Upbeat for Wednesday 21 October 2015
Mingus to Monk; Bowie and Björk
Jazz pianist Benny Lackner has a reputation for his interesting re-interpretations of jazz and modern songs. A former student of Charlie Haden and mentored by Brad Mehldau, Lackner drops by ahead of his Auckland concert tonight.
When Good Paintings Go Bad
Upbeat's visual arts contributor David Alsop talks about fake paintings, what's going on at Te Papa and gives us the heads up on some exhibitions taking place across the country.
A Serious Musician
Her 2015/16 conducting engagements take UK-based Rachael Young to South America, Europe and, briefly, home to New Zealand. She chats to Eva about swapping her cello for a baton, working with Paavo Jarvi and the year ahead.