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Peter Edwards Trio

A performance by the Peter Edwards Trio recorded at the 2015 Montreal Jazz Festival, plus music from Madeline Bell and John Surman as part of the Black History Month celebrations.

Julian Joseph presents a performance by pianist Peter Edwards and his trio recorded as part of a BBC Introducing showcase at the 2015 Montreal Jazz Festival. Edwards, a graduate of Trinity Laban, London has collaborated with a range of artists including singer Zara McFarlane and the late trumpeter Abram Wilson. Plus as part of our Black History Month celebrations, Kevin Le Gendre reassesses saxophonist John Surman's 1968 self-titled debut album on which he explores Caribbean and Calypso rhythms. Also on the show an interview with vocalist Madeline Bell talking about her early years singing in the church, working with pop icon Dusty Springfield and performing the music of Ray Charles.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Marcus Miller

    We Were There

    • Afrodeezia.
    • Blue Note.
  • Madeline Bell

    The Mess Around

    • Tribute To Ray Charles.
    • Challenge Records.
  • Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra

    Let The Good Times Roll

    • Rhino / Atlantic.
  • Ray Charles

    Hit The Road Jack

    • Hit The Road Jack.
    • Publicdom.
    • 1.
  • Ray Charles

    Unchain My Heart

    • Tribute To Ray Charles.
    • Challenge Records.
  • Colin Towns Mask Orchestra

    A Dolls House

    • Drama.
    • Provocateur.
  • John Surman

    Good Times Will Come Again

    • John Surman.
    • Vocalion.
  • John Surman

    Carnival

    • John Surman.
    • Vocalion.
  • John Surman

    Dance

    • John Surman.
    • Vocalion.
  • Peter Edwards

    Desdemona's Tears (Live)

  • Peter Edwards

    Safe And Sound (Live)

  • Tony Kofi

    The Last Message

    Performer: Alan Barnes.
    • Aggregation.
    • Woodville.

The Peter Edwards Trio Line-Up

Peter Edwards - Piano Max Luthert - Bass Moses Boyd - drums 

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