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Shabaka Hutchings Interview

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 30 October 2012

Jamie Cullum plays an hour of jazz music ranging from its heritage to its future.

This week's show features an interview with one of his favourite rising British jazz stars, Shabaka Hutchings. Shabaka talks about his creative approach to improvisation and philosophies behind creating jazz.

Shabaka explains what we can expect from his concert at the London Jazz Festival. He will be performing with the BBC Concert Orchestra and his band Sons Of Kemet, in a live Radio 3 broadcast.

An important figure of the British jazz scene, Shabaka performs on clarinet and saxophone with artists such as Charlie Haden and has recorded with Courtney Pine, Mulatu Astatke and Soweto Kinch.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Gil Scott-Heron

    Gil Scott-Heron Is That Jazz?

    Reflections, Arista Records

  • Image for The Dave Brubeck Quartet

    The Dave Brubeck Quartet Look For The Silver Lining

    Brubeck/Desmond, Fantasy Records

  • Image for Esperanza Spalding

    Esperanza Spalding Black Gold

    Radio Music Society, Heads Up International

  • Shabaka Hutchings Interview

    • Image for Mulatu Astatke And The Heliocentrics

      Mulatu Astatke And The Heliocentrics Esketa Dance

      Inspiration Information 3, Strut Records

  • Image for Shabaka Hutchings And The Sons Of Kemet

    Shabaka Hutchings And The Sons Of Kemet Going Home (Recorded for Jazz on 3, August 2012)

  • Terry Callier Tribute

    • Image for Terry Callier

      Terry Callier You Goin' To Miss Your Candyman

      What Colour Is Love, Cadet Records

  • Image for Bill Evans Trio

    Bill Evans Trio Gloria's Step (Take 3)

    Sunday At The Village Vanguard, Riverside Records

  • Image for Keith Kenniff

    Keith Kenniff Aerial

    The Last Survivor, Circle Into Square

  • Image for Ethel Waters

    Ethel Waters Dinah

    Columbia Records

  • Image for Medeski Martin and Wood

    Medeski Martin and Wood Wonton

    Radiolarians III, Indirecto Records

  • Image for Diana Krall

    Diana Krall We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye

    Glad Rag Doll, Verve Records


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