This week Jamie is joined by Ben Lamdin from one of his favourite electronic jazz acts Nostalgia 77. The pair chat about Ben’s journey from his record collecting beginnings, to using those found sounds to create his own music, and going on to work with some of the best names in UK jazz.
Ben also shares an exclusive first listen of a new Nostalgia 77 track fresh from the studio!
Tune in to BBC Radio 2 on 7th August 2012 to hear full interview. Until then listen to the clip below.
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.
This week on his BBC Radio 2 show, Jamie Cullum meets up with Jasper Høiby, the bassist and founder of London-based jazz trio, Phronesis. The pair discuss the reasons Jasper picked up the bass guitar, which led to him starting the reputable jazz trio Phronesis.
They also talk about his latest release, which came about from playing concerts in total darkness in dedication to Jasper’s visually impaired sister.
Listen on BBC iPlayer until Tuesday 15th May!
This week on his BBC Radio 2 show, Jamie Cullum’s guest is the American jazz-pop singer, songwriter and guitarist Curtis Stigers.
Curtis performs stripped-down tracks from his latest album Let’s Go Out Tonight, at the BBC Maida Vale Studios. Listen online until 17th April on BBC iPlayer.
Jamie also selects some of his favourite classic tracks and showcases new releases from the rising stars of the jazz world including this track from Wes Montgomery…
This week on Jamie Cullum’s jazz show, on BBC Radio 2, Get The Blessing perform a live session at the BBC Maida Vale studios. They are a jazz rock quartet from Bristol, consisting of Portishead’s rhythm section Jim Barr and Clive Deamer, saxophonist Jake McMurchie, and trumpeter Pete Judge. Listen to the show on BBC iPlayer until Tuesday 20th March.
On this weeks Jamie Cullum show on BBC Radio 2 he features one of his favourite British jazz bands, London-based modern jazz outfit Empirical. They perform some music from their latest record Elements of Truth, released in 2011 on Naim Jazz.
The young quartet introduce the tracks, explaining how they take influences from outside jazz, and tell us why they love playing jazz live. You can listen again to the show on BBC iPlayer until Tuesday 21st February.
British jazz composer and pianist Zoe Rahman recorded a session at the BBC Maida Vale studios for Jamie Cullum’s show for BBC Radio 2. The session features tracks from her forthcoming album ‘Kindred Spirits’.
As well as her personal music projects, Zoe Rahman works with the likes of Courtney Pine and Clark Tracey’s New Quintet plus other projects within the UK jazz scene and abroad.
Also on the show Jamie plays his usual great mix of music rooted in jazz and has a chat with Jo Wiley about BBC Introducing.
Listen again to the show on BBC iPlayer until 24th January.