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Drummer Art Blakey would have been 94 today. Blakey is most famous for leading The Jazz Messengers, a band through whose ranks passed many of the great names in jazz. I’ve been fortunate to interview many former Messengers. Click on a name below to hear the interview. Oh, and the photo above is of myContinue reading “Jazz Messengers on The Jazz Session”
https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2013-09-10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS I’m celebrating my 40th birthday with four new mini-interviews. Vijay Iyer talks about Holding It Down, his new album with Mike Ladd; Mary Halvorson introduces her septet recording Illusionary Sea; Stephan Crump‘s Rosetta Trio is back with Thwirl; and Nicky Schrire discusses her duo album Space andContinue reading “The Jazz Session #422: Vijay Iyer, Mary Halvorson, Stephan Crump, Nicky Schrire & the Atlas preview”
The AUM Fidelity record label is celebrating 15 years in the business. Here’s an oral history of the label in the Village Voice: “The Oral History Of AUM Fidelity: Steven Joerg’s DIY Avant-Garde Label Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary” I’ve interviewed quite a few AUM Fidelity artists over the last couple years. Here they are: PlanetaryContinue reading “AUM Fidelity Celebrates 15 Years”
I was recently interviewed by JazzDIY, a soon-to-be-launched online trade journal for the 21st century jazz musician. You can follow them on Twitter at @JazzDIY and bookmark their site at JazzDIY.com. Actually, I should say “our” site, because right after this interview I agreed to serve as a contributing editor for JazzDIY. We launch onContinue reading “Video of yours truly, interviewed by the new JazzDIY”