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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests with McCoy Tyner on sizzling form in Blue Bossa alongside a starry array of styles from Bill Evans to Woody Herman.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 28 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.
  • The Ink Spots

    The Ink Spots - Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall

    Composer: Roberts/Fisher Performers: Ella Fitzgerald (v), Billy Kenny (ts), Charles Fugua (g), Ivory Watson (bs), Orville Jones (b) Recorded: 1944

  • Woody Herman

    Apple Honey

    Composer: Herman Performers: Woody Herman and his Orchestra: Sonny Berman, Chuck Frankhouser, Ray Wetzel, Pete Candoli, Carl Warwick (tp), Ralph Pfeffner, Bill Harris, Ed Kiefer (tb), Woody Herman (cl), Sam Marowitz, John La Porta (cl), Flip Phillips, Pete Mondello (ts), Skippy De Sair (bs), Marjorie Hyams (vib), Ralph Burns (p), Billy Bauer (g), Chubby Jackson (b), Dave Tough (d) Recorded: 19 February 1945

    • The Woody Herman Story.
    • Proper P1158.
  • Ken Colyer

    Ken Colyer - You've Got to See Mama Every Night

    Composer: Billy Rose/Conrad Performers: Ken Colyer (tp), Mac Duncan (tb), Ian Wheeler (cl), Johnny Bastable (bjo), Ron Ward (b), Colin Bowden (d) Recorded: 17 September 1956

  • Zoe Schwarz

    Zoe Schwarz - Don't Explain

    Composer: Holiday/Herzog Jr Performers: Zoe Schwarz (v), Rob Koral (g) Recorded: June-July 2009

  • Teddy Wilson

    I Want to be Happy

    Composer: Youmans/Caesar Performers: Teddy Wilson (p), Jo Jones (d), Al Lucas (b) Recorded: 13 September 1956

    • Teddy Wilson Trio with Jo Jones.
    • EJC55408.
  • Bill Evans

    Bill Evans - Waltz for Debby (take 2)

    Composer: Evans Performers: Bill Evans (p), Scott LaFaro (b), Paul Motian (d) Recorded: 25 June 1961

  • Charlie Parker

    Charlie Parker - Confirmation

    Composer: Parker Performers: Charlie Parker (as),Al Haig (p), Percy Heath (b), Max Roach (d) Recorded: 30 July 1953

  • Hank Mobley

    Hank Mobley - Speak Low

    Composer: Weill-Nash Performers: Hank Mobley (ts), Lee Morgan (tp), Wynton Kelly (p), Paul Chambers (b), Charlie Persip (d) Recorded: 9 February 1958

  • McCoy Tyner

    McCoy Tyner - Blue Bossa

    Composer: Kenny Dorham Performers: McCoy Tyner (p), Johnny Almendra (timbales), Gary Bartz (saxophones), Ignacio Berroa (d), Giovanni Hidalgo (p), Claudio Roditi (tp), Avery Sharpe (b), Steve Turre (tb), Dave Valentin (flute) Recorded: 29-30 July 1998

  • Gerry Mulligan

    Gerry Mulligan - Apple Core

    Composer: Mulligan Performers: Gerry Mulligan (bs & p), Nick Travis, Don Ferrara, Conte Candoli (tp), Bob Brookmeyer (vtb), Willie Dennis, Alan Ralph (tb), Gene Quill (as & cl), Bob Donovan (as), Jim Reider (ts), Bob Donovan (as), Jim Reider (ts), Gene Allen (bs), Buddy Clark (bs) Mel Lewis (d), Zoot Sims (ts) Recorded: November 1960 Milan, Italy

  • Oliver Nelson

    Oliver Nelson - Stolen Moments

    Composer: Oliver Nelson Performers: Oliver Nelson (ts), Eric Dolphy (flute), Freddie Hubbard (tp), George Barrow (bs), Bill Evans (p), Paul Chambers (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 23 February 1961


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