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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests including Erroll Garner's tribute to the Beatles and a different take on Take Five by Dave Brubeck.

Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests including Erroll Garner's tribute to the Beatles, a different take on Take Five by Dave Brubeck. Chris Barber hits the Lonesome Road and Wilbur De Paris heads for Minorca. Trumpeter Clark Terry "plays" Shakespeare's Puck in Duke Ellington's Up and down, up and down and there's a birthday tribute to saxophonist Barbara Thompson. Also featured are performances by Jimmy Giuffre, Oscar Peterson and Johnny Hodges.

1 hour

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Sat 30 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.
  • Chris Barber

    Lonesome Road

    Composer: Austin, Shilkret Performers: Ottilie Patterson (v), Pat Halcox (tp), Chris Barber (tb), Ian Wheeler (cl), Eddie Smith (banjo), Dick Smith (b), Graham Burbidge (d) Recorded: 20 September 1962

    • Chris Barber – Memories of My Trip.
    • Proper PRPCD073.
  • Chris Barber

    High Society

    Composer: Williams, Piron. Performers: Pat Halcox (tp), Chris Barber (tb), Edmund Hall (cl), Ian Wheeler (cl), Eddie Smith (bjo), Dick Smith (b), Graham Burbridge (d Recorded: 1962

    • Chris Barber - Memories of my Trip.
    • Proper PRPCD073..
  • Wilbur de Paris

    Minorca

    Composer: Wilbur De Paris Performers: Wilbur De Paris (tb), Sidney de Paris, Doc Cheatham (tp) Garvin Bushell (cl, piccolo, bassoon), Sonny White (p), John Smith (g & banjo), Hayes Alvis (b), Wilbert Kirk (d & harmonica) Recorded: 1960

    • The Wild Jazz Age.
    • London LTZ K 15201.
  • Jimmy Giuffre

    The Train and the River

    Composer: Giuffre Performers: Jimmy Giuffre (cl, ts,), Bob Brookmeyer (tb), Jim Hall (g) Recorded: 4 July 1958

    • The Jimmy Giuffre 3 – Hollywood & Newport 1957-58.
    • Fresh Sounds FSCD 1026.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Up and down, up and down (I will lead them up and down)

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Duke Ellington and his Orchestra: Duke Ellington (p), Jimmy Hamilton (cl & ts), Johnny Hodges, Russell Procope (as), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (bs), William ‘Cat’ Anderson, Willie Cook, Ray Nance, Clark Terry (tp), Quentin Jackson, John Sanders, Britt Woodman (tb), Jimmy Woode (b), Sam Woodyard (d) Recorded: 24 April 1957

    • Such Sweet Thunder.
    • Philips 7203.
  • Erroll Garner

    Yesterday

    Composer: Lennon-McCartney Performers: Erroll Garner (p), George Duvivier (b), Charles Persip (d), Jose Mangual (c) Recorded: 1970

    • Feeling is Believing.
    • Pye NSPL 28214.
  • Oscar Peterson

    Astaire Blues (version 2)

    Composer: Peterson Performers: Oscar Peterson (p) Barney Kessel (g), Ray Brown (b), Alvin Stoller (d) Recorded: December 1952

    • The Astaire Story Volume 2.
    • Verve 2304 465.
  • Barbara Thompson

    Little Annie-Ooh

    Composer: Thompson Performers: Barbara Thompson (ss), Steve Melling (keyboards), Dave Ball (b), Jon Hiseman (d) Recorded: Hanover 12 June 1985

    • Barbara Thompson’s Special Edition.
    • TM Records CDTM11.
    • 3 6’14”.
  • Dave Brubeck

    Take Five

    Composer: Desmond Performers: Paul Desmond (as), Dave Brubeck (p), Eugene Wright (b), Joe Morello (d) Recorded: 21 February 1963

    • The Dave Brubeck Quartet at Carnegie Hall.
    • Columbia C2K61455.
  • Johnny Hodges

    Sweet Georgia Brown

    Composer: Pinkard-Casey-Bernie Performers: Emmett Berry (tp), Lawrence Brown (tb), Johnny Hodges (as), Al Sears (ts), Leroy Lovett (p), Barney Richmond (b), Joe Marshall (d) Recorded: 25 March 1952

    • Johnny Hodges and his Orchestra 1951-1952.
    • Classics 1377.

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