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Posts tagged ‘John Coltrane’

2
Mar
joel_dorn

The Traneumentary: Joel Dorn

Producer, disc jockey, record executive and all around jazz authority Joel Dorn (aka The Masked Announcer) talks of Trane from his first hand accounts as a radio DJ in Philly, young producer at Atlantic Records and reissue producer (Anthology and The Heavyweight Champion). Read moreRead more

31
Dec
billy_taylor

The Traneumentary: Dr. Billy Taylor

RIP Dr. Billy Taylor (1921-2010) Read moreRead more

6
Dec
schroeder

The Traneumentary: Dave Schroeder

The Director of the NYU Jazz Studies program, Dave Schroeder, presents a dynamic portrait of John Coltrane. Read moreRead more

3
Nov
jimmy cobb

The Traneumentary: Jimmy Cobb

Legendary drummer Jimmy Cobb has performed and recorded with many of the most prolific jazz artists including Miles Davis, Dinah Washington, Wes Montgomery and Sarah Vaughan. Jimmy’s work with John Coltrane is most recognized on Miles’ recordings such as Kind of Blue and Someday My Prince Will Come. Read moreRead more

19
Oct
blanchard

The Traneumentary: Terence Blanchard

We officially launched The Traneumentary series with New Orleans based trumpeter, film composer and Grammy winner Terence Blanchard. Terence has worked and recorded with a number of musicians including Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton and Donald Harrison and has scored numerous films most notably for Spike Lee. Read moreRead more

21
Sep
traneumentaryseries

The Traneumentary: The story behind… (rewind)

In the summer of 2006, I was contacted by Concord Records to create a podcast episode on a John Coltrane box set entitled “Fearless Leader.” After reviewing the material, it dawned on me that it would be nearly impossible, and somewhat a disservice, to create a single podcast episode on such an intense and profound artist. Having spent countless hours listening to Coltrane myself, I knew first hand his essence transcended the very music he left us and penetrated deeper areas within those who embraced it. Read moreRead more

7
Apr
waynemilespodcast

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