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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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JP Lipa

Posted on December 10, 2012 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Filmmaker talks about his upcoming PBS Christmas special “Heirloom Meals” and his use of jazz throughout (including Judy Carmichael’s appearance singing a swinging “Winter Wonderland”) and his backstage filming of Michael Jackson during preparation for Michael’s last tour.

Filmmaker talks about his upcoming PBS Christmas special “Heirloom Meals” and his use of jazz throughout (including Judy Carmichael’s appearance singing a swinging “Winter Wonderland”) and his backstage filming of Michael Jackson during preparation for Michael’s last tour.
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Dave Green

Posted on October 28, 2012 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

British bassist Dave Green discusses his long career playing with everyone from Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins, to his band with Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts.

British bassist Dave Green discusses his long career playing with everyone from Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins, to his band with Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts.
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Rachael MacFarlane

Posted on October 1, 2012 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Voice actor/singer Rachael MacFarlane discusses her role as “Haley” on “American Dad” and other characters on “Family Guy”, working with her brother Seth, and her debut jazz CD “Haley Sings”, celebrating her character’s (and her own) love for jazz.

Voice actor/singer Rachael MacFarlane discusses her role as “Haley” on “American Dad” and other characters on “Family Guy”, working with her brother Seth, and her debut jazz CD “Haley Sings”, celebrating her character’s (and her own) love for jazz.
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Judith Schlesinger

Posted on September 17, 2012 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

In her new book “The Insanity Hoax” Schlesinger lays siege to the popular notion that to be truly creative, a person must be mentally unbalanced. A PhD psychologist and a jazz critic, Schlesinger discusses myths about Charlie Parker, Chet Baker and other jazz musicians presumed to have been insane to some degree. Judy and Judith […]

In her new book “The Insanity Hoax” Schlesinger lays siege to the popular notion that to be truly creative, a person must be mentally unbalanced. A PhD psychologist and a jazz critic, Schlesinger discusses myths about Charlie Parker, Chet Baker and other jazz musicians presumed to have been insane to some degree. Judy and Judith discuss the psychology of genius and Judith’s fascinating and multi-faceted career.
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Bill Charlap

Posted on August 6, 2012 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Pianist Bill Charlap discusses the influence his musician parents have had on his jazz and his continuing love for the Great American Standards.

Pianist Bill Charlap discusses the influence his musician parents have had on his jazz and his continuing love for the Great American Standards.
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Skitch Henderson

Posted on July 30, 2012 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

We revisit Judy’s conversation with the late Skitch Henderson about his Hollywood years with Bing Crosby and Sinatra and his long career with the NBC Orchestra and the Tonight Show.

We revisit Judy’s conversation with the late Skitch Henderson about his Hollywood years with Bing Crosby and Sinatra and his long career with the NBC Orchestra and the Tonight Show.
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Geoffrey Tozer

Posted on June 25, 2012 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Singer/pianist Geoffrey Tozer talks about his kooky, fun-loving radio show “The Sly Crooner of Swanktown” and shares his thoughts on getting more swank in the world.

Singer/pianist Geoffrey Tozer talks about his kooky, fun-loving radio show “The Sly Crooner of Swanktown” and shares his thoughts on getting more swank in the world.
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Béla Fleck

Posted on June 16, 2012 by meaghendamato in Listen to Show

Banjoist Béla Fleck, discusses his work with Chick Corea and those 11 Grammies and 27 nominations!

Banjoist Béla Fleck, discusses his work with Chick Corea and those 11 Grammies and 27 nominations!
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