Electrifying Jazz and World music.
How Val Wilmer became a world figure in the documentation of Black music and culture...
Jazz records from across the genre, as requested by Radio 3 listeners.
Corey Mwamba presents the best improvised music from the outer edges of jazz and beyond.
Live music from Snarky Puppy plus Bill Laurance shares inspiring tracks.
The best roots-based music from across the world - Kathryn Tickelll with Diabel Cissokho.
Vocalist Claire Martin in session. Plus Marshall Allen's inspirations.
Lopa Kothari with Arif Lohar in session.
Geoffrey concludes the series with a selection of his favourite tracks and performers.
Live music from the trailblazing UK septet. Plus Daymé Arocena's inspirations.
Funaná music from 1990s Cape Verde and Argentina's chamamé folk style.
Geoffrey Smith picks highlights from the unique career of vocalist Abbey Lincoln.
Live music from the in-demand bassist and her group. Plus Yelfris Valdés' inspirations.
The best roots-based music from across the world.
Geoffrey Smith celebrates stride piano with three modern stride masters.
Trumpeter Yazz Ahmed in session and guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel shares inspiring tracks.
Geoffrey Smith compares the styles and careers of singers Anita O'Day and June Christy.
Live music from Finnish pianist Iiro Rantala. Plus Joe Armon-Jones' inspirations.
Kathryn Tickell presents Alash live in session.
Geoffrey Smith surveys the troubled career of iconic trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker.
Keys player Rebecca Nash in session and vocalist Jazzmeia Horn shares inspiring tracks.
Global beats and roots music from every corner of the world.