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In this pilot to a new series about the European musical heritage, soul musician Joy Denalane embarks on a journey to Austria to encounter the world of folk music. For centuries, this musical genre has provided a vital space for love and romanticism,…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6757
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…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6411
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…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5432
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
To mark the turn of the millenium, Mathias Rüegg's legendary Jazz Ensemble Vienna Art Orchestra gave an "alternative" New Years concert in Vienna's Sofiensale. "All that Strauss" presented the same famous Strauss pieces that had been performed by the…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5027
This documentary is one episode in a series which deals with how music and dance traditions in six European countries (Spain, Italy, Hungary, The Netherlands, the UK and France) are transmitted to new generations of performers. This film was shot in…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
7318
What started out as a club phenomenon is now garnering critical attention and infiltrating the pop charts. The music that ruled for three decades has had a resurgence with a modern movement dubbed Neo Swing. Swing It is a performance special…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
1858
This live recording was made during the 1999 Munich Klaviersommer when Camilo made one of his rare solo appearances. Improvising on a Steinway D grand piano, he drew from his instrument an astonishing palette of musical colours, both rich orchestral…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6260
KOL SIMCHA is creating Klezmer music for the New Millenium. The quintet has adapted the music's traditional format by pairing a front line of clarinet and flute with a swinging, tightly-knit rhythm section of piano, bass and drums. Yet its sound…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
1857
Three exceptional vocal artists lead us to new ways of expression, presenting hypnotising arrangements and dreamy melodies. Born in Yemen, raised in New York and now living in Tel Aviv, singer Noa combines textual interpretations which are American…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
1862