The Jazz Session #88: Ellis Marsalis

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2009-09-25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Ellis Marsalis is more than the father of four famous sons. He’s an acclaimed pianist and educator in his own right, and his musical history has covered a lot of ground. Homecoming (ELM Records, 2009), his new CD, is a mix of old and new, combining aContinue reading “The Jazz Session #88: Ellis Marsalis”

The Jazz Session #86: Jason Marsalis

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2009-09-21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Drummer Jason Marsalis turns to the vibraphone on his new record, Music Update (ELM Records, 2009). In this interview, Marsalis talks about the reason he chose to focus on the vibes; the process by which he recorded the drum ensemble tracks on the CD; and his viewContinue reading “The Jazz Session #86: Jason Marsalis”

The Jazz Session #71: Terence Blanchard

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2009-08-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Jason Crane interviews trumpeter Terence Blanchard. A standard-bearer for his home city of New Orleans, Blanchard turns his musical spotlight on the positive changes that have occurred since Katrina with his new CD, Choices (Concord Records, 2009). In this wide-ranging interview, Blanchard talks about the cultural rebuildingContinue reading “The Jazz Session #71: Terence Blanchard”

The Jazz Session #62: Jeff Albert

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2009-06-15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Jason Crane interviews trombonist Jeff Albert about his new album, Similar In The Opposite Way (Fora Sound, 2009). Albert is one of the leaders of the creative music scene in New Orleans, and his Open Ears Music Series helps provide a home for experimental and free musicContinue reading “The Jazz Session #62: Jeff Albert”

Show #9: Victor Goines

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2007-04-23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Jason Crane interviews saxophone and clarinet player Victor Goines. Goines has made quite a name for himself with such seminal groups as the Wynton Marsalis Septet and the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra. In addition to touring the world with the those bands, he’s also an accomplishedContinue reading “Show #9: Victor Goines”