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Westbrook Radio Broadcasts

date radio-
station
/-programme
details  
10th March 2014 BBC radio 3
Jazz On 3
approx. 12:00 pm
"The Serpent Hit"
repeat of last year's feature
9th Nov. 2012 BBC radio 3
In Tune
4:30 pm
"a special live set from the Mike Westbrook Trio"
celebrating the Trio's 30th anniversary
25th Apr. 2011 BBC radio 3
"Jazz On 3"
23:15
"The Serpent Hit" + talk with Mike Westbrook
recorded 2nd April 2011 at Kings Place, London
6th Feb. 2010 BBC radio 3
"Music Matters"
12:15 pm

Kate Westbrook & Mike Westbrook Interview
22nd Jan. 2010 DRS2
Swiss radio
22:30
"Off Abbey Road"
a subset of one hour from
the concert recorded 2009 at
Jazz Festival Willisau (CH)
17th Jan. 2010 BBC radio 3
Jazz Line-Up
11:30 pm
includes three songs from the
"Off Abbey Road" set from
the 2009 performance at the
Jazz Festival Willisau (CH)
22nd Aug. 2009 BBC radio 3
"Hear and Now"
10:30 pm
"Transgressive Gospel"
A work by composer and conductor Michael Finnissy
featuring Kate Westbrook and Richard Jackson (vocals)
18th Oct. 2008 BBC radio 3
"Building A Jazz Library"
4 pm
covering the work of Mike Westbrook
10th Sept. 2008 CKCU-FM
Ottawa & Webcast
9 to 11 pm
"In A Mellow Tone"
Two hour programme on "London Bridge Is Broken Down"
22nd March 2008 France Musiques
"Portraits des Femmes"
includes Mike Westbrook’s "Empress Concerto" in honour of Bessie Smith
The concert was recorded on 14th December 2007 at Salle Gaveau, Paris
Francois Raulin (piano)
Bruno Chevillon (double bass)
+48 piece orchestra
9th March 2008 Canterbury University Student Radio
David Gundy's radio show "One Step Beyond" features two hours with music and interviews
You can listen again at fatgut.multiply.com
(free registration required)
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10th November 2006 BBC radio 3
"Jazz On 3"
22:30 BST
Opening of the London Jazz Festival, included a 25 minute performance of Mike Westbrook's Village Band playing "The Waxeywork Show" (texts Kate Westbrook, music Mike Westbrook)
The Village Band are
Mike Westbrook (euphonium)
Kate Westbrook (tenor horn, voice)
Mike Brewer (trumpet)
Sam Smith (trombone)
Stan Willis (alto saxophone)
Gary Bayley (tenor saxophone)
18th August 2006 BBC radio 3
"Jazz On 3"
23:30 BST
full broadcast of ART WOLF PLUS
studio recording of Art Wolf with extra bass and drums (Tim Harries and Seb Rochford) thrown in.
 
July/Aug. 2006
22nd, 29th, 5th, 12th
BBC Radio 3
"Jazz File"
Four part series (half an hour each) on the Work of Kate & Mike Westbrook
(repeat of the 2002 broadcasts)
 
24th March 2006 BBC radio 3
"Jazz On 3"
23:30 BST
Interview on the occassion of Mike Westbrook's birthday, excerpts from ART WOLF PLUS
studio recording of Art Wolf with extra bass and drums (Tim Harries and Seb Rochford) thrown in.
 
19th March 2006 BBC radio 6music
"Freak Zone"
17:00 BST
Original Peter
from the album Love Songs

"We've swept the corners of the British Jazz cupboard to bring you rare tunes from Mike Westbrook, Neil Ardley and Joe Harriot. [...] 'Professor' Justin Spear continues his odyssey across the Britsh Jazz terrain."
16th July 2005 BBC radio 3
"Jazz Line Up"
16:005 BST
Oil Paint On Canvas
from the new album Art Wolf
 
20th May 2005 BBC radio 3
"Mixing It"
22:15 BST
Whose Wolf Art Thou? (5’33")
from the new album Art Wolf
 
26th Feb 2005 BBC radio 3
"Jazz Records Requests"
17:00 BST
Knivshult/Ash Wednesday
from the album The Cortège
 
15th May 2004 BBC radio 3
"Jazz Line Up"
16:00 BST
Kate Westbrook Interview
presenting her new album Cuff Clout
 
30th April 2004 BBC radio 3
"Jazz On 3"
View From A Drawbridge
from Mike Westbrook Orchestra’s 1999 Glasgow Concert
 
26th Nov. 2003 DRS
Swiss Radio
Interview
with Kate and Mike Westbrook
plus music from throughout their career
approx 30 minutes
 
15th Nov. 2003 BBC radio 3
"Jazz Line-Up"
16:00 BST
The Westbrook Trio
Live at the London Jazz festival
with music from their 20th anniversary album L’Ascenseur
 
29th April 2003 WDR3
"SoundWorld"
"Reich durch A.R.M."
recorded 30th May 2002 at "the space" in the LudwigForum for international art, Aachen
(a shortened version of 52’ was broadcast)
Reich durch A.R.M.:
Texts by A.R.Meyer + Kate Westbrook
music by Heribert Leuchter
Kate Westbrook & the Lux Orchester & a cast of actors
27th Feb. 2003 WDR3
"Musikpassagen"
"Shipwrecked Sailor"
from Mama Chicago
(8’27")
"Love For Sale"
(5’47")
excerpt from "Reich durch A.R.M."
(22’08")
Reich durch A.R.M.:
Texts by A.R.Meyer + Kate Westbrook
music by Heribert Leuchter
Kate Westbrook & the Lux Orchester & a cast of actors
25th Nov. 2002
+ 16th Jan. 2003
+ 15th April 2007
BBC Radio 6
"Dreamticket"
"Solid Gold Cadillac"
live at the Paris Theatre, London in 1972
(total approx. 27’)
broadcast in two parts
19th December 2002 BBC Radio 3
"Performance on 3"
"Classical Blues"
recorded 26th Sptember 2002 at the Royal Festival Hall, London
(21’50")
The BBC Concert Orchestra play the composition by Mike Westbrook commissioned for this their 50th anniversary
3rd August 2002 BBC Radio 3
"Private Passions"
presenter Michael Berkeley meets Mike Westbrook
who brings his favourite music
 
June 2002
1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
BBC Radio 3
"Jazz File"
Four part series (half an hour each) on the Work of Kate & Mike Westbrook  
4th June 2002 BBC Radio 3
"Jazz On 3"
"Chanson Irresponsable"
The New Westbrook Orchstra
recorded 24th May 2002
at Gateway Studios, Kingston upon Thames
29th May 1999 BBC Radio 3
"Jazz On 3"
"The Orchsetra of Smith’s Academy"
live in Glasgow
re-broadcast in 2000
13th March 1999 BBC Worldservice
"Jazzmatazz"
Alyn Shipton interviews Mike Westbrook and plays some samples about 10 minutes in all
approx. 1996 SDR 2
(German Radio Station)
"Ironie und Sensibilität"
Feature on the work of Mike Westbrook
 
1994 BBC "Even/Uneven"
Kate Westbrook and the Skirmishers
recorded 24th May 1994
at the Bloomsbury Theatre, London
released under the title "Cuff, Clout", see here
30th August 1992 (?) BBC "Big Band Rossini" at "The Proms"
recorded 30th August 1992
at the Royal Albert Hall, London
plus feature on the Catania Festival in the interval
1992 Radio France "Entre Rigueur et Outrance"
Feature on the work of Kate & Mike Westbrook
 
Sept. 1991 WDR
(German Radio Station)
"Big Band Rossini"
recorded 6th Sept. 1991
in Bottrop, Germany
 
Sept. 1991 WDR
(German Radio Station)
The Westbrook Trio
recorded live Sept. 1991
in Bottrop, Germany
 

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