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Comedian Alex Horne (from BBC 4's We Need Answers) brings his 5 piece jazz band to Radio 4 in this one-off audience show that combines comedy, improvisation, storytelling and music. Alex and the band explore the fantasies of a computer programmer; try combat aerobics for the over 60s; learn to speak 'jazz' and journey into space. Meanwhile special guest, the explorer Benedict Allen, finds out if music can enhance his rumble in the jungle.

Alex Horne - Host
Joe Auckland - Trumpet
Mark Brown - Saxophone
Will Collier - Bass
Ben Reynolds - Drums and percussion
Joe Stilgoe - Keyboards and piano

Producer - Julia McKenzie.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Sun 4 Mar 2012 22:00

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Video: Liane Carroll and the ping pong ball

Jazz singer Liane Carroll sings to the beat of Alex Horne's ping pong ball...

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