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Ginger Baker

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 23 April 2013

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

This week, Jamie selects classic tracks and shares anecdotes about how he first heard them as well as explaining their significance in the world of jazz. He also features a few words from British drummer, Ginger Baker. Ginger remembers growing up listening to stars like Charlie Parker, Max Roach and Dizzy Gillespie. He also talks about working with Cream, Fela Kuti and Ron Miles plus his new African Jazz Fusion project together with saxophonist Pee Wee Ellis and bassist Alec Dankworth.

Music Played

13 items
  • Image for Etta Jones

    Etta Jones Nature Boy

    Hollar!, Prestige

  • Image for Buddy Pipp’s Highlifers

    Buddy Pipp’s Highlifers Sway

    London Is The Place For Me 5 & 6, Honest Jon’s Records

  • Image for The Equatics

    The Equatics What They Doin?

    Doin’ It, Now Again Records

  • Image for Oliver Nelson

    Oliver Nelson Butch And Butch

    Blues And The Abstract Truth, Impulse!

  • Image for Bill Frisell

    Bill Frisell Eighty-One

    Bill Frisell, Ron Carter, Paul Motian, Nonesuch Records

  • Ginger Baker Feature

  • Image for Charlie Parker Quintet

    Charlie Parker Quintet Salt Peanuts

    Bird Up, Savoy Jazz

  • Image for Cream

    Cream Traintime

    Wheels Of Fire, Polydor

  • Image for Ginger Baker Trio

    Ginger Baker Trio Jesus Loves Me

    Coward of the County, Atlantic Records

  • Image for Joshua Redman

    Joshua Redman Stop This Train

    Walking Shadows, Nonesuch Records

  • Image for Meshell Ndegeocello feat. Lizz Wright

    Meshell Ndegeocello feat. Lizz Wright Nobody's Fault But Mine

    Pour Une Âme Souveraine - A Dedication To Nina Simone, Naïve Records

  • Image for Horace Silver

    Horace Silver Que Pasa Trio Version

    Cantiga Para Meu Pai (Song For My Father), Blue Note

  • Image for Bonobo

    Bonobo Sapphire

    The North Borders, Ninja Tune


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