Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 26 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.
  • Erroll Garner

    For Once in My Life

    Composer: Miller-Murden Performers: Erroll Garner (p) George Duvivier (b), Jose Mangual (congas), Charlie Persip (d) Recorded: 1970

    • Feeling is Believing.
    • PYE NSPL 28214.
  • Artie Shaw


    Composer: Kern-Harbech Performers: Chuck Peterson, Bernie Privin, John Best (tp) George Arus, Harry Rodgers, Les Jenkins (tbn), Les Robinson, Hank Freeman (as), Georgie Auld, Tony Pastor (ts), Bob Kitsis (p), Al Avola (g), Sid Weiss (b), George Wettling (d) Recorded: 19 December 1938

    • Artie Shaw: Self Portrait.
    • BMG 09026 638082.
  • Eddie Condon

    Back Home in Indiana

    Composer: Hanley-MacDonald Performers: Max Kaminsky (tp) Ernie Caceres (cl), Lou McGarity (tbn), Jess Stacy (p), Eddie Condon (g) Bob Haggart (b), George Wettling (d) Recorded: 1944

    • Confidentially, it’s Condon.
    • Gala GLP 342.
  • John Lanchberry – The London Jazz Ensemble

    Saturday's Child (from Jazz Calendar)

    Composer: Richard Rodney Bennett Performers: The London Jazz Ensemble, John Lanchberry (conductor) Recorded: 1971

    • Jazz Calendar.
    • Philips 6500 301.
  • Stacey Kent

    Jardin d'Hiver

    Composer: Keren Ann Zeidel-Benjamin Biolay Performers: Stacey Kent (v), Jim Tomlinson (ts), David Newton (p), Dave Chamberlain (b) Matt Skelton (d) Recorded: 9-10 August 2005

    • The Lyric.
    • Token 0501.
    • 11.
  • Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Summertime

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Ella Fitzgerald (v), Louis Armstong (tp & v) Orchestra, Russell Garcia (conductor) Recorded: 1957

  • Les Double Six


    Composer: Mimi Perrin-Bill Russo Performers: Georges Arvanitas (p), Michel Gaudry (b), Daniel Humair (d) Recorded: c.1960

    • Les Double Six.
    • Columbia FPX 202.
  • Stan Getz

    Sweet Rain

    Composer: Gibbs Performers: Stan Getz (ts), Chick Corea (p), Ron Carter (b), Grady Tate (d) Recorded: 30 March 1967

    • Sweet Rain.
    • Verve VLP 9178.
  • Joe Morello

    Sounds of the Loop

    Composer: Dave Brubeck Performers: Paul Desmond (as), Dave Brubeck (p), Norman Bates (b), Joe Morello (d) Recorded: 26 November 1956

    • Dave Brubeck – Third Set.
    • Avid AMSC1002.
  • Martin Speake


    Composer: Charlie Parker Performers: Martin Speake (as), Mike Outram (g), Simon Thorpe (b), Dave Wickins (d) Recorded: 28 & 29 October 2004

    • Martin Speake – Charlie Parker.
    • Jazzizit JITCD 0536.
  • Mike Westbrook

    Checking in at Hotel Le Prieure

    Composer: Mike Westbrook Performers: Mike Westbrook (p), Dominique Pifarely (v), Brian Godding (g), Mike Westbrook Orchestra Recorded: 12 May 1984

    • On Duke’s Birthday.
    • Hat Art 2012.


Pssst! Want to hear your favourite record on air?

Pssst! Want to hear your favourite record on air?

Email, tweet, or even write us a lovely old-fashioned letter – we want to hear from you.