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Patchwork Jazz Orchestra in concert

The contemporary big band sound of 17-piece Patchwork Jazz Orchestra live in concert from Leeds. Plus, vocal great Sheila Jordan shares influences from across her career.

J to Z presents Patchwork Jazz Orchestra live in concert from Leeds. The 17-piece outfit presents a bold, imaginative revisioning of progressive big band jazz and features a number of the UK’s rising composers and instrumentalists, including saxophonists Sam Rapley and Alex Hitchcock, bassist Misha Mullov-Abbado and guitarist Rob Luft.

Plus, veteran jazz vocalist and scat innovator Sheila Jordan shares music and anecdotes from across her illustrious career. Jordan was inspired to pursue a career in jazz by the music of her friend Charlie Parker, who referred to her as ‘the singer with the million dollar ears’.

Plus, presenter Jumoké Fashola plays a selection of classic tracks and the best new releases.

1 hour, 29 minutes

Last on

Sat 16 Mar 2019 16:00

Music Played

  • Patchwork Jazz Orchestra

    Badger Cam - Live in session for J to Z Feb 2019

    • The Adventures of Mr. Pottercakes.
    • Spark.
  • Wandering Monster

    Samsara

    • Wandering Monster.
    • Ubuntu.
  • Jasmine

    Cold Sweat

    • Be Here Now.
  • Count Basie

    Duet

    • The Atomic Mr Basie.
    • Roulette Jazz.
  • Patchwork Jazz Orchestra

    The Boy Roy - Live in session for J to Z Feb 2019

    • The Adventures of Mr. Pottercakes.
    • Spark.
  • Nightports with Matthew Bourne

    Window

    • Nightports w​/​Matthew Bourne.
    • Leaf.
  • Daniel Herskedal

    Batten Down The Hatches

    • Voyage.
    • Edition Records.
  • Theon Cross

    Candace of Meroe

    • FYAH.
    • Gearbox Records.
  • Sheila Jordan

    I'm A Fool To Want You

    • Portrait of Sheila.
    • Bluenote.
  • The Royal Bopsters

    Peace

    • The Royal Bopsters Project.
    • Motéma Music.
  • Oscar Brown & Sheila Jordan

    Dat Dere

    • Portrait of Sheila.
    • Blue Note.
  • Charlie Parker

    Now's The Time

  • Patchwork Jazz Orchestra

    Garlic In The Caribbean - Live in session for J to Z Feb 2019

    • The Adventures of Mr. Pottercakes.
    • Spark.

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