Back on a jazz tip, Gilles hooks up with Manchester-based trumpeter, composer, arranger, DJ, producer and band leader… pause for breath… and label boss of the mighty fine Gondwana imprint – it’s Matthew Halsall. Fresh from a wonderful Maida Vale session for Radio 1 (featuring Shuanise and Roger Robinson), Matthew joins GP for a chat and a few spins of his favourite tunes from the likes of Charles Lloyd, Alice Coltrane, The Cinematic Orchestra and Dorothy Ashby.


1. Open Up The Gates – Nat Birchall – Gondwana Records
2. What Is Man – Charles Lloyd & Billy Higgins – Ecm Import
3. Valley Of Life – McCoy Tyner – Milestone Records
4. Journey In Satchidananda – Alice Coltrane – Impulse!
5. Evolution – The Cinematic Orchestra – Ninja Tune
6. The Moving Finger – Dorothy Ashby – Cadet
7. China Doll – Leon Thomas – Flying Dutchman
8. Joyful Grass & Grape – Dorothy Ashby – Cadet
9. Kazuko (Peace Child) – Pharoah Sanders – Theresa
10. Many Blessings – Nat Birchall – Gondwana Records
11. Tezeta – Mulatu Astatke – L’arome

Interview and guest mix can be found on Gilles Perterson Worlwide HERE