Geoffrey Smith celebrates the work of Count Basie and his bands
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Geoffrey Smith celebrates the distinguished career of British saxophonist Bobby Wellins.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates music of saxophonist-singer Louis Jordan.
Geoffrey Smith pays tribute to New Orleans pianist-composer Jelly Roll Morton.
Geoffrey Smith picks some favourite tracks from pianist Teddy Wilson (1912-86).
Geoffrey Smith surveys the career of guitarist Wes Montgomery.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates vocal virtuoso Kurt Elling and his mentor, the late Mark Murphy.
Geoffrey Smith's Christmas miscellany includes music from Lee Konitz and Norma Winstone.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates the music of Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates the work of alto saxophonist and bandleader Phil Woods.
Geoffrey Smith surveys the work of American composer and bandleader Maria Schneider.
Geoffrey traces the career of witty, swinging jazz pianist Erroll Garner.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates the music of tenor saxophonist Chu Berry.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates the work of Jamaican alto saxophonist Joe Harriott.
Geoffrey Smith surveys the work of idiosyncratic clarinettist Pee Wee Russell.
Geoffrey Smith salutes the distinctive trumpeter Henry Red Allen.
Geoffrey Smith introduces music from Sonny Terry, Wynton Marsalis and Carla Bley.
Geoffrey Smith presents a sequence of songs about time, from Billie Holiday to Miles Davis
Geoffrey Smith surveys the deep roots shared between jazz and folk music.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates the work of influential singer Norma Winstone.
Highlights from pianist Red Garland's work with Miles Davis, John Coltrane and others.
Geoffrey Smith picks highlights from pianist Duke Ellington's career in the 1950s and 60s.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates the work of unique free jazz pioneer pianist Lennie Tristano.
Saluting alto saxophonist Lee Konitz, who came to fame with Miles Davis and Stan Kenton.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates the centenary of the birth of Billie Holiday.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates the horn and star players, from Kid Ory to JJ Johnson and beyond
Geoffrey Smith salutes the edginess, abstraction and elegance of saxophonist Joe Henderson
Geoffrey Smith surveys the music of vocal artist Carmen McRae.
Geoffrey Smith presents favourite songs from singers Big Joe Turner and Helen Humes.
Geoffrey Smith traces the career of drummer Buddy Rich.