The Jazz Session #521: Brian Landrus Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Woodwind player Brian Landrus‘s new album, For Now, comes out on May 15, 2020. In this interview, Landrus talks about making an album with strings; how upheaval in his personal life led to the music on For Now; the influence of Bob Brookmeyer on his writing; aContinue reading “The Jazz Session #521: Brian Landrus”

The Jazz Session #517: Angela Davis Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Saxophonist Angela Davis‘s latest recording is Little Did They Know (ABC Jazz, 2019). In this interview, Davis talks about moving home to Australia and becoming part of the Melbourne jazz scene; how she came to make this record with Tony Gould and Sam Anning; the stories behindContinue reading “The Jazz Session #517: Angela Davis”

The Jazz Session #507: Dayna Stephens Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Saxophonist Dayna Stephens has three new records coming out in the first half of 2020, the first of which is a trio session with Ben Street and Eric Harland called Liberty (Contagious Music, 2020). In this interview, Stephens talks about why he likes playing in a trioContinue reading “The Jazz Session #507: Dayna Stephens”

The Jazz Session #499: Jane Bunnett Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Multi-instrumentalist Jane Bunnett and her band Maqueque have a new album called On Firm Ground/Tierra Firme (2019, Linus Entertainment). In this interview, Bunnett talks about the long and often difficult process of assembling a band of women from Cuba; the collaborative spirit that emerged from their sharedContinue reading “The Jazz Session #499: Jane Bunnett”

The Jazz Session #490: Caroline Davis Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS In May, saxophonist and vocalist Caroline Davis released an album called Alula on New Amsterdam Records. Later this week, she and Rob Clearfield will drop a new record called Anthems on Sunnyside. In this interview, Davis traces the path from The Sibley Guide To Birds to Alula;Continue reading “The Jazz Session #490: Caroline Davis”