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Jazz and Folk

Jazz and folk music share deep roots, from the earthy spontaneity of the blues to the passion of spirituals and dance. As part of Radio 3's Folk Connections weekend, Geoffrey Smith surveys the folk-jazz connection from the likes of Lead Belly to Jan Garbarek and Dizzy Gillespie.

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Sun 31 Jan 2016 00:00

Music Played

  • Lead Belly

    Good Morning Blues

    • Good Morning Blues.
    • Topaz.
    • 2.
  • Lead Belly

    Good Morning Blues

    • Good Morning Blues.
    • Topaz.
    • 2.
  • Lead Belly

    Poor Howard/Green Corn

    • Good Morning Blues.
    • Topaz.
    • 8.
  • Lead Belly

    Poor Howard/Green Corn

    • Good Morning Blues.
    • Topaz.
    • 8.
  • Son House

    Death Letter Blues

    • On The Road Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Surco.
    • 17.
  • Son House

    Death Letter Blues

    • On The Road Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
    • Surco.
    • 17.
  • Jimmie Rodgers

    Blue Yodel #9

    • When the Sun Goes Down - The First Time I Met the Blues.
    • Bluebird.
    • 15.
  • Jimmie Rodgers

    Blue Yodel #9

    • When the Sun Goes Down - The First Time I Met the Blues.
    • Bluebird.
    • 15.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Savoy Blues

    Performer: Johnny St. Cyr. Performer: Kid Ory. Performer: Lonnie Johnson. Performer: Johnny Dodds. Performer: Louis Armstrong. Performer: Lil Armstong.
    • HOT FIVES & SEVENS VOLUME 2.
    • JSP.
    • 21.
  • Louis Armstrong & Louis Armstrong

    Savoy Blues

    • HOT FIVES & SEVENS VOLUME 2.
    • JSP.
    • 21.
  • Lil Green

    Why Don't You Do Right

    Performer: Big Bill Broonzy. Performer: Simeon Henry. Performer: Lil Green. Performer: Ransom Knowling.
    • That's All Right.
    • Bluebird.
    • 7.
  • Lil Green

    Why Don't You Do Right

    • That's All Right.
    • Bluebird.
    • 7.
  • Memphis Blue

    Grinder Man Blues

    Performer: Memphis Slim. Performer: Memphis Slim.
    • That's All Right.
    • Bluebird.
    • 5.
  • Memphis Slim

    Grinder Man Blues

    • That's All Right.
    • Bluebird.
    • 5.
  • Pete Johnson And Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson And Albert Ammons

    Walkin' The Boogie

    • That's All Right.
    • Bluebird.
    • 6.
  • Pete Johnson And Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson And Albert Ammons

    Walkin' The Boogie

    • That's All Right.
    • Bluebird.
    • 6.
  • Charlie Byrd

    Mama I'll Be Home Someday

    Performer: Buddy Deppenschmidt. Performer: Charlie Byrd, Keter Betts, Bertell Knox. Performer: Keter Betts.
    • Mr Guitar.
    • Riverside.
    • 9.
  • Charlie Byrd & Charlie Byrd, Keter Betts, Bertell Knox

    Mama I'll Be Home Someday

    • Mr Guitar.
    • Riverside.
    • 9.
  • Mahalia Jackson

    In My Home Over There

    Performer: Jo Jones. Performer: Edward Robinson. Performer: Charles Clency.
    • Mahalia Jackson In Concert Easter Sunday 1967.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • Mahalia Jackson

    In My Home Over Here

    • Mahalia Jackson In Concert Easter Sunday.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • Jan Garbarek

    Lillekort

    Performer: John Abercrombie. Performer: John Abercrombie. Performer: Jan Garbarek. Performer: Naná Vasconcelos. Performer: Naná Vasconcelos.
    • Jan Garbarek Selected Recordings.
    • ECM.
    • 4.
  • Jan Garbarek

    Lillekort

    Performer: Jan Garbarek. Performer: Jan Garbarek. Performer: Naná Vasconcelos. Performer: John Abercrombie.
    • Jan Garbarek Selected Recordings.
    • ECM.
    • 4.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    After Hours

    Performer: Dizzy Gillespie. Performer: Dizzy Gillespie. Performer: Sonny Stitt. Performer: Sonny Rollins. Performer: Ray Bryant. Performer: Charles Persip.
    • The Eternal Triangles.
    • FSR.
    • 6.
  • Dizzy Gillespie

    After Hours

    Performer: Charles Persip. Performer: Sonny Stitt. Performer: Sonny Stitt. Performer: Ray Bryant. Performer: Ray Bryant. Performer: Dizzy Gillespie. Performer: Sonny Rollins. Performer: Sonny Rollins.
    • The Eternal Triangles.
    • FSR.
    • 6.

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