4/8. Series in which innovative saxophonist Courtney Pine airs new and classic recordings from the international jazz, Latin, world and electronic scenes, plus interviews with established and up-and-coming jazz performers. Tonight's guest is bass player Marcus Miller. Expect to hear tracks from Charlie Hunter , Julie Dexter , Jason Moran and others.
8/8. Live jazz and new releases from the international jazz, Latin, world and underground club music scenes. The series comes to the end of its run with tracks by Orin Evans , Michael Garrick and Leo Tardin.
Tony Staveacre visits
Cornwall and meets some of the artists who have been drawn to the county since Whistler moved to
St Ives a century ago.
Meanwhile the Bude Jazz Festival is in full swing - 70 bands in eight days. Tonight's programme goes behind the scenes and sits in on a performance by Rod Mason 's Hot Five. Producer Stuart Hobday
with the Radio 2 Arts
A West Country edition, featuring dance troupe
Roughshod who bring clog dancing from the Appalachian Mountains to the Cotswolds. Jazz composer Mike Westbrook talks about coming home to Devon. Poet Patricia Beer reads some new poems. Playwright Frank Dunne introduces scenes from his new play Players and the Painted Stage, which launches a new season of pub theatre in Bristol. Musician John Lowe explains how the very first Beatles record spent 20 years in his linen cupboard, and Bristol writers tackle crime in an anthology of local stories and poems. A Tony Staveacre production
Tim Grundy in Manchester takes a look at some of the events being planned by Wigan Pier Theatre Company under the banner "City of Drama 94". And Peter Spaull goes behind the scenes at the Royal Northern College of Music's production of Tchaikovsky's Maid of New Orleans. Plus a visit to the History Shop, a look at what's been happening to Wigan's thriving youth jazz orchestra, and John Tuckey interviews Liverpool poet Roger McGough.
Series in which the saxophonist presents live jazz and new releases from the internationaljazz, world and underground club music scenes. This edition features award-winning alto saxophonist Soweto Kinch.
4/8. Series in which the innovative saxophonist presents livejazz and new releases from the international jazz, world and underground club scenes. This edition features a session from gospel a capella act Take 6.
2/9. Series in which the innovative saxophonist presents livejazz and new releases from the international jazz, Latin, world and underground club music scenes. Including interviews with established and upcomingjazz performers. Tonight's guest is famed saxophonist Branford Marsalis.
5/8. Saxophonist Courtney Pine airs new and classic recordings from the international jazz, Latin, world and electronic scenes.
Tonight's guest is saxophonist Joshua Redman.
2/4. British saxophonist, composer and rapper
Soweto Kinch explores the musical heritage of the northern Manhattan district known as Harlem. The story continues with a look at the community's rich gospel tradition, the art, music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance, and the successive thriving swing, bebop and R&B scenes. Plus tales of the famous Savoy Ballroom, late-night clubs such as Minton's and the Uptown House, where Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie forged a new jazz style. And memories of politician Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) and Sugar Hill resident and civil rights activist and intellectual WEB DuBois (1868-1963).