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Polar Bear in Session

Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz, and music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to the future. This week's show features Ramsey Lewis and Polar Bear.

Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz, and music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to the future.

This week's show features an interview with Ramsey Lewis, one of Jamie's favourite jazz pianists of all time. There is also a live session from Polar Bear, which was recorded at the BBC's Maida Vale studios. They play a track or two from their new album, Peepers.

This new series will feature live sessions and guests from around the world, as well as tracks from the BBC's jazz session archive.

1 hour

Music and featured items

  • Polar Bear live at Maida Vale

    Polar Bear play the tracks Bear Town and Want To Believe Everything in a live session at Maida Vale.

    Duration: 12:43

  • Joe Williams

    Get Out of My Life Woman

    • Presenting Joe Williams, Thad Jones and Mel Lewis The Jazz Orchestra.
    • Blue Note.
    • ULP 1178.
  • The Ramsey Lewis Trio

    The In Crowd (Bohemian Caverns, 1965)

    • The In Crowd.
    • Chess.
    • 6145 013.
  • Billie Holiday

    Blue Moon

    • Jazz Masters 12.
    • Verve.
    • 519 825-2.
  • Mulatu Astatqé - The Way To Nice

  • Charlie Parker & Miles Davis - Scrapple from the Apple

  • Django Bates

    Scrapple from the Apple

    • Beloved Bird.
    • Lost Marble.
    • LM004.
  • Ramsey Lewis

    Conversation

    • Songs From The Heart: Ramsey Plays Ramsey.
    • Concord Jazz.
    • CJA-31313-02.
  • Ramsey Lewis

    Rendezvous

    • Songs From The Heart: Ramsey Plays Ramsey.
    • Concord Jazz.
    • CJA-31313-02.
  • Andreya Triana

    Lost Where I Belong

    • Single.
    • Ninja Tune.
    • n/a.
  • Polar Bear

    Bear Town (Live From Maida Vale)

  • Polar Bear

    Want To Believe Everything (Live From Maida Vale)

  • The Duke Ellington Orchestra

    Moonbow

    • Afro-Bossa.
    • Discovery.
    • 71002.
  • Soil & 'Pimp' Sessions

    Stolen Moments feat. Jamie Cullum

    • Soil & “Pimp” Sessions 6.
    • Brownswood Recordings.
    • BWOOD044CD.

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