Since 2008, she has hosted popular weekly program in Melbourne, Switched On, on PBS FM. The program takes listeners on a journey back to the 1960’s and 1970’s to discover sounds from around the world including: Latin Jazz, Boogaloo, Salsa, Samba, Bossa Nova, MPB, European Sound Library, Soul-Jazz, original Rhythm and Blues, Now Sound and other rare vinyl delights.
In 2012 Emma Peel supported 9 times Grammy Award winning latin jazz pianist, Eddie Palmieri, during his Australian tour and the King of Latin Soul, Joe Bataan during his only Melbourne concert. Most recently she was selected to represent Australia on the wheels of steel at The Ponderosa Stomp in New Orleans. She has interviewed a number of musical legends including Tito Puente Jnr and Dr Lonnie Smith. From 2001 – 2007 Emma hosted Melbourne’s longest running Go-Go club, Blow-Up – a unique monthly event which featured go-go dancers in cages, bands, psychedelic lighting and suave DJs. Since this time she has DJ’d for the 184.108.40.206’s Australian tour, the Melbourne Fringe Festival, Falls Festival, Queenscliff Music Festival, La Mirada Film Festival, Melbourne Arts Festival and traveled annually to Europe to play at jazz clubs in Italy and France.
Emma has made many print and television appearances including: ABC TV’s Collectors, Spicks and Specks, Channel 10’s The Living Room, The Age, EG Magazine, Frankie Magazine, Triple J Mag, PBS FM’s Easey Magazine and MX.
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