Category: Q&A

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. His…

By Jazz Online November 12, 2018 0

Q&A: Daniel Karlsson

We first heard Daniel Karlsson and his trio featured on a Spotify playlist a few months back.  The track was “Salzburg” from the trio’s recording entitled 5 and we were immediately mesmerized.  We have since listened to all five albums recorded by the Swedish trio and have become enthusiastic fans of their music.  The leader Daniel Karlsson, who composes…

By Jazz Online November 7, 2018 Off

Interview: Jakob Bro

“Trying to put your finger on Jakob Bro’s guitar style can be like trying to describe the essence of air.” – Steve Futterman, The New Yorker Jakob Bro is one of the handful of artists we have been thoroughly enjoying over the last several years.  His work with Paul Motion’s Electric Bebop Band is impressive. …

By Jazz Online October 25, 2018 Off

The Art of the Music Producer

Lost in the fast pace and confused shuffle of the digital age of music creation is the role of the once in-demand and necessary music producer. Norman Granz, Alfred Lion, Bob Thiele, Teo Macero, Rudy Van Gelder, Orrin Keepnews, Ahmet Ertegun, Quincy Jones, Creed Taylor, Manfred Eicher are some of the names that helped define…

By Jazz Online October 23, 2018 Off