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Kit Downes Ensemble Maida Vale Session

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 August 2013

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

This week, Jamie has BBC Maida Vale session tracks from an all-star Kit Downes Ensemble.

British pianist Kit Downes brings together the cream of the British jazz scene throughout the decades for this exclusive session for Jamie's show. Kit's usual quintet is joined by Chris Montague on guitar, Julian Siegel on bass clarinet, Lewis Wright on drums and vibes and the great tenor saxophonist Stan Sulzmann to play tracks from Kit's latest album, Light From Old Stars.

Music Played

9 items
  • Image for Stacey Kent

    Stacey Kent One Note Samba

    The Changing Lights, Parlophone

  • Image for Dudley Moore Trio

    Dudley Moore Trio Duddley Dell

    From Beyond The Fringe, El Records

  • Image for Harry Connick, Jr.

    Harry Connick, Jr. One Fine Thing

    Every Man Should Know, Columbia Records

  • Image for The Sugarman 3

    The Sugarman 3 So Long Donkey

    Soul Donkey, Desco Records

  • Image for Embla

    Embla A Thousand Times

    A Thousand Times

  • Kit Downes Ensemble Maida Vale Session

  • Image for Ella Fitzgerald

    Ella Fitzgerald I Ain't Got Nothing But The Blues

    Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book, Verve

  • Kit Downes Ensemble Maida Vale Session

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong St. James Infirmary

    Louis Armstrong & Friends, Stardust Records


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