The Evelyn Glennie Podcast

No coffee and cake today - this is my first Zoom podcast - but Jake Humphrey, broadcasting professional that he is, soon put me at my ease!! Jake told me about his journey from hapless schoolboy to children's television presenter to respected sports commentator. We chatted about the impact of the recent lockdown on listening and being with others and agreed that we all need to appreciate each other more! I hope you'll appreciate this episode so Let's get Listening!!

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If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to listen better, then you’ve found the right podcast! Dame Evelyn Glennie is the world’s first solo percussionist to sustain a full-time career despite being profoundly deaf since the age of 12, and she’s a better listener than many who can hear! Displayed in her TED Talk, Evelyn illustrates how listening involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums. Each episode, Evelyn invites special guests to discuss their idea of listening and interpretation of sound. So let's get listening!

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If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to listen better, then you’ve found the right podcast! Dame Evelyn Glennie is the world’s first solo percussionist to sustain a full-time career despite being profoundly deaf since the age of 12, and she’s a better listener than those who can hear! Displayed in her TED Talk, Evelyn illustrates how listening involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums. Each episode, Evelyn invites special guests to discuss their idea of listening and interpretation of sound. So let’s get listening!


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