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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 26 Nov 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.
  • Humphrey Lyttelton

    Coal Black Shine

    Composer: Bechet Performers: Humphrey Lyttelton (tp), Wally Fawkes (cl), Bruce Turner (as), Johnny Parker (p), Freddy Legon (g), Micky Ashman (b), George Hopkinson (d) Recorded: 1954

    • Humph at the Conway.
    • Calligraph CLGLP 006.
  • Stuff Smith

    'Taint No use

    Composer: Magidson, Lane Performers: Stuff Smith (vl & v), Jonah Jones (tp), James Sherman (p), Bobby Bennett (g), Mack Walker (b), Cozy Cole (d) Recorded: 13 March 1936

    • Onyx Club Spree.
    • Topaz TPZ 1061.
    • 4 3’34”.
  • Django Reinhardt

    Django's Tiger

    Composer: Reinhardt-Grappelly Performers: Stephane Grappelly (vln), Django Reinhardt (g solo), Jack Llewellyn, Allan Hodgkiss (g), Coleridge Goode (b) Recorded: 31st January 1946

    • Django Reinhardt 1944-1946.
    • Timeless CD TTD615.
  • Jimmie Lunceford

    Frisco Fog

    Composer: Carr, Roberts Performers: Eddie Tompkins, Paul Webster, Melvin ‘Sy’ Oliver (tp), Elmer Crumbley, Russell Bowles (tb), James ‘Trummy’ Young (tb), Willie Smith, Earl Carruthers (reeds), Ted Buckner (as), Dan Grissom (cl & as), Joe Thomas (ts), Edwin Wilcox (p), Al Norris (g), Moses Allen (b), Jimmy Crawford (d) Recorded: 5 November 1937

    • Rhythm is our Business.
    • Proper PPCD 78111.
    • 17 3’08”.
  • J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding Quintet

    It's Sand, Man

    Composer: E. Lewis Performers: J. J. Johnson, Kai Winding (tb), Dick Katz (p), Paul Chambers (b), Osie Johnson (d) Recorded: June 1955

    • Complete Fifties Studio Recordings.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ10179.
  • Count Basie and Joe Williams - Come Rain or Come Shine

    Composer: Mercer Performers: Joe Williams (v), Count Basie (p), Wendell Culley, Reunald Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (tp), Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Benny Powell (tb), Frank Wess (fl), Marshal Royal (cl), Bill Graham (as), Frank Foster (ts), Charlie Fowlkes (bs), Freddie Green (g), Eddie Jones (b), Sonny Payne (d) Recorded: 1 May 1956

  • Oscar Peterson

    You Look Good to Me

    Composer: Lefco-Wells Jr Performers: Oscar Peterson (p), Ray Brown (b), Ed Thigpen (d) Recorded: 1965

    • We Get Requests.
    • Verve Records 8100472.
    • 6 4’46”.
  • Herb Ellis

    Soft Winds

    Composer: Goodman Performers: Herb Ellis (g), Roy Eldridge (tp), Stan Getz (ts), Ray Brown (b), Stan Levey (d) Recorded: 11 October 1967

    • Nothing But the Blues.
    • Fresh Sound Records FSR 1648.
    • 4 6’01”.
  • Horace Silver

    The Preacher

    Composer: Silver Performers: Kenny Dorham (tp), Hank Mobley (ts), Horace Silver (p), Doug Watkins (b), Art Blakey (d) Recorded: 6 February 1955

    • Horace Silver and the Jazz Messengers.
    • Blue Note CDP 746140 2.
    • 6 4’16”.
  • Paul Booth

    Better Git in Your Soul

    Composer: Mingus Performers: Paul Booth (ts), Stuart McCallum (g), Mike Gorman (p), Phil Donkin (b), Dave Smith (d) Recorded: 2006

    • No Looking Back.
    • Bashorecords SRCD20-2.
    • 6 5’37”.
  • Sonny Rollins

    To a Wild Rose

    Composer: MacDowell arr. Rollins Performers: Sonny Rollins (ts), Stanley Cowell (p), Masuo (guitar), Bob Cranshaw (b), David Lee (d), Mtume (percussion) Recorded: 6 July 1974

    • The Cutting Edge.
    • Milestone M 9059.

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