EPISODE309 - Jazz Inspired - David Berger03/17/12
Conductor/composer David Berger recently turned his focus to the lesser known tunes of Harry Warren, and talked with Judy about why Warren inspires him, and why this great composer is less well-known than other contributors to the great American...
EPISODE306 - Jazz Inspired - Michael Law
British singer/pianist finds the jazz feel in the music of Cole Porter and Noel Coward and especially sees a jazz-like timing in the humor of both.
EPISODE305 - Jazz Inspired - Allen Sviridoff
Producer Alan Sviridoff discusses his long creer combining music film and theater with such greats aas Ginger Rogers, Rosemary Clooney and the new George Clooney film ??Good Night and Good Luck??.
EPISODE303 - Jazz Inspired - Conal Fowkes
Pianist Conal Fowkes discusses his long association playing in Woody Allen's jazz band and his recent part doing the vocals and piano work of the Cole Porter character in Woody's film Midnight in Paris.
EPISODE301 - Jazz Inspired - Blossom Dearie
The late Blossom Dearie delighted audiences with her tasty piano playing, hip vocal interpretations and sly humor. Blossom talks about her inspirations and favorite younger musicians.
EPISODE295 - Jazz Inspired - Matt Munisteri
Guitarist/vocalist Matt Munisteri talks about drawing on jazz and western swing for his unique approach to playing and composing.
EPISODE294 - Jazz Inspired - Howard Alden
Guitarist Howard Alden has been hailed as one of the greatest of his generation. Howard and Judy worked together in the early years of their careers and this conversation, their first in a series recorded on stage at the Ascona Jazz Festival in...
EPISODE293 - Jazz Inspired - Seth MacFarlane
Seth MacFarlane, "Family Guy" creator, met with Judy in Hollywood (well, not really, but close by) to talk about his new CD and his favorite jazz recordings. Stewie and Peter dropped by to add their thoughts as well. Brian brought the martinis.
EPISODE292 - Jazz Inspired - Blythe Danner
Tony Award winning actress Blythe Danner joins Judy on stage at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival and connects with her early jazz roots. Blythe was a jazz singer in college and discusses with Judy how jazz has continued to influence her acting career.
EPISODE291 - Jazz Inspired - Ron Nyswaner
Academy Award winning screenwriter (??Philadelphia??) Ron Nyswaner discusses the importance of music in all his movies, and how often his soundtracks act as another ??character?? in his films.
EPISODE290 - Jazz Inspired - Dave Tull
Drummer Dave Tull has provided rhythm for everyone from Chuck Magione and Michael Buble, to Jack Sheldon and Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane. While Dave has also occasionally sung a tune or two with these groups and others, he has recently focused...
EPISODE289 - Jazz Inspired - John Wilson
British conductor/arranger discusses his project to restore the scores of the classic Hollywood musicals from the 30's and 40's, most of which were lost or destroyed, and his work with Kevin Spacey on "Beyond the Sea", Spacey's biopic on Bobby Darin.
EPISODE288 - 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.
EPISODE287 - Jazz Inspired - Emma Franz
Judy Carmichael interviews Emma Franz.
EPISODE286 - Jazz Inspired - George Wein
The inventor of the jazz festival (first in Newport), talks about his own piano playing and the state of jazz today.
EPISODE285 - Jazz Inspired - Joey Singer
Pianist/conductor talks about his long tenure as music director for Debbie Reynolds and his getting back to his jazz roots with his new CD.
EPISODE284 - Jazz Inspired - Max Morath
Ragtime pianist and author discusses how popular music and jazz has influenced our history and culture.
EPISODE283 - Jazz Inspired - Ben Heppner
Tenor Ben Heppner talks about his love for jazz and tries to get Judy to sing an Ella and Louie style duet!
EPISODE282 - Jazz Inspired - Leroy Jones
Judy Carmichael interviews Leroy Jones.
EPISODE281 - Jazz Inspired - John Miller
John Miller is best known in the music and theater worlds as a freelance bassist (played for Sinatra and Madonna) and musical coordinator for Braodway shows.? At 63 he has released his first CD, which reflects his broad musical background with his...
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