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Jazz Divas Gold

Jazz classics from the BBC archives with performances from Ella Fitzgerald, Cleo Laine, Sarah Vaughan, Nina Simone, Peggy Lee, Betty Carter, Amy Winehouse, Eartha Kitt and more.

BBC Four explores the archives for the sultry sounds and looks of 'Jazz Divas Gold'! Featured Jazz legends include Ella Fitzgerald, Marion Montgomery, Cleo Laine, Blossom Dearie, Sarah Vaughan, Nina Simone, Peggy Lee, Betty Carter, Amy Winehouse, Eartha Kitt and many more who can be seen from 1965 to 2008 on BBC treasures such as Not So Much a Programme, More a Way of Life, Show of the Week, Not Only...But Also, Birdland, Parkinson, Later..with Jools Holland, Morecambe and Wise and more...so let's hear it for the ladies!

1 hour

Last on

Sat 30 May 2020 23:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Cleo Laine, Annie Ross & Barbara Evans

    The Farewell Song

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    The Boy From Ipanema

  • Marion Montgomery

    Close Your Eyes

  • Annie Ross

    God Bless the Child

  • Diahann Carroll

    All Or Nothing At All

  • June Christy

    Just in Time

  • Blossom Dearie

    I Like You/Saving My Feelings

  • Cleo Laine

    Feeling Good

  • Marion Montgomery

    Goofus

  • Sarah Vaughan

    From This Moment On

  • Peggy Lee

    Fever

  • Dianne Reeves

    Like A Lover

  • Nina Simone

    Lonesome Cities

  • Betty Carter

    I Should Care

  • Cassandra Wilson

    Iconic Memories

  • Eartha Kitt

    Let's Do It

  • Diana Krall

    Peel Me A Grape

  • Amy Winehouse

    Stronger Than Me

  • Melody Gardot

    Sweet Memory

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer Sasha Duncan
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

Broadcasts