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.    

INTERVIEW: Trio Grande: Three Instruments, Three Nationalities, One Supergroup – All About Jazz

November 13, 2020Interviews, Press Reel

By Friedrich Kunzmann, All About Jazz An incessant stream of new artists, new ideas, revisitations of old ideas and ever-shifting technological inventions continues to push jazz onward, forward into the 21st Century. While most of today’s music began taking root and developing in the turbulent jazz topographies of the last century, each new interpretation, extension … Read More