Blue Note - A Story Of Modern Jazz

A six-part series tracing the story of Blue Notes Records.

Episodes

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0120021029

This opening programme looks at the label's foundation.

0120021029

This opening programme looks at the label's foundation.

02Back To Africa20021105

This second programme focuses on Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and his role in the `back to Africa' movement.

02Back To Africa20021105

This second programme focuses on Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and his role in the `back to Africa' movement.

0320021112

This third programme examines Blue note in relation to both late 60s soul/pop and the free jazz movement.

0320021112

This third programme examines Blue note in relation to both late 60s soul/pop and the free jazz movement.

0420021119

George Melly traces the story of Blue Notes Records. This programme looks at the 1970s which despite the critics, produced some of the finest crossover soul music of the time.

0420021119

George Melly traces the story of Blue Notes Records. This programme looks at the 1970s which despite the critics, produced some of the finest crossover soul music of the time.

0520021126

This fifth programme looks at the label's decline, demise and re-birth.

0520021126

This fifth programme looks at the label's decline, demise and re-birth.

06 LAST20021203

A look at the label's current trailblazing artists - Cassandra Wilson, Joe Lavano, Nora Jones, St Germain and Eric Truffaz.

06 LAST20021203

A look at the label's current trailblazing artists - Cassandra Wilson, Joe Lavano, Nora Jones, St Germain and Eric Truffaz.