The Jazz Session #247: Sarah Manning Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS Saxophonist Sarah Manning brings her personal approach to the sound of the saxophone to her newest recording, Dandelion Clock (Posi-Tone, 2010). In this interview, Manning talks about how she focuses on sound in her playing; the way she assembled her band; and why she’s happy she tookContinue reading “The Jazz Session #247: Sarah Manning”

David “Fathead” Newman

Multi-instrumentalist David “Fathead” Newman died on Tuesday. He was a charter member of Ray Charles’s band and forever associated with Charles. I interviewed David on the day Ray Charles died, and it was a very emotional experience. Now Fathead is gone, too. He was a musician’s musician, and by all accounts and my own experience,Continue reading “David “Fathead” Newman”