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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

Producer Felix Carey.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 10 Dec 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.
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    Up Above My Head I hear music in the air

    Composer: Trad. arr. Tharpe Performers: Sister Rosetta Tharpe (g, v), Marie Knight (v), Sammy Price (p), Pops Foster (b), Wallace Bishop (d) Recorded: 24 November 1947

    • Sister Rosetta Tharpe – the Original Soul Sister.
    • Proper Box 51.
  • Acker Bilk

    Travelling Blues

    Composer: Austin Performers: Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band – Acker Bilk (cl), Keith Sims (tp), John Mortimer (tbn), Jay Hawkins (banjo), Ernie Price (b), Ron Mckay (d) Recorded: 1958

    • Mr Acker Bilk – and his Paramount Jazz Band.
    • Castle Music CMDDD140.
  • Slim Gaillard

    Slim's Jam

    Composer: Gaillard Performers: Slim Gaillard (v, g), Dizzy Gillespie (tp), Charlie Parker (as), Jack McVea (ts), Dodo Marmarosa (p) Bam Brown (b), Zutty Singleton (d) Recorded: December 1945

    • Slim’s Jam.
    • Topaz TPZ 1068.
    • 17 3’18”.
  • Gerry Mulligan

    Bernie's Tune

    Composer: Miller, Leiber, Stoller Performers: Gerry Mulligan (bs), Jon Eardley (tp), Bob Brookmeyer (tb), Zoot Sims (ts), Peck Morrison (b), Dave Bailey (d) Recorded: 22 Sep 1955

    • Gerry Mulligan.
    • Mercury 8306972.
    • 1 2’35”.
  • Gene Krupa

    If you Were the Only Girl in the World

    Composer: Ayer - Grey Performers: Al De Risi, Ernie Royal, Doc Severinson, Al Stewart, Marky Markowitz (tp), Willie Dennis, Urbie Green, Kai Winding, Jimmy Cleveland, Frank Rehak (tb), Sam Marowitz, Phil Woods (as), Eddie Wasserman, Frank Socolow, Al Cohn (ts), Danny Bank (bar), Barry Galbraith (g), Jimmy Gannon (b), Gene Krupa (d), Gerry Mulligan (arr.cond) Recorded: October 1958

    • Big Band.
    • Verve 8414532.
    • 7 4’50”.
  • Stan Kenton

    Ten Bars Ago

    Composer: Roland Performers: Gabe Baltazar (as), Sam Donohue, Paul Renzi (ts), Marvin Holladay (bar s), Wayne Dunstan (bar & bass s), Dwight Carver, Joe Burnett, Bill Horan, Tom Wirtel (mellophoniums), Dick Hyde, Ray Sikora, Jim Amlotte, Bob Knight (tb), Albert Pollan (tuba), Bud Brisbois, Dalton Smith, Sam Noto, Bob Rolfe, Steve Huffsteter (tp), Pete Chivily (b), Art Anton (d), Stan Kenton (p) Recorded: 21 September 1960

    • Stan Kenton Retrospective.
    • Capitol CDP7973502.
  • Stéphane Grappelli

    Star Eyes

    Composer: Raye/Paul Performers: Stephane Grappelli (vln), Phil Woods (as), Marc Fosset (g), John Burr (b), Louis Bellson (d) Recorded: 1987

    • It Might as Well be Spring.
    • Jazz World JWD 102216.
    • 2 4’15”.
  • Carmen McRae & George Shearing

    Ghost of Yesterday

    Composer: Herzog, Wilson Performers: Carmen McRae (v), George Shearing (p) Recorded: June 1980

    • Two for the Road.
    • Concord Jazz CJ 128.
  • Gordon Beck

    California Here I Come

    Composer: Jolson, Desylva, Meyer Performers: Gordon Beck (p), Jeremy Brown (b), Tony Levin (d) Recorded: 31 July 2005

    • Appleby Blues.
    • Art of Life AL10252.
    • 7 6’54”.
  • John Handy

    Hard Work

    Composer: John Handy Performers: John Handy (as), Hotep Cecil Barnard (keyboards), Mike Hoffmann (g), Chuck Rainey (b), James Gadson (d), Eddie ‘Bongo’ Brown (percussion, congas), Zakir Hussain (tabla) Recorded: January 1976

    • Hard Work/Carnival.
    • Universal 06025 2780949.
    • 1 6'56".
  • Count Basie

    Hanging Out

    Composer: Basie Performers: Count Basie (p), Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis (ts), Harry Edison (tp), Zoot Sims (ts), J. J. Johnson (tb), Irving Ashby (g), Louis Bellson (d), Ray Brown (b) Recorded: 10 December 1973

    • Basie Jam.
    • Pablo J33J20017.
    • 2 9’29”.

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