In the USA, record sales by this Greek-American composer and keyboard player equal those of Madonna and Michael Jackson
. Listeners can hear excerpts from his recent concerts and observations from the man himself as he talks about his life and work.
A Rewind production
The 1995 Country Music Awards was won by Alison Krauss , 24-year-old bluegrass fiddle player from Champaign, Illinois. Her pure, crystal-clear voice has won her admiration from die-hard country fans and a pop audience.
Nick Barraclough talks to her about her success, with a recording of a concert she gave last week at
Coventry's Warwick Theatre. A Smooth Operations production
A six-part series starring Jon Pertwee as Dr Who, Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith and Nicholas Courtney as the Brigadier.
The Doctor and Sarah Jane visit the 19th century to try and unravel the island's mystery. Meanwhile, Jeremy unwisely decides to investigate the Mafia...
Peter Howell of the BBC Radiophonic
Sarah Jane Smith:
Radio 2 pays tribute to a man whose musical style typified the network through the 50s, 60s and 70s - Frank Chacksfield. As well as his hits Limelight, Ebb Tide and Little Red Monkey, the concert includes music by Gershwin, Kern, Johnny Mandel and selections from the musicals Gigi and Annie Get Your Gun.
The ladies of the Stephen Hill Singers and the BBC Concert Orchestra are conducted by Pete Moore. Presented by David Jacobs.
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