Patrick Cornelius, Bugge Wesseltoft
Soweto Kinch presents music by American saxophonist Patrick Cornelius, plus Bugge Wesseltoft in concert and a review of new guitar CDs.
Soweto Kinch joins American saxophone virtuoso Patrick Cornelius for a masterclass at Birmingham Conservatoire, where he is working with young players on music from his newly issued suite "While We're Still Young". They discuss what it means to be a jazz composer today, and explore tricks of the trade for alto saxophonists. Meanwhile Al Ryan meets keyboard and electronics wizard Bugge Wesseltoft at his sole 2016 UK concert appearance at the Turner Sims Hall in Southampton. As well as music from Bugge's concert, we hear him talking to Al about his New Conception of Jazz, twenty years on, and he unveils his new all-female line-up. Emma Smith is joined by John Etheridge to review new guitar CDs.