Straight No Chaser: Paul Bradshaw with Cleveland Watkiss and Alex Attias

First broadcast date: 4 May 2018

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

This show takes on the recent scandal around the Windrush Generation. Paul welcomes founding member of the Jazz Warriors, Cleveland Watkiss, to reflect on the musical foundations of the nation. Expect a revealing journey that kicks off with in the hi-life experiments of Ambrose Adeyoka Campbell and the free jazz of Joe Harriott. Also popping into the studio is non-conformist Lausanne based DJ/producer Alex Attias, in London to launch his ‘LillyGood Party!’ album, an eclectic mix of rare Japanese disco gems, spiritual jazz, boogie and bruk-beat.

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Rico – Soundcheck [Island Records]
Caetano Veloso – London, London [Famous]
Joe Armon-Jones – Starting Today [Brownswood Recordings]
Freeez – Stay [BBE]
Tatham, Mensah, Lord & Ranks ‎– Cascade [BBE]
Root Soul – My Dream Came True [BBE]
Velvet Hammer – Party Hardy (Alex Attias Edit) [BBE]
Ambrose Campbell – Ashiko Rhythm [Disques Festival]
Joe Harriott – Calypso [Doxy]
Joe Harriott – Jaipur [Columbia]
Jazz Warriors – In Reference To Our Forefathers Fathers Dreams [Island Records]

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