The Jazz Session #59: Gary Burton

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2009-05-26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Jason Crane interviews vibraphonist Gary Burton. After three decades, Burton reunited with Pat Metheny and Steve Swallow — and added drummer Antonio Sanchez — to record Quartet Live! (Concord Jazz, 2009), an album celebrating the music of the original Gary Burton Quartet. Originally conceived as a one-time-onlyContinue reading “The Jazz Session #59: Gary Burton”

Show #15: Cecilia Smith

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2007-06-06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Jason Crane interviews vibraphonist and composer Cecilia Smith. Smith’s new project, Dark Triumph(CEA Music, 2005) chronicles the life of her aunt, Victoria Lancaster Smith, through spoken word, improvisation, orchestral arrangements, members of the Boys Choir of Harlem, and a jazz rhythm section. This ambitious album originated whenContinue reading “Show #15: Cecilia Smith”

Show #14: Terry Gibbs

https://media.blubrry.com/thejazzsession/p/www.thejazzsession.com/podcast/tjs-2007-05-28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Jason Crane interviews vibraphonist Terry Gibbs. This week, ASCAP, one of the organizations that safeguards performers’ and composers’ rights, announced that it will add Gibbs to its Jazz Wall of Fame in a ceremony on June 1 at Lincoln Center. Gibbs is already recognized as an ASCAPContinue reading “Show #14: Terry Gibbs”