The best in jazz music with John Hellings.
We talk to bass player Tom Hill who played bass with Les Brown and his Band of Renown
The best in jazz music with John Hellings including music from Trudy Kerr and Stan Getz
We celebrate four birthdays in tonight's show. Plus we hear from NYJO and Mose Allison
Drummer Tony Kinsey has written music for That's Life together with a String Quartet
It would have been Kenny Davern's birthday this week and there's Kenny in 1985 with Humph
A look back over the year, listen to some of the music and talking to some of the artists
We hear more from Alex Woods who is studying jazz at the Manhattan School of Music
In last week's show we finished with an 'unknown' harmonica player. Tonight - the answer.
A couple of groups featuring a pair of trombones but playing very different music
Simon Spillett talks about the music of Tubby Hayes and also about British Jazz
Singer Val Wiseman tells the story of her start in Jazz during the days of the trad boom
From Stan Tracey, who appears twice via Oliver Jones to Ahmad Jamal and Gordon Beck
Music and memories of Acker Bilk who died last week.
Is the popularity of swing dancing helping to bring the music to a new audience?
Was there ever Topsy on one side of a record and Turvy on the reverse?
Marilyn Middleton Pollock talks about her youth in Chicago singing folk music
A range of jazz from the Dutch Swing College in the sixties to singer Ian Shaw
Some piano jazz from David Newton, Jacques Loussier and Ray Foxley
Trombone excellence from Mark Nightingale and Alistair White, plus Vic Dickenson
The Paul Munnery Band in the early 90s and the Gerry Mulligan Big Band in 1960
Lambert Hendricks and Bavan from 1963 and Karrin Allyson from Montreux
A selection of the best in jazz music from the Merseysippi Jazz Band to McCoy Tyner
Some jazz duos plus some solo piano with some superb pairing of artists as well
We hear about a new jazz festival that regards musical education as important
We talk to the organisers of the Congleton Jazz and Blues Festival about their fifth
Veteran trumpeter Percy Humphreys recorded in 1961 and a new CD from singer Cyrille Aimee
We hear about the Pershore Jazz Festival plus we'll hear some re-issued CDs