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Alyn Shipton brings the popular Radio 3 programme for a return visit to Sage Gateshead for a live edition exploring the idea of time in jazz.
Requests come from listeners and Free Thinking speakers and there’s live music from Newcastle based composer and pianist Paul Edis, performing material from his album There Will Be Time.
“A new voice in jazz…a real jazz composer…a very thoughtful improviser.” Andy Hamilton, Jazz Journal
Alyn Shipton is a jazz historian, broadcaster and author of many books about individual jazz musicians including the first full-length biography of Cab Calloway and A New History of Jazz.
Join leading thinkers as they slow down to examine The Speed of Life. Former Formula One racing driver Damon Hill OBE, Harriet Harman MP, former health minister Edwina Currie, historian and broadcaster Bettany Hughes, author Sathnam Sanghera, poet Simon Armitage, songwriter Richard Hawley,...
Gateshead International Jazz Festival, BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival and Folkworks Pass It On Festival take place on the south bank of the Tyne this Spring alongside Sage Gateshead’s usual programme of eclectic and high quality artists.