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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Steve Adams
30 May
Cheryl Bentyne
17 Oct
Will Bernard
11 Apr
Barbara Borden
21 Mar
Jim Butler
13 Jun
Ian Carey
21 Feb
Judy Chaikin
17 Jan
Mike Clark
10 Oct
Freddy Cole
21 Nov
Beth Custer
01 Aug
Harry Duncan
03 Oct
Kai Eckhardt
03 Jan
Lisa Engelken
26 Sep
Don Friedman
07 Nov
Roger Glenn
05 Dec
Kimberly Gordon
28 Mar
Marty Grosz
29 Aug
Alex Hahn
08 Aug
Bill Holman
28 Feb
Tommy Igoe
07 Mar
Namita Kapoor
22 Aug
27 Jun
Lisa Mezzacappa
24 Oct
25 Jul
Glenn Richman
15 Aug
Alfredo Rodriguez
25 Apr
Dan Sabanovich
02 May
Grant Stewart
12 Dec
Judy Wexler
04 Apr