Category: Q&A

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

Kevin Eubanks on the (re)brand of jazz

Do you think jazz needs to be rebranded in order for the art form to grow? I do not think it is possible to rebrand an art form. That’s the curious thing about jazz. It has gone from being an extremely viable commercial dance music from the 40’s and 50’s to an art form which…

By Jazz Online October 19, 2018 Off