About "Jazz Inspired"
"Jazz Inspired" is a radio series where fascinating, creative people talk about jazz and how it has inspired their own creative process.
Listen to Jazz Inspired on NPR NOW Channel 134
on both XM and Sirius Satellite Radio.
Jazz at Lincoln Center's Real Jazz Sirius 72/XM70, Thursdays 9pm PST (12am Friday EST) and Sunday 8am EST.
"Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired is an hour of intelligent, entertaining radio. Judy's warmth and humor engages her guests in fascinating, unexpected conversations and takes them places that seldom go in other interviews. I highly recommend Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired for a fascinating look at the creative process and jazz."
- Tim Owens Peabody Award Winning producer of National Public Radio's Jazz Profiles
Read Public Radio Exchange's (prx.org) interview of Judy about Jazz Inspired.
MORE ABOUT JAZZ INSPIRED...
What inspires the people who inspire you? How do creative people create? World-renowned jazz pianist Judy Carmichael explores these questions with her guests every week on her public radio show Judy Carmichaels Jazz Inspired. Celebrated artists discuss their creative process and how their passion for jazz has inspired their work. They share their favorite recordings with the listener as well as insight into their life and art.
Stage and film director Roger Michell (Notting Hill), novelist E. L. Doctorow (Ragtime), Tony winning actress Blythe Danner and Academy Award winner Robert Redford live lives fully immersed in jazz and discuss this involvement.
Singer/songwriter Billy Joel discusses his studies with Lennie Tristano and how jazz influences his music.
Producer/pianist Tommy Coster, discusses how being a jazz musician informs his work in movies and television and with Eminem and Jennifer Lopez.
Opera star Ben Heppner talks about dancing around the house to B. B. King!
Robert Redford discusses how jazz has influenced his entire creative process and his programs at Sundance.
Record Producer Jerry Wexler explores his younger days as an avid jazz record collector and how his knowledge of jazz influenced his approach to producing sessions with Linda Ronstadt, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles and how he originated the phrase Rhythm and Blues.
Actor F. Murray Abraham discusses improvisation, spontaneity and jazz as great theater.
Actor/director Christopher Guest discusses the improvisational process involved in the making of his films Best In Show and This is Spinal Tap.
Author and movie critic Leonard Malten discusses his favorite jazz, his own piano playing and his 4-hand duet with Judy on Entertainment Tonight.
Architect Hugh Hardy, whom the late Brendan Gill called the Stanford White of our fin de siecle, discusses his love of Ella, the Gershwins and Steinway pianos. Frank Gehry explores how architecture, like jazz, is a dynamic art that absorbs the times and culture it inhabits constantly reinventing itself while retaining its historic connection.
Witty, anecdotal, informative, Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired gives you new insights to the world of jazz and the wide range of fans who love it. Ms. Carmichael brings her experience and love of jazz to her discussions with each guest and inspires fascinating, insightful interviews filled with warmth and humor.
Jazz pianist Judy Carmichael, whom critics have called "astounding, flawless and captivating" (New York Times), is one of the leading interpreters of classic jazz piano. Ms. Carmichael has written two books on stride piano and numerous articles on the subject of jazz. She has received a number of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Grammy nomination, and toured extensively throughout the world. She has appeared frequently on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion, has been featured on National Public Radio's Morning Edition, CBS Sunday Morning, and Entertainment Tonight. Judy Carmichaels Jazz Inspired is produced in association with Steinway & Sons.
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Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired is distributed by C&D Productions.
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