The Jazz Session #514: Yoko Miwa

http://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2020-03-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Pianist Yoko Miwa‘s most recent album is Keep Talkin’. In this interview, Miwa talks about the difficulties facing all musicians during the coronavirus outbreak; surviving the 1995 Kobe earthquake; gigging with Sheila Jordan; why she often includes Beatles songs on her albums; and more. / / /Continue reading “The Jazz Session #514: Yoko Miwa”

TJS Bonus: Richard Scheinin on McCoy Tyner

http://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-p2b-2019-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS To honor the passing of McCoy Tyner, I’m making this members-only episode from December into a public episode. Music writer Richard Scheinin talks about McCoy Tyner’s album Sahara. During the conversation, Richard also reads from interviews he did with Sonny Fortune and Bobby Hutcherson about McCoy. [Photo:Continue reading “TJS Bonus: Richard Scheinin on McCoy Tyner”

The Jazz Session #512: Lynne Arriale

http://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2020-03-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Pianist Lynne Arriale‘s new album is Chimes of Freedom (Challenge Records, 2020). The record is a direct reply to our current American sociopolitical environment. In this interview, Arriale talks about speaking truth to power; mortality and the artistic process; her work as an educator; and a lotContinue reading “The Jazz Session #512: Lynne Arriale”

The Jazz Session #502: Cooper-Moore (2009)

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2019-12-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS In this archive interview from December 2009 (updated with a new intro), Cooper-Moore talks about his childhood days as the town musician; why he feels that playing music is far more than a profession; how and why he began creating his own instruments; and more. / /Continue reading “The Jazz Session #502: Cooper-Moore (2009)”

The Jazz Session #501: Roberta Piket

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2019-12-11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Pianist Roberta Piket recorded an entire album of her husband Billy Mintz’s compositions as a surprise birthday gift for him. Now we’re all receiving a present, because Piket decided to release the record, which is called Domestic Harmony – Piket Plays Mintz (Thirteenth Note Records, 2019). InContinue reading “The Jazz Session #501: Roberta Piket”