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Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz, from its heritage to its future, continuing to represent the best new music from the world of jazz.

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

This week it's all about the music. Jamie selects classic tracks and shares anecdotes about how he first heard them as well as explaining their significance in the world of jazz. He also showcases some of the most exciting new music from the rising stars of today.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Lester Young & His California Playboys

    Wobble Time

    • Whip! Wobble! And Grind!.
    • Harlem Records.
  • Carmen McRae

    Bye Bye Blackbird

    • Birds of a Feather.
    • Decca.
  • Piero Umiliani feat. Chet Baker


    • Chet Baker – Italian Movies.
    • Moochin’ About.
  • Bugge Wesseltoft

    My World Is OK

    • OK World.
    • Jazzland Recordings.
  • Marc O'Reilly


    • Human Herdings.
    • Salt and Shake Records.
  • Johnny Griffin Sextet

    Woody'n You

    • Johnny Griffin Sextet.
    • Riverside Records.
  • Slim & Slam

    Vol Vistu Gaily Star

    • The Groove Juice Special.
    • Sony.
  • Alice Russell

    Let Go (Breakdown)

    • To Dust.
    • Tru Thoughts.
  • The Freedom Sounds & Wayne Henderson

    Behold The Day

    • Cinematic Orchestra’s Late Night Tales.
    • Late Night Tales.
  • Neil Cowley Trio


    • Touch and Flee.
    • Naim Jazz.
  • Probe DMS

    The Day

    • Brownswood Bubblers Two.
    • Brownswood Recordings.


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