The Jazz Session #530: Leni Stern Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Guitarist Leni Stern has spent years collaborating with musicians from other cultures and musical styles, particularly with musicians from Senegal and Mali. On her latest album, 4, Stern continues that work, and adds Argentinian keyboardist Leo Genovese into the mix. In this interview, Stern talks about howContinue reading “The Jazz Session #530: Leni Stern”

The Jazz Session #522: Wendy Eisenberg Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Guitarist, vocalist, and other-instruments-ist Wendy Eisenberg has released a wealth of music in recent years, each album in a distinct soundworld from every other. In this interview, Eisenberg talks about projects including Dehiscence, Its Shape Is Your Touch, Time Machine, Talk To Me (by their collaborative bandContinue reading “The Jazz Session #522: Wendy Eisenberg”

The Jazz Session #519: Eric Hofbauer Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Guitarist Eric Hofbauer recently released Book of Fire (Creative Nation Music, 2020), the second in what will be a five-album series centered on the five aspects of the Chinese philosophy wu xing. In this interview, Hofbauer talks about the first two albums in the series; how heContinue reading “The Jazz Session #519: Eric Hofbauer”

The Jazz Session #506: David Torn Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Tranceportation Vol. 1 (RareNoiseRecords, 2019) is the first of two new albums from guitarist David Torn and Swiss quartet Sonar. In this interview, Torn talks about how he went unexpectedly from producer to band member; his recording partnership with D. James Goodwin; the nature of playing withContinue reading “The Jazz Session #506: David Torn”

The Jazz Session #504: Gordon Grdina Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Gordon Grdina is a guitarist and oud player with many different irons in the fire. In this interview the focus is initially on his new album Nomad (Skirl Records, 2020) with Matt Mitchell and Jim Black. Then the topics move to his many other ensembles; his studyContinue reading “The Jazz Session #504: Gordon Grdina”