The Jazz Session #532: Angelica Sanchez Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Pianist Angelica Sanchez has a new duet album with pianist Marilyn Crispell (interview) called How To Turn The Moon. In this interview, Sanchez talks about her lifelong admiration of Crispell’s playing; the intricacies of the piano duet; her interest in neuroscience and the work of artist SantiagoContinue reading “The Jazz Session #532: Angelica Sanchez”

The Jazz Session #531: Christine Correa Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Vocalist Christine Correa‘s new album with pianist Ran Blake is When Soft Rains Fall. It’s a tribute to Billie Holiday’s seminal recording Lady In Satin. In this interview, Correa talks about her longtime relationship with Blake and how that informed the recording process; why she encourages herContinue reading “The Jazz Session #531: Christine Correa”

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 #529: Jamie Baum Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Flute player Jamie Baum talks about her experiences as a New-York-based jazz musician during the pandemic. She also sheds light on her experiments with South Asian music; appreciation vs. appropriation; her various composing projects; and some upcoming album releases. / / / I’ve been recording conversations withContinue reading “The Jazz Session #529: Jamie Baum”

The Jazz Session #528: Cat Toren Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Welcome to the premiere of season 13 of The Jazz Session! This episode begins with some big news before turning to pianist Cat Toren and her new album, Scintillating Beauty. In this interview, Toren talks about the genesis of the new record; sound healing; bringing a childContinue reading “The Jazz Session #528: Cat Toren”