Nights for Wednesday 5 November 2014
7:10 Feature guest
People, places and events in New Zealand.
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
9:06 The Wednesday Drama: Witch, by Susan Pointon
A story of women's lives in small town NZ (RNZ)
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 The New Jazz Archive - Gypsy Jazz
A tour of the world of gypsy jazz. We'll talk with historian Benjamin Givan about the life of gypsy jazz godfather Django Reinhardt, and hear how gypsy jazz as a musical genre actually post-dates Django's heyday by nearly 40 years. And we'll explore violinist Stephane Grappelli's often unheralded role in shaping the music, and hear how gypsy jazz is continuing to evolve as an artform in the hands of some Django lovers from the Motor City (3 of 9, PRX)