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Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz and music rooted in jazz, representing new music from around the world. Mallorcan singer Concha Buika is his special guest.

Jamie Cullum plays an hour of jazz music ranging from its heritage to its future.

This week, Jamie selects classic tracks and shares anecdotes about how he first heard them as well as explaining their significance in the world of jazz. Mallorcan singer Concha Buika is his special guest

Buika talks about growing up listening to John Coltrane and being inspired by Spanish singers Lola Flores and Camarón de la Isla as well as American stars like Ella Fitzgerald and Betty Carter. She also discusses making her latest album, La Noche Más Larga, which features covers of jazz standards and a collaboration with virtuoso guitarist Pat Metheny.

57 minutes


Music Played

  • Mose Allison Trio

    Parchman Farm (Live)

    • Mose Alive!.
    • Atlantic.
  • Octet de Dreux


    • Freedom Jazz France.
    • Heavenly Sweetness.
  • Jacqui Dankworth

    Someday We'll All Be Free

    • Live To Love.
    • Specific Jazz.
  • Empirical

    Scoffie (The Moody One)

    • Tabula Rasa.
    • Naim Jazz.
  • George Duke


    • Feel.
    • MPS Records.
  • Magnus Öström

    Through The Sun

    • Searching For Jupiter.
    • ACT Music.
  • Buika Interview

    • John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman

      My One And Only Love

      • John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman.
      • Impulse!.
  • Lola Flores

    Angelitos Negros

    • Ole!.
    • Seeco.
  • Concha Buika

    Don't Explain

    • La Noche Mas Larga.
    • Warner Music Spain.
  • Concha Buika

    No Lo Se

    • La Noche Mas Larga.
    • Warner Music Spain.
  • Concha Buika


    • La Noche Mas Larga.
    • Warner Music Spain.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Blind Man, Blind Man

    • My Point Of View.
    • Blue Note.
  • Nick Mulvey

    River Lea

    • Fever To The Form.
    • Communion Records.


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