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EFG London Jazz Festival Preview, Ravi Coltrane

Claire Martin and Sebastian Scotney preview the 2015 EFG London Jazz Festival. Plus highlights of a performance given by saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and his quartet in Edinburgh.

Claire Martin and Sebastian Scotney preview the 2015 EFG London Jazz Festival. Plus highlights of a performance by saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, who celebrates his 50th birthday this year, with his quartet - recorded at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh - featuring David Virelles (piano), Dezron Douglas (bass) and Johnathan Blake (drums). Ravi, the son of jazz legends John and Alice Coltrane, is named after Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar and has released a string of critically acclaimed albums on the legendary Blue Note label. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in jazz, including Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner, Jack DeJohnette, Geri Allen and Joe Lovano.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Alan Lee

    The World Is A Ghetto

    • An Australian Jazz Anthology.
    • JazzMan.
    • 10.
  • Phil De Greg

    Brazilian People

    • Brazilian People.
    • CD Baby / Prevenient.
    • 5.
  • Elina Duni Quartet

    Mine Peza

    • MatanĂ« Malit.
    • ECM.
    • 12.
  • Jaco Pastorius

    Come On Come Over

    • Jaco Pastorius.
    • Epic.
    • 2.
  • Kansas Smitty's House Band

    Eight Ball Rag

    • Kansas Smitty's.
    • City Music Foundation.
    • 4.
  • Langston Hughes Project

    Mood 9 Ask Your Mama

    • Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz.
    • CD Baby.
    • 9.
  • Kamasi Washington

    Change Of The Guard

    • The Epic.
    • Brainfeeder.
    • 1.
  • Michael Wollny

    Questions In A World Of Blue

    • Nachtfahrten.
    • ACT.
    • 1.
  • Ravi Coltrane

    Quilly's Blade (Live)

    • Jazz Line-Up Recording at Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh.
  • Ravi Coltrane

    The Change My Girl

    • Jazz Line-Up Recording at Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh.
  • Mack Avenue SuperBand

    Santa Maria

    • Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival.
    • Mack Avenue.
    • 5.

Ravi Coltrane | Line Up

Ravi Coltrane - saxophones

David Virelles - piano

Dezron Douglas - bass

Jonathan Blake - drums


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