EPISODE295 - Jazz Inspired - Matt Munisteri12/31/11
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.
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...
EPISODE280 - Jazz Inspired - Bucky Pizzarelli
Judy Carmichael interviews Bucky Pizzarelli.
EPISODE279 - Jazz Inspired - Ted Rosenthal
Jazz and classical pianist and educator Rosenthal discusses his love of the great jazz pianists, but especially his joy in introducing his two sons to the music and how he brings inspiration into their lives every day.
EPISODE278 - Jazz Inspired - Jay Shulman
Cellist Jay Schulman discusses the compositional and cello work of his father Alan, with the NBC Orchestra, his own groups and how Alan brough a jazz swing feel to classical music.
EPISODE277 - Jazz Inspired - Luiz Simas
Brazilian composer/pianist talks about what living in NYC has done for his music and his compositions based on the Brazilian musical style, choreno.
EPISODE276 - Jazz Inspired - Karen Allen
Judy Carmichael interviews Karen Allen.
EPISODE275 - Jazz Inspired - Nnenna Freelon
Talks about starting as a health care worker and evolving into a jazz singer.
EPISODE274 - Jazz Inspired - Shannon Powell
Judy Carmichael interviews Shannon Powell and Herlin Riley.
EPISODE273 - Jazz Inspired - Steve Allen
Judy Carmichael interviews Steve Allen.
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