This playlist showcases the variety of jazz on BBC channels, from the 1960s to the present day. Programme types include: dedicated jazz performance; variety entertainments; drama; documentary; schools; and even comedy! The playlist has been sequenced chronologically by production date. As well as giving an insight into developments in the music over this sixty-year period, this playlist also tracks changing attitudes towards jazz at the BBC.
Dr Nicolas Pillai, Birmingham City University
jazz, BBC, television, race, music