Jazz musician and composer Julian Joseph explores the lives and careers of black classical musicians in Britain, from royal trumpeters in the 16th century to the revered composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, who died in 1912 at the age of just 37.


Description
From battlefields to royal celebrations - jazz man Julian Joseph goes in search of black classical musicians from the past.
Julian Joseph traces the lives and careers of black classical musicians in Britain.

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20071204 (Radio 4)
  • Repeated:
    • 20071208
    • 20101026  (R7)

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