INTERVIEW: Randy Brecker on HPR’s All Things Considered

August 10, 2020Interviews, Press Reel

By Dave Lawrence, HPR Today we’re continuing our Off the Road series with jazz and session icon Randy Brecker of the legendary Brecker Brothers joining HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence, the latest guest in this series of interviews with musicians remotely sharing how they’ve been touched by the pandemic and other crises. Listen to part one of … Read More

INTERVIEW: Charles McPherson Q & A on Be Bop Spoken Here

July 27, 2020Interviews, Press Reel

By Lance Liddle, Be Bop Spoken Here Legendary saxophonist and composer Charles McPherson recently took part in a question and answer session with BSH’s correspondent Russell with some interesting and informative answers. Charles McPherson’s new album Jazz Dance Suites will be reviewed on BSH shortly. Our thanks to Lydia Liebman of Lydia Liebman Promotions for setting this … Read More

PODCAST: Shunzo Ohno on All That Jazz

July 22, 2020Interviews, Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

By Allen Scott, All That Jazz Considered one of the most influential trumpeters of our time, Shunzo Ohno has played, recorded and toured with such renowned leaders as Gil Evans, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Art Blakey, and many others. Mr. Ohno has 16 recordings under his name as a leader and has appeared on over … Read More

INTERVIEW: Regina Carter’s message to the Swing States – Open Sky Jazz

July 20, 2020Interviews, New Release, Press Reel

By Willard Jenkins, Open Sky Jazz After a bit of an absence from the recording studios, the perennial poll-winning violinist, MacArthur Foundation “genius” award recipient, and one of the finest people in contemporary music, the incandescent violinist Regina Carter has a brand new release. In keeping with these roiling times, thematically Regina’s new release “Swing … Read More

INTERVIEW: Leslie Beukelman on Textura

July 15, 2020Interviews, Press Reel

By Ron Schepper, Textura textura is excited to feature Leslie Beukelman, Dominic Ingham, and Douglas MacGregor in its twenty-eighth ‘Spotlight,’ with each artist represented by an excellent new album: Golden Daffodil(Beukelman). Read this interview here.

INTERVIEW: Live From Our Living Rooms on JAZZIZ

June 28, 2020Interviews, Press Reel

By Brian Zimmerman, JAZZIZ Live From Our Living Rooms presents musicians of the highest caliber in virtual performances to audiences worldwide that provide alternative revenue streams while live venues are unavailable during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to this interview here.

INTERVIEW: John Minnock on the WGXC Morning Show

June 18, 2020Interviews, Press Reel

By WGXC During the second hour of the broadcast, Albany resident, vocalist John Minnock. His debut release on Dot Time Records is entitled Herring Cove, and features saxophonist Dave Liebman and an original composition by David Shire. Listen to this interview here.