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.