Talking Flutes!

The #1 Flute Podcast Channel ‘Talking Flutes‘ where the recipe and ingredients are very simple. Take a leading flute player, author, golfer and Professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London (Clare Southworth) and mix with flute player, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Public Speaker and Managing Director of the world famous TJ flute brand (Jean-Paul Wright). Then speak with some of the world‘s leading flute players including Sir James Galway, Jasmine Choi, Denis Bouriakov, Paul Edmund-Davies, Gareth Davies (too many more beautiful flute playing guests to mention in a single paragraph), and gently mix these together with some Grammy and Emmy winning musicians. Top with mental health awareness advice from Dr Joe Stammeijer and finish with some stunning music, laughs and plenty of fun.

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Episodes

3 days ago

Playing multi-phonics is so much fun and expands a musicians creativity levels many many times. In part two, Clare speaks once again with the fabulous flute player and teacher about her love for contemporary music and the stunning quarter tone flutes made by Eva Kingma. As a champion on contemporary flutes, Patricia speaks about what the Kingma Stystem flute is and what you can do with it. We love receiving all your questions, comments and thoughts about future podcasts so please continue to send these in to flutepodcasts@gmail.com You can also send them to us on our FB page 'TalkingFlutes' or via our Twitter pages @flute or @clareflute 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com 

Monday Nov 22, 2021

"What is the French style of flute playing?" A enlightening podcast with the wonderful Paris based flute player and teacher at the prestigious The École Normale de Musique Patricia Nagle. In Part 1, they look at the various schools of flute playing and how the 'French School' still influences flute playing around the world today. Patricia perfected her skills in France with the great Masters: Maxence Larrieu, Michel Debost, Jean Pierre Rampal and Andras Adorjan and during part 1 of this interview, Patricia explains the importance of "Sound and playing the line". There is so much fascinating information for every flute player in this interview that part 2 will be 'live' next week where Patricia speaks about contemporary music. 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com  

Monday Nov 15, 2021

We've been starved of live music for so long! Playing with 'Soft Machine' at Ronnie Scotts with an audience was such a joy! This week on 'Talking Flutes Extra' Jean-Paul speaks with London based multi-instrumentalist and composer Theo Travis.   Over poached eggs in a delightful London Cafe, Theo speaks about playing live to stadium audiences compared to small intimate venues, being a member of the famous Prog Rock band 'Soft Machine' and making his wonderful new album 'Songs From The Apricot Tree' on the duduk. 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Plus' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com  

Monday Nov 08, 2021

Being on the Simpsons, the importance of positive messaging, dealing with online trolls and the priority of looking after your physical and mental wellbeing. This week Jean-Paul talks with flute player and social media influencer Ariana Piknjač about her journey from Australia to Serbia when she was 15 years old and her rise to social media stardom. Talking Flutes and Talking Flutes Extra are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.tjflutes.com 

Monday Nov 01, 2021

Exploring the beautiful AyaTune albums and the beneficial effect this music can have.  Not only when 'healing' is needed, but also in our everyday life. This week Jean-Paul speaks with flute player, musician and serial entrepreneur Andrea Fisher about her life in music, her famous 'FluterScooter' brand, and her love for meditation and healing. Talking Flutes & Talking Flutes Extra are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.tjflutes.com   

Monday Oct 25, 2021

How to circular breath, B footjoint or C and what would you be if not a flute player? In 'Talking Flutes' this week, Clare and Jean-Paul finish off the many listener questions that were sent in over the summer with some advice and personal preferences on some of the more light-hearted  emails received. 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com

Monday Oct 18, 2021

When you eat well and exercise, your flute playing comes alive! In 'Talking Flutes Extra' this week, Jean-Paul speaks with flute player and food blogger Katharine Carter about how a well balanced and structured diet makes for a happy individual!  Katharine also gives some quick and handy recipes for the busy musician! 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com 

Monday Oct 11, 2021

Why are old French flutes so expensive? Inbreath and outbreath should be a seamless action for flute players. In 'Talking Flutes' this week, Jean-Paul is once again back down at Clare's home in Hove to answer more of the many questions which have been sent in by listeners over the summer. 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute Company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com

Monday Oct 04, 2021

"We need to develop awareness of how we physically play our instrument otherwise we'll not reach our potential" In 'Talking Flutes Extra' this week, Jean-Paul speaks with flute player and teacher Niall O'Riordan about his passionate methodology for getting musicians to reach their potential. Niall is a certified Feldenkrais Method awareness through movement teacher and uses the method to help musicians reach their potentially by learning about their functioning and how to act efficiently. He has taught Feldenkrais classes at the Galway International Flute Festival since 2013. He is internationally recognised for his completely holistic approach to flute playing and teaching drawing inspiration from yoga, psychology, voice work, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), metaphysics and visualisation. 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute Company. For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com 

Monday Sep 27, 2021

'Balance - Rhythm - Timing' - the correlation with playing the flute and playing golf! It's important to keep those imaginary blinkers on to focus on ourselves rather than on others! In 'Talking Flutes' this week, Clare and Jean-Paul answer more listeners questions which have been sent in. 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com  

Monday Sep 20, 2021

Do scientists at CERN get drunk and let their hair down? This week on 'Talking Flutes Extra' Jean-Paul is speaking to Scientist, physicist, composer, flute player and Cambridge based lecturer Dr Domenico Vicinanza. In a data driven world, Dr Vincinanza uses date created from scientific experimentation to create beautiful compositions to make the unheard natural world come alive. During the podcast we hear excerpts from his compositional partnership with Yellowstone National Park and also with CERN and the discovery of 'Higgs Bosun'. 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute Company.  for more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com 

Monday Sep 13, 2021

"You were the 'Spice Girls' of the flute world back then!" In Episode 180, Clare and Jean-Paul answer some of the many questions that you've been sending in over the summer.  Such as "What is the best venue you've played in and why?" and tips on how to cope with struggling when being recorded! 'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com

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The 'Talking Flutes' Podcast Recipe

The ingredients are very simple.

Take  a leading flute player, author, golfer and Professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London (Clare Southworth) and mix with flute player, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Public Speaker and Managing Director of the world famous TJ flute brand (Jean-Paul Wright).

Interviews with world leading flute players including Sir James Galway, Jasmine Choi, Denis Bouriakov,  Paul Edmund-Davies, Gareth Davies (too many more beautiful flute playing guests  to mention in a single paragraph), and gently mix these together with some Grammy and Emmy winning musicians.   Top with metal health awareness advice from Dr Joe Stammeijer and finish with some stunning music, laughs and plenty of fun.

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