Hexagonal in session
UK sextet Hexagonal pay tribute to piano greats McCoy Tyner and Bheki Mseleku. Plus US bass guitar icon Marcus Miller shares more of his musical inspirations.
UK sextet Hexagonal perform music dedicated to legendary pianist/composers McCoy Tyner and Bheki Mseleku, live in the J to Z studio. The band have a personal connection to both greats. Saxophonist Jason Yarde worked with McCoy Tyner, while pianist John Donaldson and bassist Simon Thorpe toured with Mseleku, a key figure on the South African scene, towards the end of his life.
Also in the programme, the second part of an interview with bass guitar icon Marcus Miller who reflects on some of the tracks that have inspired him throughout his career, including music by Weather Report and Herbie Hancock. And presenter Kevin Le Gendre plays a mix of classic tracks and the best new releases.
Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin’ Else.