Mark Guiliana in concert
Drummer of the moment Mark Guiliana performs live at Ronnie Scott’s in London with his jazz quartet. Plus LA piano player and beatmaker Kiefer on his musical inspirations.
Drummer of the moment Mark Guiliana and his jazz quartet recorded live at Ronnie Scott’s in London.
Mark Guiliana is one of the most sought-after drummers on the contemporary scene, with a signature style informed by the rhythms of electronica, R&B and hip hop as well as the jazz. His long list of credits includes David Bowie’s Blackstar and collaborations with piano great Brad Mehldau and singer Gretchen Parlato.
Also in the programme, rising star piano player and beatmaker Kiefer shares tracks that have inspired him shaped his sound. In the process, he offers insights into the underrated genius of pianist Mulgrew Miller and discusses the profound influence that hip hop producer J Dilla has had on the contemporary jazz scene.
Plus presenter Kevin Le Gendre plays a selection of the best new releases and digs deep into British jazz history.
Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin’ Else.