Following on from last week’s Cheltenham highlights show, Jamie Cullum has a BBC Maida Vale session from GoGo Penguin on his BBC Radio 2 show tonight.
Jamie has been a fan of the Manchester trio since discovering them on Matthew Halsall’s Gondwana label and is really excited to be able to play their session on BBC Radio 2.
The band recorded two tracks from their brilliant Fanfares album as well as a couple of new unreleased tracks exclusive to Jamie’s show!
Tune in to BBC Radio 2 tonight from 7pm to hear them!
Goldierocks has a lovely session from Welsh artist H Hawkline on The Selector on 31 August 2012.
His latest EP ‘Black Domino Box’ was co-produced by Gruff Rhys and released though independent label Trash Aesthetics.
Have a listen to a clip from the session.
tune-yards were in session this week on Jamie Cullum’s BBC Radio 2 show. Influenced by afro-beat, jazz and traditional folk, the group has two saxophonists together with live voice and drum looping – an amazing group to witness live!
Here are some great pictures from the session at BBC Maida Vale. Check out Merrill Garbus’ selection of loop pedals!
Catch up with the show until 20th August 2012 on BBC iPlayer.
If you missed it the first time you can listen again to the Gangs On Film documentary on BBC iPlayer until Sunday 15th July. In Gangs on Film, Twin B meets up with ex-gang members and young people from East London to get their thoughts on how accurately these shows portray their lives and the area. We also hear from actors and directors including, Plan B, Noel Clarke and Adam Deacon, about the role these productions play in today’s society.
This week on his BBC Radio 2 show, Jamie Cullum features the American jazz singer-songwriter Melody Gardot in session at the BBC Maida Vale Studios.
Melody takes influence from blues, jazz and Latin music. Today she performs tracks from her latest album, The Absence, which was released in May.
Listen on demand on BBC iPlayer until Tuesday 3rd July.
We’re very excited to announce that Regina Spektor will be on Jamie Cullum’s show on Tuesday 26th July at 7pm on BBC Radio 2. In the meantime we have a little taster of the interview for you here, with Regina describing jazz to Jamie Cullum in a way that’s never been heard before…
This week on his BBC Radio 2 show, Jamie Cullum chats to seminal jazz vocalist Mark Murphy, who has been embraced in musical realms such as acid jazz and modern dance music. They speak about Mark’s upbringing in a family of singers and how he was first turned on to jazz through the music of Art Tatum.
As one of the most inventive lyricists of instrumental standards, the pair discuss Mark’s process for putting lyrics to songs. You can listen to the show on BBC iPlayer until 12th June.
This week on Jamie Cullum’s BBC Radio 2 show, he features UK soul singer Alice Russell, producer and musician Quantic, and their full band the Combo Bárbaro in session at the BBC Maida Vale Studios. They play tracks from their first full collaborative album and one of Jamie’s favourite releases of the year so far, Look Around The Corner.
You can listen again on BBC iPlayer until Tuesday 30th May.
If you missed it on Sunday night, you can listen to Generation Next on BBC iPlayer until Sunday 27th May!
In the BBC Radio 1Xtra Story, Gemma Cairney meets the kids with a business plan and finds out how doing it yourself got cool. You’ll hear from the people behind SBTV, Live Magazine, Reggae Reggae Sauce, Unltd and eco company Pedal Power!
Here is another clip from the show where Boy Better Know’s, JME shares some ‘lyrics to get you off your butt’….