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01Hermeto Pascoal In Concert20191116Al Ryan hosts a night of jazz gems to celebrate the 2019 London Jazz Festival, from classic artists to the coolest sounds, opening with a set by Brazilian legend Hermeto Pascoal. Recorded at the 2018 Copenhagen Jazz Festival featuring Itibere Zwarg , electric bass, percussion ; André Marques, piano, flute, percussion ; Jota P, saxophones, flutes ; Fábio Pascoal, percussion ; Ajurinã Zwarg, drums, percussion and the ever flamboyant Hermeto Pascoal, on keyboard, accordion, bass flute and assorted percussion.

Al Ryan hosts a night of jazz to mark the opening night of the 2019 London Jazz Festival.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

Al Ryan hosts a night of jazz gems to celebrate the 2019 London Jazz Festival, from classic artists to the coolest sounds, opening with a set by Brazilian legend Hermeto Pascoal. Recorded at the 2018 Copenhagen Jazz Festival featuring Itibere Zwarg , electric bass, percussion ; André Marques, piano, flute, percussion ; Jota P, saxophones, flutes ; Fábio Pascoal, percussion ; Ajurinã Zwarg, drums, percussion and the ever flamboyant Hermeto Pascoal, on keyboard, accordion, bass flute and assorted percussion.

01Hermeto Pascoal In Concert - Part 120191116Al Ryan hosts a night of jazz gems to celebrate the 2019 London Jazz Festival, from classic artists to the coolest sounds, opening with a set by Brazilian legend Hermeto Pascoal. Recorded at the 2018 Copenhagen Jazz Festival featuring Itibere Zwarg , electric bass, percussion ; André Marques, piano, flute, percussion ; Jota P, saxophones, flutes ; Fábio Pascoal, percussion ; Ajurinã Zwarg, drums, percussion and the ever flamboyant Hermeto Pascoal, on keyboard, accordion, bass flute and assorted percussion.

Al Ryan hosts a night of jazz to mark the opening night of the 2019 London Jazz Festival.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

01Jazz Fix20201114If you fancy giving jazz a go, start here.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

02Chick Corea at the 2012 London Jazz Festival20201114Julian Joseph with performance highlights from pianist Chick Corea recorded at the 2012 London Jazz Festival featuring bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade. Including backstage interviews plus a special collaboration with vocalist Jacqui Dankworth. Corea is a masterful acoustic pianist, whether at the heart of a stellar trio such as tonight's, or in collaboration with the likes of Wayne Shorter, Bobby McFerrin or Bela Fleck, as well as an acknowledged pioneer of fusion stretching back to the landmark Miles Davis albums 'In A Silent Way' and 'Bitches Brew'.

Performance highlights from pianist Chick Corea recorded at the 2012 London Jazz Festival.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

02Chick Corea at the 2012 London Jazz Festival20201114Julian Joseph with performance highlights from pianist Chick Corea recorded at the 2012 London Jazz Festival featuring bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade. Including backstage interviews plus a special collaboration with vocalist Jacqui Dankworth. Corea is a masterful acoustic pianist, whether at the heart of a stellar trio such as tonight's, or in collaboration with the likes of Wayne Shorter, Bobby McFerrin or Bela Fleck, as well as an acknowledged pioneer of fusion stretching back to the landmark Miles Davis albums 'In A Silent Way' and 'Bitches Brew'.

Performance highlights from pianist Chick Corea recorded at the 2012 London Jazz Festival.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

02Jazz Fix20191116If you fancy giving jazz a go, start here.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

03Corey Mwamba's Mixtape20201114Corey with a special all-British mixtape featuring some of his key musical inspirations.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

03Godfathers Of Jazz - Herbie Hancock20191116Julian Joseph profiles pianist/composer Herbie Hancock in the company of fellow pianist Jason Rebelllo including tracks and interviews from the archive. Herbie Hancock, performs at 2019 London Jazz Festival and is famous for his Grammy-award winning instrumental single "Rockit" along with his collaborations with trumpeter Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Joni Mitchell and the Headhunters.

Julian Joseph profiles pianist Herbie Hancock in the company of Jason Rebello.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

Julian Joseph profiles pianist/composer Herbie Hancock in the company of fellow pianist Jason Rebello including tracks and interviews from the archive. Herbie Hancock, performs at the 2019 London Jazz Festival and is famous for his Grammy-award winning instrumental single "Rockit" along with his collaborations with trumpeter Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Joni Mitchell and the Headhunters.

04Nyos Jazz Orchestra With Yazz Ahmed20191116Exotic sounds from hip British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed in collaboration with the young players of the NYOS Jazz Orchestra mixing Arabic sounds and jazz. Recorded at the New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall as part of the celebrations for NYOS's 40th Anniversary and conducted by Malcolm Edmonstone.

Hip British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed in collaboration with the young players of NYOS.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

Exotic sounds from hip British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed in collaboration with the young players of the NYOS Jazz Orchestra mixing Arabic sounds and jazz. Recorded at the New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall as part of the celebrations for NYOS's 40th Anniversary and conducted by Malcolm Edmonstone.

NYOS Jazz Orchestra:

Saxophones:
Euan Gudgeon (alto)
Tallulah Molleson (alto)
Ruairidh Jones (tenor)
Josh Landsburgh (tenor)
Alicia Gardener-Trejo (bari)

Trumpets:
Alan Hunter
Iain McWhinnie
Saif Khalid
Anna Wood

Trombones
Angus Grierson
Symone Hutchison
Jossy Nwokoye
Jamie Philip (bass)

Neil McCracken (keys)
Ross Taylor (keys)
Jacques Carroll (guitar)
Ewan Hastie (bass)
Mark Sandford (bass)
Andrew Duncan (drums/perc)
Chun-Wei Kang (drums/perc)

GUEST ARTIST:
Yazz Ahmed (trumpet, flugel and electronics)

NYOS Jazz Orchestra Directors:
Malcolm Edmonstone & Andrew Bain

Hip British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed in collaboration with the young players of NYOS.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

04Wayne Shorter at the 1995 London Jazz Festival20201114Concert highlights from master saxophonist Wayne Shorter recorded at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the London Jazz Festival. Wayne has collaborated with some of the giants of jazz including Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and Weather Report. Tonight's set features Wayne in the company of Rachel Z (piano), Adam Holzman (keyboards), David Gilmore (guitar), Tracy Wormworth (bass), Will Calhoun (drums) and Frankie Colon (percussion).

Concert highlights from saxophonist Wayne Shorter recorded at the London Jazz Festival.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

04Wayne Shorter at the 1995 London Jazz Festival20201114Concert highlights from master saxophonist Wayne Shorter recorded at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the London Jazz Festival. Wayne has collaborated with some of the giants of jazz including Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and Weather Report. Tonight's set features Wayne in the company of Rachel Z (piano), Adam Holzman (keyboards), David Gilmore (guitar), Tracy Wormworth (bass), Will Calhoun (drums) and Frankie Colon (percussion).

Concert highlights from saxophonist Wayne Shorter recorded at the London Jazz Festival.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

05Godfathers Of Jazz - Sonny Rollins20191116Julian Joseph celebrates the music of saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins in the company of fellow saxophonist Tony Kofi, including interviews and essential cuts from the sax master. Rollins has recorded over 60 albums as a leader and many of his compositions, including ‘Doxy’ and ‘St.Thomas’ are now jazz standards performed by jazz artists across the world. Rollins has worked with the cream of jazz talent, including trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, pianist Thelonious Monk and drummer Max Roach.

Julian Joseph celebrates the music of saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

05Highlights from the Virtual Jazz Festival20201114Helen Mayhew presents highlights from Jazz FM's Virtual Jazz Festival.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

06Cerys Matthews's Mixtape20201114Cerys Matthews shares her eclectic taste in music with a jazz and blues flavoured mixtape.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

06New Generation Artist - Rob Luft20191116Music from award-winning jazz guitarist and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Rob Luft

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

07Future Jazz Mixtape20191116A must-have mixtape featuring young, cutting-edge artists mixing jazz with elements of electronics, hip-hop and rap including selections by Nerija, Snarky Puppy, Jaimie Branch, Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Graham Costello’s Strata, Ashley Henry and Thundercat in collaboration with Flying Lotus & BadBadNotGood.

A must-have mixtape featuring young, cutting-edge artists.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

A must-have mixtape featuring young, cutting-edge artists mixing jazz with elements of electronics, hip-hop and rap including selections by Nerija, Snarky Puppy, Jaimie Branch, Bryony Jarman-Pinto, Graham Costello’s Strata, Ashley Henry and Thundercat in collaboration with Flying Lotus & BadBadNotGood.

07Hermeto Pascoal In Concert - Part 220191116Part 2 of Hermeto Pascoal's hi-energy set from the Copenhagen Jazz Festival.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

07Jazz Voice Revisited with Guy Barker20201114Guy Barker looks back at the history of London Jazz Festival's Jazz Voice series.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

08Jazz Masterclass With Tim Garland20191116Curious about jazz? Saxophonist Tim Garland sits in with Kevin Le Gendre to explain why the sax has become such a cornerstone instrument in the world of jazz. As well as performing examples, including a stunning solo rendition of the well-known standard "Body and Soul", Tim brings in a collection of great recordings by the likes of John Coltrane and Jan Garbarek to illustrate his points.

Curious about jazz? Tim Garland and Kevin Le Gendre explore the secrets of the saxophone.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

Curious about jazz? Saxophonist Tim Garland sits in with Kevin Le Gendre to explain why the sax has become such a cornerstone instrument in the world of jazz. As well as performing examples, including a stunning solo rendition of the well-known standard "Body and Soul", Tim brings in a collection of great recordings by the likes of John Coltrane and Charlie Parker to illustrate his points.

Curious about jazz? Tim Garland and Kevin Le Gendre explore the secrets of the saxophone.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

08SEED Ensemble in Concert20201114Saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi with the SEED Ensemble in concert at the Mondriaan Jazz Festival, Netherlands, with special guests Xana and Mr Ecko. The SEED Ensemble has been nominated for a Mercury Award and is one of the key acts at this year’s London Jazz Festival, performing their tribute to Pharoah Sanders who celebrates his 80th birthday this year.

Saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi with SEED Ensemble in concert at Mondriaan Jazz Festival.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

08SEED Ensemble in Concert20201114Saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi with the SEED Ensemble in concert at the Mondriaan Jazz Festival, Netherlands, with special guests Xana and Mr Ecko. The SEED Ensemble has been nominated for a Mercury Award and is one of the key acts at this year’s London Jazz Festival, performing their tribute to Pharoah Sanders who celebrates his 80th birthday this year.

Saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi with SEED Ensemble in concert at Mondriaan Jazz Festival.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

09Jacob Collier's Feel-Good Mixtape20201114Jacob Collier serves up a feel-good mixtape, selected from his personal collection.

YolanDa Brown presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

09New Generation Artist Misha Mullov-abbado20191116Music from jazz bassist, composer, and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Misha Mullov-Abbado.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.

10Jazz Fm Presents...20191116Jazz FM presents interviews with artists taking part in the 2019 EFG London Jazz Festival.

Al Ryan presents six hours of jazz, marking the opening of the London Jazz Festival.