The Morgenland Festival of Osnabrueck has dedicated itself to the fascinating music culture of the Near and Middle East since 2005.
This broadcast offers the first part of the performance.
Homelands is a collaboration between Artvark Saxophone Quartet and Cameroonian-Dutch singer Ntjam Rosie. The music is inspired by traditional and modern music from Ntjam's home country and an Afro-European blend of soul, jazz, gospel and world music.
The 1958 concert features Dizzy working within the combo structure of a quintet that includes sax player Sonny Stitt and bassist Ray Brown.
Since the 1990's, with each new album, Omar Sosa has been developing his own identity, mixing influences from Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America.
A live Recording at the Palais Des Sports from 1977.
Pianist Carla Bley and bassist Steve Swallow have performed in the same bands since the 1960s. In 1988, Swallow and Bley began performing duet concerts in Europe, United States, South America and Japan.
An exploration of the musical universe of a new generation of New York artists. With diverse origins and all having a unique history and background, these musicians gave birth to a new sound that still influences the music scene around the world.
Alfred Lion and Frances Wolff create a new jazz label in the late 1930s.
The old maestro in concert in an ensemble format reminiscent of the famous Hot Club du France.
Some of today's best blues musicians playing all of B.B. King's classic songs.
In 2018, WOMEX was held in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. One of its showcase participants, Bakolo Music International, represents the pioneers of the golden age of Congolese rumba.
Two beautifully filmed concerts from 1963 and 1964 featuring his classic trio of bassist Eddie Calhoun and drummer Kelly Martin.
Portraits of artists, concerts and festivals that give good impressions of the jazz world. Both famous and less famous jazz artists will give new insights in their life, such as why they wrote a certain song and what was the first record they bought.
The MotorMusic Studios in Mechelen, Belgium, attract many great musicians to the city. In these sessions, some of Europe's finest musicians perform their own original music.
An exploration of the musical universe of a new generation of New York artists. Of diverse origins and all having a unique history and background, these musicians gave birth to a new sound that continues to influence the music scene around the world.
Sarah Vaughan and her trio perform at the 1973 Jazz from Newport Festival in Brussels.
Since its opening in 1992, jazz club Moods has developed into one of Zurich's largest and most prominent cultural venues. French guitar virtuoso Biréli Lagrène pays tribute to one of the most prominent exponents of gipsy jazz.
In just a few years, young trumpet player Christian Scott has become synonymous with a new jazz generation. He shakes up the conventions of jazz by taking the genre to new horizons and reaching a wider audience.
Today's recordings were made at a steaming live performance at Utrecht's Tivoli in 2012.
Bradley has developed a sound of his own, in which a keen ear can find a few traces of James Brown.
Count Basie is one of the most important bandleaders of the swing era. Basie's orchestra was characterised by a light, swinging rhythm section that he led from the piano, lively ensemble work, and generous soloing.
Aki Rissanen's interest in jazz came after he started taking classical piano lessons. His deep interest in improvised music placed him among top jazz pianist in his home country, Finland. Today his name appears among the top European jazz musicians.
A performance at Estival in Switzerland, Lugano, by The Crusaders, an American jazz fusion group popular in the 1970s. The group employ a two-manned front-line horn section, and their sound is rooted in hard bop, with an emphasis on R&B and soul.