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Marian McPartland

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Judy turns the tables on Marian (Marian interviewed Judy years ago) and talks with Marian about her adventures during WWII playing for the troops and meeting Jimmy McPartland during this period and how it all influenced her music and career.

Judy turns the tables on Marian (Marian interviewed Judy years ago) and talks with Marian about her adventures during WWII playing for the troops and meeting Jimmy McPartland during this period and how it all influenced her music and career.

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Susie Arioli

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Canadian singer takes a straightforward, swinging approach to the Standards. Judy talks with her and her guitarist Jordan Officer on stage at the Ascona Jazz Festival in Switzerland.

Canadian singer takes a straightforward, swinging approach to the Standards. Judy talks with her and her guitarist Jordan Officer on stage at the Ascona Jazz Festival in Switzerland.

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Leroy Jones

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Trumpeter Leroy Jones talks about blending his New Orleans musical roots, and love for Clifford Brown, and his work with Harry Connick and his own band with his trombonist wife Katja Jones.

Trumpeter Leroy Jones talks about blending his New Orleans musical roots, and love for Clifford Brown, and his work with Harry Connick and his own band with his trombonist wife Katja Jones.

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Steve Allen

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Comedian Steve Allen’s professional life was always steeped in jazz. On film he played Benny Goodman, on piano he improvised behind Jack Kerouac’s poetry and as the creator and first host of NBC’s The Tonight Show, he turned the studio orchestra into a jazz band. Judy talked with Steve right before his death in 2000, […]

Comedian Steve Allen’s professional life was always steeped in jazz. On film he played Benny Goodman, on piano he improvised behind Jack Kerouac’s poetry and as the creator and first host of NBC’s The Tonight Show, he turned the studio orchestra into a jazz band. Judy talked with Steve right before his death in 2000, and Steve revealed how jazz inspired every aspect of his creativity.

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Shannon Powell/Herlin Riley

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Recorded live at the Ascona Jazz Festival, New Orleans drummers Herlin Riley and Shannon Powell regale me with anecdotes of their adventures together and independently and demonstrate authentic NOLA style drumming.

Recorded live at the Ascona Jazz Festival, New Orleans drummers Herlin Riley and Shannon Powell regale me with anecdotes of their adventures together and independently and demonstrate authentic NOLA style drumming.

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Joey Singer

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Pianist/conductor talks about his long tenure as music director for Debbie Reynolds and getting back to his jazz roots with his own recording.

Pianist/conductor talks about his long tenure as music director for Debbie Reynolds and getting back to his jazz roots with his own recording.

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Emma Franz

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Australian documentary filmaker and jazz singer discusses her film “Intangible Asset Number 82″, a film about one musician’s journey to find the Korean musician who has inspired him, a drummer designated by Korea as “Intangible Asset Number 82″.

Australian documentary filmaker and jazz singer discusses her film “Intangible Asset Number 82″, a film about one musician’s journey to find the Korean musician who has inspired him, a drummer designated by Korea as “Intangible Asset Number 82″.

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Ben Heppner

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Operatic tenor Ben Heppner, talks about his love for jazz and tries to get Judy to sing an Ella and Louie style duet!

Operatic tenor Ben Heppner, talks about his love for jazz and tries to get Judy to sing an Ella and Louie style duet!

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David Berger

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Conductor/arranger David Berger, talks about his latest project, a CD tribute to the music of Harry Warren.

Conductor/arranger David Berger, talks about his latest project, a CD tribute to the music of Harry Warren.

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Peter Straub

Posted on December 9, 2011 by evy in Listen to Show

Suspense/Horror novelist (Ghost Story) Peter Straub shares how jazz inspires him and compares collaborating on the best seller The Talisman with Stephen King to playing jazz solos with another musician.

Suspense/Horror novelist (Ghost Story) Peter Straub shares how jazz inspires him and compares collaborating on the best seller The Talisman with Stephen King to playing jazz solos with another musician.

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