‘The Jazz Show’ On Delux Radio Sponsored By Gonville Hotel, Cambridge
With Robin Phillips
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'The Jazz Show' On Delux Radio
‘The Jazz Show with Robin Phillips’ is our new flagship jazz show and sponsored by Gonville Hotel, Cambridge.
In these shows Robin will share his love of this complex and varied genre, taking his audience on a voyage of discovery whilst keeping them warmed by familiar jazz classics. See the bottom of this page for listening back to previous shows on demand and for full interviews in podcast format.
His shows feature a fantastic collection of ‘backstage with…’ interviews with jazz musicians from the London scene and around the world, all sharing their own histories, music, recommendations, and musical passions.
Robin gives us an insight into his own favourite classic jazz albums with his ‘my vinyl collection’ sections, dropping the needle on his own personal collection of jazz records, reading from the liner notes, and picking out his favourite tracks.
He also shares his recommendations of books and films on jazz, helping his audience dive deeper if they desire.
Shows will feature music from classic artists such as Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, John Coltrane, Oscar Peterson, and Nat King Cole, to the contemporary musicians leading the genre today.
Robin also welcomes emails with questions and suggestions, including requests and dedications.
If you do contact Robin, please take the chance to shape future shows by answering some or all of the following questions when you contact us.
– What is your all time favourite jazz album/artist?
– Who was the first artist that turned you on to jazz?
– Which jazz artist would you like to hear more of, learn more about?
– What’s the best jazz gig you’ve ever been to?
– What’s your favourite jazz club (anywhere in the world)?
FULL SHOWS – MUSIC AND INTERVIEWS
LISTEN AGAIN ON DEMAND
Previous shows and full interviews with content that didn’t make the aired show:
Show twenty-three of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’, sponsored by Gonville Hotel Cambridge, England, on Delux Radio, including a fantastic interview with jazz singer, Jo Harrop.
The show also features music from a host of jazz musicians whose birthdays happened recently including: Brad Mehldau, Anita Wardell, Wayne Shorter, Branford Marsalis, Lester Young, Kenny Drew, Charlie Parker, Dinah Washington, Kenny Dorham, and Van Morrison!
Also the latest news from LondonJazz and remembering drummer Charlie Watts!
This episode of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio is a Long Play special, with the fewest songs/tunes ever played in a show, but revelling in the musicians getting into it in every track, not finishing until they have said what they needed to say!
Music from Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Chet Baker, Cannonball Adderley, Ella Fitzgerald, Shelly Manne, Lester Young, and Donald Byrd.
Show twenty-two of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio sponsored by Gonville Hotel, Cambridge, England, including the interview with Chris Dean: jazz and session trombonist and leader of The Syd Lawrence Orchestra.
Also celebrating the birthdays of, with music from: Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Jack Teagarden, Count Basie, and Art Farmer.
As well as music from Frank Sinatra, Dr. John, Woody Herman, Joe Williams, and Fiona Monbet, more songs than ever before in a single show!
Show twenty-one of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio is the first to be sponsored by the Gonville Hotel in Cambridge, England.
It features an interview with Dirty Dozen Brass Band / Uptown Jazz Orchestra founding member and baritone sax player, Roger Lewis, all the way from The Crescent City, New Orleans.
The Gonville Hotel sponsorship is such a perfect match as many of the people who listen to the show are travelling around the world and we’re sure will come to Cambridge at some point. And when they do where better to stay than the ‘jazz hotel’ with live jazz every Friday and Saturday and ‘Jazz In The City’ break deals.
As well as the interview with Roger Lewis, this week’s show features the following:
Celebrating the birthdays of: Jack DeJohnette, Pat Metheny, Mulgrew Miller, George Shearing, and Stuff Smith!
Also music from: Liane Carroll, Toots Thielemans, John Coltrane, Sarah Vaughan, and Illinois Jacquet.
Show twenty of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ including an interview with UK tenor saxophonist Simon Spillett, discussing his career including his Tubby Hayes show coming to Herts Jazz Festival this Autumn.
My vinyl collection: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans.
Celebrating the birthdays of Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett at 95!, Herb Ellis, Robin Phillips (!), Charlie Haden and Allen Holdsworth.
Also music from Billy Taylor Trio, Ornette Coleman, Tubby Hayes, and Amy Winehouse.
Show nineteen of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio, including the interview with big band and session trumpeter Tom Walsh.
Double Take track: Twisted
Celebrating the birthdays of, with music from: Johnny Hodges, Delfeayo Marsalis, Buddy Guy, David Sanborn, and Hank Jones. As well as music from people including Quincy Jones, Bill Evans, Lawrence Cottle, and Wayne Bergeron.
Show eighteen of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio, including a cracking interview with London saxophonist Leo Richardson.
Celebrating the birthdays of, with music from: Sonny Clark, Billy Taylor, and Al Haig.
Celebrating the Parliamentary Jazz Awards nominations with music from Rosie Frater-Taylor and Nubya Garcia.
‘Double Take’ this week is two tracks from Quincy Jones as an arranger, starting our journey of his career with tracks from Dinah Washington and Frank Sinatra.
There’s also music from The Quintet Of The Year and Dexter Gordon, as well as the latest from LondonJazz!
Show seventeen of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ including the interview with UK-based New Orleans-style singer / pianist Dom Pipkin.
My Vinyl Collection: Marty Paich’s ‘Jazz West Coast’
Double Take: St Louis Blues
Also celebrating the birthdays of Peter Cincotti, Paul Gonsalves, Conte Candoli and Philly Joe Jones.
As well as music from Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Jamie Cullum, James Booker, Dexter Gordon, and Jackie McLean.
+ the LondonJazz news focussing on the Parliamentary Jazz Award nominations (incl. Kansas Smitty’s, Claire Martin, Georgia Mancio, Callum Au, Rosie Frater-Taylor, Nubya Garcia and more!)..
Show sixteen of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio, including the interview with France-based jazz singer and pianist Paola Vera.
Double Take: With a twist this week, two tracks from saxophonist Hank Mobley on his birthday week.
Film of the Week: Disney/Pixar’s jazz music movie Soul movie
Celebrating the birthdays of Joe Zawinul, Louis Jordan, and Lee Morgan.
Plus the latest news from LondonJazz!
Show fifteen of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio including my interview with the epic and marvellous Ian Shaw, as we pretend to be hanging out at the North Sea Jazz Festival.
My Vinyl Collection: Introducing Johnny Griffin
Double Take: Dr. John’s influence shown over three tracks
Film of the Week: Treme – TV Series
Celebrating the birthdays of Lena Horne, Ahmad Jamal and Johnny Hartman.
Also music by Mark Murphy, Sarah Vaughan, GoGo Penguin, Jon Cleary, Harry Connick Jr, and mention of, and news from Matt Carmichael and Craig Milverton as part of our London Jazz catch up with Seb Scotney!
Show fourteen of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’, including the interview with UK jazz singer Joanna Eden.
Celebrating the birthdays of Eric Dolphy, Dave Grusin, Georgie Fame, and Syd Lawrence.
Film of the week: The Fabulous Baker Boys
Including the latest news from LondonJazz.
Show twelve of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ including an interview with Matthew Ruddick, jazz author and KindOfJazz.com creator.
Book of the week: ‘Funny Valentine’ by Matthew Ruddick
Film of the week: ‘Let’s Get Lost’ by Bruce Weber
Celebrating the birthdays of, and music from: Benny Goodman, Christian McBride, Ian Shaw, Dakota Staton, and Oliver Nelson.
Also music from Irene Serra, Miroslav Vitous, and three tracks with Paul Chambers on bass!
Show eleven of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’, featuring an insightful interview with, and music from, UK jazz trumpeter Steve Fishwick.
Double Take track: In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (Frank Sinatra / Robin Phillips).
Film of the week: Miles Davis: Birth Of The Cool documentary
Celebrating the birthdays of, and music from: Archie Shepp, Miles Davis, Kit Downes, and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen.
Also, playing music from Bruno D’Ambra, Nina Simone, Hank Mobley, and Jacques Loussier Trio.
And of course ’60 Seconds With Seb’ from LondonJazz.
Show ten of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ first broadcast on 21st May 2021, featuring an Interview with jazz and big band drummer Matt Skelton.
Double Take track: Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington)
Film: ‘I Called Him Morgan’
Celebrating the birthdays of: Woody Herman, Billy Cobham, Jackie McLean, and Kyle Eastwood
Show nine of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ including the interview with singer, poet, and writer Lisa-Marie Simmons from Italy.
Book of the week: ‘The Jazz Of Physics’ by Stephon Alexander
Film of the week: ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’
Celebrating the birthdays (and music) of Burt Bacharach, Red Garland, Stevie Wonder, Gil Evans, and Brian Eno. As well as music from Ian Shaw, Clifford Brown, Chet Baker, and Nina Simone.
Show eight of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio, first broadcast on 7th May 2021, featuring an interview with Kate Mullins: jazz singer and founding member of The Puppini Sisters.
Double Take track: ‘Don’t Get Scared’
Book Of The Week: ‘On Connection’ by Kae Tempest
Celebrating the birthdays of: Ron Carter, Bing Crosby, Lars Gullin, Maynard Ferguson, Keith Jarrett, Mary Lou Williams, and Robert Johnson – with tracks from all of them as well as music from Esperanza Spalding and Liane Carroll and more..
Show seven of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ featuring the interview with New Orleans saxophonist and singer James Martin, first aired Friday 30th April 2021.
Film of the week: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Vinyl of the week: Ella & Louis
Celebrating the birthdays of: Ella Fitzgerald, Ma Rainey, Blossom Dearie, Duke Ellington and Shirley Horn.
Show six of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips, featuring an interview with UK jazz singer Sara Dowling.
Book Of The Week: ‘The Great Jazz Day’
Double Take track: ‘I Love Being Here With You’.
Show five! First broadcast on Friday 16th April 2021, featuring an interview with UK-born but now NYC-based jazz bassist Mark Lewandowski.
Film of the week: ‘Lush Life’
Double Take track: ‘On The Sunny Side Of The Street’.
The fourth show from Robin Phillips first broadcast on 9th April 2021, featuring an interview with Australian jazz vocalese expert Anita Wardell.
Film of the week: ‘But Beautiful’ by Geoff Dyer
Double Take track: ‘I’m In The Mood For Love’.
The third show from Robin Phillips first broadcast on 2nd April 2021, featuring an interview with UK jazz pianist Jason Rebello.
Vinyl selection of the week: Sammy Davis jr ‘Sounds Of ’66’.
Book choice: ‘Why Me?’ by Sammy Davis jr.
Show two of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’, featuring a cracking interview with UK-based saxophonist Brandon Allen!
Show one features an interview with New Orleans trumpeter Leroy Jones, who played for Harry Connick Jr for over 20 years, and music from Jason Rebello, Herbie Hancock, Ella Fitzgerald, and Terence Blanchard.
THE FULL PODCAST-STYLE INTERVIEW SECTION!
Podcast versions of all the interviews including content not broadcast in the aired show, because quite frankly, we couldn’t stop talking!
Hear the full 73 minute interview with Harry Connick jr’s long-term trumpeter Leroy Jones from New Orleans.
The full interview with UK jazz pianist Jason Rebello from ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio, with content that didn’t make the aired show, including a conversation about the current recording industry model of streaming and artist remuneration.
The full interview with Australian jazz singer Anita Wardell, including content that didn’t make the broadcast show. In this interview Robin and Anita discuss their love of vocalese and scat singing and how it helps singers to be free on stage and communicate their feelings.
The full interview with UK jazz singer Sara Dowling, including content that didn’t make the broadcast show. In this interview Robin and Sara discuss putting out their first albums and finding your own voice as a jazz singer.
The full interview with New Orleans saxophonist and singer James Martin, including content that didn’t make the broadcast show. In this interview Robin and James discuss growing up in New Orleans and how music can support the communities there..
The full interview with jazz singer and founding members of The Puppini Sisters, Kate Mullins, in podcast format (no music). This interview includes content not included in the broadcast show, including Kate and Robin both discussing overcoming vocal issues.
The full interview with Italy-based singer & poet Lisa-Marie Simmons from ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’, show nine, discussing her global travels, previous hit records, and the stories behind the music of Hippie Tendencies and her latest NoteSpeak jazz/poetry project, on Ropeadope records.
The full interview with jazz drummer Matt Skelton in podcast format (no music) from show ten of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ first broadcast on Delux Radio on 21st May 2021.
The full interview with UK jazz trumpeter Steve Fishwick from show 11 of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’, in podcast format, no music.
The full interview with music author, Chet Baker biographer, and founder of KindOfJazz.com Matthew Ruddick, from Show 12 of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’, in podcast format (no music).
The full interview with UK jazz guitarist Nigel Price, no music, just the chat podcast style!
A thoroughly interesting extended interview with the UK’s leading jazz guitarist including topics such as the stammer he had to deal with as a child and how music gave him a way to express himself.
The full interview with UK jazz singer / songwriter Joanna Eden, in podcast format (no music), including content not included in the broadcast show. Joanna talks about meeting Nina Simone, supporting Van Morrison, and her new album featuring songs written during the Covid lockdown.
The full interview with UK jazz singer Ian Shaw in podcast format (no music), from ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ – Show 15. Ian talks about his upbringing, how he first got into jazz and singing, touring with Mark Murphy in the USA, and recording with Cedar Walton. He also explains how he wrote his My Brother song about his brother Gareth who passed away before he was born, in just 10 minutes, and talks about his food bank work and efforts to shine a light on the situation in the ‘Calais Jungle’.
The full interview with UK-born but France-based jazz singer and pianist Paola Vera in podcast format (no music), including her childhood in many different countries, training under Pete Churchill at the Royal Academy of Music in London, marrying a French music producer, becoming an Estill master, now teaching alongside Pete at various Conservatoire around Europe, and finally accepting being a ‘jack of all trades’.
The full interview with UK-based New Orleans-style pianist and singer Dom Pipkin, including growing up in Holland, discovering New Orleans whilst being on tour with electronica band Morcheeba, MD’ing Paloma Faith’s band, and streaming and recording during the Covid lockdown.
The full interview with London jazz saxophonist, Ronnie Scott’s regular, and London Supersax band member, Leo Richardson. Leo speaks of his childhood getting into jazz, being the son of jazz bassist Jim Richardson who recorded with Chet Baker, the fantastic music offering at his school, his Mum’s assistance on his voyage of discovery, and his surprise at the incredible response to his The Chase and Move albums.
The full interview with UK trumpeter Tom Walsh as he discusses his road to becoming one of the UK’s premier session and big band horn players, including working with Quincy Jones, Al Jarreau, and the Jerry Jay Horns.
The full interview in podcast format (no music) with UK tenor saxophonist Simon Spillett, from Show 20 of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’, on Delux Radio, discussing his career in jazz and his shows dedicated to the music of Tubby Hayes, which headlines the Herts Jazz Festival this Autumn.
The full interview with New Orleans baritone sax player, founding member of Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz Orchestra, Roger Lewis. Roger talks about growing up in New Orleans, playing for Fats Domino in Las Vegas, creating some of New Orleans’ top jazz bands, and composing Song For Bobe for his son before he passed away.
The full unedited interview in podcast format with session trombonist and Syd Lawrence Orchestra band-leader, Chris Dean, from Show 22 of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’. Chris talks about why he loves the trombone so much as an instrument, playing sessions with George Benson, Henry Mancini, Quincy Jones, and playing on seven James Bond soundtracks, as well as playing with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra before become the band’s leader.
The full unedited interview with jazz singer Jo Harrop in podcast format (no music), from show 23 of ‘The Jazz Show With Robin Phillips’ on Delux Radio.
In the interview Jo discusses her early work as a backing vocalist for many celebrities, getting into the jazz scene, her 2020 album with Jamie McCredie that received a fantastic reception and radio play from top radio shows, and her upcoming highly-anticipated new album.