The Jazz Session #527: Ben Goldberg

http://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2020-06-24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Since the beginning of quarantine, clarinetist Ben Goldberg has been recording a new piece of music each day in a project called Plague Diary. In this interview, Goldberg talks about why he started this project; how Steve Lacy helped him articulate an artistic vision; the influence ofContinue reading “The Jazz Session #527: Ben Goldberg”

The Jazz Session #521: Brian Landrus

http://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2020-05-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Woodwind player Brian Landrus‘s new album, For Now, comes out on May 15, 2020. In this interview, Landrus talks about making an album with strings; how upheaval in his personal life led to the music on For Now; the influence of Bob Brookmeyer on his writing; aContinue reading “The Jazz Session #521: Brian Landrus”

The Jazz Session #411: Jessica Lurie

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2012-10-08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Saxophonist and clarinetist Jessica Lurie’s newest recording is Megaphone Heart, released earlier this year. In this interview, Lurie talks about her early years in Seattle; the idea of a musical community; using her voice as an additional instrument; her remarkably diverse projects; and the stories behind theContinue reading “The Jazz Session #411: Jessica Lurie”

The Jazz Session #407: Anat Cohen

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2012-09-24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Saxophonist and clarinetist Anat Cohen’s new CD is Claroscuro (Anzic Records, 2012). In this interview, Cohen talks about letting songs be songs; acknowledging the crowd; working with Wycliffe Gordon; busking in New York City; how she chooses between clarinet and saxophone on a particular tune; and herContinue reading “The Jazz Session #407: Anat Cohen”

The Jazz Session #396: Denis Solee

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2012-08-16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Woodwind player Denis Solee has been a mainstay in the Nashville Studio scene since the early 1970s, recording with everyone from Ray Charles and Stan Getz to Loretta Lynn and Garth Brooks. In this interview, Solee talks about how Nashville has changed since his arrival; what aContinue reading “The Jazz Session #396: Denis Solee”