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Gramophone Awards 2014, Andris Nelsons, Fournier Trio

Geoffrey Smith's Jazz Episode guide

  1. Count Basie

    Geoffrey Smith celebrates the work of Count Basie and his bands

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  2. Benny Golson

    Geoffrey Smith celebrates the music of saxophonist-composer Benny Golson.

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2014

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  3. Max Kaminsky and Muggsy Spanier

    Geoffrey surveys the fiery legacy of trumpeters Max Kaminsky and Muggsy Spanier.

    First broadcast: 07 Sep 2014

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  4. Mose Allison

    Geoffrey Smith celebrates pianist Mose Allison, known as 'the sage of Tippo, Mississippi'.

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2014

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  5. Brad Mehldau

    Geoffrey Smith celebrates contemporary keyboard great Brad Mehldau.

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2014

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  6. Bill Coleman

    Geoffrey Smith celebrates trumpeter Bill Coleman, who made his major career in France.

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2014

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  7. Artie Shaw

    Geoffrey Smith picks favourite music from clarinettist, composer and bandleader Artie Shaw

    First broadcast: 10 Aug 2014

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  8. Jimmy Giuffre

    Geoffrey Smith presents highlights from the career of saxophonist/composer Jimmy Giuffre.

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2014

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  9. Drummers

    Geoffrey Smith presents his favourite drummers, from Chick Webb & Gene Krupa to Max Roach.

    First broadcast: 20 Jul 2014

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  10. Mildred Bailey and Lee Wiley

    Geoffrey Smith celebrates the styles of swing era vocal stars Mildred Bailey and Lee Wiley

    First broadcast: 13 Jul 2014

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  11. Duke Ellington's Small Groups

    Geoffrey Smith selects music from the 1930s sessions by Duke Ellington's sidemen.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2014

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  12. King Oliver

    Geoffrey Smith with music by cornettist King Oliver of Louis Armstrong's Creole Jazz Band.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2014

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  13. Roland Kirk

    Geoffrey Smith salutes Jazz's ultimate one-man band, Roland Kirk.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2014

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  14. Bunny Berigan and Bud Freeman

    Geoffrey Smith surveys the work of trumpeter Bunny Berigan and saxophonist Bud Freeman.

    First broadcast: 18 May 2014

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  15. Clark Terry

    Geoffrey Smith picks highlights from the career of trumpeter Clark Terry.

    First broadcast: 11 May 2014

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  16. Billy Strayhorn

    Geoffrey Smith pays homage to Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington's musical alter-ego.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2014

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  17. Easter

    Geoffrey Smith presents music for Easter, with New Orleans music including Lester Young.

    First broadcast: 20 Apr 2014

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  18. Lucky Thompson

    Geoffrey Smith recalls the records saxophonist Lucky Thompson made in his prime.

    First broadcast: 13 Apr 2014

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  19. Stuff Smith

    Geoffrey Smith surveys the exuberant career of violinist Hezekiah 'Stuff' Smith.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2014

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  20. Hampton Hawes

    Geoffrey Smith traces the colourful career of bebop and blues pianist Hampton Hawes.

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2014

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  21. Spring

    Geoffrey Smith welcomes the arrival of spring with songs by Miles Davis and Billie Holiday

    First broadcast: 23 Mar 2014

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  22. Lee Morgan

    Geoffrey Smith surveys the meteoric career of trumpet prodigy Lee Morgan.

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2014

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  23. Art Pepper

    Geoffrey Smith surveys the passionate career of alto saxophonist Art Pepper.

    First broadcast: 09 Mar 2014

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  24. Mardi Gras

    Ahead of Mardi Gras, Geoffrey Smith introduces new and old music from New Orleans.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2014

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  25. Gerry Mulligan

    Geoffrey Smith picks highlights from the career of baritone saxophonist Gerry Mulligan.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 2014

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  26. Stan Getz

    Geoffrey picks highlights from saxophonist Stan Getz's extraordinary career.

    First broadcast: 16 Feb 2014

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  27. Yusef Lateef

    A look at multi-instrumentalist and world music pioneer, the late Yusef Lateef.

    First broadcast: 09 Feb 2014

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  28. Roy Eldridge

    Geoffrey Smith surveys the passionate career of trumpet great Roy Eldridge.

    First broadcast: 02 Feb 2014

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  29. Gene Krupa

    Geoffrey Smith surveys the celebrated career of drummer Gene Krupa.

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 2014

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  30. A Tribute to Stan Tracey

    Geoffrey Smith celebrates the work of the late pianist-composer Stan Tracey.

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 2014

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