CUBAN MAGIC from pianist Roberto Fonseca - in session at Jazz FM
"Blame It On My Youth" - introducing 23 year old Judi Jackson - one of America's brightest young vocal stars performing live for Jazz FM... stunning. Ashley Henry on piano
This girl is going to be huge - BlueNote Signed Kandace Springs performed live in session for Nigel's show. Make sure to catch her set at Love Supreme Festival 2016
The boy-wonder that is Jacob Collier has stripped away all his electronic wizardry to play a rare acoustic live session for us - showcasing his pure talent on keys and vocals. Here he performs 'Hideaway' from his debut album.
The one and only Miss Beverley Knight performs live in session for us with a new single from her Memphis Soulsville Project with Paul Reid on guitar
A collection interviews from Love Supreme 2016.
Pianist and vocalist Anthony Strong is confirmed to play Love Supreme Festival 2016 - he stopped by Jazz FM to tell us what's in store.
British Keyboard player and founder member of Grammy-winning Snarky Puppy is back with a new album for 2016. He stopped by Jazz FM to play the Yamaha piano - a new exclusive cover version of an old song
Young drumming talent Jamison Ross turns vocalist for his debut album 'Jamison' out on ProperNote. He stopped by Jazz FM studios in February 2016 for a live session
Legendary Smooth Jazz pianist Lorber stopped by the Jazz FM studios on his way to Ronnie Scott's.
Jools and Ruby are in Holiday mood, they swung by Jazz FM and performed 'Silent Night' in the performance space!
Legendary Bassist Marcus Miller visited Nigel Williams at Jazz FM. He revealed that he developed his signature sound so that his mother would be able to hear him on on the TV commercials he played on. At the age of twenty one, Marcus played a bass line that would launch the career of Luther Vandross......
British vocalist Natalie Williams is back with new album 'Kaleidoscope' which launches at the EFG London Jazz Festival 2015.
David Freeman introduces a Blues icon for the 21st century - Grammy-winning guitarist Gary Clark Jr. has the heritage and the voice. Here he performs 'Church' from his latest album 'The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim'.
Soulful singer Lindsey Webster performs 'Fool Me Once' and 'Lost One' from her new album 'You Change' in the Jazz FM studio.
MOBO award winning Zara McFarlane performs 'Her Eyes' and 'Plain Gold Ring' from her latest album 'If You Knew Her'.
Violinist and singer Alice Zawadzki covers Nina Simone's 'Nobody's Fault But Mine' in the Jazz FM Performance space. This session comes fresh from her nomination at the 2015 Jazz FM Awards - in the vocalist of the year category.
PPL Lifetime Achievement Award winner Hugh Masekela treated guests to a stunning performance of 'Bajabula Bonke' at The Jazz FM Awards 2015. Hugh was joined on stage by old friend Larry Willis.
Soul Artist of the Year Jarrod Lawson surprised guests at The Jazz FM Awards 2015 with a beautiful cover of 'A Song For You'.
Pete Biggin is the drummer heard behind some of the UK's biggest funk outfits including Incognito and Level 42. His own band PB Underground are in the Jazz FM performance space with a rare acoustic outing - performing 'Part Time Lover' from new album 'Stand Up'.
Australian soul / jazz stars Hiatus Kaiyote are in the UK this week, with their tour including the Love Supreme Festival. They stopped in to perform an incredible session for Jazz FM, playing 'Mobius Streak' from the album Tawk Tomahawk.
Dame Arocena's debut album 'Nueva Era' is released on Brownswood Record Label, and Jazz FM were lucky enough to see a preview as she performed tracks 'Crystal' & 'El Ruso' in the studio.
No fewer than nine musicians stepped into Jazz FM's performance space this week, for a live session on air including one original piece 'Super Hero Disco' and an insane cover version of 'No Diggity'.
Singer Rebecca Ferguson first found fame through ITV's X-Factor. Now she tells Nigel Williams about her departure from pop music, and her journey into jazz.
The sound of soulful blues music was brought to Jazz FM this week, from Florida's own JJ Grey. The new album from him and Mofro for 2015 is called 'Ol Glory', and from it comes 'Everything Is A Song'.
On the launch day of his 2014 album 'Interlude', Jamie Cullum scheduled a live performance at Jazz FM's studios - giving us a taste with tracks 'Don't You Know' and 'Losing You'.
Ahead of his Autumn UK tour, blues star Schofield has recorded an exclusive live session for David Freeman's 'Blues and Boogie Show'. Here we see him perform with Simon Law, 'From Far Away' taken from his latest album release.
Earlier in the month one of the biggest British funk bands around the Brand New Heavies stopped by the Jazz FM studios ahead of the launch of their new album 'Sweet Freaks' and performed 'Bring The Rain' which features on their new album.
Italian born composer and guitarist Antonio Forcione stopped by Jazz FM to talk about his current run of live shows. He even gave us a taster of his music - performing acoustically for the radio with help from percussionist Adriano Adewale.
The award-winning US vocalist Kurt Elling dropped by Jazz FM last week to speak to Nigel Williams.
Jazz FM was recently graced with a visit from bass legend Marcus Miller, who's playing and production credits are well into four figures. He speaks with Nigel Williams about his appearance at this year's EFG London Jazz Festival, along with a few career highlights and his next exciting projects for 2015.
From one of jazz's great families, Brazilian Bebel Gilberto graced Jazz FM with a live performance in October 2014. This is her interpretation of 'Harvest Moon' taken from the latest album 'Tudo'.
Charming jazz composer and performer Neil Cowley is back with a new tour and album for 2014. From "Touch and Flee", his trio perform 'Queen' along with the anthemic 'Slims' tune from their 'Face of Mount Molehill' album, live in Jazz FM's performance space.
London soul star Shaun Escoffery was in the Jazz FM Studio this week for a chat about his new album 'In the Red Room' and a performance live in session - we hear classic 'Space Rider' and new 'Do U Remember'.
One of Britain's soul gems, Ruby Turner is most famous for fronting Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues orchestra. This week however, she is promoting her new solo album 'All That I Am' and from it, she performs 'The Dark End of the Street' live in Jazz FM's performance space.
Back with a new album - The Preservation Hall Jazz Band is one of the most respected jazz outfits in all of New Orleans. With classic sounds, they brought their fun and energy to Jazz FM's performance space for a live session, with tracks 'Halfway Wrong, Halfway Right' and 'That's it!'.
At 74, Leon Ware still has a soulful tone and effortless musical presence. Here playing live on Jazz FM in 2014, the track 'I Want You' was originally written by Ware for Marvin Gaye in 1976.
In July 2014, Lalah Hathaway was in the UK for Jazz FM's Love Supreme Festival, and she came by the studios to give us a preview. Here she performs 'Boston' from her 2004 album 'Outrun the Sky'.
At the Love Supreme Festival 2014, Neon Saints Brass Band were performing pop-up shows all over the site, including a track at Jazz FM's studio HQ!
Pop and Jazz star Curtis Stigers is one of many names performing at Love Supreme Festival 2014 - he stopped by Jazz FM ahead of the event, to play a tracks live from his latest album, "Hooray for Love". This one is "Valentine's Day".
Gospel Soul star Avery Sunshine stopped by Jazz FM's London studio to talk about her latest album, her live concert, and to perform the single 'Call My Name' live in the studio!
French jazz sensation 'Zaz' was in London recently, and performing an exclusive live session for the UK's biggest jazz radio station. Tracks are 'Comme Ci Comme Ca' and 'Je Veux'
Bluesman Robert Cray plays poetic new material 'What would you say' live on Jazz FM's Blues and Boogie programme, May 2014
Up-and-coming singer and pianist Theo Jackson stopped by Jazz FM with Bassist Alex Davis for a stripped back acoustic session - the track performed is Sweet Lorraine
Natasha Watts is a British vocalist who's made her name with dozens of soulful house acts and tracks over the years. She's finally releasing her debut self-titled album, and previews it live in the Jazz FM Studio.
Jazz FM studio session for Nigel Williams Morning Show May 2012. Lalah and Pianist Oscar had only just met 15 mins before performing this!
Ahead of the Love Supreme festival July 2013 - The Brand New Heavies perform 'Dream on Dreamer' and 'Midnight at the Oasis' in studio for Nigel Williams' show.
Currently touring as 'The Thomas Brown Affair', two soul music icons come together and play in the Jazz FM performance space - 'Georgia On My Mind' then 'What You Won't Do For Love'.
This super jazz talent stopped in at the Jazz FM performance space to perform 'Natural' and the title track from her album 'Honeywine'.
January 2014 - Grammy Award winner Gregory Porter is the soulful poet that Jazz FM have promoted for many years. Now for the first time ever, Gregory and pianist Chip Crawford are in the radio performance space for an exclusive live session.
Following in the footsteps of The Brand New Heavies and Incognito - The Doggett Brothers are the latest British jazz funk sensation, with debut release 'Daylight' as Album of the Week on Jazz FM
Soul group Personal Life stripped right back, musically speaking, and performed live in the Jazz FM studios December 2013.
December 2013... Tony Momrelle is famous among soul fans for his vocal work with Incognito. Now, the Spotlight is on him as he launches a solo album called 'Fly'. As performed on Nigel Williams's Saturday morning programme, hear two session tracks with backing from vocalist Vula Malinga and guitarist Ben
Soweto demonstrates his unique blend of jazz and hiphop live in the Jazz FM studio with Nigel Williams.