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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 27 Aug 2011 17:30

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.
  • Sidney Bechet

    Runnin' Wild

    Composer: Gibbs-Grey-Wood Performers: Wild Bill Davison (cnt) Sidney Bechet (ss), Jimmy Archey (tb), Joe Sullivan (p), Pops Foster (b), Willmore Slick Jones (d) Recorded: 1950

    • The Complete Blue Note Recordings of Sidney Bechet.
    • Mosaic MR6 110/E.
  • Harry Parry

    The Java Joint

    Composer: Caton Performers: Harry Parry (cl), Roy Marsh (vib), Tommy Pollard (p), Lauderic Caton (lead guitar), Joe Deniz (g), Tommy Bromley (b), Bobby Midgley (d) Recorded: 19 October 1941

    • Parry Opus.
    • World Records EG 260294 1..
  • Lester Young

    Lester Leaps Again

    Composer: Buck Clayton Performers: Lester Young (ts), Count Basie (p), Freddy Green (g), Rodney Richardson (b), Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 22 March 1944

    • The Lester Young Story.
    • Proper P 1131.
  • Dickie Wells

    Dickie Wells - I Got Rhythm

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Dickie Wells and His Orchestra: Dickie Wells (tb), Bill Coleman (tp), Lester Young (ts), Ellis Larkins (p), Freddie Green (g), Al Hall (b), Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 21 December 1943

  • Keith Jarrett

    Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams

    Composer: Harry Barris Performers: Keith Jarrett (p), Gary Peacock (b), Jack DeJohnette (d) Recorded: 5 July 1999

    • Whisper Not.
    • ECM1724/25.
  • Charles Mingus

    Clark in the Dark

    Composer: Mingus Performers: Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, Snookie Young, Richard Williams, Rolf Ericson (tp), Britt Woodman, Quentin Jackson (tb and tuba), Eric Dolphy, Charlies McPherson, Charlie Mariano, Jerome Richardson, Pepper Adams, Zoot Sims, Buddy Collette (reeds and woodwind), Toshiko Mariano, Jaki Byard (p), Charlie Mingus, Milt Hinton (b), Dannie Richmond (d) Recorded: 12 October 1962

    • Town Hall Concert.
    • United Artists ULP 1068.
  • Stan Tracey

    Murdering the Time

    Composer: Tracey Performers: Kenny Baker, Ken Wheeler, Ian Hamer, Les Condon (tp), Keith Christie, Chris Smith, Wally Smith (tb), Alan Branscombe, Ronnie Baker (as), Ronnie Scott, Tubby Hayes (ts), Harry Klein (bs), Stan Tracey (p), Jeff Clyne (b), Ronnie Stephenson (d) Recorded: 1966

    • Alice in Jazz Land.
    • Columbia SX 6051.
  • Jack Bruce

    Born to Be Blue

    Composer: Torme-Wells Performers: Dick Heckstall-Smith (ts), John McLaughlin (g), Jack Bruce (b), Jon Hiseman (d) Recorded: August 1968

    • Things We Like.
    • Polydor 2343033.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella Fitzgerald - Mr Paganini

    Composer: S. Coslow Performers: Ella Fitzgerald (v), Lou Levy (p), Herb Ellis (g), Wilfred Middlebrooks (b), Gus Johnson (d) Recorded: 12 May 1961

  • The Impossible Gentlemen

    The Impossible Gentlemen - Laugh Lines

    Composer: Mike Walker Performers: Gwilym Simcock (p), Mike Walker (g), Steve Swallow (b), Adam Nussbaum (d) Recorded: 2010

  • Jimmy Smith

    Jimmy Smith - After Hours

    Composer: Parrish Performers: Jimmy Smith (org), Eddie McFadden (g), Donald Bailey (d) Recorded: 13 Feb 1957


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