NEW JAZZ ADDS: WTJU includes Ben Winkelman’s “Balance”

April 16, 2019Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

Dave Rogers, WTJU Ben Winkelman Trio – Balance (OA2): Pianist/composer Ben Winkelman offers his fifth release and it is quite fine. He states the he was been “developing a concept for piano trio that seeks an elusive balance between composition and improvisation, structure and spontaneity, ideas and emotions….looking for ways to feature the three instruments, not only as … Read More

JAZZIZ BACKSTAGE PASS: Jeff Coffin & David Liebman’s “On The Corner Live: The Music of Miles Davis”

March 16, 2019Features, Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

Brian Zimmerman/Matt Micucci, Jazziz Listen to podcast here. Dave Liebman, Jeff Coffin: On the Corner Live: The Music of Miles Davis (Ear Up Records) Release date: March 1 Saxophonist and NEA Jazz Master David Liebman began his musical relationship with trumpet legend Miles Davis in the summer of 1972 when he participated in the recording date … Read More

FEATURE: Vanessa Rubin Featured on WCPN

February 19, 2019Features, Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

Vanessa Rubin Makes Jazz Composer Tadd Dameron Sing by Dan Polletta, WCPN Tadd Dameron was one of the most important composer/arrangers of modern jazz, but outside of “If You Could See Me Now,” and a few other songs, the Cleveland native’s works really haven’t been performed by vocalists. Vanessa Rubin decided to change that with “The Dream Is … Read More

INTERVIEW: All About Jazz Features Itai Kriss’ Recent Interview with Lorens Chuno of Doing Jazz Podcast

November 12, 2018Interviews, Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

Lorens Chuno, Doing Jazz Podcast Itai Kriss‘s new album, Telavana, beautifully combines latin and middle eastern rhythms and melodies in the most uncontrived way possible, highlighting the excellent musicianship of all the players involved. Telavana features Itai Kriss on flute, Michael Rodriguez on trumpet, Cesar Orozco on piano, Or Bareketon bass, Marcos Lopez on percussion, Dan Aran on drums, Yosvanny Terry on shekere, and Tamer Pinarbasi on qanun. Join me … Read More

INTERVIEW: Doing Jazz Podcast Interviews Itai Kriss

October 2, 2018Interviews, Radio/Podcasts

Lorens Chuno, Doing Jazz Podcast ITAI KRISS’s new album, TELAVANA, beautifully combines latin and middle eastern rhythms and melodies in the most uncontrived way possible, highlighting the excellent musicianship of all the players involved. Join Itai and Lorens as they talk the album and many other things.(Song credit: ‘Sahadi’s Serenade’, ’Shabazi’, ‘Buttered Scones and Tea’, … Read More

INTERVIEW: The Jazz Session Interviews Adi Meyerson

October 1, 2018Radio/Podcasts

Jason Crane, The Jazz Session The Jazz Session #465: Adi Meyerson Bassist Adi Meyerson grew up in Israel, discovered jazz in her late teens, got into a conservatory for upright bass a few months after picking up the instrument, and then made her way to the New School in New York. Six years after moving … Read More

INTERVIEW: WBGO’s The Checkout Interviews Emma Frank at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

August 20, 2018Interviews, Radio/Podcasts

Simon Rentner, WBGO Today’s show unfolds in two parts. First Joe Lovano shares his appreciation of fellow tenor saxophonist Ben Webster, whom he first learning about his while growing up in Cleveland, OH. (Lovano expressed his appreciation many years later with an original blues, “Big Ben.”) Then we’ll take you to the 2018 Montreal Jazz Festival … Read More