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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 7 Apr 2012 21:00

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.
  • Walking With The King

    George Lewis and His New Orleans Stompers

    Composer: Traditional Performers: George Lewis (cl), Avery ‘Kid’ Howard (tr), Jim Robinson (trb), Alton Purnell (p), George Guesnon (banjo), Alcide “Slow Drag” Pavageau (b), Joe Watkins (d) Recorded: 1955

    • George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers – Volume 1.
    • Blue Note BLP 1205.
  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Move

    Composer: Denzil Best Performers: Miles Davis (tr), Kai Winding (trb), Junior Collins (fh), John Barber (tuba), Lee Konitz (as), Gerry Mulligan (ts), Al Haig (p), Joe Schulman (b), Max Roach (d) Recorded: 1949

    • Birth of the Cool.
    • Capitol 72435 301117 2 7.
  • Blossom Dearie

    They Say It's Spring

    Composer: Marty Clark & Bob Haymes Performers: Blossom Dearie (p), Herb Ellis (g), Ray Brown (b), Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 1957

    • Blossom Dearie – Four Classic Albums Plus.
    • Avid AMSC 967.
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet

    Over The Rainbow

    Composer: Harold Arlen & E.Y Harburg Performers: John Lewis (p), Milt Jackson (vibraharp), Percy Heath (b), Connie Kay (d) Recorded: 1956

    • Fontessa.
    • London Records LTZ-K 15022.
  • Benny Goodman

    When I Grow Too Old To Dream

    Composer: Sigmund Romberg & Oscar Hammerstein Performers: Benny Goodman (cl), Chris Griffin, Ruby Braff, Bernie Privin, Carl Poole (tr), Will Bradley, Cutty Cutshall Vernon Brown (tr), Hymie Shertzer, Paul Ricci (as), Boomie Richman Al Klink (ts), Sol Schlinger (bs), Mel Powell (p), Steve Joran (g), Geroge Duvivier (b), Bobby Donaldson (d) Recorded: 1954

    • In Hi-Fi.
    • Capitol CDP7928642 (1).
  • Bob Brookmeyer

    Louisiana

    Composer: J. C. Johnson, Bob Schafer & Andy Razaf Performers: Bob Brookmeyer (trb) (p), Jimmy Guiffre (ts), Jim Hall (g), Joe Benjamin (b) Dave Bailey (d) Recorded: 1957

    • Traditionalism Revisited.
    • Vogue LAE 12018.
  • Nikki Iles

    In Your Own Sweet Way

    Composer: Dave Brubeck Performers: Nikki Iles (p), Rufus Reid (b), Jeff Williams (d) Recorded: 2010

    • Hush.
    • Basho SRCD 38-2.
  • Count Basie

    How High The Moon

    Composer: Nancy Hamilton & Morgan Lewis Performers: Count Basie (p), Renauld Jones, Thad Jones, Joe Newman Wendell Culley (tr), Benny Powell, Henry Coker, Matthew Gee (trb), Marshall Royal, Bill Graham, Frank Foster, Frank Wess, Charlie Fowlkes (reeds), Freddie Green (g), Eddie Jones (b), Sonny Payne (d) Recorded: 1956

    • Basie in London.
    • Verve 8338052 (1).
  • John Coltrane

    My One and Only Love

    Composer: R. Mellin & G. Wood Performers: John Coltrane (ts), Johnny Hartman (voc), McCoy Tyner (p), Jimmy Garrison (b), Elvin Jones (d) Recorded: 1974

    • The Gentle Side Of.
    • GRP GRP11072 (1).
  • Sonny Rollins

    St Thomas

    Composer: Sonny Rollins Performers: Sonny Rollins (ts), Tommy Flanagan (p), Doug Watkins (b), Max Roach (d) Recorded: 1956

    • Saxophone Colossus.
    • Prestige OJCCD2912 (1).
  • Wynton Marsalis

    Holy Ghost

    Composer: Wynton Marsalis Performers: Wynton Marsalis (tr), Wycliffe Gordon (trb), Wessell Anderson (as), Todd Williams (s), Eric Reed (p), Reginald Veal (b), Herlin Riley (d) Recorded: 1992 & 1993

    • In This House, On This Morning.
    • Columbia 474552 2.

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