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Posts from the ‘Podcasts’ Category

16
Jun
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Jazz Backstage: Harvey Mason (Early Years)

Legendary drummer Harvey Mason returns to Jazz Online’s Jazz Backstage podcast and this time he’s reflecting on his early studio days and working with producers Larry and Fonce Mizell. Read moreRead more

15
Jun
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The Traneumentary: Joshua Redman

Saxophonist Joshua Redman is one of the leading players and personalities in jazz. His stellar recording’s Wish and Moodswing not only set the tone for emerging jazz musicians back in the middle 90′s but help establish the charismatic saxophonist to become a fan favorite and critical success. Read moreRead more

1
Jun
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Celebrating Mingus Ah Um with Kyle Eastwood

As with the classic Dave Brubeck Quartet album Time Out and Miles’ Sketches of Spain, Legacy Recordings put me on assignment to produce a couple of podcast episodes celebrating Charles Mingus’ masterpiece Mingus Ah Um in 2009. Read moreRead more

31
May
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The Traneumentary: Anton Fig

When I first went to see McCoy Tyner at the Blue Note in the summer of 2006, I ran into Paul Schaffer and Anton Fig who were also attending the show. Both Anton and Paul respectfully greeted McCoy backstage and talked with him right before I met and recorded the McCoy “special greeting” Traneumentary episode. Read moreRead more

24
May
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Jazz Backstage: Roy Haynes & Chick Corea

Legendary drummer Roy Haynes continues to blow people away when they hear his performance on the 1968 classic trio album by Chick Corea, Now He Sing Now He Sobs. Even after 40 years, Roy’s ride cymbal sound, as perfectly captured on the tracks “Steps/What Was” and “The Matrix,” is still the stuff worthy of lengthly discussions among drummers of all sorts, jazz and beyond. Read moreRead more

20
May
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The Traneumentary: Dave Liebman

The great saxophonist Dave Liebman reveals his personal story witnessing John Coltrane performing live and how that experience changed his life. Dave also shares deep and thoughtful perspectives on John Coltrane’s artistic place in the music world. Read moreRead more

18
May
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Brilliant Sketches: Marcus Miller

The brilliant Miles Davis recording Sketches of Spain turned 50 in 2009 and on behalf of Legacy Recordings, who reissued a special collector’s edition CD that same year, I produced a podcast series celebrating this masterpiece. Read moreRead more

12
May
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Brilliant Sketches: Herb Alpert

The brilliant Miles Davis recording Sketches of Spain turned 50 in 2009 and on behalf of Legacy Recordings, who reissued a special collector’s edition CD that same year, I produced a podcast series celebrating this masterpiece. Read moreRead more

11
May
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The Traneumentary: Michael Cuscuna (commentary)

He’s baaack!!! Mosaic Records founder, renowned reissue producer and overall jazz authority Michael Cuscuna takes us inside the famous New York jazz spot Birdland circa 1961 and comments on the John Coltrane Quartet’s historic recording of “Afro Blue.” Read moreRead more

10
May
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That Motown Swing

The great Motown sound not only influenced music in the pop arena but it also left its indelible mark on jazz. A few years ago I produced a podcast series celebrating the 50th anniversary of Motown and I included a number of jazz stars to round out the story. Read moreRead more

6
May
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Brilliant Sketches: Nicholas Payton

The brilliant Miles Davis recording Sketches of Spain turned 50 in 2009 and on behalf of Legacy Recordings, who reissued a special collector’s edition CD that same year, I produced a podcast series celebrating this masterpiece. Read moreRead more

2
May
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The Traneumentary: Michael Cuscuna

Mosaic Records founder, renowned reissue producer and overall jazz authority Michael Cuscuna shares his intimate thoughts on the experience of seeing the classic John Coltrane Quartet and he also talks about how the music of Trane has moved him in his life. Read moreRead more