Formerly a Dublin resident and a mainstay in many bands and ensembles in Dublin, Cote Calmet popped in and had a chat about growing up in Peru, studying in Brazil, life in Dublin and life now in Granada. At the time of recording we had no idea what was ahead so a lot of this may seem quite dated. Talks of the future, of touring this summer, of festivals and all sorts. Bizarre to think how quickly it can all go away! Nonetheless there's a lot of wisdom in this episode from Cote. Well worth a listen.
Adam and Fiachra chat to Ben Cooper about heroic music teachers, life as an undergrad in Cork, gigging in Dublin, on cruise ships, playing musicals, playing percussion with the national orchestra. Top stuff.
Adam and Fiachra chat to Matthew Jacobson about going to Newpark jazz college, a Masters in Lucerne, soon-to-be PhD, getting a Fulbright scholarship, running a label (Diatribe Records), touring in Mongolia, you name it. Longest episode yet. Worth the listen though.