Fishko Files from WNYC

Stuff Smith

Nov. 27, 2020

Violinist Stuff Smith: Once you hear his fabulous, swing-era playing, it's hard to forget. WNYC's Sara Fishko and guests celebrate Smith in this Fishko Files. (Produced in 2017)     

Music:

“Minuet in Swing”
The Stuff Smith Trio
Stuff Smith, violin; Jimmy Jones, piano; John Levy, bass
The Stuff Smith Trio: 1943

“Tain’t No Use”
Burton Lane/Herbert Magidson
Stuff Smith, violin
The Complete 1936-1937 Sessions
 
“After You’ve Gone”
Turner Layton/Henry Creamer
Stuff Smith, violin
The Complete 1936-1937 Sessions
 
“Artistya”
Mariam Doumbia
Regina Carter, violin; Gary Versace, accordion; Chris Lightcap, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums
Reverse Thread (2010)
 
“A Ghost of a Chance”
Victor Young/Ned Washington/Bing Crosby
Stuff Smith, violin; Jimmy Jones, piano; John Levy, bass
The Stuff Smith Trio: 1943
 
“Humoresque”
(After Dvořák Humoresque)
Stuff Smith, violin; Jimmy Jones, piano; John Levy, bass
The Stuff Smith Trio: 1943
 
“Rio Pakistan”
Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Stuff Smith, violin; Wynton Kelly, piano; Paul West, bass; J.C. Heard, drums
Dizzy Gillespie & Stuff Smith (1957)

 

Fishko Files with Sara Fishko

Assistant Producer: Olivia Briley
Mix Engineer: Bill Moss
Editor: Karen Frillmann

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