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Straight No Chaser: Paul Bradshaw With Val Wilmer

First broadcast date: 14 February 2018

Paul Bradshaw is founder of Straight No Chaser, with a record collection that matches the depth and variety of his iconic magazine.

This episode he is joined by journalist and photographer Val Wilmer to discuss her experiences writing her new book – during an era where both Black Power and feminism changed the political landscape. Expect a deep selection of music from some of the artists and musicians she encountered along the way.

Go back

On March 1st 2018 Val Wilmer’s  As Serious As Your Life: Black Music and the Free Jazz Revolution, 1957–1977  is re-issued as a Serpent’s Tail Classic with a supa-fresh foreword by Richard Williams.

Tracklist

Louie Vega – A New Day (Claussell Remix) [Vega Records]
Kai Alcé – Sheeds Move [NDATL Muzik]
Carissa Nicole feat. Reggie Steele – Stuck On You (HHA Edit) [Quantize Records]
Miranda Nicole – Kai Alcé – Dance Like You’ve Been Here (HHA Edit) [NDATL Muzik]
Miranda Nicole – Build A Bridge [Unknown]
Kai Alcé – Not [NDATL Muzik]
Afronaut – Shapin’ Fluid [Apollo]
Masanori Sasaji – Hot Taste Jam [Jazzy Couscous]
The Fantastic Aleems – I Gotta Get Myself Together [Night Train International]
Jamiroquai – Space Clav [Sony Soho Square]
The Mighty Zaf & Phil Asher – Musical Dope [80’s Records]
Jake Holloway & Dave Jarvis – Bandit [Unknown]
Matrix – Stay (I Need Your Love) [Sugarscoop]
Labella – Still Lonely (Midnight Mix) [Unknown]
Ruffneck – Baby You [MAW Records]
Ron Trent – Sweet Chocolate [Future Vision Records]
Nathan Haines – Earth Is The Place (Atjazz Remix) [Wave Music]
Shazz & St Germain – Muse Q The Music [F Communications]
Kamasi Washington – Askim ( Distinctive Remix) [Unreleased]
Gregory Porter – On My Way To Harlem (Kai Alcé Remix) [Unreleased]
Kayenne – Rain Fall [Forthcoming on NDATL Musik]

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