Born On This Day Jazz
George Benson is one of the most influential and versatile guitarists in the history of jazz music. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 22 1943, Benson began his musical career as a young boy, singing and playing the ukulele. By the age of eight, he had already made his first professional recordings, and by the time he was a teenager, he had become a skilled guitarist, playing with some of the top jazz musicians of the time, one of which was Wes Montgomery.
Jazz Jazz On Wednesdays Program Highlights
Jazz-On-Wednesdays brings you the magic of world jazz. Listen to Jazz Sketches with Robert Vale at noon, and Planet Jazz with Xavier Bichon at 7pm.Jazz Sketches has the delights of...
Barry O'Sullivan CD Reviews Jazz
Some purists prefer artists to stay in their lane, but often when they venture out of that tried and tested territory, we hear another side of their superb musicianship. Such is the case in the new recording of Sydney-based jazz pianist Tim Bruer.
Born On This Day Classical
Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901) was a German composer and organist known for his prolific output of choral, chamber, and organ music. He was born in Vaduz, Liechtenstein, and showed musical talent at a young age, eventually studying at the Munich Conservatory where he later became a professor.
Digital Arts Calendar
From Beethoven to Gershwin, a spellbinding evening of illuminating solo’s and duets intertwined, performed on two grand pianos by Australian piano legends – Tamara Anna Cislowska and Gerard Willems in Recital.
Angela Cockburn introduces a new series on librettists. Starting in January and running through to June, in the first week of the month Treasures of the Voice will feature a series about the librettists – the wordsmiths that create the stories and the dialogue that keeps an opera or a musical moving right along while still being singable for the performers.
Barry O'Sullivan Jazz Jazz In Conversation program previews
Each Friday, Barry O’Sullivan invites a studio guest onto A Jazz Hour at noon, this week welcoming Dr Sandy Evans OAM. Sandy is an internationally renowned composer and saxophonist with a passion for improvisation and new music. Talented, creative, spirited, energetic, and articulate. Listen in as she discusses her career, life and musical influences, as well as her current projects.
Classical Fine Music Magazine Jazz Jazz On Wednesdays Program Highlights
International Women’s Day (8 March) is a day for joining voices around the world and shout our message for equal rights: “Women’s rights are human rights!” Check out Jazz-On-Wednesday, Fine Music Magazine, Fine Music Afternoon, and Music of the Night.
Fine Music Magazine
Having gone to an all-girls’ school, I met a fair share of our species. Some were fierce, others mild and maternal. Pinned outside the philosophy club was a poster, known these days as a ‘meme’: I’m a female. Fe = Iron Male = Man Therefore, I am Iron Man. One doesn’t need to be a chemistry or Marvel Comics nerd to appreciate the mettle of women.