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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 4 Dec 2:00pm

Elysian Fields are a new local band, and one of the first to explore the electric viola da gamba. Hear their interview with RN's Andy Ford.

Latest Episode

Fri 27 Nov 2:00pm

Revisiting an archival interview with US pianist Barbara Carroll, in conversation with fellow keyboardist and old friend - Marian McPartland

Recent Episodes

Fri 20 Nov 2:00pm

From the vaults - an archival interview with the late pianist and composer Joe Sample, in conversation with fellow musician Ben Sidran.

Fri 13 Nov 2:00pm

Hear an archival interview with the great Roy Eldridge on this week's episode, who's joined by pianist and broadcaster Marian McPartland.

Fri 6 Nov 2:00pm

Hear an archival interview with the late American jazz singer Mark Murphy, who sadly passed away on October 22 at the age of 83.

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.

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 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.


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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