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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 15 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.
  • Ken Colyer

    Thriller Rag

    Composer: Aufderheide Performers: Ken Colyer (tp), Mac Duncan (tb), Ian Wheeler (cl), Johnny Bastable (bjo), Ron Ward (b), Colin Bowden (d) Recorded: 7 May 1957

    • Serenading Auntie.
    • Upbeat Jazz URCD 173.
    • 11 3’05”.
  • Eddie Condon

    The Eel

    Composer: Freeman Performers: Max Kaminsky (tp), Floyd O’Brien (tb), Pee Wee Russell (cl), Bud Freeman (ts), Joe Sullivan (p), Eddie Condon (banjo), Artie Bernstein (b), Sid Catlett (d) Recorded: 17 November 1933

    • Topaz.
    • Topaz 1026.
    • 9 3’21”.
  • John Sangster

    Rivendell

    Composer: Sangster Performers: John Sangster (vibes, Marimbaphone, celeste, percussion), Bob Barnard (tp), John McCarthy (cl, ss & ts), Col Nolan (p), George Thompson (b), Len Barnard (d & Washboard), Ian Bloxsom (p) Recorded: 25 August 1973

    • The Hobbit.
    • Swaggie S1340.
    • 13 4’32”.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    My Man

    Composer: Yvain, Charles, Pollock, Willemetz Performers: Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Junior Mance (p), Les Spann (g), Sam Jones (b), Lex Humphries (d) Recorded: 17 February 1959

    • The Ebullient Mr Gillespie & Have Trumpet, Will Excite!.
    • Fresh Sound Records FSR CD580.
  • Buddy Rich

    The Beat Goes On

    Composer: Bono Performers: Quinn Davis (as), Ernie Watts (as & fl), Jay Corre, Robert Keller (ts & fl), Marty Flax (bs), Bobby Shew (tp), Yoshito Murakami, Charles Findley, John Scottiel (tp), Jim Trimble, Ron Meyers, Bill Wimberly (tb), Richard Resnicoff (g), Ray Starling (p), James Gannon (b), Buddy Rich (b) Recorded: 25 February 1967

    • Big Swing Face.
    • Pacific Jazz CDP8379892.
    • 8 4’50”.
  • Benny Goodman

    Dizzy Spells

    Composer: Goodman, Hampton, Wilson Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Lionel Hampton (vibes), Teddy Wilson (p), Gene Krupa (d) Recorded: 16 January 1938

    • The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert.
    • C2K 65143.
  • Carmen McRae

    Carmen McRae - 'Round Midnight

    Composer: Monk, Hanighen, Hendricks Performers: Clifford Jordon (ts), Eric Gunnison (p), George Mraz (b), Al Foster (d) Recorded: 1988

  • Gerry Mulligan

    Barbara's Theme

    Composer: Mandel Performers: Gerry Mulligan (bs, p), Nick Travis, Don Ferrara, Conte Candoli (tp), Bob Brookmeyer (vibes), Willie Dennis, Alan Ralph (tb), Gene Quill (as & cl), Bob Donovan (as), Jim Reider (ts), Gene Allen (bs, bcl), Buddy Clark (bs), Mel Lewis (d), Zoot Sims (ts) Recorded: Milan November 1960

    • Gerry Mulligan The Concert Jazz Band.
    • Verve 8389332.
    • 8 5’27”.
  • Monty Alexander, Ray Brown & Herb Ellis

    Fungi Mama

    Composer: Mitchell-Browne-Washington-Bell Performers: Monty Alexander (p), Ray Brown (b), Herb Ellis (d) Recorded: 1982

    • Triple Treat.
    • Concord Jazz CCD4193.
    • 6 3’46”.
  • Art Pepper

    Anthropology

    Composer: Gillespie-Parker Performers: Art Pepper (as), Al Porcino (tp), Jack Sheldon (tp), Dick Nash (tb), Bob Enevoldsen (ts), Vince de Rosa (French Horn), Bud Shank (as), Bill Perkins (ts), Med Flory (bs), Russ Freeman (p), Joe Mondragon (b), Mel Lewis (d) Recorded: 28 March 1959

    • Art Pepper + Eleven.
    • Contemporary CSA 75686.
    • 9 3’16”.
  • 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.
    • CBS 465129 2.

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