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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 23 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.
  • Jess Stacy

    Jess Stacy - Spain

    Composer: Jones/Kahn Performers: Bob Crosby’s Bob Cats: Billy Butterfield (tp), Warren Smith (tb), Irving Fazola (cl), Eddie Miller (ts), Jess Stacy (p), ‘Nappy’ Lamare (g), Bob Haggart (b), Ray Bauduc (d) Recorded: 6 February 1940

  • Chris Barber

    Chris Barber - Tell me Where is Fancy Bred

    Composer: Patterson Performers: Chris Barber Jazzband: Chris Barber (tb), Ottilie Patterson (v), Pat Halcox (tp), Ian Wheeler (cl), Johnny Parker (p), Eddie Smith (banjo), Dick Smith (b), Graham Burbidge (d) Recorded: 1964

  • Miff Mole

    After You've Gone

    Composer: Patterson Performers: Miff Mole (tbn), Jimmy Dorsey, Phil Napoleon (cl), Babe Russin (ts), Dick McDonough (g) Recorded: 24 September 1929

    • Thesaurus of Classic Jazz – Miff Mole and his Molers.
    • Philips BBL 7432.
  • Barbara Lea

    I'm Comin' Virginia

    Composer: Will Marion Cook-Donald Heywood Performers: Barbara Lea (v), Johnny Windhurst (tp), Dick Cary (p), Al Casamenti (g), Al Hall (b), Osie Johnson (d) Recorded: 19 October 1956

    • Barbara Lea.
    • Original Jazz Classics OJC 1713.
  • Artie Shaw

    Dr Livingstone, I Presume?

    Composer: Shaw Performers: Billy Butterfield (tp), Artie Shaw (cl), Johnny Guarnieri (harpsichord), Al Hendrickson (g), Jud De Naut (b), Nick Fatool (d) Recorded: 5 December 1940

    • Frenesi.
    • Proper 1439.
    • 9 3’21”.
  • Ted Heath

    'Round about Midnight

    Composer: Monk Performers: Bobby Pratt, Bert Ezzard, Duncan Campbell, Eddie Blair (tp), Don Lusher, Wally Smith, Ken Goldie, Keith Christie (tb), Les Gilbert (as), Ronnie Chamberlain (as, sop), Henry Mackenzie (ts,cl), Bob Efford (ts), Ken Kiddier (bar), Stan Tracey (p), Ike Isaacs (g), Johnny Hawksworth (b), Ronnie Verrell (d) Recorded: London, July 1959

    • Ted Heath in Concert – Beaulieu Jazz Festival.
    • Decca LK 4331.
  • Trevor Watts

    Keep Right

    Composer: Watts Performers: Trevor Watts (as), Colin McKenzie (g), Liam Genockey (d) Recorded: 5-7 May 1978

    • Trevor Watts Amalgam – Closer to You.
    • Ogun OG 528.
  • Irene Kral

    Irene Kral - Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most

    Composer: Fran Landesman & Tommy Wolf Performers: Irene Kral (v), Alan Broadbent (p) Recorded: Los Angeles, December 1974

  • Bob Florence

    Bob Florence - Sugar

    Composer: Stanley Turrentine Performers: Bob Florence (p), Terry Harrington (ts), Bob Elford (baritone s) Recorded: 27-28 August 1998

  • John Coltrane

    My Favorite Things

    Composer: Rodgers & Hammerstein Performers: John Coltrane (ss), McCoy Tyner (p), Steve Davis (p), Elvin Jones (d) Recorded: 1960

    • My Favorite Things.
    • Rhino R2 75204.
    • 1 13’40”.


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