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Griff Rhys Jones interview

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 04 December 2012

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

A while ago at Radio 2, Jamie met the Welsh comedian and actor Griff Rhys Jones, who revealed that he was a jazz fan but would love to learn more. So, this week, the pair have got together to introduce Griff properly to the genre.

Griff talks about the jazz he already loves, such as Coleman Hawkins and Duke Ellington, whilst shares some surprise recommendations for a jazz beginner.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Anita O'Day

    Anita O'Day Take The 'A' Train

    Sings The Winners, Verve Records

  • Image for Oscar Peterson

    Oscar Peterson Soulville Samba

    Soul EspaƱol, Limelight Records

  • Image for Kairos 4Tet Featuing Omar

    Kairos 4Tet Featuing Omar Song For The Open Road

    Naim Jazz

  • Griff Rhys Jones Interview

  • Image for Neil Cowley Trio

    Neil Cowley Trio Rooster Was A Witness

    The Face Of Mount Molehill, Naim Jazz

  • Image for Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington Take The 'A' Train

    RCA Records

  • Image for Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb

    Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb - A-Tisket A-Tasket

    , Decca Records

  • Image for Allsopp, Vosloo, Stanley, Giles

    Allsopp, Vosloo, Stanley, Giles Allsopp, Vosloo, Stanley, Giles - Best Thing For You

    Once In A While, Impossible Ark Records

  • Image for Neneh Cherry and Thing

    Neneh Cherry and Thing Golden Heart

    The Cherry Thing, Smalltown Supersound

  • Image for Count Basie

    Count Basie The Kid From Red Bank

    The Atomic Mr Basie, Roulette Catalogue Number:

  • Image for Natalie Duncan

    Natalie Duncan Devil In Me

    Devil In Me, Verve Records


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