Jazz on the Bay with Melanie O’Reilly. Episode 9: Kitty Margolis NOTE: Times Zones: 9am-10am Pacific/ and 5pm – 6pm GMT.
In this episode of Jazz on the Bay, Irish jazz singer Melanie O’Reilly meets vocalist Kitty Margolis who is widely recognized as one of the most innovative and inspired singers in jazz today. A native of San Francisco, her imaginative improvisations, dynamism, and inventive scat have redefined the art of jazz vocals and she is seen as the direct heir to great vocalists who came before her, a bridge to their legacy. In this programme Kitty shares her diverse influences, love of musical exploration and fusion, her many recordings, and her exposure to the jazz greats at an early age which inspired her. (Originally broadcast on RTE Radio 1, Ireland’s National Broadcasting station).