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Jamie conducts a rare interview with Kate Bush, talking to the British singer-songwriter, musician and record producer about the jazz she loves.

Jamie conducts a rare interview with Kate Bush, as the British singer-songwriter, musician and record producer talks about the jazz she loves.

Kate also tells the story behind Misty, a track on her new album 50 Words For Snow. The two musicians discuss the complex time signatures within Misty and compare them to Take Five by Dave Brubeck, before chatting about their different approaches to composition, and their mutual love of Billie Holliday and Steely Dan.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 6 Dec 2011 19:00

Music Played

  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    I Ain't Got Nobody

    • The Many Faces of Sammy Davis Jr..
    • Pickwick.
  • Donald Byrd

    Three Wishes

    • Free Form.
    • Blue Note.
  • Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five

    School Days

    • The Best Of Louis Jordan.
    • MCA.
  • Regina Spektor

    No Surprises

    • Single.
  • Kate Bush Interview

    • Kate Bush

      Misty

      • 50 Words For Snow.
      • Fish People / EMI.
    • The Dave Brubeck Quartet

      Take Five

      • Time Out.
      • CBS.
    • Billie Holiday

      Strange Fruit

      • Jazz At The Philharmonic.
      • Verve.
    • Kate Bush

      The Man I Love (feat. Larry Adler)

      • The Glory Of Gershwin.
      • Polygram.
    • Steely Dan

      Aja

      • Aja.
      • ABC.
  • Sun Ra Arkestra

    Call For All Demons

    • Angels and Demons at Play.
    • Saturn, Impulse! And Evidence.
  • Goldmund

    Dane Street

    • Famous Places.
    • Western Vinyl Records.
  • Ane Brun feat. José González

    Worship

    • It All Starts With One.
    • Balloon Ranger Recordings.

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