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Page added Mar 28, 2012 Updated Oct 21, 2015

Exploring the favourite music of the musicians themselves... hear what inspires and influences them.

Talking Jazz features both recent and archival interviews, including the series 'My Favourite Things.'

Coming Up

Fri 1 Jul 2:00pm

Catch a recent interview with the US vocalist Jose James, talking with The Music Show's Andrew Ford about his recent Billie Holiday tribute.

Latest Episode

Fri 24 Jun 2:00pm

Join us for an archival interview with saxophone legend Branford Marsalis, captured in 1985 with fellow musician and broadcaster Ben Sidran.

Recent Episodes

Fri 17 Jun 2:00pm

Join us for an encore of Gary Bartz conversation on RN's 'The Music Show.' Also available to stream now is our 2016 MIJF recording of Bartz!

Fri 10 Jun 2:00pm

Bass is the topic of conversation, with an archival interview featuring master Milt Hinton with fellow musician Marian McPartland on keys.

Fri 3 Jun 2:00pm

The late great Michel Petrucciani is our Talking Jazz topic this week, from an archival interview with fellow pianist Ben Sidran in 1988.

Fri 27 May 2:00pm

Join us as we replay an archival interview with the iconic singer and actress Rosemary Clooney, captured in 1991 with Marian McPartland.

Fri 20 May 2:00pm

Hear an archival interview with the prominent American saxophonist and composer Arthur Blythe, recorded with Ben Sidran in 1987.

Bill Evans
Fri 13 May 2:00pm

Following on from our live set with Bill Evans at Town Hall, hear the man himself in conversation from an archival interview in 1978.


On May 25, 2015. 10:40am
ABC Jazz said

Hi there - you can find more info on the Joe Williams Talking Jazz program here: http://abcjazz.net.au/programs/talking-jazz/joe-williams-with-marian-mcp...

Thanks for listening!

On May 22, 2015. 10:22pm
Anonymous said

i caught the talking jazz program at 2 o'clock this afternoon. it was fabulous, interesting, and there was some great music played. however, i can't find anywhere on your website that tells me who the talkers were. it shows the program last week and the program next week - but not today's. please help (and also advise how i can find current program info). thank you.

On Oct 16, 2013. 10:27am
Anonymous said

Is it still possible to listen to Arch McKirdy's last program?

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