Nights for Wednesday 22 January 2014
7:10 Tuning Together Chinese and Kiwi Tales
Late last year Radio NZ Concert's Sound Lounge host Kate Mead voyaged to Beijing, China for a collaboration of both New Zealand and Chinese musicians and composers – the result, Tales from the Forbidden City will be performed in the upcoming NZ Festival.
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Arts ambassador - jazz
Jivester, editor and publisher Fergus Barrowman on the sizzle and pop of a snazzy beat.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Four Flat Whites in Italy by Roger Hall
Retired couple Alison and Adrian, both Labour party ex-librarians, end up sharing their overseas trip of a lifetime with wealthy National-supporting couple Harry and Judy. (Part 1 of 2)
10:00 Late Edition
Theodore Shaw "Teddy" Wilson was described by critic Scott Yannow as "the definitive swing pianist". He was perhaps the first well-known black musician to play publicly in a racially integrated group.