Blow

Thursdays 2pm

Presented by Matt McMahon & Dan Barnett

Two legends of the Australian music industry present great jazz, with a special focus on the local scenes from Sydney, Melbourne, and beyond.

Dan_Barnett_SingingDan Barnett is acknowledged as one of Australia’s most accomplished and professional performers. His powerful voice and swinging trombone, form the backbone of the Dan Barnett Big Band. Featuring original musical arrangements, his latest album Point of no Return delivers classic swing in the unique Dan Barnett style.

Matt McMahon
Sydney pianist and composer, Matt McMahon began classical piano lessons when he was seven, but it was in his teens that his interest in jazz began, influenced by the recordings of Miles Davis and Weather Report and live performances by such Australian greats as Mike Nock, Bernie McGann and Paul Grabowsky. Matt completed a BA from the University of Sydney in 1992 with an honours degree in English Literature. He later completed an Associate Diploma in Jazz Studies from the NSW Conservatorium of Music where he studied with Mike Nock and Roger Frampton, and studied in New York. Matt has led his own groups including his trio, and is involved in the collaborative group “The Band of Five Names” featuring Phil Slater and Simon Barker, with whom he has recorded two albums. Matt won the National Jazz Award at the 1999 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and has performed with many of Australia’s jazz icons including Vince Jones, James Morrison and Don Burrows. He is actively involved in the jazz community as a broadcaster and founder of the Jazzgroove Association, and has an interest in jazz education. He currently teaches at the NSW Conservatorium of Music and tours both nationally and internationally. The 2005 Freedman Jazz Fellow, Matt recorded his impressive debut album as leader, Ellipsis, with Jonathan Brown on bass and Simon Barker, drums.

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Recent Episodes

Blow - 02:00pm - Thursday 22nd June, 2017

Blow - 02:00pm - Thursday 15th June, 2017

Playlist
Blow - 12:00am Thursday 15th June, 2017
Nick Haywood - A Rag For Al
RELEASE: Many Rivers - LABEL: Jazzhead
Nick Haywood - Nellie's Tune
RELEASE: Many Rivers - LABEL: Jazzhead
Jeremy Rose - Trawangan
RELEASE: Within and Without - LABEL: Earshift
Jeremy Rose - Afensou
RELEASE: Within and Without - LABEL: Earshift
Jeremy Rose - Within And Without
RELEASE: Within and Without - LABEL: Earshift
Jeremy Rose - Flashjack
RELEASE: Within and Without - LABEL: Earshift
Ben Winkelman - Remolacha
RELEASE: The Knife - LABEL: Jazzhead
Adrian Cunningham - Tempus Fugit
RELEASE: Jazz speak - LABEL: Arbors
Miles Davis - Footprints
RELEASE: Miles Smiles - LABEL: CBS
John Harkins Trio - Strollin'
RELEASE: Give Us this Day
Daniel Weltlinger - Keith
RELEASE: Samoreau - LABEL: DMG

Blow - 02:00pm - Thursday 8th June, 2017

Playlist
Blow - 12:00am Thursday 8th June, 2017
Jeremy Rose - Afensou
RELEASE: Wthin & Without - LABEL: Earshift
Jeremy Rose - Within & Without
RELEASE: Within & Without - LABEL: Earshift
Satoko Fujii - Fukishima Suite
RELEASE: Fukushima Suite
Sirens Big Band - Balkanator
John Schofield - Wayfaring Stranger
RELEASE: Country for Old men - LABEL: Impulse
The Vampires - Green Green Green
RELEASE: The Vampires meet Lionel Loueke - LABEL: earshift
Sandie White - Save your love for me/I wish I knew
RELEASE: Wild October gladness
Mike Ledonne - One for Don
RELEASE: Smokin'Out loud - LABEL: jazz depot
Mike Ledonne - Pisces Soul
RELEASE: Smokin' out loud - LABEL: Jazzdepot
Mark Murphy - Senore Blues
RELEASE: That's Why I love the blues - LABEL: Riverside
Katie Noonan and Karin Schaupp - No More Blues
RELEASE: songs of the latin skies - LABEL: KIN music
Daniel weltlinger - Keith
RELEASE: Somoreau - LABEL: rectify records
Harold Land - Smack up
RELEASE: Harold in the land of Jazz - LABEL: contemporary
Jeremy Rose and the Earshift Orchestra - Tyranny and Van Diemens land
RELEASE: Iron in the blood - LABEL: ABC
James Sherlock - Domestic arts and sciences
RELEASE: Domestic Arts - LABEL: Jazzhead
James Sherlock - we see
RELEASE: Domestic arts - LABEL: Jazz head

Blow - 02:00pm - Thursday 1st June, 2017

Blow - 02:00pm - Thursday 25th May, 2017

Playlist
Blow - 12:00am Thursday 25th May, 2017
Jeremy Rose - Trawangan
RELEASE: Within & witout - LABEL: Earshift
Jeremy Rose - Zombie
RELEASE: Within & Witout - LABEL: Earshift
Jeremy Rose - Within & Without
RELEASE: Within and Without - LABEL: Earshift
20th Century Dog - Tail of the dragon
RELEASE: Bone
John Harkins Trio - Don't you know i care
RELEASE: Give Us this Day
Adrian Cunningham - Petite Fleur
RELEASE: Jazz Spek - LABEL: Arbors
Adrian Cunningham - JaZZ sPEAK
RELEASE: Jazz Speak - LABEL: Arbors
Justine Bradley - Oriana
RELEASE: Oriana
Justine Bradley - Cry for mercy
RELEASE: Oriana
Vince Jones - Luncheon with the bresident
RELEASE: Here's to the miraclaes - LABEL: EMI
Katie Noonan - Canta Mais
RELEASE: Songs of the latin Skies