Jazz Backstage: Jim Hall – Concierto
The guitarist Jim Hall’s recording of “Concierto de Aranjuez” from 1975 is one of the most beautiful and legendary tracks in jazz. Listen to Jim comment on his historic recording in this special episode of Jazz Backstage. #putalittlejazzinyourlife
Jazz Backstage: Chick Corea RTF
Is there anything musically that Chick Corea can’t do? I don’t think so. Chick, who is a youthful 70 something if you can believe it, could not be more busy, in demand and relevant to the jazz scene today. It is truly remarkable when you think of how many aspects of the music’s rich legacy…
Jazz Backstage: Al Jarreau
Al Jarreau won the Grammy® for Best Jazz Vocal Performance in 1977 for the album Look To The Rainbow. The album’s success placed Al on the map as the leading jazz singer of the day. One of the album’s many highlights was Al’s brilliant vocal interpretation of the Paul Desmond classic “Take Five.” This track…
Jazz Backstage: Elvis Costello
Having the opportunity to hang out and interview Elvis Costello a few years back was an unforgettable experience. Elvis was an excellent interview and an amazing musical resource.