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Joe Lovano

Saxophonist Joe Lovano talks to Alyn Shipton about some of his finest recordings.

In conversation with Alyn Shipton in front of an audience at the 2011 Gateshead International Jazz Festival, saxophonist Joe Lovano discusses some of his finest records.

Saxophonist Joe Lovano is one of the most versatile soloists in jazz. In conversation with Alyn Shipton in front of an audience at the 2011 Gateshead International Jazz festival he discusses some of his finest records, from duos with Hank Jones to a range of trios, and from there to octets and his current group Us Five. He also discusses his compositions and work with large ensembles such as his Symphonica project.

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Stephane Grappelli

Martin Taylor joins Alyn Shipton to pick key records by violinist Stephane Grappelli.

Alyn Shipton is joined by Martin Taylor, who played with the great French violinist for several years, to discuss the long recording career of Stephane Grappelli.

Looking back on the long recording career of Stephane Grappelli, Alyn Shipton is joined by Martin Taylor who played with the great French violinist for several years. The music spans over fifty years from the first 1930s discs by the Hot Club of France, and covers the full impressive range of Grappelli's achievements.

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Bob Wilber

Clarinettist and saxophonist Bob Wilber joins Alyn Shipton to look back on his career.

Traditional jazz clarinettist and saxophonist Bob Wilber joins Alyn Shipton for a look back at the highlights of his career, with recordings from the 1940s to the 2000s.

Eighty-one-year old Bob Wilber is one of the leading clarinettists and saxophonists in traditional jazz, and he joins Alyn Shipton to look back at the highlights of a career that began when Bob was a teenage pupil of the great Sidney Bechet. The programme covers recordings from the 1940s to the present day and includes Wilber's dramatic recreations of Ellington for the Francis Ford Coppola film The Cotton Club.

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Martial Solal

French pianist Martial Solal talks to Alyn Shipton about his long recording career.

French pianist Martial Solal talks to Alyn Shipton about his long recording career and the Martial Solal International Piano Competition that takes place in Paris.

Martial Solal is one of France's most highly acclaimed jazz musicians. Prior to his solo appearance at this year's London Jazz Festival (in association with Radio 3) he talks to Alyn Shipton about his long recording career and also the Martial Solal International Piano Competition that takes place this month in Paris. His selection of albums ranges from solo piano to his current large ensemble the Newdecaband. He also talks about his long associations with American jazz musicians Lee Konitz and Paul Motian.

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London Jazz Festival 2010 Geri Allen

Pianist Geri Allen joins Alyn Shipton to pick the highlights from her recorded work.

In front of an audience at London's Purcell Room at the 2010 London Jazz Festival, celebrated pianist Geri Allen joins Alyn Shipton to pick the highlights from her recorded work.

A product of the M-Base revolution and then a major artist on the Blue Note label, Geri Allen is one of the most accomplished female pianists in jazz. In this programme, recorded in front of an audience at London's Purcell Room, she joins Alyn Shipton to pick the highlights from her recorded work.

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Phineas Newborn Jr

Brian Priestley joins Alyn Shipton to pick the finest recordings by Phineas Newborn Jr.

Alyn Shipton and Brian Priestly pick highlights and reappraise the largely forgotten genius of pianist Phineas Newborn Jr, in the wake of several recent reissues of his work.

Phineas Newborn Jr. was one of the finest pianists in jazz history, but his short career was dogged by physical and mental illness and he is now a somewhat obscure figure. In the wake of several recent reissues of Newborn's work, Brian Priestley joins Alyn Shipton to pick the highlights and to reappraise this largely forgotten genius of the piano.

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Esbjörn Svensson

Alyn Shipton and John L Walters to reassess the career of pianist Esbjörn Svensson.

Alyn Shipton is joined by John L Walters to reassess the career of Swedish pianist Esbjörn Svensson who died in an accident in 2007.

Before his death in 2007, Esbjörn Svensson was regarded as the leading pianist in European jazz. His trio (EST) topped the Swedish charts and appeared on MTV. His appeal was broad enough to reach audiences of every age, and his repertoire stretched from dazzling interpretations of jazz standards by the likes of Thelonious Monk to quirky originals, such as his "Dodge the Dodo" which combined drum 'n' bass ideas with languid jazz balladry. In this programme, John L Walters of the Guardian joins Alyn Shipton to pick the high points of Svensson's recording career.

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In Tune Highlights

Sopranos, Strings, and the 8-Bar Blues

Katie Derham presents In Tune highlights, with performances from Jacqui Dankworth & more.

Katie Derham presents highlights from In Tune, with performances from Jacqui Dankworth; the Echea String Quartet; Francesca Chiejina; the Glasgow Uni Chapel Choir & more.

Katie Derham presents highlights from In Tune, with performances jazz & blues artists Jacqui Dankworth + Charlie Wood; Echea, the Fellowship String Quartet at the Royal Academy of Music; rising star soprano Francesca Chiejina discusses Porgy & Bess; and Sean Rafferty goes to Glasgow for performances by students from the Royal Scottish Conservatoire and Glasgow University Chapel Choir in a special broadcast from the university’s Debating Chamber.

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Cole Porter

Every Time We Say Goodbye

Performer: Jacqui Dankworth. Performer: Charlie Wood.

Traditional New Orleans

Junko Partner

Performer: Charlie Wood

Lonnie Chatmon/Walter Vinson

Sitting On Top of the World

Performer: Jacqui Dankworth. Performer: Charlie Wood.

Joseph Haydn

String Quartet in D major, Op 20 No 4 (4th mvt)

Ensemble: Echéa Quartet.

George Gershwin

Summertime

Performer: Francesca Chiejina. Performer: Jeremy Cooke.

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

African Love Song

Performer: Francesca Coleridge-Taylor. Performer: Jeremy Cooke.

Benjamin Cooke

Hark, hark the lark!

Glasgow University Chapel Choir / Katy Cooper (cond.)

Traditional

Maids of Mitchelstown

Folk Trio from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Robert Burns

Scots Wha Hae

Performer: Ríoghnach Connolly. Ensemble: Band of Burns

Anderson .Paak performs his single 'Jet Black' and covers 'Old Town Road'.

Anderson .Paak performs his single 'Jet Black' for Live Lounge month and covers a smooth version of 'Old Town Road' by Lil Nas X ft Billy Ray Cyrus.

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Anderson .Paak

Unplucked

Proms 2016: Quincy Jones Celestial Twin

Vikki talks parties with the awesome Quincy Jones and his friend Sir Michael Caine.

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Vikki Stone
Interviewed Guest
Quincy Jones
Interviewed Guest
Michael Caine
Interviewed Guest
Jules Buckley

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In Tune Highlights

Nico Muhly, Barry Wordsworth, Liza Pulman, Narek Hakhnazaryan, Norma Winstone

Suzy Klein with highlights from across the week on Radio 3's In Tune.

Linley brings great new music and a special historic recording from Belfast musicians'

This week, Linley brings great new music from jazz musicians here and farther afield. Plus Linley unearths a historic recording from a collaborative effort of a number of Belfast musicians, who held a significant presence in the mid 1970 jazz scene in London.

All this and music from the likes of Red Rodney, Ira Sullivan, Kenny Garrett, Dave O'Higgins and many more.

Email: linley.hamilton@bbc.co.uk

Paul Jones assesses the music of Muddy Waters.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major artists who moulded post-war blues, starting with Muddy Waters.

Paul Jones presents a series exploring the blues and featuring records by or about the major legends who moulded the blues. Tonight he assesses the contribution of Muddy Waters.

Jazz Nights

Kit Downes / Georgia Cecile / Richard Michael's Songbook

Georgia Cecile shares a Home Studio recording & Kit Downes picks his Game Changer track.

Seonaid Aitken is joined by pianist Richard Michael for his Songbook series, a Home Studio recording from singer Georgia Cecile & pianist Kit Downes selects his Game Changer track.

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Jazz records from across the genre, as requested by Radio 3 listeners.

Alyn Shipton presents jazz records from across the genre, as requested by Radio 3 listeners, with music from Erroll Garner, Buddy Rich and Thelonious Monk.

Alyn Shipton presents jazz records from across the genre, as requested by Radio 3 listeners, with music from Erroll Garner, Ike Quebec, Buddy Rich and Thelonious Monk.

Alyn Shipton presents jazz records requested by Radio 3 listeners.

Alyn Shipton presents jazz records requested by Radio 3 listeners including music from Quentin Collins, Roger Beaujolais and Huw Warren.

Alyn Shipton presents jazz records requested by Radio 3 listeners with much of the music this week coming from British artists incuding Roger Beaujolais, Quentin Collins, Lindsay Hannon and Huw Warren.

Linley selects the best contemporary jazz from the Irish jazz scene and around the world

Linley selects the best contemporary jazz from the Irish jazz scene and around the world with profiles of local and touring performers. Email: linley.hamilton@bbc.co.uk

J to Z

Jazz for the Struggle

Dedicated to victims of racism and all those fighting for racial equality around the world

A tribute to victims of racism and all those campaigning for racial equality around the world, featuring Cassie Kinoshi, Terri Lyne Carrington and more.

Julian Joseph presents an episode of J to Z dedicated to victims of racism and all those campaigning for racial equality around the world.

Over the course of the programme, Julian plays a range of musical responses to racism and hears from the musicians who wrote them, among them drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, trumpeter Byron Wallen and flautist Nicole Mitchell. As part of an exclusive home session for J to Z, harpist Brandee Younger and bassist Dezron Douglas perform a powerful tribute to the victims of police killings, and British saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi, leader of the Mercury-nominated Seed Ensemble, shares a collection of tracks to lift the spirits of black communities around the world.

Produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin’ Else.

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Gilles Peterson

Freeez and Listen Here with Yazmin Lacey

Gilles hears from Freeez's John Rocca and Yazmin Lacey takes over in 'Listen Here'.

Gilles hears from Freeez frontman John Rocca about the reissue of their classic 1981 album 'Southern Freeez'. Plus Nottingham singer Yazmin Lacey takes over in 'Listen Here'

Gilles hears from Freeez frontman John Rocca about the forthcoming reissue of their 1981 album 'Southern Freeez'. Plus Nottingham singer Yazmin Lacey takes over for an hour in 'Listen Here', focussing on some of her favourite UK Soul music.

Jamie Cullum showcases his love of jazz, featuring sessions and special guests.

Jamie Cullum showcases his love of jazz from all corners of the globe, featuring sessions and special guests

Jamie Cullum showcases his love for all types of jazz and music rooted in jazz, from its heritage to its future. Featuring sessions and guests from all around the world

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