Archive for the ‘Sun Ra’ Category

Sun Ra to Louis Jordan, Jakob Dylan to The Streets, Monteverdi to Goldfrapp

October 14, 2008
FREE! Music for grown-ups on the BBC in the next 10 days:

Hidden in its vast musical output, BBC TV and radio broadcasts some magnificent music for grown-ups – every week of the year. And it’s all free (well, sort of… ).

In the next ten days, for example:

Wed 15 Oct
1200 & 2200 Claudio Monteverdi, Composer Of The Week – BBC Radio 3
(3/5, continues Thurs-Fri)

Thurs 16 Oct
2300 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (rpt) – BBC Radio 2
2320 Gillian Welch, BBC Four Sessions (rpt) – BBC Four

Sat 18 Oct
2400 Sun Ra, Jazz Library – BBC Radio 3

Sun 19 Oct
2400 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (new) – BBC 6 Music

Mon 20 Oct
2330 Choo Choo Ch’Boogie: the Louis Jordan Story – BBC Radio 2 (3/4)

Tues 21 Oct
2320 Jakob Dylan, Later… With Jools Holland – BBC2

Thurs 23 Oct
2300 Bob Dylan, Theme Time Radio Hour (rpt) – BBC Radio 2
2320 Mike Skinner, BBC Electric Proms – BBC2

Fri 24 Oct
2200 Goldfrapp, BBC Electric Proms – BBC4
0035 Jakob Dylan, Later… With Jools Holland – BBC2 (rpt)

Online access: many BBC radio programmes are broadcast online, streamed. Please see the channels’ web sites for details. Archived BBC radio and TV programmes are accessible online for a short period via:

www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer

Commercial TV highlights:

Fri 17 Oct
2420 The Beatles, All You Need Is Love (part 14), More 4

Gerry Smith

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