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Geoffrey Smith's Jazz

As the EFG London Jazz Festival kicks off, Geoffrey Smith highlights favourites from among such starry attractions as pianists Herbie Hancock and Abdullah Ibrahim, guitarist Pat Metheny, saxophonists Scott Hamilton and John Surman, and vocalists Eliane Elias and Karen Krog.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Pat Metheny, Christian McBride & Antonio Sánchez

    Son Of Thirteen

    • Day Trip.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 1.
  • Eliane Elias

    One Note Samba

    • Eliane Elias plays Jobim.
    • Blue Note.
    • 10.
  • Fred Hersch, Norma Winstone & Fred Hersch/Norma Winstone

    Stars

    • BBC Jazz Awards 2007.
    • Specific.
    • 8.
  • Thelonious Monk

    Rhythm-A-Ning

    • Thelonious Monk Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
    • Sam Records.
    • 1.
  • Abdullah Ibrahim

    Pula

    • SENZO.
    • INTUITION.
    • 9.
  • Karin Krog & John Surman

    SAS Blues

    • The Many Faces Of Karin Krog (Recordings 1967-2017).
    • 3.
  • Iain Ballamy, Stian Carstensen & Iain Ballamy And Stian Carstensen

    The Way You Look Tonight

    • The Little Radio.
    • Sound.
    • 9.
  • Trombone Shorty

    Shortyville

    • Say That To Say This.
    • Decca / Universal.
    • 10.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Nefertiti

    • River: The Joni Letters.
    • Verve.
    • 9.
  • Scott Hamilton, Dave McKenna & Jake Hanna

    Linger Awhile

    • Major League.
    • Concord Jazz.
    • 5.
  • Brad Mehldau & Chris Thile

    Don't Think Twice It's Alright

    • Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 4.

Playlist

Pat Metheny
Son of Thirteen
Pat Metheny
Nonesuch 7559-79956-1
5.42
Pat Metheny, g; Christian McBride, b; Antonio Sanchez, d

Eliane Elias
One Note Samba

A.C. Jobim-N.Mendonca
Blue Note CDP7930892 (1)
4.17
Eliane Elias, p, voc; Eddie Gomez, b; Jack DeJohnette, d; Nana Vasconcelos, p

Fred Hersch & Norma Winstone
Stars

Fred Hersch & Norma Winstone
Specific SPEC 007
6.00
Fred Hersch, p; Norma Winstone, voc

Thelonious Monk
Rhythm-a-Ning

Thelonious Monk
Sam Records SRS-1-CD
5.43
Thelonious Monk, p; Charlie Rouse, ts; Barney Wilen, ts; Sam Jones, b; Art Taylor, d

Abdullah Ibrahim
Pula
Abdullah Ibrahim
Intuition INT 3428 2
1.31
Abdullah Ibrahim, p

Karin Krog & John Surman
SAS Blues

Karin Krog & John Surman
Odin ODINCD 9560-2
2.43
Karin Krog, voc; John Surman, bs

Iain Ballamy with Stian Carstensen
The Way You Look Tonight

Jerome Kern/ Dorothy Fields
SoundCD 1005
2.43
Iain Ballamy, ts; Stian Carstensen, button accordion

Trombone Shorty
Shortyville
Troy Andrews, Raphael Saadiq
Verve 3736492
4.19
Troy Andrews, hns, d; Raphael Saadiqu, g, b

Herbie Hancock
Nefertiti

Wayne Shorter and Peter Herbolzheimer
Verve 0602517448261
7.25
Herbie Hancock, p; Wayne Shorter, sop, ts; Dave Holland, b; Vinne Colaiuta, d; Lionel Loueke, g

Scott Hamilton
Linger Awhile

Vincent Rose and Harry Owens
Concord 305 CJ 305
4.09
Scott Hamilton, ts; Dave McKenna, p; Jake Hanna, d

Brad Mehldau & Chris Thile.  Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right
Bob Dylan
Nonesuch 558771
5.58
Chris Thile, mandolin, voc; Brad Mehldau, p, voc

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