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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 14 Apr 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.
  • Bix Beiderbecke

    Royal Garden Blues

    Composer: S. Williams & C. Williams Performers: Bix Beiderbecke (c), Bill Rank (trb), Don Murray (cl), Adrian Rollini (bs), Frank Signorelli (p), Chauncey Morehouse (d) Recorded: 1927

    • The Bix Beiderbecke Story.
    • Columbia 501 645 2.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    Biffly Blues

    Composer: Henry “Red” Allen Performers: Henry “Red” Allen (tr), J. C Higginbotham (trb), Albert Nicholas (cl), Charles Holmes (as), Luis Russell (p), Will Johnson (g), George “Pops” Foster (b), Paul Barbarin (d) Recorded: 1929

    • Henry “Red” Allen.
    • RCA RD 8049.
  • Woody Herman

    Caledonia

    Composer: Moore Performers: Woody Herman (cl), Sonny Berman, Chuck Frankhouser, Ray Wetzel, Pete Candoli, Carl Warwick (tr), Ralph Pfeffner, Bill Harris, Ed Kiefer (tb), Sam Marowitz, John La Porta (cl & as), Flip Philips, Pete Modello (ts), Skippy De Sair (bs), Marjorie Hyams (vib), Ralph Burns (p), Billy Bauer (g), Chubby Jackson (b), Dave Tough (d) Recorded: 1945

    • The Woody Herman Story.
    • Proper P1158.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Minehaha (The Beautiful Indians)

    Composer: Ellington Recorded: 1946

    • Duke Ellington and His Orchestra 1946-1947.
    • Classics 1051 (1).
  • Art Tatum

    Get Happy

    Composer: Arlen & Koehler Performers: Art Tatum Recorded: 1940

    • Elegie.
    • Proper P1338.
  • Jimmy Smith

    Flamingo

    Composer: E. Anderson & T. Grouya Performers: Jimmy Smith (organ), Lee Morgan (tr), Curtis Fuller (tb), Lou Donaldson (as), Tina Brooks (ts), Eddie McFadden, Kenny Burrell (g), Art Blakey (d) Recorded: 1957

    • The Sermon.
    • Blue Note CDP7460972 (1).
  • Allison Neale Quartet

    Nancy With the Laughing Face

    Composer: J Van Heusen Performers: Allison Neale (as), Dave Cliff (g), Simon Thorpe (b), Matt Skelton (d) Recorded: 2002

    • Melody Express.
    • 33 Records.
  • The Dave Brubeck Quartet

    The Twig

    Composer: Bill Smith Performers: Dave Brubeck (p), Bill Smith (cl), Eugene Wright (b), Joe Morello (d) Recorded: 1959

    • The Riddle.
    • Fontana STFL 532.
  • Hermeto Pascoal

    San Catarina

    Composer: Hermeto Pascoal Performers: Recorded: 1984

    • Lagoa De Canoa.
    • RIO RICD900520 (1).
  • Buck Clayton

    Moten Swing

    Composer: B. Moten Performers: Buck Clayton, Joe Newman (tr), Urbie Green, Benny Powell (tb), Lem Davis (as), Julian Dash (ts), Charlie Fowlkes (bs), Sir Charles Thompson (p), Freddie Green (g), Walter Page (b), Jo Jones (d) Recorded: 1953

    • Buck Clayton – Complete Legendary Jam Sessions Master Takes.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ 10115.

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