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Live from the 2010 Manchester Jazz Festival

During the 15th Manchester Jazz Festival, Jez Nelson presents a special live broadcast from Band On The Wall, with previews of festival events and performances by world-class local musicians.

Vibrant clarinet player Arun Ghosh grew up in Bolton and brings a quintet to the festival featuring Mancunians Myke Wilson and Sylvan Richardson on drums and bass alongside reeds player Idris Rahman and Corey Mwamba on vibraphone.

Stuart McCallum is a Manchester-based guitarist who is best known as a member of the Cinematic Orchestra. He plays a solo set, using electronics to add extra dimensions to his atmospheric sound.

Plus a performance from an all-star group featuring another Manchester guitar hero, Mike Walker, with pianist Gwilym Simcock and the sought after American rhythm section of Steve Swallow on bass and Adam Nussbaum on drums.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producers: Robert Abel, Joby Waldman & Peggy Sutton.

Release date:

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Mon 26 Jul 2010 23:15

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