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Jazz Musician Jamie Cullum Shares Stories And Plays Live

Jamie Cullum performs live in NPR's Studio 1.
Nick Michael
Jamie Cullum performs live in NPR's Studio 1.

Jamie Cullum is the UK's best-selling contemporary jazz artist. He's collaborated with Paul McCartney, Clint Eastwood and Pharrell Williams. On his latest album, Interlude, he covers some distinctive jazz songs, with the help of a few friends.

Cullum joined NPR's Scott Simon to share tidbits about his creative life — including how he got his first gig, playing piano amidst racks of of ladies' undergarments — and perform a few songs. Hear the conversation and the music at the audio link.

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