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Jazz

Producer Pioneers with Emma-Jean Thackray

Emma-Jean Thackrey discusses how she found her way into producing, some of her best loved jazz influences and why she loves a short track.

Flora Purim on ‘Butterfly Dreams’

Neatly capturing Flora Purim's many vocal strengths, 'Butterfly Dreams' delivered on the great expectations generated by her work with Corea and turned out to be a high point in her recording career.

Brian Jackson on Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson ‘Bridges’

The excellent songwriting on 'Bridges' exposes Scott-Heron at the height of his powers as a literary artist.

An Evening with Louie Vega

“Little” Louie Vega, as he is sometimes affectionately known, is a leader in global dance music who has painted an award-winning career from a palette mixed with everything from house, salsa and afro-beat, to techno, jazz, hip hop, gospel and soul.

Classic Album Sundays presents Skin on Etta James & Nina Simone:...

Skin discusses highlights from the forthcoming compilation series The Montreux Years, which brings together breath-taking performances by the world’s greatest artists recorded at the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival, including Nina Simone and Etta James.

Joni Mitchell ‘The Hissing of Summer Lawns’ Musical Lead-Up Playlist

Duke Ellington, The Crusaders, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Joan Baez and more to whet your appetite before listening to Mitchell's seventh studio album.