25 episodes

The Billy Jenkins Listening Club explores the music and philosophy of south east London guitarist and composer Billy Jenkins. Each show Beowulf Mayfield talks with Billy or one of his collaborators about his music and creative ideas.

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The Billy Jenkins Listening Club explores the music and philosophy of south east London guitarist and composer Billy Jenkins. Each show Beowulf Mayfield talks with Billy or one of his collaborators about his music and creative ideas.

    Series Four, Episode Six: Playing Billy with Chris Batchelor

    Series Four, Episode Six: Playing Billy with Chris Batchelor

    Beowulf Mayfield meets up with trumpet player Chris Batchelor to hear the musician's memories of recording with the Voice of God Collective on the 1988 album Motorway At Night, his use of Billy's music in his teaching work and with his own 21st Century Avant Trad band Pigfoot.

    • 17 min
    Series Four, Episode Five: Ghost Music

    Series Four, Episode Five: Ghost Music

    Our presenter returns to Equator Studios in search of the spiritual energy of sessions past and encounters 'William' - the ghost who communicates by tapping Morse code on the piano keys...

    • 13 min
    Series Four, Episode Four: Another Cup of Tea with Charlie Hart

    Series Four, Episode Four: Another Cup of Tea with Charlie Hart

    Multi-instrumentalist turned record producer Charlie Hart explains the philosophy of Equator Studios, his personal approach to recording and describes the making of Jazz Gives Me The Blues by Billy Jenkins with Blues Trio Suburbia.

    • 8 min
    Series Four, Episode Three: Strange Meeting In Suburbia

    Series Four, Episode Three: Strange Meeting In Suburbia

    Listening Club presenter Beowulf Mayfield casts his mind back to early 1994 and the day he witnessed Billy recording the East/West album with the Voice of God Collective and the Fun Horns of Berlin.

    • 12 min
    Series Four, Episode Two: Forty Albums Of Madness

    Series Four, Episode Two: Forty Albums Of Madness

    Record producer Tony Messenger returns to Billy's shed to recall his first meeting with Billy and the genesis of their recording collaboration.

    • 7 min
    Series Four, Episode One: Musical Miles

    Series Four, Episode One: Musical Miles

    Billy Jenkins and Beowulf Mayfield ponder the back-breaking travelling undertaken by Martin France and his drum kit during the course of 1993...

    • 8 min

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Deep thoughts from the sage of the low strung guitar - entertainment courtesy of the brilliant Beowulf Mayfield...

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