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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 7 Jan 2012 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.
  • Sidney Bechet

    Runnin' Wild

    Composer: Gibbs Performers: Sidney Bechet (ss), Sidney de Paris (tp), Jimmy Archey (tb), Joe Sullivan (p), Pops Foster (b), Slick Jones (d) Recorded: 1950

    • The Complete Blue Note Recordings of Sidney Bechet.
    • Mosaic MR6 110/E.
  • Charlie Christian

    Wholly Cats

    Composer: Goodman Performers: Cootie Williams (t), Benny Goodman (cl), George Auld (ts), Count Basie (p), Charlie Christian (g), Artie Bernstein (b), Harry Jaeger (d). Recorded: 1940

    • Solo Flight.
    • Topaz TPZ 1017.
  • Martin Taylor

    I Thought About You

    Composer: Mercer/Van Heusen Performers: Martin Taylor (g) Recorded: 2002

    • Solo.
    • P3 Music P3M005.
  • Charlie Parker


    Composer: Parker Performers: Charlie Parker (as), Dizzy Gillespie (t, p), Curly Russell (b), Max Roach (d) Recorded: 1945

    • Charlie Parker (Ken Burns Jazz).
    • Verve 549 084-2.
  • Dave Brubeck


    Composer: Brubeck/Desmond Performers: Paul Desmond (as), Dave Brubeck (p), Bob Bates (b), Joe Dodge (d) Recorded: 1954

    • The Essential Dave Brubeck.
    • Columbia/Legacy 510594 2..
  • Fats Waller

    Lord Delivered Daniel

    Composer: Traditional Performers: Fats Waller (v, org) Recorded: 1938

    • The Amazing Mr. Waller.
    • Riverside 12-109.
  • Alexander Stewart

    The Hard Way

    Composer: Webb Performers: Alexander Stewart (v), China Moses (v), Alex Webb (p ,MD), Nathaniel Facey (as), Frank Griffith (ts), Freddy Gavita, Robbie Robson (t), Winston Rollins, Adrian Fry (tb), Gary Crosby (b), Andy Chapman (d) Recorded: 2011

    • All or Nothing at All.
    • Proper ASM001.
  • Elmo Hope


    Composer: Burke/Van Heusen Performers: Elmo Hope (p), Jimmy Bond (b), Frank Butler (d) Recorded: 1959

    • Elmo Hope Trio.
    • Vogue LAE-H 590.
  • Bill Frisell

    No Moe

    Composer: Rollins Performers: Bill Frisell, (g), Don Byron (cl), Guy Klucevsek (acc), Kermit Driscoll, (b), Joey Baron (d) Recorded: 1992

    • Have a Little Faith.
    • Elektra Nonesuch 7559-793101-2..
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    My Ship

    Composer: Gershwin/Weill Performers: Miles Davis (flg); Gil Evans (arr, cond) Recorded: 1957

    • Miles Ahead.
    • CBS 46060602.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Diminuendo in Blue and Crescendo in Blue.

    Composer: Ellington Performers: Duke Ellington (p), Cat Anderson, Willie Cook, Ray Nance, Clark Terry (t), Quentin Jackson, Britt Woodman (tb), John Sanders (vtb), Johnny Hodges (as), Russell Procope (as, cl), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Jimmy Hamilton (cl), Harry Carney (bs), Jimmy Woode (b), Sam Woodyard (d). Recorded: 1956

    • Ellington at Newport 1956 (Complete).
    • Columbia/Legacy C2K 64932.


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