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Norma Winstone

An exclusive studio session from Norma Winstone, one of the UK's finest vocalists. Plus pianist Fred Hersch breaks down tracks that have inspired him.

Jumoké Fashola presents an exclusive studio session from Norma Winstone. Over the past 50 years, Winstone has established herself as one of the UK's finest vocalists, known for developing a highly-influential style of wordless vocal improvisation, once described by the Los Angeles Times as "state-of-the-art, imaginative, virtually beyond-definition singing." Backed by her quartet, she performs music from her latest album, Descansado: Songs for Films.

Also on the programme, revered New York pianist Fred Hersch breaks down tracks that have inspired him and shaped his sound - including a poetic recording by Joni Mitchell and a piece by trad jazz innovator Earl Hines. Plus Jumoké Fashola plays a mix of classic tracks and the best new releases.

Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin' Else.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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