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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 22 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.
  • Count Basie

    Li'l Ol' Groovemaker

    Composer: Basie Performers: Count Basie (thumb tack piano), Snooky Young, Fip Ricard, Al Aarons, George Cohn, Don Rader (tp), Henry Coker, Grover C. Mitchell, Benny Powell, Urbie Green (tb), Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (as), Frank Foster, Eric Dixon (ts), Charlie Fowlkes (bar), Freddie Green (g), Buddy Catlett (b), Sonny Payne (d) Recorded: 22 April 1963

    • Count Basie Plays the Blues.
    • Verve 5136302.
    • 1 2’46”.
  • Bessie Smith

    Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer

    Composer: W. Wilson Performers: Bessie Smith (v), Frank Newton (tp), Jack Teagarden (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), Chu Berry (ts), Buck Washington (p), Bobby Johnson (g), Billy Taylor (b) Recorded: 24 November 1933

    • The Essential Bessie Smith.
    • Columbia Legacy 4873982.
  • Jabbo Smith

    Rhythm in Spain

    Composer: Smith Performers: Jabbo Smith and his Rhythm Aces: Jabbo Smith (tp), Leslie Johnakins, Ben Smith (as), Sam Simmons (ts), James Reynolds (p), Connie Wainwright (g), Elmer James (b), Alfred Taylor (d) Recorded: 1 February 1938

    • Ace of Rhythm.
    • Topaz TPZ 1072.
    • 25 2’47”.
  • Dexter Gordon

    I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry

    Composer: J.Styne-S. Cahn Performers: Dexter Gordon (ts), Sonny Clark (p), Butch Warren (b), Billy Higgins (d) Recorded: 27 August 1962

    • Go!.
    • Blue Note 7243 49879423.
    • 2 5’18”.
  • John Graas Jazz Studio

    Mulliganesque

    Composer: Graas Performers: Don Fagerquist (tp), John Graas (French Horn), Gerry Mulligan (bs), Marty Paich (p), Howard Roberts (g), Red Mitchell (b), Larry Bunker (d) Recorded: 16 December 1954

    • Jazz Studio 3/4 Complete Sessions.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ10146.
    • 1 5’21”.
  • Stephane Grappelli/Earl Hines

    Over the Rainbow

    Composer: Arlen & Harburg Performers: Stephane Grappelli (vln), Earl Hines (p) Recorded: 4 July 1974

    • Stephane Grappelli Meets Earl Hines.
    • Black Lion BLCD760168.
    • 2 3’46”.
  • Wilton ‘Bogey’ Gaynair

    Just for Jan

    Composer: Gaynair Performers: Wilton ‘Bogey’ Gaynair (ts), Ellsworth ‘Shake’ Keane (tp), Terry Shannon (p), Jeff Clyne (b), Bill Eyden (d) Recorded: June 1960

    • Africa Calling.
    • Candid CCD 79552.
    • 4 5’20”.
  • Terri Lyne Carrington

    Insomniac

    Composer: Lyne Carrington Performers: Anat Cohen (cl), Ingrid Jensen (tp), Chia-Yin Carol Ma (vl), Hailey Niswanger (fl), Terri Lyne Carrington (d), Tineke Postma (as), Helen Sung (p), Linda Taylor (g), Esperanza Spalding (b) Recorded: 2011

    • The Mosaic Project.
    • Concord Jazz CJA3301602.
    • 12 5’08”.
  • Art Blakey

    On the Ginza

    Composer: Shorter Performers: Art Blakey (d), Terence Blanchard (tp), Jean Toussaint (ts), Donald Harrison (as), Lonnie Plaxico (b), Mulgrew Miller (p) Recorded: 1985

    • The Jazz Messengers.
    • Hendring WHCD001.
    • 1 14’19”.
  • 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.
  • Count Basie

    Li'l Ol' Groovemaker

    Composer: Basie Performers: Count Basie (thumb tack piano), Snooky Young, Fip Ricard, Al Aarons, George Cohn, Don Rader (tp), Henry Coker, Grover C. Mitchell, Benny Powell, Urbie Green (tb), Marshall Royal, Frank Wess (as), Frank Foster, Eric Dixon (ts), Charlie Fowlkes (bar), Freddie Green (g), Buddy Catlett (b), Sonny Payne (d) Recorded: 22 April 1963

    • Count Basie Plays the Blues.
    • Verve 5136302.
    • 1 2’46”.
  • Bessie Smith

    Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer

    Composer: W. Wilson Performers: Bessie Smith (v), Frank Newton (tp), Jack Teagarden (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), Chu Berry (ts), Buck Washington (p), Bobby Johnson (g), Billy Taylor (b) Recorded: 24 November 1933

    • The Essential Bessie Smith.
    • Columbia Legacy 4873982.
  • Jabbo Smith

    Rhythm in Spain

    Composer: Smith Performers: Jabbo Smith and his Rhythm Aces: Jabbo Smith (tp), Leslie Johnakins, Ben Smith (as), Sam Simmons (ts), James Reynolds (p), Connie Wainwright (g), Elmer James (b), Alfred Taylor (d) Recorded: 1 February 1938

    • Ace of Rhythm.
    • Topaz TPZ 1072.
    • 25 2’47”.
  • Dexter Gordon

    I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry

    Composer: J.Styne-S. Cahn Performers: Dexter Gordon (ts), Sonny Clark (p), Butch Warren (b), Billy Higgins (d) Recorded: 27 August 1962

    • Go!.
    • Blue Note 7243 49879423.
    • 2 5’18”.
  • John Graas Jazz Studio

    Mulliganesque

    Composer: Graas Performers: Don Fagerquist (tp), John Graas (French Horn), Gerry Mulligan (bs), Marty Paich (p), Howard Roberts (g), Red Mitchell (b), Larry Bunker (d) Recorded: 16 December 1954

    • Jazz Studio 3/4 Complete Sessions.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ10146.
    • 1 5’21”.
  • Stephane Grappelli/Earl Hines

    Over the Rainbow

    Composer: Arlen & Harburg Performers: Stephane Grappelli (vln), Earl Hines (p) Recorded: 4 July 1974

    • Stephane Grappelli Meets Earl Hines.
    • Black Lion BLCD760168.
    • 2 3’46”.
  • Wilton ‘Bogey’ Gaynair

    Just for Jan

    Composer: Gaynair Performers: Wilton ‘Bogey’ Gaynair (ts), Ellsworth ‘Shake’ Keane (tp), Terry Shannon (p), Jeff Clyne (b), Bill Eyden (d) Recorded: June 1960

    • Africa Calling.
    • Candid CCD 79552.
    • 4 5’20”.
  • Tom Harrell

    Autumn Leaves

    Composer: Kozma-Mercer-Prevert Performers: Tom Harrell (tp), Alex Foster (ts), Craig Bailey, Mark Gross (as), David Schumacher (bs), Kenny Davis (b), Carl Allen (d) Recorded: 11-12 March 1999

    • Time’s Mirror.
    • RCA 09026663542.
    • 2 3’32”.
  • Terri Lyne Carrington

    Insomniac

    Composer: Lyne Carrington Performers: Anat Cohen (cl), Ingrid Jensen (tp), Chia-Yin Carol Ma (vl), Hailey Niswanger (fl), Terri Lyne Carrington (d), Tineke Postma (as), Helen Sung (p), Linda Taylor (g), Esperanza Spalding (b) Recorded: 2011

    • The Mosaic Project.
    • Concord Jazz CJA3301602.
    • 12 5’08”.
  • Art Blakey

    On the Ginza

    Composer: Shorter Performers: Art Blakey (d), Terence Blanchard (tp), Jean Toussaint (ts), Donald Harrison (as), Lonnie Plaxico (b), Mulgrew Miller (p) Recorded: 1985

    • The Jazz Messengers.
    • Hendring WHCD001.
    • 1 14’19”.

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