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The best in young British jazz

1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 04 August 2012

Stuart is joined by Radio 3's Jazz on 3 presenter Jez Nelson to talk about trends in British jazz.

Jez explains why he feels today's young musicians are making British jazz the strongest it's been in 25 years, plus how Soft Machine and British prog-rock have unwittingly had an influence on the current scene.

Music Played

10 items
  • Image for Jean Cohen-Solal

    Jean Cohen-Solal Fossette

    Captain Tarthopom, Connection

  • Image for Sic Alps

    Sic Alps Drink Up

    Sic Alps, Drag City

  • Image for Timo Ellis

    Timo Ellis Into The Shadows

    The White Bronco

  • Image for Troyka

    Troyka Dropsy


  • Image for World Service Project

    World Service Project Barmy Army (Recorded at Match and Fuse Festival)

  • Image for Roller Trio

    Roller Trio The Interrupters (Recorded at Band on the Wall, BBC Introducing In Manchester)

  • Image for Sons Of Kernet

    Sons Of Kernet Beware (Recorded at Pinewood Studios

    BBC Jazz On 3 Session

  • Image for Wire

    Wire Too Late

    Chairs Missing, Harvest

  • Image for Mike Oldfield

    Mike Oldfield Wonderful Land

    Elements, Virgin

  • Image for Hauschka

    Hauschka Radar (Richard Meyer Remix)

    Salon Des Amateurs, 130701


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