Desert Island Jazz
Allen Smith (2005)
Pick Artist Album Song Label
# 1 Benny Goodman Yale University Music Library Vol. 4: Big Band Recordings Autumn Nocturne (Music Masters)
# 2 Gil Evans Great Jazz Standards Joy Spring (Pacific Jazz)
# 3 Tee Carson Tee Carson and Friends Basically Count (ABA Productions)
# 4 Richard Wyands As Long As There's Music Stolen Sweets (Savant)
# 5 Jackie Ryan Passion Flower Luiza (Open Art)
# 6 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra The Private Collection, Vol. 8 Cottontail (Saja)
# 7 Pat Yankee Yankee Sings Armstrong Bourbon Street Parade/I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me (GHB)
Book David Hajdu, "Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn"; or Quincy Troupe, "Miles: The Autobiography"; or Ed Berger, Morroe Berger and James Patrick, "Benny Carter: A Life in American Music"
Luxury Item Golf clubs: "get a lot of sand practice"
Alternate Picks/Not Broadcast
Alt 1 Raquel Bitton I Wish You Love N/A (RB Productions)
Alt 2 Steve Situm Live at the Plush Room N/A (Blueport)
Alt 3 Elly Wright, Allen Smith and the Erwin Schmidt Trio Reflections N/A (Wright Records)
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