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J to Z Late - BBC Radio 3 Late Night Broadcast

Fri 13 November

Stage time / 11:00pm






11pm: Jumoké Fashola and Kevin Le Gendre present a late-night edition of J to Z to launch the EFG London Jazz Festival, with live performances from London kings of swing Kansas Smitty's  and special guests Camilla GeorgeJalen N'Gonda, Jay Kayser, Kit Downes and Joe Webb .

1am: DJ and jazz fan Tina Edwards introduces comedian James Acaster to her soundworld with a playlist that smashes stereotypes

1.30am: Highlights of a 2012 Festival concert with pianist and composer Chick Corea joined by bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade plus backstage interviews and a special collaboration with vocalist Jacqui Dankworth

2am: Corey Mwamba with a British mixtape featuring music from some of his inspirations including established artists Orphy Robinson and Maggie Nicols and current stars Xhosa Cole, Rosie Turton and Sarathy Korwar

3am: Concert highlights from from saxophonist Wayne Shorter's performance from the 1995 Festival

3.30am: Helen Mayhew presents highlights from Jazz FM's Virtual Jazz Festival

4am: Cerys Matthews with a jazz mix

5am: A look at the history of Jazz Voice, the opening night gala of EFG London Jazz Festival, with Guy Barker 

5.30am: Saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi with SEED Ensemble in concert from October 2019 at Mondoriaan Jazz Festival in the Netherlands

6am: Jacob Collier's Feel Good Mixtape, from Weather Report to Flying Lotus, to conclude the BBC Radio 3 jazz all-nighter