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Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum

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First broadcast: Sun 25 Mar 2012

Jazz musician

Kirsty Young's castaway is the jazz pianist and singer Jamie Cullum.

His interview was recorded in front of an audience at St George's in Bristol and launched Radio 4's More Than Words Festival. Despite failing his grade four piano exam and, by his own admission, barely being able to read music, Jamie Cullum has become hugely popular. He is particularly celebrated for his live shows and in this very special recording, he performed three of his musical choices.

Choices

Jamie Cullum

1.

Jamie Cullum

Do You Know what it Means to Miss New Orleans?

Composer: Eddie DeLange and Louis Alter Performed: Live

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John Tavener

2.

John Tavener

The Lamb

Artist: The Sixteen, led by Harry Christophers

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Roni Size

3.

Roni Size

Brown Paper Bag

Composer: Roni Size

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Jamie Cullum

4.

Jamie Cullum

Tiny Dancer

Composer: Elton John and Bernie Taupin Performed: Live

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The Cinematic Orchestra

5.

The Cinematic Orchestra

All Thing to All Men

Composer: J.Swinscoe/ Phil France/Rodney Smith

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Animal Collective

6.

Animal Collective

My Girls

Composer: Animal Collective

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Sufjan Stevens

7.

Sufjan Stevens

Concerning the UFO Sighting near Highland Illinois

Composer: Sufjan Stevens

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Jamie Cullum

8.

Castaway's favourite

Jamie Cullum

I Think it’s Going to Rain Today

Composer: Randy Newman Performed: Live

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Book

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

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Luxury item

A huge stack of white paper and pencils

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Occupations

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