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Bill Bruford and Allan Ganley

Claire Martin focuses on the work of two of the UK's most highly regarded drummers - Bill Bruford and the late Allan Ganley.

Claire Martin focuses on the work of two influential jazz drummers - Allan Ganley and Bill Bruford.

Bruford talks to Claire about his life on the road, most recently with the band Earthworks - with Tim Garland - which features music commissioned specially by this programme. Bruford rose to fame on the British rock scene, playing with King Crimson and Yes, and following his retirement in 2009 from performing, he published his autobiography.

And saxophonist Andy Panayi, who has collated scores from the widely admired Allan Ganley, talks to Claire about the late drummer. Ganley began his career in dance bands and wrote extensively for his own big band, and the CD The Allan Ganley Legacy features tracks from his extensive library used by the Tubby Hayes band, the Johnny Dankworth band and his permanent chair as drummer at Ronnie Scott's Club.

Playlist:

Title: Sunshine and Showers
Artist: Threeway
Album: Songs of the Year
Track No: 3
Label: Jazz Cat JCCD 112
Comp: Ben Crossland
Publ: n/a
Dur: 5m12s

Title: Twitter and Blisted
Artist: Alyn Cosker
Album: Lyn's Une
Track No: 8
Label: Linn Records AKD 338
Comp: Alyn Cosker
Publ: Linn
Dur: 5m33s

Title: Victor
Artist: Allan Ganley Jazz Legacy
Album: June Time
Track No: 1
Label: Vocalion CDSML 8454
Comp: Allan Ganley
Publ: n/a
Dur: 6m30s

Title: Two For The Road
Artist: Allan Ganley Jazz Legacy
Album: June Time
Track No: 6
Label: Vocalion CDSML 8454
Comp: Henry Mancini (arr Allan Ganley)
Publ: n/a
Dur: 4m15s

Title: June Time
Artist: Allan Ganley Jazz Legacy
Album: June Time
Track No: 3
Label: Vocalion CDSML 8454
Comp: Allan Ganley
Publ: n/a
Dur: 6m50s

Title: Lover Come Back To Me
Artist: Cassandra Wilson
Album: Loverly
Track No: 1
Label: Blue Note 50999 5 21788 2 5
Comp: Hammerstein !!/Kern/Romberg
Publ: Blue Note
Dur: 4m14s

Title: MBadgers
Artist: Partisans
Album: By Proxy
Track No: 4
Label: Babel BDV 2983
Comp: Julian Siegel
Publ: MCPS/PRS
Dur: 7m45s

Title: Dancing on Frith Street
Artist: Bill Bruford's Earthworks
Album: Dig?
Track No: 5
Label: Summerfold Records BBSF 010 CD
Comp: Django Bates
Publ: EG Records Ltd
Dur: 4m6s

Title: Stand on Zanzibar
Artist: Bill Bruford/Michiel Borstlap
Album: Every Step a Dance, Every Word a Song
Track No: 8
Label: Summerfold Records BBSF 006 CD
Comp: Bruford/Borstlap
Publ: Copyright Control/BMG Music
Dur: 7m34s

Title: My Heart Declares a Holiday
Artist: Bill Bruford's Earthworks featuring Tim Garland
Album: Random Acts of Happiness
Track No: 1
Label: Summerfold Records SFVP 001 CD
Comp: Bruford/Ballamy/Bates
Publ: Copyright Control
Dur: 5m10s

Title: Spot Session
Artist: Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Album: Soul Finger
Track No: 1
Label: Verve 60251 7966390
Comp: Freddie Hubbard/Lee Morgan
Publ: Biem/Sabam
Dur: 7m17s

Title: Call
Artist: Troyka
Album: Troyka
Track No: 5
Label: Edition Records EDN 1014
Comp: Kit Downes
Publ: Edition Records
Dur: 2m15s.

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