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Jessica Nicholas:

Tributes

Johnny Smith
Page added Jul 11, 2013 Updated Jul 19, 2013

On this episode, tributes to two recently departed jazz veterans - guitarist Johnny Smith and long-time Ella Fitzgerald pianist Paul Smith.

Also on the program, new music from Spanish songstress Concha Buika, Brazilian singer-pianist Eliane Elias, Perth’s Abbey/Foster/Falle trio and the gifted French accordionist Vincent Peirani.

Plus, music from 2013 Downbeat Critics Poll winner Wayne Shorter.

Tracks in this program

VIRNA SANZONE – ‘Walking in the Sun’
CD: Virna Sanzone, 2005

WAYNE SHORTER QUARTET – ‘Plaza Real’
CD: Without a Net, 2013

DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET – ‘St. Louis Blues’
CD: Time Out, 2009

RED FISH BLUE – ‘Umi No Irowoshita Bara’
CD: The Sword and the Brush, 2013

ANDY SUGG – ‘Peace on Earth’
CD: The John Coltrane Project, 2011

THREE LANES – ‘Sweet Cacophony’
CD: Three Lanes, 2012

ANDY SHEPPARD / MICHEL BENITA / SEBASTIAN ROCHFORD
 – ‘Libertino’
CD: Trio Libero, 2012

JOHNNY SMITH QUINTET – ‘Tabu’
CD: Jazz at NBC Series, 1952/1989

ELLA FITZGERALD – ‘How High the Moon’
CD: Ella in Berlin, 1960

ABBEY / FOSTER / FALLE – ‘This Time Last Year’
CD: Brotherhood, 2013

ELIANE ELIAS – ‘I Get Along Without You Very Well’
CD: I Thought About You, 2013

VINCENT PEIRANI – ‘Throw It Away’
CD: Thrill Box, 2013

YOUN SUN NAH – ‘Ghost Riders in the Sky’
CD: Lento, 2013

LEONARD GRIGORYAN – ‘The Reluctant Bride’
CD: Solo, 2013

ANDREW STERMAN – ‘Still Life in Motion’
CD: Blue Canvas With Spiral, 2003

BUIKA – ‘Don’t Explain’
CD: La Noche Mas Larga, 2013

Presenter: Jessica Nicholas

 

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Jul 11, 2013. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Jul 14, 2013. 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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John Henry "Johnny" Smith (June 25, 1922 - June 11, 2013) was an American cool jazz and mainstream jazz guitarist. He wrote the tune "Walk, Don't Run" in 1954. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama. Early life: During the Great Depression, Smith's family moved from Birmingham through several cities, ending up in Portland, Maine. Smith taught himself to play guitar in pawnshops, which let him play...

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