Miles Davis chosen by Adrian Utley of Portishead.
Actor Alison Steadman in conversation with her heroes – brought back to life.
Benji Kirkpatrick is performing Jimi Hendrix songs with no electric guitar in sight.
Ken Barnes explores how a beloved singer became king of radio.
A musical portrait of how the jazz trumpeter Miles Davis became a painter in later life.
As a new exhibition of syd barrett's artwork opens, John Wilson talks to Blur guitarist Graham Coxon about the former Pink Floyd frontman.
Ken Clarke and Soweto Kinch discuss the relationship between two jazz pioneers.
Singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae on Leeds, her vibrant home city.
Biographer Carolyn Burke and singer Barb Jungr discuss Edith Piaf's enduring appeal
Ivan Massow nominates the great jazz singer, with expert advice from Cleo Laine.
The entrepreneur Ivan Massow nominates 'the first lady of song', Ella Fitzgerald.
Mara Carlyle on Ella Fitzgerald's vocal magnificence, marking 100 years since her birth.
Tracing the story of Ella Fitzgerald’s life.
Radio 4 explores the story of Nigerian musican and political revolutionary, Fela Kuti.
The story of Nigerian musician and political revolutionary, Fela Kuti.
How, in 1976, Bing Crosby chose to celebrate 50 years in showbiz with a special concert.
Sheila Dillon with an exclusive food interview with former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney.
Broadcaster and DJ Colin Murray chooses Frank Sinatra.
Gabriel Gbadamosi chooses as his Great Life the inventor of Afrobeat, musician Fela Kuti
Profiles of entertainers Groucho Marx (1898-1977) and Bing Crosby (1903-1977).
1972 saw a remarkable series of performances by Neil Diamond in Los Angeles.
Hunter Davies discusses his authorised biography of The Beatles, recorded at the Cavern.
Andrew McGibbon talks to saxophonist Duncan Lamont about Sinatra - and writing Mr Benn.
His former girlfriend Kathy Etchingham shows John Wilson around the central London flat.
Cultural commentator John Harris discusses the life of John Lennon.
Jim Naughtie assesses the pair at the creative heart of the Beatles, Lennon and McCartney.
John Lennon's extraordinary life and career told in his own words.
Paul Gambaccini recalls the first joint stage concert by Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli.
The spectacular story of Judy Garland's last concerts in London.
Laura Mvula and Jason Yarde, Laura Jurd, Kevin Le Gendre discuss jazz legend Miles Davis.