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Talking Jazz

Talking Jazz
Page added Mar 28, 2012 Updated Jul 9, 2014

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

Coming Up

Fri 9 Oct 2:00pm
Fri 16 May 2:00pm

With the 2015 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues around the corner, we'll hear from one of its international headliners - Dave Douglas.

Fri 16 Oct 2:00pm

The Australian-born/US-based saxophonist took time out of his heavy touring schedule to share his top tracks with Gerry Koster at Wang 2014.

Fri 23 Oct 2:00pm

Raised in Qld, trumpeter Laura Watts is now based in the US. We sat down with her at Wang, and she's spinning her top tracks in this episode

Fri 30 Oct 2:00pm

Brendan Clarke caught up with us at Wangaratta in 2014 to discuss his favourite tracks, which surprising only included one fellow bassist.

Latest Episode

Fri 2 Oct 2:00pm

New Zealand saxophonist and composer Roger Manins sits down with Gerry Koster to discuss some of his most cherished artists and albums.

Recent Episodes

Fri 25 Sep 2:00pm

Hear the legendary Oscar Peterson performing and talking with fellow pianist and composer Marian McPartland, recorded for NPR in 1980.

Fri 18 Sep 2:00pm

The legendary guitarist Kenny Burrell sits down to talk to and perform with pianist and broadcaster Marian McPartland, recorded in 1993.

Fri 11 Sep 2:00pm

Catch an archival interview with two guitarists - Larry Coryell and the late Emily Remler, interviewed by pianist Ben Sidran in 1986.

Fri 4 Sep 2:00pm

Hear baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams in conversation with Ben Sidran in an interview conducted a mere eight months before his passing.

Fri 28 Aug 2:00pm

Hear an archival interview from 2003 with pianist and organ virtuoso John Medeski - best known for his work with Medeski, Martin and Wood.

Fri 21 Aug 2:00pm

Hear an archival interview with the US saxophonist Charlie Rouse, who was a key sideman with the great Thelonious Monk during the 1960s.


On May 25, 2015. 11:40am
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. 11:22pm
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. 11:27am
Anonymous said

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

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