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Bilal came up in Germantown, a northwest neighbourhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A deep interest in jazz was fostered by his father, who took him to the city’s clubs, singing eventually became more than an interest. He attended New York’s new…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6467
Anoushka Shankar‘s father Ravi was a close personal friend of Yehudi Menuhin. For the 2016Menuhin hommage at the Konzerthaus Berlin, Anoushka honours this friendship with an evening of Indian music and traditional raggas. The famous sitar player…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
6360
The Simon Bolivar Big Band was created in 2010 by the Venezuelan drummer Andres Briceño and Valdemar Rodriguez, professor at the Simon Bolivar Conservatory of Music in Venezuela. The band was set up with the aim to promote Jazz music throughout…
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60 mins
Prog. No.
6411
Legendary pianist Lang Lang performs Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev and Albéniz in his very unique way. In personal interview situations he explains his individual access to the different pieces. Original and extraordinary - these words describe both…
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42 mins
Prog. No.
5818
The “Bolero”, originally composed as a ballet, is Maurice Ravel's most successful work at all. The world famous melody of the “Bolero” has been featured in popular music, motion pictures and even video games. Pianist and writer Paul Roberts vividly…
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15 mins
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5610
João Gilberto is winner of two Grammy awards and nominee for six, he is one of the most important figures in Brazilian music and the grandmaster of bossa nova. His first and only approved live video was taped in November 2006 at the age of 75 in…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6548
Jazz that gets under your skin – and that's been captured for eternity. That's the quintessence of this virtually private gig held by jazz trumpeter and singer Till Brönner and his top-caliber musician friends Bruno Müller (guitar), Roberto Di Gioia…
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72 mins
Prog. No.
5571
Three generations of listeners have been turned on to the music of mystic singer/ songwriter Terry Callier. During the 1960s, concerts at the "Bitter End" New York, made him a leading figure in the early folk boom. In the 1970s, recordings for Chess…
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60 mins
Prog. No.
5432
The most spectacular concert of African music ever staged, featuring nothing but Africa’s finest musicians performing before an audience of more than 50,000 at the recent AFRICA LIVE Roll Back Malaria Concert in Dakar, Senegal. Artists include…
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27 mins
Prog. No.
7302
The ghettos of Kinshasa - the devastated capital of a country politically and economically adrift - are filled with many gifted, yet impoverished musicians. Their outstanding talent, humour and vital energy are their only means of survival. Amongst…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7738