Upbeat for Friday 15 April 2016
1.00pm Roger Marbeck and Gin Halligan
Tomorrow is Record Store Day: a worldwide celebration of the unique culture surrounding independent record shops. Roger Marbeck and Gin Halligan from the classical and jazz hub that is Marbecks in Queen's Arcade in Auckland talk about their shop as an example of the record store as community hub, to learn about and experience music. Roger and Gin spin their favourite discs for you.
13.30 Shelagh Magadza
Wellington Jazz Festival Artistic Director Shelagh Magadza talks about the international line-up for this year's June event in the capital. The big names like Wayne Shorter and Karin Allyson are there but also fusion ensemble from New York Snarky Puppy, and from Africa the father of Ethio Jazz Mulatu Astatke. http://www.jazzfestival.co.nz/