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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 8 Oct 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.
  • Mart Rodger Manchester Jazz

    Mart Rodger Manchester Jazz - Mighty Like the Blues

    Composer: Feather Performers: Mart Rodger (cl), Allan Dent (tp), Terry Blunt (tb), Alec Collins (p), Tim Roberts (banjo), Colin Smith (b), Pete Staples (d) Recorded: 1995

  • Big Maceo

    Chicago Breakdown

    Composer: Merriweather Performers: Maceo Merriweather (p), Tampa Red (g), Charles Sanders (d) Recorded: 15 October 1945

    • Boogie Woogie Hits.
    • RCA CL 89803.
  • Lester Young

    Oh, Lady be Good

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Carl Smith (tp), Lester Young (ts), Count Basie (p), Walter Page (b), Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 9 October 1936

    • The Lester Young Story.
    • Proper P1439.
    • 2 3’07”.
  • Jimmie Lunceford

    Annie Laurie

    Composer: Lady Scott Performers: Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra: Eddie Tompkins, Sy Oliver, Tommy Stevenson (tp), Elmer Crumbley, Russell Bowles, James ‘Trummy’ Young (tb), Willie Smith, Earl Carruthers, Ted Buckner, Joe Thomas, Dan Grissom (saxes), Edwin Wilcox (p), Al Norris (g), Moses Allen (b), James Crawford (d) Recorded: 1937

    • Jimmy Lunceford and his Orchestra.
    • Decca DL 8050.
  • Artie Shaw


    Composer: Carmichael, Parish Performers: Artie Shaw and his Orchestra: George Wendt, J Cathcart, Billy Butterfield (tp), Jack Jenney, Vernon Brown (tb), Artie Shaw (cl), Bus Bassey, Neely Plumb (as), Les Robinson, Jerry Jerome (ts), E. Lamas, T. Klages, Bob Morrow, B. Bower, Al Beller (vln), A Harshman, K. Collins (vla), F. Goerner (vcl), Johnny Guarnieri (p), Al Hendrickson (g), Jud De Naut (b), Nick Fatool (d) Recorded: 7 October 1940

    • The Artie Shaw Story -Frenesi.
    • Proper P1439.
    • 8 3’37”.
  • Amalia & Don Byas

    Rua do Capelao

    Composer: Dantas, de Freitas Performers: Amalia Rodrigues (v), Don Byas (ts) Fontes Rocha, Carlos Goncalves (g), Pedro Leal (viola), Joel Pina (b) Recorded: 1968

    • Encontro.
    • VSL 11382.
    • 6 3’48”.
  • Don Byas


    Composer: Hanley, MacDonald Performers: Don Byas (ts), Slam Stewart (b) Recorded: 1945

    • Two Kings of the Tenor Sax.
    • Commodore 6.24058.
  • John McLaughlin


    Composer: Egberto Gismonti Performers: John McLaughlin (g), Francois Couturias (p), Katia Labeque (p), Paul Celea (b), Tommy Campbell (d) Recorded: 1982

    • Music Spoken Here.
    • WEA K 99254.
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet

    Bags' Groove

    Composer: Milt Jackson Performers: John Lewis (p), Milt Jackson (vibraharp), Percy Heath (b), Connie Kay (d) Recorded: 25 November 1974

    • The Last Concert.
    • Rhino 7567819762.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    C-Jam Blues

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Ella Fitzgerald (v), Roy Eldridge, Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison (tp), Al Grey (tb), Stan Getz, Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis (ts), Count Basie (p), Freddie Green (g), Ray Brown (b), Ed Thigpen (d) Recorded: 2 June 1972

    • Bluella: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Blues.
    • Pablo CD23109602.
    • 4 10’45”.


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