Jazz Guitar Greats

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01Charlie Byrd20130827

Following on from last year's King's Of Cool, jazz lover Moira Stuart turns her attention to the Jazz Guitar Greats - exploring the lives and careers of some of her favourite guitarists. On this programme she focuses on Charlie Byrd.

02Pat Metheny20130903

Following on from last year's King's Of Cool, jazz lover Moira Stuart turns her attention to the Jazz Guitar Greats - exploring the personal lives and careers of some of her favourite jazz guitarists.

Episode two focuses on American jazz fusion guitarist, composer and all round musical maestro, Pat Metheny. In an exclusive new interview, Pat talks candidly about how he first got involved in music, the skill behind his excellent compositions and what it was like working with David Bowie on the track "This Is Not America".

03Herb Ellis20130910

Following on from last year's King's Of Cool, jazz lover Moira Stuart turns her attention to the Jazz Guitar Greats - exploring the personal lives and careers of some of her favourite jazz guitarists.

Moira talks candidly to Herb Ellis' son Mitch about what it was like growing up surrounded by some of the jazz greats including Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald. We'll also hear from author and broadcaster Alyn Shipton about what made Herb so special and about his time with the Oscar Peterson Trio.

04 LASTJohn Mclaughlin20130917

The final episode of Moira's journey into the lives of some of jazz's most prolific guitarists sees her in deep conversation with John McLaughlin in an exclusive interview recorded at his home.

Hear him recount tales of his illustrious career so far, including jamming with Jimi Hendrix and working with Miles Davis