There are drummer jokes for most musical occasions but almost all of them feature a punchline mocking the drummer’s intelligence. Talk to a good player and they’ll be thoughtful and wise; focussed and passionate. I talked to three great drummers – all set to be the star of the show for a few moments or […]
Welcome to episode 65 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This conversation is me chatting with the Artistic Director of the NZ Festival and Wellington Jazz Festival, Shelagh Magadza.
The Wellington Jazz Festival – always a highlight of the winter months – has announced its 2017 line-up. The international highlights are impressive with Bill Frisell and band (including the multi-talented Petra Haden). Frisell’s playing is legendary and ever-forward, his most recent album When You Wish Upon A Star is a career-best. Superstar drummer Dave […]