INTERVIEW: The Baylor Project – NEWS4 St. Louis

March 14, 2021Interviews, Press Reel

By Paige Hulsey, NEWS4 St. Louis There is a special St. Louis connection to tonight’s show! St. Louis native, Marcus Baylor, of The Baylor Project is nominated for “Best Traditional R&B Performance” for “Sit on Down.”  Check this interview here.    

INTERVIEW: Dave Liebman Placing Free Jazz And The Avant Garde In Musical And Historical Perspective – All About Jazz

February 22, 2021Interviews, Press Reel

By Victor L. Schermer, All About Jazz Like free jazz, this interview arose spontaneously from an informal “how are you doin’” telephone conversation between saxophonist Dave Liebman and All About Jazz contributor Vic Schermer. Schermer phoned Liebman to compliment him on his new e-book The Art of Skill: Establishing the Mindset for Unleashing the Music … Read More

REVIEW: From Jazz to Opera to Broadway — Janinah Burnett Does It All – San Francisco Classical Voice

February 13, 2021Features, Interviews, Press Reel

By Lily O’Brien, San Francisco Classical Voice In what almost seems like an alternative universe, not so long ago, when the performing arts weren’t just a virtual reality, you could have found acclaimed soprano Janinah Burnett in any number of places — interpreting roles like Bianca in La Rondine at the Metropolitan Opera House, enchanting … Read More

PODCAST: Allan Harris on All That’s Jazz

February 12, 2021Interviews, Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

By Allen Scott, All That’s Jazz The Brooklyn-born, Harlem-based vocalist/guitarist/bandleader/composer Allan Harris is one the most accomplished and exceptional singers of his generation. A self-described “storyteller through the genre of jazz” he brings it all together with his new album, ‘Kate’s Soulfood’, a beautiful collection of songs crafted with love and a depth of life … Read More

INTERVIEW: Thana Alexa – Jazz London Radio

January 19, 2021Interviews, Press Reel

By Laurie Burnette, Jazz London Radio Laurie Burnette interviewed vocalist and composer Thana Alexa to discuss her excellent CD ONA, released in spring 2020 and nominated for a Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Listen to this interview here.    

PODCAST: All That’s Jazz – Episode 43 Gregg August

January 13, 2021Interviews, Press Reel

By Allen Scott, All That’s Jazz Bassist Gregg August spans the classical, avant-garde, jazz and Latin jazz worlds making him one of the most versatile musicians on the scene today.As a jazz bassist Gregg is a member of the JD Allen Trio. Listen to this podcast here.