Watford Jazz Junction

by Chris Newstead

Chatting about jazz and musical junctions - talking with special guests, listeners and musicians. And don't miss the Watford Jazz Junction festival (held during May in the UK). 
Music Commentary
Music History
Music Interviews

Podcast episodes

  • Season 5

  • S05 E02 - In conversation with Steve Rubie

    S05 E02 - In conversation with Steve Rubie

    In this very entertaining episode, Chris in joined by Steve Rubie, owner of the 606 Club in London.As a programmer, a promoter, musician and one-time chef, Steve looks back across a 40-year career running Chelsea's most famous clu...

    Jun 13 2021
    Jun 13 2021
    34:32
  • S05 E01 - In conversation with Jasdeep Singh Degun

    S05 E01 - In conversation with Jasdeep Singh Degun

    Chris chats with sitar supremo and composer Jasdeep Singh Degun about all his musical junctions across Indian classical music, classical music, rock and, of course, jazz.Jasdeep talks about the complexities of collaboration, the h...

    Jun 06 2021
    Jun 06 2021
    38:06
  • Season 4

  • S04 E06 - In conversation with Adrian Cox

    S04 E06 - In conversation with Adrian Cox

    Chris chats with virtuoso jazz clarinetist Adrian Cox about all his many jazz and musical junctions.Adrian talks about his early influences including the Pasadena Roof Orchestra through to his admiration of Edmond Hall. We also un...

    May 30 2021
    May 30 2021
    31:46
  • S04 E05 - In conversation with John Pope

    S04 E05 - In conversation with John Pope

    Chris is joined by free jazz improviser and bass player, John Pope.We chat about John's influences from Ornette Coleman to the natural world, from Rage Against the Machine to The Blues Brothers. We get the inside track on the Newc...

    May 23 2021
    May 23 2021
    43:01
  • S04 E04 - In conversation with Jim Newstead

    S04 E04 - In conversation with Jim Newstead

    This week Chris is joined once again by his brother Jim Newstead.It all gets quite deep(!) as we get embroiled around the edges of chaos theory, lose our way around Talking Heads and think more about the relationship of the compos...

    May 17 2021
    May 17 2021
    34:43