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!
Tom Baker brings the third instalment of Field Day Radio, with the best music, exclusive interviews, mixes and live recordings from artists playing at the Field Day festival in Victoria Park, London.
This month Tom chats with Alex and Paul from Franz Ferdinand, in their only interview this year! The Field Day headliner’s reveal more about their forthcoming album and what we can expect from their live set.
Turner Prize winning artist and musician Martin Creed, speaks to Tom about his recent art and ballet projects, his new album and influences.
Plus ahead of a brand new release, the brilliant Brooklyn based outfit Liars have delivered a special mix for Field Day Radio.
Listen on mixcloud and The Independent. If all this is getting you excited about the Field Day festival on 2nd June, head to the website for more info on the lineup and tickets.
We are excited to announce that The Selector and Goldierocks are teaming up with Time Out Nite Sessions for a dj filled event at Queen Of Hoxton on 4th May!
In the rave basement, Bugged Out and Tiga favourite Matt Walsh (Clouded Vision) will be spinning a marathon set of disco-inflected techno with support from former Skull Juice DJ Alex Egan, while Goldierocks shakes her mane on the ground floor with plenty of forward-thinking UK bass and electronic sounds, joined by futuristic beatsmiths Gang Colours (Brownswood), Dauwd (Pictures Music) and the Time Out All Stars.
More info on Facebook and Time Out
If you can’t make it down there will be highlights on The Selector and Selector After Dark
Listen to this week’s Selector which features a mix from Newcastle label Triptik Records.Plus new music from Cate Le Bon, Jessie Ware and Fiction.
This week on Jamie Cullum’s BBC radio 2 show he interviews his friend and contemporary Soweto Kinch; the British jazz musician, hip-hop MC and musical educator.
Soweto chats to Jamie about getting the jazz bug and meeting trumpeter Wynton Marsalis when he was a teenager. The pair also discuss their mutual love of jazz samples in hip-hop music, and the importance of story-telling in Soweto’s music.
Also on the show music from Bobby Womack, Efterklang and Berry Weight. Listen on BBC iPlayer until 1st May.
And an extra for all you jazz lovers is this video of Bill Cosby explaining how he tried to play drums with all the famous 60s jazz musicians.
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.
This week on Jamie Cullum’s BBc Radio 2 show he has a BBC Maida Vale session with the Israeli bassist, composer and singer Avishai Cohen. Avishai’s music is heavily influenced by Middle Eastern grooves and African-American musical idioms, and he has performed and recorded with the likes of Chick Corea and Bobby McFerrin.
For the session Avishai Cohen performs songs from his latest album, Seven Seas, in a trio alongside Amir Bresler and Omri Mor.
Listen to the session on BBC iPlayer until Tuesday 20th March.
We’re very excited about a new project we are working on – Field Day Radio which showcases the best music, exclusive interviews, mixes and live recordings from artists playing at the Field Day festival in Victoria Park, London.
Tom Baker, one of the main founders of Field Day, presents Field Day Radio, broadcasting monthly in the lead up to the Field Day festival on Saturday 2nd June 2012.
The first episode features interviews with Tim Burgess, Metronomy and Django Django. Plus a mix from Casper C. You can listen to the show on The Independent, Field Day website Soundcloud and Mixcloud.
Now in it’s sixth year, Field Day has built up a reputation for bringing the most bold, innovative and imaginative artists and promoters together for one day in a leafy park in East London.