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Polar Bear in Session

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 April 2010

Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz, and music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to the future.

This week's show features an interview with Ramsey Lewis, one of Jamie's favourite jazz pianists of all time. There is also a live session from Polar Bear, which was recorded at the BBC's Maida Vale studios. They play a track or two from their new album, Peepers.

This new series will feature live sessions and guests from around the world, as well as tracks from the BBC's jazz session archive.

Music and featured items

14 items
  • Polar Bear live at Maida Vale

    Polar Bear play the tracks Bear Town and Want To Believe Everything in a live session at Maida Vale.

  • Image for Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Get Out of My Life Woman

    Presenting Joe Williams, Thad Jones and Mel Lewis The Jazz Orchestra, Blue Note, ULP 1178

  • Image for The Ramsey Lewis Trio

    The Ramsey Lewis Trio The "In" Crowd

    The In Crowd, Chess, 6145 013

  • Image for Billie Holiday

    Billie Holiday Blue Moon

    Jazz Masters 12, Verve, 519 825-2

  • Image for Mulatu Astatqé

    Mulatu Astatqé Mulatu Astatqé - The Way To Nice

    Mulatu Steps Ahead, Strut, STRUT056CD

  • Image for Charlie Parker & Miles Davis

    Charlie Parker & Miles Davis Charlie Parker & Miles Davis - Scrapple from the Apple

    The Genius Of Charlie Parker, Verve, 9828126

  • Image for Django Bates

    Django Bates Scrapple from the Apple

    Beloved Bird, Lost Marble, LM004

  • Image for Ramsey Lewis

    Ramsey Lewis Conversation

    Songs From The Heart: Ramsey Plays Ramsey, Concord Jazz, CJA-31313-02

  • Image for Ramsey Lewis

    Ramsey Lewis Rendezvous

    Songs From The Heart: Ramsey Plays Ramsey, Concord Jazz, CJA-31313-02

  • Image for Andreya Triana

    Andreya Triana Lost Where I Belong

    Single, Ninja Tune, n/a

  • Image for Polar Bear

    Polar Bear Bear Town (Live From Maida Vale)

  • Image for Polar Bear

    Polar Bear Want To Believe Everything (Live From Maida Vale)

  • Image for Duke Ellington Orchestra

    Duke Ellington Orchestra Moonbow

    Afro-Bossa, Discovery, 71002

  • Image for Soil &

    Soil & Stolen Moments feat. Jamie Cullum

    Soil & “Pimp” Sessions 6, Brownswood Recordings, BWOOD044CD

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