Author: Jazz Online

A new (jazz) podcast …

A new (jazz) podcast …

  My good friend and colleague Randall Kennedy and I are tired of watching (and hearing) jazz slowly fade away. We ask why is this happening?   What’s happening in the music and what’s going on in the media when it comes to covering jazz?   Why do the same handful of names dominate nearly every…

By Jazz Online March 2, 2018 Off

The Real Al Jarreau

The Real Al Jarreau

The vocalist Al Jarreau will forever be remembered for his innovative talent, warm personality and inspiring music. Back in 2011, we had the good fortune to hang out with Al and discuss his prolific musical career. On this very special Jazz Online podcast, we chat with Al and discuss his artistry, creative process and the…

By Jazz Online February 16, 2017 Off

Q&A: Houston Person

Q&A:  Houston Person

The soulful tenor sax of Houston Person is always pleasant on the ears. Whether he is fronting his own group, blowing a groovin’ solo or playing alongside and supporting the late Etta Jones, Houston’s uncanny gift of being able to send any note right smack into your heart is something only few can do.

By Jazz Online July 6, 2011 Off