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The Cookers

Soweto Kinch presents the Cookers in concert.

The Cookers has established itself as one of the heavyweights of contemporary American jazz, with an all-star line-up drawn from several generations of players. Soweto Kinch presents the Cookers in concert, with Eddie Henderson and David Weiss, trumpets; Donald Harrison and Billy Harper reeds; Danny Grissett, keyboards; Essiet Okon Essiet, bass and Victor Lewis drums.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 22 Apr 2019 23:00

Music Played

  • The Cookers

    The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart

  • The Cookers


  • The Cookers

    Croquet Ballet

  • The Cookers

    The Core

  • Waldo's Gift


  • Aubin Vanns

    Death Devoted Heart

  • Snazzback

    Park Ark



Artist              Soweto Kinch

Title                The Healing

Composer     Kinch

Album            The Legend of Mike Smith

Label              Soweto Kinch Recordings

Number        SKP003 CD 2 Track 39

Duration       13”

Performers: Soweto Kinch, as, rhodes, prog; Shabaka Hutchings, ts; Karl

Rasheed-Abel, b; Graham Godfrey, d. . 2015           



Clip – The Cookers – Croquet Ballet – 20”

Aubin Vanns – Death Devoted Heart – 25”


The Cookers recorded on the Blohn + Voss Dock Main stage at Elbjazz Festival in Hamburg



The Call of the Wild and Peaceful Heart (Billy Harper) – 12’54”

Blackfoot (George Cables) – 12.33”

Croquet Ballet (Billy Harper) – 18’53”

The Core (Freddie Hubbard) – 18’51”

Personnel: Billy Harper, Donald Harrison saxes; Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, trumpets; Danny Grissett, keys and perc; Essiet Okon Essiet, db; Victor Lewis, d. 

Emma Smith presents her pick of some of the most recent uploads to BBC Introducing

Waldo’s Gift – SeeSaw – 7’16”

Aubin Vanns – Death Devoted Heart – 6’19”

Snazzback – Park Ark – 6’38”


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Meet the presenters

Meet the presenters

Soweto Kinch, Emma Smith and Al Ryan.