The Jazz Session #218: Tanglewood Jazz Festival Sampler

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2010-11-18.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS A collection of short interviews recorded at the 2009 Tanglewood Jazz Festival in Lenox, MA. Featuring Regina Carter, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Nnenna Freelon and more. Learn more at www.tanglewoodjazzfestival.org.

The Jazz Session #140: Ben Powell

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2010-02-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Violinist Ben Powell made his festival debut this summer at the 2009 Tanglewood Jazz Festival, where this interview was recorded. Powell was raised in Cheltenham, England, the son of a cellist and a violin teacher. He released the album Light in 2008. In this interview, Powell talksContinue reading “The Jazz Session #140: Ben Powell”

The Jazz Session #133: Michael Kaeshammer

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2010-01-11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Pianist and vocalist Michael Kaeshammer has spent more than a decade making music that’s both fun and smart. He draws on everything from James P. Johnson and Fats Waller to contemporary pop music on his new album, Lovelight (Alert Music, 2009). In this interview, recorded at theContinue reading “The Jazz Session #133: Michael Kaeshammer”

The Jazz Session #131: Chris Potter

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2010-01-04.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Saxophonist Chris Potter’s new album, Ultrahang (ArtistShare, 2009), is an exploration of groove and melody. In this interview, recorded before Potter’s performance with Dave Holland at the 2009 Tanglewood Jazz Festival, Potter talks about how a middle-class kid in Columbia, SC, ended up liking Chicago blues; whyContinue reading “The Jazz Session #131: Chris Potter”

The Jazz Session #115: Paquito D’Rivera

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2009-11-27.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Paquito D’Rivera is equally at home in the jazz and classical worlds, a fact he showcased during his performance at the 2009 Tanglewood Jazz Festival. In this interview, D’Rivera talks about several of the pieces he performed that night: “Conversations With Cachao” and “The Panamericana Suite.” HeContinue reading “The Jazz Session #115: Paquito D’Rivera”