EPISODE457 - Jazz Inspired - Ann Hampton Callaway01/17/15
Broadway singer/composer Ann Hampton Callaway discusses how jazz inspires her singing.
EPISODE453 - Jazz Inspired - Marilyn Maye
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??.
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...
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.
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.
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...
EPISODE429 - Jazz Inspired - Billy Stritch
Pianist/vocalist Billy Stritch is that rare performer who is a great musician and great entertainer. HeÃ¢??s learned from the best, with long associations with Liza Minnelli and Marilyn Maye, two gals who know a thing or two about winning over an...
EPISODE425 - Jazz Inspired - Judith Schlesinger
In her new book "The Insanity Hoax" Schlesinger lays siege to the popular notion that to be truly creative, a person must be mentally unbalanced. A PhD psychologist and a jazz critic, Schlesinger discusses myths about Charlie Parker, Chet Baker and...
EPISODE421 - Jazz Inspired - George Wein
Jazz impresario George Wein talks about creating the festival phenomenon, his own piano playing and his continuing love affair with jazz.
EPISODE417 - Jazz Inspired - Warren Vache
Trumpeter Warren VachÃ© discusses the realization of his life-long dream to play with strings, what makes a perfect jazz festival, and how to accompany a singer.
EPISODE413 - Jazz Inspired - Huey Coleman
Film maker â??Hueyâ?? discusses his documentary about the late pianist Marian McPartland, which is part of his series of films about fascinating older artists.
EPISODE409 - Jazz Inspired - Pat OLeary
Bassist Pat Oâ??Leary has helped some of the best musicians in jazz swing like mad: Diana Krall, Bob Dorough, Lionel Hampton, Mel Lewis and others. Oâ??Leary is also a composer and passionate teacher and talked to Judy about a fascinating project in...
EPISODE402 - Jazz Inspired - Bill Charlap 2
Pianist Bill Charlap (Part 2) discusses the influence his musician parents have had on his jazz and his continuing love for the Great American Standards.
EPISODE398 - Jazz Inspired - Joey Singer
Pianist/conductor talks about his long tenure as music director for Debbie Reynolds and getting back to his jazz roots with his own recording.
EPISODE394 - Jazz Inspired - Hannah Rothschild
British film maker, Hannah Rothschild, explores the extraordinary life of her great-aunt Pannonica de Koenigswarter, (close friend of Thelonius Monk and other jazz greats) who supported bebop long before it was appreciated by the general public.
EPISODE382 - Jazz Inspired - Steve Ross
Judy Carmichael interviews Steve Ross
EPISODE378 - Jazz Inspired - Jonathan Schwartz
We revisit Judy's 2006 conversation with singer, radio personality and Sinatra authority Jonathan Schwartz, who talks about his early years in radio and growing up with his famous father, composer Arthur Schwartz.
EPISODE374 - Jazz Inspired - George Gee
"I think Iâ??m the only Chinese/American Big Band Leader in the country," says George Gee, and a more enthusiastic proponent of this music cannot be found. George discusses keeping this music alive and the great advice he got from his mentor Count...
EPISODE370 - Jazz Inspired - Andrew Suvalsky
Interior designer and jazz vocalist Andrew Suvalski discusses combining two full-time careers and how the two inspire each other.
EPISODE365 - Jazz Inspired - Marian McPartland
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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