Jazz on 3: Black Top, Laura Jurd Quintet

Exclusive live session from Maida Vale Studios in London

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TV & Radio Information
BBC Radio 3
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 23:00

 

Jez Nelson (left) presents artists from two generations of UK Jazz as part of Radio 3’s month celebrating British music.

Performing to a live audience in an exclusive session at Maida Vale Studios, Black Top will play their first ever full-length broadcast. The group is renowned for groundbreaking free improv and is made up of Steve Williamson (sax), Orphy Robinson (vibes), Pat Thomas (piano) and Byron Wallen (trumpet), as well as special guest HKB Finn (vocals).

Also on the bill is trumpeter Laura Jurd, performing original compositions with her quintet.