The Jazz Session #223: Gabriel Gloege Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Drummer Gabriel Gloege’s Dymaxion Quartet takes inspiration from Buckminster Fuller and photographer Asca S.R. Aull on the album Sympathetic Vibrations. In this interview, Gloege talks about those two sources of inspiration; how Fuller’s ideas and Aull’s photos inform the music on this album; and how he structuresContinue reading “The Jazz Session #223: Gabriel Gloege”

The Jazz Session #219: Either/Orchestra’s Russ Gershon Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS The Either/Orchestra is celebrating 25 years of making music with their new CD, Mood Music For Time Travellers (Accurate Records, 2010). In this interview, founder and leader Russ Gershon talks about how the band got started; how it has survived for 25 years; and the music onContinue reading “The Jazz Session #219: Either/Orchestra’s Russ Gershon”

The Jazz Session #218: Tanglewood Jazz Festival Sampler Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS A collection of short interviews recorded at the 2009 Tanglewood Jazz Festival in Lenox, MA. Featuring Regina Carter, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Nnenna Freelon and more. Learn more at

The Jazz Session #208: Blue Cranes Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Portland, Oregon-based band Blue Cranes have a new record called Observatories that continues their exploration of a wide variety of musical styles. In this interview, two members of Blue Crane discuss the band’s origin; its expansion from a quartet to a quintet; the use of the studioContinue reading “The Jazz Session #208: Blue Cranes”

The Jazz Session #194: Shane Endsley of Kneebody Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS For more than a decade, Kneebody has been making music that’s hard to classify and harder to resist. Their new album is You Can Have Your Moment (Winter & Winter, 2010). In this interview, trumpeter Shane Endsley talks about the band’s different approach to recording the newContinue reading “The Jazz Session #194: Shane Endsley of Kneebody”