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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 14 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.
  • Albert Ammons

    Early Morning Blues

    Composer: Ammons Performers: Albert Ammons and his Rhythm Kings – Guy Kelly (tp) Dalbert Bright (cl, as) Albert Ammons (p) Ike Perkins (g) Isreal Crosby (b) Jimmy Hoskins (d) Recorded: 14th February 1936

    • Albert Ammons - Boogie Woogie Man.
    • Topaz TPZ 1067.
  • Tommy Dorsey

    Tiger Rag

    Composer: La Rocca, De Costa Performers: Tommy Dorsey (tp) Eddie lang (g) Jimmy Williamns (b) Stan King (d) Recorded: 10th November 1928

    • Classics 1928 - 35.
    • Classics 833 (1).
  • Duke Ellington

    Happy Go Lucky Local

    Composer: Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn Performers: Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra Recorded: 1955

    • Ellington '55.
    • Capitol LCT 6008.
  • Dave Brubeck

    Non-Sectarian Blues

    Composer: Charles Mingus Performers: Charles Mingus (Double Bass) Dave Brubeck (p) Recorded: 1962

    • Time Signatures – A Career Retrospective.
    • Columbia/Legacy C4K 52945.
  • Eliane Elias

    Baubles, Bangles and Beads

    Composer: A. Borodin, George Forrest, Robert Wright Performers: Eliane Elias (p, v) Oscar Catro-Neves (g) marc Johnson (b) Paulo Braga (d) Recorded: 2004

    • Dreamer.
    • Bluebird 82876583352 (1).
  • Count Basie


    Composer: Hefti Performers: Wendell Culley, Snooky Young, Thad Jones, Joe Newman (tp) Henry Coker, Al Grey, Benny Powell (tb) Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Frank Foster, Charles Fowlkes (reeds) Count Basie (piano) Eddie Jones (b) Freddie Green (g) Sonny Payne (d) Recorded: October 1957

    • The Atomic Mr Basie.
    • Avid AMSC 946.
  • Alex Welsh

    Davenport Blues

    Composer: Bix Beiderbecke Performers: Alex Welsh (tp, v) Roy Williams (tb) Johnny Barnes (cl, as, bs) Jim Douglas (g) Fred Hunt (p) Harvey Weston (b) Lennie Hastings (d) Humphrey Lyttelton (tp) George Chisholm (tb) Bruce Turner (cl, as) Recorded: Live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, 28th November 1971

    • An Evening With Alex Welsh and his Friends.
    • Black Lion BLP 12112.
  • Eric Alexander

    Andre's Turn

    Composer: Eric Alexander Performers: Harold Mabern (p) Nicholas Payton (tp, flg) Harold Mabern (p) John Webber (b) Joe Farnsworth (d) Recorded: December 19, 2002

    • Summit Meeting.
    • Milestone MCD93222 (1).
  • Johnny Hodges

    Creole Love Call

    Composer: Duke Ellington Performers: Johnny Hodges (as) Ron Carter (b) Grady Tate (d) David Spinozza (g) Earl Hines, Hank Jones (p) Danny Bank, Frank Wess, Jerome Richardson, Jerry Dodgion, Joe Farrell, Bob Ashton (sax) Al Grey, Garnett Brown, Quentin Jackson, Thomas Mitchell (tb) Ernie Royal, Snooky Young*, Marvin Stamm, Randy Brecker (tp) Leon Thomas (v) Arranged By, Conductor – Oliver Nelson Recorded: 17 – 19 March 1970

    • 3 Shades of Blue.
    • Philips 6369 402.
  • Stan Getz & Bob Brookmeyer

    Minuet Circa '61

    Composer: Bob Brookmeyer Performers: Stan Getz (sax) Bob Brookmeyer (tp) Steve Kuhn (p) Roy Haynes (d) John Neves (b) Recorded: 12 – 13 September 1961

    • Stan Getz - Bob Brookmeyer 1961.
    • Verve VLP 9004.


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