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Charlie Watts feature

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

This week, as part of Radio 2's season celebrating 50 years of The Rolling Stones, Jamie meets up with Charlie Watts in Paris to talk about The Rolling Stones, drumming and his lifelong passion for jazz.

Charlie remembers the artists he first heard when he was younger that inspired his style of drumming, from Howlin' Wolf to Earl Palmer, and the pair discuss the slick fashion of jazz musicians, who have influenced Charlie's own style.
Charlie also confides in what it was like drumming with The Stones, and shares some great memories from the last fifty years.

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57 minutes

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Tue 20 Nov 2012 19:00

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