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“Talk Mode” is a major new series, presented by Eamonn Lenihan. These shows mostly focus on contemporary jazz performers in conversation and will include some of the biggest names in the business. Exclusive interviews will (usually) be available every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Pitched to listeners with a basic knowledge of jazz, we’ll always try to bring along those of you who are new to the music. Either way, it should be an interesting journey of discovery. Subscribe and enjoy…

Talk Mode Eamonn Lenihan

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“Talk Mode” is a major new series, presented by Eamonn Lenihan. These shows mostly focus on contemporary jazz performers in conversation and will include some of the biggest names in the business. Exclusive interviews will (usually) be available every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Pitched to listeners with a basic knowledge of jazz, we’ll always try to bring along those of you who are new to the music. Either way, it should be an interesting journey of discovery. Subscribe and enjoy…

    Talk Mode: Message

    Talk Mode: Message

    A brief update from Eamonn...
    The final three episodes from Season 1 of the podcast will be uploaded as soon as possible. You can learn more about Season 2 from:
    https://www.talkmodepodcast.com/podcast
    And please spread the word!
    Eamonn

    • 1 min
    Talk Mode #47: David Lyttle

    Talk Mode #47: David Lyttle

    Drummer-bandleader David Lyttle speaks of growing up near Belfast in the 1980s, playing the Uilleann pipes as a child, working with Joe Lovano et al, establishing the Lyte label, discovering Andreas Varady, his trips to China and undertaking a US coast-to-coast tour that included performances in Area 51 and outside Art Blakey’s old Pittsburgh address…

    • 35 min
    Talk Mode #46: Ronan Guilfoyle (Part 2 of 2)

    Talk Mode #46: Ronan Guilfoyle (Part 2 of 2)

    In the concluding part of Ronan Guilfoyle's interview, the bassist-composer discusses working with Dave Liebman, Kenny Werner, Larry Coryell, Kenny Wheeler, Julian Arguelles, Rick Peckham, Sonny Fortune and his own son, Chris; speaks of his studies with Dave Holland at Banff; and his efforts to establish the first jazz performance degree in Ireland...
    Listen to Part 1 of this conversation in Episode #45

    • 22 min
    Talk Mode #45: Ronan Guilfoyle (Part 1 of 2)

    Talk Mode #45: Ronan Guilfoyle (Part 1 of 2)

    Jazz musician, composer and educator Ronan Guilfoyle speaks of the the impact of hearing recordings by Monk, Mingus and The Mahavishnu Orchestra; the steep learning curve of working with players on the Irish scene like Dick Buckley and Louis Stewart; and, above all, the key role his own father played in developing Ronan's musical sensibility...
    The concluding part of this interview follows in Episode #46
     

    • 25 min
    Talk Mode #44: Lili Anel

    Talk Mode #44: Lili Anel

    Singer-songwriter Lili Añel speaks of her move from Spanish Harlem to Philadephia, growing up with a twin sister who's also into music, recording her debut for Palmetto Records in 1994, the recently-released retrospective - “In Spirit” - on Winding Way Records and the new album that she’s in the process of completing…

    • 27 min
    Talk Mode #43: Chris Caldwell

    Talk Mode #43: Chris Caldwell

    Today's guest is a freelance reed-player who lives in Dartmoor (a remote moorland located in the southwest of England). Chris Caldwell's travels have taken him to London's West End for productions like "Cats", and as far afield as North Korea. As a member of The Delta Saxophone Quartet, he's interpreted David Bowie's music from the Berlin years, as well as reinventions of Soft Machine's repertoire. His latest project, "Coracle of Life" - a duet recording with flautist Susie Hodder-Williams - was inspired by the sculptures of André Wallace...

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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Mousyy ,

Great Work Eamonn

Thank you Eamonn for starting this project. It is great to get an insight to the lives of some of the biggest names involved in jazz.

terry0212l ,

Congrats Eamonn

Good job Eamonn. Congrats on the new show

podguy1993 ,

Great idea and well made show

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