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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 26 Aug 2:00pm

On Talking Jazz, we're talking Steve Khan: Catch an archival interview with the American guitarist from 1985, talking with Ben Sidran.

Fri 2 Sep 2:00pm

Drummer Brian Blade joins RN's Andrew Ford to discuss his musical outlooks, as well as role as a sideman with some of jazz's biggest names.

Latest Episode

Fri 19 Aug 2:00pm

Join us for an archival interview featuring vocal icon and pianist Carmen McRae, who discusses and performs some of her favourite music.

Recent Episodes

Fri 12 Aug 2:00pm

Catch an encore broadcast of Andrew Ford's conversation on RN with singer/pianist and a recent visitor to Australia - Karrin Allyson.

Fri 5 Aug 2:00pm

Multi-instrumentalist and New Orleans icon Nicholas Payton was recently in Australia, and he joins Julian Day to discuss 'jazz' definitions.

Cyrille Aimee My Favourite Things
Fri 29 Jul 2:00pm
Fri 22 Feb 2:00pm

Check out Cyrille's favourite recordings, as she chats with Gerry Koster on 'My Favourite Things,' at the Wangaratta Jazz Festival in 2012.

Sarah McKenzie
Fri 22 Jul 2:00pm

Singer & pianist Sarah McKenzie joins RN's Andrew Ford to share the latest on her travels, as well as signing to the revived Impulse! label.

Fri 15 Jul 2:00pm

Catch an archival interview this week with the soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, recorded in 1986 with fellow musician/broadcaster Ben Sidran.

Fri 8 Jul 2:00pm

Following on from our Thursday Night Live feature, we're revisiting an archival interview with the great Sonny Rollins, recorded in 1986.


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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