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Jazz Got Soul – Presented by Chelsea Wilson every Thursday – 11:00am to 1:00pm

Since March 2011 Chelsea has produced and presented weekly radio program “Jazz Got Soul” on iconic Melbourne station PBS. The show highlights groove orientated jazz from Bebop to soul jazz with a dash of Ethio and Latin jazz tracks. Driving rhythms, fiery solos and killer bass lines from the 1950’s to today. Guests have included Louis Johnson (US); Hiromi (Japan); Samuel Yirga (Ethiopia); Stacey Kent (Fr); Diana Krall (Can) and Vince Jones (AU).

Listen to the International Jazz Day Edition below. For more episodes tune in to PBS 106.7FM or stream online here.



Radio Documentary: Australia’s first Lady of Jazz: Kerrie Biddell

This documentary explores the life and music of Australia’s first Lady of Jazz: Kerrie Biddell. Born in Sydney in 1947, Biddell passed away in 2014 after a 40-year career in music. She left behind a genre-defying catalogue of recordings and a legacy as an uncompromising artist who rejected glamour and stardom to be true to herself and her music.


Produced and presented by Chelsea Wilson
Sound editing by Declan James
Interviews recorded by Chelsea Wilson
Interview transcriptions by Ashley O’Hallaran, Talin Prowse, Jim Poulos, Sarah McCall and Catalina Perez
With thanks to David Glyde, Ed Wilson, Julien Lee, Alan Freedman, Michael Bartolomei, Graham Jesse, John Hoffman, Vince Jones, Bethany AQ, Alex Simms, and Mara Williams

RIP Kerrie Biddell x

Kerrie Biddell: Taking a Chance on Love (used in background)
Dusty Springfield: Son of Preacher Man
The Affair: Requiem
Kerrie Biddell: Sing a Simple Song
Kerrie Biddell: Oh Me Oh My
The Daly-Wilson Big Band ft Kerrie Biddell: In Necessity
Kerrie Biddell: Harlem
Compared To What: Steam Roller Blues
Kerrie Biddell: Easy
Kerrie Biddell (live on ‘The Midday show’): Is That Jazz
Kerrie Biddell with Mark Isaac (live): My Funny Valentine