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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 2 Apr 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.
  • Son House

    My Black Mama (part 1)

    Composer: Son House Performers: Son House (v & g) Recorded: 1930

    • Masters of the Delta Blues.
    • Yazoo 2002.
    • 12.
  • Ken Colyer

    Tiger Rag

    Composer: La Rocca/Shields Performers: Ken Colyer (tp), Ian Wheeler (cl), Mac Duncan (tbn), Johnny Bastable (banjo), Ray Foxley (p), Ron Ward (b), Colin Bowden (d) Recorded: 8 August 1958

    • Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
    • Upbeat Jazz URCD170.
    • 10.
  • Bruce Turner


    Composer: Raksin/Mercer Performers: Bruce Turner (as), Dave Cliff (g), Dave Green (b), Eddie Taylor (d) Recorded: 1985

    • The Dirty Bopper.
    • Upbeat Jazz URCD147.
    • 7.
  • Zoot Sims Quartet

    Jive at Five

    Composer: Edison/Basie Performers: Zoot Sims Quartet – Zoot Sims (ts), Dave McKenna (p), George Tucker (b), Dannie Richmond (d) Recorded: July 1960

    • Zoot Sims – Down Home.
    • Affinity CD Charly 59.
    • 1.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra


    Composer: Rick, Henderson Performers: Joe Temperley (Baritone s), The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Mercer Ellington (conductor) Recorded: 1975

    • Continuum.
    • Fantasy FT525.
  • Sarah Vaughan

    Teach me Tonight

    Composer: DePaul/Cahn Performers: Sarah Vaughan (v), Oscar Peterson (p), Joe Pass (g), Ray Brown (b), Louie Bellson (d) Recorded: 25 April 1978

    • How long has this been going on?.
    • Pablo J33J 20044.
    • 3.
  • Woody Herman

    Mambo the Most (parts 1 & 2)

    Composer: McFall/Herman Performers: Bill Castagnino, Dick Collins, John Howell, Reuben McFall, Al Porcino (tp), Cy Touff (b tp), Dick Kenney, Keith Moon (tbn), Woody Herman (cl,), Jerry Coker, Dick Hafer, Bill Perkins (ts), Jack Nimitz (bs), Nat Pierce (p), Red Kelly (b), Chuck Flores (d) Recorded: 30 March 1954

    • Hey! Heard the Herd?.
    • Verve VLP 9062.
  • Yusef Lateef


    Composer: Lateef Performers: Yusef Lateef (oboe), Barry Harris (p), Herman Wright (b), Elvin Jones (d) Recorded: 1961

    • Lateef.
    • Prestige PR24007.
  • Michel Petrucciani

    Little Peace in C for U

    Composer: Petrucciani Performers: Michel Petrucciani (p) Recorded: Frankfurt 27 February 1997

    • Piano Solo.
    • Dreyfus FDM 46050369062.
    • 7.
  • Cannonball Adderley

    This Here

    Composer: Bobby Timmons Performers: Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley (as), Nat Adderley (cornet), Bobby Timmons (p) Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d) Recorded: San Francisco 18 & 20 October 1959

    • Cannonball Adderley – Three Classic Albums Plus.
    • Avid Jazz AMSC1022.


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