Brownswood Basement: Gilles Peterson with Don Was

First broadcast date: 31 May 2018

Gilles Peterson presents a show based in the iconic Brownswood Basement.

This week Gilles invited the legendary Don Was to the basement. Over two hours, Don selects the most significant tunes of his career, alongside some of the latest exclusive Blue Note releases.

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Don Was

First emerging as one-half of the satiric R&B duo Was (Not Was), Don Was later rose to become one of the most prolific and sought-after producers in contemporary music.

In January 2012, he was appointed president of the legendary jazz record label, Blue Note Records.



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R+R=NOW – Awake To You [Blue Note Records]
Charles Lloyd & The Marvels + Lucinda Williams – Dust [Blue Note Records]
Rolling Stones – How Can I Stop [Virgin]
Kandace Springs – Six [forthcoming Blue Note Records]
Bob Dylan – He’s Funny That Way [Sony]
Roland Kirk – Volunteered Slavery [Atlantic]
Thumpasaurus – Dance Like It’s Your Life [White Label]
Orquestra Was – I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But Time [The Verve Music Group]
Johnny Hallyday – Te Manquer [Warner]

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