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Posts from the ‘Podcasts’ Category

2
Mar
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The Traneumentary: Joel Dorn

Producer, disc jockey, record executive and all around jazz authority Joel Dorn (aka The Masked Announcer) talks of Trane from his first hand accounts as a radio DJ in Philly, young producer at Atlantic Records and reissue producer (Anthology and The Heavyweight Champion). Read moreRead more

18
Feb
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Presenting Jazz Backstage

As an aspiring young jazz musician, I spent most of my waking hours either practicing my instrument or listening intensely to albums and jazz radio.  It was my passion as well my music education and the single most cherished memory of my teenage years.  Often when I listened to the music, I would try and imagine the story behind the album. Read moreRead more

27
Jan
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Theo Bleckmann Reinterprets Kate Bush

We recently ran a post about jazz singer Theo Bleckmann and his brilliant concert of the songs of underrated British pop artist & songwriter Kate Bush. Read moreRead more

31
Dec
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The Traneumentary: Dr. Billy Taylor

RIP Dr. Billy Taylor (1921-2010) Read moreRead more

6
Dec
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The Traneumentary: Dave Schroeder

The Director of the NYU Jazz Studies program, Dave Schroeder, presents a dynamic portrait of John Coltrane. Read moreRead more

18
Nov
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Miles Davis Podcast: Wayne Shorter

It was truly an honor to interview Wayne Shorter for the Miles Davis podcast series. Wayne’s contributions both as a saxophonist and composer during his tenure with Miles are not only central to the trumpeter’s legacy but are also considered to be some of the most influential jazz works ever recorded. Read moreRead more

15
Nov
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The Traneumentary: Michael Cuscuna (commentary)

Veteran producer Michael Cuscuna is the “go to” guy when it comes to jazz reissue production and remastering. He is one of the most knowledgeable sources when it comes to jazz artists and recordings plus he is one of owners of the phenom niche label, Mosaic Records. Read moreRead more

3
Nov
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The Traneumentary: Jimmy Cobb

Legendary drummer Jimmy Cobb has performed and recorded with many of the most prolific jazz artists including Miles Davis, Dinah Washington, Wes Montgomery and Sarah Vaughan. Jimmy’s work with John Coltrane is most recognized on Miles’ recordings such as Kind of Blue and Someday My Prince Will Come. Read moreRead more

25
Oct
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Oregon and the Magic of Witchi-Tai-To

The band Oregon recorded the song “Witchi-Tai-To” nearly 40 years ago and it has become a mainstay with the band’s live shows while also serving as an anthem for the prolific group. Read moreRead more

19
Oct
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The Traneumentary: Terence Blanchard

We officially launched The Traneumentary series with New Orleans based trumpeter, film composer and Grammy winner Terence Blanchard. Terence has worked and recorded with a number of musicians including Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton and Donald Harrison and has scored numerous films most notably for Spike Lee. Read moreRead more

6
Oct
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Miles Davis Podcast: Easy Mo Bee

Miles Davis’ Doo-Bop came out in June 1992 and it was the first project marketed on the original Jazz Online bulletin board system. (I guess I’m dating myself.) Warner Bros. Jazz was our first official client and it was an honor to work the final studio recording by Miles Davis. Looking back to that time, Doo-Bop marked the beginning and end of a couple of things in jazz. Read moreRead more

5
Oct
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The Traneumentary: McCoy Tyner Greeting

The Traneumentary’s journey started summer 2006 with a visit with McCoy Tyner after a performance at New York’s famed Blue Note jazz club. After McCoy’s first set, I met him in his dressing room and presented an overview of this series and asked if he would be interested in participating. Read moreRead more