Almanac Music (Jazz): ‘St James Infirmary’ by Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five (1928)

In this Friday’s column, KD looks at a jazz standard recorded by Louis Armstrong and His Savoy Ballroom Five in 1928, ‘St James Infirmary’. Since then, there have been hundreds of recordings of this song.

Almanac Cinema: Extreme Whiplash

Nominated for Oscars across a range of categories at today’s 87th Academy Awards, Steve Baker has his fingers crossed for his favourite film of 2014 – Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash