Courtney Pine explores John Coltrane's A Love Supreme, fifty years after its release.
Ken talks to Soweto Kinch about saxophonist Charlie Parker, one of the founders of bebop.
Charlie Parker - Bird - proposed by Ken Clarke
Radio 4 explores the story of Nigerian musican and political revolutionary, Fela Kuti.
The story of Nigerian musician and political revolutionary, Fela Kuti.
Gabriel Gbadamosi chooses as his Great Life the inventor of Afrobeat, musician Fela Kuti
Sally Marlow investigates why many jazz musicians turned to heroin in the post-war period.
Melanie Chisholm celebrates the lasting musical legacy of British band leader Ivy Benson.
Ken Clarke MP examines the life and music of the saxophonist Joe Henderson.
Musician Andy Sheppard chooses influential saxophonist John Coltrane.
The colourful career of British composer and transgender pioneer Angela Morley.
How Charlie Parker defined and revolutionised the sound of the saxophone.
Ken Clarke QC MP and the composer John Altman discuss the music of Zoot Sims.