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Class of 86: a British Jazz Decade


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Giant Steps
After the initial stampede of media interest, what happened to the new generation of British jazz musicians as the dust began to settle? In the second of four programmes, John Fordham charts their progress and their connections beyond our shores. Some, like Julian Joseph , decided to study jazz in America but returned to live and work here. Saxophonist Andy Sheppard expanded his usual group into a 15-strong international big band including an American trombonist and a Dutch cellist. In the studio, saxophonist Steve Williamson and pianist
Jason Rebello both called up American stars to produce their debut albums. Producer John Goudie


Unknown: John Fordham
Unknown: Julian Joseph
Unknown: Andy Sheppard
Unknown: Steve Williamson
Pianist: Jason Rebello
Producer: John Goudie

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