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Donny McCaslin Take 5

Jamie Cullum's guest is American saxophonist Donny McCaslin who talks about his musical influences and inspirations in Take 5.

Jamie Cullum presents a programme showcasing his love for all types of music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to its future.

This week, his guest is Donny McCaslin, an American saxophonist who has played with the likes of Gil Evans, Maria Schneider and most recently David Bowie on his final album Blackstar.

Donny talks about his musical inspirations and influences in Take 5 and his latest album Beyond Now.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Muddy Waters

    Tom Cat

    • Electric Mud.
    • Cadet Records.
  • Bob Gordon

    Modus Operandi

    • Meet Mr. Gordon.
    • Pacific Jazz Records ‎.
  • Rohey

    Tell Me

    • A Million Things.
    • Jazzland Recordings.
  • Freddy Cole

    Brother, Where Are You?

    • The Cole Nobody Knows.
    • Audiophile Records.
  • Fabiano do Nascimento


    • Tempo dos Mestres.
    • Now-Again Records.
  • John Coltrane


    • Giant Steps.
    • Columbia.
  • Bon Iver


    • 22, A Million.
    • Jagjaguwar.
  • David Bowie

    Look Back in Anger

    • Lodger.
    • RCA.
  • Donny McCaslin

    Beyond Now

    • Beyond Now.
    • MOTEMA.
  • Donny McCaslin


    • Beyond Now.
    • MOTEMA.
  • Eddie Henderson


    • Heritage.
    • Blue Note.
  • Matthew Stevens

    Our Reunion (feat. Esperanza Spalding)

    • Preverbal.
    • Ropeadope Records.
  • Yusef Lateef


    • Morning.
    • Savoy Records.
  • Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau

    That Old Shade Tree

    • Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau.
    • Nonesuch Records.


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