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"Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired" is not just another jazz program, Judy asks celebrated people -- not only musicians, but politicians, actors, writers, and beyond - how jazz has inspired them. She takes us beneath the surface with a warm mix of conversation and music. Judy’s born to the Media. The microphone loves her voice, and she is incredibly articulate. Her approach is respectful of the past but startlingly contemporary. Jazz Inspired is ... well ... just that, ... inspired! —Max Morath

WOLFFER ESTATE VINEYARD Sagaponack, NY February 12, 7:00 pm ASCONA JAZZ FESTIVAL, Switzerland June 25-July 4, 2010

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Hi all: For those of you in the Hamptons, I hope you'll join me for a pre-Valentine's celebration at beautiful Wolffer Estate Vineyard. This is one of the loveliest, most romantic spots in the Hamptons and a great place to spend a winter evening. The event is free, so come early, have some wine and enjoy the candle-lit atmosphere. Concert is at 7pm. Information: Steinway Gallery Melville: 631-424-0525 or www.wolffer.com It's either this, or come spend Valentine's with

Here I am with the great singer Catherine Russell during our last Brazil tour. Catherine taught me to always wear sunglasses during breakfast so no one knows how late you were out the night before. She also gave me some vocal


me in Rio. But that's another story . . .

tips, but the sunglasses, by far, were the most important advice...

and... Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired goes to Switzerland! One of the most beautiful spots I've ever performed is Ascona, Switzerland, the lovely little Swiss town on Lago Maggiori at the foot of the Alps. This year I'll perform and record a series of Jazz Inspired conversations live on stage, with some of the great musicians performing at the festival. I'm alerting you all now, to give lots of time for summer vacation planning. Info: http://www.jazzascona.ch/index.php/en/ Happy 2010 and beyond! Judy What is Jazz Inspired, Inc? This 501c3 not-for-profit supports educational programs and my public radio show "Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired" which can be heard on radio stations across North America and internationally as well as downloaded free from iTunes. I talk with celebrated creative artists (everyone from Robert Redford to Billy Joel) about their creative process and how jazz inspires them. Click here for a list of radio stations and airing times at www.jazzinspired.com. Click here to download a PDF with more information on Jazz Inspired, Inc.'s mission statement and sponsorship program (requires Acrobat Reader 6.0).

That's my great pal, the wonderful tenor saxophonist Jeff Rupert who will be playing with me in Port Jefferson, NY May 8th and with my septet in Brazil in June. This was taken at breakfast in Brazilia before I'd learned to always wear sunglasses at breakfast.

Just to give you a taste of Ascona, here I am with the brilliant guitarist Joe Cohn. We're both sports maniacs so we were discussing a bike ride to Italy and if we could make it back in time for the gig. He and Chris Flory actually managed this feat, while I opted for the tennis court.


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