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Gerald French

Posted on September 16, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

New Orleans drummer Gerald French joined Judy onstage at the 2013 Ascona Jazz Festival to discuss his passion for the music of his hometown and his feelings about carrying on the tradition of jazz. Judy also talked him into a few tunes with his band.

New Orleans drummer Gerald French joined Judy onstage at the 2013 Ascona Jazz Festival to discuss his passion for the music of his hometown and his feelings about carrying on the tradition of jazz. Judy also talked him into a few tunes with his band.

Roland Guerin

Posted on August 20, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

New Orleans bassist Roland Guerin and Judy met and recorded their conversation and played on stage at the 2013 Ascona Jazz Festival in Switzerland, where they discussed Roland’s New Orleans roots and favorite jazz.

New Orleans bassist Roland Guerin and Judy met and recorded their conversation and played on stage at the 2013 Ascona Jazz Festival in Switzerland, where they discussed Roland’s New Orleans roots and favorite jazz.

Steve Ross

Posted on August 13, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Cabaret star Steve Ross was one of Judy’s early guests on Jazz Inspired and is not only a close pal of hers but a frequent musical collaborator. We revisit this hilarious conversation (Steve’s one of the funniest people Judy knows) about his long career and how the greats, Cole Porter, Noel Coward and others, continue […]

Cabaret star Steve Ross was one of Judy’s early guests on Jazz Inspired and is not only a close pal of hers but a frequent musical collaborator. We revisit this hilarious conversation (Steve’s one of the funniest people Judy knows) about his long career and how the greats, Cole Porter, Noel Coward and others, continue to inspire him.

Billy Stritch

Posted on August 5, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Judy talks with pianist/vocalist Billy Stritch fresh from his participation in the 2013 Bobby Short tribute at Jazz at Lincoln Center and discussed how Bobby, Liza and other greats have informed and shaped his music and career.

Judy talks with pianist/vocalist Billy Stritch fresh from his participation in the 2013 Bobby Short tribute at Jazz at Lincoln Center and discussed how Bobby, Liza and other greats have informed and shaped his music and career.

Mike Renzi

Posted on July 29, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Multi-Emmy and Grammy winner, composer/pianist Mike Renzi discusses his work as Music Director for Sesame Street, Mel Tormé, Peggy Lee, Liza and numerous others and reveals what continues to thrill and inspire him about jazz.

Multi-Emmy and Grammy winner, composer/pianist Mike Renzi discusses his work as Music Director for Sesame Street, Mel Tormé, Peggy Lee, Liza and numerous others and reveals what continues to thrill and inspire him about jazz.

Curtis Stigers

Posted on July 25, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Judy’s conversation with vocalist/saxophonist Curtis Stigers, where they discuss his former life as a pop musician (appearing on the soundtrack of “The Bodyguard”) and contrast that to his present life as a jazz musician.

Judy’s conversation with vocalist/saxophonist Curtis Stigers, where they discuss his former life as a pop musician (appearing on the soundtrack of “The Bodyguard”) and contrast that to his present life as a jazz musician.

Huey

Posted on April 13, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Film maker “Huey” discusses his documentary about the late pianist Marian McPartland, which is part of his series of films about fascinating older artists.

Film maker “Huey” discusses his documentary about the late pianist Marian McPartland, which is part of his series of films about fascinating older artists.

Sandy Stewart

Posted on March 5, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Singer Sandy Stewart discusses her most recent CD with her son, pianist Bill Charlap, and the special musical connection they share.

Singer Sandy Stewart discusses her most recent CD with her son, pianist Bill Charlap, and the special musical connection they share.
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Ron Jones

Posted on February 3, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Composer for Family Guy and American Dad discusses the unusual artistic freedom he has with these shows and his great working relationship with Seth MacFarlane.

Composer for Family Guy and American Dad discusses the unusual artistic freedom he has with these shows and his great working relationship with Seth MacFarlane.
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John Musker

Posted on January 7, 2013 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Academy Award nominated animation director (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin) talks about his life-long interest in jazz and the close connection between animation and music.

Academy Award nominated animation director (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin) talks about his life-long interest in jazz and the close connection between animation and music.
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