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World, Tropical and Jazz Retrospective!

2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 07 March 2012

Gilles continues his retrospective shows and this week as he focuses on the exotic: world, tropical and jazz!

Gilles drops some of his favourite Maida Vale sessions from his time on Radio 1, touching on tracks from Robert Glasper, Seun Kuti, Meshell Ndegeocello, Dwele & Roy Hargrove. Plus, he dips into the labels that re-release hidden gems from around the world, such as Analog Africa, Soundway and Sofrito!

If that wasn't enough, there's also music from Seu Jorge, Skream, Femi featuring D'Angelo, and Quantic!

Music Played

33 items


  • Wed 7 Mar 2012 02:00 BBC Radio 1

  • Wed 7 Mar 2012 02:00 BBC Radio 1 N. Ireland

  • Wed 7 Mar 2012 02:00 BBC Radio 1 Scotland

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