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Beats & Pieces Big Band in concert

The best in jazz - past, present and future. With Beats & Pieces Big Band in concert. Plus pianist Ivo Neame shares some of the music that has inspired him over the years.

A weekly programme celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future.

Julian Joseph presents the high energy Beats & Pieces Big Band in concert. A big band for the 21st century, the Manchester-based group's use of electronics sets their sound apart from that of the traditional big band. They are led by composer and musical director, Ben Cottrell.

Plus, pianist Ivo Neame shares some of the music that has inspired him over the years including pieces from Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter.

Produced by Miranda Hinkley for Somethin' Else.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean Toussaint Allstar 6tet

    Amabo (I Shall Love) Reprise

    • Brother Raymond.
    • Lyte Records.
  • Joey Alexander & Joshua Redman

    Faithful

    • Eclipse.
    • Motema.
  • Beats & Pieces Big Band

    Noise (recorded live at Jazzahead)

  • Count Basie

    Corner Pocket

    • April in Paris.
    • Verve.
  • Van Morrison & Joey DeFrancesco

    Miss Otis Regrets

    • You’re Driving Me Crazy.
    • Sony Legacy.
  • Beats & Pieces Big Band

    Time (recorded live at Jazzahead)

  • Beats & Pieces Big Band

    Tone (recorded live at Jazzahead)

  • Renee Rosnes

    Rosie

    • Beloved of the Sky.
    • Smoke Sessions Records.
  • Johnny Dyani, John Tchicai & Dudu Pukwana

    Ntyilo Ntyilo

    • Witchdoctor’s Son.
    • Steeplechase.
  • Ivo Neame

    Vegetarians

    • Moksha.
    • Edition.
  • Bill Evans Trio

    Haunted Heart

    • Explorations.
    • Concord.
  • Herbie Hancock

    Actual Proof

    • Thrust.
    • Sony.
  • Wayne Shorter

    Tarde

    • Native Dancer.
    • Sony.
  • John Taylor

    Pure and Simple

    • Insight.
    • Sketch.
  • Beats & Pieces Big Band

    Banger (recorded live at Jazzahead)

  • Tigran Hamasyan

    Rays of Light

    • For Gyumri.
    • Nonesuch Records.

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