Mike Stern in Conversation, Bobby Wellins
With Miles Davis's former guitarist Mike Stern in conversation backstage at Ronnie Scott's in London. Plus previously unbroadcast music by saxophonist Bobby Wellins and his group.
Jazz Line-Up catches up with Miles Davis's former guitarist Mike Stern backstage at Ronnie Scott's jazz club, plus previously unbroadcast music by saxophonist Bobby Wellins and his group featuring Geoff Simkins (alto sax), Gareth Williams (piano), Sam Burgess (bass) and Martin France on drums. Recorded at the South Coast Jazz Festival, Shoreham-by-Sea on January 24th as part of a special 79th birthday concert. Wellins is best know for his collaborative work with the late pianist Stan Tracey, in particular the album 'Under Milk Wood' inspired by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Wellins has collaborated with some of the biggest names in jazz including trumpeter Kenny Wheeler, drummer Tony Crombie, saxophonist Don Weller and guitarist Jim Mullen.
Music and featured items
Bobby Wellins Quintet (Live) | It Never Entered My Mind
Bobby and his quintet perform The Rogers and Hart classic It Never Entered My Mind.
Bobby Wellins Quintet (Live) | The Tartan Rainbow
Bobby and his quintet perform one of his own compositions - The Tartan Rainbow