INTERVIEW: Richard Baratta Discusses New Release “Music in Film: The Reel Deal”

October 14, 2020Interviews, Press Reel

By Allen Scott, All That’s Jazz, Listen Notes Music in Film: The Reel Deal is the drummer’s triumphant return to the jazz artform after a 30+ year diversion during which time Baratta became a celebrated film producer of Hollywood hits like The Irishman, Joker, and Wolf of Wall Street.  This album sees the coalescence of Baratta’s two seemingly disparate worlds, a celebration … Read More

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