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20
Apr

NYU Jazz Interview Series: John Abercrombie

Like many of the artists interviewed at B&N, John was filled with amazing stories, a lifetime of experiences that seem inconceivable today. For me, his somewhat “matter of fact” demeanor and inquisitiveness shines through in his musical voice. Read moreRead more

15
Apr

Q&A: Ron Blake

The versatile saxophonist Ron Blake has been an impressive and steady fixture in jazz over the past decade. He has worked with notables Art Farmer, Christian McBride and Roy Hargrove and for the past few years has been a member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live Band. Read moreRead more

8
Apr

Miles Davis Podcast: Derek Trucks

Talented guitarist Derek Trucks is a huge MIles Davis fan. He’s not only well versed in Miles’ vast recorded history but he has also applied those influences into his own musical landscape. Recorded backstage in Waterbury, CT where Derek was performing with his band, the podcast below is part of the 20 part Miles Davis series. Read moreRead more

7
Apr

Miles Davis Podcast: Prelude

Since producing the ground-breaking and popular podcast series The Traneumentary-Celebrating the Music of John Coltrane in 2007, I switched gears for a bit and spent some time in the worlds of pop, classical and broadway. My podcast productions include Elvis Costello, Yo-Yo Ma, Billy Joel, Stephen Sondheim, Motown, Michael Jackson and others. Read moreRead more