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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 2 Jul 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.
  • Charles Dornberger

    Charles Dornberger - Tiger Rag

    Composer: D.J. LaRocca Performers: Charles Dornberger (cl & as), Max Connett, George Hall (tp), Thurlow ‘Ponzi’ Cranz (tb), C.C. Borland (cl & as), George Gammon (ts), Russ Carlson (p), Perry Dring (banjo), Bob Hill (b), Carl Skinner (d) Recorded: New York 10 May 1927

  • Johnny Dodds

    Johnny Dodds - Perdido Street Blues

    Composer: Armstrong Performers: New Orleans Wanderers: George Mitchell (cornet), Kid Ory (tb), Johnny Dodds (cl), Lil Armstrong (p) Johnny St Cyr (banjo) Recorded: 13 July 1926

  • Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong - I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas

    Composer: P. Baxter Performers: Louis Armstrong and His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra: Louis Armstrong (tp, v), Leon Elkins (tp), Lawrence Brown (tb), Leon Herriford, Willie Stark (as), William Franz (ts), L.Z. Cooper or Harvey Brooks (p), Ceele Burke (bj), Reggie Jones (b), Lionel Hampton (d) Recorded: Los Angeles 21 July 1930

  • Joe Daniels

    Joe Daniels - Swing Fan

    Composer: Daniels, Williams Performers: Max Goldberg (tp), Harry Lewis (tp), Pat Dodd (p), Ivor Mairants (g) Recorded: circa 1940

  • Stan Kenton

    Painted Rhythm

    Composer: Rugolo, Kenton Recorded: Hollywood 30 October 1945

    • The Stan Kenton Story – CD1 Artistry in Rhythm.
    • PROPER P1149.
  • Red Garland

    Red Garland - Ahmad's Blues

    Composer: Jamal Performers: Red Garland (p), Paul Chambers (b), ‘Philly’ Joe Jones (d) Recorded: 11 May 1956

  • Hugh Laurie

    Hugh Laurie - Tipitina

    Composer: Cosima V Matassa Performers: Hugh Laurie (v, p, g & percussion), Jay Bellerose (d), Kevin Breit (ts), Greg Leisz (g), David Piltch (b), Patrick Warren (organ) Recorded: 2010

  • Kenny Garrett

    Kenny Garrett - Lonnie's Lament

    Composer: Coltrane Performers: Kenny Garrett (as), Pat Metheny (g), Rodney Whitaker (b), Brian Blade (d) Recorded: 1996

  • Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd


    Composer: Jobim Performers: João Gilberto (g, vcl), Antonio Carlos Jobim (p), Tommy Williams (b), Milton Banana (d) Recorded: March 1963

  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Duke Ellington & His Orchestra - Mr Gentle and Mr Cool

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Clark Terry, Harold Baker, Cat Anderson (tp), Ray Nance (tp, vln), Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman, John Sanders (tb), Jimmy Hamilton (cl, ts), Russell Procope (as, cl), Johnny Hodges (as), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bs, cl, bass cl), Duke Ellington (p), Jimmy Woode (b), Sam Woodyard (d) Recorded: 28 December 1958

  • Freddie Hubbard & Woody Shaw - Lotus Blossom

    Composer: Dorham Performers: Freddie Hubbard (tp), Woody Shaw (tp), Kenny Garrett (as, fl), Mulgrew Miller (p), Cecil McBee (b), Carl Allen (d) Recorded: November 1985


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