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The Essence of Jazz Flute, part 5

Presented by  Rowland Sutherland Icebreaker flautist Rowland Sutherland presents another selection of jazz on the flute, focussing on the work of four great figures in jazz flute, Frank Wess, Sam Most, Buddy Collette and Björn J:son Lindh, alongside a live

Post-rock meets post-minimalism

Presented by  James Poke James Poke presents a selection of epic tracks from bands mixing post-rock and post-minimalist elements, featuring two mega-tracks by Irish band The Jimmy Cake, two slices of the music Liverpool band Ex-Easter Island Head make by hitting their

The Essence of Jazz Flute, part 4

Presented by Rowland Sutherland Icebreaker flautist Rowland Sutherland presents another selection of music featuring jazz flute, jazz bass flute and jazz piccolo, including performances by Lloyd McNeill, Jeremy Steig, Althea Rene, Kim Scott, Sam Rivers, Ali Ryerson, Leo Wright, James

New music

Presented by  James Poke James Poke presents a choice of the best new music on this month’s Radio Icebreaker, featuring tracks from forthcoming albums by Anna Meredith and PJ Harvey, new songs from Savages, Hinds, Erykah Badu, Alice Glass, Kevin Gates,

The Music of Venetian Snares

Presented by  James Poke On this month’s Radio Icebreaker, James Poke presents an introduction to Venetian Snares. Known primarily as a breakcore artist, the tracks on the show demonstrate how varied and eclectic his music is, ranging from glitch to gabber,

Numbers

Presented by  James Poke James Poke presents Radio Icebreaker featuring music with numerical titles, with an eclectic selection of tracks, including recent music by EMA, Venetian Snares, Mel, Hacker Farm and DJ Spinn, rarities from Scritti Politti, Rip Rig & Panic, Giles Packham and

For the Love of Brazil, part 3.

Presented by  Rowland Sutherland Icebreaker flautist Rowland Sutherland presents a new selection of tracks on this month’s Radio Icebreaker, on the theme of Brazil, featuring Milton Nascimento, Elis Regina, Carlinhos Brown & Bahia Black, Eumir Deodato, Azymuth, Duke Pearson, and

From Francesca Caccini to Footwork

Presented by James Poke James Poke presents this month’s Radio Icebreaker with a selection of tracks, mostly new but some old, particularly featuring recent footwork releases by DJ Boo, JLin and DJ Rashad, alongside music by Alessia Cara, Anna Meredith,

The Essence of Jazz Flute, part 3

Presented by Rowland Sutherland One of Icebreaker’s flautists, Rowland Sutherland presents another selection of jazz flute tracks, particularly featuring the work of Sam Most and Paul Horn, both of whom died recently, as well as performances by Joe Farrell, Herbie

Recent Icebreaker Performances

Presented by James Poke With Icebreaker’s next performance of the Recycled Project coming up at Birmingham Conservatoire on Tuesday 21st April, James Poke focuses this month on recent live Icebreaker performances, with music from the Recycled programme by Julia Wolfe,