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Geoffrey Smith presents a selection of listeners' jazz requests. Email jazz.record.requests@bbc.co.uk.

1 hour

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Sat 17 Mar 2012 20:30

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.
  • Chris Barber's Jazz Band

    It's Tight Like That

    Composer: Dorsey, Whitaker, arr. Stitzel Performers: Pat Halcox (cnt) Chris Barber (tb, v) Monty Sunshine (cl) Bertie King (as) Lonnie Donegan (bj) Jim Bray (tuba) Ron Bowden Recorded: 30 October 1954

    • Barber's Best.
    • Decca LK 4246.
  • Bunny Berigan

    The Wearin' of the Green

    Composer: Trad arr. Joe Lippman Performers: Bunny Berigan and his Orchestra – Berigan, Irving, Goodman, Lipkins (tp) Nat Lubovsky, Ray Conniff (tb) Mike Doty Joe Dixon (cl, as) Clyde Rounds, George Auld (ts) Joe Bushkin (p) Dick Wharton (g) Hank Wayland (b) Johnny Blowers (d) Recorded: 26 May 1938

    • The Pied Piper (1934-40).
    • Bluebird 07863666152(1).
  • Maxine Sullivan

    If I Had a Ribbon Bow

    Composer: Trad Performers: Maxine Sullivan (v) John Kirby and his Orchestra – Charlie Shavers (tp) Buster Bailey (cl) Russell Procope (as) Billy Kyle (p) John Kirby (b) O’Neil Spenser (d) Recorded: 1 August 1940

    • Maxine Sullivan 1937-38.
    • Classics CLASSICS991(1).
  • Benny Waters

    Benny's Bounced Blues

    Composer: Benny Waters Performers: Benny Waters (sax) Gregor Beck (d) Jan Jankeje (b) Thilo Wagner (p) Recorded: 1993

    • Swinging again.
    • Jazzpoint CDJP1037(1).
  • Milt Jackson

    What's New

    Composer: Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke Performers: Milt Jackson (vb) Lucky Thompson (ts) Hank Jones (p) Wendell Marshall (b) Kenny Clarke (d) Recorded: 23 January 1953

    • The Jazz Skyline.
    • London LTZC 15074.
  • Monty Alexander

    Could You Be Loved

    Composer: Bob Marley Performers: Monty Alexander (p) Dwight Dawes (keys) Robert Angus (g) Trevor McKenzie (b) Glan Browne (b) Rolando Wilson (d) Desmond Jones (perc) Troy Davis (d) Hassan Wiggins (b) Derek DiCenzo (g) Steve Turre (tb, conch shell) Recorded: 1999

    • Stir It Up - Music of Bob Marley.
    • Telarc CD83469 (1).
  • Dave Brubeck

    Le Souk

    Composer: Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck Performers: Paul Desmond (as) Dave Brubeck (p) Bob Bates (b) Joe Dodge (d) Recorded: 14 April 1954

    • The Essential Dave Brubeck.
    • Columbia/Legacy 510594 2.
  • Zbigniew Namyslowski Modern Jazz Quartet

    Ol' Man River

    Composer: kern, Hammerstein Performers: Zbigniew Namysłowski (as) Tadeusz Wójcik (b) Czesław Bartkowski (d) Włodek Gulgowski (p) Recorded: August 1964

    • Lola.
    • Decca LK 4644.
  • Keith Jarrett Trio

    Sandu

    Composer: Clifford Brown Performers: Keith Jarrett (p) Gary Peacock (b) Jack DeJohnette (d) Recorded: July 1999

    • Whisper Not.
    • ECM 1724/25.
  • Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

    Sing, Sing, Sing

    Composer: Prima, Mundy Performers: Benny Goodman (cl) Ziggy Elman, Chris Griffin, Harry James (tp) Red Ballard, Vernon Brown (tb) Hymie Schertzer (as) George Koenig, Art Rollini, Babe Russin (reeds) Jess Stacy (p) Allan Reuss (g) Harry Goodman (b) Gene Krupa (d) Recorded: 16 January 1938, Carnegie Hall, New York,

    • At Carnegie Hall - 1938.
    • Columbia/Legacy C2K 65143.

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