39 episodes

A documentary-style Podcast covering Jazz artists, venues and events.

Part of the Jazz Matters project at jazzmatters.net.

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A documentary-style Podcast covering Jazz artists, venues and events.

Part of the Jazz Matters project at jazzmatters.net.

    Sounds of A&R

    Sounds of A&R

    Sounds of A&R come to the Jazz Matters Podcast hot off the back of the release of their fantastic new album, Questions Left Unanswered.

    In this episode, we learn all about the individual journeys of vocalist April May Webb and trumpeter Randall Haywood, and how they found their way to each other and started to S.O.A.R.

    • 31 min
    Gemma Sherry

    Gemma Sherry

    Born and raised in the Australian Outback, and now living in Philedelphia, Gemma Sherry is a jazz saxophonist-turned vocalist.

    In this episode we learn more about her start in music, right through to her new album, crowd-funded in the midst of a global pandemic.

    • 31 min
    Joe Webb

    Joe Webb

    Joe Webb is one of the UK's most in-demand young pianists. As well as fronting his own trio, he has also been head-hunted by the likes of Adrian Cox and Kansas Smitty's.

    In this episode we find out more about a boy from Wales came to be a big part of the London jazz scene, including his early influences and just how close he came to permanently plying his trade in Spain.

    • 32 min
    Mark Kavuma

    Mark Kavuma

    Trumpet player, Composer and Bandleader, Mark Kavuma, is part of the London-based, new generation of Jazz artists lighting up the jazz scene.

    In this episode, we follow Mark's journey from South London schoolboy, to playing with some of the biggest names in Jazz, selling out the Jazz Cafe in Camden and playing the Love Supreme festival.

    • 31 min
    Jen Kearney

    Jen Kearney

    In this episode we learn more about Boston-born pianist/singer/songwriter Jen Kearney. With a high-energy sound and a powerful, soulful voice, Jen has, quite rightly, established herself as a force to be reckoned with on both sides of the Atlantic.

    • 28 min
    Curtis Stigers

    Curtis Stigers

    From his debut pop release, "I Wonder Why", back in 1991, to his 2020 album, "Gentleman", Curtis Stigers has become one of the most recognisable faces on the International jazz circuit.

    We take a look at where it all started for Curtis, some of his career highlights and find out more about his brand new album.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

Kimbo1703 ,

Still going strong!

If you haven’t listened yet, you have time to catch up with all the varied and fantastic artists featured on this podcast. Thanks Darren.

theJurg ,

Great episode Darren, loved ‘Get off the Phone’ especially as I was listening on the phone 🤣👍🏼🕺

Am loving this pod, well presented, full of great in information, interesting interviews and awesome music. Thank Darren 👍🏼

Arualarualarual ,

Great!

Great!

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