Prog Rock With Charles Hazlewood

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0120150511

A four part series in which orchestra conductor Charles Hazlewood explores the progressive rock music of the 1970s. In part one he'll be focusing on drums and percussion, but first he chronicles a little of the background to prog rock, tracing its origins in popular music of the 1950s and 1960s. In line with the emphasis on percussion, he talks to one of rock's most accomplished drummer/percussionists, Bill Bruford. Bill, who's played with some of the great rock bands including Yes, King Crimson, UK, Genesis and his own bands Bruford and Earthworks, discusses some of the technical details of his craft with Charles and together they draw parallels between classical and rock music, noting some of the ways that 1970s prog took in some of the influences from classical music. Tracks will be drawn from Yes, King Crimson, Pink Floyd, Bruford, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Jethro Tull, the Toys, B Bumble and the Stingers and Perry Como!

0220150518

A four part series in which orchestra conductor Charles Hazlewood explores the progressive rock music of the 1970s.

In part two, Charles focuses on the keyboards, playing music by Deep Purple, ELP, Yes, Genesis and Tony Banks. Charles also interviews Tony Banks.

0320150525

Orchestra conductor Charles Hazlewood explores the progressive rock music of the 1970s. Including music from Roger Waters, Yes, King Crimson, UK and Asia; the interviewee is bass guitarist John Wetton.

0420150601

Charles Hazlewood explores the progressive rock music of the 1970s. The interviewee is Ian Anderson and the music will range over the Jethro Tull canon and will also include tracks by Peter Gabriel, Genesis, Ray Thomas (the Moody Blues) and Thijs van Leer of Focus.