Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:18:45 +0000en-UShourly1http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3Jerry Wexler
http://jazzinspired.com/2014/04/08/jerry-wexler/#commentsTue, 08 Apr 2014 22:11:48 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=2122
http://jazzinspired.com/2014/03/31/jay-leonhart/#commentsMon, 31 Mar 2014 13:31:58 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=2118Bassist Jay Leonhart starting playing multiple instruments as a child and by his early teens had his own TV show with his banjo-playing brother Bill. Leonhart eventually found his home on the bass, but kept the variety going with collaborations with everyone from Judy Garland and Carly Simon to Sinatra and Sting.
http://jazzinspired.com/2014/02/07/champian-fulton/#commentsFri, 07 Feb 2014 20:12:22 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=2061Pianist/singer Champian Fulton talks about the advantages of starting a music career outside of L.A. or NY and how her father’s taste in music has influenced her since before her birth. Hint: He held headphones up to her mama’s baby bump. Baby Bud Powell, anyone?
http://jazzinspired.com/2013/12/09/maud-hixson/#commentsMon, 09 Dec 2013 16:57:45 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=2024Judy talks with vocalist Maud Hixson about her new CD “Don’t Let A Good Thing Get Away” and its focus on the compositions on Mickey Leonard.
http://jazzinspired.com/2013/11/12/duke-heitger/#commentsTue, 12 Nov 2013 15:49:28 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=1950Trumpeter Duke Heitger isn’t a native New Orleanean, but has lived there many years and talked with Judy about the challenges and advantages of a career in this most musical of cities, when you aren’t a native. Recorded onstage at the Ascona Jazz Festival in Switzerland.
http://jazzinspired.com/2013/10/15/larry-king/#commentsTue, 15 Oct 2013 13:50:35 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=1953Jazz pianist/vocalist Larry King discusses his many musical influences from Bill Evans to Ella Fitzgerald and how living and working in Paris has enhanced his creativity.
http://jazzinspired.com/2013/09/16/gerald-french/#commentsMon, 16 Sep 2013 19:04:35 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=1940New 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.
http://jazzinspired.com/2013/08/20/roland-guerin/#commentsTue, 20 Aug 2013 15:59:52 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=1923New 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.
http://jazzinspired.com/2013/08/13/steve-ross/#commentsTue, 13 Aug 2013 18:07:07 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=1919Cabaret 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.
http://jazzinspired.com/2013/08/05/billy-stritch/#commentsMon, 05 Aug 2013 19:29:46 +0000http://jazzinspired.com/?p=1913Judy 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.