Picture it. The kitchen radio, a glistening hunk of bakelite, its alignment of valves producing a sound that commanded attention. You're a kid busy hanging onto your mother's skirt as she cooks the evening meal. It's a moment of inspiration.
★★★★☆ Sunny, soulful - and supremely good Backstage at Britain's first greenfield jazz festival in 20 years, Festival Director
Good times: Nile Rodgers and Chic Boasting more than 40 acts on four stages - plus a dance tent pumping out both live music
It has been 22 years since the release of the landmark album Road To Freedom. Jason Holmes speaks to Femi Williams (aka Femi Fem), one third of The Young Disciples, about how the record came into existence.
'We're a gigging band in Scotland,' Andy Clucas tells me. 'We started as an acoustic band back in the winter of 2007, and a lot of people told us we had a Dexys [Midnight Runners] sound, probably because our sound is...eclectic.'
Jazz FM has apologised after the station broadcast audio of what appeared to be part of a gay porn film on Saturday night