Jazz pianist Jamie Cullum is interviewed by Kirsty Young for a special edition of Desert Island Discs as part of the More Than Words Festival for Radio 4 in Bristol.
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.
Producer: Leanne Buckle.
Do You Know what it Means to Miss New Orleans?
Composer: Eddie DeLange and Louis Alter Performed: Live
Artist: The Sixteen, led by Harry Christophers
- Tavener: Two Hymns to the Mother of God...
- Collins Classics.
Roni Size / Reprazent
Brown Paper Bag
Composer: Roni Size
- Talking Loud.
Composer: Elton John and Bernie Taupin Performed: Live
The Cinematic Orchestra
All Things To All Men (feat. Roots Manuva) (feat. Roots Manuva)
Composer: J.Swinscoe/ Phil France/Rodney Smith
- Every Day.
- Ninja Tune.
Composer: Animal Collective
- Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Concerning the UFO Sighting near Highland Illinois
Composer: Sufjan Stevens
- Come on Feel the Illinoise.
- Rough Trade.
I Think it’s Going to Rain Today
Composer: Randy Newman Performed: Live
On the Road - Jack Kerouac
A huge stack of white paper and pencils
|Interviewed Guest||Jamie Cullum|
- Sun 25 Mar 2012 11:15
- Fri 30 Mar 2012 09:00