After a search for Australia’s most promising young jazz artist, The Music Trusts 2020 Freedman Jazz Fellowship finalists are Niran Dasika (trumpet), Jacques Emery (double bass), Rafael Jerjen (double bass) and Helen Svoboda (double bass)
In this episode I’m talking to Miami-based Grammy award pianist Tal Cohen.
Linda May Han Oh continued Western Australia’s strong performance by taking home the Art Music Award for Work of the Year: Jazz for her ‘Aventurine’
In this episode I’m talking to Melbourne-based pianist and composer Andrea Keller
In September, ABC Jazz will ask audiences to vote for their favourite jazz artists in the first- ever Jazz 100, ahead of a must-listen countdown on 3-4 October.
For me, Charlie Parker’s music will always be connected with my relocation from Athens to Australia; the moment I was boarding on the plane, by an act of ironic coincidence, my MP3 player (which had been set to shuffle mode) decided to accentuate the event by playing Nows the Time.
In this episode I’m talking to Tokyo-based bassist and composer Marty Holoubek.
In this episode I’m talking to Adelaide-based multi-instrumentalist Adam Page.
We are all constantly improvising in life be it with work or play. I believe it plays an important role in anyone’s life and it’s definitely an indispensable skill to have and to continue developing. It is part of the human condition.
In this episode I’m talking to London based, Australian native singerElly Hoyt.