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Carmen Lundy Interview

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 March 2012

This week, Jamie chats to American jazz vocalist and composer Carmen Lundy. She talks about what it was like growing up in a musical family, alongside her famous bass player brother Curtis and gospel singer mother.

Carmen also discusses her latest album, Changes, and how she has managed to maintain her creativity after nearly three decades of recording albums.

Also this week, Jamie returns to the BBC archives to dig out a recording of Abdullah Ibrahim, the South African pianist and composer, performing on the TV show Ebony back in January 1986.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Sam Butera & The Witnesses

    Sam Butera & The Witnesses Love Charm

    Prep Records

  • Image for Emilia Mårtensson And Barry Green

    Emilia Mårtensson And Barry Green Waltz For The Lonely Ones

    And So It Goes, Babel

  • Image for Sonny Rollins

    Sonny Rollins Strode Rode

    Saxophone Colussus, Prestige Records

  • Carmen Lundy Interview

    • Image for Herbie Hancock

      Herbie Hancock Tell Me A Bedtime Story

      Fat Albert Rotunda, Warner Brothers Records

  • Image for Carmen Lundy

    Carmen Lundy The Lamp Is Low

    Good Morning Kiss, BlackHawk Records

  • Image for Carmen Lundy

    Carmen Lundy My Shining Hour

    Night And Day, Sony

  • Image for Carmen Lundy

    Carmen Lundy So Beautiful

    Changes, Afrasia Productions

  • Image for Coleman Hawkins

    Coleman Hawkins Body And Soul

    Bluebird Records

  • Image for Fink

    Fink Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us

    Perfect Darkness, Ninja Tune

  • Archive Session Track

  • Image for Tom Waits

    Tom Waits I'm Still Here

    Alice, Anti- Records


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