9 episodes

Music for old people, pretentious music for the middle classes, complex music for young intellectuals or something we can all appreciate & enjoy? With the contribution of musicians in and around her community Fliss delves into the jazz genre to discuss why it continues to thrive amongst all generations.

Journeys In Jazz Fliss Gorst

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    • 4.9, 27 Ratings

Music for old people, pretentious music for the middle classes, complex music for young intellectuals or something we can all appreciate & enjoy? With the contribution of musicians in and around her community Fliss delves into the jazz genre to discuss why it continues to thrive amongst all generations.

    Bonus Episode - Kelly Pratt

    Bonus Episode - Kelly Pratt

    The deterioration of record sales and the success of the internet to attract  audiences for live gigs, national & international tour life with Father John Misty and the dilemma of how to tour whilst being aware of the damage touring does to the...

    • 21 min
    Episode 7- Everybody

    Episode 7- Everybody

    This episode is a marvellous miscellany of Fliss’s guest so far, talking about anything and everything & concludes the first series of ‘Journeys In Jazz’. British jazz trumpet legend Enrico Tomasso talks of his friendship with Louis Armstrong and...

    • 32 min
    Episode 6- Jack Honeyborne

    Episode 6- Jack Honeyborne

    Jazz pianist Jack is still working today aged 91. He talks of his house being bombed by a doodlebug in WWII, his first job as a song plugger, working as Vera Lynn's MD and his wife's shopping trips with Dizzy Gillespie. Jack's is a story you don't want...

    • 30 min
    Episode 5 - Charlie Pyne

    Episode 5 - Charlie Pyne

    The positives and negatives of jazz degree courses, representation for women in jazz and the financial challenges of writing, recording and releasing original music. London based double bassist Charlie Pyne chats to Fliss. 

    • 25 min
    Episode 4 - Sara Dowling

    Episode 4 - Sara Dowling

    The excitement of jazz versus the predictability of pop music, why young people enjoy jazz gigs, and how it's important for them to hear authentic jazz. Raised in Oman, Jordan and Cornwall Sara talks of her fascinating journey into jazz. From leaving...

    • 37 min
    Episode 3 - Arnie Somogyi

    Episode 3 - Arnie Somogyi

    Hungarian heritage, growing up in Northampton UK, why we shouldn’t learn violin as children, all night jazz gigs in the 80s & why jazz degree courses work. Oh, and how he escaped Birmingham by submarine....This week I am joined by highly acclaimed...

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

niceeyebrows84 ,

👍👍👍

Great podcast! Looking forward to more episodes 🎷

Jazy Jay (he/him) ,

Awesome

This is an awesome find…Fliss asks all the right questions and the first 2 episodes have given me an insight into the lives of different jazz musicians and their stories. Can’t wait for the next one.

john_boro ,

👍

Really interesting chats and well-presented 👍

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