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Bill Cunliffe airs 7/1/2017-7/7/2017 and7/8/2017-7/14/2017
First of Judy’s conversations with pianist/composer Bill Cunliffe, recorded onstage during the Jazz Inspired from Kiawah Island Festival in February 2016. Judy and Bill perform together along with Harry Allen and Pat O’Leary.
Simon Lasky airs 7/15/2017 to 7/21/2017
British composer/pianist discusses his new CD Story Inside and the deep influence pianist Bill Evans has had on his work.
Vince Giordano airs 7/22/2017 to 7/28/2017
Musician/historian/archivist/jazz scholar. Vince Giordano is all of these things. And with his band The Nighthawks, he is one of the greatest performers of early big band jazz. Vince Giordano has done multiple projects with Martin Scorcese and Woody Allen, and he did the music for and appeared in the TV series Boardwalk Empire. Judy discusses Vince’s unique career and the new documentary on his life: Vince Giordano: There’s a Future in the Past.
Dick Hyman airs 7/29/2017-8/4/2017
Pianist/composer Dick Hyman has enjoyed a fascinatingly diverse musical career, recording under his own name, collaborating with others, acting as musical director for movies and television and playing concerts. He celebrated his 90th birthday in March of this year and to honor that milestone we’re revisiting the first of Judy’s two interviews with him.
Dick Hyman on stage Jazz Inspired Kiawah airs 8/5/2017-8/11/2017
Judy talks and performs with Dick on stage in Kiawah Island, SC.
Neville Dickie airs 8/12/2017-8/18/2017
Neville celebrated his 80th birthday in 2017 and, with youthful enthusiasm, he continues to tour in his native England and abroad. Neville discusses his long career and the continuing appeal of his specialties—stride and boogie woogie.
Jools Holland airs 8/19/2017-8/25/2017
British blues and boogie pianist, Jools Holland has collaborated with everyone from Sting to Eric Clapton to Norah Jones after jumping into a musical career at the age of fifteen with the band, Squeeze. Jools is a popular TV and radio presenter as well and his BBC Television show, Later with Jools Holland is now in its 25th year. This is the first of Judy’s two conversations with Jools Holland, which were recorded in his London home in June 2017. He talked about his varied career and his most recent CD, Piano.
Jools Holland airs 8/26/17-9/1/2017
The second half of Judy’s conversation with Jools.
Billy Stritch airs 9/2/2017-9/8/2017
Judy and Billy talk about his many years with Liza Minnelli and Tony Bennett and perform together onstage at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, NY.
Gary Williams airs 9/9/2017-9/15/2017
Britain’s go-to guy for swinging interpretations of the standards, which he’s performed in various venues around the world, as well as a royal appearance at Buckingham Palace.
Stephanie Mair airs 9/16/2017-9/22/2017
The French/Scottish vocalist spent her young life in Paris, training four hours a day as an ice skater, with breaks for the occasional gig as a child actor. Somehow, she knew she would be a singer someday, even though that was never the focus of her life. She now lives and works in England, singing and playing accordion, performing a repertoire influenced by everyone from Edith Piaf to Billie Holiday.
Dave Frishberg airs 9/23/2017-9/29/2017
To celebrate the publication of his new memoir, My Dear Departed Past, we revisit Judy’s 2007 conversation with the pianist/composer.
Steve Brown airs 9/30/2017-10/6/2017
British drummer discusses his favorite musicians and his work with Scott Hamilton, John Bunch, Barry Harris and other jazz giants.
Ben Paterson, airs 10/7/2017-10/13/2017
Young Chicago pianist/organist/vocalist discusses his move to New York, his love for Oscar Peterson and Jimmy Smith and his new, as yet unnamed CD.
Enrico Tomasso airs 10/14/2017-10/20/2017
British trumpeter talks about playing for Louis Armstrong when he was seven and playing in his family’s band, and touring America a few years later as a child star and appearing on What’s My Line and The Ed Sullivan Show.