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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests.

1 hour

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Sat 4 Feb 2012 20:45

Music Played

  • Don Harper and Denny Wright

    Pretty Trix

    Composer: Venuti-Lang Performers: Don Harper (v), Denny Wright (g), Tony Coe (bs), Zack Laurence (p), Lenny Skeat (b), Barry Morgan (d) Recorded: 4 & 5 June 1977

    • Combo.
    • One-Up OU2202.
  • Nellie Lutcher

    My Mother's Eyes

    Composer: Gilbert/Bayer Performers: (probably) Nellie Lutcher (v & p), Irving Ashby (g), Billy Hadnott (b), Sidney Catlett (d) Recorded: 1947

    • With a Song in Our Hearts Again.
    • Music For Pleasure CDDL1266 (2).
  • Fats Waller

    Shortnin' Bread

    Composer: Traditional, arranged by Waller Performers: Fats Waller (p & voc), John ‘Bugs’ Hamilton (tr), Gene ‘Honeybear’ Sedric (cl & ts), John Smith (g), Cedric Wallace (b), Wilmore ‘Slick’ Jones (d) Recorded: Chicago, 2 January 1941

    • Ain’t Misbehavin’.
    • Past Perfect PPCD 78118.
  • Maria Muldaur

    Sweet and Slow

    Composer: Harry Warren and Al Dubin Performers: Maria Muldaur (voc), Mac Rebennack (p), Jon Sholle (g), Michael Moore (b), Richard Crooks (d) Recorded: Skyline Studios, NY, 1982

    • Sweet and Slow.
    • Stony Plain SPCD 1183 (1).
  • David Liebman


    Composer: Liebman Performers: Dave Liebman (ts), Roberto Tarenzi (p), Paolo Benedettini (b), Tony Arco (d) Recorded: 2005

    • Negative Space.
    • Universal 0602517321519.
  • Gil Evans

    Davenport Blues

    Composer: Bix Biederbecke Performers: Gil Evans (p & arr.), Johnny Coles, Louis Mucci, Allen Smith (tr), Bill Eaton, Curtis Fuller, Dick Lieb (tb), Bob Northern (fh), Bill Barber (tuba), Steve Lacy (ss), Al Block (reeds), Chuck Wayne (g), Dick Carter (b), Dennis Charles (d) Recorded: New York, 5 February 1959

    • Great Jazz Standards.
    • Pacific Jazz CDP7468562 (1).
  • Bud Powell

    It Never Entered My Mind

    Composer: Rodgers and Hart Performers: Bud Powell (p), Percy Heath (b), Art Taylor (d) Recorded: Fine Sounds Studios, NY, 10 June 1954

    • The Best of Bud Powell on Verve.
    • Verve 5233922 (1).
  • Art Blakey

    Tell It Like It Is

    Composer: Wayne Shorter Performers: Art Blakey (d), Lee Morgan (tr), Wayne Shorter (ts), Bobby Timmons (p), Jymie Merritt (b) Recorded: 27 may 1961

    • The Freedom Rider.
    • Blue Note 8212872 (1).
  • Michel Petrucciani


    Composer: Juan Tizol Performers: Michel Petrucciani (p) Recorded: Paris, 14 November 1994

    • Au Theatre des Champs Elysees.
    • Dreyfus FDM365702 (2).
  • Duke Ellington

    Kinda Dukish/Rokin' in Rhythm

    Composer: Duke Ellington Performers: Duke Ellington (p), Cootie Williams, Cat Anderson, Roy Burrows (tr), Ray Nance (cornet & v), Lawrence Brown, Buster Cooper, Chuck Connors (tb), Johnny Hodges (as), Russell Procope (cl & as), Jimmy Hamilton (cl & ts), Paul Gonsalves (ts), Harry Carney (cl & bs), Ernie Shepard (b), Sam Woodyard (d) Recorded: Olympia Theatre, Paris, 1, 2 & 23 February 1963

    • The Great Paris.
    • Atlantic 7567813032 (2).
  • No programme next week

    • Untitled

      Please note there will be no programme next week, Saturday 11th February.


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