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Interview – Artist & Producer, Chase Moore

Never one to stand in his father Neil Moore’s shadow, Chase Moore has carved out a career as a music producer, engineer and hip-hop artist.  And now he’s working on a program soon to be offered by Simply Music so everyone can explore modern music…

Jazz Educator Steve Sedergreen Interview with Gordon Harvey

“Music is very very old. The rules of music are very young”. The Jazz world is full of textbooks and how-to guides that use theory as the setting for learning jazz – an approach that seems at odds with the instinctive way jazz musicians actually…

Music Thanatologist Peter Roberts Interview With Gordon Harvey

Peter Roberts is a Music-Thanatologist – the only one in Australia, and one of a only small number around the world. He plays music designed specifically to assist the terminally ill, as well as now for premature babies and others who might benefit from music’s…

Hush Music Founder Dr. Catherine Crock Interview with Gordon Harvey

Dr. Catherine Crock is the dedicated physician from Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital who has created the Hush Collection, a project bringing support to children’s hospitals through the medium of music. The music on this popular collection of CDs from some major artists is designed specifically…

Jazz Pianist Taylor Eigsti Interview with Neil Moore

Taylor Eigsti is a New York based pianist and composer. In 2006, he received two GRAMMY nominations for Best Jazz Solo and Best Instrumental Composition after releasing “Lucky to Be Me” (Concord Jazz). Regarded by many as a child prodigy, Taylor began studying piano at the age…

Filmmaker Ben Niles Interview with Neil Moore

In this installment, Neil Moore talks with Ben Niles, the Director and Producer of the Award Winning documentary, “Note By Note – The Making of Steinway L1037.” This documentary follows the journey of a tree – from forest floor to concert hall floor, as a…