Remembering Humph'

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012013041520150203 (R2)

Another chance to hear the first of two programmes that were broadcast in 2013 to mark the 5th anniversary of the death of Humphrey Lyttelton. Trumpeter and composer Guy Barker introduces an as yet largely unheard recording of Humph and Wynton Marsalis expressing their joint admiration for the great Louis Armstrong. Across the generations they share their passion and respect for Armstrong and delve into just what made him the most influential of the early jazz pioneers. They swap favourite Louis recordings and stories and consider the effect he has had on them personally and on jazz in general.

012013041520150203 (R2)

Another chance to hear the first of two programmes that were broadcast in 2013 to mark the 5th anniversary of the death of Humphrey Lyttelton. Trumpeter and composer Guy Barker introduces an as yet largely unheard recording of Humph and Wynton Marsalis expressing their joint admiration for the great Louis Armstrong. Across the generations they share their passion and respect for Armstrong and delve into just what made him the most influential of the early jazz pioneers. They swap favourite Louis recordings and stories and consider the effect he has had on them personally and on jazz in general.

0120130415

012013041520150203 (R2)

Another chance to hear the first of two programmes that were broadcast in 2013 to mark the 5th anniversary of the death of Humphrey Lyttelton. Trumpeter and composer Guy Barker introduces an as yet largely unheard recording of Humph and Wynton Marsalis expressing their joint admiration for the great Louis Armstrong. Across the generations they share their passion and respect for Armstrong and delve into just what made him the most influential of the early jazz pioneers. They swap favourite Louis recordings and stories and consider the effect he has had on them personally and on jazz in general.

012013041520150203 (R2)

Another chance to hear the first of two programmes that were broadcast in 2013 to mark the 5th anniversary of the death of Humphrey Lyttelton. Trumpeter and composer Guy Barker introduces an as yet largely unheard recording of Humph and Wynton Marsalis expressing their joint admiration for the great Louis Armstrong. Across the generations they share their passion and respect for Armstrong and delve into just what made him the most influential of the early jazz pioneers. They swap favourite Louis recordings and stories and consider the effect he has had on them personally and on jazz in general.

0120130415

012013041520150203 (R2)

Another chance to hear the first of two programmes that were broadcast in 2013 to mark the 5th anniversary of the death of Humphrey Lyttelton. Trumpeter and composer Guy Barker introduces an as yet largely unheard recording of Humph and Wynton Marsalis expressing their joint admiration for the great Louis Armstrong. Across the generations they share their passion and respect for Armstrong and delve into just what made him the most influential of the early jazz pioneers. They swap favourite Louis recordings and stories and consider the effect he has had on them personally and on jazz in general.

0120130415

In the first of two programmes marking the 5th anniversary of the death of Humphrey Lyttelton, trumpeter and composer Guy Barker introduces an as yet largely unheard recording of Humph and Wynton Marsalis expressing their joint admiration for the great Louis Armstrong. Across the generations they share their passion and respect for Armstrong and delve into just what made him the most influential of the early jazz pioneers. They swap favourite Louis recordings and stories and consider the effect he has had on them personally and on jazz in general.

0220130422

022013042220150210 (R2)

Another chance to hear Guy Barker introduce an historic concert from the BBC archives. When asked to open Radio 2's first ever Jazz Season in 1991, Humphrey Lyttelton took the opportunity to bring his Big Band out of retirement. The dusted down parts were put on the stands of his hand picked musicians who brilliantly brought to life a fascinating collection of arrangements not heard for more than 30 years. The concert was recorded at the Hippodrome Golders Green with Humph' in top form as player, bandleader and on stage host.

02 LASTHumphrey Lyttelton's Big Band In Concert, Recorded In 199120130422

Guy Barker introduces an historic concert from the BBC archives. When asked to open Radio 2's first ever Jazz Season in 1991, Humphrey Lyttelton took the opportunity to bring his Big Band out of retirement. The dusted down parts were put on the stands of his hand picked musicians who brilliantly brought to life a fascinating collection of arrangements not heard for more than 30 years. The concert was recorded at the Hippodrome Golders Green with Humph' in top form as player, bandleader and on stage host.