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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 7 May 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.
  • Dave Brubeck

    Dave Brubeck - Camptown Races

    Composer: Foster Performers: Paul Desmond (as), Joe. Morello (d), Gene Wright (b), Dave Brubeck (p) Recorded: 22-23 April 1959

  • Dr. Michael White

    Dr. Michael White - Canal Street Blues

    Composer: Oliver Performers: Dr Michael White (cl), Fred Lonzo (tb), Gregory Stafford (tp), Detroit Brooks (banjo), Mitchell Player (b), Frank Oxley (d), Steve Pistorius (p) Recorded: 15 October 2005

  • John Pizzarelli

    John Pizzarelli - If Dreams Come True

    Composer: Sampson, Goodman, Mills Performers: The George Shearing Quintet – John Pizzarelli (g & v),George Shearing (p), Ted Piltzecker (vibraphone), Reg Schwager (g), Neil Swainson (b), Dennis Mackrel (d) Recorded: 2001

  • Art Tatum

    Tenderly

    Composer: Gross – Lawrence Performers: Art Tatum Recorded: 3 July 1955

    • Art Tatum 20th Century piano Genius.
    • Verve 531 7632.
  • James P. Johnson

    After You've Gone

    Composer: Creamer-Layton Performers: Sidney De Paris (tp), Vic Dickenson (tb), Ben Webster (ts), James P. Johnson (p), Jimmy Shirley (g), John Simmons (b), Sidney Catlett (d) Recorded: 4 March 1944

    • James. P. Johnson 1943-1944.
    • Classics 824.
  • Big 18

    Swingtime in the Rockies

    Composer: Goodman-Mundy Performers: Billy Butterfield, Buck Clayton, Charlie Shavers (t), Rex Stewart ( c ), Lawrence Brown, Vic Dickenson, Lou McGarity, Dicky Wells (tb), Walt Levinsky (cl, as), Hymie Schertzer (as), Sam Donahue, Boomie Richman (ts), Ernie Caceres (bar), Johnny Guarnieri (p), Barry Galbraith (g), Milt Hinton (sb), Jimmy Crawford (d) Recorded: 10 June 1958

    • The Big 18/More Live Echoes of the Swinging Bands.
    • RCA 74321 13033 2.
  • Joe Lovano

    Autumn in New York

    Composer: Vernon Duke Performers: Joe Lovano (ts), Hank Jones (p), George Mraz (b), Paul Motian (d) Recorded: 8-9 September 2004

    • Joyous Encounter.
    • Blue Note Records 63406.
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    No Tonic Pres

    Composer: Kirk Performers: Roland Kirk (ts), Jaki Byard (p), Richard Davis (b), Elvin Jones (d) Recorded: 13 January 1965

    • Rip, Rig and Panic.
    • Emarcy 832 164 2.
  • Sarah Vaughan & Joe Williams

    Sarah Vaughan & Joe Williams - If I were a Bell

    Composer: Loesser Performers: Count Basie Band –Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams (v), Sonny Cohn, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Snooky Young (tp), Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell (tb), Marshall Royal (as), Frank Wess (as), Frank Foster, Billy Mitchell (ts), Charlie Fowlkes (bs), Kirk Stuart (p), Freddie Green (g), Eddie Jones (b), Sonny Payne (d) Recorded: July 1960

  • Eddie Condon

    How Come You Do Me Like You Do

    Composer: Austin, Borgere Performers: Eddie Condon (g), Wild Bill Davison ( c ), Billy Butterfield (tp), Cutty Cutshall, Lou McGarity (tb), Dick Cary (Alto horn), Ed Hall, Peanuts Hucko (cl), Bud Freeman (ts), Gene Schroeder (p), Al Hall (b), Cliff Leeman (d) Recorded: 1954

    • Jammin’ at Condons.
    • Collectables COL CD 7526.

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