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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 17 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.
  • Johnny Dodds

    Flat Foot

    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

    • Johnny Dodds 1926-1940 Part One.
    • Affinity CDAFS10233(3).
  • Bennie Moten

    Missouri Wobble

    Composer: Moten Performers: Lamar Wright (cornet), Thamon Hayes (trb), Harlan Leonard (cl & as) Laforest Dent (as & bs), Woody Walder (cl & ts), Bennie Moten (p) Sam Tall (banjo), Vernon Page (brass bass), Willie McWashington (d) Recorded: 1926

    • K.C. Jazz.
    • RCA RD 7660.
  • Duke Ellington


    Composer: Grouya-Anderson Performers: Herb Jeffries (v), Johnny Hodges (as), Billy Strayhorn (p), Lawrence Brown (tb), members of the Blanton Webster Band Recorded: 28 December 1940

    • Duke Ellington: The Blanton-Webster Band.
    • RCA 74321 131812.
  • Fats Waller

    Honeysuckle Rose

    Composer: Waller Performers: Fats Waller (p), Bunny Berigan (tp), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Dick McDonough (g), George Wetling (d) Recorded: 31 March 1937

    • The Joint is Jumpin’.
    • Bluebird ND86288.
    • 12 3’05”.
  • Django Reinhardt


    Composer: Shavers, Robin Performers: Beryl Davis (v), Stephane Grappelly (vln), Django Reinhardt, Joseph Reinhardt, Eugene Vees (g), Emmanuel Soudieux (b) Recorded: 25 August 1939

    • Souvenirs.
    • London 8205912.
    • 15 2’30”.
  • Joe Turner

    Joe Turner - Kick the Front Door in

    Composer: Turner Performers: Joe Turner (v), Roy Eldridge (tp), Al Grey (tb), Lee Allen (ts), Jimmy Robins (org), Thomas Gadson (g), Ray Brown (b), Earl Palmer (d) Recorded: 1974

  • Gary Burton

    Country Roads

    Composer: Burton, Swallow Performers: Garry Burton (vibes), Jerry Hahn (g), Steve Swallow (b), Roy Haynes (d) Recorded: 1969

    • Country Roads and Other Places.
    • Koch Jazz KOC CD 7854.
    • 1 5’04”.
  • Dexter Gordon

    Love for Sale

    Composer: Porter Performers: Dexter Gordon (ts), Sonny Clark (p), Butch Warren (b), Billy Higgins (d) Recorded: 27 August 1962

    • Go!.
    • Blue Note 7243 49879423.
    • 4 7’30”.
  • Bill Evans

    Comrade Conrad

    Composer: Evans Performers: Bill Evans (p), Eddie Gomes (b) Recorded: 24 November 1970

    • Piano Player.
    • Columbia CK65361..
  • Courtney Pine

    Courtney Pine - Darwin's Dream Deferred

    Composer: Courtney Pine Performers: Courtney Pine (bass cl & synth), Dominic Grant (g), Zoe Rahman (p), Alec Dankworth (b), Mark Mondesir (d) Recorded: 2010

  • Weather Report


    Composer: Zawinul Performers: Wayne Shorter (ss, ts, Lyricon), Josef Zawinul (various pianos and synths), Alejandro Acuna, Manolo Badrena (d), Jaco Pastorius (b) Recorded: October 1977

    • The Best of Weather Report.
    • Columbia Legacy 5076592.
    • 1 5’56”.


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