The Jazz Session #432: Ed Rosenberg III Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Saxophonist Ed Rosenberg’s latest record is The Warming with his band Glue Gun Optimism. In this interview, Rosenberg talks about the very technical idea that led to his very accessible new project; his work in theatre, film and dance; Jerseyband, with whom he’s performed for more thanContinue reading “The Jazz Session #432: Ed Rosenberg III”

The Jazz Session #431: Danny Fox Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Pianist Danny Fox‘s new album is Wide Eyed (Hot Cup Records, 2014). In this interview, Fox talks about growing up in Manhattan surrounded by jazz greats; why he chose Harvard rather than a conservatory; and writing for this trio, who’ve been playing and touring together for fiveContinue reading “The Jazz Session #431: Danny Fox”

The Jazz Session #430: Alison Wedding Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Vocalist Alison Wedding‘s most recent album is This Dance (Ground Up Records, 2012). In this interview, Wedding talks about writing songs and how much a writer reveals; her years singing in Australia; improvisation versus interpretation; and her recent experience singing with Bobby McFerrin. Learn more at alisonwedding.comContinue reading “The Jazz Session #430: Alison Wedding”

The Jazz Session #429: Brian Landrus Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Saxophonist Brian Landrus is a bandleader and the creative force behind the upcoming 92Y Soul Jazz Festival. His most recent album with his band Kaleidoscope is Mirage (BlueLand Records, 2013). In this interview, Landrus talks about the festival, which features Esperanza Spalding, DJ Logic and Joey Defrancesco,Continue reading “The Jazz Session #429: Brian Landrus”

The Jazz Session #428: Shirantha Beddage Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Baritone saxophonist Shirantha Beddage’s latest album is Identity (Addo Records, 2012). In this interview, Beddage talks about searching for his identity as a musician and as an educator; his years in New York and Georgia and how they shaped his current sound; the institutionalization of jazz inContinue reading “The Jazz Session #428: Shirantha Beddage”