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Kyle Eastwood in Session

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 22 June 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 a live session recorded at the BBC Maida Vale studios with electric and double bassist Kyle Eastwood, Clint Eastwood's son. Kyle, who is known for his mixture of vocal tracks and original instrumental compositions, ranges from brassy, horn led funk through to mellow Rhodes-piano grooves as showcased in his latest album Metropolitan.

Kyle talks about the influence his parents had on his musical tastes, about the art of writing film scores as well as the story behind some of his recent tunes.

Plus in the spirit of the World Cup, Jamie selects a tune by South African jazz singer Miriam Makeba.

Music Played

10 items
  • Image for Miriam Makeba

    Miriam Makeba Pata Pata

    Pata Pata – The Hit Sound Of Miriam Makeba, Reprise, RS 6274

  • Image for Count Basie & His Orchestra

    Count Basie & His Orchestra From Russia With Love

    Basie Meets Bond, United Artists Records, ULP 1127

  • Image for Tammy Weis

    Tammy Weis Don't Want To Fall In Love Again

    Not signed

    Where I Need To Be

  • Image for Cannonball Adderley

    Cannonball Adderley Know What I Mean? (Re-Take 7)

    Know What I Mean?, Riverside, RLP 9433

  • Image for Erik Truffaz

    Erik Truffaz Mr Wyatt

    Rendez-Vous (Paris – Benares – Mexico), EMI Music Distribution, 5099924367622

  • Image for Art Tatum

    Art Tatum Danny Boy

    The Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces Vol. 6, Pablo

  • Maida Vale Session Track

  • Image for Art Blakey, Max Roach, Elvin Jones & Philly Joe Jones

    Art Blakey, Max Roach, Elvin Jones & Philly Joe Jones Stablemates

    The Big Beat, Milestone Records, MCD-47016-2

  • Image for Dr. John & The Lower 911

    Dr. John & The Lower 911 When I'm Right (I'm Wrong)

    Tribal, Proper Records

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