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If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to listen better, then you’ve found the right podcast! Dame Evelyn Glennie is the world’s first solo percussionist to sustain a full-time career despite being profoundly deaf since the age of 12, and she’s a better listener than many who can hear! Displayed in her TED Talk, Evelyn illustrates how listening involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums. Each episode, Evelyn invites special guests to discuss their idea of listening and interpretation of sound. So let's get listening!

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EP30 - Wynton Marsalis

EP30 - Wynton Marsalis

2021-09-0832:16

What a wonderful ending to Series 4! Wynton reminisced about how being challenged at basketball by a flautist, spurred him on to start practising trumpet in earnest and applying to Julliard!! An incredible musician with an incredible story to tell so Let's get Listening...Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Tine Thing Helseth and I chatted about the precarious situations you can find yourself in as a musician such as standing playing on tall buildings in a gale! Besides being one of the world's best trumpeters, Tine's creativity also extends to knitting and building Lego structures! We laughed throughout this episode so enjoy and Let's Get Listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP28 - Neil Percy

EP28 - Neil Percy

2021-08-1101:01:04

Neil Percy is the Principal Percussionist of the LSO and Head of Percussion at The Royal Academy of Music so he has plenty of tales to tell about everything related to percussion. It was wonderful to finally have the chance to have a good chat and gossip with him which I have to confess ran way over time so we had to cut this episode down a bit because we could have talked all day so Let's get Listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP27 Jon Snow

EP27 Jon Snow

2021-07-2857:03

Legendary journalist, Jon Snow, chats to me about his early days as a chorister, some incredibly poignant and momentous moments in his career and of his best friend - his bicycle! Let's get listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP26 - MILOŠ

EP26 - MILOŠ

2021-07-1401:00:09

Classical guitarist, Miloš Karadaglić charmed me with his tales of music in his Montenegro home, his inspiring grandmother and the battered old classical guitar that started everything and is still in the family. So let's get listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sally Gunnell

Sally Gunnell

2021-06-3053:40

I'm not an Olympic Gold medallist like my guest today, Sally Gunnell, but we do have one thing in common - we both grew up on a farm. We chatted about the sense of responsibility this gave us and motivation to get up every day and keep trying to succeed along our different paths. It was a true honour to talk to someone so successful yet so grounded about when to step up and when to step back. Let's get listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ep24 - Riz Ahmed

Ep24 - Riz Ahmed

2021-06-1656:20

My guest today, Sound of Metal actor, Riz Ahmed shares his extraordinary experience of learning American Sign Language, becoming a drummer and putting his body through rigorous work-outs all in the space of a few months. To absorb himself in the role of 'Ruben', Riz tells me how engaging with the deaf community truly taught him how to listen. It feels entirely appropriate therefore to say 'Let's get Listening!'Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ep23 - Nicholas Collon

Ep23 - Nicholas Collon

2021-06-0257:34

Nicholas Collon is a conductor with seemingly boundless energy and a huge enthusiasm for everything he does - and this podcast episode is no exception! We chatted about his hugely successful Aurora Orchestra, his guilty secrets of music he hasn't listened to, his next venture in Finland and how to get young children to sleep! So - Let's get listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ep22 - Carol Jarvis

Ep22 - Carol Jarvis

2021-05-1901:06:09

Carol Jarvis is an exceptional musician who has been on an incredible journey - touring with Seal whilst battling cancer and flying back to the UK for blood transfusions between gigs! She has performed with a wealth of great artists and has so many stories to tell but the one that inspires me the most is how she remained resilient and determined whilst being told she only had weeks to live. Thankfully, she is now strong and well and inspiring young musicians up and down the country to be resourceful and positive! I hope you enjoy this really special episode!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ep21 - Toyah Willcox

Ep21 - Toyah Willcox

2021-05-0549:33

I have always been a huge fan of Toyah's so to have the chance to chat to her about everything that keeps her creative was incredible for me! Toyah shared some of the secrets of her boundless energy, her musical inspirations and how to survive a lockdown with a husband of 35 years without throwing the kettle at him! So let's get listening!In loving memory of Isobel Glennie.Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
East Anglia's Children's Hospice does such amazing work for children and their families and here I brought together Phil Gormley, CEO, Ray Travasso, music therapist and the Thomas family who have benefitted from their care. A truly emotional episode that looked at the financial strains on the charity during Covid, the challenges of connecting with children from a music therapist's perspective and the isolation faced by families with severely ill children.Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP19 - Ruth Sullivan

EP19 - Ruth Sullivan

2021-03-1701:05:17

Ruth Sullivan is one of the UK's top Foley artists who recently produced the sound effects for TV's 'Killing Eve' amongst many other shows and films. Join me as I explore the mysterious world of Foley and find out about the unlikely props that artists use to mimic the sounds we expect to hear when we watch television or go to the theatre - Let's get Listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP18 - Chi-chi Nwanoku

EP18 - Chi-chi Nwanoku

2021-03-0301:07:11

Chi-chi Nwanoku throws herself into everything she undertakes with 100% energy and enthusiasm. More recently known for founding the ground-breaking Chineke! orchestra, earlier in life she was set to be an Olympic sprinter. Her positivity has certainly given me something to think about and I hope she will motivate you too so Let's get Listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Reverend Richard Coles has me in stitches as he recounts his experiences of music as a child, from a tone-deaf father, a tonally sharp mother and a brilliant but misleading great aunt, I piece together what made him the skilled and entertaining all-rounder he is today!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP16 - Jess Gillam

EP16 - Jess Gillam

2021-02-0348:50

Super Saxophonist, Jess Gillam, chatted to me about her deep connection with the saxophone and why she chose it over the drums or piano. Jess shared with me some of the experiences of her career so far and what makes her such an energetic and engaging performer so Let's get Listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP15 - Adjoa Andoh

EP15 - Adjoa Andoh

2021-01-2051:41

When I worked with Adjoa Andoh on an RSC project I was struck by just how much work and skill goes into every performance. Adjoa is multi-skilled and has filled many roles outside of acting that will surely fascinate you as much as it did me - Let's get listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Evelyn chats to three doctors from the World Doctors' Orchestra - The World Doctors Orchestra was founded in 2008 and combines the pleasure of fine music with global medical responsibility. Three to four times a year, some 100 physicians from all over the world exchange their white coats for evening attire and perform a benefit concert for medical aid projects.Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP13 - Jacob Collier

EP13 - Jacob Collier

2020-12-0254:21

The word prodigy doesn't come close to describing my guest today - Jacob Collier seamlessly navigates around jazz, pop, funk, acapella, classical and R&B, picking up so many Grammy's he uses them as Agogo bells in his compositions!It was the greatest honour to get an insight into what makes a true genius tick - Let's get listening!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP12 - Edeline Lee

EP12 - Edeline Lee

2020-11-1844:19

I met Edeline Lee, the successful fashion designer when I reluctantly agreed to be a catwalk model in one of her shows. Today's podcast was much less scary, although I did mark the occasion by wearing one of Edeline's beautiful tops! When I chatted to Edeline I got an insight into the feat of engineering that goes into making each piece of clothing and the importance she places on the person wearing the finished product. I am so inspired by how she listens to her customers and literally takes care over every hand stitch - I hope you will be inspired too so Let's get Listening!!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
EP11 - Julian Norton

EP11 - Julian Norton

2020-11-0454:07

I find out from Julian Norton, asides from collecting strange animal noises, what he gets up to all day in his work as a TV vet. He told me about the ups and downs of having a film crew in tow when he's treating patients and negotiating stripping off for the camera for the first time! So - Let's get Listening!!Produced by Cheryl Davis Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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