wilson (tbn), Nat Pierce (p) Recorded: 13 March 1965

    • My Kind of Broadway.
    • CBS 62565.
  • Bill Evans


    Composer: Shearing Performers: Bill Evans (p), Teddy Kotick (b), Paul Motian (d) Recorded: 18 & 27 September 1956

    • New Jazz Conceptions.
    • Riverside OJCCD 0252 2.
    • 4.
  • Dave Brubeck

    How High the Moon

    Composer: Kern-Fields Performers: Dave Brubeck (p), Paul Desmond (as), Ron Crotty (b), Lloyd Davis (d) Recorded: 2 March 1953

    • Jazz at Oberlin.
    • OJC Remasters 0888072319912.
    • 4.


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