Empirical and Benyounes Quartet, Willard White, English National Ballet
Sean Rafferty presents live music and guests. With performances from jazz band Empirical, the Benyounes Quartet and renowned bass Willard White.
Sean Rafferty with live music and guests, plus all the latest arts news
Playing live in the studio today are Empirical, "the coolest of Britain's young jazz bands" (Telegraph) , alongside the young Benyounes Quartet who have been collaborating on a new jazz/classical project. The result is an exciting mix of composition and improvisation.
Renowned bass Sir Willard White is also in the studio to sing live and talk about his long and glittering career.
Plus Sean visits the new National Gallery exhibition, Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900, and finds some familiar faces.
Main headlines are at 5pm and 6pm.