#28

Tashomi

Going With The Flow

Tashomi is a saxophonist based in London with a deep interest in Eastern spirituality. Listen as he tells all about his upcoming projects, the advantages of busking and his musical influences.

#27

SaraJane

Fuel

SaraJane is a German singer who has just released her second album on her own label called Fuel. Listen as she talks about the concept behind the album, having a life coach and getting ready to appear on German national TV.

#26

Brendon Smith
Eyes Wide Shut

Brendon Smith is an artist who has just released a single entitled Eyes Wide Shut. Listen as we talk about the pressures of being an independent artist, staying grounded and connecting with listeners.

#25

Nature vs Nurture

The story of Mozart is one of the most fascinating stories in Western classical music. But is there more to Mozart than just the boy who started composing at age 5? Nate takes a quick look at the full story in an effort to settle the nature vs nurture debate once and for all.

#24

Rob Bradley

Speak Your Truth

Rob Bradley is a rapper, educator and speaker. He has given two TED talks and visits schools across the UK giving workshops using rap to improve literacy and confidence. In this episode we talk about:
Rob's top 5 favourite rappers
Why Hip-Hop should be used in schools
Why you should release your own music

#23

Stuart Barr
nSpire Me

Stuart Barr is the founder of nSpire Me and creator of the app 'Let's Play Violin', an app which helps children to practise their violin at home. Stuart's career highlights include conducting Dame Shirley Bassey for 6 years, teaching at the Royal Academy Of Music and leading the London Youth Choir.

#22

Nadine Lee
Finally

Nadine Lee is a multi-instrumentalist from London who has just released her first project called Finally Nadine. We discuss her project as well as life as a musician, mother, wife and a black woman in the music industry.

#21

Nick Bottini
Just Play

Nick Bottini is a saxophonist, music coach and the best selling author of the book 'Just Play - The Simple Truth Behind Musical Excellence'.
Who are you before you started to play an instrument? Does your music define you?

#20

Daniel Holder
I Am Church

Author Daniel Holder talks about his first book entitled 'I Am Church', life as a dad and how he has been able to turn tragedy and passion into praise.

#19

Lorena Dale

Wicked Ways

Lorena Dale is a singer from Australia currently living in London. Her EP called Wicked Ways is out now on all platforms. Listen to her talk about the process of recording the music, to crowdfunding and a technique called tapping.

#18

Brittnee Habbib - Finding My Voice

Brittnee Habbib is a gymnastics coach who won a bronze medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games for Canada. Listen to her journey to self-acceptance and how she empowers young women through her Hip-Hop gymnastic program called G-Powered.

#17

Camilla George

The People Could Fly

Camilla George is a London based saxophonist who has just released her 2nd album called The People Could Fly featuring Omar, Sarah Tandy and Cherise Adams-Burnett. We talk about how her West African and Caribbean heritage influences her music, all things Kenny Garrett and the thriving London Jazz scene.

#16

Sarah Aluko Firstborn

Sarah Aluko is a London based poet and author of the poetry collection Firstborn. Her words come from personal experience and have touched the lives of women all over the world. Find out the inspiration behind her poetry and how she continues to perfect her craft as a poet and writer.

#15

Bob Mover

NYC, Jazz and Michael Brecker

In an honest and insightful conversation, legendary New York based saxophonist Bob Mover sits down with Nate to talk about what he's learnt in close to 50 years in the music industry, his influences and his close friendship with the late Michael Brecker.

#14

Jarritt Sheel & Ethan Hein - I'm Ivory And He's Ebony

Jarritt Sheel and Ethan Hein are music educators based in New York currently working and studying at NYU. We talk about the role of Hip-Hop and Pop in music education, Thundercat, Trap music, and why so many people have stopped studying music.

#13

Dr Shirley Thompson

New Nation Rising

Award winning speaker and composer Dr Shirley Thompson is one of the most important composers of a generation. She is a critically acclaimed classical composer having been commissioned to write for Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee, the 2012 Olympic Games ceremony as well as being the first woman to compose and musically direct for a major drama on the BBC.

#12

 London Is The Place For Me (Black History Month Special)

Nate touches on the life and music of Lord Kitchener, a Calypsonian who wrote about his experiences and observations about 1950-60's London in his music. How important is his music in helping us understand the generation who came over on the SS Windrush?

#11

Cassie Kinoshi
Headwraps & Jazz

In this Black History Month special episode, UK alto saxophonist and composer Cassie Kinoshi tells all about her trailblazing bands including the award winning all female collective Nérija, her love for Jackie McClean, the legacy of Colonialism, and how her roots and culture influence her composition.

#10

Alina Bzhezinska

What's Wrong With Your Mouth?!

This was such a great and funny conversation! London based Harpist Alina Bzhezhinska talks about her journey to becoming one of the top Harpists in the UK, discovering the music of Alice Coltrane, working for the King of Thailand plus the joys of motherhood.

#09

Nonhle Beryl

Don't Be Comfortable Being Comfortable

Star South African artist Nonhle Beryl wanted to work in a lab before winning a competition to tour America at the age of 14. Now she works at the Lion King Theatre in Germany and discusses her journey there, internet trolls and her love for all things Beyoncé.

#08

 Isobella Burnham

Are Singers Musicians Too??

Bajan bass player Isobella Burnham talks about her experience in London, learning the bass and tackles that all important question: Are singers musicians too??

#07