Composer and arranger Maria Schneider learned a lot of her craft directly from the master Gil Evans. Maria was deeply influenced by Gil’s work with Miles and on this podcast, she discusses the famous collaborations between Miles and her brilliant mentor Gil Evans.
Long before there was Bobby McFerrin, some may remember there was Al Jarreau. Taking the next step forward from masters like King Pleasure and Jon Hendricks, Al innovated his own brand of vocalese singing.
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.