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Al Foster in concert20180505

Celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. With Al Foster in concert.

The best in jazz past, present and future

Dinosaur in session20180428

Celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. With a session from Dinosaur.

The best in jazz past, present and future

A new weekly programme celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future.

Expect exclusive studio sessions and city-hopping live showcases featuring the stars of the contemporary scene, plus interviews and demos from musicians.

This week Jumoké Fashola presents a session from Dinosaur. Led by former BBC New Generation Artist Laura Jurd on trumpet, the four-piece band play new, synth-driven music ahead of the release of their latest album, Wonder Trail.

Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin' Else.

Eddie Henderson In Concert From Birmingham20180512

Celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. With Eddie Henderson in concert.

The best in jazz past, present and future

Eddie Henderson in concert from Birmingham20180512

Celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. With Eddie Henderson in concert.

The best in jazz past, present and future

Julian Joseph is onstage from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire to present a concert with trumpet great Eddie Henderson and his quartet. Henderson first got worldwide recognition for his part in Herbie Hancock's Mwandishi group in the early '70s. Since then he has played with huge array of the greatest names in Jazz including Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon, Kenny Barron and many more. He is joined by a quartet made up of long time collaborators; fellow New Yorker Bruce Barth on piano, Arnie Somogyi on bass and Stephen Keogh on drums.

In conversation with Julian Joseph, Henderson talks about how Louis Armstrong gave him his first ever trumpet lesson and Miles Davis' memorable reaction when he told him he didn't play 'correct'.

Produced by Miranda Hinkley and Russell Finch for Somethin' Else.

Lewis Wright and Kit Downes in session20180526

Celebrating the best in jazz. Featuring Lewis Wright and Kit Downes in session as a duo.

The best in jazz past, present and future

A weekly show celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. Julian Joseph presents vibraphonist Lewis Wright and pianist Kit Downes in session as a duo playing music from Lewis's new Duets album.

Plus, bassist Linda May Han Oh shares some of the musical moments that have influenced her own playing over the years.

Produced by Dominic Tyerman.

Vladyslav Sendecki In Concert20180519

The best in jazz - past, present and future. With pianist Vladyslav Sendecki in concert.

The best in jazz past, present and future

A weekly show celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. Presented by Jumoké Fashola and featuring Polish pianist Vladyslav Sendecki in concert as well as guitar legend Pat Metheny sharing some of the musical moments that have shaped his own playing.

Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin' Else.

01Sons Of Kemet In Session20180407

The best in jazz - past, present and future. Featuring Sons of Kemet in session.

The best in jazz past, present and future

A new programme featuring the best in jazz - past, present and future. Jumoké Fashola presents UK band of the moment Sons of Kemet in session. Led by award-winning saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings, the band features two drummers and tuba to create a unique sound influenced by London's dancefloors.

Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin' Else.

02Jay Phelps In Concert20180414

Celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. Featuring Jay Phelps in concert.

The best in jazz past, present and future

A new weekly show celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future.

Your gateway to new sounds with classic recordings and exclusive sessions.

This week Julian Joseph presents trumpeter Jay Phelps in concert with his quartet. Born in Vancouver, Phelps moved to London in his late teens and joined Tomorrow's Warriors before going on to be a founding member of Empirical. In this concert he plays music from his new album "Free As The Birds", composed following two years of travelling the world. Alongside Jay are Rick Simpson on piano, Ferg Ireland on bass and Will Glaser on drums.

03Preservation Hall Jazz Band In Session20180421

The best in jazz - past, present and future. With Preservation Hall Jazz Band in session.

The best in jazz past, present and future

A new weekly show celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future.

Your gateway to new sounds with classic recordings and exclusive sessions.

This week Kevin LeGendre presents the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in session. The septet have been playing the jazz music of New Orleans since the early 1960s and are known for their collaborations with artists from genres outside of jazz, mixing tradition with the contemporary.

Produced by Miranda Hinkley for Somethin' Else.

04Dinosaur In Session20180428

Celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. With a session from Dinosaur.

The best in jazz past, present and future

A new weekly programme celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future.

Expect exclusive studio sessions and city-hopping live showcases featuring the stars of the contemporary scene, plus interviews and demos from musicians.

This week Jumoké Fashola presents a session from Dinosaur. Led by former BBC New Generation Artist Laura Jurd on trumpet, the four-piece band play new, synth-driven music ahead of the release of their latest album, Wonder Trail.

Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin' Else.