The Jazz Session #505: Brian Charette

http://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2020-01-15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Brian Charette‘s new solo organ album is called Beyond Borderline (SteepleChase, 2019). In this interview we talk about the interesting circumstances behind the recording; Brian’s work with George Coleman, Henry Hey, Anton Fig and others; his European travels and how they led to his happy marriage; hisContinue reading “The Jazz Session #505: Brian Charette”

The Jazz Session #497: John Medeski

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2019-11-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS John Medeski has many irons in the fire, one of which is his new project Mad Skillet, featuring guitarist Will Bernard, sousaphonist Kirk Joseph and drummer Terence Higgins (the latter two from the Dirty Dozen Brass Band). In this interview, Medeski talks about the new album MadContinue reading “The Jazz Session #497: John Medeski”

The Jazz Session #410: Brian Charette

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2012-10-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Brian Charette’s new album is Music For Organ Sextette (Steeplechase, 2012). In this interview, Charette talks about studying kung fu and how it affects his music; getting called for his first organ gig — on the same day his first organ arrived; establishing a career in moreContinue reading “The Jazz Session #410: Brian Charette”

The Jazz Session #401: Matthew Kaminski

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2012-09-03.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Matthew Kaminski is a jazz organist with an interesting day job — he plays the organ for the Atlanta Braves. Kaminski’s debut album is Taking My Time (Chicken Coup Records, 2010). In this interview, recorded in the press box at Turner Field, Kaminski talks about the funContinue reading “The Jazz Session #401: Matthew Kaminski”

The Jazz Session #370: George Colligan

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2012-05-07.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Pianist George Colligan’s most recent album is Living For The City (Steeplechase, 2011). In this interview, conducted before an April show at Jazz Standard in NYC, Colligan talks about selling out vs. being relevant; trying his hand at writing songs with lyrics; Nicholas Payton’s outspoken blogging; dealingContinue reading “The Jazz Session #370: George Colligan”