The Blagger's Guide To Jazz

We've had country and classical, now David Quantick takes a comic look at the mystical, magical and misunderstood world of jazz.

This six-part series will explain the basic terminology, provide a guide to the major players, as well as some of the places synonymous with the genre.

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0101Duke Ellington, The Saxophone And Bop2009111220101023

We've had country and classical, now David Quantick takes a comic look at the mystical, magical and misunderstood world of jazz.

This six-part series will explain the basic terminology, provide a guide to the major players, as well as some of the places synonymous with the genre.

Episode one focuses on Duke Ellington, the saxophone and bop.

0101Duke Ellington, The Saxophone And Bop2009111220101023

We've had country and classical, now David Quantick takes a comic look at the mystical, magical and misunderstood world of jazz.

This six-part series will explain the basic terminology, provide a guide to the major players, as well as some of the places synonymous with the genre.

Episode one focuses on Duke Ellington, the saxophone and bop.

0102Louis Armstrong, The Trumpet And The Roots Of Jazz2009111920101106

The second episode covers Louis Armstrong, the trumpet and the roots of jazz.

0102Louis Armstrong, The Trumpet And The Roots Of Jazz2009111920101106

The second episode covers Louis Armstrong, the trumpet and the roots of jazz.

0103Miles Davies, Swing And Jazz Piano2009112620101113

Tonight he covers Miles Davies, swing and jazz piano.

0103Miles Davies, Swing And Jazz Piano2009112620101113

Tonight he covers Miles Davies, swing and jazz piano.

0104Vocal Jazz, Jazz Fusion And Sun Ra2009120320101120

Tonight he covers vocal jazz, jazz fusion and the experimental musician Sun Ra

0104Vocal Jazz, Jazz Fusion And Sun Ra2009120320101120

Tonight he covers vocal jazz, jazz fusion and the experimental musician Sun Ra

0105Billie Holiday, Jazz Bass And Free Jazz2009121020101127

Tonight he covers Billie Holiday, jazz bass and free jazz.

0105Billie Holiday, Jazz Bass And Free Jazz2009121020101127

Tonight he covers Billie Holiday, jazz bass and free jazz.

0106 LASTNina Simone, Drums And Latin Jazz2009121720101204

David Quantick's comic take on the mystical, magical and misunderstood world of jazz draws to a conclusion with a look at Nina Simone, drums and Latin jazz.

0106 LASTNina Simone, Drums And Latin Jazz2009121720101204

David Quantick's comic take on the mystical, magical and misunderstood world of jazz draws to a conclusion with a look at Nina Simone, drums and Latin jazz.