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Posts from the ‘Q&A’ Category

15
Mar

Q&A: Kenny Garrett

I had the pleasure of working with saxophonist Kenny Garrett during the early years of Jazz Online which included interviewing him several times as well as producing two exciting live video sessions with his quartet at Oakland’s famed jazz club and Japanese restaurant Yoshi’s. Read moreRead more

13
Jan

The Art of Visual Improvisation

While I was working with Brian Blade for his release Mama Rosa a few years back, I was introduced to a visual artist named Adam CK Vollick. Adam filmed Brian while he was recording segments of his album and the raw footage that I saw was just amazing. It was unlike anything I had seen before or even shot myself. Adam’s footage consisted of these long continuous shots which just followed Brian and the music. Read moreRead more

7
Dec

Q&A: Taylor Eigsti

I first heard of pianist Taylor Eigsti many years ago through a good friend of mine, Bud Spangler. Bud produced Taylor’s album Resonance in 2003 and could not get over the talent of this New York born, Bay Area bred artist. Taylor is a dynamic player and composer and has since been maturing into one of the finest pianists in jazz. Read moreRead more

15
Nov

Q&A: Avishai Cohen

From the first time I saw Avishai Cohen play with Chick Corea’s Sextet in the late 90’s, I have always believed that he is one of the most dynamic and entertaining jazz artists on the scene. Read moreRead more