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Roots of Rhythm

Helen Jennings 2016
Presented by Helen Jennings
next on air Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

A diverse mix of Blues, Roots & Jazz, classic and contemporary, with an emphasis on Australian new releases. Interviews, both local & international, are a major component, including ‘live to airs’.

Lots of news and views, with a weekly gig guide.

I love turning listeners onto the music that I love, and given the diversity of the mix, enjoy the feedback of their reactions. It could be classic New Orleans Jazz, or evocative blues piano; it could be a community choir, or some real low-down dirty rhythm; music that will lift your soul. Music chosen with passion that has sustained Roots of Rhythm for 30 years.

Upcoming Guests

Billy Pinnell Wed 23 May
Simon Humphreys Wed 23 May
Frank Davidson Wed 23 May

Gig Guide

Updated Wed 23 May 4:01pm
Highly Recommended ** **Big Pig Little Pig American BBQ Sunday Sessions 1pm, 36 Ebden St...   read more

Recent episodes

Wednesday 6 December 2017

feat Andrea Marr @ 10.15am Playlist
Roots of Rhythm for Wednesday, 6 December 2017 Program Audio Story

Wednesday 29 November 2017

feat Geoff Achison @10.15am Playlist
Roots of Rhythm for Wednesday, 29 November 2017 Program Audio Story