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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25 Sep
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19 Jun
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21 Aug
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06 Mar
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04 Sep
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13 Feb
Noah Griffin
06 Nov
Tammy Hall
27 Feb
Alan Hall
22 May
Christian Howes
27 Mar
Kymberly Jackson
03 Apr
Julie Kelly
20 Feb
Maya Kronfeld and Valerie Troutt
29 May
Jennifer Lee
17 Apr
Steven Lugerner
24 Jul
Steve McQuarry
05 Jun
Jacqui Naylor
13 Nov
Dave Newhouse
14 Aug
Zack Rogow
24 Apr
Holli Ross
17 Jul
Ellen Seeling
02 Oct
Richard Seidel
09 Oct
Edward Simon
31 Jul
Tessa Souter
23 Oct
Steve Turré
07 Aug
Donna Viscuso
20 Nov
Patrick Wolff
16 Jan