Category: Q&A

Q&A: Branford Marsalis

Celebrated and versatile saxophonist and jazz personality Branford Marsalis always delivers an impact filled musical statement. Whether he is performing solo or leading his stellar quartet, playing with Sting or doing a hip-hop thing, Branford is on a very short list of artists who can authentically adapt his musical voice and bring a jazz sensibility…

By The Jazz Messenger August 18, 2010 Off

Q&A: Jean-Luc Ponty

I have started a new daily routine in my office by blindly selecting a CD from the over filled shelves to listen to throughout the day. Yesterday, I selected a 2-CD set from violinist Jean-Luc Ponty titled Le Voyage-The Jean-Luc Ponty Anthology

By The Jazz Messenger August 3, 2010 Off

Q&A: Andy Summers

Andy Summers has largely charted his own course as one of the most popular and successful musicians of the past 30 years. Best known as the innovative guitarist behind The Police, Andy has since produced a body of work that stands on its own.

By The Jazz Messenger July 19, 2010 Off