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Christine Tobin Interview

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 31 July 2012

This week, Irish born jazz singer-songwriter Christine Tobin talks about her introduction to jazz and her current musical project which is based around the poetry of W.B Yeats.

In an open interview, Christine explains how picking up the album Mingus by Joni Mitchell introduced her into the world of jazz. She reflects on how her musical career has developed since, from successfully re-imagining Carole King's Tapestry album to putting music to W.B Beats poems.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Ernestine Anderson

    Ernestine Anderson See See Rider

    My Kinda Swing, Mercury Records

  • Image for Coleman Hawkins and His Orchestra

    Coleman Hawkins and His Orchestra Meet Doctor Foo

    Bluebird Records

  • Image for Konkoma

    Konkoma Accra Jump

    KonKoma, Soundway Records

  • Christine Tobin Interview

  • Image for Joni Mitchell

    Joni Mitchell Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

    Mingus, Asylum Records

  • Image for Christine Tobin With Liam Noble

    Christine Tobin With Liam Noble Beautiful

    Tapestry Unravelled, Trail Belle Records

  • Image for Christine Tobin

    Christine Tobin The Wild Swans At Coole

    Sailing To Byzantium, Trail Belle Records

  • Image for Lou Donaldson

    Lou Donaldson Blues Walk

    Blues Walk, Blue Note Records

  • Image for The Webster Wraight Ensemble

    The Webster Wraight Ensemble The Vulture

    No Lucky Days, Unreleased

  • Image for Visioneers

    Visioneers Swahililand

    Hipology, BBE Records

  • Image for Don Henley

    Don Henley New York Minute

    The End Of The Innocence, Geffen Records

  • Image for Ravi Coltrane

    Ravi Coltrane Spring And Hudson

    Spirit Fiction, Blue Note Records


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