Jazz@Heart Presents: Salvador “Bading” Tuason
Pianist and musical director Salvador "Bading" Tuason, this week on Richie Quirino's long-running interview series.
Jazz@Heart Presents: Freddie Kaufmann
He's jammed with the Duke. He's played for kings. The late Freddie Kaufmann, jazz trumpet royalty, this week on Richie…
Jazz@Heart Presents: Nelda (Lopez Navarro) Rizza di Sardi
She had it all: T.V. shows, headliner concerts, and a remarkable career in local jazz. Richie Quirino talks to Nelda…
Jazz@Heart Presents: Professor Fred Robles
Relive the Golden Age of Pinoy jazz in this convo with the late Fred Robles: pianist, teacher, musicians' guild pioneer.
Jazz@Heart Presents: Roger Herrera
Relive the life and times of the late Roger Herrera, who Joachim Berendt once named as the "best bass player"…
Macca, Spalding: Of Bassists, Tributes, and Grammys
High honors for two low-note meisters: Esperanza Spalding and Paul McCartney bag awards for tribute-leaning material at the last Grammys.
Jazz@Heart Presents: Romy Posadas
"If you think you’re hot, be careful, somebody will come around and show you a few things," so quips Romy…
Jazz@Heart Presents: Emil Mijares
"Keep striving, don’t lose hope," the late pianist and vibes man Emil Mijares tells the new crop of Pinoy jazz players.…
Jazz@Heart Presents: Esen Aristorenas
"This was the Japanese time and they would pay us sacks of rice, not money." Richie Quirino's time-capsule series is back…
Jazz@Heart Presents: Nestor Tiangco
This week in Richie Quirino's continuing series of sit-downs with Pinoy jazz greats, the old man behind the kit goes front…
A Taste of M.Y.: Michael Young in His Own Words
Get to know Dr. Michael Young: sax man, model, teacher, artist (in no particular order). From reimaginings of OPM to Hancock…
Jazz@Heart Presents: Johnny Gosalvez
More from Richie Quirino's regular exploration of first-wave Pinoy jazz. This week: the late Johnny Gosalves on jazz as work…
Melody Gardot: Music as a Lifeline
A neurological disorder once robbed Gardot of speech and melody. This is her story of recovery.
Jazz@Heart Presents: Josie Quizon-Andico
The late funnyman Dolphy's sister is dead-serious about jazz. Josie Quizon-Andico, this week on Jazz@Heart.
Jazz@Heart Presents: Annie Brazil
Annie Brazil, her many loves in a sprawling jazz-themed life, this week on Richie Quirino's long-running series.
Abe Lagrimas, Jr.: The Passion Behind the Reluctance
Abe Lagrimas, Jr., 28-year-old jazz master in the making, shifts between drums and uke with ease. This is his story.
Jazz@Heart Presents: Lito Molina (Part 1 of 2)
Jazz historian Richie Quirino kicks off his new series with a two-parter on the late Lito Molina.
Inside Filipino Jazz (Part 2 of 2)
Here's the second installment of Pearlsha Abubakar's informative excursion into Filipino Jazz.
Jazz@Heart Presents: Vestre Roxas
"Thelonious Monk told me he's [uncertain] whether he is a jazz musician; he just plays what comes out [...]."
Jazz@Heart Presents: Tony Velarde (Part 2 of 2)
Richie Quirino's two-parter on the life and times of legendary Pinoy jazz drummer Tony Velarde is concluded here.
Jazz@Heart Presents: Tony Velarde (Part 1 of 2)
Jazz journo Richie Quirino is back with an enlightening convo with drumming legend Tony Velarde.
Jazz@Heart Presents: Lito Molina (Part 2 of 2)
More on the storied career of Lito Molina, modern Pinoy jazz master, as told to jazz historian Richie Quirino.
Inside Filipino Jazz (Part 1 of 2)
Writer and recording artist Pearlsha Abubakar offers an abridged but rich history of jazz in the Philippines.
Jazz Styles from A to Z
Jazz aficionado Ron Nethercutt differentiates the many styles of jazz in the first of a series of articles.
Happy Birthday, Kuya Pepe!
(Image is from a detail of "Portrait of Rizal" painted in oil by Juan Luna in Paris.)
Jazz: A Crazy Journey From Slavery To Freedom
To mark Independence Day, we offer a brief history on jazz's origins, from "slave music" to the ever-evolving…
Sungha Jung: From YouTube To The World
Korean teen prodigy brings his guitar talents from YouTube to the 1st Philippine International Jazz and Blues Guitar…
Charmaine Clamor on The Filipino Channel
The Filipino Channel features this talented Fil-Am jazz singer currently making waves in the US.
Is Sagada The Next Banaue?
PLANETJAZZ presents Sound Planet –reflections and ideas about human nature and the environment. This month, Gilbert Sape shares his…