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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 29 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.
  • Johnny Dodds

    Mad Dog

    Composer: Armstrong Performers: George Mitchell (cornet, ), Kid Ory (tb), Johnny Dodds (cl), Joe Clark (as), Lil Armstrong, Johnny St. Cyr (bj) Recorded: 14 July 1926

    • 1926-1940 Part 1.
    • Affinity CD AFS 1023-3.
  • Monty Sunshine

    The Sunshine of your Blues

    Composer: Sunshine Performers: Monty Sunshine (cl), Diz Disley (g), Jack Fallon (b), Lennie Hastings (d) Recorded: 9 January 1961

    • More Best of Dixieland.
    • Philips 8383472.
    • 8 3’13”.
  • George Shearing

    Red Duster Rag

    Composer: George Chisholm Performers: Dave Wilkins, Kenny Baker, Tommy McQuater (tp), George Chisholm , Woolf Phillips (tb), Harry Parry (cl), Harry Hayes (as), George Evans, Aubrey Frank, Reggie Dare (ts), George Shearing (p), Joe Deniz (g), Tommy Bromley (b), Jock Cummings (d), Recorded: 31 May 1942

    • George Shearing: The Early Years.
    • JSP Records JSP954C.
    • 11 3’07”.
  • Helen Forrest

    I Found a Million Dollar Baby

    Composer: Warren, Dixon, Rose Performers: Helen Forrest (v), Benny Goodman and his Orchestra Recorded: 5 May 1941

    • The Cream of Helen Forrest.
    • Flapper PASTCD7062.
    • 4 3’04”.
  • The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

    Lullaby of the Leaves

    Composer: Petkers Performers: Kenny Clarke (d), Francy Boland (p), Benny Bailey, Idrees Sulieman, Tony Fisher, Dusko Gojkovic (tp), Ake Persson, Nat Peck, Erik van Lier (tb), Derek Humble, Johnny Griffin, Ronnie Scott, Tony Coe, Sahib Shihab (reeds), Jimmy Woode (bs) Recorded: 28 May 1969

    • More Smiles.
    • BASF BMPS 1529746.
  • Blossom Dearie

    Spring Can Really Hang you Up the Most

    Composer: Landesman-Wolf-Mills Performers: Blossom Dearie (v & p) Recorded: 1977

    • Winchester in Apple Blossom Time.
    • Daffodil BMD104/A.
  • Dizzy Gillespie & The Double Six of Parts


    Composer: Gillespie/Shaw Performers: Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Bud Powell (p), Pierre Michelot (bs), Kenny Clarke (d), Mimi Perrin, Claudine Barge, Christiane Legrand, Ward Swingle, Robert Smart, Eddy Louis (v), Jean-Claude Briodin (vcl), Recorded: 1963

    • Dizzy Gillespie and the Double Six of Paris.
    • Philips 8302242.
    • 1 3’43”.
  • The Vandermark 5

    New Luggage

    Composer: Vandermark Performers: Mars Williams (as), Ken Vandermark (ts), Jeb Bishop (g), Kent Kessler (b), Tim Mulvenna (d) Recorded: 1997

    • Target or Flag.
    • Atavistic ALP106.
    • 6 8’29”.
  • Ornette Coleman


    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman (as), Donald Cherry (pocket tp), Charlie Haden (b), Billy Higgins (d) Recorded: 9 October 1959

    • Change of the Century.
    • Atlantic 7567813412.
  • Bill Potts

    Bess, You is My Woman

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Phil Woods (as), Charlie Shavers (tp), Bill Potts Big Band Recorded: January 1959

    • The Jazz Soul of Porgy and Bess.
    • Capitol CDP7951322.
    • 6 5’14”.
  • Clark Tracey Sextet


    Composer: Cedar Walton Performers: Piers Green (as), Paul Jordanous (tp), Lewis Wright (vibes), Kit Downes (p), Ryan Trebilcock (b), Clark Tracey (d) Recorded: 2009

    • Current Climate.
    • Tentoten TTTCDS761.
    • 1 7’17”.


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