EPISODE453 - Jazz Inspired - Marilyn Maye12/20/14
86-years young, Marilyn performs with energy a 40-year-old would envy and a talent that Johnny Carson honored a record 70 times on his â??Tonight Showâ??.
EPISODE452 - Jazz Inspired - Richard Maltby
Tony Award winning director/lyricist Richard Maltby discusses his Fats Waller inspired play â??Ainâ??t Misbehavinâ??â??, his screenwriting, and how jazz influences everything he creates.
EPISODE451 - Jazz Inspired - E.L. Doctorow
One of the first guests on â??Jazz Inspiredâ??, novelist E. L. Doctorow (Ragtime, The Book of Daniel) was first introduced to jazz through his father who owned a record store in the thirties and helped John Hammond build his early record collection....
EPISODE450 - Jazz Inspired - Axel Zwingenberger
German boogie-woogie pianist Axel Zwingenberger and American vocalist Lila Ammons (opera singer and granddaughter of pianist Albert and niece of saxophonist Gene) talk about working together, in spite of their very different cultural and musical...
EPISODE449 - Jazz Inspired - Catherine Russell
Catherine has enjoyed a long career as a back up singer with everyone from David Bowie to Jackson Browne but is now focusing on the music of her father, Luis Russell, who was music director for Louis Armstrong and led his own bands in the 20â?²s and...
EPISODE448 - Jazz Inspired - Matt Munisteri
Guitarist/vocalist Matt Munisteri talks about drawing on jazz and western swing for his unique approach to playing and composing.
EPISODE447 - Jazz Inspired - Freddy Cole
Judy Carmichael interviews Freddy Cole
EPISODE446 - Jazz Inspired - Skitch Henderson
We revisit Judyâ??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.
EPISODE445 - Jazz Inspired - Conal Fowkes
Pianist Conal Fowkes discusses his long participation in Woody Allenâ??s jazz band and his recent part doing the vocals and piano work of the Cole Porter character in Woodyâ??s film Midnight in Paris.
EPISODE444 - Jazz Inspired - Steve Brown
The great British drummer discusses his wide range of influences and his work with Scott Hamilton, John Bunch, Barry Harris and other jazz giants.
EPISODE443 - Jazz Inspired - Deanna Witkowski
Composer/pianist/vocalist, Deanna Witkowski, started as a classical pianist and now specializes in jazz, Brazilian, afro-cuban and sacred music.
EPISODE442 - Jazz Inspired - Christopher Guest
Actor/director discusses how the process for his films, Best in Show, Waiting For Guffman, and This is Spinal Tap is similar to jazz, not only from the improvisational aspect, but how each actor approaches his character and the structure of the film.
EPISODE441 - Jazz Inspired - Jeff Sharp
Film producer (â??Boys Donâ??t Cryâ??) discusses his passion for jazz and the important role music plays in the pacing and mood of a film.
EPISODE440 - Jazz Inspired - Bela Fleck
Banjoist BÃ©la Fleck, discusses his work with Chick Corea and those 11 Grammies and 27 nominations!
EPISODE439 - Jazz Inspired - Tony Monte
TV, radio and film composer talks about working with Steve Allen, Peggy Lee, Carly Simon and others and writing for everything from soap operas to stage productions.
EPISODE438 - Jazz Inspired - Gil Goldstein
Arranger/accordionist Gil Goldstein talks about his work with everyone from Sting to James Taylor and the continuing influence arranger Gil Evans has on his work.
EPISODE437 - Jazz Inspired - Gene Bertoncini
Classical and jazz guitarist Gene Bertoncini discusses how both approaches influence his playing and continue to inspire his recording projects.
EPISODE436 - Jazz Inspired - John Sheridan
Jazz pianist discusses his years playing with Jim Cullumâ??s Band on the radio show â??Live From the Landingâ?? and his thoughts on being a great ensemble player.
EPISODE435 - Jazz Inspired - Gene Casey
With his group The Lone Sharks, Gene carries on the tradition of Western Swing, roots music and old style rock and roll. He discusses the continuing appeal of this music and his soundtrack writing for â??Justifiedâ??, â??Sons of Anarchyâ?? and â??The...
EPISODE434 - Jazz Inspired - Larry Coryell
Jazz-rock pioneer, guitarist Larry Coryell has drawn on musical styles beyond these two forms, throughout his career. He continues to be inspired by a wide array of influences, everything from Tolstoy to Buddism and discusses this, and the challenge...
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