Now’s The Time

The Sydney Sound of Jazz

Tuesday 7-9pm

Frank Presley has broadcast jazz on numerous Australian public radio stations since 1991.  One of the longest continuously running jazz programs in Australia, Now’s the Time started broadcasting from Northside Radio in 2001.

Now’s the Time has a strong focus on jazz in Sydney and new international releases.

Frank has interviewed hundreds of artists over the years and you can hear all of Frank’s interviews exclusively on the Interview page of the website

Frank was the presenter of the Community Radio Network’s Australian jazz program “Tempo” in the 1990’s. Frank is currently the editor of the Sydney based jazz e-zine Jazz and Beyond.

He was a jazz reviewer for ABC Limelight Magazine from 2007-12, a contributor for Extempore Journal and The Bulletin and in 2006, he was awarded the winner of the National Jazz Writing Competition at the Wangaratta Festival of Jazz for his album and live performance reviews.

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