200 episodes

The #1 Flute Podcast Channel ‘Talking Flutes‘ where the recipe and ingredients are very simple. Take a leading flute player, author, golfer and Professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London (Clare Southworth) and mix with flute player, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Public Speaker and Managing Director of the world famous TJ flute brand (Jean-Paul Wright). Then speak with some of the world‘s leading flute players including Sir James Galway, Jasmine Choi, Denis Bouriakov, Paul Edmund-Davies, Gareth Davies (too many more beautiful flute playing guests to mention in a single paragraph), and gently mix these together with some Grammy and Emmy winning musicians. Top with mental health awareness advice from Dr Joe Stammeijer and finish with some stunning music, laughs and plenty of fun.

Talking Flutes‪!‬ Jean-Paul Wright & Clare Southworth

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    • 4.5 • 16 Ratings

The #1 Flute Podcast Channel ‘Talking Flutes‘ where the recipe and ingredients are very simple. Take a leading flute player, author, golfer and Professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London (Clare Southworth) and mix with flute player, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Public Speaker and Managing Director of the world famous TJ flute brand (Jean-Paul Wright). Then speak with some of the world‘s leading flute players including Sir James Galway, Jasmine Choi, Denis Bouriakov, Paul Edmund-Davies, Gareth Davies (too many more beautiful flute playing guests to mention in a single paragraph), and gently mix these together with some Grammy and Emmy winning musicians. Top with mental health awareness advice from Dr Joe Stammeijer and finish with some stunning music, laughs and plenty of fun.

    How Tik Tok can solve your tonguing issues! E: 239 with Jean-Paul Wright

    How Tik Tok can solve your tonguing issues! E: 239 with Jean-Paul Wright

    Using chocolate instead of tonal colours!
    Is there an easy way to learn how to double and triple tongue?
    Are specialist flute stores actually a kind of 'Tinder' for flute players?
    This week on Talking Flutes Extra, Jean-Paul is flying solo answering some questions received from listeners.  He certainly has some interesting theories around new ways to improve the speed of your double and triple tonguing along with using chocolate to describe tone!
    He also follows up on a listeners question from the podcast last week where he speaks about opinion vs facts!
    'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes' Extra are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.tjflutes.com 

    • 30 min
    The difficulty with being honest! E: 238 with Clare Southworth & Jean-Paul Wright

    The difficulty with being honest! E: 238 with Clare Southworth & Jean-Paul Wright

    Being your own self critic and not letting criticism define you!
    This week on Talking Flutes Clare and Jean-Paul speaks about the difficulty in being honest with yourself and also with other musicians.
    We have to change the inner narrative of the word 'critique' to 'observation' as this can then be one of the important elements of our development.  
    Talking Flutes & Talking Flutes Extra are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.tjflutes.com
     

    • 43 min
    For the love of flute ❤️ E: 237 with Katy Wherry

    For the love of flute ❤️ E: 237 with Katy Wherry

    "Understanding your emotional hook unlocks so much magic in your practice music and performance."
    This week on Talking Flutes, Jean-Paul speaks with Founder of 'Etude of the Week' and 'For the Love of Flute' Katy Wherry about her journey and her determination to facilitate a positive and loving 'voice' to every flute player online.
    "Growth happens in the hard parts so let's take it on.  Let's show up and break that wall down."
     
    'Talking Flutes' is a podcast production by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.tjflutes.com 
     

    • 47 min
    Nightmare performances and pieces! E: 236 with Clare Southworth and Jean-Paul Wright

    Nightmare performances and pieces! E: 236 with Clare Southworth and Jean-Paul Wright

    We've all got performance skeletons!
    This week on 'Talking Flutes', Clare and Jean-Paul speak about their performance nightmares from getting on the wrong train to the wrong city, to tackling extremely hard pieces.   
    If you've got any questions or suggestions for future podcast topics or guests, then please send them to us flutepodcasts@gmail.com 
    'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions sponsored by the TJ Flute Company.  For more information visit www.tjflutes.com 
     

    • 37 min
    Let’s Go Back to Basics! E: 235 with Atarah ben Tovim MBE

    Let’s Go Back to Basics! E: 235 with Atarah ben Tovim MBE

    No flute player should be a guru!!"
    "It was really hard when I started out on my flute playing journey in the provinces"
    This week on a very open and without holding back, the fabulous musician and outspoken flute player Atarah Ben Tovim MBE speaks to Clare about how nobody in London was interested in flute players in the provinces when she started out on her journey.
    How as a woman she had to literally break down doors to get heard and taken seriously..."You're just a bulldozer Atarah was often mooted to me!"
    'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company. For more information visit www.tjflutes.com

    • 29 min
    Using Colour For Inspiration E: 234 with Noemi Gyori

    Using Colour For Inspiration E: 234 with Noemi Gyori

    The flute with magic powers?
    This week on Talking Flutes, Jean-Paul speaks with the brilliant flute player and musician Dr Noemi Gyori about the importance of explaining colours to enable fluidity of sound.
    As Noemi explains, "changing note colour is an art form!"
    'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.tjflutes.com 

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Fundamentally Flutey ,

Brilliant… whatever your level!

Great nuggets to inspire & inform. I enjoy this myself & recommend it to all my students too. Light hearted and informal with solid advice. Thank you.

Cyclestofailure ,

Nice 'bite-sized' flute podcasts!

At last!!...some nice 'bite-sized' short podcasts with some excellent practice and performance info.

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