Geoffrey Smith's Jazz

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A personal journey, taking in great musicians and great music.

Geoffrey Smith celebrates the pleasures of jazz, surveying the art of 'bending notes'.

Geoffrey Smith's Jazz, a personal journey taking in great musicians and great music.

In this first programme in the series, Geoffrey celebrates the myriad pleasures of jazz with a survey of the unique art of "bending notes", from Bessie Smith and Louis Armstrong to Iain Ballamy and Sonny Rollins.

email: gsj@bbc.co.uk.