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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests beginning with Donald Lambert romping through Wagner, and Buck Clayton and pals swinging all the way to the end.

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45 minutes

Last on

Sat 25 Jun 2011 16:45

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.
  • Donald Lambert

    Donald Lambert - Pilgrim's Chorus

    Composer: Wagner Performers: Donald Lambert (piano) Recorded: 1941

  • Red Onion Jazz Babies

    Cake Walking Babies from Home

    Composer: C. Smith-H. Troy-C. Williams Performers: Louis Armstrong (c), Sidney Bechet (ss), Charlie Irves (tb), Lil Hardin Armstrong (p), Buddy Christian (bj), Alberta Hunter, Clarence Todd (v) Recorded: December 1924

    • Riverside History of Classic Jazz.
    • Riverside RBCD0052.
    • 16 3’23”.
  • Fats Waller

    When Somebody Thinks you're wonderful

    Composer: Woods Performers: Fats Waller (v & p), Herman Autry (tp), Gene ‘Honeybear’ Sedric (cl/ts), James Smith (g), Charles Turner (b), Yank Porter (d) Recorded: 29 November 1935

    • Fats Waller Ain’t Misbehavin’.
    • Past Perfect PPCD 78118.
    • 4 3’40”.
  • Benny Goodman

    After You've Gone

    Composer: Creamer-Layton Performers: The Benny Goodman Sextet: Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Red Norvo (vib), Mike Bryan (g) Slam Stewart (b), Morey Feld (d) Recorded: 1945

    • Benny Goodman Combos.
    • Philips BBE 12189.
  • Bill Evans

    Bill Evans - Porgy (I Loves You, Porgy)

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

  • Dizzy Gillespie & The Double Six

    Dizzy Gillespie & The Double Six - Con Alma

    Composer: Gillespie Performers: Dizzy Gillespie (tp), James Moody (as), Kenny Barron (p), Chris White (b), Rudy Collins (d) & The Double Six Recorded: 1963

  • Weather Report

    Teen Town

    Composer: J. Pastorius Performers: Wayne Shorter (ss), Josef Zawinul (Fender Rhodes Electric Piano & Synth), Jaco Pastorious (b), Alex Acuna (d) Manolo Badrena (p) Recorded: 10 September 1977

    • Weather Report Live and Unreleased.
    • Columbia Legacy 5080582.
  • Buck Clayton


    Composer: C. Shavers Performers: Buck Clayton, Joe Thomas (tp), Urbie Green, Trummy Young (tp), Lem Davis (as), Coleman Hawkins (ts), Charles Fowlkes (b), Billy Kyle (p), Freddie Green (g), Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 13 August 1954

    • Buck Clayton – Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Master Takes.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ 10115.


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