The Jazz Session #599: Mothers In Jazz

In honour of Mother’s Day, which occurred on 8 May, I am delighted to have gathered eight jazz musicians who also all happen to be mothers. These mums are of varying nationalities and at the top of their creative games. Laila Biali (Canada), Sarah Elizabeth Charles (USA), Christine Jensen (Canada), Lina Nyberg (Sweden), Linda May Han Oh (Australia), Tomoko Omura (Japan), Zoe Rahman (UK), and Sara Serpa (Portugal) joined me for a conversation about their music, their experiences as mothers in the jazz community, and more, in an informal, roundtable-style conversation.

Show Notes:
– Wendy’s Song (Laila Biali)
– Lilac Chaser (Linda Oh)
– Dream A Little Dream of Me (Lina Nyberg)
– Octofolk (Christine Jensen)
– For You I Must Become A Tree (Sara Serpa)
– To Ryan Se (Tomoko Omura)
– Same (Sarah Elizabeth Charles with AJOYO)
– The Calling (Zoe Rahman)


Theme music by The Respect Sextet
Follow The Jazz Session on 
TwitterInstagram and Facebook
Subscribe to The Jazz Session’s
 YouTube Channel

Support The Jazz Session by becoming a member at Patreon.
For $5 a month you’ll get a weekly bonus episode called Track of the Week, plus early access to every show. For $10 a month you get all that plus an extra monthly bonus episode of “The Insider”, a spin-off interview series where Nicky chats to jazz industry insiders (broadcasters, artist agents, label heads, journalists) about the nuts and bolts of the business.

Author: Jason Crane

1 thought on “The Jazz Session #599: Mothers In Jazz

Comments are closed.