Friday, February 25, 2011

"It's Only Life", Dawn Upshaw & Simon Burke

On this week's Cabaret Room our featured composer is Jerome Kern and we’ll be playing tracks by Dawn Upshaw, Micheline Van Hautem and Simon Burke (pictured with one of his co-stars).
We’ve got a number of guests, including Piff the Magic Dragon, direct from the UK, Christine Moffat, and Aaron Joyner and members of the cast of "It’s Only Life", the John Bucchino show being directed at Chapel off Chapel by Aaron.

Friday, February 18, 2011

The Cabaret Room goes Triple X

There's a special treat tomorrow night on JOY 94.9. For the 1st time ever The Cabaret Room has combined forces with Triple X for 4 whole hours, kicking off at 9pm. Barb from Triple X will join Paul, Chris and Peter to present an A-Z of the hits of the mid 70s to the mid 90s, from Abba to Zebra, Cold Chisel to Yazoo, you'll hear the best of disco, power ballads and much, much more. Plus there'll be interviews with Magnormos Artistic Director Aaron Joyner about the John Bucchino show "It's Only Life" and with performer Jon Jackson who'll be at The Butterfly Club from Feb 24th - 27th.

Friday, February 11, 2011

So many guests, so little time

It's a bumper night for guests on this week's show. We talk to Melissa Trickey about her show Happiness 101: laughter is the best pseudo-science, to Emma Clair Ford about Lila Gray, and to Bernadette Byrne and Victor Victoria aka Eastend Cabaret. We'll also speak to choreographer Paul Malek about his new dance show, Stratagem and to the wonderful New York based voice coach Adrienne Angel (pictured). Adrienne's coming to Melbourne to present a week long Masterclass between Monday 28 March - Friday 1 April 2011. We'll play tracks by Jim Caruso and Jon Jackson and the Great Big Opera Company, and our featured composer is Maury Yeston, who wrote Nine.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Justin Clausen talks to us

Justin Clausen is a young man who combines classic Cole Porter numbers with more recent songs by Abba and Kylie Minogue to produce refreshingly unique and entrancing laid-back jazz. We'll talk to Justin and to Kylie van der Veer about Adrienne Angel. Adrienne is an American voice coach who has worked with Bernadette Peters, Cher and Kenneth Branagh along with many others. She's coming to Melbourne to give a week long Masterclass between Monday 28 March - Friday 1 April 2011. We'll play tracks by Eartha Kitt and David Campbell, and our featured composers are Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, who wrote Ragtime.