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On Liquid Music Playlist host Steve Seel asks pioneering composers, performers and musicians about the music they make and the music they love. In these short-form monthly episodes Liquid Music artists contextualize their own music before sharing music that inspires them – all with the spirit of discovery and the celebration of the new that’s integral to the Liquid Music mission. Liquid Music Playlist is presented by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series, produced by Don Lee ...
 
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With remote work becoming more common and cities competing for businesses it’s become easier than ever before for educated Americans to relocate, leaving cities more vulnerable than they’ve ever been. In their new book, Survival of the City: Living and Thriving in an Age of Isolation, economists David Cutler and Ed Glaeser examine the factors that …
 
Adam Simmons is a composer a saxophonist an educator and now the editor of the Dingo Australian Jazz Journal. He stops by to talk about how the magazine came into existence, what the story behind the name is and the mission that this new and exciting publication has. Dingo Jazz has also given us access to live recordings taken from their special op…
 
When Zeynep Tufekci penned a New York Times op-ed at the onset of the pandemic challenging the prevailing public health guidance that ordinary people should not wear masks, she thought it was the end of her public writing career. Instead, it helped provoke the CDC to reverse its guidance a few weeks later, and medical professionals privately thanke…
 
Upon learning he was HIV positive in 1993, Andrew Sullivan began writing more than he ever had before. Believing that he didn’t have long to live, he wanted to leave behind a book detailing his best argument for refocusing the gay rights movement on marriage equality and military service. Three decades later and Sullivan has not only lived to see t…
 
Daniel Gassin is a native Melbournian that has been living n Paris for the past 8 years, he is a composer, a pianist and he also has a new recording out released in April of 2021 called "Change of Heart" with his "Crossover Band." He has kindly taken the time to talk to us about how his new recording, the inspiration behind it and also the great mu…
 
While the modern historical ethos can be obsessed with condescending to the past based on our current value system, Scottish-born historian Niall Ferguson has aimed to set himself apart with his willingness to examine the past in its own context. The result is some wildly unpopular opinions such as “The British Empire was good, actually” and severa…
 
Alexander the Grate has spent 40 years – more than half of his life – living on the streets (and heating grates) of Washington, DC. He prefers the label NFA (No Fixed Address) rather than “homeless,” since in his view we’re all a little bit homeless: even millionaires are just one catastrophe away from losing their mansions. It’s a life that certai…
 
Richard Prum really cares about birds. Growing up in rural Vermont, he didn’t know anyone else interested in birding his own age. The experience taught him to rely on his own sense of curiosity and importance when deciding what questions and interests are worth studying. As a result, he has pursued many different paths of research in avian biology …
 
What can studying the lives of philosophers tell us about how to organize and interpret our own lives? Elijah Millgram is a professor of philosophy at the University of Utah whose research focuses on the theory of rationality. His latest book, John Stuart Mill and The Meaning of Life, analyzes the relationship between the ideas of the famous theori…
 
Tyler describes Oxford professor and theoretical physicist David Deutsch as a “maximum philosopher of freedom” with no rival. A pioneer in the field of quantum computing, Deutsch subscribes to the multiple-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics. He is also adamant that the universe (or multiverse) is not incomprehensible – believing that the mu…
 
As a Canadian economist who once served as the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney has had many occasions to reflect on the importance of values. Whether it’s ingratiating himself as a public servant in a foreign country, managing a central bank, or addressing climate change, he’s seen the power of shared objectives and the importance of v…
 
Gifted young Argentines tend to leave home to “make it in America” and never look back, but after earning a degree from Harvard, writing a book about the Spanish Civil War, and living in the United States for 12 years, Pierpaolo Barbieri has returned to Argentina. And he’s bringing foreign capital and talented expats with him. Pierpaolo’s FinTech s…
 
Daniel Carpenter is one of the world’s leading experts on regulation and the foremost expert on the US Food and Drug Administration. A professor of Government at Harvard University, he’s conducted extensive research on regulation and government organizations, as well as on the development of political institutions in the United States. His latest b…
 
John Scurry is a guitarist, a composers and and painter living in Melbourne. He has a new recording out with his Band "Reverse Swing” called "Early Risers" out on Lionshare Records. He sits down and talks to us about how he got this band together, the process he takes to write this music and also what he uses for inspiration when writing this music…
 
A self-professed nerd, the young Shadi Bartsch could be found awake late at night, reading Latin under the covers of her bed by flashlight. Now a professor of Classics at the University of Chicago, Dr. Bartsch is one of the best-known classicists in America and recently published her own translation of Virgil’s Aeneid. Widely regarded for her writi…
 
Before he was California Poet Laureate or leading the National Endowment for the Arts, Dana Gioia marketed Jell-O. Possessing both a Stanford MBA and a Harvard MA, he combined his creativity and facility with numbers to climb the corporate ladder at General Foods to the second highest rung before abruptly quitting to become a poet and writer. That …
 
MEATSHELL are an Australian experimental-folk duo duo that are from Melbourne originally from Brisbane, they have a new recording out Called "Since Subito" on Earshift records. MEATSHELL are made up of Helen Svoboda on bass/vocal and Andrew Saragossi on tenor saxophone. In this interview they explain how they have developed their minimalist sound a…
 
Nat Bartsch is one of the busiest ladies in Australian music at the moment, she is a jazz piano player, a jazz and classical composer, a mother and has also landed the gig for the Play-school show touring in Victoria for 2021 and she is our special guest on this episode of the Australian Jazz and Groove podcast. We will also hear new music from Ade…
 
What can new technology tell us about our ancient past? Archaeologist and remote sensing expert Sarah Parcak has used satellite imagery to discover over a dozen potential pyramids and thousands of tombs from ancient Egypt. A professor of anthropology and founding director of the Laboratory for Global Observation at the University of Alabama at Birm…
 
Geoff Kluke is an Australian Jazz legend and has played with everyone in the business, both from here in Australia and over seas, he is a composer and a self confessed Bass-aholic and he is our special Guest on this episode of the Australian Jazz and Groove Podcast. We will also hear tracks from Funky Miracle, John Scurry, Izy and the Daimon Brunto…
 
What unites John Cochrane the finance economist and “grumpy” policy blogger with John Cochrane the accomplished glider pilot? For John, the answer is that each derives from the same habit of mind which seeks to reduce things down to a few fundamental principles and a simple logical structure. And thus, piloting a glider can be understood as an appl…
 
Welcome Back to the Australian Jazz and Groove Podcast. This week on Episode 2 of season 2 we are talking to Dan Quigley, a Brisbane based Trumpet player, Composer and Educator who is also the musical director of the Jazz Music Institute, Australia's only tertiary institution that is dedicated solely to the art of Jazz. He will be talking to us abo…
 
Patricia Fara is a historian of science at Cambridge University and well-known for her writings on women in science. Her forthcoming book, Life After Gravity: Isaac Newton's London Career, details the life of the titan of the so-called Scientific Revolution after his famous (though perhaps mythological) discovery under the apple tree. Her work emph…
 
Brian Armstrong first recognized the potential of cryptocurrencies after witnessing firsthand the tragic consequences of hyperinflation in Argentina. Coinbase, the company he co-founded, aims to provide the primary financial accounts for the crypto economy. Their success in accomplishing this, he says, is due as much to their innovative approach to…
 
The Australian Jazz and Groove Podcast is back with another season of fine Australian Jazz and Groove music. This Podcast is committed to bringing to the light some of the amazing composers we have in Australia in the jazz and jazz groove vein. This season we will endeavour to bring the latest releases from around the country. Episode #1 of season#…
 
Benjamin Friedman has been a leading macroeconomist since the 1970s, whose accomplishments include writing 150 papers, producing more than dozen books, and teaching Tyler Cowen graduate macroeconomics at Harvard in 1985. In his latest book, Religion and the Rise of Capitalism, Ben argues that contrary to the popular belief that Western economic ide…
 
“The world of innovation is very much one of toggling between survival and then thriving,” says Noubar Afeyan. Co-founder of Moderna and CEO of Flagship Pioneering, the biomedical innovator, philanthropist, and entrepreneur credits his successes to his “paranoid optimism” shaped by his experiences as an Armenian-American. Exceptional achievements l…
 
Want to support the show? Visit conversationswithtyler.com/donate. On this special year-in-review episode, producer Jeff Holmes sat down with Tyler to talk about the most popular—and most underrated—episodes, Tyler's personal highlight of the year, how well state capacity libertarianism has fared, a new food rule for ordering well during the pandem…
 
Want to support the show? Visit conversationswithtyler.com/donate. Growing up in a working-class city in New Jersey, John Brennan’s father was an Irish immigrant who always impressed upon his children how grateful they should be to be American citizens. That deeply-instilled patriotism and the sense of right and wrong emphasized by his Catholic upb…
 
Episode 8 of The Australian Jazz and Groove Podcast is super funky and features new music from Melbourne based funk outfit "Pickpocket" who will be releasing their latest recording on December 18 of 2020. We talk to band leader and bassist Craig Strain about how he put this album together with his "Pickpocket"band mates. Craig gives us an insight i…
 
After reading Zach Carter’s intellectual biography of Keynes earlier this year, Tyler declared that the book would qualify “without reservation” as one of the best of the year. Tyler’s assessment proved common, as the book would soon become a New York Times bestseller and later be declared one of the ten best books of the year by Publishers Weekly.…
 
Welcome to Episode #7 of the Australian Jazz and Groove Podcast. We have labeled this the "Western Australian" episode as we feature all artists living and hailing from Western Australia. In this episode we talk to Nick Abby, Perth based musician and composer about his latest recording "Phantoms." We get an incite into how he wrote this music, who …
 
Jimmy Wales used to joke that choosing to build Wikipedia on a non-profit, non-advertising model was either the best or worst decision he ever made—but he doesn’t joke about that anymore. “If you think about advertising-driven social media…it's driven them in many cases to prioritize agitation and argumentation in a negative sense over education an…
 
Welcome to episode no.6 of the Australian Jazz and Groove Podcast. The podcast has been ticking along now for a few months, thanks for all the positive feedback and please keep in touch at the Australianjazzandgroovepodcast@gmail.com This Episode we feature the latest recording from Berardi/Foran/Karlen entitled "Haven." It features Kristin Berardi…
 
Edwidge Danticat left Haiti when she was 12, she says, but Haiti never left her. At 14 she began writing stories about the people and culture she loved, and now is an internationally acclaimed novelist and short story writer as well a MacArthur Genius Fellow. Rather than holding herself out as an expert or sociologist on Haiti, she seeks to treat h…
 
In this episode we talk to Julien Wilson, Australian Jazz Legend and all round awesome human being. He talks to us about how he has coped musically with Covid-19 while in lockdown in Melbourne. He also talks about the making of "This World" , a recording he co-released with Mike Nock, Jonathan Zwartz and Hamish Stuart back in 2019. Quotes: "Regardl…
 
Michael Kremer is best known for his academic work researching global poverty, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2019 along with Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee. Less known is that he is also the founder of five non-profits and in the process of creating a sixth. And Kremer doesn’t see anything unusual about embodying the dual archetype…
 
In this episode of the Australian Jazz and Groove Podcast we talk to Anje West and Kym Ambrose from The View from Madeline's Couch about their new release Boss Nova Sunset Club. Listen as they relate how they made a life long commitment to Brazilian Music and the joy of recording with and Performing with Brazilian Drummer Marcio Bahia who they brou…
 
Audrey Tang began reading classical works like the Shūjīng and Tao Te Ching at the age of 5 and learned the programming language Perl at the age of 12. Now, the autodidact and self-described “conservative anarchist” is a software engineer and the first non-binary digital minister of Taiwan. Their work focuses on how social and digital technologies …
 
Episode #3 of the Australian Jazz and Groove podcast features the amazing singer and composer Elly Hoyt. We talk to her about growing up in Tasmania, how that has effected her musical journey and how her latest release "The Composer Voice: A Celebration of Australian Women Composers came together. We will also hear tracks from bassist and composer …
 
To Alex Ross, good music critics must be well-rounded and have command of neighboring cultural areas. “When you're writing about opera, you're writing about literature as well as music, you're writing about staging, theater ideas, as well as music,” says the veteran music journalist and staff writer for The New Yorker. His most recent book, Wagneri…
 
Episode #2 The Australian Jazz and Groove Podcast is designed to showcase the fantastic jazz and Groove composers and musicians we have here in Australia and bring their talents to the light. In this episode we talk to composer, arranger, musician and theatre performer Dr James Whiting who is originally from Brisbane but is currently residing in La…
 
Matt Yglesias joined Tyler for a wide-ranging conversation on his vision for a bigger, less politically polarized America outlined in his new book One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger. They discussed why it’s easier to grow Tokyo than New York City, the governance issues of increasing urban populations, what Tyler got right about pro…
 
Welcome to episode number one of the "Australian Jazz and Groove Podcast". This Podcast is meant to shed light on the fantastic composers we have here in Australia and in particular in the Jazz and Groove vein. In this episode we will hear form Ade Ishs, composer and pianist from Melbourne about his release "Stories Under the Sky," a collaboration …
 
Note: This conversation was recorded in January 2020. Tyler credits Jason Furman’s intellectual breadth, real-world experience, and emphasis on policy for making him the best economist in the world. Furman, despite not initially being interested in public policy, ultimately served as the chair of the Council of Economic Advisors under President Oba…
 
Full script available for free at https://www.lifelineenglish.com/2020/08/jesus-first-miracle.html On the third day there was a wedding. It took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus’ mother was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus’ mother said to him, “They have no more wine.” Jesus answered, “Wo…
 
What might the electrification of factories teach us about how quickly we’ll adapt to remote work? What gives American companies an edge over their competitors on the international stage? What value do management consultants really provide? Stanford professor Nick Bloom’s research studies how management practices, productivity techniques, and uncer…
 
When Angela decided to become a career missionary in Thailand, she was told that this would lessen her chances of ever getting married. But God had a blessing in store for her. http://www.bpnews.net/55127/single-missionary-gets-unexpected-family Here's the video that stirred Angela's heart towards missions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjRTBQcf-…
 
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