Miles Davis chosen by Adrian Utley of Portishead.
Pianist Jeremy Denk takes Stig Abell on a 12-minute tour of western classical music.
Soundscapes at the National Gallery asks musicians to select a painting & compose for it.
A musical portrait of how the jazz trumpeter Miles Davis became a painter in later life.
Ken Clarke and Soweto Kinch discuss the relationship between two jazz pioneers.
Charles Hazlewood and Debbie Wiseman with the BBC CO on composing for the cinema.
Singer songwriter Joan Armatrading pays tribute for Nina Simone, in 2003.
Laura Mvula and Jason Yarde, Laura Jurd, Kevin Le Gendre discuss jazz legend Miles Davis.
Conductor Leonard Slatkin and his cellist brother Frederick on Korngold’s Cello Concerto
Soweto Kinch explores the profound impressions Miles Davis made on his fellow artists.
Jones coaxed Davis into reprising his collaborations with Gil Evans from the 50s and 60s.
The maverick violin star talks to Dr Anthony Clare about schooling, family and music.
Joanna Macgregor nominates the chanteuse and civil rights activist Nina Simone.
Joanna MacGregor talks about the acclaimed chanteuse, pianist, composer and activist.
Philip Glass's parallel lives of driving a taxi and composing music in 1970s New York.
Series of profiles of people who are currently making headlines. Pianist Stephen Hough.
Lynne Walker talks to the American composer about the evolution of his music.
The Bess Myerson trial, often referred to as "the Bess mess", begins in New York.
Jonathan Coffey explores the life and legacy of American virtuoso violinist Michael Rabin.
Mona Siddiqui recounts an emotive time hearing her son play his violin.
Before she was honoured at the Oscars, Viola Davis discusses the importance of awards
Mark Lawson talks to Viola Davis about the film The Help
A tribute to American pianist William Kappell, and music in America.