We'll hear from Vietnamese guitarist Nguyen Le, who's just at home playing jazz versions of Pink Floyd tunes as he is collaborating with a traditional Vietnamese vocalist. Then there's Black String from Korea, featuring the unlikely combination of electric guitar and geomungo (a type of zither). And Korean-born singer Youn Sun Nah offers a Brazilian-flavoured tune with her European group. Plus we'll hear from two superb New Zealand-born pianists: Mike Nock and Jonathan Crayford.
Presenter: Jessica Nicholas
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Nguyên Lê (Vietnamese: Lê Thành Nguyên; born 14 January 1959 in Paris, France) is a French Jazz musician and Composer of Vietnamese ancestry. His main instrument is guitar, and he also plays electric bass guitar and guitar synthesizer. He has released numerous albums, both as a leader and as a sideman. His 1996 album Tales from Viêt-Nam blends jazz and traditional Vietnamese music. Nguyên...
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