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Jez Nelson Jez Nelson Radio 3 Presenter, Presenter, Jazz on 3 Blog posts in total 43

  1. Jazz on 3: Adventures in Sound

    Monday 17 February 2014, 15:16

    Jazz Nelson introduces Jazz on 3's Adventures in Sound edition.

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  2. Jazz on 3: Saalfelden Jazz Festival 2013

    Monday 10 February 2014, 11:53

    Introducing new, experimental jazz from the Saalfelden Jazz Festival in Austrian Alps.

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  3. Jazz on 3: Medeski Martin and Wood

    Tuesday 4 February 2014, 13:20

    Jez Nelson previews Monday 3 February's edition of Jazz on 3.

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  4. Jazz on 3: Schlippenbach Trio, Marc Ribot

    Wednesday 29 January 2014, 17:09

    Jez Nelson previews Monday's edition of Jazz on 3.

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  5. Jazz on 3: Wadada Leo Smith

    Tuesday 21 January 2014, 16:32

    Jez Nelson writes about this week's Jazz on 3, featuring Wadada Leo Smith

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  6. Jazz on 3: Claudia Quintet, Mopo

    Friday 10 January 2014, 16:22

    Jez Nelson introduces a memorable performance from Claudia Quintet and an exclusive session from Finnish punk-jazzers: Mopo

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  7. Jazz on 3

    Monday 6 January 2014, 15:31

    Jez Nelson previews tonight's edition of Jazz on 3.

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  8. Jazz on 3 - Wayne Shorter

    Monday 30 December 2013, 12:12

    Jez Nelson introduces the last Jazz on 3 of 2013.

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  9. Jazz on 3: Best of 2013

    Friday 20 December 2013, 17:33

    Jez Nelson previews Jazz on 3's Best of 2013 broadcast.

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  10. Jazz On 3: Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra with Marilyn Crispell

    Thursday 12 December 2013, 22:41

    Jez Nelson introduces the artists featured in Jazz on 3 on Monday 16 December.

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  11. Jazz On 3: Jazz in the Round at the London Jazz Festival

    Friday 6 December 2013, 17:56

    Jez Nelson introduces the artists in the next edition of Jazz on 3. 

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  12. Jazz on 3: Mehliana at the 2013 London Jazz Festival

    Monday 2 December 2013, 14:12

    Jez Nelson introduces duo Mehliana, recorded in concert at the Barbican Centre during the London Jazz Festival.

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  13. Jazz on 3: Jaimeo Brown

    Monday 25 November 2013, 13:20

    Jez Nelson previews tonight's edition of Jazz on 3.

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  14. Jazz On 3: 2013 London Jazz Festival Launch - Adventures in Sound

    Thursday 14 November 2013, 13:26

    Jazz on 3 - Presenter Jez Nelson introduces the 2013 London Jazz Festival Launch and Adventures in Sound.

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  15. Jazz on 3 - The Necks

    Monday 11 November 2013, 16:57

    Jez Nelson introduces the stars of tonight's Jazz on 3 - The Necks.

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  16. Jazz on 3: Peter Evans’s Zebulon Trio

    Tuesday 29 October 2013, 15:49

    Jez Nelson introduces the Peter Evans's trio, Zebulon, featured in the latest edition of Jazz on 3.

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  17. Jazz on 3: Fete Quaqua Festival 2013

    Thursday 17 October 2013, 17:46

    Jez explores the sounds of the Fete Quaqua improvisation festival.

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  18. Jazz on 3: Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet

    Friday 11 October 2013, 16:54

    Jez brings jazz from New York via Poland and an exclusive session from a vibraphone pioneer.

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  19. Jazz On 3: Vision Festival 2013

    Monday 30 September 2013, 12:51

    Jez introduces two standout performances from New York's Vision Festival, including drummer Tomas Fujiwara and his group The Hook-Up.

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  20. Jazz On 3: Rudresh Mahanthappa and Gamak

    Monday 23 September 2013, 17:06

    Jez welcomes alto-saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa back to Jazz on 3.

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