Program schedule

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May
25
Sat
A Jazz Hour with Barry O’Sullivan
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A Jazz Hour with Barry O'Sullivan

Barry O’Sullivan presents the very best in contemporary reflective and nostalgic music in the jazz form from swing to bebop to mainstream and free form. The program features recorded music from Australian and international performers plus frequent interviews with music makers.

At the National
May 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
At the National

Concerts recorded by ArtSoundFM at the National Folk Festival, held each Easter at Exhibition Park in Canberra.

May
26
Sun
Arts Alive
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Arts Alive

Arts Alive is Australia’s only national arts and culture current affairs radio program.

Hot Sweet and Jazzy
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hot Sweet and Jazzy

Hot, Sweet & Jazzy is a new regular weekly music program from the studios of The Pulse, Geelong, in which presenters happily share their enthusiasm with listeners. Program details are  on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1210024472416552/

The program has a rotating line-up of six jazz aficionados playing tunes from across and near the genre.

Hear enthusiastic and well-informed chat about the music in a relaxed, inviting and friendly atmosphere. There’s plenty of music as well, especially jazz for enjoyable listening, including traditional, mainstream, contemporary and everything in-between, from America, Australia, Europe and elsewhere. The team also showcase rare recordings to surprise and entertain even the most knowledgeable jazz listeners.

Your hosts of Hot, Sweet & Jazzy :

  • Peter Milley: trumpeter and leader of the Cairo Club Orchestra; record collector, especially of 78s; supplied period recordings for the soundtrack to the Miss Fisher Murder Mysteries series; guesting on radio for 30 years.
  • Peter Fogarty: music lover; singer in jazz bands; presenter at The Pulse for 14 years and formerly at 3CR.
  • Ian Coots: former professional drummer for over 25 years; record collector; broadcaster at WYN and The Pulse for 6 years.
  • Ken Hirst: Former bass player with Jazz and Blues bands over the last 40 years; founder &  leader of his own Neo Swing Band – Swing It!!; broadcaster at WYN FM for 3 years.
  • Ross Williamson: music lover; presenter at The Pulse since 1987.
  • John Thompson: student of jazz and of its roots; wrote the country blues column for the Victorian Jazz Club for 17 years and has lectured on the subject; record collector; former jazz broadcaster on 3CS and currently on 3CR and The Pulse.

For further information, https://www.cbaa.org.au/article/hot-sweet-jazzy

Red Velvet and Wild Boronia
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Phantom Dancer
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Phantom Dancer

A treasure trove of swing, jazz & dance from live 1920s-60s radio & TV presented by Greg Poppleton, 1920s-30s style dance band singer and band leader. Includes Australian, UK, US and non-English language swing orchestras, vocalists, society bands, bop, trad, blues, cool, jive as well as the occasional hillbilly, western swing and early rock ‘n’ roll live radio material.

Concert Hall
May 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Concert Hall

Two Wesley lunchtime concerts—first A Unique Synthesis with Jonathan Lee (organ) and Matthew Witney and Sam Jenkin (viiolins); then Monumental Piano with our ACT Young Virtuoso Mia Huang.

Concert Hall is repeated on Wednesdays at 1.30pm