Vocalist Nnenna Freelon‘s new album, her first in a decade, is called Time Traveler. In this interview, Freelon talks about the loss of her husband, Phil, and how she used music to process grief; the importance of the relationships between the band members on the album; her upcoming podcast series; and much more.
/ / /
I’ve been recording conversations with jazz musicians on The Jazz Session since 2007. I’m now living in a van and traveling the country, so I need your support more than ever. Please become a member today at thejazzsession.com/join. 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 show.