Jazz-On-Wednesdays brings you the magic of world jazz. Listen to Jazz Sketches with Robert Vale at noon, and Planet Jazz with Xavier Bichon at 7pm.
Jazz Sketches this week, is as international as it gets. Dhafer Youssef, Tania Giannouli, Artyom Manukyan, Fergus McCreadie and others, with Aussies Nadje Noordhuis and Zela Margossian.
While Planet Jazz will feature Norwegian trumpeter Marius Neset’s album, Happy. This draws on pop, soul and funk influences from the 70s and 80s. It features Neset with a new, top-class quintet. Listen out for the musicians’ pure joy of playing in every note.