The Jazz Session #534: Natalie Cressman Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Trombonist and vocalist Natalie Cressman has released an album and a single with Brazilian guitarist Ian Faquini, and a second album is nearly complete. In this interview, Cressman talks about immersing herself in the Portuguese language; the subtlety of her duo playing with Faquini; virtual music duringContinue reading “The Jazz Session #534: Natalie Cressman”

The Jazz Session #526: Jeff Albert Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Trombonist Jeff Albert‘s new live record is called Unanimous Sources. In this interview, we talk about the various musical buttons pushed by this band; making music fun; the many other projects Jeff is involved with; the forward-thinking music program at Loyola University New Orleans; and more. /Continue reading “The Jazz Session #526: Jeff Albert”

The Jazz Session #513: Nick Finzer Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Cast Of Characters (Outside in Music, 2020) is the latest album from trombonist, composer and record label owner Nick Finzer. In this interview, Finzer talks about writing this ambitious suite of music; about how we incorporate and transcend our influences; his long-running band; and his decision toContinue reading “The Jazz Session #513: Nick Finzer”

The Jazz Session #492: Ryan Keberle Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Trombonist Ryan Keberle and his band Catharsis released a new album this summer called The Hope I Hold (Greenleaf Music). The band features Camila Meza (interview 1, 2, 3), Jorge Roeder, Eric Doob, and Scott Robinson. In this interview, Keberle talks about the sociopolitical inspirations for theContinue reading “The Jazz Session #492: Ryan Keberle”

The Jazz Session #451: Natalie Cressman, Emily Asher & Angela Davis Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS On this episode, three musicians who’ve recently been on the show, and even more recently recorded new albums: Natalie Cressman talks about Turn The Sea; Emily Asher introduces Meet Me In The Morning; and Angela Davis tells the story behind Lady Luck.