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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
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…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
7302
An in-depth documentary that showcases the variety of Charlie Mariano's musical universe. In the company of old friends and like-minded musicians, Mariano takes us on a journey around the globe, crossing the entire jazz landscape from Swing to Bebop…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0599
The two musicians Terje Rypdal and Miroslav Vitous recently found a kindred spirit in the Indian percussionist Trilok Gurtu, who manages to play drums and percussion simultaneously on the drum set he designed himself.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0547
The form, rhythm and tone of Rabih Abou-Khalil's music usually follow the pattern of Arabian instrumental music, but for his amazingly cosmopolitan sound Abou-Khalil has created a synthesis of Arabian music with Western classical and jazz idioms.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0546
ESP 2 is the true legacy of the music of Miles Davis, kept alive by his former sidemen who are now bandleaders in their own right. Together they honor the heritage of the legendary trumpet master.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0545
The Arts Ensemble of Chicago has become one of the world's most successful Black American ensembles. The group which includes trumpeter Lester Bowie, together with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie and two young composers, have experienced a journey…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
0708
This performance is a very intimate meeting of three great artists of Jazz, featuring music ranging from Argentinian Tango to international musical favourites. Very rarely has the vibrant intensity of a performance been captured with such atmosphere.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0150
The three artists combine their considerable talents to bring three musical worlds together at a concert in the Roman Amphitheatre in the German city of Xanten.
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
0110
Bulat Okudzhava's concert was the first of its kind during the upheaval period in the Gorbachev era of glasnost and perestroika. Much of what Bulat Okudzhava says and sings in this concert sheds light on the political developments that ultimately…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
0516