Judy Carmichael – Jazz Inspired

Interview with Judy Carmichael

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Part One of our conversation with Judy Carmichael

Pianist, singer, song writer, author, producer – and host of the best jazz interview show on the radio (and the Internet): Jazz Inspired.

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– Ken McCarthy
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Al Jackson – Telling the truth about Louis Armstrong

Interview with Al Jackson

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Test your knowledge of jazz history

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#1 – Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 not July 1, 1900 as he and his mother said – and there is conclusive documentary evidence that establishes the August 4th date.Read more

Jack Sullivan – New Orleans Remix

Interview with Jack Sullivan

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With the critical role it played in the origins of jazz, R & B and early rock and roll, and funk, New Orleans can rightly stake a claim for being the country’s most important musical hotbed.  

However, anyone … Read more

John Gennari – Flavor and Soul

Interview with John Gennari

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“There is no other than Gennari—a huge-hearted scholar of voracious curiosity and impeccable taste—to productively mine what happens when black and Italian meet. He sees the third thing those two galaxies of history and self-expression create at … Read more

Mary Lou Williams The Lady who Swings the Band

Interview with Carol Bash

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Do you know Mary Lou?

Here’s why you should…

She held her own in the rough and tumble world of Kansas City jazz in the 1930s.

She was a “go to” arranger for Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Benny Goodman.

She mentored “young lions” like Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie … Read more