Francis Gooding explores the birth of the British jazz scene and introduces the faces of a new wave.
Listen: Jazz on Spotify
Follow our regularly updated Jazz playlist for a sample of the music you'll hear across our programme.
Barbican Sessions: Shabaka Hutchings
For our latest Barbican Session, one of the central figures of the London jazz scene, Shabaka Hutchings performs an improvised piece on bass clarinet.
Barbican Meets: Jason Moran
Composer, pianist and visual artist Jason Moran talks to us about early jazz pioneer and African American soldier, James Reese Europe.