The Piano Trio

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01Geoffrey Smith's Jazz20121014

Is the piano trio the most popular jazz combination? In the first of two programmes for Radio 3's Piano Season, Geoffrey Smith surveys the development of the format in the 40s and 50s, from Nat King Cole and Oscar Peterson to Bill Evans and Ahmad Jamal.

Geoffrey Smith surveys the development of the piano trio in the 1940s and 50s.

02 LASTGeoffrey Smith's Jazz20121021

Geoffrey Smith surveys the development of the piano trio in the contemporary scene.

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

Geoffrey brings his survey of the piano trio right up to date with the buzzing contemporary scene, from Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea to EST and the Bad Plus.

e-mail: GSJ@bbc.co.uk.