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Edmund de Waal; Winner of Young Musician; Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Edmund de Waal in his studio; James Bartlett on winning Young Musician of the Year; The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble perform in the studio; writing for the teenage voice.

Ceramic artist Edmund de Waal, author of the award-winning memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes, shows John Wilson around his London studio and demonstrates how he creates an 'Edmund de Waal' bowl at the potter's wheel; The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is a band of eight brothers from Chicago, all taught by their jazz musician father, Phil Cohran. They perform in the studio and talk about continuing their father's legacy; Last night, 17-year-old pianist Martin James Bartlett won the BBC Young Musician 2014 competition. He discusses entering the competition for a second time and why he chose Rachmaninov for his performance in the finals; E4's series Youngers chronicles the attempts of two teenage musicians to make it in the Peckham urban music scene. Writer Levi David Addai and star Calvin Demba discuss the challenges of keeping the show authentic, while Val McDermid, Phil Redmond and Joss Whedon reflect on how they've tried to make their teen characters ring true.

Presenter: John Wilson
Producer: Rebecca Armstrong.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Edmund de Waal

    Duration: 08:26

  • Martin James Bartlett - Winner of Young Musician of the Year

    Duration: 04:04

  • Teen Slang

    Duration: 07:32

  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

    Duration: 07:38

Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal

Ceramic artist Edmund de Waal, author of the award-winning memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes, shows John Wilson around his London studio and demonstrates how he creates an 'Edmund de Waal' bowl at the potter's wheel.

Edmund de Waal by Edmund de Waal is published by Phaidon.

Martin James Bartlett - BBC Young Musician of the Year 2014

Martin James Bartlett - BBC Young Musician of the Year 2014
Martin James Bartlett, winner of The BBC Young Musician of the Year 2014 competition talks to John Wilson.

Teen Talk

Teen Talk
Writer Levi David Addai and star Calvin Demba discuss the challenges of writing for the show Youngers and keeping the show authentic for teenagers.  Val McDermid, Phil Redmond and Joss Whedon reflect on how they've tried to make their teen characters ring true.

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is a band of eight brothers from Chicago, all taught by their jazz musician father, Phil Cohran. They perform in the studio and talk about continuing their father's legacy.

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Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Edmund de Waal
Interviewed Guest Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Interviewed Guest Martin James Bartlett
Interviewed Guest Levi David Addai
Interviewed Guest Calvin Demba
Interviewed Guest Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest Phil Redmond
Interviewed Guest Joss Whedon
Producer Rebecca Armstrong

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