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Interview with Mexican-American Band ‘Las Cafeteras” Denise Carlos

Arts Friday’s Angela Stretch talked to Denise Carlos from ‘Las Cafeteras’ about their political perspectives, identity and the power of music. Las Cafeteras are a band of Mexican–Americans living in East LA and as the LA times described them, are “a uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip-hop, beat music, cumbia and… Read More

Interview with Guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel

Wolfgang Muthspiel is one of the most influential jazz guitarists of his generation. After graduating from the New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music Wolfgang recorded multiple albums with his brother Christian and toured with musicians like Gary Burton and Mick Goodrick. Muthspiel and musicians Slava and Leonard Grigoryan  are currently touring Australia. He… Read More

Gypsy Hot Club chats with Hello Tut Tut

Joshua and Josh from the band Hello Tut Tut joined Hannah on The Gypsy Hot Club last night. Hello Tut Tut are fun, dynamic and daring when it comes to creating original music. To find out more about them click here  … Read More

The Mysteries of Mad River – A Swamp-Folk Operetta

Keppie Coutts was recently on Cathy’s show “The Last Walz” to talk about her upcoming new show  “The Mysteries of Mad River – A Swamp-Folk Operetta”. It is an eccentric, freudian, and sparkling piece of musical theatre, that is one-part cabaret, one-part murder mystery. The show takes place on the 30th… Read More

Helen Sung showcases her newest project, ‘Sung’ With Words

Pianist/composer Helen Sung hails from Houston, TX, where she attended the High School for the Performing & Visual Arts.  Now based in New York City, Sung has worked with a “Who’s Who” in Jazz, including the late Clark Terry, Ron Carter, Wayne Shorter, Wynton Marsalis, and MacArthur Fellow Regina Carter. Read More

Interview with Allysha Joy – The New Thing

Allysha Joy has been making a name for herself over the last few years. Alongside Horatio Luna, Ziggy Zeitgeist and the rest of her incredibly talented 30/70 family, their music has taken them around Australia, through Europe and even further through the waves of the internet, emphasised further by the backing… Read More

The New Thing Interview with Mojo Juju: “I Think I’ve Arrived”

Mojo Juju is a Melbourne-based artist who has been present within the Australian music scene for well over a decade. She created music that harked to more bluesy, jazz-influenced traditions; which gained her a respectable fan base and an highly coveted record deal with ABC Music. But with the release… Read More

Ambre Hammond’s Album Launch Interview on Blow

Ambre Hammond is a woman of many talents! Not only is she an international keynote speaker, who is the founder of humanitarian project “Girl Piano Truck” and a proud ambassador of the Peace Program for the United Nations Association of Australia, but she is also a talented classical pianist and… Read More

Erik Ochsner Interview – Mary Poppins In Concert

Sydney Symphony Orchestra presents the Disney classic, Mary Poppins – in Concert. The Oscar award-winning film will be played on the big screen, with the Orchestra performing every note of the charming musical score, including the favourites: Let’s Go Fly a Kite, Chim Chim Cher-ee… Read More

Elio Villafranca, music from the Congo via Cuba and New York

New York based Elio Villafranca, is a pianist and composer who has won numerous awards in the USA and internationally for his compositions and recordings. Born in the Pinar del Río province of Cuba Elio Villafranca was classically trained in percussion and composition at the Instituto Superior de… Read More

Juan Carmona Interview!

Live Interview with Juan Carmona talking about his coming up shows at the Sydney Opera House. Authentic Flamenco tradition meets the Symphony Orchestra for an experience like no other! Juan Carmona and his troupe of fellow artists: guitars, bass guitar, flute,… Read More